Thursday, July 19, 2012

Read some award-winning books!

Looking for some current, award-winning books to read throughout the end of this lovely summer?

The Christy Awards, which honor and promote excellence in Christian fiction were just celebrated this week. I'm happy to share the finalists and winners for 2012. (The winners in each category are last in the  list.)

Contemporary Romance:
My Foolish Heart by Susan May Warren
Larkspur Cover by Lisa Wingate
Wolfsbane by Ronie Kendig

Contemporary Series:
Dancing on Glass by Pamela Binnings Ewen
The Touch by Randall Wallace
The Amish Midwife by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould

Contemporary Standalone:
Dry as Rain by Gina Holms
Words by Ginny Yttrup
Promises to Keep by Ann Tatlock

First Novel:
An Eye for Glory by Karl Bacon
Southern Fried Sushi by Jennifer Rogers Spinola
Words by Ginny Yttrup

Forsaking All Others by Allison Pittman
Mine is the Night by Liz Curtis Higgs
Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin

Historical Romance:
A Lasting Impression by Tamera Alexander
To Die For by Sandra Byrd
The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen

Over the Edge by Brandilyn Collins
Pattern of Wounds by Mark Bertrand
The Queen by Steven James

The Chair by James L. Rubart
Forbidden by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee
Veiled Rose by Anne Elisabeth Stengl

Young Adult:
How Huge the Night by Heather Munn and Lydia Munn
The Merchant's Daughter by Melanie Dickerson
Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren


Heather Munn said...

Thanks for the shoutout.

Ooh... I love that cover on Out of Her Hands. I will have to check that out!

Megan DiMaria said...

Thanks, Heather!