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  • Nan Mcnamara

    WE ARE CAUGHT UP IN THE RAT RACE. We're stuck in the day-in and day-out mundanity of life. But God wants us to dream with Him. He gives us the desires of our hearts, and He want us to build ourselves up in our faith and pursue those dreams. The enemy comes with doubt, unbelief, religious thinking, and other obstacles to combat our dreams. Ward off spiritual attack and acheive your dreams with a prayer action plan. After receiving one wild prophecy, prophetess Jennifer LeClaire was inspired to chase after the God of her dreams-the One who ultimately makes all dreams come true. Dream Wild will set a Holy Ghost fire under people to pursue God of the desires He put in their hearts. Each...read more

  • Nan Mcnamara

    Help nurture the faith of the children in your life with Growing in God s Love: A Story Bible. This engaging resource features 150 popular Bible stories that are organized by 13 themes, including Strong Women and Men; Listening for God; Parables; Healings and Miracles; and more. Each story is built on the latest in biblical scholarship and learning theory and helps children begin to understand the Bible and apply its teachings to the world around them.Growing in God s Love: A Story Bible is ideal for children ages 4-8, and it is perfect for Sunday school classrooms, children s sermons, vacation Bible school, and gift-giving at baptism or other...read more

  • Kristyn Kusek Lewis

    Daphne Mitchell has always believed in cause and effect, right and wrong, good and bad. The good: her dream job as a doctor; Owen, her childhood sweetheart and now husband; the beautiful farmhouse they're restoring together. In fact, most of her life has been good - until the day Owen comes home early from work to tell her he's fallen head over heels for someone else. Unable to hate him, but also equally incapable of moving forward, Daphne's life hangs in limbo until the day Owen's new girlfriend sustains near-fatal injuries in a car accident. As Daphne becomes a pillar of support for the devastated Owen, and realizes that reconciliation may lie within her grasp, she has to find out whether...read more

  • Heather Alexander

    Who Is Hillary Clinton? Readers of our New York Times best-selling series can find out now! At age fourteen, Hillary Clinton thought it would be thrilling to become an astronaut, so she sent an application to NASA. The reply was a flat out rejection: the space program didn't take women. It was a critical moment for the young girl, one that made her realize the world she lived in needed changing and that she had better try to make those changes happen. Clinton's life has been a thrilling series of firsts—First Lady of the US, then first First Lady to become a US Senator, Secretary of State, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate for President. This easy-to-read...read more

  • Parnell Hall

    The Puzzle Lady returns in the 18th installment of the popular mystery series. Cora couldn't be happier: Matt Greystone was coming to town! The rookie sensation had just signed a huge contract with the Yankees, coming to the team from Arizona, where he won 17 games as a starting pitcher for the Diamondbacks. But an arm injury requiring rehab had sidelined his meteoric rise, and this was her chance to meet him! A diehard Yankee fan, Cora was delighted when Matt invited her to a weekend pool party. On the plus side, she got to meet Derek Jeter. On the minus side, she has a puzzle of her own to solve when a couple of the guests get...read more

  • Mary Jo Ignoffo

    The first full-length biography of Sarah Winchester, the subject of the movie Winchester starring Helen Mirren, now available for the first time in audio. Since her death in 1922, Sarah Winchester has been perceived as a mysterious, haunted figure. After inheriting a vast fortune upon the death of her husband in 1881, Sarah purchased a simple farmhouse in San José, California. She began building additions to the house and continued construction on it for the next twenty years. A hostile press cast Sarah as the conscience of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company—a widow shouldering responsibility for the many deaths caused by the rifle that brought her riches. She was accused...read more

  • Maggie Sefton

    The Lambspun Knitters are eagerly awaiting a bundle of joy but find themselves heaped with trouble instead! Kelly Flynn and her boyfriend, Steve, are expecting and couldn't be happier. Kelly's got the knitting group working away on blankets and booties, and the story of Giselle Callahan is a popular topic of conversation. Giselle is the young wife of Henry Callahan, a Fort Connor banking scion, who traded in his previous wife of forty years for a newer model. When Giselle is found dead on the greens at the golf club, Kelly and her Lambspun crew worry that a vicious killer is in their midst. They must work fast to bring an unhinged murderer to justice on the back nine before Kelly's very...read more

  • Michelle Griep

    A mysterious invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home may bring danger...and love? England, 1851: When Clara Chapman receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet feels compelled to attend—for if she remains the duration of the twelve-day celebration, she is promised a sum of one thousand pounds. But is she walking into danger? It appears so, especially when she comes face to face with one of the other guests—her former fiancé, Benjamin Lane. Imprisoned unjustly, Ben wants revenge on whoever stole his honor. When he’s given the chance to gain his freedom, he jumps at it—and is faced...read more

  • Mindy Belz

    Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians, their churches, their shops. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their children. The message to these 'infidels': You have no place in Iraq. Pay a penalty to stay, leave, or be killed. Sweeping from Syria into Iraq, Islamic State fighters (ISIS) have been brutalizing and annihilating Christians. How? Why? Where did the terrorists come from, and what can be done to stop them? For more than a decade, journalist Mindy Belz has reported on the ground from the Middle East, giving her unparalleled access to the story no one wants to believe. In They Say We Are Infidels, she brings the stark reality of this escalating...read more

