Chasing Baby

Author: Pam McCutcheon

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459275012

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Suddenly a Family It started like any day… Off-duty undercover cop Cole McKenzie was dealing with the Saturday single dad routine. Then suddenly, a sexy wild redhead appeared, screaming that someone had taken her baby! Would it turn into the love of a lifetime? Cole was miles down the road before Meg Hollingsworth informed him that "Baby" was really a bunny. But before Cole could ditch her, his son popped up in the back seat—and he announced he wanted Meg for a mom. Could the kiddie matchmaker make his straight-arrow dad fall for a woman so outrageous?

The Baby Chase

How Surrogacy Is Transforming the American Family

Author: Leslie Morgan Steiner

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466834684

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Love comes a riveting new narrative about surrogate pregnancy from both sides of the equation—the parents and the gestational carrier. Once considered a desperate, even morally suspect option, surrogacy is now sweeping headlines, transforming the lives of celebrity mothers and fathers like Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman and Elton John, and changing the face of motherhood and the American family. But how much do we really know about it? And is it really as easy and accessible – emotionally, financially, legally and physically – as magazines make it out to be? We often hear about successful outcomes, but little about the journey – about the precious hope that starts it all, the ups and downs of finding a surrogate, the heartache and obstacles, the risks and expenses at every step, or the unbelievable joy when years of determination pay off. In The Baby Chase, acclaimed writer Leslie Morgan Steiner weaves three stories together — of a nurse, a firefighter, and the Indian gestational carriers and doctors who helped them — to provide one intensely personal look at what makes surrogacy so controversial, fascinating, and in some cases, the only ray of hope for today's infertile parents-to-be. Rhonda Wile and her husband Gerry struggled for years with infertility. With perseverance that shocked everyone around them, they tried every procedure and option available – unsuccessfully – until they finally decided to hire a surrogate. While surrogacy was being touted as a miracle for hopeful parents, for Rhonda and Gerry, it seemed an impossible and unaffordable dream. Until they came across the beaming smile of a beautiful Indian woman on the internet... and, within a few short months, embarked on a journey that would take them deep into the emerging world of Indian carriers, international medical tourism, and the global surrogacy community. Moving, page-turning, and meticulously researched, this complex human story is paired with an examination of the issues—religious, legal, medical and emotional—that shapes surrogacy as a solution both imperfect and life-changing.

Chasing the Woodstock Baby

Author: Steve Hagood

Publisher: Indigo Sea Press

ISBN: 9781630664039

Category:

Page: 160

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Legend has it that among the half million people in attendance at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, a baby was born. However, nobody has ever come forward to admit to having had, or being, the baby. Until now. Tyson Chase is a retired Detroit cop turned bar owner. When Caroline Wolf asks him to find her baby, the one she had at Woodstock, the chase is on. The search leads Chase to a small town where he runs into a megalomaniac who will stop at nothing, including murder, to keep his secret. With the same determination that resulted in his "retirement" from the Detroit police, Chase pushes through the danger and decades of fear and guilt to reveal the dirty secret that the small town has been harboring for decades.

Chasing the Gender Dream

Author: Jennifer Merrill Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781593301484

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 149

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Did you know that a baby can be preselected for gender, that you can now virtually pick "pink" or "blue"? This book tells you how. Chasing the Gender Dream is a detailed guide to gender selection of a child-from the prospective of someone who researched all the methods for conceiving a daughter, who tried a few and who ultimately succeeded. It also relates others' experiences with sex selection and provides the latest news about available laboratory technologies for "family balancing." If you're interested in knowing what home methods increase your chances of conceiving a boy or girl, what is being done in high-tech gender determination and what it's like to undergo fertility treatments for sex selection-Chasing the Gender Dream has all the answers.

