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Book Review: The Beauty of the Fall by Rich Marcello

Title: The Beauty of the Fall

Author: Rich Marcello

Published: 2016

Pages: 358

Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction

Format: Print copy mailed by author in exchange for an honest review

My rating: 3/5


Dan Underlight, a divorced, workaholic technology executive, suffers lingering grief over the death of his ten-year-old son, Zack. When Dan’s longtime friend and boss, Olivia Whitmore, fires Dan from RadioRadio, the company that he helped create, he crashes and isolates himself.
Willow, a poet and domestic violence survivor, helps Dan regain his footing. With her support, Dan ventures on a pilgrimage of sorts, visiting Fortune 500 companies to flesh out a software start-up idea. When Dan returns home with a fully formed vision, he recruits the help of three former RadioRadio colleagues and starts Conversationworks, a company he believes will be at the vanguard of social change.
Guided by Dan’s generative leadership, Conversationworks enjoys some early successes, but its existence is soon threatened on multiple fronts. Will Dan survive the ensuing corporate battles and realize the potential of his company? Or will he be defeated by his enemies and consumed by his grief?

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Recap · Summary

March Recap!

Hello everyone!

March certainly flew by! Here is a recap of what March had in store for me:

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Personal Life

  • Attended a work conference in Indianapolis, Indiana! Met up with some friends and colleagues I haven’t seen since grad school.
  • Saw Allegiant!
  • In the midst of training of a half-marathon in May with my sister!
  • Went to my city’s aquarium for the first time
  • Watched the series finale of Downton Abbey 😦
  • I gave up cheese for Lent, so I was thrilled to be able to have pizza again when I came back from Easter!

Goals for April

How was your month of March?