If you're looking for a love story, this isn't it. Daughter of Ishmael by Diane Stringham Tolley is a fictionalized account of the Book of Mormon story of Lehi's and Ishmael's combined families' journey from Jerusalem to the Promised Land told from the viewpoint of Ishmael's middle daughter, Hannah.
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LDS General Conference is right around the corner and here are some outstanding books to help keep an ongoing spiritual feeling after conference ends.
Two stories with sharply contrasting roles for women and the military captured my attention for this week's reviews. No Peace with the Dawn by E.B. Wheeler and Jeffery Bateman takes place during World War I and the second Breach of Trust by Kathi Oram Peterson is set in today's modern world.
Braden Bell has taken a step beyond fantasy to serious questions concerning human agency coached in the story of a young girl discovering who she is. He explores the concept of absolute power to control thoughts and actions from both the side of the controller and the ones being controlled. Does the ability to make choices matter?
February is the month linked to Romance by hearts, flowers, and rings. It's the season for valentines and thoughts of June weddings. It's also a time when an abundance of romantic novels can be found. Here's a sampling of Romances from different times and circumstances with one common thread, the discovery of true love.