Christianity Today has opened nominations for its 2016 Christianity Today Book Awards. Publishers can nominate books published between November 1, 2014, and October 31, 2015, in 12 categories, both trade and scholarly titles. The nomination deadline is August 7, 2015. For complete instructions go to the CT website.

Zondervan has renewed its license from Biblica for the New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) of the Bible, designed for English-reading children and those who read at a lower level. Zondervan will have exclusive commercial and non-exclusive non-commercial rights to publish the new Anglicized (British) edition of the NIrV, as well as the Americanized edition. Zondervan will be the exclusive commercial publisher of the NIrV in both American and British editions for North America, the United Kingdom (UK), the European Union (EU) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).