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A Very Large Expanse of Sea
by Tahereh Mafi

Language

English

Pages

307

Publication Date

October 16, 2018

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<p><strong>Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature!</strong></p><p><strong>From the聽<em>New York Times聽</em>and聽<em>USA Today聽</em>bestselling author of the Shatter Me series comes a powerful, heartrending contemporary novel about</strong><strong>聽fear,聽first</strong><strong>聽love,聽and the devastating impact of prejudice.</strong></p><p>It鈥檚 2002, a year after 9/11. It鈥檚 an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who鈥檚 tired of being stereotyped.</p><p>Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She鈥檚 tired of the聽rude stares, the degrading comments鈥攅ven the physical violence鈥攕he endures as a result of her race, her religion, and the hijab she wears every day.聽So she鈥檚 built up protective walls and refuses to let anyone close enough to hurt her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her聽afternoons break-dancing with her brother.</p><p>But then she meets Ocean James. He鈥檚 the first person in forever who really seems to want to get to know Shirin. It terrifies her鈥攖hey seem to come from two irreconcilable worlds鈥攁nd Shirin has had her guard up for so long that she鈥檚 not sure she鈥檒l ever be able to let it down.</p>
Internment
by Samira Ahmed

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b>An instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller!</b><b><br /></b> <b>"<i>Internment</i> sets itself apart...terrifying, thrilling and urgent."--<i>Entertainment Weekly</i></b><br /><br /><b><i>Rebellions are built on hope.</i></b><b><i><br /></i></b>Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.<br />With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a journey to fight for freedom, leading a revolution against the camp's Director and his guards.<br />Heart-racing and emotional, <i>Internment </i>challenges readers to fight complicit silence that exists in our society today.
The Warrior Maiden
by Melanie Dickerson

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<p><strong>A reimagining of the classic Mulan tale in medieval Europe, where both love and war challenge even the strongest of hearts.</strong></p><p>When Mulan takes her father鈥檚 place in battle against the besieging Teutonic Knights, she realizes she has been preparing for this journey her whole life鈥攁nd that her life, and her mother鈥檚, depends on her success. As the adopted daughter of poor parents, Mulan has little power in the world. If she can鈥檛 prove herself on the battlefield, she could face death鈥攐r, perhaps worse, marriage to the village butcher.</p><p>Disguised as a young man, Mulan meets the German duke鈥檚 son, Wolfgang, who is determined to save his people even if it means fighting against his own brother. Wolfgang is exasperated by the new soldier who seems to be one step away from disaster at all times鈥攐r showing him up in embarrassing ways.</p><p>From rivals to reluctant friends, Mulan and Wolfgang begin to share secrets. But war is an uncertain time and dreams can die as quickly as they are born. When Mulan receives word of danger back home, she must make the ultimate choice. Can she be the son her bitter father never had? Or will she become the strong young woman she was created to be?</p><p><strong>Praise for Melanie Dickerson:</strong></p><p>鈥淲hen it comes to happily-ever-afters, Melanie Dickerson is the undisputed queen of fairy-tale romance, and all I can say is鈥攍ong live the queen!鈥?鈥?lt;strong>Julie Lessman</strong>, award-winning author</p><p><em>This is a novel in the Hagenheim series by </em>New York Times<em> bestselling author Melanie Dickerson, but it can be read as a standalone. Includes discussion questions.</em></p>
Banished & Welcomed: The Laird's Reckless Wife (Love's Second Cha...
by Bree Wolf

