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[Books Review] READING RECOMMENDATIONS for the week of 21 to 27 May 2018.

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Post time: 21-5-2018 03:37:39 Posted From Mobile Phone
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With the purpose of promoting reading among all our users, this is a selection of readings recommended by three of our most recognized users-uploaders in the section Reading Room: @penprak, @Abhilasha1951, @Basston and our guest this week: @Lemuel Irabor. ①

The books selected by them for this week are:


1).- The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden
Recommended reading by @Basston
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"I don't yet have the words to describe how magnificent this new standalone novel by Conn Iggulden is. The March of the Ten Thousand is an extraordinary tale and Iggulden breathes life into every step of it - he had me hooked by the end of the very first page. This could well be the finest book that this author has written, which would make it very special indeed." / @Basston

You can find this book in the following link:
The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden
(Shared by @Basston)





2).- Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales fromthe World of Wall Street by John Brooks
Recommended reading by @abhilasha1951
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"“BusinessAdventuresremains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —BillGates,The Wall Street Journal

What do the $350 millionFord Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise ofXerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphurhave in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by aparticular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accountsare as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life asthey were when the events happened.

Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama andadventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world offinance. LongtimeNew Yorkercontributor John Brooks’s insightful reportage is so full ofpersonality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astoundingmarket crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the boldattempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense thathistory repeats itself.

Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects roundout this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventuresis trulyfinancial journalism at its liveliest and best." / @abhilasha1951

You can find this book in the following link:
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales fromthe World of Wall Street by John Brooks
(Shared by @abhilasha1951)





3).- Keri Locke Series by Blake Pierce
Recommended reading by @penprak
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"Keri Locke series comprises of five thrillers." / @penprak

You can find this series in the following link:
Keri Locke Series by Blake Pierce
(Shared by @penprak)




4).- Blindsight by Robin Cook
Recommended reading by @Lemuel Irabor
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"When a series of unexplainable drug overdose cases turn up at the NY medical examiner's office, no one suspects foul play—except Dr Laurie Montgomerry.

Suspense. Mystery. Drama..are all packed into this one.

A must-read." / @Lemuel Irabor

You can find this book in the following link:
Blindsight by Robin Cook
(Shared by @pokeris4fun)



Friends, everyone, enjoy reading these books. Thanks to Basston, Penprak, Abhilasha and Lemuel Irabor ① for sharing your reading recommendations with us, and we invite our users to share their opinions and comments about the books selected here in this special thread.

Thank you all for your participation.

If you have a book in mind that you liked to read and you want to share with us its reading, please send me a message (PM) with the following format:
1. Title and Author(s) of the book.

2. A brief comment expressing your reasons for recommending the book and/or a brief review of the book in your words.

3. Indicate the link that leads to the book published in the section.

You can select a book that you have shared in the section or that has been shared by another user.

And your reading recommendation will be included soon in the special thread of Recommendations of Reading. (Special thanks for your valuable contribution awaits you).




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