Christian Fiction Bestsellers, December 2011

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, December 2011
Compiled and distributed by the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 The Tehran Initiative Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414319353 Tyndale House Publishers Oct. 2011 26.99
2 Courageous, paperback Randy Alcorn, Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick 9781414358468 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 14.99
3 The Mercy, Rose Trilogy Series #3 Beverly Lewis 9780764206016 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2011 14.99
4 Longing, Bailey Flanigan Series #3 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276340 Zondervan Nov. 2011 14.99
5 The Wonder of Your Love, Land of Canaan Series #2 Beth Wiseman 9781595548863 Thomas Nelson Publishers Oct. 2011 15.99
6 Shadow in Serenity Terri Blackstock 9780310332312 Zondervan Sep. 2011 14.99
7 A Log Cabin Christmas Collection Margaret Brownley, Wanda E. Brunstetter, Jane Kirkpatrick 9781616264789 Barbour Publishing Sep. 2011 14.99
8 Valley of Dreams, Wild West Wind Series #1 Lauraine Snelling 9780764204159 Baker Publishing Group Nov. 2011 14.99
9 Learning, Bailey Flanigan Series #2 Karen Kingsbury 9780310276333 Zondervan Jun. 2011 14.99
10 Leaving, Bailey Flanigan Series #1 Karen Kingsbury 9780310266280 Zondervan Mar. 2011 14.99
11 The Twelfth Imam, The Twelfth Imam Series #1 Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414311647 Tyndale House Publishers Jul. 2011 14.99
12 Her Daughter's Dream Francine Rivers 9781414334103 Tyndale House Publishers Aug. 2011 15.99
13 A Lasting Impression, Belmont Mansion Series #1 Tamera Alexander 9780764206221 Baker Publishing Group Nov. 2011 14.99
14 A Lineage of Grace Francine Rivers 9780842356329 Tyndale House Publishers Sep. 2009 16.99
15 Love on the Line Deeanne Gist 9780764204098 Baker Publishing Group Oct. 2011 14.99
16 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Random House, Incorporated May. 2005 14.99
17 The Brotherhood, Precinct 11 Series #1 Jerry B. Jenkins 9781414309224 Tyndale House Publishers Jan. 2011 14.99
18 The Healing, Kentucky Brothers Series #2 Wanda E. Brunstetter 9781602606838 Barbour Publishing Sep. 2011 14.99
19 A Lancaster County Christmas Suzanne Woods Fisher 9780800719951 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2011 15.99
20 Wonderland Creek Lynn Austin 9780764204982 Baker Publishing Group Oct. 2011 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 Bestsellers Lists rank the bestselling books published by ECPA members from the previous month, as reported to Circana BookScan (formerly NPD) by these reporting retailers. Information is presented as listed in the data received. Please make every effort to have correct metadata.

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Titles appearing on the Christian Bestsellers Lists represent content published by ECPA members in good standing. Placement on the list does not imply endorsement of content by ECPA or its member publishers, who represent diverse perspectives within the Christian tradition. For more information about Circana's bestseller reporting, including qualifying event sales, visit

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.