The Point of It All

The Point of It All
Author: Charles Krauthammer
Publsiher: Crown Forum
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2019-10-22
ISBN 10: 198482550X
ISBN 13: 9781984825506
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Point of It All Book Review:

Created and compiled by Krauthammer before his death, this is a powerful collection of the influential columnist's most important works. Edited and includes an introduction by the columnist's son, Daniel Krauthammer, it is the most intimate and profound book yet by the legendary writer and thinker.

The Point of It All

The Point of It All
Author: Lillie Smith Bailey
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2020-01-30
ISBN 10: 1796085049
ISBN 13: 9781796085044
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Point of It All Book Review:

The Point of It All is a collection of poems grounded in the writer's experiential and vicarious experiences. To the poet, poems are designed to raise, respond and react to points that reach deep into the soul, because therein lies a person's innermost thoughts, emotions and instincts about right and wrong. This poet's vision reflects how deeply she feels about ideas and issues that force humans to question themselves and their behavior. Some of the poems although not intended to be didactic serve as reminders for everyone to be forever conscious of the embedded messages in society that might threaten their values and change their points of emphasis. She offers that it is imperative that everyone must use their voices, poetic or otherwise to forever remain true to their moral vision.

The Point of It All

The Point of It All
Author: J.C. O'Neill
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2019-05-21
ISBN 10: 9004397345
ISBN 13: 9789004397347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Point of It All Book Review:

The atheism of modern thought is based on irrational assumptions...First-century Jews expected a suffering Messiah...Jesus knew it was he...Jesus’ birth and resurrection in history. The point of the parables...The point of Christology...The historical grounds for scepticism about Christian claims concerning Jesus Christ rely on misreadings of the Bible. In a series of original essays, the author issues a formidable challenge to many of the presuppositions of modern theology.

The Point of It All

The Point of It All
Author: Rhonda Cotton
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 68
Release: 2014-06-06
ISBN 10: 1499014791
ISBN 13: 9781499014792
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Point of It All Book Review:

I know I have to answer the call that God has given me, but many times I ask myself, “What's the point!” I contemplate the timing. Relationships with natural and spiritual parents make me wonder if I am worth it. In trying to reach completion with things in life, I have often felt that God has taken His hand off me. As I move past personal limitations, I am able to see the Sovereignty of God; and that being grateful for death and pain is an appropriate spiritual response. In the end and through the strength of God, I will live without the bags that were weighing me down.

What Is the Point of It All

What Is the Point of It All
Author: Warren Roaf
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 82
Release: 2019-02-09
ISBN 10: 179601477X
ISBN 13: 9781796014778
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What Is the Point of It All Book Review:

As a time and interdimensional traveler, Harry Lovely has experienced thousands of strange and exciting events throughout his journey, but nothing prepared him for his current leap into the body of a developing fetus on the planet earth. As he matures, he learns the true nature of his mission and discovers his own purpose for life. As his growth and learning becomes entwined with the ever-present battle of good versus evil, Harry is to play a critical role in the fate of the universe. The world he is born into has become polarized, and the existence of values he had thought were permanent had begun to fade. Who would have thought that concepts like justice, liberty, and even the value of life itself would be replaced by envy, naivete, and a socialized utopia? Will the example of Harry, the final prophet, bring society safely through the pivotal point in time, or will it take the assistance of a mysterious stranger watching from afar to save the day? And if there is a successful outcome, what will be the cost of the sacrifice that is necessary to reach a positive conclusion? What Is the Point of It All will challenge the reader to question one’s own basic values if it is read with an open mind and willingness to see all that exists from another point of view. The author does not claim to have all the answers but invites you to join him on his journey to find them.

Things That Matter

Things That Matter
Author: Charles Krauthammer
Publsiher: Crown Forum
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 038534919X
ISBN 13: 9780385349192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Things That Matter Book Review:

Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals.

