Book Review – My Year of Living Mindfully

I heard about this book when the author was being interviewed on the radio. I thought her book sounded interesting and I listened to it at the time when I was also suffering from a lack of sleep (that’s another story for another time). So I immediately checked if the book was held at my…

Book Review – The Invisible Guest in Moominvalley

This is a story about a girl who started off as invisible and eventually found her ‘anger’ and became visible. Too-ticky brought an invisible guest in the Moomin family home. The Moomin family welcomed her especially Moominmamma who made her a dress and gave her medication/potion to make her visible again. Moominmamma looked after her…

Book Review – When: The scientific secrets of perfect timing

Another book by Daniel H. Pink which I truly enjoyed. This one is about timing! Not a how-to book but a when-to book! When to go first in a job interview? When to quit your marriage or your current job? When to make doctor’s appointments so that you get the best care and medical decisions?…

Book Review – To Sell is Human

Being part of a marketing team at my organisation, I am compelled to read books like this. And let me tell you this book delivers more than I anticipated! Let’s be honest, persuading, convincing and influencing others are not my strongest points. Wow! Really? I hear you say. Well, maybe I’ve done these in more…

Book Review – The Library Book

As a librarian, visiting and learning about other libraries is a happy experience for me. Even if I’ve not visited the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) before, I feel like I have after reading Susan Orlean’s The Library Book. Orleans uses the story of the LAPL fire in 1986 to write and explore all things…