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

September 26, 2019

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<b>In this Highland regency romance by USA TODAY bestselling and HOLT Medallion winning author Bree Wolf, a reticent Scottish laird and a young woman banished from her own clan are swept into a romance neither one of them ever expected.</b><br /><br />Scotland 1808: As laird, CORMAG MACDRUMMOND knows his duty to his clan. All his life, he鈥檚 put their needs before his own, silencing his heart鈥檚 deepest desires. But then an allied laird makes a request that Cormag cannot refuse. Duty-bound, he offers the man鈥檚 fair cousin a place among his people, vowing to keep her safe from the dark rumours that follow wherever she goes. However, the moment he lays eyes on MOIRA BRUNWOOD, Cormag knows that he鈥檚 made a grave mistake.<br /><br />Her soulful, blue eyes and unyielding pride soon steal into his guarded heart, and before long, Cormag finds himself falling under her spell in a way he would never have expected.<br /><br />Moira has the Sight. Always have her dreams shown her glimpses of the future, and always has she acted upon them. However, one wrong step sees her banished from her own clan, her family, her home and thrust among strangers, who look at her with suspicion and mistrust. Whispers abound of her otherworldly abilities, and some even believe she鈥檚 a witch. Moira is determined not to cower, not to yield, and yet, she finds that loneliness is a fate worse than death.<br /><br />Her heart aches for comfort, for closeness, longing for a chance at redemption鈥ut even more so longing for the laird who granted her sanctuary.<br /><br />Despite the cold distance that rests in his grey eyes, Moira soon learns that a warm and caring heart beats in his chest as Cormag comes to her aid time and time again. His strength makes her feel safe while his gentleness unwittingly steals her heart and stirs her pulse.<br /><br />However, not all are willing to see past Moira鈥檚 transgressions, and soon Cormag finds himself torn between claiming the woman he loves and staying true to his people.<br /><br /><hr><br /><br /> <b>Love's Second Chance Series</b><br /><br />#1 Forgotten & Remembered - The Dukes Late Wife (Rosabel & Graham)<br />#2 Cursed & Cherished - The Duke's Wilful Wife (Anna & Edmond)<br />#3 Despised & Desired - The Marquess' Passionate Wife (Ellie & Frederick)<br />#4 Abandoned & Protected - The Marquis' Tenacious Wife (Henrietta & Connor)<br />#5 Ruined & Redeemed - The Earl's Fallen Wife (Charlotte & Sebastian)<br />#6 Betrayed & Blessed - The Viscount's Shrewd Wife (Beth & Tristan)<br />#7 Deceived & Honoured - The Baron's Vexing Wife (Madeline & Derek)<br />#8 Sacrificed & Reclaimed - The Solider's Daring Widow (Meagan & Edward)<br />#9 Condemned & Admired - The Earl's Cunning Wife (Violet & Oliver)<br />#10 Trapped & Liberated The Privateer's Bold Beloved (Alexandra & Antoine)<br />#11 Oppressed & Empowered - The Viscount's Capable Wife (Evelyn & Richard)<br />#12 Destroyed & Restored - The Baron's Courageous Wife (Adelaide & Matthew)<br />#13 Tamed & Unleashed - The Highlander's Vivacious Wife (Claudia & Garrett)<br />#14 Banished & Welcomed - The Laird's Reckless Wife (Moira & Cormag)<br />#15 Haunted & Revered - The Scotsman's Destined Love <i>coming soon</i><br /><br />Each love story in this series can be read as a stand alone. However, most readers prefer to read them in order.<br /><br />Also check out Bree's <b>A Forbidden Love Novella Series</b> which is <i>FREE with Kindle Unlimited!</i>
Defined: Who God Says You Are
by , Alex Kendrick

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

August 06, 2019

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Inspired by the Kendrick brothers鈥?new movie <i>OVERCOMER,</i> and written by the #1 <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author team behind <i>The Love Dare</i> and <i>The Battle Plan for Prayer, </i>comes an exciting new resource about discovering your God-given identity and embracing the wonder of who you were created to be.聽<br /><br /> At this very moment, what you believe about your own purpose and value affects almost every area of your life鈥攊ncluding how you think and feel, the way you react to circumstances, and how you approach God and your relationships. But what is guiding your core beliefs? Are they healthy and founded upon solid truth? Or are they constantly shifting with the opinions of others or your own emotions?<br /><br /> Based upon powerful insights from the scriptural book of Ephesians, and seasoned with personal stories and practical wisdom, <i>Defined</i> challenges you to let the One who knows you best be the One who guides your heart the most. It鈥檚 time for all of us to live in the amazing light of His acceptance, abundance, and strength.<br /> 聽
The Fat Lady's Ghost
by Charlotte MacLeod

