Flip: How To Turn Everything You Know On Its Head…(Book Review)

Title: Flip: How To Turn Everything You Know On Its Head And Succeed Beyond Your Wildest Imaginings Author: Peter Sheahan Verdict: Nothing really new here, but it’s a good refresher. Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ See which libraries in New Zealand have Flip. Another business book on how to distinguish yourself from the competition and thrive during tough…

Indian Takeaway: One Man’s Attempt To Cook His Way Home (Book Review)

Title: Indian Takeaway: One Man’s Attempt To Cook His Way Home Author: Hardeep Singh Kohli Verdict: Hilarious and superbly written. A must read. Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Similar to: Julie and Julia by Julie Powell. See which libraries in New Zealand have Indian Takeaway and Julie and Julia. I’m a foodie with a fascination of Indian food,…

Torn (Book Review)

Title: Torn Author: Chris Jordan Verdict: Fast-paced action. A perfect travelling companion to help pass the time. Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Similar to, but not as good as: Harlan Coben novels. See which libraries in New Zealand have Torn and Harlan Coben novels. A school held hostage. A young boy missing. A journey into a sinister cult….

The Leader Who Had No Title (Book Review)

Title: The Leader Who Had No Title… Author: Robin Sharma Verdict: One of the better personal development/leadership fables I have read. Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Much Better Than: Who Moved My Cheese? See which libraries in New Zealand have The Leader Who Had No Title and Who Moved My Cheese? I’m not a fan of business fables….

Room (Book Review)

Title: Room Author: Emma Donoghue Verdict: Vivid descriptions. Heart-wrenching. I haven’t read anything like it. Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ If you like vivid descriptions try: the classic The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel. See which libraries in New Zealand have Room and The Clan of the Cave Bear. “Today I’m five. I was four last…