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Amnesia is not a new term. We often meet people afflicted with memory loss but as a layman we find it difficult to recognize. Amnesia or memory loss can be cataloged as a condition where the mental attentiveness or memory of a person is distressed or misplaced. This loss of memory may be provisional
WICKED BURN by Beth Kery is a contemporary erotic romance that has a terrific plot that will tug at your heart strings. The two main characters are well drawn, three dimensional and layered with subtext. It seamlessly blends romance, steamy erotic interludes and character development with a good sto
When I was a kid, my grandmother used to regularly remind me of John 3:16, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." Pretty clear, no matter which Bible version you use, but this particular
This story is about twisting things around. It is about altering certain known 'historical facts' and then asking the reader to consider how much truth there was in these 'historical facts' to start with. The book challenges the credence we give to history, which in many instance
Wayne and Nancy have separate adolescent experiences that both inspire and confuse the romantic ambitions they feel drawn to. During the turbulent 1960s, they meet while he is attending blue-collar Drexel, and she is at neighboring Ivy League Penn. Though irresistibly drawn to each other, they must
What connects a gay man, a murdered stripper, and a hazardous fertilizer plant?When international journalist, Paige Harrington, is told her life-long friend, Wally Adams, the leading opponent of the plant, has committed suicide, she suspects murder.
A poem about a little girl the author saw on the strees of Huancayo playing, and was in spired to write this poem.
This is one of the best classics in the self help range.Napoleon Hill was a forward thinker in a time when the world had been ravaged by war and the great depression.If you are thinking of a book about self help which has lasted the test of time, this has to be it.If you're into the new age con
There are some 577 officially named fears that people hold. Of 350 people surveyed, 99% had some kind of fear. From spiders to intimacy, blood to toads and tombstones, there is an official name for the phobia. How can we overcome those odds? Dr. Casalnnie O. Henry has written a book, "Neutraliz
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn is one of the most read novels and most analyzed characters in today's world of literature. This article provides a summary of the novel Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
"Traditional Taekwondo: Core Techniques, History, and Philosophy" by Doug Cook is a book that all Taekwondo practitioners will want on their book shelf. It's also a book that will appeal to other Korean martial artists and even those who don't practice Korean arts but would like
If you are unorganized, you don't want to read a huge length text on what you need to do.After all, time is something you are most likely short of, that is part of the problem!One thing I really liked about "Ready, Set, Organize!" is that it was a quick read.Being disorganized wastes
And God Laughed is a novel by Dr. Roy A. Teel Jr. that centers on one man's on-going conversations with God. These sessions, which span several years, reveal an unconventional God who challenges every idea humans have about a higher power. Teel is an ordained minister and author of non-fiction
Book Review: The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux. The Phantom of the opera is a well narrated horror, fiction, mystery, romance, adventure, in short a blend of various genres narrated beautifully into musical words. The story of the novel entails around the major characters that is, Erik, Chri
It can be the most special and protected space in every well-dressed woman's home. No, not the kitchen or the great room. It's her closet. No matter the size it is in many ways the one space that comes closest to defining her persona, past, present and even future. In this nearly hallowed
The Emperor Wears No Clothes s a timeless non-fictional book about the versatile plant Cannabis sativa .The author, Jack Herer, presents a historical, social, and economic view of hemp based on twelve years of research.Sixty consistent years of government deception and suppression of the truth, topi