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

audiobook, dating, romance

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 Lives of Promise: What Becomes of High School Valedictorians: A Fourteen-Year Study of Achievement and Life Choices by Karen Arnold

What becomes of high school valedictorians, education,

Why I Chose This Book The book Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker was published sometime early 2017 and there seemed to be some buzz surrounding its release. What initially caught my eye, before I knew it was related to Barker’s book, was an article or two stating that valedictorians don’t become really … Continue reading Review of Lives of Promise: What Becomes of High School Valedictorians: A Fourteen-Year Study of Achievement and Life Choices by Karen Arnold

Review of Bigger, Leaner, Stronger by Michael Matthews

weight loss book, fitness book

Why I Chose This Book I was talking with a colleague of mine about working out when he recommended I read two books, The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone, unrelated to fitness by the way, and Bigger, Leaner, Stronger by Mike Matthews. I exercised occasionally, but I sometimes yearned for a workout plan that I … Continue reading Review of Bigger, Leaner, Stronger by Michael Matthews

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

audiobook, A plan'ts-eye view of the world, Michael Pollan

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 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates, ipod, Audiobook

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