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

4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

You have to agree that 2017 has been the year of Diana a.k.a Wonder Woman. To be honest, I have not been keeping track of the DC /Marvel superhero movie releases over the last couple of years. However, her sword-wielding ways, her smarts and her heart for people definitely got my attention. The movie made … Continue reading 4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

2017 Reading Goals Revisited

Happy New year friends! I am so grateful for all the people who have supported this blog over the years. Before I share my 2018 bookish goals and projects in this post, I would like to reflect on how I did in 2017. Read 50 books for the Goodreads Reading Challenge Given my reading slumps,  … Continue reading 2017 Reading Goals Revisited

Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Title: Agnes Grey Author: Anne Brontë Publisher: Penguin Page Count: 302 Pages (Paperback) Agnes Grey is the diary of a clergyman's daughter who is forced by her family's financial circumstances to seek employment as a governess. Unfortunately, she is forced to deal with her less than enthusiastic charges but still holds the belief that she will be … Continue reading Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

A Moonless Starless Sky by Alexis Okeowo

Title: A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Men and Women Fighting Extremism in Africa Author: Alexis Okeowo Publisher: Hachette Books Page Count: 256 Pages (Hardback) Publication Date:  3 October 2017 Genre: Multicultural Interest, African Non-fiction Alexis never really felt connected to the African continent until she took up a 10- month internship in Uganda. This prompted her to … Continue reading A Moonless Starless Sky by Alexis Okeowo

The Activist Director by Ira M. Millstein

Title: The Activist Director: Lessons from the Boardroom and the Future of the Corporation Author: Ira M. Millstein Publisher: Columbia University Press Page Count: 240 Pages (Hardback) Publication Date: 20 December 2016 Genre: Non-fiction, Business & Investing One of the major issues that emerged during the 2007/8 global financial crisis was corporate governance and sustainability. Given his … Continue reading The Activist Director by Ira M. Millstein

Capital and the Common Good by Georgia L. Keohane

When markets fail to produce broad-based and sustainable public goods,  it is up to governments, multilateral agencies, philanthropists and well-wishers to step in and save the day through innovative finance. Title: Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's  Most Urgent Problems Author: Georgia Levenson Keohane Publisher: Columbia Business School Publishing Publishing … Continue reading Capital and the Common Good by Georgia L. Keohane