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084738: Long Way Gone Long Way Gone

By Charles Martin / Thomas Nelson

Singer, songwriter Cooper O’Connor thought he could make it big and took nearly everything his dad held dear and made his way to Nashville, where he promptly lost it all! After five tough years, he miraculously survives being shot and left to die in a fire, but can no longer sing or play music. When he returns home, he hopes to find the healing and reconciliation he desires.

554683: Water From My Heart Water From My Heart

By Charles Martin / Center Street

Left to survive on his own as a teenager, Charlie grows up fast—earning a scholarship to Harvard and learning to survive on the outskirts of privileged society. But when his streetwise East Coast business sense leads to disastrous consequences for a faraway mother and child, will a trip to Nicaragua soften his jaded heart? 352 pages, softcover from Center Street.

27024X: The Mountain Between Us The Mountain Between Us

By Charles Martin / Broadway Books

Flying together on a storm-ravaged night is gifted surgeon Dr. Ben Payne, who is facing an agonizing separation from his wife, and Ashley Knox, a young magazine writer en route to her wedding. When their plane crashes in a frigid and remote mountain wilderness, Ashley and Ben are plunged into a life or death struggle. As the days turn to weeks on the unforgiving mountain, the two heal from their physical wounds, even as they are forced to confront surprising and painful truths. These intimate conversations and their dependence on each other create an extraordinary bond.

543257: Chasing Fireflies Chasing Fireflies

By Charles Martin / Thomas Nelson

When paramedics find a malnourished 6-year-old boy near a burning car that holds a dead woman, they wonder who he is—and why he won’t talk! Chase, a small-town journalist, is assigned to cover the story and investigate the boy’s identity. But will his search unearth long-buried emotions about his own history? 320 pages, softcover from Nelson.

540547: When Crickets Cry When Crickets Cry

By Charles Martin / Thomas Nelson

From Christy Award finalist Martin comes a work of “God-haunted” southern fiction sure to tug at your heartstrings! Travel to a sleepy town square in Georgia, where a 7-year-old child sells lemonade to raise funds for a heart transplant, an onlooker watches, and a speeding truck comes around the bend, changing bothe lives forever.

540555: Maggie Maggie

By Charles Martin / WestBow Press

In this emotionally powerful sequel to the Christy Award finalist The Dead Don’t Dance, Maggie wakes up from a coma, and she and Dylan must struggle to put the pieces of their lives back together. Will their love and faith in God be enough to sustain them in the midst of bewildering loss? 320 pages, softcover from WestBow.

261818: The Dead Don The Dead Don’t Dance

By Charles Martin / WestBow Press

Young marrieds in love, Dylan and Maggie Styles are awaiting the birth of their first son. When the baby is delivered stillborn and Maggie slips into a coma, Dylan finds everything he’s known thrown into doubt. Will it take another tragedy to awaken him from his stupor and open him to new life? 330 pages, softcover from Nelson.

954134: A.D. 30, Paperback A.D. 30, Paperback

By Ted Dekker / Center Street

A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. The story of Jesus in a way you have never experienced it.Step back in time to the year of our Lord, Anno Domini, 30.

954111: A.D. 33, Paperback A.D. 33, Paperback

By Ted Dekker / Center Street

A.D. 33, by Ted Dekker

Maviah is a woman who is an outcast because she was born illegitimate and unwanted. When she meets Jesus, she finds strength in his words and peace in the unkind world she knows. She gathers a travelling kingdom of outcasts. When the rulers become threatened by this new kingdom, they are determined to crush her and all she loves. She sets out to find Jesus to ask for help only to find him facing his own death. Re-examine your own faith in this heartwrending story of defeat, uncompromising love and staggering victory.

954158: Outlaw, Outlaw Series #1 Outlaw, Outlaw Series #1

By Ted Dekker / Center Street

The story of how I, Julian Carter, and my precious two-year old son, Stephen, left Atlanta Georgia and found ourselves on a white sailboat, tossed about like a cork on a raging sea off of Australia’s northern tip in 1963, is harrowing.But it pales in comparison to what happened deep in the jungle where I was taken as a slave by a savage tribe unknown to the world. Some places dwell in darkness so deep that even God seems to stay away.There, my mind was torn in two by the gods of the earth. There, one life ended so another could begin.

Some will say I was a fool for making the choices I made. But they would have done the same. They, too, would have embraced death if they knew what I knew, and saw through my eyes. My name is Julian and this is my story. But more, it is the story of my son who was born to change the world.

971382: The Outlaw Chronicles Trilogy: Books 1-3 The Outlaw Chronicles Trilogy: Books 1-3

By Ted Dekker / Worthy Publishing

A suspense-laced trilogy that delivers an adrenaline rush from first page to last! In Eyes Wide Open, Christy Snow believes she’s buried alive. Is she delusional? In Water Walker, Alice Ringwald is abducted by a strange man. And in Hacker, Nyah Parks’s big job goes wrong. Will one last hack save her or kill her? 880 pages, hardcover from Worthy.

