Month: June 2016

President Biographies and Election 2016 books

The 2016 US Presidential Election might still be a few months away, but the race to be the next President is hotting up.   Our list of US President biographies includes past, current and possible presidents.  Learn about the person who might be the next President.  How much do you know about past Presidents? Reading about leaders is also highly recommended to develop leadership skills.  Leaders face challenges and set backs.  Reading about successful leaders can help us in similar situations. Past President Biographies: 1. Washington: A life – Ron Chernow Think you know all there is to know about America’s first...

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Best Crime Series 2016

Wondering what the best crime series are in 2016? Read on. Detective stories or crime fiction is unique as it must have a plot and a believable solution. A crime novel cannot leave you suspended in a conceptual idea or emotional drama. Most if not all loose ends must be neatly wrapped up or the reader will depart. Excitement must be balanced with logic. No cheating allowed. These new and old crime series will definitely please the fans. Best Crime Series 2016 1. The Big Fear (Hollow City Series) – Andrew Case A civilian investigator and veteran cop are...

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Mark Zuckerberg Book Club part 2

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO wanted to read an important book every two weeks last year.    It was his new years resolution.  Half way through, WTR reviewed the books to date on Mark Zuckerberg’s book club list for 2015. Zuckerberg’s book club list was intended to emphasize learning about new cultures, beliefs, histories and technologies.  Something he felt important for everyone.  Something he felt could connect people, through discussion. Its way past time we complete this list and help you broaden your reading. You can read about the first eleven books here. Mark Zuckerberg Book Club – part 2 1. Why Nations...

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Best Selling Non-Fiction Lucky Dip

Non-Fiction is a very broad range. This list of best selling non-fiction from 2015 is a lucky dip of topics. From dating practices, pet stories to the people of New York, this eclectic list is sure to give you an idea or two for the summer holidays. 1. Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari This is not another book by a comedian about their career. Ansari is demystifying modern dating, with the backing of data from expert research – albeit in his humorous an entertaining ways. The book is a social study that focuses mostly on online dating, but also...

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Funny Books For Adults by TV & Internet Personalities.

Funny books for adults usually touch on serious subjects too.  These funny life anecdotes, almost biographies,  are written by very funny TV and internet personalities.  They will make you laugh out loud, even in the serious bits. Science tells us laughter is good for lowering blood pressure, and increasing happy hormones, so go ahead and laugh.  Sharing these funny books for adults will also increase happiness. 1. Why Not Me? – Mindy Kaling Even if you are not familiar with Kaling’s work in comedy and TV, her books are still delightful to read. Why Not Me? is a rather personal...

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