Books

STANDALONE NOVELS                                                

The Destiny of Sunshine Ranch (grade 6+)
Relays the personal journeys of the Credence foster children and their struggles to overcome past and present pain and adversity. In this novel, the confidence of the devoted is challenged, but an even deeper understanding of God and His love are revealed.
Themes: includes overcoming past adversity, grief, loss, foster care, the power of prayer, friendship, faith, forgiveness, courage.
Appropriate for students studying Christian morality.

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For Eden’s Sake (grade 9+)
Barely out of college, Isaac trades the quiet of his family ranch for the excitement of the big city with his dream job at an up-and-coming advertising agency. Until his perfect new world is shattered by bad choices, a pretty girl, a moment’s temptation—and a late night walk that quickly spirals out of control.
Themes: includes living in the world, relationships/dating, broken families, emotional and physical abuse in relationships, premarital chastity, pro-life.
Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality.

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FAITH & KUNG FU SERIES

   

Freeing Tanner Rose (grade 7+)
What happens when a superficial starlet, addicted to Hollywood is forced to live in the world of a boring, kung fu-loving, Christian boy? Will Gabriel’s faith encourage Tanner to change her partying ways or will her wild undertakings and addicting vices tempt him to do things he’d never, ever considered before?
Themes: includes fame, temptation, addiction, drug use, grief, loss, fame, premarital chastity, dating, modesty, power of prayer, strength in faith.
Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality.
Freeing Tanner Rose-FREE PRINTABLE Book Study Questions
*Recommended for TFG Generations Book Club

Saving Faith (grade 7+)
When Gabriel’s best friend’s sister, Faith, has decided that a life for the Lord is just way too confining, she focuses her interests on a handsome, but worldly, boy from her school, who has major self-control issues in and out of the kung fu arena. Can Gabriel save Faith from self-created destruction or is he just too lost in his own worldly struggles to lend a hand?
Themes: includes living in the world, relationships/dating, friendship, broken families, emotional and physical abuse in relationships, premarital chastity, power of prayer, overcoming adversity.
Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality.
Saving Faith-FREE PRINTABLE Book Study Questions

Guarding Aaron (grade 7+)
The world continues to press in on Gabriel Livingstone’s quiet life when fifteen-year-old Aaron Buckley enters Yeung’s Martial Arts Studio. Gabriel knows there’s a desperate secret behind the boy’s bruises. And when Tanner Rose pressures him for strength and direction, and Faith’s rebellion send him and his friends to the hospital, jeopardizing Tanner’s career, Gabriel is forced to reexamine his decisions.
Themes: includes bullying, fame, friendship, forgiveness, living in the world, broken families, vocations, premarital chastity, power of prayer, overcoming adversity.
Appropriate for students studying the Theology of the Body or Christian morality.
Guarding Aaron-FREE PRINTABLE Book Study Questions

 SHORT STORIES

Secrets: Visible & Invisible
by Corinna Turner, Cynthia T. Toney, Theresa Linden, Susan Peek,
T.M. Gaouette, Carolyn Perpetua Astfalk, Leslea D. Wahl

CatholicTeenBooks.com’s first anthology: In a dystopian future, an innocent picnic turns deadly! Elijah knows nothing of the elderly stranger’s secret past–until her disappearance changes everything. A mysterious, ever-changing painting alarms a group of teens. The cannonball took Dario’s legs . . . Will he lose his soul too? The arrival of a mysterious girl challenges everything about Jason’s life. An unlicensed driver. His dad’s truck. What could possibly go wrong? An old tale of murder and forbidden love leads to a modern day treasure hunt.
Themes: faith, family, conversion, charity, self-sacrifice, romance, vocations, discernment of how to use God’s gifts.
Discussion questions available here.

Gifts: Visible & Invisible
by Susan Peek, Katy Huth Jones, Carolyn Perpetua Astfalk, Theresa Linden, Leslea D. Wahl, Cynthia T. Toney, T.M. Gaouette, CorinnaTurner.

CatholicTeenBooks.com’s second anthology:  Leaving the warmth of family for the cold unknown…on Christmas Eve. ​What can an ancient Christmas carol possibly have to do with one’s life? ​Will Christmas come at all to Marigold’s topsy-turvy home? ​Risking capture on a crazy mission in a dystopian future…all for Christmas. ​Four simple words challenge her idea of a perfect Christmas. A new friend’s circumstances have her rethinking the value of a gift. ​A mysterious wood carving and a new kid shed new light on Christmas. ​Christmas Eve is upended by the plight of a starving dino family.
Themes: Christmas, faith, family, conversion, charity, self-sacrifice, romance, vocations, discernment of how to use God’s gifts.
Discussion questions available to come.

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