Patrick Suskind's "Perfume" is a book that really "stinks." For one of the rare instances in literature, the author literally scribbles smells directly into the reader's head. But is the novel truly about murder, or more about how "normal" people are easily manipulated by an evil genius?
Children love to cook and this delightful picture book about making a cake will engage young readers and inspire them to make their dreams come true. Making a cake together brings everyone together to create something delicious and encourages inclusivity.
I heard that Jesus had many houses up there, but when I looked there I couldn't look at something that looked blue as usual. Did he hide houses inside? Is Safiya watching me now? Did I tell him about her things that I hid so that she wouldn't find them and become more beautiful than me?
Celebrate Halloween with your little ones by reading these 2 board books with trick-or-treating trucks, friends who stop by the witch's house, and more characters that we associate with Halloween like all of the black kitties.
Self-confidence and sharing love along the way are great lessons from these two picture books featured in this review article. Teaching young children to "sparkle" as they grow and learning to give love to everyone by sharing hugs are lessons learned in these two charming picture books.
An excellent look into national structures and processes of Japan's early modern timber industry, how it interacted with the rest of society, its workers and conditions, and a brilliant analysis of different interest groups and ecologic results, The Lumber Industry in Early Modern Japan is superb.
Here's my list of best books to avoid manipulation. These books will teach you how to recognize emotional/psychological manipulation tactics and how to deal with them effectively
If you're planning on applying to some of the world's most renowned universities, in this article you will find the books admission counselors want you to read beforehand, recommended by either university professors or people who have already been accepted into a prestigious educational institution.
Read along to discover Clara's fate as she sets off to find her missing cousin Estoban. The traditional card game from Mexico holds Clara's fate. Clara is not aware that she has been targeted by the card game for an early death. Her only goal is to find her missing cousin.
Imbued with some good details of ancient Mesopotamia's governance and society, and a sufficient amount on its society and evolution, Babylon by Joan Oates nevertheless doesn't sufficiently explore the significance of Mesopotamia and its world.
Donald Keene's overview of Japanese literature in World Within Walls is both an excellent historical source and a brilliant source of literary criticism, suitable for both experts and neophytes with an interest in Japanese, indeed world, culture.
Daniela has trained to be a primera since she was twelve years old. Now, as her graduation, and wedding to Medio's most eligible young bachelor, approaches, she is drawn into a harrowing game of secrets, lies, and forbidden love.
In a subject which can be hard to always find books upon it; Histoire du Bailli de Suffren, a now-elderly French biography-military history of the French admiral Suffren, is welcome for the subject but does little to give a deeper understanding of Suffren's navy and questions about his campaign.
Although a decent summary of the political history and conquest of Indochina, L'Indochine française, 1858-1954 is excessively narrow, biased, and more concerned with settle old scores about Indochina than critically analyzing the history and results of French colonization
Elegantly written, decisive, and an excellent insight into Nazism and its policies in WW2 Europe, Hitler's Empire is an irreplaceable book to gain a new understanding of political, economic, and ideological aspects of the Second World War
A great book for examining the role of Western technological imports into the USSR, as well as understanding incentives of Soviet economic development, Trade and Technology in Soviet-Western Relations has the breadth to serve both as a historical resource and guide for present policy.
Although Hegel proves his point that the Chinese 17th century novel had major political commentary roles, he has purposefully limited himself to a far too narrow analysis of the broader meaning of Chinese literature at the end of the Ming and beginning of the Qing.
A bunch of miners decide they will travel up into the clouds to mine the vaults of heaven. Sounds interesting, but does the tale live up to its potential. Read this review and find out.
How to avoid loss and earn consistently book by Prasenjit Paul is a good stock investment book with examples from India Stock exchanges. This enables retail investors to find a framework for stock picking, buying and selling stocks to earn consistently.
Hurricanes will continue to be a huge part of our climate change now and many children will experience a hurricane at least once in some areas of the country. All Hands on Deck by Robert Neubecker features some history of Hurricane Katrina and the courageous rescue effort in beautiful picture book.
Princess Briana is an uplifting tale written by Yaba Baker. A story of a young black, intelligent princess set in the fictional land of Eseryia.
An exploration into how Quentin Tarantino's novelisation gives a detailed and much needed backstory to Cliff Booth, creating one of his most interesting characters in the process.