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Redefining Genius

I’ve started reading, or listening I should say, to an audio book by Robert Greene called ‘Mastery’. It provides a refreshing view that genius isn’t the result of a God given talent or innate competency but for a natural inclination and interest in a skill or subject matter and a long process of focus, practise and repetition. 327 more words


Life In Books Tag

So instead of a book review I will be doing a tag instead because I have literally read zero books in the last week because of school and stuff.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators and parents— in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations.


Thieving Thursday: Red Seas Under Red Skies 4

The Gentleman Bastards and the crew of the Red Messenger have become Poison Orchids, survived the perils of the Parlour Passage and made quite the impression on Port Prodigal. 794 more words


Review of The Lost Pilgrim by Gene Wolfe

I found this a bit of a dry read. And yes, I had to finish it once I began. In some ways it was interesting. Clearly the main character and narrator, Pilgrim, was meant to be on the Mayflower, but ended up on a completely different boat heading in what appeared to be very much the opposite direction. 253 more words


REVIEW: Slated by Teri Terry

Kyla has been Slated. Her memory’s erased, her personality is wiped blank and her memories are lost forever. The government claims she was a terrorist and that they are giving her a second chance – as long as she plays by the rules. 407 more words