402270: The Calling #2 The Calling #2

By Rachelle Dekker / Tyndale House

The Calling #2, in the Seer series, by Rachelle Dekker

Remko Brant escaped the Authority City with Carrington Hale. They marry and start a family. Damien Gold is the newly appointed Authority President Damien Gold who claims to be guiding the city into a peaceful harmonious future. Remko is the leader of a military team called the Seers. The level of danger continues to increase as they execute rescue missions inside the city. Turns out Gold is out to destroy their message of hope. Can he defeat Gold before his family is hurt?

402243: The Choosing #1 The Choosing #1

By Rachelle Dekker / Tyndale House

The Choosing #1, in The Seer series, by Rachelle Dekker

Debut novel will bring a different kind of message about identiy & worth.

We follow Carrington Hale a woman raised in a society where a womans worth is based on being chosen as a bride. When Carrington is not chosen, her dreams are crushed. She is cast from society and begins a journey to find to find the answers to the questions, “who am i and what am I worth?” Along the way she meets fun characters who help her discover her true self and worth through her father.

402294: The Returning #3 The Returning #3

By Rachelle Dekker / Tyndale House

The Returning #3, in the Seer series, by Rachelle Dekker

Carrington and Remko had a baby Elise who was kidnapped in the Authority City. They were forced flee and leave her held captive. Twenty years later, seven members of the Seers warriors are chosen to rescue Elise and the Authority City to its original condition. All this time Elise thought she was abandoned and forgotten. Is she the key to their victory?

729247: The Shack The Shack

By William P. Young / Windblown Media

When Mack Philips’s youngest daughter, Missy, is abducted during a family vacation—and later presumed murdered—he thinks life can’t get any worse. Then he receives a note, supposedly from God, inviting him back to the scene of the crime. If he returns to the place of his darkest nightmare, will he find despair—or hope? 272 pages, hardcover from Windblown.

516025: Cross Roads Cross Roads

By William Paul Young / FaithWords

From the best-selling author of The Shack! “Awakening” from a coma in ICU, Anthony Spencer finds himself with a surreal new power: he can see his life through the eyes of others! When he realizes that his house of cards is built on somebody else’s broken heart, will he have the courage to set things right? 304 pages, softcover from Faithwords.

719838: Graceful: Letting Go of Your Try-Hard Life Graceful: Letting Go of Your Try-Hard Life

By Emily P. Freeman / Revell

The seemingly happy girl who follows all the rules is often crushed by the weight of her responsibility to never “mess up.” Encouraging young women to stop trying so hard and start trusting Jesus, Freeman helps them discover what it means to be real—and encourages them to look at themselves and their faith with new eyes. 176 pages, softcover from Revell.

722440: A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live

By Emily P. Freeman / Revell

You were born to make art. You were made to live art. You might not see yourself as an artist, but you are – in so many unexpected ways. In what you create, whether poetry or pie, sculpture or sand castle, calligraphy or conversation. It’s time to uncover the shape of your soul, turn down the voice of the inner critic, and move into the world with the courage to be who you most deeply are.Noteworthy: This author is one of a special group of women who writes for (in)courage, the popular online friendship community. Every day they take turns pulling up a chair to share their stories of what Jesus looks like in their every day, gloriously ordinary, and often messy lives.

If you read the (in)courage blog online, then you’ll be sure to enjoy this title.

730895: A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael

By Elisabeth Elliot / Baker Books

A vibrant portrait of Amy Carmichael-one of India’s most beloved missionaries. Follow the journey of a courageous Irishwoman who spent 53 years in South India without furlough, earning the nickname “Amma” or “Mother” from the underprivileged children she regarded as God’s jewels.

723130: Passion and Purity, Second Edition Passion and Purity, Second Edition

By Elisabeth Elliot / Revell

We know we need to commit daily to Christ all matters of the heart and to wait upon Him. But so often it is a painful, lonely process that takes longer than we want it to.In her classic book, Passion and Purity, Elisabeth Elliot candidly shares with you her love story with Jim Elliot as evidence that she has been there. Through letters, diary entries, and memories, she shares the temptations, difficulties, victories, and sacrifices of two young people whose commitment to Christ took priority over their love for each other. These revealing personal glimpses, combined with relevant biblical teaching, will remind you that only by putting your human passion and desire through His fire can God purify your love.

In a culture obsessed with dating, sex, and intimacy, the need for Elliot’s freeing message is greater than ever.

