A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for May 29-June 2.

"Forget Me Not," Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Category: Books
Rank: 1

The newest book from President Uchtdorf helps women remember they are not forgotten.

Inspired by the five petals of the tiny forget-me-not flower, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf reminds us of five things we will be wise to never forget:

To be patient with ourselves

To distinguish between a good sacrifice and a foolish sacrifice

To be happy now
To focus on the “why” of the gospel

To know that the Lord loves each of us infinitely.

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Related: What's new: 'Forget Me Not' by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Life Rocks! How Firm is Your Foundation?" John Bytheway

Category: Books
Rank: 2

John Bytheway talks about the basic principles every person needs as a foundation:

Yes, life is a great adventure, but it's also a great challenge. And the weather forecast for the latter days is grim: hail, mighty winds, and shafts in the whirlwind.

Question: Where are you going to build your foundation? Answer: Life Rocks.

In these pages, you'll learn where to build your life so that, in tough times or easy times, rain or shine, you can stand up and shout, “Life Rocks!”

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"Come to Zion: The Winds and the Waves," Dean Hughes

Category: Books
Rank: 3

The first in a new series from Dean Hughes:

Will Lewis is stuck. the class system in England in the 1840s seems destined to keep him in his place as a poor tenant farmer who cannot improve his lot and will never be able to marry the woman he loves. But the "new religion" that is sweeping through congregations of the United Brethren, Will's church, may hold the key to the better life he longs for. As he listens to the preaching of Wilford Woodruff, he almost dares to hope for the Zion the young Apostle describes.

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"Increase in Learning," David A. Bednar

Category: Books
Rank: 4

An interactive book from Elder Bednar that will help readers answer life’s important questions:

“The overarching purpose of Heavenly Father’s great plan of happiness is to provide His spirit children with opportunities to learn,” writes Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. But how can we best learn the things we need to know and do?

Elder Bednar emphasizes concepts, patterns, and processes that invite each of us to act and learn fundamental truths for ourselves. Declaring that answers to our questions always are found in the doctrines and principles of the restored gospel, he provides a framework in this book for learning those doctrines and understanding with our hearts.

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Related: Elder Bednar's invitation to 'Increase in Learning'

"Falling to Heaven," James Ferrell

Category: Books
Rank: 5

From the best-selling author of " The Peacegiver."

"Falling to Heaven" is an account of a gospel that's specifically designed to change our minds and transform our hearts. It is an account of the truths of Christ that really do set us free.

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Related: Ferrell's book tackles paradoxical elements of the gospel

"Edenbrooke," Julianne Donaldson

Category: Books
Rank: 6

A debut Regency clean romance novel that will leave readers wanting more.

Labeled "A Proper Romance," "Edenbrooke" is the first of a new brand of romance novel by publisher Shadow Mountain, an imprint of Deseret Book, that includes clean love stories — without unnecessary bedroom scenes, sexual themes or bursting bodices.

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Related: 'Edenbrooke' is a delightful, clean Regency love story

"More than Miracles: Extraordinary Stories from 17 Miracles," T.C. Christensen

Category: Books
Rank: 7

Were two little girls truly spared from harm while running a gauntlet of agitated rattlesnakes?

Did a mysterious man really reveal a cave and a stash of dried meat?

Was a beloved daughter, left for dead in a shallow grave, actually brought back to life?

As you will discover here, these and other miracles depicted in the film are based on the testimonies of those who witnessed them or learned of them from those who were there.

T.C. Christensen wrote, produced, and directed the landmark film 17 Miracles. In this book, he and Jolene S. Allphin, principal historical adviser on the film, answer questions viewers frequently ask.

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Related: Book shares truth about the movie '17 Miracles'

"Your Happily Ever After," Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Category: Books
Rank: 8

An illustrated book from President Uchtdorf.

Between the "Once upon a time" and the "happily ever after" in stories, the main character has to experience some trials and adversity. And it's that way in life between each person's "Once upon a time" and "happily ever after," President Dieter F. Uchtdorf says in "Your Happily Ever After," a recently released book from Deseret Book, based on an April 2010 talk in the general young women's meeting.

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Related: What's new: 'Your Happily Ever After' by Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"How Will You Measure Your Life," Clayton M. Christensen

Category: Books
Rank: 9

Christensen offers a series of guidelines for finding meaning and happiness in life.

