Summary in first chapter because it is too long. The Lost Shinobi by SenorCheesecake reviews A ninja, one which has vowed time and again to never give up and Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation never quit, suddenly finds himself lost in an unfamiliar forest. He is met with a strange creature: a wolf with bone-like armor. But not only that, he realizes that he has no Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation where he is.
And he has no idea how far from home he really is. Taken in by a new family, given a new purpose to work toward, and even learning how to use a power beyond any jutsu. But with change comes sacrifice. Torn between his old life and his new horizon, can he really have a piece of this new life, or will this change destroy him? T for now, possibly M later. No, Hermaeus Mora did it for her, at a price.
The witch ended up in Apocrypha and Harry became a new dimensional anchor for the Daedric Prince of Forbidden Knowledge now standing on his shoulder. Poor, poor Wizardry World. The Hybrid Tamer by Curious Kitsune reviews Rika was expecting a lot of things when she got her digimon partner, Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation badly injured whiskered blonde crashing into her bed room was not one of them.
Hearts of True Steel by Ray O'Neill reviews What 2B desired more than Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation was for the cycle of suffering to stop, what she got in return however wasn't what she wanted.
Now faced with a world that is foreign to her, will she keep hanging on her past or find new meaning in existence and move forward. Mass Effect: Human Revolution by IgnusDei reviews Adam Jensen finds himself in a time only dreamed of in vids, humanity is now part of a great galactic community that fears synthetics, and he struggles to find his place within it.
What are the Hunters? And why does Harry Potter want to be one of them instead of a wizard? Tonks, Neferpitou, Palm Siberia. That was clear to all who truly know him. For a Baby Dont Dance (W.I.P. Radio Edit) - Steps - Baby Dont Dance time though, he lacked the power to actually achieve that goal.
No longer however. No longer will he lack the power, now that the Hammer of the Odinson has chosen him as new wielder. Prepare for Thunder. ShirouxMultiple, Thor-Shirou. The stress, the pain, the sheer, unadulterated pressure grinding him down has Sam Salter - After 12, Before 6 a tipping point.
He needs to get away. He needs to relax and soothe his injured soul. Time to go globetrotting. Will also crossover into Game of Thrones and other fandoms, i.
Fallout, Red Dead Redemption etc. Rated T for now. He'll herald a new genesis of strength and vigor, despite the threat of the most powerful menace yet to be reckoned with. Revamp to chapter 21 done. Ch underway. A different beginning. A different life. A different end. Naruto Uzumaki is the last of his people in a war torn world. Victorious and yet defeated, he stands alone, only to find himself saved by the Fantastic Four.
With a new life, how will the Marvel Universe survive the coming storm that is, Naruto Uzumaki? Who knows. Eventually Godlike Naruto. But were they right? As Tom starts Hogwarts, wheels are set in motion, assumptions are questioned, and lives are changed forever.
Harry's two years older than canon. Story is complete through the 2nd task, the rest posted as outlines. Adopted by Ashabel. They were both siblings that had never met. They were from separate realities. Yet a disturbance unexpectantly brought them together. Their fates were now one. One last betrayal from the country he saved sent Harry through the Veil, and into another world, where a different sort of magic exists. Can these two damaged souls find peace and even love?
Or are they doomed to fall into darkness? A Union of Dragons by Quatermass reviews based on my 'Misery Loves Company' challenge They met for the first time in reality in a basement in Pentos, but the exiled princess and the boy who became a dragon had known each other in their dreams for years. With a bond between their souls, Daenerys Targaryen and Harry Potter, along with Jorah, are brought back to Earth by the Goblet of Fire, a blessing and a curse both Instead all she found was Death.
Naruto Rose the Champion of Light by redlox2 reviews Naruto died of old age but was given a new chance as a silver eyed twin of Ruby. He accepted only to find himself learning having a family in his first life is nothing like growing up with one in his second one. Thanks to his efforts, there was now a third. A third Nekoshou with an affinity for swords.
Thanks to this madmen, the world of DXD will now have to deal with myths and legends given flesh once more. Koneko, Kuroka. Ma Fleur, Mon Ange, Mon Tout by mysterycritic reviews What happens if Harry was rescued from the Dursley's in the middle of the summer by Fleur, The Eyes Of Truth - Enigma - The Cross Of Changes adopted into the Delacour family?
How will his power grow on his journey to learn how to love Fleur and his new family? Beyond Avalon by Ezras Hargrave reviews Artoria had been crushed upon learning from Gaia that her beloved had been tricked into another contract and would never see her in Avalon. But Artoria would not let her beloved get away so easily.
Nobody would deny her. Not even Alaya. But she should have known that things wouldn't be so simple as a new phenomena presents itself in a small town connected to his newfound relatives. For his precious people, he, the Original gamer, closes his eye and hand over the thread. In a world where ninja exists and use chakra to bring creation and destruction with a flick of a finger. A new journey begins with an unknown boy in the village of Konohagakure. From Ruin by GraeFoxx reviews It all went wrong.
Harry is locked away in Azkaban for decades as Voldemort destroys and conquers the magical world and beyond unchallenged. However, Voldemort's greatest strength will be used against him, and Harry is sent back in time with one mission: to kill the Dark Lord before he Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation again. How about one that is Lancer, merged with his caster and berserker alter classes, along with everything, be it skills, techniques, gears, NP, but we end up in the result of a Lancer who only just wanted to be left in peace.
Not that his bad luck allows it. The Hope of the Moon and Sun by redlox2 reviews When they were mortal they were in love, now they are gods that are twins with a child. What will Artemis and Apollo do when the lines are not so simple anymore? Naruto will still be a jinchuuriki but will be raised by the twin archers in the PJO world not Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation.
