2014 Reading Challenge: Books 4, 11, 15. Non-Fiction
Must reads: creativity, genius, and discovering you.
(although I liked The Element better than Finding your Element, as it is less of a workbook.)
2014 Reading Challenge: Books 12, 13, 16
Also known as Other Fiction
The Place Called Zero was a bad one.
Thief of Souls was P10 at the second hand bookstore, and was surprisingly good. Particularly if you like psychological thrillers.
2014 Reading Challenge: Books 5 - 7, 17 - 19
I may read YA books, but I am also an adult. So out of curiosity, and recommendations I read these, too.
50 Shades was okay, although the last one kind of dragged. Quick read, too.
The Beauty Trilogy was too much for me. It may have been a quick read, but it felt like time wasted. It makes you see things from a different perspective, though, like a peek into that dom-sub psychology.
2014 Reading Challenge: Books 3, 8 - 10, 14, 20-24
I teach 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders; I try to read what they read. Although I pretty much enjoy them, too.
Book #2: Poke the Box (Seth Godin)
"Imagine that the world had no middlemen, no publishers, no bosses, no HR folks, no one telling you what you couldn’t do.
If you lived in that world, what would you do?
Go. Do that.”
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