Feb 19, 2018

Ashes on the Moor

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ASHES ON 
THE MOOR
by Sarah M. Eden

The life of an impoverished schoolteacher is not one Evangeline Blake would have chosen for herself. Torn from her home and her beloved sister and sent to work in the gritty factory town of Smeatley, Evangeline must prove herself to her grandfather, a man who values self-reliance above all else, before he will grant her access to her inheritance. Raised to be a lady of refinement, she hasn't any of the skills necessary to manage on her own nor does she have the first idea how to be a teacher. But failure means never being with her sister again.

Alone and overwhelmed, she turns to the one person in town who seems to know how she feels—Dermot McCormick, an Irish brick mason who is as far from home and as out of place as she is. Despite the difference in their classes and backgrounds, Evangeline and Dermot's tentative friendship deepens and grows. Her determination and compassion slowly earn her the faith and confidence of the skeptical residents of Smeatley, who become like the family she has lost.

But when a secret from her past comes to light, Evangeline faces an impossible choice: seize the opportunity to reclaim her former life and rejoin her sister or fight for the new life she has struggled to build for herself—a life that includes Dermot.

Ashes on the Moor is the inspiring love story of one Victorian woman's courage to fight against all odds, and the man whose quiet strength gives her the confidence to keep trying.

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A new Sarah M. Eden book? Yes there is!
I was able to get an Advanced Readers Copy 
and I am LOVING IT!

Love the theme, the characters, the story line, everything!
So. So. So. Good! Cannot put it down!
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PreOrder today so you don't miss out-

Feb 9, 2018

National Read in the Bathtub Day

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Happy Read in the Bathtub Day!
We invite you to take advantage of these book deals!

Pro tip: use a quart/gallon zipper storage bag to protect your tablet/reader from accidental drowning!

NOTE: I have not read any of these books--but they are
on sale today only - including FREE :)
Participating authors have identified their submissions as clean.

*** Click on each title to read more information about the ebook 
and verify the sale price 


      

Feb 1, 2018

TREK the Movie

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TREK the Movie

Written by Hollywood screenwriter David Howard and Jon Enos, and directed by Alan Peterson, TREK is a family comedy that follows a group of LDS teens as they stumble their way through the sagebrush looking for their pioneer heritage as well as their own testimonies.

Watch as Tom, a young Mormon teenager and his friends try to smuggle in unsanctioned food, battle sibling rivalry, encounter a “special ops” Young Mens leader, ponder doctrinal brain teasers, and match wits with a Twinkie-loving skunk. Through all of the ups and downs, they are revealed to be “real” LDS youth who are struggling with real challenges—doubts, divorce, relationships. When they encounter unexpected trouble, their faith is tested much like their pioneer ancestors.

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Jan 24, 2018

Russell M. Nelson: Father, Surgeon, Apostle

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RUSSELL M. NELSON
Father, Surgeon, Apostle
by Spencer J. Condie

As a latter-day apostle, Elder Russell M. Nelson is known worldwide for his tireless service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Many people, however, are not familiar with his pioneering work in the field of open-heart surgery, the life-prolonging operation he performed on President Spencer W. Kimball, his role in helping open Eastern Bloc countries to the preaching of the gospel, and his loving efforts to build relations with the people of China.

In Russell M. Nelson: Father, Surgeon, Apostle, readers are treated to an intimate portrayal that will help us come to know Elder Nelson as a man of testimony, a dedicated husband and father of ten, and a servant whose principal desire since his youth has been to serve God's children.

Full of insight and inspiration, this biography will take its place among other important works that chronicle the lives of the Lord's latter-day servants.

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I started reading this book this morning.

Did you know he speaks French, Russian, Spanish, and Chinese?
Did you know he performed the first open-heart surgery in Utah?
Did you know he received the Gold Heart Award in 2002?
Did you know he has 9 daughters and 1 son?

I am anxious to learn more about our newly ordained prophet.
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Jan 22, 2018

Six Days to Live

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SIX DAYS TO LIVE
by Kenneth M. Page

Sometimes disaster is simply a matter of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Take Addison Roberts, for example: it is a deadly coincidence that in a crowded parking lot one day, she catches the eye of a dangerous criminal on the run. In his desperation to evade the police, what he needs is a way out—and Addison and her car are his ticket to escape.

Lieutenant Chase Roberts, on leave from his military assignment, is anxious to be reunited with his wife. Yet as night falls and Addison fails to appear, Chase feels a rising sense of foreboding. Hours quickly become days as he desperately works with authorities to find the woman he loves. But after being named a person of interest, Chase is warned away from the investigation—a mandate he ignores. Chase will stop at nothing to find his wife, and what he ultimately discovers is terrifying: Addison has been carjacked by a man who has killed before and has no scruples about killing again . . .

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I seriously cannot put this book down...
It is that GOOD!
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Jan 19, 2018

Escape From Rwanda

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ESCAPE FROM RWANDA


John Yves Bizimana was only seven years old when his family was caught up in the Rwandan genocide. In Escape from Rwanda, he tells of their horrifying escape and subsequent experiences as refugees, traveling with his widowed mother and his younger brother and sister from country to country, searching for safety and a place to call home. When they finally reach Zimbabwe, they expect their lives will settle down — they don't suspect that even greater trials are yet to come.

John's story is one of almost unimaginable hardship — trudging through corpses that litter the road out of Rwanda, huddling under cardboard boxes for shelter, depending on strangers and governmental agencies for sustenance. His story is one of poverty, loneliness, and death, but it is also a story of faith, hope, determination, and miracles. This unique first-person account is interwoven with stories of others' saving acts of kindness and compassion in a seemingly compassion-less world.

This unforgettable story of rising above all odds reminds us that life itself is a blessing and that hope should be the driving force of our lives.

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John Yves Bizimana truly has an amazing story to share.
I cannot even imagine going through all that he has.
He really is an example of "faith, hope, and survival."

My favorite quote:
"In the end our lives will fall into place; 
if they haven't, then it is not yet the end."
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