Did you know that business people who read at least 7 business books a year earn over 2.3 times more than people who read only one book per year? Think you don’t have time to spend on your own ongoing personal development? Did you know that if you spend just 10 minutes a day reading, [...] read more »
Inferno by Dan Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars Inferno is the latest novel by writer Dan Brown. The story's main character is Robert Langdon, a professor of Religious Iconology and Symbology at Harvard University. He has also been the main character in Dan Brown's previous novels Angels Demons, The Da Vinci Code, and The Lost Symbol. The focus of Inferno is on the work of Dante Alighieri. There are so many references to the painting of Dante's Inferno by renowned painter Botticelli, Dante's travel th... read more »
Harry Potter: The Prequel by J.K. Rowling My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book is more like a really short story but it is a joy to read nonetheless. I love JKRowling's Harry Potter series and this book as well. The story revolves around Sirius Black and James Potter. They were really great friends and could be compared to Weasley Twins during Harry's time at Hogwart's School. The story is a mere 800 words long but it is a great collection of 800 words. It is funny, witty and fun to read. Harry Potter fan... read more »
I received a free copy of this book through BookSneeze for reviewing purposes. The Unglued Devotional is a companion to the book Unglued by Lysa Terkeurst both the devotional and the book are written with the intention of helping the reader better cope with their raw emotions and their struggles with emotions. Set up with a daily opening Scripture, thought for the day, daily devotion and closing prayer this book is intended to be read a chapter a day for sixty days and thus get the reader in the habit of... read more »
The Witch Sisters by Alma Katsu My rating: 3 of 5 stars Alma Katsu's The Witch Sisters is a short story that is a part of The Taker series. It is a stand alone short story meant to whet the reader's appetite for the next book in the series. The story revolves around Adair travelling around England and finding himself in a rather forbidding wood late one evening. As he was making his way through, he meets a young woman who convinces him to stay the night at their home. Adair, being the man that he is, ... read more »
The Hit by David Baldacci My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Hit is David Baldacci's latest novel and it is one of his best works. Once you start reading it, you will not be able to put it down until the very last page of the last chapter. The story revolves around two of the US government's top assassins, Will Robie and Jessica Reel. It starts when an assignment to assassinate a Middle Eastern politician ends in the death of the man who is supervising the entire operation. The suspected killer is the agency'... read more »
Bloodlines: Everything That Glitters is the first in a series of young adult fantasy novels by first time author Myunique C. Green. Alizarin and her twin brother Ash were as normal as people could be…until they started getting strange abilities. Before long, they find out that their mother is actually a nature goddess from another dimension who has lost her powers and memories, there is a power-hungry being after Alizarin because she is the subject of a prophecy. Why can she just be normal?
The overa... read more »
The Harvest is a science fiction novel by Clint Morey. Mutants are bred for the sole purpose of organ donating. They are nearly impossible to tell apart from humans, and spent their entire lives in harvesting facilities. When the mutants at one facility break out and attack the nearby town, chaos breaks out. A cop, Cody, and a defected mutant, Steph, must come together in order to survive the night.
The story was very well written and had very well-rounded characters. While the overall concept of ‘clon... read more »
Infinity by Rachel Ward My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the final book in Rachel Ward's Numbers series. In the first book, Numbers, Jem, a teenage girl, could see numbers when she looked into people's eyes. The numbers were actually dates; the dates people will die. Her gift or curse changed her life dramatically. There is a tragedy and many have died. The police finds some footage that shows two teenagers running away just before the incident and believe they may have something to do with what happened... read more »