I listened to this with my kids. We loved it. My daughter wanted more! I'll be looking for more by this author.
Anna is devastated by a fire that leaves her orphaned. Brendan struggles with a life limited by crippling illness. Tzutz Nik faces an arranged marriage to the prince of a ruthless dynasty. A mysterious invitation gives them each an opportunity to escape their struggles for a while and view their lives from new perspectives. Deep in a remote jungle, amid long-forgotten ancient ruins, they discover the true meaning of sacrifice. A relentless, evil presence lurks in the shadows, threatening to lead them astray. Will they triumph over their adversary?
"Good for a young teen"
Join the girls as they compete for a chance to save their town's crisis pregnancy center! From Girls Club meetings to constructing a shelter in the woods, there's never a dull moment!
Have You Seen God Today? seeks to help you see and experience the joy and peace that's possible through a relationship with our living God. It's important for every one of us to be able to see God's face all around us, to feel him near us, and to hear his voice urging us on and inspiring us.
What would happen if an average American homeschooling family decided to visit a church from the Quiet of the Land? Jae never guessed that as soon as she stepped into that strange church service the first Sunday, where the people droned on like bumblebees and the preacher pulled at his beard showing his bottom teeth, that she had just entered the Life She Never Lived. They are so quiet...home-loving people, who keep to themselves.
The story of a child's journey in Kenya from being lost on the streets to being rescued and reunited with his family, with references to substance abuse (glue sniffing) and God's grace and love.
Kyle and Kelsey Kupecky couldn't have dreamed a better love story for themselves had it been scripted by a best-selling novelist like Kelsey's mom, Karen Kingsbury. In fact if you asked them, Kyle and Kelsey would name God as the author of their story. And they're glad they trusted him to write it for them. Unfortunately, too many girls hoping for their own happily ever afters have taken matters into their own hands, chasing after boys when they should be chasing after God.
Life gets tough. People get mean. How do we push through? What does God's plan mean for our lives? What does it mean to be God's girl in middle school? Well, that's what Just Us Girls is all about.
When Mordecai Jones learns his best friend and father figure is terminally ill, he must decide to wallow in anger or face life's hardships with his head held high.
On the ruined planet Earth, where 50 billion people are confined to megacities and resources are scarce, Deedra has been handed a bleak and mundane existence by the magistrate she works so hard for. But one day she comes across a beautiful boy named Rose struggling to cross the river - a boy with a secretive past and special abilities who is somehow able to find comfort and life from their dying planet.
Solitary Witch is the ultimate Book of Shadows for today's new witches. Definitely not meant for instawitches, this audiobook will give you a thorough understanding of the history and development of magick in the Western world, the evolution of Wicca as a religion, the theory and practice of both ritual and folk magick, and the spiritual depth of the craft. This audiobook is like a grimoire from days gone by. Laden with useful information throughout, it's up to you to decide how to use it.
Once there lived three children and their trusty dog Nugget. Janner Igiby, his brother Tink and their crippled sister Leeli are gifted children as all children are, loved well by a noble mother and ex-pirate grandfather. But they will need all their gifts and all that love to survive the evil pursuit of the venomous Fangs of Dang who have crossed the dark sea to rule the land with malice and pursue the Igibys who hold the secret to the lost legend and jewels of good King Wingfeather of the Shining Isle of Anniera.
"Compelling Plot, Imaginative World, Strong Morals"
This is a unique book that contains daily devotionals and sample negative self-talk guides as well as positive self-talk examples. All scriptural based phrases will help you declare life instead of speaking negatively (death) over yourself and the ones you love. Learn what you should say when you talk to yourself as well as what to say about others. Speak powerful faith-filled words. Speak life!
"Valuable for developing Biblical thought patterns"
In How to Live a Guided Life First Steps, Book 1, Linda Deir's spirit guide angels show you how to live a guided life. Their insights are short and to-the-point. At the end of each insight, Linda explains how it works in your life. This combination is sure to transform you as you begin to build a bridge of communication with your own spirit guide angels. These insights will inspire you by bringing clarity to all your decision making.
