The Last Tsar

Romanov  by Nadine Brandes Finished a good part of this book on my nice and pleasant trip @ Tanoa & Pullman in Nadi. It’s not really our place to judge Russian history or the royal blood or the age of spell masters, still technically this novel is a well-written one. To Maria & Ivan Even […]

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Biracial Identity

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky  by Heidi Durrow Audiobook read by Karen Murray Set in Portland in the 1980‘’s, Rachel was a half black, half Danish girl, and lived with her strict African-American grandmother. Her Danish mother and her siblings leaped from the top of an apartment building. Rachel survived and lived in struggling […]

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Freedom

A Woman is No Man  by Etaf Rum Audiobook read by Ariana Delawari Life of immigrant Arab-American women. It’s wired that traditional Chinese culture is as conservative as Palestinian customs. Today we’ve found there are women suffering, but on second thought, my great-great-grandmothers would have suffered the same way. It could have happened to me, to […]

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Be a Saint

The Art of Worldly Wisdom  by Baltasar Gracián Translated by Joseph Jacobs Baltasar Gracián was a truly noble man. Being astonishingly frank and witty, this book is one of my favorable books ever since I first picked it up a decade ago. Though it was written in 1647, but it has served to be a spiritual […]

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Being Yourself

Girl, Stop Apologizing – A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals by Rachel Hollis Audiobook read by the author Sequel of Girl, Wash Your Face Girl,stop apologizing for who you are , forget those judgemental comments and be your true self. Hollis has always got a funny way to sort things out. Self identification is always […]

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Reaching the Throne

Catherine the Great – Portrait of a Woman  by Robert K. Massie Audiobook by Mark Deakins A bit too much fuss over her sexuality in spite of her marvelous accomplishments. But it is obvious the writer has done a huge mount of research for this book. It was a very vividly pictured one and was pictured […]

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Methodology

The Art of Conversation – Change Your Life with Confident Communication  by Judy Apps Analysis conversations in a scientific way. The author focuses more on how you should take the conversation emotionally than just a few practical tips. The Secret Life of the Mind – How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides  by Mariano Sigman

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A Little Something

Charlotte’s Web  by E. B. White Illustrated by Garth Williams Being a true friend and do a little something in life. The Secret Garden  by Frances Hodgson Burnett Illustrated by Peter Bailey Mistress Mary the sour girl from India, Collin the shut up and weak raja-like young master, Dickon the moor lad and animal charmer, […]

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