Reading & Book Reviews : Society & Culture & Entertainment
With the final Twilight installment heading to cinemas later this year - vampire literature seems to be springing up from every direction. In light of the endto Stephanie Meyer's popular tale, here is a top ten list of the best vampire books that you should really sink your teeth into.
While throughout recorded history mankind has sought after God, few people seem to recognize the incredible ways in which God has sought after mankind. We fail to recognize what God is like and how He wants to be in a relationship with every person on earth. Some people are stuck with a mental image
Poets use layout and linebreaks to help readers understand their intentions of pausing and pace. This look at the first stanza of Elizabeth Alexander's inaugural poem emphasizes the importance of balancing the needs of the written and oral forms of a poem.
So much of the written word today is only used to titillate or sensationalize, to hide opinion within thinly veiled pseudo-objective commentary and to debase the beauty of language once used within a covenant to inform and illuminate the process of discovery and growth. Too much of the public record
When I received my copy of Making Drums for review I knew at first glance that I had come upon something great. As a drum maker and photographer myself I could really appreciate the work that obviously went into the collection of images for all the drums discussed. I believe it would make a great co
An estimated 4 to 6 million people in the United States suffer from chronic pain, or fibromyalgia, according to the National Fibromyalgia Partnership. Tami Brady reaches out these millions suffering from "the invisible disability," plus the 1 million more who suffer from chronic fatigue sy
A book that highlights the process of breaking through creative blocks to tangible results is Steven Pressfield's book "The War of Art: winning the inner creative battle." How you spend your day, your purposeful daily activity, becomes more important as life happens. This is especiall
It has been said that John Irving often uses the literary technique of a story within a story and he uses it masterfully. A few his novels have a character who is a writer. John Irving is considered one of the best novelists in modern literature. He is a master storyteller and comic genius of our ag
A twelve-year old girl, Tristeza, observed her village being burned to the ground after all its residents were killed by a horde of brutal people in her Mozambique. She had no family left now. Where was she to turn?
Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life is not necessarily for beginners even though it does go back to the beginning and the Gospel. We are constantly reminded of what our 'chief end' is to be and not to be sidetracked by life and what the world is saying to us.
The world's most famous and successful detective character, and England's most notorious serial killer and mutilating butcher of women, existed together in England's Victorian age, and in her largest city, London. It was inevitable that their paths would cross. And cross they do. In r
Darrin McMahon is an immensely skilled historian and writer. His book, "Happiness... a History" is captivating. Yet, it may have been a single chapter short of being a philosophical landmark. McMahon's history of happiness reaches back as far as Socrates, takes us through the middle a
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Gives a review of the book highlighting some of the main theories. Emphasizes the importance of the number seven. Talks about the different stages of reincarnation.
A young woman finds out the details about a deceitful hoax which was played on her in high school. The Senior Ball for Melissa was not a night of positive memories. The hoax played on her effected her all through college and then into her adult life and career after college. A horrific accident brou