Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Bethany House book flies to ‘New York Times’ best-seller spot
Bethany House book flies to ‘New York Times’ best-seller spot PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 01:00 PM EST

FlightToHeaven-webFlight to Heaven by Captain Dale Black (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group) took the No. 25 slot in E-Book Nonfiction for the Feb. 2 edition of the New York Times best-seller list. The list reflects sales for the week ending Jan. 18.

Originally published in 2010, the book recounts Black’s near-death experience following an airplane crash that claimed the lives of the two other pilots on board. Black, who was 19 at the time, said he had an experience of heaven during the three days he was in a coma following the crash. After recovering from his injuries, he became a professional pilot, airline pilot instructor and jet flight examiner, all while keeping silent about the experience that changed his life until writing Flight to Heaven.

Ken Gire, who assisted with writing the book, is the award-winning author and coauthor of many books, including Windows of the Soul and When You Can’t Come Back (with Dave and Jan Dravecky).

 

In this current issue:

United Methodist publisher dedicates new headquarters

News image

The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) celebrated the dedication of...

READ MORE

Hobby Lobby, Mardel file credit card fee lawsuit

News image

Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby Stores and Christian retail chain Mardel...

READ MORE

Downloads take off for Lysa TerKeurst’s First 5 app

News image

New York Times best-selling author Lysa TerKeurst, along with Proverbs...

READ MORE

Romance Writers of America honors Irene Hannon

News image

Irene Hannon, best-selling author of more than 50 novels, won...

READ MORE

Pillar reunites to release first album in six years

News image

Christian rock group Pillar is releasing its first album in...

READ MORE

Partnership broadens reach of International Children’s Bible

News image

The International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM) announced Tuesday that...

READ MORE

Audiobook sales rise significantly in 2014

News image

The audiobook industry is continuing to expand in sales as...

READ MORE

Thomas Nelson promotes senior marketing staff

News image

Thomas Nelson announced two senior marketing promotions July 24. Michael Aulisio...

READ MORE

Jason Crabb honored with street name in hometown

News image

Jason Crabb was recently honored with a street name, “Jason...

READ MORE

Glory Haus gourmet initiative helps the homeless

News image

Glory Haus’ new line, “Pickles with a Purpose,” launched earlier...

READ MORE

'Today's King James' gains traction

News image

The Modern English Version (MEV) Bible is poised for sustained...

READ MORE

CPE Murfreesboro event seeks to equip, engage retailers

News image

Christian Product Expo (CPE) returns Sept. 20-22 to “encourage, equip and...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a