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Stacia

Stacia in Progress

Sparkling water fanatic. Lover of random crap. Goodreads member curious to see if the grass really is greener on the other side.

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Dreams of Gods & Monsters
Laini Taylor
Still Life with Strings
L.H. Cosway
Rated YA-MA : Adults Who Read Young Adult Fiction
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Vampire Academy Vampire Academy
by Richelle Mead
Start date: September 1, 2013

Eve and Adam Eve and Adam
by Michael Grant
Start date: August 1, 2013



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Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case - Debbie Nathan IT WAS ALL A LIE......or was it?A few decades back, there was a movie called Sybil which was sort of a buzz movie. Before that, the story was a book. I've never read the original book, but I have seen the movie a few times. Basically, the book was about this woman (whose named had been changed) and her experience with Multiple Personality Disorder (as it was called back then). The movie was Crazy with a capital C. This chick had been raised by the mother of bizarre and had suffered through extreme abuse at the hands of this woman. Because of everything that "Sybil" had gone through, it was assumed that much of this abuse could have been a huge part of the reason why Sybil was forced inside of her own head to a place of needing extra personalities as a coping mechanism.Or so we thought. According the author, there are public records (tapes, transcripts, etc. from therapy sessions) showing that some of the story might have either been fabricated or at the very least "coaxed" out of the patient through the use of extremely aggressive hypnotic and drug-induced therapy.So I was reading this book...taking notes, highlighting passages, etc. I was interested to find that some of the story that I know might not be completely accurate. But then the plot thickens... I logged onto GR to skim a few reviews and see what others were saying about the book and saw This review and the following comments. I think I'm not going to touch this with a ten foot pole. I have no clue what's what. Was the book interesting? I think it was in parts. Being as that I'm not the type of person who needs to know details going all the way back to the grandparents, there was a lot of info that didn't really interest me in particular, but it might have been fascinating to others. I was mainly curious to see what was behind the story of Sybil. However, I did find out some very bizarre history about the early beginnings of the Seventh Day Adventist church. Enemas were apparently the "in" thing, and constipation led to sexual deviancy! Who knew?