Fear Book
Score: 4
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Fear


  • Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-11-13
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062123817

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“Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart….Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most important voices of our time, and we have never needed to listen to him more than now.” —Sogyal Rinpoche Fear is destructive, a pervasive problem we all face. Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, peace activist, and one of the foremost spiritual leaders in the world—a gifted teacher who was once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.—Thich Nhat Hanh has written a powerful and practical strategic guide to overcoming our debilitating uncertainties and personal terrors. The New York Times said Hanh, “ranks second only to the Dalai Lama” as the Buddhist leader with the most influence in the West. In Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting through the Storm, Hanh explores the origins of our fears, illuminating a path to finding peace and freedom from anxiety and offering powerful tools to help us eradicate it from our lives

American Fear Book

American Fear


  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-09-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135916459

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Americans have become excessively fearful, and manipulation through fear has become a significant problem in American society, with real impact on policy. By using data from 9/11, this book makes a distinctive contribution to the exploration of recent fear, but also by developing a historical perspective, the book shows how and why distinctive American fears have emerged over the past several decades.

A History of Fear Book
Score: 4
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A History of Fear


  • Author : Luke Dumas
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2022-12-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 367
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982199043

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“Readers, beware: this novel is not safe and will have you questioning what’s real for many sleepless nights to come.” —Clay McLeod Chapman, author of The Remaking “A disorienting, creepy, paranoia-inducing reimagining of the devil-made-me-do-it tale” (Paul Tremblay, author of The Cabin at the End of the World) following the harrowing downfall of a tortured graduate student arrested for murder. The Devil is in Scotland. Grayson Hale, the most infamous murderer in Scotland, is better known by a different name: the Devil’s Advocate. The twenty-five-year-old American grad student rose to instant notoriety when he confessed to the slaughter of his classmate Liam Stewart, claiming the Devil made him do it. When Hale is found hanged in his prison cell, officers uncover a handwritten manuscript that promises to answer the question that’s haunted the nation for years: was Hale a lunatic, or had he been telling the truth all along? Unnervingly, Hale doesn’t fit the bill of a killer. The first-person narrative that centers this novel reveals an acerbic young atheist, newly enrolled at the University of Edinburgh to carry on the legacy of his recently deceased father. In need of cash, he takes a job ghostwriting a mysterious book for a dark stranger, but has misgivings when the project begins to reawaken his satanophobia, a rare condition that causes him to live in terror that the Devil is after him. As he struggles to disentangle fact from fear, Grayson’s world is turned upside-down after events force him to confront his growing suspicion that he’s working for the one he has feared all this time—and that the book is only the beginning of their partnership.​​ A History of Fear is a propulsive foray into the darkness of the human psyche, marrying dread-inducing atmosphere and heart-palpitating storytelling.

Fear Book

Fear


  • Author : Albert G. Forgione
  • Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Fear
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105037186884

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The Fear Book
Score: 5
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The Fear


  • Author : Natasha Preston
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-01
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593125038

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The instant New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller! Hot on the heels of the New York Times bestsellers The Twin and The Lake, the undisputed queen of YA thrillers is back. Don't be afraid. Be terrified. It’s just a stupid meme that’s going around their small fishing town in the dead of winter—people reposting and sharing their biggest fear. But when her classmates start turning up dead—dying in the way that they said scared them the most—Izzy knows it’s no joke. With each death hitting closer to home, Izzy sets out to try to stop the killer. Could her older sister’s friend Tristan have something to do with the deaths? He’s given her some strange vibes. Or what about his brooding cousin, Axel? But he’s in her classes at school. He’s not a murderer . . . is he? Izzie’s soon on a path that will lead her right to the killer . . . and her own worst nightmare.

Conquering Fear Book

Conquering Fear


  • Author : Karen L. Randau
  • Publisher : Rapha Pub
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Anxiety
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : 0945276222

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The Female Fear Book

The Female Fear


  • Author : Margaret T. Gordon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 0029124905

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Images of Fear Book

Images of Fear


  • Author : Martin Tropp
  • Publisher : McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015020773001

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On the Western Front in World War I, a generation faced a horrifying reality that ushered in the modern age. But in the previous century, many of the fears we still face were first given form in the pages of popular fiction. Books such as Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula became modern myths because they gave people a safe way to confront modern fears also taking shape at that time. By looking at such varied subjects as Victorian architecture, urban crime, women's rights, and the impact of new technology, we can come to understand the peculiar relationship between horror in literature and the horror of daily life. World War I made it clear that the images of horror in popular fiction had not been an escape from the world around us, but a way of seeing deeper into it, as well as revealing the shape of things to come.

