Rising from the Ashes

  • Filename: rising-from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9781483400952
  • Release Date: 2013-07
  • Number of pages: 206
  • Author: Akiko Mikamo
  • Publisher: Authorsolutions

This is a true and incredible story of a Japanese adolescent, Shinji Mikamo, who miraculously survived the first atomic bombing of human kinds. He was on top of his house roof with nothing to shield him at only 3/4 of a mile (1,200m) from the epicenter in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 toward the end of the World War II. But what made Shinji stand out from most of the survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, or even of many other man-made disasters in our history, he never hated Americans as aggressors. He somehow saw things from a much bigger perspective even in the very strict Japanese military government's mind control of civilians during the war. As one of his three legacy-carrying daughters, Dr. Akiko Mikamo wrote his story to send out the messages of human love and power of forgiveness to remind the world our worst enemies of yesterday could become the best friends of tomorro

From the Ashes of Sobibor

  • Filename: from-the-ashes-of-sobibor.
  • ISBN: 0810113023
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 242
  • Author: Thomas Toivi Blatt
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Blatt's account of his childhood in Izbica provides a fascinating glimpse of Jewish life in Poland after the German invasion and during the period of mass deportations of Jews to the camps. Blatt's tale of escape, and of the five horrifying years spent eluding both the Nazis and later anti-Semitic Polish nationalists, is a firsthand account of one of the most terrifying and savage events of human history.

An Ember in the Ashes

  • Filename: an-ember-in-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9780698176461
  • Release Date: 2015-04-28
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Sabaa Tahir
  • Publisher: Penguin

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Torch Against the Night INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER AMAZON'S BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF 2015 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER - FAVORITE FANTASY BUSTLE'S BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF 2015 “This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human — and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear.” — The Washington Post “An Ember in the Ashes could launch Sabaa Tahir into JK Rowling territory…It has the addictive quality of The Hunger Games combined with the fantasy of Harry Potter and the brutality of Game of Thrones.”—Public Radio International "An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smolders—as beautiful and radiant as it is searing."—Huffington Post “A worthy novel – and one as brave as its characters.” —The New York Times Book Review Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire’s impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They’ve seen what happens to those who do. But when Laia’s brother is arrested for treason, Laia is forced to make a decision. In exchange for help from rebels who promise to rescue her brother, she will risk her life to spy for them from within the Empire’s greatest military academy. There, Laia meets Elias, the school’s finest soldier—and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias wants only to be free of the tyranny he’s being trained to enforce. He and Laia will soon realize that their destinies are intertwined—and that their choices will change the fate of the Empire itself.

Phoenix from the Ashes

  • Filename: phoenix-from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 0275980030
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 283
  • Author: Daniel Marston
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Investigates how the Indian Army turned a major defeat by the Japanese in 1943 into a victory in 1945 through tactical and structural reforms.

Empire from the Ashes

  • Filename: empire-from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9780743435932
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 774
  • Author: David Weber
  • Publisher: Baen Books

Drawn into an alien conflict when his ship is taken over and pitted against a dangerous ancient enemy, Colin MacIntyre takes on the task of defeating a group of immortals who have been secretly ruling the Earth.

From the Ashes

  • Filename: from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9780615183138
  • Release Date: 2007-12
  • Number of pages: 372
  • Author: Jack Bandemer
  • Publisher: Lulu.com

In the early years of the 21st century, the world was rapidly going to Hell...and Ben Walker was determined not to go down easy. From his tiny community of Paradise, Ben and Jesse--his younger brother--tried to keep a spark of civilization alive so that one day, like the legendary Phoenix, a new world might spring up from the ashes of the old... But there were those among the remnants of the old world who were not as anxious as the Walkers for the return of a civilized world. And they would stop at nothing to thwart the plans of Paradise. Two reluctant heroes must therefore join forces to save their world in a world torn apart... This is the first world-wide printing of this prophetic novel.

From the ashes

  • Filename: from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: CORNELL:31924069055360
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 44
  • Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
  • Publisher:

The Ashes

  • Filename: the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9781921497698
  • Release Date: 2010-04-01
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: John Miller
  • Publisher: Exisle Publishing

No contest has captured the imagination of cricket lovers around the world as much as the Ashes. From the controversy of the Bodyline series to the brilliance of Bradman, from the heroics of batsmen like Botham and Ponting to the bowling magic of Warne, this is an event that has always demanded the very best of those who wish to win it. THE ASHES looks at the moments that have made this one of the world's great sporting events.

Rising From the Ashes

  • Filename: rising-from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9781462804146
  • Release Date: 2007-07-11
  • Number of pages: 121
  • Author: Jolainne BoRienne
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Rising From the Ashes is more than a book of religious poetry. It is about one woman’s journey, after healing for many years from the effects of childhood abuse, to continued growth in healing her spirit. Much attention has been given in recent years to uncovering child abuse and seeking to punish the abusers. However, that is only the first small step for the victim who will then often spend years and thousands of dollars to finally bring to recognition the insidious unseen effects that abuse has caused psychologically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Jolainne was one of those victims. It is easy to see physical scars and bruises, but it is very difficult to see interior scars and bruises. People more knowledgeable and competent than the author have discussed the psychological and social wounds, and she has even described her own long circuitous journey in another volume. However, Rising From the Ashes attempts to show how deeply wounded the victim’s spirit is affected. It also attempts to give hope to anyone else who has been affected by childhood abuse, especially when they recognize the spirit is the core of their being and can only be healed on a spiritual level. Because the journey seems so long, ways to acknowledge growth and progress to keep from being discouraged are often necessary. Rising From the Ashes attempts to demonstrate this progress by using the theme of seasons. A season is cyclical and so is healing. One doesn’t merely heal by first going through acknowledgement of a wound, then anger, then grief, then acceptance and, finally one is free from the abuse. No, the victim goes through many stages, often many times with the same issue. It is the same with spiritual healing. Trust is wounded on so many levels, but healing is possible and it is a wonderful journey when one can finally look back on it and see how God has really been with you all the way, even in the dark days when you cannot see or believe anything. Rising From the Ashes is a compilation from many poems over the years to illustrate the slow steady progress of one woman’s spiritual life encapsulated in a year of seasons. In one’s own life, if you can get through the dark times, you can see the silver lining. So, too, if you can get past the early dark poems of the book, you will arrive at that wonder-filled place where poems are filled with a sense of freedom and joy. The hope is that you will be able to see your own spiritual journey somehow reflected in its verses.

