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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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Book Review: Becoming Heroines by Elizabeth C. McLaughlin

Becoming Heroines: Unleashing Our Power for Revolution and Rebirth, by Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, is a non-fiction book that focuses on ways to becoming the heroine in your own life. A former Wall Street trial lawyer and serial entrepreneur, McLaughlin is an author, activist, and founder of the founder of The Gaia Project for Women’s Leadership. …

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Book Review: The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafa is a novel focusing on a Palestinian- American woman, Afaf Rahman, as she navigates a world that is torn apart by hate, misunderstanding, and cruelty. She is the principal of a Muslim all-girls’ school in a Chicago suburb. The story focuses on two timelines: the present where …

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Book Review: “Uncanny Valley” Bursts the Tech Bubble

Summary What images come to mind when you hear the phrase “Silicon Valley”? A colorful workspace filled people scootering around the office while they munch on their endless assortment of vegan snacks? That might paint one picture. Anna Wiener paints a different side in her memoir, Uncanny Valley. Anna began her career as a young …

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