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  • Eugenia Price

    God is not mysterious, or unknowable, or far away according to Eugenia Price. In this encouraging book, she helps listeners discover the loving Savior who came to earth to reach people. The one who makes it possible to come closer to...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    With revealing, dynamic insight, Eugenia Price searches for God's own answers for modern times. The familiar Gospel words breathe with new life as she cuts through the superficialities of those who attempt to deemphasize the Bible and draws up sharp guidelines that twentieth-century Christians can follow. Each of Miss Price's favorite Gospel verses is included in the book, followed by her reflections on them. Her exposition of the beloved King James passages rings with authenticity and poetic authority. In the preface to Learning to Live from the Gospels, Miss Price writes "You will find little or no information here concerning who wrote and who did not write the Gospels as we know them....read more

  • Eugenia Price

    Once again Eugenia Price offers inspiration and insight to the countless readers who have shared her journey toward discovery through the years. In Another Day she leads her readers through familiar and favorite passages from the Bible, quoting verses which have been most meaningful to her. For each there is a story of how she has applied these passages to her own life and how they can work for you as...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    According to Eugenia Price, the emotionally healthy person is the one who is focused outside of the self and whose attention is directed toward God and other people. In Leave Yourself Alone, she explores specific areas of life-work, prayer, conversation, relationships-where people can and should "leave themselves alone." In her own inimitable and charming style, Ms. Price prods listeners to turn to Him in times of trouble. She states "As long as we are pulled inward, wringing our own hands in despair and self-attention, we don't have a free hand to reach for God's grace. If we mean to leave ourselves alone, we must keep a free hand for what He has to give. He always knows exactly what we...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    Here, for the first time outside the pages of a small Island newspaper called Georgia's Coastal Illustrated, Eugenia shares with her worldwide reading public, some of what life was like during the first years in which she and her best friend and fellow writer, Joyce Blackburn, were becoming Islanders. "These short pieces," Genie says, "Include my observations day by day of what it was like at last to be at home on St. Simons. We were learning how to be neighbors, after so many years of complex life in the huge northern city of Chicago; learning how to care deeply for people with whom, at first glance, we had little in common. We were understanding what it really meant to have come home."...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    All of these are basics for a fruitful life as a Christian. But underlying and enhancing these virtues is God's everlasting love for us. Once we are sure in this knowledge-that God will never forsake us-everything else will fall into place. Faith and prayer and praise and giving and service and commitment to God and our fellow men will begin to happen as a result of our paying attention to the all-important fact of His unswerving commitment to us. Eugenia Price has written a very personal, accessible book about what for her is the central tenet of contemporary Christian life. It is one of her finest...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    Inside One Author's Heart offers a rare glimpse behind the image of a bestselling writer. Instead of her sweeping tales of the Old South, Ms. Price focuses on herself, her readers, and the special way in which they nourish each other. She tells it straight-with "warts and flaws" and, at all times, an endearing sense of humor about herself and her work. Here Ms. Price reveals how she creates her haunting novels, and how she brings her characters to life on paper. Here are the heartfelt dialogues between Ms. Price and her readers. Here is the real Eugenia Price, eternally optimistic, yet strangely intimidated by her own success. The story ranges from Ms. Price's early years as a writer living...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    In this inspirational work, the author offers concrete advice on how to cope with life's greatest tragedies, challenges, and disappointments. She reminds her readers that there are no "pat answers" to why misfortunes sometimes occur, and that these troubles are not necessarily tests of one's love for God or punishment for one's sins. She shares with us some of the challenges in her own life and the lives of her readers, and she reveals how we can grow closer to Jesus Christ, as she has, by accepting Him as the one true answer to life's tough and seemingly unanswerable...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    This is only one of the many revelations in Eugenia Price's intimate account of the many months she spent sorting through voluminous historical research and writing Margaret's Story, the third novel in her Florida trilogy. Published as a companion to the novel, this journal offers a fascinating view of the author at work as the novel developed week by week. Here, for the sharing, is her excitement as her story's characters emerge-living, breathing "people" who become for the duration more real to her than those who are part of her day-to-day existence. Here, too, is her joy on "good" writing days, her anxiety in times of creative uncertainty, her frustrations at unavoidable...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    Eugenia Price, a renowned Christian author who was also a master of romance, recounts her discovery and exploration of St. Simon's Island, an island off the coast of Georgia. Within this book, she chronicles the island's history and how the island specifically influenced and inspired her later...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    In The Unique World of Women, Eugenia Price creates unforgettable, intimate portraits of Keturah, Mary of Jerusalem, and other women from the Bible and relates their troubles to the dilemmas women face today. She reinforces the notion that God needed women then and He needs them now-women who will witness to His love and use their unique sensitivity and compassion in order to better our fragmented and ailing society. In simple yet provocative language, Ms. Price shares what she has learned from these Biblical women, what God has taught her, and what He is still trying to teach women today. Originally published to great acclaim in 1969, The Unique World of Women is filled with Eugenia...read more

