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Here at CBD we love books. Surely this doesn't come as a surprise to you - after all, "Book" is our middle name.

If you are wondering what we booklovers might recommended to you today, you have come to the right place. On this page we have collected 40 books that we think everyone should read in his or her lifetime. Including picks for readers across all ages, these titles span many genres including classics, literature, poetry, practical advice, Christian living, biography, and more. As you browse, you may notice that some of our recommendations are, in fact, series sets. We know that some might consider this fudging our list of 40, but really we prefer to think of it as bonus and hope you do too.

Now take a look and be inspired by a new book today. You can't go wrong!

  1. The Cost of Discipleship
    The Cost of Discipleship
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Touchstone / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 32% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 39 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW83850
  2. He Is There & He Is Not Silent
    He Is There & He Is Not Silent
    Francis A. Schaeffer
    Tyndale House / 1972 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $13.99 Save 18% ($2.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW231413X
  3. Orthodoxy
    Orthodoxy
    G.K. Chesterton
    Whitaker House / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 43% ($6.00)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/19/18.
    Stock No: WW749121
  4. The Knowledge of the Holy
    The Knowledge of the Holy
    A.W. Tozer
    HarperOne / 1978 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 29% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 78 Reviews
  5. Church History in Plain Language, Fourth Edition
    Church History in Plain Language, Fourth Edition
    Bruce L. Shelley
    Thomas Nelson / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 67% ($20.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 24 Reviews
  6. The Cross of Christ: 20th Anniversary Edition, with Study Guide
    The Cross of Christ: 20th Anniversary Edition, with Study Guide
    John Stott
    InterVarsity Press / 2006 / Hardcover
    $17.99 Retail: $28.00 Save 36% ($10.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 12 Reviews
  7. Through Gates of Splendor (Tyndale House)
    Through Gates of Splendor (Tyndale House)
    Elisabeth Elliot
    Tyndale House / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 31% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 20 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW71524
  8. Four Quartets
    Four Quartets
    T.S. Eliot
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1968 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 10% ($1.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW332255
  9. The Hiding Place, 35th Anniversary EditionSALE
    The Hiding Place, 35th Anniversary Edition
    Corrie ten Boom
    Baker Books / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 50% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW94056
  10. Pilgrim's Progress: One Man's Search for Eternal Life -A Christian Allegory
    Pilgrim's Progress: One Man's Search for Eternal Life -A Christian Allegory
    John Bunyan
    Spire / 1965 / Trade Paperback
    $2.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 50% ($3.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 19 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW0786092
  11. Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ, 10th Anniversary Edition
    Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ, 10th Anniversary Edition
    Dallas Willard
    NavPress / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 35% ($6.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW216321
  12. The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions
    The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions
    Arthur Bennett
    Banner of Truth / 1988 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $16.00 Save 16% ($2.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 88 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW1512283
  13. The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story
    The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story
    D.A. Carson
    Baker Books / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW013720
  14. Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's WillSALE
    Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will
    Kevin DeYoung
    Moody Publishers / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $11.99 Save 42% ($5.00)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW411590
  15. Knowing GodSALE
    Knowing God
    J.I. Packer
    InterVarsity Press / 1993 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 50% ($10.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 68 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW1650X
  16. Mere Christianity
    Mere Christianity
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperOne / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 52 Reviews
  17. The Oak Inside the Acorn
    The Oak Inside the Acorn
    Max Lucado, George Angelini
    Tommy Nelson / 2006 / Hardcover
    $10.49 Retail: $16.99 Save 38% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 19 Reviews
  18. Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community
    Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    HarperOne / 1978 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 30% ($4.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW7153
  19. The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath
    The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath
    Mark Buchanan
    Thomas Nelson / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 38% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
  20. The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, 4 Volume Boxed Set
    The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, 4 Volume Boxed Set
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    Mariner Books / 2012 / Other
    $38.99 Retail: $55.00 Save 29% ($16.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW928180
  21. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of SkepticismSALE
    The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
    Timothy Keller
    Dutton / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 35% ($6.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 56 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW483493
  22. Complete Chronicles of Narnia, (Adult Edition)
    Complete Chronicles of Narnia, (Adult Edition)
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperCollins / 2004 / Hardcover
    $23.49 Retail: $32.99 Save 29% ($9.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW98247
  23. The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
    The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
    Flannery O'Connor
    Farrar Straus Giroux / 1971 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $18.00 Save 33% ($6.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW15360
  24. The Princess and the Goblin
    The Princess and the Goblin
    George MacDonald
    Puffin Books / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $5.49 Retail: $6.99 Save 21% ($1.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW332482
  25. The Singer Trilogy
    The Singer Trilogy
    Calvin Miller
    InterVarsity Press / 1992 / Trade Paperback
    $19.99 Retail: $28.00 Save 29% ($8.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW0813217
  26. I and Thou
    I and Thou
    Martin Buber
    Simon & Schuster / 1974 / Trade Paperback
    $14.36 Retail: $15.95 Save 10% ($1.59)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW17255
  27. Les Miserables
    Les Miserables
    Victor Hugo
    Signet Classics / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $9.95 Save 20% ($1.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW419439
  28. The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out
    The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out
    Brennan Manning
    Multnomah / 2015 / Hardcover
    $14.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 25% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 37 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW428684
  29. The Return of the Prodigal Son
    The Return of the Prodigal Son
    Henri J.M. Nouwen
    Random House / 1994 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 25% ($4.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW47307
  30. Jesus the King: Understanding the Life and Death of   the Son of God
    Jesus the King: Understanding the Life and Death of the Son of God
    Timothy Keller
    Riverhead Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 29% ($5.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW486661
  31. The Screwtape Letters
    The Screwtape Letters
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperOne / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 33% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 53 Reviews
  32. What's So Amazing About Grace?
    What's So Amazing About Grace?
    Philip Yancey
    Zondervan / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $18.99 Save 37% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 26 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW45653
  33. A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society
    A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society
    Eugene H. Peterson
    InterVarsity Press / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 29% ($5.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/17/18.
    Stock No: WW822577
  34. The Christian in Complete ArmourSALE
    The Christian in Complete Armour
    William Gurnall
    Hendrickson Publishers / Hardcover
    $17.99 Retail: $39.95 Save 55% ($21.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW564679
  35. Confessions of St. Augustine
    Confessions of St. Augustine
    Saint Augustine
    Moody Publishers / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 22% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW56514
  36. The Mind of the Maker
    The Mind of the Maker
    Dorothy L. Sayers
    HarperOne / 1987 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $17.99 Save 25% ($4.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW70770
  37. The Practice of the Presence of God [Baker Books, 1989]
    The Practice of the Presence of God [Baker Books, 1989]
    Brother Lawrence
    Baker Books / 1989 / Mass Paperback
    $2.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 50% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 160 Reviews
  38. Hinds' Feet on High Places
    Hinds' Feet on High Places
    Hannah Hurnard
    Living Books / 1979 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $7.99 Save 21% ($1.70)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 82 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW14296
  39. Soul Rest: Reclaim Your Life, Return to Sabbath
    Soul Rest: Reclaim Your Life, Return to Sabbath
    Curtis Zackery
    Kirkdale Press / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 35% ($6.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW590623