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Daniel J. Levitin, 2008, 354 pages

Could music unlock the mystery of who we are and how we think?

An unprecedented blend of science and art, Daniel Levitin’s bestselling debut, This Is Your Brain on Music, changed the way we understand how music gets in our heads. Now, in what is being called a tour de force by leading scientists, he presents his audacious theory of ‘six songs,’ the key to how music shaped humanity across cultures and throughout history.

Preserving the emotional heritage of our lives and of our species, music from its very beginning, was allied to dance, as the structure...
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In more general sense management assignment writing is very important considering the different level of question that are asked in the case study

We'll see in the research endeavor explaining configuration whether a solid currency is great or awful on the off chance that study term. Anything compelling is said well yet when we talk about any cash and monetary framework, influential can have unfavorable impacts for the entire financial framework.

Any budgetary framework that is exchange centered can have extremely antagonistic impact if their currency is appreciating. The most vital purpose...
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Team Harry Potter?
Team Harry Potter?
Hi everyone, I had read both books and I would like to give my opinions on both of them. However, for those who haven't read it, go ahead and read it. You don't know what you're missing.

Harry Potter

The series was extraordinary amazing, because it's not predictable and J.K. Rowling invented whimsical words to make the story interesting and flow with the magical universe.
I am very happy that all of the 6 books were made into movies that I could watch it again and again! I hope to read the 7 book when it comes to Malaysia.

The Chronicles of Narnia

When I first watch the Lion, the Witch and the...
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posted by serenacullen93
SHADOW FALLS - Amy Kathleen Ryan
Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous
Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevski
The Dark is Rising Series, by Susan Cooper
The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl, by barry lyga
Boy Toy, by barry lyga
Hero Type, by Barry Lyga
Star Girl, by Jerry Spinelli
How I live Now, by Meg Rosoff
MAGIC - Gail Carson Levine
Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand - Gail Carson Levine
Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly - Gail Carson Levine
Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg - Gail Carson...
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posted by 1999jacko
1:Grass by catherine Macphail
2:Worse than boys by catherine Macphail
3:Rick Riordan books
4:Game of thrones
10:fear all by michael grant from 5-now
11:Hunger games
12:the enemy by charlie higson
13:D4rk inside
15: Skulduggery Pleasant
17:Dusk by kenneth opal
18:The Mediator by meg cabbot
19:any other books by Catherine Macphail
20:Deception point by Dan brown
21:The hounds of the Morrigan
22:Enid Blyton Books
23: Roxy's Baby
all of these books are epic check them out and enjoy them
We hear a lot about sexism against females, and some people think this extends to books, which it probably does. A lot of books have no females in them, or only have weak female characters, like damsels in distress which are just there to be saved by males. But recently, there has been a lot of strong, resourceful new female book characters. Here are my favourite strong heroines- and two of them are from books written by male authors, so well done men for realising that females can be string too.

1) Kestrel Hath, from The Wind on Fire series by William Nicholson.
Most of you probably haven't...
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Lovely rose!
Lovely rose!
Hi guys, earlier on I posted about my review about Gaston Leroux's horror classic. So are my personal opinions about the book in general, I will also be including bits of the musical on which it's base on.

The Story

I was very familiar with the story, especially since I had heard many of the familiar songs from the musical itself. When I read the book for the first time, I was really amazed on how the story is partially different from the musical itself.
Surely, it was a very intriguing story that every night I would listen to the audio-book and I would cry at the end, because the Phantom is...
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posted by juicyjossy9
Written by Anne Robillard, our new Tolkien
Written by Anne Robillard, our new Tolkien
Anne Robillard (the new Tolkien)
Original title: Les Chevaliers d'Émeraude

The Knights of Emerald is a book series in the heroic-fantasy style, translated from French, written by the Québécoise Anne Robillard. The series numbers twelve books. Since their release, the books have become popular inside Quebec by the Éditions De Mortagne[1], selling up to one million copies. The first book has since been translated in English [2] and Polish. The book has also been edited in France, by the Éditions Michel Lafon. The first two books have sold 15000 copies there since June 2007.[3]

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posted by moodystuff449
Thing are going round and round my head, or maybe my head is going round and round in things. -(Diana Wynne Jones)Howl's Moving Castle

Sophie, I'm dying of boredom in here, or maybe just dying. -(Diana Wynne Jones)Howl's Moving Castle

"You must admit I have a right to live in a pigsty if I want." — Diana Wynne Jones (Howl's Moving Castle)

"’I think we ought to live happily ever after,’ and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more hair-raising than any storybook made it sound, though she was determined to try.

