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Book Review – The Fourth Monkey

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker (HQ) ISBN: 9780008217006 Detective Sam Porter has spent close to five years trying to track down an elusive serial killer, when the killer turns up dead. In the aftermath of the apparent suicide, Porter and his partner, Nash discover…

Book Review – Expelled

Expelled by James Patterson (Young Arrow) ISBN: 9781784759605 Filled with raw humour and dark secrets, Expelled is a perfect read for children aged 12 and above, and for adults. James Patterson writes a range of books for young readers such as the Middle School and…

Book Review – A Mind At Home With Itself

A Mind At Home With Itself by Bryon Katie (Ebury Publishing) ISBN: 9781846045349 A Mind At Home With Itself offers insights into the nature of the mind and guides the reader to find freedom from painful thoughts. Author Byron Katie, who herself reconstructed her life…

Book Review – The Cutthroat

The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (Penguin) ISBN 9780718184650 Set in the early 1900s The Cutthroat follows the life of Chief Investigator Isaac Bell who is hired by William Pape, a rich businessman to investigate the disappearance of his teenage daughter, Anna Pape.…

Book Review – Uncommon Type

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks (Cornerstone) ISBN: 9781785151521 If you’re like me, you started writing on a typewriter rather than a word processor. There’s a certain magic and nostalgia in the clacking of the keys and the thrilling triumphant ring of the carriage return. In…

Book Review – All Sorts Of Healthy Dishes

All Sorts Of Healthy Dishes - The Mediterranean Way by Chantal Lascaris (Struik Lifestyle) ISBN 978-1-43230-823-0 What a wonderful cookbook filled with easy-to-make Mediterranean dishes! Although I am not familiar with the Mediterranean diet, this cookbook is easy to follow. You do not require a…

Book Review – Braving The Wilderness

Braving The Wilderness by Brene Brown (Vermilion) ISBN 9781785041754 Best known for her TedTalk on vulnerability, Brene Brown has also written three books about this topic and her work on courage, shame, and empathy. Braving The Wilderness examines belonging and how you should be comfortable…

Book Review – The Four

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google by Scott Galloway (Bantam Press) ISBN: 978-0-593-07790-0 The subtitle for this book is, “the hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google” and that is exactly what it explains. It is at once fascinating…

Book Review – Crime Scene

Crime Scene by by Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman (Headline) ISBN: 9781472238481 Deputy Sheriff Clay Edison is a former college athlete whose promising sporting career was cut short by an injury. He now works for the Alameda County coroner’s office in California. When Clay starts work…

Book Review – Haunted

Haunted by James Patterson (Century) ISBN: 9781780895260 Every time I read a James Patterson novel, I get goose bumps. Reading Haunted was no exception. The Bennetts have become family to me and their everyday drama never gets old. In Haunted, Michael Bennett takes the entire…
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