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If you are keen to know more about Danshari

30 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments cryotosensei

I read this Chinese book on your behalf.   My review: This book is titled Danshari, a Japanese concept that refers to the pursuit of a simple yet rich life. Comprising 3 characters that mean refusing, disposing and separating respectively, it is a m...

Book Review: “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind”

11 Nov 2023 1 minute read 2 comments cryotosensei

Written in plain English and peppered with stories, this book by T. Harv Eker had me hooked till the end, despite the continuous partial attention syndrome I suffer due to the end-of-year hustle. Warning ⚠️: this book requires you to believe in the...

The Elites' America

29 Mar 2023 13 minute read 0 comments MatTehCat

Every great society is defined by only a few great men whose character is so exemplary that the majority must align themselves with them or falter. On Monday, the 27th of March, I began reviewing Burnham's work, Machiavellians: Defenders of Freedom....

Book Review: “Reasons to Stay Alive”

26 Feb 2023 1 minute read 2 comments cryotosensei

It may look like I was bored stiff by “Reasons to Stay Alive” but in actual fact, I thought @mattzhaig did an excellent job writing about a topic as serious as depression in an easy-to-access manner. So easy that I dared to bring this book to an outd...

Top 8 Best Adult Fantasy Novels You Must Read

25 Oct 2022 4 minute read 3 comments Hope E Davis

Let’s be serious, you never outgrow fantasy novels. In fact, there might be some on this list that are mostly read by teens, and that’s OK! You are never too old to dream. Over the years, I’ve read hundreds of fantasy books/series. These are my all-t...

Recent Release - The Whispering (Supernatural/Occult Suspense Horror)

26 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments amberbyers

Book 1 in the suspense thriller series The Whispering Earth by Jana Harper (Shot Into Screaming Stars, The Dark Priest). The Riley family moves to their new home in Monroe, North Carolina, when things start to get strange. Their eldest son, Thomas R...

The Witcher - Sword of Destiny

5 Jul 2022 31 minute read 0 comments cryptogod-1

Good day everyone, I hope you are all having a good day, welcome to CryptoGod-1's blog on all things gaming and literature. Today I will be doing an analysis and review of the second book from The Witcher series by Andrzej Sapkowski, entitled The Las...

Book Review: “The First 2 Hours”

9 Mar 2022 1 minute read 0 comments cryotosensei

Regardless of whether I work at Naval Base Pri Sch or NorthLight, I stun my colleagues by proclaiming that I come to school just to get ONE thing done. They look at me, all incredulous, but the fact of the matter is, I don’t think teachers have that...

Book Review: "Fortunately The Milk"

20 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments cryotosensei

As a public school teacher, I would have flunked my student’s effort if he or she were to turn in such a fantastical story that had so many climaxes and alien concepts. Not that there were actually any aliens in Neil Gaiman‘s story but there we...

‘The Paris Apartment’ – Lucy Foley

6 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Book-worm

  Lucy Foley does it again…a thriller that gets its hold on you and draws you in. Featuring a cast of characters that you can’t help but hate/love, The Paris Apartment is a story that I’m sure lots will be talking about upon its release.Than...