Monday, June 24, 2013

Road to the Christy's | The Finalists!


The 2013 Christy Awards are being presented tonight! Before I comment on the winners, though, I thought I should post all of the nominees. :) I've read many of these ... and almost all of the rest are on my TBR list. I don't envy the judges one bit!

Congratulations to the finalists!!

(Click the links for my reviews.)

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
The Breath of Dawn by Kristen Heitzmann (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
Lethal Legacy by Irene Hannon (Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
Wildflowers from Winter by Katie Ganshert (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)

CONTEMPORARY SERIES, SEQUELS, AND NOVELLAS
Two Destinies by Elizabeth Musser (David C. Cook)
You Don't Know Me by Susan May Warren (Tyndale House Publishers)
Waiting for Sunrise by Eva Marie Everson (Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)

CONTEMPORARY STANDALONE
The Air We Breathe by Gina Holmes (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
Borders of the Heart by Chris Fabry (Tyndale House Publishers)
Not in the Heart by Chris Fabry (Tyndale House Publishers)

FIRST NOVEL
Into the Free by Julie Cantrell (David C. Cook)
Tangled Ashes by Michele Phoenix (Tyndale House Publishers)
Wedded to War by Jocelyn Green (River North, an imprint of Moody Press)

HISTORICAL
Flame of Resistance by Tracy Groot (Tyndale House Publishers)
Wedded to War by Jocelyn Green (River North, an imprint of Moody Press)
A Wreath of Snow by Liz Curtis Higgs (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)

HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Against the Tide by Elizabeth Camden (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
Be Still My Soul by Joanne Bischof (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)
Love's Reckoning by Laura Frantz (Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)

SUSPENSE
Downfall by Terri Blackstock (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
The Last Plea Bargain by Randy Singer (Tyndale House Publishers)
Rare Earth by Davis Bunn (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)
Submerged by Dani Pettrey (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)

VISIONARY
Daughter of Light by Morgan L. Busse (Marcher Lord Press)
Soul's Gate by James L. Rubart (Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)
Starflower by Anne Elisabeth Stengl (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)

YOUNG ADULT
Child of the Mountain by Marilyn Sue Shank (Delacorte Press, a division of Random House)
Failstate by John W. Otte (Marcher Lord Press)
Interrupted: A Life Beyond Words by Rachel Coker (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)

Do you see any favorites on this list? Which books/authors are you rooting for?

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