Christian Bestsellers, September 2023

Christian Bestsellers, September 2023
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List does not include Bibles, Children's, or books under $6
Rank (Prev) Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub Date List $ Award
1 (NEW) LIKE A RIVER GRANGER SMITH 9781400334360 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Aug. 2023 $29.99
2 (1) THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES GARY CHAPMAN 9780802412706 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2015 $16.99
3 (2) JESUS CALLING SARAH YOUNG 9781591451884 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2004 $16.99
4 (NEW) YOU ARE MORE THAN YOU'VE BEEN TOLD HOSANNA WONG 9780785243502 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Aug. 2023 $19.99
5 (4) GOOD BOUNDARIES AND GOODBYES LYSA TERKEURST 9781400211760 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2022 $28.99
6 (9) TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER CLASSIC EDITION DAVE RAMSEY 9781595555274 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2013 $28.99
7 (5) THE AWE OF GOD JOHN BEVERE 9781400336708 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Feb. 2023 $28.99
8 (8) THE RUTHLESS ELIMINATION OF HURRY JOHN MARK COMER 9780525653097 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Oct. 2019 $25.00
9 (11) NEW MORNING MERCIES PAUL DAVID TRIPP 9781433541384 CROSSWAY Oct. 2014 $24.99
10 (13) GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD JENNIE ALLEN 9781601429643 WATERBROOK, an imprint of Penguin Random House Jan. 2020 $23.99
11 (10) YOU'RE GOING TO MAKE IT LYSA TERKEURST 9781400239085 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2023 $26.99
12 (6) DISRUPTIVE THINKING T. D. JAKES WITH NICK CHILES 9781546004004 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. May. 2023 $27.00
13 (7) THE RETURN OF THE GODS JONATHAN CAHN 9781636411422 FRONTLINE (CHARISMA HOUSE) Sep. 2022 $28.99
14 (16) THE HIDING PLACE CORRIE TEN BOOM AND JOHN & ELIZABETH SHERRILL 9780800794057 CHOSEN BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Jan. 2006 $15.99
15 (14) JESUS LISTENS SARAH YOUNG 9781400215584 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Oct. 2021 $19.99
16 (21) FORGIVING WHAT YOU CAN'T FORGET LYSA TERKEURST 9780718039875 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2020 $26.99
17 (NEW) PREPARING TO MEET JESUS ANNE GRAHAM LOTZ AND RACHEL-RUTH LOTZ WRIGHT 9780525651956 MULTNOMAH, an imprint of Penguin Random House Aug. 2023 $18.00
18 (17) GENTLE AND LOWLY DANE C. ORTLUND 9781433566134 CROSSWAY Apr. 2020 $19.99
19 (30) JESUS CALLING LARGE TEXT W/ FULL SCRIPTURES SARAH YOUNG 9781400318131 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Sep. 2011 $26.99
20 (35) HABITS OF THE HOUSEHOLD JUSTIN WHITMEL EARLEY 9780310362937 ZONDERVAN Nov. 2021 $19.99
21 (18) BOUNDARIES UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION HENRY CLOUD AND JOHN TOWNSEND 9780310351801 ZONDERVAN Oct. 2017 $19.99
22 (15) IMAGINE HEAVEN JOHN BURKE 9780801015267 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Oct. 2015 $16.99
23 POCKET PRAYERS FOR TEACHERS MAX LUCADO 9780718077365 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2016 $10.99
24 (NEW) KJV STANDARD LESSON COMMENTARY┬« LARGE PRINT EDITION 2023-2024 STANDARD PUBLISHING 9780830785117 DAVID C COOK Jun. 2023 $24.99
