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North novel tops LifeWay bestsellers for September

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Oliver North’s “Jericho Sanction” was the number one best seller for fiction in the month of September for LifeWay Christian Stores, a division of LifeWay Christian Resources.

The national chain of stores, operated by LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, releases a list of each month’s best-selling hardbacks, paperbacks, fiction and music, based on sales during the previous month.

In other categories, Rick Warren’s “Purpose Driven Life” continued its year run of being number one in hardback, and Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages” held the number one spot in paperback. Mercy Me’s “Spoken For” led the way in music.

All best sellers will be featured in the stores at discounted prices Sept. 29-Nov. 1, 2003.


1. Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren (Zondervan)

2. Purpose Driven Life Journal (Zondervan)

3. Beloved Disciple, Beth Moore (B&H)

4. Wild At Heart, John Eldridge (Nelson)

5. Next Door Savior, Max Lucado (Nelson)

6. Waking The Dead, John Eldridge (Nelson)

7. Twelve Ordinary Men, John MacArthur (Nelson)

8. When Godly People Do Ungodly Things, Beth Moore (B&H)

9. Praying God’s Word, Beth Moore (B&H)

10. God I Love, Joni Eareckson Tada (Zondervan)


1. Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Moody Press)

2. Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)

3. Power of a Positive Mom, Karol Ladd (Howard)

4. Checklist For Life For Teens, (Nelson)

5. Power of a Praying Woman, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House)

6. Then Sings My Soul, Robert Morgan (Nelson)

7. Case For Christ, Lee Strobel (Zondervan)

8. Every Man’s Battle, Stephen Arterburn (Waterbrook)

9. Every Woman’s Battle, Shannon Ethridge (Waterbrook)

10. Every Man God’s Man, Stephen Arterburn (Waterbrook)


1. Jericho Sanction, Oliver North (B&H)

2. Betrayal, Beverly Lewis (Baker)

3. Pursuit, Lori Wick (Harvest House)

4. Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers (Multnomah)

5. And The Shofar Blew, Francine Rivers (Tyndale)

6. Life Support, Robert Whitlow (Nelson)

7. Southern Storm, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)

8. First Light, Bodie and Brock Thoene (Tyndale)

9. Cape Refuge, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)

10. Armageddon, Jenkins & Lahaye (Tyndale)


1. Spoken For, Mercy Me (Word)

2. Sacred Revolution One Day 03, Passion (Chordant)

3. WOW Worship Yellow, Various (Provident)

4. Almost There, Mercy Me (Word)

5. Next Door Savior, Various (Provident)

6. Offerings 2 All I Have To Give, Third Day (Provident)

7. Adoration The Worship Album, Newsboys (Chordant)

8. Testify To Love, Avalon (Chordant)

9. Simple Things, Amy Grant (Word)

10. Stacie Orrico, Stacie Orrico (Chordant)


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