Reading: The Art of Conversation

  “[…] conversation–it’s the basic building block of our connection with each other.” The Art of Conversation Judy Apps When this book first crossed my path it was to hand it to someone else. I remember it because I didn’t give any thought until the title caught my eye. Conversation. I love good conversations. Not […]

Reading: The Little Prince

Reading: The Little Prince

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Richard Howard, Dom Marcos Barbosa, Melina Karakosta on June 29th 2000 Genres: children’s, classics Pages: 93 Goodreads Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves […]

Book Review: Many a Twist (County Cork #6)

Book Review: Many a Twist (County Cork #6)

Many a Twist (County Cork #6) by Sheila Connolly on January 9, 2018 Genres: contemporary, mystery Pages: 320 Goodreads The 411 Junkie Rundown We know that Cork County is the best place to live in Maura’s world so I’m skipping that. But there’s a new hotel developer in town and he’s looking to set up […]

Book Review: The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase #2)

Book Review: The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase #2)

The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #2) by Rick Riordan Published by Disney-Hyperion on October 4th 2016 Genres: adventure, fantasy, myths Pages: 471 Goodreads The 411 Junkie Rundown The adventures *coughs troubles* for Magnus continues. A missing hammer, another prophecy, a new hall mate, and stopping Ragnorak–again–seems to be the […]

Book Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase #1)

The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan Published by Disney – Hyperion Books on October 6th 2015 Genres: action, adventure, myths Pages: 499 Goodreads The 411 Junkie Rundown Valhala, Loki, Thor, Odin, the Valkeries. Yep, they’re all included in this newest adventure from Rick Riordan. Magnus Chase […]

Book Review: Text, Don’t Call, an Illustrated Guide to the Introvert

Text, Don’t Call: An Illustrated Guide to the Introverted Life by Aaron Caycedo-Kimura Published by Tarcherperigee on August 15th 2017 Genres: non-fiction Pages: 133 Goodreads The 411 Junkie Rundown Actually, the title covers a very good description. It’s book that pretty much sums up introverts–what we’re like, how we cope, misconceptions. And they do it […]