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  1. Your Best Happily Ever After Loving God's Beautiful Story for Your Life
    Your Best Happily Ever After Loving God's Beautiful Story for Your Life
    Ginger Kolbaba
    Shiloh Run Press / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 08/01/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW093241

Does your life feel more like a bad reality show than a happily-ever-after tale? Kolbaba shows how you can live the amazing story the Author is penning just for you! Presenting a fun spin on favorite fairy tales, she offers encouragement, biblical insights, and humor to help you enjoy the here and now. 320 pages, softcover from Shiloh Run.

  1. The Dating Manifesto: A Drama-Free Plan for Pursuing Marriage with Purpose
    The Dating Manifesto: A Drama-Free Plan for Pursuing Marriage with Purpose
    Lisa Anderson
    David C. Cook / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW708872

Your attitudes about marriage and the path to marriage are wrong. Some of them you’ve inherited and some you’ve simply bought - hook, line, and sinker - or made up yourself. They have translated into bad action (or no action) in dating and relationships. But it's not too late; you can break the cycle of dating dysfunction and learn to honor marriage, marry well, and live intentionally while you wait. Lisa Anderson's story proves it’s possible.

  1. 7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage: Strengthen Your Most Intimate Relationship
    7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage: Strengthen Your Most Intimate Relationship
    Kim Kimberling Ph.D.
    Zondervan / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 08/07/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW342270

All of us want an enduring marriage, a beautiful marriage we can believe in. That kind of marriage happens through intimacy. Intimacy requires hard work and a guide. Dr. Kim Kimberling is that guide and this book and its tools will show you how communication and intimacy in marriage can be yours.

  1. If My Husband Would Change, I'd Be Happy: And Other Myths Wives Believe
    If My Husband Would Change, I'd Be Happy: And Other Myths Wives Believe
    Rhonda Stoppe
    Harvest House Publishers / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW962865

In If My Husband Would Change, I'd Be Happy, Rhonda Stoppe dispels that myth and addresses important issues that can rekindle the love you felt on your wedding day. She stresses the importance of understanding your husband's need for respect and refusing to believe that you'd be happier elsewhere. At the end of each chapter are discussion questions and personal reflections.

  1. Before You Say I Do ®: A Marriage Preparation Guide for Couples
    Before You Say I Do ®: A Marriage Preparation Guide for Couples
    H. Norman Wright, Wes Roberts
    Harvest House Publishers / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $11.99 Save 25% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 37 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW961104

Before you "tie the knot," take some time to get to know each other by discussing important topics like children, money, spiritual beliefs, communication styles, and conflicts. This interactive, Christian-based marriage preparation manual for couples, will help to strengthen your relationship and deepen your bond with one another. (rerelease minor revisions with new cover)

  1. Before You Say I Do ® Devotional: Building a Spiritual Foundation for Your Life Together
    Before You Say I Do ® Devotional: Building a Spiritual Foundation for Your Life Together
    H. Norman Wright
    Harvest House Publishers / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW961127

You're engaged or thinking about getting engaged--how exciting! Now you're ready to dig deeper and really get to know each other. Through noted Christian counselor Norm Wright's interactive questions and insights, you'll explore the interests you have in common, identify the qualities you appreciate in each other, and discover important areas worthy of further discussion.

  1. The Argument-Free Marriage: 28 Days to Creating the Marriage You've Always Wanted with the Spouse You Already Have
    The Argument-Free Marriage: 28 Days to Creating the Marriage You've Always Wanted with the Spouse You Already Have
    Fawn Weaver
    Thomas Nelson / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 44% ($7.50)
    Availability: This product will be released on 08/04/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW205060

Is an argument-free marriage possible? Fawn Weaver's answer is yes, absolutely, even when one or both partners are strong willed, independent, and opinionated. (She admits to being all three.) In this groundbreaking book, the best-selling author and award-winning marriage blogger asks readers to invest twenty-eight days in learning how to live together without bickering, blame, angry outbursts, or silent treatments.

