At high noon on a cold November day in 1974, sixty-seven-year-old John Wayne faced off with the staff of the Harvard Lampoon on the famous campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The students had issued their challenge by calling the beloved American icon a fraud.
Wayne, who had his new movie McQ to promote, responded by saying he would be happy to show his film in the pseudo-intellectual swamps of Harvard Square. After the screening, without writers, the former USC footballer delivered a classic performance. When one smart young man asked where he got his phony toupee, Wayne insisted the hair was real. It wasn’t his but …
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2. Homespun Bride (Love Inspired Historical) by Jillian Hart
Montana Territory in 1883 was a dangerous place – especially for a blind woman struggling to make her way through an early winter snowstorm. Undaunted, Noelle Kramer fought to remain independent. But then a runaway horse nearly plunged her into a rushing, ice-choked river, before a stranger’s strong, sure hand saved her from certain death.
And yet this was no stranger. Though she could not know it, her rescuer was rancher Thad McKaslin, the man who had once loved her more than life itself. Losing her had shaken all his most deeply held beliefs. Now he wondered if the return of …
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3. Walker by Michael Langlois
He has the power to Walk between worlds. His captors think they can hold him. They’re wrong. What do you say when offered a lifelong position in the most powerful and corrupt secret organization in mankind’s history? If you want your life to last longer than the job interview, you say yes.
In exchange for wealth, power, and training for his newly discovered abilities, all Daniel has to do is help them reach a new, unsuspecting world. To make things worse, a group of desperate escapees pin their thin hopes on him, willing to risk everything on a miracle that Daniel has no idea how to provide. Shackled with a restraint bracelet, constant surveillance …
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4. Thrall (The Daughters Of Lilith) by Jennifer Quintenz
Braedyn is a normal girl just trying to survive high school with her two devoted friends, Royal and Cassie. Together they’re doing a pretty good job of shrugging off the slings and arrows cast their way by the popular crowd when a new boy, Lucas, moves into the house next door. Suddenly Braedyn finds herself falling in love for the first time.
But as her sixteenth birthday approaches, Braedyn discovers humankind is at war with the Lilitu, an ancient race of enticing demons that prey on human souls. Her father is a member of the Guard fighting against the Lilitu – and so are the new neighbors, including her crush, Lucas. As her world starts to unravel at the seams …
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Imagine a 7-year-old boy asking his father if they can hike the entire length of the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail together. Then imagine that the father says yes. Now think “What are they getting themselves into?”
For the author of this deeply felt book, the planned hike is an opportunity to bond with his son and be what he calls “Barbarians”–in touch with natural processes far from the comforts of home. It’s also a chance for nature to do some healing in his life, too. For the boy, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. They start in West Virginia and head north, through cold and wet spring weather, carrying only what they need …
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