In this groundbreaking book, Christensen puts forth a series of questions: How can I be sure that I'll find satisfaction in my career? How can I be sure that my personal relationships become enduring sources of happiness? How can I avoid compromising my integrity—and stay out of jail? Using lessons from some of the world's greatest businesses, he provides incredible insights into these challenging questions.

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Related: Deseret News Exclusive: Excerpt from Clayton Christensen's 'How Will You Measure Your Life?'

"The Wishing Garden," Anita Stansfield

Category: Books
Rank: 10

After a tragic car accident claims the life of her husband and one of her adopted twin daughters, Mary Jane Cranford-Bewkes reluctantly moves in with her ailing father. A bigoted and ill-tempered man, he had removed Mary from his will years before when she adopted two Latina girls, and he is cruel to the granddaughter now living in his home. Nonetheless he grants Mary permission to restore her deceased mother’s long-neglected garden to its previous state of beauty.

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"This is the Christ," Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Category: CDs
Rank: 1

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square combine their talents to create this one-of-a-kind collection of exquisite music that bears witness of the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Featuring songs never before recorded by the Choir, as well as familiar favorites, this divinely inspired album will remind you of the Savior's redeeming love and His role in the plan of salvation.

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Related: New DVD chronicles Mormon Tabernacle Choir's tour stories

"Calling America," Alex Boye

Category: CDs
Rank: 2

Famed vocalist Alex Boye delivers a potent collection of patriotic favorites including "America the Beautiful," "Amazing Grace," and "Shenandoah."

Recorded in Alex's unique style that has made him famous around the world, these songs will bring tears to your eyes and pride to your heart.

Also includes "Calling America," a stirring original track written by Alex after making the decision to become an American citizen.

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"Glory: Music of Rejoicing," Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Category: CDs
Rank: 3

Brass cadences and dramatic melodies fill the new release by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, "Glory! Music of Rejoicing," which song by song declares a message of exuberant praise and celebration. The music of many well-known artists, including John Williams, John Rutter and Gioachino Rossini, add to accomplish the title and concurrent mission of the CD, to rejoice.

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Related: 'Glory!' new CD from Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Every Step," Hilary Weeks

Category: CDs
Rank: 4

Inspiration for one of the songs on Hilary Weeks’ recently released CD “Every Step," came while she was doing the dishes. Another song was written with the weight-loss show “Biggest Loser” in mind. And the last one composed was an effort of three people who ended up having time the night before the last day of recording.

“Every Step” also made it onto five different Billboard charts last week, including No. 6 on Top Current Contemporary Christian and No. 102 on the Top Albums – Billboard Top 200. It was also No. 8 on the Current Christian Overall and No. 1 on both Top New Artist Albums – Indie Chart and New Artist Albums – Mountain. Also, two days after the album's Oct. 25 release, it was the No. 2-selling album on iTunes in the Christian/gospel category.

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Related: Hilary Weeks' 'Every Step' is making big strides

"Bravo: The No. 1 Albums," Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Category: CDs
Rank: 5

This CD set contains three albums and a bonus CD. Each of the three albums hit #1 on Billboard Magazine's classical music charts. The bonus CD is Music from 9/11: Rising Above containing the songs from a Music and the Spoken Word special that celebrates the triumph of the American spirit over adversity and challenges. The bonus album is available on CD for the first time! These are "must-haves" for your Mormon Tabernacle Choir music collection.

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Unitards

Category: DVDs
Rank: 1

Lewis Grady just won the student-body elections at Skyline High School and Vice Principal Spooner has big plans for the goof-off high school senior.

Charged with the difficult challenge of bringing school spirit back to Skyline, Lewis teams up with his two odd-ball friends to change the school forever. And they have the perfect way to do it: a guys-only dance team called the Unitards.

As Lewis and his friends scrounge up the perfect group of misfits to join the revolution, Ms. Zarolla, coach of the school's award-winning all-girl drill team, vows to bring the Unitards to an end before they embarrass her and ruin the school's reputation. As she makes plans to hijack the newly formed dance team, the Unitards make their own plans to take over the school once and for all.

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Related: Utah-produced movie 'Unitards' is a tribute to 'great kids'

17 Miracles

Category: DVDs
Rank: 2

Though the basic story of the 1856 ill-fated Martin and Willie handcart companies is fairly well-known, a more personal perspective of the events and a more specific focus on miracles are what Christensen says separates his new movie "17 Miracles" apart from others.

