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Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Pavlina - Book Review

Personal Development for Smart People by Steve Pavlina - Book Review

In Personal Development for Smart People Steve Pavlina looks at personal development and success with an atypical perspective. This new perspective is influenced by some "new age" concepts and by a more philosophical approach than is typically found in many personal development and success......[Read More]
The Politics Of Animal Stories - Chinua Achebe

The Politics Of Animal Stories - Chinua Achebe

Achebe's short story 'What Has Literature Got to Do With It' links literature to creation. It asks the pertinent question whether stories create people or people create stories. The work is an examination of the reversal of political and social order through the symbol of an animal st......[Read More]
Book Review - His Son's Teacher by Kay Stockham

Book Review - His Son's Teacher by Kay Stockham

Jennifer Rose is a recently divorced school teacher who is about to begin her summer vacation hiding from all the things she hates about herself. Her self esteem is in the toilet and she's about thirty pounds heavier than she wants to be.......[Read More]
Adam, Eve and the Serpent - A Tryst That Doomed the World

Adam, Eve and the Serpent - A Tryst That Doomed the World

"Adam, Eve, and the Serpent" is a remarkable book which traces the tryst between these three historical actors as causing events which doomed the world to its present state. The abiding thesis of the workis that most of the sexual attitudes of Christianity flow from interpretations of the ......[Read More]
Songs of Love - A Celebration (Part II)

Songs of Love - A Celebration (Part II)

Many times I confuse Sublime love grows With counts. You silently drip juice Unlike squeezing And swallowing the fruits.......[Read More]
Book Review For Time Plains Drifter

Book Review For Time Plains Drifter

Pierson crafts an intriguing time traveling, historical western romance with "Time Plains Drifter." Jenni Dalton, a school teacher, goes back in time and meets US Marshal Rafe D'Angelico. When they meet, the sparks - plus the complications - fly.......[Read More]
Toying With God by Nikki Bado-Fralick and Rebecca Sachs Norris

Toying With God by Nikki Bado-Fralick and Rebecca Sachs Norris

In the ancient worlds of Egypt, Greece and Rome religious and public life did not belong to separate spheres; the idea of separating church or temple and the city-state was not part of daily life. Games and dolls were often entombed with their owners as proof of their faithfulness or for enjoyment i......[Read More]
The Metaphysical Power Of The Runes

The Metaphysical Power Of The Runes

This article shows the connection between the mind and the oracular. When using a tool such as the runes, we are actually bringing forth wisdom from within ourselves, And also communing with the higher Spiritual Mind of the Universe.......[Read More]
Surrender to Fear by Sherri L Gibson

Surrender to Fear by Sherri L Gibson

This book is a collection of three horror stories. Each story is written with great emphasis on suspense by putting characters in extremely dangerous situations.......[Read More]
Before and After the Good Times: An Interview

Before and After the Good Times: An Interview

This interview was conducted with Jerry (not his real name). The interview is about transformational challenges and changes.......[Read More]
Purple Snowflake Marketing

Purple Snowflake Marketing

Dave and Lillian Brummet's Purple Snowflake Marketing gets an A+ as a guide to help new authors get their books into the hands of reviewers, booksellers and ultimately readers. This how-to book doesn't just pump you up with a lot of motivational rhetoric, but supplies authors and small pre......[Read More]
An Assessment Of Dave Ruel's "Anabolic Cooking" Cookbook - Diet Programs

An Assessment Of Dave Ruel's "Anabolic Cooking" Cookbook - Diet Programs

Dieting cookbooks are yet more plentiful than diet plans. Your favorite community book vendor will undoubtedly have a large section of diet-related cookbooks covering every diet from Atkins to Zen and every course from soup ... ......[Read More]
Rhythms In Poetry

Rhythms In Poetry

As poetry is made up of speech, and speech is made up of words with varying rhythms, poetry has rhythm. There are four major rhythms that can heard in the lines of poetry. They are the iamb, the trochee, the anapest and the dactyl.......[Read More]
Always Miss Me

Always Miss Me

You will always miss. My tender love and kiss. The story turned with the twist. It has remained only a mist.......[Read More]
Blood Hots Up

Blood Hots Up

What do they have to offer to their brethren? What can be their aim to find in light of lantern? Have they done blind to the senseless killings? Are people in for it with willing?......[Read More]
Review of Urgent!: inspired by events in Central America that really happened

Review of Urgent!: inspired by events in Central America that really happened

The book, titled Urgent! by author Roberto Palomo, is based heavily on the political and military events that occurred in the Spanish Embassy Guatemala in the 1980s. Instead of placing the story in Guatemala, the ... ......[Read More]
Minnesota Spring Thaw(A Poem)

Minnesota Spring Thaw(A Poem)

This is perhaps Dennis' first poem he did on this long trip on Minnesota. In the poem he recalls from memories all the Spring Thaws he's had in his life living in Minnesota, born there, and often used for a stepping stone to other worldly locations. Tomorrow we will be going to the ancient......[Read More]
Sometimes We Just Need Someone to Listen and Don't Want an Opinion at All

Sometimes We Just Need Someone to Listen and Don't Want an Opinion at All

We take a chance to say, my armor is made of plastic and when I'm not shielded I feel alone, rejected by my own self at times. We take a chance and hope someone will just listen.......[Read More]
How to Market Your Business - Small Business Marketing Book Review

How to Market Your Business - Small Business Marketing Book Review

Small Business Marketing is another great example of practical, proven, step by step marketing strategies that you can take straight to the bank. Marketing really is the life blood of any business the big challenge most small business owners have very little knowledge about marketing and how to effe......[Read More]
The Talisman Book Reviews Summary and Plot 1409103862, 9781409103868

The Talisman Book Reviews Summary and Plot 1409103862, 9781409103868

About the Book: The Talisman A chilling tale from two of the greatest storytellers of our time. Twelve-year-old Jack spends his days alone in a deserted coastal town, his father gone, his mother dying. Then ... ......[Read More]