Book Blog – Siddhartha

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse Rating 5 out of 5 Genre Fiction Category: India, Spirituality, Buddhism A story that is based in India during the lifetime of Gautam Buddha (410 to 379 BC) as written by a German man in the 1950s, this book glows with spiritual splendor goes to show that pure spiritual seeking knows …

Book Blog – Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Rating: 5 out of 5Genre: Fiction Subject: Women, Coming of Age, Friendship Book Review Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Overview: This book will blow you away. Not by grand gestures of splendor but by its soft sweetness. It smoothly surfaces the magic of everyday kindnesses of ordinary people.CharactersThe character of Eleanor Oliphant …

Book Blogs – The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Atomic Habits by James Clear

Each of these books gets a 4 out of 5-star rating from me. Atomic Habits, as confessed by the author James Clear, is an extension of the principles expounded by the Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. It was a lucky coincidence for me to have recently read the Power of Habit before I picked …

Book Blog – The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Rating 5 out of 5 stars SPOILER ALERT - large parts of the story and the plot are revealed in this review. This book undoubtedly touches upon an exceptionally dark phase in human history - the unflinching persecution of Jews by the Nazi dictatorship under the reign of Adolf Hitler. There are several books that …

Book Blog – The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Rating 5 out of 5 stars Genre Fiction Subject Psychological Thriller (No spoilers in this review - just a description of my experience) I have been reading so much non-fiction lately, it is rare for me to find a piece of fiction that seems to be worth my time. This is one of those rare …