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Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.

Big Book Breakdown. Book 1, Rising Strong By Brené Brown. Episode 1, the Introduction. Welcome to Episode 1 of The Big Book Breakdown! [Book] Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love Parent, and Lead [Author] Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW. Researcher. Storyteller. Texan. This is something I have been wanting […]

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Books for the Holidays. Best Series to Gift!

Books for the Holidays is all about gifting your loved ones something timeless, classic, and revolutionary. A book is nothing if not a place to be free. #HerstunReads It is the very first Herstun Holiday and man has it been busy. I am new to so much in the #bloggingcommunity and #writingcommunity. And there is […]

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Author Spotlight — Zora Neale Hurston

“I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions.”      – Letter from Zora Neale Hurston to Countee Cullen life summary The above quote is the first thing featured prominently on Zora Neale Hurston’s Official Website. Hurston was born […]

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Call Me By Your Name — Um. A Friendship?

The film’s title alludes to Oliver and Elio’s loving pact to call each other by their own names, recognising that, as [film director] Luca Guadagnino put it in a Q&A: “The other person makes you beautiful – enlightens you, elevates you.” This idea stems ultimately from Aristotle’s views on “true” friendship, but it echoes down the […]

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2019 Book Reviews Coming!

Reading is one of my passions. There is absolutely no better way to learn about the world than through books, literature, and words. I am convinced. Of course, as a writer, I am also kind of a suspect source for such input. 😂  2019 Reading Challenge — 75 Books — Sharing 27 of those titles […]

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