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Statement of Intent: If bạn read to the end, you'll notice that I do not advocate against đọc Twilight, just putting it into context for young readers. This was originally written for a Facebook audience of Những người bạn until I decided to post it here as well. It was not intended to offend Twilight những người hâm mộ hoặc readers, but to simply give a little perspective on why I believe Edward Cullen is a poor character to respect/admire. Should there be enough được ưa chuộng demand, I'm willing to write a similar bài viết about Bella Swan.

Personality Traits in Abusive Relationships [link, link]

Note: The ones in bold...
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posted by maja3322
 Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'
Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'
Vampires – just because some of them sparkle doesn’t mean there’re all bad.

The Classical Vampire
The first vampire to appear in fictional literature was created bởi the British tác giả John William Polidori in his book ‘The Vampyre’. After this came the rather long short story ‘Carmilla’ bởi Sheridan Le Fanu. But it was a work inspired bởi these two stories that remains the greatest vampire story to this ngày – Bram Stoker’s ’Dracula’. ’Dracula’, which was published in 1897, started a Vampire craze the hasn’t ceased yet. It is in this novel that we find the original,...
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posted by zanhar1
Last năm I put together a danh sách of sách that I read coupled with my opinions on them, using my reviews from good reads. I decided to keep it going.

Avatar: The Last Airbender (Smoke and Shadow #3)


I got to read this one like way back in March thanks to tumblr lol. But I decided to wait until I actually got a physical copy to review it on here.

Any how 10/10 *was satisfied with the amount of Azula*
As always, I really enjoyed the comic as a whole, I really liked this story line. The whole fear based theme and the Kemurikage were wonderful. I'd really tình yêu to know thêm about those ladies.

Life...
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 Marie on Oprah
Marie on Oprah
30 years after Marie Osmond married, then divorced Stephen Craig, she married him again. Some might say the woman is a glutton for punishment hoặc she never got over the man she truly loved.

Today, Osmond says she’s happier the một giây time around, and is grateful for the way her husband treats her.

According to press reports, Osmond’s một giây marriage to âm nhạc producer Brian Blosil wasn’t blissful bởi any means.

Globe Magazine reported that despite enduring terrible (emotional) pain, Marie never publicly detailed the humiliation she endured during her 20-year một giây marriage to the record producer....
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the book are bạn there god its me margret is very inspiring to me i don't know how judy bloom does it i would deffinetly recomend this book for any girl who fells sad hoặc depressed it is a short book so bạn will mort likely finish it in about a week maybe even a ngày i normally don't like đọc but after đọc this book it made me think that i should read thêm sách now i am đọc so many cool sách i could write my own but i am not feeling up to that so i will just stick to đọc i hope bạn found my bài viết usefull and remember if bạn have a good book tell me because i am really loving đọc now
posted by BuffyFaithFan1
CHAPTER ONE: My Life Story...

My name: Peyton Strong. My life: Different. My wish: To have someone else do my job. Why?: Cause I was destined to do THIS. Why?: A civilization called The Light, called me in and recruted me as one of there "HELPERS" when really...I'm on a fight for my life to save the world from un explicable things. Demons, thefts, bạn name it! Right now: I'm on hàng đầu, đầu trang of a building, wathcing down far below. dao, con dao in hand. Gun in it's holster. And searching. Searching what bạn ask?: For members of The Shades. Who?: They are just like The Lights, but they are competly different....
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Some people say they wish they had my life but they don't know that my life is the worst life anyone could have. I'm Ayla Skylynn and I am 20 years old. I have two daughters, a five năm old and a six tháng old.
This morning I woke up to my dad and my twin sister Jazalyn having a morning fight. I could hear my dad's screaming and Jazalyn's crying comming from the phòng bếp, nhà bếp so I went in to see what was going on."What is going on in here I can hear bạn from upstairs?"
Jazalyn looked at me and đã đưa ý kiến in her sweet tone"It's nothing Ayla dad was just expressing his feelings."
I wanted to ask her if she...
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posted by gaby124
Who Am I?
By: Gabriela Acosta



Chapter 1
“How would bạn describe me Lilly?” I asked.
“Paula, you’re a very smart and unique person. But also mysterious. In a good way.” She replied.
“How am I mysterious? I mean, I never thought of myself that way.”
“Because you’re always so quiet around people. Not around me, of course. It’s like bạn shut yourself down completely, like bạn don’t want them to know who bạn are.”
“But bạn know I’m very shy! Besides, I’m not very good at socializing, bạn know? I always make myself sound like a total freak!
“Hey, bạn asked for my...
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"I still get nightmares," begins Johnny Truant, editor of House of Leaves ("House," bởi the way, always colored in blue). He goes on to explain how he stumbled upon the fateful document that would consume him. How Zampanò, an old and eccentric shut-in had left his critique of the Navidson Record scribbled on loose-leaf papers, book covers, and the backs of envelopes and even stamps scattered across his room. Johnny diligently collected all of the papers and organized them into the comprehensive thesis it was meant to be. It is an elaborate and detailed explanation of a documentary that, Johnny...
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 Actor Daniel Radcliffe
Actor Daniel Radcliffe
I'm excited to be reporting this tid bit of book news to my Fanpop.com readers!

If bạn remember, earlier this year, I reviewed a new book titled 'The Vampire Game: Discovery' written bởi hunky first-time tác giả Les Bailey--which I absolutely adored! (I've read the book 3 times now!)

