What We Are Reading — Fall 2015

When we aren’t working, the employees at the Book Table love to read! Here are some of the recent books that we’ve lost ourselves in.


The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

Displaying IMG_8050.JPGI grew up reading The Goose Girl out of my fairy tale book and making a play of it with my sisters. When I got older I decided to read the book. I am glad I did because now it is one of my favorites.

This book is about a princess and her kingdom, a betrayal of a friend, true love, and the meeting of new people. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did.

Kellie’s Reading…

My Story by Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart

Displaying IMG_8042.JPGThis book was all about Elizabeth Smart’s journey as she was kidnapped, repeatedly raped, starved, and then rescued nine months later. It was a very interesting read and it was easy for me to get into and read for hours.

I enjoyed reading this book because it helped me to appreciate what I have more and to gain a greater respect for Elizabeth Smart. She wrote a lot about her faith and religion and how it helped her through everything that happened to her. She wrote about the miracles that she saw while she was gone. I now look up to Elizabeth Smart more than before and I admire her for her solid testimony and the strong, genuine person that she is. I really enjoyed this book and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about Elizabeth Smart and the things that she went through.

Heidi’s Reading…

The Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth.

Displaying IMG_8041.JPGThe trilogy consists of Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, and Four, which includes five short stories from the trilogy in Tobias Eaton’s perspective. Divergent takes place in a future chicago where the citizens are separated into 5 different factions according to their personalities. This is believed to allow peace in the city. Beatrice Prior, an abnegation born and Dauntless transfer, discovers she is Divergent.

After losing loved ones, she is determined to fight against the faction system, discover secrets, and find a better way to live. Each book is filled with adventure, mysteries, romance, and secrets. I loved reading this series! I would recommend it to everyone!

 Kourtney’s READING…

The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak

Displaying IMG_5068.JPGSometimes when you are super busy and you don’t have a lot of time to read a novel, a great children’s book will do just fine.

I seriously love this book. You might think that a picture book with no pictures would be boring. You might also think that someone who wrote the adult-centric comedy of television’s The Office wouldn’t be able to hit the sweet spot with preschoolers. You would be wrong.

If you need a good quick children’s book to read that will give you a laugh, this one is perfect! This is one book you can’t read in your head though; the best way to read it is to say everything aloud. This is a book that kids will absolutely love!

Get Your Music Books Here!

Looking for your music books, instruments, or music accessories for school? Come to the Book Table to get all your musical needs. 

Orchestra Books: All For Strings , Orchestra Expressions, Strictly Strings, String Basics, Strings Extraordinaire, and Suzuki.

Band Books: Accent of Achievement, Essential Elements, and Foundations For Superior Performance.

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Also, keep in mind our rent-to-own program. We have violins, violas, cellos, flutes, clarinets, trombones, and more.  We have music accessories as well; from shoulder rests to cork grease. And down in our music school we have teachers who provide lessons to those students who want to learn aside from their school classes.

So come on in today to the music department and get everything you need. For questions, call (435) 752-3055.

Martin Experience Event

Spend an evening with Martin Artist, Corey Congilio, as your guide through 182 years of rich music tradition, steeped in Martin culture and craftsmanship.

Take part in a lively Q&A session, see product demos and be treated to an intimate in-store performance. Find out why Martin makes the finest guitars and strings in the world!

String Special at this Event: Buy any set of Martin strings, get a FREE set of SP Lifespan Strings. During event only, while supplies last.

Mark your calendars for this Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Book Table. For questions, call (435) 752-3055.

Books All About School

School is right around the corner! Here are just a few great reads all about school to get your kids excited!

The Berenstain Bears Get Ready For School by Mike Berenstain

Brother and Sister Bear get ready for school in this exciting new lift-the-flap storybook. Young readers will love helping the Bears find their backpacks, books, and pencils all in time to catch the bus. Share in the hustle and bustle with the classic New York Times bestselling Berenstain Bears family!

Monkey Not Ready For Kindergarten by Marc Brown

Kindergarten is only a week away . . . but Monkey is NOT ready. What if he gets on the wrong bus? What if they don’t have any red crayons? What if he doesn’t like the snacks? What if he doesn’t make new friends?

There are so many thoughts running through Monkey’s head!  But step by step, his family eases his worries: they get him a new backpack, help him read books about school, prepare his lunch, and make sure Monkey is excited—and ready—for the Big Day.

Goose Goes To School by Laura Wall

Goose is back in an all-new school adventure! Everyone knows geese don’t go to school. So when Sophie hears flappy footsteps in class, it can’t be Goose, can it? HONK! It is Goose! There’s nothing better than a surprise visit from a friend, especially at school. Reading this heartwarming follow-up toGoose, readers will delight in Sophie and Goose’s next fun-filled adventure.

Back To School

Are you ready to head back to school? We have a lot of fun product here at the Book Table to get you ready and excited for school to start!

