Deseret Book's Top Sellers in 2018

Looking back on 2018? We are too! Here at Deseret Book, we are already deeply immersed in the new year and its exciting changes, but we can’t help but look back and reminisce on all the good that came in 2018. Our authors illuminated our hearts and inspired us to sharpen our abilities to serve, love, embrace change, explore faith, and find joy in the day-to-day. And we think that what we learned in 2018 will drive us all to deeper understanding and learning throughout 2019. Whether you’re looking for “What’s Next?” or want to dig a little deeper into the past, you can’t go wrong with our top sellers of 2018.


Teachings of Russell M. Nelson

by Russell M. Nelson

Internationally renowned as a surgeon, teacher, and man of great faith, President Russell M. Nelson has dedicated his life to healing hearts and ministering throughout his medical career and his Church service. This definitive volume of his teachings presents excerpts from his speeches and writings spanning more than three decades as an Apostle of the Lord, including many from his recent world tour and other unpublished addresses. Alphabetically arranged by topic, these teachings on more than 100 subjects offer a perfect, easy-to-use resource for talks, lessons, and more.


Led by Divine Design

by Ronald A. Rasband

In this beautiful book, Elder Ronald A. Rasband shares timely counsel and personal stories about recognizing the hand of the Lord in our everyday pursuits. Through his own experience, Elder Rasband helps us learn first how to seek the Spirit and then how to recognize and respond to divine guidance in our families, with friends and colleagues, in our Church service, and during times of trial. Each of his heartfelt stories, brief messages, and inspiring quotes is an important reminder that the Lord is in the small details of our lives.

The Book of Mormon Journals


The Book of Mormon Journal Editions can help with both your daily scripture study and your journaling efforts. The wide, lined margins will give you a large canvas to write down thoughts and insights you’ve received as well as create any artistic depictions. Enhance your daily study and create a record that you will value for generations. Suited for every stage of life, this book will help increase your connection to your most treasured verses and make your personal scripture study even more meaningful. Available in multiple styles.


Courage to Be You

by Gail Miller

Gail Miller might seem as though she has it easy—now. But she has experienced challenges in nearly every aspect of her life: financial struggles, family trials, and personal loss. Through it all, she has had courage to move forward and remain grounded in her faith. In Courage to Be You, Gail encourages readers to find their own path—with the help of the Lord. Reading this book is like sitting down with a good friend and visiting about the things that matter most. It will fill you with courage and determination to be the best "you" possible.

One by One

by David A. Bednar


In this book, Elder David A. Bednar offers a compelling look at a pattern the Lord uses to bless His people: He works with us on an individual basis, one by one. Demonstrating that pattern as it occurs throughout the scriptures, in the lives of many Church leaders, and in his own ministry, Elder Bednar invites us to open our hearts to the Lord's love. He also teaches that by ministering as the Savior does, one by one, we can be more powerful instruments in His hands to carry out His purposes.


The Gospel at 30,000 Feet

by Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf has earned a reputation among members of the Church for using his decades of experience as a pilot to illustrate gospel metaphors. Elder Uchtdorf’s ability to draw on real-life experience and share easily-interpreted analogies has endeared him to Church members the world over. This book brings together many of those stories of flight that Elder Uchtdorf has used in his ministry. In this colorful, inviting format, more than twenty of his best-loved stories come together under five major themes: Principles of Flight, Lift, Guidance on the Journey, Weathering the Turbulence, and Our Eternal Destination.


The Book of Mormon Family Reader

by Dan Burr, Tyler McKeller

The Book of Mormon Family Reader will help your family discover and discuss the eternal doctrine found in the Book of Mormon, drawing you closer together as a family and closer to Christ. This new format suited for every age and stage of life makes meaningful scripture study an attainable goal for every family. This book provides your family with a simple yet meaningful approach to learning the sacred teachings of the Book of Mormon. You will love how manageable, enjoyable, and enlightening family scripture study can be!


Trek: The Movie

Trek follows a young Latter-day Saint teenager named Tom and his friends on their handcart journey. Along the way, they try to smuggle in unsanctioned food, battle sibling rivalry, encounter a "special ops" Young Men leader, match wits with a Twinkie-loving skunk, and ponder doctrinal brain teasers like, "Do General Authorities go to PG-13 movies?" But when they encounter unexpected trouble, their faith is tested much like that of their pioneer ancestors. Whether you've been on a trek or not, your family will laugh along and ultimately be inspired as you enjoy this delightful film.

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