From Fox News Books—Fox News Media’s publishing imprint done in conjunction with HarperCollins’ Broadside publishing unit, Faith Still Moves Mountains: Miraculous Stories of the Healing Power of Prayer by Fox News Channel anchor Harris Faulkner debuts at #1 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list. Faulkner, who hosts two weekday Fox News programs, described the book as "stories of the power of faith and prayer and the reality of miracles" in a statement. The title was featured during a special on Fox News entitled Faith Still Moves Mountains with Harris Faulkner on Nov. 13. The publication date coincided with the second anniversary of Fox News Books; since then, the imprint has released four books that have sold over 1.3 million copies, according to Fox.
Bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries for women Lysa TerKeurst comes in at #2 with her latest release, Good Boundaries and Goodbyes, which details her recent divorce and lays out tips for self-preservation. The book was promoted along a multi-stop book tour, featured in the ChurchSource catalog targeted toward church leaders, and appeared in ads on Google and YouTube. While speaking to PW recently, TerKeurst explained, “Biblically speaking, I discovered that boundaries are not just a good idea, they’re actually God’s idea.”
With holiday shopping season in full swing, Sarah Young’s devotionals were everywhere on PW’s Nonfiction Bestsellers list. These include Jesus Calling for Christmas at #3, followed by the original version of the 365-day devotional, Jesus Calling, at #5, and in the third spot on the list, Jesus Listens takes #8. Devotionals by Ruth Chou Simons, Tim Tebow, and Asheritah Ciuciu also rank among the top 10 on the Nonfiction list.
The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino takes #1 on our Religion Fiction Bestsellers list, followed by Deb Kastner’s Family Christmas on the Ranch at #2. The holiday spirit is also moving the needle on additional Christmas-themed novels, including Deadly Christmas Memories by Laura Scott at #5, Christmas at the Ranch by Anita Hughes (#7), and Together Under the Tree by Lenora Worth (#8).