Ebony Magazine highlights Jo Saxton’s upcoming January release, “The Dream of You” in their wellness and empowerment section. To read the review go here.
Mesu Andrews has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly for her upcoming biblical fiction novel, Isaiah’s Daughter: A Novel of Prophets and Kings, releasing Jan. 16, 2018.
Publishers Weekly (10/30/2017): Andrews (Miriam) continues her mission to explore the lives of lesser-known women of the Bible in this thrilling account of Hephzibah, the wife of King Hezekiah of Judah. She begins her life as Ishma and is orphaned as a girl when her family is killed by Israelite soldiers. After a treacherous flight, she is welcomed into the prophet Isaiah’s home. There she meets the young prince Hezekiah, who has also suffered: he watched his brother be sacrificed to a pagan god. The two children form a friendship rooted in their shared pain that develops over the years into a lasting love. Isaiah adopts Ishma and bestows on her a new [ … ]
Brian Houston, Global Senior Pastor of the worldwide Hillsong Church and President and Executive Producer of the popular Hillsong Music, with songs sung by more than 50 million people each Sunday, is set to author a new book with WaterBrook, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House. There is More: When the World Says You Can’t – God Says You Can is scheduled to publish in the United States on March 20, 2018, and on March 19, 2018, from Ebury at Penguin Random House Australia.
Houston’s book comes as his international network of churches has experienced exponential growth, now in 20 countries across six continents. Hillsong’s U.S. congregations have approximately 20,000 in attendance per weekend.
Tina Constable, Senior Vice President and Publisher for Currency, Forum, and Christian Publishing, announced that world rights to the [ … ]
The founders of The Babylon Bee, a widely popular Christian website known for its satirical take on Christian culture, have signed an agreement with Multnomah, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, to publish How to Be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living, releasing May 1, 2018.
Kendall Davis, Associate Editor at WaterBrook and Multnomah, acquired world rights to the work in print and digital formats from Andrew Wolgemuth of Wolgemuth & Associates.
“The Babylon Bee offers a refreshing and hilarious take on modern, American Christianity,” says Davis. “Getting to partner with the witty, whip-smart team at the Bee is an editorial dream, and we’re so excited to put this funny and important book into the marketplace.”
Originally launched in March 2016, The Babylon Bee has quickly grown to be a favored source of humor [ … ]
Lori Benton receives Publishers Weekly’s highest praise with a starred review for her latest book Many Sparrows, calling it “an excellent addition to the author’s inspirational frontier histories.”
“The Chamberlain Key is part biblical detective story and travelogue,” writes the Virginian Pilot in its May 21 Sunday Magazine cover story on author Timothy P. Smith. The feature is an interesting overview of Smith as a local business man turned code cracker, author and now the lead personality in a forthcoming documentary series. To read the full article, click here.
Join us this summer for our first ever Summer Fiction Book Club! Be sure to join our Facebook Group for all the details. We’ll have authors stop by, giveaways and bookish discussions. We can’t wait!
The Book Bin in Onley is hosting the debut booksigning and discussion for local business owner Timothy P. Smith, president of the antiques and restoration firm Timothy Smith and Sons in Onancock, Va., on Saturday, April 8 at noon. Smith’s first book The Chamberlain Key: Unlocking the God Code to Reveal Divine Messages Hidden in the Bible (April 4, 2017, WaterBrook) is his personal, and at times shocking, story of faith, adventure and unexpected discoveries that has been 25-years in the making.
Smith, a Washington, D. C. native and the fourth generation of one of North America’s most noted conservation and preservation families, believes he has discovered a code encrypted in the ancient Hebrew text that unequivocally provides proof of the Bible’s divine authorship. In The Chamberlain Key, Smith takes the ancient Hebrew Bible, the scriptural foundation of both [ … ]
Jennie Allen, Austin-based founder and visionary for the fast-growing international women’s conference IF: Gathering, is launching her new book Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard (WaterBrook, Jan. 31, 2017) with a special Facebook Live event and booksigning on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:00 pm at the Lifeway Christian Store on 10515 N Mopac Expy, Austin, TX.
Lifeway invites Austin readers to celebrate with Allen the release of her new book, Nothing to Prove, by joining an in-store Facebook event and connecting with thousands of women online around the country. It is an opportunity to be among the first readers in the country to hear Allen speak about Nothing to Prove and join her for the conversation.
In Nothing to Prove, Allen, an entrepreneur, ministry leader, in-demand speaker, teacher, wife and mother of four, is bringing her [ … ]
Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and author of Be Light: Shining God’s Beauty, Truth, and Hope into a Darkened World (Feb. 21, 2017, WaterBrook) will be a part of the inauguration ceremony for President Donald Trump on Friday, January 20.
Rodriguez, who is pastor of New Seasons Christian Worship Center in Sacramento, Calif., is the first Assemblies of God pastor and first Christian Hispanic to participate in a presidential inauguration ceremony.
“The opportunity to speak on the quintessential political platform in the world, and to be able to lift up Jesus on that stage before that global audience, without a doubt is one of the greatest privileges I have ever received in my life. It’s a God-graced opportunity that one cannot turn down,” Rodriguez said to PE News.
Rodriguez’s book Be Light originally published in [ … ]