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Shonda Lynn Rhimes is an American television producer, television and film writer, and author. She is best known as the showrunner—creator, head writer, and executive producer—of the television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, its spin-off Private Practice, and the political thriller series Scandal.
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The Color Purple
A Novel
Alice Walker - Dec 10, 2019 (first published in 1982)
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature, The Color Purple depicts the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia. Separated as girls, sisters Celie and Nettie sustain their loyalty t...
Shonda Rhimes
Aug 09, 2019
It's #BookLoversDay. Here are some of my favorite books📚.      source
The Secret Garden
Frances Hodgson Burnett - Apr 20, 2017 (first published in 1910)
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Mary Lennox is a sour-faced 10-year-old girl, who is born in India to selfish wealthy British parents who had not wanted her and were too wrapped up in their own lives. She was taken care of primarily by servants, who pacify her as much as possible to keep her out of the way. Spoiled and with a temper, she is unaffectionate, angry, rude and obstina...
Shonda Rhimes
Aug 09, 2019
It's #BookLoversDay. Here are some of my favorite books📚.      source
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Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë - Apr 04, 2017 (first published in 1847)
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Clicca qui per l'edizione "Storie senza tempo".Orphaned as a child, Jane has felt an outcast her whole young life. Her courage is tested once again when she arrives at Thornfield Hall, where she has been hired by the brooding, proud Edward Rochester to care for his ward Adèle. Jane finds herself drawn to his troubled yet kind spirit. She falls in l...
Shonda Rhimes
Aug 09, 2019
It's #BookLoversDay. Here are some of my favorite books📚.      source
Little Women
Louisa May Alcott - Aug 28, 2014 (first published in 1868)
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Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help w...
Shonda Rhimes
Aug 09, 2019
It's #BookLoversDay. Here are some of my favorite books📚.      source
Beloved
Toni Morrison - Oct 17, 2006 (first published in 1987)
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Toni Morrison’s Beloved is a spellbinding and dazzlingly innovative portrait of a woman haunted by the past.Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has borne the unthinkable and not gone mad, yet she is still held captive by memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful f...
Shonda Rhimes
Aug 09, 2019
It's #BookLoversDay. Here are some of my favorite books📚.      source
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston - May 30, 2006 (first published in 1937)
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Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person -- no mean feat for a black woman in the '30s. Janie's quest for identity takes her through three marriages and into a journey back to her roots....
Shonda Rhimes
Aug 09, 2019
It's #BookLoversDay. Here are some of my favorite books📚.      source
Pecan Pie Baby
Jacqueline Woodson - Oct 17, 2013 (first published in 2010)
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A sweet addition to the family is coming! All anyone wants to talk about with Mama is the new ding-dang baby thats on the way, and Gia is getting sick of it! If her new sibling is already such a big deal, whats going to happen to Gias nice, cozy life with Mama once the baby is born?   [An] honest story about jealousy, anger, displacement, and love ...
Shonda Rhimes
Jun 10, 2019
Parents, this book reigns supreme with my girls in my home. I highly recommend it for the joy it brings and the beauty of the writing. #bookclub #kidbooks #momlife      source
Don't Touch My Hair!
Sharee Miller - Nov 06, 2018
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An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.It seems that wherever Aria goes, someone wants to touch her hair. In the street, strangers reach for her fluffy curls; and even under the sea, in the jungle, and in space, she’s ch...
Shonda Rhimes
Apr 25, 2019
“Can I have an Afro?” My 7 year old begged me this morning after we read this book for the first time. In addition to teaching boundaries, it instilled hair joy! Thank you, @coilyandcute! I highly recommend!      source
I'M JUDGING YOU
Luvvie Ajayi - Sep 13, 2016
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Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the common senseless in this hilarious book of essays. "This truth-riot of a book gives us everything from hilarious lectures on the bad behavior all around us to the razor sharp essays on media and culture" (Shonda Rhimes, Ne...
Shonda Rhimes
Sep 13, 2016
And while we're talking books, here's one I loved by @luvvie! Check it out #ImJudgingYou      source
Presence
Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
Amy Cuddy - Dec 22, 2015
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Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anx...
Shonda Rhimes
Mar 13, 2016
Am reading Presence by @amyjccuddy. She taught us to power pose, people. Her book is everything.      source