All the Stars in the Heavens Book
Score: 3
From 21 Ratings

All the Stars in the Heavens


  • Author : Adriana Trigiani
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062319210

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All the Stars in the Heavens Excerpt :

New York Times Bestseller • USA Today Bestseller • Publishers Weekly Bestseller People's Book of the Week Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards Nominee for Fiction Adriana Trigiani, the New York Times bestselling author of the blockbuster epic The Shoemaker's Wife, returns with her biggest and boldest novel yet, a hypnotic tale based on a true story and filled with her signature elements: family ties, artistry, romance, and adventure. Born in the golden age of Hollywood, All the Stars in the Heavens captures the luster, drama, power, and secrets that could only thrive in the studio system—viewed through the lives of an unforgettable cast of players creating magic on the screen and behind the scenes. In this spectacular saga as radiant, thrilling, and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Adriana Trigiani takes us back to Tinsel Town's golden age—an era as brutal as it was resplendent—and into the complex and glamorous world of a young actress hungry for fame and success. With meticulous, beautiful detail, Trigiani paints a rich, historical landscape of 1930s Los Angeles, where European and American artisans flocked to pursue the ultimate dream: to tell stories on the silver screen. The movie business is booming in 1935 when twenty-one-year-old Loretta Young meets thirty-four-year-old Clark Gable on the set of The Call of the Wild. Though he's already married, Gable falls for the stunning and vivacious young actress instantly. Far from the glittering lights of Hollywood, Sister Alda Ducci has been forced to leave her convent and begin a new journey that leads her to Loretta. Becoming Miss Young's secretary, the innocent and pious young Alda must navigate the wild terrain of Hollywood with fierce determination and a moral code that derives from her Italian roots. Over the course of decades, she and Loretta encounter scandal and adventure, choose love and passion, and forge an enduring bond of love and loyalty that will be put to the test when they eventually f

All the Stars in the Sky Book
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

All the Stars in the Sky


  • Author : C.J. Taylor
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Release Date : 2012-01-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770491786

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All the Stars in the Sky Excerpt :

The heavens — the sun, the stars, and the moon — have inspired, intrigued, and mystified us from the beginning of time. We’ve always searched for ways to comprehend their beauty and their meaning. Mohawk artist and author C. J. Taylor has drawn from First Nations legends from across North America to present a fascinating collection of stories inspired by the night skies. The legends — Salish, Onondaga, Blackfoot, Netsilik (Inuit), Wasco, Ojibwa, and Cherokee — are by turns funny, beautiful, tragic, and frightening, but each one is infused with a sense of awe. From the Ojibwa legend of the great hunter, White Hawk, and his love for an unattainable maiden, or the Salish legend of a magical lake that is threatened when human beings turn greedy and lose their respect for its gifts and for the sun’s power, to the delightful Cherokee legend of Grandmother Spider who brought light to the world, this is an important collection that is enhanced by Taylor’s glorious paintings.

A Walk through the Heavens Book

A Walk through the Heavens


  • Author : Milton D. Heifetz
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-12
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107268463

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A Walk through the Heavens Excerpt :

What star is that? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful and easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the northern hemisphere. By following the unique simplified maps, readers will be able to easily find and identify the constellations and the stars within them. Ancient myths and legends of the sky are retold, adding to the mystery of the stars. Written for the complete beginner, this practical guide introduces the patterns of the starry skies in a memorable way. No equipment is needed, apart from normal sight and clear skies.

Story in the Stars Book

Story in the Stars


  • Author : Joe Amaral
  • Publisher : FaithWords
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781546010739

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Story in the Stars Excerpt :

An in-depth look at the powerful story and symbolism behind God's unique design of our universe. Thousands of words have been written about the first ten words in the Bible: "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth," a simple and profound statement that has ignited a firestorm of debate and controversy. People often only focus on the "how" and "when" of creation, but Story in the Stars explores the "why." Why did God create such a vast universe? Why did He choose the sun and moon to light our paths? Why did He design images with stars in the night sky? The Bible is very clear when it states that God created, named, and positioned all of the stars of the universe in their place in a very specific way-a way that tells us the greatest story ever to be told. In Luke 21:25 Jesus says, "There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars." Signs are meant to point us towards something: Jesus. Story in the Stars takes an in-depth look at the Bible and all the signs God mapped out through constellations, planets, and even the way the Earth is tilted. We are uniquely designed by God, and He loves us so much that He ensured a way for all inhabitants of the earth, through all of time, to see the messages of salvation and redemption that He painted in the stars.

