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“She’s Still There” by Chrystal Evans Hurst
sells 50,000 copies in first month of release

Grand Rapids, Mich., September 2017 – Chrystal Evans Hurst’s debut solo book, She’s Still There: Rescuing the Girl in You (August 8, 2017) has sold 50,000 copies in the first month of its release. The book hit the Publishers Weekly August Religion Bestseller’s List at #2 and the ECPA Christian Bestseller’s List at #4 for September 2017.

The marketing campaign for She’s Still There included a robust launch team and was selected for the Proverbs 31 online bible study, which kicked off this month on September 5th and more than 58,000 participants have registered. The publicity campaign garnered interviews with top podcasts, national Christian television and radio, including Wake Up! with Erica Campbell and SIRIUS XM, along with coverage in Simple Grace magazine.

She’s Still There is both a memoir and a manifesto that outlines how to live the lives we were meant to live. Hurst shows readers that no matter where we are and where we’ve been, those young aspirations that originally defined our true selves are still buried deep inside our hearts, waiting to be revived. By asking probing questions and including supplemental materials such as worksheet assessments, chapter-recapping sections called “Reflections for the Rescue,” and more, Hurst pushes readers to look inward and rediscover gifts and passions––then begin cultivating them.

Chrystal Evans Hurst is a dynamic speaker, worship leader and writer. Through her blog Chrystal’s Chronicles, regular contributions to Proverbs 31 Ministries, a thriving social media platform and conferences across the country, Chrystal reaches hundreds of thousands of women with honest stories and fierce encouragement. She’s the bestselling author of She’s Still There and co-author, with her father Tony Evans, of Kingdom Woman. A mom to five, Chrystal lives outside of Dallas, Texas, with her husband Jessie. For more information, please visit

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