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Seven Abingdon Press Books Receive Finalist Standing
from Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Awards

(Nashville, TN) – Abingdon Press was honored by the 2016 Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Awards with seven finalist titles. Foreword’s IndieFab Book of the Year Awards program was created to discover distinctive books from the indie publishing community across a number of genres. The award winners, which will be determined by a select group of librarians and booksellers from around the country, will be announced at the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago on June 24.

The publisher garnered finalist nods for: Half Truths: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say by Adam Hamilton, Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love by William H. Willimon, and Punching Holes in the Dark: Living in the Light of the World by Robert Benson in the Adult Nonfiction: Religion category, Service Tails by Ace Collins in the Adult Nonfiction: Pets & Animals category, She: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry by Karoline M. Lewis in the Adult Nonfiction: Women’s Studies category, I Wonder: Engaging a Child’s Curiosity about the Bible by in the Adult Nonfiction: Education category, and Song of Silence by Cynthia Ruchti in the Adult Fiction: Religious category.

Abingdon Press is the primary publishing imprint for The United Methodist Publishing House and has a tradition of crossing denominational boundaries with thought-provoking and inspirational books. Abingdon Press titles include a wide array of quality Bibles, Bible studies, small group studies, Christian living, fiction, devotional, academic, professional, and reference titles published each year to enrich church communities across the globe. Visit

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