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One Tuesday Morning / Beyond Tuesday Morning Compilation Limited Edition
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 625
  • ISBN : 9780310866619
  • Reader Reviews : 42
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Based on the tragedy of the Twin Towers ... twopowerful novels of heroism, loss, and redemptionby New York Times bestselling author Karen KingsburyONE TUESDAY MORNING The last thing Jake Bryan knew was the sound of the World Trade Center collapsing on top of him and his fellow firefighters. The man in the hospital bed remembers nothing. Not rushing with his teammates up the stairway of the south tower to help trapped victims. Not being blasted from the building. And not the woman sitting by his bedside who says she is his wife. Jamie Bryan will do anything to help her beloved husband regain his memory. But that means helping Jake rediscover the one thing Jamie has never shared with him: his deep faith in God.BEYOND TUESDAY MORNING Determined to find meaning in her grief three years after the terrorist attacks on New York City, FDNY widow Jamie Bryan pours her life into volunteer work at a small memorial chapel across from where the Twin Towers once stood. There, unsure and feeling somehow guilty, Jamie opens herself to the possibility of love again. But, in the face of a staggering revelation, only the persistence of a tenacious man, questions from Jamie’s curious daughter, and words from her dead husband’s journal can move Jamie beyond one Tuesday morning ... toward life.

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    One Tuesday Morning & Beyond Tuesday Morning
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 625
  • ISBN : 9780310606512
  • Reader Reviews : 45
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Beyond Tuesday Morning: Sept 11 terrorist attact One Tuesday Morning: God works miracles in the lives of two people caught up in the Sept. 11 terrorist attact.

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    Beyond Tuesday Morning
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 9780310295051
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The hope-filled sequel to the bestselling One Tuesday Morning. In this new novel by Karen Kingsbury, three years have passed since the terrorist attacks on New York City. Jamie Bryan, widow of a firefighter who lost his life on that terrible day, has found meaning in her season of loss by volunteering at St. Paul’s, the memorial chapel across the street from where the Twin Towers once stood. Here she meets a daily stream of people touched by the tragedy, including two men with whom she feels a connection. One is a firefighter also changed by the attacks, the other a police officer from Los Angeles. But as Jamie gets to know the police officer, she is stunned to find out that he is the brother of Eric Michaels, the man with the uncanny resemblance to Jamie’s husband, the man who lived with her for three months after September 11. Eric is the man she has vowed never to see again. Certain she could not share even a friendship with his brother, Jamie shuts out the police officer and delves deeper into her work at St. Paul’s. Now it will take the persistence of a tenacious man, the questions from her curious young daughter, and the words from her dead husband’s journal to move Jamie beyond one Tuesday morning. “Jamie Bryan took her position at the far end of the Staten Island Ferry, pressed her body against the railing, eyes on the place where the Twin Towers once stood. She could face it now, every day if she had to. The terrorist attacks had happened, the World Trade Center had collapsed, and the only man she’d ever loved had gone down with them. Late fall was warmer than usual, and the breeze across the water washed over Jamie’s face. If she could do this, if she could make this journey three times a week while Sierra was in school, then she could convince herself to get through another long, dark night. She could face the empty place in the bed beside her, face the longing for the man who had been her best friend, the one she’d fallen for when she was only a girl.”

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    The Tuesday Morning Collection
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 1232
  • ISBN : 9780310346869
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • One Tuesday Morning I’m a firefighter, God, so I know I’ve been in some tough places before. But this . . . this not knowing the people I love . . . this is the hardest thing I can imagine. Beyond Tuesday Morning It will take the persistence of a tenacious man, the questions from her curious young daughter, and the words from her dead husband’s journal to move Jamie beyond one Tuesday morning. Remember Tuesday Morning A wall went up around Alex Brady’s heart when his father, a New York firefighter, died in the Twin Towers. Turning his back on the only woman he ever loved, Alex shut out all the people who cared about him to concentrate on fighting crime. Remember Tuesday Morning A wall went up around Alex Brady’s heart when his father, a New York firefighter, died in the Twin Towers. Turning his back on the only woman he ever loved, Alex shut out all the people who cared about him to concentrate on fighting crime.

