#FridayReads: Homgoing by Yaa Gyasi

If you like to combine page turning stories with expanding your knowledge of the world (even when it reveals the darker and disappointing sides of humanity and our history) then Homecoming By Ghanaian writer Yaa Gyasi is a must read for your summer. And yes, we know we promised you summer reads for #FridayReads through […]

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#FridayReads: Sweetbitter

This is our first #FridayReads post Memorial Day so we will be transitioning to fun, weekend-y, lake, poolside, read it in one sitting summer reads. Now they won’t all be potboilers, romance novels or *shudder* at the term “chick-lit” in fact most of them are going to be pretty intense emotional reads but we promise […]

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#FridayReads: Tied Up In Knots

We’ve got a controversial read for you today but author and political analyst makes some points that really resonate with any woman that is trying to “have it all” (which mostly means “do it all” we’ve found) in her personal, home, love and work life. In Tied Up in Knots, Tantaros reveals how gaining respect in […]

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#FridayReads: Switch

We love a woman  that can pull off a fierce haircut, a very subtle side eye and a “no, don’t you dare talk over me” hold her own backbone, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that we think Mika Brzezinski is admired here at team Stowaway.  She asks the hard questions in “Knowing Your […]

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#FridayReads: Basic Black

We love a good “go get’em girl” book around the Stowaway offices and biographies of powerful women are a particular favorite. That’s one reason we love Basic Black from Cathie Black.  As the previous Chairman of Hearst Magazines (we are just going to ignore her 93 day stint in education if that’s cool since well […]

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#FridayReads: Allyson Downey’s Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenthood

We LOVE the inspiring force of nature that is Allyson Downey—founder of weeSpring. They are the trusted source for everything new parents need complete with honest, real heartfelt reviews from other parents. Because who are you going to trust more than someone else going through the same journey as you right?  So when Allyson told us […]

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#FridayReads: How Remarkable Women Lead

Making moves in your life and career? Looking to learn from incredible women that are leading us towards a better feature? Might we suggest this excellent book based on five years of research by McKinsey & Company (you know the famous management consulting firm) consultants Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston showcase discoveries about what drives and sustains successful […]

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