We Give Thanks

A season of Thanksgiving It's our tradition around here the week of Thanksgiving to hear from authors on what they are especially grateful for this year.  It's always fun to get a peek into their year!  We'll be hearing from some authors today and tomorrow so be sure to check back on Wednesday, too! What about you? What are some things you are especially grateful this year that the Lord has blessed you with? Eric Mason, author of Beat God to the Punch “I’m extremely thankful for many … [Read more...]

Spring Christian Book Preview

New Christian Books Coming Soon All this week we have been looking at upcoming releases from Tyndale, Baker Publishing, and Harper Collins Christian Publishing.  We're going to wrap it up today by getting a peek at the new books coming from three publishers: B&H Publishing, David C. Cook, and Waterbrook Multnomah Publishing Group. Let's get started! B&H Publishing January 2015       February 2015 March 2015    April 2015         David C. Cook January … [Read more...]

Spring Christian Book Preview: Harper Collins

New Christian Books Coming Soon Our tour of upcoming books continues today as we check in with Harper Collins Christian Publishing.  Zondervan and Thomas Nelson Publishers fall under the Harper Collins umbrella.  Between the two there are so many great books coming the first of the year.  I will only highlight a handful of them here so just know there are oodles more!  They are also going to be releasing several repacks of favorite past novels from Terri Blackstock and Karen Kingsbury and will … [Read more...]

Spring Christian Book Preview: Baker Publishing

New Christian Books Coming Soon This week we're taking a look at some of the new books coming in early 2015. Yesterday we looked at Tyndale's new releases and today we're moving on to Baker Publishing Group.  They have a lot of great fiction and nonfiction titles heading our way in the coming months.  Here's a snapshot of some of them. Don't they have some of the best covers?!  Which ones are sparking interest for you? January 2015                            February 2015       … [Read more...]

Spring Christian Book Preview: Tyndale

New  Christian Books Coming Soon For the rest of the week, I'll be showing you some of the new books coming to LifeWay Christian Stores starting in January from some of our biggest publishers.  2015 is going to be a great reading year!  Oodles of great fiction and nonfiction titles are in the pipeline to keep us all busy. For today, let's see what Tyndale House Publishers has in store for us.  I'll be breaking it down by month and will highlight some of the fiction and nonfiction books they … [Read more...]

Jack Staples and The Ring of Time by Mark Batterson

Popular writer turns to fiction Wait.  What?  Mark Batterson wrote a novel?  And it's for kids?  Why, yes.  Yes he did!  Mark has parternered with Joel N. Clark to bring a new series of novels, perfect for your young reader.  Book One is out with Jack Staples and the Ring of Time.  Eleven-year-old Jack's ordinary life is upended when mysterious creatures attack his hometown and he is whisked into a fantastical adventure filled with danger at every turn. Jack learns that most live in a … [Read more...]

Lizzy and Jane by Katherine Reay

New Christian Romance Novel I love it when I’m so into a book that I devour it in less than 3 days. House doesn’t get cleaned. Clothes don’t get ironed. Only reading the book matters. That was my recent experience with Lizzy and Jane by Katherine Reay. As I started the book, I wondered if I would enjoy it as much as her debut novel from last year, Dear Mr. Knightley, which was one of my favorite novels of 2013. Within a few pages of meeting Katherine’s new characters, I knew there would be … [Read more...]

LifeWay’s Novelist of the Month

Get to know Regency Era Novelist Sarah Ladd It’s time to announce our novelist of the month here at LifeWay! I want you to get to know Sarah E. Ladd a bit more today. She’s a relatively new author around our parts but is already receiving high praise for her Regency era novels. If you’re a fan of Julie Klassen, you really should give Sarah’s Whispers on the Moors Series a read (#1 The Heiress of Winterwood and #2 The Headmistress of Rosemere). The third book just released and is now available … [Read more...]

Advent Books

New Advent Books November 30 marks the start of the Advent season.  This is a special time for families and churches to prepare their hearts for Christmas.  If you're looking to celebrate Advent this year either on your own, with your family, or as a church, here are some books that will be great resources for you. The Expected One by Scott James (NEW) Every Christmas, Christians all over the world celebrate the Advent season, recognizing the love, hope, joy, and peace that is found only … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners

Announcing our winners Thank you so much to all who joined in our giveaway yesterday!  It was an honor to read about all of the friends and family you have that have served in the military over the years.  I can easily see why you are so proud of them!  Thanks for sharing their stories. We have randomly selected the three winners from the comments that were left.  Each person will receive a copy of the new book, Where Treetops Glisten by Tricia Goyer, Cara Putman, and Sarah Sundin.  Congrats … [Read more...]