The End of the Point

The End of the Point
Author: Elizabeth Graver
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-03-05
ISBN 10: 0062184865
ISBN 13: 9780062184863
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The End of the Point Book Review:

Longlisted for the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction Ashaunt Point, Massachusetts, has anchored life for generations of the Porter family, who summer along its remote, rocky shore. But in 1942, the U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change. That summer, the two older Porter girls—teenagers Helen and Dossie—run wild while their only brother, Charlie, goes off to train for war. The children’s Scottish nurse, Bea, falls in love. And youngest daughter Janie is entangled in an incident that cuts the season short. An unforgettable portrait of one family’s journey through the second half of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Graver’s The End of the Point artfully probes the hairline fractures hidden beneath the surface of our lives and traces the fragile and enduring bonds that connect us.

The Purpose Driven Life

The Purpose Driven Life
Author: Rick Warren
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2012-10-23
ISBN 10: 0310329337
ISBN 13: 9780310329336
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Purpose Driven Life Book Review:

Discover and fulfill your God-given purpose by joining the more than thirty-five million others who have embarked on a spiritual journey that started with this #1 New York Times bestselling book by Pastor Rick Warren. Before you were born, God knew what your life had in store for you. His hope for you is to discover the life he created just for you--both here on earth, and forever in eternity. Let Rick Warren guide you as you learn to live out your true purpose. The Purpose Driven Life is more than a book; it's a road map for your spiritual journey. Combining thoughtful verses from Scripture with timely stories and perspectives from Warren's own life, The Purpose Driven Life will help you discover the answer to one of life's most important questions: What on earth am I here for? Throughout The Purpose Driven Life, Warren will teach you to spend time getting to know yourself and your creator in order to live your life to the fullest. Unlocking your true purpose will also reduce your stress, simplify your decisions, increase your satisfaction, and, most importantly, prepare you for eternity. Designed to be read over the course of forty-two days, The Purpose Driven Life will help you see the big picture, giving you a fresh perspective on the way that the pieces of your life fit together. Every chapter of The Purpose Driven Life provides a daily meditation and practical steps to help you uncover and live out your purpose, starting with exploring three essential questions: The Question of Existence: Why am I alive? The Question of Significance: Does my life matter? The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for? Each copy of The Purpose Driven Life also includes thoughtful discussion questions, audio Bible studies that go along with every chapter, and access to a supportive online community, giving you the opportunity to dive even deeper into each life-changing lesson.

House of Earth and Blood

House of Earth and Blood
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2020-03-03
ISBN 10: 1635574056
ISBN 13: 9781635574050
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

House of Earth and Blood Book Review:

A #1 New York Times bestseller! Sarah J. Maas's brand-new CRESCENT CITY series begins with House of Earth and Blood: the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance. Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life-working hard all day and partying all night-until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She'll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths. Hunt Athalar is a notorious Fallen angel, now enslaved to the Archangels he once attempted to overthrow. His brutal skills and incredible strength have been set to one purpose-to assassinate his boss's enemies, no questions asked. But with a demon wreaking havoc in the city, he's offered an irresistible deal: help Bryce find the murderer, and his freedom will be within reach. As Bryce and Hunt dig deep into Crescent City's underbelly, they discover a dark power that threatens everything and everyone they hold dear, and they find, in each other, a blazing passion-one that could set them both free, if they'd only let it. With unforgettable characters, sizzling romance, and page-turning suspense, this richly inventive new fantasy series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas delves into the heartache of loss, the price of freedom-and the power of love.

