CrossReads Happy New Year Free Book Bash!
It's a Happy New Year's Book Bash!
And Start The New Year Off With FREE Christian Books!Happy New Year! The holiday season is drawing to a close and it's time to start thinking about 2014. Here at CrossReads, we want to help you kick off the new year with some great books - for free! New Year's Eve and New Year's Day you can download free books from Christian authors. So start your year off by loading up on books - and be sure to tell your friends! The books from our book sale are listed below – Fiction first followed by Non-Fiction - enjoy!
Timothy Phillips by Cliff BallFuturistic Can a nineteen year old stay true to the faith he was brought up on when he's under the spotlight? Timothy Phillips dreams come true when he's discovered by the producer of a national talent show. So what's the problem? The recording contract is not in the Southern Gospel he would prefer to sing. As he begins recording and performing the music, he encounters increasing hostility towards Christians. Can he stay true to his faith, or will he end up compromising his beliefs little by little the more famous he becomes? When his world comes crashing down, will he have anything left to help him stand as the end times approach?
Jon Ryan by Cliff BallThriller Jon Ryan dreamed of becoming a doctor his entire life. Before he graduates from medical school, the government takes over healthcare, making him wary about the profession he's going to school for, but not enough to quit chasing his dream. He practices medicine as medical plagues and disasters occur, all the while the government says they're on top of things. Eventually, government oppression forces him to make changes to his practice that will affect his life as the end times approach.
A Thing Devoted by Lotis KeyFamily Fiction Three, adopted, multi-racial children, struggle with the question of God’s seeming indifference to their pain. Ten year old Abster, a tiny spy in the house of loss and confusion, keeps a daily record of her observations. This intimate story of one family's journey through fire, considers the purpose of suffering, its defining nature, and ultimately its life giving power.
The Twelfth Juror by Alexandra Swann and Joyce SwannChristian Fiction Young, beautiful, ambitious Megan Cleary seems to have the perfect life: a dream job in a prestigious law firm in New York City, an upscale boyfriend, and a fabulous apartment. But her perfect world is shattered when one night, while she is working late, she is brutally beaten and raped by a stranger. Afraid and ashamed, she refuses to admit what has happened to her, but she cannot forget her terrifying ordeal, and shortly afterward she illegally buys a handgun to protect herself. A few months later Megan is attacked again, but this time she is armed and ready. She shoots her assailant and flees the scene before the police arrive and discover the body. She never tells anyone that she owns a gun, or that she has killed a man, but her professional and private life begins to unravel as she struggles to gain control of the fear and guilt from which she cannot free herself. When events beyond her control leave her financially destitute and emotionally drained, she returns to parents' home in Buffalo to start over. This page turning story of loss and redemption will leave the reader guessing to the very end.
The Quest For Forgiveness by J.L.RothdienerChristian Fiction Singer-songwriter Briana Bays rose from obscurity to the center spotlight. She had everything... fame, talent, beauty, and one of the most successful music careers in history. The world was her stage, but the screaming adulation of her fans could not fill the hole in her heart. Her past was shrouded in shadows, some of her own making, and some of which she was trying desperately to pierce. No amount of success could bring her the one thing she needed most... forgiveness...
21 Prayers for Teen Girls by Shelley Hitz and Heather HartPrayer is something that we hear Christians talking about all the time - but when it comes to actually talking to God, we often don't know what to say.Written specifically for teen girls, the prayers in this book are the prayers of our hearts. You can pray them or use them for inspiration for prayers of your own. You can pray about anything and everything - God is always listening. We encourage you to pray along and make a habit out of praying for God to mold you into the woman He created you to be.
Purposeful Planning by Phyllis SatherFamily [easyazon-image align="right" asin="B00BTRT55Y" locale="us" height="160" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51qP6VqTfHL._SL160_.jpg" width="107"]At one time or another we all feel left behind – whether because of illness, loss of a loved one, or the busyness of parenting and/or homeschooling. These timeless pieces, written by someone who went from the life of an active and involved woman to a near invalid within just a few weeks, speak to the heart of anyone who feels like they've’ve been put on the shelf and possibly forgotten.
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25 Days 'Til Christ by Paula WhiddenAn Advent Devotional for the Family For those families who desire to keep Christ at the center of Christmas, it takes effort but that doesn't mean it cannot be fun.
Couple Corners by Paula Whidden52 Faithful Choices for a More Joy-Filled Marriage Recall that moment on a road trip with your spouse, when you reach a corner and one of you calls out, “Turn left.” The other shakes his head and says, “No, it’s right.” If you were in separate vehicles, you would part ways and check out your own destination. This is a couple corner. As you read this book, you will discover 52 uniquely different corners we encounter as couples. You'll begin as if you were taking a drive. The easiest corners start in first gear. Truly brave and daring couples will progress all the way to the final choices. When you do, you’ll be speeding down the highway of marriage in fifth gear, which moves you forward the fastest, but also contains the biggest risks.
Where Life Meets Faith by Kimberley PayneDevotional Do your life and your faith overlap? Where Life Meets Faith holds a collection of devotional articles, which explore the challenges of living life and building a relationship with God.
Happy New Year!