ECPA's Rush To Press

Eight Publishers sign New Distribution Agreements
with Bookmasters

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Kristen M. Steele
Director of Marketing & PR
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ASHLAND, Ohio (February 10, 2016) – Effective immediately, Bookmasters (, one of the largest providers of integrated book publishing services, has signed new agreements with eight publishers, including five Christian publishers, to distribute their titles in the United States and abroad.

These publishers include Bonnie Meadow Publishing, Purposeful Goods, Spring Publications, and Christian publishers Compass Productions, CrossLink Publishing, Auxano Press, Alive Publications, and Revival Waves of Glory Books & Publishing.

Bonnie Meadow Publishing is the publishing-start up from New York Times bestselling author Andrea Kane and management consultant Bradford Kane whose aim is to challenge the publishing status quo by emphasizing author brands rather than publisher brands. They are launching their list in 2016 with The Murder That Never Was, a psychological thriller by Andrea Kane, available May 17, 2016. Bookmasters will distribute Bonnie Meadow Publishing’s print, eBook, and audio titles in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom. To learn more, go to

San Jose, Ca.-based Purposeful Goods will publish four children’s picture books in 2016 to help families and educators address topics and situations that mirror the lives of young children, allowing them to see themselves in the pages of these picture books and open the door for further discussion with help of a kind-hearted monkey named Your Buddy Boodles™. Bookmasters will distribute Purposeful Goods’ print titles in the U.S. Canada, the UK, and Australia. Purposeful Goods was founded by Christine Burger, founder of luxury children’s skin care line Noodle & Boo, which has been used by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Liv Tyler, and Kourtney Kardashian and endorsed by publications including US Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, People Magazine, and InStyle. To learn more, go to

Spring Publications began as an activity of the Analytical Psychology Club of New York during the Second World War. Since the early 1940s, they have published titles that blur the lines between art, philosophy, the history of ideas, psychiatry, mythology, literature, and religion. Bookmasters will distribute Spring Publications’ titles in U.S., Canada, the UK, Europe, and Australia. To learn more, go to

Compass Productions publishes a variety of Christian titles, including desktop quote books; inspirational gift books; devotional books and Bible studies; planners and calendars; and children’s Bibles, devotionals, story books, and board books. Bookmasters will distribute Compass Productions’ titles in North America, the UK, and Australia. To learn more, go to

CrossLink Publishing is a family-owned Christian publishing company and part of the CrossLink family of ministries. Their list includes several award-winning Bible study, fiction, inspirational, meditation, and spiritual growth titles. Bookmasters will distribute CrossLink Publishing’s titles on an exclusive basis worldwide. To learn more, go to
Auxano Press is owned by Ken Hemphill, the former president of one of the largest evangelical seminaries in the world. They publish titles intended to help families and churches of all sizes, providing high quality materials for small group study as well as discipling tools that are reasonably priced and give the Christian educator ultimate flexibility. Additionally, Auxano Press’s Bible study materials include survey studies, book studies, major doctrines, and important themes that lead to spiritual growth. Their discipling tools include titles dealing with church growth issues such as evangelism, discipleship, assimilation, and apologetics. Bookmasters will distribute Auxano Press’s titles on an exclusive worldwide basis. To learn more, go to

An outreach of Alive Ministries: PROJECT PRAY, Alive Publications publishes books and audio-visual teaching materials focused primarily on prayer and spiritual renewal. Alive Publications owner P. Douglas Small is an ordained bishop and currently serves as the international liaison for prayer ministries for the Church of God, Cleveland, Tenn. Bookmasters will distribute Alive Publication’s titles on an exclusive basis worldwide. To learn more, go to

Established in 2012, Revival Waves of Glory Books & Publishing has published more than 40 titles by Bill Vincent, including topics such as pursuing God’s presence, healing after divorce, receiving personal prophecy, and spiritual leadership. Bookmasters will distribute Revival Waves of Glory Books & Publishing’s titles on an exclusive basis worldwide. To learn more, go to

Bookmasters, based in Ashland, Ohio, is one of the largest providers of integrated publisher services in the U.S. For more than 40 years, Bookmasters has offered services to publishers and authors such as printing, print book warehousing and distribution, eBook conversion and distribution, editorial, and design. To learn more, visit