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Baker Publishing Group signs two-book contract with NYT bestselling author Myquillyn Smith

Ada, Mich. (July 11, 2022)—Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce it has signed a contract with Myquillyn Smith, NYT bestselling author of Cozy Minimalist Home and Welcome Home.

Her first of the two books will be a definitive guidebook for readers who want to make changes in their home to move from “stuck” to “done.”

“Revell publishes many of my favorite books and I’m absolutely thrilled to get to partner with a publisher so highly admired by readers, writers, and industry insiders,” said Smith. “Together we’ll create beautifully approachable works that are both encouraging and applicable, impacting homes and hearts for years to come.”

Scheduled for a spring 2024 release, the lifestyle book, filled with gorgeous photos and practical tips, will teach readers her universal “rules to decorate by”—a resource her community craves.

“It’s a dream to partner with Myquillyn on these books and serve her always-growing readership, including her beloved Cozy Community,” said Kelsey Bowen, Revell senior acquisitions editor. “There’s a reason readers gravitate to Myquillyn—her relatability and unique talent to make women feel like they can confidently create their dream home in any space and at any skill level is extraordinary. Her books with Revell will be core bestsellers in the home & lifestyle category.”

Smith says, “Make room on your coffee table, these are the home books we’ve all been waiting for. These are the books I’ve always wanted to write.” 

Myquillyn Smith, NYT Bestselling author of The Nesting Place, Cozy Minimalist Home, and Welcome Home, is also known as “The Nester,” and has been encouraging women to embrace their homes—imperfections and all—for more than a decadeShe has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Ladies’ Home Journal, and Cottages & Bungalows. She was chosen by Christianity Today as one of the top twenty creatives in 2016. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and three boys.

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Contact: Kelli B. Smith, (616) 676-9185 x 394,