Family Life

And the Shofar Blew by Francine Rivers

By Francine Rivers

2004 winner of a Retailer's selection award from Christian Retailing within the outdated testomony, God known as his humans to motion with the blast of the shofar, a ram's horn. God nonetheless calls his buyers. during this appropriate and well timed modern novel, dynamic younger preacher Paul Hudson is devoted to development his church—but at what expense? As Paul's zeal and ambition construct, he loses sight of the one that known as him. As Paul and people round him fight to figure what it actually ability to reside out their religion, they need to eventually make a choice from their very own will or God's plan.

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Curious by Elizabeth North

By Elizabeth North

Will not be you simply a bit curious? what's it approximately homosexual male romance that turns lady readers on? in truth that girls love romance and attractive males. while it is a tale approximately males falling in love, there is two times the allure. we have now selected tales that run the gamut of M/M romantic fiction: from preliminary interest to the 1st blush of affection, from awkward first instances to discovering success, and from heart-warming eternally devotion to sizzling and sweaty intercourse. think about it as a romance buffet: take just a little, attempt a bit dab, and locate the flavour of M/M romance that satisfies you.

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Character Is the Key: How to Unlock the Best in Our Children by Sara Dimerman

By Sara Dimerman

"Sara Dimerman makes a resounding case that constructing personality in our youngsters is certainly one of a parent's most vital projects. In personality Is the main, she presents an cutting edge, step by step template for households who are looking to discover the values they cherish and deepen their dedication to residing through these values."—Caroline Connell, Editor, contemporary ParentWould you're keen on to determine your children:Taking larger initiative at domestic and school?Able to place themselves in others' shoes?Taking extra accountability for his or her actions?Valuing togetherness as a kinfolk and desirous to spend extra time with you?Consistently treating friends, adults and themselves with respect?Persisting via demanding situations and never giving up prematurely?Being sincere even if in fact tough to share?Courageously dealing with fears?Motivated to assist with chores round the house?Less stimulated by means of adverse peer strain and ready to rise up for what they believe?Looking ahead to a vibrant and winning future?Then personality Is the major will help!The personality schooling circulate, carried out by way of educators world wide, is an exceptionally profitable and starting to be phenomenon. whilst vital personality attributes like honesty, integrity, and equity are modeled and taught to youngsters, they advance an internal compass that maintains to steer them in a good direction.  The lacking hyperlink has been supporting mom and dad with their an important participation at domestic - previously. In personality Is the major, parenting specialist and therapist Sara Dimerman stocks confirmed concepts in a strong, step by step plan to help you deliver your loved ones jointly, increase conversation, and release the superior on your childrens - and your self. start this present day!

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Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman

By Beth Hoffman

Metal Magnolias meets the assistance during this Southern debut novel glowing with humor, middle, and female knowledge Twelve-year-old CeeCee Honeycutt is in hassle. For years, she has been the caretaker of her psychotic mom, Camille-the tiara-toting, lipstick-smeared laughingstock of a whole town-a girl trapped in her long-ago second of glory because the 1951 Vidalia Onion Queen. but if Camille is hit by means of a truck and killed, CeeCee is left to fend for herself. To the rescue comes her formerly unknown great-aunt, Tootie Caldwell. In her classic Packard convertible, Tootie whisks CeeCee away to Savannah's perfumed global of prosperity and Southern eccentricity, a global that appears to be like run fullyyt by means of ladies. From the unique Miz Thelma Rae Goodpepper, who bathes in her yard tub and makes use of backyard slugs as her mystery guns, to Tootie's all-knowing housekeeper, Oletta Jones, to Violene Hobbs, who entertains an area police officer in her canary-yellow peignoir, the ladies of Gaston road retain CeeCee entertained and enthralled for a complete summer time. Laugh-out-loud humorous and deeply touching, Beth Hoffman's glowing debut is, as Kristin Hannah says, "packed jam-packed with Southern attraction, powerful ladies, wacky humor, and sturdy out of date heart." it's a novel that explores the indomitable strengths of woman friendship and provides us the tale of a tender woman who loses one mom and unearths many others.

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While I'm Falling by Laura Moriarty

By Laura Moriarty

"While i am Falling deftly captures the instant a baby realizes that becoming up capability being chargeable for your mom and dad' mistakes--and fighting your self from making an analogous ones. Laura Moriarty retains recovering and better."
--Jodi Picoult, writer of Handle with Care

In While i am Falling, Laura Moriarty offers a compelling depiction of ways one younger woman's lifestyles adjustments while her kin breaks up for good.

Ever considering her mom and dad introduced that they are getting divorced, Veronica has been falling. tough. A junior in university, she has fallen in love. She has fallen in the back of in her tricky coursework. She hates her task as counselor on the dorm, and he or she longs for the house that not exists. while an try and break out the strain, mixed with undesirable success, lands her in a terrifying state of affairs, a shaken Veronica calls her mom for help--only to discover her former beginning too preoccupied to provide any assistance at all.

But Veronica simply will get to believe harm for thus lengthy. Her mom indicates up on the dorm with a shocking request--and with the aged kin puppy in tow. Boyfriend issues happen, together with her father's surprising curiosity in relationship. Veronica quickly reveals herself with a brand new set of difficulties, and new questions about love and independence.

Darkly funny, fantastically written, and packed with crystalline observations approximately how households collapse, While i am Falling takes a deep examine the connection among a daughter and a mom whilst one is making an attempt to develop up and the opposite is making an attempt to stick afloat.

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13 to Life (Book 1) by Shannon Delany

By Shannon Delany

Every thing approximately Jessie Gillmansen's existence replaced while her mom died. Now even her place of origin of Junction is altering.  Mysterious darkish issues are occurring. All Jessie desires is to prevent extra switch. yet exhibiting a sizzling new man round Junction excessive, she's approximately to find a complete new kind of switch. Pietr Rusakova is greater than attractiveness and a desirable accent--he's a man with a perilous mystery. And his very life is certain to deliver vast hassle to Jessie's small town.  it kind of feels swap is the single factor Jessie cannot avoid...

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Of Men and Their Mothers by Mameve Medwed

By Mameve Medwed

All males have moms . . .

It's a fact that the newly unhyphenated Maisie gray has discovered the tough approach. after you have rid of her mama's-boy husband, she fortunately settles down together with her teenage son, Tommy. yet she's nonetheless caught with the soaring presence of her most unlikely spouse's mother, Tommy's grandmother, who refuses to go out the kinfolk degree gracefully.

Trying to maintain it along with her personal company and a brand new dating with a guy who nonetheless lives in—where else but?—his mother's condominium, Maisie struggles to profit from the MIL-from-hell. She vows that after Tommy brings a person domestic, she'll be loving, empathetic, and supportive. yet then alongside comes thoroughly incorrect September Silva—with her too-short skirts, black nail polish, and stay-out-all-night attitude—who is forcing Maisie to take a flinty, clear-eyed new examine what it skill to be a mother.

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