April 2017 New Releases!

Check out the newest releases from Cedar Fort!

Converted: True Mormon Conversion Stories from 15 Religions

Alonzo L. Gaskill

Before Alonzo Gaskill was a popular BYU professor and best-selling author, he was an altar boy in the Greek Orthodox Church. Discover his journey firsthand as he and fourteen others share their profound stories of conversion to the restored gospel from very different religious backgrounds. These inspiring true stories give you a new perspective on your faith.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120086, 1462120083 $18.99 USD, $21.99 CAD Hardcover
Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Religion \ Faith
Religion \ Christian Life \ Spiritual Growth
CFI 176 pages 6inW | 9inH


Dads Who Stay and Fight: How to Be a Hero for Your Family

Greg Trimble

Viral blogger Greg Trimble has reached millions through his blog by writing about topics he’s passionate about. But when it’s all said and done, he feels most passionate about being a dad. In his debut book, Greg approaches fatherhood in a way that is fun and easy to understand. By drawing upon the wisdom of some of the world’s greatest dads, Greg is able to help future dads, new dads, and even seasoned dads leave a legacy, be remembered, and be a hero to their families.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120048, 1462120040 $14.99 USD, $16.99 CAD Paperback
Religion \ Christian Life \ Family, Family & Relationships \ Parenting \ Fatherhood, Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
CFI 192 pages 6inW | 9inH


America in the Last Days: The Constitution and the Signs of the Times

Morris Harmor

Divinely inspired, the constitution once formed “a more perfect union,” but has since been altered and attacked and is now hanging by a thread. This enlightening book focuses on two original American documents-the Constitution and the Book of Mormon-to illuminate profound truths about our modern society and teach you how to prepare yourself and your country for the coming Millennium.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120239, 1462120237 $16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD Paperback
Political Science \ Constitutions, Religion \ Religion, Politics & State, Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

CFI 240 pages 6inW | 9inH


Joseph’s First Prayer

Scott Hoopes, Illustrated by Mar Fandos

One small prayer can change everything. Joseph Smith had a question, he turned to God for an answer. This delightful board book tells the story of the First Vision in a simple way that even young children will understand. Teach your children that Heavenly Father is only a prayer away.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120338, 1462120334 $12.99 USD, $14.99 CAD Board Book
Juvenile Nonfiction \ Religious \ Christian \ Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction \ History \ United States \ 19Th Century, Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

CFI 22 pages 5.625inW | 5.625inH


Cook:30: Create Delicious Wholefood Plant-Based Meals from Scratch in Just 30 Minutes

Jeremy Dixon

A fresh, gourmet meal in only thirty minutes! Based on the TV series Cook:30, this cookbook is your key to enjoying healthy homemade dishes, using plant-based, whole foods. Inside you’ll find delicious main courses, salads, sides, and sweets. You’ll learn to cook like a pro with handy flowcharts that show you exactly how to multitask and prep the way a chef would.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120185, 1462120180 $29.99 USD, $34.99 CAD Paperback
Cooking \ Vegetarian, Cooking \ Health & Healing

Front Table 288 pages 7.5inW | 9inH


Magic Hands: Professional Card Trick Secrets Revealed

Herbert L. Becker

Ever wondered how your favorite magicians perform their amazing card tricks? Wonder no more! Magic Hands reveals the closely kept trade secrets behind the most dazzling tricks. Beginning with the basics, then quickly moving to more advanced wizardry, this book teaches you how to wow your audience with impressive sleight of hand and showmanship that will soon rival the professionals.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120598, 1462120598 $16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD Paperback
Games & Activities \ Magic
Plain Sight 144 pages 8inW | 10inH


Unseen Road to Love

Chelsea Curran

From the outside, Logan Atwood’s life looks perfect: a successful career, a lavish lifestyle. But after a brutal car accident leaves him in a coma, Logan suddenly finds himself five years in the past. Only then does he realize that his perfect world may have cost him the woman of his dreams and the faith he once loved. Is it too late for Logan’s second chance?

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120055, 1462120059 $16.99 USD, $19.99 CAD Paperback
Fiction \ Romance \ Clean & Wholesome, Fiction \ Romance \ Contemporary
Bonneville 288 pages 6inW | 9inH


Chasing Red

Lauren Winder Farnsworth

Ryder Redmond can’t wait to begin her new life in New York City, with her first real job after college. But the big city gets a little more complicated once she meets the charming and mysterious Damian Wolfe. On the surface he seems perfect, but her friend Hunter is suscipicious of his all-too-straight smile and his motives towards Ryder. With her heart on the line, Ryder will have to decide just how much she trusts the handsome city slicker.

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017 9781462120031, 1462120032 $15.99 USD, $18.99 CAD Paperback
Fiction \ Romance \ Clean & Wholesome, Fiction \ Romance \ Contemporary
Bonneville 240 pages 6inW | 9inH


More than the Tattooed Mormon audiobook

Al Carraway, read by the author

You know her for her smile, her love for pizza and chewing gum, and her ability to face opposition and see the bright side of things. Now listen to Al Carraway as she narrates her story in this moving audiobook. From steak dinner and missionaries to finding the love of her life and becoming a mother, Al speaks from the heart as she shares her message about trusting the Lord in all aspects of life. Includes a personal interview with Al!

