10 of the Best and Most Popular Christian Books for Women

Are you looking for the best Christian books for women? If yes, then you came to the right place. In this post, I have rounded up some of the most popular Christian books for women that will help you in your walk with God. These books give you fresh insights, valuable lessons, and most of all, a reliable guide on how to live a life pleasing to God.

So if you’re ready, let’s begin our list!

10 of the Best and Most Popular Christian Books for Women

10 of the Best and Most Popular Christian Books for Women

*Disclaimer: I don’t necessarily agree with every word written by the book authors mentioned in this blog nor agree with all their beliefs and practices. Though we might all have doctrinal differences and convictions, each book listed here provides great insights into life and living as Christians. Also, I am an Amazon Affiliate Program participant, and I would highly appreciate it if you buy books through my site. Thank you! 🙂

Book no. 1: Uninvited

Uninvited

Subtitle: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely

Author: Lysa TerKeurst

Amazon rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (1400+ customer reviews)

Uninvited is a book about how a woman to overcome rejections in life. The author, Lysa TerKeurst, shares her past dark personal experience of being left out, depressed, and unvalued. From the painful childhood memories to the judgmental attitude of the society, Lysa offers advice on how to overcome these obstacles in life. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Gives hopes to the rejected
  • Helps in replacing the hurt feeling with God’s love and grace
  • The book comes with relatable stories for women
  • Sometimes use humor to teach
  • Very inspiring and motivating

Cons

  • Ends somewhat abrupt
  • Might not touch other current social issues for women

Book no. 2: A Lineage of Grace

A Lineage of Grace

Subtitle: Five stories of unlikely women who changed eternity

Author: Francine Rivers

Amazon rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (1100+ customer reviews)

A Lineage of Grace is actually a compilation of five books written by Francine Rivers. It is a book about five of the most unusual women included in the lineage of Jesus – Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. Each chapter comes with powerful lessons for women today and how these women of old played a significant part in becoming the ancestry of the Christ. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Five in one book
  • Comes with a detailed research of the Jewish and biblical history
  • Thought-provoking and captivating
  • Highly recommended by a lot of readers
  • An excellent case study in the life of biblical characters

Cons

  • As a work of fiction, it includes details not found in the bible
  • Read the Bible first before reading this book

Book no. 3: Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World

Subtitle: Finding Intimacy with God in the Busyness of Life

Author: Joanna Weaver

Amazon rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (600+ customer reviews)

Joanna Weaver’s book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, has nearly a million copies sold. This book is about building a strong and close relationship with God in the midst of having a lot of things to do. While Mary and Martha lived thousands of years ago, their lives reflect the lives of women today. Like these women, Christians today longed to love God and Jesus, but the cares of this world can quickly become a distraction. Learn how to overcome your struggle with weariness, feelings, of inadequacy, and resentment through this book. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Each chapter comes with great and practical lessons
  • Captivating and inspirational
  • Ideal for individual and group studies
  • Comes with a study guide
  • Author communicates in a relatable and personal level

Cons

  • Might be too wordy for some readers

Book no. 4: What Happens When Women Say Yes to God

What Happens When Women Say Yes to God

Subtitle: Experiencing Life in Extraordinary Ways

Author: Lysa TerKeurst

Amazon rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (300+ customer reviews)

The book, What Happens When Women Say Yes to God, is a collection of stories and messages about women dedicating their lives to God and what happens as a result of their obedience to Him. With Lysa’s book, you will learn how to discern the voice of God and how to say yes to His call, experience the joy of having a close relationship with God, and surrender your life to our Creator. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Inspiring, challenging, and life-changing
  • Suitable for individual and group studies
  • Comes with instructional DVDs
  • Enjoyable and thought-providing stories
  • Ideal for young and old women alike

Cons

  • More like a devotional book
  • Readers might have objections to some of Lysa’s perspectives

Book no. 5: Wait and See

Wait and See

Subtitle: Finding Peace in God’s Pauses and Plans

Author: Wendy Pope

Amazon rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (220+ customer reviews)

Waiting is among the most challenging things Christian women can do. Developing forbearance and patience does not come overnight. In Wendy Pope’s book, Wait and See, you will learn the different aspects of King David’s life and how those lessons help you wait for God to fulfill His purpose and will in your life. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • A great book about waiting for God’s perfect timing
  • Comes with interactive materials
  • The author weaves scripture and personal experiences to drive home points
  • Book focuses on the real Source of peace in times of waiting
  • Insightful and inspirational

Cons

  • The book may be a little longer for the topic

Book no. 6: God Where is My Boaz?

