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A Black Cat and a Yellow Room

26 Jun 2021 2 minute read 5 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Books review) I knew I would get your attention with a black cat image. Poe also knew it. Because black cats have often been associated with the occult and bad luck. It is said that cats have nine lives and black cat lives matter. All o...

Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

21 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Andrii Androshchuk

Original language title: "Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness"Author: Scott Jurek, Steve FriedmanGenre: Non-Fix, Motivational Literature Summary Scott Jurek is an ultramarathoner. They don't come to this sport right away. In ge...

Queen Of Egypt

11 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Namsu

Originally published: 2020Author: RUBY.K GOLDSeries: IN PURSUIT OF DEATHGenres: Basically you name it and you'll find that genre in this series. YA, Young Adult, Adventure, Fantasy, fictionI read almost all genres if time allows it, and mainly love...

Get to Know the Four Temperaments

27 May 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Marts

Personality Plus, written by Florence Littauer, is the first book I’ve read in years about personality development and ‘psychology’-related. I often hear the words "sanguine", "choleric", "melancholic" and "phlegmatic" but I honestly have no idea abo...

Book Review: Strange Rebels by Christian Caryl

15 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments b_eleven

I got the opportunity to re-read Strange Rebels by Christian Caryl recently. It poses a simple yet interesting hypothesis: that 1979 was a watershed year that set the stage for all of the 21st century. How does he lay this argument out? He indicate...

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

13 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Namsu

Published: Oct. 24, 2011 Author: Walter Isaacson Genres: General Biography & Memoir, General Business, Biography & Memoir, Science & Technology, Business, Influential People   “I think different religions are different doors to the same house. Someti...

J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of The Rings is always a delightful read!!

6 May 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Greenchic

    This year, I again experienced the delight of reading my still favorite book, “The Lord Of The Rings”(LOTR), by literary genius J.R.R Tolkien. The book is pure magic, it’s simply a combination of so many lovely things. There is humour, fun, frol...

A look back at ‘First and Last Men’ and the fantastical Sci Fi world of the 1920’s

26 Apr 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Subpar Nova

  MAJOR Spoilers ahead for Olaf Stapelton’s First and Last Men. This book is open domain and available for free on the Gutenburg Project. The First Man Published in 1930, Last and First Men covers two billion years of theoretical human evolution, fro...

Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt

26 Apr 2021 5 minute read 2 comments Namsu

Published: Originally 2005Author: Anne RiceGenres: Religious Historical Fiction, Biographical Historical Fiction, Christian Historical Fiction, Jesus, First Person Narrative, Young JesusThe first book that I read by Miss. Anne Rice was "Interview Wit...

James Herriot's Dog Stories

20 Apr 2021 8 minute read 0 comments Namsu

Published: 1986 Author: James Herriot Genres: Animal & Pet Care Essays, Biographies, Real-Life Stories, Short Stories, Fauna, Veterinarian Stories, For Family, Dogs, Dog Lovers, Cat Lovers, Animal Lovers    For all the dog and animal lovers, plus for...