'Life Works Itself Out: (And Then You Nap)' reviewed by Meroline Michael, Sabah State Library HQ Intern
This book is a runaway bestseller in Japan. Excitingly for the first time, this book is now available in English. Besides, it is also attractive as it illustrates an unforgettable collection of adorable cat photos and sage life advices that will appeal to the reader. This book is filled with inspirational quotes and entertaining four-color photographs of cats that range from the heart-warming to the humorous. If one is feeling down and looking for something to lift up their spirit and need some light-hearted life advice, this book is a perfect choice as it has a collection of words of wisdom and quotes from writers, entertainers and cultural icons.
Author: Keiya Mizuno & Naoki Naganuma
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
'101 smart questions to ask on your interview' reviewed by Meroline Michael, Sabah State Library HQ Intern
Interview is one of the crucial processes in determining a person’s chances of getting the job that they had applied for. The author of this book is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students. Besides, he also plays an active role in strengthening personal education programs. ‘101 smart questions to ask on your interview’is for every job candidate who thinks the question “Do you have any questions for me?” marks as the end of an interview session. However, based on the author’s point of view, it is actually marking the beginning of the last and perhaps most important interview phase. Significantly, if one failed to properly prepare for it, it can undo all the rest of their hard work including their great answers to the tough questions. In addition, it shows how the candidate can take charge of the interview process, presenting themselves as the self-managing, versatile and confident which most employers werelooking for.
Author: Ron Fry
Genre: Self-help book/ Reference work
'Love Without Limits' reviewed by Elizabeth Zaitol, Sabah State Library Hq Intern
Even though Nick Vujicic was born without arms and legs, he managed to create an example of a good life. After several dating disappointments and failed relationships, he finally met Kanae the love of his life. In this book, Love Without Limits that was published in 2014, Nick and Kanae had written their love story. It highlighted on how they found each other, fell in love and decided to be married despite of the challenges of their love story that include the disability of the physical situation faced by Nick. This is an inspiring book whereby it describes the godly relationship of Nick and Kanae. I believe this is a good book for anyone who is single and still looking for their life partner. Nick also talks about the love that conquers all fears and insecurities.
Author: Vujicic, Nick;Vujicic, Kanae
Genre: Dating/ Relationship
Publisher: Waterbrook PressWaterbrook Press
'Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland' reviewed by Elizabeth Zaitol, Sabah State Library Hq Intern
The book Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is an interesting and adventurous classic children’s book. It is a story about Alice who falls down a rabbit hole and lands into a fantasy world filled with weird but wonderful people and animals. This story plots how Alice encounters her adventure that involves changing her physical size after drinking and eating magical drinks and cakes. With this ability, Alice is able to navigate the magical world of Wonderland. However, her adventurous travel in Wonderland turns out to be just a dream. I love this book for the unique and intelligent characters. I believe that it is such a wonderful book for children. Thus, I highly recommend this book for the reading pleasure of children.
Author: Carroll, Lewis
Genre: Children's literature, Literary nonsense, Fantasy Fiction, Fantastique, Absurdist fiction
Publisher: Williams Collins