Saturday, July 11, 2009

Christy Awards and a Reading Challenge

As I type this, the Christy Awards are currently underway. I am going to challenge myself to read each of these books in the coming year. These were the finalists. Once the winners are announced, I'll post on that as well. Winners are posted in red.

Contemporary Romance

Beyond the Night

by Marlo Schalesky (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)

Finding Stefanie

by Susan May Warren (Tyndale House Publishers)

Zora and Nicky: A Novel in Black and White

by Claudia Mair Burney (David C. Cook)

Contemporary Series, Sequels, and Novellas

Sisterchicks Go Brit!

by Robin Jones Gunn (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)

Summer Snow

by Nicole Baart (Tyndale House Publisher)

You Had Me at Good-bye

by Tracey Bateman (FaithWords)

Contemporary Standalone


by Chris Fabry (Tyndale House Publishers)

Embrace Me

by Lisa Samson (Thomas Nelson)

Tuesday Night at the Blue Moon

by Debbie Fuller Thomas (Moody Publishers)

First Novel

Blue Hole Back Home

by Joy Jordan-Lake (David C. Cook)

Rain Song

by Alice J. Wisler (Bethany House Publishers)

Safe at Home

by Richard Doster (David C. Cook)


Shadow of Colossus

by T.L. Higley ( B&H Publishing Group)

Until We Reach Home

by Lynn Austin (Bethany House Publishers) Lynn has been awarded more Christy awards than any other author! Congrats Lynn!

Washington’s Lady

by Nancy Moser (Bethany House Publishers)

Historical Romance

Calico Canyon

by Mary Connealy (Barbour Publishers)

From a Distance

by Tamera Alexander (Bethany House Publishers)

The Moon in the Mango Tree

by Pamela Binnings Ewen (B&H Publishing Group)


By Reason of Insanity

by Randy Singer (Tyndale House Publishers)

The Rook

by Steven James (Revell)

Winter Haven

by Athol Dickson (Bethany House Publishers)


The Battle for Vast Dominion

by George Bryan Polivka (Harvest House Publishers)


by John B. Olson (B&H Publishing Group)

Vanish I've read this one!! WooHoo!! It's awesome! See my review.

by Tom Pawlik (Tyndale House Publishers)

Young Adult

The Fruit of My Lipstick

by Shelley Adina (FaithWords)

I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires

by Cathy Gohlke (Moody Publishers)

On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

by Andrew Peterson (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)

I'd love to have you join me in my reading challenge!! If you'd like to join, please leave a comment so we can encourage each other! :)

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