From the Ashes

  • Filename: from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9781426807466
  • Release Date: 2007-10-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Sharon Mignerey
  • Publisher: Steeple Hill

She couldn't hide forever. Animal trainer Angela London had never stopped looking over her shoulder. Her extraordinary skill with guide dogs had won her a handsome celebrity client, ex-football player Brian Ramsey, and helping him cope with the loss of his vision was awakening powerful feelings in her heart. But she feared his reaction if he ever discovered the truth about her dark past.... As Christmas approached, a vengeful enemy targeted Angela, bent on destroying her newfound happiness. Now she had to thwart a dangerous threat—with Brian's help—or risk losing a love that promised to redeem them both.

Up from the Ashes

  • Filename: up-from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9781450252744
  • Release Date: 2010-11
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Jennifer L. Disney
  • Publisher: iUniverse

Jennifer writes in a way that invites you on her journey of healing. With great depth and insight she encourages others to step onto the path of healing. The book will be a useful tool for those who want a deeper walk with the Lord. Linda Cochrane, author of Forgiven and Set Free When twenty-something Jennifer Disney discovered she was pregnant, she didn't feel overjoyed. Instead, guilt and shame nearly paralyzed her with fear. With a bright future ahead, she convinced herself that abortion was the only answer. On that fateful day, she made the decision to abort the baby, a choice that would forever change her life. Up from the Ashes tells Jennifer's remarkable true story of courage, faith, and healing from the devastating emotional and spiritual effects of her abortion. With refreshing candor, she shares her uphill battle of how she struggled to find relief from the constant emotional pain from her choice, and how this very struggle inspired her to reach out to others affected by post-abortion trauma. Divided into easy-to-read sections with a uniquely Biblical perspective, this part-guide, part-memoir delves into the most difficult issues surrounding abortion and offers help and hope to women in need of both. Jennifer's compassionate words accompany blank journal pages that encourage reflection and participation for sufferers, and create a safe, loving environment for recovery. For those lost in post-abortion trauma, Up from the Ashes offers the promise of hope and healing, and reveals the true power of faith and forgiveness.

Back from the Ashes

  • Filename: back-from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9781450257282
  • Release Date: 2010-09-23
  • Number of pages: 212
  • Author: MIke Holst
  • Publisher: iUniverse

In “” we met David Bennett, a born killer and a callous pyromaniac with no conscience, who terrorized the city of Minneapolis with his insidious deeds. Then young Mike Flanagan from Minneapolis Fire put an end to him and the terror. Or so they thought. Now it’s ten years later and Bennett is back in a new city, far from Minneapolis and far from his adversary Mike Flanagan. Or so he thought. Come along with me on this literary journey through the streets of Chicago as once more these two men square off , each in a quest to rid the earth of each other. That is until the fight goes back to Minneapolis and for Flanagan; the fight gets up close and personal.

From The Ashes

  • Filename: from-the-ashes.
  • ISBN:
  • Release Date: 2016-08-23
  • Number of pages: 380
  • Author: C.J. Archer
  • Publisher: C.J. Archer

When Charlie returns to Lichfield, she steps into chaos. The killer is still on the loose, Lady Harcourt's secret is out, Seth and Gus are gone, and Lady Vickers has come to stay. But nothing compares to the chaos inflicted on Charlie's heart by seeing Lincoln every day. Despite their frequent clashes, Lincoln and Charlie manage to work together to narrow their list of suspects. No one can be trusted, especially not the members of the committee who are not what they seem. Long buried pasts are dug up as Charlie and Lincoln attempt to restore peace to Lichfield. But when danger enters her home, Charlie's world is shattered. Books in the Ministry of Curiosities series: #1 The Last Necromancer #2 Her Majesty's Necromancer #3 Beyond The Grave #4 Grave Expectations #5 Ashes To Ashes #6 From The Ashes

From Ashes

  • Filename: from-ashes.
  • ISBN: 9780062267719
  • Release Date: 2012-12-11
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Molly McAdams
  • Publisher: Harper Collins

Aside from her dad, who passed away when she was six, Cassidy Jameson has only ever trusted one man: her best friend, Tyler. So of course she follows him to Texas when he leaves for college. She just didn't expect to be so drawn to their new roommate, Gage, a gorgeous guy with a husky Southern drawl. The only problem? He's Tyler's cousin. Gage Carson was excited to share an apartment off campus with his cousin. He didn't mind that Tyler was bringing the mysterious friend he'd heard about since they were kids . . . until the most beautiful girl he's ever seen jumps out of his cousin's Jeep. There's something about Cassi that makes Gage want to give her everything. Too bad Tyler has warned him that she's strictly off-limits. Despite everything keeping them apart, Cassi and Gage dance dangerously close to the touch they've both been craving. But when disaster sends her running into Tyler's arms, Cassi will have to decide whether to face the demons of herpast . . . or to burn her chance at a future with Gage.

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