Meister Eckhart (1260-1328) was a priest, a mystic, and nearly a heretic (he died before the Church court's verdict). In the 20th century, the Roman Catholic Church rehabilitated him and the...
Author: Sweeney, Jon M.Summary:
Author: Kaplan, FredSummary:
From acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan comes this exploration of how Abraham Lincoln's and John Quincy Adams' experiences with slavery and race shaped their differing viewpoints. He provides both...
Author: Hawkes, TimSummary:
Dr. Tim Hawkes, one of Australia's top educators, offers a practical, accessible, and invaluable guide to approaching difficult but important conversations with your teen to help prepare him...Genre: Self-help publications
Author: Smith, S. E.Summary:
A young woman's trip to join her grandfather on his sailboat turns into a deadly race when he and the Defiance are taken, forcing her to seek help from old friends to discover what happened to him...
Author: O'Connor, D'ArcySummary:
It started on a summer afternoon in 1795 when a young man named Daniel McGinnis found what appeared to be an old site on an island off the Acadian coast, a coastline fabled for the skullduggery of...
Author: Handeland, LoriSummary:
Frankie Sicari is roused from sleep late one night by a key rattling in the front door lock. It's her ex-husband, Charley Blackwell, a man she hasn't seen for nearly a quarter of a...