Over the last year, we’ve highlighted some prolific authors. Every author writes with purpose, passion, and plenty of heart. It’s been incredible to hear their stories and learn more about the inspiration behind their books. In case you missed it, here are some of the authors who made their presences felt in 2022.
Book of the Day 12/21/22
The Runaway Letters is a creative story that children will love. Geri Lyon’s book is fun, creative, and filled with stunning illustrations. If you are looking for a fun mystery for early readers, this is definitely a book that should be on your family’s list.
Best of Bookshop – Bestselling Books of 2022
We’re approaching the end of 2022, and it’s time to look back at the indie books that captivated readers throughout the year. Across every genre, we saw game-changing titles that took the world by storm. The books on this list have experienced incredible success – and each title has influenced thousands of readers. If you have yet to learn about these books and authors, this is the perfect opportunity to discover the bestselling titles on BookBaby Bookshop of 2022.
Book of the Day 12/16/22
Christmas is right around the corner. The streets are glowing with lights and decorations as children are anxiously anticipating the magic of Christmas morning. As a child, there’s nothing quite like going to sleep on Christmas Eve. Because Santa fills the hearts and imaginations of so many children, it’s only right for them to learn his origins. How I Became Santa Clause is the perfect book to explain his secrets and his yearly miracle.
A New Christmas Tradition to Spread Kindness
The Christmas Tree That Changed The World is a new book that’s making a huge difference. The story along with the app that accompanies it, helps people around the world practice kindness, create joyful memories, and make the world a better place. The book was written by Beth Dessen Duffy – the founder of Christmas Tree of Kindness.
Book of the Day 12/13/22
A Christmas Cookie Musical is more than a book – it’s an experience that makes for a holiday family tradition. The book blends storytelling with both illustrations and music to share an epic adventure. Author Carissa Biele does such a wonderful job bringing the story to life in a way that will make your family excited to read it every holiday season. You’ll read, sing, and dance along as you follow a group Christmas cookies on their unforgettable Christmas Eve journey!
Books to Help You Find Yourself
We all deserve to reach our highest potential, but it isn’t always easy. Life can be daunting – and sometimes it’s hard to understand our purpose. Everyone has room to grow, and everyone can use additional help and guidance. Author Jeremy B. Wright is an influential leader who offers just that. His Peace and Purpose book series helps readers enhance their perspective on life, find their inner peace, and identify their purpose.
Book of the Day 12/8/22
There are some books that make us stop and count our blessings – as life can change in an instant. The Long Way Home reminds us of this reality. The book shows how a routine bike ride home from work can turn an entire family’s life upside down. But, amidst the adversity and pain, hope is never lost. You’ll be blown away by Shauna Joas’ memoir and her resilience despite facing the most frightening circumstances.
Book of the Day 12/7/22
Guardians of Rockport: The Collapse is an action-packed, perfectly executed novel that needs to be on your reading list. It’s an apocalyptic thriller that is strikingly relatable, and is filled to the brim with compelling characters and unpredictable plot lines. The book demonstrates fiction at its best – as the author’s real world experiences beautifully blend into his creative storytelling.
Christmas Books for Children and Families
My goal is to pass forward more Christmas stories and tales so future generations can experience the wonders that made my own childhood so special. So, check out these four children’s Christmas books. Each does a wonderful job sharing an important message about the most wonderful time of the year.