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New Release Spotlight: Candice Marie Benbow

  Congratulations and happy release day to Candice Marie Benbow! Candice BRINGS IT with her essays on a progressive Christian faith that incorporates activism, feminism, and radical authenticity. Author Brittney Cooper says, “Candice Marie Benbow is a once-in-a-generation theologian, the kind who, having ground dogma into dust with the fine point of a stiletto, leads…
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New Release Spotlight: Kathi Lipp

  Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory will help you start your New Year off right! Go into 2022 with greater peace and a plan for managing your busy life. “An Abundant Place” will encourage you and offer helpful solutions to make your everyday life so much easier. Get good advice on how to plan ahead,…
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New Release Spotlight: Sandra Van Opstal

  Congratulations to author Sandra María Van Opstal on the release of FORTY DAYS OF BEING AN EIGHT, part of the “Enneagram Daily Reflections” series. The series explores the enneagram as a profound tool for empathy, guiding readers in personal growth and enhancing relationships across the enneagram spectrum. Latina pastor, activist, and worship leader Sandra…
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New Release Spotlight: Terry J. Stokes

  Congrats to debut author and pastor Terry J. Stokes on the release of this timely book! Terry has written a book of prayers we didn’t know we needed, covering our most pressing daily needs — such as when we dread returning to work on Monday, strength when we’re about to make small talk, and…
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Gardner Literary is pleased to announce representation of Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes

Gardner Literary is pleased to announce representation of Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes, Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Counseling at Columbia Theological seminary. Dr. Walker-Barnes is the author of two previous books: I Bring the Voices of My People: A Womanist Vision for Racial Reconciliation (Eerdman’s, 2019) Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden…
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New Release Spotlight: Rachel Held Evans

The emotions surrounding this book release are complicated and deep, but I’m so glad this day is finally here. Rachel Held Evans began work on a project about living wholeheartedly in 2018. As with everything she did, Rachel put her whole self into it — researching and taking notes and formulating her outlines. We had…
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New Release Spotlight: Peggy Frezon

Congratulations to Peggy Frezon and Debbie Garcia-Bengochea!   Mini Horse, Mighty Hope: How a Herd of Miniature Horses Provides Comfort and Healing This captivating book introduces you to Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses, one of the largest equine therapy programs in the world. You’ll experience moments of comfort, hope, healing, and even miracles as you…
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BOOK CLUB ALERT: “Wholehearted Faith” by Rachel Held Evans with Jeff Chu

  “Wholehearted Faith” by Rachel Held Evans with Jeff Chu releases in three weeks! ☀️ This is a message from Jeff: As we’ve been anticipating Wholehearted Faith’s release on November 2, we’ve been thinking about how we want to read this book. The word that kept popping into our hearts and heads: together. We want…
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Congratulations to author Cindy Wang Brandt on release day!

    Congratulations to author Cindy Wang Brandt on release day! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cindy’s first children’s book, “You Are Revolutionary,” encourages kids that they don’t need exceptional skills to make an impact. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The inspiring words and pictures reveal that kids already have inside themselves everything they need to make big, transformative change in the world…
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New Release Spotlight: Kayla Craig

Congratulations to author Kayla Craig on release day! ✨✨✨✨ Kayla’s debut book, “To Light Their Way,” is a gorgeous collection of over 100 modern liturgies, giving words to our prayers for our children. ✨✨✨✨ From everyday struggles like helping your child find friends or thrive in school to larger issues like praying for a brighter…
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Gardner Literary is Proud to Represent Kaitlin Curtice!

Congratulations Kaitlin! We are so excited to be working with you and can’t wait for this book. 🌟 💫 ✨⭐️
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Gardner Literary is Proud to Represent Debut Author Amanda Held Opelt!

  ✨I am so happy to announce this book deal for debut author Amanda Held Opelt. ✨ Amanda’s a gifted writer in addition to her considerable talents as a musician, singer & songwriter. In her first book, she explores grief and the rituals people have used throughout history to cope. With her talent for storytelling,…
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Gardner Literary is proud to represent author Karen González!

Gardner Literary is proud to represent author Karen González! Congrats, Karen, on your new book contract. 🎉🎊
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Gardner Literary is proud to represent debut author Lyvonne Briggs as she signs her first publishing contract!

  Gardner Literary is proud to represent debut author Lyvonne Briggs as she signs her first publishing contract! . Congrats, Lyvonne!  🔥🔥🔥    
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