Steph and Rebecca Minkoff

Steph Sez Book Club

Steph chatted with Rebecca about her lessons on how to be fearless and achieve one’s goals through the twenty-one rules highlighted with stories in her book. ACCESS members brought guests to enjoy the evening event and met Minkoff, posed for photos and participated in a lively Q&A.

Code Breaker

The Code Breaker

By Walter Isaacson

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched…



By Matthew McConaughey

I’ve been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last thirty-five. Notes about successes and…

Win by Harlan Coben


By Harlan Coben

Over twenty years ago, the heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted during a robbery of her family’s estate, then locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped…

The consequences of fear

By Jacqueline Winspear

October 1941. While on a delivery, young Freddie Hackett, a message runner for a government office, witnesses an argument…

The bounty

By Janet Evanovich, Steve Hamilton

FBI agent Kate O’Hare and charming criminal Nick Fox race against time to uncover a buried train filled with Nazi gold in this thrilling adventure in the…


By Lisa Scottoline

Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite their differences. Elisabetta is a feisty beauty who dreams of becoming a novelist; Marco the brash and athletic…

Teen and Children’s Book Picks

What the road said

By Cleo Wade, Lucie de Moyencourt (Illustrator)

It’s okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path. Bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade’s What the Road Said features illustrations by Lucie de Moyencourt…

We are water protectors

By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard…

Wow in the world: two whats?! And a wow!

By Mindy Thomas, Guy Raz

From the creators of the #1 kids podcast Wow in the World comes an interactive, science-based activity book based…

About Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard

Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard covers the social, celebrity, sports, fashion and charity scene in South Florida for her “Steph Sez” column every Sunday in The Miami Herald and monthly for Indulge magazine. Steph produced and hosted her own entertainment television show, Steph Sez, where she interviewed notables from George Clooney to Gloria Estefan to Tiger Woods to Mikhail Gorbachev. Steph heads up Collaborative Innovation at Whitman Family Development and Bal Harbour Shops.


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