From Amy Clipston, the author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series, comes two books in one: A PLAIN AND SIMPLE CHRISTMAS --- in which shunned Anna Mae doesn’t receive the welcome she expects when she pays a visit for Christmas; and NAOMI'S GIFT --- re-introducing 24-year-old Naomi King, who has been burned twice by love and has all but given up on marriage and children.
A winter storm raging outside blows Jaime and C. J. Fitzpatrick into the home of Mattie and Sol Riehl --- and into a much slower pace of life. Can these two couples from different worlds help each other understand the true meaning of love this Christmas?
Jake and Marlee's marriage is over! Driving to the lawyer's office, they start to argue --- and slam into a snowbank. Marlee trudges to a nearby house, where an old man claims he can mend broken relationships. He takes her on a journey through the past, present --- and two futures --- with her lifelong love. Which will she choose?
The Elm Creek Quilters gather every holiday season to stitch holiday gifts for loved ones. Inspired to revive a lost family tradition, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson Cooper invites her friends to sew quilt blocks that represent their own unique stories of gratitude and love.
It's holiday time in Sweethaven, but things aren't going as planned! Surprised to learn that she has a sister, Lila is even more shocked by other family secrets she unearths. When a scrapbook reminds Adele of her first love, she arranges a reunion with the man. And are wedding bells in Campbell's future?
Upon her grandmother's death, Izzy Fontaine finds herself in possession of a Wild Goose Chase pattern quilt that supposedly leads to a great treasure. Of course, once the rest of the family finds out about the "treasure map," they're determined to have a go at the treasure themselves. And, if that weren't enough, Max Logan, a local museum curator, contacts Izzy and says that Grandma Isabella promised him the quilt. What is it about this quilt that makes everyone want it? Is Izzy on a wild goose chase of her own, or a journey that will lead her to the treasure her grandmother intended?
Joe is forced out of the family business by his jealous siblings. Moving on to another company, he soon becomes chief advisor to the CEO. But when the economy turns, Joe’s siblings need his help to save the family business.
In our consumer culture, it can be difficult to help our kids understand the true meaning of the Christmas season. In CELEBRATING ADVENT, author Ann Hibbard has created a way for parents to set aside a daily time during Advent to talk with their kids about the spiritual meaning the season holds.
Through this 30-day devotional, Max Lucado brings to light the many events in the life of Christ from birth to ascension that demonstrate His omnipotence and the gift that God has given each one of us to enjoy during this Christmas season.
Available for the first time since its original publication more than 50 years ago, CHRISTMAS AT COLD COMFORT FARM is a charming collection whose hilarious title story features Christmas dinner with the Starkadders before Flora's arrival. These lively tales will delight anyone who loves Stella Gibbons and her signature wit.
Each year, for the past 17 years, Mysterious Bookshop proprietor Otto Penzler has commissioned an original Christmas story by a leading suspense writer. These stories were then produced as pamphlets and given to customers of the bookstore as a Christmas present. Now, all 17 tales have been collected in one volume.
Donald Zolan’s beautiful and extremely popular paintings of angels adorn this celebration of Christmas. They beckon the reader to come and discover the truth and beauty of Christmas. There, amidst the stardust, readers will find joyful quotes and timeless carols resounding with Christmas peace, hope, and gladness.
Experience the holidays with the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania, in these touching novellas centered around love, romance, heartache, and restoration from best-selling authorCindy Woodsmall. This three-in-one collection includes "The Sound of Sleigh Bells", "The Christmas Singing", and the new story "The Dawn of Christmas."
These stories --- like your favorite Christmas ornaments --- come in all shapes and sizes. They unfold in a variety of settings, from ancient Bethlehem to rural England. From a small Texas town to the heavenly realms.
New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah is beloved by readers around the world for her unique blend of powerful emotion and exquisite storytelling. In COMFORT & JOY, she offers a modern-day fairy tale --- the story of a woman who gets a miraculous chance at happiness.
The greatest mind in the universe imagined time. The truest judge granted Adam a choice. But it was love that gave Immanuel, God with us. Witness the birth of Christ as you've never seen it before. Through 25 inspirational selections from the works of best-selling author Max Lucado, join Mary and Joseph inside a stable, beside a shepherd, at the feet of the King. Immanuel in the manger.
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We all know that The Great Gatsby will be coming to theaters this month. But there are a number of other films releasing in May that you may want to check out, including Iron Man 3, The Iceman, Epic and Shadow Dancer. If you want to stay inside and need some options for TV viewing, tryBehind the Candelabra,which premieresMay 26th on HBO, or pop in a DVD of Jack Reacher, Safe Haven, or Cloud Atlas.