October 2018 New Releases!

Christmas Kindling: A Collection of Inspiring Stories to Spark the Christmas Spirit

David A. Jacinto
Plain Sight Publishing
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462123216
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 176
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
Welcome in the Christmas spirit with this heartwarming collection of true stories. From impoverished students trying to make it home for Christmas to a family donating their Christmas to help a struggling neighbor, each of these short stories reminds us of the love, sacrifice, and joy that are characteristic of the season. So curl up beside the fire, gather your friends and family, and enjoy this festive anthology together.

Oh Sweet Day! A Celebration Cookbook of Edible Gifts, Party Treats, and Festive Desserts

Fanny Lam
Front Table Books
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122950
Hardback, Page Count: 208
USD: $27.99, CAD: $31.99
Sweeten your celebrations with recipes from Fanny of Oh Sweet Day! As always, Fanny uses simple, familiar ingredients to create delectable desserts that are too lovely to eat and too delicious not to. From special “Love Someone” Banana Bread for Valentine’s Day to Thanksgiving Pumpkin Chiffon Tart and Christmas Cinnamon Brioche Wreath, these treats are sure to inspire new traditions that will bring family and friends together all year long.

Learning the Language of the Lord: A User’s Guide to Personal Revelation

Lynne Hilton Wilson
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122929
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 256
USD: $17.99, CAD: $20.99
Each of us has felt at times that our earnest prayers have fallen on deaf ears. But perhaps it’s our hearing that needs to be checked! Based on Dr. Lynne Wilson’s popular Education Week class, this book teaches us how to understand the principles of revelation, discern the influence of the Spirit, and find the answers we are seeking. After all, heaven is truly just a prayer away.

I Still Want to Be an Astronaut: Living Your Dream When You Dream Too Much

James Perry
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122882
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 192
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
James Perry didn’t mean to become an actor, comedian, or YouTube star. But when he decided to take some time away from his “real” engineering job to goof off with Studio C, he discovered a fulfilling and meaningful purpose he’d been searching for all along. With characteristic humor, James explains that when it comes to finding your life’s purpose, wasting time might just be the best thing you can do.

Learning at the Feet of the Savior: Additional Insights from New Testament Background, Culture, and Setting
David J. Ridges, Taylor Halverson
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122820
Hardback, Page Count: 192
USD: $24.99, CAD: $28.99
Travel back in time to the world of the New Testament with two experienced teachers, David J. Ridges and Dr. Taylor Halverson. Designed for students and teachers of the scriptures, this commentary explains the cultural and historical background of many influential New Testament events to highlight the Savior’s inspired methods of teaching. Learn from His example to bless your family and friends as you sit at the feet of the Master Teacher.

Searching for Christmas (w/CD)

Holly Gardner, Blake Gillette, Wesley Wheeler
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122783
Hardback, Page Count: 32
USD: $19.99 CAD: $22.99
Denali the Christmas Cardinal has a very important job: to welcome in the season with her beautiful song! But this year, Denali just can’t seem to find her Christmas spirit. In his kindness, Santa Claus gives her some unexpected advice: “Search for your Savior.” As Denali travels home, her eyes are opened and her heart is filled as she does simple acts of service for her neighbors and loved ones. Her Christmas spirit comes as she sees that the Savior is all around her, especially when she loves her neighbor. This book includes a CD with five original songs and one bonus mash-up from best-selling composer Blake Gillette.

The Village of Lights

Mitchell Stevens, Emily Pritchett
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122752
Hardback, Page Count: 32
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
On a snowy hilltop in the north of England lives a lonely old farmer. Every night, he watches the lights flickering cheerily in his village—until World War II brings darkness to his country. As Christmas approaches and the village is threatened by enemy bombers, the old farmer devises a plan to bring hope and light back to his friends and remind all of the peace the Christmas season brings.

Are You the Babe of Bethlehem?

