Pelican offers free e-books for Lent

February 26, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Pelican Book Group is making its entire current e-book catalog free to all readers during the Lenten season, from Feb. 18 – April 2. Included are all of Pelican’s current non-subscription e-book releases, including those from its White Rose Publishing, Harbourlight Books, and Watershed Books imprints.

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Swap out Fifty Shades

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Readers interested in exploring biblical answers to bondage and love are encouraged to mail in their copy of Fifty Shades of Grey in exchange for a free copy of Pulling Back the Shades (Moody Publishers), by Juli Slattery and Dannah Gresh,

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WaterBrook signs Ebola survivor

January 29, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Kent Brantly, the first American Ebola survivor, and his wife Amber have signed a book deal with WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group. The book is scheduled for release this summer to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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CBAggregator: Movies, musicians, books, and more

December 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Faith films return to theaters; Winter Jam seeks landmark year; Denise Hunter celebrates 25th book; top biblical movies highlighted; Christian musicians express their faith; Christian store owner contributes to special exhibit; Richard Newberry wins aspiring writer award.

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First Impressions finalists announced

November 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

American Christian Fiction Writers announced the finalists of the 2014 First Impressions contest for unpublished authors. Winners will be announced Dec. 15 and will be given the opportunity to have the first five pages of their manuscript evaluated by an industry professional. See the list of finalists.

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Clements joins Worthy Publishing

October 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Worthy Publishing Group hired Pamela Clements as VP and associate publisher of the company’s new Inspired imprint. An industry veteran, Clements began her career at Thomas Nelson in publicity and marketing and became publisher of the company’s General Interest and

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Bible training portal opens to retailers

August 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

HarperCollins Christian Publishing introduced a new Bible Training Portal for retailers to help their customers navigate the myriad choices of Bible translations, styles, and versions. The portal, launched and demonstrated at the 2014 International Christian Retail Show in Atlanta, is designed to educate and equip retail sales associates in Bible translations, Bible types, and Bible selling.

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Regular Baptist Press hires director

August 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Regular Baptist Press named David Gunn editorial director of publications. He will be responsible for overseeing non-curriculum product development, including the Baptist Bulletin, books, Bible studies, and Vacation Bible School.

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Elections panel may regulate publishers

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Fox News recently reported on Federal Elections Commission Democrats’ efforts to regulate book publishers, based on a discussion of an upcoming book by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). FEC Republican members wanted the FEC to affirm the book and its publisher are exempt from FEC regulation under the “media exemption.” While the

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McDowell signs two-book Barbour deal

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Josh McDowell signed a two-book contract with Barbour Publishing’s Shiloh Run Press imprint, which focuses on uniquely qualified new and experienced authors. McDowell’s first Barbour book, God-Breathed, is scheduled for release next May, and his second book is set to release in July. God-Breathed deals

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