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Inside Me

by Mari Carlson

In the inspiring novel "Inside Me", a woman’s future happiness is dependent on her ability to reconcile herself to her troubled past. Based in truth, Zoe Hethershaw’s novel "Inside Me" is about a father’s influence on his... Read More

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Live Caught

by Mari Carlson

In R. Cathey Daniels’s harrowing novel "Live Caught", a young man confronts his troubled past. In the 1970s, Lenny set out for the Atlantic from his North Carolina farm. He washed up on an unrecognized shore, his boat lost. He was... Read More

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A Piece of Me

by Mari Carlson

The varied essays and poems of the autobiographical collection "A Piece of Me" are shared to inspire the community involvement that they model. The autobiographical essays and poems of physician Arif Ahmad’s collection "A Piece of Me"... Read More

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A Dagger for Catherine Douglas

by Mari Carlson

In the historical novel "A Dagger for Catherine Douglas", a young couple contemplates the value of sacrifice. Though its impetus is the fifteenth century murder of a Scottish king, Euan MacPherson’s historical novel "A Dagger for... Read More

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Sunnyside Up

by Mari Carlson

The spiritual novel "Sunnyside Up" follows two sisters who confront eternal truths with a helping of heavenly wisdom and earthly charm. In Rea Nolan Martin’s otherworldly novel "Sunnyside Up", two sisters who live and work among the... Read More

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Finding Grace

by Mari Carlson

In the bittersweet novel "Finding Grace", a fractured family works toward healing. In Maren Cooper’s character-driven novel "Finding Grace", a family secret leads to ruptures and reconciliations. Charlie and Caroline are a married... Read More

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