On The Bookshelves This Week: Inspirational Style

With our column On the Bookshelves we feature some of RT's highest-rated novels that are released across the genres each week. However this week there are so many great new inspirational books that we thought we'd provide a handy break down of what readers will find in stores this month. From tales of historical love, to dark and mysterious mainstream novels, here's a look at the inspirational books we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical  
  
 Forsaking All Others
by Allison Pittman

"Pittman pulls the reader into her stories and gives them a glimpse of the values the Mormons believe in."
  Desired
by Ginger Garrett

“An outstanding depiction of the life of Samson and Delilah and their families. Samson is capable of love and much more in his creative struggles to serve God."
       
 The Lady's Maid
by Susan Page Davis

“Davis hits a grand slam with her new historical romance series, Prairie Dreams, which has romance and mystery, with some thrills thrown in."
  Love on the Line
by Deeanne Gist

“[Gist] is a master at weaving together her trademark independent heroine, entertaining action based on historical events and love that melts your heart."
       
 A Necessary Deception
by Laurie Alice Eakes

“The first in Eakes’ Daughters of Bainbridge House series, this is a great Regency-era novel with characters who may not be who people think they are."
  Wonderland Creek
by Lynn Austin

“Austin does an amazing job of touching the reader with each character she creates."
       
 The Measure of Katie Calloway
by Serena Miller

“Miller brings the lumber camp era to life."
  Autumn Song
by Martha Rogers

“The second book in the Seasons of the Heart series has a heroine who is feisty and determined and a lovable, down-to-earth hero."
       
Contemporary  
  
 Reclaiming Lily
by Patti Lacy

“Lacy does a wonderful job with the medical details and explaining the cultural revolution in China in the 1960s."
  The Wonder of Your Love
by Beth Wiseman

“Wiseman knows her Amish facts and brings readers into a world few outsiders get the pleasure of taking part in."
       
 Along Wooded Paths
by Tricia Goyer

“The second book in the Big Sky series continues the story of the Sommer family. The characters are living more intertwined with the Englisch than they did before and face challenges to their Amish beliefs."
  A Marriage For Meghan
by Mary Ellis

“The Amish way of life is a simple life, but at times they struggle with what is the right thing to do and believe."
       
Mainstream 
  
 

Unexpected Dismounts
by Nancy Rue

"This novel is electric with action, realistic characters and a fast-paced plot."

 

  A Sound Among the Trees
by Susan Meissner

“Meissner has a gift for blending historical and contemporary stories ... the use of Civil War-era letters to enlighten modern characters is a wonderful way to communicate."
       
Mystery/Suspense 
  
 The Baker's Wife
by Erin Healy

“Healy’s fascinating plot is fast paced and difficult to put down once started. The meaningful faith message is communicated through various ways and will help the reader’s own faith to grow."
  Waking Hours
by Lis Wiehl and Pete Nelson

“Wiehl’s latest is a truly creepy story with supernatural undertones that seems eerily real."
       
 Dangerous Mercy
by Kathy Herman

“Although the identity of the villain is not difficult to figure out, discovering the motivations behind the crimes will keep readers turning pages. The incredible spiritual transformation is touching and heartfelt."
  Ten Plagues
by Mary Nealy

“In a departure from her usual historical genre, Nealy has crafted a creepy tale of suspense and murder with just the right amount of romance to temper the drama."
       
Young Adult
 
  
 

There You'll Find Me
by Jenny B. Jones

"The story is truly an outpouring to young people about healing deep wounds and gaining a voice for truth and hope."