Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, August 2012

Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, August 2012
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Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 Be a Better Dad Today Gregory Slayton 9780830762071 Gospel Light Dec. 1969 7-May-12
2 Not a Fan Kyle Idleman 9780310331933 Zondervan Dec. 1969 30-May-11
3 Jesus Calling Sarah Young 9781591451884 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 12-Oct-04
4 Jesus Calling, Large-Print Deluxe Edition Sarah Young 9781400318131 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 6-Sep-11
5 The Circle Maker Mark Batterson 9780310333029 Zondervan Dec. 1969 13-Dec-11
6 Boundaries Dr. Henry Cloud, Dr. John Townsend 9780310247456 Zondervan Dec. 1969 5-Mar-02
7 Heaven Is for Real Todd Burpo 9780849946158 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 2-Nov-10
8 Jesus Calling, Deluxe Edition Sarah Young 9781404187825 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 13-Jul-10
9 Crazy Love Francis Chan 9781434768513 David C Cook Dec. 1969 1-May-08
10 Implosion Joel C. Rosenberg 9781414319674 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 12-Jun-12
11 Point Man Steve Farrar 9781590521267 Waterbrook/Multnomah Publishing Group Dec. 1969 2-Apr-03
12 The 5 Love Languages Gary Chapman 9780802473158 Moody Publishers Dec. 1969 1-Oct-92
13 Good Grief Granger Westberg 9780800697815 Augsburg Fortress Publishers Dec. 1969 1-Oct-10
14 The Resolution for Men Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick, Randy Alcorn 9781433671227 B&H Publishing Group Dec. 1969 1-Sep-11
15 Battlefield of the Mind Joyce Meyer 9780446691093 FaithWords a division of Hachette Book Group USA Dec. 1969 1-Oct-02
16 One Thousand Gifts Ann Voskamp 9780310321910 Zondervan Dec. 1969 17-Jan-11
17 Kingdom Man Dr. Tony Evans 9781589976856 Tyndale House Publishers Dec. 1969 1-Mar-12
18 Nearing Home Billy Graham 9780849948329 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 18-Oct-11
19 My Utmost for His Highest Oswald Chambers 9780916441821 Barbour Publishing Dec. 1969 1-Mar-06
20 KJV Standard Lesson Commentary 2012-2013 Standard Publishing Staff 9780784735404 Standard Publishing Dec. 1969 1-May-12

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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