What If Love Is the Point

What If Love Is the Point
Author: Carlos PenaVega,Alexa PenaVega
Publsiher: Thomas Nelson
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2022-06-28
ISBN 10: 1400234859
ISBN 13: 9781400234851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What If Love Is the Point Book Review:

Overflowing with both laughter and honest reflections, What If Love Is the Point? shares Carlos and Alexa PenaVegas’ incredible story—from the red carpet, Spy Kids movies, and Big Time Rush to Dancing with the Stars to marriage and now parenthood. The PenaVegas offer an inspiring window into how God builds young faith and strengthens it into lasting love; give insight into how to put God at the center of relationships, family, and career; explore why society’s expectations never fulfill our true needs; and share ideas for resisting the hustle of today’s culture and finding true rest. The world saw Carlos Pena and Alexa Vega enjoying the success of their acting careers—Carlos on Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush and Alexa in the Spy Kids movies. What fans didn’t see was Carlos struggling with the influences of Hollywood and reeling from broken relationships. Or Alexa hiding an eating disorder and recovering from a divorce. Or the question both Carlos and Alexa were asking in the midst of all that fame and fortune: What’s the point of it all anyway? Then the two ended up attending the same Bible study. There they met people who seemed satisfied in life. They met new friends who seemed to be friends with God. They also met each other. Together, Carlos and Alexa discovered that God held the answers to their deepest questions—and even their unspoken longings. Now, happily married with three children, Carlos and Alexa want to tell others where they found true joy: in Jesus. Carlos and Alexa believe that following Jesus was what they were made for—and they believe it’s what you were made for too. If you find yourself asking, Isn’t there more to life than this?, lean in to their remarkable story of tender faith, God’s persistent work, and learning why love is always the point of it all.

The Cruelty Is the Point

The Cruelty Is the Point
Author: Adam Serwer
Publsiher: One World
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-06-29
ISBN 10: 0593230809
ISBN 13: 9780593230800
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cruelty Is the Point Book Review:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From an award-winning journalist at The Atlantic, these searing essays make a powerful case that “real hope lies not in a sunny nostalgia for American greatness but in seeing this history plain—in all of its brutality, unadorned by euphemism” (The New York Times). NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • “No writer better demonstrates how American dreams are so often sabotaged by American history. Adam Serwer is essential.”—Ta-Nehisi Coates To many, our most shocking political crises appear unprecedented—un-American, even. But they are not, writes The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer in this prescient essay collection, which dissects the most devastating moments in recent memory to reveal deeply entrenched dynamics, patterns as old as the country itself. The January 6 insurrection, anti-immigrant sentiment, and American authoritarianism all have historic roots that explain their continued power with or without President Donald Trump—a fact borne out by what has happened since his departure from the White House. Serwer argues that Trump is not the cause, he is a symptom. Serwer’s phrase “the cruelty is the point” became among the most-used descriptions of Trump’s era, but as this book demonstrates, it resonates across centuries. The essays here combine revelatory reporting, searing analysis, and a clarity that’s bracing. In this new, expanded version of his bestselling debut, Serwer elegantly dissects white supremacy’s profound influence on our political system, looking at the persistence of the Lost Cause, the past and present of police unions, the mythology of migration, and the many faces of anti-Semitism. In so doing, he offers abundant proof that our past is present and demonstrates the devastating costs of continuing to pretend it’s not. The Cruelty Is the Point dares us, the reader, to not look away.

Beyond Market Value

Beyond Market Value
Author: Annette Campbell White
Publsiher: University of Texas Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2019-09-03
ISBN 10: 1477319352
ISBN 13: 9781477319352
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Market Value Book Review:

Beyond Market Value chronicles Annette Campbell-White’s remarkable life, from a childhood spent in remote mining camps throughout the British Commonwealth, where books created an imaginary home; to her early adulthood in London, where she first discovered a vocation as a book collector; to Silicon Valley, where she built a pioneering career as a formidable venture capitalist. She recalls the impulsive purchase of the first book in her collection, T. S. Eliot’s A Song for Simeon, and her pursuit of rare editions of all one hundred titles listed in Cyril Connolly’s The Modern Movement. Campbell-White’s collecting and career peaked in 2005, when she acquired the last of the Connolly titles and was first named to Forbes’ Midas List, the annual ranking of the most successful dealmakers in venture capital. In 2007, out of concern for their preservation, Campbell-White rashly sold the Connolly titles she had spent more than twenty years assembling, leading to a new appreciation of what remained of her collection and, going forward, a broader focus on collecting modernist letters, manuscripts, and ephemera. Beyond Market Value is both a loving tribute to literary collecting and a telling account of the challenges of being a woman in the male-dominated world of finance.

