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A Chorus Lineup

by Joelle Charbonneau

Paige Marshall is back in the spotlight in Joelle Charbonneau's newest Glee Club Mystery. This time the high school show choir coach is fighting to keep her singers in a national competition despite charges of sabotage... They have the talent. They have the heart. Nothing can stop Prospect Glen's choir from taking home the trophy in the Show Choir National Competition. But below the soaring voices, there are murmurs of suspicion. So-called accidents keep befalling the other choirs. Yet Prospect Glen remains untouched. With their competitors clamoring for them to be disqualified, the group may soon be singing a different tune. If there's anyone who can restore harmony to the competition, it's Paige. But this time she'll needs to stick her neck out to discover who's behind the sabotage, or she may end up singing her own swan song...

A Chorus of Detectives

by Barbara Paul

The stars of the Metropolitan Opera search for a crazed killer who plans to bring the company down They find the tenor dangling from a water pipe, hanging by his own suspenders. His corpse is still warm. Naturally, the opera's manager doesn't stop the production. A dead chorus tenor isn't enough to close them down, and the show must go on. But there are 139 singers left in the chorus--and someone intends to kill them all. Poisoning, strangling, and rigged trapdoors are just a few of the methods at the killer's disposal. The opera posts guards backstage, but the slayings continue, forcing the Met's two fading stars, Enrico Caruso and Geraldine Farrar, to band together and save the opera they love so much. A Chorus of Detectives is the 3rd book in the Opera Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.

A Chorus of Stones

by Susan Griffin

A brilliant and provocative exploration of the interconnection of private life and the large-scale horrors of war and devastation A Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, and a winner of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association Award, Susan Griffin's A Chorus of Stones is an extraordinary reevaluation of history that explores the links between individual lives and catastrophic, world-altering violence. One of the most acclaimed and poetic voices of contemporary American feminism, Griffin delves into the perspective of those whose personal relationships and family histories were profoundly influenced by war and its often secret mechanisms: the bomb-maker and the bombing victim, the soldier and the pacifist, the grand architects who were shaped by personal experience and in turn reshaped the world. Declaring that "each solitary story belongs to a larger story"--and beginning with the brutal and heartbreaking circumstances of her own childhood--Griffin examines how the subtle dynamics of parenthood, childhood, and marriage interweave with the monumental violence of global conflict. She proffers a bold and powerful new understanding of the psychology of war through illuminating glimpses into the personal lives of Ernest Hemingway, Mahatma Gandhi, Heinrich Himmler, British officer Sir Hugh Trenchard, and other historic figures--as well as the munitions workers at Oak Ridge, a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing, and other humbler yet indispensible witnesses to history.

Chosen

by Ginger Garrett

Wrenched from a simple life for her beauty, Esther finds herself at the mercy of King Xerxes. Leaving behind her only relative, her cousin Mordecai, and her first true love, Cyrus, she is thrown headlong into the unrestrained extravagance of palace living.Quick of mind and strong in spirit, Esther refuses to suffer the fate of her harem sisters and boldly challenges Xerxes to give of his heart before taking his pleasure, thus sealing her place beside him as queen. While conspiracy spins its diabolical web, Esther's mind and spirit waver, and she is forced to confront the past in order to save her future-and thus an entire nation.

Chosen

by Ted Dekker

Think with your heart and prepare to die . . . for you have been Chosen. Thomas Hunter, supreme commander of the Forest Guard, has seen a great evil decimate much of his beautiful world. With a dwindling army and an epic threat, Thomas is forced to supplement his fighters with new recruits ages 16 and 17. From thousands, four will be chosen to lead a special mission. Unknown to Thomas, the chosen four are redirected to a different endgame. They must find the seven lost Books of History before the Dark One. For these seven books have immense power over the past, present, and future, controlling not only the destiny of their world . . . but that of ours as well.

The Chosen

by Chaim Potok

A coming-of-age classic about two Jewish boys growing up in Brooklyn in the 1940s, this "profound and universal" story of what we share across cultures remains deeply pertinent today (The Wall Street Journal).It's the spring of 1944 and fifteen-year-olds Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders have lived five blocks apart all their lives. But they've never met, not until the day an accident during a softball game sparks an unlikely friendship. Soon these two boys--one expected to become a Hasidic rebbe, the other at ease with secular America--are drawn into one another's worlds despite one father's strong opposition. Set against the backdrop of WWII and the creation of the state of Israel, The Chosen is a poignant novel about transformation and tradition, growing up and growing wise, and finding yourself--even if that might mean leaving your community.

