Sunday, July 13, 2008

Christy Awards!

The winners for the 2008 Christy Awards were announced last night!

Established in 1999 and named in honor of Catherine Marshall's novel, the Awards recognize excellence in Christian Fiction. 

This year's winners are:
  • Contemporary (Stand Alone):  Chasing Fireflies by Charles Martin
  • Contemporary (Series, Sequels and Novellas): Home To Holly Springs by Jan Karon
  • Historical: A Proper Pursuit by Lynn Austin
  • Lits: Hallie’s Heart by Shelly Beach
  • Romance: Remembered by Tammy Alexander
  • Suspense: The Cure by Athol Dickson
  • Visionary: Scarlet by Stephen Lawhead
  • YA: Hollywood Nobody by Lisa Samson
  • First Novel: The Stones Cry Out by Sibella Giorello
Congratulations to all the winners. Now I've got a few more books to add to my TBR pile.  


Jan Parrish said...

Me too. I haven't read any of them.

Heather Diane Tipton said...

LOVE the Charles Martin book... he's my new favorite author!