The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: Taran Matharu
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781250138712
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Release: 2019-06-04
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Chosen introduces the first book in the Contender trilogy, an epic young adult fantasy from Taran Matharu, author of the New York Times–bestselling Summoner series. Throughout history, people have vanished with no explanation. A group of teenagers are about to discover why. Cade is settling into a new boarding school, contemplating his future, when he finds himself transported to another realm. He soon discovers their new world is populated with lost remnants from the past: prehistoric creatures, ancient relics, and stranger still—people. Overwhelmed by his new surroundings, Cade has little time to adjust, for soon he and his fellow classmates are forced to become contenders in a brutal game, controlled by mysterious overlords. But who are these beings and why did they choose these teens? Cade must prepare for battle . . . because hiding is not an option. Fans of fantasy and LitRPG will welcome this new character and world from the author of the Summoner series.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: Amanda Jenkins,Kristen Hendricks,Dallas Jenkins
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781424557868
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Release: 2019-03-05
Editor: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Encounter Jesus the way his followers did. Every follower of Jesus in the Gospels had a not-so-great “before”: A brash fisherman. A pious religious leader. A demon-possessed woman. A thieving tax collector. Christ’s love saw beyond their brokenness and forgave. Jesus revolutionized the lives of those who followed Him. And He’s still doing it today. Each of the forty devotions in The Chosen contains a Scripture, a unique look into a Gospel story, suggestions for prayer, and questions that lead you further in your relationship with Christ. See Jesus through the eyes of those who knew him best, and explore the backstories of people like Mary Magdalene, Peter, Matthew, Nicodemus, and more. It’s hard to relate to the sinless Son of God, but we can all identify with the sinners. You too can be transformed: Jesus sees past your "before" to the person He is creating you to be.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: J.R. Ward
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9780698192980
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Release: 2017-04-04
Editor: Ballantine Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A scorching forbidden love threatens to tear a rift through the Black Dagger Brotherhood in J. R. Ward’s newest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Xcor, leader of the Band of Bastards, convicted of treason against the Blind King, is facing a brutal interrogation and torturous death at the hands of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. Yet after a life marked by cruelty and evil deeds, he accepts his soldier’s fate, his sole regret the loss of a sacred female who was never his: the Chosen Layla. Layla alone knows the truth that will save Xcor’s life. But revealing his sacrifice and his hidden heritage will expose them both and destroy everything Layla holds dear—even her role of mother to her precious young. Torn between love and loyalty, she must summon the courage to stand up against the only family she has for the only man she will ever love. Yet even if Xcor is somehow granted a reprieve, he and Layla would have to confront a graver challenge: bridging the chasm that divides their worlds without paving the way for a future of even greater war, desolation, and death. As a dangerous old enemy returns to Caldwell, and the identity of a new deity is revealed, nothing is certain or safe in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, not even true love . . . or destinies that have long seemed set in stone. Praise for J. R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series “Utterly absorbing and deliciously erotic.”—Angela Knight “To die for . . . I love this series!”—Suzanne Brockmann

The Daniel Prayer

The Daniel Prayer
Author: Anne Graham Lotz
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780310344858
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Release: 2016-05-10
Editor: Zondervan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Many people today find that their prayers don’t “work.” And like a broken cell phone, DVD player, or TV remote, they throw prayer out as unnecessary “clutter” in their busy lives. Anne Graham Lotz has found that while prayer does work, sometimes the “pray-ers” don’t. So she has turned to the prophet Daniel for help. The Daniel Prayer is born deep within your soul, erupts through your heart, and pours out on your lips, words created by and infused with the Spirit of God quivering with spiritual electricity. It’s really not an everyday type of prayer. It’s a prayer birthed under pressure. Heartache. Grief. Desperation. It can be triggered by a sudden revelation of hope. An answer to prayer, a promise freshly received, a miracle that lies just over the horizon. Join Anne in a thrilling discovery of prayer that really works. This book will help you pray effectively for your nation, for your families, and for yourself.

