College Education: Is It Still Worth It?

  We are talking about education at the Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads. While reading Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa I questioned myself if society and parents around the world aren't making a huge mistake by encouraging every student to get a college education. Young people -fresh out…

Censorship or Editing?

  Some call it censorship, others call it editing. Do you think anything can be published or is there a red line that can't be crossed? Politics, religion, sexuality, relationships... what's your opinion?   We are discussing it at The Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads!! Join us! Or leave a comment…

International Day of Happiness

  The International Day of Happiness is a global celebration promoted by the United Nations. A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy. March 20 has been established…

Books of the Week

  Happy Sunday Everybody, has been an interesting week at The Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads, new members (we're now 102) and new books to discuss together for the big challenge "Reader of the Month", check that out.. the contest is open worldwide! Thank you so much to each…

Women’s Day

Happy Women's Day International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. These women are passionate, strong, independent and brave. They fight everyday for a better world, for equality, for freedom. May their lives inspire us! Eleanor Roosevelt Valentina Tereshkova, first…

Books of the Week

  Hello Readers, another week another bunch of books. Not a very fortunate one, I have to admit, but still worth sharing. Coincidences amaze me and knowing that there is a science behind that amaze me even more, Connecting with Coincidence will show you how they work in our lives. This…

Books of the Week

  It's the end of the week!! time for me to sum it up and share with you the best and the worst of books that have been read and reviewed. During one of my incursions on Pinterest a nice quote got my attention: "Think positive & Positive things will happen". I don't…