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Adult Books & Bibles

THE FIRST-T​IME AUTHOR'S SURVIVAL GUIDE

Everything You Need to Know about Publishing Your Book But Didn't Know to Ask


Finally! Reliable answers to your many questions about publishing your book. Written by best-selling author, managing editor, and publisher Mary Hollingsworth, this book contains 15 short, easily digestible, author-to-author chapters covering all the basics of successfully navigating the complicated and confusing road to publication.


This guide should be on every author's shelf, whether you're a first-time or miultipublished author. It's also a perfect gift for a friend or family member who aspires to publish their book.


Softcover

208 pages

6" X 9"


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The First-Time Author's Survival Guide
$19.99

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The Publishing Dictionary

An Informal, Easy-to-Understsand Reference

It's a fact: today's publishing world is complicated and technical. The biggest challenge for newcomers trying to navigat the publishing industry, or even for those who work in it every day, is to learn the special language spoken by publishing professionals.

The Publishing Dictionary has these features:

  • More than 350 publishing terms and phrases
  • Cross-refernced entries
  • Terms and phrases specific to Christian publishing
  • Definitions in easy-to-understand, nontechnical language
  • A brief history of publishing

An invaluable, must-have tool!

Get your copy today and learn to speak publishing as a pro!

The Publishing Dictionary

An Informal, Easy-to-Understand Reference
$11.99

Fulfilled: The NIV Devotional Bible

for the Single Woman

Mary Hollingsworth

General Editor

Zondervan Publishers (March 2014)

The Publishing Dictionary has these features:

Single women today can feel lonely and isolated in a world that often feels as if it's been designed for couples. Fulfilled: The NIV Devotional Bible for the Single Woman provides what no other devotional Bible product can deliver--inspiring biblical insights from Christian women who understand the unique joys and challenges of living single, paired with the full text of the NIV Bible. Fulfilled uplifts single or "virtually single" Christian women to become powerful voices for Christ.

Fulfilled offers insightful and encouraging notes by a variety of women writers--some names you'll recognize and others will be new to you--that will encourage your heart by helping you recognize that you are a Christian woman who just happens to be single, either by circumstance or by choice. And this gives you the freedom to do for Christ what other women cannot.

Be renewed and refreshed through these features:

  • Full NIV text
  • 2-color printing throughout
  • 104 Devotions written by single Christian women authors, such as Luci Swindoll, Lisa Harper, Mary Hollingsworth, Sheila Bailey, Janine Turner, June Hunt, Helen Hosier, and others
  • Profiles of single women in the Bible
  • 200 Encouraging scripture verses highlighted in the text
  • Scriptural index
  • Topical index for single women
  • Presentation page

1280 pages

Printed hardcover

Standard print

Layflat binding

Fulfilled (Hardcover)

The NIV Devotional Bible for the Single Woman
$34.99

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  • Saddle-stitched in white
  • Boxed
  • Silver-gilded page edges
  • Dark turquoise end sheets
  • Place-marking ribbon
  • Presentation page
  • All the other excellent features of the hardcover listed above

Fulfilled (Leather)

The NIV Devotional Bible for the Single Women
$49.99

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The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter

365 Inspirational Meditations to Brighten Your Day

Mary Hollingsworth

Tyndale House Publishers

Joy is a special type of happiness. It requires a deep appreciation of what God has given us. Each one of us should create habits in our lives that encourage us to look on the bright side of our circumstances and see God's goodness--whether it's appreciating the dawn of a bright beautiful spring day, savoring a warm cup of coffee, enjoying the company of good friends, or giggling with a toddler. 

I'm a paragraph. Click once to begin entering your own content. You can change my font, size, line height, color and more by highlighRecognizing and celebrating God's everyday wonders require a certain frame of mind. This devotional is designed to help you create that mind-set each day. Start today to build your own habit of a daily joy break.ting part of me and selecting the options from the toolbar.

Tyndale House (Carol Stream, IL)

384 pp./Softcover

$14.99

The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter

365 Inspirational Meditations to Brighten Your Day
$14.99

Humorous & Inspiring Stories, Quotes & Quips

Mary Hollingsworth

Guideposts Books

This delightful collection of humorous and inspiring stories, quotes, quips, cartoons, and anecdotes will add laughter and joy to every day. A great addition to any library, especially for writers, speakers, teachers, ministers and others. Hilarity at its best! Includes stories and quotes from some of your favorite Christian authors.

Guideposts Books (New York, NY)

240 pp./Softcover

$15.99

And God Said . . . Let There Be Laughter!

Hilarious Stories, Quips & Quotes
$15.99

And God Said . . . Let There Be More Laughter!

Humorous & Inspiring Stories, Quotes & Quips

Mary Hollingsworth

Guideposts Books

Volume 2 in this fun and entertaining series contains hilarious tales and tidbits by such well known authors as Max Lucado, Patsy Clairmont, Martha Bolton, Charles Swindoll, Mark Lowry, and other rib-tickling people. A wonderful gift for someone you know who loves to laugh . . . or just for you.

Guideposts Books (New York, NY)

240 pp./Softcover

$15.99 each

And God Said . . . Let There Be Laughter!

Hilarious Stories, Quotes & Quips
$15.19

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Laughter 2-Book Set

Laughter & More Laughter
$28.78

The Divorce Recovery Guide

A Pathway through Change

This Faire & Hale Planner is a personal workbook to write in and make plans for the future. Full of practical suggestions and lists of things to handle during this difficult time, you'll soon discover this guide is your best friend, leading you through the myriad details and emotional challenges of divorce. This is not your ordinary divorce book! This one will really help in ways you can't imagine. Get it!

