Whaling in the Faroe Islands

RED SEA

RED SEA: Whaling in the Faroe Islands. An interesting book about a very controversial subject. The Faroe Islands is a small country in the middle of the North Atlantic, consisting of 18 small islands and a population of about 50.000 people. Over the last 15 years the Faroes have experienced an explosive growth in tourism, and people who visit the islands are astonished by the beautiful and unspoiled scenery, and the hospitality of the Faroese people. These islands ARE truly a paradise on earth, but there is one thing that has many people, animal lovers in particular, in an uproar […]

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Everybody stay CALM, I'm a PARENT!!

Everybody stay CALM, I’m a PARENT!!

By Øssur Eysturoy: Everybody stay CALM, I’m a PARENT!! I must admit that when I sat down to read this book, I had pretty high expectations. Not only do I know the author personally, his children are also friends of my children, and I have never seen so nice, capable, helpful, happy and harmonic children before. He and his wife always seem happy, and although they have three children under ten, they never seem stressed or even tired. I want that!! So I started reading, and before I had even finished the first chapter I had had several “why haven’t I thought […]

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Through The Eye Of The Storm

Through The Eye Of The Storm

By Cholene Espinoza Through the Eye of the Storm: A Book Dedicated to Rebuilding What Katrina Washed Away A pilot and reporter who has risked her life on the battlefield has taken on a new target-the human suffering experienced during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Author Cholene Espinoza’s response to what she saw on a trip to Mississippi after the storm-and what she learned about herself-forms the basis for a book dedicated to rebuilding what Katrina washed away. The book, “Through The Eye Of The Storm”, is described as a rallying cry for working Americans who survived the storm and […]

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Wild

Wild

By Cheryl Strayed Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild was recently selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. This book is not a hiking guide but a strong memoir that reveals the scary truth. The main story centers around a grueling 1100 mile hike done by a young woman all by herself. Not only did this hike break her down it was also able to bring her back to life. After turning 22, the author Cheryl Strayed believed she had lost everything in her life. After her mother died she found both her family and personal […]

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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

By Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games : You know they usually say that the movies they make do not do the book justice. This is another one of those situations when that is true. There was so much hype when the blockbuster movie was released, that as a human being I became very curious. It did not help hearing all the teens swear that although the movie is great the book was on another level. For the record, the movie is really good. The Hunger Games is set in a fictitious country called Panem, which exists in the same area […]

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Mission To Paris

Mission To Paris

By Alan Furst Mission To Paris: A Novel. This new 272 page novel is the latest in the series by author Alan Furst. The first one was released in the 90’s and since then over 12 other books have followed. It is no doubt that when it comes to the historical spy novel, Alan is the master. he is often often hailed as the best spy novelist the world has ever seen. This book is set in the later part of the 1938 summer in Europe. The main character is actually a Hollywood film star named Fredric Stahl who we […]

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Eat To Live

Eat To Live

By Joel Fuhrman Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss. The first Eat To Live book was published in 2003 and was recently revised for the 2011 edition. This new version now provides proof in the form of updates from the scientific research that was carried out to support the author Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s six-week ‘diet’ plan. It is important that you noticed that I put the word diet in quotations in the previous sentence. This is because this plan is more of a lifestyle change than the traditional diets that we have been […]

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