Mackenzie Gallagher, a truck-stop waitress from Detroit, impresses a congressman with her political savvy just hours before his untimely death in an auto accident. When his good-natured recommendation of her becomes public, the media converge upon her, demanding to know why she thinks she is qualified to run for Congress. Their rudeness convinces her to run. She meets Ben Davidson, a high school science teacher, who offers to help her in her campaign. As their friendship turns into something more serious, Ben wonders what will happen to his plans for a temple marriage.
Jason is often bewildered when it comes to dealing with his wife Heather and their kids. Heather tries to help him understand what his family needs from him, but will he ever get it?
Dan and his two friends are asked to deliver a food box to a needy family. By mistake, they delivered it to the wrong house and meet Maria, an undocumented mom and her two young kids. Over the next few weeks, as Dan becomes drawn into Maria’s life, his parents find themselves at a loss to deal with his uncharacteristic behavior.
In this thought-provoking, tender, and often humorous novel, Jack Weyland tackles timely and difficult issues.
When Nick Baxter signs up for a class from the infamous Dr. Thomas Penstock, all he wants is the “A” he needs to get into law school. What he isn’t counting on is the outspoken girl in his class: Autumn Jones. When Autumn stands up on the first day of class and openly disagrees with Dr. Penstock, Nick is amazed, but also a little scared for her. Doesn’t she know Penstock is the meanest, most narrow-minded professor on campus? He can’t believe it when he actually convinces himself to stand up with Autumn and defend the beliefs they share.
Nick and Autumn begin studying together, preparing arguments for the discussions in Penstock’s class. Autumn is like no one Nick has ever met, and as they spend more and more time together, he finds himself falling for her. There’s just one major complication: Autumn doesn’t feel the same way. Autumn and Nick make a great team, but she is writing to a missionary and doesn’t want to let go of that relationship.
When Nick is able to help Autumn with a family crisis, he realizes she really is the girl he wants to spend the rest of his life with; but how can he compete with her perfect missionary? Will Autumn ever realize she and Nick could be more than just a good team?
Have you ever had a day that was so good you wished it would, never end? Well, that is how Cameron felt, until that day. The day that would not end. The anything-but-humble Cameron, star quarterback of the Lincoln High School football team has a chance to live and relive his good day over and over again.
Cameron has every reason to look forward to the Monday victory rally after making the winning touchdown on Friday night in the game for the state championship. After the rally though, when he tries to exit the school, a mysterious force pushes him back inside, and he finds himself, once again, starting the same Monday all over again. With each new Monday, Madison, the only LDS student in school, is waiting at his locker to interview him for the school paper. As much as he wants to, he can’t seem to escape her influence for good. But will that be enough to help him see that his arrogance has blinded him to the worth of those around him?
Cameron is one of the funnest and most thought provoking plots best-selling author, Jack Weyland has ever written. If you liked the movie Groundhog Day, you will love Cameron.
Brianna needs a friend, someone to keep her from being lonely while she’s waiting for her missionary, Robbie, to come home. And who better for the job than Robbie’s brother, Austin? He can keep the other men at bay while giving Brianna guy- type help, like hauling her harp around on weekends to play at wedding receptions. Since there’s no romantic involvement— of course not, how could there be, he’s saving her for his brother— Austin is free to learn what it means to be “true and faithful friends” with a girl. He begins posting his findings in blog entries that will become a useful (and sometimes hilarious) blueprint for anyone trying to figure out the opposite sex.
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Dan and his two friends are asked to deliver a food box to a needy family. By mistake they deliver it to the wrong house and meet Maria, an undocumented mom and her two young kids. Over the next few weeks, Dan becomes drawn into Maria’s life, his parents find themselves at a loss to deal with his uncharacteristic behavior.
In this thought-provoking, tender, and humorous novel, Jack tackles a timely and difficult issue.
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When Dave leaves on his mission, he assumes that Abbie, his highschool sweetheart, will wait for him and that they’ll eventually marry. But by the time he gets home, Abbie has a new boyfriend and is now living in New York. Can Dave win Abbie back? Is she the right one? And what about Camille, a new friend he’s met in his New York young single adult ward? Weyland fans will enjoy this new young adult novel about relationships, romance, and finding true love.
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Madison, the only Mormon in her high school, isn’t part of the in-crowd. But when she wins a free makeover, she learns some skills that give her the self-confidence she has always lacked. What she has to decide now is whether it is more important to look good or to be good.
Josh, a substitute on the high school basketball team, makes an unlikely last-second shot to help his team win the state championship. But unexpected hardships and an untimely death in his family mar his senior year and leave him wondering if there isn’t more to life.
Can these two youth who grew up basically alone find happiness?
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