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August 2020 Book Review

I’ve just spent an extra half hour sitting at lunch to finish a book. Do you do the same thing? Reading on stolen time is one of my favorite things. Being able to wake up in the morning and read before getting out of bed is one of my particular treats. Anyway, looking back over […]

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July 2020 Book Review

The summer’s officially over in the Netherlands and we are firmly in jeans and sweaters weather already. That makes it a bit funny to reach back to my July reading list, but let’s not skip anything! This month, I’m just going to write about the highlights and let myself get into some more detail with […]

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June 2020 Book Review

I dove deep into my bookshelves last month, but it wasn’t for reading. The Black Lives Matter protest rocked me to my core. A frightening online conversation that revealed the way people deal with strangers shoved me way off balance. My way to cope and contribute was amplifying Black voices via an excavation of my […]

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May 2020 Reading Review

Before I jump into a look back at the reading I did in May, I want to let you know I’m sharing a book a day by a Black author on my Instagram account. Please follow me and send book recommendations if you have them. Given that I’ve been reflecting on the things like systemic […]

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April 2020 Reading Review

A monthly reading review is showing me month after month that there may be no end to my reading interests. I admire people who read single-mindedly, with a purpose and question. I also embrace the fact that I am not one of those people. Yet when I look back, there are broad trends and themes […]

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March 2020 Reading Review

My reading was all over the map in March. Each of these books packed a punch, albeit in vastly different ways. In the order in which I finished reading them, here are my thoughts. Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson is an extremely thorough account of Leonardo’s life. The organization is both […]

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February 2020 Reading Review

February was a big, thick books month. I’m often hesitant to read thick books because it feels like a speed bump in my reading highway. But, they’re also good challenges and why be afraid of a challenge? Sapiens was a book club choice this month. In order to make sure we don’t get in a […]

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January 2020 Reading Review

Last week, I promised you an article about setting goals this week. I’m putting it off. First of all, I came up with a brilliant idea for a giveaway that I want to take time with. Also, I have been on a more serious reading bender than usual and wanted to share what I’ve been […]

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