May 1

The Girl from the Hidden Forest by Hannah Linder (Barbour, $15.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-63609-833-3). In this gothic-tinged Regency, Eliza Ellis attempts to recover repressed memories that could shed light on an unsolved murder.


May 7

Hell: In Search of a Christian Ecology by Timothy Morton (Columbia Univ., $26.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-231-21471-1). This book explores evangelical Christianity and white supremacy’s role in fueling the climate crisis and seeks to establish a healthier relationship between religion and ecological politics.

Engage Your Destiny: Practical Ways to Run After Your God-Given Purpose by Ben Peterson (Dexterity, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-947297-96-8). The author, an Army veteran, mines his struggles with addiction, trauma, and abuse to contend that God is present in believers’ darkest moments.

When God Became White: Dismantling Whiteness for a More Just Christianity by Grace Ji-Sun Kim (IVP, $18 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-5140-0939-0). Kim unearths how depictions of a white, male Jesus were fashioned by European Christians and used to undergird colonial societies.

Say Good: Speaking across Hot Topics, Complex Relationships, and Tense Situations by Ashlee Eiland (Nav Press, $16.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64158-700-6) aims to help readers engage with diverse perspectives and confidently express their convictions in fraught conversations.

Grieve, Breathe, Receive: Finding a Faith Strong Enough to Hold Us by Steve Carter (W Publishing, $19.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-7852-3561-3). The author, a pastor, describes how he found peace through God following a professional crisis and advises readers on healing after setbacks of their own.

Do It Anyway: Don’t Give Up Before It Gets Good by Tasha Cobbs Leonard (Waterbrook, $26, ISBN 978-0-593-60087-0). The Grammy Award–winning artist recounts how God’s strength has fueled her through triumphs and trials, from suffering a devastating miscarriage to releasing her Billboard top 10 gospel album.

Alive with Spirits: The Path and Practice of Animistic Witchcraft by Althaea Sebastiani (Weiser, $18.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-57863-825-3) breaks down a magical practice centered on communing with the land and local spirits.

May 14

Gospeler: Turning Darkness into Light One Conversation at a Time by Willie Robertson (Thomas Nelson, $19.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-4003-3848-1). The Duck Dynasty star shares ways Christians can discuss their faith with friends, family, and neighbors without preaching.

In the Shadow of Freedom: The Enduring Call for Racial Justice by Alessandra Harris (Orbis, $35 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-62698-542-1). Harris takes on mass incarceration, the death penalty, and the war on drugs for a scripturally grounded look at dismantling systemic racism in America.

May 21

30 Rights of Muslim Women: The Definitive Guide by Daisy Khan (Monkfish, $29.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-958972-33-5). Khan outlines Muslim women’s religious freedoms and how they can be harnessed through faith-based activism.

Brown Faces, White Spaces: Confronting Systemic Racism to Bring Healing and Restoration (WaterBrook, $27 hardcover, 978-0-593-444825). Morrison argues that God calls the church to stand firmly committed to racial reconciliation—and for each one of us to make choices that lead to healing.

May 28

Who Did You See Today? The Power of Outrageous Kindness by Dustin Schadt (B&H, $17.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-4300-8552-2). Schadt suggests that Jesus’s love can inspire cynical Christians to better care for friends, family, and strangers.

Empowered to Repair: Becoming People Who Mend Broken Systems and Heal Our Communities by Brenda Salter McNeil (Brazos $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58743-448-8) explains how activists can leverage resources, organize their peers, and avoid long-term burnout through rest and prayer.

The Spirit of Fatherhood by Larry Hagner (Morehouse, $18.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64065-711-3). The founder of Stronger Families shares advice for parenting with faith and purpose, including how to create a Godly home and instill moral values.