There are numerous fiction and nonfiction stories written about the battle between heaven and hell. Glyn Williams’ Nature vs. Nurture can be added to this list. This eight-chapter fictional book delves into the war against heaven and hell. Emily and Robert Kane’s life is forever changed when Emily encounters a man at her front door with a proposition: agree to have his child, and all of her and her husband’s financial and personal troubles will vanish.
Emma displays a personality of being peaceful and withdrawn. Up until this point, she has tried to stay quiet and out of other people’s business. But soon she finds out that her life is not ordinary. Being in the center of an old conflict amongst a group of deities called Eidolons is where she finds herself. Her primary job will be to ensure the protection of the planet. However, going through the process of awakening is what she must face. It would be simple is she knew what it was all about. All she knows is that she is very powerful.
Once problems started to happen in the antediluvian nation of Greece, just a sacrifice of a youthful woman to Poseidon, the god of the sea, would appease his wrath. The land vibrated with earthquakes while the streams went on its course in a parched way, producing a famine throughout the kingdom. The king’s daughter, Thalassai, was then abducted by someone who was a representative for the town that was experiencing the disaster so that she could be used as the sacrifice.
In the year 1966, Adam Jacobs, a 12-year-old Jewish boy, follows Sally Fletcher, a blonde, Catholic girl, home from school. Adam thinks Sally is the prettiest girl in the seventh grade, and he has a crush on her. If his dad, who is a Holocaust survivor figured this out, Adam would be in so much trouble. When he gets bullied for being Jewish, he doesn’t understand why he is being bullied. He wonders, “What is the difference between Jews and Catholics?”
Dunya Khair, a published writer in an unnamed Muslim country, is wasting away in prison. In her cell with only a mouse and insects for company, Dunya reflects on the events of her life that led to her imprisonment: her outspokenness, her calling to write the truth, and her declaration of apostasy. In her country, not being Muslim is a heinous crime; the only thing worse is writing about not being Muslim. But prison is only the beginning of Dunya’s journey.
Seventeen-year-old Sherman Andrews wants nothing more than to be a great journalist. The Missouri Scholars' Academy accepts him, and he is determined to find the ultimate story. As a high school kid on a college campus, Sherman must face growing up quickly. He becomes involved with Charlie, a chubby yet cute librarian, and his journey to journalism begins.