Fawn begins with the startling premise that, contrary to popular opinion, conflict in marriage is not necessary or inevitable. Then she leads readers on a day-by-day journey toward a more peaceful and supportive relationship. Chapter by brief chapter, she offers fresh perspectives and practical strategies for communicating effectively, building understanding, and defusing anger while at the same time nurturing honesty, vulnerability, and mutual support.

  1. Nine Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage: Because a Great Relationship Doesn't Happen by Accident
    Nine Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage: Because a Great Relationship Doesn't Happen by Accident
    Sheila Wray Gregoire
    WaterBrook Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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    Availability: This product will be released on 08/18/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW427083

For any woman frustrated by the current state of her marriage and tired of waiting for things to change, this book offers hope. God has already given you the weapons to change your marriage; you just have to use them. Rather than projecting an idealized version of Christian marriage, Nine Thoughts challenges some basic assumptions about marriage, starting with the idea that submission is not an end in itself, but a tool to reach God's true goal of onenesss.

  1. Sacred Marriage, Revised Edition
    Sacred Marriage, Revised Edition
    Gary Thomas
    Zondervan / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 38% ($6.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 08/22/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW337379

Sacred Marriage doesn't just offer techniques to make a marriage happier. It does contain practical tools, but what married Christians most need is help in becoming holier husbands and wives. Sacred Marriage offers that help with insights from Scripture, church history, time tested wisdom from Christian classics, and examples from today's marriages. Revised Edition.

  1. The Argument-Free Marriage: 28 Days to Creating the Marriage You've Always Wanted with the Spouse You Already Have
    The Argument-Free Marriage: 28 Days to Creating the Marriage You've Always Wanted with the Spouse You Already Have
    Fawn Weaver
    Thomas Nelson / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 44% ($7.50)
    Availability: This product will be released on 08/04/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW205060

Is an argument-free marriage possible? Fawn Weaver's answer is yes, absolutely, even when one or both partners are strong willed, independent, and opinionated. (She admits to being all three.) In this groundbreaking book, the best-selling author and award-winning marriage blogger asks readers to invest twenty-eight days in learning how to live together without bickering, blame, angry outbursts, or silent treatments.

  1. Holy Marriage, Happy Marriage: Faith-Filled Ways to a Better Relationship
    Holy Marriage, Happy Marriage: Faith-Filled Ways to a Better Relationship
    Chris Padgett, Linda Padgett
    Servant / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 08/28/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW368920

What makes for a long-lasting, thriving marriage, one that’s not only holy but also happy? Chris and Linda Padgett first shared the story of their courtship in Not Ready for Marriage, Not Ready for Sex, and now, after twenty-one years of marriage, they’re back with another lively look into what they’ve learned along the way. With humor, honesty, and personal stories, they offer hope for even the most challenging relationship.

  1. Holy Marriage, Happy Marriage: Faith-Filled Ways to a Better Relationship
    Holy Marriage, Happy Marriage: Faith-Filled Ways to a Better Relationship
    Chris Padgett, Linda Padgett
    Servant / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 08/28/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW368920

Chris and Linda Padgett first shared the story of their courtship in Not Ready for Marriage, Not Ready for Sex, and now, after twenty-one years of marriage, they’re back with another lively look into what they’ve learned along the way. The Padgetts have had their share of ups and downs, and they know from experience how a strong faith creates a strong relationship. With humor, honesty, and personal stories, they offer hope for even the most challenging relationship.

Coming in October

  1. What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
    What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
    Paul David Tripp
    Crossway / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $17.99 Save 22% ($4.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 10/31/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW549458

A longtime Christian counselor presents reconciliation as a lifestyle for all marriages and illustrates this grace-based approach with six daily commitments that will equip couples to navigate the day-to-day realities of married life. Redesigned with a new cover.

  1. The Uncommon Marriage Adventure: A Devotional Journey to Draw You Closer to God and Each Other
    The Uncommon Marriage Adventure: A Devotional Journey to Draw You Closer to God and Each Other
    Tony Dungy, Lauren Dungy, Nathan Whitaker
    Tyndale House / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 19% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: This product will be released on 10/01/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW405326

Join Tony and Lauren Dungy in The Uncommon Marriage Adventure, a series of daily reflections for couples. With transparency, wisdom, and humor, the Dungys share what they've learned over 30 years of marriage about faith, teamwork, conflict, communication, and more. Through each day's reading, you and your spouse will go deeper in loving, understanding, and learning to serve each other. Dare to embark on your own marriage adventure - and discover how to make your relationship truly uncommon.

