Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Microbiome Diet by Raphael Kellman

The microbiome Diet, though very science sounding, is actually a diet uniquely suited for those who have tried various diets in the past and never found results. It’s a new approach built upon the principle that the obesity problem many … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant by Owen Beddall

I’ve read quite a few cabin crew memoirs over the years and this one is one of the better ones. Though he’s not really dishing out anything new or extraordinary (we know Kylie is nice and Katy is down to … Continue reading

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Flight 232 by Laurence Gonzales

Flight 232 is an extremely well researched, compelling, and especially harrowing story of the ill fated United Airlines Flight 232 in 1989. The reason that flight merits an entire book has to do with the sheer amount of survivors on … Continue reading

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Divided by Elsie Chapman

I enjoyed Divided much more than Dualed; the writing and characters matured and the romance/love interest was nicely written. Some issues did carry over from the first to the second book, though. Most especially plot (logic holes and overcomplicated actions) … Continue reading

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Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Stormdancer had two great things going for it: alternative universe Japan and steampunk. And if you had never been introduced to either of those worlds, then you likely would have been fascinated by the ‘wealth’ (read: truckload) of info dumping … Continue reading

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In the End by Demetria Lunetta

Although I enjoyed In The End, I have to admit that most of the beginning felt bloated and I ended up being frustrated by character inconsistencies. For while our main character Amy made (for the most part) smart survival decisions … Continue reading

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In the After by Demitria Lunetta

In The After is a fast paced dystopian novel in the spirit of Ann Aguirre’s Razorlands series (Enclave, Outpost, etc.). We have an ordinary girl thrown into extraordinary circumstances having to battle zombie-like creatures while dealing with idealistic or broken … Continue reading

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