The Loser’s Guide to Life and Love by A.E. Cannon

The Loser’s Guide to Life and Love by A.E. Cannon

Title: The Loser’s Guide to Life and Love Author: A.E. Canon Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: June, 2008 ISBN: 978-0061128462 Size: 272 pages, hardcover Genre: Young Adult Ordinary, boring Ed works a loser summer job at Reel Life Movies, where he doesn’t even have his own name tag. He’s stuck with “Sergio.” Ed’s only consolations are his two best friends. Shelving DVDs isn’t so mind-numbingly dull […]

December 3, 2008 / 0 Comments

Pretty Like Us by Carol Lynch Williams

Pretty Like Us by Carol Lynch Williams

Title: Pretty Like Us Author: Carol Lynch Williams Publisher: Peachtree Publishers Release Date: October 1, 2008 ISBN: 978-1561454440 Size: 224 pages, hardcover Genre: Middle Grade For Beauty McElwrath, the first day of sixth grade in small-town Green River, Florida, proves to be exactly the catastrophe she expected. Beauty is acutely shy, and she s sure she s doomed to be a social outcast for yet […]

December 2, 2008 / 0 Comments

The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck

The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck

Title: The Christmas Sweater Author: Glenn Beck Publisher: Threshold Editions Release Date: November 11, 2008 ISBN: 978-1416594857 Size: 284 pages, 5×7″, hardback Genre: Christmas When Eddie was twelve years old, all he wanted for Christmas was a bike. Although his life had gotten harder —and money tighter—since his father died and the family bakery closed…Eddie dreamed that somehow his mother would find a way to […]

December 1, 2008 / 3 Comments

A Christmas Grace by Anne Perry

A Christmas Grace by Anne Perry

Title: A Christmas Grace Author: Anne Perry Publisher: Ballantine Books Release Date: October 28, 2008 ISBN: 978-0345502032 Size: 224 pages, 5×7″, hardback Genre: Christmas A few weeks before Christmas, 1895, Emily Radley, the sister of Charlotte Pitt (last seen with husband, Thomas Pitt, in Buckingham Palace Gardens), answers a summons from Father Tyndale, spiritual leader of a small Western Ireland community. The Catholic priest is […]

December 1, 2008 / 0 Comments

Jenny’s Dream by Linda Weaver Clarke

Jenny’s Dream by Linda Weaver Clarke

Title: Jenny’s Dream Author: Linda Weaver Clarke Publisher: American Book Publishing Release Date: December 1, 2008 ISBN: 978-1589824461 Size: 280 pages, softcover Genre: Historical Romance When Jenny Roberts arrives home from college in the summer of 1908, she yearns to escape her small hometown of Paris, Idaho, and accomplish something remarkable in the world. She develops a promising friendship with Will Jones, a young farmer […]

December 1, 2008 / 0 Comments

Stonefather by Orson Scott Card

Stonefather by Orson Scott Card

Title: Stonefather Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Subterranean Press Release Date: October 31, 2008 ISBN: 978-1596061941 Size: 112 pages, Hardcover Genre: Speculative Novella length; not eligible for Whitney Award. When Runnel leaves his mountain valley to head for the great city of the water mages, he has no idea of his own magical talents. But he soon finds that without meaning to, he complicates and […]

November 29, 2008 / 0 Comments

The Spirit of Christmas by Hansen, Green & Bell

The Spirit of Christmas by Hansen, Green & Bell

Title: The Spirit of Christmas Author: Jennie Hansen, Betsy Brannon Green, Michele Ashman Bell Publisher: Covenant Communications, Inc. Release Date: November 2008 ISBN: 978-1598115811 Size: 5×8, softcover Genre: Christmas Not eligible for a Whitney award. Rekindle the spirit of Christmas with this touching trio of timeless stories told by some of the finest LDS storytellers — each with a heartwarming message for the Season. Will […]

November 24, 2008 / 2 Comments

Abinadi by H.B. Moore

Abinadi by H.B. Moore

Raquel has a secret. As the daughter of one of King Noah’s priests, she enjoys a luxurious life and the admiration of powerful men. But her heart belongs to a commoner, a man with no earthly wealth but rich heavenly gifts. When King Noah demands that Raquel join his harem, she flees the only life she has known and marries her secret love. His name […]

November 13, 2008 / 2 Comments

Seven Sisters: The Voyage by Carolyn Hart Bennett

Seven Sisters: The Voyage by Carolyn Hart Bennett

Title: Seven Sisters: The Voyage Author: Carolyn Hart Bennett Publisher: iUniverse Release Date: November 13, 2008 ISBN: 978-0595522422 Size: 232 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Middle Grade Historical The early Mormon Church was forced out of several states and finally blazed a trail across unknown territory to Utah to form their own theocracy. In addition to this westward movement, converts in Europe were admonished to “gather […]

November 13, 2008 / 0 Comments

Life in the Pit by Kristen Landon

Life in the Pit by Kristen Landon

Plain, normal Brittany has always lived in the shadow of her beautiful, popular friend Amanda. Amanda has a new boyfriend every week; Brittany doesn’t date. Amanda is the star of the school musical; Brittany watches from behind her cello in the orchestra pit. But then, the hot lead in the play starts showing an interest in Brittany and not because she’s Amanda s best friend. […]

November 11, 2008 / 1 Comment