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|Author||: Taran Matharu|
|Editor||: Feiwel & Friends|
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.
|Author||: J.R. Ward|
|Editor||: Ballantine Books|
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
|Author||: Amanda Jenkins,Kristen Hendricks,Dallas Jenkins|
|Editor||: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC|
Pick up where the best-selling book one left off. The Chosen Book Two features forty brand-new devotions that contain a Scripture, a unique look into a Gospel story, suggestions for prayer, and questions that lead you further in your relationship with Christ. Foreword by Alex Kendrick.
|Author||: Amanda Jenkins,Dallas Jenkins,Douglas Huffman|
|Editor||: David C Cook|
This is the official companion study to season 1 of The Chosen, the groundbreaking television series about the life of Jesus. What Does It Mean to Be Chosen? parallels each episode, connecting readers to the Bible in a brand-new way. It includes: A deeper look at Isaiah 43 and its fulfillment in Jesus and the lives of His followers (including us!) Script excerpts, quotes, and illustrations from the show Guiding questions for groups or individuals Being chosen by Jesus has beautiful and far-reaching implications—although it says even more about the Chooser than the choosees. We are loved because He’s love. We are saved because He’s merciful. We belong to the family of God because Jesus invites us, making the Bible and all its promises as true for us today as it was for God’s chosen nation. What does it actually mean to be Chosen? To answer that question, we’re going Old school—Testament that is—which leads us back to the New. Which always leads us directly to Jesus.
|Author||: Django Wexler|
In the second book of Django Wexler's epic fantasy trilogy about two siblings divided by magic and revolution, Gyre must travel across the Splinter Kingdoms to rally the rebels to his side, while his sister Maya uncovers the secrets of a powerful artifact that could change everything. Gyre finally sees a way to overthrow the all-powerful Twilight Order. But he'll have to gain the alliance of both the ghouls and the human rebels to the south in order to even stand have a chance. And uniting them won't be so simple. His sister Maya is still a soldier of the Order. But after clashing with her brother, she isn't so certain where her loyalties lie. Chasing the origins of a mysterious artifact to a long-lost library, she just might find the answers she's looking for. Burning Blade & Silver Eye Ashes of the Sun Blood of the Chosen "Fantasy at its finest." —Nicholas Eames, on Ashes of the Sun
|Author||: Harold Bloom|
|Editor||: Infobase Publishing|
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.
|Author||: Amanda Jenkins,Kristen Hendricks,Dallas Jenkins|
|Editor||: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC|
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.
|Author||: Jerry B. Jenkins|
|Editor||: Broadstreet Publishing|
Based on the acclaimed video series The Chosen, the most amazing story ever told--the life of Jesus--gets a fresh, new telling from New York Times bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins. What was it like to encounter Jesus face-to-face? How would he have made you feel, changed your way of thinking about God? Would he have turned your world upside down? Journey to Galilee in the first century. See the difference he made in the lives of those he called to follow him and how they were forever transformed. Experience the life and power of the perfect Son of God as never before--through the eyes of everyday people just like you. SPECIAL FEATURES - The official novel based on Season 1 of the immensely popular TV series, which has been seen in every country in the world, with over 85 million views - The latest fiction from Jerry Jenkins, perhaps the bestselling Christian novelist of recent times - Jacketed hardcover with spot gloss
|Author||: J.E. Runnion|
|Editor||: Lulu Press, Inc|
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.
|Author||: Usha K. R.|
|Editor||: Penguin Books India|
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.
|Author||: James Breakwell|
|Editor||: Rebellion Publishing Ltd|
There are 22 candidates. There are 12 seats. The last interstellar colony ship is down to its final batch of humans after the robots in charge unhelpfully deleted the rest. But rebooting a species and training them for the arduous task of colonisation isn’t easy – especially when the planet below is filled with monsters, the humans are more interested in asking questions than learning, and the robots are all programmed to kill each other. But the fate of humanity rests on creating a new civilization on the planet below, and there are twelve seats on the lander. Will manipulation or loyalty save the day?
|Author||: Charley Rosen|
|Editor||: U of Nebraska Press|
A few years after its invention by James Naismith, basketball became the primary sport in the crowded streets of the Jewish neighborhood on New York’s Lower East Side. Participating in the new game was a quick and enjoyable way to become Americanized. Jews not only dominated the sport for the next fifty‐plus years but were also instrumental in modernizing the game. Barney Sedran was considered the best player in the country at the City College of New York from 1909 to 1911. In 1927 Abe Saperstein took over management of the Harlem Globetrotters, playing a key role in popularizing and integrating the game. Later he helped found the American Basketball Association and introduced the three-point shot. More recently, Nancy Lieberman played in a men’s pro summer league and became the first woman to coach a men’s pro team, and Larry Brown became the only coach to win both NCAA and the NBA championships. While the influence of Jewish players, referees, coaches, and administrators has gradually diminished since the mid‐1950s, the current basketball scene features numerous Jews in important positions. Through interviews and lively anecdotes from franchise owners, coaches, players, and referees, The Chosen Game explores the contribution of Jews to the evolution of present-day pro basketball.
