Books of The Week

Happy Monday everybody! It's June already, can you believe it? Here's the best and worst of what I have been reading during the last week. Let's start with one of the most popular YA of the moment: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher. First published by RazorBill in 2007 this novel just recently became viral thanks to the Netflix adaptation; 13…

Books Of The Week

Happy Sunday, Everybody! and Happy Memorial Day weekend! Spring is always a good season for bookworms; new books being released almost each week, great new authors to discover...there's a lot in the air.  Here's a quick recap of the best and the worst books I've been reading this week. Into…

Caitlyn Jenner: My Life

The Secrets of My Life, by Caitlyn Jenner Before the (in)famous reality show "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" little I knew about Bruce Jenner. Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete and beloved "American hero", Bruce used the fame he had won in sport to start a new career as an entrepreneur, product spokesperson, motivational speaker and…

We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby! Now Own It!

Own It: The Power of Women at Work, by Sallie Krawcheck Sallie Krawcheck's résumé is impressive: CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a new digital investment platform for women, owner and Chair of Ellevate Network -the global professional woman’s network- and also Chair of Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund -which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for…

Books In A Box: Motivabox

Mindset training and Motivation delivered to your door every month! Words such as Creativity, Leadership, Time Management, Analytical Thinking, Mindfulness and Goal Setting have now entered our daily life vocabulary either on our workplace as well as at home. Known as Soft Skills, they affect a person's ability to form relationships with other people,…

How To Learn Korean.. From Zero

Korean From Zero! 1: Master the Korean Language and Hangul Writing System with Integrated Workbook and Online Course (Volume 1), by George Trombley, Reed Bullen, Myunghee Ham, Sunhee Bong            안녕하세요! 저는 The Serial Reader 입니다. 처음 뵙겠습니다. (Good Morning! The Serial Reader here. Nice to meet you.) One of my new year's…

Do You Want to Get Published?

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Books Under The Tree: Books for Adventurers

Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri  -author of Interpreter of Maladies, winner of the  2000 Pulitzer Prize- said: "that's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet". Here some ideas for the adventurous reader. A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild by James Campbell Buy on Amazon.com | BookDepository…

Harry Potter Has Fangs

Vampire Boy, by Aric Cushing Halloween is just around the corner, and like every year I like to sneak into the kids section at the library and take a look around.. besides some classics I found great new releases,  Vampire Boy by Aric Cushing being one of them. When Alex Vambarey…

The Perfect Book Club Reading

Missing Parts, by Lucinda Berry Reading solo is dated. Book Clubbing is the new trend. Everyone has one these days: from Oprah to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Even Hollywood stars such as Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lena Dunham love to share their book recommendations on socials. I love book clubs and -besides running my own…

Haunted Places

Almost Dark, by Letitia Trent It's a sunny day in New York City and I am happily browsing in my favourite bookstore. The breath-taking skyline outside and the familiar smell of coffee and printed paper inside is what makes my morning so special. Books are everywhere. Classics, thrillers, fantasy, sci-fi, romance.…

Dark Web

Dark Web Rising, by Eugene T. Schurter What a fantastic story! I am amazed at the talent of Eugene T. Schurter in writing this original, fast-paced and engaging sci-fi novel. Dark Web Rising balancing on the edge of fiction and reality between advanced coding, nano tecnology and space colonization succeeds where sometimes other sci-fi…

Malleus Maleficarum: The Witch Hammer, by Jacob Sprenger , Heinrich Kramer

Written by Inquisitors Jacob Sprenger and Heinrich Kramer, the Malleus Maleficarum (latin for “The Hammer of Witches”) is one of the most famous medieval treatises on witches,  guilty for having sawn death and despair more than any other book ever written. First published in Germany in 1487, the Malleus Maleficarum was the ultimate, irrefutable, unarguable authority for every magistrate of that time. The book…

Saat des Satans

Seed of Satan, by Simon Laffy Seed of Satan is an examination of human identity during World War One, questioning the notions of honour and betrayal, of nation and family. Throughout the actual fighting, the story focuses on the air campaign and the way that ordinary civilians became legitimate targets of war, while scientists and laboratory technicians made rapid…

Growing Up Sucks

This is Not a Test, by Liv Wigen Carswell Between all eight stages that exist in human life, adolescence marks what is perhaps the most obvious of all starts to a new stage of life. Fired with rising passion, the adolescents throw themselves wholeheartedly into the exploration of life, moved…

Escaping Reality

Phoenix (Paradon #1), by Daccari Buchelli The past few years have been extremely good for fans of fantasy. As today we  still are in the middle of an unprecedented fantasy boom; sales continue to rise year on year and it is now the biggest genre in publishing. Why this genre…