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Various authors in far West County are proud of some new books they have coming out.
Karen Tripp of Wildwood, a marriage and family therapist, has written the book "God is Bigger Than Your Cancer: Christian Insights for Cancer Patients."
The book addresses the emotional and spiritual questions of cancer survivors and their families.
The book can be ordered from www.amazon.com, the Web site www.Godisbiggerthan.com or by mail at Fresh Water Press, P.O. Box 18, Wildwood, 63040. The price is $16.95 plus shipping/handling.
Carol S. Porter
The award recognizes written works that contribute to the documentation and interpretation of Missouri’s architectural history. The book includes many of Spiering’s photos, published here for the first time, from an album he had, titled "A History of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition — St. Louis, Missouri, 1902–1904." For more information, visit the Web spite www.csporter.com or call (636) 227-3443.
Lorna Daniels Nichols of Chesterfield, co-founder of Big Picture Ministries LLC, has released the book "Big Picture of the Bible-Old Testament." It provides a summary of Bible stories and events and identifies common threads in the 39 books of the Old Testament, with pictures, maps, charts, time lines, discussion questions and answers and more.
The cost is $24.95. For more information, visit the Web site www.bigpictureofthebible.com or call (636) 536-0197.
"Sarah and the Geodes," a new fiction book for children in grades 3 through 6, was written by J. R. Miller of Chesterfield.
It tells the story of 9-year-old Sarah (based on the author’s niece), who is kidnapped by thugs; the Geodes who rescue her; and the lessons learned by all involved.
Miller said he hopes his book will inspire others to take an interest in math and thus further the learning of advanced mathematics. The original idea for "Sarah and the Geodes" came to him in a dream about geometric superheroes, he said.
The book shows examples of everyday objects that are shaped like geometric shapes and emphasizes honesty and teamwork. For more information, visit the Web sites Amazon.com or BookSurge.com.
"The Friar’s Lantern: Mission Le Miroir sans Visage — The Faceless Mirror" was written by Daniel Will of Chesterfield.
It is a science fiction novel centering around an archeological expedition to another planet and the mystery of a long-dead religious cult.
Will has worked in the aerospace industry, with expertise in electronics, research and development, and computers.
For more information on the book, visit the Web site www.publishedauthors.net/daniel_will/.
"Thumbs Up For Family Fitness," an interactive workbook based on family fitness and on CD, is the second book authored by martial arts instructor Charlie Foxman of Chesterfield.
It explains, step by step and month by month, how to exercise and plan meals to create a healthy lifestyle. Foxman’s books are available by calling (314) 567-6677.
Likewise, Colin Creel is releasing his second book, "Crossroads: Navigating your Calling and Career."
Creel is originally from Chesterfield, attended Green Trails Elementary School and Parkway Central Junior High School and graduated in 1992 from John Burroughs School.
He is now a teacher, administrator and swim coach at the Wesleyan School in Norcross, Ga.
For a free study guide on the book, visit the Web site www.colincreel.com.
You can contact Mary Shapiro at mshapiro.yourjournal.com.