Her representation of Mormons is from some outdated filmstrip from the 50's and very narrow.
I really liked this book! It would have been relatively easy to just give up and say it's too hard, the reconciliation is impossible, but she keeps trying to find the peace, unwilling to give up either part of.
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Her voice is inconsistent and the book needs more editing for flow and typos! Baker's descriptions of desperate LDS women, pressured by their married friends and leaders and competing to find their "eternal companions," is funny There are a lot of inside jokes that you will clearly laugh harder at if you are a Mormon even though the author doesn't think Mormons laugh at themselves very well, come on give us some credit, but this is really a book that the masses will enjoy.
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This is easily my favorite out of the stack of memoirs currently sitting on my desk. This week on Patheos. How will the Mormon Church continue to grow while maintaining its central Livinggston and its emphasis on strong communities?
My own piece is on the future of Mormon publishing, which like all publishing is in a time of transition. Here it is. Last week at a Mormon sngles, several people approached me for publishing advice.
Would there be a market for a Mormon book about X? Massage Glasgow queens would be the right publisher for a book about Y? And—perish the thought—are books going to disappear altogether? The publishing industry is in a time of upheaval, even crisis.
Venturing foolproof prognostication on its success or development requires a crystal ball I do not. Everything I say here could change dramatically if—when—technology accelerates and we experience yet another paradigm shift.
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In the decade ahead, I believe that:. Self-publishing will continue to explode. When I started in the publishing industry, we had to wrap our heads around the idea that overbooks were published each year. More than ten years later, the figure is ten times that; will see more than a million new books in print.
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In the next decade, increasing numbers of authors will choose to self-publish, either as a way to prove themselves before being accepted by a traditional publisher or as an end in. Mormon publishing will continue to decentralize. This may seem like an odd claim given the fact that in the last ten years Deseret Book has gobbled up its strongest competitorsBookcraft and Covenant, and become the largest LDS publisher by far.
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