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Thomas Nelson Releases Interactive "Heaven Is for Real For Kids" App: New York Times Best-Selling Book Engages Children in a Whole New Way

20 Dec 2011 | Company News, Tommy Nelson

Four-year-old Colton Burpo’s trip to heaven and back has been read by more than six million people through the “New York Times” best-seller “Heaven Is for Real.” Now, his incredible journey is available in an entirely new format: an interactive children’s app. Available on Apple platforms, the $6.99 “Heaven Is for Real for Kids” app allows children to engage more deeply […]

Gold Medalist Decathlete Recounts His Redemption

16 Dec 2011 | Nonfiction

Bryan Clay Releases his Gritty Biography While Preparing to Defend His Olympic Victory In 2008, Bryan Clay was on top of the world.  Billions of people had just seen him become the world’s greatest athlete– winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the Beijing Olympic Games with his family by his side. But Clay’s […]

Angela Scheff Joins Thomas Nelson As a Freelance Aquisitions Editor

15 Dec 2011 | Company News, Nonfiction

Thomas Nelson, the world’s largest Christian publisher, announced today that the Company will be entering an exclusive relationship with Angela Scheff to acquire and develop Christian non-fiction titles. Formerly an Associate Publisher at Zondervan, Scheff played a crucial role acquiring and publishing landmark authors such as Shane Claiborne, Brian McLaren, Shauna Niequist, Margaret Feinberg, and […]

Laura Minchew Named Senior Vice President of Specialty Publishing

A Proven Successful Publisher Moves Up in Thomas Nelson This week, Thomas Nelson, Inc. announced the promotion of Laura Minchew to Senior Vice President of Specialty Publishing. Minchew served as publisher of the Children’s Book and Education division, where she held a very successful record for growth and innovation.  In 2009, Thomas Nelson’s Gift division […]

Live Event Management Welcomes Lisa Harper to Their Team

13 Dec 2011 | Company News, Live Events

Live Event Management, Inc. the company responsible for the Women of Faith events and the Revolve Tour, has announced renowned speaker, author and Bible teacher Lisa Harper as the newest member of their team.  Harper will be assuming the new role of the Ministry Director, beginning in January of 2012. Carrying endorsements from Max Lucado […]

The Lucado Inspirational Reader

01 Nov 2011 | Company News, Nonfiction

Memorable One-liners, Stories, Teachings From Max Lucado Extensive Collection is Part Gift, Part Resource “The Lucado Inspirational Reader: Hope and Encouragement for Your Everyday Life” features the very best of 25 years of writing from Max Lucado. Since Lucado has penned some of the best-selling and most-quoted Christian books of this generation, his long-time publisher Thomas […]

HarperCollins Publishers to Acquire Thomas Nelson

31 Oct 2011 | Company News

NEW YORK, NY – HarperCollins Publishers today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Thomas Nelson, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which is expected to close by the end of the calendar year, is subject to regulatory clearances and other customary closing conditions. Thomas Nelson is one of the […]

Author Solutions CEO Kevin Weiss Featured on Michael Hyatt’s “Intentional Leadership” Blog

27 Oct 2011 | Company News, WestBow Press

Thomas Nelson Chairman Michael Hyatt and Kevin Weiss Discuss Advantages and Opportunities Enjoyed by Self-Published Authors  BLOOMINGTON, IN. – October 27, 2011 – Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, today announced its CEO, Kevin Weiss, was interviewed by prominent publishing industry blogger and Thomas Nelson Publishing Chairman, Michael Hyatt on Hyatt’s popular “Intentional […]

Debut Novelist Finds Unique Path to Publication

Author originally set for self-publishing lands multi-book Thomas Nelson contract In a town just 25 miles southwest of Detroit lives a man whose gift of storytelling landed him the opportunity to share that gift with the world.  William Sirls of Gibraltar, MI, has just signed as the newest fiction author at Thomas Nelson, Inc. Sirls, […]