WaterBrook acquires Mattie Jackson devotional

WaterBrook acquires Mattie Jackson devotional Mattie Jackson—author, podcaster, and daughter of country music legend Alan Jackson—offers readers a safe place to journey from devastating loss toward comfort and healing in “Through the Valley of Grief” (WaterBrook, 2024). Drawing on her personal experience of facing the sudden death of her husband, this 365-day devotional features four spiritual rhythms for navigating the psychological stages of grief. Read More…

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WaterBrook releases new title from NYT #1 bestseller Michael Todd on Oct. 3

WaterBrook releases new title from NYT #1 bestseller Michael Todd on Oct. 3 On October 3, WaterBrook will publish “Damaged But Not Destroyed: From Trauma to Triumph,” the third book from #1 New York Times bestselling author and pastor Michael Todd. Todd offers encouragement to anyone seeking to trade the pain of past mistakes and trauma for a healed and victorious life. Read More…

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WaterBrook acquires children’s book “Be My Valenslime”

WaterBrook acquires children’s book “Be My Valenslime” Bunmi Ishola at WaterBrook acquired world rights to “Be My Valenslime” by debut author Kris Tarantino, illustrated by New York Times bestselling illustrator Cori Doerrfeld (“The Rabbit Listened”). Publication is scheduled for Fall 2023. Read More…

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Ink & Willow’s new Planner inspires missional and social justice action, and Card Deck sparks family conversations around Scripture

Ink & Willow’s new Planner inspires missional and social justice action, and Card Deck sparks family conversations around Scripture BE THE DIFFERENCE MONTHLY PLANNER and BIBLE CONVERSATION CARDS from Ink & Willow On sale August 9, 2022 This August, Ink & Willow, the creative line in Penguin Random House’s WaterBrook imprint, is introducing two uniquely designed and beautiful gift products. While the guided Be the Difference Monthly Planner (on sale 8/9/22) helps individuals identify and act on issues that matter most to them, the interactive Bible Conversation Cards (on…

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WaterBrook signs Stephen Chandler

WaterBrook signs Stephen Chandler From pastor and thought leader Stephen Chandler, Stop Waiting for Permission offers encouragement and guidance for readers looking to unlock their God-given greatness and unique, personal genius. Chandler is one of the youngest pastors of one of the top-ten fastest-growing churches in America, Union Church located in Columbia, MD. This highly-anticipated first publication from Chandler will give readers the tools they need to close the often overwhelming gap between where they are and all that God created them to…

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Susan Tjaden promoted to executive editor of WaterBrook and Multnomah

Susan Tjaden promoted to executive editor of WaterBrook and Multnomah Laura Barker, Vice President, Publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah, announced the promotion of Susan Tjaden to Executive Editor, WaterBrook and Multnomah, effective immediately, continuing to report to Andrew Stoddard, Editorial Director. “Since she first joined WaterBrook and  Multnomah as associate editor in 2012, Susan has consistently been a team player, always ready to take on new challenges and alert to opportunities to strengthen our publishing program,” said Barker. “In her…

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Three WaterBrook titles hit New York Times Best Sellers List

Three WaterBrook titles hit New York Times Best Sellers List Three WaterBrook titles appear on the most recent New York Times Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous Best Sellers List (6/21/20), including Michael Todd’s Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex at #1. Todd’s book has captured the top spot for three weeks running and has been on the list for six straight weeks since its April 28, 2020, release. In addition, Jennie Allen’s Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of…

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WaterBrook announces new line of gift books and products

WaterBrook announces new line of gift books and products WaterBrook, an imprint of Random House, announces a new line of gift books and products to be published within the Christian publishing program. Ink & Willow offers a thoughtfully curated list of gift books, journals, and interactive products designed to spark reminders of how God reveals beauty in the midst of our ordinary. The Ink & Willow debut list will launch in Fall 2020 with a list of six titles, including…

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PRH announces new staff for Christian imprints

