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I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

ANNE BOGEL · Baker Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them.I'd Rather Be Reading...
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As My Parents Age: Reflections on Life, Love, and Change

Cynthia Ruchti · Worthy Inspired
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Insights and encouragement for readers who are struggling with the changes in their relationships with aging parents. For most of us it is not the ifs but the whens: when I notice the first signs; when we mourn the role reversal; when my children need me too; or when I don't know how to pray....
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NIV Dictionary of the Bible

J D DOUGLAS · Zondervan
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

Who were the Pharisees? What did Samson and John the Baptist have in common? Does an altar really have "horns"? Turn to the NIV Dictionary of the Bible and find out. It has the answers to these and hundreds of other questions you're likely to wonder about as you read the Bible.Condensed...
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Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in Your Mind

Joel Osteen · FaithWords
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Joel Osteen shares how reprogramming your thoughts to remove negativity will lead to a more blessed, fulfilled life.
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Blessed in the Darkness: How All Things Are Working for Your Good

Joel Osteen · FaithWords
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The same God who leads us to green pastures guides us through the valleys. #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen shares how God uses the darkness in life for good.All of us will go through dark times that we don't understand: a difficulty with a friend, an unfair situation at work,...
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On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books

KAREN SWALLOW PRIOR · Brazos Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Reading great literature well has the power to cultivate virtue. Great literature increases knowledge of and desire for the good life by showing readers what virtue looks like and where vice leads. It is not just what one reads but how one reads that cultivates virtue. Reading good literature...
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The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus: The Mathematics of Christmas

Thomas Oleron Evans · The Overlook Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The perfect stocking stuffer for mathophiles -- math has never been merrier. How do you apply game theory to select who should be on your Christmas shopping list? What equations should you use to decorate the Christmas tree? Will calculations show Santa is getting steadily thinner -- shimmying...
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Make Room for What You Love: Your Essential Guide to Organizing and Simplifying

Melissa Michaels · Harvest House Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Your home is where life happens. Melissa Michaels, New York Times bestselling author of Love the Home You Have and the best-selling book and blog The Inspired Room, knows how it feels to become overwhelmed by stuff. In spite of the messes and clutter that accumulates in daily life and the inevitable...
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Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

D H Dilbeck · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From his enslavement to freedom, Frederick Douglass was one of America's most extraordinary champions of liberty and equality. Throughout his long life, Douglass was also a man of profound religious conviction. In this concise and original biography, D. H. Dilbeck offers a provocative interpretation...
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Be the Gift: Let Your Broken Be Turned into Abundance

Ann Voskamp · Zondervan
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Be the Gift, by New York Times-bestselling author Ann Voskamp, will challenge and encourage you to listen to God and look for opportunities to be His gift to others.The idea that even in the depths of our own brokenness God can use each of us to be a gift to someone else is powerful - that...
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Overwhelmed: How to Quiet the Chaos and Restore Your Sanity

Kathi Lipp · Harvest House Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"I Don't Even Know Where to Start!" Feeling overwhelmed? Wondering if it's possible to move from "out of my mind" to "in control" when you've got too many projects on your plate and too much mess in your relationships? Kathi and Cheri want to show...
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The Invisible Bestseller: Searching for the Bible in America

Kenneth A Briggs · Eerdmans Publishing Company
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

A personal and journalistic inquiry into the Bible's disappearance from American life In The Invisible Bestseller veteran religion writer Kenneth Briggs asks how the Bible remains the best-selling book of all time, while fewer Americans than ever can correctly articulate what it says,...
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Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace

Kim Phuc Phan Thi · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now!These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames -- before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing...
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Is This the End?: Signs of God's Providence in a Disturbing New World

David Jeremiah · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The world seems more fractured each day. People are asking, "Is this the End?" Never have the headlines been this jarring, the cultural changes this rapid, or the moral decay this pronounced. What on earth is happening? After each new occurrence, the most oft-heard questions are,...
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The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims

Mustafa Akyol · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

When Reza Aslan's bestseller Zealot came out in 2013, there was criticism that he hadn't addressed his Muslim faith while writing the origin story of Christianity. In fact, Ross Douthat of The New York Times wrote that "if Aslan had actually written in defense of the Islamic...
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