#EmptyShelf17 #28-30 including The Power by @NaomiAllthenews and Dietland by @QueSaraiSera

I've done a bit of reading whilst on leave (still partway through several others): Jesus' Day Off by Nicholas Allan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Well this is very short, but recommended by a friend who wanted to remind me that I can slow down! Designed for kids, good for adults! The Power by Naomi Alderman My rating: 4 of 5 stars There was plenty in this book to get involved in - in…

#EmptyShelf17 #26: Becoming Reverand by @revmattwoodcock

Becoming Reverend: A diary by Matt Woodcock My rating: 4 of 5 stars I met Matt whilst teaching MediaLit at Cranmer Hall a few years ago - he made a comment about how pimped up my laptop was (it was a chrome covered HP) ... He's certainly a larger than life character and starting the book with an unfortunate blocking of the toilet does set the tone - Matt is definitely a lads lad, but…

#EmptyShelf17 #25: Declutter Your Mind by @habitsguy

Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking by S.J. Scott My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book only took 20-30 mins to read at a quick run through and brought together a strong selection of material on mindfulness, defining values, doing the things you're meant to. I have a quibble (unsurprising) with the default assumption that tech is a problem/taking away from other activities, but I'll continue to…

#EmptyShelf17 #24 Eat That Frog by @BrianTracy

Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book only took about 20 minutes to read, and packed a lot into its pages. Drawing on my 'Beyond Chocolate' "be your own guru" skills, a lot of them I thought, ah yes, I should try that, or, hmmm, not sure if that would work, but I'd be prepared…
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