Yzabel

Book reviews, and my personal reflections about writing.

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March2020
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How to Find a Higgs Boson—and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small
[I got a copy through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]A good, solid read about particle physics in general, and the confirmation of the Higgs boson at CERN. The b...
How to Find a Higgs Boson—and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small - Ivo vanVulpen
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How to Find a Higgs Boson—and Other Big Mysteries in the World of the Very Small - Ivo vanVulpen
March2020
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Mooncakes - Suzanne Walker, Wendy Xu
Mooncakes
[I got a copy of this book through Edelweiss.]Thoroughly enjoyable story, featuring witches, a teenage werewolf trying to kill a demon, protagonists who're in general not the ...
Mooncakes - Suzanne Walker, Wendy Xu
March2020
22
Leading With Gratitude
[I received a copy through Edelweiss.]An interesting read in general, whose first part especially was really good, dealing as it does with common myths such as "if I tell peop...
Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results - Adrian Gostick, Chester Elton
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Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results - Adrian Gostick, Chester Elton
March2020
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Pretty Unhealthy: Why our obsession with looking healthy is making us sick  - Nikki Stamp
March2020
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The Home Stretch: Why It’s Time to Come Clean About Who Does the Dishes  - Sally Howard
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 The Secret World of Sleep: Journeys Through the Nocturnal Mind - Michael A. Leschziner
March2020
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The Middle Finger Project: Trash Your Imposter Syndrome and Live the Unf*ckwithable Life You Deserve  - Ash Ambirge
March2020
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Why We Eat (Too Much): The New Science of Appetite  - Andrew Jenkinson
Why We Eat (Too Much)
Not a traditional diet book, but one that explains the whys and hows our bodies do what they do when it comes to food, how they process nutrients, and the effects modern, proc...
Why We Eat (Too Much): The New Science of Appetite  - Andrew Jenkinson
March2020
11
Your Brain, Explained
[I received a copy through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]A pretty informative read on what’s going on in our brains, I found this book to be a good introduction...
Your Brain, Explained: What Neuroscience Reveals about Your Brain and its Quirks - Marc Dingman
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Your Brain, Explained: What Neuroscience Reveals about Your Brain and its Quirks - Marc Dingman
March2020
08
You Let Me In
[I read this book through Pigeonhole.]A very surprising read, in that I had an (albeit vague) idea of what it’d be about, and it turned out it was actually much more grounded ...
You Let Me In - Camilla Bruce