423480: Praying for Your Future Husband: Preparing Your Heart for His Praying for Your Future Husband: Preparing Your Heart for His

By Robin Jones Gunn & Tricia Goyer / Multnomah Books

Are you intentional about seeking God’s desire for your future? Then pray for your husband-to-be! Sharing personal stories, insightful reflections, practical applications, relevant Scripture, and heartfelt petitions, Gunn and Goyer encourage you to begin your loving relationship with your spouse by supporting him in prayer—even if you haven’t met him yet. 224 pages, softcover from Multnomah.

425975: Spoken For: Embracing Who You Are and Whose You Are Spoken For: Embracing Who You Are and Whose You Are

By Robin Jones Gunn & Alyssa Bethke / Multnomah Books

In this era of “selfies” and tweets, teen girls often wonder how and where they fit in. But instead of measuring themselves by who “friend” them on social media, Gunn and Bethke encourage young women to find their true worth as daughters who are loved, pursued, and cherished by their heavenly Father. Includes discussion questions. 224 pages, softcover from Multnomah.

9117294: The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation

By Richard Rohr with Mike Morrell / Whitaker House

What if changing our perception of God has the potential to change everything?God is not what you think. Visions of an angry, distant, moral scorekeeper or a supernatural Santa Claus handing out cosmic lottery tickets to those who attend the right church or say the right prayer dominate our culture. For many others, God has become irrelevant or simply unbelievable.

In The Divine Dance, Fr. Richard Rohr (with Mike Morrell) points readers to an unlikely opening beyond this divinity impasse: the at-times forgotten, ancient mystery of the Trinity-God as utterly one, yet three.

Drawing from Scripture, theology, and the deepest insights of mystics, philosophers, and sages throughout history, Fr. Rohr presents a compelling alternative to aloof and fairytale versions of God:

One God, belovedly in communion, as All-Vulnerable, All-Embracing, and All-Given to you and me.

The Divine Dance makes accessible and practicable the Christian tradition’s most surprising gift.

God as Community.as Friendship.as Dance.

Are you ready to join in?

421654: When God Writes Your Love Story (Expanded Edition): The Ultimate Guide to Guy/Girl Relationships When God Writes Your Love Story (Expanded Edition): The Ultimate Guide to Guy/Girl Relationships

By Eric & Leslie Ludy / Random House

This expanded edition of Eric and Leslie Ludy’s classic book, When God Writes Your Love Story, keeps all of its original beauty while adding new stories, deeper truths, and a greater wealth of application. Give God the pen for your love story and enjoy the extraordinary beauty of a God-scripted romance. Paperback.

413064: The Drop Box, Paperback The Drop Box, Paperback

By Brian Ivie with Ted Kluck / David C. Cook

Ivie thought he was going halfway around the world to make a movie—what he didn’t realize was that God had ulterior motives! This behind-the-scenes story chronicles the impact that Pastor Lee’s compassion had on South Korean babies and on Ivie, a film director who went from living as a spiritual orphan to becoming a son of God. 240 pages, softcover from Cook.

370668: The Last Sin Eater The Last Sin Eater

By Francine Rivers / Tyndale House

The Last Sin Eater is the story of a community committed to its myth of a human “sin eater,” who absolves the dead of their sins, and the ten-year-old child who shows them the Truth. All that matters for young Cadi Forbes is finding the one man who can set her free from the sin that plagues her, the sin that has stolen her mother’s love from her and made her wish she could flee life and its terrible injustice. But Cadi doesn’t know that the “sin eater” is seeking as well. Before their journeys are over, Cadi and the sin eater must face themselves, each other, and the One who will demand everything from them in exchange for the answers they seek.

44280: The Chronicles of Narnia: 7-Volume Slipcased Softcover Set The Chronicles of Narnia: 7-Volume Slipcased Softcover Set

By C.S. Lewis / HarperCollins

Once your children have followed Lucy through the back of a magic wardrobe – and met Aslan, the Christlike lion – they’ll never be the same! Kids adore these classics for their imaginative story lines and adults appreciate the rich Christian symbolism. This softcover set is perfect for young children and families that are on the go.Each volume in this 7 book softcover set includesstunning new cover art by Cliff Nielsen. The individual books include approximately 200 pages and measure 4.25″ by 7.25″. This set also includes an attractive slipcase in which the books can be safely stored and attractively displayed.

4815008: The Phantom Tollbooth The Phantom Tollbooth

By Norton Juster / Random House

Make your way through the Doldrums and journey through the city of Dictionopolis, where the world’s letters are bought and sold!Milo–a very bored little boy–must rescue the twin princesses Rhyme and Reason, who have been banished for agreeing that numbers and letters are equally important. Reaching the Kingdom of Wisdom through the Phantom Tollbooth (which he assembles and enters because he has nothing better to do), Milo encounters a fanciful world filled with puns and imaginative places based on literalized English idioms…and when he returns, he finds the world a rather more engaging place for the wisdom he’s learned.

 

 

 

 

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