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Amnesia: Problem of Remembering Information

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

Book Review - Wicked Burn by Beth Kery

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

Which is the Best Bible Version For You?

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

It's Hard to Say Goodbye

This poem is in memory of a dear friend who recently passed away. This 35 year old woman had mental retardation, but was able to live a full life while impacting the lives of many.

The History of the Siege of Lisbon-Jose Saramago

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

"Coinage of Commitment" by Rob Costelloe - Book Review

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

Listening to the Roma Cry

When the future looks dubious, your fate is in question and you have no place left to go. Set up your ouija board. Pull out your tarot cards. And look directly into your crystal ball. Do not worry...

Think and Grow Rich - The Classic by Napoleon Hill

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

Neutralizing the Power of Fear - Book Review

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

Night Flight - Why I Do It

Ever feel like you need something, but don't know what it is? Ever felt that you're not satisfied with what life offers you? Don't lose hope. Lose your attitude. Look inside yourself.

To Kill a Mockingbird - Summary

Harper Lee's Novel, To Kill a Mockingbird takes place during the 1930's in Maycomb, an old Alabama town, depression period. Work is hard to find, money is quite difficult to earn, and people are getting weary carrying their feelings of depression.

Ready, Set, Organize! A Workbook For the Organizationally Challenged

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

Book Review: And God Laughed

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

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

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

What to Wear For the Rest of Your Life - No Closet in Style Without It

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 by Jack Herer

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