Thursday, April 29, 2010

2010 Christy Award Nominees

The 2010 Christy Award nominees were announced today, so I thought I'd share the news here. The award was established in 1999 to honor excellence in Christian fiction (you can read more about the history here).

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
  • Breach of Trust by DiAnn Mills • Tyndale House Publishers 
  • How Sweet It Is by Alice J. Wisler • Bethany House Publishers: a Division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Stand-In Groom by Kaye Dacus • Barbour Publishing 
CONTEMPORARY SERIES, SEQUELS, AND NOVELLAS
  • Who Do I Talk To? by Neta Jackson • Thomas Nelson 
  • The Hope of Refuge by Cindy Woodsmall • WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group 
  • Daisy Chain by Mary DeMuth • Zondervan 
CONTEMPORARY STANDALONE
  • June Bug by Chris Fabry • Tyndale House Publishers 
  • The Passion of Mary-Margaret by Lisa Samson • Thomas Nelson 
  • Veiled Freedom by Jeanette Windle • Tyndale House Publishers 
FIRST NOVEL
  • The Familiar Stranger by Christina Berry • Moody Publishers 
  • Fireflies in December by Jennifer Erin Valent • Tyndale House Publishers 
  • Scared by Tom Davis • David C. Cook 
HISTORICAL
  • A Flickering Light by Jane Kirkpatrick • WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group 
  • Though Waters Roar by Lynn Austin • Bethany House Publishers: a Division of Baker Publishing Group 
  • The Swiss Courier by Tricia Goyer & Mike Yorkey • Revell Books: a Division of Baker Publishing Group
HISTORICAL ROMANCE
  • Beyond This Moment by Tamera Alexander • Bethany House Publishers: a Division of Baker Publishing Group 
  • A Bride in the Bargain by Deeanne Gist • Bethany House Publishers: a Division of Baker Publishing Group 
  • The Inheritance by Tamera Alexander • Thomas Nelson 
  • The Silent Governess by Julie Klassen • Bethany House Publishers: a Division of Baker Publishing Group 
SUSPENSE
  • Intervention by Terri Blackstock • Zondervan 
  • Lost Mission by Athol Dickson • Howard Books: a Division of Simon & Schuster 
  • The Night Watchman by Mark Mynheir • WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group 
VISIONARY
  • By Darkness Hid by Jill Williamson • Marcher Lord Press 
  • The Enclave by Karen Hancock • Bethany House Publishers: a Division of Baker Publishing Group 
  • Valley of the Shadow by Tom Pawlik • Tyndale House Publishers 
YOUNG ADULT
  • Beautiful by Cindy Martinusen-Coloma • Thomas Nelson 
  • The Blue Umbrella by Mike Mason • David C. Cook 
  • North! or Be Eaten by Andrew Peterson • WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
The winners will be announced in a ceremony on June 26, 2010 in St. Louis. Congrats to all the nominees, but a special big congrats to my dear friend Kaye, nominated in the Contemporary Romance category! :)

4 comments:

Kristin said...

I just wanted to say hi and thanks for stopping by to comment on my blog! I think I've seen you around Natalie Lloyd's blog before. It is nice to hear about another classic movie fan. =)

~Kristin

Ruth said...

@Kristin - Hi & thanks for stopping by my blog too! Natalie's blog is terrific, isn't it?

Happy classic movie watching. :)

Kaye Dacus said...

Thanks, Ruth! I'm excited to be able to go to the awards banquet and see how the "other half" live!

Ruth said...

@Kaye - It's gonna be awesome! You are going to have to take millions of pictures and blog about it extensively. :)