Christian Fiction Bestsellers, July 2012

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, July 2012
Compiled and distributed by the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 The Harbinger Jonathan Cahn 9781616386108 Charisma Media Jan. 2012 $16.99
2 Loving, Bailey Flanigan Series #4 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276357 Zondervan Mar. 2012 $14.99
3 The Fiddler, Home to Hickory Hollow Series #1 Beverly Lewis 9780764209772 Baker Publishing Group Apr. 2012 $15.99
4 The Touch Randall Wallace 9781414343662 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 $14.99
5 The Betrayal, Precinct 11 Series #2 Jerry B. Jenkins 9781414335834 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 $14.99
6 Illusion Frank Peretti 9781439192672 Howard Books a division of Simon & Schuster Mar. 2012 $26.99
7 Dry As Rain Gina Holmes 9781414333069 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 $13.99
8 The First Gardener Denise Hildreth 9781414335582 Tyndale House Publishers Jul. 2011 $13.99
9 Forsaking All Others, Sister Wife Series #2 Allison Pittman 9781414335971 Tyndale House Publishers Sep. 2011 $13.99
10 Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club Wanda E. Brunstetter 9781602608115 Barbour Publishing Apr. 2012 $14.99
11 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group May. 2005 $14.99
12 The Tehran Initiative Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414319360 Tyndale House Publishers Apr. 2012 $15.99
13 Short-Straw Bride Karen Witemeyer 9780764209659 Baker Publishing Group Jun. 2012 $14.99
14 Downfall, Intervention Series #3 Terri Blackstock 9780310250685 Zondervan Feb. 2012 $14.99
15 Touching the Sky, Land of the Lone Star Series #2 Tracie Peterson 9780764206160 Baker Publishing Group Jun. 2012 $14.99
16 Courageous Randy Alcorn, Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick 9781414358468 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 $14.99
17 Leaving, Bailey Flanigan Series #1 Karen Kingsbury 9780310266280 Zondervan Mar. 2011 $14.99
18 Longing, Bailey Flanigan Series #3 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276340 Zondervan Nov. 2011 $14.99
19 Submerged, Alaskan Courage Series #1 Dani Pettrey 9780764209826 Baker Publishing Group May. 2012 $14.99
20 Surrender Bay, Nantucket Love Story Series #1 Denise Hunter 9781401685836 Thomas Nelson Publishers May. 2012 $7.99

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.