Chase, the Bad Baby

Author: John Ellsworth

Publisher: Subjudica House

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

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Chase, the Bad Baby is a thriller and romantic suspense about a baby that suffered a catastrophic brain injury at birth. His OB doctor was negligent and is named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by attorney Thaddeus Murfee and defended by attorney Morgana Bridgman. The lawsuit in this courtroom drama is a deserving case with huge jury appeal, but there is one major problem. The hospital and doctor have forged nurses notes and medical records to make it appear there was no negligence. Watch the bad baby jury trial from your front row seat in the jury box. You will be amazed at the twists and turns the medical mystery takes as you cheer for the baby and pray his needs get met. Thaddeus Murfee novel categories include: Legal Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Legal Suspense,Lawyer Mysteries, Crime Fiction, Mystery Series, Romance Suspense, Medical Thrillers, Romantic Thrillers

Chase Study Guide

Chasing After the Heart of God

Author: Jennie Allen

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 1418549355

Category: Religion

Page: 156

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Chase provides women a chance to discover the heart of God and what it is that He wants from us. This study takes a look at seven major events in the life of David, and his psalms that flowed out of those experiences. David was reckless, broken, sinful, passionate, and humble. The message of his life is that God wants the deepest part of us to truly know and love Him. Through this study, women willmove beyondthe appearance of godliness and learn to truly adore God. Features include: Sevenweeks of study on key events in David's life and selected Psalms Story-driven teaching with scripture study and personal application projects for each session An interactive study guide that facilitates heart and life transformation

Chasing Redbird

Author: Sharon Creech

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061961310

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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It started out as an ordinary summer. But the minute thirteen-year-old Zinny covered the old, overgrown trail that ran through the woods behind her family's house, she realized that things were about to change. Right from the start, Zinny knew that uncovering the trail would be more than just a summer project. It was her chance to finally make people notice her, and to have a place she could call her very own. But more than that, Zinny knew that the trail somehow held the key to all kinds of questions. And that -- the only way to understand her family, her Aunt Jessie's death, and herself, was to find out where it went. From the author of the Newbery Medal-winning Walk Two Moons, here is an intricately woven tale of a young girl who sets out in search of her place in the world -- and discovers it in her own backyard.

Chasing Slow

Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path

Author: Erin Loechner

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310345685

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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You’re here, but you want to be there. So you spend your life narrowing this divide, and you call this your race, your journey, your path. You live your days tightening your boot straps, wiping the sweat from your brow, chasing undiscovered happiness just around the bend. Higher! Faster! Better! Stronger! And on and on you run. Viral sensation and HGTV.com star Erin Loechner knows about the chase. Before turning 30, she'd built a fan base of one million women worldwide and earned the title “The Nicest Girl Online” as she was praised for her authentic voice and effortless style. The New York Times applauded her, her friends and church admired her, and her husband and baby adored her. She had arrived at the ultimate destination. So why did she feel so lost? In Chasing Slow, Erin turns away from fast and fame and frenzy. Follow along as she blazes the trail toward a new-fashioned lifestyle—one that will refresh your perspective, renew your priorities and shift your focus to the journey that matters most. Through a series of steep climbs—her husband's brain tumor, bankruptcy, family loss, and public criticism—Erin learns just how much strength it takes to surrender it all, and to veer right into grace. Life's answers are not always hidden where they seem. It's time to venture off the beaten path to see that we’ve already been given everything we need. We've already arrived. You see? You'll see.

Chasing Daylight

Seize the Power of Every Moment

Author: Erwin Raphael McManus

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418525847

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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Chasing Daylight (previously published as Seizing Your Devine Moment) is a call to live a life of blazing urgency. We have but one life. We are given one opportunity to pursue our dreams and fulfill our divine purpose. Every moment counts, and we must engage them with fierceness and zeal. Put an end to passive observation, paralyzed by the need for perfect opportunity, and start seizing the raw, untapped potential of your life with God. Are you willing to risk failure? Are you ready to get in the game? You may stumble, but you will find yourself falling forward, propelled toward the God-inspired adventure He intends you to live.

