April 15, 2019 Edition
In an effort to further honor and support hard-working Christian retailers, The Parable Group today announced its industry-wide bookstore makeover giveaway, Refresh / Restore. The chosen bookstore will receive free store design and merchandising services, valued up to $10,000 in materials and services for enhancements, and on-site assistance to finalize the project.Read More...
ECPA presents Platinum and Gold Awards for sales milestones
ECPA recently presented Platinum and Gold Sales Awards to these titles and their publishers for significant sales milestones reached:
- A Child’s First Bible by Dr. Kenneth N. Taylor (Tyndale House Publishers) received the Platinum Award for over 1 million sold.
- The New Spirit-Controlled Woman by Beverly LaHaye (Harvest House Publishers) received the Platinum Award for over 1 million sold.
- Draw the Circle by Mark Batterson (Zondervan) received the Gold Award for over 500,000 sold.
This week Christianity Today won 29 publishing awards chosen by journalism peers at the Evangelical Press Association's (EPA) annual convention April 7-9, 2019 in Oklahoma City.Read More...
“A Love Letter Life: Pursue Creatively, Date Intentionally, Love Faithfully” by Jeremy and Audrey Roloff debuted at number 5 on the Advice, How-To and Misc. list after releasing April 2, 2019. It also debuted on the Amazon Charts Most Bought list at number 14 and the USA Today bestseller list at number 18.Read More...
Austin Texas-based author Jennifer Fulwiler will receive a Christopher Award for “One Beautiful Dream: The Rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal passions, and Saying Yes to Them Both” (HarperCollins/Zondervan). It is one of 11 books for adults and young people to be honored on May 23rd at the 70th annual Christopher Awards in New York.Read More...
Bible Gateway interviews Kaitlin Wernet, co-author of “The Book of Comforts”
When someone is grieving, what should we say? How can we help? How do we comfort without offering shallow platitudes? What does the Bible mean when it says our help comes from the Lord? Scripture deals plainly and honestly with suffering and simultaneously points people to the rich hope we find in God. Bible Gateway interviewed Kaitlin Wernet (@KaitlinWernet), who, along with Caleb Faires, Rebecca Faires, and Cymone Wilder, wrote and designed “The Book of Comforts: Genuine Encouragement for Hard Times” (Zondervan, 2019).
FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, and JellyTelly Press, a new division of JellyTelly, a values-driven, video-on-demand platform for children, is announcing a unique new collection of kids' books this Easter.Read More...
David Platt, pastor, international speaker, and founder of Radical Inc., announces his new book, “Something Needs to Change: A Call to Make Your Life Count in a World of Urgent Need,” releasing Sept 17, 2019, from Multnomah, an imprint of Random House.Read More...
Award-winning singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson will release his first adult trade book, “Adorning the Dark: Thoughts on Community, Calling, and the Mystery of Making,” this fall (October 15, 2019, B&H Publishing).Read More...
Zondervan is pleased to announce the release of the “NIV Storyline Bible.” “We’re thrilled to be extending the impact of the original Biblemesh course (The Biblical Story Project), developed in partnership with Tim Keller and other notable theologians, through the publication of this unique new Bible,” says Melinda Bouma, Publisher, Zondervan Bible Group.Read More...
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