25 (NEW) HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD CLEAN UP THEIR MENTAL MESS CAROLINE LEAF 9780801093418 BAKER BOOKS (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Aug. 2023 $28.99
26 (23) THE ROAD BACK TO YOU IAN MORGAN CRON AND SUZANNE STABILE 9780830846191 INTERVARSITY PRESS Oct. 2016 $24.00
27 (NEW) KJV STANDARD LESSON COMMENTARY┬« 2023-2024 STANDARD PUBLISHING 9780830785087 DAVID C COOK Jun. 2023 $22.99
28 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE CHOSEN? AMANDA JENKINS AND DALLAS JENKINS AND DOUGLAS S. HUFFMAN 9780830782680 DAVID C COOK Jan. 2021 $17.99
29 (NEW) THE WORRY-FREE PARENT SISSY GOFF, LPC-MHSP 9780764241024 BETHANY HOUSE (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Aug. 2023 $17.99
30 (36) DON'T GIVE THE ENEMY A SEAT AT YOUR TABLE LOUIE GIGLIO 9780785247227 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS May. 2021 $24.99
31 (26) JESUS CALLING SMALL BROWN LEATHERSOFT W/ SCRIPTURE REFERENCES SARAH YOUNG 9780718042820 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Nov. 2015 $19.99
32 (32) THE PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE RICK WARREN 9780310337508 ZONDERVAN Dec. 2013 $19.99
33 (24) THE CASE FOR CHRIST LEE STROBEL 9780310345862 ZONDERVAN Sep. 2016 $19.99
34 (34) OVERCOMING EVERY PROBLEM JOYCE MEYER 9781546029151 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. May. 2023 $26.00
35 (40) THE WELL-WATERED WOMAN GRETCHEN SAFFLES 9781496445452 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Apr. 2021 $19.99
36 (39) THE BAIT OF SATAN JOHN BEVERE 9781621365488 CHARISMA HOUSE Jan. 2014 $16.99
37 (NEW) CLOSER THAN YOUR NEXT BREATH SUSIE LARSON 9780785294658 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Aug. 2023 $18.99
38 (25) THE BIBLE RECAP TARA-LEIGH COBBLE 9780764237034 BETHANY HOUSE (BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP) Nov. 2020 $29.99
39 (33) WILD AT HEART JOHN ELDREDGE 9781400225262 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2021 $19.99
40 (NEW) TIRED OF TRYING ASHLEY MORGAN JACKSON 9781496471895 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Aug. 2023 $17.99
41 (20) 100 DAYS OF BELIEVING BIGGER MARSHAWN EVANS DANIELS 9781644548110 DAYSPRING Sep. 2020 $16.99
42 (12) LETTER TO THE AMERICAN CHURCH ERIC METAXAS 9781684513895 SALEM BOOKS Sep. 2022 $22.99
43 (NEW) LETTERS OF COMFORT: VOLUME 2 WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER 9781636094878 BARBOUR PUBLISHING Aug. 2023 $16.99
44 (44) PRAYING LIKE MONKS, LIVING LIKE FOOLS TYLER STATON 9780310365358 ZONDERVAN Oct. 2022 $19.99
45 (27) THE 5 LANGUAGES OF APPRECIATION IN THE WORKPLACE GARY CHAPMAN AND PAUL WHITE 9780802418401 MOODY PUBLISHERS Jan. 2019 $16.99
46 GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD BIBLE STUDY GUIDE JENNIE ALLEN 9780310116370 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Apr. 2020 $16.99
47 40 DAYS THROUGH THE BIBLE LYSA TERKEURST 9780310145363 HARPERCHRISTIAN RESOURCES Feb. 2022 $19.99
48 (45) CHANGE YOUR BRAIN EVERY DAY DANIEL G. AMEN MD 9781496454577 TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS Mar. 2023 $27.99
49 (NEW) HOW TO TALK WITH GOD JOYCE MEYER 9781546016106 FAITHWORDS, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Jul. 2023 $10.00
50 (43) EMBRACED LYSA TERKEURST 9781400310296 THOMAS NELSON PUBLISHERS Mar. 2018 $19.99

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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