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  • Joanna Gutmann

    Taking Minutes of Meetings guides you through the entire process behind minute taking: arranging the meeting; writing the agenda; creating the optimum environment; structuring the meeting and writing notes up accurately.The minute-taker is one of the most important and powerful people in a meeting and you can use this opportunity to develop your knowledge, broaden your horizons and build credibility within the organization. Taking Minutes of Meetings is an easy to read “dip-in, dip-out” guide which shows you how to confidently arrange meetings and produce minutes. It provides hands-on advice about the sections of a meeting as well as tips on how to create an agenda, personal...read more

  • Debbie Macomber

    In this classic novel from Debbie Macomber, a feisty waitress and a handsome professor receive an education in love over Chaucer and chicken-pot pie. Meghan O’Day isn’t sure what captures her fancy more: the sexy stranger in her Wichita diner or his reading material. Before long, Grey Carlyle becomes a regular, ordering the nightly specials and chatting with the spirited redhead about the classics. Certain that her favorite customer has an appetite for more than home cooking, Meghan decides it’s time to teach the good professor a thing or two about romance. Grey notices the sparkle in Meghan’s eyes the moment she opens up about her passion for literature....read more

  • Angie Ward

    You feel it, deep in your bones: God is inviting you to join Him, to participate in His redemptive work in the world. And yet, as a woman leader, you face so many potential obstacles. Lack of clarity over your unique calling. Competing time demands. Changing seasons of life. Challenges such as self-doubt, criticism, and spiritual dryness. With nearly thirty years of ministry experience, Angie Ward knows firsthand the unique challenges that women leaders face as they seek to pursue their calling. In I Am a Leader, Angie explores the concept of 'calling' as it applies specifically to women leaders-those women of influence both in Christian ministry and the broader world: What is calling? How...read more

  • Melissa Kruger

    Women in all seasons of life can feel alone, longing for encouragement, guidance, and wisdom from someone who has been there before. They would value the wealth of knowledge and wisdom from older women's experiences, but often these women don't feel equipped to offer help. This book is a starting place, meant to be a springboard for mentoring discussions between older and younger women, setting the biblical basis for mentoring from Titus 2 before outlining eleven lessons that guide their time together. Each lesson focuses on a topic such as God's word, prayer, contentment, temptation, and church, with activities for before, during, and after the mentoring session. Younger and older women...read more

  • Katie Orr

    How do some people do it? They rise above the circumstances and distractions of life and remain consistently happy. Even in tough times they have a quiet sense of peace about them. Examining the Bible and her own life, Katie Orr has discovered that deep happiness and satisfaction are only possible when we are rooted in God and pursuing his good and specific purpose for each of us. Secrets of the Happy Soul is your invitation into a deeper, more fruitful relationship with God and his Word. As Katie walks you through key teachings from the book of Psalms, you will recognize how the world's definition of happiness pales compared to the daily delights God has in store for you. Draw closer to...read more

  • Melanie Dobson

    What happened to Brigitte Berthold? That question has haunted Daniel Knight since he was thirteen, when he and ten-year-old Brigitte escaped the Gestapo agents who arrested both their parents. They survived a harrowing journey from Germany to England, only to be separated upon their arrival. Daniel vowed to find Brigitte after the war, a promise he has fought to fulfill for more than seventy years. Now a wealthy old man, Daniel's final hope in finding Brigitte rests with Quenby Vaughn, an American journalist working in London. He believes Quenby's tenacity for finding missing people and her personal investment in a related WWII espionage story will help her succeed where previous...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Elizabeth Thatcher is young, pretty, cultured, and educated. But when she journeys west to teach school in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, she's completely unprepared for the conditions she encounters. Still, she's determined to succeed at the formidable task of fitting in with the locals and shaping the hearts and minds of the schoolchildren in her care. She's also just as determined not to give her heart to any of the local frontiersmen. But then she meets Wynn Delaney, a member the Royal Canadian Mounted...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Elizabeth, the cultured young schoolteacher from out east, has braved the western frontier and spent a year teaching in a one-room schoolhouse. Now, she and Wynn are planning their wedding and their new life together at his outpost in the far north. While Wynn is accustomed to life there, Elizabeth is not. Can their love for each other sustain them through a harsh winter, loneliness, and the rigors of life without any of the conveniences they're used...read more

  • Laurel Mouritsen

    Lydia Dawson is living on the Illinois frontier when she hears an unusual doctrine preached by a traveling minister from Ohio. The message of the gospel suggests answers to questions Lydia privately harbors. Lydia's heart is stirred, but she is forbidden by her family to have anything to do with this new found religion called Mormonism.In Independence, Missouri, Christian Kade is facing personal difficulties and mounting persecution because of his membership in the Church of Jesus Christ. His work on a Church-owned newspaper puts Christian in the center of a spiraling series of events which ultimately forces Christian, as well as the other Saints in Independence, into a dangerous...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Having survived the harshness of their first year in the far Northwest, Elizabeth and Wynn, her Royal Canadian Mountie, now face new challenges. Just when they've made new friends and started a new school, they are presented with a new posting. It seems Elizabeth's dreams for a family and home of her own are not to be. Will their love for each other, their hope for the future, and their faith in God carry them through crushing...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive RCMP outpost in the Canadian Northwest. Elizabeth finds herself totally isolated when the local Indian women are afraid to even communicate with her. The Delaneys thought they had already faced the most crushing disappointment of their lives when they saw little Sammy disappear from view in the arms of his father, but will they be able to survive the challenges ahead...read more

