Books I’m Thankful For + Sale! (Indie Christian Books)


(Sale details at the end of the post!)

Like most other bookworms, great books make their way onto my “things I’m thankful for” list every year. It’s hard to choose favorites, but I went ahead and picked…

5 books (more or less) which I read in 2016 and am thankful for:

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  • Paper Crowns by Mirriam Neal — This is one of my top favorite books of ever, up there near The Lord of the Rings and Howl’s Moving Castle! (THIS IS A BIG DEAL, GUYS.) I was SO ecstatic when it published this year and just… everyone needs this shape-shifting blue Fae cat and snarky Wysling and company in their lives!
  • The Bright Empires Series by Stephen R. Lawhead — (shh, this can totally count as one book…) I read the first book, The Skin Map, last year, and I’m verrry much looking forward to diving into reading the last book as soon as I finish NaNoWriMo, but the middle three books which I’ve read this year have been FABULOUS. I just love this series! ^_^
  • Blood Ties & An Earthly King by Hazel B. West — I’m sorry, I can’t pick JUST ONE of these! I can’t decide which one I love more, because they were both so fabulous! Modern/medieval Irish warriors with a Faerie twist and generous helpings of snark and brotherly friendships. What is not to love?
  • Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones — As you may gather from my review, this book was just… I LOVED IT. But I always love DWJ’s books, so that’s no surprise. 😉
  • The Rose and the Balloon by Kirsten Fichter — This simply scrumptious Beauty and the Beast retelling (with air balloons and a steampunk twist) was a perfect bite-sized read which I just loved. ^_^

I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to another great year of reading! Speaking of more reading, here’s one more thing to be grateful for.

Books on sale!

(Go on over there! Shoo!)

In honor of Thanksgiving and Black Friday, a group of independent Christian authors banded together to offer over seventy discounted books on Nov 25-28. There’s literally something for everyone.

Every single book listed on Indie Christian Books is on sale in one or more ways. Find discounted paperbacks, dozens of books offered with free shipping, $0.99 ebooks, package deals and more. Even if you have a budget of $0, new reading material awaits you.

Don’t know what to pick? The fearless Indie Christian Books team created a quiz that will generate a book list perfect for you! Check it out!

What awesome reads of 2016 are you grateful for? What books are you looking forward to reading in 2017?

A note on the Ebooks Only page. All books are listed as “Sold Out.” This only refers to paperback copies of these titles. Please click onto the product pages to find descriptions and links to discounted or free ebooks. Also, some of the authors this year chose to not sell their paperbacks directly through the site. Those books are also marked “Sold Out” but if you click them open, you’ll find a link to the site where they are on sale and a discount code for you to use at check out.
Acknowledgements: Thanks to Leah E. Good and Kendra E. Ardnek for their work organizing this sale, and Hannah Mills for her fantastic design work on the website graphics. Hannah can be contacted at hmills(at)omorecollege(dot)edu for more information about her design services.

7 thoughts on “Books I’m Thankful For + Sale! (Indie Christian Books)

  1. YES. BOOKS. I am so grateful for books! What would our life be without them??? o.O I…I don’t even want to think about that. Because BOOOOOKS!!!! *huggles them all*

    Paper Crowns getting published was absolutely one of the best highlights of this year. MEEP. I just love it so much! *huggles book* And The Rose and the Balloon tooo! So many of my favorite people got their amazing books published this year. It was just a good year to be a reader!

    I definitely need to check out this sale. Any books over there you think I desperately need??

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      *flailing around* Paper Crowns and Rose and the Balloon and aaaall the amazing things! ^_^

      I honestly haven't read very many of the books in the sale… even though I have several of them. *coughcough*

      Totally check out Jenelle's books if you haven't! I've only read Yorien's Hand (I'm in the middle of King's Warrior) but it was SO SO GOOD and I'm really looking forward to reading the others, just haven't had time. (I'm so bad, reading book 3 first. :P)

      I don't remember if you've read all the books Jaye has out, but she has a sale on those… (I haven't read them yet though. XD) I think you haven't read Samara's Peril yet?

      If you're still curious about that FBI story Kate's Innocence by Sarah Holman, that's on sale, and so is A Different Kind of Courage which is a Revolutionary War story I enjoyed. I know historical isn't your thing though, so… whatever. 🙂 *shrug* (It does have a fun masked-man plot though. 😉

      I read Captive of Raven Castle — it was all right. 🙂 (Fantasy ish.)

      Never by J. Grace Pennington is a western, which really might not be your thing (not really mine either) but it was a really deep, dark, gripping Christian story, and I know you like deeper stuff like that! …Though it is historical fiction, which is not your thing, so. Anyway. It was good. (And I know the author personally. 😉 I haven't read her other stuff but she's a fantastic writer and a nice person! I've also met Claire Banschbach but I haven't read her stuff… I know she loves fantasy though so her stuff might be good.)

      And some of the deals are ebooks and some are physical so… I don't know which you'd be more interested in because I know you like real paperbacks but ebooks are cheaper if you just want to try them, so… anyway. There's not a TON of books on sale so it shouldn't take you too long to just glance through each of the genre pages. ^_^

      That's… kind of rambly, sorry. o.o Hope it's helpful! ^_^


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