Review: Gregg Hurwitz – The Nowhere Man

Review: Gregg Hurwitz – The Nowhere Man

Today, I finished another Gregg Hurwitz novel. I read The Nowhere Man, which is the second book of the Orphan X series. As in the first book, Evan Smoak finds himself in an incredible, unbelievable adventure. What starts with as little as a napkin holder, soon turns into the most dangerous mission The Nowhere Man has ever faced. Ball bearings within ball bearings.

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Review: Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths – Algorithms to Live By

Review: Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths – Algorithms to Live By

Today, I finished Algorithms to Live By – The Computer Science of Human Decisions. I found out about this book at a meetup about software craftsmanship. At the meetup, we discussed the first chapter of the book and it looked very promising. Hence, I decided to read it. Here’s what it did to me.

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5 Reasons to Read: Ex-Heroes

5 Reasons to Read: Ex-Heroes

During the first months of 2017, I read most of the Ex-Heroes series. I really, really enjoyed it. I’ve been thinking about writing a blog post about the series for a while, but didn’t really know what to say. Today I figured I’d give it a go and explain to you why you should read the Ex-Heroes series. Here are five reasons why I enjoyed Peter Clines’ zombies vs superheroes mashup.

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Review: Stephen King – Mr. Mercedes

Review: Stephen King – Mr. Mercedes

I am a Constant Reader. At least, that’s how Stephen King calls us: the people that keep reading his books, one after the other. I’ve read a great deal of King books. Like really, a lot of them. But not all of them. Since I am a horror fan, I’ve waited with the Bill Hodges series as it is more a suspense/thriller story. In any case it’s not a horror story. Last week, I decided it was time to plunge into it.

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Review: Patrick Lencioni – The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Review: Patrick Lencioni – The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Last week I read The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. It’s a non-fiction book about teamwork and what makes teams fail, but told via a fable. It’s a fun read and Patrick Lencioni adds cool characters for his story.

So, what did I think about the book?

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Review: Emilie J. Howard – The Maestro

Review: Emilie J. Howard – The Maestro

Cold Hollow is a city in Vermont, where a lot of things tend to go the wrong way. And I do not mean wrong in a soft way. It’s a city of parolees, run by an ex-parolee. If necessary, they take the matters in their own hands. One of the least interesting things that happens, is the wedding of the mayor. And that’s mostly what this story is about…

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