The Gospel in the Stars Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Gospel in the Stars


  • Author : Joseph Augustus Seiss
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1882
  • Genre: Astronomy
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:AH49H8

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The Witness of the Stars Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Witness of the Stars


  • Author : Ethelbert William Bullinger
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date : 1928
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465603326

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The Witness of the Stars Excerpt :

Some years ago it was my privilege to enjoy the acquaintance of Miss Frances Rolleston, of Keswick, and to carry on a correspondence with her with respect to her work, Mazzaroth: or, the Constellations. She was the first to create an interest in this important subject. Since then Dr. Seiss, of Philadelphia, has endeavoured to popularize her work on the other side of the Atlantic; and brief references have been made to the subject in such books as Moses and Geology, by Dr. Kinns, and inPrimeval Man; but it was felt, for many reasons, that it was desirable to make another effort to set forth, in a more complete form, the witness of the stars to prophetic truth, so necessary in these last days. To the late Miss Rolleston, however, belongs the honour of collecting a mass of information bearing on this subject; but, published as it was, chiefly in the form of notes, unarranged and unindexed, it was suited only for, but was most valuable to, the student. She it was who performed the drudgery of collecting the facts presented by Albumazer, the Arab astronomer to the Caliphs of Grenada, 850 a.d.; and the Tables drawn up by Ulugh Beigh, the Tartar prince and astronomer, about 1650 a.d., who gives the Arabian Astronomy as it had come down from the earliest times. Modern astronomers have preserved, and still have in common use, the ancient names of over a hundred of the principal stars which have been handed down; but now these names are used merely as a convenience, and without any reference to their significance. This work is an attempt to popularize this ancient information, and to use it in the interests of truth. For the ancient astronomical facts and the names, with their signification, I am, from the very nature of the case, indebted, of course, to all who have preserved, collected, and handed them down; but for their interpretation I am alone responsible. It is for the readers to judge how far my conclusions are borne out by the evidence; and how far the foundation of

The Stars in Our Heaven Book

The Stars in Our Heaven


  • Author : Peter Lum
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1948
  • Genre: Mythology
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:491058672

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Heaven s Touch Book

Heaven s Touch


  • Author : James B. Kaler
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 10 : 9780691129464

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"As you gaze into the starry sky, you might feel isolated from the Universe around you - but you're not. This book reveals the startling ways life on Earth is touched by our cosmic environment, and demonstrates why without such contact, life itself wouldn't be possible." "Heaven's Touch embarks on an unforgettable journey across the cosmos, beginning in near space with a look at the gentle ebb and flow of lunar and solar tides. Acclaimed astronomer James Kaler describes their subtle effects on our world and also explores the Sun's more potent influences, such as solar storms that cause auroras, give comets their tails, and knock out power grids on Earth. He ventures across the Solar System to consider how the planets can act to produce climate change, even global disaster. Kaler shows how Jupiter's gravity can throw asteroids toward potentially devastating collision with Earth, and how even our whole Galaxy might hurl comet storms at us. He then takes us into deepest space to describe the cosmic rays launched at us from exploding stars, and considers not just how these exploders might harm us, but how they also join together in the creation of stars and how they serve to populate the Universe with the very building blocks of life." --Book Jacket.

Revelation Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Revelation


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857861016

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The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven Book
Score: 3.5
From 258 Ratings

The Five People You Meet in Heaven


  • Author : Mitch Albom
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401388881

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Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie's five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his "meaningless" life, and revealing the haunting secret behind the eternal question: "Why was I here?"

The Song of All Book

The Song of All


  • Author : Tina LeCount Myers
  • Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781597806237

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On the forbidding fringes of the tundra, where years are marked by seasons of snow, humans war with immortals in the name of their shared gods. Irjan, a human warrior, is ruthless and lethal, a legend among the Brethren of Hunters. But even legends grow tired and disillusioned. Scarred and weary of bloodshed, Irjan turns his back on his oath and his calling to hide away and live a peaceful life as a farmer, husband, and father. But his past is not so easily left behind. When an ambitious village priest conspires with the vengeful comrades Irjan has forsaken, the fragile peace in the Northlands of Davvieana is at stake. His bloody past revealed, Irjan’s present unravels as he faces an ultimatum: return to hunt the immortals or lose his child. But with his son’s life hanging in the balance, as Irjan follows the tracks through the dark and desolate snow-covered forests, it is not death he searches for, but life.

Number the Stars Book
Score: 4
From 294 Ratings

Number the Stars


  • Author : Lois Lowry
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Children's stories
  • Pages : 169
  • ISBN 10 : 0007395205

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It is 1943 and for 10 year old Annemarie life is still fun. But there are worries too - the Nazis have occupied Copenhagen and there are food shortages, curfews and the threat of being stopped by soldiers and Annemarie's best friend is a Jew.

The Three Heavens Book
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

The Three Heavens


  • Author : John Hagee
  • Publisher : Worthy Books
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617955785

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The Three Heavens Excerpt :

As sales of Hagee's current New York Times bestseller, Four Blood Moons, continue to soar, hundreds of thousands of readers have had their thirst whetted to know what is to come at the end of this world . . . heaven itself! Hagee's national media power assures another mega-bestseller.

The Heaven Answer Book Book
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

The Heaven Answer Book


  • Author : Billy Graham
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 189
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400319381

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The Heaven Answer Book Excerpt :

The noted evangelist provides Bible-based answers to commonly asked questions about the existence and characteristics of heaven, what happens when people die, what they will do in heaven, who will get there, and what difference it makes.

The Stellar Heavens Book

The Stellar Heavens


  • Author : J. Ellard Gore
  • Publisher : Wentworth Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 0469895381

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