A Manifesto for Growing Leaders on Your Campus By Tim Elmore

Judging by the title you know this is a book aimed at helping prune leaders through schools, colleges etc. but I challenge that and say it could be used in just about any environment. Mr. Elmore talks not only about traditional ideas of leadership but also what it can and does mean to so many more people. How many people would never call themselves a leader and yet Continue reading “A Manifesto for Growing Leaders on Your Campus By Tim Elmore”

The Affair of the 39 Cufflinks By James Anderson

This charming English mystery is just a thrill. It is very Christie in the feel of the writing as well as the setting – an English manor in the middle of the countryside. You could imagine Miss Marple or Poirot wandering around the rooms but this mystery has an enterprising young lady of the house wanting to help the local plod. Oh boffo I say! Continue reading “The Affair of the 39 Cufflinks By James Anderson”

The Killing Floor By Lee Child

This is one of the Jack Reacher stories which I love but this one kind of disappointed me. I thought that the story was a little passé and can I say obvious. The crimes are quite bloody and graphic which isn’t necessarily so out of character for the author, they just seem a little crazed. I am sure that is what he was going for but I really thought the whole story was completely predictable from the start. Continue reading “The Killing Floor By Lee Child”