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    Remember Tuesday Morning
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : 9/11
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN : 0310334144
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sheriff's deputy Alex Brady, who still grieves his father's death on September 11, concentrates on fighting crime in Los Angeles, until the worst fire season in California history sends him in pursuit of environmental terrorists.

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    Tuesdays with Morrie
  • Author : Mitch Albom
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780307414090
  • Reader Reviews : 267
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A special 25th anniversary edition of the beloved book that changed millions of lives—with a new afterword by the author “A wonderful book, a story of the heart told by a writer with soul.”—Los Angeles Times Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn’t you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance. He rediscovered Morrie in the last months of the older man’s life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final “class”: lessons in how to live. Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie’s lasting gift with the world.

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    Tuesday Morning Coaching: Eight Simple Truths to Boost Your Career and Your Life
  • Author : David Cottrell
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780071806152
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • From the author of the bestselling Monday Morning series--an instructive, inspiring story on rebooting your life and career with the power of simple truths Ryan Harris has been floundering for too long. His career is off track, and his personal life is in shambles. In his own words, he feels like he has "been beaten up physically and emotionally for months." For the first time in his life, he knows he is unable to pull himself out of this funk by himself. Ryan turns to Jeff Walters, a personal coach and mentor he had once worked with. Ryan had always admired the way Jeff handled challenges and the success that always seemed to follow. Jeff agrees to coach Ryan every Tuesday morning for eight weeks. The story of Ryan's personal awakening, Tuesday Morning Coaching reveals the timeless truths anyone can rely on when success seems impossible. Jeff explains that real success lies in embracing the simple verities of life; it's more about how we live than what we do. Jeff reveals the eight basic truths of success, including: No Matter What . . . accept your responsibilities, maintain focus, and move forward And Then Some . . . give a little more than people expect Above All Else . . . know what is nonnegotiable at work and in life From Now On . . . learn from your failures and refuse to make the same mistake twice Consider It Done . . . deliver on your word, without fail You will learn, as Ryan does, that you have been getting in your own way. Attaining overall success isn't about solving a specific problem; it's about basing your life on what is true and behaving accordingly. When you hit career roadblocks, burn out on stress, and arrive at crossroads in your personal relationships--well, that's just life. Only when you follow a path paved on eternal human truths will you live a quality life. Read Tuesday Morning Coaching and take your first steps to a life of richness, fulfillment, and overall career and life success. Tuesday Morning Coaching tells the story of Ryan Harris, a successful manager who is burned out and tired of working hard but going nowhere. Looking for guidance, Ryan reaches out to Jeff Walters, a semiretired executive who agrees to coach Ryan. Ryan learns that the solutions to his most challenging problems are often commonsense principles, based on taking responsibilities for your actions, going the extra yard in every situation, always keeping your word, and never deviating from your personal values. Tuesday Morning Coaching draws on real examples of people and organizations that have identifi ed and implemented simple philosophies that led to their success, and outlines a simple yet profound approach that can lead to spectacular personal and business achievements.

