Description : 'Forget Me Not' explores the relationship between photography and memory and shows how ordinary people have sought to strengthen the emotional appeal of photographs, primarily by embellishing them to create strange and often beautiful hybrid objects.
Description : Author Debbie Flacks Mum had always been a hard-working woman and loving grandmother, but in her later years, bizarre questions and strange behavior started ringing alarm bells. Like the edges of a cloth starting to fray, Mums personality and understanding of situations started to change. Unknowingly, lives were about to change when Mum was diagnosed with dementia, a collection of symptoms caused by disorders affecting the brain. In Forget Me Not, Flack narrates the familys journey with her mothers diagnosis, from discovering the symptoms, realizing the changes that occur, and exploring the treatment options. It offers an honest account of the lows and highs of the disease, and it shares that no matter what type of dementia a person has, the journey for the sufferer and their loved ones can truly be a difficult one. Discovering how strong love can be, Flack describes the emotional toll of this cruel disease. Forget Me Not shares one familys experiences and promotes an awareness of dementia and encourages the importance of research for this disease.
Description : School secretary, Miranda Wilkins is thrilled when Paul Green walks into her life. The handsome gym coach is everything she wants in a man'except for one problem. He's stopped trusting in a loving God. As she attempts to persuade Paul to trust, her own faith is tested. Her mother is gradually becoming mentally and physically incapacitated by a mysterious illness, and her father and sister are suffering from a strain that threatens to tear the family apart. Will Miranda have the strength to be a witness to Paul, or will her tribulations and his anger at God cause him to drift from her?
Description : A story of everlasting love between two childhood friends, Lily Zhang and Li Ling, who were thrown together and then tore apart by the evil force of the Cultural Revolution, the most horrifying ten-year terror in the modern history of China. When the Revolution ended, they ran into each other again at the university. Even though their love rekindled and intensified, the fate continued to tear them apart until Lily was forced to transfer, and Li Ling left the country for United States. Twenty years later, Li Ling receives a letter from his lover that would certainly turn his life in a quiet seashore New England town upside down.
Description : Told from separate viewpoints, Ally discovers that she may have tried to kill herself and Elijah, recalling his own suicide attempt, tries to give Ally a reason to live and escape from the spirits that haunt their high school.
Description : In 1939, the authors family left Wisconsin for her parents homeland, Germany, arriving two weeks before the beginning of World War II. The ensuing events in her life are interwoven with memories of America, and Erikas book. Through a young girls eyes, we experience the terror of bombings, witness prejudice and persecution of Jews, feel fear and sorrow of losing loved ones and possessions, the separation of families, but also the healing serenety of country life. The story is unique in her personal experiences, and familiar to millions who have lived through a war.
Description : Extreme Wisdom for Some of Life's Most Extraordinary Relationships If you've ever had a crush on someone, or if you've ever gone on a date, you know that the guy-girl relationship is one of the most exciting, complicated, and distracting relationships there are in life. When you've got your eye on someone special, it's easy to lose sight of other things that really matter to you-friends, family, schoolwork, goals and dreams... even God. But God doesn't want to be kept on the outside. He cares about you and your relationships. In this 31-day devotional--complete with stories about teens like you, questions to make you think, key Scriptures, and room to journal--you’ll learn how to make God an important part of your dating experiences and keep him first place in your life, no matter who turns your head or captures your heart.
Description : In March of 2001, my husband of 55 years died after suffering from Alzheimer's for ten agonizing years. Never in my fantasy of "living happily ever after" did I picture myself strolling down the grocery aisle debating whether my spouse would prefer Depends with Mickey Mouse on the crotch or just plain Pull-Ups. It's as if step by step the Alzheimer's patient is tiptoeing back to his childhood.