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Here’s What You Missed This Week on BookTrib!

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We all know that staying up-to-date with your favorite website can be a full-time job, and we’re betting you’ve already got one of those. So every Saturday, BookTrib is bringing you a weekly roundup of our can’t-miss posts. Here you’ll find 7 posts from the week that you need to check out: What’s Your Book Sign: Astrology is the guilty little pleasure we just can’t seem to put away. But did you know that your zodiac sign is actually a pretty good indicator of what books you should read? Flip your sign to see what book is perfect for you       Exclusive! Miya Tokumitsu on Why “Do What You Love” is Misleading: Miya Tokumitsu never imagined when she…

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Exclusive! Miya Tokumitsu on Why “Do What You Love” is Misleading

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Miya Tokumitsu never imagined when she wrote the article, “In the Name of Love” for JacobinMag.com that it would be picked up by Slate and quickly become an internet sensation. Since then, Tokumitsu has written DO WHAT YOU LOVE and Other Lies About Success and Happiness (Regan Arts, August 2015) in order to help other people realize where work and life should begin and end. Understanding that the mantra, “Do What You Love,” is sending out mixed signals to those entering the work force is something we, as a society, should become much more aware of. But most importantly, what Tokumitsu wants every working person to realize is that giving your all to your job doesn’t necessarily make you a better employee. Having…

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