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If you're a reader of inspirational fiction or have an interest in spirituality and religion try signing up for these NextReads™ eNewsletters and get reading suggestions delivered to you by email.



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Like a little faith with your fiction? These titles, representing a range of genres from historical fiction to romance to suspense, will hit the spot. Bi-monthly.

Looking inward, outward, or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be featured in this newsletter, to inform, enlighten, and engage. Bi-monthly.


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In Our Collection

Christy Award (Fiction)

The Christy Awards are awarded each year to the most excellent Christian novels, novels that specifically address Christian themes and world views. They include one award for a first novel. Other genres for which Christy awards have been given include Suspense, Romance, Historical, Futuristic, Fantasy, and Contemporary fiction categories.

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Recommended Websites

Christian Booksellers Association

Christian Booksellers Association produces the monthly bestseller list for the inspiration field.

Christian Library Journal

Christian Library Journal, a newsletter started by librarians and Christian educators, which is dedicated to matching readers with great inspirational reads.

Irving Public Library

Irving Public Library in Texas maintains booklists on a number of topics. Their inspirational fiction list ranges from Oke to C.S. Lewis to Paul Meier. If titles are in a series, the series and number is indicated.

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Related Resources

KCPL Online Book Club

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Literature Resource Center

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NoveList Plus

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NoveList Plus K-8

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