She inspires women to believe in themselves. MLMs, which are often compared to pyramid schemes , have come under fire for overpromising results and trapping people with too much product. They also offer one of the few jobs women can do in their own time, with small kids. All they need is a work ethic and ties to the local community.
Hollis speaks at a lot of MLM events. I think that you have to decide what kind of life you have.
To her critics, Hollis is a vapid purveyor of false hope and white privilege. She tells women their problems will be solved if they just work harder and journal more intentionally. She ignores the structural inequities, racial disparities and economic pressures that many women face, essentially asking them to put out fires with their bare hands.
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For all her willingness to talk about anything, she pointedly avoids politics. Hollis also gives her haters plenty of ammunition. She opens chapter six proclaiming that , people saw her fail, only to reveal her definition of failure by explaining that she told her social media followers she wanted a New York Times bestseller and Wash Your Face took 10 weeks to get there. Some critics bother Hollis more than others. As she tells it her parents declined to be interviewed for this story , Hollis grew up no stranger to want. Her father was a Pentecostal preacher, as was his father, which might explain her declarative style.
Her parents fought often and frequently separated. One Monday morning, when her older brother, Ryan, was supposed to take her to school, she found him in his room dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. For years afterward, she assumed that every person she encountered who was not moving might be dead.
She attributes her drive to her childhood shame over poverty, not a lust for wealth. Hollis finished high school early and hightailed to Los Angeles where she got an internship at Miramax. She saw the response those posts got and began to orient her content around that.
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Whether Hollis has described the plight of most American women with any degree of accuracy is open to debate, but clearly millions of them—and even some men—feel seen. Backstage at the doTerra event, the lone man in the line of people seeking to have a meet and greet with Hollis, Troy Miller, 50, from Toronto, said he had never heard of her before the weekend, but he and his fellow travelers had listened to her audiobook on the car ride down. She writes freely about her faith, and anthropologists would put her in the tribe of so-called hipstians, hipster Christians who follow Jesus with the ardor of Ned Flanders but different sartorial choices.
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This article about a historical novel of the s is a stub. After reading book one of the Angel's Bay series, I jumped right into book two On Shadow Beach is another wonderful read by Barbara Freethy. I just love the characters - I love being able to follow the lives of the residents of Angel's Bay and meet new people along the way.
On Shadow Beach follows up on an old murder that was mentioned in Suddenly One Summer book 1 as having happened some years ago in the sleepy little town of Angel's Bay, but After reading book one of the Angel's Bay series, I jumped right into book two On Shadow Beach follows up on an old murder that was mentioned in Suddenly One Summer book 1 as having happened some years ago in the sleepy little town of Angel's Bay, but never really went into it. Well, now we know who the body of the teen aged girl who was found in the abandoned old mansion a little over a decade ago belonged to and, through the story that unfolds in On Shadow Beach, who killed her.
We also find out what happens to Colin and Kara - the police officer who was shot at the end of Suddenly One Summer and his pregnant wife. I love the way Barbara Freethy writes - she makes it easy to get through several chapters in between my daily activities and before I know it, I'm done and desperately wanting to read more about Angel's Bay and the residents who love it! Feb 05, Becky rated it it was amazing. This is the second book in the Angel Bay's series. Lauren hasn't been back to town since her younger sister was murdered and her then boyfriend, was the main suspect.
She has come back to check on her ailing father whom she has had little contact with since she left. Being back, she has had to relive the horror of that day and has had to come face to face with Shane again. Shane has his own secrets and between the two of them, justice will prevail. This was the most exciting, suspenseful and fun This is the second book in the Angel Bay's series.
This was the most exciting, suspenseful and fun book to read.
It could be read as a stand alone book. The characters were so real and you felt like you were there witnessing the whole story and outcome. I can usually figure out the "who done it" in books, but this was a total surprise in the end. This book deserves more than 5 stars, and I can't wait to read the rest of her series. May 30, Donna Alward rated it really liked it. The second in the Angel's Bay series by Freethy. I liked this one even better than the first Suddenly One Summer.
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It really ramped up towards the end with a bit of a twist I didn't quite see coming. Some pieces did fit together rather conveniently at the end, and I wished that the epilogue had been another page or two longer - it felt rather rushed for such a momentous moment. But it was a great read that had me reaching for the tissues twice in the last 60 pages. Now my big question is Pretty please? I'm hoping their story is one of the ones Freethy's already written in the series!
Apr 08, Jeanne love2cook rated it really liked it Shelves: romance. A nice romance story in the series about Angel's Bay. The main characters are Lauren Jamison and Shane Murray, who were high school sweetheart over ten years ago. They both find theyselves back in Angel's Bay and they are still drawn to each other.
There is more than just romance in the story as Lauren's sister's murder still hasn't been solved. Lauren is trying to find out the truth and the killer. A good read!! Oct 18, Vivian rated it really liked it Shelves: romance-contemp.
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I'm a sucker for second chance romances, and this is a wonderful story. A suspense set in a small California seaside town with a lot of emotions and heartache as the characters confront not only the present, but the tragic past. Characterization was strong with well developed characters you can't help but hope for.
I can't wait to read more of the series, Angel Bay. Recommended for a sweet and emotional read. Aug 22, Christi rated it really liked it. As always, Barbara Freethy's characters just swept me away. There are recurring characters and I loved the ongoing story lines of the "background" couples. However, my problem was that except for a one sentence dialogue, the main characters from the first book aren't mentioned. This is supposed to be a small town where everyone knows everyone else.
I had hoped for a glimpse into their storyline.