What do you do with an Idea by Kobi Yamada, Book Review

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What do you do with an Idea by Kobi Yamada, Book Review What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada is a children’s book, but one every adult should read. The story is simple, but one that everyone can easily relate to, I know I can. While reading the book, I felt like Kobi Yamada was speaking to me and understood what I was going through, and what I had gone through. How many times have you let an idea die because you were scared to give it your energy? I have mentioned this before, but years ago, when I first came up with the idea of The Invisible Mentor, a colleague told me that … [Read more...]

37 Quotes About Reading That I Like

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37 Quotes About Reading   “Those who read own the world, and those who watch television lose it.” Werner Herzog “One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Activist “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” Rene Descartes “I never feel lonely if I've got a book - they're like old friends. Even if you're not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they're part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.” … [Read more...]

The One by Kiera Cass, Book Review

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The One by Kiera Cass, Book Review The One is the third book in The Selection Series by Kiera Cass, and it starts off with what turns out to be a brief and non-violent rebel attack. When America returns to her bedroom, she finds a letter from her little sister, May, informing her that their older sister, Kenna has a girl, who she names Astra. The rebels - the northerners - return, and this time, they want to speak to America and Prince Maxon. They show up at the palace because the king is away. August Illea, a descendant of Gregory, and his girlfriend, Georgia Whitaker have come to see … [Read more...]

The Elite by Kiera Cass, Book Review

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The Elite by Kiera Cass, Book Review Related Post The Selection by Kiera Cass, Book Review A few days ago, I reviewed The Selection by Kiera Cass, and today I focus on The Elite (The Selection), the second book in the Selection series. Only six young ladies - Marlee Tames, Celeste Newsome, Kriss Ambers, Natalie Luca, Elise Whisks and America Singer - are competing for Prince Maxon’s engagement ring. He has to find a wife among these six young ladies. One of the things that I have noticed with trilogies, is that the second book in the series is often the weakest link, and so is the … [Read more...]

The Selection by Kiera Cass, Book Review

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The Selection by Kiera Cass, Book Review Since the summer started, I have read several books, a few of which have strong, young female characters, and I am ecstatic. There are times when we go on a journey and end up somewhere that’s wonderful. Not long ago, I got a notification from Quora, and a man was talking about his 13 year old daughter who reads a book a day, and reviews them on her blog. I was very impressed, so I visited her blog PriyankaReads. At 13 years old, I enjoyed reading, but my reading was not as diverse as Priyanka Mehta. So far, based on recommendations from Priyanka, I … [Read more...]