  • Robin Stern

    Are You Being Gaslighted? Check for these telltale signs: 1. You constantly second-guess yourself. 2. You wonder, “Am I being too sensitive?” a dozen times a day. 3. You wonder frequently if you are a “good enough” girlfriend/wife/employee/friend/daughter. 4. You have trouble making simple decisions. 5. You think twice before bringing up innocent topics of conversation. 6. You frequently make excuses for your partner’s behavior to friends and family. 7. Before your partner comes home from work, you run through a checklist in your head to anticipate anything you might have done wrong that day. 8. You buy clothes for yourself, furnishings for your...read more

  • Sarah Van Diest

    Life’s painful trials can bring shame about our inadequate and broken faith. There is relief in hearing the expressions of desperation in the psalmist’s voice. He didn’t experience this life perfected, and we don’t either. But the psalmist was loved. So are we. God was so kind to give us the Psalms. To walk through darkened days is part of the human experience. To walk through them with faith, comfort, strength, joy, and hope is part of the divine experience. Our eyes, though, are often clouded to those blessings by the thing oppressing us. When we remember and recognize our Father’s faithfulness, when we see reality with the eyes of understanding, the...read more

  • Sherry A. Weddell

    Describe your relationship with God I went to Mass every Sunday. I was on two committees at my parish. I read the Catechism of Catholic Church. I didn't eat meat on Fridays during Lent Too often we approach our faith like we would a checklist or a resume. While the knowledge of our faith and the experience of faith is certainly important, how would our lives be different if we had a real, living relationship with God? As a Catholic, a lay leader, a parish staff member, or a pastor, it is critical to understand this growing chasm that is allowing even active parishioners to slowly fade away from the Church. This book provides parishes and individuals with a foundation on which to build...read more

  • Sherry A. Weddell

    As faith-filled Catholics, we are called to go out and spread the good news of the Gospel, build up the Church, and fuel its mission. We are supernaturally empowered by God to do this through the charisms we receive at Baptism. Learn about each charism, what they are, and how discipleship unleashes these powerful gifts to produce fruit that...read more

  • Maggie Sefton

    Four years have sped swiftly by, and Kelly Flynn and her friends are all happily busy with children and careers. Baby Jack is now a rambunctious four-year-old preschooler who keeps Kelly on her toes. She needs all of the coffee she can drink at Pete's Porch Cafe. Her friends at Lambspun knitting shop are all immersed in the wonderful world of fiber until they are shocked by the murder of one of the cafe's lovable staff. Kelly's sleuthing instincts immediately go on full alert, and she starts asking questions. The well-liked waitress may have had enemies no one knew about, or she could have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. Kelly and the Lambspun crew soon learn that the answers...read more

  • Karen Panetta Phd

    To succeed in science and tech fields today, girls don't have to change who they are. A girl who combines her natural talents, interests, and dreams with STEM skills has a greater shot at a career she loves and a salary she deserves. The authors present compelling research in a conversational, accessible style and provide specific advice and takeaways for each stage of schooling from elementary school through college, followed by comprehensive STEM resources. This isn't a book about raising competitive, test-acing girls in lab coats: this is a book about raising happy, confident girls who realize that there's a world of opportunities ahead of...read more

  • Michelle Griep

    London, 1953:  Mina Scott will do anything to escape the drudgery of her life.  She saves every penny to attend a finishing school, dreaming of the day she'll become a real lady - and catch the eye of William Barlow, a frequent guest at the inn where Mina works and lives.  William is a gentleman's son, a charming, but penniless, rogue.  However, his bachelor uncle will soon name an heir - either him or his puritanical cousin.  In an effort to secure the inheritance, William gives his uncle the impression he's married, which works until he's invited to bring his wife for a visit.  William asks Mina to be his pretend bride, only until his uncle...read more

  • Margaret O'mara

    One of New York Magazine's best books on Silicon Valley! The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White House of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the earliest days of the commercial Internet. There she saw firsthand how deeply intertwined Silicon Valley was with the federal government--and always had been--and how shallow the common understanding of the secrets of the Valley's success actually was. Now, after almost five years of pioneering research, O'Mara has produced the definitive history...read more

  • Sarah Hill

    An eye-opening book that reveals crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control should know  This groundbreaking book sheds light on how hormonal birth control affects women--and the world around them--in ways we are just now beginning to understand. By allowing women to control their fertility, the birth control pill has revolutionized women's lives. Women are going to college, graduating, and entering the workforce in greater numbers than ever before, and there's good reason to believe that the birth control pill has a lot to do with this. But there's a lot more to the pill than meets the eye. Although women go on the pill for a small handful of targeted effects...read more

  • Lis Harris

    An entirely fresh take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that examines the life-shaping reverberations of wars and ongoing tensions upon the everyday lives of families in Jerusalem. An American, secular, diasporic Jew, Lis Harris grew up with the knowledge of the historical wrongs done to Jews. In adulthood, she developed a growing awareness of the wrongs they in turn had done to the Palestinian people. This gave her an intense desire to understand how the Israelis’ history led them to where they are now. However, she found that top-down political accounts and insider assessments made the people most affected seem like chess pieces. What she wanted was to register the effects of...read more

  • Susie Rinehart

    This guide explores the causes of anxious perfectionism, crippling fear, and anxiety in regards to the impossible expectations society forces upon women. It explains how listeners can find their own voice and teaches them how to ask for help in a society that teaches us to "suffer in silence." By unraveling that journey for listeners, Fierce Joy reveals how to embrace imperfection and overcome expectations so that listeners can live a life that is full, unique, and...read more