| Checked Out: May Book Review II- Know My Name: A Memoir |

Chanel Miller was a college graduate, a businesswoman, a creative, a wonderful sister, girlfriend, and daughter. Her future was as bright as the California sun, but when Stanford University student Brock Turner sexually assaulted her one night at a college party, her life took a backseat to his own. The court system saw this claim […]

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| Checked Out: May Book Review- The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane |

Full disclosure: I added “The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane” to my Goodreads list because the name was beautiful and the reviews were high. I had never heard of Lisa See, bestselling author of “Snow Flower,” “The Secret Fan,” and “On Gold Mountain;” It was one of those instances where I was sifting through genres […]

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| Checked Out: February Book Review II- The Alice Network |

You can probably tell by now: I am turning into a big historical fiction fan. This last year has moved me in and out of some extraordinary pages, highlighting truly remarkable stories about some of the lesser-known aspects of women at war. Reading books like “The Flight Girls,” “The Lilac Girls,” and others have taught […]

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| Checked Out: February Book Review- The Couple Next Door |

I was in Austin earlier this month for work and my flight was boarding in just a few short hours. I knew that the city’s popular book store, “Book People” had a kiosk in the airport but you know me by now- I wanted to venture to the real thing. So I jumped into an […]

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| Checked Out: January Book Review- The 5 Love Languages |

  This Valentine’s Day, let’s have a little conversation about love. Truth be told, I am a classic Libra: I love… love. I am at my best when the world is in balance and all facets of life mingle in perfect harmony. This has always included my relationships. I remember reading “Men Are From Mars, […]

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| Checked Out: December Book Review II- Make Your Bed |

It’s time for my latest confession: I needed to read one more novel to reach my “20-book overachiever status” in 2019 (My original goal was 12.) I was hovering at 19 but refused to end the year without a clean numerical milestone. December 30th and 31st were workdays though, and my chances of quality time […]

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