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I had heard a lot about this book before I started reading it, from friends, from critics, from the Internet, all talking about how good it was, how clever it was, how it could make you well up with emotion and start laughing in the same sentence. And yet, it still took me years to pick up the book, and to get past the fact that it was co-authored.
â€œIt occurs to him that with each tick of the clock the memory of his mother fades, and she slips away. He feels, with a rush of iced wind across his heart, that even by just lying there he is losing her, little by little. He closes his eyes and attempts with reasonable success to ransack his memory and conjure up images of her. He hopes by doing this that he will prevent her from melting away completely. He wants, deep down, to remember her back into existence.â€
Reading, travelling and reading about travelling; these are joys that are shared by many, and there are endless travel guides available out thereÂ to satisfy any case of bookworm or wanderlust.Â Off Track Planet’s Travel Guide For The Young, Sexy And BrokeÂ offersÂ something a little different, however. Perhaps a little unorthodox in comparison to your typical travel guides, it offers insight into globetrotting in an educational and entertaining manner that is relevant to our society of new-experience-addicts.
Treat yourself to a belated Christmas present by picking up Jimi Hendrix’s biography titledÂ Starting At Zero,Â and let yourself be inspired by the words of the globally renowned guitar hero and ultimate musical legend.
There is a huge amount of technology that has successfully intertwined itself within our lives; Facebook and Google to name a few. Dave Eggerâ€™s recent novel, The Circle, draws upon this and builds a world with complete openness and sharing.
Internet memes may draw attention into someoneâ€™s unique talents, such as the overly attached girlfriend and her remarkable parody of Justin Beiberâ€™s Boyfriend, or â€œALL THE THINGSâ€ and Allie Broshâ€™s amazing online blog and equally amazing â€˜self helpâ€™ book.