For Students

In need of a backpack or a lunchbox?  The Book Table has you covered with all things Stephen Joseph.  From ladybugs and bubble bees, to monkeys and elephants, to trains and flowers; we have a wide variety that you will just love!

For Teachers

All you teachers remember to come to the Book Table before school starts to get your classroom essentials. We have everything from bulletin board sets and other classroom decor, to games and workbooks. Stop by today and see the wide variety of product that we carry!

New in Education is our Chalk It Up! Line and our Boho Birds Line.

New Missionary Books!

We recently got in a great selection of new missionary books and are so excited to share them with you!  These are perfect for any missionary who is about to leave on their mission and for those who have just returned home.

Will My Child Be Ready? by Emily Freedman

Will My Child Be ReadyA missionary’s training does not begin when he or she enters the doors of the MTC. Well before that, each missionary’s mother can begin laying the groundwork that will prepare her child to diligently and wholeheartedly serve the Lord and His children.

Mothers have an immeasurable influence and a significant responsibility in raising up young men and women who are prepared to do the work of the Lord. The good news: that responsibility can begin wherever you and your child are on the path of preparation. Whether your child is two, eight, or eighteen, this unique resource written by mothers who have sent children on missions (and some who have also served as mission presidents’ wives) will help you build the foundation of faith, endurance, and hard work that every missionary needs.

What To Know Before You Go by Don H. Staheli

What to Know Before You Go: Developing the Heart and Soul of a MissionaryMissionaries need to begin their exciting time of service with as much personal preparation as possible. How can they create a spiritual foundation that will help them stand strong when times are difficult? What do they need to know even before they enter the Missionary Training Center?

Each short chapter includes a great tidbit of loving advice and spiritual counsel (the sort you would get if you were sitting across the table from your own mission president), as well as a true, inspirational experience shared by a full-time elder or sister missionary.

The Lord is hastening the work of salvation. He needs missionaries who know not only how to do missionary work but how to be missionaries. This insightful book will help you start off on the right foot as you work to develop the heart, mind, and soul of a missionary.

Missionary: Possible by Eric Rigby

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, starts with you and the scriptures. Learn how ordinary people became extraordinary and how their stories can build your testimony and prepare you for serving the Lord. Funny and full of practical ideas you can use, this book is perfect for teens and young adults as it leads them through the scriptures and solidifies their testimonies and preparedness.

Taking Off The Tag by Clark B. Hinckley

Taking Off the TagTaking off your missionary name tag, and all that goes with it, is unlike anything you have ever done before. With so many changes and important life decisions ahead, you might be thinking, “I wish there was an MTC for life after the mission!”

Regardless of where you served, returning home has its own challenges.

This handbook, written by a former mission president and his wife, with input from more than fifty returned missionaries, is designed specifically to help you and other recently returned elders and sisters move into life beyond full-time missionary service.

Great adventures and miracles still await you—the best is yet to come!

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FREE Game Night August 6th!


Heard about these awesome games, but want to know how to play? Join us for our amazing game night!!!

Learn how to play games like Spot It, Tenzi, Five Crowns, Sleeping Queens, and so much more!!

Join us Thursday, August 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm upstairs at the Book Table.  This event is free so invite all your friends to come! It’s going to be a blast! Questions? Call (435) 752-3055.

In Need of a Baptism Gift?

Come see our Baptism section in the LDS department at the front of the store to see all the fun things we have. We have a variety of product such as pens, pencils, straws, cupcake liners, clips, cards, journals, towels, scriptures and cases, and more.

We also have  a wide variety of the My Baptism Memories books where you can write all about your baptism and add pictures to make it more personal. It is a great keepsake!

We have books all about Baptism as well! Check these out:

I Want To Be Baptized by Annalisa Hall

Help your little ones recognize the joy, responsibility, and importance of being baptized. I Want to Be Baptized depicts what baptism really means for children’s lives by comparing it to objects they remember and relate to.

Turn to these heartwarming illustrations and meaningful analogies next time a child asks you about baptism.

The Holy Ghost is Like a Blanket  by Annalisa Hall

Your children may not be able to see the Holy Ghost, but you can help them feel His presence. The Holy Ghost is real—it is important that our children understand who He is and how to recognize Him.

Enjoy this book as a bedtime story and a teaching opportunity as you and your children remember the Holy Ghost by comparing his characteristics to relatable, everyday objects like a blanket, an umbrella, and a pair of glasses. The Holy Ghost is Like a Blanket has heart-warming illustrations that will help the whole family learn about the Holy Ghost.

If you are looking for that perfect gift you, head over  to the Book Table today!

Pioneer Day Store Hours

We will be open from 12-6 on Friday, July 24th. 

We will reopen on Saturday, July 25th at 10 a.m. as usual.

Be sure to check out the parade and other fun things that Logan hosts. For more information, click here.

Have a safe and fun holiday!