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Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock book cover
Is the corporate ladder in this face paced modern world too precarious to climb? With the public spotlight being aimed at company employee practices, Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock could not have come out at a better time. Author Laszlo Bock is the Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google. Before joining Google in 2006, he served as …
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews was published in 2012 by Amulet Press. With the release of the movie adaptation this past June, the interest of he book has sky rocketed. The book being touted as another The Fault In Our Stars, has been appearing on every teen reading list this summer. The book …
The much anticipated book by Harper Lee, Go Set A Watchman was released on July 14, 2015. With a media storm for over a year now about this lost manuscript has come to a conclusion. Now that it is out, is it what people have been waiting for? Harper Lee is the very successful author …
On Tuesday July 14, 2015 one of the anticipated books of 2015 hits the shelves. Armada by Ernest Cline has been awaited by fans since Ready Player One was released in 2011. With Ready Player One coming to the big screen, directed by none other than Steven Spielberg. No cast list has appeared online just …
Sick In The Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatow binds together interviews that Mr. Apatow conducted over the course of his life. At 15, a young Judd Apatow, was already enamoured with the comedy world. Using a strategy that a fellow classmate at his high school radio station had used to meet …
The reason I chose to read Losing The Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of BlackBerry by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff was not just about learning what happened to BlackBerry but what happened to a community. BlackBerry was the heart of the Waterloo Tech community and the co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie revered …
When I started reading The Winter Family by Clifford Jackman I had some idea of how dark it was. I was told by a colleague that this book would probably scare the pants off of me. That Clifford Jackman wrote these characters so well that their dark personalities were palpable. Since I have read everything …
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume takes the crown of by far the most captivating read that I have read in my lifetime. Like any young woman I was introduced to Judy Blume through her young adult novels. The first one that I ever read was Blubber, and I loved it. Even though I was the resident …
When I worked in a bookstore Nice is just a Place in France by The Betches flew off the shelves. Masses of twenty-somethings, all looking like extras from the movie Mean Girls, pouted when the shelf was bare. Yes, they pouted. This humor book, based on the website Betches Love This, but Nice Is Just …
I read The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley and I’m not sure how I feel about it as I write this review. I was aware of the premise of the book from the description on the back, but when I started reading it I felt that it should have gone on a completely different story …
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