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    Tuesday Morning Love
  • Author : Rochelle Soetan
  • Publisher : Tuesday Morning Love
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN : 0692411569
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Tuesday Morning Love is a compelling book of memoirs that impact - and transform - the seat of the soul. In this book, Rochelle Soetan, creative publisher of the popular inspirational blog 'Tuesday Morning Love' explores the questions and answers of personal growth that emerge from the challenges of everyday life. From matters of health to humanity and audacity to inspiration, Rochelle expresses through her writings that awareness is the bridge to facilitate the shift from obliviousness to mindfulness. Using chronicles from her own life experiences, as well as exclusive narratives shared by some of the courageous people she's met over the years, Rochelle Soetan offers inspirations and affirmations as road maps to help us navigate through the journey of life. The 52 commentaries in Tuesday Morning Love transport the reader from page to page, with love and light, and each represent a quality of usefulness that can provide thought-provoking space for deliberation, gratefulness, and renewal. Whether the experience is loss, forgiveness, transformation, or finding inner peace - Tuesday Morning Love provides reinforcement on how to honor one's self and withstand the storms of life in order to embrace the rainbows that are sure to follow. Written in the same engaging style and personal approach as the blog, Tuesday Morning Love is a book that deliberately speaks to the soul, and compels the reader to reach deep within for reflection, restoration, and radical reform.

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    Tuesday
  • Author : David Wiesner
  • Publisher : Andersen Press Limited
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9781448187874
  • Reader Reviews : 110
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In this ingenious and imaginative - nearly wordless - picture book, frogs in a pond lift off on their lily pads and fly to a nearby town where they zoom through a woman's living room, encounter a dog playing in his yard, and distract a bathrobe-clad citizen from his midnight snack. Who knows what will happen next Tuesday?

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    Beyond Tuesday Morning
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0310257719
  • Reader Reviews : 20
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Jamie discovers her new friend is the brother of a man she has vowed to never see again, the man who lived with her for three months after her husband's death on September 11th, she delves deeper into her volunteer work in order to shut him out, in the hope-filled sequel to One Tuesday Morning. Original. 200,000 first printing.

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    The Thursday Murder Club
  • Author : Richard Osman
  • Publisher : Pamela Dorman Books
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN : 9781984880963
  • Reader Reviews : 126
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "First published in hardcover in Great Britain by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London"--Copyright page.

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    Waiting for Morning
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Pages : 385
  • ISBN : 9781590520208
  • Reader Reviews : 25
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “I’m afraid there’s been a car accident...” As Hannah Ryan waits for her family to return home from a camping trip, she realizes she has everything going for her—a husband other women admire, two charming teenage daughters, and a loving Christian home. As the sunny afternoon turns into twilight, her uneasiness grows along with the shadows. Then a car pulls into Hannah’s driveway, bringing two police officers...and devastating news that shatters her life forever. In the days that follow, Hannah struggles with unspeakable feelings of sorrow and rage—feelings that fuse into one chilling purpose for living: revenge against Brian Wesley, the drunk driver who has caused all her pain. In her fury, Hannah shuts the Lord out of her life. She’s determined not to forgive Wesley or the God who allowed this tragedy to happen. Can two caring people help Hannah rediscover her faith...before bitterness destroys her?

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    Oceans Apart
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN : 9781459612495
  • Reader Reviews : 157
  • Genre : Air pilot's spouses
  • A riveting story of secret sin and the healing power of forgiveness. Airline pilot Connor Evans and his wife, Michele, seem to be the perfect couple living what looks like a perfect life. Then a plane goes down in the Pacific Ocean. One of the casualties is Kiahna Siefert, a flight attendant Connor knew well. Too well. Kiahna's will is very clear: before her seven-year-old son, Max, can be turned over to the state, he must spend the summer with the father he's never met, the father who doesn't know he exists: Connor Evans. Now will the presence of one lonely child and the truth he represents destroy Connor's family ? Or is it possible that healing and hope might come in the shape of a seven-year-old boy?

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    Just a Normal Tuesday
  • Author : Kim Turrisi
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9781771387934
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • For Kai, nothing will ever be normal again. Sixteen-year-old KaiÍs life is shattered forever by a letter from her sister, Jen, which begins, ñIf you are reading this, I am already gone.î Jen has committed suicide. Heartbroken and furious, Kai gets caught in a downward spiral, self-medicating and lashing out. When her parents decide to send her to a summer camp for grieving teens, she resists. But eventually, sharing her feelings with kids who understand helps her move forward ƒ and even fall in love. This stunning novel offers a roadmap for anyone touched by loss or looking for hope in a broken world.

