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Life On The Refrigerator Door

Author : Alice Kuipers
ISBN : 9781443403603
Genre : Fiction
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Life on the Refrigerator Door is a poignant and deeply moving first novel about the bonds of love and frustration that tie mothers and daughters together. Told entirely in a series of notes left on the kitchen fridge—some casual, some intimate, some funny, some angry—it is the story of nine months in the life of 15-year-old Claire and her single mother. Preoccupied with their busy separate lives, rarely in the same room at the same time, they talk to each other in a series of short snippets that reflect the daily drama of school, boyfriends, work and chores that make up their days. Yet the mundane soon becomes extraordinary when a crisis overtakes their lives—a momentous change that will redefine their relationship and unfold in their exchanges on the refrigerator door. Short, powerful and unforgettable, Kuipers’ novel looks deep into the complex relationship between mothers and daughters, and the distances that can open up between people who live together but exist in their own worlds. Unfolding in a wonderfully simple and intimate narrative, Life on the Refrigerator Door will appeal to readers across the generations, delivering universal lessons about love.
Category: Fiction

Life On The Color Line

Author : Gregory Howard Williams
ISBN : 1440673330
Genre : Social Science
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize “A triumph of storytelling as well as a triumph of spirit.”—Alex Kotlowitz, award-winning author of There Are No Children Here As a child in 1950s segregated Virginia, Gregory Howard Williams grew up believing he was white. But when the family business failed and his parents’ marriage fell apart, Williams discovered that his dark-skinned father, who had been passing as Italian-American, was half black. The family split up, and Greg, his younger brother, and their father moved to Muncie, Indiana, where the young boys learned the truth about their heritage. Overnight, Greg Williams became black. In this extraordinary and powerful memoir, Williams recounts his remarkable journey along the color line and illuminates the contrasts between the black and white worlds: one of privilege, opportunity and comfort, the other of deprivation, repression, and struggle. He tells of the hostility and prejudice he encountered all too often, from both blacks and whites, and the surprising moments of encouragement and acceptance he found from each. Life on the Color Line is a uniquely important book. It is a wonderfully inspiring testament of purpose, perseverance, and human triumph. “Heartbreaking and uplifting… a searing book about race and prejudice in America… brims with insights that only someone who has lived on both sides of the racial divide could gain.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Social Science

So Beautiful

Author : Leonard Sweet
ISBN : 9781434700872
Genre : Religion
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More than 50 years ago scientists made a remarkable discovery, proclaiming, "We have found the secret of life ... and it's so pretty!" The secret was the discovery that life is helixical, two strands wound around a single axis—what most of us know today as the model for DNA. Over the course of his ministry, author Leonard Sweet has discovered that this divine design also informs God's blueprint for the church. In this seminal work, he shares the woven strands that form the church: missional, relational, and incarnational. Sweet declares that this secret is not just pretty, but beautiful. In fact, So Beautiful! Using the poignant life of John Newton as a touchstone, Sweet calls for the re-union of these three essential, complementary strands of the Christian life. Far from a novel idea, Sweet shows how this structure is God's original intent, and shares the simply beautiful design for His church.
Category: Religion

Quill Quire

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ISBN : OSU:32435081766719
Genre : Book industries and trade
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It S Always Darkest Before The Fridge Door Opens

Author : Martha Bolton
ISBN : 076420307X
Genre : Humor
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"Comedy veterans Martha Bolton and Phil Callaway, who believe that God intended for his people to laugh, team up to find the humor in an increasingly trouble-filled world"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Humor

A Journey Through The Life Of An Anti Social

Author : Byron Douglas
ISBN : 1456874535
Genre : Fiction
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Jean and Winston were an easygoing, fun loving couple whom had everything that they needed in life, except for one thing: A child. They prayed every night, until finally, their prayers were answered in the form of a baby boy named Michael. Michael was no ordinary child. Read and discover how trials and tribulations caused this innocent baby boy to become an Antisocial.
Category: Fiction