Chaim Potok s The Chosen

Chaim Potok s The Chosen
Author: Harold Bloom
Pages: 133
ISBN: 9780791081730
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Release: 2005
Editor: Infobase Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: J.E. Runnion
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781304929945
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Release: 2014-03-11
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Author J.E. Runnion invites you to begin the first book of a trilogy series filled with action, suspense, and full of surprises involving a group of men Chosen to fight evil in this tale of adventure. JD is taken away by the archangel Michael to begin training as one of God’s Chosen. His abilities are in the forms of a white owl, timber wolf, and Siberian tiger. Taking any of the animal forms allows him to confront, defeat, and banish evil.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: Usha K. R.
Pages: 321
ISBN: 0143029398
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Release: 2003
Editor: Penguin Books India
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Usha K.R. Is A Miniaturist, And She Shares The Miniaturist S Fierce Love Of Technical Virtuosity And Minute Attention To Detail. Namita Gokhale Her Familiar Existence Disrupted After Her Father S Death, Nagaratna Is Forced To Move From Her Village To The Semi-Squalid Environs Of Vitthala Colony In The City Of Bangalore, Where Her Brother Lives. A Former Village That Has Been Engulfed By The Expanding Metropolis, Vitthala Colony Retains Some Of The Primitive Characteristics Of A South Indian Village. It Is The Bastion Of The Lesser Tradition, For Here Live Plague-Amma, The Goddess Who Was Created When An Epidemic Of Plague Swept The Land, And Nallikai Swami, A No-Nonsense Swami Named After The Four Gooseberry Trees In His Compound. Trapped In This World With People Whom She Sees As Leading Truncated Lives, People With Thickened Sensibilities And No Hope, Nagaratna Yearns For Something Uncluttered And Noble And Fulfilling . And Then A Job In An Exclusive Ashram School Allows Her To Glimpse A World Where The Human State Of Grace Has Been Restored, A School Emblematic Of The Restraint And Good Taste Inculcated By A More Sophisticated Awareness . . . Nagaratna Is Transfigured By The Life It Offers And The People She Meets, And Most Importantly, By The Love She Believes She Has Found. Set In Southern India, Shifting Between Bangalore And A Fictional French Protectorate On The Western Coast Where The Ashram Is Located, The Chosen Tells The Compelling Story Of A Young Woman Torn Between Who She Is And Who She Wants To Be.

Chosen

Chosen
Author: Kiersten White
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781534404984
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Release: 2020-01-07
Editor: Simon Pulse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Seventeen Best YA Book of 2020 So Far A Hypable Most Anticipated YA Fantasy Sequel of 2020 “Will get Buffy fans up in their feels.” —Entertainment Weekly on Slayer Nina continues to learn how to use her slayer powers against enemies old and new in this second novel in the New York Times bestselling series from Kiersten White, set in the world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Now that Nina has turned the Watcher’s Castle into a utopia for hurt and lonely demons, she’s still waiting for the utopia part to kick in. With her sister Artemis gone and only a few people remaining at the castle—including her still-distant mother—Nina has her hands full. Plus, though she gained back her Slayer powers from Leo, they’re not feeling quite right after being held by the seriously evil succubus Eve, a.k.a. fake Watcher’s Council member and Leo’s mom. And while Nina is dealing with the darkness inside, there’s also a new threat on the outside, portended by an odd triangle symbol that seems to be popping up everywhere, in connection with Sean’s demon drug ring as well as someone a bit closer to home. Because one near-apocalypse just isn’t enough, right? The darkness always finds you. And once again, it’s coming for the Slayer.

The Chosen Few

The Chosen Few
Author: Gregg Zoroya
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780306824845
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Release: 2017-02-14
Editor: Da Capo Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The never-before-told story of one of the most decorated units in the war in Afghanistan and its fifteen-month ordeal that culminated in the 2008 Battle of Wanat, the war's deadliest A single company of US paratroopers--calling themselves the "Chosen Few"--arrived in eastern Afghanistan in late 2007 hoping to win the hearts and minds of the remote mountain people and extend the Afghan government's reach into this wilderness. Instead, they spent the next fifteen months in a desperate struggle, living under almost continuous attack, forced into a slow and grinding withdrawal, and always outnumbered by Taliban fighters descending on them from all sides. Month after month, rocket-propelled grenades, rockets, and machine-gun fire poured down on the isolated and exposed paratroopers as America's focus and military resources shifted to Iraq. Just weeks before the paratroopers were to go home, they faced their last--and toughest--fight. Near the village of Wanat in Nuristan province, an estimated three hundred enemy fighters surrounded about fifty of the Chosen Few and others defending a partially finished combat base. Nine died and more than two dozen were wounded that day in July 2008, making it arguably the bloodiest battle of the war in Afghanistan. The Chosen Few would return home tempered by war. Two among them would receive the Medal of Honor. All of them would be forever changed.

