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Kingsbury, Karen

Works: 1,176 works in 4,059 publications in 7 languages and 221,100 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Religious fiction  Romance fiction  Football stories  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PS3561.I4873, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Publications about Karen Kingsbury
Publications by Karen Kingsbury
Most widely held works about Karen Kingsbury
Most widely held works by Karen Kingsbury
The bridge : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
37 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,724 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 )
28 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,413 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 )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,335 libraries worldwide
Dayne and Katy are getting ready for their long awaited wedding day. But since the Hollywood heartthrob and his fiancee are still reeling from the accident that almost killed him, they are determined to keep the details secret from the paparazzi. With the help of a clever wedding planner, can they succeed?
Summer by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
35 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,277 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 )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,227 libraries worldwide
As John Baxter makes plans to marry Elaine, one of the Baxters enters into the most trying season of all
Redemption by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,208 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
Found by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,195 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
Someday by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,182 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, but finally something drastic catches Daynes attention and makes him realize the destruction theyre playing with. But will it be too late? The Flanigan family recognizes the deep loss of the Christian Kids Theater program, and they lead a final effort to keep the theater from being torn down. Meanwhile, John Baxter takes the next step in his growing relationship with Elaine, giving him a season to contemplate selling the Baxter house and, along with it, losing a lifetime of memories made there. As the rest of the family considers the future and what may lie ahead, they must pull together like never before. Only their undying love for each other can help the Baxters get past the trials of today for a life they know is possible ... someday. --From publisher description
Angels walking : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
29 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,167 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
Between Sundays by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,129 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
Fifteen minutes : a novel by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,124 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?
A thousand tomorrows by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,113 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
Take two by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,108 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?
Forever by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,090 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 )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,088 libraries worldwide
Two unknown producers struggle to make a movie that they believe will change people's lives. But when things start to unravel and with millions of investors' dollars on the line, they realize they may be in over their heads
Leaving by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
20 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,085 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 three by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,073 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 )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,062 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
Family by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 3,024 libraries worldwide
After finding his firstborn son, John Baxter looks for a way to tell his other children, while a sensational Hollywood trial reunites Dayne Matthews and Katy Hart, but just when love has the chance to win, doubts and presumed scandals push them further apart
Learning by Karen Kingsbury( Book )
14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3,016 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 identity Tyler, Kelsey

Karen Kingsbury American Christian novelist
Karen Kingsbury Amerikaans journaliste
Kingsbury, Karen S.
Tyler, Kelsey
Tyler, Kelsey 1963-
キングズベリー, カレン
English (484)
Polish (16)
Afrikaans (12)
Dutch (7)
Danish (1)
Spanish (1)
Russian (1)
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