Fun Facts about Walnut Springs Press

I know more random facts and information that I should, but isn't there something great about random facts? :)

Number of titles published January 2009-February 2012: 75
  • A Young Women's Quote Book compiled by Amy Orton
  • Abinadi and Nephite Kings by Timothy Robinson
  • Activities for LDS Kids: Dot-to-Dot 1-30 by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki
  • Activities for LDS Kids: Dot-to-Dot 1-50 by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki
  • Activities for LDS Kids: Color by Number by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki
  • Activities for LDS Kids: Mazes by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki
  • Another Big Book of Sacrament-Time Activities by Jenna Mitchell
  • Awakening Avery by Laurie Lewis
  • Bro Jo's Guide to Casual Group Dating for LDS Youth by Dave Johnson
  • Bro Jo's Guide to Relationships for LDS Young Single Adults by Dave Johnson
  • Chocolate Roses by Joan Sowards
  • Cold River by Liz Adair
  • Dangerous Favor by Joyce DiPastena
  • Dearly Departed by Tristi Pinkston
  • Delivered by Christ by Mary Jane Woodger
  • Divine Intervention by Helen and Randy Hall
  • Double Deceit by Stephanie Humphreys
  • Early Missionary Journeys of Faith: Wilford Woodruff by Wilford Woodruff
  • Everyday Wisdom for Latter-day Saints by Leigh Brown
  • Fabulous Freezer Meals by Jenny Stanger
  • Finding Rose by Stephanie Humphreys
  • Gluten-Free Cooking Made Easy by Susan Bell
  • Gospel Insights for Everyday Living by Sherrie Mills Johnson
  • Haunts Haven by Joan Sowards
  • Hang 'Em High by Tristi Pinkston
  • Heart of a Hero by Marie Higgins
  • Hearts through Time by Marie Higgins
  • I Can't Believe it's Food Storage by Crystal Godfrey
  • Identity by Betsy Love
  • Illuminations of the Heart by Joyce DiPastena
  • In God Is Our Trust by L.C. Lewis
  • Insights on the Holy Ghost compiled by Leigh Brown, Amy Orton, Linda Prince
  • Just Shy of Paradise by Carole Thayne Warburton
  • Learning about the Bible by Jenna Mitchell
  • Learning About Jesus by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki
  • Learning about the Book of Mormon by Jenna Mitchell
  • Lehi in the Wilderness by Timothy Robinson
  • Life Lessons from the Old Testament by Amy Orton and Linda Prince
  • Life-Changing Moments complied by Emily Halverson
  • Love Your Body by Brooke Parker
  • Lydia by Wanda Luce
  • Meatless Meals for Meat Eaters by Miriam Barton
  • Messages from the Scriptures by Jeff Baker
  • Missing by Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen
  • Nephi and the Promised Land by Timothy Robinson
  • No Escape by Anna Jones Buttimore
  • No Angel by Theresa Sneed
  • Now that I am Baptized by Arie Van De Graaff
  • Oh, Say Can You See? By L.C. Lewis
  • Queen in Exile by Donna Hatch
  • Overcoming Addiction by Douglas Dobberfuhl
  • Redemption by Susan Dayley
  • Secrets after Dark by Marie Higgins
  • Simple Steps for More Meaningful Prayer compiled by Leigh Brown
  • Sun Tunnels and Secrets by Carole Thayne Warburton
  • Targets in Ties by Tristi Pinkston
  • The A-MAZE-ing Book of Mormon by Arie Van De Graaff
  • The Girl in the Whirl, by Dr. Sue and Other Things that Women Do by Victoria Gunther
  • The Hidden Sun by J. Lloyd Morgan
  • The Keeper's Calling by Kelly Nelson
  • The Pioneer Cookbook by Miriam Barton
  • The Puzzle Book for LDS Kids by Arie Van De Graaff
  • The Star Prophecy by Joan Sowards
  • The Route by Gale Sears
  • The Youth Speaker's Resource Book by Colleen Terry, Amy Orton, Linda Price
  • Trapped by Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen
  • Under a Lakota Moon by Debbie Weikel
  • Unlocking the Power of the Spirit by Campbell Gray
  • Uplifting Thoughts for Missionaries by Garry Mitchell
  • Wild Irish Rose by Debbie Weikel
  • Winning Mr Wrong by Marie Higgins
  • Wisdom and Inspiration from the Book of Mormon by Leigh Brown
  • Wisdom of the Prophets: Eternal Marriage
  • Wisdom of the Prophets: Inner Peace
  • Wisdom of the Prophets: Personal Revelation
  • Wisdom of the Prophets: Temple Worship
Number of Whitney finalists: 5 (Illuminations of the Heart by Joyce DiPastena, Oh, Say Can You See? by L.C. Lewis, No Angel by Theresa Sneed, The Route by Gale Sears,  and Pride & Popularity by Jenni James)

Total number of authors published: 41

Number of first time authors: 22 (Marie Higgins, Debbie Weikel, Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen, Joan Sowards, Arie Van De Graaff, Miriam Barton, Kelly Nelson, Victoria Gunther, Susan Dayley, Douglas Dobberfuhl, Theresa Sneed, Jeff Baker, Douglas Dobberfuhl, Wanda Luce, Brooke Parker, Joyce DiPastena, Betsy Love, Susan Bell, Stephanie Humphreys, Jenny Stanger, Helen and Randy Hall, and J. Lloyd Morgan)

Number of authors with at least two titles: 18 (Marie Higgins [4], Debbie Weikel [2], Arie Van De Graaff [4], Carole Thayne Warburton [2], Joan Sowards [3], Tristi Pinkston [3], Stephanie Humphreys [2], Miriam Barton [2], Laurie Lewis [3], Joyce DiPastena [2],  Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen [2], Dave Johnston [2], Shauna Mooney Kawasaki [5], Jenna Mitchell [3], Leigh Brown [4], Amy Orton [3], Linda Prince [2], and Timothy Robinson [3])

Number of Addresses Walnut Springs Press has had: 3 (though we've only been in two locations)

How many of our published authors live in Arizona: 5 (Joyce DiPastena, Theresa Sneed, Betsy Love, Donna Hatch, and Joan Sowards)

How authors live outside the US: 2 (Stephanie Humphreys-Canada, Anna Jones Buttimore-England)

Number of computers that have gone kaput: 2

Number of very full bookcases in the office: 7

Number of office plants: 7

Number of office plants we've lost: 3

Longest fiction title: Oh, Say Can You See? at 468 pages

Shortest fiction title: The Route at 184 pages

Most recent facebook friend: Debbie Hulet, bringing our total to 307 friends


  1. Wow! Very cool. I can't wait to take Tristi's class at Storymakers. Will Walnut Springs be there, too?

  2. We're looking forward to Storymakers too. Tristi always does a good job with her classes so you're in for a real treat!