With the cooler fall and winter months already upon us, why not get lost in good book? Here are some new and upcoming releases to add to your playlist or bookshelf:
1. “Win from Within: Finding Yourself by Facing Yourself ,” John Gray
Pastor and media personality John Gray recently released his new book, “Win from Within,” to help readers to win from within by facing our inner struggles. Using Biblical principles, Gray takes on bad habits, limiting patterns and more so that we can become the best versions of ourselves as God intended. “Get this book and let it speak to you as you emerge from the battles of your life and walk into the purposed place God intended for you all along! And you’ll want to read it from the beginning because the foreword was penned by none other than Steven Furtick!” Gray shared last week on his Instagram page. Keep up with Pastor Gray as he makes several speaking engagements and book signings this fall.
2. “Becoming,” Michelle Obama
The former First Lady of the United States penned a highly anticipated memoir on the experiences that have made her who she is today. From her upbringing on the south side of Chicago to her time as serving as First Lady, the wife of former President Barack Obama and mother of two, Michelle Obama shares personal insights with readers. Her second book,”Becoming” debuts on November 13th the same date as the kickoff of her nationwide book tour moderated by her special guests including Oprah Winfrey, Valerie Jarrett, Reese Witherspoon and more.
3. “Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family,” David and Tamela Mann
Singing and acting duo David and Tamela Mann have been married for 30 years and are sharing their life and love together that many have come to know on the big and small screen. Not only have they played husband and wife on television, they have recorded music together, toured, and managed their big family. Whether you’re single or married, you can get some keys to maintaining a solid Christian marriage and family while balancing careers and purpose. Releasing on November 13th of this year, the Manns are offering their new single “Good Love” for free with your book pre-order.
4. “When Your Bad Meets His Good: Find Purpose in Your Pain,” Kim Jones-Pothier
Known all over social media as Real Talk Kim, Pastor Kimberly Jones-Pothier is a dynamic speaker, preacher and minister. In her new book she shares her testimony of recovery from hard times, divorce and brokenness to understanding God’s plan in it all. “The points in this book are all about perception shifts—learning how to take the bad and shift it for our good.” Pothier wants readers to change their perspectives on their trials and hard seasons and see those experiences as part of “life college.” “When You Bad Meets His Good” is available on December 4th.
5. “Make Room: Finding Where Faith Fits,” Jonathan McReynolds
Jonathan McReynolds took some time between making new music to write a book based on Scripture and his own personal experiences. He is not only a songwriter, but also a blogger via his site, Life Room Talk, sharing thought provoking takes on topics affecting Christian Millennials, musicians, and more. In “Make Room”, McReynolds’ endeavors to encourage readers to make more room for God in their everyday lives, both in public and in private, to grow through an authentic relationship with God. The foreword is also written by his fellow brother in Gospel music, Travis Greene. Be sure to make room on your reading list for this new book which is set to release soon; keep up with Jonathan for more updates on Instagram!