Announcements

New Release Spotlight: Kirsten Watson

Happy book release to Kirsten Watson! As a mom of seven kids, wife of a professional athlete and cohost of a popular podcast, Kirsten is often asked by other women, “How do you do it?” They see her with her hands full and wonder, What keeps her going—and smiling—with everything she’s juggling? Kirsten’s answer begins…
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New Release Spotlight: Idelette McVicker

So excited to announce this release from Idelette McVicker! This beautiful, heart-wrenching and hard-hitting book is a must-read for all who want to dismantle white supremacy. Idelette says, “This book is a journey out of whiteness and reckoning with my place in the crime against humanity that was apartheid in South Africa. But we also…
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Congratulations to Cole Arthur Riley, New York Times bestseller!

Congratulations Cole Arthur Riley! This debut book hit the New York Times bestseller list a week after its release. We’re all so excited! It’s a beautiful and unforgettable book, one that permanently changes the way you live in the world. Congrats, Cole! February 22, 2022. Convergent Books, Penguin Random House  
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New Release Spotlight: Sarah Ladd

Congratulations and happy new release to Sarah Ladd! Sarah’s latest Regency romance, The Letter From Briarton Park, combines mystery and intrigue with the best of historical storytelling. Cassandra Hale grew up knowing little about her parentage, and had made peace with the fact that she never would. But Cassandra’s world shifts when a shocking deathbed…
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New Release Spotlight: Cole Arthur Riley

Congratulations and happy release day to Cole Arthur Riley! In her stunning debut, the creator of Black Liturgies weaves stories from three generations of her family alongside contemplative reflections to discover the “necessary rituals” that connect us with our belonging, dignity, and liberation. “From the womb, we must repeat with regularity that to love ourselves…
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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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