Upcoming Books

The Journey West

The Mormon Pioneer Journals of Horace K. Whitney with Insights from Helen Mar Kimball Whitney

Edited by Richard E. Bennett

How did a young newlywed couple experience the Mormon pioneer trek west? In The Journey West, award-winning author Richard E. Bennett has compiled the first combined husband-and-wife account of the pioneer trek. The six journals rank among the great Mormon exodus journals. They were written by Horace K. Whitney, son of Newel K. and Elizabeth Whitney, with reminiscences and insights from Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, daughter of Heber C. and Vilate Kimball.

The Los Angeles Temple

A Beacon on a Hill

By Richard O. Cowan

President David O. McKay was intimately involved with the planning and construction of this largest temple that the Church had ever built. Its operation reflects some of the challenges the Church faced in the changing cultural climate of Southern California. This volume is a comprehensive history of the Los Angeles Temple. The text is illustrated with more than a hundred photographs of the construction, groundbreaking, installation of the angel Moroni, and cornerstone ceremony—many of which have not been previously published. 

  • $31.99
  • ISBN: 978-1-9443-9435-6

We'll Sing and We'll Shout

The Life and Times of W. W. Phelps

By Bruce A. Van Orden

In this comprehensive biography, learn of the ups and downs of W. W. Phelps, early Latter-day Saint leader, printer, scribe, ghostwriter, and monumental hymn writer. He printed the Book of Commandments and other early standard works.

  • ISBN: 978-1-9443-9436-3

The New Testament

A New Translation for Latter-day Saints

By Thomas A. Wayment

This New Translation renders the New Testament text into modern English and is sensitive to LDS beliefs and practices. This translation is readable and accessible for a wider range of readers than the King James Version. The original paragraph structure of the New Testament is restored and highlights features such as quotations, hymns, and poetic passages. New and extensive notes provide alternate translations, commentary upon variant manuscript traditions, and historical insights. Where applicable, the Joseph Smith Translation has been included.

  • ISBN: 978-1-9443-9467-7