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The Most Surprising Sports Hero of Our Time
From avid sports fans to casual culture-watchers, it seems no one can get enough of Jeremy Lin. He captured the attention of the nation in just a few weeks’ time as he went from unknown underdog to rescuer of the woebegone New York Knicks. Everything from his race (Asian-American) to his alma mater (Harvard) has made Lin one of the most unusual sports stars in years. But what forces have shaped Jeremy Lin into who he is today, and what motivates him to keep striving toward his goals?
Bestselling, award-winning author Ted Kluck uses his unique backgrounds in sports writing and faith writing to uncover the fascinating world of an out-of-nowhere star who continues to surprise.
213 pages, 23 of 24 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
In a language kids can understand, Randy Alcorn explores Biblical answers to the questions kids often have about heaven. As in the adult title, Heaven, he addresses the difference between the present Heaven, where we go when we die, and the New Earth, where we will live forever with Jesus after he returns. Intended for kids age 8-12, Heaven for Kids is sure to be an excellent resource for families,`especially those in which the parents have read the adult title and wish to pass on that same level of understanding to their children. The book features ten chapters of questions, and answers based on scripture and written in a style relevant to today’s kids. The book also has a summary of the Gospel for those who want to be sure they are going to Heaven someday. Randy encourages kids to live “in Light of Heaven.”
305 pages, 29 of 30 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled, Previously Free
City gal Dani Davis just wants a place to call home. With quirky residents, quaint country charm, and loads of business potential, Miller’s Creek Texas seems like the perfect place to start over . . . except for the cowboy who gives her a ride into town. Dani secretly finances renovations to downtown Miller’s Creek, but malicious rumors force her to choose between keeping her involvement a secret and the home for which she’s always longed. Then a devastating discovery propels her down a road she never expected to travel.
Steve Miller is determined to rescue his dying hometown. When vandals jeopardize the renovation, he can’t help but suspect Dani, whose strange behavior has become fodder for local gossips. Can Steve and Dani call a truce for a higher cause, and in the process help Dani recognize the true meaning of home?
174 pages, 7 of 7 reviews are 5-star, Lending Enabled, Previously Free
Be prepared for the journey of a lifetime. Your journey. Ricky Maye will take you through a visual and literary discovery of understanding your spiritual journey. In this book Ricky will tackle some major issues dealing with religion and spirituality. In this Book is encouragement, answers but most of all freedom to practice your spirituality on your terms without the smoke and mirrors. Ricky will bring you alongside the spiritual walks of some of the men and women in the Bible and we’ll see that this spirituality is uncomfortable, unpredictable and untamed.
379 pages, 40 of 54 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
The future stretches out in front of Sarah Dobbs like the pure blue Texas sky. Leaving the past behind in Philadelphia, mail-order bride Sarah arrives in San Antonio ready to greet her groom, Austin Canfield, a man she has never met but whose letters have won her heart from afar. But there is one problem–he has died. And Sarah cannot go back East.
As Sarah tries to reconcile herself to a future that is drastically changed, Austin’s brother, Clay, struggles with his own muddled plans. Though he dislikes working on the family ranch and longs for a different life, Clay is driven to avenge his brother’s death. But something between them is growing and neither Clay nor Sarah is ready to admit it.
Book 1 of the Texas Dreams series, Paper Roses will sweep readers into the Hill Country with a tale of love and loss, closed doors and beautiful possibilities that will leave them wanting more.
219 pages, 2 of 3 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
337 pages, 37 of 44 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
It is 1878 and the Caldwells and Wainwrights have been feuding for decades. Still, Sarah Caldwell has misgivings when her father pressures her into distracting a ranch hand while he and her brothers rob the Wainwright place. When it becomes clear that hand is actually Cord Wainwright, Sarah realizes she needs to lay low. But Cord spots her in town and, with the sheriff away, makes a citizen’s arrest, dragging her off to the Wainwright ranch until the sheriff’s return. As the feud boils over, Cord and Sarah make a most inconvenient discovery–they are falling in love. Can they betray their families for love? Or will their families betray them?
Against the beautiful and wild backdrop of the Rocky Mountains comes this sweeping saga of romance, betrayal, and forgiveness from beloved author Kathleen Morgan.
pages, of reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled
331 pages, 40 of 53 reviews are 4 or 5-star, Lending Enabled, Previously Free
Jenna Callahan has a young son and rewarding work on her father’s ranch. She’s content. But she never expected to see Nate Langley back in town–the first guy she noticed, the one her father sent away all those years ago. And she never thought the attraction they felt would be as strong as ever.
Jenna’s cowboy has some healing of his own to do, though, after two tours of duty in the armed forces. With the help of good friends, strong faith, and a loving family, he hopes to put the horrors of the past behind him–and become the man Jenna deserves.
With an emphasis on simple acts of love, Jenna’s Cowboy gives romance readers what they want most: a love story with a Texas touch.
451 pages, 2 of 2 reviews are 5-star, Lending Enabled
The women of the Bible have been inspiring females for ages. Now these inspirational reflections have been collected in one place with this devotional. This beautifully packaged volume features twelve poignant stories for each month and a year’s worth of daily reflections. You will relate to how other women deal with life in relation to biblical women through stories.
Love, motherhood, sadness, joy, grief—everything is explored by these contributors. The power of these biblical women will inspire you to call upon God’s love, help, and grace whenever needed.
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