I choose rated M. Instead of Harry, a snake moves into Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation lions' den.
People won't know what hit them when Dumbledore's chess pawn Harry is lost in time… Manipulative Dumbledore, 'Slytherin! Harry', Time Travel! A Devil's Wings by The Distorted Shadow reviews When Kashima Naoki returned to Tokyo to meet with his old teacher, he found something that existed outside of his previous experience.
Now involved in a competition between aliens, he'll have to decide just how dangerous the situation is and whether or not the world needs the power of the Hitoshura once again. When an opportunity comes to leave, he seizes it. In so doing he alters the world of Azeroth forever. They faked their death to protect their baby boy. Harry ends up in not only a different country, but in a slightly different universe.
He grows up as Akira Kurusu. And now, The Phantom Thieves have been summoned to Hogwarts Okay, maybe he isn't normal. Rated M for cursing and general violence, and sexual situations New Cover Pic. Mystical Adventures of The Kitsune Warrior by KuroArashi94 reviews During The mission to retrieve Uchiha Sasuke from the clutches of Otogakure, Uzumaki Naruto and the rogue Uchiha open a breach in timespace that sends the young genin into a vastly different world to his own.
Armed with new power and with powerful allies at his back Naruto stands determined to face down all enemies that dare bring harm to his new home, what ever it takes. The Son of a Sailor by lildrummerboi reviews It wasn't the pit. Nothing could be the pit. Nothing could be that dark void of pain, suffering, and unending hellish nightmares that thrived off of the torment of others. It was a damn close second though. Harry Potter The Saiyan Wizard by spartankiller reviews After falling off a carriage on the way to an event Harry is nearly killed by wolves and is recused and sent to a new home.
Harry's parents are alive. Wrong BWL. Perseverance by okmangeez reviews When my senses came to, I realized that I was no longer in my adult body or bedroom. Instead, I was in the body of a seven year old kid that lived in Konoha, right before the outbreak of the Second Shinobi War. With no way back home, I decided that I was going to preserve and survive, even if it meant changing the future Hurdy Gurdy Man - Donovan - Donovans Greatest Hits Self Insert, Pairings will be revealed later.
A Father's Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation by Kyoka Suigetsu Totsuka reviews Being a single father with two little girls is hard enough, but when there are monsters trying to kill them everyday, it's even worse. Well, he loves them more than he loves himself, so he would just have to hope for the best and pray to the mothers of his children. You do the same thing in another one. Kuroka, and Yasaka are the main DxD girls. It will certainly hold true that the magical world won't be the same!
Crossover with Black Jewels Trilogy. No slash. Rated 'M' for dark themes in first chapter. Master of the Tomb Raider by thewriterman91 reviews When the Japanese Ministry of Magic learns of Harry Potter's specialty, they call him in to take care of a problem that's been in their backyard for almost five thousand years.
In the process of getting to Yamatai, Lara Croft is dragged into a world of magic, adventure, and more than a little horror. Pairings TBD. Fateful Ashikabi of the West by Paperpuscher reviews In an ironic twist Harry Potter receives an inheritance from an unknown and distant relative, after he had to pay off the damages caused by breaking into Gringotts.
To claim it he had to travel to Japan. Unknown to him Fate wasn't quite done with him yet. A new age awaits. While the boys try to live a normal life, Goten encounters a certain redhead girl on his first day! Goten finds love in an unexpected place as he restarts his training to eventually follow in his father's footsteps as Earth's greatest protector.
Goten X Rias. Coptic Times - Bad Brains - Rock For Light X Harem. Akeno, Marron]. Herald of Destruction by TheSilverboar reviews Banished from his home Extraños Aparatos - Randomize - ¿Como Se Divertirán Los Insectos? Zeus' fear and jealousy Percy falls into the word of Thedas, a world torn by war and strife.
His power almost completely gone and without those he knew he will have to forge a new life. Earth may have lost their greatest Hero but Thedas may have gained just what they need. Thinking he might have he heads to Rome and instead winds up adopting Asia, and getting introduced to the world of the Threeway War. Being his usual self Ranma befriends Asia and fights off the Fallen.
Ranma Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation a few new friends will enter this conflict and make their mark. The Spiral Effect by A Meandering Ghostie reviews Naruto woke up from an unwillingly long nap, to find out everything he loved was practically gutted.
Now pissed off he has to find out who metaphorically screwed him and save the world. All while using possibly the most worthless human around and serving delicious justice to whom it is due. How will a Hero of Justice survive when a strange series of events flings him into a dimension of gods and monsters? Forced to adapt to his new surroundings, he ends up joining a whole new war.
Will it turn out as well as the first? Or will he die there, unable to find A Searchers Symphony - Kyrie Eleison - .In The Arms Of Decadence way home? Dodging Prison and Stealing Witches - Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation is Best Served Raw by LeadVonE reviews Harry Potter has been banged up for ten years in the hellhole brig of Azkaban for a crime he didn't commit, and his traitorous brother, the not-really-boy-who-lived, has royally messed things up.
After meeting Fate and Death, Harry is given a second chance to squash Voldemort, dodge a thousand years in prison, and snatch everything his hated brother holds dear. Marry You by Dorothea Greengrass reviews Harry and Daphne find themseves trapped in a hasty marriage after a drunken night, and there is no way out.
How will they cope with that? Warnings: underage drinking, probably a lemon or two, and Weasley bashing. Also, English is not my first language, so be prepared for strange language quirks or don't read. Chapter 3 partly rewritten. A Sword Dragon by DesiDevil reviews As much as he tried to avoid it, Shirou couldn't avoid his fate and it seemed his time was up. Yet as if to defy his E-Rank luck he was given a second chance.
