Santa’s Secret by Christy Hardman and Phil Porter

Santa’s Secret by Christy Hardman and Phil Porter

Title: Santa’s Secret Author: Christy Hardman and Phil Porter Publisher: Cedar Fort Release Date: August, 2008 ISBN: 978-1-59955-178-4 Size: 128 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″, Paperback Genre: Children, Christmas Of everything to do with Christmas, Phil Porter loves to play Santa Claus the most. When he puts on his Santa suit, something magical happens: for the people of his town, he becomes Santa. The only problem […]

August 30, 2008 / 1 Comment
The Legend of the Kukui Nut by Robert Brandon Henderson; illus. Mark McKenna

The Legend of the Kukui Nut by Robert Brandon Henderson; illus. Mark McKenna

Title: The Legend of the Kukui Nut Author: Robert Brandon Henderson Illustrator: Mark McKenna Publisher: Cedar Fort Release Date: August, 2008 ISBN: 978-1-59955-119-7 Size: 32 pages, 8×9, Hardcover Genre: Children’s Picture Book Every child on the island of Lani knows that one day he or she will be chosen by Chief Makua to take the test of courage and faith and make the journey to […]

August 30, 2008 / 0 Comments
The Apple Trees of Tschlin by G.M. Kearney; illus. Rebecca Miller

The Apple Trees of Tschlin by G.M. Kearney; illus. Rebecca Miller

Title: The Apple Trees of Tschlin Author: G.M. Kearney Illustrator: Rebecca Miller Publisher: Cedar Fort Release Date: August, 2008 ISBN: 978-1-59955-098-5 Size: 32 pages, 9×10, hardcover Genre: Children’s Picture Book Picture books are not eligible for Whitney awards. Once there was a tiny kingdom called Tschlin. The people of this beautiful kingdom were happy, but its king and queen were not. Although they loved their […]

August 30, 2008 / 0 Comments
Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Title: Rapunzel’s Revenge Author: Shannon and Dean Hale Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books Release Date: August 5, 2008 ISBN: 978-1599900704 Size: 144 pages, hardcover Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Once upon a time, in a land you only think you know, lived a little girl and her mother . . . or the woman she thought was her mother. Every day, when the little girl played […]

August 14, 2008 / 2 Comments
Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show by Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show by Orson Scott Card

Title: Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show Author: eds. Edmund R. Schubert and Orson Scott Card Publisher: TOR Books Release Date: August 5, 2008 ISBN: 978-0765320001 Size: 432 pages, 5.5×8″ softcover Genre: Fantasy This is a collection of short stories, and therefore not eligible for a Whitney Award. LDS authors featured in this anthology are Orson Scott Card, David Farland, Eric JamesStone, and Scott M. […]

August 13, 2008 / 0 Comments
The Divine Talisman by Eldon Thompson

The Divine Talisman by Eldon Thompson

Title: The Divine Talisman (vol. 3) Author: Eldon Thompson Publisher: EOS Release Date: July 22, 2008 ISBN: 978-0060741549 Size: 544 pages, hardcover Genre: Fantasy Series: The Crimson Sword (vol. 1), The Obsidian Key (vol. 2) To protect his people from the demonic Illysp, Torin, king of Alson, made the ultimate sacrifice. Now, as his best friend and his former love seek to salvage the shattered […]

August 11, 2008 / 1 Comment
Watch Me by Brenda Novak

Watch Me by Brenda Novak

Title: Watch Me (The Last Stand, vol. 3) Author: Brenda Novak Publisher: Mira Books Release Date: August 1, 2008 ISBN: 978-0778325260 Size: 448 pages, softcover Genre: Thriller Series: Trust Me (vol. 1), Stop Me (vol. 2) (Caution: May contain objectionable content) Sheridan Kohl was just a teenager parked at the lake in Whiterock, Tennessee with a boy named Jason when a stranger wearing a ski […]

August 5, 2008 / 1 Comment
Twilight: Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Twilight: Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how could you not give it? If it was someone you truly loved? To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare […]

August 4, 2008 / 4 Comments
Shadow of the Crown by Jeri Gilchrist

Shadow of the Crown by Jeri Gilchrist

Title: Shadow of the CrownAuthor: Jeri Gilchrist Publisher: Covenant Communications, Inc. Release Date: August 1, 2008 ISBN: Size: 6×9 softcover Genre: Romantic Suspense Teira Palmer, a bright, savvy young woman who was raised on the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, receives a plum assignment to help in the acquisition of a Scandinavian branch of the international telecommunications company for which she works. She returns […]

July 31, 2008 / 0 Comments
Surprise Packages by Anderson, Littke and Carroll

Surprise Packages by Anderson, Littke and Carroll

Title: The Company of Good Women: Surprise Packages (vol 3) Author: Nancy Anderson, Lael Littke and Carroll Hofeling Morris Publisher: Deseret Book Release Date: July, 2008 ISBN: 978-1-59038-908-9 Size: 360 pages, 6×9, softcover Genre: General, Women’s Fiction Series: Three Tickets to Peoria (v1), Almost Sisters (v2) In Surprise Packages, the satisfying conclusion of The Company of Good Women series, Juneau, Deenie, and Erin deal with […]

July 28, 2008 / 2 Comments