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An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master's Son follows a young man's journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world's most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea. Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother-a singer "stolen" to Pyongyang-and an influential father who runs Long Tomorrows, a work camp for orphans. There the boy is given his first taste of power, picking which orphans eat...
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"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed and bestselling novel The Orphan Master's Son, Adam Johnson is one of America's most provocative and powerful authors. In Fortune Smiles--his first book since Orphan Master--he continues to give voice to characters rarely heard from, while offering something we all seek from fiction: a new way of looking at our world. In six masterly stories, Johnson delves deep into love and loss, natural disasters,...
In The Reconciling Wisdom of God: Reframing the Doctrine of the Atonement, Adam Johnson, already a leading scholar of the atonement, considers God's redemptive work in Christ through the atonement as an act of God's infinite wisdom. In making this crucial turn, Johnson is able to speak to proponents of the various atonement theories and move the discussion forward in a new direction, grounded in the truth of God's infinite wisdom. Genuinely reframing...
Jack Weyland's best-selling novel, CHARLY, comes to life in this heartfelt, romantic adaptation by director Adam Anderegg. Sam (Jeremy Elliott), a very uptight, ultra-organized idealist, knows what he wants in life until he meets Charly (Heather Beers), a beautiful and feisty New Yorker who turns his orderly world upside down and inside out. Individual differences draw them together in ways neither expected, but learning to overcome those differences...
When a powerful relic is stolen, Marek and her friends face a sinister new enemy: Kishkumen, a foreign mystic bent on reclaiming the Darkspore for his master Szorlok. Armed with twin maps, Marek and her team race Kishkumen and his horde through creature-infested lands, to a long-abandoned underground city - all the while pursued by bounty hunters intent on returning Marek to slavery.
When her most loyal friend is taken hostage by Peregus Malister, the cruel master of the Thieves Guild, Marek must embark on a corrupt mission to serve the Thieves Guild with her team of would-be heroes. But when the mission leads them into the clutches of Szorlok - their greatest enemy - Marek must sacrifice her ambitions, and perhaps her own soul, to stop Szorlok from obtaining the Darkspore and to save her friends.
The young magician Marek dreams of exciting adventures. When she meets the help-seeking priestess Teela she offers her assistance and provides a motley troupe. Together they go in search of Teela's sister, who was kidnapped by a wild ogre.
10) Out of Liberty
Winter 1839. Jailed on charges of treason and murder, the proclaimed prophet Joseph Smith (Brandon Ray Olive) and his companions are held in Liberty, Missouri while they await a court hearing. Local jailer, Samuel Tillery (Jasen Wade) is tasked with protecting the prisoners from increased mob attacks. But as public opinion begins to shift, Sam is forced to take matters into his own hands, for the protection of the prisoners, and his own life.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Presents a collection of the best science fiction and fantasy short stories written during 2015.