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Thomas Sweeney - Author

Thomas Sweeney, author of The Harem.

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The Harem - Thomas Sweeney

The Harem is a dramatic romance novel testing cultural boundaries through the innocent eyes of Susan Winthrop.

Getting the dream internship of her life, Susan quickly discovers there is much more involved than she ever bargained for or could have possibly imagined.

Susan Winthrop, a shy, self-conscious, nineteen-year-old college student struggling to find her way in life without the support of family, discovers the position of her dreams, or so she thinks, until the requirements of the
internship and potential employment are revealed.

While Susan struggles with her own morals, she discovers an entirely new world opening to her and her desires. Slowly, she begins to embrace this new position and excel, realizing her own amazing potential in ways she never envisioned and that some may fear.

However, her new found love, friends and colleagues prove fallible. Susan soon discovers that the result of making mistakes at this new level of life are far reaching and can be extremely dangerous and damaging.

The innocent struggle of a young, budding college student suddenly unfolds into a struggle for life in an extremely hostile social and political world that abhors change and regularly embraces fear and persecution.

As Susan wrestles with her new found knowledge, power, wealth and life, she is forced to fight to defend her right to grow as she sees fit.

**Rated R** Erotic, Romance Novel

 

Read The Harem's Preface, Chapter One and Chapter Two at our website: www.theharembook.com

Source: http://www.theharembook.com

Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012 - The Movement of the Earth's Kundalini and the Rise of the Female Light, 1949 to 2013

Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012 - The Movement of the Earth's Kundalini and the Rise of the Female Light, 1949 to 2013 - Drunvalo Melchizedek My experience with Drunvalo Melchizedek started as a reading suggestion from a dear friend. The first two books were The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life; Vol. 1 & 2. Needless to say, the amount of information was overwhelming and extremely radical compared to average modern teachings. Initially, it was a challenge to accept his teachings and perspectives open heartedly, but the more personal research I did on his subjects, the more I found Mr. Melchizedek to be accurate and even revolutionary. Large shifts in my understanding early on stemmed from many of the most recent discoveries in quantum physics. The Serpent of Light continues the lifelong journey that Drunvalo has been engaged in for the good of all creation. Curiously, I had a brief bout of resistance to his recountings of miraculous ceremonies and occurences in the form of doubt. As before with his books and information, the more I studied the writing and the information, the easier it became to digest and believe whole-heartedly. It's been my personal experience with the sharing Drunvalo engages that the longer it's studied and considered the deeper the layers and understanding will go. The Serpent of Life should definitely not be your first Drunvalo Melchizedek read (start with The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life; Vol. 1 & 2 first), but it most certainly shouldn't be you last either. Life is abundant and beautiful. The Serpent of Life simply reminds how incredibly true this is. Read and enjoy! I did!

Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business

Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business - Gene Simmons As a fan of KISS, I was sincerely looking forward to reading a book on entrepreneurship by the immortal Gene Simmons. Something most of the world has forgotten is that no one had ever done what KISS did right out of the gate and continue to do in the world of business. It made perfect sense for an instructional manual to manifest from the genius behind the painted faces. Unfortunately, Me, Inc. did not live up to my expectations, which normally could be forgiven considering the mountain of quantifiable results Mr. Simmons has accomplished. Initially, I hoped that my disappointment could be blamed on the fact that my copy was an unedited edition that would only require some minor adjustments. What I found were deep rooted challenges concerning his beliefs and perspectives in so many arenas that finishing the book became a burden. While I sincerely appreciate Me, Inc.'s brutal frankness and honesty concerning the state of the business world currently, it was, for Mr. Simmons, uncharacteristically uninspiring and visionless concerning how the business world could be if people truly understood the power an entrepreneur wields during the internet and technology revolutions. Mr. Simmons' attempt at a guide-book for the blossoming business-person fell terribly short. Some of the information is sound in practice, but came across as cliche and even hypocritical at times making absorption and application nearly impossible due to the burdensome distraction of unoriginal advice and the overbearing use of the pronoun, "I." I (burdensome pronoun alert) will remain a staunch fan of KISS and Gene Simmons, however, Me, Inc. will need some rethinking before expecting to really be helpful. If anyone can correct this misstep, it's Mr. Simmons. It will be exciting to see his next creation unfold.

The Art Of War

The Art Of War - Niccolò Machiavelli, Ellis Farneworth, Neal Wood Haven't read this in a while. It's still a great read. There are so many nuances and strategies that can be applied to all aspects of life, not just war, that can make your actions and decisions mutually beneficial for yourself and everyone involved. :)

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 -  'Jean Greaves', 'Travis Bradberry' Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a thoroughly researched and extensively explained discovery, unveiling and application of the vital skills of human self-awareness and discernment. The supporting theories, findings, suggestions and techniques are sound and invaluable for the human experience. This book is a critical step in the right direction for people everywhere in the world.

One significant criticism I have is the book's focus on negative aspects of relationships, personal emotions and generally negative aspects of each individual's experience. Traditional psychology practices much the same techniques, so it's not completely surprising to find this focus. I was disappointed at the opportunity missed to introduce the well researched and factually supported techniques developed over the last forty years for immediate management of human emotions, including; Thought Field Therapy, Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique and I-Ching. Had these and many other available techniques been included, I would have been proud to rate Emotional Intelligence 2.0 with five stars.

However, my criticism is not meant to cause a potential reader to pause. This information can be the perfect introduction to a whole new world of self-awareness, self-empowerment, discernment and possibly true success and happiness in life.

A very important part of the puzzle of life has been shared in Emotional Intelligence 2.0. Now go get the rest and enjoy the journey!

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon - George S. Clason Great book for all ages! It contains basic concepts that we all forget and need to be reminded. Must read!

Allegiant

Allegiant  - Veronica Roth A little disappointed on how the storyline played out. The back and forth perspective of both Tris and Four has been done by Twilight and other recently popular series - nothing new and striking. Overall theme is very much like The Hunger Games, Resident Evil and several other books. The plot could have really developed more interesting, but for a first time writer, Veronica Roth did very well. I understand that this was written more for YA readers, but there were some aspects of human life, that for even teenagers would have been different knowing they are fighting for their lives daily and at any moment they could die. I look forward to see what the movies for Insurgent and Allegiant turn out. I did prefer the development of certain parts for the movie Divergent than what was in the book. :)

Insurgent

Insurgent - Veronica Roth Good extension from the first book Divergent, but a little slow and could have been written a little better - differently to keep the storyline moving while still intriguing. Curious to see what they do with the movie.

Divergent

Divergent - Veronica Roth Great story. Some parts of the movie were better than in the book, but overall great story.