Christian Bestsellers, May 2023

Christian Bestsellers, May 2023
Compiled and distributed by ECPA
List does not include Bibles, Children's, or books under $6
Rank (Prev) Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub Date List $ Award
1 (4) YOU'RE GOING TO MAKE IT LYSA TERKEURST 9781400239085 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2023 $26.99
2 (16) THE RETURN OF THE GODS JONATHAN CAHN 9781636411422 FRONTLINE (CHARISMA HOUSE) Sep. 2022 $28.99
3 (3) JESUS CALLING SARAH YOUNG 9781591451884 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2004 $16.99
4 (1) THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES GARY CHAPMAN 9780802412706 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2015 $16.99
5 (NEW) SO GOD MADE A MOTHER LESLIE MEANS 9781496464682 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Apr. 2023 $22.99
6 (6) GOOD BOUNDARIES AND GOODBYES LYSA TERKEURST 9781400211760 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2022 $28.99
7 (NEW) COLLECTING CONFIDENCE KIM GRAVEL 9781400238453 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Apr. 2023 $28.99
8 (NEW) ISRAEL TARA-LEIGH COBBLE 9780764240348 BETHANY HOUSE (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Apr. 2023 $39.99
9 (38) THE SECRETS TO DELIVERANCE ALEXANDER PAGANI 9781629995137 CHARISMA HOUSE May. 2018 $12.99
10 (9) JESUS LISTENS SARAH YOUNG 9781400215584 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2021 $19.99
11 MORE THAN A CARPENTER JOSH D. MCDOWELL AND SEAN MCDOWELL 9781414326276 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Jun. 2009 $6.99
12 (49) THE 5 LANGUAGES OF APPRECIATION IN THE WORKPLACE GARY CHAPMAN AND PAUL WHITE 9780802418401 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2019 $16.99
13 (30) COURAGE, DEAR HEART: A COLORING BOOK OF EMPOWERING WORDS INK & WILLOW 9780593578315 Ink & Willow, a gift line from WaterBrook Mar. 2023 $15.00
14 (31) TRUST HENRY CLOUD 9781546003373 WORTHY, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Mar. 2023 $28.00
15 (2) ALL MY KNOTTED-UP LIFE: A MEMOIR BETH MOORE 9781496472670 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Feb. 2023 $27.99
16 (18) THE RUTHLESS ELIMINATION OF HURRY JOHN MARK COMER 9780525653097 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Oct. 2019 $25.00
17 (19) TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER CLASSIC EDITION DAVE RAMSEY 9781595555274 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2013 $28.99
18 (14) GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD JENNIE ALLEN 9781601429643 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Jan. 2020 $23.99
19 (5) CHANGE YOUR BRAIN EVERY DAY DANIEL G. AMEN MD 9781496454577 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Mar. 2023 $27.99
20 (10) THE ANSWER TO ANXIETY JOYCE MEYER 9781546029175 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Feb. 2023 $26.00
21 (11) IMAGINE HEAVEN JOHN BURKE 9780801015267 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Oct. 2015 $16.99
22 (7) THE AWE OF GOD JOHN BEVERE 9781400336708 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Feb. 2023 $28.99
23 (15) FORGIVING WHAT YOU CAN'T FORGET LYSA TERKEURST 9780718039875 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2020 $26.99
24 (NEW) SHE DESERVES BETTER SHEILA WRAY GREGOIRE AND REBECCA GREGOIRE LINDENBACH AND JOANNA SAWATSKY 9781540900838 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Apr. 2023 $17.99
25 (25) THE BIBLE RECAP TARA-LEIGH COBBLE 9780764239779 BETHANY HOUSE (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Oct. 2021 $39.99
26 (NEW) CREATED TO DREAM RICK WARREN 9780310367840 ZONDERVAN Apr. 2023 $17.99
