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    23 Hours: a Vengeful Vampire Tale

    23 HOURS: A VENEGFUL VAMPIRE TALE by David Wellington The fourth novel in Wellington’s Laura Caxton series, this is not exactly a masterpiece, but a competently written reading experience for those into vampires or just plain horror. Grimmer than the current trend in...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 26, 2009

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    Men Who Dream Can Do By George Zakhem

    Here are some wonderful endorsements for George Zakhem’s Men Who Dream Can Do:   ‘You have brought back to life a lot of values which have almost become extinct nowadays. Each page had its own unique flavour. I could smell the olive trees, I could breathe...
    Anushka007 Anushka007 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2009

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    The Case For Pluto

    THE CASE FOR PLUTO: HOW A LITTLE PLANET MADE A BIG DIFFERENCE by Alan BoyleAn eminently readable history of Pluto, from it's discovery and designation as the Ninth Planet through the political and ego-driven in-fighting that ended in it's demotion, plus a plausible and compelling...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jan 9, 2010

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    Review for the book Dark Wishing Well By Lucian

    Wilde. If I had to describe this book in one sentence: Looking upon the Dark Wishing Well is like looking into the vampires' souls. This book is very unique because writer Lucian Wilde took time and gather writings (wishes) from his fans. These were in all types of form, but...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Apr 10

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    And Another Thing....

    AND ANOTHER THING... by Eoin Colfer A very problematic book. Billed as "Part Six of Three" of Douglas Adams's HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY", that says it all. Adams was an eccentric genius and his HITCHHIKER radio plays and books stand alone. This isn't a bad...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 31, 2009

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    AFFINITY Bridge

    AFFINITY BRIDGE by George Mann The cover blurb says "STEAMPUNK is making a comeback, and with this novel MANN IS LEADING THE CHARGE...." I am the first to admit I have very little experience with Steampunk -- I've watched most of the STEAMBOY anime and a few episodes...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Aug 25, 2009

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    Honest Ed's Story: The Crazy Rags To Riches Story Of Ed Mirvish

    Ed Mirvish is a successful businessman in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The book talks about the ups and downs of his life and how he got to such great success. Life was hard at first for Ed Mirvish, both his father's grocery store and his grocery store teetered on the edge of...
    jackien jackien 18-21, F Oct 21, 2009

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    AMERICAN Lion: Andrew Jackson In the White House

    AMERICAN LION: ANDREW JACKSON IN THE WHITE HOUSE By Jon Meacham   Even though I'm American, I've actually read far more British History than American, but this book looked like it might be interesting, and it is. (A Pulitzer Prize Winner, too...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Aug 17, 2009

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    THE Taint and Other Novellas

    THE TAINT AND OTHER NOVELLAS: A CTHULHU MYTHOS COLLECTION by Brian Lumley Over the past decade or two Lumley, one of my favorite horror authors, has been so wrapped up in his interlocking series of Necroscope/Wamphyri/E-Branch novels that you tend to forget he got his start...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Sep 9, 2009

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    UP Till Now: An Autobiography

    UP TILL NOW: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY by William Shatner Some how I missed this when it first came out, but I picked up the newly released trade paperback after seeing a review in the newspaper. I admit I'm a big Shatner fan, but I know him basically from STAR TREK and a few other TV...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 7, 2009

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    THE Monster of Florence: a True Story

    THE MONSTER OF FLORENCE: A TRUE STORY by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi   At first glance this would appear to be simply a true crime book about a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer who stalked the area around Florence...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Aug 17, 2009

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    An Artist Of Treason

    AN ARTIST OF TREASON: THE EXTRAORDINARY DOUBLE LIFE OF GENERAL JAMES WILKINSON by Andro Linklater Still on my US history kick, I first ran across Wlkinson when reading a biography of Aaron Burr. It's quite an incredible story -- hero of the American Revolution, commander in...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2009

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    THE Lost City of Z: a Tale of Deadly Obsession In the Amazon

    THE LOST CITY OF Z: A TALE OF DEADLY OBSESSION IN THE AMAZON by David Grann It reads like an adventure novel, something out of the world of Indiana Jones or Anja Creed – the last of the Victorian explorers and a war hero, the last of a breed who essentially walked into...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 19, 2009

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    PROSPERO Lost

    PROSPERO LOST by L. Jagi lamplighter I recommend this, but to be fair I have to admit that not only is the author a friend, but I also copyread and made comments re continuity, etc., to the author as she was working on it. This is the first volume of a trilogy in which Jagi...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Oct 1, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Writing a book is like building a house. You need a solid foundation. Then you build the constructs that support the bulk of the story, then the trims and visual elements can be...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    i want a guy to grab me, tell me he loves me and kiss me passionately and have the world fade away for just a couple of minutes. Is that too much to ask lol
    tatortiz95 tatortiz95 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I review books for various journals. Once once have I refused to review book I had been sent.It was total rubbish but I did not want to offend the author so i sent he book back.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Mar 27

