Toni Morrison is back!
Review , Uncategorized / March 12, 2016

Author: Toni Morrison Publisher: Penguin Books Year: 2015 ISBN: 9780307594174 Rating: Read book reviews from other readers Children are such impressionable little things. They struggle to get their parents’ approval, do everything to make their parents realize that they are the best they could have. The extent they go to to get a pat on their back or a ‘Great going kiddo!’ is often amusing to watch. I strongly believe that a kid is what he/she is raised as, the values and principles that are instilled in them by their surrounding influences – parents, relatives, neighbors, playmates, books, TV etc. And if any of these influences take a bad turn, it not only affects the kid’s choices but all those surrounding the kid as well. It is in this manner, Bride aka Lula Ann ends up choosing to do something so despicable to gain her mother’s acceptance that it will haunt her for all her life. In ‘God help the Child’, Toni Morrison tells the story of Bride aka Lula Ann, who has risen in life from being a familial and social stigma to a successful executive in a cosmetic company and the choices she makes in the course of…

Review: How to Seduce a Billionaire
Review / April 1, 2015

Author: Portia Da Costa
Publisher: Black Lace
Year: 2015
ISBN: 9780352347909
Rating: ★★☆☆☆
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How to Seduce a Billionaire is a very misleading book. Firstly, it isn’t about seducing billionaires at all (except by mistake) and secondly, despite tall claims of BDSM and 50 Shades of Grey-like antics, the book is entirely tame.

Review: The Rise of Superman
Review / March 30, 2015

Author: Steven Kotler
Publisher: Quercus
Year: 2015
ISBN: 9781782060253
Rating: ★★★★☆
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The Rise of Superman by New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler, at first sight, seems like a fan book about the much loved DC Comics Superhero – Superman. However, within its pages lies something far more potent – the secret to becoming Superman by ‘decoding the science of ultimate human performance’.