Being Sixteen by Allyson Braithwaite Condie

Being Sixteen by Allyson Braithwaite Condie

Title: Being Sixteen Author: Allyson Braithwaite Condie Publisher: Deseret Book Release Date: January 1, 2010 ISBN: 978-1606412336 Size: 248 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Young Adult The night of my sixteenth birthday, I didn’t even bother to make a wish when I blew out the candles on the cake. It was my sixteenth birthday, after all. My wishes had already come true. When you turn sixteen, […]

January 21, 2010 / 3 Comments

Redemption by Susan Dayley

Redemption by Susan Dayley

Title: Redemption Author: Susan Dayley Publisher: Walnut Springs Press Release Date: January 19, 2010 ISBN: 978-1935217503 Size: 209 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Historical It is the eighth century BC. No Hebrew will purposely venture into the Assyrian Empire, whose practice of barbarous slaughter casts a shadow of fear over all of Israel. But God calls Jonah, an Israelite prophet, to cry repentance to the evil […]

January 19, 2010 / 2 Comments

Dispensation: Latter-Day Fiction by Angela Hallstrom

Dispensation: Latter-Day Fiction by Angela Hallstrom

Title: Dispensation: Latter-Day Fiction Editor: Angela Hallstrom Publisher: Zarahemla Books Release Date: January 3, 2010 ISBN: 978-0984360307 Size: 482 pages, 5.5×8.5, softcover Genre: Short Story Anthology This book is not eligible for a Whitney Award. Read the Introduction here. Dispensation: Latter-day Fiction anthologizes the best Mormon short stories written near the turn of the twenty-first century. Each of the extraordinary twenty-eight stories in this volume […]

January 18, 2010 / 1 Comment

Calamity Jack by Shannon & Dean Hale

Calamity Jack by Shannon & Dean Hale

Title: Calamity Jack Author: Shannon Hale and Dean Hale Illustrator: Nathan Hale Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books Release Date: January 5, 2010 ISBN: 978-1599900766 Size: 144 pages, 8×11, hardcover Genre: YA; Graphic Novel Series: Rapunzel’s Revenge This book is not eligible for a Whitney Award. Jack likes to think of himself as a criminal mastermind…with an unfortunate amount of bad luck. A schemer, plotter, planner, […]

January 14, 2010 / 1 Comment

Hashbrown Winters and the Mashimoto Madness by Frank Cole

Hashbrown Winters and the Mashimoto Madness by Frank Cole

Title: Hashbrown Winters and the Mashimoto Madness Author: Frank L. Cole Publisher: Bonneville (CFI) Release Date: January 8, 2010 ISBN: 978-1599553788 Size: 128 pages, 5.5×8, softcover Genre: Middle Grade Series: The Adventures of Hashbrown Winters (v1) All Hashbrown Winters ever wanted was a simple life: a treehouse full of buddies, enough marbles to keep him occupied at recess, and a Brody the Ape-Slayer action figure […]

January 13, 2010 / 0 Comments

A Tapesty of Spells by Lynn Kurland

A Tapesty of Spells by Lynn Kurland

Title: A Tapestry of Spells (The Nine Kingdoms, v. 4) Author: Lynn Kurland Publisher: Berkley Trade Release Date: January 5, 2010 ISBN: 978-0425232132 Size: 368 pages, 5.5×8, softcover Genre: Fantasy Series: Star of the Morning (v1), The Mage’s Daughter (v2),  Princess of the Sword (v3) Return to the world of the Nine Kingdoms with New York Times bestselling author Lynn Kurland as a new evil, […]

January 12, 2010 / 1 Comment

Saint Squad: Crossfire by Traci Hunter Abramson

Saint Squad: Crossfire by Traci Hunter Abramson

Special Agent Vanessa Lauton is living a lie. For the past year she’s been posing as a member of the Dominican Republic’s most powerful crime family in order to infiltrate a Caribbean terrorist organization. When her CIA contact has a heart attack, he’s replaced by U.S. Navy SEAL squad member Seth Johnson — the man Vanessa nearly married six years earlier. And suddenly the heat […]

January 11, 2010 / 3 Comments

Abish: Daughter of God by K.C. Grant

Abish: Daughter of God by K.C. Grant

Title: Abish: Daughter of God Author: K.C. Grant Publisher: Covenant Release Date: January 1, 2010 ISBN: Size: 336 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: Historical Every story must have a beginning. If mine were to be told, it would begin two lifetimes ago: before a queen gave me my freedom and I moved from land to land looking for a place where I belonged. It would begin […]

January 8, 2010 / 1 Comment

The Dark Divine by Bree Despain

The Dark Divine by Bree Despain

Title: The Dark Divine Author: Bree Despain Publisher: EgmontUSA Release Date: December 22, 2009 ISBN: 978-1606840573 Size: 384 pages, hardcover Genre: YA Paranormal Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared–the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in his own blood–but she has no idea what a truly monstrous secret that […]

December 22, 2009 / 2 Comments

Hidden Empire by Orson Scott Card

Hidden Empire by Orson Scott Card

Title: Hidden Empire Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: TOR Release Date: December 22, 2009 ISBN: 978-0765320049 Size: 336 pages, hardcover Genre: Speculative Series: Empire (v1) The war of words between right and left collapsed into a shooting war, and raged between the high-technology weapons on each side, devastating cities and overrunning the countryside. At the close of Empire, political scientist and government adviser Averell Torrent […]

December 22, 2009 / 1 Comment