Chosen

by Patricia Haley

The inspirational first novel from #1 Essence bestselling author Patricia Haley's series based on the popular biblical kings David and Solomon. After Dave Mitchell abandoned his wife and business partner, Madeline, and their four children for a younger woman, the battle between his two families began. Dave's oldest son, Don, had been groomed from birth to take over his dad's business. Nothing prepared Don for the shock of his father's decision to appoint his inexperienced half brother, Joel, as CEO of the multimilliondollar ministry. Confused, Don flees the country to become his own man, while Madeline won't go down without a fight. Seeking to regain control of the business for her family, Madeline tries to sabotage Joel's every move. But as the ministry grows and charismatic Joel captures the nation's attention, his hunger for power and lust just might be his downfall....

The Chosen

by Celia Thomson

CHLOE KING MAY BE THE ONE. Despite a rocky few weeks, Chloe King is starting to get it. She's figured out who she is (a girl with catlike superpowers), where she belongs (at home with Mom), and what she wants to do (chill with her friends). Yes, she's got funky superpowers, and yes, two rival groups think she's some "chosen" leader. But no, she's not buying all that ancient-warrior crap. And she's definitely not developing a superhero alter ego like in those old comic books. For Chloe, being the One means she can have whatever she wants -- i.e., more goof-off time and fewer "cat people" conventions. Then she finds her friend bleeding in an alley. All at once Chloe realizes that the years of bloodshed are not over. In fact, they never will be. The Mai and the Tenth Blade are going to persist in their dangerous rivalry. Unless Chloe accepts her destiny -- and takes control.

Chosen

by Jessica Burkhart

It's time to introduce a new cast of characters at Canterwood Crest Academy in this summer-themed Super Special. Full of the scandal and secrets fans of this all-star series have come to expect, this stand-alone addition will thrill readers with an extra-large dose of drama...Canterwood-style!

The Chosen

by Theresa Meyers

The Chosen: a prophecy older than dirt and more dangerous than death. Even as they perfected steam-powered gadgetry and rounded up varmints from Hell, the Jackson brothers didn't believe in it. But when the chips are down, three brothers named for weapons aren't going out without a fight. . . A Walk On The Wild SideAttorney by day, demon-hunter by night, Remington Jackson is used to being on the sunny side of the law, even in the Wild West. But it's showdown time, and Remy and his brothers are getting desperate. They don't have the relic they need to slam the door shut on evil--so Remy is going to have to find and steal part of it. Enter China McGee, shapeshifter, thief, beauty, and current prisoner. When Remy offers her freedom in exchange for a little light-fingered help, she's pretty sure she's going to end the association with a good old-fashioned seductive double cross. But there's something about fighting through a jungle full of Mayan ruins that makes you want to settle down together. China could change. Remy might be special. But none of that matters if the devil takes them all. . . Meyers is a genuine, fresh voice in the paranormal romance genre. --RT BookReviews on The SlayerMeyers puts the steam in steampunk. --Cherry Adair

Chosen

by Ted Dekker

Think with your heart and prepare to die . . . for you have been Chosen. Thomas Hunter, supreme commander of the Forest Guard, has seen a great evil decimate much of his beautiful world. With a dwindling army and an epic threat, Thomas is forced to supplement his fighters with new recruits ages 16 and 17. From thousands, four will be chosen to lead a special mission. Unknown to Thomas, the chosen four are redirected to a different endgame. They must find the seven lost Books of History before the Dark One. For these seven books have immense power over the past, present, and future, controlling not only the destiny of their world . . . but that of ours as well.

The Chosen

by Theresa Meyers

The Chosen: a prophecy older than dirt and more dangerous than death. Even as they perfected steam-powered gadgetry and rounded up varmints from Hell, the Jackson brothers didn't believe in it. But when the chips are down, three brothers named for weapons aren't going out without a fight. . .A Walk On The Wild SideAttorney by day, demon-hunter by night, Remington Jackson is used to being on the sunny side of the law, even in the Wild West. But it's showdown time, and Remy and his brothers are getting desperate. They don't have the relic they need to slam the door shut on evil--so Remy is going to have to find and steal part of it. Enter China McGee, shapeshifter, thief, beauty, and current prisoner. When Remy offers her freedom in exchange for a little light-fingered help, she's pretty sure she's going to end the association with a good old-fashioned seductive double cross. But there's something about fighting through a jungle full of Mayan ruins that makes you want to settle down together. China could change. Remy might be special. But none of that matters if the devil takes them all. . ."Meyers is a genuine, fresh voice in the paranormal romance genre." --RT BookReviews on The Slayer"Meyers puts the steam in steampunk." --Cherry Adair

Chosen as the Frenchman's Bride

by Abby Green

Tall, bronzed Frenchman Xavier Salgado-Lézille isn't a man a girl can say no to easily. Jane tries to play it cool, but she's inexperienced. . . and a virgin. Falling in love isn't part of the plan. . . neither is discovering she's pregnant once the affair is over. Xavier knows she's carrying his child, and he wants an heir. Jane has been chosen as his bride!

