Recent Articles by Michelle Garrett
Salt Lake City resident tells the story of impoverished Japanese-American children vying for Olympic glory
Published: Friday, October 23, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Salt Lake City author Julie Checkoway tells the story of impoverished Hawaiian Japanese-American children in the 1930s who go from learning to swim in irrigation ditches to vying for Olympic glory in "The Three...
Published: Friday, October 2, 2015 3:30 pm MDT
After being fooled by a possum playing dead in her yard, children's writer Holly Goldberg Sloan decided to write a book, illustrated by her husband, Gary Rosen, about possums training to be actors, putting on a...
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
“This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!” by Jonathan Evison tells the story of a 78-year-old widow with a troubling past and is meant to encompass the difficulties that many women have faced in the last...
Book review: Mormon blogger writes much-needed guide for adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary
Published: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 7:34 pm MDT
Mormon blogger Andrea Faulkner Williams writes a much-needed handbook for the challenges of adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary in her new book "Tell Me About It, Sister! A Guide for Returned Sist...
Published: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:47 am MST
Throughout her career, Liz Wiseman, author of "Multipliers," has been given roles she was under-qualified for. From that experience grew the idea for her new book, "Rookie Smarts," which analyzes the benefits o...
Published: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 2:36 pm MST
Knowing there are more than enough bad men in the world, Elder David S. Baxter of the Seventy seeks to define for the upcoming generation what makes a man good in his newest book, "What Good Men Do."
Published: Friday, September 26, 2014 3:18 pm MDT
Entering a young adult market flooded with narratives of women who fall passionately in love with powerful, manipulative men, "Exquisite Captive," written by Heather Demetrios, takes a typical Stockholm syndrom...
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 9:01 am MDT
"Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered" documents the author's quest to discover just who the woman in Leonardo da Vinci's most famous work of art really was, what her life would have been like, and why a world-renowned...
Published: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:37 pm MST
Elder David S. Baxter of the Quorum of the Seventy lays out the definition of peace and how we can obtain it in every aspect of our lives, despite what may be going on around us in his book "Peace, Be Still."
Published: Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Batman was created by Bob Kane in 1939, and today is considered by IGN to be the No. 2 superhero of all time, losing the No.1 spot to Superman.