Well, I now get to báo cáo that there is a great possibility that the novel in câu hỏi will be developed into a major movie!

According to several movie news outlets, the unique vampire tale has generated loads of interest among some of Hollywood's most influential filmmakers--and I can see why.

As I first reported back...
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For a lot of people with chronic disease, the inability to work is a difficult and frustrating reality. Contrary to common misconceptions that not working must be "nice." hoặc must be like taking an "extended vacation," the lack of a job for medical reasons can have significant consequences on a person's sense if identity--not to mentions finances and interpersonal relationships.

Writer Randy Jernigan recently shed some light on this reality while he was a guest on Donny Max's 'Lets Talk About It' radio program out of Seattle. Randy, who has been diagnosed with End Stage Renal Failure, Chronic...
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 Ellen DeGeneres Bio
Ellen DeGeneres Bio
Celebrity biographer and nghề viết văn coach, Randy Jernigan, this week admitted to a national radio audience that he has recently suffered total kidney failure, resulting in weekly dialysis and a drastic change in his life and schedule.

The 'Losing to Win!' tác giả has been forced to postpone a number of professional commitments this month, explaining that his life was "turned upside down" when two tim, trái tim attacks and renal failure cause him to be placed on weekly kidney dialysis for his survival

"This năm has been a rough one for me,": the tác giả confessed to his radio audience. "The good news is I'm...
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1. Harry Potter bởi J.K. Rowling

Like, duh.

In my opinion, it's both the best YA series ever and the best fantaisie series ever. Why? Harry Potter is the best of everything - the best characters, the best plots, the best writing.

The characters are people bạn can fall in tình yêu with, and not just the main Giải cứu thế giới and the main villains. Even thêm minor characters are pretty extensively developed, like Snape, Pettigrew, Neville, even Dean hoặc Seamus. They all have histories and quirks and unique personalities and very few authors are able to so vividly create such a huge cast of characters.

Similarly, the...
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My name is Meghan Chase.
I thought it was over. That my time with the fey, the impossible choices I had to make, the sacrifices of those I loved, was behind me. But a storm is approaching, an army of Iron fey that will drag me back, kicking and screaming. Drag me away from the banished prince who’s sworn to stand bởi my side. Drag me into the core of conflict so powerful, I’m not sure anyone can survive it.
This time, there will be no turning back.
The third book in the Iron Fey series provides the same non-stop action as its predecessors. The only thing is, this time around, the constant conflict...
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Randy Jernigan has signed an agreement with a new American publisher and cable network to write a biography and now a documentary on the British Royal family which he's tentatively titled, "Family Secrets."

Jernigan, who recently published The Life and Career of Marie Osmond, says he's always been an admirer of Queen Elizabeth and the rest of her family, and has always wanted to take a serious look at the British Monarch in a book.

"Randy has been planning to release a book on the Royal family for some time now, then after the initial announcement a broadcast house approached the agency about...
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posted by sk8rgirl714
Preface

“Okay honey, it’s your first time on a plane!” my mother cooed me. I was five then so I didn’t hate it entirely. “I’m ready Mommy!” I said. We sat in section… 1A and 1B.
My mother was overly excited for the both of us because it was also her first time on a plane.
After takeoff, my mother spotted San Diego, which was the wrong direction. We were going to visit my grandparents in Michigan. It felt like the plane was dropping all of a sudden.
“Mommy, are we going to land now?” I asked. “I’m going to go talk to the pilot honey. I’ll be right back.” My mother...
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Daniel Goleman, 2006, 334 pages

Goleman in his groundbreaking book reveals that neural linkages between humans influence the brain and the body. These invisible bridges give us the ability to change people's moods, emotions, and health - as these people can do to us. Relationships not only shape emotional states and general psychological experience, but also the very physiological matter that makes our body. Our interactions with people influences our immune system, circulation, hormones, and breathing for example.

Social Intelligence expands from the one-person psychology within an individual...
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The book Smiling đồi núi, hill Farm is about the Wayne family’s life at Smiling đồi núi, hill Farm. It starts out with the Wayne family moving to Indiana in an ox driven wagon to be pioneers and find new farm lands. The book shows how the farm and family grow through the years 1817-1937.
The story starts on the Wayne family moving from Virginia to Indiana. They found a settlement on a đồi núi, hill and called it Smiling đồi núi, hill Farm. They started building the farm, and making the farm bigger. The farm and kids grow up over the years. For example now they grind their wheat with a machine instead of horse power. As they...
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Since everyone was so positive about my last article, I decided to make it a series of sorts. Different themes, maybe one bài viết a month. I am 23 and I still tình yêu all of the following books. People can enjoy them at any age, but these are especially great ones for kids and teens. There were so many to choose from, so I apologize that I had to leave out so many of my favorites. Let's all recapture youth! As always, these are in no particular order.

1. The Neverending Story bởi Michael Ende
This is one of the few fantaisie novels that isn't an entire series. Not to offend anyone, but I do not like...
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posted by AnnabethChase
Mmkay, this is a really powerful-but really long- quote and I really hope bạn take just a few phút out of whatever you're doing and read it.

"I was telling bạn about evil, now that I know what it is. It's what makes a man get drunk and press a red hot poker on his child's back. It's what makes men have to queue for hours at the dock gates for a chance of a job when there are only a dozen jobs for a hundred men, so they fight each other in order to get them, and the foreman laugh and egg them on. It's what takes an old couple who've got nothing left but each other and splits them up to go...
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