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Jamie Ivey creates buzz around presale campaign
for first book “If You Only Knew”

Nashville, Tenn. (September 25, 2017)Top podcast host Jamie Ivey announced the launch of the presale campaign for her first book at “The Happy Hour Live” September 8 and 9.  If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free will release January 30, 2018 from B&H Publishing Group.

Ivey is best known for her podcast, “The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey,” which consistently ranks as one of the top Christian podcasts. Ivey’s loyal listeners have already made the presale campaign a success and committed to promote the book leading up to publication.

Those who pre-order the book will receive 20% off from Waterloo Style and five entries to win a two-day getaway for two to Green Acres with travel included, a dinner with the Iveys, and a basket of Ivey’s favorite things. Ivey also invited fans to join her launch team by pre-ordering the book and applying online to join the exclusive team.

In If You Only Knew, Ivey shares her backstory – a story of failure, mistakes, redemption, and ultimately finding freedom in Christ – in the humorous, authentic style that her podcast listeners know and love. She hopes that as women read If You Only Knew, they will join her in owning their stories and becoming vulnerable about their lives, so that “Jesus’ grace and mercy take center-stage.”

In addition to hosting “The Happy Hour,” Ivey writes and speaks to women all over the country. Since she began podcasting in 2014, “The Happy Hour” has been downloaded over eight million times as listeners tuned in to hear Ivey chat with influential guests from around the world.

B&H is supporting the release of If You Only Knew with a robust marketing campaign, national publicity and advertising, and promotion at “The Happy Hour Live” events in Austin, Texas. The book is available for pre-order until November 1, prior to the holiday season. For more information, visit

Jamie Ivey believes we are all on this journey of life together and we need each other to get to the end. Through her blog and podcast, “The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey,” she uses a raw and intimate approach to connect with her audience. Jamie’s prayer and hope is for God to use her words to encourage and show others that they are not alone, while constantly pointing them to Jesus. She is mother to four kids and wife to Aaron. Jamie loves reading, date nights, Mexican food, and traveling the world with her family.

B&H Publishing Group, an imprint of LifeWay Christian Resources, is a team of mission-minded people with a passion for taking God’s Word to the world. Because we believe Every Word Matters® we seek to provide intentional, Bible-centered content that positively impacts the hearts and minds of people, inspiring them to build a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. Among our print and digital releases for the trade, church, and academic markets, titles include The New York Times No. 1 bestsellers The Love Dare and The Vow, No. 1 CBA bestseller I Am a Church Member as well as the newly-revised Christian Standard Bible (CSB) version.