Chosen by a Horse

by Susan Richards

"Proof that love for another animal can alone make one human and humane: wit and crushing sadness chasing each other all across the pa>= intelligence and bravery and perfect literary pitch. . . Damn great. "--Melissa Holbrook Pierson, author ofDark Horses and Black Beauties: Animals; Women, a Passion "A bold and sensitive memoir of what it means to open one's heart to love. . . A magnificent read. "--Adele von Rust McCormick, Ph. D and Marlena Deborah McCormick, PhD, authors ofHorses and the Mystical Path; Horse Sense and the Human Heart "A triumph for all spirits. "--Laura Shaine Cunningham, author ofA Place in the Country "Should rank with the great animal stories. "--Ann Arensberg, author ofIncubus "Two kindred spirits find each other in this beautifully written memoir about the human-animal bond. "--Temple Grandin, author ofAnimals in Translation When she agrees to take on the care of one of the abused horses just rescued by the local SPCA, a new chapter opens in Susan Richards's difficult life. She lost her mother at the age of five and was raised by uncaring relatives; married unhappily and divorced; and suffered from alcoholism. While Susan is trying to capture the horse assigned to her, Lay Me Down, a skeletal mare, walks into Susan's horse trailer of her own volition. Susan already owns one mare and two geldings--the diva-like Georgia, boyish Tempo and hopelessly romantic Hotshot--but it is with Lay Me Down that she forges a special, healing relationship that alters her life. Poignant and evocative, this is a book for anyone who has ever loved a horse, and for everyone who has ever lost a loved one. From the Hardcover edition.

Chosen by a Horse: A Memoir

by Susan Richards

The horse that the author chose for rescue wouldn't be corralled into her waiting trailer. But Lay Me Down, a former racehorse with a foal close on her heels, walked right up the ramp and into Susan's life. Weak from malnutrition, Lay Me Down had endured a rough road, but somehow her heart was still open and generous. Fate brought her into Susan's paddock, where she taught Susan about life and love.

Chosen By Blood

by Virna Depaul

View our feature on Virna DePaul's Chosen by Blood. Five years after the Second Civil War ends, humans and otherborn- humanlike creatures with superhuman DNA-still struggle for peace. To ensure the continued rights of both, the FBI forms a Para-Ops team with a unique set of skills. Watch a Video

The Chosen Child

by Brenda Mott

Their lives would never be the same againWhile Nikki's sister survived a horrible hit-and-run accident on a secluded mountain highway, the baby she was carrying for Nikki and her husband wasn't so lucky. Devastated, Nikki and Cody struggle to get past the loss of their last chance to have a child and save their strained marriage. If only Cody wasn't with the Deer Creek Police Department.If only he could give up his all-consuming vendetta to find the drunk responsible-and make him pay.

A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

by Forrest Church John Buehrens

For those contemplating religious choices, Unitarian Universalism offers an appealing alternative to religious denominations that stress theological creeds over individual conviction and belief. In this new edition of the classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism, which includes a revealing, entertaining foreword by best-selling author Robert Fulghum (All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It), a new preface by UU moderator Denise Davidoff, and two new chapters by the authors, John Buehrens and Forrest Church explore the many sources of the living tradition of their chosen faith.

Chosen Forever

by Susan Richards

In the heartwarming sequel to Chosen by a Horse, Susan Richards tells of the continuing gifts brought to her life by her beloved horse, Lay Me Down. Readers cried with Susan Richards when, at the end of Chosen by a Horse, her beloved mare was laid to rest in the paddock where she had met her herd -- Hot Shot, Tempo, and Georgia. Now they will cheer as Susan recounts the further wonders that came into her life as part of Lay Me Down's legacy: a bestselling book, a tour to support that book, the reconnection to friends and family who come to celebrate her success, and love-- unexpected, complicated, and true. And so Chosen Forever works its magic as a sequel of self-discovery, as Susan continues to grow into her new life. Told in charming prose with her familiar and disarming sense of humor, and featuring a new supporting cast of animal characters (a Siamese cat, two pugs, tow Labs, and appearances by horses), this is another moving tale for readers facing their own challenges at recreating their lives. Chosen Forever is the story of what happens the day after all of your dreams come true-- how you learn to accept that you deserve to be happy, and how those we love continue to offer us gifts long after they are gone.

