New Paul Young Novel Just Weeks Away from Release
After the huge success of The Shack, many publishers were after Paul Young’s next novel, Eve. Ami McConnell was at HarperCollins at the time, who lost out to Howard, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. But then, Ami found herself at Howard herself, where she is now Vice President and Editor in Chief.
She did a short interview of the book with Publisher’s Weekly which you can read by clicking this link.
Howard Publishing is represented to the Christian bookstore trade in Canada by David. C. Cook. The 320-page novel, releasing simultaneously in hardcover and paperback hits the street on September 22nd.
From the publisher’s blurb (excerpt):
…Eve is a bold, unprecedented exploration of the Creation narrative, true to the original texts and centuries of scholarship—yet with breathtaking discoveries that challenge traditional misconceptions about who we are and how we’re made. As The Shack awakened readers to a personal, non-religious understanding of God, Eve will free us from faulty interpretations that have corrupted human relationships since the Garden of Eden.
Eve opens a refreshing conversation about the equality of men and women within the context of our beginnings, helping us see each other as our Creator does—complete, unique, and not constrained to cultural rules or limitations…