The Search for Baby Ruby

Author: Susan Shreve

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545825725

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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The search for a missing baby drives this heart-pounding page turner, from Edgar Award Winner Susan Shreve (LUCY FOREVER AND MISS ROSETREE, SHRINKS). It was just a few minutes. Stuck in a hotel room babysitting while the rest of her family celebrated downstairs in the hotel, Jess thought she'd try on her sister's wedding dress in the large bathroom while the baby slept. But when Jess opens the door again the baby is gone. Fighting guilt and terror, Jess and her kleptomaniac sister Teddy evade the swirl of police and hotel staff in their own desperate effort to get Baby Ruby back before it's too late.

Chasing Fire

Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101513780

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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In this #1 New York Times bestseller, Nora Roberts delves into the world of elite firefighters who thrive on danger and adrenaline—men and women who wouldn’t know how to live life if it wasn’t on the edge. Little else in life is as dangerous as fire jumping. But there’s also little else as thrilling—at least to Rowan Tripp. Being a Missoula smoke jumper is in Rowan’s blood: her father is a legend in the field. At this point, returning to the wilds of Montana for the season feels like coming home—even with reminders of the partner she lost last season still lingering in the air. One of the best of this year’s rookie crop, Gulliver Curry is a walking contradiction, a hotshot firefighter with a big vocabulary and a winter job at a kids’ arcade. And though Rowan, as a rule, doesn’t hook up with other smoke jumpers, Gull is convinced he can change her mind... But everything is thrown off balance when a dark presence lashes out against Rowan, looking to blame someone for last year’s tragedy. Rowan knows she can’t complicate things with Gull—any distractions in the air or on the ground could be lethal. But if she doesn’t find someone she can lean on when the heat gets intense, her life may go down in flames. From the Paperback edition.

Chasing the Rabbit

A Dad's Life Raising a Son On the Spectrum

Author: Derek Volk,Dylan Volk

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0692432744

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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Derek Volk’s oldest child – his only son – was two-years-old when his wife suggested, “Something is not quite right with Dylan.” They struggled for the next several years as they were bounced from one “expert” to another, each offering a unique perspective on Dylan’s challenging behaviors. Finally, at eight-years-old, Dylan was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and the Volk family was able to start making sense of Dylan’s differences. In Chasing the Rabbit: A Dad’s Life Raising a Son on the Spectrum, Derek Volk shares his experiences raising a son on the Autism spectrum. Both Dylan and Derek write about the challenges, triumphs and coping strategies from the early days to the adolescent years to life in the “real world” as a young adult. This book showcases the unique relationship between a father and his son who has spent his entire life chasing the rabbit.

Chasing Storms and Other Weather Disturbances - Weather for Kids | Children's Earth Sciences Books

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 154194092X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Why do scientists have to chase storms and other weather disturbances? It is because they want to learn where storms form the most and how destructive they can get. This way, they can create a system that can detect the intensity of storms and therefore reduce effects on property and populations. In this book, you're going to learn what the scientists have found out.

Chasing Helicity

Author: Ginger Zee

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

ISBN: 9781484780381

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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Helicity is well aware that her name is unusual - kind of like Helicity herself. The word Helicity means to spin, and for as long as she can remember, Helicity has been fascinated by the weather. The weather is Helicity's escape from her own reality - may that be school, her father's strict discipline, or her brother's imminent departure for college where he's all set to play football. One fateful day, Helicity and her horse head out on a long ride to take a break from life at home. Even with her vast experience with weather, Helicity is unprepared for the elements she faces. The choices Helicity makes before, during, and after that storm will have a lasting effect on her family and her future.

