For Better And Worse

This novel by a Margot Hunt puts you in the shoes of a mother, Natalie, and a father, Will, who will go to the edge of the earth for their son Charlie and for one another.But they weren’t fully prepared for what that might mean.

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Need to Know

Ever been between a rock and a hard place? Well, whatever that scenario was it’s probably small potatoes compared to what Vivian is going through. As an analyst for the CIA, she spends her days combing through classified documents and working tirelessly to break into files encrypted by the Russians. Then she goes home to care for her four children with her husband Matt.

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Girl, Wash your face

A bible for women when we need a push, a reminder of just how bad ass we are and how bad ass we are meant to be. Rachel Hollis has written a collection of “Lies". Lies we tell ourselves, lies we let other people tell us, or circumstances that we allow to determine the steps of our individual journey. All of these lies are keeping us from our best selves, from the version of ourselves that deep down we want to become.

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BECOMING

If I could sum this read up in one word it would surprisingly be, "relatable". Michelle Obama opens up like a flower in bloom in her memoir about her journey through childhood, academics, her career, marriage, motherhood, and politics. She does so in such a way that encourages the reader NOT to look a her like the fierce former FLOTUS that she is, but to look at her like the regular mother, wife, and woman that you may see in the mirror each day. She reminds you through each turn of the page, that she is no different from the rest of us.

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The Woman in the Window

Anna Fox is a psychologist. She works mostly with children, helping them cope with everything from divorced parents to anger issues and so on. But Anna hasn’t been able to practice as of lately because Anna is agoraphobic. Agoraphobia is defined as an extreme irrational fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places.

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Difficult Women

A beautifully written collection of short fictional stories. It’s title is a juxtaposition because not every woman in every story is difficult. Roxanne Gay writes these stories with so much emotional depth you can’t help but to keep flicking through the haunting yet inviting pages. She pulls you in with curiosity and honesty, and keeps you there with gripping tales of these women and the people who have been so lucky to love or be loved by them.

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Terrific Twos

We are on the cusp of a milestone. We are turning the corner onto the TERRIFIC TWOS. We call them the "terrific twos" because we’re trying to manifest a transition that isn’t already deemed "terrible". You know, speaking it into the universe and all that.

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Sharp Objects

After a gruesome murder of a young girl she is sent to Wind Gap to do some investigative reporting. Much to her dismay she heads south back to the debris of her painful upbringing. Back in the very house she grew up in she is enveloped in her past and the tumultuous relationship between her and her mother.

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