May New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers!

Published by on May 29, 2015 8:30 am

Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ newest releases for May 2015:

Immaculate A History of Perfect Innings in BaseballImmaculate: A History of Perfect Innings in Baseball

by John Cairney

Getting 3 batters out in order on nine pitches is one of the most remarkable feats in baseball. In Immaculate, Cairney provides a short history of perfect innings through the stories of the pitchers who pitched them.



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What We’re Looking Forward to at BEA 2015

Published by on May 19, 2015 8:30 am

Bookmasters is excited to once again be attending BookExpo America. From Wednesday, May 27 through Friday, May 29, we’ll be set up at booth #2020, but we also plan to take in as much as we can while we’re there! BEA has lots of great events planned. Here’s just a sampling of what we’re looking forward to:
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Bookmasters welcomes new Christian sales manager

Published by on May 18, 2015 4:25 pm

Michael DeMonico has been named the new CBA sales manager of Bookmasters.

Prior to joining Bookmasters, DeMonico had worked for Franciscan Media since 2010 as their national sales manager.

DeMonico has also held sales and marketing positions in the Christian publishing and music industries, including positions with The Benson Company/Zondervan Corporation, David C Cook Publishers, Dalmatian Press, American Education Publishing/Landoll (a McGraw Hill / Tribune Education company), Carson-Dellosa/Twin Sisters Productions, Broadman & Holman Publishers/LifeWay Christian Resources, Thomas Nelson Publishers, and Abingdon Press/United Methodist Publishing House.

“Michael is long-tenured in the Christian publishing and music industries and we’re fortunate that he has joined us at Bookmasters,” said Jon Ackerman, senior vice president of sales at Bookmasters.

“Bookmasters works with several publishers who have titles with strong appeal in the CBA market, including the General Council of the Assemblies of God, I.B.Tauris, h.f.ullmann, and Lexham Press, and I expect that Michael’s expertise and perspective will help us advance our reach into a passion- and mission-driven market for which we have deep respect,” added Ackerman.

DeMonico’s responsibilities at Bookmasters will include managing efforts to attract new Christian publishing clients, as well as selling Bookmasters’ publishers’ titles into the CBA channel.

How a Positive Attitude Can Improve Your Writing

Published by on May 12, 2015 8:30 am

Much has been said (and written about) the power of positive thinking in recent years. Studies have shown that when you experience positive emotions like joy, contentment, and love you will begin to recognize more possibilities in your life. In addition, positive emotions provide an enhanced ability to build skills and develop resources. The benefits of positive thinking can be directly applied to your writing.
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How to Appropriately Handle Writing about Sensitive Subjects

Published by on May 5, 2015 8:30 am

Unless you’re the type of writer who always chooses your own subject matter, there may come a time when you are tasked with writing about a sensitive topic. Particularly in the journalism field, topics such as politics and family tragedies must be covered. Writers must take caution when writing about sensitive topics and follow a few important guidelines:
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Well-Known Authors’ Best Advice to Other Authors

Published by on April 21, 2015 8:30 am

Writing is an art form. Not everybody can do it well, and even those who can may still struggle from time to time. Authors need to be extremely dedicated to succeed and must seek inspiration wherever they can find it. A great resource for authors is often those who have “been there” and understand the challenges of writing, which is why we’ve compiled some of the best writing advice from well-known authors:
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Congratulations to the INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Finalists

Published by on April 14, 2015 8:30 am

We are proud to announce that several of our publishers’ titles have been announced as finalists for the INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award in several categories! A celebration of the winners will take place during the American Library Association Annual Conference in June. A full listing of all finalists can be found here.

Adaptive CapacityBusiness & Economics Category: Adaptive Capacity (LID Publishing)

by Juan Carlos Eichholz

The single most important capacity any company can develop is the power to adapt to change and to do so rapidly, intelligently, and effectively. In Adaptive Capacity: How Organizations Can Thrive in a Changing World, business consultant and acclaimed professor Juan Carlos Eichholz offers a compelling analysis of the adaptive challenge.


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5 Tips for “Spring Cleaning” Your Writing Space

Published by on April 7, 2015 8:30 am

Take a look at your writing space. What does it look like? If you are a tidy person who keeps things neat and organized on a daily basis, that’s great, but for everyone else there’s a good chance that a little spring cleaning is in order! As the temperatures get warmer and we start opening our windows to let the fresh air in, it’s the perfect time to clean a writing space (or any workspace!) that may have been neglected through the winter months. View Article…

March New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers!

Published by on March 31, 2015 8:30 am

Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ newest releases for March 2015:

Boko HaramBoko Haram: Inside Nigeria’s Unholy War

by Mike Smith

An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa’s largest country, and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious, almost unknowable, organization. Through rough, exhaustive on-the-ground reporting, Mike Smith takes readers inside the conflict and provides the first in-depth account of the violence and unrest.


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