[Parenting Dilemmas] The Lost Boys (1992) book review

What if the kids that your son plays with on a computer game, matches the names of the kids that are already going missing and killed by a serial killer? After reading the premise above in the synopsis, I just couldn’t help myself. It’s a must read for me when something is this intriguing and…

[Men’s Mindset] WTF Are Men Thinking? (2012) book review

Today, we are going to talk about a book that answers one of life’s greatest mysteries: WTF are men thinking? 1-Sentence Summary. After an incident got two male market researchers thinking they would be the best people to answer this daunting question of what the male species are thinking, they setup a research comprising of…

[Map Connoisseurs] The Map Thief (2014) book review

Why on earth would anybody be stealing maps?! That was my first reaction when I saw the title of this book on a bookshelf in Dasa Bookstore (secondhand bookstore in Bangkok). If it was a Jewel thief, or a heist on a high end masterpieces of Art, then I would understand. But maps? I just…

[Startup Story] The Everything Store (2013) book review

  Pretty much everybody would know about Amazon. It is so widespread, that even though Amazon’s service is not available in my country (as a home centre, I can still choose to ship overseas from Amazon in America), I’m awed by the options and convenience it brings. 1-Sentence Summary. A brief history of how Jeff Bezos…

[Accidental Genius] Struck by Genius book review

1-Sentence Summary. True story of a carefree party-guy & Planet Futon salesman, Jason Padgett, who got hit on the head one night and woke up to suddenly become a mathematical genius and automatically starts seeing mathematical equations in front of his eyes all the time. Why I Picked it Up. I’ve always been mystified about knowing more…

[Dating Trends] Modern Romance book review

Disclaimer. I have never watched Aziz Ansari’s shows before and I feel particularly neutral about him. All I know is that he is a well-renowned and smart comedian, and I remember not being impressed with his performance when I watched him host an awards show many years back for a short 3 minutes on TV. With…

[History Fixers] Time Riders book series review

I’ve just finished reading the ninth and final book of the Time Riders series and I’m so happy that a much-loved series has finally reached its conclusion! … Or ‘sort of’ conclusion, judging by the ending. To give it justice, I will now be reviewing it as a whole chronicle series, rather than based on…

[Teenage Burglars] The Bling Ring book review

1-Sentence Summary. True story about a group of rich teenagers, The Bling Ring, who crashed into Hollywood celebrities’ houses and stole clothing, shoes, undergarments and even naked photos just to feel nearer to their idols. Why I Picked it Up. Tell me, wouldn’t you be interested in knowing more about the actual teenagers who easily stole stuff from…