SOURCE: Thomas Nelson

The Blythe Daniel Agency

September 24, 2014 14:14 ET

Living "So That" Receives Posts and Tweets From Dancing with the Stars Celeb Sadie Robertson

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - September 24, 2014) - Duck Dynasty celebrity Sadie Robertson, whose family is known for their devout faith, packed a book in her suitcase before traveling to compete on Dancing with the Stars. On September 14 she posted on her Instagram account, which has over 965,000 followers, this message: "Packing for La, thank you @bosshogswife for my devotional book to take with me. God comes with me no matter where I go."

Robertson's post featured a photo of the book Living "So That": Making Faith-Filled Choices in the Midst of a Messy Life by Wendy Blight. The Blaze included the Instagram post in their article of Robertson's debut on the show.

Grammy Award winner Mandisa, an American contemporary Christian recording artist whose career began in the fifth season of American Idol, posted an excerpt from Blight's book on September 19 on Facebook.

"It thrills me that the hearts of godly young women and successful entertainers like Sadie Robertson and Mandisa, who have earned much respect in their own right, have been encouraged and inspired in their faith by Living 'So That,'" said Blight. "I'm grateful that through their words, women who may never walk into a bookstore or log onto a website, are exposed to God's heart and the Bible through what I've written in Living 'So That.'"

Blight shares that many of the spiritual truths discussed in the book touch on the issues women struggle with in marriage, family, and even their relationship with God.

"We are thrilled to see the response to Wendy Blight's book Living So That because of the appeal we believed it would have to readers all over the world," said Sally Hofmann, Senior Vice President of Sales Operation at HarperCollins Christian Publishing. "Not only do we see the positive momentum of sales, but it has created a unique opportunity that we desire for books to have in reaching many more individuals than previously possible through the power of social media."

Blight's book is one of seven under the InScribed collection from HarperCollins Christian Publishing for women of all ages and walks of life. (www.InScribedStudies.com)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Wendy Blight is an author, attorney and national speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries whose desire is to help every woman know with confidence she can tackle any problem life presents through God's Word. Wendy has authored two books, Hidden Joy in a Dark Corner and her newest book, Living So That: Making Faith-Filled Choices in the Midst of a Messy Life. Wendy has been a featured guest on Oprah Radio, The 700 Club, FamilyLife Today with Dennis Rainey, Revive Our Hearts with Nancy Leigh DeMoss, and Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and two children: Lauren, 20, and Bo, 16. 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Living "So That": Making Faith-Filled Choices in the Midst of a Messy Life

Softcover ISBN: 9781401679255
eBook ISBN: 9781401679262
Price for both: $14.99 

Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit www.thomasnelson.com.

Blythe Daniel is a literary agent and publicist and has 20 years of experience with author acquisitions, marketing, and publicity campaigns. She has had clients on the Today Show, Dateline, Fox News, Good Morning America, The 700 Club, The G. Gordon Liddy Show, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, Salem Radio Network, and others. Blythe was the publicity director for seven years and later marketing director for Thomas Nelson Publishers, a division of Harper Collins Christian Publishing. Prior to that, she worked as a publicist, news reporter, and host at a radio station in Nashville and writer for magazines and newspapers. She has been the product development manager for New York Times bestselling authors John and Stasi Eldredge. Her clients come from Focus on the Family, FamilyTalk, The M.O.M. Initiative, Houston Chronicle, Today's Christan Woman, Dollar General, JP Morgan Chase, and 1Source, a publishing and distribution company formed by New York Times bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins.

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