Books tagged: nature versus nurture

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Bedsit Three: A Gripping Tale of Murder and Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A GRIPPING AND DISTURBING THRILLER FROM AN AWARD-WINNING NOVELIST A girl has been buried in a shallow grave. Rain starts to wash away the earth covering her. Why have Ignatius and his girlfriend disappeared from Bedsit 3 in Vesey Villa? Why has he left behind a used pregnancy test and a scrap book about a woman’s suicide in a cardboard box?
The Rise of the American Teenager
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This award-winning essay discusses the social foundations of “teenage” history, and how it was different to be a “teenager” across history. Moreover, this in-depth study will help explain current social phenomena from legal emancipation from a parent to the birth of the “tweener” or pre-teen subcultural notion.
Michael Book 2 in the Norah's Children trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Irish, orphaned, and abandoned, Michael aged three, is given to strangers who unjustly judge him inferior and pass him on again, this time to an exploitive spinster. The novel explores the meanings of family to a child confused by loyalties to country, (England/ Ireland), and to family, (biological/ surrogate). 'Michael' ultimately celebrates the triumph of character over tragic circumstance.
Social and Environmental Influences on Behavior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
When we think of behavior what word first comes to mind. That’s right psychology, the study of behavior. Two such means in which behavior can occur is through social and environmental influences. These influences are not concrete, so too is behavior unpredictable. The unpredictability of behavior in itself may be enough reason to investigate the social and environmental influences on behavior.
Sanctuary
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in a near future, “Sanctuary” depicts a conversation between a Catholic deacon and a man who is plunged into an existential crisis when circumstances call his humanity into question.
Religion - Who Needs It?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
The animals seem to have a "natural code" of conduct that's built in from birth. Did the Creator leave that out of all humans? Could it be that a religion is needed when the properties therein are not hardwired by natural means. Consequently, how to be moral, good and right, has to be nurtured, because it's missing by nature?
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Logical Magic of Change: How to cope with just about anything And bring about positive change!
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A refreshingly realistic guide to how to bring about change in thinking, feeling and behaving, that does not, unlike most positive thinking books, gloss over the tough stuff. The author, who is what's known as highly sensitive, studied the law of attraction in the 80s, and wrote this book as she felt too many people were being misled. Glorious change is possible and she explains the process.
A Complicated Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
A complicated love is a true story about a straight father and a gay son and lessons from their road trip. It packs an emotional punch as father and son share their poignant journey of discovery - each man ultimately learning that by letting go of old baggage they open their hearts and minds to accept each other. At its core is the enduring message of love in its purest form. AComplicatedLove.com.