20 February

HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Specialty Publishing Division wins five 2018 Illumination Awards

Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2018) – The fifth annual Illumination Awards recognized five titles from the Gift and Tommy Nelson Children’s division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing in several award categories:

  • Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation (Thomas Nelson), by Robert Morgan, Gold in Christian Living
  • Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word (Zondervan), by Christine Caine, Gold in Devotional
  • Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence (Thomas Nelson), by Sarah Young, Gold in Devotional
  • Love Heals (Thomas Nelson), by Becca Stevens, Silver in Self-Help/Recovery
  • Lizzy the Lioness (Tommy Nelson), by Lisa Bevere, Gold in Children’s Picture Book

“It is an honor to our Thomas Nelson Gift, Zondervan Gift and Tommy Nelson Children’s publishing teams and to our authors to receive five illumination awards. Each of these excellent books offer an important and unique way to draw closer to God,” said Laura Minchew, senior vice president and publisher of Gift Books, Tommy Nelson Children’s Books and New Media at Thomas Nelson.

The Illumination Book Awards are designed to bring increased recognition to the year’s very best Christian books and their creators. With more and more people searching for inspiration and seeking answers to life’s tough questions, books dedicated to Christian belief and personal development are fast-growing segment of publishing and bookselling today.

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Thomas Nelson is a world-leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. For additional information visit Thomasnelson.com.

Tommy Nelson® is the children’s division of Thomas Nelson. As a leading provider of Christian content, Tommy Nelson publishes a wide variety of high-quality, enjoyable products that are consistent with the teachings found in the Bible. Tommy Nelson’s award winning products are designed to expand children’s imaginations and nurture their faith while inspiring them to develop a personal relationship with Jesus. For more information, visit www.tommynelson.com.

Zondervan is a world-leading Bible publisher and provider of Christian communications. Zondervan, as part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., delivers transformational Christian experiences through its bestselling Bibles, books, curriculum, academic resources and digital products. The Company’s products are sold worldwide and translated into nearly 200 languages. Zondervan offices are located in Grand Rapids, MI. For additional information, please visit www.zondervan.com.