A Hope in the Unseen

A Hope in the Unseen
Author: Ron Suskind
Publsiher: Crown
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2010-08-18
ISBN 10: 0307763080
ISBN 13: 9780307763082
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Hope in the Unseen Book Review:

The inspiring, true coming-of-age story of a ferociously determined young man who, armed only with his intellect and his willpower, fights his way out of despair. In 1993, Cedric Jennings was a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate was well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boasted an average of B or better. At Ballou, Cedric had almost no friends. He ate lunch in a classroom most days, plowing through the extra work he asked for, knowing that he was really competing with kids from other, harder schools. Cedric Jennings’s driving ambition—which was fully supported by his forceful mother—was to attend a top college. In September 1995, after years of near superhuman dedication, he realized that ambition when he began as a freshman at Brown University. But he didn't leave his struggles behind. He found himself unprepared for college: he struggled to master classwork and fit in with the white upper-class students. Having traveled too far to turn back, Cedric was left to rely on his intelligence and his determination to maintain hope in the unseen—a future of acceptance and reward. In this updated edition, A Hope in the Unseen chronicles Cedric’s odyssey during his last two years of high school, follows him through his difficult first year at Brown, and tells the story of his subsequent successes in college and the world of work. Eye-opening, sometimes humorous, and often deeply moving, A Hope in the Unseen weaves a crucial new thread into the rich and ongoing narrative of the American experience.

A Hope in the Unseen

A Hope in the Unseen
Author: Ron Suskind
Publsiher: Broadway
Total Pages: 373
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 0767901266
ISBN 13: 9780767901260
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Hope in the Unseen Book Review:

Follows a determined African American teenager from a violent school in Washington, D.C., to the bewildering world of the Ivy League

Hope Unseen

Hope Unseen
Author: Scotty Smiley,Doug Crandall
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-09-14
ISBN 10: 9781439186824
ISBN 13: 1439186820
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hope Unseen Book Review:

The inspiring, unflinching true story of “blind” faith, as Major Scotty Smiley awakes in a hospital bed and realizes his world is permanently dark he must stretch his faith like never before. Courageous, heartfelt, and honest, Hope Unseen challenges readers to question their doubts, not their beliefs, and depend upon God no matter what. A nervous glance from a man in a parked car. Muted instincts from a soldier on patrol. Violent destruction followed by total darkness. Two weeks later, Scotty Smiley woke up in Walter Reed Army Medical Center, helpless . . . and blind. Blindness became Scotty’s journey of supreme testing. As he lay helpless in the hospital, Captain Smiley resented the theft of his dreams—becoming a CEO, a Delta Force operator, or a four-star general. With his wife Tiffany’s love and the support of his family and friends, Scotty was transformed—the injury only intensifying his indomitable spirit. Since the moment he jumped out of a hospital bed and forced his way through nurses and cords to take a simple shower, Captain Scotty Smiley has climbed Mount Rainier, won an ESPY as Best Outdoor Athlete, surfed, skydived, become a father, earned an MBA from Duke, taught leadership at West Point, commanded an army company, and won the MacArthur Leadership Award. Scotty and Tiffany Smiley have lived out a faith so real that it will inspire you to question your own doubts, push you to serve something bigger than yourself, and encourage you to cling to a Hope Unseen.

The Way of the World

The Way of the World
Author: Ron Suskind
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2013-03-28
ISBN 10: 147112827X
ISBN 13: 9781471128271
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Way of the World Book Review:

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind comes a startling look at how America and the West lost their way, and at the struggles of their respective governments to reclaim the moral authority on which their survival depends. From the White House to Downing Street, and from the fault-line countries of South Asia tothe sands of Guantanamo, Suskind offers an astonishing story that connects world leaders to the forces waging today's shadow wars and to the next generation of global citizens. Tracking down truth and hope, Suskind delivers historic disclosures with this emotionally stirring and strikingly original portrait of the post 9-11 world.

