Reading & Book Reviews : Society & Culture & Entertainment
"Where Strangers Cross" depicts the life journeys of Kevin Avery and John Long. Through an unlikely chain of events, orchestrated by God, Kevin Avery's and John Long's lives intersect. John grew up in rural China; Avery in the city suburbs in the United States. Both men are seeki
The Divine Feminine is on her return to Her equal place with the Divine Masculine. Welcome Her back!
'The Misconception' is a short story about a young girl's growing realisation that she is able to do things that no-one else in her family can, although some of her school friends say they have similar unusual psychic, supernatural powers. The girl's name is Megan and she is twel
Porcupine prickly is not what I mean, Brazened with emotion I feel pretty keen, When I consider you - the fact that I've been, Always there I'll be for you, not a moment green. Present that day you first peered into my eye, Teary looks returned not a moment dry! Now as I reflect back life&
The new buzz word coming from the White House is "comprehensive" as it seeks to reform major societal problems and international issues.This is a clever way to buy time and sort out what to do with the mess we have created and things long neglected.
Poetry for teens can be a means of releasing the emotional loss of a friend, family member or even a pet. Relocation, can be very stressful as well. Some families move frequently. At these times, creating poems about the landscapes and the skies can provide a powerful tool, which will enable them to
This is a follow up to my article "Historical Fiction." The ancient world comes alive for us through the writings of many skilled authors - all for our pleasure.
Why did I leave my hometown, and state? So many people have asked, and I Have soothed them with a lack of interest!
Is it possible for the economy and the environment to survive and thrive in harmony? "Yes," says Professor James Eggert in his new book, "Greenspan's Anguish (Thoreau as Economic Prophet and Other Essays)."
"Our Oneness in Christ" is a refreshing, reminder of the need to live consistent with our position as believers. We are one with Christ and in Christ. Ian Johnson and Lauston Stephens provide insights often overlooked in today's literature, pulpits, and seminaries.These important trut
Twilight has caused a stir around the world. Now a major motion picture, those unfamiliar with the phenomenon might wonder what it's all about...
What has happened to Galley?Did she run away with someone or meet foul play?
When her parents began fighting because the farm was making no money Vanderlaan's mother had come to the end of her endurance.Her mother's relationship with motorcycle riding Bunny was a turning point, and not for the better for Vanderlaan, her siblings or their father.
Escapism, in all its many and manifest forms, must be one of the greatest themes in Sci-Fi and Fantasy literature. From C.S. Lewis' Narnia series to the Witchworld novels of Andre Norton, many writers have been drawn to tales which turn on the concept (or desire) to leave this Earth and journey
See how Alice Munro establishes the ambiguous character of Herb Abbott in 'The Turkey Season.'
You can find all kinds of fat loss cookbooks out there. A short excursion to your bookstore will provide you with aisles and aisles of cookbooks that are meant to service a range of diets ...
The Catholic faith has made its presence felt not only in the religious aspect of the lives of it members, but also in education and a variety of social concerns.Given this, there is a need for the Catholic Church to reach out and clarify the views the Church has on different issues.These views can
Promises I Made to My Mother by Sam Haskell is a heart-warming memoir of a person who despite being in the glitz and glamor of Hollywood has struggled to keep with the values that his mother taught him.It will make readers feel good about our world.
Conor Grennan finds himself in the war-torn country of Nepal where he went to do a year of noble volunteering. In LITTLE PRINCES, his memoir, little did Grennan know that he would find something so different from what he expected and would be forced to return because when he leaves, he leaves a part
"Praying the Heart of David," conveys the sense of awesome wonder and the deep feeling of worship expressed in the reverent prayers of King David. This is another in the "Praying the Scriptures Series" by Golden Medallion winner, Elmer Towns. The book is based on prayers taken fr