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    A Time to Dance
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN : 9781418512507
  • Reader Reviews : 35
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel event! Abby Reynolds, the wife of a high-school football coach in a small Illinois town, suspects her husband, John, of having an affair. But is that the real reason their marriage is about to crash? John and Abby Reynolds are the perfect couple—envied by their friends, cherished by their children, admired by their peers. But John and Abby know they're just pretending to be happy. In fact, they're waiting for the right time to tell the kids they're going to divorce after 21 years of marriage. But at the family meeting where they plan to tell their children, Nicole shares a surprise of her own: she's getting married, and she wants to have a marriage as happy as her parents’. How can they spoil her joy with their announcement? They can pretend a little longer—until after the wedding. But questions begin to haunt them as the date draws nearer. What happened to the love and commitment that held them together for so long? Is it still there somewhere under all the pain and misunderstanding? And is it still possible, alone in the moonlight on an old wooden pier, to once more find . . . a time to dance? The first novel in Karen Kingsbury's celebrated series about the power of commitment and the amazing faithfulness of God. A powerful story of the resilience of love The first book in the Timeless Love Series Book 1: A Time to Dance Book 2: A Time to Embrace Includes discussion questions for book clubs

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    Forever Faithful
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Pages : 1138
  • ISBN : 9781601424112
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The entire best-selling Forever Faithful trilogy, now available in one volume: Waiting for Morning A drunk driver...a deadly accident...a dream destroyed. When Hannah Ryan loses her husband and oldest daughter to a drunk driver, she is consumed with hate and revenge. Ultimately, it is a kind prosecutor, a wise widow, and her husband's dying words that bring her the peace that will set her free and let her live again. A Moment of Weakness When childhood friends Jade and Tanner reunite as adults, they share their hearts, souls, and dreams of forever--until a fateful decision tears them apart. Now, nearly a decade later, Jade's unfaithful husband wants to destroy her in a custody battle that is about to send shock waves across the United States. Only one man can help Jade in her darkest hour. And only one old woman knows the truth that can set them all free. Halfway to Forever Matt and Hannah...Jade and Tanner--after already surviving much, these couples must now face the greatest struggles of their lives: parental losses and life-threatening illness threaten to derail their faith and sideline their futures. Can Hannah survive the loss of an adopted daughter? Will Tanner come through decades of lonliness only to face losing Jade one final time?

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    Angels Walking
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781451687484
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After suffering a career-ending injury, Tyler Ames finds a maintenance job at a retirement home where he meets Virginia Hutcheson, a patient with Alzheimer's who seems to have the answers he is seeking.

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    Tuesday Morning Quarterback
  • Author : Gregg Easterbrook
  • Publisher : Universe Pub
  • Pages : 74
  • ISBN : 0789306514
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Based on the popular football commentary on the e-zine "Slate", this is a collection of haikus, Zen poetry, historical allusions, and other conceits Easterbrook uses to creates fresh commentary on the philosophy of the game. 50 illustrations.

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    Sometime Tuesday morning
  • Author : Johnny A.
  • Publisher : Warner Bros Publications
  • Pages : 109
  • ISBN : 0757991513
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Music
  • From the brilliant roots/rockabilly guitarist on Steve Via's Favored Nations label. Titles are: Sometime Tuesday Morning * Oh Yeah * Wichita Lineman * Two Wheel Horse * In the Wind * Yes It Is * You Don't Love Me * Up in the Attic * Walk Don't Run * Tex Critter * Walkin' West Ave. * Lullabye for Nicole. Includes full-color interior artwork.

