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Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic + the Domestic by Esther Perel review and quotes


Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic + the Domestic by Esther Perel My rating: 5 of 5 stars Very interesting and thought-provoking approach to human sexuality in and outside of relationship. Well written and demonstrated with case examples, Perel’s book … Continue reading

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Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character … review and quotes


Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mr Feynman reminds me of my grandfather. Prankster and joker, who enjoyed his life and people around him. Topping that, Feynman … Continue reading

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Forever War by Joe Haldeman


The Forever War by Joe Haldeman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Easy read and somewhat predictable story. However, it is very entertaining and engaging. Haldeman creates a story with realistic military complexity and stupidity. His use of time dilation … Continue reading

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Review of The Martian by Andy Weir


The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was a great surprise. The character is well developed and the story flows smoothly. The narrative is funny, witty and smart. Andy Weir does a great job … Continue reading

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Review of On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope


On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a long and fascinating tale of adventure, history and culture. Tim Cope delivers an … Continue reading

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Child-44 by Tom Rob Smith


Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book was highly recommended by a friend.Because of that I think my expectations were quiet high. Unfortunately, the book fell a bit short of it.It is an … Continue reading

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman


The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another wonderful story from Neil Gaiman. If Caroline is a kid’s book and Graveyard Stories is an adult fairy tale, this book is … Continue reading

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Review of Tyrant: Destroyer of Cities by Christian Cameron


Tyrant: Destroyer Of Cities by Christian Cameron My rating: 5 of 5 stars Great addition to Tyrant series. Satirus and Melitta are at their prime and continue to fight for their right. Cameron comes back to the seas and as … Continue reading

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Sound of the Book: “American Gods” and Slightly Stupid “Anywhere I Go”


Here comes the second installment of my Sound of the Book series. This song, to me, represents the connection between Shadow (main character in the book) and his wife Laura. Anywhere he went … she was with him. For me, … Continue reading

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Sound of the Book: Shantaram is Down Under


Some books become special for us. A story might have touched us in some way during a special time in our life. I have few books that I have connected with in that way. However, in the past few years, I’ve … Continue reading

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