Review: The Essential Book Blog: The Complete Bibliophile’s Toolkit for Building, Growing and Monetizing Your On-Line Book-Lover’s Community (Brinestone Guides) (Volume 1)

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Book Review, Non-fiction | 0 comments

Title: The Essential Book Blog: The Complete Bibliophile's Toolkit for Building, Growing and Monetizing Your On-Line Book-Lover's Community (Brinestone Guides) (Volume 1) Author: Ken J. Howe PhD Publisher: Brinestone Press; Release Date: November 17, 2013 Format: Papeback, Kindle Pages: 176 The Essential Book Blog is meant for the book lover who wishes to write book reviews and start a book blog. Although some of the links to many...

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Review: Facehooked: How Facebook Affects our Emotions, Relationships and Lives by Dr Suzana Flores

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Non-fiction | 0 comments

Title: Facehooked: How Facebook Affects our Emotions, Relationships and Lives Author: Dr Suzana Flores Genre: Psychology Release Date: July 31, 2014 Pages: 272 The author shares her professional perspective and insights as a clinical psychologist into the positive and negative effects of Facebook on our lives, including how to cultivate healthier Facebook interactions and avoid unhealthy ones. Dr Suzana Flores’s book vindicated the worst...

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Review: The Cambridge French-English Thesaurus by Marie Noëlle Lamy

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Reference | 0 comments

Title: The Cambridge French-English Thesaurus Author: Marie-Noklle Lamy, Richard Towell, Genre: Foreign Language Study Publisher: Cambridge University Press Release Date: 1998 Pages: 326 For English-speaking learners of the French language of the intermediate or advanced level, Marie Noëlle Lamy's The Cambridge French-English Thesaurus is an excellent handbook. This bilingual thesaurus is arranged thematically with two alphabetical indexes:...

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Review: A Way of Life by Paul Davis

Posted by on May 28, 2017 in Book Review, Photobook | 0 comments

Title: A Way of Life Author: Thich Nhat Hanh Release Date: November 7, 2017 A Way of Life is a book of luminous photographs that touch a deep chord in the heart. The splendid images, in black-and-white and colour, exude peace and joy... ‘A smile is the most basic kind of peace work.’ — Thich Nhat Hanh In these times of fanaticism and terror, intolerance and disruption, Paul Davis’s A Way of Life: Zen Monastics at Work...

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Review: But You Did Not Come Back by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Biography and Memoir | 0 comments

Title: But You Did Not Come Back Author: Marceline Loridan-Ivens Release Date: January 21, 2016 Pages: 112 A runaway bestseller in France, But You Did Not Come Back is the deeply moving memoir of a survivor of the Holocaust. If you are afraid of pain, stay clear of this book. Marceline Loridan-Ivens’s  But You Did Not Come Back is a life-story, a profoundly moving memoir that takes the form of a long letter from a daughter to her father....

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Review: What is Fat For? By Ignatius Brady

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Health and Well-Being, Non-fiction | 0 comments

Title: What is Fat For? Author: Ignatius Brady Genre: Science, health, mind and body Publisher: Ignatius Brady Pages: 163 The main thesis of Dr Brady's book appears to be what is called the 'protein leverage' hypothesis, that changes in the availability of protein can trigger large changes in the behaviour of animals. The author says that people who eat less protein are more likely to have weight problems. Somewhere in this book, Dr Ignatius...

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