As she reads the letters, Mariana’s spiritual journey sheds light on Charlotte’s own crisis. . After the tragic death of her son and the seeming collapse of her marriage, Charlotte Napier flees to Portugal in the hopes of finding guidance from her mentor: her mother-in-law, Violet. Past and present collide in this heartfelt novel of love and loss from the National Book Award–winning author of A Wrinkle in Time.
The Love Letters: A Novel #ad - Finding inspiration in the nun’s struggles with sin, and faith, Charlotte gains perspective on her own mind—and sets out to accept the demanding, temptation, challenging nature of love.
A Winter's Love: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - . After being let go from his job, her husband pulled away from her, and the distance continues to grow during their family’s sabbatical in Switzerland. Poignant and powerful, this is a timeless tale of the turmoil that comes with falling in—and out—of love, and “a convincing story of mixed loyalties and divided affections” Kirkus Reviews.
A lonely woman is torn between the bonds of family and the potential of new love in this moving novel from the author of A Wrinkle in Time. As she contemplates seizing the connection she’s been craving, Emily must decide if she’s willing to sacrifice the life she’s built for an unseen future. With their relationship as cold as the wind baying outside, Emily finds unexpected warmth in a man from her past.
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Certain Women: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - As david’s loved ones gather to say goodbye to their patriarch, Certain Women masterfully links past and present in an emotional story rich in dramatic tradition, showcasing the struggles—both ordinary and extraordinary—of family life. As he struggles with cancer, legendary screen actor David Wheaton contemplates the one role that always eluded him: King David.
Comparing his own life to that of the biblical ruler, David recalls his own numerous wives and children, forcing his daughter Emma to confront the memories of her family’s unconventional past. . From the renowned author of a wrinkle in Time, Certain Women is a wise and “memorable work” Kirkus Reviews.
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A Severed Wasp: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - Much has changed for katherine: She is widowed and retired, and has lived through the harrowing years of World War II. Now in her seventies, née forrester, Katherine Vigneras, has returned to New York City after a successful career touring as a concert pianist in Europe. John the divine, an endeavor that proves to be unexpectedly rewarding—and challenging.
A retired musician returns to performing in this “soul-satisfying” novel from the award-winning author of A Wrinkle in Time Norman Lear. Touching and thought-provoking, a severed wasp explores the ebbs and flows in the life of an artist, and continues the story of the singular character who began Madeleine L’Engle’s accomplished career as a writer in her debut novel, The Small Rain.
A Severed Wasp: A Novel #ad - This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate. But when she encounters an old face from her youth in Greenwich Village, Katherine finds herself agreeing to perform at the Cathedral of St. .
Ilsa: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - A departure from l’engle’s later works, fixation, intriguing novel about passion, Ilsa is a dark, and the real price of unrequited love by an author renowned for her children’s classics as well as her candid personal memoirs. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate.
From the moment henry Porcher first sees Ilsa Brandes, he worships her. Long out of print, the second novel by the bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time looks at the darker side of love in a Southern town. As the years pass, ilsa’s memory never leaves him, not until the day he returns to their sleepy Southern hometown and renews their childhood friendship.
Ilsa: A Novel #ad - Despite controversy surrounding the young girl, Henry is drawn to her, a fascination that turns into a lifelong infatuation. . Henry watches as she becomes a wife, then a mother, then a widow, irrevocably changed by tragedy. Out of print for nearly six decades, this rare and sought-after novel is a portrait of a remarkable woman bound by both the stifling conventions of her time and place, and her own sense of honor and purpose.
A Live Coal in the Sea: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - A family’s deepest secrets are exposed in this “haunting domestic drama” from the award-winning author of A Wrinkle in Time Publishers Weekly. A testament to the power of acceptance and forgiveness, A Live Coal in the Sea is ultimately an exploration of the lengths to which people will go for love—and the things they’ll do to protect family.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate. When her teenage granddaughter comes to her with a troubling question, Camilla Dickinson must confront the painful history she’s long kept hidden. Forced to relive her past, adulterous mother, she relates a complex saga involving her beautiful, her troubled son, and the difficult choices that have affected three generations of her family.
