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2013-05-09 23:00:12

℠Everlasting Arts and Sciences: Volume 2´ continues the pursuit of knowledge begun in Volume 1. CALABAR, Nigeria (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 In his new book “Everlasting Arts and Sciences: Volume 2” (published by AuthorHouse) author Bishop Bassey Effiong Orok — whom many believe is a prophet of God — offers this second compilation of his conclusions about myriad topics. This book continues the examinations begun in “Everlasting Arts and Sciences: Volume...

2013-05-07 23:00:13

Dave MacQuarrie attempts to warn humanity about climate change in ℠Acedia: The Darkness Within´. ALLISTON, Ontario (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 As a physician-psychotherapist for 25 years, Dave MacQuarrie´s main challenge while working with his clients was finding ways to encourage them to live authentically while completing the necessary therapeutic work given to them. Upon retirement, he discovered the ancient word acedia. He soon saw this word as the key to the psycho-spiritual...

2013-03-17 23:02:17

℠There Are No Enemies´ is an indictment of warfare and those who make it, and a plea for peace. North Hollywood, Calif. (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Using her own experience and sources as diverse as Aristotle´s “Science of Being Altogether,” author Mary Anneeta Mann has crafted her new book “There Are No Enemies: A Practical Philosophy of Life” (published by AuthorHouse). This book is the culmination of a lifelong pursuit to end war and embrace what she...

2013-03-11 23:04:06

Short stories, essays and poetry collected in new book, ℠Kissing the Hand of the Dead´ SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Inspired to create a new environmental ethic and offer a holistic view of human emotions and needs, Wayne T. Williams has penned his new book, “Kissing the Hand of the Dead” (published by AuthorHouse). “Kissing the Hand of the Dead” is a collection of short stories, essays and poetry based on Williams´ life written on a number of...

2013-02-24 23:01:51

℠Follow Your Star´ follows one man´s path in a life of rich experiences. Oxford, England (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 In “Follow Your Star: From Mining to Heart Transplants - A Surgeon's Story” (published by AuthorHouse), the new autobiography from Terence English, readers are treated to a detailed look into a life of adventure and achievement. The central part of this story is a fascinating account of the trials and tribulations associated with the author´s...

2013-02-08 23:02:17

A group of unlikely heroes band together to protect their families against the impending ravages of global warming in new book GEORGE, South Africa (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 “Global warming, overpopulation and the destruction of vast areas of habitat are the three main threats facing the lives of millions,” says William B. Franklin, author of the new book “Indaba” (published by AuthorHouse). In it, he introduces a tenacious group of like-minded people, each with a...

2013-01-20 23:01:24

Malignant tumor healed, patient lives to tell story. Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 When asked what inspired her to write her new book The Cocktail: That is What Cured My Colon Cancer (published by AuthorHouse), author and cancer survivor Lorna Richardson replied, “God´s awesomeness.” It is a reply echoed by her readers. “The Cocktail is a book that should be kept in every health institution and on every household book shelve (sic),” writes reader...

2013-01-20 23:00:23

New novel offers goldmine of cultural, historical information on 19th-century China GREENHITHE, New Zealand (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 A young soldier forced to escape the bloodbath of 19th-century China´s Taping Rebellion finds a new life in the goldfields of Australia and New Zealand in “Memories in the Bone: He Who Pursues Revenge Digs Two Graves” (published by AuthorHouse), the new historical fiction by Mee-mee Phipps. Zhou Yu, one of the last survivors of the rebellion,...

2013-01-20 23:00:17

Novel Follows Escapades of a Medical Imposter CAPE CORAL, Fla. (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 In Max Heeb´s new medical thriller novel “Surgical Imposter” (published by AuthorHouse), a young man masquerading as a surgeon must brave exposure, threats on his life and his own irrepressible impulses to survive. With the help of his mentor, registered nurse Jason Childs successfully masquerades as Jason Stewart, M.D. Although he is a skilled surgeon, though not certified by any of the...

2013-01-20 23:00:15

Acklima Akbar, professional nurse, offers insight from the other side of the counter. Surrey, England (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Acklima Akbar´s new novel “And Then There Was Swine Flu: The Diary of an NHS Manager” (published by AuthorHouse) offers an invaluable and rare insight into what makes the British National Health Service the fascinating monolith that it has become over the centuries. In it, she explores many of the topics so relevant around the world, such as the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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