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The unlikely pairing of a 19-year-old boy named Trevor suffering from advanced stages of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and a 39-year-old caregiver named Ben, highlight terrible surprises life can bring and the heart's ability to mend. Ben Benjamin lost his two children in an accident he blames hi
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
I ran across this question on LinkedIn and felt I had to respond. How are middle class Americans supposed to survive these economic times? With high prices on everything, health insurance, gasoline and the salaries not going up as high as they used to, it seems that for the middle class, single pare
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.
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
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.
No matter how old or young you are you can look back and remember the special books you read as a young person. Whether you became an adult yesterday, a long time ago or absolutely refuse to make that transition in your life you can look back and think about the books that you loved in the past. The
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
Kids often emit a frustrated groan whenever they hear the words book report. Generations upon generations have dreaded writing book reports, and there is no sign hat this will change any time soon. Some kids struggle when it comes to reading while some find it to be a great joy. However, even the be