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Tori's just a senator's daughter. She has always wanted to go to Dragon Camp, because of her love for them, but until now has been unable to convince her wealthy parents that she should go there, they've always wanted her to attend things like finishing school instead. Finally this year, she was able to convince them because there was a class included that she could get college credit for. But Dragon Camp seems a bit strange, instead of checking in where all of the regular campers do, she's led straight to the camp director, Dr Bartholomew who assigns her to a cabin. That cabin seems to be far away from camp, you have to drive a golf cart to get there and back. And the other campers seem just a little strange to her. Soon she learns that she and all the other campers that she's with are Slayers. This select group of kids were all in their pregnant mother's stomachs when their mothers were exposed to a dragon's egg, this changed the DNA of the children to give them special dragon fighting skills. Still, they need all of their members if they're ever going to have a chance to kill the dragons when they finally hatch from their eggs. This was one of those books that I wasn't sure if I ever planned on reading. I read it only because it was a Whitney award nominee, and I'm really glad that I did. I would have really missed out if I hadn't read this amazing book! I loved Tori, I love how the Slayers all have certain abilities and how they need all of them. I loved the story and I even loved the plot twist at the end. I can't wait for the next book in this amazing series!

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About the CD: Award-winning tenor Nathan Pacheco has toured the world featured alongside world-class artists such as Yanni, Katherine Jenkins, and Placido Domingo. In all of his travels across South America, through Europe and Asia, and across America, Nathan often includes spiritually rooted and uplifting songs in his repertoire. This album is a collection of his favorite songs that connect with those spiritual moments from his performances across the world. These songs take the listener on a beautiful journey with classic hymns such as "Be Thou My Vision," soaring Italian epics like "Nella Fantasia," and modern classics such as "Forever," by Kari Jobe. Performing with intimate acoustic backing and often featuring piano and cello, Nathan's desire with this album is to help people reach higher, to feel deeper spiritual connection, and to find peace through songs that life the soul.

Track List
1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
4. His Love

Deseret Bookshelf Plus Review

I'm super excited to be able to tell you about Deseret Bookshelf's newest feature, Plus. I actually first heard about plus coming six months ago at Deseret Book's ladies night. I thought it sounded pretty great and now that I've tried it, I think it's even better than it sounded. It's basically a subscription that you add on top of the Deseret Bookshelf App. If you have Deseret Book's Platinum membership, you pay only $6.99 a month or $69 a year. If you don't it's $9.99 a month or $99 a year. Either way that's a really good deal for what you are going to be getting.

Here's the deal. With plus, you get to listen to all of their audiobooks...for FREE! Something I noticed on this is that you get to listen to even the newest books that are just barely in the store for FREE. I love this! Who has the time to run to the store to grab the book the very day it comes out? Not me, I'm too busy chasing kids around to do that!

Not to mention - have you…

Kayaks and Kisses

About the book: Brynn Caley is about to start her dream career running an outdoor sporting goods store when an out-of-town business guru makes his own offer on the property. Coerced into forming a temporary partnership, Brynn, with her ski experience, finds she has to work with fishing expert Gage to run the year-round shop. 

Through a series of innocent misconceptions and a few blatant lies, Brynn doesn’t realize that the handsome single guy on the construction crew is her new partner, and he doesn’t want to set her straight until he can gain her favor. She, on the other hand, would do anything not to work with the stuffy businessman she’s only met through email. 

Inspired by the movies You’ve Got Mail and The Shop around the Corner, Kayaks & Kisses is a heart-warming tale of finding love in autumn leaves, outdoor activities, and new friendships.

My review: This book was so fun! I loved that it's loosely based on one of my very favorite movies, You've Got Mail. There was at …