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Book 10: A Time to Cherish
For Labor Day weekend, Christy Miller is on a houseboat at lake Shasta. What could be better? She's about to find out! Before they know it, both Christy and her best friend, Katie, are receiving some unexpected male attention. But somehow these best friends are at odds just when they should be having the most fun together. Christy soon realizes that sometimes you have to stand back and let people make their own decisions, even when they're headed for a fall. And although life is never perfect, this is definitely a time to cherish.
Book 11: Sweet Dreams
Christy's senior year is delicious, especially the time she spends with Todd. But her best friend, Katie, Is struggling--she's realized she needs to break up with Michael. It's not easy! Fortunately both Doug and Disneyland help Katie to cheer up. Christy is learning to let go an get out of the way so that her friends can become who they're meant to be--even when it jeopardizes her own sweet dreams.
Book 12: A Promise Is Forever
Christy's going to Europe! It's a three-week missions trip with Doug, Katie, and Tracy. First stop: London for some sight seeing, and then a castle in the English countryside for group training. Christy is so excited to be headed for Belfast with her friends--despite some tension among them. But when plans go topsy-turvy at the last minute, Christy must face her fears and realist that some things are more important than her own comfort, and that even when she can't foresee the end result, a promise truly is forever.
Number of Pages: 496
Vendor: Multnomah Books
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.19 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Christy Miller
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The last three books, collected in one page-turning volume, conclude the bestselling Christy Miller series with hope and promise! At the start of her senior year, Christy looks forward to growing closer to Todd, but her friendship with Katie is on the rocks, threatening the year she was certain would be A Time to Cherish. With Sweet Dreams comes the start of a romantic summer. Shed be entirely swept off her feet if it wasnt for the most difficult decision shes ever had to make. And in A Promise Is Forever, Christy discovers foreign adventure is just her cup of tea. Follow Christy Miller as she stays true to her identity in Christ, drawing closer to God for help in realizing her dreams and dealing with her disappointments.
Whether youre meeting her for the first time or have known her for years
Christy Is a Forever Friend
A Time to Cherish
For Labor Day weekend, Christy Miller is on a houseboat at Lake Shasta. What could be better? Shes about to find out! Before they know it, both Christy and her best friend, Katie, are receiving some unexpected male attention. But somehow these best friends are at odds just when they should be having the most fun together. Christy soon realizes that sometimes you have to stand back and let people make their own decisions, even when theyre headed for a fall. And although life is never perfect, this is definitely a time to cherish.
Christy Millers senior year is delicious, especially the time she spends with Todd. But her best friend, Katie, is strugglingshes realized she needs to break up with Michael. Its not easy! Fortunately both Doug and Disneyland help Katie to cheer up. Christy is learning to let go and get out of the way so that her friends can become who theyre meant to be...even when it jeopardizes her own sweet dreams.
A Promise Is Forever
Christy Millers going to Europe! Its a three-week missions trip with Doug, Katie, and Tracy. First stop: London for some sightseeing, and then a castle in the English countryside for group training. Christy is so excited to be headed for Belfast with her friendsdespite some tension among them. But when plans go topsy-turvy at the last minute, Christy must face her fears and realize that some things are more important than her own comfort...and that even when she cant foresee the end result, a promise truly is forever.
Story Behind the Book
"The Christy Miller series was actually born when a group of thirteen-year-olds challenged me to write a novel. Id been questioning the content of their favorite books when they said, Why dont you write a book for us? I told them no, I only wrote picture books. But they persisted: How hard could it be? Well even tell you what to write! We want a love story with teenagers at the beach. And there you go. Summer Promise first released seventeen years ago and is now translated into five languages. I continue to hear from readers all over the world, many girls saying that they gave their life to Christ after reading Summer Promise . I love that!" Robin Jones Gunn
BookNerd20005 Stars Out Of 5Awesome Book Series!!!January 7, 2016BookNerd2000Quality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Haha, pun intended! But seriously, this is such an amazing, awesome, inspiring book series! I found so much inspiration through Christy Miller and her friends. I am holding out for a hero, and saving my first kiss for my future husband. This series really helped me to focus every situation of my life on Jesus. Christy reminds me a lot of me, she is daring, shy, sweet, sensitive and can be super emotional, just like a teenage girl should be. The characters are all very realistic and I felt like they were my family. The world is blessed by such an author as Robin Jones Gunn. Robin, I am positive God is smiling down at you right now. Well done, his good and faithful servant.
Janice Bauman5 Stars Out Of 5April 2, 2012Janice BaumanQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5My daughter (age 11) LOVES the Christy Miller series!
Jill WilliamsonOregonAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5I highly recommend this entire series for girlsSeptember 9, 2011Jill WilliamsonOregonAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a three-books-in-one volume that includes books 10, 11, and 12 of the Christy Miller series. I've given a review of each story below.
A Time to Cherish
Christy, her friends, and her aunt and uncle take a houseboat vacation to Lake Shasta. She and Todd finally agree to start dating. And while this seems to make their relationship even better, it ruins everything for Katie and Doug, who now feel like third wheels. How is a girl to behave when she has a boyfriend and her best friend doesn't? And when Katie does find Michaelâ€”a guy who isn't a Christianâ€”how is Christy supposed to be a good friend? By telling Katie the truth or by giving her the freedom to crash and burn? Christy doesn't know.
This was a great story. After so much time that Christy had patiently waited for Todd, I was thrilled that they were finally together. But I could feel her pain with the situation with Katie. When our dear friends are in relationships that are destructive, it's hard to know what to do or say. With Todd's nearly always perfect advice, Christy learned how to love her friend no matter what.
In this story, Katie breaks up with Michael, and Christy tries to learn how to cope with someone who is constantly depressed. It seems like everything she does to try and help Katie is the wrong thing to do.
This book was one of my favorites! And it was so bittersweet. Christy learned from Katie's pain and was obedient to God, and it was beautiful! And sad. I cried, I admit it. But I have hope for the future.
A Promise is Forever
This book fast-forwards a year. Christy is halfway through her freshman year in college. She, Doug, Tracy, and Katie travel to London for a mission trip. Christy is searching for a calling, to discover what she should do with her life. What she finds instead is total trust in God.
This book was another one of my favorites, though I have to admit, I was getting pretty grouchy alongside Christy when I realized what was happening with Doug. Still, this book was a beautiful example of how weâ€”with our selfish emotionsâ€”need to get out of the way and let God work. I almost cheered out loud when I got to the end. You just have to read these books yourself to see what I mean.
I very highly recommend this entire series for girls ages 12 and up. I adore these books. Christy is a lovely example of a Christian teen, who struggles with almost everything you can imagine. There is no better set of books out there to help young girls prepare for life. I will be putting this entire series in the church library. Someday, my little girl will read them. And while I wait for my girl to grow, I will go read Christy and Todd: the College Years.
CurlyChristianGirlyLancaster, SCAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great Series!August 26, 2011CurlyChristianGirlyLancaster, SCAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5I read this series when I was in middle and high school. Each book made me laugh and cry with the characters. I loaned my books (then sold individually) to someone and never received them back, so I purchased these to replace them. Any mother with a teenage daughter should consider buying these books. They are spiritually sound and deal with tough subject matter, but always with a victorious ending. I am now a pastor's wife and bought these books specifically to loan out to the youth ladies at our church. I can't stress enough how good these will are for young ladies! Worth the investment, but I still miss the individual books. The art work was beautiful.
Tina Bish5 Stars Out Of 5wonderfulOctober 14, 2010Tina BishQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My daughter is not a big reader, but she cannot put the Christy Miller series down.