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    A Moment of Weakness
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN : 9781601428486
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Jade Connor and Tanner Eastman were best friends until a family tragedy tore them apart. Almost ten years later, they find each other again, and their innocent childhood feelings blossom into a love that is soon crushed by his mother's lies. When Jade's son is taken from her ten years later because her strong Christian beliefs make her appear fanatical, she must turn to the one man she never thought to trust again. She hopes he can use his legal skills to return the son he never knew he had.

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    Just Once
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1982104449
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The #1 New York Times bestselling author “known for her deeply heartfelt novels” (Woman’s World) writes a sweeping and unforgettable World War II love story about a young woman torn between two brothers. In 1941, beautiful Irvel Ellis is too focused on her secret to take much notice in the war raging overseas. She’s dating Sam but in love with his brother, Hank, and Irvel has no idea how to break the news when the unthinkable happens—Pearl Harbor is attacked. With their lives turned upside down overnight, Sam is drafted, and Hank wants to enlist. But Sam insists Hank stay home, where he and Irvel take up the battle on the home front. While Sam fights in Europe, an undeniable chemistry builds between Irvel and Hank but neither would dare cross that line. Then a telegram comes, and the news is devastating. Hank enlists the next day and has just two weeks until he ships out. Will either brother make it home alive? Or will Irvel lose everything? And can love find a way, even from the ashes of the greatest heartbreak?

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    Firefly Lane
  • Author : Kristin Hannah
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 532
  • ISBN : 0312537077
  • Reader Reviews : 254
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Inseparable best friends Kate and Tully, two young women who, despite their very different lives, have vowed to be there for each other forever, have been true to their promise for thirty years, until events and choices in their lives tear them apart. Reprint. 300,000 first printing.

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    The View from Saturday
  • Author : E.L. Konigsburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781439132012
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • HOW HAD MRS. OLINSKI CHOSEN her sixth-grade Academic Bowl team? She had a number of answers. But were any of them true? How had she really chosen Noah and Nadia and Ethan and Julian? And why did they make such a good team? It was a surprise to a lot of people when Mrs. Olinski's team won the sixth-grade Academic Bowl contest at Epiphany Middle School. It was an even bigger surprise when they beat the seventh grade and the eighth grade, too. And when they went on to even greater victories, everyone began to ask: How did it happen? It happened at least partly because Noah had been the best man (quite by accident) at the wedding of Ethan's grandmother and Nadia's grandfather. It happened because Nadia discovered that she could not let a lot of baby turtles die. It happened when Ethan could not let Julian face disaster alone. And it happened because Julian valued something important in himself and saw in the other three something he also valued. Mrs. Olinski, returning to teaching after having been injured in an automobile accident, found that her Academic Bowl team became her answer to finding confidence and success. What she did not know, at least at first, was that her team knew more than she did the answer to why they had been chosen. This is a tale about a team, a class, a school, a series of contests and, set in the midst of this, four jewel-like short stories -- one for each of the team members -- that ask questions and demonstrate surprising answers.

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    Longing
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780310427575
  • Reader Reviews : 62
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Longing, book three in the Bailey Flanigan Series, picks up where Learning ended. After a long and lonely silence from Cody Coleman, Bailey Flanigan becomes closer to her one-time Hollywood co-star, Brandon Paul. Nights on the town in New York City and long talks on the balcony of Brandon's Malibu Beach home make Bailey dizzy with new feelings and cause her to wonder if her days with Cody are over forever. Meanwhile, Cody's work coaching a small-town football team has brought him and his players national attention. In the midst of the celebration and success, Cody finds himself much closer to a woman who seems to better understand him and his new life. Even so, never does much time go by without Bailey and Cody experiencing deep feelings of longing for each other, longing both for the past and for answers before they can move forward. Will an unexpected loss be the turning point for Cody? Will Cody and Bailey find a way back together again for the first time in more than a year? And if they do, will their brief time together be enough to help them remember all they've been longing for?

