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  • Beverly Lewis

    Popular inspirational novelist Beverly Lewis transports you to the quiet Amish community in Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania where time has stood still. In The Shunning, beautiful 22-year-old Katie Lapp longs to experience the forbidden things of the outside world, even while she is making plans to forever embrace the traditions of her people. In a few days, Katie will marry Bishop John, a widower with five young children. She should be excited, but instead she feels trapped. Her thoughts in turmoil, she heads to the attic to be alone. As she explores a dusty trunk, she discovers a satin infant gown, much too fancy for an Amish baby. From that moment, Katie is determined to learn the truth...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Beverly Lewis' inspirational novels have attracted fans across the country and have been chosen as C.S. Lewis Noteworthy List Books. The Reckoning is the third work in her Heritage of Lancaster County series. Continuing the story of a young woman's spiritual quest, it joins The Shunning and The Confession. At 22, Katherine Mayfield has taken her rightful place as mistress of Mayfield Manor. Her plain Amish childhood is over, and her new world is filled with endless possibilities. Why, then, does Katherine find her thoughts going back to old friendships and the family that raised her? Soon, the beautiful young woman will face choices that may change her faith forever. As Katherine examines...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Best-selling author Beverly Lewis has inspired millions of readers with her tender stories set in the amish country of rural Pennsylvania. She has written over fifty books, including the popular Heritage of Lancaster county titles: The Shunning, The Confession, and The Reckoning. In a terrible accident, Rachel Yoder loses her husband, her son, and her unborn child. Now, Rachel leads a reclusive life with her young daughter. Her soul is troubled, and her eye-sight has mysteriously dimmed. But the discovery of an old postcard, hidden for years, is about to change Rachel's world. Filled with vivid scenes of Amish life, The Postcard is a heart-warming and thought-provoking examination of the...read more

  • Tracie Peterson

    CBA best-selling author Tracie Peterson-acclaimed for more than six dozen gripping novels, including the Alaskan Quest finale Whispers of Winter-launches the first installment in a series that stars winsome, independent heroines. Featuring non-stop adventure, endearing characters, and surprising twists, this compelling tale of wholesome love transports listeners to the opulence and privation of 1852 Philadelphia. Charming young socialite Mia Stanley has a knack for matchmaking-and for sticking her affluent little nose into trouble. Much to the dismay of her proper parents and their highfalutin friends, she also writes for Goodey's Lady Book magazine. When her writing draws Mia into the...read more

  • Piers Anthony

    Best-selling novelist Piers Anthony creates fresh, original takes on age-old themes like love and death. In For Love of Evil, he adds a delightful new chapter to a series that has captivated millions. Parry's promising life as a musician and apprentice in the arts of White Magic got thrown off track by the violent death of his beloved. Led down a path of depravity by a harlot demoness, Parry has lived a long, corrupt life that may finally be coming to an end-unless he can defeat Lucifer himself at the gates of Hell and become the new Incarnation of Evil. Completely accessible as a stand-alone book, For Love of Evil at the same time provides a fresh view of events from previous Incarnations...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Best-selling, award-winning author Beverly Lewis pens inspiring novels filled with hope, courage, and compelling truths. In this engaging tale, she reveals the warmth, uncomplicated lifestyle-and sometimes dark side-of the Amish people of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County. Journalist Philip Bradley can't forget Rachel Yoder, the blind Amish woman he met while on assignment in Pennsylvania. He is determined to find a cure for her and to get to know her better. But before Rachel can move on in her life, she must first confront traumatic memories. Can their growing love survive the vast gulf between their different worlds and Rachel's agonizing road to recovery? A gifted storyteller, Beverly...read more

  • Piers Anthony

    Piers Anthony's best-selling Incarnations of Immortality series has delighted readers with its wonderful mixture of contemporary situations and unconventional views of traditional magical themes. Being a Green Mother continues Anthony's entertaining look at society through a lens of magic. Orb is four years old when she first hears the wonderful music of the morning. Gifted with a magic that makes her songs irresistible anytime she sings or plays the harp, she spends her life seeking the source of the mystical music that controls all things. After years spent with Gypsies and traveling shows, Orb finally feels she's getting somewhere when she hooks up with the Livin' Sludge, a rock band...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    In this dramatic sequel to the best-selling inspirational romance, The Shunning, Beverly Lewis spins a tale of love, reconciliation, and faith. Author of over 40 books, Beverly Lewis captures the power of Old Order Amish beliefs and the excitement of a family quest in The Confession. Because she has disobeyed church rules, Katie Lapp is now Katherine Mayfield. Expelled from her strict Amish home, she sets out to find Laura Mayfield, the birth mother she has never known. But even as Katherine draws near to Laura, evil plans are working to tear away their happiness and their inheritance. Can Katherine reach her mother in time? As Katherine struggles to keep her faith and communicate with her...read more

  • Beverly Lewis

    Beverly Lewis, the best-selling author of The Shunning, offers listeners a moving tale of love and spiritual awakening. In The Redemption of Sarah Cain, she examines the conflict between two very different cultures. Sarah Cain is a strictly modern woman living in Oregon and developing a burgeoning career in real estate. Her sister Ivy left to pursue a Plain life in Amish country 12 years ago. But when Ivy dies, Sarah is shocked to learn that she has been appointed guardian of her sister's five children. Lydia, the eldest, senses major difficulties for the new family. Neither she nor Sarah are truly prepared for the drastic changes they will have to make in order to honor Ivy's last wish....read more

