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...]

Connect by Josh Turner, Book Review

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Connect by Josh Turner, Book Review When I read books, even fiction, I am looking for information that I can use to help me develop professionally. A while back, I got an unusual email, telling me that I would get the print copy of Connect: The Secret LinkedIn Playbook To Generate Leads, Build Relationships, And Dramatically Increase Your Sales if I paid for the Kindle version. The money that I paid for the Kindle version would help to offset the shipping cost. Because the amount was nominal, I pre-ordered the book. The other reason I decided to get the book, is that I want to learn how to … [Read more...]

The Choice by Nicholas Sparks, Book Review

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The Choice by Nicholas Sparks, Book Review Each day, you make choices. Even when you decide to do nothing, you made the choice to do nothing. And some choices are a lot easier to make than others. The Choice by Nicholas Sparks is about the kinds of choices we face in life. An American novelist, Nicholas Sparks published his debut novel, The Notebook, in 1996, and to date, has written 18 novels, many of which have been made into films. The Choice will be in movie theaters in 2016. The films have grossed $855,441,981 worldwide. According to Amazon: “Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's … [Read more...]