6 Microhistories on My Radar

The older I get, the more I want to read non-fiction books. Personally,  the 24/7 news cycle exasperates me and in most cases, the headlines are sensationalised and/or clickbait-y.  Granted that you can't always have books on the most current issues. I feel that it is better to first understand the backstory of a particular situation. … Continue reading 6 Microhistories on My Radar

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Dear Self-Published Authors, Be Kind to Your Readers…

As a blogger, I empathise with your need to share your message with the world especially when obstacles like rejection or financing have prevented you from pursuing the traditional publishing route. However, I would like to urge you, dear author, to be kind to your readers. In this fast-paced and screen-led age, we hardly have … Continue reading Dear Self-Published Authors, Be Kind to Your Readers…

My Heart Belongs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado by Rebecca Jepson

Title: My Heart Belongs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado: Millie's Resolve Author: Rebecca Jepson Publisher: Barbour Books Publication Date: 1 May 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction, Christian, Romance This latest instalment in the My Heart Belong Series follows the life of Millie Cooper, a fisherman's daughter turned nurse/ midwife under the supervision of Dr.Murphy in the quaint … Continue reading My Heart Belongs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado by Rebecca Jepson

How Minimalism Has Changed My Reading Habits

Over the last couple of years, I have been making attempts to be more environmentally conscious through minimalism. I am nowhere near perfection and in some areas, I feel I am more successful than others. By re-evaluating my spending habits and seeking more of the experiences that I spark joy, I have made some headway in … Continue reading How Minimalism Has Changed My Reading Habits

When It’s Never About You By Ilene S. Cohen PhD

Title: When It's Never About You: The People-Pleaser's Guide to Reclaiming Your Health, Happiness and Personal Freedom Author: Ilene S. Cohen PhD. Publisher: Harte & Co Publishing  Page Count: 236 Pages Publication Date:  October 10, 2017 Dr Cohen would like readers of her book When Its' Never About You to recognise the difference between selfish and self-full … Continue reading When It’s Never About You By Ilene S. Cohen PhD

Give to Get By Vishal Agarwal

Title: Give to Get: A Senior Leader's Guide to Navigating Corporate Life Author: Vishal  Agarwal Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing Publication Date:  March 6, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business, Leadership, Personal Development In Give to Get, Vishal Agarwal compresses lessons from his 20+ years of corporate experience as a commercial negotiator (he is known for being the lead transaction … Continue reading Give to Get By Vishal Agarwal

Read My Country Tag |Kenya

Diversity has become a buzz word over the last couple of years in the creative community due to the changing tides in global politics.  Readers around the world are now becoming more conscious about what they are reading and are keen to read about different cultures and nationalities. So I was elated to find the … Continue reading Read My Country Tag |Kenya

Saved From Success By Dale Partridge

Title: Saved From Success: How God Can Free You From Culture's Distortion of Family, Work and the Good Life Author: Dale Partridge Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: April 17, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian Living, Faith Saved From Success recounts author and serial entrepreneur Dale Partridge's brush with fame, fortune and notoriety. He received his wake … Continue reading Saved From Success By Dale Partridge

If We Were on a Coffee Date…

...I would probably order a decaf mocha because I am trying to reduce my caffeine intake but yet to succeed with my yo-yo attempts. It seems that coffee has become my comfort drink since I have rationalised that I don't take alcohol and french fries really do not it for me anymore. Plus the way … Continue reading If We Were on a Coffee Date…