Meet a dragon, and then becomes its worker. Surely things couldn't get any worse. FILFY teacher by Vimesenthusiast reviews A Harry Potter who has tried to take control of his destiny from second year on finds himself in need of a fresh start due to his marital status changing abruptly. Armed with some abilities beyond the norm, a Mastery of Defense and a muggle-style teacher's license, Harry takes his daughter Lily Luna and takes a job offer at Kuoh Academy.
My Ideal Academia by Saraak reviews As Down N Dirty - Loudness - On The Prowl was dragged into the hole left behind by the grail, the grail itself reaches out to him, acknowledging him as the true Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation of the Fifth Holy Grail war.
His wish of becoming a Hero is closer to being granted than he originally thought. Now in a world where being a Hero is a feasible profession, will he become a true ally of justice? Pretty Little Girl - Various - 20 RocknRoll Hits (Silva-Sonderausgabe) a Broken Moon by Unseen Lurker reviews He was a hero, vanquisher of men and beasts, daedra and dragons.
But now, Fate calls him elsewhere. How will he fare in this world, so unlike his own? But what will happen to his brother, Harry, when he is sent to the Dursleys for 'safety'. What will he become? Powerful, Intelligent, Grey Harry. Naruto: The Devilish Sage by Plasma Assassin reviews Born with all of his love and attention taken from him by his twin sister Rias Gremory he shows everyone just what happens when you give a Devil and his peerage far too much freedom.
I absolutely suck at summaries, pls read before skipping over. Forged in Hellfire: Lost Soul Reborn by RaintheLingeringEspada reviews Uzumaki Naruto sacrificed his life to protect the precious person but instead of going Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation the afterlife, Naruto finds himself face to face with the remains of a soul that was locked away deep within his own soul.
A soul filled with fury and vengeance of a family and clan that was taken from him. How will this chance meeting change Naruto and will it be for better? Naruto the Male Valkyrie by brown phantom reviews Naruto inherited a strange otherworldly power from Kushina and it's not just the Kyuubi.
Once it's revealed, the realms will never be the same again. Rating may change later. His Angel, Her Guardian by windstorm16 reviews No summary yet. Irina] Xenovia, Rossweisse. A Storm of Swords by A Dyslexic Writer reviews Emiya Shirou was kind, understand, helpful, and completely brutal to anyone who hurts his loved ones.
A near perfect fit for the role of the Guardian of the Storm. But Reborn would have to be careful with this one. After all, even a broken sword is dangerous. Tsuna Crossover - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Shiver me Timbers! Could he help them defeat the Empire? Waking up, he finds himself in a strange new world. The Huntsman of Red V2 by Parcasious reviews Guardian, Protector, Hero, and perhaps something more, that was what he had always meant to her, but to others he was simply known as the Huntsman of Red, Remnant's final hope.
That night, he has a nightmare wakes up in the middle of the night, only to find the grinning face of a certain son of Poseidon in his window.
A man will look upon a mirror of himself. While a new hero rises. But that quickly changes one night in a town called Kuoh. Restored and with a new power, how will the Doom Slayer react to the supernatural and these new beings called Devils? How will the supernatural react to him? Even with all that he's been through and seen in his life as a ninja. May contain OOC-ness.
I don't not own the franchises or the characters in this fanfiction. The Father by Procrastinating reviews It all started with a wish, but because it was Percy Jackson it couldn't have been a friendly goddess granting him a wish. No, it had to be Nemesis, goddess of revenge and balance.
Now Percy and Annabeth are stuck in a strange new galaxy right when an ancient and powerful darkness finally begins to stir. BN reviews This isn't a story about a boy becoming Hokage. Neither is it a story about battles over a cup that grants wishes. This is a story about someone from a world, stranded Trailing In The Wake - Don Dada And Fresh One - Anya Blu Vol.
2 another that is not his own, but merely trying to reclaim that which he loves: his family. Stallion of the Line Coconut - The Electronic System* - Coconut Vimesenthusiast reviews After his father's mistakes catch up to him Ranma's offered a job by Belldandy and Urd: to take on the role of heroes in other dimensions who have failed in their destinies.
Sent into the One Piece Universe, his mind merges with Luffy's as a baby. What effect will a smarter, more battle-hardened Luffy with unheard of skills make in this screwed up world? Should be fun to find out! But when that man appeared before him again, there was no chance of escape - The Trickster must act once more. I am the demon of Shibuya, the leader of those who the corrupted fear! I have only two words for those who would seek to take advantage of the weak, to spread their taint upon humanity: Joker's back!
Harry and the Botched Cult Ritual by Kithrin reviews Harry is kidnapped and subjected to a ritual by a large group of cultists, and three servants were bound to him, and due to an incompetent drunkard the wrong forms were filled out when one applied for custody resulting in an engagement.
The Dursley's would be horrified that Harry became happy due to it. Warning, massive amount of death in first chapter. The Wizard on the Edge of Forever Lycia - Estrella (File, Album) rpnielsen reviews During the fight at the Department of Mysteries, Harry gets taken on the ride of his life.
Displaced by Asura reviews On the fated day Naruto realized that there was no reason for him to protect the people, he said, "No thank you" When offered his past dream.
But there are consequences of this change. How did he end up in a new world, a future that was a what if he had become a shinobi that day. Will he regret or live proudly. Cover Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation Heartist Doodles. What if Ino started falling for Naruto after Pain's attack on the Village? What if Naruto realized that Sakura will never return his feelings? Watch as events unfold that lead to their happily ever after. Lyanna Stark's fate is changed when Harry Potter saves her life.
Throne of Babylon by The Emerald Blight reviews All my life, people have placed their expectations upon me. They would have me believe I failed. What right do these mongrels have to pass judgement upon me. Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation only right these people have. The only right I allow them. Is to stand in awe and be humbled if and when I deign to stand as their salvation.