April 1, 2017 9781462120840, 1462120849 $19.99 USD, $22.99 CAD Audio CD
Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Biography & Autobiography \ Religious, Biography & Autobiography \ Personal Memoirs
CFI


Book of Mormon Made Easier Part 1 audiobook: 1 Nephi Through Words of Mormon

David J. Ridges, Read by the author

Learn about the scriptures and understand them as never before with beloved scholar David Ridges as he narrates his best-selling book. Make the most of your scripture study, and gain insights that will draw you closer to the Lord, improve your teaching skills at home and church, and make you a scripture rock star! Have more ah-ha moments than ever before as you truly apply, love, and teach the scriptures.

April 1, 2017 9781462120857, 1462120857 $49.99 USD, $56.99 CAD Audio CD
Religion \ Christianity \ Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
CFI


Job Opening: Accounts Receivable

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated accounts receivable specialist to join our team. The prime focus of this position is to handle accounts receivable and some HR duties for the company.

We are looking for individuals that are detail oriented. Candidates should be excellent communicators and possess adequate customer service skills when dealing with collections from vendors. Critical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Contact past due accounts via phone and email and provide information about invoices, chargebacks, adjustments, etc. and then make decisions about credit holds and collections forwarding;
  • Constantly monitor and maintain AR aging, resolve discrepancies, and submit claims;
  • Receive and deposit checks;
  • Occasionally enter orders, credit memos, and make adjustments;
  • Monitor inventory account to ensure all entries post to GL account at month close;
  • Reconcile bank accounts and credit card GL account;
  • Run backorders for a few accounts;
  • Charge customer credit cards and take payments;
  • Interact with and provide service to customers, generally business accounts, and occasionally individuals via phone, email, and occasionally in person;
  • Process, submit, and record payroll;
  • Manage insurance and 401k benefits and follow up with employees;
  • Hold insurance orientation meeting bimonthly.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or other related field;
  • 1-2 year experience is preferred;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Very strong people skills;
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge, Mac knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in an office environment;
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and tasks;
  • Strong business acumen a plus;
  • Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks.

This is a full time position from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break. Pay starts at $13.00 an hour. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Katreina Eden at kat@cedarfort.com with “Accounts Receivable Position” in the subject, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled. If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.

Job Opening: Illustrator/Graphic Designer

Do you love books and media? Are you an illustrator with graphic design skills? This job might be the perfect fit for you.

Cedar Fort, Inc., a publishing company in Springville, UT, is looking for a highly motivated illustrator/graphic designer to join our team. The prime focus of this position is book cover design and/or illustration. Cedar Fort publishes around 140 books per year. The design team is responsible for designing the book covers and interior layout. Book genres include a variety of religious and non-religious fiction and non-fiction books.

Candidates should be excellent designers and possess a team player mentality. Critical responsibilities include project managing several books per month. This includes front and back covers, interior layout on full color books, and working directly with the authors and your team to get a final approved design.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Illustration, Graphic Arts, or other related field is required
  • Illustration skills are required
  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Suite programs (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) is required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge, Mac knowledge is a plus
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Proven ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and tasks
  • Work well in a cohesive team-oriented environment
    Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Able to take criticism on design work and make changes as needed

This is an exempt salaried position from 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday, with an hour lunch break. Pay starts at $12.00 an hour or $24,960K annually.

Please e-mail your resume and portfolio to Darren Poulsen, Director of Production, with “Graphic Designer Position” in the subject, and we will consider scheduling an interview. Position open until filled. If you would like more information about our company, please check out our website at www.cedarfort.com.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $24,960.00 /year
Required education: Bachelor’s
Required experience:
Graphic Design: 1 year
Illustrator: 1 year

Job Opening: Sales Representative

Cedar Fort Publishing and Media is seeking to add new sales representatives to our team. We are one of the fastest growing publishing companies in the United States. We have worked with many New York Times best-selling authors and provide a large variety of publications and media that uplift and enhance lives.

Sales Representative Responsibilities:

This is a sales role with opportunity to develop yourself and the company in multiple areas including:

  • Hunting new accounts.
  • Expanding and opening business channels for new account creation.
  • Maintaining and developing existing accounts that will be assigned to you.
  • Being involved in the creation of customized product packages to meet needs of potential and existing clients.
  • Achieving personal and company goals.

Those are the exciting parts of the role. Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining contact databases.
  • Preparing proposals.
  • Attending meetings.
  • Any other responsibilities as needed.

Sales Representative Qualifications:

  • Sales Experience
  • Experience cold calling with a hunter mentality
  • Experience managing and expanding client relationships
  • Success opening new channels of business
  • Ability to creatively package products tailored for clients

Location: Springville, UT

Pay: Base + commission, $60,000 OTE

Send resume and email to: Angie Harris, Senior Vice President of Sales

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 /year

Required education: Bachelor’s

Required experience: Sales: 2 years

Books & Things Receives 2017 Best of Springville Award

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springville Award Program Honors the Achievement

SPRINGVILLE March 23, 2017 — Books & Things has been selected for the 2017 Best of Springville Award in the Bookstores category by the Springville Award Program.

Each year, the Springville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Springville area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 Springville Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Springville Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Springville Award Program

The Springville Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Springville area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Springville Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Springville Award Program

CONTACT:
Springville Award Program
Email: PublicRelations@onlineawarded.org
URL: http://www.onlineawarded.org

Reposting of original press release.