LDS fiction: a guilty pleasure?

I love words and am fascinated by the myriad wonderful things that can be accomplished by putting them together in just the right way. The beauty of a well-turned phrase excites me, and a good book waiting for me on top of my nightstand is profoundly better than a stash of chocolate in the drawer.

Closely rivaling my love of books is the pleasure I find in talking about them. I belong to a book club, and I’m always happy to be in the company of fellow bibliophiles. So with all of this open affection for words and books, I find it puzzling that I become a woman of few words when talking about works of LDS fiction featuring LDS characters.

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