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Fiction & Non-fiction Books for Latter-day Saint Readers

The Essential Kirby Canon

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Humor, New Releases, Nonfiction

OR 20 Years of Shooting from the Hip at the Salt Lake Tribune Robert Kirby’s NEWEST BOOK Book 6 in the MORMON HUMOR COLLECTION (It’s very funny.) Feeling lost in a confused and hostile world? Sad … hopeless … desperate? Hungry for words of comfort to feed the weary soul? Heck, so are we! We can’t promise the answer to all of life’s problems (though ‘quit whining’ is a much under-appreciated piece of ageless wisdom), but cough up ten bucks and you’ll get the best of The Salt Lake Tribune’s award-winning humor columnist Robert Kirby  (with a cover illustration by Tribune  cartoonist Pat Bagley. The newest book from Robert Kirby is as funny and thought-provoking as his last five humor titles; but maybe it’s even more important because he allows himself to be serious at times. Sobering moments of...

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Brigham’s Bees

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Banner, Fiction, Zion BookWorks

MYSTERY / SUSPENSE by Robert Kirby Retail Price: $11.95 Back in print (in paperback) by popular demand! Special Internet Sale price of $10.95   Somewhere in Utah County, a treasure waits to be discovered. The coins called Brigham’s Bees were works of art. Using a makeshift stamping mill fashioned from a Mexican War cannon, master engraver and Mormon Bishop Samuel Woodbury hammered out a treasury for Brigham Young in the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains — more than 3,000 gold coins. However, none of them were ever spent. On a cold autumn day in 1862, Bishop Woodbury disappeared with Brigham Young’s Treasury of Deseret while enroute to Salt Lake City. Some say Woodbury absconded with the treasure to California. Others say he was a Confederate sympathizer and the Mormon gold ended up in the coffers of the Richmond government...

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J Golden Kimball Stories (Volume 1)

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Coming Soon, Humor

by James Kimball Cartoons by Pat Bagley HUMOR / LDS Mormonism’s Colorful Cowboy! Mormon or gentile, everyone loves tales of this straight-talking cowboy who became a church leader. For almost a hundred years, stories of his quick wit and irreverent humor have been passed around campfires and sacrament meetings. This gold mine of J. Golden Kimball stories is sure to be a winner with anyone who’s ever been human. “I may not always walk the strait and narrow, But I cross it as often as I can.” — J. Golden Kimball. Coming in September 2016! Product Details: LIST PRICE: $9.95 ISBN-13: 978-0692632130 ISBN 10: 0692632131 120 pages 5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm) Black & White on White paper BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion Previously published by Whitehorse Books, 1999 Now available from Zion BookWorks Reviews: ON...

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Kirby Soup for the Soul

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Banner, Classics, Humor, Nonfiction, Special Sale!, Zion BookWorks

Retail Price: $9.95 SALE PRICE: $7.99 HUMOR / LDS   Book 5 in the Mormon Humor Collection With the 21st Century best of Robert Kirby All new cartoons by Pat Bagley Feeling lost in a confused and hostile world? Sad … hopeless … desperate? Hungry for words of comfort to feed the weary soul? Heck, so are we! We can’t promise the answer to all of life’s problems (though ‘quit whining’ is a much under-appreciated piece of ageless wisdom), but cough up ten bucks and you’ll get the best of The Salt Lake Tribune’s award-winning humor columnist Robert Kirby and cartoonist Pat Bagley. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Robert Kirby is the award-winning editorial columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune whose books include Sunday of the Living Dead and Wake Me For The Resurrection, and Family Home Screaming. Pat Bagley is...

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Family Home Screaming

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Humor, Nonfiction, Special Sale!, Zion BookWorks

Sale Price: $7.95 Book 4 in the The Mormon Humor Collection by Robert Kirby Cartoons by Pat Bagley Just when you thought it was safe, Pat & Kirby follow you home. •If families are forever, will Mom always have gray hair? •What happens when the dog makes more sense than your kids? •Planned Parenthood. The perfect oxymoron? •Is selling your teenager for 3 cents a pound really good family value? •Fatherhood. Shouldn’t I have a license to do this? If questions like these plague you and yours – or worse, if they make sense – you need this book. Pat and Kirby delve deeply into the secrets of effective parenting (there are three, and no one knows what they are), and explore what makes relatively nice men and women want to hurt themselves by having kids. The fourth in...

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Wake Me for the Resurrection

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Humor, Nonfiction, Special Sale!, Zion BookWorks

HUMOR / LDS Retail Price: $9.95 SALE PRICE: $7.95 Book 2 of the Mormon Humor Collection by Robert Kirby All new cartoons by Pat Bagley Where did I come from before I was born? Where am I going when I die? What if I’m dead already and just don’t know it? If I am, how will I know when it’s time to get up on Resurrection Day? If these questions plague you, then Wake Me for the Resurrection is the answer: Following on the heels of the enormously popular Sunday of the Living Dead, Wake Me for the Resurrection is the right prescription for anyone in danger of sleeping in on the morning of the Resurrection. Designed to cure the ward house blues, Wake Me shines a light on “other” important gospel questions, bringing further light-mindedness to: How to...

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Sunday of the Living Dead

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Humor, Nonfiction, Special Sale!, Zion BookWorks

HUMOR / LDS Retail Price: $9.95 SALE PRICE: $7.95 The book that started it all! by Robert Kirby Cartoons by Pat Bagley Ever wonder who is going to eat all that wheat down in the basement? Ever wonder if bearing one another’s burdens really includes lugging a new move-in’s piano up three flights of stairs? Ever think it might be fun to be the Angel of Death? Ever wonder how to tell if your fishing buddy has been called as your new bishop? Ever think there isn’t much “church” about Church basketball? Ever wonder if enduring to the end really means sitting through another talk by a stake high counselor? Ever think that the Super Bowl might be more reverent than the average sacrament meeting? Brother Kirby does! The Mormon Humor Collection — Book 1. Robert Kirby, the most...

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Pat and Kirby Go to Hell

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 in Banner, Humor, Special Sale!, Zion BookWorks

Special Price $6.99 (+S&H) HUMOR / LDS Pat and Kirby finally get their eternal reward. Join them as they follow St. Peter’s advice and “go toward the light.” That glow in the distance may be coming from the Pearly Gates, but, knowing our boys, it’s more likely the boiler room in hell. Still, it’s nothing more than they deserve. This is the third book in the series begun with Sunday of the Living Dead by the SL Trib boys, Robert Kirby (Editorial Columnist) and Pat Bagley (Editorial Cartoonist) Robert Kirby is the award-winning editorial columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune whose books include Sunday of the Living Dead and Wake Me For The Resurrection, and Family Home Screaming. Pat Bagley is the award-winning author and illustrator of several Utah and LDS books, including I Spy A Nephite, Welcome to...

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