A Live Coal in the Sea: A Novel #ad - As she goes through the difficult process of revealing her secrets, Camilla also lets go of the burden of lies she’s told.
The Other Side of the Sun: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - Soon after their arrival at illyria, the Reniers’ rambling beachside home, Theron is sent on a diplomatic mission, leaving Stella alone with his family. From the national book award–winning author of A Wrinkle in Time, an atmospheric novel of a young British bride in the American South after the Civil War.
As she tries to settle into her new life, Stella quickly discovers that the Reniers are not what they seem. Trapped in a world unlike anything she’s ever known, vulnerable Stella attempts to uncover her new family’s dangerous secrets—and stirs up a darkness that was meant to stay buried. From the beloved, national book award–winning author of A Wrinkle in Time, The Other Side of the Sun showcases Madeleine L’Engle’s talent for involving and suspenseful storytelling.
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The Sphinx at Dawn: Two StoriesOpen Road Media #ad - Intrigued and unafraid, yehoshuah endeavors to answer the Sphinx’s riddles—and in doing so, he begins the real journey of a man with an incredible destiny. Yehoshuah cares for of pakko’s camel and shares with him the knowledge of the precious gifts he received from three wise men. The bestselling author of a wrinkle in Time takes a fantastical look at the childhood of Jesus in two allegories set in an Egyptian village.
But when yehoshuah’s treasures are taken, he quickly learns that all gifts have a price. Known for both her literary accomplishments as a winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award, and her spiritual outlook, Madeleine L’Engle presents two affecting and inspiring tales for readers of any age.
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The Small Rain: A NovelOpen Road Media #ad - Far from home, she struggles with the challenges of growing up. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate. At only ten years old, Katherine Forrester has already experienced her fair share of upheaval. Stifled by her daily routine and the pettiness of her classmates, Katherine’s piano lessons with a gifted young teacher provide an anchor in the storm.
An unusual and beautiful book, ” the first novel by the bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time explores the life of a young artist Los Angeles Times. After a brief reunion, tragedy strikes once more, forcing Katherine from the familiarity of New York City to a foreign Swiss boarding school. There, she must learn to reconcile her blossoming relationship with her fiancé with the one consistent and dominant force in her life: music.
The Small Rain: A Novel #ad - . After graduation, she follows in her mother’s footsteps, pursuing a career as a pianist in Greenwich Village. Inspired by the author’s time living among artists, the Small Rain follows Katherine’s journey from a distraught girl to an exuberant and talented woman with the breadth and poignancy that defines Madeleine L’Engle’s signature style.
It has been three years since she last saw her mother, a concert pianist whose career was cut short by a terrible accident.
The Summer of the Great-Grandmother The Crosswicks Journals Book 2Open Road Media #ad - This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate. With poignant honesty, as well as the painful emotional cost, L’Engle describes the gifts and graces, of caring for the one who once cared for you. As summer days fade to sleepless nights, her mother’s health rapidly declines and her once astute mind slips into senility.
In the second memoir of her Crosswicks Journals, Madeleine L’Engle chronicles a season of extremes. A poignant meditation on the bonds between mothers and daughters—and the inescapable effects of time—from the author of A Wrinkle in Time. Evoking both personal experiences and universal themes, The Summer of the Great-Grandmother takes an unflinching look at diminishment and death, all the while celebrating the wonder of life.
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The Irrational Season The Crosswicks Journals Book 3Open Road Media #ad - Upon her death, the new york times hailed Madeleine L’Engle as “an author whose childhood fables, religious meditations and fanciful science fiction transcended both genre and generation. L’engle has long captivated and provoked readers by exploring the intersection of science and religion in her work.
. Unafraid to discuss controversial topics and address challenging questions, L’Engle writes from the heart in this compelling chronicle of her spiritual quest to renew and refresh her faith in an ever-changing world and her ever-changing personhood. In this intimate memoir, the award-winning author uncovers how her spiritual convictions inform and enrich the everyday.
The Irrational Season The Crosswicks Journals Book 3 #ad - The bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time contemplates the true meaning of faith in the third installment of her series of memoirs. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle including rare images from the author’s estate. The irrational season follows the liturgical year from one Advent to the next, mother, with L’Engle reflecting on the changing seasons in her own life as a writer, wife, and global citizen.