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  • Chaos Rises

    by Melinda Brasher

    The day the hill tiger attacks, young Hala realizes excitedly that she may have the gift. As time passes, however, she wonders what good it is: a power that manifests itself only in the ability to accidentally summon animals at inconvenient times. The local mage hasn't been able to teach her to control it, and she can't even reliably summon her own sheep. Then one day she returns home to find a ... Read more

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  • Far-Knowing

    by Melinda Brasher

    After the Chaos Mage traps their mentor within a deadly spell, two apprentice mages set off to find and defeat this menace to the kingdom. But how can these inexperienced young women possibly track down and battle the sort of man who destroys villages with summoned wind or fire just for fun? They've learned no aggressive magic and never tested themselves against a real enemy.Kallinesha, still an ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Leaving Home

    by Melinda Brasher

    A girl searches for a ghost from her past. Revenge backfires. On a cruise ship, paranoia strikes. Dance overcomes the barriers of language. A blackmailer makes a mistake. A pirate boy falls in love. The jungle awakes. Fairy godmother magic comes from an unexpected source. A young father leaves town. A neighbor's death reveals a dark surprise. A train breaks down in the snowy Polish countryside ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation

    African Americans and the Fight for Freedom

    by Glenn David Brasher

    series Civil War America
    In the Peninsula Campaign of spring 1862, Union general George B. McClellan failed in his plan to capture the Confederate capital and bring a quick end to the conflict. But the campaign saw something new in the war--the participation of African Americans in ways that were critical to the Union offensive. Ultimately, that participation influenced Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Color of Together

    by Milton Brasher-Cunningham

    When his father died, Milton learned that grief was a primary color of life. That truth is as old as the human story, but was new to him. The Color of Together explores the metaphor more fully, looking at the primary colors of life, which he names as grief, grace, and gratitude, and then expanding the palette to describe some of the other hues that make us human. The book is a conversation between ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • American Discord

    The Republic and Its People in the Civil War Era

    by Lesley J. Gordon and 17 more

    A panoramic collection of essays written by both established and emerging scholars, American Discord examines critical aspects of the Civil War era, including rhetoric and nationalism, politics and violence, gender, race, and religion. Beginning with an overview of the political culture of the 1860s, the collection reveals that most Americans entered the decade opposed to political compromise. ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • Vital Statistics on Interest Groups and Lobbying

    by Holly Brasher

    This latest volume in the CQ Press series on vital statistics in American politics tackles interest groups and lobbying. This book builds from data that has been collected and organized from disclosure forms now required to be filed by registered lobbyists. After providing background about the Lobbying Disclosure Act, the book explores such questions as: When do organizations register to lobby? ... Read more

    $201.59 USD

  • This Must Be the Place

    Reflections on Home

    by Milton Brasher-Cunningham

    • Connects the metaphor of home that runs through the stories of our faith – the Prodigal Son, the Son of Man has nowhere to call home, heaven as home – with the deep desire to belong and to feel wanted • Author of Keeping the Feast turns discussions about food and faith into what it means to live in community, to create home, and to feel at home The author writes, “One of the characters in Robert ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Gender and Apocalyptic Desire

    by Brenda E. Brasher and 1 more

    series Millennialism and Society
    The female body has been an object of oppression and control throughout history. 'Gender and Apocalyptic Desire' exposes the often-hidden links between the struggles of women and the conflict of good versus evil. The essays examine the collisions between feminist and apocalyptic thought, the ways in which apocalyptic belief functions as bodily discipline and cultural practice, and how some ... Read more

    $42.29 USD

  • Hospitals and charity

    Religious culture and civic life in medieval northern Italy

    by Sally Mayall Brasher

    This is the first book in English to provide a comprehensive examination of the hospital movement that arose and prospered in northern Italy between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries. Throughout this flourishing urbanised area hundreds of independent semi-religious facilities appeared, offering care for the ill, the poor and pilgrims en route to holy sites in Rome and the eastern Mediterranean. ... Read more

    $86.39 USD

  • The New Wild

    by Holly Brasher

    Mother Nature is pissed.Few will survive.Jackie is loving her last year of summer camp, despite new-guy Xander, jerk extraordinaire. That is, until disaster strikes on the senior backpacking trip. At first, it seems like a nightmare, but Jackie quickly realizes that the huge fire and resulting carnage around her are as real as real gets.Miraculously (and infuriatingly, in Jackie’s opinion), Xander ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Keeping the Feast

    Metaphors for the Meal

    by Milton Brasher-Cunningham

    “This is a book about what nourishes us: food, faith, family, and friends, and how all of those elements are essential ingredients of Communion—in fact how every meal of our lives holds an invitation to the Sacred Meal. “As I say in the opening chapter, ‘What the Gospel writers don’t seem to scrimp on are stories of Jesus eating, or at least stories about Jesus and food. He eats, feeds, talks ... Read more

    $10.79 USD