1. J.K. Rowling Believes: Discover more about the Harry Potter creator
Probably best known by her pen names (J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith), Joanne Rowling has become world famous for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
Born in England, in 31 July 1965, Joanne believes we should get the best of each moment – did you know she had the idea for the Harry Potter series while on a delayed train from Manchester to London?
However, she has done more interesting things in life than writing world success books, and she has strong ideas about what is essential for achieving the most important things in life.
Discover more about this fascinating mind in this curated selection of her best quotes.
2. Paulo Coelho Believes: Discover more about this very special writer
With a very particular style of facing live and the art of writing, Paulo Coelho de Souza has conquered numerous international awards.
Not only on bookstores but also in social media, this Brazilian lyricist and novelist, born in 1947, is very well know and his popularity goes way beyond the success of The Alchemist (his most translated novel).
Discover more about the way this successful Brazilian writer faces life in this curated selection of his best quotes.
3. Paula Hawkins Believes: Discover the strong personality of The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins (born 26 August 1972) started to publish books around 2009 using Amy Silver as pen name. Those days she was writing romantic comedy fiction to survive, but the world recognition come only a few years later with her best-selling psychological thriller novel “The Girl on the Train”.
That best seller was released in 2015 and, along with the novel “Into the Water” has made her world famous.
A career full of difficulties made Paula (born 26 August 1972), develop a strong personality and not being afraid to give her opinions, even when they are (and very often are) against the most conventional believes.
Get to know better her strong personality in this curated selection of her best quotes.
4. Michelle Obama Believes: Know better who believes Courage Can Be Contagious
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is much more than the woman who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
A strong believer in causes that worth sacrificing for, she also think that history is made by the actions that each one can take.
Born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois, Michelle Obama worked at a Chicago law firm, where she met her husband, future U.S. president Barack Obama. And she shares the confidence and fortitude of her husband as well values the fight for healthy living and education.
Get to know better this family woman who believes “Courage Can Be Contagious”.
5. Ninety Percent Mental: An All-Star Player Turned Mental Skills Coach Reveals the Hidden Game of Baseball
Former Major League pitcher and mental skills coach for two of baseball’s legendary franchises (the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants) Bob Tewksbury takes fans inside the psychology of baseball.
In Ninety Percent Mental, Bob Tewksbury shows readers a side of the game only he can provide, given his singular background as both a longtime MLB pitcher and a mental skills coach for two of the sport’s most fabled franchises, the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. Fans watching the game on television or even at the stadium don’t have access to the mind games a pitcher must play in order to get through an at-bat, an inning, a game.
Tewksbury explores the fascinating psychology behind baseball, such as how players use techniques of imagery, self-awareness, and strategic thinking to maximize performance, and how a pitcher’s strategy changes throughout a game. He also offers an in-depth look into some of baseball’s most monumental moments and intimate anecdotes from a “who’s who” of the game, including legendary players who Tewksbury played with and against (such as Mark McGwire, Craig Biggio, and Greg Maddux), game-changing managers and executives (Joe Torre, Bruce Bochy, Brian Sabean), and current star players (Jon Lester, Anthony Rizzo, Andrew Miller, Rich Hill).
With Tewksbury’s esoteric knowledge as a thinking-fan’s player and his expertise as a “baseball whisperer”, this entertaining book is perfect for any fan who wants to see the game in a way he or she has never seen it before. Ninety Percent Mental will deliver an unprecedented look at the mound games and mind games of Major League Baseball.