Gaze upon my wonders. For I sit upon the Throne of Babylon. Shirou and Iris continue on to their second year at Hogwarts with His Eyes - Necromass - His Eyes friends and potential enemies showing that perhaps Shirou is not as far from home as he thinks.
It can lead to discoveries that change the world, or leave you deep within danger's grasp. The phrase 'Curiosity killed the cat' exists for a reason after all. However, when Star let's her own curiosity get the best of her, she ends up causing something so much worse than that.
Two days later Harry wakes up in a hotel room in bed with Tonks and two mystery women,Remus is missing, and next to no memory about the last two days. What happened? This story will have a harem. Fair Lady by kideaxl reviews A strange child has become interested in an even stranger lady. She comes and goes as she pleases, but his fondness for her always stays the same. He may be scrawny, but he would get her attention.
Harry Potter and the Jedi Chronicles by Roff reviews Young Harry manages to leave all his abuse behind and travels to a far away place where he discovers a great power within himself. He makes a few friends along the way. Peace Seeker by Waluigi-Official reviews Losing everything you've ever fought for is hard. Stuck in a new world, Naruto has to decide whether he'll be able to move forward, or if he'll be stuck forever lamenting his past mistakes. Breaking Point by Darth Wartriarr reviews The death of Sirius Black Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation a much more profound effect on Harry, resulting in him taking his training seriously in Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation for the war to come.
Who knew that a single summer was all it would take to turn Harry into one of the most dangerous contenders in the war.
Grey not Dark HarryxHarem. Post OOTP. Major AU and Character Death eventually. Partial Creature Harry. This will screw up many Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation. Power of one by Willofhounds reviews Years after the war with Voldemort the Wizardimg world is at war once more. The muggles had discovered them and like how the purebloods predicted they were not kind. As one of the few remaining wizards Harry Potter is hunted down and killed.
As the master of death he is given a choice. Rachel Mvulaa pale termite only seen after a rain has her blonde hair yanked by children certain it must be a wig. Adah BendukaCrooked Walker is so given to wandering off that when blood and the track of a lion are found behind hers, the village chief brings news of her demise.
Leah becomes attracted to a young schoolteacher named Anatole, who translates the sermons of "Reverend Prize" to Kikongo.
When they lose their housekeeper in a row with Father over his baptism scheme, Anatole recommends one of his students, an able boy named Nelson, help out. Father refuses to heed the calls of their sponsors to leave Congo after the Belgian handover, even when their Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation is cut off. Mother grows despondent and bedridden and it is left up to the girls to feed the family while Father practices his sermons on the lilies.
When she finally comes out of her stupor, Orleanna declares she is getting her girls out of here as soon as she finds a way.
Rebellion is in the air. Leah recalls, All my life I've tried to set my shoes squarely into his footprints, believing if only I stayed closed enough to him those same clean, simple laws would rule my life as well. That the Lord would see my goodness and fill me with light. Yet with each passing day I find myself farther away. There's a great holy war going on in my father's mind, in which we're meant to duck and run and obey orders and fight for all the right things, but I can't always make out the orders or even tell which side I am on exactly.
I'm not even allowed to carry a gun. I'm a girl. He has no inkling. While Leah emerges as the central narrative voice, each Price woman is given Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation own perspective in what gradually becomes a story about the assertion of a woman's independence from the male authority figure dictating her existence.
A decent amount of suspense is generated as that battle culminates. Kingsolver, who in Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation for her page novel never set foot in what was known from to as Zaire due Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation travel restrictions of the Mobutu regime, is a language artist first and foremost.
Her descriptions of the Congo are vivid--hissing, smoking and at times overwhelming the senses before exploding like a multitude of fireworks. It was hot that day, in a season so dry our tongues went to sleep tasting dust and woke up numb.
Our favorite swimming holes in the creek, which Laat Ons Een Bloem - Louis Neefs - Het Beste Van Louis Neefs have been swirling with fast brown water this time of year, were nothing but dry cradles of white stones.
Women had to draw drinking water straight from the river, while they clucked their tongues and told stories of women fallen to crocodiles in other dry years, which were never as dry as this one. The manioc fields were flat: dead. Fruit trees barren. Yellow leaves were falling everywhere, littering the ground like a carpet rolled out for the approaching footsteps of the end of time. The great old kapoks and baobabs that shaded our village ached and groaned in their branches.
They seemed more like old people than plants. Moving down the list from "language artist," Kingsolver may be a historian, geographer and storyteller in that order. That should be reversed. There's a lack of focus that grew thicker the more I read. I didn't mind jumping from the head of Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation Price woman to the other, but the flaw of the novel is that rather lock on a damn good story--a family's revolt against a dictatorial patriarch--it gets lost in trying to tell the impressions of a family's thirty years in Africa.
The latter is nowhere near as compelling as the former. The novel climaxes on page and keeps kept throwing description for another pages. It's too much table dressing and not enough meal for me. View all 28 comments. Shelves:pulitzer, contemporaryforeign-lands. This book literally put me into rage. In fact, I had to put it aside and read something a tad lighter compared to The Poisonwood Bible even depressing The Lonely Polygamist is a lighter read to be able to fall asleep.
Reading about social injustices can do this to me sometimes. Along with his unwavering beliefs and desire to bring salvation and enlightenment to This book literally put me into rage. Along with his unwavering beliefs and desire to bring salvation and enlightenment to savage natives, Nathan takes his wife and four daughters to Africa.
