How To Read A Book
Guidelines for Getting the Most out of Non-Fiction Reading
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October 30, 2013
E-Books or Regular Books, Which do you prefer.
A summary of “10 Reasons Real Books Are Better Than E-books” and “Top Ten Reasons Why E-books are better than Printed Books”
Have you ever notice how the E-books are very different from just normal books. The E-books are very advance than...
author of their favorite book, Peter Van Houten. While in Amsterdam Augustus finds out some shocking news and both Augustus and Hazel's worlds fall apart around them. During the whole book Hazel realizes life was not meant to be wasted, and you should make the most of it, because you never know when it'll...
What I think about the book, what I like/dislike, and what I would change.
Pilgrims progress was written by John Bunyan and first published in 1678. I think that at the time of writing the story had a different and more relevant meaning to the people of that time. I also think...
Last Olympian By: Rick Riordan
I must say, when I set out on this specific reading adventure, I was not expecting to be as in love with this book as I ended up being. It was definitely a good treat.
From the beginning Camp Half-Blood set a plan in motion to stop the antagonist of the stories The...
Domestic Road, Domestic Airport, Pasay City
A BOOK REPORT
Title of the book
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
Presented In Partial Fulfilment
Of the Requirements in Humanities 2
Haidee S. Mendoza
3rd Trimester SY 2010-2011
I- The book report is purposely done and written as a part...
Fish! Book Report
1. What are the four big ideas in the book?
a. The first idea Lonnie presented to Mary Jane was choosing your attitude. Moreover Lonnie stated “There is always a choice about the way you do your work, even if there is not a choice about the work itself.” Choosing your attitude...
about a book I have recently read it is the autobiography of Gregor Townsend it is called “Gregor Townsend Talk of the Toony”. It is his life story from the first time he picked up a rugby ball to his controversial opinions on where the SRU has gone wrong. I will also be talking about how the book is good...
novel like water for chocolate feelings and sensations are fully discribe so the reader can experience what Tita the protagonist is feeling. The movie instead its a good film but misses many small but important details along the story. Some of the difference that can be found between the book and the...
favorite quote from Dr. Gary Chapman’s “The Five Love Languages” comes form the twelfth chapter of the book and reads “If you claim to have feelings that you do not have, that is hypocrisy…. But if you express an act of love that is designed for the other person’s benefit, it is simply a choice”.
This is an extract from a rough copy of my book entitled “A South African Dream.” I would like to publish this book one day so that the rest of the world can learn from our experiences. The ending will be “And they lived happily ever after.” My book will be a letter to all world leaders to encourage...
October 21, 2012
Book Title: Positive Discipline
Author: Jane Nelsen, Ed. D.
Publisher and Date of Publication: Originally published by Sunrise Press, Fair Oaks, Cain 1981. First Ballantine Book Edition: August 1987.
Purpose: One of the key purposes of this book is to...
October 21, 2009
Act like a Lady, Think like a Man:
What Men Really Think about Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment
The book that I chose to read and write my report on was Act like a Lady, Think like a Man: What Men Really Think about Love, Relationships...
Book Review: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech...
Books have always had more of an impact on people then films have ever had. The book Flowers for Algernon is written by Daniel Keys and is an excellent piece of work. A movie quite similar to the book is Awakenings, directed by Penny Marshall. They are both original and are about a human experiment....
Character Book Review
“Do not be satisfied until you have put yourselves into that atmosphere where you can seize and hold onto the very highest and most beautiful things that can be got out of life.” It is surprising how much you can judge a book by its cover. Building Character would never be a book that...
Hitler declared on May 10, 1933 that there was to be a book burning, and it would consist of having all books burned that had “un-German” ideas. In this same year, concentration camps had been built was used for people that opposed Hitler’s ideas. It made it possible to impose...
The book “The Secret Life of Bees” takes place in the year 1964 in the areas of South Carolina. During this time the civil rights movement and racial tension were taking place.
The main character in this book is Lily Melissa Owens. Lily is a white, 14y/o...
Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening Book Review
Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening was written by author Michael Carroll. Unfortunately no given information was listed about why he chooses to write on this particular subject. As far as writing the book Carroll states “It was a good idea, I thought...
Publisher: Oxford University Press Authors: A P R Howatt with H G Widdowson Despite the fact that I could obviously judge the topic of the book from the title, this history of TEFL and TESOL was in no way what I expected before I started reading it. How that was a good and bad thing [...]
of myself on TV. Quite the contrary, I consider television has better educational influence than books do for the following reasons.
To start with, television has as much as coverage of knowledge as books. Television nowadays has been divided into specific sub channels. We have sport channel which exclusively...
contributes to meaning.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is a unique narrative in which symbolism is embraced often to communicate ideas. Death is used to narrate the story of Liesel Meminger, a young German girl living in the time of World War Two. Liesel is nicknamed “the book thief” by Death due to her...
General info about the book
Book’s title : Three Men in a Boat
Author : Jerome K. Jerome
Country : England
Language : English
Genre : Humor novel
Publication date : 1889 AD
Describe this character :
Name : Jerome Klapka Jerome
Born : 2 May...
2 April 2013
The Learning Curve: The Internet vs. Books
One thing I’ve noticed for sure is that nowadays more and more people use the internet as a source for information than books. Whether it’s an eBook or reading an article online, we use the web more habitually...
Judging from Douglass’, Jacobs’ and Stowe’s books; was the South or the North more racially prejudice?
The lines between racism, stereotyping, and racial prejudice are not easily drawn so I want, at the beginning, to establish a working definition of these terms. For purposes of my discussion here...
large selection of books on the shelf. Some were three inches thick. I opted for Maney’s book, only about 200 pages plus references, a bibliography and appendices, which I thought I’d read within a few days or a couple of weeks.
Wrong. It sat on my nightstand as the current book being read for so long...
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was a book published in 1906 by Bantam Dell in response to the corruption in the meat packing industry. This 372 page book is political fiction and was set in Packingtown, Chicago during the early 1900s. The plot follows a immigrant from Lithuania named Jurgis...
Reading Reviving Ophelia after reading Lost Boys, I honestly feel two totally ends of the spectrum were hit. Pipher examines the loss of selves that most girls experience going through their adolescent development. She brings up the fact that preadolescent girls have the ability to be androgynous, as...
songwriter Roger Waters was inspired by George Orwell, because most of their songs are about the things that Orwell wrote in those two books.
I think that with his book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ George Orwell was very accurate, he wrote the book in 1949 and it was about 1984 and at that time very similar...
Love and Family through Eileen Spinelli
This paper will be reviewing and analyzing six different books by Eileen Spinelli. Before analyzing these chosen titles in detail, here is a brief synopsis of each. First, In Sophie’s Masterpiece: a Spider’s Tale. Readers meet a spider named Sophie....