Once Upon an Eid

Once Upon an Eid is a collection of short stories that showcases the most brilliant Muslim voices writing today, all about the most joyful holiday of the year Eid n nEid The short, single syllable word conjures up a variety of feelings and memories for Muslims Maybe it s waking up to the sound of

Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation

How did a libertine who lacks even the most basic knowledge of the Christian faith win 81 percent of the white evangelical vote in 2016 And why have white evangelicals become a presidential reprobate s staunchest supporters These are among the questions acclaimed historian Kristin Kobes Du Mez ask

American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country

From one of the country s most respected religion reporters, a paradigm shifting discussion of how the Religious Left is actually the moral compass that has long steered America s political debates, including today n nSince the ascendancy of the Religious Right in the 1970s, common wisdom holds that

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One woman s reappearance throws her family into turmoil, exposing dark secrets and the hidden, often devastating truth of family relationships n nKate Bennett vanished from a parking lot eleven years ago, leaving behind her husband and young daughter When she shows up at a Montana gas station, clutc

Home Fire

Isma is free After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother s death, she s accepted an invitation from a mentor in America that allows her to resume a dream long deferred But she can t stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or

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Drought has settled on the town of Peaches, California The area of the Central Valley where fourteen year old Lacey May and her alcoholic mother live was once an agricultural paradise Now it s an environmental disaster, a place of cracked earth and barren raisin farms In their desperation, reside

Apeirogon

From the National Book Award winning and bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin comes an epic novel rooted in the real life friendship between two men united by loss n nColum McCann s most ambitious work to date, Apeirogon named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides is a tou

Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTION nInstead of pushing for perfection n nA few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick I was tired of being tired, burned out on busy And, it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat longing for connection, meaning,

Hollywood Park

An Instant New York Times Bestseller n nHollywood Park is a remarkable memoir of a tumultuous life Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country s most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse Yet, ultimately, his is a story of fierce love an