Book Review of The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Workweek audiobook, expanded and updated, Time Ferriss, Escape 9-5 Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Why I Chose this Book Honestly, I had heard of The 4-Hour Workweek maybe years before I actually read it. I at least saw the title on Overdrive’s website often. I wouldn’t be surprised if it were in the “popular” category. The title seemed too gimmicky to me, though. I think I figured this was … Continue reading Book Review of The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

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Review of Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg

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Why I Chose this Book I think at the time that I chose this book I was simply looking for another audiobook. I browsed through overdrive.com and came across a picture of comedian Aziz Ansari posing under the words Modern Romance. I don’t follow Aziz Ansari, but I knew who he was, I probably had … Continue reading Review of Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg

Review of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg

Why I Chose this Book The Power of Habit is a relatively popular book and it’s one of those books I often saw displayed in bookstores. I think, one day I was searching through overdrive.com’s selection of audiobooks and saw this one. I already knew that it was popular and probably informative. I had learned … Continue reading Review of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Review of The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cordone

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Why I Chose this Book A former colleague of mine recommended this book one day. The same weekend, I believe, I put this book and Bigger, Leaner, Stronger on hold at my library. I made it to the second to last chapter when I had to return the book. Fortunately, I had mentioned to a … Continue reading Review of The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cordone

Review of Gerald’s Game by Stephen King

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Why I Chose this Book I was looking for a new audiobook listen. Stephen King is pretty good. Gerald’s Game was available on Overdrive.com. Gerald’s Game This book is about a woman who ends up in a precarious situation and must overcome present and past obstacles with little help. Gerald and Jessie Burlingame are a … Continue reading Review of Gerald’s Game by Stephen King

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 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 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Why I Chose this Book Sometime ago while browsing the magazine stand at a “local” bookstore (Same county though not same city. How local are bookstores nowadays? It’s a shame how hard they are to find now.) I noticed the cover page of the magazine The Atlantic. … Continue reading Review of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Review of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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Why I Chose this Book Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is a classic. This isn’t my opinion, but this is what I learned in high school. I was never in one of the teacher’s classes who assigned Pride and Prejudice as one of the required readings, but I was still aware that some of … Continue reading Review of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen