Zoe Clarke is a spiritual woman with good friends and a good job. But her seemingly perfect world is turned upside-down on the day she plans to marry her college sweetheart. She is flabbergasted when he leaves her for his pregnant girlfriend. With her whole existence in complete disarray, Zoe wonders if it's prudent to seek comfort in the strong arms of her former fiancé's best friend.
With each novel, Stephanie Perry Moore demonstrates a deft touch with spiritual, relationship driven fiction. Even the best Christians sometimes wear their halos tilted - especially when dealing with troubled marriages. For Shari and Dillon, fissures have appeared in the bedrock of their union. So when Shari jumps on the chance to get away when her book is adapted into a play, she walks right into temptation. But her husband hasn't given up on her yet - nor has the Lord!
Yasmin Peace is growing up fast. After the tragic suicide of her oldest brother she takes on the responsibility of whats left of her family but through it all she perseveres. As she sheds her tomboy exterior and finds her faith she blossoms into the young lady God is shaping her to become.
Carmen Browne is a 10-year-old African-American girl beginning fifth grade. With her family moving to a new city, Carmen is anguished to give up her friends and comfortable home. As her family adapts to a new location, Carmen learns that finding new friends and fitting in is not easy. Part of her doesn't even want to try. Family issues become complicated when Carmen's brother learns he is adopted.
Yasmin Peace has been through a lot in the last year. After losing her oldest brother, Yasmin and her family lose their apartment in a fire. As if that was not enough Yasmin's grandmother is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Through all of these difficult situations, Yasmin maintains hope. As she heads off to high school, things finally start to look up. She has three great friends, her father is out of jail and finally, all the drama is behind her. At least that's what Yasmin thinks....
Third in the Carmen Browne Series, Golden Spirit finds Carmen meeting new challenges and facing serious issues such as domestic violence, and her own tendency toward bossiness. This series focuses on issues faced by many preteen girls and teaches inspiring lessons about dealing with gossip, self-esteem, and body image.
Ten-year-old Carmen settles into her new home in Ettrick, Virginia. It's Christmas and Carmen has a problem: she's bored and conspires against her parents to have a "free day" at the mall without them. A subplot in the story involves adopted brother, Clay, as he continues to wonder about his real parents, and Carmen decides to help him dig into his past. Will her parents find out about their schemes?
Yasmin is graduating from the eighth grade and headed to high school. With the help of the LIGHT club, she ends the school year on a positive note, as she learns about self-esteem and true joy. What Yasmin learns will be put to the test over the summer and at the beginning of her first year in high school as she encounters new drama with family and friends. Through it all, and in less than perfect circumstances, Yasmin manages to hold on to her hope, keep her head up, and experience joy.
Energetic pre-teen Carmen Browne is determined to live her life to please God as she faces life issues such as an unexpected family move, her big brother's search for his birth family, and the tragedy of domestic violence. Carmen's learned a lot about herself, too: being popular doesn't guarantee you true friends, honesty up front saves a lot of hurt, and sometimes self-confidence is just bossiness in disguise. In this fifth and final volume, Carmen enters the uncharted waters of adolescence, discovering that her changing moods and growing body bring new challenges....
The path to joy is paved with adversity as Carmen Browne discovers in the fourth book in the series from best-selling author Stephanie Perry Moore. Perfect Joy captures the tumultuous changes every sixth-grade girl faces - including new friendship.
After what seems like so many years of struggling due to the death of their big brother and their missing in action father; the triplets, Yasmin, York and Yancy finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Mom has a great job, everyone's grades are up, they're all making new friends and have even gotten involved in afterschool activities. Now their father is back in the picture and everyone knows its smooth sailing from there, right? Wrong.
In this second book of the Yasmin Peace series, family tensions and school unrest soar to a fever pitch. A school counselor starts a club for eighth-grade girls, The LIGHT club, which deals with major issues: gangs, depression, teen suicide, self-esteem, etc. Yasmin discovers that there is hope on the other side of every obstacle - if she holds on to her faith.