Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Christy Award Finalists

Looking for a new read? The 2016 Christy Award finalists were announced this week so you know these are some awesome titles . . .

CONTEMPORARY
▪ The Art of Losing Yourself by Katie Ganshert (WaterBrook Press)
▪ As Waters Gone By by Cynthia Ruchti (Abingdon Press)
▪ The Sea Keeper’s Daughters by Lisa Wingate (Tyndale House Publishers)

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE/SUSPENSE
▪ Falling Like Snowflakes by Denise Hunter (Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
▪ Sabotaged by Dani Pettrey (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
▪ The Wedding Chapel by Rachel Hauck (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)

CONTEMPORARY SERIES
▪ Anna’s Healing by Vannetta Chapman (Harvest House Publishers)
▪ Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
▪ Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Beth K. Vogt (Howard Books)

FIRST NOVEL
▪ The Choosing by Rachelle Dekker (Tyndale House Publishers)
▪ Irish Meadows by Susan Anne Mason (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
▪ A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)

HISTORICAL
▪ The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert (Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
▪ Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke (Tyndale House Publishers)
▪ The Wood’s Edge by Lori Benton (WaterBrook Press)

HISTORICAL ROMANCE (Four finalists due to a tie in scoring)
▪ Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
▪ The Lost Heiress by Roseanna M. White (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
▪ Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund (WaterBrook Press)
▪ To Win Her Favor by Tamera Alexander (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)

SUSPENSE
▪ The Bones Will Speak by Carrie Stuart Parks (Thomas Nelson, a division of Harper Collins Christian Publishing)
▪ Twisted Innocence by Terri Blackstock (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
▪ Vendetta by Lisa Harris (Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)

VISIONARY
▪ The Five Times I Met Myself by James L. Rubart (Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
▪ A Time to Speak by Nadine Brandes (Enclave Publishing)
▪ Waking Beauty by Sarah E. Morin (Enclave Publishing)

YOUNG ADULT
▪ The Choosing by Rachelle Dekker (Tyndale House Publishers)
▪ Rebel by R.J. Anderson (Enclave Publishing)
▪ To Get to You by Joanne Bischof (Independently Published)

2 comments:

chappydebbie said...

Sounds like some very good reads.

Vannetta Chapman said...

Thank you for listing the Christy award finalists. I'm honored dot be a part of this group!

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