December 2011 New Releases

Sacred Symbols: Finding Meaning in Rites, Rituals, and Ordinances by Alonzo L. Gaskill, LDS authors, Religious books, temples, symbolism, Utah Authors

Sacred Symbols: Finding Meaning in Rites, Rituals, and Ordinancesby Alonzo L. Gaskill

By divine design, rites, rituals, and ordinances are filled with symbolic meaning intended to help us better understand God’s Plan. If we don’t understand the symbols, we can’t fully understand our covenants. In this new book, author Alonzo L. Gaskill presents ancient and modern rituals that are illustrative of symbols and practices Latter-day Saints may recognize. This truly unique book will guide you to a richer understanding of, and appreciation for, what you hold sacred.


Latter Day Liberty; A Gospel Approach to Government and Politics by Connor Boyack, LDS books, LDS authors, local utah authors, Libertarian ideals,

Latter-Day Liberty: a Gospel approach to Government and Politicsby Connor Boyack

Individual liberty is a fundamental aspect of the good news of the gospel. But what is liberty exactly, and what role does it play in our lives? Connor Boyack explores these questions and much more in this detailed analysis of historical developments, secular information, and scriptural insights. Make the most of your freedom through the joys of the gospel with this timely book.


The Kissing Tree by Prudence Bice, Western Romances, clean books, LDS authors, utah Authors

The Kissing Treeby Prudence Bice

After five long years, Georgiana McLaughlin returns to the only place she’s ever considered home””the same place she stole a kiss from Ridge Carson under the “kissing tree.” But this time he’s a man, and reconciling their past is just the beginning. You’ll find yourself applauding each new chapter filled with fun, romance, and adventure in this captivating, heartfelt tale of love, friendship, and finding your way back.


Taliban, Muslim, religion, religious books, Surviving the Talibanby Jay Fluckiger with “The Poet”

In a culture where Christianity is punishable by death, an extraordinary man known only as The Poet has survived repeated assassination attempts and spent eleven years on the run in his search for truth, safety, and freedom. Delve into a hidden world of cruelty, suffering, and extremism, where despite the deadly consequences, the Poet has tested the limits of human courage and endurance and embraced the gospel of Christ.


Geek Girl by Cindy C. Bennett, Clean Romance books, teen books, LDS authors, Utah authorsGeek Girlby Cindy C. Bennett

Jen’s life of rebelling and sneaking out has grown stale. On a whim, Jen makes a bet to turn Trevor, a nice little geek, into a “bad boy.” Hanging out with the geeks, however, pulls Jen into a world she never dreamed existed. But when Trevor finds out about the wager, all bets are off.


The Break-up Artist by Shannen Crane Camp, LDS Authors, Utah Authors, Teen books, books for teens, clean romance books, The Break-Up Artistby Shannen Crane Camp

Breaking up with someone is a major pain””unless you can hire someone else to do it for you! And Amelia demands top dollar for her professional break-up services. Everything’s business as usual until David, one of the boys she’s been hired to dump, throws her for a loop. Now she must decide if David’s intentions are genuine, or if there’s something sinister behind his flirting.


Fill A Need by Brent W. Warnock, Business books,

Fill a Need: 13 Critical Tips for success in Business and Lifeby Brent W. Warnock

Entrepreneur at age 10, retired by age 40. Too good to be true? Brent Warnock shares principles he learned as a result of his mistakes and failures. Discover what he deems to be the 13 most critical lessons he acquired on his own trek to success. Learn from the experiences of others and start on your own path to success today!


Adam-ondi-Ahman and the Last Days by Randall C. Bird, LDS Books, LDS authors, church History, Second coming of Christ, Millennial Reign

Adam-ondi-Ahman and the Last Daysby Randall C. Bird

Do you want to know where the Savior will appear during the Second Coming? Adam-ondi-Ahman in Missouri will be the first of three major appearances. Don’t be left in the dark! This book takes a close look at this sacred site and sheds light on its name, geography, history, and future. Be prepared to meet Christ on this sacred site.


On the Shoulders of Giants: Learning Leadership Skills from Great Americans by Richard L. Godfrey, Hyrum W. Smith, and Gerreld L. Pulsipher, Lds, Authors, Utah authors. On the Shoulders of Giants: Learning Leadership Skills from Great Americansby Richard L. Godfrey, Hyrum W. Smith, and Gerreld L. Pulsipher

Overcome the challenges in your life with time-proven principles like trust, honesty, and accountability that great Americans of the past used during their hard times. Learn how you can draw on those attributes, not only for strength but also for insight and practical action. Conquer even the most challenging times with the help of time-honored lessons from amazing Americans.



Hannah of Silver Falls by Rebecca Woods, Volume 1 of the Silver Falls Series, LDs authors, Utah authors, clean romance booksHannah of Silver Fallsby Rebecca Woods, Volume 1 of the Silver Falls Series

When Hannah Harrison runs away to Silver Falls to live with her brother’s family, she is certain that the man she is madly in love with will come for her as soon as she is of age. While there she meets and forms a fast friendship with Nathan. But when Hannah finds out that she is more than a friend to Nathan, she must decide what really lies within her heart.


Trailing Clouds of Glory: First Person Glimpses into Premortality by Harold A. Widdison, Ph.D., religious books, heaven, LDS authorsTrailing Clouds of Glory: First Person Glimpses into Premortalityby Harold A. Widdison, Ph.D.

Join Harold A. Widdison in his search for answers to the first great question of our existence: “Where did I come from?” In Trailing Clouds of Glory, Widdison intersperses an insightful review of our doctrinal understanding of our pre-mortal existence with first-hand accounts bearing on premortal life.


Molly Mormon by Tamra Torero, LDS authors, book for teens, teen books, LDS booksMolly Mormon?by Tamra Torero

Sixteen-year-old Molly Chambers, aka Molly Mormon, is sure she has the worst nickname and high school experience ever. But new challenges arise as Molly’s best friend starts seeing the school’s top partier and Molly finds herself falling for his best friend. Join Molly’s journey as humbling homecoming dates and heartaches mingle with valued friendships and staying faithful to the truth . . . while unknowingly helping others along the way.


Simple Recipes Using Food Storage: A Step by Step Guideby Cedar Fort Inc.

At last – a book to take the stress out of food storage! Stop worrying about what kinds of foods to buy and how to use your food storage before it goes bad – not to mention how to get your family to eat it.Simple Recipes Using Food Storageis an all-encompassing guide to food storage. This is an essential book for anyone just starting out. The basics of food storage are organized into a step-by-step system. Plus, comprehensive ingredient substitution charts will help you use what you have on hand, and a shelf-life chart will keep your food fresh.