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Book Review – Sourdough

Sourdough by Robin Sloan (Atlantic Books) ISBN: 9781786494382 What a quirky, funny book this turned out to be. Lois Clary leads what can only be described as a mundane existence. After years of studying and graduating college, she finds herself employed as a busy software…

Book Review – One Life At A Time

One Life At A Time by Daniel Baxter (Picador Africa) ISBN: 9781770105423 One Life At A Time is Doctor Daniel Baxter’s memoir of treating HIV and AIDS in Botswana. Baxter is a medical doctor who takes us on a journey to a community suffering from…

Book Review – Human Doing

Human Doing by Lauren Wallett (Malva) ISBN 978-0-62070-841-8 Self-help books are very popular. Many of them give the same advice, but the only way they work is if the reader is ready to use some of the tools provided in the books, and if they…

Book Review – Pathways To Possibility

Pathways To Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander (Michael Joseph) ISBN 9781405931847 It is important to analyse why we react the way we do. If we continue living life unaware of the triggers we have, blaming others and events for our feelings, and wondering why patterns…

Book Review – Bantu Holomisa: The Game Changer

Bantu Holomisa: The Game Changer by Eric Naki (Picador Africa) ISBN 9781770104815 In an era where our leadership’s ethics and morals are questioned, Naki’s Game Changer is a refreshing look at how money and power does not need to change a man’s character. To quote Abraham…

Book Review – Cancer: A Love Story

Cancer: A Love Story by Lauren Segal (MF Books) ISBN 9781920601881 Receiving a cancer diagnosis is scary for anyone. Getting one in your twenties is worse. But having four separate cancers before the age of 50 is a real ‘kick in the face’. Lauren Segal…

Book Review – The Bloodprint

The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan (Harper Voyager) ISBN: 9780008171582 The Bloodprint is the first in a series of four books set in a middle-Eastern tyranny. A rebel movement called The Companions of Hira opposes the system. Arian is a loyal member of the resistance…

Book Review – The Midnight Line

The Midnight Line by Lee Child (Bantam Press) ISBN: 9780593078174 Jack Reacher sees a West Point class ring from 2005 in a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. The tiny ring obviously belonged to a  woman. Reacher, who graduated from West Point, wants to know…

Book Review – Finding My Virginity

Finding My Virginity by Richard Branson (Virgin Books) ISBN 9780753556122 Richard Branson certainly writes an engaging memoir, sprinkled with humour. It encompasses his many and various business business involvements such as Virgin Airlines, British Rail, Virgin Active Gym Club, and Virgin Money. He also describes…

Book Review – Find Your Why

Find Your Why by Simon Sinek (Penguin) ISBN 9780241279267 Renowned Ted Talk speaker and author, Simon Sinek provides a practical guide with tools to Find Your Why. He is also the author of Start with Why. Simon has an incredible ability to simplify complex processes. Find…
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