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Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi (Shiva Trilogy #1)

I know I’m a bit late in reading this book but as the saying goes, better late than never! Completed this in three days. What an amazing book. One of those which you can’t put down. I’ve read a lot of reviews about this book. The negative ones mainly talk about how this book is inaccurate. Of course! It’s fiction for God’s sake! This is a lovely book and the (…) Read more

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Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculee Ilibagiza

If there is one book you have to read on the atrocities which occurred during the Rwandan genocide, then this is it. “Left to Tell” is a memoir of Immaculee Ilibagiza, a survivor of the genocide, who lost all her family members during this horrifying period.  In 1994, Rwandan native Ilibagiza was 22 years old and home from college to spend Easter with her devout Catholic family, when the death (…) Read more

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Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting by Dr. Wayne Dyer

Just completed this amazing book. I’ve read a couple of Wayne Dyer books in the past and this is easily my favourite as the topics he discusses are close to my heart. One key message which he emphasizes throughout the book is that divinity is within you. He provides many examples in his life including his encounters and experiences with Anita Moorjani (Dying to be Me), Mira Kelley and John (…) Read more

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Nick Vujicic Inspires Faith in Action with “Unstoppable”

Currently in the midst of reading Nick Vujicic‘s 2012 book, “Unstoppable”. I’ve been wanting to read it for sometime but only recently managed to get hold of the book. Nick’s videos have been very useful for the motivational talks I used to have with students (via the Sai Organization of Malaysia). In fact, we’ve been using his videos way before he became “famous” with the launch of his books and (…) Read more

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist by Richard Dawkins

I’m currently reading this book. My second Richard Dawkins title, the first being “The God Delusion”. “An Appetite for Wonder” is an intimate memoir of the childhood and development of iconic scientist and renowned atheist, Richard Dawkins. The book covers the first half of his life up until the publishing of his first book and masterpiece, “The Selfish Gene”. Richard Dawkins is a bit of a controversial character especially here in Malaysia (…) Read more

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Boyd Varty’s Cathedral of the Wild

If you have not watched his Ted Talk, you must! Boyd Varty and his family owns the Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. It’s a beautiful place established in 1973 by his father and uncle. When Nelson Mandela was released after twenty-seven years of imprisonment, he came to recover at the reserve. He’s got a new book out which is a memoir of his life at Londolozi. It’s to be released next (…) Read more

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The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony

I’m in the midst of reading my second Lawrence Anthony book, the first being “The Last Rhinos” which I completed about two months back. If you are interested in wildlife, animals, conservation or simply nature, this book is definitely for you. Have you read one of those books where you find it hard to put down and end up reading it in just a few days? This is one of (…) Read more

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