By Rick Bundschuh
It took actual religion and braveness to get Bethany again on a surfboard after wasting her arm to a shark. during this new four-book fiction sequence in response to the lifetime of surfer megastar Bethany Hamilton, Bethany and her neighbors detect God's love and tips as they take on the waves that lifestyles fingers them. additionally on hand: Soul Surfer™ Bible, Ask Bethany, and upward thrust Above. In conflict, it is a problem to their tight-knit crew while a brand new woman with a mystery crowds Bethany and her buddies. very important center matters result in tricky judgements. In Burned, Bethany has a run-in with an uncongenial child on a surf journey to Samoa and discovers anything within the Samoan tradition that brings therapeutic and forgiveness. In typhoon, Bethany is helping a tender kinfolk misplaced at the Kalalun path. As Bethany's formative years crew struggles to elevate money for a undertaking journey, her small act of kindness blesses all of them. In Crunch, Bethany meets a bit lady at an orphanage in Mexico who should have her arm got rid of. involved by way of her...
By Gareth L. Schmeling (ed.)
The topic of this quantity is that staff works of prolonged prose narrative fiction which bears many similarities to the fashionable novel and which seemed within the later classical classes in Greece and Rome. the traditional novel has loved renewed reputation in recent times not just between scholars of literature, but in addition between these searching for new resources at the pop culture of antiquity and between students of faith. This quantity surveys the hot insights and techniques to the traditional novel that have emerged from the appliance of numerous disciplines within the fresh years. The 25 senior students contributing to the quantity are drawn from a vast variety of ecu and North American traditions of scholarships. Chapters hide the real matters facing the radical, novelists, novel-like works of fiction, their improvement, transformation, christianisation and Nachleben, in addition to a large variety of concerns, from literary/philological to cultural/historical and spiritual, which issues smooth students within the box.
By John Barnes
Currie Culver is ready fifty-five years previous, in stable health and wellbeing, residing in a comfy retirement within the Rockies together with his spouse. within the wake of the Meme Wars that swept the planet generations sooner than, Currie, his spouse, and virtually everybody on the earth have of their minds a duplicate of 1 actual, software program that provides its hosts restricted telepathy and instills a type of normal cooperation.In his more youthful days, Currie hunted "comboys"--people who had unplugged from the worldwide web with a view to stay away from One actual, and who concealed in desolate tract components, surviving by means of raiding the outposts of civilization. Now Currie is termed again into provider to seize the final comboy nonetheless at huge, a guy who calls himself Lobo. along with his excessive tech gear, completely plugged into the worldwide web, Currie units out to deliver Lobo in.Instead, Lobo captures Currie, and manages to deprogram him. Thrown again at the assets of his personal intelligence, braveness, and knowledge for the 1st time in twenty-five years, Currie unearths himself in a conflict of minds along with his captor . . . with effects that would switch the lives of every body on Earth.In the easiest culture of John W. Campbell and Robert A. Heinlein, Candle is a unique approximately individualism and society that would depart readers breathless, arguing, and critical extra.
By Drew Whitelegg
Prepare for takeoff. The lifetime of the flight attendant, a.k.a., stewardess, was once supposedly as soon as certainly one of glamour, unique go back and forth and sexual freedom, as lately depicted in such movies as seize Me should you Can and look at From the pinnacle. The nostalgia for the gorgeous, carefree and ever beneficial stewardess might be finds a craving for less complicated instances, yet still doesn't sq. with the tricky, not easy and occasionally risky activity of trendy flight attendants. in response to interviews with over sixty flight attendants, either male and female hard work leaders, and and drawing upon his observations whereas flying around the state and abroad, Drew Whitelegg finds a way more complex career, one who in lots of methods is the essential task of the fashionable age the place lifestyles strikes at checklist speeds and all that's sturdy turns out up within the air.Containing energetic photos of flight attendants, either present and retired, this publication is the 1st to teach the intimate, illuminating, humorous, and occasionally harmful behind-the-scenes tales of lifestyle for the flight attendant. Going backstage, Whitelegg ventures into firstclass, trainer, the cabin, and existence on demand those women and men who spend week in and week out in overseas towns, slumbering in resort rooms miles from domestic. operating the Skies additionally elucidates the modern paintings and exertions concerns that confront the fashionable employee: the calls for of full-time paintings and parenthood; the downsizing of company the USA and the ensuing hard work lockouts; reducing wages and hours labored; task lack of confidence; and the emotional toll of a excessive rigidity task. Given the occasions of Sept. 11, flight attendants now have a particularly poignant set of annoying issues to control, either for his or her personal protection in addition to for these they serve, the passengers. Flight attendants, initially registered nurses charged with getting to passengers' clinical wishes, now locate themselves donning the hats of therapist, defense defend and secret agent. This final set of initiatives pushing a few, as Whitelegg indicates, out of the enterprise altogether.
By Christine Nöstlinger, Visit Amazon's Trixi Schneefuß Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Trixi Schneefuß,
Christine Nöstlingers neuer Roman trifft mitten ins Herz
Glatze und Loretta, kann daraus was once werden? Hier der schweigsame Typ, der sich aus purer Sturheit wöchentlich seine Glatze neu schert. Da die quirlige angehende Zirkusprinzessin, die notgedrungen zu viele Grenzen überschreitet. Dann ist da auch noch Locke, die Verwirrung stiftet. Eine Dreiecksliebe ohne Zukunft, sollte guy meinen. Aber, wie gesagt: Glatze ist ein sturer Bock ...
Die traurige und zarte, wunderbar hoffnungsvolle Liebesgeschichte von Glatze und Loretta überrascht durch einen völlig neuen Ton und setzt
einen Meilenstein in Christine Nöstlingers umfangreichem Schaffen.
"Wenn dir das Schicksal eine Liebe aufhalst, bist du dagegen machtlos, da brauchst du gar nicht versuchen, dich zu wehren!
Du musst es hinnehmen!" ... Es ist schwer zu glauben, dass einer wie Glatze, der nicht gern redet, und schon gar nicht über so Gefühlskram, das gesagt haben soll. Und da es die Loretta mit der Wahrheit nie hundertprozentig genau genommen hat, könnte es leicht sein, dass sie es erfunden hat. used to be aber nicht heißen muss, dass es falsch ist."
By Jean Adamson
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