Must-Reads for December

Amid the hustle and bustle of December, it’s so important to take moments to rest and find joy in the season. Intentionally carve out time this month to settle down with one of these great reads!


Who I Am With You by Robin Lee Hatcher (Thomas Nelson, December 11) - Hatcher kicks off a new split-time series (events taking place across more than one time period, connected by a common object or event, etc. Not a time travel novel lol!) called Legacy of Faith with this multi-generational story of faith and romance.

Searching for You by Jody Hedlund (Bethany House, December 4) - Hedlund closes out her captivating Orphan Train with the story we’ve all been waiting on - where has Sophie been?? If you haven’t yet discovered this series, the first book With You Always is currently free on Kindle Unlimited or only $0.99 for the ebook.

Cold Case Christmas by Jessica R. Patch (Love Inspired Suspense, December 1) - Our booknerd sister magazine Hope By the Book called this read “A riveting thriller from beginning to end with a soul-deep message of grace, forgiveness, and true love.” Check out more of their review HERE

The Amish Sweet Shop by Emma Miller, Laura Bradford, & Mary Ellis (Kensington, December 18) - Three bestselling/award-winning authors of Amish fiction together in one collection with an adorable cover? Yes please!


Sacred Holidays by Becky Kiser (B&H Books, October 16) - This book may have been released in October, but its message is certainly timely for December! Get practical tips on intentionally making the holidays meaningful and worshipful.

The Minimalist Home by Joshua Becker (WaterBrook, December 18) - A popular blogger takes readers through their homes, giving them helpful insights on what to keep vs. what to get rid of and, by simplifying our lifestyle, position us to be more productive and fulfilled.

The Secret Ingredient: Recipes for Success in Business and Life by Gigi Butler (Howard Books, December 4) - Love Gigi’s Cupcakes? Butler shares the story behind her entrepreneurial success, plus each chapter contains a delicious dessert recipe. Sign me up!

Unwrapping the Names of Jesus by Asheritah Ciuciu (Moody, Oct 2017) - This is a great book geared for either personal or family devotional time. Through 4 weeks of advent, she focuses on a different name of Jesus each week and provides daily reflections as well as suggested activities and service projects.

Happy Reading!