Book Review: Three To Get Deadly
“Three to Get Deadly” is the third book in Janet Evanovich’s series about Stephanie Plum, bounty hunter. This story focusses on the mystery associated with the disappearance of the man everyone in the community loved and called “Uncle Mo”. He owned the candy store where children and adults alike had good memories.
Book Review: Two for the Dough
“Two for the Dough” is the second in Janet Evanovich’s series about Stephanie Plum, the bounty hunter. Stephanie was financially desperate after she lost her job as a lingerie buyer for a department store. She didn’t know what to do or how to earn money.
Great Books for Artists (of Any Kind) Pt 3
Over the years, I’ve found a number of books that got me motivated, thrust me into action, or helped me resolve some of the many stumbling blocks artists are prone to. I discovered them mostly in random fashion. Here is an aggregated list of all the ones I found useful, and usually entertaining.
5 Reasons Why Hardcover Books Are Still Popular
Reading is, for many people, a fundamental part of their lives. They have all different options these days for selecting their literary material. What exactly is it about hardcover books that make them stand out from the rest?
Are We The Next To Become Extinct?
Five species have become extinct since modern man has existed. At the rate we are using up resources and decimating our climate, there are signs if we don’t change, we will be the sixth extinction according to author Elizabeth Kolbert.
Alternatives to Criticism and Reviewing
Everybody knows that the publishing industry – important for 300 years – is about to collapse. But have you thought about the fact that all businesses linked to it might go too – such as reviewing, and the position of ‘The Critic’?
The 39 Clues Book 3: The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis Review
A review of the third book in the exciting 39 clues series, The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis. This book contains a lot of interesting information about the clue hunt that 39 clues fans will want to know.
Strump – A World of Shadows by Michael Alexander Beas
The genre of fantasy fiction has proved quite a popular one over the past few years. J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” and J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series received a very good response from the audience. Readers’ engagement with these novels was such that it compelled authors to write sequel after sequel in order to satiate their curiosity and imaginative pleasures. The credit definitely goes to these legendary authors who with their superior skills of writing have made fantastical elements and mythical creatures appear real.
An Exciting Book About Exciting Ways to Live
Life is a big game. If you want to win the game you must know the exciting ways to live. The author of the book, ‘365 Exciting Ways to live’, Mr. N.C.Sridharan has explained in detail the exciting ways in 365 small chapters. It is designed to read one chapter per day. Those who want to succeed in life should read this book without fail. The author is a management consultant. He has conveyed his ideas in a lucid style.
When a Virtual Office Becomes a Virtual Necessity
Mobile technology is growing increasingly sophisticated, making it so that you only need a laptop and an internet connection and you can work anywhere and everywhere. That means to start a business or to keep a company growing, you don’t actually need a physical office, because you’ve practically got a virtual office set up on your couch, right?
Al Jazeera America: News We Need To See And Hear
Mention the news company, Al Jazeera, and it’s likely the response will not be without a strong opinion of the Qatar-based news network. Americans are deeply suspicious of the Arab government-owned news network, particularly since the events of 911.
One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Treasure
A review of William S. Burroughs’ “junky” and a commentary on the heroin lifestyle. In William S. Burrough’s “Junky”, a newly graduated English major scraps his middle class life in favor of the opiate addict lifestyle. Published in 1952, this semi-autobiography shows insight into the drug culture and underworld at the time. The main character, William Lee (nicknamed “Bill”), comes into possession of some morphine, and wondering about the allure of the substance to his buyers, decides to try his first “shot”. William Lee quickly learns that opium consumes your life, giving junkies their own sense of time and distorted priorities.
A Review of The Great Gatsby
Check my review of The Great Gatsby, one of the greatest novels of all time. I hope you will enjoy it.
Vogue Magazine: The Rise to Fame
The international trendsetting publication Vogue was launched in the year 1892. For over a decade, the magazine was a weekly social publication, earning its fame only well into 1906 after the ownership switched hands. The new acquirer, Conde Nast, acted swiftly; taking the magazine overseas, making it available in 9 different countries. He subsequently turned the magazine into a bi-weekly publication that featured articles with a woman-centric thought along with a focus on fashion.
My Top Ten Books of The Year
In December I typically reflect upon the books I read during the year, determine my favorites, and map out a plan for the types of books I hope to read in the ensuing year. One of my goals last year was to diversify, I tried to include classics, historical fiction and non-fiction, poetry, science fiction, German language books and business books. What follows is a list and brief synopsis of my top ten books of the year.