Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue David C Cook launches digital-first book line
David C Cook launches digital-first book line PDF Print E-mail
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 09:29 AM EST

David C Cook has launched its digital-first book line with a "thought-provoking" title. Dubbed an "unorthodox book," The Most Important Thing Happening by Mark Steele, a writer for VeggieTales and president of Steelehouse Productions, uses absurdities from 11 fantastical short stories to reflect the truth of God's work in people's lives.

"The digital marketplace has opened up new opportunities and audiences for authors of Christian content," said Don Pape, vice president of trade publishing at David C Cook. "With this, our initial digital-first offering, we are excited to reach readers who may not have previously picked up a Christian novel. Mark's voice is unique in Christian fiction, and I believe digital consumers will find this read both entertaining and thought-provoking."

Cook's Director of Digital Content Michael Covington added: "By offering books initially in digital formats, we can be more creative in terms of how that content is packaged and distributed. Additionally, it's our aim to make many of our digital-first titles available in print via print-on-demand technology, so bookstores and readers wanting a bound copy should be able to place orders via Ingram or their favorite retailers, respectively."

 
Read the Vacation Bible School 2014 guide

In this current issue:

Kendrick Brothers wrap first film independent of Sherwood Pictures

News image

Alex and Stephen Kendrick—creators of hit faith films Fireproof and...

READ MORE

HarperCollins Christian launches Bible training portal for retailers

News image

HarperCollins Christian Publishing, the corporate home to Thomas Nelson and...

READ MORE

Carpentree announces store winner of ICRS product drawing

News image

A video testimonial made by Brenda Harrison, owner of Lighthouse...

READ MORE

Former Gospel Light President Bill Greig launches new Churchgrowth.org company

News image

Former Gospel Light President Bill Greig III and his wife,...

READ MORE

Bobby Bowden, Darrell Waltrip to appear at LifeWay's The Main Event

News image

LifeWay’s Conference for Men known as “The Main Event” will...

READ MORE

Novelist Wanda Brunstetter to visit Pennsylvania stores

News image

New York Times best-selling author Wanda E. Brunstetter will visit Pennsylvania...

READ MORE

Publicists: Inform retailers of your fall releases

News image

Christian Retailing magazine is requesting product information on October and...

READ MORE

About a Mile garners 2014’s highest-selling debut from new artist

News image

Adam, Luke and Levi Klutinoty—three brothers collectively known as About...

READ MORE

Box-office hit ‘Heaven Is for Real’ now in Christian retail stores

News image

Heaven Is for Real landed on Christian retail-store shelves July...

READ MORE

Trevin Wax named to CT’s millennial influencer list

News image

B&H Publishing Group author Trevin Wax was named to Christianity...

READ MORE

Barbour Publishing signs contract with Josh McDowell

News image

Barbour Publishing has announced it has signed a contract with...

READ MORE

NRF expects stronger second half of retail year

News image

The National Retail Federation on Wednesday lowered its retail sales...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a