The Dark World by Zak Bagans.

 

Book Review by Cari Mayhew.  Rating 8/10.

 

In The Dark World, Zak Bagans talks about his ghostly encounters, as the lead investigator for the documentary series Ghost Adventures!  As one of the more seasoned and experienced professionals in the field, Zak has had some pretty crazy experiences!  They cover the entire spectrum of ghost hunting phenomena, from seeing full body apparitions, to having his butt pinched by a spirit, LOL! Continue reading The Dark World by Zak Bagans.

God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction by Dan Barker.

God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction by Dan Barker.

 

Book Review by Cari Mayhew.  Rating 6/10.

 

A striking book designed to hit Christianity in the heart. Continue reading God: The Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction by Dan Barker.

Primates of Park Avenue By Wednesday Martin

Book review by Cari Mayhew.  Rating 4/10

Part biography, part anthropological commentary, in her book Martin describes her life in the most wealthy and affluent part of New York – Upper East Side Manhattan.  Although she grew up in Manhattan herself, Martin finds herself thrust into a new way of life and with a new series of woes. Continue reading Primates of Park Avenue By Wednesday Martin

The Naked Future – by Patrick Tucker

Book Review by Cari Mayhew.  Rating 7.5/10

This is a book about how the digital footprint we leave behind us can be used to make predictions about our future in all aspects of our lives.  But are we seeing the coming to being of a dystopian science fiction, or are we tapping into a new superpower? Continue reading The Naked Future – by Patrick Tucker

Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Rubber.

Book Review by Cari Mayhew.  Rating 5/10

This book was not at all what I was expecting!

From the title of the book I expected this book to be about economics, but perhaps concentrating on consumer behaviour.  But there is no mention of prominent economic topics such as GDP, market conditions, inflation, unemployment or even the production of goods and services in general. Continue reading Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Rubber.

The News: A User’s Manual, By Alain de Botton.

Book Review by Cari Mayhew.  Rating 7/10

I believe this book has the wrong title.  Let me explain.

Despite having the title “The News: A User’s Manual”, the book reads like a wish-list of how de Botton wants news journalists and media editors to present and publish the news.  Continue reading The News: A User’s Manual, By Alain de Botton.