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Lost Children: Coping with Miscarriage for Latter-day Saints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Whether it happens to you or someone you love, there’s no way to prepare for the overwhelming sense of loss that accompanies a miscarriage. But as Latter-day Saints, we know that Heavenly Father’s plan offers solace, even in the face of adversity. Lost Children provides specific information about miscarriage and how it affects a person physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
The Gift of Tongues
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A missionary receives the opportunity to exchange her gift to speak with animals for any of her choosing.
Pigs When They Straddle the Air
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Religious
This novel in seven stories traces the arc of a family narrative in which mothers abandon their children for the best of reasons, fierce daughters reclaim their heritage, and the gap between spiritual health and the expectations of LDS culture affects the outcome of every episode. Poet Annie MacDougal, feminist Riva Maynard, and Riva's daughter Katie spiral in and out of these seven "incidents."
The Invisible Id
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Haunted by what he sees as an unforgivable mistake, Roy delves into his own psyche to get his life back with the help of a spunky psych major, Katie. With her help, Roy journeys into his own mind, where he can bend the very fabric of reality to his will. Through it all, Roy must fight for balance—he must choose between the evils of his light-hearted past and his grim present.
The Liahona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Ester and her little brother Micah are just two regular kids. Then they discover a Fairy Ring in their backyard and their lives are never the same! The Fairy Ring transports them into all sorts of books. One day, Micah has a great idea — what if they tried to go into the Book of Mormon? It works and the children are transported onto Nephi’s ship as it travels to the Promised Land. They meet the we
The Lord's Army: his Soldiers and their Mission
Price: Free! Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
LDS Missionary Preparation. The Lord's Army - Pre-Mortal Life, Earth Life, Post Mortal Life The Soldiers - Preparation, Opposition The Mission - Seeking the Elect, Teaching, Planning, Blessings for Service
Growing an Ideology: How the Mormons Do It - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Ideology, Socialization Structure, Church Expansion, Religious Capital and Beliefs, Insurgencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis seeks to understand how ideology-based organizations grow, for understanding ideological promulgation is imperative to understanding conflicts arising from differing ideological principles. We assert that the philosophical framework that drives the ideology of an organization plays a secondary role in that group's expansion.
Blood Atonement
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016 by Fine Nib Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Winter Quarters, Missouri Territory, 1846: On the Mormon trail, a young plural wife endures winter's deprivations and her sister-wife's jealousy while searching for answers why her sister was brutally murdered. Time to discover the killer is running out as the Latter-day Saints prepare to head west to Zion, but powerful men don't want their secrets revealed.
The Last Blessing of J. Guyman LeGrand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Religious
In his second collection of short stories, Darin Cozzens returns to his fictional Balford, a little Wyoming town whose mostly Mormon inhabitants illustrate, over the last sixty years, the pains and ironies of what one character in the title story calls "normal mortality." These eight stories evoke the poignancy of regret, forgiveness, and, ultimately, redemption.
The Mormon Missionary: Who IS That Knocking at My Door?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 214,940. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Many have answered a knock at the door to find two Mormon missionaries standing there. Who are they, and why are they doing it? Drawing on over 275 missionary interviews, Lively discusses the importance of the missionary experience for the individual and for the Church. The missionary program is something we take for granted, but which is really quite unique. The Church could not exist without it.