Rachelle Gardner

New Release Spotlight: Jill Lynn

Happy release day to author Jill Lynn! THE SUMMER OF KEEPING SECRETS is a captivating story about a single summer that could completely break a family apart—or bring them back together. With a Colorado lakeside setting, plenty of family drama and a murder mystery from the past, this is a captivating summer read perfect for…
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New Release Spotlight: Terry Stokes

Happy release day to author Terry Stokes! Countless people, including (and sometimes especially) those from religious backgrounds, are exploring radical ideas. In Jesus and the Abolitionist, Stokes introduces readers to the ancient practice of anarchy and how it intersects with Christian beliefs and values. We see how beliefs about God, humanity, divine-human interaction, the Bible,…
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New Release Spotlight: Kaitlin B. Curtice

Happy release day to author Kaitlin Curtice!   In this children’s picture book, an Indigenous boy invites new friends to share in beloved traditions as he celebrates the joy of summer and his love for Earth and Creator, reveling in the warmth, light, and fun of the longest days of the year.   Congratulations Kaitlin!
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New Release Spotlight: Cara Putman

Happy release day to author Cara Putman! In this suspenseful novel, Janae Simmons left the small town of Kedgewick, Virginia, ten years ago to pursue her legal career and never looked back –until a professional mistake leads her to her grandmother’s historic carriage house and to the town where her past threatens to find her.…
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New Release Spotlight: Kristy Cambron

Happy release day to author Kristy Cambron!   In her latest release, The British Booksellers, You’ve Got Mail meets Downton Abbey for rival booksellers who get a second-chance romance they never expected.   In this historical novel of the Forgotten Blitz, a found family of booksellers must set aside their differences and fight to save their…
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New Release Spotlight: Becca Kinzer

Happy release day to author Becca Kinzer! Becca’s second novel “Love in Tandem” hits shelves today.   In this rom-com, Charlotte is perfectly content leading a quiet life in her small hometown. Zach is an adventurer with unquenchable wanderlust. The two couldn’t be any more opposite if they tried. But a tandem bicycle and a…
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Candice Marie Benbow joins Gardner Literary

We are excited to announce the newest member of our team! Candice Marie Benbow is a writer who has written for various outlets including ESSENCE, Glamour, Religion News Service, VICE, Andscape at ESPN and the Me Too Movement. Her first book, Red Lip Theology: For Church Girls Who’ve Considered Tithing to the Beauty Supply Store…
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New Release Spotlight: Sarah Bessey

Happy release day to Sarah Bessey!       For anyone who has doubted and questioned their faith, done some deconstructing, and landed in a place where they want to reimagine what faith can be rather than walk away… the ultimate handbook is here. Field Notes for the Wilderness: Practices for an Evolving Faith shows…
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New Release Spotlight: Jamie Ogle

Happy release day to Jamie Ogle for her debut novel – Of Love and Treason! AD 270. In the wake of the Roman emperor’s marriage ban, rumors swirl that there is one man brave enough to perform wedding ceremonies in secret. A public notarius and leader of an underground church, Valentine believes the emperor’s edict…
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Promotions at Gardner Literary

Gardner Literary, a boutique literary agency starting its fourth year in business, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Kristy Cambron to the position of Vice President; and the promotion of Sherri Wilson Johnson to Associate Literary Agent. These promotions recognize Sherri and Kristy’s outstanding contributions, dedication, and exemplary leadership within the agency. Kristy Cambron has…
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New Release Spotlight: Kaitlin B. Curtice

Happy release day to author Kaitlin Curtice!   I’m excited about this beautiful children’s book. WINTER’S GIFTS is available now and is perfect for Native American Heritage Month & the holiday season. Kaitlin’s book is about our spiritual connection to nature and is the first in a series celebrating the seasons. It’s gorgeously illustrated by…
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New Release Spotlight: Matthias Roberts

Happy release day to author Matthias Roberts! Holy Runaways speaks to people who are feeling ignored, oppressed, or rejected by their religious community and church, offering a path forward built on speaking truth, deep listening, and acting with compassion. Psychotherapist Matthias Roberts reaches out to those who, like him, want to understand the religion they’ve…
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New Release Spotlight: Kayla Craig

Happy release day to author Kayla Craig!   Every Season Sacred is a weekly invitation to grow spiritually alongside our children. It’s an invitation to ask big questions, embrace faithful rhythms, and experience God’s mysterious, loving presence together. You don’t have to have all the answers, but you can tend to your own soul and…
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New Release Spotlight: Jamie Bruesehoff

Happy release day to author Jamie Bruesehoff! “Raising Kids Beyond the Binary” is a brave and groundbreaking work helping parents navigate the emotional, spiritual, and logistical landscape of raising a gender-diverse child. The book calls upon people of faith and the Church to love and affirm young people in who God created them to be.…
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