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Kingsbury, Karen

Overview
Works: 580 works in 2,393 publications in 9 languages and 202,772 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Love stories  Psychological fiction  Football stories  Romance fiction  Christmas stories  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3561.I4873, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Karen Kingsbury
Publications by Karen Kingsbury
Most widely held works about Karen Kingsbury
 
Most widely held works by Karen Kingsbury
The chance by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,256 libraries worldwide
Vowing to meet eleven years after sealing letters they wrote to each other in an old metal box, best friends Ellie and Nolan both have reservations about seeing each other again as loneliness, personal tragedies, and a lack of faith haunt both of them
The bridge : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,199 libraries worldwide
Ryan Kelly spends plenty of time at The Bridge--the oldest bookstore in historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee--remembering the times he and Molly Allen--who moved to Portland--once spent there, and now, with the bookstore in deep financial trouble, it will take a miracle to keep tragedy from unfolding
Summer by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 3,168 libraries worldwide
Dayne Matthews finds the perfect solution to his on-camera love scenes--his wife, Katy, will star in his next film--but in an effort to appease the press, the couple agrees to a twelve-episode reality show, which creates trouble for the newlyweds
Sunset by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,084 libraries worldwide
As John Baxter makes plans to marry Elaine, one of the Baxters enters into the most trying season of all
Someday by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,059 libraries worldwide
Pressures of the celebrity lifestyle weigh heavily on Dayne and Katy Matthews as they take on separate movie projects. Tabloid rumors talk of trouble and unfaithfulness between the two, but finally something drastic catches Daynes attention and makes him realize the destruction theyre playing with. But will it be too late? The Flanigan family recognizes the deep loss of the Christian Kids Theater program, and they lead a final effort to keep the theater from being torn down. Meanwhile, John Baxter takes the next step in his growing relationship with Elaine, giving him a season to contemplate selling the Baxter house and, along with it, losing a lifetime of memories made there. As the rest of the family considers the future and what may lie ahead, they must pull together like never before. Only their undying love for each other can help the Baxters get past the trials of today for a life they know is possible ... someday. --From publisher description
Between Sundays by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,003 libraries worldwide
Aaron Hill has it all---athletic good looks and the many privileges of a star quarterback. His Sundays are spent playing NFL football in front of a televised audience of millions. But Aaron's about to receive an unexpected handoff, one that will give him a whole new view of his self-centered life. Derrick Anderson is a family man who volunteers his time with foster kids while sustaining a long career as a pro football player. But now he's looking for a miracle. He must act as team mentor while still striving for the one thing that matters most this season---keeping a promise he made years ago. Megan Gunn works two jobs and spends her spare time helping at the youth center. Much of what she does, she does for the one boy for whom she is everything---a foster child whose dying mother left him in Megan's care. Now she wants to adopt him, but one obstacle stands in the way. Her foster son, Cory, is convinced that 49ers quarterback Aaron Hill is his father. Two men and the game they love. A woman with a heart for the lonely and lost, and a boy who believes the impossible. Thrown together in a season of self-discovery, they're about to learn lessons in character and grace, love and sacrifice. Because in the end life isn't defined by what takes place on the first day of the week, but how we live it between Sundays
Fifteen minutes : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Afrikaans and held by 2,997 libraries worldwide
Just as Zack Dylan on the verge of winning it all on the popular TV show Fifteen Minutes, his choices lead him to the brink of personal disaster. Meanwhile, a former Fifteen Minutes winner is searching for meaning amidst her own private losses. Can she warn Zack about the real price of fame? Or will Zack lose everything he loves for his fifteen minutes of glory?
Redemption by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,936 libraries worldwide
When Laura Baxter Jacobs finds out that her husband is involved in an adulterous relationship and wants a divorce, she decides she will love him and remain faithful to her marriage at all costs. This book shows how God can redeem seemingly hopeless relationships, while illustrating one of Gary Smalley's key messages: love is a decision
One Tuesday morning by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
33 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,919 libraries worldwide