The Unseen World A Novel

The Unseen World  A Novel
Author: Liz Moore
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2016-07-26
ISBN 10: 0393245004
ISBN 13: 9780393245004
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unseen World A Novel Book Review:

The moving story of a daughter’s quest to discover the truth about her beloved father’s hidden past. Ada Sibelius is raised by David, her brilliant, eccentric, socially inept single father, who directs a computer science lab in 1980s-era Boston. Home-schooled, Ada accompanies David to work every day; by twelve, she is a painfully shy prodigy. The lab begins to gain acclaim at the same time that David’s mysterious history comes into question. When his mind begins to falter, leaving Ada virtually an orphan, she is taken in by one of David’s colleagues. Soon she embarks on a mission to uncover her father’s secrets: a process that carries her from childhood to adulthood. What Ada discovers on her journey into a virtual universe will keep the reader riveted until The Unseen World’s heart-stopping, fascinating conclusion.

Witnesses of the Unseen

Witnesses of the Unseen
Author: Lakhdar Boumediene,Mustafa Ait Idir
Publsiher: Stanford University Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-04-10
ISBN 10: 1503602117
ISBN 13: 9781503602113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Witnesses of the Unseen Book Review:

This searing memoir shares the trauma and triumphs of Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir's time inside America's most notorious prison. Lakhdar and Mustafa were living quiet, peaceful lives in Bosnia when, in October 2001, they were arrested and accused of participating in a terrorist plot. After a three-month investigation uncovered no evidence, all charges were dropped and Bosnian courts ordered their freedom. However, under intense U.S. pressure, Bosnian officials turned them over to American soldiers. They were flown blindfolded and shackled to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where they were held in outdoor cages for weeks as the now-infamous military prison was built around them. Guantanamo became their home for the next seven years. They endured torture and harassment and force-feedings and beatings, all the while not knowing if they would ever see their families again. They had no opportunity to argue their innocence until 2008, when the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in their case, Boumediene v. Bush, confirming Guantanamo detainees' constitutional right to challenge their detention in federal court. Weeks later, the George W. Bush–appointed federal judge who heard their case, stunned by the absence of evidence against them, ordered their release. Now living in Europe and rebuilding their lives, Lakhdar and Mustafa are finally free to share a story that every American ought to know. Learn more at witnessesbook.com or donate to a crowdsourced restitution fund at GoFundMe.com/witnesses.

An Unseen Angel

An Unseen Angel
Author: Alissa Parker
Publsiher: Ensign Peak
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2017-04-04
ISBN 10: 9781629722795
ISBN 13: 1629722790
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Unseen Angel Book Review:

As the mother of one of the children who died at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, Alissa Parker had her world shattered by a mass murderer's rampage. She was left to make sense of her daughter's life and death and to rebuild, seeking a deeply spiritual path to carry on with her life and find new meaning and purpose. As a co-founder of SafeandSoundSchools.org, a touring national advocacy group that helps people take action to make schools safer, Alissa has talked to hundreds of parents around the country about her ordeal and how she was able to endure the unspeakable horror of Sandy Hook. An Unseen Angeltakes readers though Alissa's complete journey, chronicling the moment-by-moment account of the day that began with every parent's worst nightmare: hearing, "There's been a shooting at your child's school." It follows her faith-filled spiritual path to coping, healing, forgiving, and eventually feeling gratitude for the life and love of her daughter Emilie. She describes a bond of love between a mother and daughter that is so profound it transcends the physical body and touches Alissa and the people who loved Emilie who feel her presence every day. And she articulates her deep Christian faith, which guided the answers to Alissa's gut-wrenching, post-tragedy questioning: "Where is Emilie now?" "Can love transcend the physical body?" "How can I know that Emilie is in a better place?" "How do I deal with the 'here and now' when the pain and anger I feel is so overwhelming?" This is the first book about the school-shooting tragedies with a focus on faith and spirituality. As we learn Alissa's story, we are introduced to a special little girl who was wise beyond her years and whose lessons about life and the transcendent power of love continued even after she had passed away."

