Recent Articles by Christine Rappleye
Published: Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:44 pm MDT
Teen assassin and King’s Champion Celaena Sardothien has returned to Rithold in the opening scenes of “Queen of Shadows,” a fast-paced and tightly plotted addition to the Throne of Glass serie...
Published: Friday, August 28, 2015 4:43 pm MDT
The picture book “Land of Or” by Park City resident Katie Mullaly looks at the reasons behind choices. Though fairly philosophical for a picture book, it can help readers see the impact of different...
Published: Friday, August 28, 2015 4:33 pm MDT
"Heroes of the Dustbin," the conclusion of the Janitors series, is something Utah author Tyler Whitesides has been planning and plotting since the second book in the five-book series.
Published: Friday, August 21, 2015 2:37 pm MDT
Ceony Twill has been focused on learning a particular kind of magic — smelting. It’s one of several kinds of magic that uses a particular material in the world Utah author Charlie N. Holmberg has cr...
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015 5:19 pm MDT
These 12 picture books that have recently crossed our desks share an adventure, whether it’s a plan that goes unexpectedly awry, learning a new skill, making a new friend or taking a trip and finding joy ...
Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 4:05 pm MDT
From a robot that cleans grills, to cooking stoves and a magnetic trivet, here are some of the cooking items that that caught my eye during the recent 2015 Outdoor Retailers Summer Market in Salt Lake City.
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 5:44 pm MDT
H.B. Moore has taken scriptures, sometimes just a few verses, and created a story around what the lives of those mentioned in the verses may have been like. Now she’s taking on the story of Moses from the...
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 4:34 pm MDT
“Storm Moon,” the conclusion to Utah author Teri Harman’s Moonlight Trilogy, offers a culminating battle of magic and wills among the witches of Twelve Acres and a dark witch who is hundreds o...
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2015 4:15 pm MDT
Utah author Jessica Day George puts a fantasy spin on the legacy of the Dracula family in her young adult novel “Silver in the Blood” set in Romania near the end of the 19th century.
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:09 pm MDT
“Visions of Freedom” and “Signers of Liberty” have profiles of the 56 men who signed one of the documents that helped found the United States of America.