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Paige Turned by Erynn Mangum (book)
9781612913223 | | NavPress
softcover, 336 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Paige continues to battle her overwhelming schedule while helping plan two weddings and trying to figure out just how to fix things with Tyler when they aren’t even talking.
Mother's Day Ideals 2014 by Melinda L. R. Rumbaugh, Editor (book)
9780824913458 | | Ideals Publications
softcover, 64 pages, $9.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Loyal readers are drawn to Ideals magazine for its celebration of life’s most treasured moments. This new Mother’s Day issue celebrates motherhood with heartwarming stories about and by mothers, poetry and quotations that will warm the hearts of mothers, and recipes to enjoy or share.
What Follows After by Dan Walsh (book)
9780800721206 | | Baker Publishing Group
softcover, 320 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 2014
In this emotional story, Dan Walsh takes readers on a journey to rediscover the things that matter most in life--love, truth, and family.
Broke: What Financial Desperation Revealed about God's Abundance by Caryn Rivadeneira (book)
9780830843114 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 220 pages, $16
Release Date: April 2014
When Caryn Rivadeneira and her family experienced financial struggle, she was plunged into questions about the goodness of God. Her honest book explores the various ways she discovered God's presence in the midst of continued financial hardship—it’s a powerful reflection on the brokenness of our human condition.
Grand Central Question: Answering the Critical Concerns of the Major Worldviews by Abdu H. Murray (book)
9780830836659 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 240 pages, $17
Release Date: April 2014
All religions and worldviews seek to answer the fundamental questions of human existence. But not every worldview places equal emphasis on each issue. Abdu Murray digs deeply into atheism, pantheism and a prominent proponent of theism (Islam), comparing each to the central message of Jesus.
I Beg to Differ: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Truth and Love by Tim Muehlhoff (book)
9780830844166 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 219 pages, $15
Release Date: April 2014
Communications expert Tim Muehlhoff provides a strategy for having difficult conversations, helping us move from contentious debate to constructive dialogue. Insights from Scripture and communication theory provide practical ways to manage disagreements and resolve conflicts.
Spiritual Direction: A Guide to Giving and Receiving Direction by Gordon T. Smith (book)
9780830835799 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 112 pages, $15
Release Date: April 2014
Gordon T. Smith has written a comprehensive introduction to the art of both giving and receiving spiritual direction. Whether you are a director, a directee or simply someone who wants to learn more about this ancient ministry, you will find this book to be a helpful guide.
The Twelve Disciples (LifeGuide Bible Study) by Douglas Connelly (book)
9780830831470 | | InterVarsity Press
softcover, 64 pages, $8
Release Date: April 2014
Jesus had about three years to mold a dozen fearful, faithless men into the pillars of a worldwide movement. Despite this brief window, time in Jesus’ presence had a transforming effect on each of them, and they would be changed by His power. Connelly, author and senior pastor at Parkside Community Church in Sterling Heights, Mich., offers this LifeGuide Bible Study featuring 10 studies of Jesus’ first followers.
Words Of Conviction by Linda J. White (book)
9781426735417 | | Abingdon Press
softcover, 304 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
When Zoe, the five-year-daughter of a powerful Senator, is abducted, the FBI brings in Special Agent MacKenzie Graham, a forensic psycholinguist, to analyze the written threats of the vengeful kidnapper. An expert at what she does, Kenzie probes criminal minds more accurately than she does her own heart.
The Road To Testament by Eva Marie Everson (book)
9781426757983 | | Abingdon Press
softcover, 320 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Ashlynne Rothschild grew up with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth. Smart and sassy, Ashlynne expects to inherit the Park Avenues magazine empire. But her family has other ideas. Feeling she needs to understand the world beyond, they ship her off to Testament, North Carolina, for a little “learning about life."
Mom Seeks God by Julia Roller (book)
9781426771026 | | Abingdon Press
softcover, 240 pages, $15.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
The first months and years of motherhood can be the most challenging and disorienting of your life—and faith. When you’re surrounded by the happy chaos of children, how do you spend quiet time with God if the only quiet time you get is while you sleep?
How Sweet the Sound by Amy K. Sorrells (book)
978-1-4347-0544-0 | | David C Cook
softcover, 384 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
A woman hides in fear after an atrocious crime. Her brother takes justice into his own hands. And a young girl fights to make sense of it all in this Southern coming-of-age novel set in coastal Alabama in the summer of 1980.
Lip Reading by Harry Kraus (book)
978-0-7814-0534-8 | | David C Cook
softcover, 432 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Dr. Rebecca Jackson’s research into an artificial blood substitute is near a breakthrough, and it could save millions of lives. But an unexpected discovery forces an impossible choice: save lives, or her own.
Astonished by Mike Erre (book)
978-1-4347-0537-2 | | David C Cook
softcover, 224 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
In our quest to make God understandable, we settle for principles, techniques, and steps. What would happen if we embraced mystery instead?
Start Here by David Dwight, Nicole Unice (book)
978-1-4347-0731-4 | | David C Cook
softcover, 208 pages, $7.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
What is the relationship between God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit? Why does God want me to know Him? Why Jesus? Start Here addresses your questions about faith in a straightforward, conversational style. Got questions? Start here.
Jesus Now by Frank Viola (book)
978-0-7814-0591-1 | | David C Cook
softcover, 192 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Christ’s ministry on earth was just the beginning. In Jesus Now, bestselling author Frank Viola inspires us to see the impact of God’s presence throughout history and into our lives today.
Deeper Than Red (Red Returning Trilogy #3) by Sue Duffy (book)
978-0-8254-4267-4 | | Kregel Publications
softcover, 304 pages, $14.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Twenty-year-old Tally Greyson isn’t consumed with her own education, social life, or career goals like most young women her age. Instead, she’s trying to save her mother from the grasp of a seductive cult. What Tally doesn’t realize is that in this community, there’s a far greater danger than any she can imagine—and she and her mother aren’t the only ones in its sights. There are plots brewing here that will threaten the fate of the world.
Bible and Prayers for Teddy and Me, pink by Christina Goodings, Illustrated by Janet Samuel (book)
978-0-7459-6452-2 | | Kregel Publications
hardcover, 64 pages, $12.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
This Bible story book contains twelve retellings chosen to emphasize the message of God’s love and care. There is a special prayer to learn after each episode, relating to the message of the story, with an accompanying teddy bear illustration. The cover is padded with an illustrated pink ribbon motif with an adorable baby girl, making this a delightful gift for a baptism or a new baby.
My Carry-Along Noah Activity Book with Stickers by Jocelyn Miller (book)
978-0-7459-6939-8 | | Kregel Publications
softcover, 32 pages, $9.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
This Noah-themed activity book is helpful for days indoors or on the go. With a mix of simple crafts and on-the-page activities, there is plenty of variety to keep kids busy. Stickers are included to decorate the crafts and complete the activities. The cutout handle makes it easy for little hands to carry the book wherever they go.
My Guardian Angel by Sophie Piper, Illustrated by Sanja Rescek (book)
978-0-7459-6397-6 | | Kregel Publications
hardcover, 48 pages, $9.99
Release Date: April 1, 2014
This appealing small-format prayer book contains heartwarming prayers asking for God’s love and protection through the day and the night. The gentle pastel illustrations—many full-page—give a calming, reassuring feel, and match the sweet sentiment of the prayers. It also features a padded cover with gold foiling and a presentation page, making it ideal for a gift.
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