WorldCat Identities

Smalley, Gary

Works: 519 works in 1,348 publications in 14 languages and 40,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PS3561.I4873, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gary Smalley
Redemption by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,216 WorldCat member 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
Remember by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ashley Baxter keeps her family and God at a distance trying to prove she can survive on her own, until the tragedy of September 11 changes her life forever
Return by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member 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
Reunion by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This touching story allows us to see into the lives of the Baxter family as Erin and Sam attempt to adopt a child. As the family looks forward to a heartwarming reunion, they find out that Mr. and Mrs. Baxter have a secret that could change their lives forever
Rejoice by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooke Baxter has achieved everything this world has to offer--a prestigious career, a beautiful home, and two wonderful children. Her recent return to her faith is an encouragement to her family. But if she faces tremendous loss, can her fledgling faith and her rocky marriage survive?
Making love last forever by Gary Smalley( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to make love and romance last -- forever. Are you looking for a love guarantee? In this extraordinary book, marriage expert Gary Smalley shows you how to stay in love through all the stages of life. From first attraction to lifelong commitment, Gary's proven techniques and practical advice show you how to pursue and keep the love you want, and how to energize your relationship with enduring, passion-filled love. With memorable word pictures, he reveals the secrets behind his "love guarantee". Love's best-kept secret; Love's number one enemy; Love's Cliff Notes for men. Open this book and begin your journey to "forever love". - Jacket
The dance : a novel by Dan Walsh( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marilyn, tired of being the perfect wife, leaves her husband Jim after twenty-seven years of marriage, it will take a devoted transformation to restore their love
The language of love : a powerful way to maximize insight, intimacy, and understanding by Gary Smalley( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words have incredible meaning, especially when they say what you mean. But often tongues get tied, and thoughts and ideas are expressed in ways that are easily misunderstood. Make the most of your messages by learning The Language of Love. Written by best-selling authors Gary Smalley and John Trent, it shows how "emotional word pictures" can infuse understanding and intimacy into all of your relationships. Great for personal growth, small-group studies, or couples classes!
The promise : a novel by Dan Walsh( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the last five months, Tom Anderson has been without a job, and hiding the fact from his wife Jean. He leaves each morning and spends his day rotating through two coffee shops and the library, using their wi-fi to search for a job on the Internet. The stress is slowly destroying the bond between Tom and Jean. Can their mutual trust-- and love-- be restored?
The legacy : a novel by Dan Walsh( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug Anderson is on his own for the first time, and faces temptations that test his faith and worry his family. His decisions will cost him more than he thinks. Then Doug's life takes a turn that requires every bit of faith and patience for both his family and his friend Christina. Will Doug's crisis finally clear his vision and help him focus on what he has right in front of him?
The desire : a novel by Dan Walsh( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allan and Michele's marriage is tested in unexpected ways by Michele's near-obsession with having a baby and Allan's determination to save orphans in Africa
The DNA of relationships by Gary Smalley( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smalley shows readers how to identify certain core fears lurking in their hearts and to appropriately deal with them so they no longer drive unhealthy patterns that can severely damage loved ones and friends
The blessing by Gary Smalley( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Afrikaans and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Smalley and John Trent's best-selling book offers a fresh, updated look at the life-changing gift the Bible calls "the blessing." Many of us-perhaps unknowingly-spend a lifetime striving for this acceptance. The unconditional love and approval that comes with the blessing is an important element of our self-esteem and emotional well-being
Secrets to lasting love : uncovering the keys to life-long intimacy by Gary Smalley( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author believes those who seek a lasting love must master the skills of honor, communication, and constant renewal
Love is a decision : ten proven principles to energize your marriage and family by Gary Smalley( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his new book, Gary Smalley offers powerful insights for understanding and improving our personal lives, marriages and careers. Here is his most important relationship material arranged into a simple plan of action. The concepts spring from his award-winning film series, "Love Is a Decision."
A time to mend by Sally John( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a contemporary family saga set in San Diego, God's healing hand refines a husband and wife through a fatal fire that ultimately serves to re-ignite their passion for their marriage
The key to your child's heart by Gary Smalley( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE KEY TO YOUR CHILD'S HEART centers around a singleessential principle that can spell the difference between an angry, rebellious, distant child and a happy, cooperative one. That principle - the true key to your child's heart - is knowing how to keep your child's spirit open
The two sides of love : what strengthens affection, closeness, and lasting commitment? by Gary Smalley( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gary Smalley and John Trent explain how to find a healthy balance between the protective, consistent, "hard side" love and the tender, understand, "soft side" love. By examining the four basic personality types, you'll learn how to best demonstrate both sides of love in all your relationships -- with your spouse, children, and friends"--Page 4 of cover
A time to gather by Sally John( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max and Claire Beaumont plan to recommit to each other at a re-wedding ceremony. They must first try to heal breaches with their children, including alcoholic newscaster Erik and bulemic artist Lexi
A time to surrender by Sally John( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a season of loss and restoration, Claire and Max Beamont, along with their children Danny and Jenny, ultimately learn that letting go is the best way to heal relationships
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Alternative Names
Gary Smalley American writer

Gary Smalley Amerikaans auteur

Gary Smalley escritor estadounidense

Smalley, G.

Smalley, G. 1940-2016

Smalley, Gary

Smalley, Gary T.

Smalley, Gary T., 1940-

Smolijs, Gerijs 1940-

جاري سمالي

سموللي، جيري

스맬리, 게리

스몰리, 게리

スモーリー, ゲーリー

RememberReturnReunionRejoiceMaking love last foreverThe language of love : a powerful way to maximize insight, intimacy, and understandingThe DNA of relationshipsThe blessing