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An Audiobook Read by Elder Bednar + 14 More New Releases to Bookshelf PLUS

Deseret Book's free app, Deseret Bookshelf, carries thousands of ebooks and audiobooks that make it easy to listen to inspiring, clean content anytime, anywhere. In addition, the app provides inspiring quotes, Church lesson helps, and many other exciting features.

If you upgrade the app to Deseret Bookshelf PLUS, which costs as little as $6.99 a month, you can access unlimited LDS audiobooks and thousands of ebooks, with new products being added daily.

Here's a look at what is new to Deseret Bookshelf PLUS this fall. These books, whether religious, fiction, or non-fiction will be sure to teach, inspire, and entertain you and your family all year long.

One by One

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In this book, Elder David A. Bednar offers a compelling look at a pattern the Lord uses to bless His people: He works with us on an individual basis, one by one. Demonstrating that pattern as it occurs throughout the scriptures, in the lives of many Church leaders, and in his own ministry, Elder Bednar invites us to open our hearts to the Lord's love. He also teaches that by ministering as the Savior does, one by one, we can be more powerful instruments in His hands to accomplish His purposes.

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Seek This Jesus

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In Seek This Jesus, Sister Neill Marriott shares highlights of her personal story as she testifies of Jesus Christ and offers a unique and intimate invitation for readers to seek Him. With topics including searching for the Savior, bringing the influence of the Lord into our families, and feeling God's grace in difficult times, Sister Marriott encourages readers with her warm, personable style and Southern charm.

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That We May Be One: A Gay Mormon's Perspective on Faith & Family

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This book is about the lessons Tom Christofferson, his family, and his fellow Saints learned while trying to love as God loves. It is about the scope and strength of this circle of love and about how learning the truth of our relationship with God draws us to Him. For anyone who has wondered how to keep moving forward in the face of difficult decisions and feelings of ambiguity; for anyone who needs to better understand the redeeming power of our Savior, Jesus Christ; for anyone who seeks to love more fully; this book offers reassurance and testimony of God's love for all of His children.

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Talks from Time Out For Women

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Choose from 20 talks on a variety of subjects and issues that are relevant today. These past talks from Time Out For Women are sure to inspire and teach you. Featuring talks from Sheri Dew, Laurel C. Day, Michael McLean, and more, Time Out For Women invites all women to take some time away from everyday life and invest in themselves spiritually. These talks will are sure to uplift not just you but your mothers, daughters, friends, and the whole family.

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The Secret of the India Orchid

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Anthony Blake, the Earl of Wilshire, is in love with his best friend's sister, Sophia Elliot. But his plans to court her are put on hold when he is forced to resume his role as an undercover spy for the Crown. A secret document listing the names of the entire network of British spies—including his own—has been stolen. To protect Sophia, Anthony cuts off all ties to her and exchanges his life as an honorable earl for the facade of a flirtatious playboy. Heartbroken and confused, Sophia travels to India, hoping to find healing in one of the most exotic regions of the British Empire. But the exotic land isn't as restful as she had hoped. Instead, she finds herself embroiled in a mystery of a missing sea captain, a possible murder, and a plot that could involve the prince of India.

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Men of Valor

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This inspirational book uplifts and encourages the men of the Church, helping us to recognize the opportunities the priesthood brings to bless and enrich the lives of those around us. Men of Valor is a reminder that every man who leads his family in righteousness can have a powerful leavening effect on a society whose moral values are rapidly eroding, and can make a difference in a struggling world that needs the bright torch of priesthood power.

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Habits of Happiness

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You may not have thought that such suggestions as "Don't even try to get motivated to exercise" and "Stop hoping to find friends" would show up in a book on happiness, but those are just a couple of the "habits of happiness" Dr. Wendy Ulrich invites readers to consider. This perfect blend of scientific research, engaging anecdotes, and practical advice that you might not have expected can help you discover new ways to feel a little better about life.

