From the Huff Post: 21 Book From the Past 5 Years Every Woman Should Read

Huffington Post has compiled a list of powerful books published in recent years they suggest every woman should read. The list includes Wild, by Cheryl Strayed, Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng, and Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell.

We're only one into the list (Wild), but we here at Beyond the Cover will be catching up on some of these. Let us know which ones you've read and your thoughts on them.

22 CEO's Share Their Favorite Books

I love books.  And I also love infographics - those great visual storytellers.  Inc. Magazine has put together a list of 22 CEO's in the U.S. and their favorite books. There are some that you'd expect, like Good to Great and Blink. There are also a few surprises.  And only a few have included their favorite fiction. At least we get a little peek into their tastes.

Find the list and infographic on the Inc. site.

Celebrate Pi Day - March 14, 2015

According to, a site that tries to "convince the world that math is fun, Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.

Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point. As an irrational and transcendental number, it will continue infinitely without repetition or pattern. While only a handful of digits are needed for typical calculations, Pi’s infinite nature makes it a fun challenge to memorize, and to computationally calculate more and more digits."

So we here at Beyond the Cover thought we'd bring some thoughts on what you may want to read up on for this fascinating Pi.  Here are some ideas.

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