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Books that fit ‘That Girl’ Aesthetic + The Appeal: A Review

Niba gets into books that fit the ‘that girl’ aesthetic. According to Refinery 29, “‘that girl’ isn’t just healthy, she’s professionally successful and looks her best at every moment. She wakes up every morning at 5.30am so she can seize the day and her nails are always uniform, manicured and eternally chip-free.” Being “that girl” …

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Review: Don’t Let it Get You Down by Savala Nolan

Summary “I feel a peculiar sensation in my throat when white people borrow– take– something Black: it’s like there’s an octopus in my chest, peacefully afloat, when danger suddenly appears.”  “Because “Freedom” is a song for Black women. It’s ours, even if it’s out in the world.” “Because guarding the autonomy of my Black mind …

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Book Review – Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA by Amaryllis Fox

Summary Did you get recruited by the CIA during college? Have you ever fallen in and out of love while traveling the world under a false identity? How about bringing your newborn baby to your undercover missions? Amaryllis Fox has lived a unique life full of adventure, chaos and unforgettable experiences. During her time in …

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Nonfiction November Recommendations + A Book Review of The Power of Knitting

It’s one of Emma’s favorite months to talk about books — Nonfiction November! In this episode, Emma suggests just a small selection of books that may pique your interest. Feel free to tag her in your #nonfictionnovember stacks – she’s excited to see them! Then stick around as Natalia reviews The Power of Knitting: Stitching …

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