10 gospel books for adults and youth to brighten your summer


Whether you're going on vacation or enjoying the nice weather, summer provides many opportunities to relax, rejuvenate, and maybe read a book or two. Here are 10 books to help you bring more light to your life this summer.


Connecting with Christ

In Connecting with Christ, beloved artist Kate Lee shares the experiences that have helped her come to Christ and learn to trust Him and the healing only He can give.

Stay Thou Nearby

This collection of essays from Black leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shares reflections, insights, and experiences regarding the priesthood and temple restriction and the 1978 revelation that ended it.

Men of God

From bestselling author and scholar Robert L. Millet, this book is for the beloved sons of our Heavenly Father—husbands, fathers, sons, ministers, and friends—who have chosen to commit their hearts and lives to living the gospel and following our Savior, Jesus Christ.

She Did

She Did is a compilation of essays about remarkable Latter-day Saint women whose lives stretch across time and the globe. Whether living in India, Norway, Guatemala, or Ghana, these women, in many ways, had ordinary lives. But they followed the Lord's command to "go and do"- each in their unique circumstances-and changed their lives and the lives of others.


Now Is Your Time

In this concise, approachable book, President Russell M. Nelson shares crucial teaching with the rising generation about making choices now that will lead to true and lasting joy. Sure to instill confidence and inspire faith, this message from a beloved prophet will help you and young adults boldly progress on the path the Lord has in store for them.

Last Days

As a teen or young adult living in the last days, do you find yourself asking questions like these?
  1. Will I have a future—a chance to achieve my dreams and goals?
  2. How can I prepare spiritually for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ?
  3. What can I do when I feel anxious because of the chaos and wickedness in today's world?
  4. Does God have a plan for me?

This book will help you answer these questions and many more.


The Lord turned Saul into the great Apostle Paul, changed Amulek into a mighty missionary, and transformed humble fishermen into powerful disciples. You will be amazed to see how the Lord can strengthen you!

Spiritual Resistance Agent Field Manual

With anecdotes, discussion prompts, and simple activities, this guide will give you and your loved ones the courage and faith to stand as stalwart members of Christ's spiritual army.


Let Your Light Shine

In this beautifully illustrated children's book, Sister Bonnie Cordon shares a personal experience and her testimony of the difference a focused, Christlike example can make.

Because of Jesus

In a world where the role of fatherhood is increasingly maligned, marginalized, and even dismissed, this book highlights the irreplaceable role of fathers in the lives of the chosen servants of the Lord, and in the lives of children the world over.

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