“Grace from the Rubble” receives starred review from Publishers Weekly

“Grace from the Rubble” receives starred review from Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly recently gave Grace from the Rubble: Two Father’s Road to Reconciliation after the Oklahoma City Bombing a starred review, writing, “This incredible and empathetic story is a testament to the powers of forgiveness, fellowship, and redemption.” Written by Jeanne Bishop, Grace from the Rubble (Zondervan Books; April 14, 2020) releases just before the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing and tells the story of Bud Welch, whose daughter Julie died in the bombing, and of…

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New Round of Tariffs Suspended

New Round of Tariffs Suspended With the Trump administration reaching what it calls a “phase one” trade agreement with China on Friday, Washington has suspended new tariffs that were scheduled to go into effect on December 15. The new tariffs would have affected products including a range of children’s books that were excluded from the tariffs that began September 1 and which cover all adult books printed in China, with the exception of Bibles and religious books. The suspension of…

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PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

PW’s Persons of the Year 2018 Since the election of Donald Trump as president, many things have changed—including the way PW’s annual Person of the Year is chosen. Instead of selecting one person, as we have typically done, this year we are honoring the publishers of the bestselling Trump-related books. We took this approach to reflect the importance of the role that the Trump administration played in spurring the publication—and sales—of dozens and dozens of books. This decision also highlights…

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Baker Publishing Group Author Phyllis Tickle Dies

Baker Publishing Group Author Phyllis Tickle Dies Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup.com Ada, Mich. (September 25, 2015)—Phyllis Tickle passed away on Tuesday, September 22, at her home near Memphis, TN. She was eighty-one years old. In May Tickle had announced that she had been diagnosed with lung cancer.  Tickle was the founding editor of the religion department at Publishers Weekly. She authored nearly forty books, including three books with Baker Publishing Group: Emergence Christianity, The Great Emergence, and The Age of the Spirit….

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Book Signing Schedule for Uncommon Marriage Announced

Book Signing Schedule for Uncommon Marriage Announced New York Times bestselling authors Tony and Lauren Dungy will sign newest book in multiple states; title releases February 4 “[The Dungys] offer their thoughts in personal, conversational style with the hope that readers can recognize some part of their own marriage and be able to find guidance, hope, and encouragement. The book reads more like an enjoyable chat with longtime friends than the helpful marriage guidebook that it is.” — Publishers Weekly on Uncommon Marriage …

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