Books to Launch Your 2017

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“New year, New you” is mocked these days on social media because often times we don’t maintain our resolutions.  Still, I am a believer in the power of goal setting.  Few things motivate me more than dreaming, planning, and mapping out my accomplishments this time of year.  True I didn’t accomplish everything in 2016, I certainly feel the growth and difference a year can make.  Often what I read says a lot about me and my focus.  Here I share with you books I’ve read or will read to improve my health (mental and physical), finances, professional ambitions, productivity and more.   (more…)


April Book Club Selection!

The Travelers

I’m looking for an escape!  To be swept up in another world is partly why I read in the first place.  This month I’m taking a long weekend trip to Miami seeking sun and fun.  While lounging, I’m also hoping to get swept away by this month’s 112 Book Club Selection: (more…)

Yes, Chef

Yes, Chef

I love reading memoirs, especially those of successful people.  The arena of success does not matter to me.  I just love reading about the hustle behind the come up.   I am familiar with Marcus Samuelsson and his accomplishments.  I know about his Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster.  I can think of the countless times I’ve seen him on the Food Network or read about him in a magazine.  This memoir takes you on a wonderful journey.   (more…)