Questar Publishers (Sisters, OR)

256 pp./Softcover

$16.99

The Divorce Recovery Guide

A Pathway through Change
$16.99

Living Lights, Shining Stars

Ten Secrets to Becoming the Light of the World

M. Norvel Young

with Mary Hollingsworth

"Do not repay evil for evil, but overcome evil with good." Norvel Young, former president of Pepperdine University, presents ten powerful ways we can overcome the evil of this world with the goodness of God through our daily lives. Foreword by Bill Bright. Contributed inspirational messages by Mother Teresa, Joni Eareckson Tada, H. Norman Wright, and others.

Howard Books/Simon & Schuster

240 pp/Hardcover

$19.99

Living Lights, Shining Stars

Ten Secrets to Becoming the Light of the World
$19.99

Miracles in Tough Times

True Stories of God's Divine Touch

Life is tough sometimes. A lot of the time. And what we need is God's divine touch on our lives in order to get through the valleys. In this heartwarming book you will read forty true stories of how God touched lives in crisis and restored hope and triumph. A perfect gift for someone in crisis . . . perhaps even you.

Guideposts Books

208 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles in Tough Times

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$14.99

Miracles of

Christmas

True Stories of God's Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

Christmas is that mystical times of year when much of the world focuses on the birth of Christ and celebrates his physical coming. At the same time it's often a difficult time of year for many people. This wonderful collection of forty true stories relate powerful, touching stories of God's personal touch on the lives of people at Christmas. An excellent way to share and anticipate Christmas during the entire month of December.

Guideposts Books

208 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles of Christmas

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$14.99

Miracles and Animals

True Stories of God's Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

God often touches our lives in astonishing and mysterious ways. One of those ways is through the amazing animals he created as our life companions. You'll be comforted and encouraged by these forty true stories of how God used his animals to help his people in trouble. If you love animals, you'll love this book!

Guideposts Books

208 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles and Animals

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$14.99

Miracles and Mysterious Visitors

True Stories of God's Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

Do you believe in angels? If so, you will relish the true stories in this book about how God uses strangers in our lives to touch us with his grace and healing hand. If you're not sure whether you believe in angels, you may find your thinking challenged and changed by these first-person accounts. The Bible cautions us to welcome strangers because "you may be entertaining angels unaware."This book will help you see how.

Guideposts Books

208 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles and Mysterious Visitors

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$14.99

Miracles Every Day

True Stories of God's Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

God draws near to us all the time--he is never far away. He is speaking to us. Touching us. Helping us. And if we pay attention, we can see his miracles happening all around us every day. In this book you will read forty true, first-person stories of God at work in the lives of his people. And you will learn to celebrate his Almighty presence!

Guideposts Books

208 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles Every Day

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$14.99

Christmas Miracles

True Stories of Joy and Wonder

When Miracles Happen Series

Rediscover the Mystery and Hope of Christmas. In this moving collection of true-life stories you'll find accounts of events that defy human explanation and allow you to step into the true spirit of Christmas. You'll be reminded that you are securely wrapped in the grace and truth of God's love.

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Christmas Miracles

True Stories of Joy and Wonder
$14.99

Miracles of Hope

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

Do you ever give yourself permission to hope for a miracle? Miracles of Hope will help you rediscover and reaffirm your faith in God's power to intervene in your life. These true stories offer moving accounts of holding on to hope, regardless of circumstances, and God's personal touch on life's situations.

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles of Hope

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99

Miracles and Amazing Messages

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

In the remarkable true stories collected in this book you will find convincing evidence that no matter where you are, God is beside you, wanting to send you hope, guidance, forgiveness and joy. He is there waiting for you to receive him.

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$14.99

Miracles and Amazing Messages

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99

Miracles of Forgiveness

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

Our greatest commandment after loving God is to love one another, and perhaps the first step in heeding that rule is to forgive. In this book you'll discover the remarkable ways God leads us toward love and renewal through forgiveness . . . sometimes miraculous forgiveness!

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$15.99

Miracles and Amazing Messages

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99

Miracles of Forgiveness

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

In Miracles of  Love you'll find stories about the many kinds of love--from the romantic to the charitable and, of course, God's love, from which all love flows. Let the stories in this volume help you discover love's true depth and breadth . . . and see the real miracle of God's love.

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$15.99

Miracles of Love

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99

Miracles of Forgiveness

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

In Miracles of Renewal you'll read stories of women and men whose hearts are radically renewed by events almost too unbelievable to explain, where divine intervention is at work, bringing unforgettable messages of hope.

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$15.99

Miracles of Renewal

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99

Miracles of Forgiveness

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

Miracles and Children takes you on a journey through true stories that show God at work in the lives of children, and anyone willing to be childlike. You'll find touching moments when children are visited by angels, tales of genuine courage, and hope-filled accounts of childhood faith.

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$15.99

Miracles of Renewal

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99

Miracles of Forgiveness

True Stories of God’s Divine Touch

When Miracles Happen Series

In Miracles of Healing you'll read about everyday men and women who, in the midst of their afflictions, turn to God for hope and healing. In their struggle they find remarkable ways to overcome and discover new strength often by surrendering to something much greater and more powerful than themselves.​

Guideposts Books

240 pp/Hardcover

$15.99

Miracles of Healing

True Stories of God's Divine Touch
$15.99