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A Review of In God’s Image and Likeness

When I reviewed Jeffrey Bradshaw's first book I said that I wished I had written it. And now as I have read the second book in this series, again I must say that it confirmed my own thoughts and feelings in such a way that I wish I’d written the book.

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Falling to Heaven: The Surprising Path to Happiness

Much of the sadness and frustration we feel is actually created by our well-meaning efforts to find happiness. Relief can be found through a divine gospel paradox that rescues us from failed roads and puts us on the surprising path to happiness.

By James L. Ferrell
New Romantic Suspense from Jaclyn Hawkes

What does a romance, the high western desert, a dog named Zeus, and sheep wagons have in common?

By Jennie Hansen
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Given all the challenges that go along with parenting, who in their right mind would purposefully choose to become a parent? Here's a guidebook to parenting that doesn't discuss child-rearing.

By Rachelle Funk
April Brings Flowers and Poetry

This is the month to celebrate our beautiful language. There is no better book to give as a gift to someone special than a book rich with alliterations, similes, rhyming, rhythm and more.

By Holly E. Newton
Good Intentions Can Go Awry in “Chances Are”

Traci Hunter Abramson moves into new territory with her latest novel. Known for her high action military, CIA, and FBI books, this latest book features a young woman dealing with cancer and a high profile baseball star may take her fans by surprise.

By Jennie Hansen
LDS Fiction: ‘Discovering Peace’ explores Life after Giving a Baby up for Adoption

Alison misses her baby even though she feels strongly that she made the right decision in giving her daughter two parents and the opportunity to be sealed in a forever family.

By Jennie Hansen
‘All Joy and No Fun,’ a Reflection on Modern Parenthood

There is nothing harder in life that parenthood. Given all the challenges that go along with it, who in their right mind would purposefully choose to become a parent?

By Rachelle Funk
LDS “Great Works” and the Mormon Texts Project

Great thinkers such as C. S. Lewis and Charles Eliot have held that reading “great books” – that is, old books that have stood the test of time – has inherent value that can’t be replicated with a diet of contemporary books.

Inspirational Books for this time of Year

General Conference is a wonderful time to reflect on our lives and where we stand in our own progress towards perfection. It's also a time to become more rejuvenated and motivated to improve our souls.

By Holly E. Newton