Reading & Book Reviews : Society & Culture & Entertainment
Award-winning author, Brad Parks, returns with his fourth mystery novel featuring investigative news reporter, Carter Ross, entitled, "The Good Cop." Carter's investigative talents ignite when Darius Kipps, a twelve-year veteran detective with the Newark Police Department, dies in the
Listen carefully for in silence you shall be defeated, yet it is in the absence of any tone that you shall hear the very first screech, shriek, yelp, holler, yell, or wail deafening in its incorporeality, its unearthliness, an existence that may be fact or fiction, still so far from the holy kingdom
When was the last time your mind danced when you read a book?
Don't Eat This Book by Morgan Spurlock is a lot more thanjust a spin-off of his Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me. It's a funny, fast-paced, but convincing critique of the fast food industry.If you've seen the movie,you'll appreciate the behind the scenes perspectives rev
If you've every sat in a small-town bar and discussed politics, you will enjoy this book. Manyberries is a farming community in southern Alberta with a population of nearly one hundred residents. The six main characters of the book have built relationships with each other through their daily lo
As parents, we are always looking for ways in which we can help our children, no matter what the situation. When it comes to their education, you can help your children grow with phonics worksheets. Soon after you begin, you will notice a huge change in the way that they read.
What can be done to reduce the severity of these deadly tornadoes? Glen B. Stewart is father of hurricane reduction technology may provide the answer. his work has earned global acclaim on six continents for protecting ourselves from deadly hurricane disasters.
In this book, Hancock is asking us to see with different eyes. From cave art to fairies to shamanic activities to UFOs, he presents an intriguing possibility that other dimensions may exist and that the beings encountered are, as suggested in his subtitle, not physical beings but ancient teachers he
Watch out! Here they come. Inebriated and clueless, mentally incoherent. Prepared to kill someone. Of course the drunk driver rarely understands until we switch hands. And it is they who have to bury a mother prematurely at a graveside. Kiss a son or daughter goodbye before they graduate from high s
Children's books are sometimes the first point of call for early learning and it is a common misconception that children only look at the pictures. This is not true. Early readers learn to develop their imaginations and simulate experiences from books which are vividly illustrated, the story do
Sarah Palin's new "Going Rogue: An American Life" is a book that is designed to capture all of those extraordinary moments of the most famous resident of the American state of Alaska. The former governor of Alaska decided to switch her calm-quiet lifestyle for that of a more public po
The vision shall continue, in the garden he shall scatter his seed, tears of compassion that flow sea, salt and brine. For it is in his heart that he so aptly comes to bleed in visions and appearances in ripples that cross my mind, for their is no other saviour or sweetness, pure tenderness clemency
Books are the storehouse of knowledge and they offer us immense wisdom and enlightenment. Without books it would be rather impossible to study and gain knowledge. However, sometimes you may not be an ardent fan of reading and it may be possible that you loathe reading thick books.
The Go-Giver is a powerful parable in just over 100 pages.This beautiful little book is not only a business parable told with wit and grace but a life lesson that carries an important message for all of us to learn and to put into practice.
John Steinbeck (1902-1968) is one of America's greatest writers and is a Nobel Prize winner for Literature in 1962. I must confess, though, that this is the first time I read a book by him, all thanks to Jzhun who kept on raving about how wonderful a writer John Steinbeck is. I bought my copy o