Christian Fiction Bestsellers, December 2008

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, December 2008
Compiled and distributed by the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 The Shack William P. Young 9780964729230 Windblown Media Dec. 1969 $14.99
2 Sunset Karen Kingsbury 9780842387583 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
3 Every Now and Then Karen Kingsbury 9780310266150 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
4 Fireproof Eric Wilson 9781595547163 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
5 The Christmas Candle Max Lucado 9781595541475 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $16.99
6 White Christmas Pie Wanda E. Brunstetter 9781597899376 Barbour Publishing Dec. 1969 $10.97
7 The Longing Beverly Lewis 9780764203121 Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
8 Dead Heat Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414311623 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
9 Sinner Ted Dekker 9781595540089 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $24.99
10 Jessie Lori Eick 9780736920803 Harvest House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
11 The List Robert Whitlow 9780849945182 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
12 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $14.99
13 Rachel's Secret B.J. Hoff 9780736924184 Harvest House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
14 Rebecca's Reward Laurainne Snelling 9780764202025 Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
15 Miracles Terri Blackstock 9781595545114 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
16 When the Soul Mends Cindy Woodsmall 9781400072941 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
17 Deeper Water Robert Whitlow 9781595541321 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
18 Until We Reach Home Lynn Austin 9780764204951 Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
19 Full Circle T. Davis Bunn 9781595542045 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
20 The Last Jihad Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414312729 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99

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.