Miles Apart

Author : Hadley Hoover
ISBN : 9781304246608
Genre : Fiction
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Urged by a mutual friend to give a harried man a ride from California to Minnesota, Molly Winstead is dismayed to learn her passenger is the one person she'd hoped she would never see again. In less than a week, two relative strangers-a pro-golfer with a heart-breaking secret and a librarian with an ingrained attitude-realize that rather than becoming friends, they are truly miles apart. Secrets and attitudes clash in the age-old struggle between love and truth.
Category: Fiction

The Glamorous Life Of Emily S Failure

Author : David J. Lythberg
ISBN : 9781469106670
Genre : Fiction
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Race. God. Two forces that have oppressed David's life from the beginning. As he grows, they follow him, bearing down upon his neck like a yoke. But someone else follows him as well. There is an appointed time for them to meet. Race. God. Growing up biracial is hard for David, being the son of an overbearing black mother and a passive white father. They've pulled him from an all-black world into an all-white one. But someone is there also. There is an appointed time for them to meet. Race. God. David eventually learns to throw the shackles of both away, to lash out against anything racial, or religious. He changes. Grows angrier. hates more. Still, that someone is there, watching. Waiting. Emily. But Emily couldn't wait any longer. Her love for David couldn't be contained until that "appointed" time. She takes matters into her own hands, and makes her presence known. In an attempt to win his love, she dons his clothes and engages in his interests. But sadly, her plan backfires, and everything turns disasterous---and she is left, damaged and alone. Race. God. Emily. Years pass. Time shifts. When they do meet, it is a meeting like no other. The rapture they feel for one another surpasses the drudgedness of their station. For David, life couldn't be imagined without her; and at such a time as this, she is taken away from him. Is it a scrifice, or some unfortunate circumstance? She leaves someone in her stead, to continue with him where she left off. Someone who cares just as much as she had. Someone who loved him from the beginning, just as she had. God. It is only then that David realizes who Emily really was, and how much he'd failed to understand.
Category: Fiction

My Life Next Door

Author : Huntley Fitzpatrick
ISBN : 9781101575222
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another “One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.” The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase's family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself? A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Life On The Fly

Author : John Schreiber
ISBN : 9781469111728
Genre : Fiction
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Broadcast on the evening news . . . Hillcrest English teacher and former football star was shot in the back while fly-fishing. David Browning leaves behind a wife and two young children. Authorities have ruled it a hunting accident. Matthew Blake has only one purpose left in life: to find who murdered his best friend. At the time of his death, David Browning had a loving family and successful career. What does Matthew Blake have? Nothing. Matt Blake is an ex-athlete, ex-husband, and ex-angler . . . a guilt-driven alcoholic and professional failure. To uncover the murderer, Blake must journey back to his hometown, Hillcrest, where he will be forced to face his past, make new enemies, and learn the meaning of love . . . if he can live long enough. Life on the Fly is another suspenseful, poignant, and compelling novel set in Schreibers richly imagined Ironwood County. The first novel in the Ironwood County series is the young adult novel, Hillcrest Journal. The second is the adult novel Passing Through Paradise. * * * What others are saying about the Ironwood County novels: Skillfully told . . . very realistic. West Concord Enterprise Tough to put down. The themes are masterfully interwoven. Byron Review * * * Helpful Link: Schreiber has posted some of his published articles, essays, and poems along with book group discussion questions for Life on the Fly at John Schreibers Books
Category: Fiction

India Today

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ISBN : UVA:X004286186
Genre : India
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Category: India

The Children S Buyer S Guide

Author :
ISBN : IND:30000116386610
Genre : Booksellers and bookselling
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Category: Booksellers and bookselling


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ISBN : UVA:X002169687
Genre : Deaf
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Category: Deaf

Life On The Edge

Author : James C. Dobson
ISBN : 9781414355689
Genre : Religion
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As a young adult, you will face crucial questions about identity, education, marriage, career, God's will, and much more. Some of the most dramatic and permanent changes in life will occur during the “critical decade”—those ten years between 16 and 26. Are you prepared to make the right choices? You can be. Like a trusted friend who understands, Dr. James Dobson candidly addresses the issues that today's young adults face. In his warm, conversational style, he reveals principles to help you make right choices and get the direction you need in order to look forward to a bright and successful future.
Category: Religion

