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All Set: En la mesa de Dios/At God’s Table is a bilingual picture book from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship that explains communion; it includes suggestions for adults and a visual scavenger hunt to help children explore Joel Schoon-Tanis’s striking illustrations. (Calvin Press)

Ladies Choice: An array of talented women are putting out albums: See You Around by I’m With Her (the recently teamed Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan), Evergreen by Audrey Assad, and By the Way, I Forgive You by Brandi Carlile are all due out this month.

By Popular Demand: Christian novelist Francine Rivers returns to her roots with the romance The Masterpiece. (Tyndale House)

Best of 2017: As award season continues, check out Banner reviewers’ Top Five of 2017 lists of movies, music, television, books, podcasts, and essays.