Tag: new age

May 09

Book Review: The Universe Has Your Back

The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith by Gabrielle Bernstein I wanted to like this book. I wanted to be uplifted by it and feel like I’ve been warmly hugged by a soft and kind woman who tells me everything is going to be okay. So when someone lent me this book, which …

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Jun 05

Book Review: The Alchemist

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho I started this book not having any preconceived notions of what it was or what it was about except that the cover said it was an international bestseller. I can see why it was an international bestseller. While the story is a simple story (which I had heard before, slightly …

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Apr 20

Book Review: Why Your Life Sucks

Why Your Life Sucks by Alan Cohen In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit I didn’t finish this book. And this review isn’t going to be very fair, because I’m going to rant about the genre as a whole. Alan Cohen didn’t invent the touchy-feely new age self-help book, but he did …

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