Five On Friday: Newly Announced Inspirational Book Deals

There are so many new book deals being made in the inspirational market that we’ve decided to devote a new special column to them. Here are five of this week's most inspiring inspirational book deals — just after they’ve been announced!

A serial killer with a “biblical bent” is terrifying a town in Alton Gansky’s upcoming Wounds. When the police turn to a seminary professor to help unravel the murderer’s actions, will they be able to end the killing spree before it’s too late?

The heroine from Amanda Flower's next release has her hands full; she’s just moved to Ohio’s Amish Country and is promptly sucked into tense college politics, the plight of a runaway Amish girl’s and a series of mysterious murders in A Plain Death. Find out if this heroine will be able to handle it all when the book hits shelves in July 2012.

Although there’s no word yet when Debra Ullrick’s Groom Wanted will be in stores, it is sure to please historical romance fans. Expect a lavish mansion, a hopeful heroine and dreams of a Mr. Darcy-esque hero in this upcoming Love Inspired tale.

Do you love classic films? Then make sure to check out Bob Welch’s Wonderful Life Lessons, which are all inspired by It’s a Wonderful Life. The book includes over fifty smart ideas and wise passages and will be released in Fall 2012.

Roxanna Green and Jerry B. Jenkins are co-writing As Good As She Imagined, which remembers the life of young Christina Greene, the child who was killed in last year’s Tucson shooting during a political rally. We suggest that you stock up on tissues before the book’s January 2012 publication date.

And here’s your Friday Freebie:

Self-help fans will want to mark their calendars, Peter Jensen’s Ignite the Third Factor will be in stores in Spring 2012. This non-fiction will show readers five core practices that they can use to help themselves — and their co-workers, friends and family — become the best they can be. 

For more soon-to-be-published books you can visit our Upcoming Releases page and be sure to check out our Forewords column every Monday for the week’s newest book deals across all the genres!