Former Times editor to discuss new book Dec. 17

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Daytona Beach native Stephanie Rochelle Redd will discuss her new book “Just Because He Says You’re Beautiful … Five Things Every Head-Smart/Heart-Dumb Girl Should Know’’ at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island.

131128_dt_community03The nonfiction book is written as a candid and sometimes humorous conversation between Redd’s 30-something self and the “head-smart/heart-dumb girl’’ of her youth. She highlights several dating and relationship mistakes she has made and the key lessons she learned from those mistakes.

The author will sign books after her presentation.

Redd graduated from Mainland High School and has earned degrees in business and merchandising from Florida A&M University and Florida State University, respectively. She also created the Head-Smart/Heart-Dumb Girl Blog, www.HeadSmartHeartDumb.com.

She honed her writing skills as an editor and writer for the Daytona Times and as a freelance writer for eHow.com.

Her roles as a life coach and speaker were fostered by her work as a volunteer with Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare and substitute teacher with Volusia County Schools. She’s also a graduate of the Foundation for Holistic Life Coaching.

Reservations are not required for this free program, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library.

For more information, call Adult Program Coordinator Deborah Shafer at 386-257-6036, ext. 16264.

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