Chosen of the Gods (DragonLance: Kingpriests Trilogy #1)

by Chris Pierson

Istar is the mightiest empire Krynn has ever known. The Kingpriests have reigned in the name of Paladine, the supreme god of good, for centuries. But danger lurks in the empire's heart. The Kingpriest has foreseen his own death, and dark forces converge on the Temple, vying to control the throne.

The Chosen One

by Carol Lynch Williams

Thirteen-year-old Kyra has grown up in an isolated community without questioning the fact that her father has three wives and she has twenty brothers and sisters, with two more on the way. That is, without questioning them much -- if you don't count her secret visits to the Mobile Library on Wheels to read forbidden books, or her meetings with Joshua, the boy she hopes to choose for herself instead of having a man chosen for her. But when the Prophet decrees that she must marry her sixty-year-old uncle -- who already has six wives -- Kyra must make a desperate choice in the face of violence and her own fears of losing her family forever.

The Chosen One

by David Owen

Earl Woods, the father of young Eldrick "Tiger" Woods, was widely ridiculed in 1996 when, in an article anointing his son as Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, he likened Tiger's potential impact to that of a messiah. This unseemly proclamation appeared to embody all the worst elements of the dreaded sports-parent who seeks financial windfall and personal validation by pushing his child to excel on the diamond, the gridiron, the court, or the fairways. But in light of all we know now about Tiger Woods, David Owen asks in The Chosen One, who is to say that it wasn't Tiger's transcendent greatness all along that induced his father to guide him, rather than the father pushing the son? Not since the dawn of competitive tournament golf has anyone distanced himself from the rest of the world the way Tiger has. He is the best there is at nearly every aspect of the game: the longest driver, the strongest iron player, the most creative around the greens, and so sharp a clutch putter that when he putts well the tournament is over, and when he putts badly he often wins anyway. He is a breakthrough athlete in a sport remarkably resistant to them; in every tournament, Tiger has to beat a hundred-plus competitors, any of whom can take away a title with a four-day hot streak. When Michael Jordan won all his back-to-back championships, each night he only had to beat one team. Tiger is also a breakthrough athlete as one of the first true multicultural icons. There are African-American, Asian, Native American, and Caucasian elements to his roots; he carries with him parts of so many ethnicities that he not only shatters stereotypes but renders the whole notion of racial classification irrelevant. It is ironic that such an athlete would emerge in golf, America's most tradition-bound and racially insensitive sport. In The Chosen One, gifted essayist David Owen ponders the social, economic, and athletic implications of this amazing young man. We are only beginning to see all the ways that Tiger Woods might reshape the world. Owen's thoughtful, incisive, elegant, and provocative work examines this phenomenon unlike any the fields of play have ever seen, in a book that will stand alongside John McPhee's A Sense of Where You Are (about Princeton forward Bill Bradley) among the classic works of sports philosophy.

The Chosen One Novels

by Christina Dodd

Storm of Vision Storm of Shadows Chains of Ice Chains of Fire

Chosen Prey (Lucas Davenport #12)

by John Sandford

Lucas Davenport returns in the most harrowing and unexpected Prey novel yet--the story of a congenial man, and his most uncongenial obsession...<P> Art history professor James Qatar's hobby was taking secret photographs of women. At night when he was all alone he'd dream about them and indulge his fantasies. Then one day his fantasy went too far. Now it's Qatar's turn to become an obsession--of Davenport's. And for both men there's no turning back.

The Chosen Sin

by Anya Bast

A sensuous and lust-filled otherworld?from a ?sinfully hot?( Ilona Andrews, author of Magic Bites) bestselling author. The Chosen are vampires fighting for their very existence. It is Daria Morris?s destiny to become one of them? Daria is a special forces agent with one obsession: to wreak vengeance on the vampire who nearly destroyed her. But to succeed, she must become something she detests: a vampire. Her fate rests upon Alejandro Martinez, a sexy vampire with whom she once shared an unforgettable night of scorching passion. Now, while Daria struggles against her newfound bloodlust, the two must slip into the shadows to bring a monster to justice?even as their desire threatens to consume them?

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