The Chosen Maiden

The Chosen Maiden
Author: Eva Stachniak
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780385678551
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Release: 2017-01-17
Editor: Doubleday Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The lush, sweeping story of a remarkable dancer who charts her own course through the tumultuous years of early twentieth-century Europe. Beautifully blending fiction with fact, The Chosen Maiden plunges readers into an artistic world upended by modernity, immersing them in the experiences of the era's giants, from Anna Pavlova and Serge Diaghilev to Coco Chanel and Pablo Picasso. From their earliest days, the Nijinsky siblings appear destined for the stage. Bronia is a gifted young ballerina, but she is quickly eclipsed by her brother Vaslav. Deemed a prodigy, Vaslav Nijinsky will grow into the greatest, and most provocative, dancer of his time. To prove herself her brother's equal in the rigid world of ballet, Bronia will need to be more than extraordinary, defying society's expectations of what a female dancer can and should be. The real-life muse behind one of the most spectacular roles in dance, The Rite of Spring's Chosen Maiden, Bronia rises to the heights of modern ballet through grit, resilience and fervor. But when the First World War erupts and rebellion sparks in Russia, Bronia—caught between old and new, traditional and ground-breaking, safe and passionate—must begin her own search for what it means to be modern.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: Chaim Potok
Pages: 284
ISBN: 0449911543
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Release: 1967
Editor: Ballantine Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A baseball game between Jewish schools is the catalyst that starts a bitter rivalry between two boys and their fathers.

The Promise

The Promise
Author: Chaim Potok
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780307826367
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Release: 2012-09-12
Editor: Anchor
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In a passionate, energetic narrative, The Promise brilliantly dramatizes what it is to master and use knowledge to make one’s own way in the world. Reuven Malter lives in Brooklyn, he’s in love, and he’s studying to be a rabbi. He also keeps challenging the strict interpretations of his teachers, and if he keeps it up, his dream of becoming a rabbi may die. One day, worried about a disturbed, unhappy boy named Michael, Reuven takes him sailing and cloud-watching. Reuven also introduces him to an old friend, Danny Saunders—now a psychologist with a growing reputation. Reconnected by their shared concern for Michael, Reuven and Danny each learns what it is to take on life—whether sacred truths or a troubled child—according to his own lights, not just established authority.

Chosen Ones

Chosen Ones
Author: Veronica Roth
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780358168478
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Release: 2020-04-07
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“A hugely imagined, twisty, turning tale that leads through the labyrinths of magic and war to the center of the heart.” —Diana Gabaldon THE LAST THING SHE WANTED WAS TO GET BACK INTO THE HERO GAME THE VILLAIN: The Dark One—probably not fun at parties, definitely cool with murder—was running around North America engulfing whole cities in supernatural chaos and destruction. THE HEROES: Five Chosen Ones—ordinary strangers with nothing in common—were recruited by the government because they fit the narrow criteria of a prophecy made by [redacted]. You know the rest…heroes fought villain, heroes defeated villain, and everything went back to normal. Only…not so much. Now, it's ten years later, and Sloane Andrews, recovering Chosen One, has discovered that all the fame, gratitude, and parade floats in the world can’t erase what she endured—what she had to do—to take down the Dark One. All she wants now is to be left alone, but that doesn’t seem to be in the cards. As it turns out, that plan for annihilation set in motion by the Dark One? It’s not finished yet. Last time, Sloane saved the day with a magical needle and a can-do attitude. This time, she’s fresh out of both. “A stunning thriller/fantasy/sci-fi chimera like nothing I've read before.” —Blake Crouch