The Unseen Universe

The Unseen Universe
Author: Balfour Stewart
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 273
Release: 1879
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X002157366
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Wisdom of the Unseen

Wisdom of the Unseen
Author: Sayyed Aamir Raza
Publsiher: Wasila Society
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2014-05-11
ISBN 10: 1499390998
ISBN 13: 9781499390995
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wisdom of the Unseen Book Review:

This book uses the ontology of Iranian Philosopher Mulla Sadra to interpret the physical world and its connection with God and Angels to give answers to basic questions about this universe and life. The following are some of such questions this book answers logically on the basis of Mulla Sadra’s ontology: Is this World a reality or just an illusion? What is the true reality of Space and Time? Is Space really limitless and what are the reasons for its limitlessness? Does Time really exist or does it only appear to pass in our minds? Is this World created by itself or by a supernatural being called God? What is the Proof of God’s existence? Do Angels also exist? And how? How did God and Angels create this World? Do God and Angels affect the daily events of this world? and how? Where are God and Angels located? Why man cannot see God and Angels? What is the Purpose of the World’s Creation? Does Man have a free will? And is God the source of evils in this World? Will this World continue to exist for ever? What will happen after the end of this World?

Alif the Unseen

Alif the Unseen
Author: G. Willow Wilson
Publsiher: Emblem Editions
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2012-07-10
ISBN 10: 0771089104
ISBN 13: 9780771089107
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alif the Unseen Book Review:

A tour-de-force of a debut that blends classic fantasy -- the fascinating, frightening, sometimes-invisible world of the djinn -- that's genies to some of us -- with the 21st-century reality of a super-hacker in mortal danger in a repressive security state on the Arabian Gulf. Alif (that's his handle) is a brilliant young superhacker working out of his mother's small apartment, and his computer has just been breached. While Alif scrambles to protect his clients -- dissidents and outlaws alike, whoever needs to hide their digital traces, he and his friends realize that they've been found by 'the Hand' -- maybe a person, maybe a program, but definitely able to find anyone, and that could lead to prison, or worse. Alif, with the help of his childhood friend Dina, an ancient book sent to him in secret by his lost love (who may be frighteningly connected to the Hand) and a terrifying protector who almost looks human, must go underground -- or rather, find a way into the hidden world of the djinn. They wrote the mysterious book centuries ago, and have knowledge that might just allow Alif to infiltrate the most sophisticated information technology the world has ever seen, and perhaps save himself, his loved ones, and freedom itself. With shades of Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, William Gibson, and the timeless Thousand and One Nights, Alif the Unseen is a tour-de-force debut with major potential -- a masterful, addictive blend of the ancient and the more-than-modern, smuggled inside an irresistible page-turner.

The Unseen

The Unseen
Author: Katherine Webb
Publsiher: Orion
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2011-03-31
ISBN 10: 1409112624
ISBN 13: 9781409112624
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unseen Book Review:

From the author of the acclaimed debut THE LEGACY comes a compelling tale of love, deception and illusion. England, 1911. When a free-spirited young woman arrives in a sleepy Berkshire village to work as a maid in the household of The Reverend and Mrs Canning, she sets in motion a chain of events which changes all their lives. For Cat has a past - a past her new mistress is willing to overlook, but will never understand . . . This is not all Hester Canning has to cope with. When her husband invites a young man into their home, he brings with him a dangerous obsession . . . During the long, oppressive summer, the rectory becomes charged with ambition, love and jealousy - with the most devastating consequences.

The Unseen Things

The Unseen Things
Author: Kathryn A. Rhine
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 9780253021434
ISBN 13: 025302143X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unseen Things Book Review:

Introduction: Things unseenFirst loves -- Twice married -- Dilemmas of disclosure -- Intimate ethics -- Hope -- Conclusion: Evidence and substance.

Living from the Unseen

Living from the Unseen
Author: Wendy Backlund
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2012-06-30
ISBN 10: 9780985477363
ISBN 13: 0985477369
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Living from the Unseen Book Review:

We are first and foremost a spirit living in a natural body - learning to see, hear and access the spirit realm and its principles. Learning to live life through the eyes of the spirit is transforming and freeing. Living from the Unseen reveals that we can live life through the eyes of the spirit and with an awareness of the spiritual realities and principals that affect our everyday lives. This is a book that shares insights on how to obtain a transformed life through renewing the mind. Wendy's journey, and these insights, are meant for those Christians who intuitively know there is more to "walking in the Spirit" than traditionally understood by the Church. This book will also help Christians who are tired, discouraged, hopeless or hungering for their destiny and identity to be fully developed and released. This book will help identify beliefs that block the reception of God's blessings and hinder our ability to live out our destiny. You will learn that: * Believing differently, not trying harder, is the key to change. * You cannot do what you don't believe you are. * You can only receive what you think you are worth.* Rather than learning how to die - it is time to learn how to live.

