New Hope® Publishers Announces Fifth Book in the “Upside-Down” Series Upside-Down Joy Inspires Readers to Invert their Perception of Joy

New Hope® Publishers Announces Fifth Book in the “Upside-Down” Series Upside-Down Joy Inspires Readers to Invert their Perception of Joy Media Contact Meredith Dunn 205.991.4985 mdunn@wmu.org (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.)—August 10, 2015— New Hope® Publishers announces the upcoming September 2015 release of Upside-Down Joy, An Inverted Look at Sin, Sickness, Struggle, & Deathby pastor and ministry leader Andrew Mann. Mann takes the reader along on his up-and-down journey through life experiences—cancer, sin, broken relationships, injustice, injury, and death. Written with authenticity and passion, readers will connect with…

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Baker Publishing Group Cover Honored by Southern Writers Magazine

Baker Publishing Group Cover Honored by Southern Writers Magazine Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com Ada, Mich. (July 23, 2015)—Southern Writers Magazine named Love’s Reckoning by Laura Frantz a winner of its annual Best Covers Contest. Several titles were nominated, and Love’s Reckoning was selected as one of the favorites by the readers of the magazine. Voting ended on April 30, and the winners were announced in the July issue. Southern Writers Magazine, known as “The Author’s Magazine,” promotes authors and seeks to highlight their books. For a…

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Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Christian Retailing’s Best Awards

Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Christian Retailing’s Best Awards Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x393 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 2, 2015)—Winners of Christian Retailing’s Best Awards were announced Tuesday morning, June 30, at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, Florida. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received awards: The River by Beverly Lewis won in the Fiction: Amish category, and For Such a Time by Kate Breslin won in the First-Time Authors category. These awards are seen as an important way of recognizing some…

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Baker Publishing Group Editor and Titles Named Golden Scroll Award Winners

Baker Publishing Group Editor and Titles Named Golden Scroll Award Winners Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x393 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 7, 2015)—The Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) announced the winners of their 2015 Golden Scroll Awards at their annual banquet on Sunday, June 28, in Orlando, Florida. The AWSA is made up of the top 10 percent of Christian women in publishing and speaking, and sponsors the Golden Scroll Awards banquet. For the complete list of winners, please visit //awsa.com/?p=969. Andrea…

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Wayne Hastings Named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research & Development

Wayne Hastings Named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research & Development CONTACT: Morgan Canclini Morgan@WorthyPublishing.com 817-944-1071 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 8, 2015 – Wayne Hastings has joined the Worthy Publishing Group as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research & Development. Hastings served as a Sr. Vice President of Marketing at Thomas Nelson, after which he was promoted to Sr. Vice President and Publisher of Bibles, Reference & Curriculum. In that role he led the development of best-selling and award-winning products,…

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Francine Rivers Named Lifetime Achievement Recipient and Carol Finalists Announced

FRANCINE RIVERS NAMED LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT RECIPIENT and CAROL FINALISTS ANNOUNCED ORLANDO, FL:  At a press conference at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, Florida, American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) announced the finalists for the 2015 Carol Awards in eleven categories of Christian fiction published in the previous calendar year. ACFW CEO Colleen Coble also announced the 2015 recipient of the ACFW Lifetime Achievement Award—trail-blazing author, life-changing storyteller Francine Rivers. Of Rivers, Coble said, “I’ve loved and admired Francine Rivers’ writing…

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Christian Authors Network to Present Devotional Author Panel for Logos Booksellers at ICRS 2015

Christian Authors Network to Present Devotional Author Panel for Logos Booksellers at ICRS 2015  Contact: Carol McAdams Moore 618-660-6810 carolmcadamsmoore@gmail.com O’Fallon, IL— Christian Authors Network authors will network with booksellers and managers from the Association of Logos Bookstores in two events preceding ICRS 2015 in Orlando, Florida on Friday, June 26th. The events include an author meet-and-greet and a devotional author panel.  Becky Gorczyca, executive director of the Association of Logos Bookstores comments, “It is always a pleasure working with the talented…

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Nominations Open for the 2016 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award

Nominations Open for the 2016 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award Contact: Sarah Bolme, Christian Small Publishers Association cspa@christianpublishers.net 704-277-7194 Nominations for the 2016 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award are now open. This award honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life.  Nominations are accepted in 14 categories. “The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award plays an important role in acknowledging quality books in the growing field of…

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DiAnn Mills’ Firewall Wins RWA® Golden Quill Contest, Voted No. 1 in the Inspirational Category for 2015

DiAnn Mills’ Firewall Wins RWA® Golden Quill Contest, Voted No. 1 in the Inspirational Category for 2015 Tyndale House to publish series finale of Mills’ FBI: Houston trilogy, which concludes with Deadlock, releasing October 2015 Carol Stream, Ill.—The Phoenix Desert Rose Chapter of Romance Writers of America (RWA®) recently announced on their website that Tyndale House Publishers (//www.tyndale.com) author DiAnn Mills’ novel Firewall has been recognized as the Golden Quill Winner of 2015, voted #1 best book in the Inspirational category. Firewall‘s Golden Quill award will appear in…

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Bookmasters expands reach into UK, European, and Canadian markets with new international sales partners

Bookmasters expands reach into UK, European, and Canadian markets with new international sales partners Media Contact: Kristen M. Steele Director of Marketing & PR 888.537.6727 x1410, desk ASHLAND, OH (June 5, 2015) – Bookmasters (//www.bookmasters.com/), one of the largest providers of integrated book publishing services in the U.S., has signed new sales agreements with several organizations that will be responsible for the sale and distribution of Bookmasters’ publishers’ titles into the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Effective with the fall 2015…

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Worthy Publishing Launches New Book May 12: from NYT Best-Seller John Hagee Comes ‘The Three Heavens’

Worthy Publishing Launches New Book May 12:   FROM NYT BEST-SELLER JOHN HAGEE COMES ‘THE THREE HEAVENS’– WHO IS WINNING THE BATTLE FOR OUR SOULS? Bible, Science, Firsthand Accounts of Heaven; Ongoing War Between Angels and Demons . . . Over Us   CONTACT: Michael Conrad 214-616-0320 Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com SAN ANTONIO – April 14, 2015 – New York Times best-selling author John Hagee combines the Bible, science and incredible true stories to explore the ongoing battle between angelic and demonic forces in his new book The Three Heavens:…

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Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen Signs ReBuild Book Deal with InterVarsity Press

Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen Signs ReBuild Book Deal with InterVarsity Press Contact Krista Carnet | 630.734.4013 | kkcarnet@ivpress.com TAMPA, FLORIDA — Pastor, author and recording artist Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen recently signed a publishing deal with InterVarsity Press for his upcoming book, ReBuild: Reset Your Life. Renew Your Church. Reshape Your World. ReBuild offers tools for people to rebuild their brokenness and help rebuild those around them. Kyllonen shares powerful stories from his personal life and ministry, including his church’s incredible journey of rebuilding a 43,000-square-foot Toys “R”…

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