Advent / Christmas Calendar 2021 – A Diverse List of the Year’s Best Books for Christian Readers!

It’s that time of year again!
Our Fifth Annual Advent Calendar

I just dug our Advent calendar out of the attic and loaded it up with our picks for the best books of 2021 for Christian readers to be revealed one per day through Advent!

Stop by daily throughout the Advent and Christmas seasons, as we will feature one of the best books of 2021 each day!

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The windows in color below (with WHITE numbers) have books behind them… CLICK a window to see our book for that day! Windows that have been opened and show a book cover also link to more info about that book, and why it was selected…

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Dec. 1
*** Best Memoir of 2021!!!

Dec. 2

Dec. 3
*** Best Biography of 2021!!!

Dec. 4

Dec. 5

Dec. 6

Dec. 7
*** Best Theology Book of 2021!!!

Dec. 8
*** Best Kids Book of 2021!!!

Dec. 9

Dec. 10

Dec. 11

Dec. 12
*** Best Novel of 2021!!!

Dec. 13

Dec. 14
*** Our 2021 Book of the Year!!!

Dec. 15

Dec. 16

Dec. 17

Dec. 18

Dec. 19

Dec. 20

Dec. 21

Dec. 22

Dec. 23

Dec. 24
Hermits of Big Sur

Now continuing the calendar through the Christmas season!!!!

Dec. 26
Richard Powers Bewilderment

Dec. 27

Dec. 28

Dec. 29

Dec. 30

Dec. 31

Jan. 1

Jan. 2

Jan. 3

Jan. 4

Jan. 5

Jan. 6

NOTE: These are our picks for the Best Books of 2021, by a diverse group of authors and spanning a wide array of genres. We believe that all of these books can be fruitful for Christian readers, even the ones that were not written by Christians or for Christian audiences.

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at:

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