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New book examines why Americans are so unhappy and outlines 8 proven strategies to become happy 88% of the time
Genre: Fantasy, Romance Word Count: 9,240 Average Goodreads Rating: 3.97 out of 5 stars My rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
An excellent quick read about an older couple finally getting back together after 45 years.
Bunnies and Batteries was a surprisingly excellent short story.
Good books can change lives. This book is such a good book. Whether it changes your life though will depend on whether you see the rather simple stories, and tales here, as just interesting reading, or on whether you can see that they all contain some type of an inner truth buried w...
Where we left off The family had finished their Christmas dinner and setting up Carissa's new monopoly game. The door bell rang and it was Mr. Martin all the way from Sydney with Jean's Christmas presents. Katie-Ann is in a foul mood and finds fault with the presents Jean had given...
Where we left off This Christmas the family is separated for the first time since there parent's passing. Jean is not with them. Katie-Ann is very upset about it. As she has taken on the job of keeping the family together. Little Carissa is happy she got a beautiful porcelain do...
Where we left off Jean has gone to spend Christmas with her boyfriend and his family. Katie-Ann is furious and little Carissa doesn't understand why her sister Jean could not be home for Christmas.
The sisters were in Sydney and when they came home Katie-Ann was told that Jean was spending Christmas with her boyfriend's family for Christmas. We are beginning to see the rift between Jean and Katie-Ann.
Where we left off Carissa is finally told about her family history. She couldn't remember her mama when she was well. Katie-Ann present Carissas with a locket and chain as a gift from her mother to always remember her by. This is one of my favorite scenes in the book.
Where we left off Carissa's parents died when she was four years old. She was close to her father but not close to her mother because her mother had a stroke and died shortly after hearing the news that her husband was killed in China. Carissa asks Katie-Ann to tell her about her mot...
Where we left off. The young Carissa is a lonely child who is alienated from her peers at school. She develops an imaginary friend, and has dreams of her dead father who talks to her in her dreams.
Where we left off. Carissa has started school, but she is alienated from the other children. She spends her time talking to her imaginary friend. The kids laugh at her because she talks funny.
Where we left off Carissa is now six years old and she is going to school for the first time. She doesn't want to go, she would rather stay home with Katie-Ann. Katie-Ann first goes to the secretary's office. The secretary wants to send a social worker to the house but Katie-Ann w...
Where we left off: The young Carrissa is very lonely. She is estranged from her mother and she develops an imaginary friend who she calls Honey. Her sisters are well aware of this imaginary friend but warns her not to speak of her in front of their mother who is sick in bed. They...
I am so sorry I forgot to publish the prologue to my book. I will publish it here before we go any further. Basically, the book starts with the grown up Carissa is relieving her life through a dream.
We left off with the family taking a trip into town. Katie-Ann always made sure the kids had some spending money. But we see for the first time that Katie-Ann and her sister Jean don't really see I to eye.
We left off at Chapter 1 part 1. Carissa lost her father and her mother is an invalid who had a stroke. The little girl is being raised by her eldest sister Katie-Ann. What a tragic beginning for one so young.
We left the story when 4 year old Carissa cries, she somehow senses her Papa is going away. Her father denies it; but. his little girl does not believe him.
We have been learning about Winchester Forbes and now we finally get introduced to Carissa, the heroine of this story. We are seeing her as a 4 year old and noting her love for her Papa and love for animals.
We last found out that 4 year old Carissa loved to eat anything from the sea because her father brought it home. We were introduced to her siblings. Carissa was the baby of the family.
We left getting to know Winchester Forbes, Carissa's father. We learned he was a fisherman, and a celebrated war hero. He was also quite restless after he came home from the war. We were also introduced to Carissa's mother and siblings.
On this page will contain a variety of book reviews that I read and reviewed myself. If you are like me then you need that great, at the end of your seat book to read. I love books that are a page turner and keeps me hooked. So, I thought this would be a great page to start with.
This review of the movie and book Audrey Rose reflects upon my feelings of Hinduism and reincarnation. It is more a philosophical commentary on the movie's theme.
This article is a review of a small but powerful work by the Indian spiritual master, Hazrat Inayat Khan. Behind every note of music flows the energy of love. All music has been heaven sent. It is written with the help of the hands of the Gods. We are one of these Gods when we listen...
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