Description : Sound familiar? 1. You spot a cute boy (we’ll call him Boy A). 2. You dream about Boy A. 3. You do whatever it takes to make Boy A notice you. 4. Even though Boy A doesn’t pursue you, you hang on to your dream of Boy A until he (a) moves to the North Pole with no access to a cell phone or computer, (b) dies and is buried or cremated, or (c) begins dating another girl. 5. You mend your broken heart by hating Boy A and finding another cute boy (Boy B). You replace Boy A with Boy B and begin all over again . . . Paula has gone through an entire alphabet—and more—of boys over the years. As she shares her journal entries and stories—the good, the bad, and the ugly—you’ll be encouraged to trust God with your love life and buckle up for the ride! Written for teen girls, Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl will help you on your own journey from neediness to freedom. Part of the True Woman publishing line, whose goal is to encourage women to exude God’s beauty by embracing his design for womanhood
Description : Companion guide to And the Bride Wore White Don't let your youth be a cultural statistic. Youth leaders and parents will be glad to see the training materials available for the bestselling And the Bride Wore White by Dannah Gresh. Perfect for individual and small group study, the DVD, leader's guide, and study guide will complement perfectly. DVD includes bonus tracks.
Description : You have been lied to! Have you been deceived? Through a nationwide survey and in-depth discussion groups, Nancy and Dannah have listened carefully to the heart of your generation. And here are some things they’ve heard: “I know God should be the only thing that satisfies, but if it could be Him and my friends, then I could be happy.” "It seems like I have been struggling with depression forever. I always feel like I am not good enough.” “I tell myself that I don’t really listen to the song lyrics, but once I hear a song a few times and start thinking about what they’re saying I realize that it's too late. It's already stuck in my head." "For me, the whole wife and mom thing is overrated. It isn’t cool to want a husband and a family.” Maybe you can identify. Trying to listen to the right voices can be difficult. This book has been written by friends who will help you find the Truth. Maybe your heart is telling you that some things in your life are way off course. Certain habits and relationships have left you confused and lonely. This is not the way it’s supposed to be. In this book, Nancy and Dannah expose 25 of the lies most commonly believed by your generation. They share real-life accounts from some of the young women they interviewed, along with honest stories about how they’ve overcome lies they themselves believed . They get down in the trenches of the battle with you. Best of all, they’ll show you how to be set free by the Truth.
Description : After having spent nearly her entire adult life dating women (and liking it), Elena Azzoni felt pretty secure in her sexual orientation: she’d even just been crowned Miss Lez 2007. Then, one day in yoga class, a male teacher moved in close to adjust her pose . . . and she suddenly found herself intensely—bafflingly—attracted to him. Eventually she initiated a flirtation with him; after that, there was no going back. A Year Straight is a chronicle of the hilariously disastrous year following Azzoni’s abrupt dive into the world of dating men: old enough to drink and keep her own hours, but as clueless as an adolescent when it comes to deciphering men’s words and actions, Azzoni is uniquely positioned to find herself in some ridiculously absurd scenarios. Often cringe-worthy and occasionally unbelievable, A Year Straight is a wildly entertaining look at one woman’s experiences dating a new sex—the opposite sex.
Description : God is Crazy About You—Hot Mess and All! If you’re anything like Kerri Pomarolli, you’ve read Proverbs 31 and thought, “Who is this woman? And what kind of magic unicorn, Energizer Bunny juice does she have on IV?” And you thought social media standards were hard to live up to! As a sought-after comedian living in LA, Kerri knows about impossible standards. “I don’t plow, and I don’t rise early. When it says she gathers her food from afar, does that mean takeout…?” In Confessions of a Proverbs 32 Woman, Kerri fearlessly shares the messiness of her own life with wit and honesty. Join her as she delves into the struggles of the modern woman tired of trying and failing to live up to Pinterest-looking, air-brushed, and insta-filtered “real life” role models telling her she’s not quite good enough. And learn the two things you can hold onto for longer than your smartphone: genuine self-awareness and humble God-awareness. Kerri is a self-proclaimed hot mess for Jesus who has learned that God never said our lives would be mess-less, but He also never intended for us to wallow forever without a way through. When you’re at your most hopeless, God and His Word will meet you there, where you’ll find, as Kerri has, that this #hotmess4Jesus thing really can be the best possible life to live.
Description : Your little girl used to play with Barbie. Now she dresses like her. The course of teen love never did run smooth, but these days it seems bumpier than ever. Children are growing up faster and pushing the boundaries of sexuality earlier, as well as facing new kinds of pressures most parents have never even dreamed of. You cannot shut down your daughter's hormones. What she is feeling—the thrill of romantic anticipation and the euphoria of falling in love—is biologically programmed and age appropriate. But watching your daughter discover boys is both exciting and scary. Before you lies a major challenge: helping your daughter navigate the oncoming rush of romance during the young adolescent and teen years. Boy Crazy! shows you how to recognize and remember what your daughter is going through—the excitement of a first date, the throes of a first crush, or the pain of a first broken heart. It also gives you insight into what teen love is like today, and helps you establish yourself as your family’s authority on relationships—no longer will daughters feel starved for guidance and forced to turn to the suspect guidance of the media or peers. Learning how to enjoy romance and build healthy relationships are some of the most important skills to have throughout our lives. This book is a blueprint to understanding and helping your coming-of-age daughter start to develop those skills.
Description : Lucky Santangelo. A fifteen-year-old wild child ready to discover life, love and independence. Daughter of the notorious Gino, Lucky discovers her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool at the tender age of four. Since then Gino has kept her protected from life closeted in their Bel Air mansion. But in Jackie Collins' Confessions of a Wild Child, Lucky finally breaks free, and running away from boarding school the adventures begin. Boys, sex, drugs and rock n' roll - Lucky explores it all in preparation for the strong, kick-ass woman she eventually becomes. Delve into the world that Lucky rules!
Description : Yes, it’s true, I am a crazy b*tch. I’m not sure when it began; I just know that I am. I think it began the day I started my period when I was eleven because before that moment my mother told me I was the perfect child. Crazy b*tch is a book that tells different episodes of my life. Some of the stories are serious and some funny. funny, humorous short story
Description : Rosemary Daniell is the quintessential rebel Southern female who still embraces her roots, and it is that love-hate relationship that is at the deepest core of her creativity. Daniell's classic memoir, Fatal Flowers, became a roadmap for Southern women in the communal quest to confront and explore the stereotypes that have long repressed and silenced them. Confessions of a (Female) Chauvinist, a collection of Daniell's most powerful essays, is destined to become a classic in its genre, a milestone which explores what happens when a Southern woman breaks the rules. From 'The Feminine Frustration, ' the first trade magazine coverage of the women's movement in the Southeast, to The Deer Who Loved To Be Hunted: A Reflection On Dickey's Women, a treatise on women who survive a powerful man with soul intact, and those who do not, Daniell has always been at the forefront of writing about the bedrock issues defining contemporary society. Daniell is renowned for her forthright portrayal of the sexual revolution, both that of the individual male and female, and that of society. In Search of the Macho Man, the genesis of her acclaimed memoir, Sleeping with Soldiers, and Why I Like Tough Guys -- The Real Kind, verify she is a (female) chauvinist who also loves men. An adept investigative reporter, Daniell's The Scandal that Shook Savannah was the first national coverage of the Jim Williams murder trial in Savannah, Georgia, well before Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. In Confessions, Daniell, for whom writing is truly a lifeline, facilitates for women from all walks of life the journey to help them reclaim -- or claim for the first time -- their creativity, despite the forces against them.