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Kingsbury, Karen

Works: 1,403 works in 4,492 publications in 6 languages and 227,263 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Religious fiction  Christmas stories  Football stories  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Translator
Classifications: PS3561.I4873, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Karen Kingsbury
Most widely held works by Karen Kingsbury
The bridge : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,734 WorldCat member 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
The chance by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,436 WorldCat member 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
Sunrise by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As their wedding day nears, Dayne Matthews and Katy Hart are determined to keep their ceremony a secret from the paparazzi, while a terrible tragedy strikes the Flanigan family as Cody fights for his life after an alcohol overdose
Angels walking : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When former national baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury, all he can think about is putting his life back together the way it was before. He has lost everyone he loves on his way to the big leagues. Then just when things seem to be turning around, Tyler hits rock bottom. Across the country, Tyler's one true love Sami Dawson has moved on. A series of small miracles leads Tyler to a maintenance job at a retirement home and a friendship with Virginia Hutcheson, an old woman with Alzheimer's who strangely might have the answers he so desperately seeks. A team of Angels Walking take on the mission to restore hope for Tyler, Sami, and Virginia. Can such small and seemingly insignificant actions of the unseen bring healing and redemption? And can the words of a stranger rekindle lost love? Every journey begins with a step. It is time for the mission to begin
Fifteen minutes : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,187 WorldCat member 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?
Summer by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,164 WorldCat member 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 )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,152 WorldCat member 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 )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,122 WorldCat member 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. And then a dramatic cover photo threatens to destroy everything they've worked to build together. Only Dayne knows the truth about the photo, truth that would help Katy believe him. But the truth will also cause devastating damage to the people he loves so dearly - the Baxter family. Dayne must weigh his decision carefully, but at what price?
Found by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,114 WorldCat member 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
Between Sundays by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three people--self-centered star quarterback Aaron Hill; pro football player Derrick Anderson, who has strayed from God; and social worker Megan Gunn, struggling to adopt a little boy--are brought together during a season of hope, self-discovery, and faith
Chasing sunsets by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

23 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the second novel in a brand-new series about divine intervention and the trials and triumphs of life--the dramatic story of a woman desperate to find deeper meaning in her life. Growing up in a comfortable home, Mary Catherine wanted for nothing. Though she loves her wealthy parents, their lifestyle never appealed to her. Instead, Mary Catherine pursues meaning through charity work, giving away a part of herself but never giving away her heart. Mary Catherine lives in Los Angeles with her roommate, Sami, and volunteers at a local youth center with coach Tyler Ames and LA Dodger Marcus Dillinger. Despite Mary Catherine's intention to stay single, she finds herself drawing close to Marcus, and their budding romance offers an exciting life she never dreamed of. That is, until she receives devastating news from her doctor. News that alters her future and forces her to make a rash decision. Inspirational and moving, Chasing Sunsets is the story of one woman's deep longings of the soul, and the sacrifices she's willing to make in search of healing"--
Leaving by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

20 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,028 WorldCat member 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 two by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison have completed their first feature film, and Hollywood is buzzing with the news. In the wake of that excitement, the producers acquire rights to a novel that has all the ingredients they want for their next project. At the same time they cross paths with a well-connected player who introduces them to the right people, and suddenly every studio in town wants to talk to Chase and Keith. The producers' dreams are on the verge of coming true, but Chase's marriage is strained and Keith's daughter - Andi Ellison - is making questionable choices in her quest for stardom. The producers are gaining respect and are on the verge of truly changing culture through the power of film - but is the change worth the cost? - Publisher
Forever by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,002 WorldCat member 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 one by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,998 WorldCat member 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?
Take three by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,992 WorldCat member 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]
Forgiven by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,983 WorldCat member 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
A thousand tomorrows by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,982 WorldCat member 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
Unlocked by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holden Harris is an autistic eighteen-year-old who is bullied at school. Ella Reynolds is the head cheerleader who befriends Holden but has problems of her own at home
Learning by Karen Kingsbury( Book )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bailey Flanigan and Cody Coleman are not only separated by physical distance, they are also faced with great emotional distance. Bailey grows closer to her dream to be an actress and dancer in New York, while Cody coaches a small high school football team, on and off the field. But neither feels complete without the chance to share their dreams with one other
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Alternative Names

controlled identityTyler, Kelsey


Karen Kingsbury American Christian novelist

Karen Kingsbury Amerikaans journaliste

Kingsbury, Karen S.

Tyler, Kelsey

Tyler, Kelsey 1963-

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English (476)

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