Matchmaking for Beginners: A Novel

Whatever happens, love that.

I’d never read a love story until now. I came across this book and thought: Why not? It has good reviews and I’m open to new experiences. 🙂

Honestly, I liked it a lot, it’s an enjoyable book, about the magic that surround us, not the Harry Potter kind of magic, instead the ordinary magic that we experience every day and that often goes unnoticed by many of us. This book focuses especially about the magic of love.

Call me a romantic but I do believe in love just as this book puts it:

It’s everything, love is. It runs the whole universe.

This book made me smile, laugh, surprised me and almost made me cry.

Beneath a Scarlet Sky: A Novel

But after everything, and even when the skies turn scarlet and threatening, I still believe that if we are lucky enough to be alive, we must give thanks for the miracle of every moment of every day, no matter how flawed.

It amazes me to realize that this story, as many others that remain untold, actually happened, that they’re part of our own history and are not just good fiction stories to entertain ourselves.

I believe in stories of real heroes like Pino’s one, they remind me that we live our own hero stories every day, situations where our courage is tested and we are given the choice to do right. Let’s all be heroes.

The Better Angels of our Nature

As one becomes aware of the decline of violence, the world begins to look different. The past seems less innocent; the present less sinister.

All the research and data concentrated in this book makes me optimistic about our evolution as humans and the direction we’re heading. Let’s keep it this way.

Faith in humanity restored.

 

Into Thin Air

We had forgotten that the mountain still holds the master card, that it will grant success only in its own good time.

This book took me to the top of the world, I felt the cold, the danger and the fear, I am pretty sure it is the closest experience to climbing the Everest that I’ll ever have… And that’s fine.