Short Reviews

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 []

NLP Techniques by Brian Ledger (Book Review #228)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club.   NLP is a short non-fiction book written about the effective way to set your mind straight and to be able to focus better in life. NPL stands for Neuro Linguistic Programs, which are psychological techniques that facilitate effective communication. I found this book to be fascinating as it is something most of us lack in our relationships and it the primary reason for fall outs.   What I would have liked []

Intermittent Fasting by Justin Hart (Book Review 203)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. This book is all about weight loss. It discusses methods such as fasting and ketogenic ways of losing fat in our body. It also provides some history and common knowledge on problems people have that face dieting and what is now called “crash dieting.” I found that particular part of the book to be very interesting, as I know it to be true. There are parts where you feel that the book []

Vikings by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #207)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Vikings is a book writing about the history, mythology, and the Rune Stones of these well know pirate raids. It begins with explaining where the word ‘Viking’ originates from and how it all started. These raiders and plunders sure did have a life of their own and I was happy to read and learn more about them. My knowledge about these people was, to be honest, limited. However, after reading this book, []

History of the 20th century by Wayne M. Nestor (Book Review #191)

History of the 20th century is a short book written about the events that shaped the world, politically, developmentally, and structurally. The book provides a small description of famous Politicians and important men that were around the 20th century such as Churchill, John Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, and Manhatma Gandhi. It also mentions significant people that were influential at the time such as Charlie Chaplin, Louis Armstrong, Coco Chanel and more. The 20th century furthermore had its scientific and technological []