Review: Salem’s Curse

reviewSalem's Curse by Sydney Bristow

Title: Salem’s Curse

Author: Sydney Bristow

Published: 2017/02/18

Version: Ebook

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Rating: 3/5

Goodreads Synopsis:

There’s no instruction guide to saving the world, so…apologies in advance if I make a mess of it!

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Book Review: Kitchen Confidential

Restaurant Blog GraphicKitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Title: Kitchen Confidential

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Published: 2007/01/09

Version: Audiobook

Pages: 312

Started: 2017/05/03

Finished: 2017/06/04

Rating: 3/5

Goodread Synopsis:

A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material.

New York Chef Tony Bourdain gives away secrets of the trade in his wickedly funny, inspiring memoir/expose. Kitchen Confidential reveals what Bourdain calls “twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine.” Continue reading

Review Time: The Power of Persuasion: How We’re Bought and Sold

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The Power of Persuasion: How We're Bought and SoldTitle: The Power of Persuasion: How We’re Bought and Sold

Author: Robert V. Levine

Published: 2003/02/21

Version: Audiobook

Pages: 278

Started: 2017/05/20

Finished: 2017/06/20

Rating: 3/5

Goodread Synopsis: There’s a sucker born every minute–don’t let it be you!

Learn how to ward off even the best predators with the secrets revealed in The Power of Persuasion

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Review Time: The Upside of Unrequited

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Title: The Upside of Unrequited

Author: Becky Albertalli

Published: 2017/04/11

Version: Hardcover

Started: 2017/06/04

Finished: 2017/06/16

Rating: 5/5

Synopsis:

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret. Because no matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful.

Then a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly’s totally not dying of loneliness—except for the part where she is. Luckily, Cassie’s new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. Will is funny and flirtatious and just might be perfect crush material. Maybe more than crush material. And if Molly can win him over, she’ll get her first kiss and she’ll get her twin back.

There’s only one problem: Molly’s coworker Reid. He’s an awkward Tolkien superfan with a season pass to the Ren Faire, and there’s absolutely no way Molly could fall for him. Right?  Continue reading

Review Time: The Millionaire Real Estate Agent

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The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It's Not About the Money...It's About Being the Best You Can Be!

Title: The Millionaire Real Estate Agent

Author: Gary Keller

Published: 2004/04/01

Version: Book & Audiobook

Started: 2017/06/01

Finished: 2017/06/09

Rating: 5/5

Goodreads Synopsis: Take your real estate career to the highest level.
“Whether you are just getting started or a veteran in the business, “The Millionaire Real Estate Agent” is the step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and in your life.”
–Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1″ New York Times” bestselling series “Chicken Soup for the Soul”
“This book presents a new paradigm for real estate and should be required reading for real estate professionals everywhere.”
–Robert T. Kiyosaki, “New York Times” bestselling author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”
“The Millionaire Real Estate Agent “explains: Three concepts that drive production Economic, organizational, and lead generation models that are the foundations of any high-achiever’s business How to “Earn a Million,” “Net a Million,” and “Receive a Million” in annual income.

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Review Time: You Are a Badass

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Getting tired of reviews yet? Yeah, neither am I =^_^=

Today is another Review Request! Humans with the ability to avert your bad decisions, it’s almost like an angel on your shoulder right? Continue reading to find out! I received a copy of this work in exchange for my honest opinion.

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome LifeTitle: You are a Badass

Author: Jen Sincero

Published: 2013/04/23

Version: Audiobook

Pages: 256

Started: 2017/05/24

Finished: 2017/06/17

Rating: 4/5

Goodread Synopsis: The #1 New York Times Bestseller YOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON’T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT.

In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word. If you’re ready to make some serious changes around here, You Are a Badass will help you: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, blast past your fears so you can take big exciting risks, figure out how to make some damn money already, learn to love yourself and others, set big goals and reach them – it will basically show you how to create a life you totally love, and how to create it NOW.

By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change what you don’t love, and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass.

If you’re wanting to kick some serious ass in the money department (you wanna?) and start making the kind of dinero you ain’t never made before, pre-order the next book in the series that’s all about your financial badassery: You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth, coming April 2017 from Viking Books.   Continue reading