Language

English

Pages

156

Publication Date

July 23, 2019

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<b>A young art student catches a thief鈥攁nd finds her soul mate鈥攊n this charming, early YA novel from the million-selling 鈥渕istress of the 鈥榗ozy鈥?mystery鈥?(<i>Los Angeles Times</i>).</b><br /> 聽<br /> Possessed of cool common sense and burning ambition, nineteen-year-old Corin Johansen leaves home to attend a prestigious art school in Boston. But Corin never met anyone back in Proctor鈥檚 Crossing, Pennsylvania, like the larger-than-life landlady at her new boardinghouse. A former circus star known as Daring Dina who trained lions and leopards under the big top, Madame Despau-Davy now contents herself with teaching her four beloved pet ocelots tricks in the kitchen.<br /> 聽<br /> Corin soon learns the boardinghouse kitchen is supposedly haunted by the ghost of the Fat Lady from the circus, Dina鈥檚 old friend Rosie Garside. Corin is skeptical, but when she cooks, she can鈥檛 shake the feeling she鈥檚 being watched.<br /> 聽<br /> The tall redhead has also caught the eye of some of the young male boarders: playboy Jack Banks and standoffish but gifted art student Alex Bodmin. When Corin discovers jewelry hidden in the haunted kitchen and hears the real story of how Rosie met her demise, she begins to suspect one of them may be a jewel thief鈥攁nd possibly a murderer.
Looking for Dei (The Godseeker Duet Book 1)
by David A. Willson

Language

English

Pages

306

Publication Date

March 17, 2018

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<b><i>Embark on a journey filled with magic, adventure, and a quest for the divine...</i></b><br /><br /> Fifteen-year-old Nara Dall has never liked secrets. Yet it seems that her life is filled with them, from the ugly scar on her back to the strange powers she possesses. Her adoptive father refuses to say anything about her origins and when Nara is invited to the town鈥檚 announcement ceremony, which tests youths for magical gifts, he forbids her from revealing her powers.<br /> <br /> The poor village of Dimmitt has not announced a gifted youth for decades. But when Nara discovers that the town priest has been keeping secrets of his own, she draws upon her hidden magic to correct the injustice. Her rash decision sets her on a path of danger, discovery, and a journey of faith. But will the truth she reveals set her people free? Or unlock a curse that could spell their doom?<br /><br /><b><i>Looking for Dei</i> is a magical adventure through a rich, exciting land. Readers who enjoy unique magic systems, great world-building, diverse characters and fast-paced action will adore this stunning fantasy tale!</b>
Abraham Allegiant (Chronicles of the Nephilim Book 4)
by Brian Godawa

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English

Pages

410

Publication Date

March 20, 2013

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<h3><b>The Forefather and Patriarch You Thought You Knew.</b></h3>After the Great Flood, the giant king Nimrod builds the Tower of Babel and unites the world in rebellion against the Creator.</p><p>But God has other plans.</p><p>He chooses a simple nomad Abraham as next in the line of the Seed of Promise.</p><p>So Nimrod sets out to find Abraham and kill him in order to thwart God鈥檚 plan forever.</p><p>Abraham flees to Canaan, a land of Nephilim giants of Genesis 6, and the Watchers rule as gods.</p> <p>Sodom and Gomorrah is the flashpoint for the Watchers鈥?next diabolical plan for the Seed of the Serpent.</p><p>The War of the Seed is rising. Get it now and join the battle!</p><p>Abraham Allegiant is the fourth book of the Biblical Fiction Series Chronicles of the Nephilim, a biblical epic story of the fallen angelic Watchers and their offspring, the Nephilim giants of Genesis 6.</p><p>Written by respected Christian and best-selling Biblical author, Brian Godawa.</p><h3><b>Bible History, Biblical Fiction, Action Adventure, Romance</b></h3><p>In Abraham Allegiant, you鈥檒l discover:<ul><li>The true identity of the Mighty Hunter Nimrod from the Bible.</li><li>The legendary Semiramis, Nimrod鈥檚 ravishingly beautiful and cunningly ruthless queen.</li><li>The fascinating rise and fall of the infamous Tower of Babel from Genesis.</li><li>The heart stirring romance between Abraham and Sarah.</li><li>What really happened to Sodom and Gomorrah.</li></ul><h3><b>On The Age Appropriateness Of The Novels</b></h3>This Biblical Fiction series is rated PG-13, appropriate for mature teens and above, similar to the Bible and The Lord of the Rings.</p>
Half-Blood (Ilyon Chronicles #0.5)
by Jaye L. Knight

