Christian Fiction Bestsellers, September 2008

Christian Fiction Bestsellers, September 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 A Sister's Hope Wanda E. Brunstetter 9781597892735 Barbour Publishing Dec. 1969 $10.97
3 Redeeming Love Francine Rivers 9781590525135 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $14.99
4 A Lady of Secret Devotion Tracie Peterson 9780764201479 Bethany House Publishers/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
5 Riven Jerry B. Jenkins 9781414309040 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $24.99
6 The Last Jihad Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414312729 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
7 Sweet Caroline Rachel Hauck 9781595543370 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
8 Dead Heat Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414311616 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $24.99
9 Someday Karen Kingsbury 9780842387491 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
10 The Forbidden Beverly Lewis 9780764203114 Bethany House Publishers/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
11 The Edge of Recall Kristen Heitzmann 9780764228315 Bethany House Publishers/Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
12 Adam Ted Dekker 9781595543820 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $25.99
13 The Wedding Machine Beth Webb Hart 9781595541994 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
14 The Last Days Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414312736 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
15 Dawn's Light Terri Blackstock 9780310257707 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
16 The Ezekiel Option Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414303444 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
17 Allison's Journey Wanda E. Brunstetter 9781597896122 Barbour Publishing Dec. 1969 $10.97
18 Orchid House Cindy McCormick Martinusen 9781595541512 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $14.99
19 The Copper Scroll Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414303475 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
20 The Outsider Ann H. Gabhart 9780800732394 Revell/Baker Publishing Group 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.