Book Review

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“Light at the Water’s Edge of Language” by Rachel Rueckert

Review of The Brain’s Lectionary: Psalms and Observations by Elizabeth Pinborough Elizabeth Pinborough’s The Brain’s Lectionary: Psalms and Observations (BCC Press 2022) is a poignant...

“Beyond the Mapped Road of Storytelling” by Rachel Rueckert

Book review of Rosalyn Eves' Beyond the Mapped Stars Beyond the Mapped Stars by Rosalyn Eves (Knopf, August 2021) is a powerful coming-of-age story about...

“Ninety-Nine Refiner’s Fires” by Rachel Rueckert

Book review of Allison Hong Merrill's Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops Abusers hate nothing more than when those they’ve harmed speak up. If we evaluated books based...

“Faith in Mormon Women’s Memoirs” by Nancy Ross

Book review of Katie Langston's Sealed In a short essay for BYU Studies Quarterly (2015, 183—197), scholar and author Angela Hallstrom noted that “Mormon...

Illuminating Ladies: A Second Edition

Since the Church’s founding nearly 200 years ago, our unique history and culture has produced and attracted a remarkable array of women who have...

“Poems of a Faith Journey” by Nancy Ross

A book reivew of Dayna Patterson's If Mother Braids a Waterfall Whether we decide to stay in the LDS Church or not, the experience of...