English book reviews

  • Vibrant Publishers – Organizational Behavior Essentials You Always Wanted To Know 30 augustus 2021
    Vibrant Publishers compiled a 101 book Organizational Behavior Essentials You Always Wanted To Know. Topics like office politics, feedback, learning and development, dealing with stress and conflicts, hiring and dismissing staff are addressed. This instance in the self-learning management series aims to promote an open, diverse culture in which people can strive and become high-performance ...
  • Adam Kucharski – The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread – and Why They Stop 28 augustus 2021
    Written and published at the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam Kucharski’s book The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread – and Why They Stop had a unique momentum. The similarities between fake news, viruses like flu, SARS, and COVID-19, but also rumors and fairy tales are striking. Unlike you might expect, Kucharski doesn’t present ...
  • James Kelly – Everyone We Never Met 13 augustus 2021
    In his debut novel Everyone We Never Met, James Kelly knows aptly to describe the consequences of again, loneliness, longing, and failing memories. Michael, an eighty-year-old is getting robbed of everything and everyone that (once) was dear. The social and emotional distance with Deirdre, who seems to be his significant other, is growing with each ...
  • Patrick Joyce – Going To My Father’s House 6 augustus 2021
    Patrick Joyce wrote Going To My Father’s House for his children to commemorate his parents and upbringing. As a historian, he chose not to write a memoir and left out real personal experiences and feelings. Instead, he put major family roots and whereabouts in the context of the transformation of a peasant society to an ...
  • Florence Gildea – Lessons I Have Unlearned Because Life Doesn’t Look Like It Did In The Pictures 3 augustus 2021
    Life is not a fairy tale and I guess you look different from the Photoshopped images of models and celebrities. Yet, anxiety, strict rules, health problems, etc. can mark your self-image. Florence Gildea shares her experiences so far in Lessons I Have Unlearned Because Life Doesn’t Look Like It Did In The Pictures. She’s blunt ...
  • Laura Bartnick – Being Creative 28 juli 2021
    In Being Creative, Laura Bartnick, shows how creative God is, and how we are made to cultivate education, laughter, nutritious food, respect for others, unity in God’s children, financial codes of conduct, imagination and creativity, healthy boundaries, responsibility, and praise to borrow her plea on the final pages of the book. Bartnick is no fan ...
  • Mia Zephyr – Road to Dawn 25 juli 2021
    To start anew after a troubled youth and an addiction to self-mutilation, the still young Claire Saint picks up a unique chance to become a tattoo artist. In the LA-based shop Oblivion, she’s mentored by the owners Dillon and Rick. At her birthday party, she meets Rick’s attractive roommate Lee. What starts out as a ...
  • Suzanne Skees – MY JOB Gen Z: Finding Your Place in a Fast-Changing World 19 juli 2021
    In MY JOB Gen Z: Finding Your Place in a Fast-Changing World, Suzanne Skees addresses Generation Z (born in and after 1995) and their challenges in today’s job market. Faced with a recession and pandemic, conditions worsened in the past years to get a properly paid job. The book contains many short interviews with youngsters ...
  • Ester Albini – Myofascial Training : Intelligent Movement for Mobility, Performance, and Recovery 16 juli 2021
    Fascia, the connective tissues just below our skin, support our bones and muscles, give our bodies posture and flexibility. It’s important to keep your whole body fit, strong and mobile. In Myofascial Training: Intelligent Movement for Mobility, Performance, and Recovery, Ester Albini first takes a deep dive into the biology of fascia. Serious stuff, not ...
  • Chris Oestereich – What Do We Do After the Pandemic? 14 juli 2021
    In this second book by the Wicked Problems Collective, a loose affiliation of thinkers, journalists, and researchers, a compilation of ideas are offered to answer the question What Do We Do After the Pandemic? Is there a need for a great reset, a unique chance to not let a good crisis get wasted? How could ...
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