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Anne Thériault

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The Misunderstood Jew
The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus
Amy-Jill Levine - 2006-11-28
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Country Western singer Kinky Friedman often performs a song entitled "They Ain't Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore," and New Testament professor Amy–Jill Levine would agree. In fact, her career is dedicated to helping Christians and Jews understand the Jewishness of Jesus, thereby deepening the understanding of him, and facilitating greater interfaith...
Anne Thériault
@jinxeptor @jaybeans I really enjoyed her book about Jesus: The Misunderstood Jew. I felt like it offered a perspective on the New Testament that I hadn’t considered. And it’s a fascinating and accessible text!      источник
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The Great Brain
John D. Fitzgerald - 2004-02-09 (впервые опубликовано в 1967)
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This book follows the adventures of the Great Brain, a ten-year-old con artist in the Midwest. With his silver tongue and knack for turning a profit, he manages to save the day and line his pockets at the same time. From rescuing friends to helping out new kids in school, the Great Brain always comes out on top.
Anne Thériault
Is The Great Brain series still in print? Has anyone ever optioned them for a Netflix show or whatever? Man I loved those books. You can’t help but root for Tom, even when he’s swindling his own family.      источник
Jeff Atwood
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Wait Till Helen Comes
A Ghost Story
Mary Downing Hahn - 1987-11-02 (впервые опубликовано в 1986)
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A blended family moves to the country in a former church with a cemetery in the backyard. Tensions rise as 12-year-old Molly and 10-year-old Michael struggle to deal with their bratty and manipulative 7-year-old stepsister Heather. But when Heather starts talking to a ghost named Helen and warns them of her arrival, Molly worries for her well-being. However, things take a turn for the worst when Helen actually shows up.
Anne Thériault
@fitfulminion I loved that book!! Absolutely terrifying      источник
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The Lonely Doll
Dare Wright - 1998-09-28 (впервые опубликовано в 1957)
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A little doll named Edith is lonely and has nobody to play with, until she encounters two bears in the garden. First published in 1957, The Lonely Doll is a unique children's classic filled with innovative photography that brings these characters to life. The book tells a heartwarming story of friendship and companionship. The author, Dare Wright, used her childhood doll and her brother's help in selecting the bear family to create a mesmerizing cast of characters. The story is told through simple poses and expressive images that will captivate young readers.
Anne Thériault
@SCJ_BusRules !!! My mom has a copy of the lonely doll! I LOVED that book when I was a kid      источник
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Viscount John Julius Norwich - 2011-07-12
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Discover the captivating histories of some of the most significant popes from the past 2000 years in this riveting chronicle. From successful negotiations with invaders to scandals within Rome's most powerful families, author John Julius Norwich covers the political, cultural, and social impact of each pope on Rome and the world. Experience the intrigue and inspiration that shaped the course of history in this fascinating read.
Anne Thériault
@KristinMuH @CromartyHeather I really liked this book, which one review described as a “beach read” (it’s not, but highly readable and funny/irreverent)      источник
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Дневник Бриджит Джонс
Helen Fielding - 1999-01-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1996)
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Мировой бестселлер. Книга-зеркало, в которой многие женщины могут узнать себя со всеми волнующими их проблемами, а заодно и практическое пособие для тех дам, которые в результате поисков своего идеального "я" и своей "второй половинки" оказываются в стане воинствующих феминисток. Кроме того, роман Хелен Филдинг - неплохой путеводитель и для мужчин, не желающих заблудиться в закоулках загадочной женской души.
Anne Thériault
@rhiannok1 The book is very good! If you love the movie, I feel like you will also love the book      источник
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Быстро вращается планета
Madeleine L'Engle - 1981-01-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1978)
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Мег Мёрфи, девочка, которая когда-то воспользовалась изломом во времени, чтобы спасти своего отца, выросла и вышла замуж – конечно же, за Кальвина, с которым они подружились, переживая те незабываемые приключения. И вот однажды осенью вся семья собралась за праздничным столом, и тут… И тут выяснилось, что наш мир на грани катастрофы. И только Чарльз Уоллес, младший брат Мег, может предотвратить гибель планеты в пламени третьей мировой войны. Для этого ему придется оседлать единорога и посетить иные времена, раскрыв многие тайны прошлого и будущего… Эта книга – третья в цикле «Квинтет времени» – является продолжением прославленного бестселлера «Излом времени», экранизированного в 2018 году студией Уолта Диснея. Впервые на русском языке!
Anne Thériault
@DownPedestrian @SarahBastien1 I think that’s mine too! It’s such a weird, wonderful book.      источник
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The Deadly Sisterhood
A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527
Leonie Frieda - 2012-11-08
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Step into the fascinating world of Renaissance Italy through the lives of eight women in The Deadly Sisterhood. Leonie Frieda's riveting narrative reveals the tales of these influential women, from their wealth and political power to their personal tragedies and trials. Experience the spectacle, opportunity, and depravity of this long-gone era filled with intrigue, corruption, and passion.
Anne Thériault
@EmiMarFly I love Leonie Frieda! Have definitely read the Catherine de Medici book, also loved The Deadly Sisterhood      источник
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The Fall of the House of Byron
Emily Brand - 2020-04-16
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"Delve into the scandalous and captivating tale of the infamous Byron family in The Fall of the House of Byron. Beginning in rural Nottinghamshire and playing out in the clubs of Georgian London, this electrifying work of social history follows the fates of three generations of Lord Byron's ancestors. With stories of elopement, murder, kidnapping, and thrilling near-death experiences at sea, the Byrons shocked society and left a legacy that would influence Lord Byron's life and poetry for posterity. A must-read for those interested in compelling family dramas and sumptuous historical portraits."
Anne Thériault
Thanks to @EJBrand’s wonderful book, The Fall of the House of Byron, I have been on a deep dive into the infamous Lord Byron’s grandfather’s life. It involves a shipwreck, a marooning, and is definitely at the intersection of nightmare/fascinating      источник
Lindsey Fitzharris
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Таинственный сад
Frances Hodgson Burnett - 1998-09-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1911)
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In a house full of sadness and secrets, can young, orphaned Mary find happiness? Mary Lennox, a spoiled, ill-tempered, and unhealthy child, comes to live with her reclusive uncle in Misselthwaite Manor on England’s Yorkshire moors after the death of her parents. There she meets a hearty housekeeper and her spirited brother, a dour gardener, a cheerful robin, and her wilful, hysterical, and sickly cousin, Master Colin, whose wails she hears echoing through the house at night. With the help of the robin, Mary finds the door to a secret garden, neglected and hidden for years. When she decides to restore the garden in secret, the story becomes a charming journey into the places of the heart, where faith restores health, flowers refresh the spirit, and the magic of the garden, coming to life anew, brings health to Colin and happiness to Mary.
Anne Thériault
@amandawtwong The best springtime book! Dickon and his animals!!      источник
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