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: L.J. Smith
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781481489423
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Release: 2017-04-04
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The fifth book in L.J. Smith’s beloved bestselling Night World series is now available as a special collector’s edition! She stalks the lonely back alleys of Boston, the deserted industrial docks of the harbor, seeking revenge on the vampires who killed her mother. Rashel Jordon knows where they live. But they don’t yet know that the black-haired, green-eyed girl is as deadly as she is beautiful, killing the Night People one by one. Armed with a wooden stake, martial arts, and the will to resist a vampire’s mind control, she is safe as long as her true identity remains a secret. But when she rescues a girl from certain death, Rashel is suddenly swept into the Night World Slave Trade, the gateway to the vampires’ secret enclave. Here the gatekeeper is the dark, dangerous, and irresistible Quinn. Quinn decides who is chosen. He holds the keys to the realm Rashel is desperate to enter. But when she looks into his eyes, she’s stunned to see her soulmate—a vampire who she has vowed to destroy.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: Ricardo Pinto
Pages: 640
ISBN: 081258435X
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Release: 2001-02-15
Editor: Macmillan
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The first volume in a new fantasy series, The Stone Dance of the Chameleon, this fresh, exciting novel follows the adventures of young Carnelian as he discovers his own powers and learns the harsh ways of the world. A first novel. Reprint.

The Chosen

The Chosen
Author: Theresa Meyers
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781420130911
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Release: 2013-03-01
Editor: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Chosen: a prophecy older than dirt and more dangerous than death. Even as they perfected steam-powered gadgetry and rounded up varmints from Hell, the Jackson brothers didn't believe in it. But when the chips are down, three brothers named for weapons aren't going out without a fight. . . A Walk On The Wild Side Attorney by day, demon-hunter by night, Remington Jackson is used to being on the sunny side of the law, even in the Wild West. But it's showdown time, and Remy and his brothers are getting desperate. They don't have the relic they need to slam the door shut on evil--so Remy is going to have to find and steal part of it. Enter China McGee, shapeshifter, thief, beauty, and current prisoner. When Remy offers her freedom in exchange for a little light-fingered help, she's pretty sure she's going to end the association with a good old-fashioned seductive double cross. But there's something about fighting through a jungle full of Mayan ruins that makes you want to settle down together. China could change. Remy might be special. But none of that matters if the devil takes them all. . . "Meyers is a genuine, fresh voice in the paranormal romance genre." --RT BookReviews on The Slayer "Meyers puts the steam in steampunk." --Cherry Adair

The Chosen City

The Chosen City
Author: Nicholas Schoon
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781134515653
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Release: 2004-02-24
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

There is endless talk about the need for an urban renaissance; can it happen in the real world? In this broad, challenging and highly engaging book, Nicholas Schoon argues that the foremost priority for regeneration is to make neighbourhoods and cities places where people with choices choose to live. The author surveys the last two centuries of metropolitan growth and decay, analyzes the successes and failures of recent changes in urban policy and proposes a wide range of radical measures to make the renaissance a reality. Comprehensively researched, The Chosen City is a wake up call for everyone interested and involved in urban regeneration - degree students and academics, planning and housing professionals, architects, surveyors, developers and politicians. The text is illustrated with powerful black and white images from a leading national newspaper photographer.

Chosen by God

Chosen by God
Author: R. C. Sproul
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1414361149
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Release: 2011-02-18
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Nearly 200,000 copies sold! Chosen by God by Dr. R. C. Sproul is a contemporary classic on predestination, a doctrine that isn’t just for Calvinists. It is a doctrine for all biblical Christians. In this updated and expanded edition of Chosen by God, Sproul shows that the doctrine of predestination doesn’t create a whimsical or spiteful picture of God, but rather paints a portrait of a loving God who provides redemption for radically corrupt humans. We choose God because he has opened our eyes to see his beauty; we love him because he first loved us. There is mystery in God’s ways, but not contradiction.

The Called the Chosen

The Called  the Chosen
Author: Ken McFarland
Pages: 152
ISBN: 0979964814
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Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Book of Lights

The Book of Lights
Author: Chaim Potok
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780593359303
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Release: 2021-05-04
Editor: Ballantine Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Gershon Loran, a quiet rabinical student, is troubled by the dark reality around him. He sees hope in the study of Kabbalah, the Jewish book of mysticism and visions, truth and light. But to Gershon's friend, Arthur, light means something else, the Atom bomb, his father helped create. Both men seek different a refuge in a foreign place, hoping for the same thing....