Utah authors who were on the New York Times' best-seller list in 2013

Published: Monday, Jan. 6 2014 1:00 p.m. MST

Ann Romney's cookbook, “The Romney Family Table” (Shadow Mountain, $29.99) — published by Shadow Mountain, an imprint of Utah-based Deseret Book — spent three weeks in the top 20 of the "Advice, How-to and Miscellaneous" list following its October release.

Romney, the wife of 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, also spoke at Time Out for Women in Salt Lake City in November.

Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart

Elizabeth Smart’s memoir, “My Story” (St. Martin’s Press, $25.99), which she penned with author Chris Stewart, debuted at No. 1 on the “Hardback Nonfiction” list on Oct. 27.

The story of her 2002 kidnapping ordeal and rescue nine months later spent four more weeks on the “Hardback Nonfiction” list in November and six weeks on both the “E-book Nonfiction” and “Combined Print and E-book Nonfiction” lists.

Smart has served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and set up the Elizabeth Smart Foundation to help stop and prevent predatory crimes. She also married in 2012.

Stewart, a former Air Force pilot, was elected to represent Utah's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives last November and is the author of several books.

Amy Harmon

Utah County resident Amy Harmon’s novel “A Different Blue” (self-published, $15.99 paperback, $3.99 e-book) about a young British teacher taking a troubled high school senior under his wing was No. 6 on the “E-book Fiction” list the week of June 16 and then No. 21 the following week on the same list.

She is the author of five novels and in 2007 released the CD “What I Know.”

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