  1. Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
    Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
    Dr. Les Parrott, Dr. Leslie Parrott
    Zondervan / 2015 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 36% ($8.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 10/27/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW346289

More than a million couples can’t be wrong! And with this updated edition of their award-winning book, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott help you launch lifelong love like never before. This is more than a book - it’s an experience, especially when you use the his/her workbooks filled with more than 40 fun exercises. Get ready for deeper intimacy with the best friend you’ll ever have.

  1. Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts
    Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts
    Dr. Les Parrott, Dr. Leslie Parrott
    Zondervan / 2015 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 36% ($8.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 10/27/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW346302

Using the same structure as Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott address the unique issues of "pre-remarital" families. This book prepares couples for what lies ahead and enables them to tackle the challenges with faith, perseverance, and hope.

  1. The Lies Couples Believe: How Living the Truth Transforms Your Marriage
    The Lies Couples Believe: How Living the Truth Transforms Your Marriage
    Chris Thurman
    David C. Cook / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 10/01/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW709059

If you are experiencing conflict, anger, or hurt in your marriage, you don’t need positive thinking or an escape clause. You need to replace the lies you believe with God's transforming truths for your relationship to become all that it was meant to be. This practical book dismantles the ten most common lies couples believe and helps you renew your mind with God’s truths for a more caring, close, and connected marriage.

  1. Intimate Graces: How Practicing the Works of Mercy Brings Out the Best in Marriage
    Intimate Graces: How Practicing the Works of Mercy Brings Out the Best in Marriage
    Teresa Tomeo, Dominick Pastore
    Ave Maria Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $13.95 Save 7% ($0.96)
    Availability: This product will be released on 10/02/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW716427

In Intimate Graces, bestselling author and Catholic media personality Teresa Tomeo and her husband, Dominick Pastore, invite couples to enrich their marriages by practicing the fourteen Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. Through their own story and that of other married couples, Tomeo and Pastore demonstrate how reciprocating the works of mercy brings out the best in a marriage.

Coming in November

  1. The Dude's Guide to Marriage: Ten Skills Every Husband Must Develop to Love His Wife Well
    The Dude's Guide to Marriage: Ten Skills Every Husband Must Develop to Love His Wife Well
    Darrin Patrick, Amie Patrick
    Thomas Nelson / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 11/03/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW205493

This is a book for men who are tired of drama-filled, dead-end relationships or business-like, passionless marriages and who want to make a change. Pastor Darrin Patrick, along with his wife Amie, offers down-to-earth advice in a solutions-oriented style that will change the way men approach their most important commitment.

Each chapter focuses on a single topic—Listen, Talk, Fight, Grow, Provide, Rest, Serve, Submit, Pursue, Worship—with specific action steps for improving that aspect of a couple’s relationship. Chapters end with "Five Good Questions" that can be used as conversation starters for couples who want to put ideas into practice.

  1. Marriage Rules!: The Hilarious Handbook for Surviving Marriage
    Marriage Rules!: The Hilarious Handbook for Surviving Marriage
    Ryan O'Quinn
    BroadStreet Publishing Group / 2015 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 11/01/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW550923

You start with a fairytale idea of what marriage will be like; then reality and life happens… and all that entails. By finding the humor in everyday situations, comedian Ryan O'Quinn has discovered the secret to happily ever after. Only a finely honed sense of humor can help you survive the insanity of the M word!

  1. Restoring Broken Relationships: The Path to Peace and Forgiveness
    Restoring Broken Relationships: The Path to Peace and Forgiveness
    Neil T. Anderson
    Bethany House / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 33% ($5.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 11/03/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW220240

Learn how to go beyond conflict management to freedom and healing by learning the basics of repentance, reparation, and forgiveness. Through true stories of people who have found reconciliation with God and with each other, you'll understand how to identify relationship problems, find effective solutions, and guide yourself and others through the process of forgiveness and healing.