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2009 CHRISTY AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN DENVER

The Tenth Annual Christy Awards were announced in Denver, Colorado – Saturday evening July 11th, in advance of the International Christian Retailers Show – ICRS. The keynote speaker at the event was Richard Foster, who talked about "Spiritual Formation of the Writer." Susan Brower of Zondervan - emceed the event. There was a live blog event for anyone who could not attend. You can access the feed by going to www.christyawards.com – This was the first time a live blog has been offered. This is exciting.

The Christy Awards honor best Christian Fiction in nine categories listed below.

2009 CHRISTY AWARD WINNERS ARE:

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

Beyond the Night by Marlo Schalesky •

WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group





CONTEMPORARY SERIES, SEQUELS, AND NOVELLAS

You Had Me at Good-bye by Tracey Bateman •
FaithWords







CONTEMPORARY STAND ALONE

Dogwood by Chris Fabry •
Tyndale House Publishers








FIRST NOVEL

Blue Hole Back Home by Joy Jordan-Lake •
David C. Cook






HISTORICAL

Until We Reach Home by Lynn Austin •
Bethany House Publishers





HISTORICAL ROMANCEs

From a Distance by Tamera Alexander •
Bethany House Publishers






SUSPENSE

The Rook by Steven James •
Revell





VISIONARY

Vanish by Tom Pawlik •
Tyndale House Publishers





YOUNG ADULT

I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires by Cathy Gohlke •
Moody Publishers






CONGRADULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS - BLESSINGS TO YOU IN YOUR WRITING ADVENTURES WITH THE LORD!!

Sincerely,

Nora St. Laurent
Book Club Servant Leader

2 comments:

  1. Congratulations to all the writers. Nora, are we going to read any of these in the future?

    Gail Mundy

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  2. Congratulations to all the Christy Awards! You've earned them good!!

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