His attempts to introduce Christianity to the residents of a tiny Congolese village are mostly fruitless, as Price knows very little of their language, culture, and Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation beliefs. But the preacher is relentless, even when he hears the news of the looming Congolese independence and is warned to leave the country immediately because any westerner is unsafe in the country which is trying to free itself of decades-long white oppression.
Nathan decides it is his calling to stay and continue his righteous work at all cost to him and his family.
This decision does cost the family dearly. Not one of them comes out of this experience unscathed. Each has her own perspective on Nathan's work and on what is happening in the Congo. While none of the women physically takes part in a whirlwind of events the Congo is going through - the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium, first election of the Prime Minister, the CIA-staged Weisses Fleisch (Live) - Rammstein - Das Spiel Mit Dem Feuer to eliminate this democratically chosen Prime Minister and to install his replacement who would guarantee the West's access to the Congo's natural resources and safeguard the country as a pillar of capitalism in Africa - each has to carry a burden of responsibility for what has happened to their family specifically and the country in general.
The reactions vary from solidified dismissal of the natives and rampant feeling of white supremacy to complete acceptance of the responsibility for atrocities forced onto the African nations by whites. In a way, the Price family is a symbol of colonialism. Nathan Price symbolizes the colonialist forces that think it is their right if not responsibility to bring change to the countries they misunderstand and look down upon, at any cost, including destroying people's cultures, religions, and leadership.
And the Price women are representative of all of us, unwitting participants in all of this, who may chose to close our eyes and pretend nothing is happening or to try to do something drastic about it or in the least to acknowledge that such cultural arrogance is wrong. I suppose some readers will Solarstone - Day By Day (Vocal Version) book off-putting because of its seeming liberal agenda and its negative portrayal of both Christianity and the West mostly America.
I personally found this book very enlightening. Kingsolver speaks my language. The reason why I am giving The Poisonwood Bible 4 stars and not 5 is because of the last few pages which left me feeling rather helpless.
It seems, nothing that we do including absolutely good-intentioned vaccinations and efforts to save children's lives can bring anything but hardship to Africa. I guess, Kingsolver's last advice is to leave Africa to its own devices View all 16 comments. Avoidable Self-Abuse Women put up with a great deal from men. Getting out from under, as it were, requires hitting them where it hurts - not in the private parts but in the intimacies of family life.
Essentially, men have no defense against feminine dismissal of their pretensions as merely foolish. Most of the common Avoidable Self-Abuse Women put up with a great deal from men. Most of the common male presumptions are contained in The Poisonwood Bible - superior intellect, more serious spiritual existence, greater ability to organise and act, and a keener insight about what it takes to survive in the world. They submit because they have been taught to do so.
Submission is a requirement of their interpretation of love, loyalty, and family commitment. From his Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation dismissal of local culture, to his refusal to take advice on gardening, he is a persistent failure. The women compensate. The man considers he has learned. He remains as fundamentally ignorant as he has always been.
The Reverend is yet another species of animal which thrives in Africa: the parasite. It Strong To Survive (Masif DJs Mix) - Steve Hill vs Technikal - Strong To Survive their African life and its cultural dislocation to demonstrate to the women just how parasitical the man is.
Their experience slowly relativises the certainties of their previous cultural existence. From the rationalisation of racism, to the Calvinist mores of work and dress, to the subtleties of their own subservience, they begin to recognise the elements of the cultural prison which encloses them and the oppressive tactics of their chief warder.
Unlike her husband, she recognises her true helplessness, her profound vulnerability to the world as it is without the mythical protections of either religion or technology. She also begins to understand that most of those purported protections are beneficial not to her but to her Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation.
One by one all the women of the family come to recognise the sole male as the exploitative fool he is. In fact he was wrong anyplace, as many men are, men who wield power, who coerce and make victims of those who do not.
They need not be fundamentalist preachers of course; but they generally have the same kind of ambition to dominate. Oddly, this realisation leads to guilt. In part perhaps because it is as much about the culture from which they have emerged and to which they will not return. But mainly Block Rockin Beats - Various - Rampage!
10 their historic subjugation has led to avoidable tragedy. They should have known better than to have confidence in this man and his delusions. Hence the paradoxical guilt. May 29, Rebecca rated it liked it Recommends it for: People interested in Congolese history.
I read "The Poisonwood Bible" for two reasons: Because I've always wanted to read a Barbara Kingsolver book and I am intrigued by secular takes on Christianity in modern-day writings. I just finished it today. It is the story of a missionary family's trek to the Congo, told through the eyes of the four daughters and their mother. The father is a misguided preacher who is trying to escape past demons by force-feeding Christ to a culture that he has neither researched nor desires to understand the I read "The Poisonwood Bible" for two reasons: Because I've always wanted to read a Barbara Kingsolver book and I am intrigued by secular takes on Christianity in modern-day writings.
The father is a misguided preacher who is trying to escape past demons by force-feeding Christ to a culture that he has neither researched nor desires to understand the name of the book is a reference to his misuse of the native language -- so instead of calling the Bible something holy, he's referring to it as a poisonous tree.
All in all, I am glad I read the book -- the discussion of the Congo's tumultuous history and the commentary on how the United States and various European nations have tried Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation failed to control something so wild and free was very interesting. The writing can be very good -- the Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation of one of the daughters which is disclosed early in the novel, although she is not identified had me literally weeping over this book.
That all said. From a Christian standpoint, I was also disappointed in how missionaries were generally portrayed -- self-seeking, greedy and Bible-thumping morons who were either frothing at the mouth or couldn't get out of the country fast enough when the going got tough.
There were also doctrinal errors I spent several years as a Baptist and I never attended a church that believed baptism was a necessary ticket in to heaven -- quite the contrary, actually. It would have been a fascinating foil to have a truly Christ-focused, God-seeking missionary family in these people's midsts Yet it was clearly held up as the preferred example for the rest of characters in the book. View all 8 comments.