Dona Haws, Aubrie Moyer
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122738
Hardback, Page Count: 32
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
Journey through the story of the Nativity, from Joseph’s carpenter bench to the fields where shepherds watched their flocks by night. Reminiscent of Are You My Mother?, this picture book introduces children to Elizabeth and Zacharias, the angel Gabriel, the shepherds, the wise men, Mary and Joseph, and finally Christ Himself. Teach your children that when we seek the Babe of Bethlehem, we find our Savior.

Rules of Health: Sustaining Optimal Health Through Safe Detoxification, Reaching a HealthyWeight, Managing Stress Effectively, and Achieving Deep Restorative Sleep

Behzad Azargoshasb
Plain Sight Publishing
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122721
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 128
USD: $11.99, CAD: $13.99
You deserve good health—and you can achieve it without prescriptions or breaking the bank! Written by a licensed, practicing naturopathic doctor, this book is designed to put your health back in your own hands with simple, proven rules for everything from breathing and eating to getting better sleep and raising healthy children. With a few simple adjustments, you too can live a physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy life.

Turning Weeds into Wildflowers: A True Story of Faith, Hope, and Healing in the Face of Childhood Cancer

Emily Gould, Alexis Gould
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122691
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 256
USD: $17.99, CAD: $20.99
Cancer. With just one word, the life of Emily Gould and her family was turned upside down when her teenage daughter Alexis was suddenly diagnosed with a highly aggressive cancer. Yet amid the terrible battles and heartache, the Gould family found laughter, joy, and the miraculous love of their Heavenly Father. Although cancer threatened to take Alexis from them, it could not take their faith, love, or happiness.

Joy: Now Their King He Shall Be Known

Blake Gillette
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122684
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 64
USD: $19.99, CAD: $22.99
Rejoice in the birth of our Savior with this new collection of Christmas music. Featuring new arrangements such as “Joy” (a mash-up of “Jesus, Once of Humble Birth” and “Away in a Manger”) and original pieces, these instrumental and choral songs celebrate the reason for our hope and faith. Invite the spirit of the season into your family with this new CD and sheet music.

From Lehi to Moroni: Illustrated Stories from the Book of Mormon

Jonathan and Vikki McDonald
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122646
Hardback, Page Count: 128
USD: $23.99, CAD: $27.99
Help your children learn to love the scriptures with this fully illustrated storybook! From Lehi to Moroni condenses important stories from The Book of Mormon, so that children can get to know and love it. This storybook is perfect for bedtime, for reading during sacrament meeting, and as part of family scripture study. The engaging and detailed illustrations will ensure From Lehi to Moroni is picked up and read over and over again.

Christmas Angels

Rachelle Castor, Alyicia Pace
CFI
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122639
Hardback, Page Count: 32
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
If you had been there that first Christmas day, what would you do to prepare the way? This sweet, rhyming picture book tells children the story of the Nativity as if they were angels welcoming Christ to the earth. Just as the angels guided the shepherds to find the Baby Jesus, each of us can guide others to Him by our kind and loving example.

My Nativity 1-2-3s

Esther Yu Sumner, Robert Davis
Plain Sight Publishing
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462122462
Hardback, Page Count: 32
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
Introduce your children to the true meaning of Christmas with this sweet counting book! Starting with one special baby, each number adds to the story of the Nativity. With rhyming text and gorgeous illustrations, this board book is the perfect way to teach your little ones about the true reason we celebrate Christmas: our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Counting on Christmas

Trenton Hughes
Sweetwater Books
Pub Date: 10/9/18
9781462121960
Paperback / softback, Page Count: 192
USD: $14.99, CAD: $16.99
Grumpy old Tom VanHansen hasn’t celebrated a Christmas since his wife died. But when his estranged daughter, Noel, needs a place to stay with her three kids, Tom reluctantly agrees to take them in–as long as they’re gone by Christmas. With tensions high between them, it will take more than a little Christmas spirit to bring this family back together.

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