The world of book and film has been brought together by best-selling author, Lee Wilson, in a film-enhanced Ebook version of his best-selling paranormal romance, "The Last Hybrid: Bloodline of Angels." This merging of media might just change the way you read books.
"The Anarchist Cookbook" is perhaps the most famous do-it-yourself manual out there. Prized by grassroots terrorists and hacker counter-culture elites, the book has become a mythical tome full of everything from secret special forces combat tactics to guaranteed methods for building everything from pipe bombs to Trojan Horse programs. Lots of people are surprised, and no few are dismayed, when they find out that the real book actually has none of these things... and it's dangerous to its readers, to boot!
This article will review Viktor Mayer-SchÃ¶nberger and Kenneth Cukier's 2013 bestseller, "Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think." It summarizes key points of the book, and gives a brief summary of concepts explained by the authors.
I'm No Monster is a true story about a man, Josef Fritzl, who kidnapped his own daughter, Elisabeth, and forced her into sex slavery. Determined to keep her hidden from the rest of the world, he built an underground home where the girl lived for twenty four years. Â After the girl...
Those looking for a good read should give these under 100-page classics a try.
A book review of Amy Poehler's Yes Please! Snl comedian and self-proclaimed life partner to Tina Fey, Poehler writes about her rise to the top, growing up, being a mom and that one time she tried cocaine. An unexpectedly thought-provoking book, a recommended read.
Although I generally focus on classic literature as well as English and American literature, there are a few science oriented and religious texts I can recommend. In this review I highly recommend the book, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking. This jumps up on my list primarily because of the movie, The Theory of Everything, released in theaters over the past twelve months. Hawking's book has been around for a long time and has gone through multiple revisions. The movie is not about the book, but the contexts of the book and his drive to answer the universal questions goes towards the parallel of his drive to live and succeed in spite of his physical infirmity.
Do you sometimes feel like it is impossible to escape the endless notifications, social media updates and the general overload of information we navigate through every day? In Hamlet's Blackberry, William Powers makes the case for us to change our relationship with our devices, discusses lessons we should learn from "the seven philosophers of screens" and gives some practical tips on how we can adopt these in our lives.
Not every authorship name is the writer's real name. Yes, odds are even you don't use your real name for all your online membership accounts, blogging, emailing, content writing, comments, so on and so forth. You probably haven't thought about it in terms of a pen name, alias, nom de plume, also known as (aka), or pseudonym. You may have picked an assortment of random letters and numbers or some obscure character or terminology to serve as your online identity; thus, you have assigned yourself a nom de plume.
In part one of two we discussed the purposes and advantages of using a nom de plume, pseudonym, alias, aka (also known as), or most known by the term: pen name. Several examples were given as to currently used aliases, pseudonyms and pen names found in the entertainment and literary world. Although, we did not spend any time really discussing the use of these "alternative names" by entertainers (actors, musicians, performers), it's simple enough to lump those folks (respectively) into the "Branding" purposes category.
Part One covered: What is, How Used and Who Uses them; Online Writers; Books and Authors; Who is the Real Author of the Book; and A Brief What and Why of a PN.s In Part Two we continued with examples of famous names and authors using PN, more on why you should consider using one, and began discussing creative ways that you might use in deciding on a nom de plume.
Discover four young adult novels that aren't as popular as they once were, but are ready for a comeback!