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The Truth About Psychics: What's Real, What's Not, and How to Tell the Difference

Sylvia Browne · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

How do psychic abilities work...and how can you tell if theyre real?In this fascinating look into the history of spiritualism, celebrity psychic Sylvia Browne tells all whats real, whats not, and how to tell the difference! Starting with her own personal odyssey, Sylvia covers the history...
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You Can't Make This Stuff Up: Life-Changing Lessons from Heaven

Theresa Caputo · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

For fans of TLC's Long Island Medium and anyone interested in the big questions of life, death, and finding out what's important in between, New York Times bestselling author and medium Theresa Caputo shares the insights and lessons she's learned through her exceptional gift...
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Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy

Andrew Preston · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Book

A richly detailed, profoundly engrossing story of how religion has influenced American foreign relations, told through the stories of the men and women—from presidents to preachers—who have plotted the country’s course in the world.   Ever since John Winthrop argued...
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The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever

Adam Leith Gollner · Scribner
Format: Paperback

What have we not done to live forever? Adam Leith Gollner, the critically acclaimed author of The Fruit Hunters, weaves together religion, science, and mythology in a gripping exploration of the most universal of human obsessions: immortality. Raised without religion, Adam Leith Gollner...
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ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror

Michael Weiss · Regan Arts
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A revelatory look inside the world's most dangerous terrorist group.Initially dismissed by US President Barack Obama, along with other fledgling terrorist groups, as a "jayvee squad" compared to al-Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world by conquering...
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The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us

Bruce Feiler · Penguin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4,000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world, and how they continue to shape our deepest feelings about relationships, family,...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

Mir Tamim Ansary · PublicAffairs
Pages: 390
Format: eBook

We in the west share a common narrative of world history. But our story largely omits a whole civilization whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a thousand years.In Destiny Disrupted, Tamim Ansary tells the rich story of world history as the Islamic world saw it, from...
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Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible

Robert Alter · Princeton University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The simple yet grand language of the King James Bible has pervaded American culture from the beginning--and its powerful eloquence continues to be felt even today. In this book, acclaimed biblical translator and literary critic Robert Alter traces some of the fascinating ways that American...
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Missing Max: A Novel

Karen Young · Howard Books
Format: Kindle Edition

When baby Max is kidnapped during Mardi Gras, Jane and Kyle Madison's life falls apart. What their daughter, Melanie, does next is unthinkable. Max vanished into thin air while in the care of his teenage sister, Melanie. Six months later, the family is a shadow of its former self: Melanie...
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Wolf Hall

Hilary Mantel · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Assuming the power recently lost by the disgraced Cardinal Wolsey, Thomas Cromwell counsels a mercurial Henry VIII on the latter's efforts to marry Anne Boleyn against the wishes of Rome, a successful endeavor that comes with a dangerous price. Employing a vast array of historical characters,...
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Tidewater Inn

Colleen Coble · Thomas Nelson
Format: Book

Welcome to Hope Beach. A place of intoxicating beauty . . . where trouble hits with the force of a hurricane. Inheriting a beautiful old hotel on the Outer Banks could be a dream come true for Libby. The inn cries out for her restorer’s talent and love of history. She’s delighted...
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Revelation Unveiled

Tim LaHaye · Zondervan
Pages: 378
Format: Paperback

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Eyewitness Companions: Religions

Philip Wilkinson · DK ADULT
Format: Book

This coherent introduction to the diverse religious traditions that exist today- belief systems that provide expressions of holiness and ways to comprehend the divine for billions of people around the world-will explain the beliefs of the family down the street as well as the cultures halfway...
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