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Book Review: Moth and Rust Mormon Encounters with Death

Title:  Moth and Rust: Mormon Encounters with Death,  Edited by: Stephen Carter, Published: Signature books, 2017, Pages: 257 Genre: Narrative Non (mostly!) Fiction ISBN: 978-1-56085-265-0 Price: 23.95 When Devery Anderson at Signature Books contacted me and asked me if I would like a review copy of “Moth and Rust: Mormon Encounters with Death,” he did not […]

REVIEW – The Council of Fifty: A Documentary History

“The Council of Fifty: A Documentary History.” Edited by Jedediah Rogers. Published by Signature Books, December 2014. Cloth Binding, 424 pages. ISBN: 978-1-56085-224-7. Price: 49.95 Review originally written for the Association of Mormon Letters Writing in an early Church periodical, Oliver Cowdery described his time working as Joseph Smith’s scribe by stating, “These were days […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Thieves of Summer

The Thieves of Summer by Linda Sillitoe and Cynthia Sillitoe Published by Signature Books, 2014 218 pages, Paper binding ISBN: 978-1-56085-227-8, Price: $21.95 On April 7, 2010, Linda Sillitoe, one of the great voices of Utah and Mormonism, passed on to the next world. Sillitoe was a poet, an author, a journalist, and a renowned […]

BOOK REVIEW: Lost Apostles: Forgotten Members of Mormonism’s Original Quorum of Twelve

This is an adaptation of the Book Review that I wrote of the Signature Books title “Lost Apostles: Forgotten Members of Mormonism’s Original Quorum of Twelve” for the Association for Mormon Letters Book Review Panel. I will be presenting portions of this review at the Fall 2014, Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium, on Friday August 1st  […]

Book Review: “Cowboy Apostle:The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins, 1875-1932”

In December 2013 Signature Books released the latest volume in their important “Significant Mormon Diaries” series.  The title is “Cowboy Apostle:The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins, 1875-1932”.  Ivins, who is almost unknown now, played a very important role in the LDS Church from the time that he was called to lead the LDS colonies in […]