What are the best Mormon books ?

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    #1The Book of Mormon

    The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ is a non-fiction spiritual book written by Joseph Smith. It  is first published in 2013 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

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    Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition is a non-fiction religion book written by Jan Shipps. This Christianity book is first published in 1985. 


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    #3Mormon Enigma

    Mormon Enigma

    Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith is a non-fiction biography book written by Linda King Newell and Valeen Tippetts Avery. This spiritual book is first published in 1984. 


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    Alexander Pierce
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I don't believe this solves the topic at all. It gives one specific non-fiction book that is based on a spiritual Mormon. The objective was to give the best Mormon books and in my opinion teach me about Mormons. There are quite a few links and pages to other recommend mormon books which is why I will raise this rating to a 2 instead of 1."
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    #4Leaving the Saints

    Leaving the Saints

    Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith is a non-fiction memoir written by Martha N. Back. This spiritual book is first published in 2005. 


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    Reyansh Jayaraman
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "I found inspiration in this book, but not the inspiration the Mormon "faith" may portray. Instead, the inspiration you can find here is to live authentically and tell the truth about your own past, facing the inner demons you carry around. It was a life-changing experience for me to realize the wrongs I've dealt with the last 20 years, and I will be confronting the men in my family who've abused me over the years after reading this. "
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    #5The Mormon People

    The Mormon People

    The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith is a non-fiction American history book written by Matthew Bowman.  It is first published in 2012 by Random House. 


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    Wei Lai
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I bought this book several years ago when I was contemplating Romney for President. I wanted a better picture of who a Mormon is. This book gave me more than I had bargained for. It told me what American is and why Mormonism is the American dream religion. I voted Obama in the end."
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    #6The 19th Wife

    The 19th Wife

    The 19th Wife is a historical fiction novel written by David Ebershoff first published in 2008 by Random House. This suspense novel is about Ann Eliza Young's life. 


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    Ling Ye
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "I was engrossed in this book from start to finish, it's a mixture of news stories and biographies but it's worth the read. Very good book."
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    #7Baptism for the Dead

    Baptism for the Dead

    Baptism for the Dead is a literary fiction written by Libbi Hawker. This spiritual fiction novel is first published in 2012 by CreateSpace and about a Mormon wife who doesn't believe in God.


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    Barbara Williamson
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "The perfect Mormon wife in the perfect Mormon town has a secret: she doesn’t believe in God. Her husband has a secret, too: he’s in love with another man. She’s stood by her husband for two years, tending their secrets, fading into the easy background of Rexburg, Idaho. But when she meets a man who calls himself “X,” an artist on a rambling sabbatical through the Western States, her resolve to be the perfect wife finally crumbles. At first her affair with X is just another secret to keep. But she quickly realizes she can no longer be content with the structured, wholesome life of a Rexburg woman. Though she fears her husband’s reaction and the town’s rejection, she leaves to join X on his journey through the Rockies. Amid mountains and deserts, surrounded by art and creation, she discovers the realities of eternity. But just as she is beginning to build a life without religion, a death in the family pulls her and X back to Rexburg. She must return to the place that created and confined her, this time not as the perfect Mormon wife, but as something monstrous to the people she loves."
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    #8Could I Vote for a Mormon for President?

    Could I Vote for a Mormon for President?

    Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? is a non-fiction reference book written by Ryan T. Cragun and Rick Phillips. It is first published in 2012 by Strange Violin Editions.


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    Edward Hicks
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "This book really opens your eyes to some concerns mormons have"
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    Destiny is a contemporary romance Christian fiction written by Cindy Ray Hale. It is self-published in 2013 and about a Mormon young girl named Destiny Clark.  

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    Elizabeth Silva
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This solution is okay because the book does revolve around a Mormon girl, but it could be more focused on Mormon issues. "
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    #10Torn by God

    Torn by God

    Torn by God: A Family's Struggle with Polygamy is a non-fiction Christian book written by Zoe Murdock. This spiritual book is first published in 2008. 


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    Michelle Wells
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "There are some very real topics in this book. It is not a book about religion in the sense of like the book of Mormon. It is more so a very vivid and realistic picture of things that could go on outside the veil of church. It may offend some but be an awakening for other. "


Best What are the best Mormon books
1The Book of MormonBooks 23 Paid
2MormonismBooks 20 Paid
3Mormon EnigmaBooks 20 Paid
4Leaving the SaintsBooks 18 Paid
5The Mormon PeopleBooks 17 Paid
6The 19th WifeBooks 16 Paid
7Baptism for the DeadBooks 14 Paid
8Could I Vote for a Mormon for President?Books 14 Paid
9DestinyBooks 12 Paid
10Torn by GodBooks 11 Paid

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