Each month Religion BookLine highlights titles of note being released during the coming month.
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas by Ann Voskamp (Tyndale, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4143-9754-2) expands Voskamp’s presentation of the Advent tradition of the Jesse Tree.
Choose Love by Stormie Omartian (Harvest House, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7369-5897-4) The popular writer on prayer explores the depth of God’s love for humanity to help individuals receive it.
The River by Beverly Lewis (Bethany House, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7642-1245-1) Two former Amish women find themselves plagued by the memories of their family's trauma when they return for their parents' landmark wedding anniversary. 150,000 copies.
UnPhiltered by Phil Robertson (Howard, $25.99, ISBN 978-1-4767-6623-2). The controversial patriarch of the Duck Dynasty series shares his thoughtful—and opinionated—philosophy on life.
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris (Simon & Schuster, $26, ISBN 978-1-4516-3601-7). Associated with the vocal new atheists, neuroscientist Harris draws from contemplative practice and research to explore methods that can lead to a more aware life outside of faith.
Killing Lions: A Guide Through the Trials Young Men Face by John Eldredge and Samuel Eldredge (Thomas Nelson, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4002-0670-4) offers an inside look into the conversations between father and son, sharing lessons about love, money, work, God, and life.
Living Courageously: You Can Face Anything, Just Do It Afraid by Joyce Meyer (FaithWords, $24, ISBN 978-1-4555-1748-0). The televangelist and Christian self-help author offers new encouragement for women. 350,000 copies.
You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner by Joel Osteen (FaithWords, $24, ISBN 978-1-4555-7571-8). The telegenic preacher focuses on the eight traits and attributes of highly successful people. 600,000 copies.