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A Future as Bright as Your Faith

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This dynamic collection of thoughts for each day of the year from President Monson is certain to motivate and inspire us in our pursuit to be of good cheer. Containing 365 quotations and accompanying scriptures for daily reading, this small, carry-along sized book will fit in a purse, briefcase, or backpack. It's also an excellent resource for family home evenings, gospel lessons, talks, or personal study. Give the gift of hope—or keep yours alive—with the words of our beloved prophet.

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Deep Cover

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Twenty-eight-year-old Kelsey Weber is one of the CIA’s finest undercover agents. After two years under deep cover in Salman Nassar’s desert compound, she’s unearthed vital information on the volatile Middle Eastern extremist sect. When her allegiance is called into question, Nassar teaches her a lesson she won’t forget—with a bullet to the leg. Kelsey is whisked out of the field to recuperate in the safety of her missionary parents’ empty Virginia home. But civilian life proves to be more complicated than Kelsey anticipated when she meets FBI agent Noah Cabbott, the handsome neighbor tasked by her parents with safeguarding the family home in their absence. As their relationship deepens, she’s torn by her inability to divulge who—and what—she really is.

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Accomplishing the Impossible

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In the Lord's plan for His children, this is the final dispensation. Many important things need to be done to prepare the earth for the Savior's Second Coming. From preaching the gospel in every nation, to sealing our families throughout the generations, to becoming ever-more like our Savior, Jesus Christ, we as Latter-day Saints face many tasks that may seem impossible from a worldly standpoint. In fact, as President Russell M. Nelson points out, His pattern is one of "using the unlikely to accomplish the impossible." From David and Goliath to Moses to Joseph Smith, the history of His people is a story of accomplishing the impossible.

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Lord Fenton’s Folly

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Lord Fenton is a gambler and a dandy, and he will be stripped of his wealth and position unless he rises to his responsibility—one of which is to marry. Far from being a giddy groom, Fenton chooses the unobjectionable Alice Stanbridge simply because he had known her as a young girl and his mother feels Alice would make a good wife. When Alice learns that she is not only an unwanted wife but a demanded one, however, she closes her heart. Only when Lord Fenton faces the greatest trial of his life does he begin to find love beyond the folly. Could a great love come from a beginning such as this?

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Doctrine & Covenants Who’s Who

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Enhance your gospel study with this incredible new resource that provides an encyclopedia-like portrayal of every person found in the Doctrine and Covenants. Dozens of color images enhance fascinating entries of individuals and locations. Each listing is complete with a description, historical context, and a summary. Whether you’re an instructor or student of the scriptures, Doctrine and Covenants Who’s Who is a must have for every LDS family and will be an essential part of your Church history study.

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My Fair Gentleman

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In this Regency twist of My Fair Lady, Jack would rather be at sea than fixing the mistakes of his grandfather, the late Earl of Stansworth. Instead, he finds that inheriting his grandfather's wealth and title—and securing the welfare of his sister and mother—means joining the ranks of high society and living with the aristocracy. Luckily, Ivy Carlisle, the granddaughter of a dear friend of Jack's late grandmother, is willing to teach him etiquette and properly introduce him into society. Jack soon learns that his challenge isn't surviving his new lifestyle but surviving the conspiracies against him—as well as keeping himself from falling madly in love with his new tutor.

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The Christ Centered Home: Inviting Jesus In

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In the hectic scramble of a world that asks us to do everything, be everyone, and make it all look easy, we often lose track of the experiences that really matter most—quiet moments in our homes with our families when we feel the peace of Jesus Christ. The lessons Jesus taught in the homes of His followers were simple. They were basic. And they were—and are—essential. In The Christ-Centered Home, you will discover how to fill your family's hearts with the principles Jesus taught in the most sacred of classrooms: the home.

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The Enoch Letters

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In the tradition of The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis comes this fascinating work of historical fiction from the mind of Elder Neal A. Maxwell. Readers of the scriptures have long marveled at the account of the city of Enoch and its translation. What was their society like? Suppose ancient records had been kept and were made available to us today. What lessons might they contain? Elder Neal A. Maxwell tells the story of Enoch's ministry and the glory of his Christ-centered society through the eyes of a man called Mahijah, who urges his friend Omner to move to Zion before it's too late.

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