‘It should be hair-raising,’...
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posted by HouseofNightRox
My Favourite Books (In no order)

1. Glass Houses by Rachel Caine
2. The Dead Girls Dance by Rachel Caine
3. Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine
4. Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine
5. Lord of Misrule by Rachel Caine
6. Carpe Corpus by Rachel Caine
7. Fade Out by Rachel Caine
8. Kiss of Death by Rachel Caine
9. Ghost Town by Rachel Caine
10. Northern Lights by Phillip Pullman
11. Marked by P.C and Kristen Cast
12. Betrayed by P.C and Kristen Cast
13. Chosen by P.C and Kristen Cast
14. Untamed by P.C and Kristen Cast
15. Hunted by P.C and Kristen Cast
16. Tempted by P.C and Kristen Cast
17. Burned by P.C and Kristen...
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posted by Chitra_96_chant
Novel's title: Anne of Windy Poplars
Genre:Children's novel and everyday life
Author:Lucy M. Montgomery
Publish on:1936
Publisher:McClelland and Stewart
Amount of page:440 page
This novel is telling about Anne Shirley, the protagonist who had an adventure of life in the previous versions.In this version,she's already becoming adult people and work as a teacher during 3 years.
From the cover,i think it can showing the situation in England's village at 19 to 20th century.It contain of beauty scenery and calm situation.
The writer can describe the situation in the story and tell about appearance and characters of the antagonists and other person clearly. She can show Anne who feminine but brave for solving herself's or her friend's problems and always have a solution about it.
Lasting Happiness
Lasting Happiness
She stared anxiously at the pot of water on the stove, compelling it to boil. Though the old axiom warned of its counter effect, she had long since given up on trying to look away from the pot, unable to tear her eyes away. Tapping her foot impatiently, she began to sing quietly to herself to pass the time. It was a merry song, the one she always used to entice travelers from the road to come to her window. As she sang she only wished her tune could charm heat into the water of her pot the way it charmed most of the passerby. The thought only seemed to bring her further impatience. The impurity...
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1. DUMPPP TWILIGHT BOOKS IN THE BINNN (u can watch the movies)

ok today i will tell you about great books and there athors your CHRISTMAS LIST!!!

1.The vampire diaries saga

meet 17 year old elena gilbert she is extreamly butyfuil and every boy is after her one day a new boy starts school he is suuuuppppeeerrr hot his name is stefan salvatore and she like really likes him but she is yet to find out his dark secret (hes a vampire) and he has a (vampire) brother who is SUPPPPPPPPPPPPPEREEEEERRRERERER
hot to so she is torn between his brother damon and her boyfriend stefan

it sound crap but trust me its not i would rate these books 4 and a half out of five coz there really good DDEEEEFFFFOO put these books on your xmas list and i know what your thinking they copied TWILIGHT but they dident stephine meyer copied vampire diarievamp diariess was wote years before twilight

thats part one
We all have our fandoms.
We all have those certain books we can’t stop talking about, those movies and TV shows we can’t stop re-watching, those video games we can’t stop re-playing, and those musicals that whenever the tour comes to town, we watch them again and again. We have all found escape into either an adventure or experience, whether it be in our modern-day world or a completely different place and time. Thanks to writers and directors, there are conflicts that get our hearts racing and more often than not, there are universal truths where we learn more about ourselves, others,...
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– Book lists, resources & tips to read & learn to read better.

We've gathered here many resources for sharing the joy of reading with children. By highlighting great books and authors we hope you'll find the books that unlock the love of reading in the children you care about.

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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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posted by TheGoldenHeart
Hi there everyone!

I'm a writer and I'd love some international support for my story that I already gave to my favorite actor Colin Morgan personally as a gift. He inspired me for a certain character and it was given more as a sign of gratitude for the inspiration rather than for him to read it. No idea if he ever would, but I just hope the effort I put into translating it just for him made him happy that day. What a brilliant actor ^^ Anyways - I've created a club and this account itself for communicating with future readers. I don't want to bother anyone with it, but how else could you let...
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posted by 1d_swift
Romeo and Juliet (1595?) is justly famous for its poetic treatment of the ecstasy of youthful love. The play dramatizes the fate of two lovers victimized by the feuds and misunderstandings of their elders and by their own hasty temperaments. Shakespeare borrowed the tragic story of the two young Italian lovers from a long narrative poem, The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet (1562) by English writer Arthur Brooke. Shakespeare, however, added the character of Mercutio, increased the roles of the friar and the nurse, and reduced the moralizing of Brooke’s work. The play...
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posted by juicyjossy9
Alan Weisman
St. Martin’s Press

– A fascinating eco-thriller … Gripping

The simple but irresistible premise of Alan Weisman's The World Without Us - what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared - lit up imaginations even as it ignited controversy around the world.

Weisman's "thought experiment" examines what would happen in both the immediate and distant future to the land, the animals, the oceans, our cities, our art, and all manner of things we take for granted if we were no longer here. Would the seas again teem with fish? Would our concrete jungles crumble...
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posted by deedragongirl
Red with blood.
Red with blood.
Hi guys, I managed to finish reading this spooky novel because Halloween is coming. So, here is my review on Bram Stoker's horror classic.

The Story

The format is like a journal, chronicling the events of the story and the history of Count Dracula, whom he claimed to be a descendant of Attila the Hun. It was a bloodthirsty and chilling novel that I could not go to sleep in the end!
I also feel sorry for Lucy Westenra, having to die so young and to become a vampire all thanks to Count Dracula. Prompting Jonathan Hawker, Dr. Van Helsing and Mina to retaliate by killing the Count.

The Characters...
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