  • Sylvie Perry

    Claudia Morgan is overwhelmed. She's a single parent trying the best that she can, but her four-year-old son, Henry, is a handful-for her and for his preschool. When Claudia hears about a school with an atypical teaching style near her Chicagoland home, she has to visit. The Hawthorne School is beautiful and has everything she dreams of for Henry: time to play outside, music, and art. The head of the school, Zelma, will even let Claudia volunteer to cover the cost of tuition. The school is good for Henry: his behavioral problems disappear, and he comes home subdued instead of rageful. But there's something a bit off about the school, its cold halls, and its enigmatic headmistress. When...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    From her own experiences-her struggles and victories on the way to peace-Eugenia Price offers in this book a step-by-step guide for all who seek a new, happy, and complete life. This thrilling and inspiring chronicle of spiritual adventure lifts the heart and head of the reader, as the widely respected Christian author and speaker lets Christ speak through her to those who long to follow Him as Lord of their lives. Here is memorable, meaningful testimony that He Himself is the end of Everyman's search. Here is a simple, soul-encompassing song of the everlasting, ever-new truth to the Word that God is...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    Why bother about God? What's right and what's wrong? How can I become a Christian? How can I be sure I am a Christian? These and many more questions are uniquely answered from the scripture by Eugenia...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    First published in 1962, A Woman's Choice is chock-full of Eugenia Price's practical and wise suggestions on how women can participate with God in the day-to-day business of living through their problems. Eugenia Price has long been recognized for her ability to understand the modern Christian woman's problems. In A Woman's Choice, Ms. Price shares her responses to the many letters she has received from women all over the world. She advises her readers, in the straightforward manner that has made her so popular, that they can live through their problems. However, she doesn't offer any quick fixes. Instead, she suggests that women place their trust in God so as to clarify and strip away...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    In this series of essays from bestselling author and novelist Eugenia Price, she will urge young people to think through issues concerning decisions that they must make in their everyday lives, as well as decisions that could change the trajectory of their lives forever. A devout Christian, Price has consistently lent her advice and wisdom to thousands of readers and listeners, urging those to search for God's everlasting...read more

  • Eugenia Price

    Discoveries is Eugenia Price's honest account of her quest to find out what Jesus Christ means to her, and how her newfound belief in Him has changed her life. Eugenia Price wrote Discoveries-her first book-two years after her conversion to Christianity at the age of thirty-three. It is an authentic journal of her spiritual journey from nonbeliever to believer. Discoveries is filled with the vitality and excitement of a new disciple, and yet, as the author states, it is still startlingly central to what I believe today. Updated with a new preface, this book is essential listening for all believers-new and old alike-who are eager to re-examine their own commitments to Jesus Christ, as Ms....read more

  • Hallie Ephron

    There Was An Old Woman by Hallie Ephron is a compelling novel of psychological suspense in which a young woman becomes entangled in a terrifying web of deception and madness involving an elderly neighbor. When Evie Ferrante learns that her mother has been hospitalized, she finds her mother’s house in chaos. Sorting through her mother’s belongings, Evie discovers objects that don’t quite belong there, and begins to raise questions. Evie renews a friendship with Mina, an elderly neighbor who might know more about her mother’s recent activities, but Mina is having her own set of problems: Her nephew Brian is trying to persuade her to move to a senior care community. As Evie...read more

  • Rachel Anne Ridge

    The heartwarming tale of an irrepressible donkey who needed a home-and forever changed a family.Rachel Anne Ridge was at the end of her rope. The economy had crashed, taking her formerly thriving business along with it. She had been a successful artist, doing work she loved, but now she felt like a failure. How would her family pay their bills? What would the future hold? If only God would somehow let them know that everything was going to be all right . . . and then Flash the donkey showed up.If there is ever a good time to discover a wounded, frightened, bedraggled donkey standing in your driveway, this wasn't it. The local sheriff dismissed Flash as "worthless." But Rachel didn't believe...read more

  • Suzy Favor Hamilton

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The former middle distance Olympic runner and high-end escort speaks out for the first time about her battle with mental illness, and how mania controlled and compelled her in competition, but also in life. This is a heartbreakingly honest yet hopeful memoir reminiscent of Manic, Electroboy, and An Unquiet Mind. During the 1990s, three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton was the darling of American track and field. An outstanding runner, a major sports apparel spokesperson, and a happily married wife, she was the model for an active, healthy, and wholesome life. But her perfect facade masked a dark truth: manic depression and bipolar disorder that drove her...read more