There are zillions of Christian books out there, and many of them are worthwhile reads. There are few, however, that are truly outstanding. Here are some that really need to appear on your reading list!
Understanding the Bible:
1) The Challenge of Jesus, by N.T. Wright (publisher, Amazon)
2) Slaves, Women, and Homosexuals, by William Webb (publisher, Amazon)
3) Surprised By The Power of the Spirit, by Jack Deere (author, Amazon)