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Fiction and Non-fiction Books, Cds and DVDs for Latter-day Saint Readers

Moroni Smith In Search of the Gold Plates — Book 2

Posted on May 30, 2013 in Fiction, The Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES, YA/Juvenile

Book Two in the Moroni Smith Adventures SERIES by Thom Duncan FANTASY / ADVENTURE Buy it at $11.00 (Introductory Special) Who would want to steal the Gold Plates? Well, anyone would! Moroni Smith, Orrin Porter Rockwell VII and Gadget Gunderson, of the Church Special Projects division, are engaged in yet another fingernail-biting adventure as they try to recover the stolen Gold Plates from a splinter faction claiming divine right and stewardship of those legendary Plates. Their adventures take them from the rocks and caves of Southern Utah to the lush hills of the Finger Lakes District in New York state as they follow the trail left for them by the megalomaniacal leadership of The Brethren of the Lord. More of the work of the cover artist, Melita Lee, can be seen HERE EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER ONE: “What’s the sign...

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Brigham’s Bees

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Fiction, Historical, Humor

MYSTERY / SUSPENSE by Robert Kirby Retail Price: $11.95 Back in print (in paperback) by popular demand! Special Internet Sale price of $10.95   Somewhere in Utah County, a treasure waits to be discovered. The coins called Brigham’s Bees were works of art. Using a makeshift stamping mill fashioned from a Mexican War cannon, master engraver and Mormon Bishop Samuel Woodbury hammered out a treasury for Brigham Young in the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains — more than 3,000 gold coins. However, none of them were ever spent. On a cold autumn day in 1862, Bishop Woodbury disappeared with Brigham Young’s Treasury of Deseret while enroute to Salt Lake City. Some say Woodbury absconded with the treasure to California. Others say he was a Confederate sympathizer and the Mormon gold ended up in the coffers of the Richmond government...

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I Spy A Nephite Activity Book

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Classics, Humor, Nonfiction, YA/Juvenile

by Pat Bagley JUVENILE / YOUNG ADULT / YA / ACTIVITY BOOK / PUZZLES / GAMES This popular book has sold over 100,000 copies! Isn’t it time to add it to your collection? Kids from 8 to 80 will love to follow the adventures of Norman the Nephite and his travels through time. It’s your job to find Norman in these colorful pictures depicting scenes throughout history. From The Pre-Mortal World to the Lost Ten Tribes to a future in space. The wonderful and challenging illustrations will provide hours of continuous fun as you search and say “I Spy A Nephite”! About the Author Pat Bagley is the editorial cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune. He has many books to his credit which include the illustrations for two volumes of J. Golden Kimball Stories by James Kimball. As well...

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Mormon Women: Portraits and Conversations

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Classics, Nonfiction

by James Kimball & Kent Miles MINI-BIOGRAPHY / PHOTOGRAPHIC BIOGRAPHY Retail Price: $18.95 About the Book: This book explores the varied roles of Mormon Women. A reformed communist guerilla. A Utah Supreme Court chief justice. A best-selling mystery novelist. A survivor of Stalin’s Gulag prison system. A mom negotiating the ups and downs of teenage angst. These are just a few of the Mormon women who share their stories in the pages of the this brand new, beautifully photographed book. The project eventually took them to five continents in just over five years, meeting women of diverse backgrounds. This volume features fourteen of the interviews Kimball and Miles conducted. The stories are told by the women themselves, in their own various and wonderfully unique voices. Despite all the differences of culture, language and background, a unifying theme binds these...

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This Is The Place! A Crossroads of Utah’s Past

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Historical, Nonfiction, YA/Juvenile

A Child’s History of Utah by Pat Bagley and Will Bagley What happens when two kids decide to dig up a dinosaur in their backyard? They begin an excavation that will take them through 125 million years of Utah. Each page uncovers a new payer of Utah History. This Is The Place combines equal parts illustration, information, illumination and fascination in a delightful and enlightening read for children, teens and adults by Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Cartoonist, Pat Bagley. This book is also used in classrooms across the state of Utah. About the Authors: Pat Bagley is the editorial cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune and the award-winning author and illustrator of several Utah and LDS books, including I Spy A Nephite, and Welcome to Utah. Will Bagley is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended BYU...

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Thy God My God CD

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Audio and Video, Women Authors

By Lindy Kerby MUSIC CD / INSPIRATIONAL / LDS / BIBLICAL List Price: $9.99 Special Internet Price: $5.99 Strength from the Hearts of Biblical Women Ruth and Naomi, The Samaritan Woman at the Well, Mary Magdalene. Strength. Conversion. Testimony. Loyalty. Trust. Conviction. All those things that lead us to our Savior, Jesus Christ, are embodied in these noble women and supported by the beautiful and touching music and lyrics in these truly spiritual songs by Lindy Kerby. ABOUT LINDY and the HISTORY OF THE CD Lindy Kerby grew up in southern California, the oldest of 11 children. She never took piano lessons, but did learn the notes as her mother taught her at the piano. Sight-reading came easily, and her favorite past times were to play the piano, sing, and act. Her childhood dream was singing and acting in...

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Where Freedom Stands Original Cast Album CD

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Audio and Video

The Heritage of the American Family A Musical The Original Cast Album Book by James G. Lambert Music and Lyrics by C. Michael Perry & James G. Lambert Buy it for $9.99 This is the epic story of the people of Utah and the Heritage they share. Two families serve to represent the families of the State. The Clarke family members are Mormon converts who brought civilization West with them as they were driven from place to place. The Lee Family, who are non-Mormons, brought with them in their move West the industrial revolution — and in the process — prosperity as well. Though both families settled in Utah County, each family plays an important part in everyone’s heritage. Originally conceived for “America’s Freedom Festival at Provo” the theme is universal and the characters can be empathized with by...

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Liberty Jail Original Cast Album CD

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Audio and Video

A Musical The Original Cast Album by Orson Scott Card Music by C. Michael Perry Price: $9.99 At the end of the persecutions of the Mormons in Missouri, Joseph Smith, Hyrum Smith, Sidney Rigdon and three others were imprisoned in a jail at Liberty, Missouri. The conflicts that arose there and the friendships that were formed shaped the future history of the Mormon Church — and also brought to Mormon Scripture the beautiful and poetic Section 121 of the Doctrine and Covenants. This musical drama will have your audience totally involved with beautiful music, a deeply moving story and a variety of characters. It will be seen that there sometimes, for a Prophet of God, can be liberty in jail. PUBLICATION INFORMATION AUDIO CD UPC: 886470410217 List Price: $11.99 46 minutes, 18 tracks FROM: Zion BookWorks REVIEWS: “Absorbing, moving...

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