Review of The Original I Ching: An Authentic Translation of the Book of Changes by Margaret Pearson

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Why I Chose this Book I once searched for the most influential books of all time. I figured that would be a good list to check off some books. At the top or one of the top books was The I Ching. Sometime later, I went to the library. Among the religion section or Ancient … Continue reading Review of The Original I Ching: An Authentic Translation of the Book of Changes by Margaret Pearson

Review of Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler

Why I Chose this Book Relatively recently, I realized or admitted that I think science fiction and fantasy maybe some of my favorite genres, for both film and books. A few months ago, I finally started watching the show Game of Thrones and binge watched it as much as I could. It really is a … Continue reading Review of Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler

Review of Seventh Son: Tales of Alvin Maker, Part 1 by Orson Scott Card

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Why I Chose this Book After the last audiobook I listened to, which was a nonfiction book, I thought to myself “I think stories, especially fiction probably work best with audiobooks.” No surprise. I then decided to look for a fiction audiobook, either fantasy or sci-fi, on overdrive.com. I’ve listened to Orson Scott Card books … Continue reading Review of Seventh Son: Tales of Alvin Maker, Part 1 by Orson Scott Card

Review of The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye-View of the World by Michael Pollan

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Why I Chose this Book My book choice can feel sporadic sometimes. At one point, I determined that my book selection should be more deliberate. I should read books that align with the goals in my life. One of them is to further my science knowledge and understanding. So, I decided that the next audiobook … Continue reading Review of The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye-View of the World by Michael Pollan

Review of You Can’t Touch My Hair And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson

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Why I Chose this Book I was at my local public library doing some work and reading. After I had finished reading a book at the time, I got up to take a bathroom break. On my way to the restroom, I passed a display case on one of the book shelves. One of the … Continue reading Review of You Can’t Touch My Hair And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson

Review of American Dream: Interviews with Industry-Leading Professionals by Jason Navallo

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Why I Chose this Book I was contacted by the author of this book and offered a review copy. I am interested in learning about how successful people gained their success. I accepted the invitation to read the book. American Dream             American Dream is a book comprised of interviews with industry leaders about their … Continue reading Review of American Dream: Interviews with Industry-Leading Professionals by Jason Navallo

Review of The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

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Why I Chose this Book One time, I went to the library to look for the book The $100 Startup. While there, I ran into a friend of mine. We talked for a bit. She asked me how my relationship was going. I don't remember exactly what I said, but I know it was something … Continue reading Review of The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Review of 12.21.12 by Killian McRae

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Why I Chose this Book One Monday morning while at work, I realized that I left my iPod at home. I knew it was going to be a long day. I remembered though that I had a podcast app on my phone, Podcast Addict. I searched through some of the podcast stations and saw Podiobooks. … Continue reading Review of 12.21.12 by Killian McRae

Review of The Stand: The Night has Come a Graphic Novel by Stephen King

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Why I Chose this Book One day I felt like reading a graphic novel, not a comic book, but a full story in art form. It was probably due to the relatively recent spate of comic book superhero based movies. I went to my “local” bookstore to look for one, but I also didn’t want … Continue reading Review of The Stand: The Night has Come a Graphic Novel by Stephen King

Review of The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Shroeder

Why I Chose this Book I was listening to a podcast from djvlad (I think it was this one) and during an advertisement he mentioned that the book The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life was a very influential book in his life. I'm interested in learning about finances, wealth, and investing so I … Continue reading Review of The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Shroeder