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PRESS RELEASE: Fearless Debuts on New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly Best Sellers Lists

(Colorado Springs, Colo., June 5, 2012) – WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group is pleased to announce that Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown by Eric Blehm (WaterBrook Press, May 22, 2012) debuted on several best-seller lists the first week of on-sale.

Fearless appeared on The New York Times Best Sellers List at #17 (hardcover nonfiction), #10 (eBook nonfiction), and #14 (combined print & e-Book nonfiction). The book also appeared on the USA Today Best Selling Books list at #83, and on the Publisher’s Weekly Best Sellers list at #15 (hardcover nonfiction).

Fearless tells the powerful, inspirational, and deeply moving story of a dedicated warrior who overcame incredible personal and physical challenges to rise to the elite level of SEAL Team SIX. Adam Brown’s story is one of faith, dedication, [ … ]

PRESS RELEASE: WaterBrook Acquires Self-published Phenomenon “To Heaven and Back”

(Colorado Springs, Colo. — May 24, 2012) WaterBrook Multnomah, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group at Random House LLC, has acquired publishing rights to To Heaven and Back by Dr. Mary C. Neal, a dramatic first-hand account by an orthopaedic spinal surgeon of her accidental death by drowning, visit to heaven, and subsequent return to physical life.  The book has become a national word-of-mouth phenomenon since it was self-published in November 2011.

WaterBrook Multnomah’s eBook edition will be released on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.  The trade paperback edition will be released on Tuesday, May 29, with a first printing of 200,000 copies, based on initial orders from booksellers for more than 185,000 copies.  Random House acquired North American, eBook, and audio rights from Mel Berger of William Morris Endeavor, who represents Mary C. Neal, M.D.

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PRESS RELEASE: Radical Reaches 1 Million in Print

(Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan 2012) – Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream, the 2010 breakout debut book by pastor David Platt, has reached a major milestone with 1 million copies in print and continues to appear on best-seller lists: 81 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List (Paperback Advice & Misc.) and 20 months on the CBA Top 50 Best-Seller List, including 17 months in the top 10.

Called the youngest megachurch pastor in history when he took the senior pastor position at The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, AL, Platt says that we’ve allowed our cultural preferences to manipulate the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Platt and his church committed to “The Radical Experiment,” a one year journey in authentic discipleship, and the results are astounding:

  • Over 100 families began the process to [ … ]