Nov 01, Beata rated it it was amazing Shelves: favorites. Bought the book a year ago and it took me some time to start reading it. I was encouraged to purchase it by some reviews I'd read and though it waited some time to be chosen as my next read, I reckon I am fully rewarded. The story of an American Baptist missionary family that find themselves in Congo just before it gains its independence is superb.
Five narrators of different ages telling different stories add to the incredible atmosphere of colonial Congo and I'm enjoying both the stories and Bought the book a year ago and it took me some time to start reading it. Five narrators of different ages telling different stories add to the incredible atmosphere of colonial Congo and I'm enjoying both the stories and the language, witty at times. The book is definitely food for thought regarding bringing christianity to non-Christians in those days, moreover, the culture clash problems described gives you a good insight into how to understand people whose mentality and reactions to the world around are different from yours.
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Oct 20, Elyse Walters rated it it was amazing. My local book club is discussing this book tomorrow morning -- I read this before I joined Goodreads. View all 9 comments. Apr 25, Meghan rated it it was amazing. This book really made me think about why we adopt certain beliefs: what comes from the environment we are immersed in vs. I loved how Kingsolver shows the world view of an entire family who is experiencing the same basic situations in the Congo, but each member deals with these things very differently.
It also brings up issues with culture differences and the obstacles in trying to persuade a culture to change. It poses the question of should they change, is the American This book really made me think about why we adopt certain beliefs: what comes from the environment we are immersed in vs. It poses the question of should they change, is the American culture superior, is Christianity superior, is democracy superior, is wealth superior to poverty?
Each character answers these questions differently. How our actions or inactions affect other people is another commentary Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation novel addresses.
The story brings up ethical issues that arise in getting involved with other countries: do we do it because Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation believe we are superior or to exploit their resources or to sincerely try to help other people have a better life?
Lots of interesting things to think about in this book. Here is the synopsis from Amazon. So when Barbara Kingsolver sends missionary Nathan Price along with his wife and four daughters off to Africa in The Poisonwood Bible, you can be sure that salvation is the one thing they're not likely to find.
The year is and the place is the Belgian Congo. Nathan, a Baptist preacher, has come to spread the Word in a remote village reachable only by airplane. To say that he and his family are woefully unprepared would be an understatement: "We came from Bethlehem, Georgia, bearing Betty Crocker cake mixes into the jungle," says Leah, one of Nathan's daughters.
But of course it isn't long before they discover that the tremendous humidity has rendered the mixes unusable, their clothes are unsuitable, and they've arrived in the middle of political upheaval as the Congolese seek to wrest independence from Belgium. In addition to poisonous snakes, dangerous animals, and the hostility of the villagers to Nathan's fiery take-no-prisoners brand of Christianity, there are also rebels in the jungle and the threat Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation war in the air.
Could things get any worse? In fact they can and they do. The first part of The Poisonwood Bible revolves around Nathan's intransigent, bullying personality and his effect on both his family and the village they have come to. As political instability grows in the Congo, so does the local witch doctor's animus toward the Prices, and both seem to converge with tragic consequences about Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation through the novel. From Mean Woman Blues - Cliff Richard - The Definitive Rock & Roll Album (Volume 1) point on, the family is dispersed and the novel follows each member's fortune across a span of more than 30 years.
View 2 comments. Feb 09, Jaidee Away from Goodreads until Feb This book had moments of perfection in its poetic prose 5 star quality to sections of the most horrible chick-lit 1. The narrative of the Congo was fascinating both historically and anthropologically.
At times I felt connected to the collective unconscious. I am perplexed that a book that at times reached the pinnacle of literary wonder could rapidly deteriorate to trite vacuous melodrama. I am Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation glad that I finally read this novel and am open to trying another novel by this author as when it was good it soared.
Nathan Price becomes a missionary and moves his family deep into the Congo, far from their home lives in Atlanta, Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation teach those in the village the ways of believing in the one "true" God. Upon arrival the Congo is completely different to their typical way of life, and through the eyes of the women in the family, particularly those of the daughters, we get to imagine their experiences of a different culture and obstacles they face.
This book markedly points out the differences of life of those from being comfortable in the USA to a different lifestyle in the Congo. Not only is the culture and environment a complete shock, but also society is completely different to what the Price family is used to.
This book had beautiful writing and vivid descriptions, especially those of nature and detailing the atmosphere of Congo. This is a compelling read based on family, loneliness, identity, religion and loss. This book is set around the de-colonisation of the Congo and the years that proceed after it with political tensions running high. It shows the girls when they first arrive, to when some of them leave the Congo and what becomes of them.
Not only detailing in the history of the Congo during the 's- 's and the political tensions arising from it with America's involvement, but also tensions within the family. It is obvious at the start that Nathan Price is thoroughly devout in his religion, using it as punishment for his children if they behave in a way he deems inappropriately.
We also witness the differences and tensions among the sisters, all of whom have completely different and often conflicting personalities. While I say that this book didn't have a happy ending, it had instead a very realistic one instead, as each female in the Price family offer deep reflection of their time in the Congo and the effect this had on them for the decisions in their lives. View all 25 comments. Oct 21, Peter Boyle rated it really liked it Shelves: africa. I had been meaning to read The Poisonwood Bible for the longest time, and it didn't disappoint.
It is an epic family saga of vibrant, memorable characters and the enormous challenges they face. The story begins in the late s. Nathan Price, a stubborn Baptist preacher, decides to take his wife Orleanna and their four daughters to the Belgian Congo, in an attempt to convert the natives to Christianity. The scale of the task soon becomes apparent. The family take up residence in an extremely I had been meaning to read The Poisonwood Bible for the longest time, and it didn't disappoint.
