Christine Rappleye
Christine Rappleye is an editor and reporter for the Deseret News, where she works on the features sections, including the Food/Health section and book reviews, and Mormon Times. She previously worked for the Beaumont Enterprise in Southeast Texas as a reporter and editor and did internships at Newsweek in New York City and at The Friend magazine in Salt Lake City. She was born and raised in Southeast Texas and graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a communications degree. She served an LDS mission in the Taiwan Taipei Mission. She tries to take advantage of the "Greatest Snow on Earth" by her attempts to stay upright on skis in the winter and hopes to not kill the plants in her container garden on her balcony in the summer.

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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.
“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.
The main characters in the books "Love, Lucas" by Utahn Chatele Sedgwick, "Silence" by Deborah Lytton and "Saint Anything" by Sarah Dessen are teen girls facing personal or family tragedy.
The writers of “Legends, Lore and True Tales in Mormon Country” take a look back into Utah’s history and highlight slices of it through people and events from Sanpete County south to the Arizo...
"Men of Character" shares short biographies of 100 men from the LDS Church with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds. Each biography shares about each man's life, including challenges and their faith.
Mormon scholar Robert L. Millet explores different aspects of covenants in the recent 165-page book “Men of Covenant: Oaths, Covenants and Transcendent Promises.”
Professional cyclist and cancer survivor Connor O’Leary learned to ride a bike from his father, Dave O’Leary.
Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series.
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