Christian Fiction Bestsellers, October 2012

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, October 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 Coming Home Karen Kingsbury 9780310266242 Zondervan Jun. 2012 $14.99
3 The Struggle, Kentucky Brothers Series #3 Wanda E. Brunstetter 9781616260897 Barbour Publishing Jul. 2012 $14.99
4 The Bridesmaid, Home to Hickory Hollow Series #2 Beverly Lewis 9780764209789 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2012 $14.99
5 The Fiddler, Home to Hickory Hollow Series #1 Beverly Lewis 9780764209772 Baker Publishing Group Apr. 2012 $15.99
6 Lethal Legacy, Guardians of Justice Series #3 Irene Hannon 9780800734589 Baker Publishing Group Aug. 2012 $14.99
7 Accused, Pacific Coast Justice Series #1 Janice Cantore 9781414358475 Tyndale House Publishers Jan. 2012 $12.99
8 Not in the Heart Chris Fabry 9781414348612 Tyndale House Publishers Jan. 2012 $13.99
9 Whispers in the Wind, Wild West Wind Series #2 Lauraine Snelling 9780764204166 Baker Publishing Group Aug. 2012 $14.99
10 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group May. 2005 $14.99
11 Promise Me This Cathy Gohlke 9781414353074 Tyndale House Publishers Jan. 2012 $13.99
12 The Choice Robert Whitlow 9781401685614 Thomas Nelson Publishers Aug. 2012 $15.99
13 Loving, Bailey Flanigan Series #4 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276357 Zondervan Mar. 2012 $14.99
14 The Last Plea Bargain Randy Singer 9781414333212 Tyndale House Publishers Feb. 2012 $13.99
15 The Shadow of Your Smile, Deep Haven Series #5 Susan May Warren 9781414334837 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 2011 $13.99
16 The Amish Bride, Women of Lancaster County Series #3 Mindy Starns Clark, Leslie Gould 9780736938624 Harvest House Publishers Aug. 2012 $13.99
17 Taming the Wind, Land of the Lone Star Series #3 Tracie Peterson 9780764206177 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2012 $14.99
18 Tidewater Inn, Hope Beach Series #1 Colleen Coble 9781595547811 Thomas Nelson Publishers Jul. 2012 $15.99
19 A Lineage of Grace Francine Rivers 9780842356329 Tyndale House Publishers Sep. 2009 $16.99
20 The Screwtape Letters C. S. Lewis 9780060652937 Zondervan Feb. 2001 $14.99

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.