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Wendy Speake’s “The 40-Day Sugar Fast” exceeds 250K in print

Ada, Mich. (May 9, 2022)—Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that The 40-Day Sugar Fast: Where Physical Detox Meets Spiritual Transformation by Wendy Speake has reached a significant milestone, with more than 250,000 copies in print.

“We are thrilled to be partnered with Wendy and continue to be astounded at the number of people who gravitate to this message,” says Rebekah Guzman, Editorial Director of Baker Books. “It is amazing to see Baker Books and Wendy hit this incredible sales threshold, and we look forward to many more lives changed from her books.”

Wendy Speake is the author of The 40-Day Sugar FastThe 40-Day Social Media FastThe 40-Day Fast Journal and is coauthor of Triggers: Exchanging Parents’ Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses. Wendy hosts her annual online 40-Day Sugar Fast every January and her 40-Day Social Media Fast every Lent. Her next book, The 40-Day Feast, will release in 2023.

Baker Books has a vision for building up the body of Christ through books that are relevant, intelligent, and engaging. We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, apologetics, spirituality, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, biblical reference, and leadership.

Baker Publishing Group publishes high-quality writings that represent historic Christianity and serve the diverse interests and concerns of evangelical readers.

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