Review: Dan Ariely – Predictably Irrational

Review: Dan Ariely – Predictably Irrational

We – humans – do a lot of silly things. We never stop to think about them, though. Then comes in Dan Ariely. With his ability to think of experiments that outline our behaviour. I was curious to see where this train of ideas would lead, so I read Predictably Irrational. It might come to a surprise that I found out that I am also very irrational.

“Suppose we are nothing more than the sum of our first, naive, random behaviors. What then?” – Dan Ariely

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Review: Michael Crichton & Richard Preston – Micro

Review: Michael Crichton & Richard Preston – Micro

After Michael Crichton passed away in 2008, they found some manuscripts and unfinished books. One of these was Micro, and Richard Preston was chosen to finish it. I am so glad he did. I found out the book doesn’t get real good ratings, so I was curious. I mean, come on. This was a Crichton book (partially). Here’s what I think about it.

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Review: Ethan Cross – The Shepherd

Review: Ethan Cross – The Shepherd

Good doesn’t triumph over evil. There’s just random chance and death. 

This is one of the messages Ethan Cross tries to tell us. I found this book at a local book fair and I’m very happy that I did. I hardly come by books that interest me, because those fairs are mostly littered with poor young-adult books.

Here’s what I think about The Shepherd.

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Review: Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan & Deborah Biancotti – Zeroes

Review: Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan & Deborah Biancotti – Zeroes

Briefly before I left for our road trip, I was able to finish a book about teenagers with superpowers. Zeroes is a book written by three authors, and I found it on a Goodreads list full of superhero books. As you (may or may not) know, I am a big fan of super-humans and super-villains. I therefore had some expectations when I started reading this book.

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Review: Stephen King – Finders Keepers

Review: Stephen King – Finders Keepers

Shit don’t mean shit. Or at least, that’s one of the statements that keeps returning in Finders Keepers. I finished it today, the second book of the Bill Hodges trilogy. As you might or might not know, I’m a Constant Reader. One of those that keep reading Stephen King’s books. Why? Well, the Master explains it himself in this book.

“… at least there were books. Books were escape.” 

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