David C Cook Free Book of the Week

Freebooksy has partnered with publisher David C Cook to offer our fans 2 free ebooks every week between now and Christmas! Today’s free book is below. Click here to see previous free books.  

An adventure teeming with a positive outlook on life, this first book in the series is a winner for all ages.

An orphan faces an evil magician in this literary fantasy for readers of all ages that probes the depths of good and evil.

The life of ten-year-old Zac Sparks changes overnight when his mother is killed by lightning. He’s sent to live in Five Corners with his Aunties, two cruel old hags who obviously don’t like him. It isn’t long before Zac knows something really strange is going on. Five Corners is populated with weird characters–a midget butler, a girl who doesn’t speak, a blind balloon seller, and a mysterious singer who is heard but not seen. Then there’s the Aunties’ father, Dada. Zac’s first encounter with Dada is so terrifying he faints dead away.

The one bright spot is Sky Porter, the proprietor of the general store across the street, a friendly soul who encourages Zac–when the Aunties aren’t looking–and shows him a kindness that is sadly lacking from his dismal life. But Sky isn’t what he seems either, and when Zac learns Sky’s amazing secret he realizes, to his dismay, that this wonderful man may have a very dark side as well.

Discovering that Dada is an evil magician who is intent on stealing the ultimate treasure, Zac knows many lives are at stake, including his own. With time running out, he must turn to the one person who might be able to help: Sky Porter. Can Zac trust him?

 

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This book is free on 11/8 -11/9.

About David C. Cook 

  

David C Cook is a nonprofit organization dedicated to publishing and distributing leadership and discipleship resources to help Christians all over the world grow in their faith and pass it on to the next generation. We call this “DiscipleShaping“. We were established in 1875 by David Caleb Cook in Chicago, IL. Since that time, we have published numerous bestselling books from The Picture Bible to Crazy Love by Francis Chan, developed over ten lines of Sunday school curriculum, and published many of today’s most popular praise and worship songs through our music division, Kingsway.

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Book Giveaway: Unconventional

Fans! We’re giving away 10 paperback copies of the book UNCONVENTIONAL.

YOUNG JAMES FROST just knows, deep in his bones, that he’s a writer. He writes far into early mornings, after his wearying hours of scrubbing toilets and sweeping floors. He loves writing that much.

But it’s not only the joy of words that keeps him grinding; it’s his desire to retire the janitor’s mop. He sees being published as the key to living an improved life. James has another deep-seated conviction: that he’s not good enough. He secretly longs to be accepted.

However, the conventional others in his life seem all too willing to remind him that he’s wasting his time. Then he meets and falls in love with Leigh, the one bright spot in his endless misery of self-doubt. A quiet but resolutely religious girl, she has to fight off disapproval of her own from overly critical parents, whose insults are countered by James’s often-voiced admiration of her. Likewise, Leigh’s faith in his talents begins to build his confidence, eventually allowing her to introduce him to a different way to help himself: relying on God.

Ultimately, James’s newfound faith is sorely tested to the point of doubt when his dream to be published seems to melt into a mirage, smothered by countless rejection slips from agents and publishers. His faith is also battered by having to fight highly emotional battles and suffer fear and loss. Just when James appears hopelessly sapped by devastating events, one last door opens, and he’s rocked by an epiphany.

UNCONVENTIONAL is designed to inspire readers to reach for their dreams. Buy this book. Read it. Share it with everyone you know. You – and they – will be glad you did!

   

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Impossible Compassion: Free Kindle Book

The ideas expressed in it helped confirm and reinforce things I was coming to terms with, and is a great tool to use a reference!

In Impossible Compassion, Edward Mannix challenges readers to create a better world by creating better versions of themselves. By focusing on what Mannix terms ‘metaphysical causation’ and ‘interlocking karma,’ we can achieve a state of inner peace that will spread to all people. 

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This book is free 11/6 – 11/8.

Edward Mannix

Edward Mannix began his journey towards spiritual fulfillment more than 20 years ago. He has traveled extensively through Asia and Europe practicing Vipassana meditation and studying in monasteries.

Edward earned an MBA from Columbia University. He has been utilizing transformational processes to help people reach their physical/spiritual/emotional/material goals since 2009.

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