Best Books To Buy for Christmas

101 Books to Wrap Up This Christmas

In Advice and Encouragement, Relationships by Debra Fileta

Wondering what books to buy, or even better, to add to your Christmas list? Here are 101 of my favorite books (actually….I keep adding to the list, so it’s more than that!) – categorized by topic and ready to go! Enjoy!

Books on Dating/Relationships

True Love Dates by Debra K. Fileta

A Severe Mercy by Sheldon VanAuken

Passion & Purity by Elisabeth Elliot

The Sacred Search by Gary Thomas

Men are From Mars Women are From Venus by John Gray

His Needs, Her Needs by Willard Harley

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Boundaries in Dating by Cloud and Townsend

An Intimate Deception by Roger Hillerstrom

The Book of Romance by Tommy Nelson

Courtship in Crisis by Thomas Umstattd

The Dating Manifesto by Lisa Anderson

Choosing Marriage by Debra Fileta (for singles AND married couples – releases in May 2018!! Woohoo!)

Books on Marriage & Sex

Sheet Music by Dr. Lehman

The Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerich

The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller

This Momentary Marriage by John Piper

Together by Tim and Anne Evans

What Did You Expect? By Paul Tripp

The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex by Shelia Gregoire

Intended for Pleasure by Ed Wheat

The Gift of Sex by Penner & Penner

The Love Dare by Alex and Steven Kendrick

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts by Les and Leslie Parrott

Shattered Vows by Debra Laaser

Books on Self-Improvement/Counseling Related

Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend

Codependant No More by Melody Beattie

When the Darkness Will Not Lift by John Piper

Calm My Anxious Heart by Linda Dillow

Telling Yourself the Truth by William Backus

Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction by Mark Laaser

Your Perfect Right by Robert Alberti

Women Who Love Too Much by Robin Norwood

The Search for Significance by Robert McGee

Out of the Shadows by Patrick Carnes

The Gift of Therapy by Irvin Yalom

The Wounded Heart by Dan Allender

Please Understand Me by David Keirsey

Breaking Free by Beth Moore

Encouragement/Motivational Books

You’ll Get Through This by Max Lucado

Unstopable By Nic Vujicic

Jesus Calling by Sarah Young

Live by Jason Fileta

Ultramarathon Man by Dean Karnazes

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

The Irresistible Revolution by Shaine Claiborne

Creative Ministry by Henri Nouwen

Biographical Books

The Heavenly Man by Brother Yun

Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot

Eight Twenty Eight by Ian and Larissa Murphy

Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and The Heroic Campaign to end Slavery by Eric Metaxas

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story by Ben Carson

A Chance to Die: The Life and Lecgacy of Amy Carmichael by Elisabeth Elliot

Fiction Books 

Deadline Trilogy by Randy Alcorn

The Circle Series by Ted Dekker

The Screwtape Letters by C.S Lewis

The Illuminati by Larry Burkett

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Lord of Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien

This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

Safely Home by Randy Alcorn

Leadership/Finance Books

The Blessed Life by Robert Morris

Complete Guide to Money by Dave Ramsey

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley

Platform by Michael Michaell Hyatt

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Leadership 101 by John Maxwell

In The Name of Jesus: Reflections on Leadership by Henri Nouwen

Christian Life/Spirituality Books

The Confessions of St. Augustine

Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton

The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis

Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster

The Wounded Healer by Henri Nouwen

If  by Amy Carmichael

The Life You’ve Always Wanted by John Ortberg

Jesus Loves You, This I Know by Craig Gross

Heaven by Randy Alcorn

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Don Miller

Our Children’s Favorite Books

The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Oh the Places You Will Go by Dr. Seuss

I’ll Love You Forever by Robert Munnsch

God Gave Us You by Lisa Tawn Bergren and Laura Bryant

All God’s Critters by Bill Staines and Kadir Nelson

Press Here by Herve Tullet

AlphaBlock by Christopher Franschelli

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.

My Happy Heart Books by Victoria Osteen

Chugga-Chugga Choo Choo By Kevin Lewis

I Love You Even If by Danielle Denega

Got any faves to add to our Christmas list? Comment below!

Debra Fileta is a Professional Counselor, national speaker, relationship expert, and author of True Love Dates: Your Indispensable Guide to Finding the Love of Your Life, where she writes candidly about dating, relationships, and how to find true love. Her newest book, Choosing Marriage, is set to be released in the Summer of 2018! You may also recognize her voice from her 200+ articles at Relevant Magazine,, and all over the web! She’s the creator of this True Love Dates Blog, reaching millions of people with the message that healthy people make healthy relationships!  Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter or book a session with her today!