The Unseen Realm

The Unseen Realm
Author: Heiser, Michael S.
Publsiher: Lexham Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2015-09-01
ISBN 10: 1577995570
ISBN 13: 9781577995579
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unseen Realm Book Review:

In The Unseen Realm, Dr. Michael Heiser examines the ancient context of Scripture, explaining how its supernatural worldview can help us grow in our understanding of God. He illuminates intriguing and amazing passages of the Bible that have been hiding in plain sight. You'll find yourself engaged in an enthusiastic pursuit of the truth, resulting in a new appreciation for God's Word. Why wasn't Eve surprised when the serpent spoke to her? How did descendants of the Nephilim survive the flood? Why did Jacob fuse Yahweh and his Angel together in his prayer? Who are the assembly of divine beings that God presides over? In what way do those beings participate in God's decisions? Why do Peter and Jude promote belief in imprisoned spirits? Why does Paul describe evil spirits in terms of geographical rulership? Who are the "glorious ones" that even angels dare not rebuke? After reading this book, you may never read your Bible the same way again. Endorsements "There is a world referred to in the Scripture that is quite unseen, but also quite present and active. Michael Heiser's The Unseen Realm seeks to unmask this world. Heiser shows how important it is to understand this world and appreciate how its contribution helps to make sense of Scripture. The book is clear and well done, treating many ideas and themes that often go unseen themselves. With this book, such themes will no longer be neglected, so read it and discover a new realm for reflection about what Scripture teaches." --Darrell L. Bock, Executive Director for Cultural Engagement, Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement "'How was it possible that I had never seen that before?' Dr. Heiser's survey of the complex reality of the supernatural world as the Scriptures portray it covers a subject that is strangely sidestepped. No one is going to agree with everything in his book, but the subject deserves careful study, and so does this book." --John Goldingay, David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament, School of Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary "This is a 'big' book in the best sense of the term. It is big in its scope and in its depth of analysis. Michael Heiser is a scholar who knows Scripture intimately in its ancient cultural context. All--scholars, clergy, and laypeople--who read this profound and accessible book will grow in their understanding of both the Old and New Testaments, particularly as their eyes are opened to the Bible's 'unseen world.'" --Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College

Life Animated

Life  Animated
Author: Ron Suskind
Publsiher: Disney Electronic Content
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2016-07-12
ISBN 10: 1368003958
ISBN 13: 9781368003957
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life Animated Book Review:

Now an award winning motion picture! Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them into a language to express love and loss, kinship, brotherhood.The family was forced to become animated characters, communicating with him in Disney dialogue and song; until they all emerge, together, revealing how, in darkness, we all literally need stories to survive. This edition has been updated with additional material from the Suskind family.

The Unseen Blossom

The Unseen Blossom
Author: Zlaikha Y Samad,L'Mere Younossi
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2018-12-06
ISBN 10: 9780998103631
ISBN 13: 0998103632
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unseen Blossom Book Review:

Two searching souls embark on a mystical journey and create a magical love story from the dusty roads of Kabul to enchanted gardens that reveal the realities of life. To find the unseen fig blossom and give rise to everlasting happiness, they must delve within themselves to find the true meaning of selflessness and the essence of good deeds.