Sputnik Sweetheart

Sputnik Sweetheart
Author: Haruki Murakami
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2001-05-22
ISBN 10: 0375413464
ISBN 13: 9780375413469
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sputnik Sweetheart Book Review:

Part romance, part detective story, Sputnik Sweetheart tells the story of a tangled triangle of uniquely unrequited love. K is madly in love with his best friend, Sumire, but her devotion to a writerly life precludes her from any personal commitments. At least, that is, until she meets an older woman to whom she finds herself irresistibly drawn. When Sumire disappears from an island off the coast of Greece, K is solicited to join the search party—and finds himself drawn back into her world and beset by ominous visions. Subtle and haunting, Sputnik Sweetheart is a profound meditation on human longing.

The Giver

The Giver
Author: Lois Lowry
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2014-07-01
ISBN 10: 054434068X
ISBN 13: 9780544340688
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Giver Book Review:

Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.

The Thrill of it All

The Thrill of it All
Author: Joseph O'Connor
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2014-05-15
ISBN 10: 1448156122
ISBN 13: 9781448156122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Thrill of it All Book Review:

At college in 1980s Luton, Robbie Goulding, an Irish-born teenager, meets the elusive Fran Mulvey, an orphaned Vietnamese refugee. Together they form a band. Joined by cellist Sarah-Thérèse Sherlock and her twin brother Seán on drums, The Ships in the Night set out to chase fame. But the story of this makeshift family is haunted by ghosts from the past. Spanning 25 years, The Thrill of it All rewinds and fast-forwards through an evocative soundtrack of struggle and laughter. Infused with blues, ska, classic showtunes, New Wave and punk, using interviews, lyrics, memoirs and diaries, the tale stretches from suburban England to Manhattan’s East Village, from Thatcher-era London to the Hollywood Bowl, from the meadows of the Glastonbury Festival to a wintry Long Island, culminating in a Dublin evening in July 2012, a night that changes everything. A story of loyalties, friendship, the call of the muse, and the beguiling shimmer of teenage dreams, this is a warm-hearted, funny and deeply moving novel for anyone that’s ever loved a song.

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov
Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publsiher: Graphic Arts Books
Total Pages: 890
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN 10: 151326821X
ISBN 13: 9781513268217
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Brothers Karamazov Book Review:

Three brothers and their relations in 19th century Russia provide the base for a sweeping epic overview of human striving, folly and hope. First published in 1880, The Brothers Karamazov is a landmark work in every respect. Revolving around shiftless father Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov are the fates of his three sons, each of whom has fortunes entwined with the others. The eldest son, Dimitri, seeks an inheritance from his father and becomes his rival in love. Ivan, the second son, is so at odds with the world that he is driven near to madness, while the youngest, Alexi, is a man of faith and a natural optimist. These personalities are drawn out and tested in a crucible of conflict and emotion as the author forces upon them fundamental questions of morality, faith, reason and responsibility. This charged situation is pushed to its limit by the addition of the unthinkable, murder and possible patricide. Using shifting viewpoints and delving into the minds of his characters, Dostoevsky adopted fresh techniques to tell his wide-reaching story with power and startling effectiveness. The Brothers Karamazov remains one of the most respected and celebrated novels in all literature and continues to reward readers beyond expectation. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Brothers Karamazov is both modern and readable.

The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending
Author: Julian Barnes
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2011-10-05
ISBN 10: 0307957330
ISBN 13: 9780307957337
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sense of an Ending Book Review:

Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize By an acclaimed writer at the height of his powers, The Sense of an Ending extends a streak of extraordinary books that began with the best-selling Arthur & George and continued with Nothing to Be Frightened Of and, most recently, Pulse. This intense new novel follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he has never much thought about—until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance, one of them from the grave, another maddeningly present. Tony Webster thought he’d left all this behind as he built a life for himself, and by now his marriage and family and career have fallen into an amicable divorce and retirement. But he is then presented with a mysterious legacy that obliges him to reconsider a variety of things he thought he’d understood all along, and to revise his estimation of his own nature and place in the world. A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single sitting, with stunning psychological and emotional depth and sophistication, The Sense of an Ending is a brilliant new chapter in Julian Barnes’s oeuvre.