Risk Book
Score: 4
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Risk


  • Author : Dan Gardner
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2009-02-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551992105

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In the tradition of Malcolm Gladwell, Gardner explores a new way of thinking about the decisions we make. We are the safest and healthiest human beings who ever lived, and yet irrational fear is growing, with deadly consequences — such as the 1,595 Americans killed when they made the mistake of switching from planes to cars after September 11. In part, this irrationality is caused by those — politicians, activists, and the media — who promote fear for their own gain. Culture also matters. But a more fundamental cause is human psychology. Working with risk science pioneer Paul Slovic, author Dan Gardner sets out to explain in a compulsively readable fashion just what that statement above means as to how we make decisions and run our lives. We learn that the brain has not one but two systems to analyze risk. One is primitive, unconscious, and intuitive. The other is conscious and rational. The two systems often agree, but occasionally they come to very different conclusions. When that happens, we can find ourselves worrying about what the statistics tell us is a trivial threat — terrorism, child abduction, cancer caused by chemical pollution — or shrugging off serious risks like obesity and smoking. Gladwell told us about “the black box” of our brains; Gardner takes us inside, helping us to understand how to deconstruct the information we’re bombarded with and respond more logically and adaptively to our world. Risk is cutting-edge reading.

Psychology of Fear Book

Psychology of Fear


  • Author : Paul L. Gower
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004734989

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Fear is a normal human emotional reaction -- it is a built-in survival mechanism with which we are all equipped. Fear is a reaction to danger that involves both the mind and body. It serves a protective purpose -- signalling us of danger and preparing us to deal with it. The major components of fear are sensations, feelings, cognitions and behaviours. Fear can be individual or collective such as expressed in the national fear in the United States related to terrorism. The Washington DC sniper attacks caused widespread fear in a large geographic region far out of proportion to the real danger. Individuals must cope with fear on a daily basis in a myriad of forms: financial fears, health fears, relationship conflict fears, dental appointments, fears about the future etc. This new book collects important research which helps shed light on important issues in this field which touches all of us each day.

SUMMARY Of Disloyal  A Memoir Book

SUMMARY Of Disloyal A Memoir


  • Author : OneHour Reads
  • Publisher : Knowledge Crave
  • Release Date : 2020-08-26
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1952639409

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Fear Not  Book

Fear Not


  • Author : Margaret Davis
  • Publisher : TEACH Services, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9781572587120

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God. Family. Work. Church responsibilities. Volunteer work. Finances. Friends. Relationships. Do you ever get overwhelmed trying to juggle all the facets of your life? Do you ever push God out of the picture because you don't feel like you have time to spend with Him in your hectic day? Well, it's time to make a change. It's time to start your day with God and spend time being spiritually fed through His Word and thoughts that point to Jesus. Fear Not! Is There Anything Too Hard For God? Trusting His Love When You Cannot See His Hand takes you on a daily journey into the Word of God, providing object lessons, inspirational stories, personal testimonies, and thought-provoking insight to start your day. We have nothing to fear with God by our side, but we must develop a personal relationship with Him if we want to have peace and security in our chaotic world. Make a commitment today to spend time with God each day by reading Fear Not! Is There Anything Too Hard For God? Trusting His Love When You Cannot See His Hand and seeking a deeper relationship with the best Friend anyone could ever ask for. Take this challenge, and you will be forever changed!

The Fear App Book

The Fear App


  • Author : Bill Hanson
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-11
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 9781512722499

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What if you could discover a way to live your life without fear? What if a new vegetable that was just discovered could keep you from getting a deadly disease? Would you eat it? What if a new exercise developed would extend your life some twenty years? Would you try it? What if the information in The Fear App book would help you to remove those needless fears that run through our minds and keep us from following God’s will in our lives? Would you read it? The apps we have on our phones were developed to make a function or activity much easier or to assist us in some specific way. The Fear App book and the available study guide are similar dynamic tools. This book will help you identify the fears you may not even be aware of. The Lord has prepared ministry service for all of us to be involved in (Ephesians 2:10). If you allow fear to control service decisions, you’ll miss God’s best for your life and the blessings that come with following His will. In summary, this book is written in such a way that it’s an easy read with a very practical approach, and it isn’t too in depth or over the top; however, it gets right to the point of the fears all of us experience in our lives.