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    The Lost Love Collection
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9780310866091
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sometimes hope for the future is found in the ashes of yesterday. EVEN NOW A young woman seeking answers to her heart’s deepest questions. A man and woman driven apart by lies and years of separation…who have never forgotten each other. With hallmark tenderness and power, Karen Kingsbury weaves a tapestry of lives, losses, love, and faith—and the miracle of resurrection. EVER AFTER 2007 Christian Book of the Year Two couples torn apart – one by war between countries, and one by a war within. In this moving sequel to Even Now, Emily Anderson, now twenty, meets the man who changes everything for her: Army reservist Justin Baker. Their tender relationship, founded on a mutual faith in God and nurtured by their trust and love for each other, proves to be a shining inspiration to everyone they know, especially Emily’s reunited birth parents. But Lauren and Shane still struggle to move past their opposing beliefs about war, politics, and faith. When tragedy strikes, can they set aside their opposing views so that love—God’s love—might win, no matter how great the odds?

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    One Bright Summer Morning
  • Author : James Hadley Chase
  • Publisher : Murder Room
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9781471903533
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Successful dramatist Victor Dermott rents an isolated ranch-house in the Nevada Desert. For two months all is ideal, then one bright summer morning he wakes to find his dog, his guns, his servant vanished - and the telephone dead. The terror has begun ... 'Agonising tension sustained throughout a first-rate story' Evening Standard

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    In This Moment
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781451687644
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes an inspiring Baxter Family novel about a beloved high school principal who starts a Bible Study to improve the lives of his struggling students, only to become the national focus of a controversial lawsuit. Hamilton High Principal Wendell Quinn wants to see real change in his community, so he starts a voluntary after-school Bible Study and prayer program called Raise the Bar. He knows he is risking his job by leading the program, but before long, Raise the Bar meetings are standing room only. A year later, violence and gang activity are sharply down, test scores are up, and drug use and teen pregnancy have plummeted. The program is clearly working—until one parent files a lawsuit, claiming Wendell has violated his daughter's rights. But Principal Quinn knows God is on his side, and he refuses to back down. As he prepares for court, he is deluged by a storm of national attention and criticism. He wants just one attorney on his side in the fight of his life—Luke Baxter. A timely and nuanced exploration of religious freedom and what it means to be a person of faith in today’s culture, In This Moment will satisfy Kingsbury fans, old and new.

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    Hungry Jim
  • Author : Laurel Snyder
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
  • Pages : 57
  • ISBN : 9781452150512
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Jim wakes up one Tuesday morning, he doesn't feel like eating his pancakes. In fact, Jim doesn't feel like Jim. He feels rather, well, beastly. But he is hungry. Very hungry....This clever and relatable tale of moods from Laurel Snyder and Chuck Groenink offers a lighthearted depiction of the beastliness that lives inside all of us—and the power we have to put it in its place. Surprising yet satisfying, this richly illustrated book brims with humor that readers of all ages will be roaring to devour.

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    Atomic Habits
  • Author : James Clear
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9780735211292
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 4 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights. Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field. Learn how to: make time for new habits (even when life gets crazy); overcome a lack of motivation and willpower; design your environment to make success easier; get back on track when you fall off course; ...and much more. Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.

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    The Baxters
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781982104269
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A terrible storm builds in the early morning sky over Bloomington, Indiana, as Elizabeth Baxter prepares to celebrate her daughter Kari's wedding to Tim Jacobs. It's supposed to be the happiest of days, but Elizabeth can't shake a growing sense of dread. Is the storm a sign? Something bad is about to happen. Elizabeth knows it. Indeed, there are dark currents of conflict and doubt coursing through the Baxter family. In the midst of them, Kari Baxter is starting to panic. Is marrying Tim a mistake? And what about her family? Her brother Luke is angry and resentful of their sister Ashley, who has recently returned from Paris, a single mom with a son she too often leaves with their parents. At the same time, Ashley and their sister Brooke have lost the faith that is the family's glue. Against all this, Kari sees Ashley rejecting her longtime love, Landon Blake, who clearly cares for her, no matter what happened in Paris. When the storm reaches a terrifying crescendo, a shocking moment of danger brings important truths to light. At the end of the long day, can the Baxters remain a family, tested but stronger?

