Non- Fiction

Fitness Powered Brains by Chong Chen (Book Review #232)

This review was kindly requested by Chong Chen. Fitness powered brains is a short book revolutionizing the field of physical fitness and brain science. The book provides strategies to strengthen the brain and by doing so, increase productivity. It also subsequently, assists with the coping methods and reduces stress. The intention of the author, I believe, is to assist the reader in achieving a better life and providing a more successful way of living. He believes that fit people are more effective, []

Your Ultimate ACT Prep Book by Ashleigh Owens (Book Review #233)

This review was kindly requested by Ashleigh Owens.  Your Ultimate ACT prep book is written with the intention to provide the best strategy and work ethic to increase your score. ACT is divided into four multiple choice subject tests: English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning. Subject test scores range from 1 to 36; all scores are integers. The book is like a test prep course without the expensive costs. What I liked about the book was that it is integrated into four chapters []

Immediacy: Our Ways of Coping in Everyday Life (Book Review #189)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Immediacy is a non-fiction – Psychology – Social Science book written about ways of which we can cope in everyday life. The book begins with informing us that from the day we are born, every single one of us must cope with the world we live in. Based on how effective with cope, we succeed to []

Reincarnation by Tabitha Zalot (Book Review #190)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Reincarnation is a non- fiction- semi-religious book written about Karma and what happens after death. The author believes that there are seven levels of astral worlds where people have to evolve through different lives until they reach the level of Karma, which can liberate them from the reincarnation cycle. I found the book to lack major references and substantial evidence to suggest the opinions mentioned in the content. There are some indications []

The Psychosomatics of An Eye Disease – Keratoconus Written by Dr. James Okun

It is time for James Okun to pick our brain and inform us on some important medical matters. You can show your support by buying his books or leaving a comment here if you like- Jeyran Main James D. Okun, MD is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University and of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He is the co-author of The History of New Innovations in Modern Medicine: New Thought and the Threat to Traditional Medicine []

History of Philosophy by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #206)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. History of Philosophy is a mind-boggling book discussing Roman, Eastern, and Western philosophy. It also includes Theories and philosophers, which have had great influence in shaping what we have today. I liked this book because it was very easy to understand. Philosophy is not a subject that everyone finds enjoyable or easy to read, however, this book has been written with a nice flow and connectivity between the subject matters. The literary []

Survival by Alexander S. Blackmon (Book Review #204)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. This book is all about survival techniques and basic preparing methods to survive tricky situations. I think it is a great book for people that travel a lot or are planning to travel to places that there may be circumstances where you really get stuck. I think it’s a very useful book to have and to even keep in the trunk of your car. The only recommendation I would have is to []

History of Empires by Robert Dean (Book Review #205)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested these short book reviews. History of Empires is a short book written about the history of the Roman, American, and British Empires. It also covers Sparta and Babylon and their history. Since it is a short book, it is obvious that the content is not going to cover everything or at least won’t be able to cover things in detail, however, what it does do is provide a general and correct overview of each of the []