Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Review of the book Dear Deb by Margaret Terry

 **This review might offend some people. If you get offended after reading this then please do not leave a rude comment. I will simply ban you and delete your comment. Thanks**

This book was about a woman who had a friend that was battling cancer and decided to write letters to her friend to encourage her in the last days. I enjoyed reading about the letters and funny stories the woman wrote about her family and life because I felt like even though the letters were for Deb, I could relate to them about my life.

I liked the quote on page xvi which reads " we hug the same people every Sunday for years , we watch their children grow, and we share their trials and yet for some reason we limit our relationship to church friend." I like this quote because it seems like every Sunday when we meet at the Kingdom Hall, we are nice to people there and yet we don't really talk to people outside of that. Its like we like to stay in our comfort zone.

I also like the quote on page 28 which says " Faith has taught me that no matter how much I want to control where I end up, the control isn't mine to have." I like that because I learned that you can try your best in life to have control but things happen in life that take you by surprise. I never thought I would have two seizures but yet I did. Sometimes we just have to run with life's punches, lol. I also like the quote on page 29 which reads " Animals make you love them ;then they die and break your heart." I lost my dog way back in December of last year and my heart truly broke and I have never gotten over him and I never will.

I also liked the quote on page 76 which reads " GOD is the rock". I like that because its true. When we are feeling down or disheartened, pray to GOD and he is always there for us. Like in the scripture Psalm 62:6 which reads" Truly he is my rock and my salvation."

My only complaint was about Jesus being born on Christmas and celebrating Christmas and that is simply not true.  Luke 2:8-11 shows that the shepherds were in the fields in night at the time of Jesus's birth. And that the winter is unlikely because the gospel says the shepherds where in the fields all night.  There is more to go into but if you have any questions you can leave me a comment and I can go into more details.

I also like the quote on page 157 which reads " GOD knew three thousand years ago that we would be the same. That we would want the same things, that we would have the same needs, and that we would need the same wise words-to solve differences, to find answers and meaning in their lives. And I though of how many have found comfort in these words...people in trouble, people at war, hurt people, lost people, people like me."  I enjoyed this because the bible hasn't changed, its always been full of encouraging scriptures and ways to solve our problems, GOD hasn't changed, people did, that's why the bible is still good for us today and is not old-fashioned.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising

Monday, October 29, 2012

Lilian Garcia Struck By a Car In Los Angeles

WWE announced the following:

"SmackDown announcer Lilian Garcia is in stable condition at a Los Angeles hospital after being struck by a car on Friday afternoon.

Garcia suffered multiple contusions and lacerations on the left side of her body, but she is expected to make a full recovery. Doctors have immobilized Garcia's neck and will be keeping her hospitalized overnight to monitor her."

Source: nodq.com

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Taylor Swift, Conor Kennedy Split

Let the songwriting begin.

After an intense couple months of dating, Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy have broken up, a close friend of the country singer confirms exclusively to Us Weekly.

"They quietly parted ways a while ago," the friend explains of the "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" crooner, 22, and the high school senior, 18. "It was just a distance thing. No hard feelings. They're fine."

First spotted with the six-time Grammy winner at the Kennedy family compound in Hyannisport, MA in July, Conor is the son of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and the late Mary Kennedy.

But despite Swift's speedy summertime bond with her new man and his brood, the romance had to take a backseat to Swift's work duties. (Her new album, Red, was just released this week with record-breaking sales and widespread critical acclaim.)

"It's been over a month since they've even seen each other," the friend explains. "With her promotion for Red, she has no time off until the end of the year."

Swift's other exes include Jake Gyllenhaal, Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner and Cory Monteith.

Source: Us Weekly

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Review of the book A Marriage of the Heart by Kelly Long

This book surprised me on a bunch of things. I did not realize inside this one book was 3 small books to read. The marriage of the heart wasn't even until the end, the third book. I enjoyed all the books even though the second one was hard to get into at first but it got better near the end.

The first book is about a guy and a girl get married before they really know what they want and spend the entire marriage  trying to figure out what they want. I enjoyed this book because I could never tell what was coming next. The second book is about a dr who delivers babies and falls in love with the guy helping out who is her assistant.  The third book is about a girl who marries a boy before she was ready to get married and wasn't sure how to act but ends up falling in love with him and they compliment each other.

I liked in the third book this one quote on page 309 " Having a community of people behind you makes it much easier. You know the rules. You know what to expect. You know how to fit in. For some people, I guess all of that would be pretty boring, but I've had my taste and my fill of life with no rules."  I like this because when you are struggling with challenges in life it helps to have people who are always there for you and honestly care about you and wants whats best for you.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." 

Friday, October 19, 2012

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Are Married

It's official! After five years of dating, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are husband and wife.

"It's great to be married, the ceremony was beautiful and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and friends," the couple told PEOPLE in an exclusive statement Friday.

Timberlake, 31, and Biel, 30, kept mum about the nuptials – they were even vague to guests, keeping the location in southern Italy a complete secret until the last minute – but PEOPLE will have all the details of the wedding, including exclusive photos, in next week's issue out Wednesday.

