Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, October 2009

Christian Non-Fiction Bestsellers, October 2009
Compiled and distributed by the
Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
Title Author ISBN Publisher Pub
1 Fearless Max Lucado 9780849921391 Thomas Nelson Incorporated Dec. 1969 $24.99
2 Crazy Love Francis Chan 9781434768513 David C. Cook Publishing Company Dec. 1969 $14.99
3 The Love Dare Stephen & Alex Kendrick 9780805448856 B&H Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $14.99
4 Jesus Calling Sarah Young 9781591451884 Thomas Nelson Incorporated Dec. 1969 $14.99
5 Forgotten God Francis Chan 9781434767950 David C. Cook Publishing Company Dec. 1969 $14.99
6 What in the World Is Going On? David Jeremiah 9780785228875 Thomas Nelson Incorporated Dec. 1969 $22.99
7 The Five Love Languages Gary Chapman 9781881273158 Northfield Publishing Dec. 1969 $14.99
8 Love and Respect Emerson Eggerichs 9781591451877 Thomas Nelson Incorporated Dec. 1969 $22.99
9 Fireproof Your Marriage Participant's Guide Jennifer Dion 9780978715397 Outreach, Incorporated Dec. 1969 $8.95
10 90 Minutes in Heaven Don Piper 9780800759490 Baker Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $13.99
11 One Month to Live Kerry & Chris Shook 9781400073795 The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $19.99
12 Blue Like Jazz Donald Miller 9780785263708 Thomas Nelson Incorporated Dec. 1969 $14.99
13 Have a New Kid by Friday Kevin Leman 9780800719029 Revell Dec. 1969 $17.99
14 The Love Dare (Imitation Leather Edition) Stephen & Alex Kendrick 9780805448658 B&H Publishing Group Dec. 1969 $22.99
15 The Power of Praying© for Your Adult Children Stormie Omartian 9780736920865 Harvest House Publishers Dec. 1969 $13.99
16 The Purpose Driven Life Rick Warren 9780310276999 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
17 Boundaries Henry Cloud/John Townsend 9780310247456 Zondervan Dec. 1969 $14.99
18 Same Kind of Different As Me Ron Hall/Denver Moore 9780849919107 Thomas Nelson Incorporated Dec. 1969 $14.99
19 Battlefield of the Mind Joyce Meyer 9780446691093 FaithWords Dec. 1969 $14.99
20 Captivating John & Stasi Eldredge 9780785289098 Thomas Nelson Publishers Dec. 1969 $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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