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    Five Tuesdays in Winter
  • Author : Lily King
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Pages : 149
  • ISBN : 9780802158772
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "Five Tuesdays in Winter moved me, inspired me, thrilled me. It filled up every chamber of my heart. I loved this book." —Ann Patchett By the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Writers & Lovers and Euphoria comes a masterful new collection of short stories Lily King, one of the most "brilliant" (New York Times Book Review), "wildly talented" (Chicago Tribune), and treasured authors of contemporary fiction, returns after her recent bestselling novels with Five Tuesdays in Winter, her first book of short fiction. Told in the intimate voices of complex, endearing characters, Five Tuesdays in Winter intriguingly subverts expectations as it explores desire, loss, jolting violence, and the inexorable tug toward love at all costs. A reclusive bookseller begins to feel the discomfort of love again. Two college roommates have a devastating middle-aged reunion. A proud old man rages powerlessly in his granddaughter's hospital room. A writer receives a visit from all the men who have tried to suppress her voice. Romantic, hopeful, brutally raw, and unsparingly honest, this wide-ranging collection of ten selected stories by one of our most accomplished chroniclers of the human heart is an exciting addition to Lily King's oeuvre of acclaimed fiction.

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    Take One
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN : 9781458724489
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  • Genre : Bloomington (Ind.)
  • Could they change the world - before the world changes them? Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison left the mission field of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood with a dream bigger than both of them. Now they have done the impossible; raised enough money to produce a feature film with a message that could change the world. But as Chas...

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    The Beach Holiday
  • Author : Anita Hughes
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781448146741
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sun. Sea. Sand. Temptation... When Amanda finds her French husband wrapped around his sous-chef, her perfect life comes crashing down. Worse, Andre seems to think she should just accept his infidelity and carry on as normal for the sake of their young son, Max. Devastated by his betrayal, she runs away with Max to an exclusive beach resort in Laguna Beach. The St. Regis Hotel is paradise. But while Amanda knows she should be using the time to think, her love-life gets more complicated when she meets a handsome older man...

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    The Memory of Things
  • Author : Gae Polisner
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781250095534
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "[A] gripping, emotional story set in the part of history we’ll never forget." - New York Daily News On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle Donohue watches the first twin tower come down from the window of Stuyvesant High School. Moments later, terrified and fleeing home to safety across the Brooklyn Bridge, he stumbles across a girl perched in the shadows, covered in ash, and wearing a pair of costume wings. With his mother and sister in California and unable to reach his father, a NYC detective likely on his way to the disaster, Kyle makes the split-second decision to bring the girl home. What follows is their story, told in alternating points of view, as Kyle tries to unravel the mystery of the girl so he can return her to her family. But what if the girl has forgotten everything, even her own name? And what if the more Kyle gets to know her, the less he wants her to go home? The Memory of Things tells a stunning story of friendship and first love and of carrying on with our day-to-day living in the midst of world-changing tragedy and unforgettable pain—it tells a story of hope.

