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Hi all!  I’m in the process of moving all the reviews on this blog over to my new blog, Book Blog by Cari.  There you’ll find more non-fiction book reviews, alongside my favourite genres in fiction.  Enjoy!


Note to friends and followers

Hi friends and followers.  Apologies for the lack of activity here lately.  This has been for several minor reasons that I won’t go into now.

The blog will be re-launched in the coming weeks/months, possibly under a new domain name.  Don’t worry, I’ll be sure to let you know the full details in plenty of time.

The Naked Future – Book Review

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The Naked Future

Book by Patrick Tucker
This is a book about how the digital footprint we leave behind us can be used to make predictions about our future in all aspects of our lives.  But are we seeing the coming to being of a dystopian science fiction, or are we tapping into a new superpower? Continue reading “The Naked Future – Book Review”

HG Wells’ Short History of the World – Book Review


Short History of the World

Best known for his classic fiction, HG Wells also wrote a non-fiction book summarizing the history of the world, going from the history of the solar system, right up to the date the book was published in 1922.  Continue reading “HG Wells’ Short History of the World – Book Review”

2 Books I Didn’t Read and Why

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Since the beginning of this year I’ve been reading various non-fiction as a means of a self-administered education in topics I feel I want to be more aware of.  I plotted various topics in a mind map with prominent books and interesting outliers that I would spend the rest of the year dissecting and revealing.  Continue reading “2 Books I Didn’t Read and Why”

Primates of Park Avenue – Book Review

By Wednesday Martin


Primates of Park Avenue

Part biography, part anthropological commentary, in her book Martin describes her life in the most wealthy and affluent part of New York – Upper East Side Manhattan.  Although she grew up in Manhattan herself, Martin finds herself thrust into a new way of life and with a new series of woes. Continue reading “Primates of Park Avenue – Book Review”