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Beautiful Smiles

Every time I see your lips and the beauty of your brown skin. I see a sparkling look in your eyes that makes me feel alright.

The Ace of Spades

The smoke filled the room like a London fog, so that the four men playing poker seemed part of it. The Young man, Tom Martin, looked out of place in the ominous setting.

The Mystery Genius of Fredric Brown

Fredric Brown was a master storyteller with a habit of supplying a tremendous plot twist at the end of his stories. His hardboiled mystery novels and short stories were of a remarkably consistent quality making them still some of the most sought after novels on the used book market.

Complete Financial Breakthrough - Book Review

Book by Kenneth and Gloria Copeland. Accept the fact that God wants your life to be lived in a supernatural economy! This interactive resource contains an action plan designed to help you think scripturally about your finances, wealth and success. Learn to stand in faith and believe for the breakthr

Interview for "Sightlines: A Poet's Diary" Author Janet Grace Riehl

Following a family tragedy, author Janet Grace Riehl returns to her childhood home in the Midwest.There she turns to her craft- writing- for comfort and understanding in a world that seems stripped of meaning.In her search she discovers a new sense of connection- a reunion with life before and after

A Review of Endgame by John Mauldin

The article provides a summary and book review of the Endgame by John Mauldin. The book highlights the problems facing developed economies as they face the endgame of the debt supercycle. In addition to a summary of key points, I provide an overview of how to position yourself as an investor for the

A Review of Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond

The following article is a book review of Bruce Greenwald's Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond. Professor Greenwald has updated and developed a modern value investing approach. Any serious value investor who is interested in applying Benjamin Graham's principles in a modern

Allen Ginsberg's Book - "Collected Poems"

I've read a lot of poets in my life, and it never fails me, when I read Allen Ginsberg, especially his new book out, "Collected Poems," 1947-1997, to think how this guy can write the way he did, did he have no shame.His new book is really 1200-pages of toilet paper.You can see in his

Futile Search

What do I search in my fertile mind? What it actually probes and what it finds? Is it material gain or natural thrust?

You Are Only One

Why at all I need to understand that you are only one? To take me to opposite shore is beyond the capacity any one. The days spent in ignorance are once for all gone. I know nothing about the remedy to be taken...

Delicious Magazine Subscription To Save Money

You have checked couple of issues of Delicious magazine in your friend's house. After going through the issues carefully, you found the magazine to be extremely useful.

The Palestinian Israeli Conflict: Love, Understanding, and a Redemptive Tomorrow

The Palestinian Israeli conflict is one of the most intractable and unyielding territorial disputes in the past century. It is so contentious that the parameters of discourse are themselves often disputed. Countless books, both fiction and non-fiction, have been written from either the Palestinian o

Frenemies by Megan Crane - Book Review

Just imagine how you would feel if you walked in on your boyfriend kissing your friend. That is what happened to Augusta Curtis, better known as Gus.Everything seemed to be going great for Gus.

You Are How You Move - Experiential Chi Kung by Ged Sumner

"You Are How You Move: Experiential Chi Kung" by Ged Sumner is a good basic text for those new to qigong or chi kung and want to learn a little about this practice and become more in touch with their body.I think the key aspect of this book is that it gets the reader thinking about the imp

Diets That Work - The Complete Beck Diet For Life

Here is a book with the word Diet in the title but yet it is not a diet? Written by Judith Beck, a psychologist who advocates the use of "Cognitive Behavior Therapy," to "help your brain think like a thin person." Beck, the daughter of Aaron Beck the father of Cognitive Behavior

Book Review - "Reading Like a Writer," by Francine Prose

A review of Francine Prose's recent bestselling book for both writers and lovers of literature. In it, she discusses how reading fiction more carefully can enhance the experience and help writers learn from other writers.

Young Blood - Crime Never Pays

Young Blood is a crime fiction novel. It is about a young man named Sipho. He is caught up in the world of easy money, booze, dagga, and greed. He lives in the sprawling township of Umlazi, south of Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.