The 2012 Christy Award Winners


One way to decide what fiction to read is to pick up award winners. The top award for Christian fiction is the Christy Award, given in nine categories.

Here are this year’s winners–all books published in 2011 by a royalty-paying publisher:

      CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
      Wolfsbane
      by Ronie Kendig
      Barbour Publishing

      CONTEMPORARY SERIES
      The Amish Midwife
      by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould
      Harvest House Publishers

      CONTEMPORARY STANDALONE
      Promises to Keep
      by Ann Tatlock
      Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group

      FIRST NOVEL
      Words
      by Ginny Yttrup
      B&H Publishing Group

      HISTORICAL
      Wonderland Creek
      by Lynn Austin
      Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group

      HISTORICAL ROMANCE
      The Maid of Fairbourne Hall
      by Julie Klassenby
      Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group

      SUSPENSE
      The Queen
      by Steven James
      Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing

      VISIONARY
      Veiled Rose
      by Anne Elisabeth Stengl
      Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group

      YOUNG ADULT
      Waterfall
      by Lisa T. Bergren
      David C Cook

You can find out more about the books and authors from the official Christy Award press release. To find the list of other nominations and the replay of the ceremony’s live blog, visit the official Christy Awards site.

Congratulations to each of these fine authors.

Published in: on July 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm  Comments Off on The 2012 Christy Award Winners  
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