Engaged since December, when Timberlake proposed in Big Sky Montana with a custom-designed ring, the couple have been inseparable.

Most recently, Timberlake showed support for his leading lady earlier this month when she was honored at Variety's Power of Women event for her work with Charity: Water.

The actor-musician said recently of his bride, "She's a really, really, really special person." 

The happy couple started celebrating earlier this week along with close friends and family.

On Thursday, they hosted a party where guests hung out around open fires and dined on fresh-made cheese, local olives and wine. The night before, the group headed to a beach for a party complete with fireworks and live music.

Source: People

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel Throw Pre-Wedding Beach Bash in Italy

This party has officially started!

On Wednesday, husband-and-wife-to-beJustin Timberlake and Jessica Biel hosted over 50 guests in Puglia, Italy for a pre-wedding beach party dinner, Us Weekly can report.

Casually-clad revelers, including Timberlake's "D--k in a Box" costar Andy Samberg and music manager Johnny Wright, arrived at Cala Masciola beach on the Adriatic Sea around 8:30 p.m. Despite the brisk temperatures, the crowd enjoyed dinner and cocktails at the beachfront setting, which was decorated with lanterns; music played throughout the festivities, including Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On."

At about 9:30 p.m., the crowd was treated to an impressive, 10-minute fireworks display -- and about an hour later, the group returned to the exclusive resort where the nuptials are set to take place imminently.

As Us Weekly revealed exclusively on Wednesday, the actress, 30, and Timberlake, 31, have finally chosen the southern Italy venue to tie the knot this week -- taking "extra precautions" to keep the location and details top-secret. Pals like Timbaland and Biel's Seventh Heaven costar Beverley Mitchell (who herself wed in Italy) were among the guests who were flown in for the biggest wedding of fall 2012.
"They are ready to get married!" an insider told Us.

Source: usmagazine.com

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Bad News Bears Actress Dies In Drunk Driving Accident

Sammi Kane Kraft, the real-life baseball player who took on Tatum O'Neal's role in the 2005 remake of Bad News Bears, has died.

The 20-year-old lost her life in an early morning collision on Thursday along El Lay's 10 Freeway.

She was riding shotgun when her friend crashed an Audi into a tractor trailer while "traveling at a high rate of speed" and then got hit by another car as a result.

21-year-old Molly Kate Adams was only treated for moderate injuries, but Kraft was not so lucky and was pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Authorities suspect alcohol so Adams has been arrested for felony drunk driving.

Source: PerezHilton

Friday, October 05, 2012

Simpson “Taking Legal Action” Against Star

Jessica Simpson has had enough of Star, which claims on its cover this week that her fiancĂ© Eric Johnson “cheats” on her.

According to the tabloid, Johnson was “caught” messing around with his ex-wife Keri.

As Gossip Cop reported earlier, the mag says Johnson was “sleeping with both” Simpson and Keri at the same time, and “he’ll most likely do it again.”

But more importantly, and we exclusively noted, the Star story is completely untrue.

Now, a Simpson insider tells us that she and Johnson are “taking legal action” because they have “had enough of this tabloid defaming them.”

As Gossip Cop previously noted, Star has been repeatedly wrong about Simpson and Johnson’s relationship, falsely claiming last December that her dad Joe was demanding a “shotgun wedding;” inaccurately alleging that her mom Tina was warring with Johnson over the couple’s baby Maxwell; pushing a bogus “diet disaster” narrative for weeks; and publishing an untrue report about Simpson allegedly telling everyone about her “X-rated romps” with Johnson.

The magazine also recently fabricated new pregnancy rumors about Simpson.

Gossip Cop reached out to an attorney for Star who only offered, “No comment.”

Earlier on Wednesday, the tabloid issued an apology to Nicolas Cage after wrongly claiming he “stalked” Vanessa Hudgens, his co-star in The Frozen Ground.

Source: GossipCop.com
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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Review of the book The Fantasy Fallacy by Shannon Ethridge

I really got excited to read this book based on the description from booksneeze.com. I really liked this book. It talks about how people have this fantasy they are always thinking about such as in dreams and such. And how those fantasies can be dreams, or porn,etc and how to look into a fantasy you are having and how to figure out why you are having that fantasy and what the real reason you are thinking those things and it can be different things from you life or childhood that mess us up emotionally or in our dreams.

On page 37 there are some crazy statistics about sexual fantasies. One is that 25 percent of people fantasize about celebrities along with adults fantasizing about someone other than the person they are having sex with, someone else's partner or a work college. 

The author also tells us some scary things about how porn really isn't that great. For example it says on page 71 that How a 45 minute scene requires thirteen hours to tape, so women are exhausted, and their vagina's and anuses are ripped, sore, and bleeding by the time shooting wraps up. Man that really makes you think how porn is supposed to be glamorous for us but its not and that it's simply a mirage or disgusting.

All in all I enjoyed the book, I read it in about 15 min and just enjoyed getting wrapped up in the book and out of my crazy world. I like how a book can do that for you, distract you and put you into a different world.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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