Language

English

Pages

153

Publication Date

July 14, 2015

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The gasps and murmuring grew. Though some were hardly more than whispers, clear words reached Jace鈥檚 ears鈥攄angerous, monster, animal, soulless. He tried to back away from their accusing eyes, but the collar pulled hard against his throat and held him in place.<br /><br />For all his years as a slave, Jace has known nothing but the hatred people hold for his mixed blood鈥攐ne half human, the other half the blood of a race considered monsters. Always, he is the outsider and quickly learns it is better to keep to himself. Yet, when his volatile ryrik blood leads him to do the unthinkable, he is thrown into a world of violence and bloodshed. <br /><br />Forced to become a gladiator, Jace finds more and more of his heart dying as his master works to break down his will not to become the monster everyone believes he is. When a stranger interferes with his master鈥檚 harsh punishment, Jace鈥檚 world is upended yet again. But with it comes the possibility of hope that has long since died. Could the man possibly hold the key to escaping the hopeless darkness that is Jace鈥檚 life? Is there such a thing as life beyond the cruelty of slavery?<br /><br />See where Jace鈥檚 story all began . . .<br />
Jesus Triumphant (Chronicles of the Nephilim Book 8)
by Brian Godawa

Language

English

Pages

366

Publication Date

July 17, 2015

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<h3><b>A Novel of Christ鈥檚 Victory Over the Powers</b></h3>The story of Christ like you鈥檝e never heard it before.</p><p>Told through the eyes of the two thieves on the cross and the spiritual warfare hidden from mortal men but seen by Mary Magdalene.</p><p>It starts with the temptation in the desert by Satan and ends with Christ鈥檚 descent into Hades, his resurrection and his ascension.</p><p>What happened to Jesus when he died? What did he do in Hades those three days? Who were the train of captives in his ascension? Now, you鈥檒l find out.</p><p>The story of Jesus Christ is told in the context of the Biblical motif of Messiah taking back the inheritance of the nations from the principalities and powers.</p><p>When it comes to spiritual warfare, Jesus was no pacifist.</p><p>Jesus Triumphant is the eighth book of the series Chronicles of the Nephilim, a biblical epic story of the fallen angelic Watchers and their offspring, the Nephilim giants of Genesis 6.</p><p>Written by respected Christian and best-selling Biblical author, Brian Godawa.</p><h3><b>Bible History, Biblical Fiction, Action Adventure, Romance</b></h3>Jesus Triumphant will鈥?lt;/p><ul><li>Show the spiritual warfare hidden from mortal eyes of Christ鈥檚 victory over the principalities and powers.</li><li>Tell the story of Christ鈥檚 descent into Hades to free the captives and proclaim triumph to the bound angels from Noah鈥檚 day.</li><li>Maintain respect for the Biblical text, while filling in gaps with Biblical imagination.</li></ul><h3><b>On The Age Appropriateness Of The Novels</b></h3>This Biblical Fiction series is rated PG-13, appropriate for mature teens and above, similar to the Bible and The Lord of the Rings.</p>

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