  • Eleanor H. Porter

    When Pollyanna was published in 1913, it became an overnight success. It immediately sold over a million copies as young and old alike fell in love with the little freckled orphan girl and her spirited optimism. Many of Beldingsville's citizens are ill, misguided, and even despairing. The sparkling, ingenuous eleven-year-old who descends upon them with her 'glad game' gives them renewed hope and changes their lives forever. Then unexpected tragedy strikes, and Pollyanna can no longer find the silver lining in any cloud. Can a child's suffering possibly serve any purpose? Author Eleanor Porter wrote, ' I have never believed that we ought to deny discomfort and pain and evil: I have merely...read more

  • Ann Tatlock

    Ann Tatlock's first novel, A Room of My Own, charmed readers with its inspirational tale of childhood during the depression. Now, in A Place Called Morning, this popular author offers a moving story of an older woman's spiritual sorrow. Mae Demaray is a cheerful widow who delights in helping others and spending time with her young grandson, Sammy. She would do anything for the lively little boy. But when Sammy suffers a fatal accident at her house, all joy and security flee from Mae's life. Mae's family urges her to rely on God's mercy and love, but Mae cannot forgive herself. Instead, Mae chooses a path that will lead her to question all she believes. Filled with poignant struggles, A...read more

  • Kate Lum

    In a rose-covered palace by the sea live three lovely princesses who never sit around doing nothing. Libby is a master builder, Mellie is a master gardener, and Allie is a master baker. The day before 100 children visit for the Summer Party, Mellie tells Libby and Allie that she would like to try something other than gardening. Since all three are quite sure princesses can do anything, they decide to switch roles for a day. But things don't turn out exactly as planned. Critically acclaimed author Kate Lum's tales have been named a Junior Library Guild Selection and a Nick Jr. Family Magazine Best Book of the Year. This popular series takes an irreverent look at princesses who don't fit...read more

  • Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates paints a haunting tapestry of American life in 22 short stories that take the listener from tempestuous inner cities to isolated rural backwaters. Obsession with loss, fear of betrayal, and sudden violence plague Oates' characters as she examines the lives of the working poor and follies of the irresponsible rich with searing clarity. George Guidall's and Barbara Caruso's masterful performances make this rich collection of stories a...read more

  • Clare Turlay Newberry

    Six-year-old April is very sad. She dearly loves her silky black cat, Sheba, and its three newborn kittens. But April and her parents live in a small New York apartment where there is room for only one cat. Which one should she choose? Listeners of all ages will be delighted by the gentle solution to April's problem. A wonderful antidote to the sharp edges of everyday life, Clare Turlay Newberry's award-winning book is filled with tenderness, longing and joy. Narrator Barbara Caruso's warm tones convey all the spirit and love of this unforgettable tale. First published more than fifty years ago, April's Kittens has become a classic that has warmed the hearts of children and their parents...read more

  • Russell Freedman

    Almost anything scares young Eleanor: mice, the dark, and a host of imaginary dangers. But she learns to hide her feelings-her father disapproves of fear, and she longs only to please him. She knows she will always disappoint her beautiful, socialite mother, because Eleanor is painfully shy and plain. As a young debutante in Manhattan, she spends her days teaching needy children and touring crowded tenements. There, she makes a life-changing discovery that later enables her to redefine the role of America's first lady - being shy doesn't matter as long as she's helping others. Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the Golden Kite award, Eleanor Roosevelt was named an ALA Notable...read more

  • Jean Craighead George

    In the glow of a full January moon, it is the great horned owl who first senses that it is the beginning of spring. With the first full moon-the moon of beginnings-the owl starts his annual courtship. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Florida Everglades to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike, George's entertaining and educational tales of nature...read more

  • Jean Craighead George

    This is the story of one alligator and her desperate search for food during the dry season in the Florida Everglades. It is also the story of a threatened species, the American alligator, and of its beautiful endangered homeland. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Mexican highlands to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike, George's entertaining and...read more

  • Jean Craighead George

    Follow along with a female black bear in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee as she frolics and forages with her mate in summer, then readies her den in the fall. Something surprising will happen to her under the February moon, the moon of the bears. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Florida Everglades to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike,...read more

  • Jean Craighead George

    April is the month when the chickaree must nurture her newborn babies while defending her territory and her storehouses at the same time. It is a difficult task, especially when her best weapon is an explosive voice. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Florida Everglades to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike, George's entertaining and educational...read more

  • Jean Craighead George

    As mating season nears, a young white-tailed buck knows to win a mate, he must fight other males. While striving to continue its species, the young deer must also weather a fierce September hurricane which temporarily disrupts life in the fertile Mamacoke Marsh. In Thirteen Moons-a spellbinding wildlife series-Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured thirteen North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival. From the lush Everglades to the snowy Alaskan tundra, this series explores the intricate relationships among animals, plants, and the ever-changing environment in which they live. A favorite of adults and children alike,...read more