Score: 3/5 Bookmarks
I was really excited for Whisper Network by Chandler Baker after reading some really great reviews, but it turns out it wasn’t for me. The topic is both important and timely, but the way it was written made it feel really dated and unbelievable to me. And slow. Boy is it a slow-moving book.
I did like the multiple viewpoints and the fact that the characters all felt quite differently about the same topics. But I found myself not liking any of the characters, and without someone to root for I just couldn’t really get into the book.
I read half of it and then listened to the rest on audiobook. I did think that Almarie Guerra did a good job with the narration, and I don’t know if I would have finished the book if it hadn’t been for the audiobook and being able to listen while making dinner, or working out etc. You can get three for one audiobooks and support your local brick-and-mortar bookstore at the same time, by using my Libro.fm link: http://bit.ly/librofmlink
If you’ve read it, I’d love to know what you thought, leave me a comment.
Four women learn their boss (a man who’s always been surrounded by rumors about how he treats women) is next in line to be CEO—what will happen when they decide enough is enough?
Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita are four women who have worked at Truviv, Inc., for years. The sudden death of Truviv's CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Ames is a complicated man, a man they’ve all known for a long time, a man who’s always been surrounded by...whispers. Whispers that have always been ignored by those in charge. But the world has changed, and the women are watching Ames’s latest promotion differently. This time, they’ve decided enough is enough.
Sloane and her colleagues set in motion a catastrophic shift within every floor and department of the Truviv offices. All four women’s lives—as women, colleagues, mothers, wives, friends, even adversaries—will change dramatically as a result.
"If only you had listened to us,” they tell us on page one, “none of this would have happened."