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The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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This is a great collection of essays by a powerful voice. I really like Coates’ writing. He’s fresh and engaging and always has great ideas to share. And I feel like I learn a lot about black culture and life as a black person by reading him. I liked ...more
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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Little Fires Everywhere
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I loved Celeste Ng’s previous book, Everything I Never Told You. It was a beautiful and powerful debut. Thus, when I heard she had a new book out, I knew it would be a must read for me. I was hoping that it would be as good as her previous book but i ...more
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Option B by Sheryl Sandberg
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This is a great book to read if you are in any stage of the grieving process, no matter what you might be grieving. Here, Sandberg lays bare her own wounds and heartache and pain and talks about the steps she had to take to get through them. And I al ...more
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A Book of Common Prayer by Joan Didion
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I’m so grateful for Didion and her writing. Her style is one that is lyrical and beautiful. Here she tells a tale of privilege and power and ignorance. One that is set in Latin America and is about the white people that move there thinking they’ll ch ...more
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Never Have I Ever by Katie Heaney
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A quick and easy read that I found at least somewhat relatable and funny. Her chapters on online dating are so funny because they are so true. Is this a masterpiece?! Certainly not. But I found myself really empathizing with Katie and her journey to ...more
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The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
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This book starts out at a much faster pace than the first one, probably because it doesn’t have to spend time building and explaining the world that it has created. It also slows down significantly in the middle and then suffers from middle Book synd ...more
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Eleanor Roosevelt
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
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“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”
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Robert Frost
“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
Robert Frost

Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
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Bernard M. Baruch
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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