Christian Fiction Bestsellers, January 2012

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, January 2012
Compiled and distributed by the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 Longing, Bailey Flanigan Series #3 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276340 Zondervan Nov. 2011 $14.99
2 Courageous, paperback Randy Alcorn, Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick 9781414358468 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 $14.99
3 The Tehran Initiative Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414319353 Tyndale House Publishers Oct. 2011 $26.99
4 A Log Cabin Christmas Collection Margaret Brownley, Wanda E. Brunstetter, Jane Kirkpatrick 9781616264789 Barbour Publishing Sep. 2011 $14.99
5 Learning, Bailey Flanigan Series #2 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276333 Zondervan Jun. 2011 $14.99
6 The Wonder of Your Love, Land of Canaan Series #2 Beth Wiseman 9781595548863 Thomas Nelson Publishers Oct. 2011 $15.99
7 Leaving, Bailey Flanigan Series #1 Karen Kingsbury 9780310266280 Zondervan Mar. 2011 $14.99
8 A Lancaster County Christmas Suzanne Woods Fisher 9780800719951 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2011 $15.99
9 The Mercy, Rose Trilogy Series #3 Beverly Lewis 9780764206016 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2011 $14.99
10 The Christmas Shoppe Melody Carlson 9780800719265 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2011 $15.99
11 Her Daughter's Dream, Marta's Legacy Series #2 Francine Rivers 9781414334103 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 $15.99
12 Shadow in Serenity Terri Blackstock 9780310332312 Zondervan Sep. 2011 $14.99
13 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Waterbroook/Multnomah Publishing Group May. 2005 $14.99
14 Her Mother's Hope, Marta's Legacy Series #1 Francine Rivers 9781414318646 Tyndale House Publishers Mar. 2011 $15.99
15 A Lineage of Grace Francine Rivers 9780842356329 Tyndale House Publishers Sep. 2009 $16.99
16 The Twelfth Imam, The Twelfth Imam Series #1 Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414311647 Tyndale House Publishers Jul. 2011 $14.99
17 Remembering Christmas Dan Walsh 9780800719791 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2011 $15.99
18 Valley of Dreams, Wild West Wind Series #1 Lauraine Snelling 9780764204159 Baker Publishing Group Nov. 2011 $14.99
19 A Biltmore Christmas - North Carolina Diane Ashley, Sylvia Barnes, Rhonda Gibson 9781616264192 Barbour Publishing Sep. 2011 $7.99
20 Forbidden, Books of Mortals Series #1 Ted Dekker, Tosca Lee 9781599953540 FaithWords a division of Hachette Book Group USA Sep. 2011 $24.99

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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The ECPA Bestseller Lists are compiled using adult book sales data from Christian retail stores across the U.S. A book must have sales in at least 20% of reporting stores during at least one week of the represented reporting cycle to be placed on the list. Only Trade Paper, Cloth and Mass Market Paper books are reported, tracts, mini-books or booklets are not included on this list. Only books which are offered to Christian stores at a trade discount from a publisher or wholesaler are featured on the list. Seasonal/holiday books are omitted from this list.