The Children's Book Of Christmas Stories is a wonderful assortment of 35 Christmas-themed tales that have been chosen by editor Asa Dickinson. Authors include Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, Susan Coolidge, and Elizabeth Harrison. Whether it is for children, or for family gatherings, everyone is sure to be captivated and enthralled!
A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painful past. New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow mines the compelling poetry of the out-of-time African-American Louisiana town where he grew up - a place where slavery's legacy was felt astonishingly close, reverberating in the elders' stories and in the near-constant wash of violence.
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Enjoy the traditions of holidays past with this classic collection of fun and touching stories. Includes selected readings from Charles Dickens' timeless "A Christmas Carol"; the text of the original newspaper editorial "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus", which has become an indelible part of popular Christmas folklore; O. Henry's unforgettable "The Gift of the Magi"; and much more....
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One for the fireside. Spooky tales to enjoy during the festive period.
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Since 1896, over 15 million readers have been intrigued by this extraordinary story. The appearance of a mysterious stranger and his impassioned pleas for the poor and downtrodden leaves a small town deeply shaken. The town's congregation decides to follow in the footsteps of Jesus regardless of the consequences. This story has inspired generations of believers, and echoes today, as young Christians ask, "What would Jesus do?" and try to follow in his footsteps.
Andrew Sachs reads these four classic stories of suspense - "The Signalman" by Charles Dickens, "The Haunted Doll's House" by M. R. James, "The Room in the Tower" by E. F. Benson, and "The Bus-Conductor" by E. F. Benson. These spine-tingling tales, from the golden age of the ghost story, are sure to leave you with a creeping sense of dread.
On Christmas Eve, a traveler finds himself waiting out a snowstorm at the Holly Tree Inn. While passing the hours waiting for the weather to pass so his coach can continue its journey, the warm hearth of the inn brings his mind to roam to pass recollections, both happy and grave. He also ponders the true meaning of his current journey and reason for his melancholy: the woman he planned on marrying is, instead, going to marry his best friend. However, the delay at the inn is about to bring him a miraculous discovery.
This moment-by-moment account of a major airplane crash on a beautiful and treacherous mountainside puts the reader at the pilot's side, describing the flight, its catastrophic ending, and the aftermath.
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One hundred years ago Christians read Charles Sheldon's In His Steps with runaway enthusiasm. Sheldon's story traces the account of the fictional Reverend Maxwell who challenges himself and his congregation to constantly ask, "What would Jesus do?" This question puts all of life's circumstances in a new light. Those characters in Sheldon's book who take the challenge of this question seriously live dramatically changed lives.
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"Donald Trump, the Worst of America" is from the October 16, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"America Elects a Bigot" is from the November 11, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.
"Trump's Rural White America" is from the November 13, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
This collection of classic horror stories is sure to give you goose bumps, raise the hair on the back of your neck, and put some fright in your night. Includes Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper by Robert Bloch, Coin of the Realm by Charles L. Grant, Something Had to be Done by David Drake, The Graveyard Rats by Henry Kuttner, The Small Assassin by Ray Bradbury, Calling Card by Ramsey Campbell, The Words of Guru by C.M. Kornbluth, and Passengers by Robert Silverberg.
Are you facing adversity or obstacles that feel insurmountable or are you trying but never overcoming Do you feel a lack of faith? Have you reached the bottom and are you ready for a change? If you keep doing what you've always done, will you find God's purpose for your life? Do you feel God has a purpose for you but aren't sure how to find out what it is? The Divine Persuasion is a powerful autobiography of a preacher who, despite adversity, discovers God's plan for his life.
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Maya Reid, 24, tries to make a new life in Florida while attending law school and keeping to herself as best as possible. She appears sane, but she often speaks to the Grim Reaper because of a mood disorder that makes her volatile and a danger to herself. She vows never to go back to Maryland after spending time in prison for a crime she did not commit. Unfortunately, a phone call about the suicide of her estranged mother pulls her back to the last place she wants to call home.
A chilling collection of ghost stories containing Rats by MR James, The Raven and Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe, The Birthday of the Infanta by Oscar Wilde, A Tough Tussle by Ambrose Bierce and The Signalman by Charles Dickens. In Rats, Mr Thompson comes to regret his decision to investigate a locked room in a country inn, and in The Signalman, the subject of the story is haunted by ghostly appearances that always precede tragic events.
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New Life in the Spirit is a powerful, bible-soaked exploration of a preacher who wouldn't settle until seeing the work of the Spirit for himself. This is a book of action and doesn't just tell you how Charles M. Armentrout found new life in the Spirit, but also reveals the secret to helping you also unleash the Spirit's invisible work of Grace in your life.
"Donald Trump: Terroristic Man-Toddler" is from the October 2, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.