The Meaning of It All

The Meaning of It All
Author: Richard P. Feynman
Publsiher: Basic Books
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2009-04-29
ISBN 10: 0786739142
ISBN 13: 9780786739141
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Meaning of It All Book Review:

Many appreciate Richard P. Feynman's contributions to twentieth-century physics, but few realize how engaged he was with the world around him—how deeply and thoughtfully he considered the religious, political, and social issues of his day. Now, a wonderful book—based on a previously unpublished, three-part public lecture he gave at the University of Washington in 1963—shows us this other side of Feynman, as he expounds on the inherent conflict between science and religion, people's distrust of politicians, and our universal fascination with flying saucers, faith healing, and mental telepathy. Here we see Feynman in top form: nearly bursting into a Navajo war chant, then pressing for an overhaul of the English language (if you want to know why Johnny can't read, just look at the spelling of “friend”); and, finally, ruminating on the death of his first wife from tuberculosis. This is quintessential Feynman—reflective, amusing, and ever enlightening.

This Is Where It Ends

This Is Where It Ends
Author: Marieke Nijkamp
Publsiher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2019-05-07
ISBN 10: 1492622486
ISBN 13: 9781492622482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This Is Where It Ends Book Review:

The #1 New York Times Bestseller A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Decade A Paste Magazine Best Book of the Decade Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun... 10:00 a.m.: The principal of Opportunity, Alabama's high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve. 10:02 a.m.: The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class. 10:03: The auditorium doors won't open. 10:05: Someone starts shooting. In 54 minutes, four students must confront their greatest hopes, and darkest fears, as they come face-to-face with the boy with the gun. Includes special bonus content: a letter from the author, discussion questions, two bonus chapters, a conversation with the author, and a playlist! Praise for This Is Where It Ends: A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Decade A Paste Magazine Best Book of the Decade A BookRiot Best Book of the Decade A Professional Book Nerds Best Book of the Decade "Marieke Nijkamp's brutal, powerful fictional account of a school shooting is important in its timeliness." —Bustle.com "A gritty, emotional, and suspenseful read and although fictionalized, it reflects on a problematic and harrowing issue across the nation." —Buzzfeed "A compelling, brutal story of an unfortunately all-too familiar situation: a school shooting. Nijkamp portrays the events thoughtfully, recounting fifty-four intense minutes of bravery, love, and loss." —BookRiot

THE GREAT GATSBY

THE GREAT GATSBY
Author: F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Publsiher: PURE SNOW PUBLISHING
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2021-06-21
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

THE GREAT GATSBY Book Review:

THE GREAT GATSBY BY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD Key features of this book: * Unabridged with 100% of it’s original content * Available in multiple formats: eBook, original paperback, large print paperback and hardcover * Easy-to-read 12 pt. font size * Proper paragraph formatting with Indented first lines, 1.25 Line Spacing and Justified Paragraphs * Properly formatted for aesthetics and ease of reading. * Custom Table of Contents and Design elements for each chapter * The Copyright page has been placed at the end of the book, as to not impede the content and flow of the book. Original publication: 1925 The Great Gatsby - The story of the mysteriously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, This book is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book and stands as the supreme achievement of his career. First published in 1925, this classic novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers which depicts the life of lavish parties on Long Island is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. This book is great for schools, teachers and students or for the casual reader, and makes a wonderful addition to any classic literary library At Pure Snow Publishing we have taken the time and care into formatting this book to make it the best possible reading experience. We specialize in publishing classic books and have been publishing books since 2014. We now have over 500 book listings available for purchase. Enjoy!