The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg – Book Review

The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules

The reading challenge continues with The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg, please read Let the Challenge Begin – Book Recommendations for Summer 2014. If you are looking for a book to make you laugh, then The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg delivers. Set in Sweden, the book is a social commentary on retirement homes and the way that society treats the elderly. The five main characters – Martha, Rake, Brains, Christina, and Anna Greta - are dissatisfied with the way they are treated at Diamond House, a retirement home, so they decide to do something about it. … [Read more...]

Clover by Dori Sanders, Book Review

Clover by Dori Sanders

Clover by Dori Sanders, Book Review I learned about the book, Clover by Dori Sanders while taking my Research for Writers course online. During the course, there were clips of the film, which I learned was based on a book of the same name. Based on what I saw, the story sounded interesting, so I decided to read the book. The main character is a 10-year old, Clover Hill, who has recently lost her father, Gaten Hill, a few hours after his marriage to Sara Kate, a white woman. Clover by Dori Sanders is about the racial divide between Blacks and Whites in the United States, the issues arising from interracial marriages, as well as death … [Read more...]

The Millionaire Messenger by Brendon Burchard, Review

The Millionaire Messenger by Brendon Burchard

The Millionaire Messenger by Brendon Burchard, Review The Millionaire Messenger: Make a Difference and a Fortune Sharing Your Advice provides the steps to package, distribute and sell your expertise to add value to other people’s lives. The premise is that each of us have traveled further down a road than another, and the lived experiences down that path that have shaped us, can make it easier and more enriching for those who have not traveled as far. The author, Brendon Burchard, has built Experts Academy, a multimillion dollar empire teaching people how to package, sell and distribute their expertise, and he has been successful because … [Read more...]

Reflections by Grace James

Reflections by Grace James

Reflections by Grace James - The Short Story of the Week Reflections by Grace James, a short story and Japanese Fairy Tales (Illustrated), will make you wonder how generations from now, people will view what we think are novel today. Years ago, just outside of Kioto (Kyoto), there lived a widower with his only son. The man’s wife had been dead for many years, and he made the decision not to remarry, and to stay clear of all female. Even his servants were male. Because the son had no female role models, he too decided that he could do without the presence of women. Father and son while the time away in the rice fields, fishing, … [Read more...]

Catching the Catfishers by Tyler Cohen Wood

Catching the Catfishers by Tyler Cohen Wood - What’s Your Digital Footprint? Catching the Catfishers by Tyler Cohen Wood is a book about keeping yourself safe online and ensuring that your online reputation isn’t compromised. This is the first time in a very long time that a book shook me up so much. As I was reading Catching the Catfishers, I realized how much I do not know about having an online presence. “If you make a positive first impression, you will have an easy time living up that impression. If you make a negative first impression, however, you will have a difficult time changing others’ perception of you. That is why … [Read more...]