​Book review: Marco Polo epic traveler throughout Asia 

Title: Marco Polo epic traveler throughout Asia Author: Jason Porterfield Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group   Marco Polo was born in 1254 to a family of merchants in Venice. His father and uncle were away from home for trading when he was born. Their return trip was delayed mainly due to wars, and Marco Polo… Continue reading ​Book review: Marco Polo epic traveler throughout Asia 

Book review: Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the soccer scheme

Title: Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the soccer scheme Author: Donald J. Sobol Publisher: Dutton children’s books   The lead character in this story is a teenager, Leroy. His nickname is Encyclopedia because he is very knowledgeable. His father is the chief of police in the town of Idaville. Sometimes Encyclopedia Brown would assist… Continue reading Book review: Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the soccer scheme

Book review: Bridget Jones: The edge of reason (by Helen Fielding)

Title: Bridget Jones: The edge of reason Author: Helen Fielding Publisher: Picador   This novel is written in the form of a diary. It starts with the lead character, Bridget Jones, feeling excited because she was in a relationship for 4 weeks and 5 days with a man named Mark Darcy. Bridget Jones was happy… Continue reading Book review: Bridget Jones: The edge of reason (by Helen Fielding)

Book review: Shopaholic to the stars (by Sophie Kinsella)

Title: Shopaholic to the stars Author: Sophie Kinsella Publisher: Bantam Press   Becky has moved from Britain to Hollywood, following her husband’s new job as the manager of a Hollywood star. She has to make adjustments for her daughter’s schooling and finding a new job. She dreams of working together with Nenita Dietz, the queen… Continue reading Book review: Shopaholic to the stars (by Sophie Kinsella)

Book review: Gray Mountain (John Grisham)

Title: Gray Mountain Author: John Grisham Publisher: Dell   Samantha was working in a large law firm in New York that paid her handsomely. Then came the unexpected crisis that followed after the collapse of Lehman Brothers. It brought a halt to her promising career. The law firm downsized, and she, together with a few… Continue reading Book review: Gray Mountain (John Grisham)

Book review: Starting your career as a professional blogger (by Jacqueline Bodnar)

Title: Starting your career as a professional blogger Author: Jacqueline Bodnar Publisher: Allworth Press   In this book, Jacqueline Bodnar shows the reader how to become a professional blogger, that is, making a living by blogging. In a way this book is a guidebook to professional blogging as Jacqueline Bodnar shows the steps in how… Continue reading Book review: Starting your career as a professional blogger (by Jacqueline Bodnar)

Book review: Solo

Title: Solo Author: Ian Fleming Publications Limited Publisher: Jonathan Cape   This is a James Bond (aka 007) novel written by William Boyd. “Ian Fleming Publications Limited has asserted its right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work.”   The year is 1969. The story… Continue reading Book review: Solo