The Unseen Path

The Unseen Path
Author: JD de Pavilly
Publsiher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2019-04-15
ISBN 10: 1789017742
ISBN 13: 9781789017748
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unseen Path Book Review:

When Andy Bowson of the Counter Terrorism Police witnesses the shooting of a suspected Jihadi, he finds himself embroiled in a violent world of politics, fanaticism and distrust. He must work quickly to confront escalating acts of terror and counter-terror, whilst finding himself confronted with an increasing number of questions. Why has his wife Sally suddenly disappeared? Who is the enigmatic ‘Henry’ of the intelligence service? What is the unknown force attacking the terrorists, while the government steadily loses control? The more Bowson and his team investigate, the deeper the mystery becomes. Nothing is certain anymore and he must decide who he can trust to help him discover why a war has broken out on the streets of Britain and the authorities seemingly half-hearted in their attempts to defeat it. Meanwhile, Sally finds herself in the midst of any increasingly strange mystery. Can she ever be reunited with her husband and does she want to be? Something ancient, lost and long forgotten has decided to involve itself in the affairs of modern Britain, but why?

Unseen

Unseen
Author: Sara Hagerty
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-08-29
ISBN 10: 0310339987
ISBN 13: 9780310339984
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unseen Book Review:

Every heart longs to be seen and understood. Yet most of our lives is unwitnessed. We spend our days working, driving, parenting. We sometimes spend whole seasons feeling unnoticed and unappreciated. So how do we find contentment when we feel so hidden? In Unseen, Sara Hagerty suggests that this is exactly what God intended. He is the only One who truly knows us. He is the only One who understands the value of the unseen in our lives. When this truth seeps into our souls, we realize that only when we hide ourselves in God can we give ourselves to others in true freedom—and know the joy of a deeper relationship with the God who sees us. Our culture applauds what we can produce, what we can show, what we can upload to social media. Only when we give all of ourselves to God—unedited, abandoned, apparently wasteful in its lack of productivity—can we live out who God created us to be. As Hagerty writes, “Maybe my seemingly unproductive, looking-up-at-Him life produces awe among the angels.” Through an eloquent exploration of both personal and biblical story, Hagerty calls us to offer every unseen minute of our lives to God. God is in the secret places of our lives that no one else witnesses. But we’ve not been relegated to these places. We’ve been invited. We may be “wasting” ourselves in a hidden corner today: The cubicle on the fourth floor. The hospital bedside of an elderly parent. The laundry room. But these are the places God uses to meet us with a radical love. These are the places that produce the kind of unhinged love in us that gives everything at His feet, whether or not anyone else ever proclaims our name, whether or not anyone else ever sees. God’s invitation is not just for a season or a day. It is the question of our lives: “When no one else applauds you, when it makes no sense, when you see no results—will you waste your love on Me?”

Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen
Author: David Carroll
Publsiher: Scholastic Canada
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-10
ISBN 10: 1443146900
ISBN 13: 9781443146906
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sight Unseen Book Review:

What would it feel like to know you are going blind? Thirteen-year-old Finn loves bike riding - the more dangerous the trail, the better. But he had a spectacular crash a few months ago, and he's just received a diagnosis that will change his life. He is slowly going blind. In a few years his vision will be gone. Desperate to salvage something of his "last" summer, Finn invites a friend to the cottage and is drawn to a strange island that seems to glimmer - but no one else can see it. When he gets close, he's sucked into something he could never have anticipated. Can Finn's friend Cheese help him come to terms with "lights out" . . . or will it take something much more extraordinary?

Seeing the Unseen

Seeing the Unseen
Author: Joe Beam
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 9781439122723
ISBN 13: 1439122725
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seeing the Unseen Book Review:

There's a WAR Going on...and Your FAITH Is at Stake. Imagine for a minute that you are in a war. You're on the frontlines. You see the explosions And you smell the smoke. Wounded loved ones are falling around you, and you want to fight back; but the unseen enemy seems to be everywhere, and he seems to have the advantage. If only you could know the plans and strategies of this unseen enemy, then you could know where he will strike next and how to fight him. This war, of course, is not between two countries and is not waged with earthly weapons, but it is very real, and you are living in it right now. This war is spiritual, and the enemy you fight is not of this world but of the unseen spiritual world. In this newly revised and updated bestseller, Joe Beam reveal Satan's powerful weaponry -- his lies, deceptions, and manipulations -- and unmasks his strategy to destroy your life and those you care for. This is not a book of wild sensationalism; rather, it is a dedicated study of God's Word and a sharing of stories of tragedy and triumph. Open this book, uncover your enemy, and prepare for victory.