Christian Fiction

What is Christian Inspirational Fiction? by Jessica Zellers (NoveList Plus)

Christian inspirational fiction books are those which deliberately promote a Christian worldview. Some Christian inspirational fiction books explicitly encourage a belief in Jesus and Christian values, while others are more allegorical. Oftentimes the genre is simply called “Inspirational” or “Inspirational Fiction” (though these alternative phrases can refer to other religions, albeit infrequently).


Waterfall by Lisa Tawn BergrenWaterfall by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Stuck among the rubble of medieval castles in rural Tuscany on yet another hot, dusty archaeological site, Gabi and Lia are bored out of their minds– until Gabi places her hand atop a handprint in an ancient tomb and finds herself in fourteenth-century Italy. Suddenly Gabi’s summer in Italy is much, much more interesting.



Cloak of the Light by Chuck BlackCloak of the Light by Chuck Black

Since the age of twelve when his father died, Drew has been mentored by one of his father’s friends from Special Forces, and he must put his skills to use a few years later when he becomes involved in a war between realms.



Chosen by Ted DekkerChosen by Ted Dekker

As the land of the Forest Dwellers is increasingly decimated by the Horde, Thomas Hunter, supreme commander of the Forest Guard, choses four sixteen-year-old recruits for a special mission–to find the seven lost Books of History that have power over the past, present, and future.



Both of Me by Jonathan FriesenBoth of Me by Jonathan Friesen

When her carry-on bag is accidentally switched with Elias’s identical pack, Clara uses the luggage tag to track down her things. At that address she discovers there is not one Elias Phinn, but two.



An Uncertain Choice by Jody HedlundAn Uncertain Choice by Jody Hedlund

Due to her parents’ promise at her birth, Lady Rosemarie has been prepared to become a nun on the day she turns eighteen. Then, she finds out her parents’ will left a second choice — if Rosemarie can marry before the eve of her eighteenth year, she will be exempt from the ancient vow.



If We Survive by Andrew KlavanIf We Survive by Andrew Klavan

When revolutionaries seize control of a country in Central America where sixteen-year-old Will is serving at a mission, he and the other volunteers find themselves in a desperate race to escape the violence and return home.



The Last Thing I Remember by Andrew KlavanThe Last Thing I Remember 
by Andrew Klavan

High school student Charlie West awakens bloody and bruised in a concrete bunker, only to discover that he has lost a year of his life and remembers nothing about escaping from prison, or why he is being pursued by both the law and a group of terrorists trying to bring down the government.



MindWar by Andrew KlavanMindWar by Andrew Klavan

Star quarterback, Rick Dial, is crippled due to a terrible accident, abandoned by his father, and now his only solace is video gaming.  However, he’s approached by secret agents to save the world from cyber attacks due to his on-field quick-thinking and expert gaming experience.



House of Dark Shadows by Robert LiparuloHouse of Dark Shadows by Robert Liparulo

When fifteen-year-old Xander and his family move into an old, abandoned house in the middle of a dense forest outside of a small California town, they discover that not only are some of the rooms portals into other places, but that malevolent forces are at work.



Anomaly by Krista McGeeAnomaly by Krista McGee

Living in a post-apocalyptic State that has eliminated emotions, Thalli is slated for annihilation by the Scientists when her secret that she is an anomaly becomes known.  But when she becomes their test subject, she learns that she may actually be part of a Creator’s greater design.


 last updated: February 2016

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