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My Favorite Little Plaything

I have a favorite plaything that I often use at night. It satisfies my cravings and gives me both pleasure and delight.

Application of the 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power is the best-selling book written by Robert Green which presents a set of 48 laws that show people how to obtain strength, preserve it, and defend themselves against those powerful folks who make their lives difficult. Compared with most self-help books, The 48 Laws of Power deli

Life's Too Short

Time goes by to quicklyto hold your feelings insideEspecially when their so strongeven if they don't abide...

3 Apple A Day Plan

This article provides a brief overview of the 3 Apple A Day Plan, including information on the origin of the diet. If you're looking for a healthy method of sustained weight loss, this is the way to go.

An Awesome Diary of Lithuanian's Struggle For Independence From Russia

Laima Vince is a graduate of Columbia University with a Master of Fine Artsin Creative Writing. She resides and teaches in Lithuania. Some of her honors include: 1). A National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, 2). Two Fulbright lectureships, and 3). An Academy of American Poets award.

EVEN MORE Reviews and Tips on Popular Published Crochet Patterns

In my last article we finished reviewing Blue Ribbon Afghans and did a review of some of the patterns in The Best Of Maggie Weldon's Crochet Afghans. I sincerely hope my reviews have helped you decide if you would like to tackle a pattern that maybe you would ordinarily pass up. In this article

Turandot at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Puccini's masterpiece Turandot is performed with excellence at Lyric Opera of Chicago. The cast, directors, artists, and orchestra performed they way the maestro would have wanted it.

The Fifth Quadrant by CJ Ryan

C.J. Ryan takes a poke at contemporary society in "The Fifth Quadrant." This satirical look at environment, politics, sex and religion in the future has a larger than life heroine who is not beyond using sex to get what she wants.

Seduction Genie Review - You Can Be the Hottest Woman in the Room!

If you think men are just looking for the thinnest body in the room, you desperately need to read this Seduction Genie review. What grabs a man's attention and turns him on is very different from what most women believe. Discovering the secret truths of a man's mind can set you miles ahead

1984 - The Book and the Film

This famous book was written by George Orwell and was first published in 1949. It describes a totalitarian society of the future where everything and everybody is controlled by Big Brother and the Party. Winston Smith works at the Ministry of Truth rewriting old newspaper stories written mainly abou

Lost In Shangri-La Written By Mitchell Zuckoff

A true historic story of survival in the jungles of New Guinea amidst natives whose lives and actions with outsiders was probably non-existent. I am sure this is but one unknown great story that occurred during WW II. Amidst tales of the type of people that live in this remote area on earth, some mi

Welcoming Your Second Baby -Book Review

Our older child cried his eyes out when we brought the new baby home, even though we had thought we had prepared him well. This happened a little more than thirty years ago when there ...

Orphan Ship Review

This is the story of two cousins, Lorina and Jacob, who travel to Mars to further their education. But once they reach Mars Station they realize there is a criminal element abducting children and selling them into slavery on earth. Consequently, in cooperation with the heroic crew of the passenger s

Blog Novel - The Zhongguo Orchestra, Chapter 1, Section 1

About a hundred meters away, the Commanding Officer (CO) of the Philippine National Police-Field Force (PNP-FF) keenly observed the demonstrators outside the Mobile Command Center(MCC) with great apprehension. He had a number of reasons to be alarmed. First, the PNP-FF was outnumbered 20 to 1 by the

Romance Books - The MacKenzies by Linda Howard

Linda Howard mainly writes solo novels. Sometimes there are connecting characters but not really series as such. Most authors these days seem to be writing series books, the authors I have been enjoying anyway.