"Very informative and revealing."
Prince Myshkin, is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power, and sexual conquest than the ideals of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful young girl become rivals for his affections. Extortion, scandal, and murder follow, testing the wreckage left by human misery to find "man in man."
"Intense and painfully sad"
Leo Tolstoy is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all novelists for such works as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. He also wrote a number of outstanding short stories. This is one of his best.
Kingdom's Edge is an action/adventure allegory of the life of Christ where swords, knights and battles are biblically symbolic. It is told by Cedric, a young peasant who is doomed to a life of hopelessness and despair, until he meets the "stranger." The stranger takes Cedric under his tutelage and trains him in the art of the sword, for this man is a true "Master of the Sword." When Cedric learns that hope and compassion are as great a weapon as the sword, he is propelled into a desperate battle against evil.
In book two of the Dragons of Starlight series, the stakes are raised when the foretold prince is crowned. While Koren and Jason race to the Northlands of Starlight to find the one person who can help them free the human slaves, Elyssa and Wallace strive to convince the captives that freedom is possible. Soon, all four discover that the secrets of Starlight extend much further than they had imagined.
What if you not only fell back through time...but fell in love, too? Gabi knows she’s left her heart in the fourteenth century, and she persuades Lia to help her to return, even though they know doing so will risk their very lives. When they arrive, months have passed, and all of Siena longs to celebrate the heroines who turned the tide in the battle against Florence - while their enemies will go to great lengths to see them dead. Even in the midst of the battles, Gabi’s heart is increasingly drawn to Marcello, just as Lia’s is to Luca.
When the Hardy boys eagerly agree to assist their friend Jack Dodd and his father in locating a family treasure, the two young detectives are unaware of the baffling complications that will arise.
"The Best of the Hardy Boys Audiobooks"
When Josie Jensen, an awkward 13-year-old musical prodigy, crashes headlong into newcomer Samuel Yazzie, an 18-year-old Navajo boy full of anger and confusion, an unlikely friendship blooms. Josie teaches Samuel about words, music, and friendship, and along the way finds a kindred spirit. Upon graduation, Samuel abandons the sleepy, small town in search of a future and a life, leaving his young mentor behind.
"Barefoot or Not--Run for this book"
The chosen four are sent on a quest to prove their character, but their mission takes a dramatic turn when they are intercepted, sworn to secrecy, and redirected to a different endgame. Now they must find the seven lost Books of History. Books that have power over the past, present, and future. Books whose words are alive. Books sought by the Dark One that control not only the destiny of their world . . . but that of ours as well.
When a suspicious accident occurs at the famous Dinsmore Chocolate Factory in Sinclair, Kansas, Caroline Lang goes undercover as a factory worker to investigate the circumstances surrounding the event and how the factory treats its youngest employees - the child workers. Caroline' s fervent faith, her difficult childhood, and compassionate heart drove her to her job as an investigator for the Labor Commission and she is compelled to see children freed from such heavy adult responsibilities, to allow them to pursue an education.
Sixteen-year-old Leinad thought he was a common farmer's son, nothing more. He wondered why his father had trained him for years to master the sword, not exactly a tool of the trade for farmers. But one tragic event initiates a world of revelation. Only then does he begin to understand his calling, a calling no other man in the entire kingdom of Arrethtrae can fulfill - a calling given him by the King himself.
"Great story, lousy production"
After being stretched to their limits, the four heroic young Forest Guard recruits--Johnis, Silvie, Billos, and Darsal--are pulled into deeper danger on their mission to secure the seven lost Books of History. Celebrated as a hero, Johnis's world is shattered when he learns that his mother may not be dead as presumed but could be living as a slave to the Horde. Throwing caution to the wind, he rushes to her rescue. But this is precisely what the Horde has planned. Now he will face a choice between Silvie, whom he is quickly falling for, and his sworn duty to protect the Forest Dwellers. How can he save those he loves without betraying his own people? In the end, one will be revealed as the Infidel. And nothing will be the same for the remaining Chosen.
