Lee Woodruff

SPEAKER – AUTHOR – EXECUTIVE MEDIA TRAINER

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September 2022 Book Marks

I hope you’ve experienced the sensation of being engulfed by a book. It calls to you from the nightstand, or from inside your bag, practically pulsing. The story rivets your eyes to every word. As a writer, I love the unexpected moments when I’m stopped in my tracks by a sentence, marveling at the composition, the images evoked in my mind through the  ...

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August 2022 Book Marks

As I write, the rising sun is sifting through the window and onto the floorboards. The windows are wide open and the humidity has broken. In the early morning hours of a summer morning, as I pour my first cup of coffee, this is as close to joy as a person who has lived through decades of sunrises can feel. Maybe it’s more like joy mingled with complete  ...

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July 2022 Book Marks

Summer is indigo blue skies, hot pavement, a good book on the dock with a cool breeze and slipping into an air-conditioned movie theater at night to catch a blockbuster. I recently went to see the new “Top Gun: Maverick” movie, which was just as deliciously cheesy and engrossing as the first one back in the 80’s.  Who remembers crying along  ...

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May 2022 Book Marks

I’m often asked, “do you really read all those books?” And the answer is “yes.” But don’t necessarily expect me to remember all the details four months from now. Writing this blog is a labor of love, not a source of income. Over the past few years of writing these monthly reviews, I’ve been thrilled when people tell me they enjoy receiving it or pass it  ...

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April 2022 Book Marks

Climate change and access to clean water will be the most defining aspect of our planet’s future. With Earth Day on April 22, “Girls Who Green the World: 34 Rebel Women Out to Save the Planet” by Diana Knapp, is a shot of hope for anyone who believes in fighting for the future in this age of eco-anxiety. The book profiles a diverse and impressive group  ...

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