Manic Monday

Manic Monday: One More Thing – Stories and Other Stories


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is a collection of short stories by The Office actor and writer BJ Novak - One More Thing. Plot   I cannot begin to describe how witty, smart, and simply entertaining this book… Continue reading Manic Monday: One More Thing – Stories and Other Stories

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Manic Monday

Manic Monday: Exorcism – Encounters with the Paranormal and the Occult


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Though it's Thursday today, I thought I'd still be fair and give a book review (internet issues, my apologies). Our book for today is my first Filipino book review. Exorcism: Encounters with the Paranormal and… Continue reading Manic Monday: Exorcism – Encounters with the Paranormal and the Occult

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Manic Monday: Women Who Run With the Wolves


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is the world renowned book Women Who Run With the Wolves (Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype) by post trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Plot   Unlike novels… Continue reading Manic Monday: Women Who Run With the Wolves

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Manic Monday: Anna Dressed in Blood


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is under the young adult readers genre, Anna Dressed in Blood  by Kendare Blake.   Plot Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead. So did his father before him,… Continue reading Manic Monday: Anna Dressed in Blood

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Manic Monday: Insomnia


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is my favorite book from my favorite horror author Stephen King - Insomnia.     Plot Since his wife died, Ralph Roberts has been having trouble sleeping. Each night he awakens a little… Continue reading Manic Monday: Insomnia

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Manic Monday: Eleven Minutes


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is from Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes. As we're nearing the Valentine's season, I've been seeing a lot of Fifty Shades of Grey: Freed trailer and marketing ads. This made me… Continue reading Manic Monday: Eleven Minutes

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Manic Monday: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time


Welcome to Manic Monday! Every Monday I pick a book and provide a little insight about it from a reader's perspective. Our book for today is a 2003 bestseller novel by the British writer, Mark Haddon, - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.  Plot The book is from a first person perspective of Christopher John Francis Boone,… Continue reading Manic Monday: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time