PRH announces new staff for Christian imprints Tina Constable, Executive Vice President and Publisher, WaterBrook, Multnomah, and Convergent, announced the following new additions to the editorial teams for WaterBrook, Multnomah and  Convergent. KEREN BALTZER has joined Convergent Books as Editorial Director, reporting to me. Keren spent eight years at Guideposts as Copy Chief and then as Lead Nonfiction Editor. She later joined FaithWords, rising to become Senior Acquisitions Editor, acquiring and editing books such as YOU ARE ENOUGH by bestselling author Mandy…

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Comedian John Crist signs book deal with WaterBrook

Comedian John Crist signs book deal with WaterBrook WaterBrook, an imprint of Random House, has acquired the first book from stand-up comedian John Crist, known for his humor relating to the nuances and quirks of the church. Tina Constable, WaterBrook Executive Vice President and Publisher, and Lead Acquisition Editor Andrew Stoddard acquired world publishing rights from United Talent Agency. Stoddard will also serve as the editor. The book, which will offer a delightful dose of Crist’s signature wit as he explores themes…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah announce two new additions to the marketing department

WaterBrook and Multnomah announce two new additions to the marketing department Douglas Mann joins WaterBrook and Multnomah on July 27 as Senior Marketing Manager, reporting to Ginia Hairston Croker, Vice President, Director of Marketing. Douglas brings a wealth of experience to the WaterBrook and Multnomah team. He spent many years in the Contemporary Christian music industry as a Marketing Vice President at EMI Music Group and Sony Music/Integrity Music. He developed marketing strategies for popular artists including Sixpence None the Richer, TobyMac,…

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World Renowned Bible Scholar & Best-selling Author Eugene H. Peterson Enters Long-Term Agreement with WaterBrook

World Renowned Bible Scholar & Best-selling Author Eugene H. Peterson Enters Long-Term Agreement with WaterBrook COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2016)—One of the world’s most respected and influential pastors, authors, and biblical scholars, Eugene H. Peterson, has signed a significant multiple-book deal, including world rights, with WaterBrook, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The first book in the agreement, titled As Kingfishers Catch Fire: A Conversation on the Ways of God Formed by the Words of God, will release May 16, 2017, in…

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New Cover for “Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away” Ahead of Latest Star Wars Film

New Cover for “Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away” Ahead of Latest Star Wars Film  Contact: Jessica Lamb, Publicity Assistant jlamb@penguinrandomhouse.com (719) 268-1935 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., December 11, 2015 WaterBrook Multnomah recently announced a repackage of Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away (WaterBrook Press) by Timothy Paul Jones. First published in 2003, Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away is an exploration of the parallels between Christian faith and the original six Star Wars films. The new cover appeals to…

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People of the Second Chance Founder, Mike Foster, Signs Book Deal with WaterBrook Multnomah

People of the Second Chance Founder, Mike Foster, Signs Book Deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Contact: Beverly Rykerd, Publicity Manager brykerd@penguinrandomhouse.com (719) 268-1935  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 23, 2015)—Founder of People of the Second Chance and spiritual entrepreneur, Mike Foster, has signed a major book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, a division of the Crown Publishing Group at Penguin Random House. Aptly named after Foster’s hugely successful grace-oriented organization, People of the Second Chance is scheduled for release from WaterBrook Press in Fall 2016,…

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Megachurch Pastor and National TV Host Signs Book Deal with WaterBrook Multnomah

Megachurch Pastor and National TV Host Signs Book Deal with WaterBrook Multnomah  Contact: Beverly Rykerd, Publicity Director brykerd@penguinrandomhouse.com (719) 268-1935   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2015)—Leon Fontaine, pastor and host of “The LEON Show,” which airs on The Miracle Channel and TBN, has signed a major book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, a division of the Crown Publishing Group at Penguin Random House. Currently entitled Spirit Contemporary, the book is scheduled for release from WaterBrook Press in summer 2016,…

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