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The Concept of Absurdism

The presentation of the theme absurdism as well as its social reactions has been reflected in the novel on a large scale. One wouldn't be far erroneous in judging the outsider without any heroic pretensions who agrees to die for the truth. According to the author, a man who is fighting for a ju

Desperate Housewives

Desperate housewives are on the rise.Their husbands they despise.Their dreams elusive, they seem unable to realize.

"Life is a Balancing Act ... a fun book" author Debbie Lessin: BOOK REVIEW

This is a beautifully illustrated gift book that offers 66 versatile ideas for juggling work and play, friends and family, heart and soul, and mind and body in this balancing act we call life.The ideas are practical and often whimsical.Many of the ideas may sound familiar but may, in fact, have beco

Book Review: The Se'phrim's Lady

The Se'phrim's Lady, by Maeva Sidhe Fitzgerald, is the story of a prince from another planet who finds his life mate in a fiery redhead after his ship crashes in a meteor shower. Prince Oshua Iey'mann is also a biogenetic engineer who conducted experiments on Earth by increasing testo

Internet Marketing Book Review - The Like Economy

Find practical, proven keys to produce big business profits on Facebook. Seek out real-world lessons you can use right away to access wealth using Facebook. Learn from a professional who helped businesses double and triple their revenue online. Identify and use your best Facebook profit opportunitie

Office in the Garden

The reality is: nothing declares straightforward magnificence than having a timber garden office. First of all, when you say timber, the very first thing that is certain to cross you mind would be logs and that would be robust, wooden logs very similar to those used in log cabins.

Critique Of Josh McDowell's Book: "More Than A Carpenter"

The author questions our mental prowess in determining the superior station of either scientific conclusion or legal-historical verification. He defines science as a processes based on repeatable demonstration proving the same conclusion and the less substantive metaphysics be based on legal-histori

Ice Cream: The Delicious History-Book Review

This book is about ice cream and its embellished history. It also contains ink drawings of old ice-cream makers and contraptions, and old and new ice cream recipes.

Florencia: A Prose Poem Parts 5 thru 7

Prologue: There are many kingdoms that have come and gone on earth, throughout written history, mostly documented, but there is only one kingdom, that has come, and has not gone, that has existed for eons, it is the Hidden Kingdom of the Amuc, which consist of actually four kingdoms, somewhat interc

A Satirical Skewering of High Society

Humans do the strangest things. It's a good thing that there are supremely talented satirists like Simon Plaster around to skewer society's conventions and foibles. When we are too serious and full of ourselves to see the humorous side of every situation, we have... um... let the terrorist

Book Lust by Nancy Pearl - Book Review

Nancy Pearl is a long-time librarian and writes book reviews for both local and national publications. Her book expertise and recommendations are gathered in Book Lust, a compilation of books of all genres for every mood, moment, and reason as is her catch-phrase.

An Afternoon of Discovery

The streets of Port au Prince shimmered rhythmically in the afternoon sun under a lapis lazuli sky, unmarred by even the faintest wisp of cloud. Haiti was in the grip of an interminable heat wave. Although it was the time of siesta, the city pulsated quietly and persistently, unwilling to be held pr

Review of the Sexually Charged "The Lie" by Chad Kultgen

Okay class, raise your hand if you like to read about sex, drugs, lies, revenge and did I mention sex. Put your hands down because I've got a book for you, The Lie by Chad Kultgen. Written in a style similar to Bret Easton Ellis, minus the graphic violence, The Lie involves three characters mak

Media in the Twenties

I like songs that comment on the conditions of the world around me. Also presented is one of my first poems which I later set to music.

King by Right of Blood and Might

Most stories about knights and castles take place in the distant past. This one is set in the distant future. Humanity is nearly wiped out by a large asteroid that strikes the moon, and breaks it into many pieces, sending the pieces toward Earth. If the initial earthquakes and tidal waves don't

Stuff A Book Review

Confused about hoarding and want to know more about hoarding without being confused. Discover the world of the hoarder through Randy Frost author of the book Stuff.

You Will Feel Right At Home In The Summer House By Nancy Thayer

The three generations of Wheelwright women weave a story that would sound familiar in summation but is not so in reading. Each of the main characters alternate parts telling the story and with Nona intertwining among the stories with tales from her glorious past, it makes for a delicious family saga

World War II Vets Take On Youth Baseball Team in New Comical Novel

Ryan Danescu's debut novel, "A Day for Heroes" hits a home run. This story of a group of boys growing up in the Detroit area in the 1950s with their World War II veteran fathers has to be read to be believed. While the main character Ray's antics will keep you laughing on every p