27 (20) BREATH AS PRAYER JENNIFER TUCKER 9781400234585 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2022 $16.99
28 (24) JESUS CALLING WITH SCRIPTURE REFERENCES SARAH YOUNG 9780718042820 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2015 $19.99
29 (23) GENTLE AND LOWLY DANE C. ORTLUND 9781433566134 CROSSWAY Apr. 2020 $19.99
30 (34) LETTER TO THE AMERICAN CHURCH ERIC METAXAS 9781684513895 SALEM BOOKS Sep. 2022 $22.99
31 (26) JESUS CALLING WITH FULL SCRIPTURES SARAH YOUNG 9781400318131 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2011 $26.99
32 (42) STAND STRONG OUR DAILY BREAD MINISTRIES with DAVE BRANON 9781627079006 OUR DAILY BREAD PUBLISHING Oct. 2018 $16.99
33 (12) ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE JOBY MARTIN WITH CHARLES MARTIN 9781546001690 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Mar. 2023 $26.00
34 (NEW) PLEASE, SORRY, THANKS MARK BATTERSON 9780593192795 MULTNOMAH, an imprint of Penguin Random House Apr. 2023 $22.00
35 EMBRACED LYSA TERKEURST 9781400310296 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2018 $19.99
36 (13) 40 DAYS THROUGH THE BIBLE LYSA TERKEURST 9780310145363 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Feb. 2022 $19.99
37 (8) WHY DO I DO WHAT I DON'T WANT TO DO? JONATHAN JP POKLUDA and JON GREEN 9780801094965 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Mar. 2023 $15.99
38 JESUS CALLING FOR MOMS WITH FULL SCRIPTURES SARAH YOUNG 9781400229369 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2022 $17.99
39 100 DAYS OF BELIEVING BIGGER MARSHAWN EVANS DANIELS 9781644548110 DAYSPRING Sep. 2020 $16.99
40 (43) THE HIDING PLACE CORRIE TEN BOOM AND JOHN & ELIZABETH SHERRILL 9780800794057 CHOSEN BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Jan. 2006 $15.99
41 (28) MISSION POSSIBLE ONE-YEAR DEVOTIONAL TIM TEBOW WITH A. J. GREGORY 9780593194119 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Nov. 2022 $22.00
42 (32) DON'T GIVE THE ENEMY A SEAT AT YOUR TABLE LOUIE GIGLIO 9780785247227 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS May. 2021 $24.99
43 (NEW) TEATIME DISCIPLESHIP SALLY CLARKSON 9780736985420 HARVEST HOUSE PUBLISHERS Apr. 2023 $32.99
44 (45) THE LOVE DARE: NEW REVISED EDITION ALEX KENDRICK AND STEPHEN KENDRICK 9781433679599 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Jan. 2013 $17.99
45 (17) BECOMING FREE INDEED JINGER VUOLO 9781400335817 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Jan. 2023 $29.99
46 JESUS CALLING FOR GRADUATES SARAH YOUNG 9780718087418 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2016 $15.99
47 (NEW) WHY AM I LIKE THIS? KOBE CAMPBELL 9780785296423 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Apr. 2023 $18.99
48 (36) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE CHOSEN? VOLUME 1 AMANDA JENKINS AND DALLAS JENKINS AND DOUGLAS S. HUFFMAN 9780830782680 DAVID C COOK Jan. 2021 $17.99
49 (46) WILD AT HEART EXPANDED EDITION JOHN ELDREDGE 9781400225262 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2021 $19.99
50 (48) FERVENT PRISCILLA SHIRER 9781433688676 B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Aug. 2015 $17.99

Awards Legend:

Bronze Award Bronze Award (over 100,000 sold)

Gold Award Gold Award (over 500,000 sold)

Platinum Award Platinum Award (1 million sold)

Double Diamond Award Diamond Award (10 million sold)

Christian Book Award® Christian Book Award® winner

Book of the Year Book of the Year winner

Christy Award Christy Award winner

American Christian Fiction Carol Award winner ACFW Carol Award winner


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