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Best LDS Books To Read

Our list of some of the best Lds books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. LDS Preparedness Manual, V8, 2012 Edition (Volume 8.xx) (2012)

 Best LDS Books To ReadThis is the new updated and revised 8th edition of the LDS Preparedness Manual for 2012, celebrating it’s 15th aniversary! This new edition includes significant new material never previously included in past editions and has DOUBLED the total content to over 500 pages! Please Note: The contents of this booklet are intended to assist individuals and families in coping with emergency preparations. However, final decisions on preparation for actions taken during an emergency are the sole responsibility of individuals. No one knows your needs or can…
Author(s): Christopher M. Parrett , Christopher Parrett, et al.

2. Understanding Your Endowment (2015)

 Best LDS Books To ReadMost books on the LDS temple are either too general to be very helpful or too scholarly and esoteric to appeal to most Church members. This volume is different. Based primarily upon the scriptures, Understanding Your Endowment explores the meaning of the temple endowment in our daily lives.Coming to understand our own endowment is a personal, sacred journey–one largely between us individually and the Lord. No one, other than the Lord, is really qualified to unfold everything. Part of the beauty of the temple's ordinances and teachings lies in the fact that the Lord can personalize them to whatever stage we are…
Author(s): Cory Jensen

3. 350 Questions Lds Couples Should Ask Before Marriage (2018)

 Best LDS Books To ReadStart your marriage off right! This comprehensive book includes hundreds of questions to discuss with your future spouse so you’ll both know what to expect. Practice your communication skills with questions about Sabbath day observance, family traditions, and household responsibilities. Now with an updated list of questions and a brand-new chapter about technology and social media habits!…
Author(s): Shannon L. Alder

4. What Every Mormon Wife Wishes Her Husband Knew…and Did: Secret Confessions of an LDS Psychiatrist (2018)

 Best LDS Books To ReadFeel Confident and Connected in Your LDS Marriage At its best, marriage is a wonderful, amazing thing, filled with passion, romance and deep connection. Unfortunately, it’s not always like this. We can feel angry, having the same arguments over and over. We can feel unsupported, unappreciated, and unloved. This can lead to us feeling lonely in our marriage, when more than anything we want to be connected to our spouse. Inside this book you’ll learn what you can do to start creating real confidence and deep connection in your LDS marriage. You’ll learn: -How…
Author(s): Frazier MD, Mike

5. Our Love Story Journal: 138 Questions and Prompts for Couples to Complete Together (2019)

 Best LDS Books To ReadOur Love Story Journal is the perfect journal for couples to capture their love story together.With this couples journal, you’ll be able to: with your significant other, so you can reflect on your memories and time shared whenever you want to in the future.More specifically, there are 138 engaging questions and prompts for couples to complete together; from dating to engagement & wedding, all the way through to marriage. connect, and strengthen intimacy in your relationship by filling in the journal together. while having fun conversations about your relationship; a fun activity for couples to do together. for your loved ones,…
Author(s): Ashley Kusi, Marcus Kusi

6. My Baptism Journal and Memories I Am a Child of God: Commemorative 6″x9″ Baptism Journal, No Prompt Lined Blank Notebook, Church Journal (2018)

 Best LDS Books To ReadThis darling Baptism journal is perfect for birthday and baptism gifts, First Journal, a place to record special memories, special events, for the child turning the special age of 8. Use the journal to record your thoughts during church, family study, in primary, home study, seminary, at girls camp, at mutual. Draw closer to Christ with this lined journal. 6″x9″ soft matte cover, featuring a blank lined journal with no prompts….
Author(s): Scout, Ivy

7. Moroni’s Guide to Surviving Turbulent Times (2017)

 Best LDS Books To ReadThe prophet Moroni, who spent at least the last twenty years of his life alone and wandering to avoid being captured and killed, has in the latter days become one of the symbols of our religion. His statue watches over nearly every temple and has been depicted on the cover of millions of copies of the Book of Mormon in dozens of languages. In this book, best-selling author John Bytheway suggests that Moroni’s last words were both intensely personal and universally applicable. In the closing chapters of the Book of Mormon we discover a wonderful formula…
Author(s): John Bytheway

8. 250 Fascinating Facts About LDS Temples (2018)

 Best LDS Books To ReadDo you know which temple is built from crushed lava rock and coral? Which temple’s grounds were occupied by a rebel army? Which temple is home to an ancient Viking burial ground? Which temple had mummies on display? Which temple has more rooms than the Taj Mahal? Discover hundreds of incredible facts that prove that although every temple’s purpose is the same, each temple has its own unique history….
Author(s): Rebekah Pitts

