Have you ever needed a quick encouraging word? These Pocket Prayers from popular author Max Lucado are a dose of refreshment when you most need it.
In this book, Dr. Dobson uses personal examples to show how this looked in his own family, and Scriptural examples of fathers who were great men of the faith—but failed to pass it on to their children.
As God’s children, we are not promised a life free of pain, struggle, or sorrow. Rather, we are promised that He will walk through the pain with us and carry us if need be. In His Grace Is Enough, author Kelli Hays shares women’s true tales of what at first glance seem to be ones […]
Vancouver Island novelist Matthew Hooton writes a stunning, reflective novel about a few days of summer in a small community. Deloume Road (ISBN: 978-0-307-39813-0) is the story of Deloume Road, where a small community of families lives just outside of Mill Bay, Vancouver Island. The story is told through multiple narrators, each with a unique […]
Julie Jacobs is teaching a summer Shakespeare course when she learns that her aunt is dead. Arriving home for the funeral, Julie finds out that her aunt left her estate and everything else to Julie’s twin sister Janice. The only thing Julie gets is a letter from her aunt, with instructions for her to return […]
In 2008, That’s Life! Communications partnered with The Word Guild to produce Hot Apple Cider: Words to Stir the Heart and Warm the Soul, an anthology of Canadian short stories, nonfiction, and poetry. Since then, the book has become a best-seller, with over 45,000 copies in print. Hot Apple Cider brings a uniquely Canadian perspective […]
Canadian author Lynn Dove has been turning her personal stories of hardship into encouragement for others through the Chicken Soup for the Soul anthologies. This year, she had three short stories in different books, with at least one more story due to appear in Chicken Soup book next year. Recently, Lynn took a bit of […]
We’ve all experienced the ups and downs of friendship. Beginning when we were little girls, we’ve bonded with others over shared interests and have been devastated when certain friendships didn’t work out, whether due to arguments or simply drifting apart over time. We cherished the good and learned from the bad. Now that we’re adults […]
Pregnancy is supposed to be joyous, a time of celebration and new life. When it isn’t joyful—when it ends in miscarriage or stillbirth or other loss—people struggle with words, with telling the story, with sharing the grief. How to Expect What You’re Not Expecting is a brave and beautiful anthology that walks right into those […]
Confession: my husband and I almost never get to go out on dates. For most of you, this is probably a common story. With three little ones, it is pretty hard to find someone who is willing to (affordably!) watch them for us. We can get the grandparents to do it sometimes, but most of […]
Pregnancy is an important time in a woman’s life and, in today’s world of information, there is an abundance of resources available to help her through that time. Most resources, however, focus upon the physical aspects of pregnancy—how her body is changing or how the baby is growing. Sacred Pregnancy: a Loving Guide and Journal […]
Nicky Epstein Books An Imprint of Sixth & Spring Books New York Paperback ISBN13: 978-1-936096-54-1 8.5 x 10 x .35 inches • 128 pages This book is a visual delight to the knitting craftsperson. Many doll knitting patterns are mediocre at best. Not so with this substantial work from Nicky Epstein. 128 pages crammed full […]