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5 Fascinating Books to Skim Through This Week


Tue 05 Nov 2019 | 11:42 AM
Ahmed Yasser

You still have plenty of time to start reading  good and entertaining books . There are 5 books that beg you to skim through this week. there are plenty of highly-anticipated books releases on the way.

1- Where the Crawdads Sing? by Delia Owens

Owens made her name as a wildlife scientist in her fiction debut, she sets a tale of crime and isolation in the North Carolina marshlands. Our crime columnist, Marilyn Stasio, calls it a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming of age narrative and a celebration of nature about an abandoned child who makes us open our own eyes to the secret wonders and dangers of her private world.

Where the Crawdads Sing? by Delia Owens

2-When Life Gives You Lululemons- Lauren Weisberger

Who doesn’t remember watching “The Devil Wears Prada” hundred times?. The movie fans can easily read the New York Times best selling author Lauren Weisberger’s new novel entitled ”When Life Gives You Lululemons”.

The novel is featuring one of the Devil Wears Prada’s characters: Emily Charlton first assistant to Miranda Priestly who left her ex demanding boss in order to build a career.

When Life Gives You Lululemons- Lauren Weisberger

3-Six Queens of Egypt

What was so special about ancient Egypt that provided women this kind of access to the highest political office?. What was it about these women that transcended patriarchal obstacles?. What did Egypt gain from its liberal reliance on female leadership and could today’s world learn from its example?.

But throughout human history, the women in positions of power were more often used as political pawns in a male-dominated society.

Egyptologist ”Kara Cooney” delivers a fascinating tale of female power exploring the reasons why it has seldom been allowed through the ages and why we should care.

Six Queens of Egypt

4- King of Scars

King of Scars is a forthcoming novel by ”Leigh Bardugo”, set in the Grishaverse and focused on the character Nikolai Lantsov. It is set to be released on January 29, 2019.

”Nikolai Lantsov” has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders the young king must find a way to refill ”Ravka’s” coffers, forge new alliances and stop a rising threat to the once-great ”Grisha Army”.

With the help of a young monk and a legendary ”Grisha Squaller”, ”Nikolai” will journey to the places in ”Ravka” where the deepest magic survives to vanquish the terrible legacy inside him. He will risk everything to save his country and himself.

King of Scars

5-Leadership in Turbulent Times

Are leaders born or made?. Where does ambition come from?. How does adversity affect the growth of leadership?. Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader?.

 Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson in civil rights to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others.

Leadership in Turbulent Times