In partnership with The Wandering Bookseller, we are pleased to share our recommended holiday reads for adults, teens and children.
Ahead of Christmas and the school holidays, we have partnered with The Wandering Bookseller to supply a list of recommended reads for adults, teens and children. It is our hope that these titles will be a source of inspiration, encouragement, hope and truth.
The Good Life in the Last Days
Mikey Lynch explores the apparent tension between the cost of discipleship and enjoying God's gifts to us. This book would make a great Christmas gift for school leavers and young adults. Buy here.
Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind
Well-respected historian Tom Holland traces the Christian origins of the Western world and shows how the emergence of Christianity was the "single most transformative development in Western history". Buy here.
The Pleasures of Pessimism
This small, hopeful book is perfect reading for a year marked by disruption. Natasha Moore explores our cultural preoccupation with doomsday and shows how neither the pessimistic nor the overly-optimistic view of the future tell the whole story. Buy here.
How to Talk About Jesus (Without Being That Guy)
In this book, Sam Chan equips everyday Christians who are reluctant and nervous to tell their friends about Jesus with practical, tested ways of sharing their faith in the least awkward ways possible. Buy here.
ASK - 52 Questions with Answers from the Bible
ASK is a new devotional book by David Robertson gives biblical answers to all sorts of questions that teens often ask. Each devotion finishes with a prayer and suggestions for further reading. Buy here.
Choosing Love in a Broken World
Choosing Love is an engaging, easy-to-read new book for teen girls about love. It’s about how you choose to love and who you choose to love, but most of all, it’s about how God's love can shape our relationships. Buy here.
Apprentice is a futuristic YA novel exploring themes of friendship, loyalty and betrayal. Through powerful storytelling, Kristen Young (from Lithgow Anglican Church) explores what it means to truly "love" others and encourages readers to examine the claims of popular messaging, and to have self-confidence when facing the pressure to conform. Buy here.
Jesus Storybook Bible - Colouring Book
The bestselling The Jesus Storybook Bible, with over two million copies sold, is now available as a colouring book! It's filled with inspiring messages by Sally Lloyd-Jones and beloved artwork by Jago. Buy here.
Jesus Was A Refugee
In this Christmas kids book, Andrew McDonough reminds us that even Jesus was a refugee whose parents escaped with Him to Egypt when He was born. Buy here.
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift
Ann Voskamp has transformed the Jesse Tree tradition into an illustrated advent devotional book that families will treasure. As you prepare for Christmas, you can guide your family each day through the family tree of Jesus, with carefully chosen passages of Scripture and themed activites. Buy here.
About The Wandering Bookseller
The Wandering Bookseller team have been travelling across Australia for years with hand-picked bookstalls for Christian events. They cater for small church camps through to large regional conferences - and everything in-between. Visit their website to discover great books for Christians and curious agnostics.