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On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt

I’ve read about this book, On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt, in 50 Philosophy Classics. As it’s such a short book, I planned to borrow it from the library, along with other books. It appeared to be available, but it wasn’t on the shelf. I’ve […]

Wheelchairs, Perjury & The London Marathon by Tim Marshall

Wheelchairs, Perjury & The London Marathon by Tim Marshall

I received the book Wheelchairs, Perjury & The London Marathon by Tim Marshall for my first blog tour. I like reading memoires, so I was eager to read this one too. The book was published last year, but I didn’t know about it, although I […]

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier

The Plundered Planet by Paul Collier, with the subtitle How to Reconcile Prosperity With Nature. This is the second book I read of Paul Collier’s, the first one being Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century. I liked the book a lot, but I […]

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. I mentioned the book before in the review of 50 Philosophy Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon. I was eager to read the book and I wasn’t disappointed. It’s fantastic. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman is also mentioned […]

Human Universe and Forces of Nature by Brian Cox

Human Universe and Forces of Nature by Brian Cox

Human Universe and Forces of Nature by Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen are two books in one. This is not the first book I’m reading by Cox. The first one was earlier this year, Wonders of the Solar System and the Universe by Brian Cox. […]

Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh

Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh

The last book in the Simply Quartet Series is Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh. The first three are Simply Unforgettable, Simply Love, and Simply Magic. Headmaster at Miss Martin’s School. She should have known that the father of a marquess is a duke. Can’t seem […]

Simply Magic by Mary Balogh

Simply Magic by Mary Balogh

The third book in the Simply Quartet Series is Simply Magic by Mary Balogh. The first two are Simply Unforgettable and Simply Love, while Simply Magic is followed by Simply Perfect. Sadly I can give only 4/5 stars. I was not keen on Peter. Others […]

Simply Love by Mary Balogh

Simply Love by Mary Balogh

Simply Love by Mary Balogh is the second book in the Simply Quartet Series. Preceded by Simply Unforgettable and followed by Simply Magic and Simply Perfect. This was my favourite book in the series. Although, when I’m writing this, I haven’t started reading the last […]

Simply Unforgettable by Mary Balogh

Simply Unforgettable by Mary Balogh

This amazing book, Simply Unforgettable by Mary Balogh, is the first in the Simply Quartet Series. Followed by Simply Love, Simply Magic, and Simply Perfect. I discovered Mary Balogh many years ago. A friend of mine, came back from a long holiday in Britain with […]

Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella

Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella

Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella is the third book in the Shopaholic Series. I’ve already blogged about Confessions of a Shopaholic and Shopaholic Abroad, the first two in the series. While the other two got a 4 stars, this one is 4.5 stars. […]

What I Believe by Bertrand Russell

What I Believe by Bertrand Russell

I’ve read about Russell in 50 Philosophy Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon. As I saw this book mentioned in another place, I’ve decided to read What I Believe by Bertrand Russell. This edition has, in addition to What I Believe, two essays, Why I Took to […]

Courtiers The Secret History of the Georgian Court by Lucy Worsley

Courtiers The Secret History of the Georgian Court by Lucy Worsley

I think everybody knows Lucy Worsley, at least everybody from the UK that has an interest in history. After watching many TV shows, I’ve decided to start reading her books. The first one I’ve picked from the library is Courtiers. The Secret History of the […]

Jane Boleyn by Julia Fox

Jane Boleyn by Julia Fox

Jane Boleyn by Julia Fox, with the subtitle The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford, is the first book written by Julia. I’ve recently read her second book called Sister Queens by Julia Fox. That was for me an interesting book, with lots of […]

The Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys

The Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys

If you don’t like reading personal diaries, then The Great Fire of London by Samuel Pepys is not the book for you. But, if you do, then is a fascinating recount of an important event in London’s history. I was intrigued by the Great Fire […]

The Blazing World and Other Writings by Margaret Cavendish

The Blazing World and Other Writings by Margaret Cavendish

Today is International Women’s Day and, to mark this occasion, I’ve decided to review The Blazing World and Other Writings by Margaret Cavendish. She is a fascinating, intelligent woman, highly educated. Lady Margaret published under her own name, something quite unusual for an upper class […]

Kings and Queens by Neil Grant

Kings and Queens by Neil Grant

I’ve had this book, Kings and Queens by Neil Grant, in my wish list and my husband bought it for me as a Christmas gift, along with a few other books. Initially I thought I’m going to keep this illustrated guide as a reference book. […]