"Couldn't stop listening!"
Cantor D’Ahma waited his whole life for this day. Born with a gift to walk between worlds, the young realm walker is finally ready to leave his elderly mentor and accept his role as protector and defender of the realms. But mere hours after he steps through his first portal, Cantor discovers that his job will be more dangerous and difficult than he ever imagined. The realms are plagued with crime and cruelty, and even members of the once-noble Realm Walkers Guild can no longer be trusted.
Journey to Arrethtrae, where the King and His Son implement a bold plan to save their kingdom; where courage, faith, and loyalty stand tall in the face of opposition; where good will not bow to evil where the King reigns along with His Son!
The national bestselling Warriors spin-off series The New Prophecy concludes with new spine-tingling heights of epic drama and betrayal, as the meaning of StarClan's ominous prophecy becomes clear: Before there is peace, blood will spill blood, and the lake will run red.... In Book Six: Sunset all the tensions the Clans have faced in their new home suddenly explode into battle, and a young hero faces a life-changing choice.
"Love this series, Love this Author!!"
As the long-awaited invasion of human forces looms, Jason, Koren, and Elyssa struggle to alert the soldiers to an unforeseen menace on the planet of Starlight - a deadly illness has been released, one that already has Koren in its grip. Starlighter Cassabrie harbors a secret she believes can counter the devastation being unleashed by dragon king Taushin’s latest maneuverings, but she can disclose little of her risky plan. As Cassabrie fights to save her people, the dragon Magnar works to move the Starlight prophecy in his favor.
A 6,000 year war rages and now the demonic Fallen are coming for him, the one man shrouded in mystery. Only Validus stands in their way. Validus is the last and least of God's angels, but he's seen much across the millennia since his creation. Empires have risen and fallen as angelic and demonic forces battle in a raging war that will determine humanity's fate - and the fate of his defeated brothers.
Sixteen year old Rachel Harker expects the church sponsored hiking trip in the Smoky Mountains to be short and painless. Four days later, injured and scared, Rachel prays to just make it home alive. Asher Jenkins, fellow hiker and handsome skeptic who is only on the hike so he doesn’t have to go home and face his abusive ‘uncle’, finds Rachel in the woods and tries to get her back to Deep Creek Trail. A small hole hidden under the fall leaves causes her ankle to twist and forces Asher to leave her to get help. As night falls, he comes back, unable to find the right trail.
"Good story - but a tinge predictable"
Leah is not happy about being stuck in the hospital for the holidays while her mother is thousands of miles away on a honeymoon with husband number five. Until she meets her hospital roommate, Rebekah, and her big family. Cynical 16-year-old Leah has never known people like this before. From Rebekah’s handsome brother, Ethan, who can barely look Leah in the eye, to her kind older sister, Charity, the Amish family captivates Leah with its simple, loving ways. When Leah receives frightening information about her condition, her new friends show her that miracles can happen. And that sometimes angels appear in the most unexpected places.
Through their love for people, yet ignorance of the unknown, the Finch Family has joined alongside their church and opened their home to an African refugee family who are moving to Connecticut. The Amabo family of four Andre, Celestine, Mattu, and Alake: father, mother, and teenage son and daughter arrive in great hope as they have escaped the tyranny of Africa. What the Finch Family doesnt know is that there are not just four refugees in this Amabo family, but five.
"Best Book Ever!!"
Jess denies God. In his infinite wisdom, he’s taken everyone she’s ever loved. Moving to the French Quarter was a ploy to erase the guilt she felt for rebuking her faith. Perhaps, if she hadn’t met Justin, an angel preoccupied with getting back into God’s good graces, and drowning in his hatred for humanity, her plan would have worked. Justin’s general disdain for the human race makes him difficult to like, but some higher power has appointed him her keeper.