Planning LDS Weddings and Receptions is a comprehensive book that discusses all major aspects of preparation for beautiful weddings and receptions. It is simple and concise, yet it gives invaluable suggestions that all who are approaching marriage can use. While it is directed to Latter-day Saints, much of the information is applicable to those of all faiths. Both temple and private marriages receive consideration. Elements of etiquette and careful planning are given on such subjects as pre-nuptial parties, the engagement, the Bishop’s interview, and preparing invitations and announcements. Budgeting and legal requirements are treated in detail, and useful suggestions are made on choosing attendants, wedding apparel, wedding pictures, flowers, music, reception locations, and caterers. Guidelines and suggestions for temple weddings, home weddings, garden weddings, and chapel weddings are given. Details such as suggested music for receptions, newspaper announcements, and acknowledging gifts are also covered. This is a useful, interesting, and readable guide to the many aspects of the marriage process.