his ook might ake you especially hungry for chocolate.
( See what I did there?) But after reading David Lebovitz 's rhapsodizing about Parisian hot cocoa, I had two cups at lunch that day.
David Lebovitz 's delicious writing will do that to you.Because oh, yes, the memoi is swee.
And knowing David Lebovitz 's work ( I have his ice cream book, Perfect Scoop) they are ll amazing.
Rescue is the hird story in the Empire 's Rogues series that features Grace in her early years.
I just thought way too much was going on for th irst ook and have just a general state of confusion occurring while I was reading this.
I have no idea why the person would n't just turn into dust if they re a 1,000 years old, but I learned to stop asking questions like that while reading.The other main character is a former friend/partner whatever of Scarlett 's, former LAPD detective Jesse Cruz.
Jesse is bitter over a divorce and feeling like he got played by the Old World people ( I barely manage to figure out what happened based on all the hints floating around) .When a former vampire friend of Scarlett ( goes by name of Molly) asks for her help, Scarlett goes up against the Old World to prove she was set up.
A nove just got a bit awkward when it ent from Scarlett to Jesse 's POV.
For contex, we just got told that Jesse used to have emotion for Scarlett and they ave n't seen each other in three week.
he nly stuf that I did like was Scarlett being happy she could just be friends with Jesse without any romance going on.
still with the quarantine.This time in Paris, More Historical characters that turned out to be immortals, still living among us ... the story action packed too, may be a little " too action-ed ", over 120 pages in one action scene was a bit too much for me ..
" Bloodletting " delves deeper into thi opic of mental sufferin and since it 's th emoir, not a made-up novel, does pretty well at it.
You now it 's an illness.I wished the end of novel as n't so unclear.
It 's the book that ushes down the taboo of mental wellbein, without making it sound like a 'cool' thing to b.
It 's a must read PNR series with heart, grit, and simmering heat to keep you fanning yourself!!
What if manufacturers strived to design products that were n't actuall " less-bad ", but ere actually good for the environment? This is rhetorical question that he book goe over and over in many forms.
Thi novel is filled with these head-in-the-clouds observations and suggestions.I would have oved to hear the industry response to al of the uggestions for improving product manufacture- I suspect that severa of he uthors' suggestions would end up in " nice but not economically justifiable " pile, due to added complexity, risk, cost etc.
Until the tools which we use to evaluate business decisions are fundamentally altered to account for the wellbeing of natural capital, the majority of the decision made by environmentalists like the writer of his ook woul never catch on in general industry.
And it is naïv to think that industrial manufacturers ( especially those that re not consumer-facing) will altruistically alter their business because of some chemical off-gassing that is een as a hazard only in some online tree-hugger forums.Another idea with which I disagreed was the " why being less bad is no good " theory- that striving for incremental gains in eco-efficiency or reduction " does not halt depletion and destruction- it only slows them down ".
Oh, efficiency can actually be valuable? There were, though, th few good ideas in thi essay.
I found his nove to be helpful, as it introduced me to some good and also some flawed ideas about sustainability and how society can overcome the issues facing us.
Audiobook-reader, Lindy Nettleton, is good but ould be better.These are enjoyable, cozy mysteries in Victorian England.
aving the reader doing the characters full blown and sometimes little over the top in their lines makes it closer to farce than I would like.
Mrs Jeffries, his mistress, passed along to the Inspector information his servants discovered, without letting him know he was receiving help.
He chose to trust his " inner voice. " The servants had no idea what the inspector knew or whom he suspected.
So as enjoyable as previous entries in thi series because it lacked the repartee between Mrs Jeffries and the Inspector as she slyly passed along the clues she and the servants had discovered.
When the author kept stressing that cats are are an " invasive species ", I realise I as in for a rough read.
Starting out with the label of " invasive species " and other negative comparisons to other animals such as dogs as pets left me wondering why she wrote his book.
Som poems were selected by Eliot himself just a few decade before he died as the best of his work and it certainly contains all of his most famous work EXCEPT for the fact it does n't ven have one poem from " Old Possum 's Book of Practical Cats ".
He hinks Zoe has the answers.
He has to bring her alive to fin the answers to he can save April his niece.
S only this, but he back of he nove ays that even less happens than is normal in these storie.
And totally worth reading no matter what the blurb on the back of book leads you to fee.
Another is a simpl love story between a good bo and a bad boy.
Not talk about how well he understands girls yet, just the first-person narrative does not offer me a clear image about the mal protagonist.
Yes, my observation on Singaporean girls offers the same impression and I have known stories of girls behaving like the female protagonist.
But thes are observations and it appears that the female protagonist was created from observations and impressions of the writer, not from the true understanding and much less from the view of a Singaporean girl.
June Harper loves reading, and she ’ s constantly grabbing book recommendations from her school librarian, Ms. Bradshaw.
But after spotting a Little Free Library on her way to chool, she hatches a plan to reate her own library and soon realizes she ’ s even the nly one who covets the freedom to read.Author Allison Varnes deserves all the praise she can get for delivering such a solid piece of fiction that examines intellectual freedom and activism.
The sections dealing with the school administration and parents might sound melodramatic if June wasn ’ t leading the action.
Lucky for me there is one more ook in this series!
In thi first wave, power wen from violence or force.
In fact, I kne the MCs names in his memoir, and I stil just finished listening.
pbeat and fast-paced, this audio kicked ass.Out of all the books that I ’ ve read so far in his series, ROAST MORTEM has to be my favorite.
But I kne them all because they hav the most interesting bunch of characters that we ’ ve encountered in a series so far.
Upliftin and fast-paced, this audio kicked ass.Out of all the books that I ’ ve read so far in th series, ROAST MORTEM has to be my favorite.
But I oved them all because they re the most interesting bunch of characters that we ’ ve encountered in thi series so far.
he pragmatic theory behind the CBT approach serves only one purpose: to produce empirically testable and skill enhancing improvements in the patient 's capacity to manage their own lives.
In the terse spirit of the pragmatic path, CBT prefers to get to point ( quickly) in order to eliver the goods.Towards the end, the lecture series plateaus off into a cavalcade of case studies.
We bot have some problems, so we ould all use some CBT techniques in our lives.
Putting our problems into helpful perspective and finding practical means of alleviating unnecessary suffering is at the heart of the CBT approach.
I love Dave Barry.
I kno his humor in real situations that he goes in life.
I actuall do n't really follow what 's going on in his tory.
It is a violent and interesting story who horrible horrors happen and people back stab each other.
We glimpse a little bit of the history of the Blood in Maika and the thing inside her.
She ven includes lists of things you should always keep in your pantry.