HGTV Stars Land Deal With The W Publishing Group

By Maryann Yin 

Thomas Nelson Chip and Joanna GainesChip Gaines and Joanna Gaines have signed a deal with an imprint at Thomas Nelson, the W Publishing Group. The husband-and-wife collaborators have become well-known as the stars of an HGTV show called Fixer Upper.

The Gaines will work with Mark Dagostino, a New York Times bestselling co-author, to write a book entitled The Magnolia Story. The publication date has been set for Oct. 18.

According to the press release, “The Magnolia Story documents the life story of Chip and Joanna Gaines, affectionately referred to as the “first couple of home improvement.”¬† From their courtship and their first collaborations to their early successes and the big building project that almost cost them everything, The Magnolia Story will detail how Chip and Joanna’s relationship has remained the constant through it all.”