  • Melanie Dobson

    As Hitler's troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family's summer estate near Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker's daughter, who is eager to help the man she's loved her entire life. But when Max also brings Luzia Weiss, a young Jewish woman, to hide at the castle, it complicates Annika's feelings and puts their entire plan in jeopardy-especially once the Nazis scour the estate and find both Luzia and the treasure gone. Eighty years later, Callie Randall is mostly content with her quiet life, running a bookstore with...read more

  • Maryann Karinch

    Ordinary salespeople sell. Extraordinary sales professionals engage. Part of what sets them apart is their ability to understand body language, both their prospect's and their own, and use it to their advantage. Body Language Sales Secrets directly addresses the need of sales professionals to help them: Baseline their prospects-recognize the body language that says 'I'm at ease with you right now.' - Identify the ways a prospect expresses stress. - Spot their prospects' moment-to-moment nonverbal cues. - Understand how and why a prospect's body language can send very different messages within minutes. - Better yet, after identifying a change in body language, know exactly what to do...read more

  • Michelle Pennington

    She's sworn to never fall for another rich man. He's determined to change her mind. Charlotte Mabry moves to a small town in Alabama, full of plans for a better life, especially for her son Taylor. Cash is short, but at least she's free from the crushing heartbreak of being married to a man who only cared about money. So even though Nate Haverton sends her pulses racing from the moment they meet, she refuses to let her heart lead her back into misery. Because he might be her son's t-ball coach, but he's also a billionaire. Nate's drive and genius for solving problems have made him insanely wealthy, but not happy. With no time for a committed relationship, he tries to fill the emptiness...read more

  • Michelle Pennington

    He's all business and she's got a lot to prove. Love was not on the agenda. Jill Harris is determined to prove she deserves her position at her father's consulting firm, so the last thing she has time for is dating. Since her only experience with love ended in heartbreak, she isn't tempted to break her own rule-until she meets Blake McDaniel. When she's asked to take a job working with Blake, it's a great step in her career, but the more time she spends around the attractive, determined billionaire, the harder it is to remember why she wants to stay single. Blake has one rule for himself when it comes to relationships: He won't date a woman who's already married to her career. After...read more

  • Jennie Goutet

    At seventeen, Jennie Goutet has a dream that she will one day marry a French man and sets off to Avignon in search of him. Though her dream eludes her, she lives boldly-teaching in Asia, studying in Paris, working and traveling for an advertising firm in New York. When God calls her, she answers reluctantly, and must first come to grips with depression, crippling loss, and addiction before being restored. Providence takes her by the hand as she marries her French husband, working with him in a humanitarian effort in East Africa before settling down in France and building a family. Told with honesty and strength, Stars Upside Down is a brave, heart-stopping story of love, grief, faith,...read more

  • Laurel Mouritsen

    From the banks of the Mississippi River to the shores of the Great Salt Lake, the saga of the Kade family now spans a continent. Christian and Lydia Kade and their family cross the plains with the Saints, bidding farewell to the ruined city of Nauvoo, where their daughter Elizabeth has chosen to remain, separating herself both from her family and her faith. Haunted by the memory of the tragic loss of a family member, young James embarks on his medical studies and struggles to establish himself as a physician. He is racked by despair when the girl he hopes to marry chooses a gold miner instead, then finds new love of his own in the most surprising of places. Meanwhile, his sister Elizabeth...read more

  • Molly Fader

    'The talented Molly Fader will keep you turning the pages right down to the oh-so-satisfying final twist.' -Susan Wiggs, New York Times bestselling author What drove their family apart just might bring them back together… It’s been seventeen years since the tragic summer the McAvoy sisters fell apart. Lindy, the wild one, left home, carved out a new life in the city and never looked back. Delia, the sister who stayed, became a mother herself, raising her daughters and running the family shop in their small Ohio hometown on the shores of Lake Erie. But now, with their mother’s ailing health and a rebellious teenager to rein in, Delia has no choice but to welcome Lindy home....read more

  • E.R. Ramzipoor

    “[A] remarkable saga.... Engrossing.” —Booklist, starred review In this triumphant debut inspired by true events, a ragtag gang of journalists and resistance fighters risk everything for an elaborate scheme to undermine the Reich. The Nazis stole their voices. But they would not be silenced. Brussels, 1943. Twelve-year-old street orphan Helene survives by living as a boy and selling copies of the country’s most popular newspaper, Le Soir, now turned into Nazi propaganda. Helene’s world changes when she befriends a rogue journalist, Marc Aubrion, who draws her into a secret network that publishes dissident underground newspapers. The Nazis track down Aubrion’s team...read more

  • Laurel Mouritsen

    The compelling story of the Kade family continues, written by a master storyteller. Danger and intrigue mount as the Kades' son, James, strives to shield the prophet Joseph from assassination. Join the Kades in all the color and pageantry, intrigue and suspense, of old Nauvoo. Its legacy as a place of promise will stir your heart and kindle an excitement in church...read more