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Uniquely Utah

Local authors, books about Utah, and/or books that take place in Utah.

Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians
by Brandon Sanderson

Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West
by Chip Ward

Devil’s Trill: A Mystery in Sonata Allegro Form
by Gerald Elias

Edenbrooke
by Julianne Donaldson

Escape
by Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer

Faces of Utah: A Portrait
edited by Shannon R. Hoskins

The Goose Girl
by Shannon Hale

Great and Peculiar Beauty: A Utah Reader
edited by Thomas Lyon and Terry Tempest Williams

A History of Utah’s American Indians
edited by Forrest S. Cuch

The Hourglass Door
by Lisa Mangum

Joe Hill
by Gibbs M. Smith

The Journey of the Diné
by Ellen G. Callister and Robert Maryboy (illustrator)

The Last Cowgirl
by Jana Richman

The Maze Runner
by James Dashner

Missing Stories: An Oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah
by Leslie G. Kelen and Eileen Hallet Stone

Mormon Country
by Wallace Stegner

My Story
by Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart

New Genesis: A Mormon Reader on Land and Community
edited by Terry Tempest Williams, William B. Smart, Gibbs M. Smith

The Orphan Keeper
by Camron Wright

The Rent Collector: A Novel
Camron Wright

The Sum of Our Past: Revisiting Pioneer Women
by Judy Busk

Visions of Glory: One Man’s Astonishing Account of the Last Days
by John M. Pontius

A Winter Dream
by Richard Paul Evans

Women in Utah History: Paradigm or Paradox?
edited by Patricia Lyn Scott and Linda Thatcher