112 Books

Do You Talk Funny?

Do You Talk Funny

Generally, I do not have a fear of public speaking.  However, I do have moments of nervousness and uncertainty.  More so as an adult.  When I was younger, I was pretty fearless when it came to public speaking.  Now, especially in my professional life, I don’t always enjoy it.  This is for a couple of reasons: (more…)

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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…)

March Book Club Selection

March 2016 Book Club

March is Women’s History Month.  To be specific, March 8th is International Women’s Day.  For this month’s 112 Book Club selection, I’m going to read Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay.  Here’s the intriguing description:  (more…)

Sometimes You Just Need A Good Laugh

Me Talk Pretty One Day

I’m currently reading Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris.  It was recommended to me from a couple of co workers.  I’m exactly half-way through and I’m glad I picked it up.  Not all reads have to be serious or business focused.  I’m in a moment in life that I needed a light read and reason to throw my head back and laugh. (more…)