As usual, some great things have been happening this month at WordServe Literary!
On the final post of each month you’ll find a list of Water Cooler contributors’ recently released books along with a recap of WordServe client news.
Three new releases from The Arterburn Wellness Series and David C. Cook Publishers:
This book is a compassionate companion to those who love someone who has experienced severe trauma that left his or her brain changed by PTSD. As someone who suffered from PTSD herself, Becky Johnson knows what is most helpful on the path to recovery. Becky teams up with Stephen Arterburn to offer:
• Insight into what is happening in the brain
• Background on treatments such as EMDR
• Ideas on what to say and what not to say
• Suggestions for calming a loved one during a PTSD episode
A personal coach and a compassionate companion, this book helps readers become a healing presence in their loved one’s life while practicing self-care as well.
Stephen Arterburn with Jason and Shelley Martinkus, Understanding and Loving a Person with Sexual Addiction: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion.
This practical guide helps spouses to understand what drives sexual addiction and how to find healing after betrayal.
When Jason Martinkus confessed his infidelity to his wife, Shelley, she wasn’t sure she could ever trust him again. Together they began a difficult but redemptive journey of understanding sexual addiction. In this book, Jason and Shelley join Stephen Arterburn to address the following:
• What sexual addiction is and how to know if someone is addicted
• How to understand the roller coaster of post betrayal emotions
• Guidance in developing boundaries
• What to do if a spouse doesn’t want to recover
This is a valuable resource for anyone who loves someone addicted to sex or pornography.
Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop, Understanding and Loving a Person with Alcohol or Drug Addiction: Biblical and Practical Wisdom to Build Empathy, Preserve Boundaries, and Show Compassion.
This compassionate and helpful book educates both the mind and heart in the power of addiction and the way to help others find healing.
When a family member or friend is addicted to drugs or alcohol the situation can feel hopeless and confusing. In this book, David Stoop and Stephen Arterburn help readers develop a plan of action by offering:
• Insight into brain chemistry and addiction
• Real-life ideas for encouraging healthy choices
• Guidance in how to help without enabling
• The connection between depression, ADD, and trauma
Stoop and Arterburn have helped thousands of people around the country understand chemical addiction and how to love someone well in the midst of this gripping disease.
April is National Sexual Assault and Abuse Awareness Month. How Sweet the Sound by Amy Sorrells is a heart-cry story for survivors searching for more than a movement or a march and who need to find hope. For only $2.99, share the hope of How Sweet the Sound with someone who needs it, on ebook format throughout the month of April thanks to Tyndale House Publishers. Learn more about Sexual Assault/Abuse Awareness Month by clicking HERE.
Rob Maaddi signed with Zondervan for Fly Eagles Fly to be released September 2018.
Kathryn Graves signed with BroadStreet Publishers for Fashioned by God to be released July 2019.
Sara Varland signed with Harlequinn Books S.A. for Moose Haven Book 3 & 4 to be released June and November 2019.
Emily Hutchinson, John Sterge and Brent Chapman joined WordServe this month. Welcome!
What We’re Celebrating
Congratulations Jamie Sumner! Jamie’s UNBOUND was selected as a Mother’s Day pick by Publisher’s Weekly! https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/religion/article/76316-publishers-get-ready-for-mother-s-day.html
Killing the Deep State by Jerome C. Corsi, Ph. D. hits the NY Times Hardcover Nonfiction Best Seller list at #14 and a combined hardcover nonfiction/ebook list of #12! Congratulations Dr. Corsi and Tyndale House Publishers.
2018 Christian Book Awards
Congratulations to Marcus Brotherton for being named a finalist for the 2018 Christian Book Awards in the Christian Living Category for his collaborative work on Goliath Must Fall: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants with author Louie Giglio
Congratulations to Christian T. George for The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon Volume 1 for being named a finalist in the 2018 Christian Book Awards Ministry Resources category.