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Related: New movie '17 Miracles' highlights handcart miracles

Redemption

Category: DVDs
Rank: 3

A true story of conflict and compassion, Redemption follows the saga of Henry Heath, a lawman on the western frontier in 1862. After the grieving sheriff buries his only child, he learns that Jean Baptiste, an impoverished French immigrant, has been robbing the graves of the recently deceased. Torn between duty, outrage, and guilt about his own past, Heath becomes Baptiste’s only defense against the bloodthirsty contempt of the community and the brutal isolation of the inhospitable Antelope Island where Baptiste has been exiled. Through his reluctant service, Heath is forced to examine his own beliefs about mercy, justice, and redemption. Can Heath show compassion and forgiveness toward the man who seems the least deserving of Christian love?

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George Albert Smith

Category: DVDs
Rank: 4

George Albert Smith was born to a devoted heritage of Church leadership. From his birth in 1870, to his death in 1951, he was an exceptional example of love and charity. Though plagued with poor health, George Albert never lost his sense of humor or allowed his challenges to slow his spiritual growth.

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Mormon Messages

Category: DVDs
Rank: 5

Learn from the examples of others as you put the gospel in context with these real-life applications of eternal principles.

This tremendously popular online series is now available on DVD, giving you handy access to video tidbits that will enhance any setting, from family night to missionary moments to personal study.

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Related: What's new: 'Mormon Messages'

"The Truman G. Madsen Collection"

Category: Audio
Rank: 1

For decades, Latter-day Saints were enlightened, instructed, and inspired by the messages and testimony of Truman G. Madsen. His talks planted the seeds of testimony in the hearts of thousands of Latter-day Saints, and deepened the testimonies of countless listeners. Now, for the first time, seven of his classic talks, most of which have been unavailable for many years, are gathered in one convenient CD collection. Your love of the gospel and for the Savior will be nurtured as you listen to the following talks from this beloved scholar and teacher. The collection includes the following:

Sacrifice: The Key to Power
Every Member a Bird Dogger
Twenty Questions
The Gospel and the Sabbath
House of God: The Promised Blessings of the Temple
The Intimate Touch of Prayer
In a Place Called Gethsemane

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"I Love My Friends," Hank Smith

Category: Audio
Rank: 2

Popular speaker Hank Smith asks, “Have you ever heard your parents say, ‘If all of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump too?’ How are you supposed to answer that?” Brother Smith suggests that your response depends on knowing the answer to a few other questions, like, “How high is the bridge? How deep is the water below? Is someone on the bridge trying to kill me?!” In this positive and uplifting talk, Hank Smith discusses the life-changing importance of choosing good friends and of being a good friend.

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Related: Hank Smith entertains, teaches with 'I Love my Friends'

"Farm Wisdom for City Folk: What We Missed by Growin' Up in Town," John Bytheway

Category: Audio
Rank: 3

Some of the best teachings, stories, and examples we hear in the Church come from those whose work ethic was forged in the rigors of farm life.

What is it about farm life that has taught us some of our most enduring lessons about life and work? And what can you do if you weren't raised on a farm? Using the scriptures, powerful stories, and his characteristic humor, John Bytheway outlines lessons learned from farm life, including a strong work ethic, the law of the harvest, and self-reliance. The good news is, whether you were raised on a farm or not, you can still benefit from the lessons to be learned there.

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Related: John Bytheway and lessons from the farm

"Switchback," Clair M. Poulson

Category: Audio
Rank: 4

With warm sand between his toes, private investigator Rocky Revada is finally taking a well-deserved vacation. But the emotional pleas of a pretty woman have somehow lodged inside the usually practical investigator’s head. As he mulls it over, probing the theft of an expensive roping horse seems much more interesting than the mundane pleasures of sun, surf, and dinners alone. However, when Rocky arrives at Glenn Gridley’s northern Utah ranch, he unearths far more trouble than he bargained for.

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"For All Eternity," John L. Lund

Category: Audio
Rank: 5

Popular speaker, author, and marriage counselor, Dr. John L. Lund shares his wealth of knowledge, insight, and humor on the all-important topic of improving communication and strengthening marriage relationships. In this four-talk set you will laugh as you and your spouse see yourselves in Dr. Lund's descriptions of the differences between men and women and how we communicate. You will be enlightened as you take his Love Language Quiz and find out how to speak your spouse's love language. You will learn how to use active and reflective listening skills to resolve conflict in your relationships. Finally, you will understand the art of giving an apology and accepting responsibility. All of these tools and more, combined with Dr. Lund's trademark humor and stories, will make this set an important resource in strengthening your marriage and helping it last For All Eternity.

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