readingfastandalot

Reading fast and a lot: I do and you can too

“How come you read so many books?”. This question is posed to me all the time. And usually, I have the same answer – I shrug, smile and give a non-committal response. Now, I realize that’s not really helpful; so, I am going to lay bare some truths from my... Read more

takedown

Review of ‘Takedown’ by Brad Thor

‘Takedown’ is written by Brad Thor. It is the fourth book in the ‘Scot Harvath’ series. It is an action thriller and it stars the eponymous ‘Scot Harvath’. The overall synopsis of the book is as follows. A couple of terrorists have been captured and are being interrogated about a... Read more

Blowback

Review of ‘Blowback’ by Brad Thor

‘Blowback’ is written by Brad Thor. It is the fourth book in the ‘Scot Harvath’ series. It is an action thriller and it stars the eponymous ‘Scot Harvath’. The overall synopsis of the book is as follows. An old weapon exists that has bought down empires in the past. A... Read more

State of the Union

Review of ‘State of the Union’ by Brad Thor

‘State of the Union’ is written by Brad Thor. It is the third book in the ‘Scot Harvath’ series. It is an action thriller and it stars the eponymous ‘Scot Harvath’. The overall synopsis of the book is as follows. The collapse of the USSR was fake. Soviet Generals have... Read more

Annihilation

Review of ‘Annihilation’ by Jeff VanderMeer

‘Annihilation’ is written by Jeff VanderMeer. It is the first book in the ‘Southern Reach’ trilogy. I got to know of its existence when I saw the trailer for the movie. The trailer was bizarre but was quirky enough to pique my interest. Plus, it was directed by Alex Garland... Read more

Find Your Why

Review of Find Your Why by Simon Sinek

Find Your Why is written by Simon Sinek, David Mead and Peter Docker. This is the follow up book to Simon Sinek’s best-seller ‘Start With Why’.  ‘Start With Why’ has the concept and value of purpose/Why at its core. ‘Find Your Why’ focuses on the steps that can be taken by... Read more

Skysworn

Review of ‘Skysworn’ by Will Wight

‘Skysworn’ is written by Will Wight, author of the Traveler’s Gate and Elder Empire series. Skysworn is the fourth book in the  fantasy ‘Cradle’ series. If you are new to  this series, its unique aspect is an interesting mix of wuxia, magic and science fiction.  The ‘Way’ is a mix of... Read more

MItch Rapp

Review of the ‘Mitch Rapp’ series by Vince Flynn

The “Mitch Rapp” series , written by Vince Flynn, is a set of thrillers starring the eponymous ‘Mitch Rapp’. There are 16 books in this series. Thirteen of them are written by Vince Flynn;  after his death, Kyle Mills has taken over. This review focuses only on the original thirteen... Read more