Tag: review

Aug 26

Book Review: Kick Your Fat in the Nuts

Kick Your Fat in the Nuts by T.C. Hale I got this as a free book through BookBub, and despite the horrible title and bad cover, I picked it up because I am a sucker for self-help books, especially self-help books for problems I don’t have. I also love non-fiction books about science, and anything …

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Jul 22

Book Review: Here There Be Dragons

Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen If I had read this book when I was ten, I would have not only insisted it was the best book ever written, I would have bitten the ankles of anyone who dared suggest otherwise. It has everything a fantasy loving kid could want: pirates! evil kings! …

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Jul 19

Book Review: Curbchek

Curbchek by Zach Fortier It wasn’t until I got to the end of this book that I realized it was by the same author of “Hero to Zero” that I’d also gotten for free off of BookBub. I suppose there aren’t all that many true-life cop short story anthologies out there. Like “Hero to Zero” …

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Jun 24

Book Review: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve always used the goodreads star rating: 5=it was amazing 4=really liked it 3=liked it 2=it was okay 1=did not like Which means that I ruin the scale for all the books I review, because most people seem to …

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May 03

Book Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You

So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport This book bills itself as the antithesis of “What Color is Your Parachute.” It promotes the idea, as does Newport’s Studyhacks blog, that following your passion is bad advice. This is definitely a self-help book, …

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