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...]

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...]

Social Media Myths BUSTED by Laura Rubinstein, Book Review

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Social Media Myths BUSTED: The Small Business Guide To Online Revenue by Laura Rubinstein, Book Review How effective are you at using social media to achieve your goals? I have been using social media for a long time, but I wanted to learn how to use it more effectively, so for the past few months, I have been reading books on the topic, and that’s why I decided to read Social Media Myths BUSTED by Laura Rubinstein. I was curious about social media myths and how Rubinstein debunks them. She deals with a lot of myths such as the fear of overexposure by using social media, the platforms … [Read more...]

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, Book Review

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, Book Review The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins has been one of the most recommended books over the past six months. I bought my copy a few months ago and just got around to reading it. When I saw the name of the book, Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith came to mind, although the stories are very different. I think Highsmith’s book is a bit darker than this one. The Girl on the Train is well-written, I enjoyed and I recommend it, but I didn’t love it the way that so many people do. Any book that tells a story from multiple points of view, I … [Read more...]

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, Book Review

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Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, Book Review Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) by Agatha Christie is a book that I have been wanting to read for a while now, and I just got around to reading it. I love mysteries because the well-written ones enable you to hone your problem solving skills, as you use the clues to figure out who committed the crime. Oftentimes, as with life, you do not have all the information, then you have to make assumptions. Additionally, all information is not created equal, so how much weight do you … [Read more...]