God Where Is My Boaz

Subtitle: A woman’s guide to understanding what’s hindering her from receiving the love and man she deserves

Author: Stephan Labossiere

Amazon rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (880+ customer reviews)

For a lot of Christian women, waiting for the right partner is difficult and sometimes, a source of discouragement. In the book, God Where is My Boaz, Stephan discusses the different reasons that may hinder you from having the love of your life. The book helps you feel encouraged, empowered, and focused. It allows you to understand what it takes to be a woman after God’s own heart. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Book comes with openness, honesty, and simplicity in describing problems
  • Encourages you to examine yourself and live up to the standard God has set
  • Godly advice for women from a man’s point of view
  • Helpful, insightful, and eye-opening
  • Feels like the writer speaking to you directly

Cons

  • The author could also have included the possibility of women not getting married
  • Some typographical and formatting error may be present

Book no. 7: Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be

Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be

Subtitle: A 90-Day Guide to Living the Proverbs 31 Life

Author: Donna Partow

Amazon rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (180+ customer reviews)

The book, Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be, is a great book for women who want to follow the path of the Proverbs 31 lady. It uncovers what it takes to truly become a woman of faith, strength, and grace. Donna talks about family, faith, fitness, and even fashion in this book. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Comes with reader’s guide
  • Practical and down-to-earth instructions
  • Takes a wide range of topics about being a woman serving God
  • Helps in inculcating bible verses in memory and applying them in your daily life
  • Easy to follow because of the day to day format

Cons

  • Some instructions may be difficult to achieve depending on your current situation
  • Some advice might need more research to prove its effectiveness

Book no. 8: Women Who Move Mountains

Women Who Move Mountains

Subtitle: Praying with Confidence, Boldness, and Grace

Author: Sue Detweiler

Amazon rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (99+ customer reviews)

The life of a woman can easily become too busy and overwhelming. With so many demands that need to be met, it is so easy to put the optional over the mandatory. In the book, Women Who Move Mountains, Sue Detweiler explores the life-changing power of prayer and how it can draw you closer to God. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Comes with study questions and journaling exercises
  • Teaches how to pray fervently and with passion
  • Easy to understand without compromising the meatiness of scripture
  • Clear, concise, and comprehensive points
  • Book is systematically organized to help readers track their progress

Cons

  • May have expanded on other topics
  • In-depth studies may be needed

Book no. 9: Women of the Bible

Women of the Bible

Subtitle: A One-Year Devotional Study

Author: Ann Spanger

Amazon rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars (350+ customer reviews)

There are numerous women mentioned in the Bible and Ann Spanger, in her book Women of the Bible, gives you a glimpse into the life of some of these women. The book features 52 remarkable women in the Bible, whose lives teach valuable lessons for Christian women today. Ann Spanger skillfully weaves the failures and successes of these biblical characters and come up with compelling insights and perspectives. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Easy to digest chapters for each day of the year
  • Comes with essential details about the women of the Bible
  • A wonderful way to get inspired and start each new day
  • Informative, inspirational, and powerful
  • Encourages discipline in keeping in touch with God

Cons

  • Author may use extra-biblical details to deliver some points
  • Study questions may lack the ability to spark meaningful conversations with a small or big group

Book no. 10: Seven Women

seven women

Subtitle: And the Secret of Their Greatness

Author: Eric Metaxas

Amazon rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars (315+ customer reviews)

The book of Eric Metaxas enumerates seven of the most influential women in history. The book, Seven Women, discusses how women, through their examples, can make an impact not just on their family but also in the world. Some of the women included here are Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Corrie ten Boom, and Rosa Parks. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Serves as an outstanding history book with Christian reflection
  • Great stories and fascinating narrative of the lives of women and the stories learned from them
  • Highlights the value of women
  • Inspirational and captivating short stories (Makes you feel like you meet the women in person)
  • Concise and straight to the point

Cons

  • Room for improvement is to give more in-depth details
  • Some stories may leave you to want for more information

Bonus book: The Power of a Praying Woman

The Power of a Praying Woman

Author: Stormie Omartian

Amazon rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (3430+ customer reviews)

With more than 28 million copies sold, Stormie Omartian’s bestselling book, The Power of a Praying Woman is a powerful reminder of what prayers can do. The book allows you to put your trust in God as you wait for His perfectly timed answers, cover your life with prayer, and maintain the right relationship with our Creator. (Grab your copy here.)

Pros

  • Serves as a guide on how to pray and what to pray for
  • Allows you to pray for others and in the process, gives you more insight into their struggles
  • Highly recommended by a lot of readers
  • Worth sharing with others who struggle with praying
  • Lessons are backed up with Bible verses

Cons

  • Should be used as a guide and not to repeat word-for-word the prayers found in the book
  • Make sure you check whether you are getting the mini version or full version

Final thoughts

There you have it; a quick rundown to some of the most popular and best Christian books for women. While I am sure that every book has their flaws, they are helpful nevertheless.

It is important to always go back to the real source of all wisdom and knowledge, the Bible. It should lay the foundation of our Christian doctrine, faith, and knowledge. Let us use these books as a guide and supplementary to what we can learn from the Word of God.

I hope you enjoyed our list. If you have a Christian book for ladies in mind, please don’t hesitate to mention them in the comment section below. I might even add them to my list. 🙂


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