Item description for Take One (Above The Line V1) by Karen Kingsbury...
Overview Having raised enough money to independently produce a feature film with a hopeful message to the world, filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison leave the mission fields of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood, but with millions of dollars of investors' money on the line, Chase and Keith struggle to keep the film from falling apart. Simultaneous.
Publishers Description Could they change the world---before the world changes them? Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison left the mission field of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood with a dream bigger than both of them. Now they have done the impossible: raised enough money to produce a feature film with a message that could change the world. But as Chase and Keith begin shooting, their well-laid plans begin to unravel. With millions of dollars on the line, they make a desperate attempt to keep the film from falling apart---even as a temperamental actress, a botched production schedule, and their own insecurities leave little room for the creative and spiritual passion that once motivated them. Was God really behind this movie after all? A chance meeting and friendship with John Baxter could bring the encouragement they need to stay on mission and produce a movie that will actually change people s lives. In the midst of the questions and the cameras, is it possible to keep things above the line and make a movie unlike anything done before---or is the risk too great for everyone?"
Awards and Recognitions Take One (Above The Line V1) by Karen Kingsbury has received the following awards and recognitions -
Christian Retailing's Best - 2010 Finalist - Women's Fiction category
Citations And Professional Reviews Take One (Above The Line V1) by Karen Kingsbury has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
CBA Retailers - 03/01/2009 page 30
Christian Retailing - 03/09/2009 page 13
Romantic Times - 03/01/2009 page 74
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.91" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Mar 22, 2009
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Above The Line
Series Number 1
ISBN 0310266165 ISBN13 9780310266167 UPC 025986266165
Availability 0 units.
More About Karen Kingsbury
USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury is America’s #1 inspirational novelist. There are more than 15 million copies of her award-winning books in print, including several million copies sold in the past year. Karen has written more than 40 novels, ten of which have hit #1 on national lists.
Karen has a true love for her readers, and she has nearly 100,000 friends on Facebook along with more than 7,500 followers on Twitter. The popular social networking sites have allowed Karen daily interaction with her reader friends.
Karen is best known for her Life-Changing Fiction (TM) and for creating unforgettable characters. When speaking before women's groups - some with more than 10,000 in attendance - Karen makes audiences laugh and cry with her compelling story-telling. She likes to tell attendees they have, "One chance to write the story of their lives," and her talk focuses on reminding women to live every day loving well, laughing often, and finding true life in Jesus Christ. Karen routinely speaks before more than 100,000 women each year.
Karen's latest novel, Above the Line, Take Four released June 23rd, 2010. This was the final installment in the Above the Line Series. Take Four (Above The Line V4) rose to the # 5 spot on the New York Times Bestseller's List just one week after it was released.
Above the Line, Take Three, released March 23rd, 2010. Take Three (Above The Line V3) is the third book in the Above the Line Series.
Unification Church, Karen's latest stand alone title, hit stores in October, 2009. Karen's newest series, Above The Line Series began with Take One, which released in March, 2009. The second book in this series, Take Two released in June 2009.
Karen's recent title, This Side Of Heaven landed in the #5 spot on the CBD Bestselling Fiction List. Also, Karen's novel, Sunset landed #2 on the New York Times Best Seller's List. Karen has also written many best selling series including The Redemption Series and the Firstborn Series. Her fiction has made her one of the country’s favorite storytellers. Several of Karen's novels are being considered for major motion picture movies. Her emotionally gripping titles include the 9-11 Series, Even Now, Ever After, and Between Sundays.
Karen is also a public speaker, reaching more than 100,000 women annually through various national events. Karen and her husband, Don, live in the Pacific Northwest with their six children, three of whom are adopted from Haiti.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Take One (Above The Line V1)?
Great read. May 4, 2010
Bought a lot of Karen Kingsbury 4 the wife she loves em all. Great Christian writer.
Above the Line Series Apr 19, 2010
Excellent life changing books-super author. Must read books. I can't put them down once I start a book.
Take 1 Mar 30, 2010
This was a GREAT start to a new series. I love how Karen continued with characters that we already know and love. It makes it real easy to step right into the book. Could hardly put it down.
Not Bad Mar 26, 2010
It was somewhat predictable but if you are looking for an uplifting, cheerful story with a lot of faith, this is a good one to read.
Karen Kingsbury Fan Mar 26, 2010
I loved "Take One" as I have every book I've read of Karen's. Not just for the story line, which I enjoy alot, but for how this book as well as all of her books, speak to the issues we all face in life. They encourage me and give me hope and help me to focus on God and what's important in life. Can't wait to read "Take Two" and Three. Keep them coming Karen and Thank-you for sharing your gift with us.