The summer is now in full swing so that means travelling, vacations, and more.Relax during your downtime by reading these eBooks that are sure to either keep you entertained or teach you about something new.
If you're into the Game of Thrones TV show you'll definitely want to check out the book.
Amazon says, 'this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin's stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction.'
This is an essential read for anyone interested in a behind the scenes look at the innovator entrepreneur who made his technology visions a reality.
The book is based on more than 40 interviews conducted with the tech titan over two years. Author Walter Isaacson also spoke with Jobs' family members, friends, rivals, competitors and colleagues.
Kings of Cool is a prequel to the novel Savages, which is also now a major movie.
The novel tells the story of how the characters met and their early struggles.
Amazon describes, 'as the trio at the centre of the book does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is inextricably linked with their parents' history. A series of breakneck twists and turns puts the two generations on a collision course, culminating in a stunning showdown that will force the characters to choose between their real families and their loyalty to one another.'
Our intern told us about this book and Amazon describes it like this, 'In Digital Vertigo, Andrew Keen presents today's social media revolution as the most wrenching cultural transformation since the Industrial Revolution. Fusing a fast-paced historical narrative with front-line stories from today's online networking revolution and critiques of 'social' companies like Groupon, Zynga and LinkedIn, Keen argues that the social media transformation is weakening, disorienting and dividing us rather than establishing the dawn of a new egalitarian and communal age.'
The book tells the story of a man's struggle with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Amazon says, 'Monkey Mind articulates what it is like to live with anxiety, defanging the disease with humour, travelling through its demonic layers, and evocatively expressing its self-destructive absurdities and painful internal coherence. With honesty and wit, the author exposes anxiety as a pudgy, weak-willed wizard behind a curtain of dread and tames what has always seemed to him, and to the tens of millions of others who suffer from anxiety, a terrible affliction.'
This national bestseller by Jaron Lanier offers a provocative critique of how digital design is shaping society, for better and for worse.
Reviewers describe this book as 'thought provoking', 'a critical take on Web 2.0: people first', and 'mind Expanding, even if you do not agree with some key concerns.'
This New York Times Bestseller was released a few months ago and already has raving reviews. iTunes describes Calico Joe as, 'A surprising and moving novel of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption, set in the world of Major League baseball.'