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Robert J. Wiersema
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780307371133
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • They say there are three sides to every story. Yours, mine and the truth. In Before I Wake, debut novelist Robert J. Wiersema cleverly introduces a multitude of voices to tell this astonishing story of loss, redemption and forgiveness. And the truth? Well, when miracles start happening around Sherry Barrett, a three-year-old girl in a coma, explanations of a rational kind no longer seem important. Injured by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street, Sherry Barrett lies in a hospital where her doctors say she will never wake up. Her distraught parents, Karen and Simon, make the painful decision to take her off life support. But when they do, Sherry spontaneously begins breathing on her own, the first of many miraculous events to occur. Henry Denton, the driver who struck Sherry, is haunted by the accident and attempts to take his own life, only to be saved by an unexplained force. Sherry’s nurse discovers that the little girl has the power to heal. When word of her gift leaks, the sick begin lining up to be saved and a mysterious stranger sets his sights on vanquishing the believers and the Barretts. Before I Wake delicately brings together grandiose leaps of faith with the fragility of every day moments. There’s a fly-on-the-wall quality in Wiersema’s observations, as his realistically flawed characters struggle with guilt, self-loathing and belief while they go about their daily lives. The novel’s fractured narrative style is propulsive and unexpected at every turn, and succeeds in raising questions about times of great faith, and what happens when they happen to the most unlikely of people. “I believe in miracles — we see them around us all the time,” Wiersema says. “I believe in not having the answers, in there being forces beyond our understanding.”

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    The No Complaining Rule
  • Author : Jon Gordon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780470428474
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Negativity in the workplace costs businesses billions of dollars and impacts the morale, productivity and health of individuals and teams. "In The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work, Jon Gordon, a bestselling author, consultant and speaker, shares an enlightening story that demonstrates how you can conquer negativity and inspire others to adopt a positive attitude." Based on one company’s successful No Complaining Rule, the powerful principles and actionable plan are practical and easy-to-follow, making this book an ideal read for managers, team leaders and anyone interested in generating positive energy.

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    The Girl Behind the Door
  • Author : John Brooks
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781501128349
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Early one Tuesday morning John Brooks went to his teenage daughter's room to make sure she was getting up for school and found her room dark and "neater than usual." Casey was gone but he found a note: The car is parked at the Golden Gate Bridge. I'm sorry. Several hours later a security video was found that showed Casey stepping off the bridge. Brooks spent months after Casey's suicide trying to understand what led his seventeen-year-old daughter to take her life. In The Girl Behind the Door, Brooks shares what he learned and asks "What did everyone miss? What could have been done differently?" He'd come to realize that Casey might have been helped if someone had recognized that she'd likely suffered an attachment disorder from her infancy--an affliction common among children who've been orphaned, neglected, and abused. John's hope is that Casey's story, and what he discovered since her death, will help others." --

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    The Oneness Hypothesis
  • Author : Philip J. Ivanhoe,Eric Schwitzgebel,Hagop Sarkissian,Victoria S. Harrison,Owen J. Flanagan
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN : 9780231544634
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • The idea that the self is inextricably intertwined with the rest of the world—the “oneness hypothesis”—can be found in many of the world’s philosophical and religious traditions. Oneness provides ways to imagine and achieve a more expansive conception of the self as fundamentally connected with other people, creatures, and things. Such views present profound challenges to Western hyperindividualism and its excessive concern with self-interest and tendency toward self-centered behavior. This anthology presents a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary exploration of the nature and implications of the oneness hypothesis. While fundamentally inspired by East and South Asian traditions, in which such a view is often critical to their philosophical approach, this collection also draws upon religious studies, psychology, and Western philosophy, as well as sociology, evolutionary theory, and cognitive neuroscience. Contributors trace the oneness hypothesis through the works of East Asian and Western schools, including Confucianism, Mohism, Daoism, Buddhism, and Platonism and such thinkers as Zhuangzi, Kant, James, and Dewey. They intervene in debates over ethics, cultural difference, identity, group solidarity, and the positive and negative implications of metaphors of organic unity. Challenging dominant views that presume that the proper scope of the mind stops at the boundaries of skin and skull, The Oneness Hypothesis shows that a more relational conception of the self is not only consistent with contemporary science but has the potential to lead to greater happiness and well-being for both individuals and the larger wholes of which they are parts.

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    A Thousand Tomorrows
  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN : 1599954486
  • Reader Reviews : 25
  • Genre : FICTION
  • Bestselling author Karen Kingsbury weaves a powerful story of a young couple whose love must face the ultimate challenge.