Indiana and Amanda Jackson have always had each other. Though their bond is strong, mother and daughter are as different as night and day. Indiana, a beautiful holistic healer, is a free-spirited bohemian. Teenage Amanda is fascinated by the dark side of human nature--as is her father, the SFPD's deputy chief of homicide.
The final book in the bestselling Books of Beginning trilogy that began with "The Emerald Atlas," which the "New York Times" called "a new Narnia for the tween set."
The adventures of siblings Kate, Michael, and Emma come to a stunning conclusion when they must find the last Book of Beginning--the Book of Death--before the Dire Magnus does, for when all three books are united, their combined power will be unstoppable.
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In The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty, while checking into her hotel in Casablanca, a woman is robbed of her wallet and her passport—all of her money and identifcation. She feels burdened by the crime yet strangely liberated by her sudden freedom to be anyone she chooses. A chance encounter leads to a job posing as a stand-in for a well-known flm star. Te star reels her in deeper, though, and soon she’s inhabiting the actress’s skin of-set as well.
In 2004, Janis Heaphy Durham's husband, Max Besler, died of cancer at age 56. The daughter of a Presbyterian minister, she practiced her faith as she struggled with her loss. Soon she began encountering phenomena unlike anything she'd ever experienced: lights flickering, doors opening and closing, clocks stopping at 12:44, the exact time of Max's death. But then something startling happened that changed Heaphy Durham's life forever. A powdery handprint appeared on her bathroom mirror on the first anniversary of Max's death.
Set in Arco, Idaho, in 1970, The Girl Who Slept with God tells the story of three sisters: moral-minded Grace, gregarious and strong-willed Jory, and young Frances. Their father, Oren, is a respected member of the community and science professor at the local college. Yet their mother’s depression and Grace’s religious fervor threaten the seemingly perfect family, whose world is upended when Grace returns from a missionary trip to Mexico and discovers she’s pregnant with—she believes—the child of God.
Have you ever wondered about your life’s dreams and what happened to them? Living, Loving & Unlearning will serve as your wake-up call and a reminder that it is never too late to fulfill that desire burning deep down inside of you. Through her experience with personal and professional lessons, Cynthia Brennen teaches you how to live a life of balance, health, and authenticity.
Cynthia Brennen, LMSW, is a therapist in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York where she enjoys her private practice in counseling.