The Ultimate Mom

Author : Maria Bailey
ISBN : 9780757397660
Genre : Self-Help
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Ultimate Mom is a moving collection of stories about the joys and hurdles of motherhood, laden with must-know advice from experts about all facets of motherhood--how to discover and polish an emerging parenting style; how to balance passion and hobbies with family; how be an effective mother-father team, and much more. Ultimate Mom offers readers: Practical, time-tested lessons from mothers about how to navigate smoothly through the ups-and-downs of motherhood More than 60 eye-catching photographs, featuring outstanding mothers and the milestones that span generations With insightful stories, practical ideas, sage advice, Ultimate Mom is a great gift book for the Mother's Day book launch.
Category: Self-Help

Life On A One Way Lane

Author : Haim Greenfeld
ISBN : 9789657450901
Genre : Bone marrow
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One shocking day, Uri, a young, fit man, is diagnosed with a severe form of leukemia. In that instant, his life as he has always known it is turned upside down. The pain, hardship and fear take control of his very being. Ofra, his girlfriend, joins him in the battle to save his life, which is now devoted to medical treatments and raising money to find a suitable bone marrow donor. At the hospital, Uri slowly realizes that the department manager is an insane doctor who wants him to sacrifice his body to science. In a state of remission, Uri flees to New York to undergo bone marrow extraction for future transplants if a donor is not found. However, a donor is found, yet the mad doctor needs the precious bone marrow to save the life of a person he deems more worthy than Uri, a patient with 'blue blood'. Miri, a friend of the couple, whose relationship with the mad doctor is kept secret, travels to New York - perhaps at the doctor's request - and dies there in suspicious circumstances. A few days before the transplant, Uri discovers that the bone marrow he traveled to New York to obtain has been sabotaged and is now useless. Who sabotaged the bone marrow? Was Miri murdered or was her death an accident? Will the mad doctor succeed in his plot? And most important of all - can Uri be saved? Author Haim Greenfeld was raised in a religious educational environment, graduated from a Yeshivah high school, and served in the Nahal Paratroopers Brigade, experiences which have left a clear impression on the story. The author previously worked as a journalist for a daily newspaper, and for the last 30 years has been employed at a large banking institution. This is his first book.
Category: Bone marrow

The Life Of Riot

Author : Judith Emlyn Johnson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105003821308
Genre : United States
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Shaping The Spiritual Life Of Students

Author : Richard R. Dunn
ISBN : 0830822844
Genre : Religion
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Richard Dunn shows how to mentor today's teens by setting the pace--physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and spiritually--with sensitivity to the unique issues of adolescent development.
Category: Religion

Me And Me

Author : Alice Kuipers
ISBN : 9781443448833
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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It’s Lark’s seventeenth birthday, and although she’s hated to be reminded of the day ever since her mom’s death three years ago, it’s off to a great start. Lark has written a killer song to perform with her band, the weather is stunning and she’s got a date with gorgeous Alec. The two take a canoe out on the lake, and everything is perfect—until Lark hears the screams. Annabelle, a little girl she used to babysit, is drowning in the nearby reeds while Annabelle’s mom tries desperately to reach her. Lark and Alec are closer, and they both dive in. But Alec hits his head on a rock in the water and begins to flail. Alec and Annabelle are drowning. And Lark can save only one of them. Lark chooses, and in that moment her world splits into two distinct lives. She must live with the consequences of both choices. As Lark finds herself going down more than one path, she has to decide: Which life is the right one? Alice Kuipers, the award-winning author of 40 Things I Want to Tell You and Life on the Refrigerator Door, is an expert chronicler of the teenage heart, and she takes her work to new heights here. A riveting, high-concept novel with heart, Me and Me is about what it feels like to be torn in pieces, and about finally finding out who you really are.
Category: Young Adult Fiction