demotion of a prominent bishop—will
solve the problem... or make it worse.
The Centurion by Ken Gire (Feb.,
paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-802408-94-5).
Curious about the so-called King of the
Jews, Lucius, an ambitious Roman soldier,
seeks out the man’s followers and falls for
one Mary Magdalene. A chance encounter
then tests his allegiances, and he must
decide who he is, what is real, and what is
worth dying for.
The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy
Cambron (June, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-
0-7180-4154-0). This is the first in a series
of novels about performing arts in the early
20th century. When her beloved horse is
sold, Rosamund Easling abandons her
future as a noblewoman and finds herself
a part of the greatest show on Earth.
There Will Be Stars by Billy Coffey
(May, paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-7180-
2682-0). When a fatal car accident takes
Bobby Barnes’s life, he discovers a strange
new world, and within it the true nature
The Calling by Rachelle Dekker
(Mar., hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-1-
4964-0226-4). Remko Brandt and his
team face growing peril from a new enemy:
recently appointed Authority President
Damien Gold. With dissension in his own
camp and the City Watch soldiers closing
in, Remko feels control slipping through
his fingers; to protect those he loves, he
must conquer his fears and defeat Gold
before it becomes his own undoing.
Miriam (A Treasures of the Nile
Novel) by Mesu Andrews (Mar., paper,
$14.99, ISBN 978-1-601426-01-7).
Miriam has found contentment in her
relationship with El Shaddai, but when
her brother Moses returns from exile pro-
claiming God’s new name—Yahweh—
she must submit to Moses and Aaron’s
leadership without any hope or explana-
tion of what is coming next.
The Valley of Dry Bones by Jerry
Jenkins (May, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-
1-61795-008-7). Jerry B. Jenkins over-
lays the ancient end-times prophecies of
Ezekiel onto the landscape of modern
If I Run by Terri Blackstock (Feb.,
15.99, ISBN 978-0-310-33243-5). After
discovering her friend’s body, Casey Cox
is labeled a killer and forced to live on the
run until her innocence can be proven.
Half Truths: God Helps Those Who
Help Themselves and Other Things
the Bible Doesn’t Say by Adam
Hamilton (Apr., hardcover, $19.99,
ISBN 978-1-501813-87-0). Join Hamilton,
senior pastor of the United Methodist
Church of the Resurrection in Leawood,
Kans., in this five-week Bible study to
search for the whole truth, by comparing
common Christian clichés with the
wisdom found in Scripture.
Hello Sunshine: A Little Book of
Happy by Freya Ete (Mar., hardcover,
$9.99, ISBN 978-1-449474-12-6). This
book spreads happiness and joy through
the gorgeous designs and evocative
poetry of Ete. She shares her infectious,
childlike wonder and joyous worldview
in a way that can be dipped into again
and again for inspiration when readers
need it most.
Cherish by Vicki Courtney (Feb.,
hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4336-
8784-6). Courtney, founder of Virtuous
Reality Ministries, offers faith-driven
advice for women on how to navigate,
cultivate, and deepen relationships with
those they cherish.
Unashamed by Lecrae (May, hardcover, 24.99, ISBN 978-1-4336-8912-3).
Lecrae, two-time Grammy–winning rap
artist, learned to be unashamed of his
values, after more than his share of
adversity—childhood abuse, drugs and
alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion,
and an unsuccessful suicide attempt.
LeCrae is an inspirational, hugely popular
spokesman for faith-based values.
You Are What You Love: The
Spiritual Power of Habit by James K.A.
Smith (Apr., hardcover, 19.99, ISBN 978-
1-58743-380-1). Smith, philosophy
professor and Byker Chair in Applied
Reformed Theology and Worldview at
Calvin College, helps readers recognize
the formative power of culture and the
transformative possibilities of Christian
practices by showing that who and what
we worship fundamentally shape our