Book review: Coffee gives me super powers (Ryoko Iwata)

Title: Coffee gives me super powers Author: Ryoko Iwata Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing     Hands up if anyone reading this post does not know what is coffee.   This is a light-hearted book filled with fun facts about coffee. From the first page to the last page,  the reader can sense how passionate the… Continue reading Book review: Coffee gives me super powers (Ryoko Iwata)

Book review: Mt Fuji

Title: Mt Fuji Publisher: Seiseisha publishing co ltd Photographer: Shigeki Yamashita I believe Mount Fuji of Japan (affectionately called Fujisan by the Japanese) needs no introduction. During one of my trips to Japan, I had a quick glimpse of Mount Fuji when I took the bullet train (shinkansen) from Nagoya to Tokyo. My camera did… Continue reading Book review: Mt Fuji

Book review: Secret Tokyo

Title: Secret Tokyo Authors: Pierre Mustiere and Yoko Kera Publisher: Jonglez publishing The introduction got my attention. I thought the online travel guides are comprehensive enough to cover the different places in Tokyo. Yet the authors show that there are more, and indeed the places they introduce in the book are probably unknown to many.… Continue reading Book review: Secret Tokyo

Book review: Dreaming Bhutan (Nicole Grace)

Title: Dreaming Bhutan Author: Nicole Grace Publisher: Mani Press Bhutan, aka land of the thunder dragon, is a reclusive landlocked country situated between China and India, and best known for her happy citizens. I have heard about it, read about it, but never been there. This book is a compilation of pictures the author took… Continue reading Book review: Dreaming Bhutan (Nicole Grace)

Book review: He chose the nails (Max Lucado)

Title: He chose the nails Author: Max Lucado Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc   In this book Max Lucado shows why Jesus is the gift of love from God. He explains why the suffering on the cross is needed for sinners to qualify for heaven, and what this love entails.   Each chapter is set to… Continue reading Book review: He chose the nails (Max Lucado)

Book review: Six hours one Friday (by Max Lucado)

Title: Six hours one Friday Author: Max Lucado Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc   The book starts with Max Lucado recounting his experience in securing his houseboat in the face of a hurricane that was about to come. He and his friends were tying the houseboat to anything they could find on land. Then came an… Continue reading Book review: Six hours one Friday (by Max Lucado)

Book review: Enchanting Penang (by David Bowden)

Title: Enchanting Penang Author: David Bowden Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Limited     In this book, David Bowden gives a introduction to Penang, Malaysia. He writes about the history, reglions, climate, food, forests, and main tourist attractions eg the murals. The main focus of the book is George Town but David Bowden also covers places… Continue reading Book review: Enchanting Penang (by David Bowden)