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Book review: Easy Way To Stop Smoking

Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking is a book recommended to me for, well, quitting smoking. I respond well to rational arguments that aim to change my irrational behaviour like smoking. And smoking is irrational because we all know, and it is right there on the pack, exactly the risks and flaws of smoking. I… Continue reading Book review: Easy Way To Stop Smoking

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Book review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is written by Mark Manson. And you know I am not into self-help books at all. Because they just really, really bore the hell out of me. But this one? Sort of caught my eye so I bought it for my birthday. The subtle art of not… Continue reading Book review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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Book Review: Grave Yard Shift

Grave Yard Shift is by Michael F. Haspil The basics of the story What we have here is a gritty urban fantasy. My favorite sub-genre lately. Alex Menkaure, the mummy, and his vampire associate Marcus are partners. They encounter a case with poisoned synthetic blood. The blood makes any vampire who tries it enraged with… Continue reading Book Review: Grave Yard Shift

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Review: The shifty magic series

The shifty magic series by Judy Teel... I read them all in a couple of days so it is a review of Shifty Magic (Shifty Magic Series Book 1),Undercover Magic (Shifty Magic Series Book 2),Savage Magic (Shifty Magic Series Book 3) The Blurb: Paranormal terrorists attacked the world outing paranormals, who helped fight off the… Continue reading Review: The shifty magic series

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Review: Apocalypse Now Now

Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human was an interesting read. His main character Baxter has a group of friends, collectively called the Spider, that distribute porn around the school. His gang and the other gangs seem to be handling business and he is dating a girl dame Esme. Then his girlfriend goes missing. Around the… Continue reading Review: Apocalypse Now Now

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Review: The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice

Tom Holt is the author of Outsorcerer's Apprentice. A happy workforce, it is said, is a productive workforce. Mmmm. Try telling that to an army of belligerent goblins. Or the Big Bad Wolf. Or a professional dragonslayer. Who is looking after their well-being? Who gives a damn about their intolerable working conditions, lack of adequate… Continue reading Review: The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice

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Book Review: Blink

Blink is by Malcolm Gladwell The blurb:  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is a non-fiction book about the unconscious mind. In particular, though the part of the unconscious mind we automatically use to make split-second decisions, what he calls 'thin-slicing'. We like to believe our rational mind weighs facts and… Continue reading Book Review: Blink

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Book Review: The God Argument

I just finished The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism by A.C. Grayling and it was quite enjoyable to me. Keep in mind I am a philosophical agnostic who enjoys this sort of discussion but leans strongly towards atheism. It is just that sort of book I can enjoy. Thinking about religion and… Continue reading Book Review: The God Argument