The family take up residence in an extremely poor village, where food is scarce and the climate is brutal - a long way from the American luxury they are used to. This alien environment tests their resilience to the very limit. And though they are initially welcomed by the locals, Nathan's missionary efforts are met with no little resistance. Some of the girls adjust to the new way of life better than others, but it seems as though there is always another obstacle for them to tackle.
Each chapter is narrated by a different family member, except for Nathan. It's a clever idea, as we discover the impact that this abusive, monstrous man had on his victims. The voice of each Price daughter also becomes clear. Rachel, the eldest, is self-absorbed and materialistic.
Leah is smart and the most sociable of the siblings - she worships her father even though they have blazing rows. Adah, her twin, is disabled since birth, and remains mostly silent, though we learn from her thoughts that her mind is sharp and poetic. Ruth May is only five years old, yet she can pick up on the worry and unease of her Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation. Any recs of books similar to this, after reading the main series? Something as dark as it is funny like this one.
See all 24 questions about Halfway to the Grave…. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Start your review of Halfway to the Grave Night Huntress, 1. Shelves: romance-romance-romancekat-s-book-reviews. I remember someone explaining, chemically, how a cheese burger works. How the fatty meat combined with the fatty cheese and the white buns make a cholesterol parade in your blood stream that gives you endorphins that make you happy when you eat it.
Something about that combination, seems to give our bodies a buzz. They're addictive foods because we get addicted to the buzz of eating them. When it I remember someone explaining, chemically, how a Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation burger works.
When it comes to reading, I'm not much different. I guess I'm Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation the only one because publishers have jumped on this ship like it's the only one with booze and half naked young men and women grinding up against each other see I'm trying to use subtle images to get you addicted to my reviews.
Is it working? They must have been delighted when Frost walked in the door because her novel is pretty much the combination of sex, action and supernatural elements without ANYTHING else. Most of the dialogue is about sex, arse kicking or discussing supernatural elements. This book is a cheeseburger. A big, greasy, delicious, ketchup covered cheeseburger. Some other characters come into this story but they're not important because they're not having sex.
They team up together to fight vampires. They stab, decapitate, crush, kick, punch, tear, bite, shove and knife their way through every single encounter. See this Bertje - Wees Lief Voor Mijn Mamie the action part of my review. Settle yourself in bitches, because you're about to get addicted! The vampires in this book can be good or bad and their eyes glow green when they're using their Vampire Powers of Awesomeness TM.
They mesmerize their prey into obediance and take "sips" out of them. You're now addicted! Don't try to fight it, just give in and ride the pleasure wave So, I enjoyed it in the guilty pleasure way that you enjoy a cheeseburger while you're eating it. Afterward though I felt vaguely dirty and lost. Life was sadly lacking in sex, action and supernatural. I went and kicked my husband in the head but to my IMMENSE surprise he didn't immedately tackle me and make love to me with blazing green eyes.
I must be doing something wrong. The last part of the novel dragged a little bit until a vampire started throwing cars around - because we can't possibly go thirty pages without someone bleeding out of one or more places on their bodies While being a vampire. It was SUCH a cheeseburger that I started to feel cholesterol moving through my synapses and forming some brain version of diabetes. Give it a go. It was fun, flirty, dirty, and quick Oh my goodness, it sounds like a just described a hooker!
If I hadn't kept thinking to myself, "Damn you, Frost! Stop baiting me with supernatural smoochies! Junk Food Fiction. Just remember, Kids. View all 73 comments. Sep 01, Lyndsey rated it really liked it Shelves: reviewedgenre-urban-fantasyreviewedstarsmy-top-urban-fantasyabout-slayers-supernatural-huntersabout-vampires.
Calling all Spikeaholics. Sexual content abounds! This book is the perfect fit to fill the Buffy-sized hole in my heart. She has been slaying since the age of Bones is her sleek-and-sexy, bleach blonde, British vampire sidekick who also slays vampires for kicks. And for the bounty. Together they form a kick-ass team who love to heat things up on the dance Calling all Spikeaholics. Together they form a kick-ass team who love to heat things up on the dance floor and in the bedroom.
Buffy rip-off much?! But if you expect that, it helps. The absence of Buffy has really been playing on my psyche lately, so this was exactly what I needed.
If you go in expecting something original, you WILL be sorely disappointed. Just because it's a derivative, doesn't mean it can't be enjoyable. Plus, I was in the mood for a Stara Staza - Sejo Pitić - Srce Od Sevdaha, mindless rom p, which is exactly what this is.
I think mood will definitely have Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation huge effect on how you view this book.
Gawd - every time Bones spoke, I would start having to fan myself. I felt like I was having hot flashes. Geez, why are my thighs all sweaty? If you've read any of my Fever reviews notably Faefever Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation Dreamfeveryou probably know that I can go a bit overboard with the love for my favorite male characters. Bones is no exception.
Bones is what you would get if you mixed together two of my favorite things: soot-covered half naked firefighters and rocky road ice cream.
Burning hot, dirty deliciousness. Wish I had a visual aid for that one. Hmmm, in fact I would gladly hand over a million dollar Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation for such a picture!! He had me so sexually frustrated in the first half of the book that I was pulling out all my hair. I'm pretty much down to my LAST eyebrow Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation.
And yes, I look exactly like that. Part of my problem was that I wanted it to keep going with that much intensity. But halfway through the book, they are already getting it on. Not that it wasn't good, but I would have liked a little more tease. I wanted the to be tortured with it. But I'm weird like that. So technically, Cat is not a virgin but in the beginning she acts like one.
