Book Review: Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

Title: Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon by William Davis, Published by the University of North Carolina PressGenre: HistoryYear Published: 2020Pages: 250Binding: Cloth, Paper, eBook ISBN: Cloth, 978-1-4696-5565-9; Paper, 978-1-4696-5566-6; eBook, … Continue reading

Book Review: Kingdom of Nauvoo

Title: Kingdom of Nauvoo: The Rise and Fall of a Religious Empire on the American Frontier Author: Ben Park Published by: Liveright   Genre: History Year Published: 2020Number of Pages: 324Available in : Cloth & Digital ISBN: 978-1-613149-486-4 Price: Cloth, 28.95; … Continue reading

Mormon Political Trilogy: A Brief Book Review

Utah, the Murder Hornet, err, Beehive State! It was not a planned, coordinated effort (I think), and the books were released out of order, but along with fires, plagues, and murder hornets, the last year has given the world of … Continue reading

REVIEW: Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions, Edited by: Reid Neilson and Carson Teuscher, Published by: University of Illinois Press Genre: Documentary History Year Published: 2020 Number of Pages: 314 Binding: Cloth, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Ancient Order of Things: Essays on the Mormon Temple

Title: The Ancient Order of Things: Essays on the Mormon TempleEditor: Christian Larsen Published by: Signature Books in 2019 Number of Pages: 280 Binding: Paperback ISBN: 978-1-56085-279-7 Price: 18.95 I have never known enough about professional football to collect a … Continue reading

Book Review: “Jan Shipps: A Social and Intellectual Portrait”

Jan Shipps: A Social and Intellectual Portrait: How a Methodist Girl from Hueytown, Alabama, Became an Acclaimed Mormon Studies Scholar By Gordon Shepherd and Gary Shepherd, Published by Kofford Books Year Published: 2019Number of Pages:  240Binding: Available in Cloth and … Continue reading

Review of The Earth Will Appear as the Garden of Eden: Essays on Mormon Environmental History

Review of Jedediah S. Rogers and Matthew C. Godfrey, The Earth Will Appear as the Garden of Eden: Essays on Mormon Environmental History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2019). “Mormon environmental history” may sound like an odd or … Continue reading

Book Review: The Bear River Massacre: A Shoshone History

The Bear River Massacre: A Shoshone History by Darren Parry, Published by: BCC Press, Published in 2019  Number of Pages: 165Binding: Paper  ISBN:  978-1948218207Price: 9.95     Site of the Bear River Massacre, known as Boa Ogoi to the Northwestern Shoshone … Continue reading

REVIEW: Behind the Scenes Tour of the Kirtland Temple From Basement to Bell Tower

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Kirtland Temple From Basement to Bell Tower Author: Ronald Romig Published by: John Whitmer Books Genre: Non-Fiction – History Published: 2019, Paper binding, 72 pages ISBN: 978-1934901205 Price: 9.95 Between the twenty-seventh of December … Continue reading