Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2020)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2020 Book Awards. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received top honors, and one title received an award of merit. Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker was selected as the winner in the Fiction category, and On the Road with Saint Augustine by James K. A. Smith won the Spiritual Formation category. For the Life of the World by Miroslav Volf and Matthew Croasmun received an award of merit in the Theology/Ethics…

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Baker Publishing Group signs contract with New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff

Baker Publishing Group signs contract with New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff Ada, Mich. (November, 2019)—Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed a new two-book contract with Jon Acuff. Releasing over the next few years, these new books by Acuff will focus on topics related to leadership, business and personal growth. The first book, scheduled for a spring 2021 release, addresses the 99.5% of people who find themselves overthinking situations….

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Baker Publishing Group signs contract with author and popular podcaster, Annie F. Downs

Baker Publishing Group signs contract with author and popular podcaster, Annie F. Downs Ada, Mich. (Sept. 13, 2019)—Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce the signing of a multi-book contract with Annie F. Downs. The first book, That Sounds Fun, named after her successful podcast, will be an irresistible invitation to readers to understand the meaning of fun, to embrace fun, to chase fun, and to figure out what sounds fun to them. Readers will be…

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Baker Publishing Group Appoints New Executive VPs of Sales and Marketing

Baker Publishing Group Appoints New Executive VPs of Sales and Marketing Ada, Mich. (September 7, 2019)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Nathan Henrion and Mark Rice. Nathan will serve as the Executive Vice President of Sales. Mark will take on the newly formed position of Executive Vice President of Marketing, Ada Divisions. These combined positions fill the vacancy of Dave Lewis’s retirement in September, and both positions report to the President/CEO. Nathan arrived at Baker Publishing Group in…

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Baker Publishing Group and (in)courage announce partnership in publishing

Baker Publishing Group and (in)courage announce partnership in publishing Ada, Mich. (July 1, 2019)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership with (in)courage, the women’s ministry and online content platform of DaySpring Cards, Inc. Revell, one of six divisions of Baker Publishing Group, will produce eight Bible studies, two devotionals, and two books over the next three years. The first publication will be available in Fall 2020. DaySpring is the Christian products subsidiary of…

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Baker Publishing Group wins two Gospel Coalition Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins two Gospel Coalition Awards Ada, MI (December 17, 2018)—In mid-December, The Gospel Coalition announced the winners of their 2018 Book Awards—and Baker Publishing took home two of these awards. Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearcey won the Public Theology & Current Events category and The Devil’s Redemption by Michael J. McClymond won the Academic Theology category. The Gospel Coalition reviews around 300 books a year. At the end of the year, they assess which titles in a variety of categories were most…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Award

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Award Ada, Mich. (December 17, 2018)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2019 Book Awards. One Baker Publishing Group title won a top award. Subversive Sabbath by A. J. Swoboda won the Spiritual Formation category award as well as an Award of Merit in the Book of the Year category. Subversive Sabbath by A. J. Swoboda (Brazos; ISBN 9781587434051; ebook ISBN 9781493412907; $19.99) This book pioneers a creative path to an alternative way of existing. Combining creative storytelling, pastoral…

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Baker Publishing Group wins five Christy Awards, including Book of the Year

Baker Publishing Group wins five Christy Awards, including Book of the Year Ada, Mich. (November 15, 2018)—The winners of the 2018 Christy Awards were announced on Wednesday, November 7, at the Christy Award Gala in Nashville, Tennessee. Baker Publishing Group authors won a total of five Christy Awards, including True to You, which won the 2018 Christy Book of the Year and also won in the Contemporary Romance category. The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright won in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category, Missing Isaac by Valerie…

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Revell signs bestselling author Joanna Weaver

Revell signs bestselling author Joanna Weaver Ada, Mich. (October 17, 2018)—Revell, a trade division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed author Joanna Weaver. Her first book with Revell is scheduled to release in the spring of 2021. Joanna’s bestselling books include Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, which has sold more than one million copies, Having a Mary Spirit, Lazarus Awakening, At the Feet of Jesus, and the award-winning gift book With This Ring. You can learn more about…

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Baker Publishing Group wins two Carol Awards; Andrea Doering named Editor of the Year

Baker Publishing Group wins two Carol Awards; Andrea Doering named Editor of the Year Ada, Mich. (October 11, 2018)—Winners of the 2018 Carol Awards were announced at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center during the annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference on September 22, 2018.  Andrea Doering, editorial director of Revell, was awarded Editor of the Year for her contributions to Christian fiction and to ACFW. Jennifer Leep, executive vice president of trade publishing at Baker Publishing Group, stated,…

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PW Star Watch nominees include two Baker Publishing Group employees

PW Star Watch nominees include two Baker Publishing Group employees Ada, Mich. (August 9, 2018)—Darron Schroeder, assistant manager and children’s product buyer at Baker Book House, and Amy Green, senior fiction publicist at Bethany House, have been chosen as nominees in the fourth annual PW Star Watch award and celebration. Publishers Weekly, in association with Frankfurter Buchmesse, created PW Star Watch to identify, celebrate, and mentor up-and-coming members of the US and Canadian publishing communities and bring recognition to them on a wider platform. “As…

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Revell appoints new Editorial Director

Revell appoints new Editorial Director Ada, Mich. (July 16, 2018)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Doering to the position of editorial director for Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group. Doering joined the Revell team in 2007 as a senior acquisitions editor with more than 15 years of experience in the publishing industry. Since that time, she has helped the Revell division grow with a number of strong acquisitions, including authors such as Kay Warren, Lisa…

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Baker Publishing Group wins two INSPY Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins two INSPY Awards Ada, Mich. (July 9, 2018)—The INSPY Advisory Board recently announced the winners of their 2018 INSPY awards, and two Baker Publishing Group titles were selected. True to You by Becky Wade won in the Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense category, and Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano won in the Debut Fiction category. The INSPYs were created by bloggers to showcase the best novels that grapple with the Christian faith. For the complete list of winners, please visit inspys.com/?p=3877. True…

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Baker Publishing Group signs New York Times bestselling author Jentezen Franklin

Baker Publishing Group signs New York Times bestselling author Jentezen Franklin Ada, Mich. (January 23, 2018)—Chosen Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed a new two-book contract with New York Times bestselling author Jentezen Franklin. Releasing over the next few years, these two new books will focus on two very timely, and very personal, topics for Franklin. In the first book, Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt: Hope, Healing and the Power of an Open Heart, he shares…

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Baker Publishing Group wins several Christianity Today Book Awards

    Baker Publishing Group wins several Christianity Today Book Awards Ada, Mich. (December 15, 2017)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2018 Book Awards. Baker Publishing Group won the top award in three categories. The Day the Angels Fell by Shawn Smucker won in the Children and Youth category, The Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch received top honors in the Christian Living/Discipleship category, and Engaging Globalization by Bryant L. Myers won in the Missions/Global Church category. In addition, three Baker publications won Awards of Merit: Paul and Gender by Cynthia…

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