1) Finding me
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This is Viola Davis' story, in her own words, and spans her incredible, inspiring life, from her coming-of-age in Rhode Island to her present day. Hers is a story of overcoming, a true hero's journey. "In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and...
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Tyson has been blessed to grace the stage and screen for six decades. She has been the church girl who once rarely spoke a word; the teenager who sought solace in the verses of the old hymn for which this book is named. A daughter and mother, a sister, and a friend, she is also an observer of human nature and the dreamer of audacious dreams. Here, in her ninth decade, Tyson is a woman who has something meaningful to say. -- adapted from jacket
A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery.
1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that...
When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos. She retreats to the small coastal town in the Outer Banks where she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs. She has a wayward husband who has asked to come home and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Upon arrival, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrives. Paul is the only guest at the inn, and he is facing his own crisis of conscience....
Hardship, sacrifice, determination, and ultimate triumph are the elements that make up Blind Faith, the frank and compelling biography of Lula Hardaway, mother of superstar musician and singer Stevie Wonder. Written with her full cooperation and participation, this is the first authorized look into the life of the woman who gave birth to and nurtured one of America's greatest musicians/songwriters -- and the struggles that preceded his rise to fame...
10) Ender's game
A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the...
Based on the New York Times best-selling young adult novel, this hauntingly intense coming-of-age story about two teenage star-crossed lovers in a small South Carolina town who uncover dark secrets about their families, their history and their town has been adapted and directed by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Richard LaGravenese (The Fisher King). Oscar® winners Emma Thompson (Harry Potter films) and Jeremy Irons (The Mission), Oscar® nominee Viola...
Diane Lane, Richard Gere and James Franco star in Nicholas Sparks' tender story of hope and joy; of sacrifice and forgiveness--a moving reminder that love is possible at any age, at any time, and often when least expected--Nights in Rodanthe. At forty-five, Adrienne Willis (Diane Lane--Must Love Dogs) must rethink her entire life when her husband abandons her for a younger woman. She flees to the small coastal town of Rodanthe, North Carolina. But...
Sister Aloysius, the rigid and feared principal of the Saint Nicholas Church School, has an intense dislike for the progressive and popular parish priest Father Flynn. She believes she's uncovered the ultimate sin when she hears he has taken a special interest in a troubled boy. But without proof, the only thing certain is doubt. Based on the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play.
A teenage girl (Liana Liberato, "If I Stay") is targeted by an online sexual predator. This dark thriller from "Friends" star David Schwimmer features Clive Owen ("Children of Men"), Catherine Keener ("Being John Malkovich"), Jason Clarke ("Dawn of the Planet of the Apes") and Viola Davis ("Fences").