Baby, Be Mine

Author: Samantha Chase

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 149261968X

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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Left with raising infant twins on his own, Jake turns to the woman whose heart he broke eight years earlier Construction worker Jake Knight came home to find trouble on his doorstep in the form of his ex-girlfriend-and their twins. After accepting an offer, Jake finds himself a single father with infant twins to take care of and no idea how to do it. Desperate, he turns to the woman whose heart he broke, and who has never forgiven him. Home on a sabbatical from her job as a photographer, Olivia is in no mood to play nanny or do anything remotely kind for Jake. But with guilt being thrown at her from every angle, she agrees to a temporary arrangement. The only problem? It means living under Jake's roof for the entire time. Jake has too much on his plate to even begin to contemplate making things up to Olivia for his past mistakes but the more time he spends with her, the more he wants their arrangement to be permanent. Can he convince her that he's sincere in his feelings and that he is looking for a woman to love and not just a live-in nanny? A sweet and tender contemporary romance perfect for fans of Susan Mallery, Bella Andre, and Marie Force The Life, Love and Babies Contemporary Romance Series: The Baby Arrangement (Book 1) Baby, I'm Yours (Book 2) Baby, Me Mine (Book 3) What readers are saying about Baby, Be Mine "A wonderful story of love and family" "...the love story of Jake and Olivia is emotional and intense...it makes one believe in love all over again" "...struggle, heartache and the beautiful love scenes, that leaves you in inescapable desire" "If you enjoy reading about rekindled childhood romance, babies, and a gorgeous daddy...this is a must read!!! Olivia and Jake are such sweet characters that are realistically portrayed with the lingering heartache and the new baby fears!" "I read it in one sitting because I enjoyed it that much." "I cried, I laughed, I fell in love." What readers are saying about New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Samantha Chase "I love Samantha Chase books — I've read them all and can't wait for her to write more!" "Samantha Chase has an amazing talent for writing and each new book that she writes makes that talent shine through even more." "Samantha Chase is a master at writing sweet romances that you just want to curl up with." "Samantha Chase has a way of drawing you in and holding you captive right to the very end." "[Samantha Chase's] stories have a way of wrapping around the heart."

The Baby Chase

Author: Jennifer Greene

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 1426873263

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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All she wanted was a baby. And if that meant falling into bed with rugged P.I. Gabriel Devereaux, then Rebecca Fortune would swallow her pride and seduce her nemesis. She knew he would soon be gone from her life, so her secret would be safe. But then the eternally single Rebecca was shocked to realize her passion for Gabriel had gone beyond pretense. Would the father of her child ever feel the same way…especially with the lie between them?

The Runaway Bunny Board Book

Author: Margaret Wise Brown

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061074295

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 34

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Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny’s imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Great Kids

101 Stories about Sharing Values from Generation to Generation

Author: Amy Newmark

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1942649053

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

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Tolerance, respect, compassion and other values start at home, in healthy, strong relationships between the generations. These stories provide practical, insightful tips for parents and grandparents looking to strengthen their families and raise successful children. As role models, parents and grandparents teach good values, like tolerance, accepting differences, shedding prejudices, and making good decisions. And having those traits makes us more successful as adults, too. The personal stories in this collection not only show adult readers how to be their best selves, but also offer great advice on how to raise resilient, confident, upstanding kids — kids who exhibit all the qualities of acceptance, courage, and inner strength. These stories provide practical, insightful tips for parents and grandparents looking to strengthen their families and raise caring, confident, successful children. This book harnesses the power of storytelling to inspire and teach while also entertaining readers. Key issues such as bullying; religious, ethnic, and lifestyle tolerance; values; and making good decisions are addressed in stories selected from Chicken Soup for the Soul’s vast library of bestselling books, representing the best on these topics from the company’s 22-year history. This book is a joint project of Chicken Soup for the Soul and The Boniuk Foundation, which are working together to promote tolerance, respect, and compassion, inspiring young people and adults to embrace their differences, reject stereotypes, and make good choices. It’s part of a larger effort that includes additional books for kids and preteens, teens, and college students, as well as a family television show every Saturday morning starting in October.

Saving Baby

How One Woman's Love for a Racehorse Led to Her Redemption

Author: Jo Anne Normile,Lawrence Lindner

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1250061199

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Documents the author's relationship with a racehorse who was badly injured in an accident sustained on a poorly maintained track, prompting the author to found two successful rescue organizations and raise awareness about horse racing brutalities.