June 1

Mary’s Calico Hope (The Heart of the Amish #5) by Anne Blackburne (Barbour, $14.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-63609-855-5). Badly injured in a childhood buggy accident, 29-year-old Mary Yoder sparks an unlikely romance with a Mennonite doctor who wants her to have a surgery to improve her mobility.

June 4

Hidden in the Night by Elizabeth Goddard (Revell, $17.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-8007-4206-5). When a young girl goes missing with an unpublished Jack London manuscript, former FBI agent Ivy Elliott attempts to unravel the mystery while battling a harsh Alaska winter.

July 2

Meet Me at the Starlight by Rachel Hauck (Bethany House, $18.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-7642-4098-0). A former supermodel retreats to a Florida beach town to heal from heartbreak, and is swept into an unlikely romance and a local woman’s quest to save the community’s century-old skating rink from demolition.

July 16

Cold Vengeance by Nancy Mehl (Bethany House, $17.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-7642-4047-8). This book wraps up the Ryland & St. Clair series as the two private investigators track down a missing true crime podcaster who might have uncovered the existence of a previously unknown serial killer.


June 11

Loving Life as It Is: A Buddhist Guide to Ultimate Happiness by Chakung Jigme Wangdrak (Shambhala, $19.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64547-316-9). Seekers should embrace suffering to understand its roots and make room for joy, posits the spiritual director of the Abhaya Fellowship, a Buddhist community in California.

June 18

Who Really Wrote the Bible: The Story of the Scribes by William M. Schniedewind (Princeton Univ., $29.95 hardcover, ISBN 978-0-691-23317-8). Mining ancient inscriptions, archaeological artifacts, and a close reading of the Bible, Schniedewind, a professor of biblical studies at UCLA, asserts that groups of scribes and apprentices collectively wrote scripture to pass on communal traditions.

June 25

Tending Tomorrow: Courageous Change for People and Planet by Leah Reesor-Keller (Herald, $19.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-5138-1335-6). Tackling climate anxiety begins in communities rooted in faith, environmental activism, and collective healing, according to the author.

July 2

Disarming Leviathan: Loving Your Christian Nationalist Neighbor by Caleb E. Campbell (IVP, $18 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-514-00851-5). Campbell explaims why Christian nationalism is an un-Christian worldview, and equips Christians to minister to their Christian nationalist neighbors.

July 16

The Place of All Possibility: Cultivating Creativity Through Ancient Jewish Wisdom by Adina Allen (Ayin, $19.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-961814-03-5). Allen reinterprets stories from the Torah that can help readers unlock their creative sides.

His Face like Mine: Finding God's Love in Our Wounds by Russell W. Joyce (IVP, $18 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-514-00908-6). Born with a rare craniofacial disorder called Goldenhar syndrome, where the left side of his face was not formed, Joyce recounts how "the broken places of our lives can be transformed when Jesus meets us in the realities of our woundedness."

July 23

Great to Good: How Following Jesus Reshapes Our Ambitions by Jae Hoon Lee (IVP, $18 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-514-01065-5). Pastor Jae Hoon Lee challenges us not to pursue greatness but to grow in goodness.