New Christian Novels

Order new books from two favorite novelists Hope you all had a great weekend!  LifeWay Christian Stores currently has two pre-sells going on for the upcoming releases from some of our most popular novelists.  If you're a fan of Beverly Lewis or Karen Kingsbury, listen up! The Love Letters by Beverly Lewis Coming March 24 is The Love Letters.  You can pre-order at your local LifeWay Store or visit us at and get the book for $9.99 sale ($15.99 regular) and you'll receive four … [Read more...]

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe by Max Lucado

New novel from Max Lucado Yes!  A novel from Max that isn't a Christmas story!  Huzzah! Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe is now available at LifeWay Christian Stores.  Give the first chapter a read. What if you could ask God anything? What would you ask? And how would he answer? Chelsea Chambers is on her own. After a public split from her NFL superstar husband, Chelsea takes a bold step out of the limelight and behind the counter of the Higher Grounds Café, an old-fashioned … [Read more...]

Keys of Heaven by Adina Senft

New novel from popular writer I'm happy to welcome Adina Senft to our blog today.  She's going to share some fun courting tidbits from the Amish community that are found in her new book, Keys of Heaven. (Psst!  Novels make fun Valentine's Day gifts!) Before Adina comes, let me give you a peak into the new book: Sarah Yoder is learning to help the people in her Amish community as a Dokterfraa, creating teas and tinctures from the herbs she grows. But her latest patient seems to have a … [Read more...]

LifeWay Novelist of the Month

Get to know Dani Pettrey I.  Love.  Dani.  Pettrey.  Books.  Yes.  Yes, I do. And since she's been one of our fastest rising novelists over the last two years, a lot of you love her books, too!  We're celebrating this month the release of Sabotaged, the final book in the Alaskan Courage Series (sniff).  Yes, friends, it's time to bid adieu to the McKenna family.  Say it isn't so, Dani!  I read the book two weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed it.  It wraps up this great family series really … [Read more...]

70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

An important day in history Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz - Birkenau Concentration Camp in Poland.  70 years isn't that long ago, is it?  There will be a lot of news around this event over the next few days.  If you're a history buff like me, check out sites like the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. So what does all of this have to do with LifeWay or this blog you ask?  I'm so glad you did!  It gives me a … [Read more...]

Esther by Angela Hunt

Intriguing biblical era Novel I love, love biblical era fiction.  Whether it's a story based off of an account from scripture or one that's based during the times of the Bible, I gobble them up.  That's why I was so excited to see that Angela Hunt was releasing Esther. Now, Esther is probably one of the most well known people from the Bible.  What little girl didn't grow up wondering if she could have the courage to stand before a king and represent her people and God?  So, what could a … [Read more...]

Emissary by Thomas Locke

Best Selling Novelist Starts New Fantasy Series Best selling novelist?  Wait, am I supposed to know who Thomas Locke is? Actually, many of you will know him but you'll know him by his given name... Davis Bunn.  Ahh, yes!  Davis is starting the Legends of the Realm Series under the pseudonym to help distinguish this new genre he's venturing out in.  But, have no fear, Davis Bunn fans!  He still has plans to write great suspense novels for us. Emissary is the opening book into his new … [Read more...]

LifeWay’s Novelist of the Month

Get to know Angela Hunt I'm so excited to tell you that Angela Hunt has a new novel!  I know she has oodles of fans that have been eagerly awaiting her next book.  Esther is now available at LifeWay!  I'm already hearing that this is one of her best books to date.   It will be the next novel I read and I can't wait to dig into it.   Can we talk about how beautiful that cover is??  The folks at Bethany House Publishers are some of the best in the business when it comes to book covers. When … [Read more...]

The Third Target by Joel C. Rosenberg

New Suspense Novel You know it's going to be a great day when it starts with the release of a new novel from Joel Rosenberg.   The Third Target is now available at LifeWay Christian Stores!  Here's a look at the story... When New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins hears rumors that an al-Qaeda splinter cell—ISIS—has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria, Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs. Does the commander of the jihadist faction really have … [Read more...]

LifeWay’s Best Selling Novels 2014

LifeWay's Top Novels for 2014 Love.  Intrigue.  Murder.  Discoveries.  All of that and more were found in LifeWay's best selling novels for 2014.  It was a great year for novels!  Below is a list of our top novels for the year. How many have you read?        #1  Bridge to Haven by Francine Rivers #2  Angels Walking by Karen Kingsbury #3  The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg      #4  Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good by Jan Karon #5  The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn #6  … [Read more...]