The last thing Jake Bryan knew was the roar of the World Trade Center collapsing on top of him and his fellow firefighters. The man in the hospital bed remembers nothing. Not rusing with his teammates up the stairway of the south tower to help trapped victims. Not being blasted from the building. and not the woman sitting by his bedside who says she is his wife. Jamie Bryan will do anything to help her beloved husband regain his memory, and with it their storybook family life with their small daughter, Sierra. But that means helping Jake redisover the one thing Jamie has never shared with him: his deep faith in God
Found by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,916 libraries worldwide
John Baxter attempts to fulfill his wife's dying wish to find their firstborn son, actor Dayne Matthews embarks on a personal search for truth, and theater director Katy Hart makes a decision that may completely transform her life
Leaving by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and Afrikaans and held by 2,902 libraries worldwide
Bailey Flanigan leaves Bloomington after winning an audition for the ensemble of a Broadway musical in New York City. In order to be closer to his mother in jail, Cody takes a coaching job in a small community outside Indianapolis. But new friends, distance, and circumstances expose cracks in his relationship with Bailey
Take one by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Afrikaans and held by 2,894 libraries worldwide
Two unknown producers struggle to fulfill their dreams to change lives through the power of film. With millions of investors' dollars on the line, everything starts to fall apart and they realize they may be in over their heads. Is it possible to beat the odds and make a movie unlike anything ever done before? Or, will they lose everything in the process?
Forever by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,893 libraries worldwide
Katie Hart is thrilled about her future with Hollywood's Dayne Matthews. But as she plans a wedding and looks for a house on the shores of Lake Monroe, she receives tragic news. Now she and the members of the Baxter family must travel to Los Angeles and sort through their options. While paparazzi open fire on the Baxter family, Luke Baxter must wrestle with feelings that have troubled him for nearly a year. Ultimately, the Baxter family must pull together one last time in an act of service and love to help Katie and Dayne find what they've always been looking for - a chance at forever
Take three by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Afrikaans and held by 2,877 libraries worldwide
The third book in the Above the Line series follows filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison as they celebrate their first successful movie. But in the midst of family relationships, broken budgets, and conflicting dreams, Chase and Keith must find their way through the maze of pain and questions that comes with everything they thought they wanted. It is a "story of broken hearts, brilliant success, and second chances"--Cover, p.[1]
A thousand tomorrows by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,873 libraries worldwide
"A young couple faces the challenge of falling in love, while seemingly doomed to repeat the negative patterns they have established for most of their lives"--Provided by the publisher
Fame by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,862 libraries worldwide
Dayne Matthews returns to Hollywood and is caught up in the dangerous world of fame and paparazzi. Katy Hart is delighted when she learns she can play opposite of Dayne in a Hollywood film. The choices these two make will change their lives forever
Forgiven by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,847 libraries worldwide
Famed Hollywood actor Dayne Matthews struggles to deal with the shocking discoveries he has made about his past and to find the strength to forgive
Return by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,833 libraries worldwide
Devastated by the events of September 11, 2001, Luke Baxter has walked away from everything that mattered to him: his faith, his family, and Reagan, his only love. What Luke doesn't know is that he is about to become a father. Someone in his family discovers the truth, but she has a secret of her own -- one that will change the Baxter's lives forever
Family by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,833 libraries worldwide
After finding his firstborn son, John Baxter looks for a way to tell his other children, while a sensational Hollywood trial reunites Dayne Matthews and Katy Hart, but just when love has the chance to win, doubts and presumed scandals push them further apart
Like dandelion dust by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,795 libraries worldwide
"When Joey Campbell's biological father is released from prison, four-year old Joey faces a life no one could've planned. His father wants custody, and a judge's quick decision deals a devastating blow to the Campbell family: Joey must be returned to his biological parents. In a haze of grief and disbelief, the Campbells watch their adopted son pick a dandelion and blow the feathery seeds into the wind. And in the days following the ruling, Jack Campbell conceives a desperate and dangerous thought. What if they can devise a way out? What if they take Joey and disappear ... just like dandelion dust?"--Page 4 of cover
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Tyler, Kelsey

K KINGSBURY
Karen Kingsbury American Christian novelist
Karen Kingsbury Amerikaans journaliste
Kingsbury, Karen S.
Tyler, Kelsey
Tyler, Kelsey 1963-
Languages
English (396)
Polish (21)
Afrikaans (13)
Dutch (5)
Russian (4)
French (2)
Swedish (2)
Danish (1)
Spanish (1)
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