Christianity Today Reviews “God and the Gay Christian”

In March 2012, Matthew Vines posted a video on YouTube suggesting that "being gay is not a sin," and that the Bible "does not...

Hachette Makes Layoffs Amid Ongoing Dispute With Amazon

Amid continued attention (and press coverage) for its ongoing terms dispute with Amazon, the Hachette Book Group has announced a round of layoffs. A...

BookExpo America 2014 Examines Changes In Reading Trends

BookExpo America (BEA), the annual book industry trade show, which took place from Thursday, May 29 to Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Jacob...

Harvard University says that a Book in Their Library Is Bound by Human Skin

Harvard University library officials say their collection includes a book that is, in all likelihood, bound in human skin. The officials say Harvard conservators and...

Book Industry Celebrates Audiobook Month

To commemorate Audiobook Month, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) is orchestrating a blog tour as a part of its June Is Audiobook Month campaign...

Thomas Nelson to Release The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible This October

One of the leaders in Christian publishing, Thomas Nelson, is teaming with two high-profile television personalities who are known for their faith, Phil and...

Best-selling Author, Davis Bunn, to Emcee 15th Annual Christy Awards

Best-selling fiction author Davis Bunn—a four-time Christy winner—will emcee the presentation of the 15th annual Christy Awards for excellence in Christian fiction June 23....

Secular Novels Can Teach Christians a Thing or Two

A lesbian wedding, childhood sexual abuse, alcoholism, violence, pornography, and murder all show up within the pages of Wally Lamb's most recent novel We...

Navy SEAL Book, “Fearless”, to Be Adapted for the Big Screen

Eric Blehm's New York Times best-selling book Fearless will be adapted for the big screen. Relativity Media announced May 30 that it had acquired...

Bestselling Author, Tia McCollors, Releases New and Exciting Novel, Friday Night Love

Award-winning, bestselling author, Tia McCollors, releases her newest romance novel, Friday Night Love. It is the first book in her Days of Grace Series.  Zenja Maxwell's marriage is...

Amazon/Hachette Sandoff Creates Unlikely Opportunity for Walmart.com

The battle between Amazon and publishing giant Hachette has created an unlikely opportunity for Walmart -- free publicity and a sales bump for Walmart.com. The...

Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices” Is the Top Book In Social Media

As questions continue to swirl about Hillary Clinton’s potential run for the presidency in 2016, her still-unpublished book, Hard Choices (Simon & Schuster), was...

Hachette CEO, Michael Pietsch, at Front Lines of Battle With Amazon Over E-Books

As a young book editor at Little, Brown & Company in 1992, Michael Pietsch paid $80,000 — $45,000 more than the next-highest bidder —...

Ralph Ellison Being Honored for ‘Invisible Man’ Novel 100 Years After His Birth

A monument outside 730 Riverside Drive in Harlem, N.Y. — writer Ralph Ellison's longtime home — commemorates his life and his work. The marker,...

BookExpo America and BookCon Likely to Expand to 4 Days In 2015

The book industry’s largest event will likely add a fourth day in 2015. In a letter sent to exhibitors, Brien McDonald, director of strategic...

Jerry B. Jenkins to Keynote Golden Scroll Awards Banquet at 2014 ICRS

Best-selling author and Christian Writers Guild owner Jerry B. Jenkins will keynote the Golden Scroll Awards Banquet at the 2014 International Christian Retail Show...

Thom Rainer Writes New Book, “Autopsy of a Deceased Church”, to Help Pastors Keep...

The church was dying and didn't know it. Attendance was down, the building was mostly empty, and the glory days had long since passed. As...

Tavis Smiley the Only Non-White Speaker at 2014 BookExpo America Convention Highlighting the Publishing...

Three years ago, guest speaker Mindy Kaling joked that publishing’s annual national convention, BookExpo America, resembled “a high school reunion where all the jocks...

LeVar Burton Reaches $1 Million Kickstarter Goal to Bring Back Reading Rainbow

UPDATE: LeVar Burton and the Reading Rainbow team have reached their $1 million goal on Kickstarter in less than a day. Earlier story: Millions of...

Target Partners with Librify to Create Virtual Book Clubs

Target wants to help host your book club — online. As the retailer works to build a more competitive e-commerce experience, it's partnering with a...