Baker Publishing Group

Type: Company
Name: Baker Publishing Group
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Multimillion-selling ‘90 Minutes in Heaven’ to get 10th Anniversary edition

Baker Publishing Group is celebrating sales of more than6 million copies of Don Piper's  90Minutes in Heaven  with thepublication of a 10th-anniversary edition. The book has spent over fiveyears on the  New York Times  best-seller list, was a  USAToday ... [Published Christian Retailing - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Faith and Writing Fest Marks Spring in Winter-Worn Grand Rapids

Publishers were among festival exhibitors, selling books by featured speakers to a crowd of around 2,000 avid readers and writers. Underwriters for the festival included Baker Publishing Group, Wm. B. Eerdmans, Zondervan, Westbow Press, and U.K. publisher ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rich DeVos pens autobiography

Though he’s written four books previously, “Simply Rich” is Richard DeVos’ most personal so far.The Amway Corp. co-founder and Orlando Magic NBA team owner begins his story by sharing some of the earliest experiences that would shape his future philosophy ... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Amway co-founder Rich DeVos memoir 'Simply Rich' offers glimpse into family dynamic

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Rich DeVos has written several books over the years, but his new memoir offers a deeper look at his personal life, including his interactions with his wife, children and grandchildren.The book, "Simply Rich: Life and Lessons from the ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pooh's Corner customers on store closing: 'It feels like a funeral'

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- There’s a sense of sadness at Pooh’s Corner, the venerable children bookstore that plans to close in May after being part of the Grand Rapids retail landscape for 38 years“It feels like a funeral,” said Amy Diephouse, 32, a former ... [Published Michigan Live - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tracie Peterson to host webcast in honor of 100th title

Best-selling author Tracie Peterson   will be hosting a webcast in honor of theApril 1 release of her 100th book,  ASensible Arrangement (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group). During the April 29 live event, Peterson will introduce readers not only ... [Published Christian Retailing - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Baker Publishing Group appoints new marketing director

Baker Publishing Group announced that Mark Rice hasbeen appointed executive director of marketing for Baker Books and Bibles.Ricegraduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from CalvinCollege. Most recently he served as the director ... [Published Christian Retailing - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Short Takes: Religion Publishing News Briefs, March 12, 2014

The Religion Communicators Council announced on March 5 the winners of the s. Named for the late Marvin C. Wilbur--former Presbyterian Church executive, publicist for religious organizations, and leader of RCC--the awards honor excellence by individuals ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Job Moves: March 12, 2014

At Baker Publishing Group, Mark Rice has been appointed executive director of marketing, Baker Books and Bibles.At Random House Publisher Services, Katie Ly has been named manager, client development. Christina Stanley is now manager, programming and ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 08 2014 - Updated Feb 08 2014 - 1 reports

Religion Update February 2014: Marketers Help Readers Discover Christian Fiction

With its themes of stony ground, short attention spans, and limited openings, Jesus parable of the sower might almost be a metaphor for some of the main problems facing those tasked with marketing inspirational storytelling in 2014.With less retail shelf ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 08 2014]
First reported Feb 08 2014 - Updated Feb 08 2014 - 1 reports

Religion Update February 2014: For Christian Fiction Editors, It’s Complicated

Some editors are excited about the future of the category, others are stymied; some are willing to take risks, others not so much. All are producing fiction they hope meets a need, hits a nerve, and sells beyond expectations. Whats exciting and frustrating ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 08 2014]
First reported Feb 08 2014 - Updated Feb 08 2014 - 1 reports

Religion Update February 2014: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Up, Flat, Down?Karen Watson projects growth for Tyndale House, where she is associate publisher for fiction. Thats based in part on forthcoming titles from bestselling authors Joel Rosenberg (Escape from Auschwitz, Mar.) and Francine Rivers (Bridge to ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 08 2014]

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"It meant a lot to me and set me on a course of dedication and inspiration," said Hipp, author of "Little Steps" among other books. "When I had self-doubts if I could break into this business, the staff of Pooh's Corner believed in me. Pooh's Corner is a unique and special place in this community, and it is heart-breaking to me that families will no longer be able to enjoy this special place."

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Multimillion-selling ‘90 Minutes in Heaven’ to ... [Published Christian Retailing - Apr 16 2014]
Faith and Writing Fest Marks Spring in Winter-W... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 15 2014]
Rich DeVos pens autobiography [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Apr 11 2014]
Amway co-founder Rich DeVos memoir 'Simply Rich... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Apr 01 2014]
Pooh's Corner customers on store closing: 'It f... [Published Michigan Live - Mar 27 2014]
Tracie Peterson to host webcast in honor of 100... [Published Christian Retailing - Mar 27 2014]
Baker Publishing Group appoints new marketing d... [Published Christian Retailing - Mar 13 2014]
Short Takes: Religion Publishing News Briefs, M... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 12 2014]
Job Moves: March 12, 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 12 2014]
Religion Update February 2014: Marketers Help R... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Feb 08 2014]
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