Christian Stores Opt In to LifeWay's Authorized Dealer Program

Following its decision to close all bricks-and-mortar store locations, LifeWay Christian Resources is offering other retailers a discount on all LifeWay branded products as well as books from its B&H imprint as part of a new program. Over 400 stores have signed up since June. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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17 Of The Best Christian Fiction Authors For Your TBR

When you're just in the mood for a good Christian novel, this list of the best Christian fiction authors might just be the best place to turn. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-05 10:34:20 UTC ]
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Rachel Held Evans, Progressive Christian Author, Dead At 37

She served on President Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-05 17:50:42 UTC ]
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Can Christian Publishing Live Without LifeWay?

As the bookseller winds down, religion publishers and retailers make contingency plans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LifeWay to Close All Stores

Acting president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources Brad Waggoner announced the “difficult” decision to close all 170 bricks-and-mortar stores this year, opting instead for a “greater focus on digital channels.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Authors Find Firm Footing in Christian Market

Self publishing in the Christian market is a viable option for authors seeking control and profits, and the books are gaining ground with readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LifeWay to Close Some Stores in Shift Toward Digital Channels

Citing erosion at brick-and-mortar stores, LifeWay Christian Resources president Thom Rainer announced that several LifeWay storefronts will close as the chain transitions toward digital sales channels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors from France, Iran and Austria among those on Hans Christian Andersen shortlist

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has shortlisted 10 authors and illustrators from countries such as France, Iran and Austria for this year’s Hans Christian Andersen Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Dave Eggers, Junot Diaz Highlight Strong Author Program

Serious debate, discussion, and great books and authors await librarians at the upcoming 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Family Christian’s Collapse, New Stores and Opportunities Arise

Nearly a year after the largest Christian retail chain in the U.S. began closing the first of its 240 outlets due to bakruptcy, other booksellers have begun to fill in the gaps left by the retailer’s absence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Family Christian, New Stores and Opportunities Arise

Both indie booksellers and chains are filling the gap caused by the closure of over 240 Family Christian Stores earlier this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s International Independent Author Program: Updates, Guidance

Frankfurter Buchmesse's program on October 13 gives writers a chance to hear from leading international platforms and the Alliance of Independent Authors.  The post Frankfurt’s International Independent Author Program: Updates, Guidance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors

Running September 6 to 16, LiteraturFestival Berlin this year includes a children's literature component with authors, illustrators, and scientists. The post International Literature Festival Berlin Announces Its Program: 200 Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Stores to Launch Online Ordering Initiative

The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) is providing Christian stores with a consumer website that allows online sales and in-store customer pick-up. The Get It Local Today program is scheduled to launch this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LifeWay to Add Four More Stores

LifeWay Christian Stores, now the largest Christian bookstore chain in the U.S. following the closure of Family Christian Stores, is opening four new locations this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Amazon Buy Button Program Draws Ire of Publishers, Authors

Industry members claim the program, which allows third-party re-sellers to win the main buy button on book pages, has the potential to "decimate authors' and publishers' earnings," especially on backlist books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France Announces More Authors and Program Highlights for its Frankfurt Appearance

Organizers of France's Guest of Honor appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair release a list of participating authors, as well as program and thematic highlights. The post France Announces More Authors and Program Highlights for its Frankfurt Appearance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Family Christian Stores to Close

The Christian retailer is closing all of its outlets due to changing consumer behavior and declining sales, the company announced Thursday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First Authors Announced in France’s Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Program

At the Berlin Film Festival's Soirée française du cinéma, authors are announced for participation in France's Guest of Honor plans at Frankfurt Book Fair. The post First Authors Announced in France’s Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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