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    Realization on the identical state of life and death 252) 20th, August, 1977, Saturday. Early morning dream: My father (Amrita by name) had expired . But I...
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    "Nobody" by Akon haha we were in like second grade and I was standing up to go to my cubby and he ran up to me and kissed me on my cheek then ran off. My best friend always...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** To find out more, visit: www.facebook.com/TrueQuranSpeaksWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE REGION THAT CONTROLS OUR MOVEMENTS“No indeed! If he does...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Mar 19

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    ***Post of the Day*** To find out more, visit: www.facebook.com/TrueQuranSpeaksWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE REGION THAT CONTROLS OUR MOVEMENTS“No indeed! If he does...
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    Often I tell people words of hope, strength, faith etc.. to give people back to themselves (or in hopes that I do that, let's put it that way!) because I simply love helping people...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I've always valued education, as a way to master a certain knowledge. Learning has become so restricted, though, and going to university makes me nervous. I've always been a...
    captaintera captaintera 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My song, GOODBYE TO YESTERDAY Here I stand before you all. To testify before I fall. I've lived through life with few regrets. Had a child of my own that is heaven sent. A...
    DoveBreath DoveBreath 26-30, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    "Dark Moon" by David Gemmell. I vaguely recall having started this at least once before (I have a terrible memory, so if enough time has elapsed since I last read something...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    came across this wonderful site which meant a lot to me. for anyone want to do good to the world,here is a terrific platform called ADAD-A Deed A Day.it is a vision found to make...
    Kavyashreemr Kavyashreemr 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I always get nervous about sharing my writing with people. I'm so eager to gain someone's opinion and work off of that. Easily I am also afraid that in this vast world someone may...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I want to write something beautiful. I want to write one of those stories that just speaks to somebody, that seem to flow so gracefully. I want to write one of those stories that...
    CantThinkofAUsernameNow CantThinkofAUsernameNow 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I was having my afternoon coffee when I heard about Gabriel García Márquez death... so sad, he...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. I was born on September 5th, 1954. 2. I am female. 3. I have one child, a daughter who was born June 15, 1985. 4. I watch FOX News. 5. I live with my parents: Mom was born...
    azny azny 56-60, F Apr 5

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    No one can ever be all for ones spouse. That is silly and childish to expect. My wife Needs God, he meets her spiritual Needs. She Needs friends and so do I. My wife Needs the love...
    Dreammmer Dreammmer 46-50, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I want to share my pictures but I am not sure where to start. They are still a but raw too (emotionally and in 'finish') I will continue to try to do them and worry about the rest...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Somedays I still see you. Sometimes I still think about you. It hurts me. I cry. How much more do I have to explain? ... It's not easy To live with pain you brought to me. I felt...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    today my new book arrived can't wait to read it , it is called Collapse : How societies choose to fail or succed . I personally only read books that are related to politics or geo...
    SebUK SebUK 13-15, M Apr 3

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
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    I want to write a book about my thoughts on things and then make a religion called ''Gleavism''.
    TheBeastieBoy TheBeastieBoy 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really do. There are moments I think, I should write this down because it would be a great story and maybe it would make someone smile or rethink. Then I think of how it might...
    Soulartgirl Soulartgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Newly Released: Story Editing + Better Spam Filtering + More! It's been a couple weeks since our last update and since then we've been plugging away, working on building a number...
    EPArsineh EPArsineh 26-30, F 182 Responses 2 days ago

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    Do you guys think I should write a book? I really like to write and I wanted to write a story of my life to spread awareness of bullying. The thing is none of my teachers even...
    sabrinamcquarrie sabrinamcquarrie 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Heyy, Soo.. I just wanted to tell you some facts about myself 😊 My name's Candie, I'm 17 from Georgia 😋 I plan on becoming an actress and a singer ☺️ I love Teen Wolf...
    CandieDiCaprio CandieDiCaprio 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Well, here is my review of the few I have seen so far. Gravity: 8/10. You have to see this movie on a big screen to appreciate the special effects. I know the science nerds...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have a God. But he's not like yours. He doesn't hate gays, But he does hate wars. He doesn't have a name, And he doesn't have a book. He doesn't want your money, My God's not a...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I am writing a book about a girl who sees things that she never thought would be real, e.g. vampires, werewolf etc... If you got any cool ideas I could use please let me know :) I...
    Interpational Interpational 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Actually yes, that's been one of the things I wanted to do for a very long time! I have so much creativity in my mind to write a story but the problem is that somehow I'm not good...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 27

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    It is a work in progress mind you with many developments, twists and turns to read readers riveting. TITLE : QUI EST VRAIMENT MOQUAIT D'ELLE AUTHOR : UnNom DePlume GENRE...
    transiting transiting 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have this wonderful concept that's in my head, and I've even planned it out till the end, but I don't know how to start writing it down! Like, I forget the beginning but I still...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Check out www.picklesfactory.com. Great children's books that teach the values and morals we want for our children while entertaining and fun, as well.
    RosiePickles RosiePickles 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    I have written poetry for years generally as an expression of an event, and most of time it was a sad event or emotional event. I have starting writing books as well now but that...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've tried many times to write a novel. I always start it off and new ideas just keep coming so I always change something and get side tracked. But it all has one point. If I do...
    beatrizlovespedro beatrizlovespedro 18-21, F Mar 27

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