Short Reviews

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 []

June Short Book Reviews (Part Two)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested these short book reviews. Etiquette: A Guide to the Most Common Etiquette Rules and Social Situations where Etiquette Matters by Niel Schreiber Etiquette is a wonderful book written about how you should behave and interact in social situations. Whether it is a family event or an official work related gathering, this book attempts to inform you on basic civil behavior that would increase your likeability and social calendar. The only thing that I could recommend in []

June Short Book Reviews (Part One)

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Fasting by Jonathan Clear This is a book written about the benefits of practicing Fasting. As we all may know, fasting has been best known for its religious connections, however; this book discusses matter beyond that. It also emphasizes as a way to losing weight, to cleanse and to heal as well. In the beginning, I was very intrigued to see what the book was going to offer and it []

May Short Book Reviews

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American History by William Willis The blurb pretty much covers everything that the book entails. It definitely is a road map to discovering America and where everything originates. What I found interesting in the book was that it wasn’t just a history book. The format, writing style, and the layout of the book are designed to make you feel as if you are part of the history, even if you []

April Short Book Reviews

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club.   Healing by Josephine Green This book is beyond the normal health books you read. It entails subject matters such as meditation, the power of the prayer, fasting and energy healing such as Reiki. I was truly impressed with the content provided in this book. Every chapter teaches you how to work on healing your body, mind, and soul with various methods that do not require any financial loss. Whether []

Short Book Reviews (April)

These short book reviews were kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Music History by Andrew Sullivan Music history is a book written for an audience that wishes to discover the truth about its history. It is an excellent book, in my opinion, for music teachers, music institutes and universities that teach music as an introduction to their pupils Besides covering the history of modern music, classical, jazz, and rock music; this book also educates you in what electronic music means, where pop music []