Books People Are Talking About
Celebrity news anchorwoman Grethchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways about what it means to strive for and find success in the real world, especially for women. With warmth and wit, she takes readers from her Minnesota childhood, where she became a violin prodigy, through college at Stanford and her in-the-trenches years as a cub reporter on local television stations before becoming a national news reporter. She describes her rise to anchor of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson on FOX News channel as a testament to personal strength and perseverance. In Getting Real, Carlson emerges as an inspiring example of a woman not afraid to chase her dreams and embrace life fully. Hardcover.
The Daniel Plan teaches simple ways to incorporate healthy choices into a reader's current lifestyle and helps them understand the kind of foods God created to keep them fit and strong. The book is categorized around five key concepts for optimal health that promote success: faith, food, fitness, focus, and friends. These concepts encourage readers to deepen their relationship with God and offer inspiration as they make positive choices each and every day.
Jesus Outside the Lines: A Way Forward for Those Who Are Tired of Taking SidesScott Sauls, Gabe LyonsTyndale House / 2015 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
$15.99Save 25% ($4.00)Availability: In StockStock No: WW400932Video
Tired of the polarizing conversations in today's culture? Escape the partisan arguments by choosing to take Jesus' side! Sauls reminds us that Jesus simply doesn't fit into any of the "boxes" we may create for ourselves---liberal or conservative, traditional or contemporary. Instead he offers us the freedom to love outside the lines. 224 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Love the Home You Have: Simple Ways to...Embrace Your Style Get Organized, Delight in Where You AreMelissa MichaelsHarvest House Publishers / 2015 / Trade Paperback$3.99 Retail:
$14.99Save 73% ($11.00)Availability: No longer available.Stock No: WW963077Video
Fall in love with your home! With warmth and candor Melissa Michaels, creator of the popular blog The Inspired Room, shares easy and affordable ideas to help you reveal beauty in the ordinary, entertain possibilities and people with joy, discover your style, and leap from dreamer to doer with confidence.
Noteworthy: This author is one of a special group of women who writes for (in)courage, the popular online friendship community. Every day they take turns pulling up a chair to share their stories of what Jesus looks like in their every day, gloriously ordinary, and often messy lives.
If you read the (in)courage blog online, then you'll be sure to enjoy this title.
In This Is My Body, Ragan Sutterfield shares his lifelong journey to physical and spiritual wholeness. As a teenager he tried extreme measures to rid himself of childhood chubbiness, as an adult he found himself obese, a smoker, in a failing marriage. In this book, learn how he came to embrace a biblical faith that affirmed who he was, both soul and body. He also documents his remarkable journey from overweight addict to Ironman competitor. Hardcover.
Nobody's Cuter Than You: A Memoir About the Beauty of FriendshipMelanie ShankleTyndale House / 2015 / Trade Paperback$14.39 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
$15.99Save 10% ($1.60)Availability: In StockStock No: WW397481Video
During the last decade, many people have substituted the joy of real friendship with cheap social media imitations. In this laugh-out-loud memoir, popular blogger Shankle celebrates the special people that God brings into our lives at exactly the right moments; and reveals the influence these relationships have on who we were, are, and will become.
Becoming Worldly Saints: Can You Serve Jesus and Still Enjoy Your Life?Michael E. WittmerZondervan / 2015 / Trade Paperback$14.39 Retail:3.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
$15.99Save 10% ($1.60)Availability: In StockStock No: WW516381
Do you feel the tension between the pleasures of earth and the purpose of heaven? You want to enjoy life in this world--the beauty of God's creation and the rich love of deep relationships with others--yet you wonder if you were made for more. You long to be radically committed to Jesus, but you're not sure what that means for your everyday life.
Michael Wittmer explains how to bring your human and Christian lives together. When you grasp God's story, you'll understand that not only is it possible to serve Jesus and still enjoy your life, but it's the only way you can.
Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to PeacePatricia Raybon, Alana RaybonThomas Nelson / 2015 / Hardcover$2.99 Retail:
$22.99Save 87% ($20.00)Availability: In StockStock No: WW913058
Written with rare honesty and striking transparency, Undivided offers an up-close and personal look at the lives of Patricia Raybon, an award-winning author, and her impassioned daughter Alana, a dedicated educator. This is a book for mothers and daughters struggling with interfaith and interpersonal tensions of all kinds, and is equally meaningful for anyone concerned about the conversation that desperately needs to take place in America between Christians and Muslims divided by faith. Hardcover.
Ivie thought he was going halfway around the world to make a movie---what he didn't realize was that God had ulterior motives! This behind-the-scenes story chronicles the impact that Pastor Lee's compassion had on South Korean babies and on Ivie, a film director who went from living as a spiritual orphan to becoming a son of God. 240 pages, softcover from Cook.