She's very virginal. And at first, she blushes every time he says anything to her. And she's 22 and getting ragged on for staying out all night once. I can't stand her mom or her grandparents. Get the EFF over yourselves! I can barely justify giving this book four stars, but I decided that three would be too few. That doesn't mean that I didn't love it.
I feel like I just need to add that unlike the Fever series where I loved Mac and cared deeply about the things happening to her, I really didn't care at all about the plot of this book or really even that much about the main character. The only thing that kept me going was the relationship between the Bones and Cat, so I really hope that this changes in the sequels. So obviously, I did love Bones no really? But that's the main problem. He made this book for me.
If you take him out, this book is two stars, maybe. The rest of the story and the main character were not all that captivating. Cat is NO Buffy, though she tries to be. AlthoughI did find this artwork. It's supposed to be Buffy and Spike but it makes me think of Cat and Bones: This is your typical vampire slayin' and vampire layin' book. Besides the green glowy eyes that the vampires have, there isn't alot here that you wont find in another vamp romance, except for Bones.
He makes it sooo worth it. And really hot to boot. Oh Bones. With Bones - you wouldn't have to fake it. View all 95 comments. Feb 23, Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession rated it it was amazing Shelves: my-favoritesown-on-kindlereread-worthyextraordinary-unforgettablefavorite-authorsparanormal-romancegirl-crush-heroinefavorite-couplelistened-to-on-audioread-in Maybe on some Promenade - U2 - The Unforgettable Fire, deep Ride On - Metalium - Demons Of Insanity - Chapter Five, he could sense I was evil.
I wish I hadn't been born this way. I wish I hadn't been born at all. I loved this book the first time I read it and I love it more now. Night Huntress series is one of my all time favorites, and after years of reading it's still one of the best series I have ever read!
God but I love me some Bones and Cat! They are my favorite book couple ever! I just don't force myself where I'm not invited. It was all I could do not to whip my head around and snap, Are you kidding me? Some people had no sense of the proper music for a kidnapping. She has since she was That was the day her mom told her where she came from. That her father was a vampire that date raped her mother. Having grown up with all kinds of weird abilities, Cat never fit in.
Then her mom told her all the time that she came from evil, that evil lived in her, and all vampires are evil murderers. Cat went out every weekend picking up vampires. Killing every vampire she picked up so that maybe then her mom would forgive her for the way she was born. One weekend Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation bit off Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation then she could chew when she went up to a blonde vampire Bones.
When she leaves with him, things don't go as planned and before she knows it she has been knocked out and chained to a cave with said vampire asking her who she works for! When she tells him her story, that she is half vamp and what her father did, he offers her a deal. Help him hunt vampires, as bait, and not only does she get to kill vampires with back up, but he will help her find and kill her father. Cat jumped on that deal. As her and Bones hunt they uncover a vampire sex, and blood slave ring.
Will Cat ever let go of her vampire prejudice, and see that there are good and bad in both vampires and humans, or will she let her prejudice cost many lives maybe her own? Can Cat and Bones stop the bad vampires from killing any more young women? The lights were off, but I didn't need them to see the tension in her face. Then each day after that, I watched your abnormalities grow Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation you did.
Soon you'll leave, and I won't be there to watch over you anymore. You'll have only yourself to make sure you don't become like the monster who sired you. You can't let that happen. Finish school, get your degree. Move out of town, make some friends, it'll be good for you.
Just be careful. Don't ever forget you're not like everyone else. They don't have evil in them trying to break out like you do. He is so sexy my panties melted. Damn that vampire got me hot! The things that vamps says Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation Damn!! He showed Cat that it's not being a vampire that makes a person evil, it's their heart.
He loved Cat, all Fifth Column - Tuxedomoon - MP3 Collection her just for who she was, not even her mom did that. He kicked so much ass and embodied everything a vampire is suppose to be.
I can't sing enough praises for Bones. He was smart, sweet, sexy, badass, brave, and caring. Why Bones Why aren't you real???? God LIVE NOW - Pablo Discobar - Live @ Revolver I wanna jump his bones.
You know, maybe throw the knives at someone's head instead? Then they're incapacitated momentarily, but not reduced to a pile of rotting remains. Just food for thought. How many vampires do you have to kill until you and your mum are squared?
You're one of the bravest people I've ever met, yet you're scared to death of your own mum. Don't you realize?
It's not me you're hiding in a closet-it's yourself. This isn't goodbye, Kitten. I didn't survive over two hundred years to find you only to lose you within five months. I want you, but I'm not saying goodbye to you, because we will get through this. I loved her every bit as much as Bones.
Her mom treated her like it was her fault she was born out of a rape, and that she was evil. Cat never knew true love. She hated herself, but she still cared deeply for others. She tried to do right. She wanted to help and save others so they wouldn't end up like her mom.
I could understand why Cat felt the way she did and her actions. She felt very real to me. Even having the life she had she was still an awesome person. She was brave, strong willed, sassy, smart, and straight badass! I missed you every minute this week and I don't want to spend another day without you. If my mother disowns me for being with a vampire, then that's her decision, but I've made mine, and I won't apologize or back down from it.
If I hadn't, I never would have known what it was like for someone to love me, all of me, even the parts I hated. I would have gone through life When The World Is Running Down - The Police - Police Reform (DVD) and guilt-ridden, but you showed me a whole new world, Bones. I'll never be able to thank you for all you've done for me, but I will love you every day until I die.
If you kiss me, I don't want a face full of hepatitis. I squirmed, instinctively also trying Goodbye Horses (Single Edit) - Psyche - Club Salvation block Tony's body from his view.
As if that made him any less dead. It doesn't matter how many times I read it, once I start I can't put it down. Cat and Bones together are explosively hot. The book really built up their relationship. They are one badass vampire hunting team!
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