Christian Fiction Bestsellers, March 2009

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, March 2009
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Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 The Shack William P. Young 9780964729230 Windblown Media Dec. 1969 $14.99
2 Fireproof Eric Wilson 9781595547163 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
3 This Side of Heaven Karen Kingsbury 9781599956787 Center Street Dec. 1969 $14.99
4 Kiss Ted Dekker/Erin Healy 9781595544704 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $24.99
5 Every Now and Then Karen Kingsbury 9780310266150 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
6 Double Minds Christian Book Expo Terri Blackstock 9780310250630 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
7 The Centurion's Wife Christian Book Expo Janette Oke / Davis Bunn 9780764205149 Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
8 Kidnapped Dee Henderson 9781414323633 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $12.99
9 Sunset Karen Kingsbury 9780842387583 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
10 Cry in the Night Christian Book Expo Colleen Coble 9781595542489 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
11 Against All Odds Irene Hannon 9780800733100 Revell/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $12.99
12 Where Do I Go? Neta Jackson 9781595545237 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
13 Lonestar Sanctuary Christian Book Expo Colleen Coble 9781595545497 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
14 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $14.99
15 Healing Waters Christian Book Expo Nancy Rue/Stephen Arterburn 9781595544315 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
16 Take One Karen Kingsbury 9780310266167 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
17 Promise for Spring Christian Book Expo Kim Vogel Sawyer 9780764205071 Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
18 Time to Gather Sally John/Gary Smalley 9781595544292 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
19 Shadows of Lancaster County Christian Book Expo Mindy Starns Clark 9780736924474 Harvest House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
20 Showdown Ted Dekker 9781595546135 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $15.99

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.