W Publishing promotes Kristi Smith to director of marketing

05 Jul 2017 | Company News

(Nashville, TN) July 5, 2017—The W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, announced today the promotion of Kristi Smith to director of marketing. Since joining Thomas Nelson 18 years ago, Smith has managed numerous campaigns for major titles, including bestsellers The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines, Is This The End? by Dr. […]

W Publishing names Megan Dobson as associate publisher

25 May 2017 | Company News

(Nashville, TN) May 25, 2017—W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, today announced Megan Jayne Dobson as its new associate publisher. Dobson has been with the HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) sales organization for seven years, most recently as director for the mass market channel. In her previous sales role, Dobson worked with accounts like Target, […]

“Heaven Is for Real” Joins Amazon’s Top 20 Best-Selling Books of All Time

24 Sep 2015 | Company News

“Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent was recently named one of Amazon’s Top 20 Best-Selling Books of All Time, coming in at #17. “It has been our privilege to help bring Colton Burpo’s story to millions of readers around […]

AnnJanette Toth Promoted to Senior Marketing Director of Children’s Books and Tommy Nelson® Kids

23 Jul 2015 | Company News

Thomas Nelson announced today that AnnJanette Toth has been promoted to senior marketing director for children’s books and Tommy Nelson® Kids. Toth has been leading Tommy Nelson’s marketing efforts for the past eight years, directing marketing efforts for popular children’s authors including, Max Lucado, Sarah Young, Korie Robertson & Chrys Howard, Todd & Colton Burpo, […]

“Heaven Is for Real”: Best Seller Reaches Ten Million Copies Sold

10 Dec 2014 | Company News

Matt Baugher, Senior Vice President and Publisher of W Publishing Group, announces that “Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent has sold its ten millionth copy since release in November 2010. “This is a rare milestone in our industry and […]

‘Heaven Is for Real’ best seller sits on ‘The New York Times’ list for three consecutive years

25 Nov 2013 | Company News

Since its release in November 2010, “Heaven Is for Real” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent has become a publishing phenomenon. On November 24th, “Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back” (Thomas Nelson) was No. 12 in the Nonfiction Paperback category on “The New York Times” […]

"Heaven Is for Real" Sits on New York Times List for Two Consecutive Years

11 Feb 2013 | Company News

Since its release in November 2010, “Heaven Is for Real” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent has become a publishing phenomenon. For the week of December 2, 2012, “Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back” was listed as the #4 “nonfiction paperback” on the New York […]

‘Heaven Is for Real’: Best Seller Reaches One Million E-books Sold

02 Apr 2012 | Company News, Nonfiction

In addition to being ranked near the top on numerous best seller lists, Thomas Nelson, Inc., reports that the book also has sold more than one million e-books – the first Thomas Nelson, Inc., title to reach this sales mark. “From the beginning of the published book, there has been a special place for any […]

“Heaven Is for Real for Kids” Reaches Sales Milestone, Sells 500,000 Copies Worldwide

20 Mar 2012 | Company News, Tommy Nelson

Since its release last November, the children’s picture book “Heaven Is for Real for Kids” has inspired families around the world with the true story of a young boy who experienced heaven. Twelve-year-old Colton Burpo’s story of his trip to heaven and back has set another sales milestone for publisher Tommy Nelson: “Heaven Is for […]

‘Heaven Is for Real’: Best Seller Sits at No.1 on ‘New York Times’ List for 52nd Week

31 Jan 2012 | Company News, Nonfiction

Since its release in November 2010, “Heaven Is for Real” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent has become a publishing phenomenon. For the week of January 29, 2012, “Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back” will be listed as the #1 “nonfiction paperback” on the “New […]

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