|Author||: Shiloh Darke|
|Editor||: Gypsy Shadow Publishing|
The Magical world is in danger of extinction. As a way of battling this problem, the government has issued a mandate forcing every pure blood witch and wizard who are of the appropriate age and able to bear children, to marry another who is of pure blood. Clarissa, a young witch, just turned eighteen and has received her notification, along with a list of the wizards who have petitioned for her hand. Also tucked away within the notice is a charm. It will bring the one she is most likely to be able to find happiness with to her. Once she begins, the charm and its effects cannot be stopped. Will she use the charm, even if it will lead her into the arms of someone she doesn't want to marry?
|Author||: Walt Gragg|
A fundamentalist Islamic army is on the march in the Middle East, and the fight to stop the spread of madness will take everything the American military can muster, in this novel from the author of The Red Line. Two months ago, a new leader arose in the Islamic world, the Mahdi—or the Chosen One. He has rallied fundamentalist Muslim forces across the Middle East who have driven deep into Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Standing against them is an allied force made up primarily of the American military. It's a desperate fight. From armored battles in the desert to American carriers desperately dodging waves of cruise missiles, the Mahdi proves to have many tricks up his sleeve. Marine Lieutenant Sam Erickson is in the thick of the fighting. He and his company have fought their way from a landing on the Mediterranean shore to the outskirts of Cairo. Now he finds himself at a critical juncture, but can he make the sacrifices necessary for the greater good?
|Author||: Megan Butler|
Four babies are given up for adoption under very different but nevertheless heartbreaking circumstances. Meet the parents, whose stories are not what you might imagine, and find out what has happened in the lives of four couples who desperately want to adopt these children. Follow the children into adulthood and find out if they, like the author, search for their birth parents to ask the question every adopted child wants to know. Why?
|Author||: Bryan Edward Stone|
|Editor||: University of Texas Press|
Texas has one of the largest Jewish populations in the South and West, comprising an often-overlooked vestige of the Diaspora. The Chosen Folks brings this rich aspect of the past to light, going beyond single biographies and photographic histories to explore the full evolution of the Jewish experience in Texas. Drawing on previously unpublished archival materials and synthesizing earlier research, Bryan Edward Stone begins with the crypto-Jews who fled the Spanish Inquisition in the late sixteenth century and then discusses the unique Texas-Jewish communities that flourished far from the acknowledged centers of Jewish history and culture. The effects of this peripheral identity are explored in depth, from the days when geographic distance created physical divides to the redefinitions of "frontier" that marked the twentieth century. The rise of the Ku Klux Klan, the creation of Israel in the wake of the Holocaust, and the civil rights movement are covered as well, raising provocative questions about the attributes that enabled Texas Jews to forge a distinctive identity on the national and world stage. Brimming with memorable narratives, The Chosen Folks brings to life a cast of vibrant pioneers.
|Author||: Yesha Shah|
|Editor||: The Little Booktique Hub|
I’ll be there for you, cause’ you are there for me too, much mainstream right? Have to look for something different. This anthology is a compilation of beautiful poetries and stories based on THE CHOSEN FAMILY. The family which we choose to spend our life with is our friends. From lord Krishna and Sudama to Joey and Chandler, we have seen classics of friendship throughout the years. This book will show you that friendship is the magic of love, something very pure and sacred. This genre of the book is kept open for people to connect with their form of friendship in the form of stories and poetries in the book. The writings in this book will show us that everyone must have experienced this pure form of love whether it ended happily or left them heartbroken. It can be with your parents, your teachers or your pets. This book will take you to the roller coaster of all the stories one has lived with their friends and make u believe that friendship is the best relation anyone could have.
|Author||: Connie Leonard Geron|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
If youve ever wondered what Mary of Nazareth was like as a child, here is her story. She must have been an extraordinary little girl for God to reach down and choose her to fulfi ll the ancient prophecy about a virgin that would bear a son, Jesusthe only son of God. Here is the story of Mary, the little girl from a normal, humble family in the area of Galilee. She lived in the little village of Nazareth. Her life was simple and ordinary. Her household was fullwith parents and grandparents, two big brothers and a haughty, gorgeous older sister. Mary delighted in everyday life and found joy and excitement in a humdrum existence. She had no idea what was in store for her life. Th ere was no clue that this seemingly unremarkable young girl would experience a grand adventure worthy of history books. She was set in place and time to be chosen by God Himself to become the mother of the Savior of the world.
|Author||: Rodger J. Bille|
|Editor||: Trafford Publishing|
The lives of Rod Williams, his family and friends are changed forever after terrorists bring their world into chaos. Determined not to merely survive, but to overcome the rapid deterioration of society as they have known it, they gather in strength and numbers to build better lives. Through faith and endurance they rise to the challenges and grievous losses beyond their imagination. The twists and turns of their story may bring anger to your mind and tears to the eyes, but the writer hopes it will bring faith to your soul.