Christian Fiction Bestsellers, December 2012

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, December 2012
Compiled and distributed by the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 The Bridge Karen Kingsbury 9781451647013 Howard Books a division of Simon & Schuster Oct. 2012 $19.99
2 The Harbinger Jonathan Cahn 9781616386108 Charisma Media Jan. 2012 $16.99
3 Full Disclosure Dee Henderson 9780764210891 Baker Publishing Group Oct. 2012 $15.99
4 The Bridesmaid, Home to Hickory Hollow Series #2 Beverly Lewis 9780764209789 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2012 $14.99
5 All Things New Lynn Austin 9780764208973 Baker Publishing Group Oct. 2012 $14.99
6 Coming Home Karen Kingsbury 9780310266242 Zondervan Jun. 2012 $14.99
7 A Wreath of Snow Liz Curtis Higgs 9781400072170 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group Oct. 2012 $14.99
8 The Sanctuary Ted Dekker 9781599953359 FaithWords a division of Hachette Book Group USA Oct. 2012 $24.99
9 The Fiddler, Home to Hickory Hollow Series #1 Beverly Lewis 9780764209772 Baker Publishing Group Apr. 2012 $15.99
10 A Patchwork Christmas Judith Miller, Nancy Moser, Stephanie Grace Whitson 9781616267483 Barbour Publishing Sep. 2012 $14.99
11 Placebo, Jevin Banks Series #1 Steven James 9780800734251 Baker Publishing Group Nov. 2012 $14.99
12 The Christmas Pony Melody Carlson 9780800719272 Baker Publishing Group Sep. 2012 $15.99
13 When a Heart Stops, Deadly Reunion Series #2 Lynette Eason 9780800720087 Baker Publishing Group Oct. 2012 $14.99
14 To Whisper Her Name, Belle Meade Plantation Series #1 Tamera Alexander 9780310291060 Zondervan Oct. 2012 $14.99
15 River of Mercy, Riverhaven Years Series #3 B. J. Hoff 9780736924207 Harvest House Publishers Oct. 2012 $13.99
16 The Breath of Dawn Kristen Heitzmann 9780764210426 Baker Publishing Group Nov. 2012 $14.99
17 The Christmas Bride Grace Livingston Hill 9781616266578 Barbour Publishing Sep. 2012 $12.99
18 Courting Cate, Courtships of Lancaster County Series #1 Leslie Gould 9780764210310 Baker Publishing Group Nov. 2012 $14.99
19 The Shack William P. Young 9780964729230 Windblown Media Jul. 2008 $14.99
20 Accused, Pacific Coast Justice Series #1 Janice Cantore 9781414358475 Tyndale House Publishers Jan. 2012 $12.99

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.