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​​​​​​​HarperCollins Publishing Releases

Beyond Being Good

by Katrina McCain


April 1, 2018


Former Fashion Model Pens Beyond Being Good

To Help Women Part Ways with Perfectionism


Charlotte, NC, April 10, 2018 – Former fashion model, Katrina McCain, who has been featured in national commercials, magazines, TV shows like One Tree Hill, Homeland and in The Hunger Games movie has traded it all in for a higher calling. McCain, who desires to encourage women of all backgrounds, has chronicled personal stories of triumph and defeat in Beyond Being Good: Seeking Christ’s Perfection for Our Imperfect Hearts. Her mission is to help women build a sense of self-worth, in Christ, and in their own identities. This emerging author offers readers a vibrant and transparent challenge to live above social acceptance and personal perfection. Published by HarperCollins Publishers and Elm Hill Publishing, the book’s message could be timely for women of all ages.


"I'ts not about being "good girls", it's about being loved by our good God!"


According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health, feelings of unworthiness “has been associated with a number of psychological, physical, and social consequences .” 


"The pressure of perfection- the "good girl" image- has caused a lot of damage in our Christian community. Women of all ages, from Junior High and into the work place deal with the stress of proving their worth to themselves, as well as to others. It's a burdon God never called us to carry", says McCain.


With poise and poignancy, Katrina McCain explores, through scripture, that Salvation and growth in Chrst is not contingent on one's personal attempts at perfection. In her first book, Beyond Being Good: Seeking Christ's Perfection for Our Imperfect Hearts,she shares many personal stories regarding her past mistakes, her current growth and the life experiences that led her to Jesus.


McCain  commented, "I'm really excited to get my message out to women of all ages! I feel like there is a misconception that many of us have struggled with- that living for Jesus requires our immediate transformation and perfection. However, everything in scripture teaches the exact opposite. Salvation is about God's goodness, not our own. It's a journey with Jesus and He does the perfecting for us and in us."


She sees the book as a platform to encourage women from all backgrounds that Christ's love isn't based on their ability to be "good". Her desire is to spread this message on any church campus, college campus, women's group and young adult minsitry, giving hope to those who struggle and encouragement to any woman who has a desire to live her life for the Lord.


McCAin is resolute, "I'd love the opportunity to share through interviews, radio shows, book signings at local book stores and speaking oportunities to anyone who might be interested. I hope the book will help open doors for me to speak and share God’s love with others. I’d love to visit churches, women’s groups, bible studies, home book clubs, dorm rooms, coffee shops--anywhere there are women--that’s where I want to be.”

Beyond Being Good will be available on and

 Elm Hill Publishing is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 65 unique imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year, in over 30 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp. 


McCain has strong ties to Charlotte, NC. She is a graduate of Vance High School and earned her Bachelor of Science (Arts)  and Master's degree in Education from UNC-Charlotte.

For a recent interview on Katrina, please visit HimPowerMagazine

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