9. More than the Tattooed Mormon (2015)

 Best LDS Books To ReadAl Fox Carraway has spent years inspiring the world with her story of conversion, redemption, and finding faith. As a blogger, social media personality, and award-winning public speaker, her message has reached millions. This moving biography and up-close account of her life and membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes called the "LDS" or "Mormon" church) will show you what it means to truly trust in the Lord. "Don’t go, Al. You won’t fit in." Being baptized and following the Lord has made…
Author(s): Al Carraway

10. The LDS Guitar Hymnbook (2016)

 Best LDS Books To ReadThe Lds Guitar Hymnbook features lyrics, chords and melodies for over 80 favorite Lds hymns. Perfect for family home evening! Includes “Redeemer of Israel,” “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” “The Spirit of God,” “Now Let Us Rejoice,” “High on the Mountain Top,” “A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief,” “Be Still, My Soul,” “Called to Serve,” “Come, Come, Ye Saints,” “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer,” “Come O Thou King of Kings,” “Come unto Jesus,” “Come, Follow Me,” and many more!…
Author(s): Gerry Baird

11. Our Gratitude Journal: 52 Weeks of Love, Mindfulness, and Appreciation for Couples (2018)

 Best LDS Books To Readis the perfect journal for couples to share their and for each other on a weekly basis.With this gratitude journal for couples, you’ll be able to: for each other at the end of the week. Specifically, you will both be able to write something you are grateful about each other and then read what your partner wrote too – that means a letter for you each week of what your partner appreciates about YOU. in your relationship. your partner, so you can start and end your week with gratitude. This can help you develop a mindset of appreciation for your partner. In other words, you will become more aware of the good things your partner does…
Author(s): Marcus Kusi, Ashley Kusi

12. LDS Coloring Book for Adults (2016)

 Best LDS Books To ReadGrab some colored pencils and start coloring! This LDS Coloring Book for adults is full of inspiring messages and therapeutic designs to help unlock your creativity. Filled with uplifting scriptures and quotes from general authorities, this coloring book of 20 original pieces will help you focus on the positive in any tough situation….
Author(s): Misty Choate, Shannon DeJong, et al.

13. Raising Responsible, Emotionally Mature Children: Skills for LDS Parents (2015)

 Best LDS Books To ReadParenting is tough and mistakes made in a moment can take years to repair. However, you love your children, so learning the skills of effective parenting will be the most worthwhile venture you ever pursue. Roger K. Allen, Ph.D., has studied family relationships for over thirty years and developed a time-tested set of tools to help parents succeed in raising responsible, emotionally mature children. Replete with examples and case studies, his must-read guide gives you concrete strategies you can immediately put into practice. We know that good communication is at the…
Author(s): Allen, Ph.D., Roger K.

14. Understanding the Symbols, Covenants, and Ordinances of the Temple (2016)

 Best LDS Books To ReadThere are few, even temple workers, who comprehend the full meaning and power of the temple endowment. Seen for what it is, it is the step-by-step ascent into the Eternal Presence. If our young people could but glimpse it, it would be the most powerful spiritual motivation of their lives! &nbsp&nbsp&#8212David O. McKay Primary children sing, "I love to see the temple. I’m going there someday," but with little understanding of what happens once they get there. Even some adults attend the temple regularly without a clear concept of the instruction they receive. Using teachings of living prophets and the scriptures, along with her…
Author(s): Amy Hardison

Best Lds Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some lds books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Rebuilding a Lazy Testimony: True Story of One Who Rekindles a Relationship With God After a Loved One Leaves the LDS Church

Author(s): Taft Givens; Christian L. Richards; Mason Q. Wilcox; Ensign R. Callister; Mary Patrick Anderson
ID: 2574890, Publisher: Seeds Planted in Jesus Christ Press, Year: 2019, Size: 266 Kb, Format: epub

A reason for faith: navigating LDS doctrine & Church history

Author(s): Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints;Hales, Laura Harris
ID: 2690769, Publisher: Deseret Book Company;Religious Studies Center, Year: 2016;2015, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

What Your Parents Didn’t Tell You About Sex: An LDS Guide to Sexual Intimacy

Author(s): Anthony A Hughes
ID: 2395413, Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2015, Size: 171 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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