News, Volume 9

30 Books For Christian Readers to Watch For in 2017!


With 2017 almost upon us, here are the 30 new books that we are most eager to read in the coming year…

Due to the nature of publishers’ catalogs, this list only spans the first half of the year.  We will do a similar list in June for the second half of the year.

[ Top Ten ] [ Fiction ]  [ Theology ] [ Praxis ] [ Culture ]  

TOP TEN (Part 2):

These titles are arranged in alphabetical order by the author’s last name…

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 [easyazon_link identifier=”1501133969″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother[/easyazon_link]

Kate Hennessy

(Scribner, January)

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[easyazon_link identifier=”0062392271″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church[/easyazon_link]

Carol Howard Merritt

(HarperOne, February)


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[easyazon_link identifier=”0830844902″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Keeping Place: Reflections on the Meaning of Home[/easyazon_link]

Jen Pollock Michel

(IVP Books, May)

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[easyazon_link identifier=”0812995341″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel[/easyazon_link]

George Saunders

(Random House, February)

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[easyazon_link identifier=”1587433826″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Year of Small Things: Radical Faith for the Rest of Us[/easyazon_link]

Erin Wasinger / Sarah Arthur

(Brazos Press, January)



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