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The Christy Award 2022 Finalists & Winners

My sincere and enthusiastic congratulations to all The Christy Award 2022 Finalists and Winners!

The Christy Award 2022 Finalists JustRead Blog Blitz

I’m excited to partner with ECPA and JustRead Publicity Tours in this celebration of The Christy Award 2022 Finalists and events!! After two years of virtual events, this year we are back in Nashville and I highly recommend attendance for published and aspiring authors and even voracious readers of Christian Fiction.

you are invited…

The Christy Award

The Christy Award Dinner Gala will celebrate Christian fiction and announce the 2022 winners of The Christy Award. The event will honor the literary contributions of bestselling author Jan Karon (The Mitford Series) via special video address with tributes by authors Sarah Loudin Thomas and Amanda Dykes, and feature bestselling and Christy Hall of Fame author Chris Fabry, along with Christy Book of the Year winning authors Amanda Cox and Becky Wade. Join industry authors and publishers to honor the power of Story and the year’s best Christian fiction.

More information below or register now at ChristyAwards.com

The Christy Award 2022 Finalists

Contemporary Romance

All That Really Matters Bookshop by the Sea Husband Auditions
winner – All That Really Matters by Nicole Deese (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
Bookshop by the Sea by Denise Hunter (Thomas Nelson Publishers)
Husband Auditions by Angela Ruth Strong (Kregel Publications)

First Novel

All That Is Secret Recorder Sugar Birds
winner – All That Is Secret by Patricia Raybon (Tyndale House Publishers)
Recorder by Cathy McCrumb (Enclave Publishing, a division of Oasis Family Media)
Sugar Birds by Cheryl Grey Bostrom (She Writes Press)

General Fiction

The Letter Keeper The Secret Keepers Old Depot Grocery Under The Magnolias
The Letter Keeper by Charles Martin (Thomas Nelson Publishers)
winner – The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery by Amanda Cox (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)
Under the Magnolias by T. I. Lowe (Tyndale House Publishers)

Historical

Between The Wild Branches Drawn By The Current The Widows Of Champagne Yours Is The Night
Between the Wild Branches by Connilyn Cossette (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
winner – Drawn by The Current by Jocelyn Green (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
The Widows of Champagne by Renee Ryan (Love Inspired)
Yours is the Night by Amanda Dykes (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)

Historical Romance

As Dawn Breaks Hope Between The Pages Shadows Of Swanford Abbey Until Leaves Fall in Paris
As Dawn Breaks by Kate Breslin (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
Hope Between the Pages by Pepper Basham (Barbour Publishing)
Shadows of Swanford Abbey by Julie Klassen (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
winner – Until Leaves Fall in Paris by Sarah Sundin (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Aftermath The Barrister And the Letter of Marque On The Cliffs Of Foxglove Manor
winner – Aftermath by Terri Blackstock (Thomas Nelson Publishers)
The Barrister and the Letter of Marque by Todd M. Johnson (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
On the Cliffs of Foxglove Manor by Jaime Jo Wright (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)

Short Form

A Texas Christmas Carol in Under the Texas Mistletoe False Pretense Mr Nicholas
winner – A Texas Christmas Carol (in Under the Texas Mistletoe) by Karen Witemeyer (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
False Pretense by Heather Day Gilbert (WoodHaven Press)
Mr. Nicholas: A Magical Christmas Tale by Christopher de Vinck (Paraclete Press)

Visionary

A Time To Seek Dark Intercept Recorder Windward Shore
A Time to Seek by Tracy Higley (Stonewater Books LLC)
Dark Intercept by Brian Andrews & Jeffrey Wilson (Tyndale House Publishers)
Recorder by Cathy McCrumb (Enclave Publishing, a division of Oasis Family Media)
winner – Windward Shore by Sharon Hinck (Enclave Publishing, a division of Oasis Family Media)

Young Adult

A Gentle Tyranny Realms of Light Shadow
A Gentle Tyranny by Jess Corban (Wander, an imprint of Tyndale House Publishers)
Realms of Light by Sandra Fernandez Rhoads (Enclave Publishing, a division of Oasis Family Media)
winner – Shadow by Kara Swanson (Enclave Publishing, a division of Oasis Family Media)

Amplify Award

In Search of a Prince by Toni Shiloh
In Search of a Prince by Toni Shiloh (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)

Book of the Year

The Secret Keepers Old Depot Grocery
The Secret Keepers of Old Depot Grocery by Amanda Cox (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

The Christy Award 2022 Winners

giveaway

(1) winner will receive their choice of one ticket to The Christy Award Gala OR print copies of The Christy Award finalist titles from one category!

The Christy Award Finalists JustRead Giveaway

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight November 3, 2022 and lasts through 11:59 PM EST on November 10, 2022. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

Giveaway is subject to the policies found here.

enter giveaway here

about the events

Art of Writing on November 17, 12:30-5 pm at Lipscomb University in Nashville $99

A conference for writers, storytellers, and publishing curators.

The Christy Award Gala on November 17, 7-9 pm at Lipscomb University in Nashville $89

Celebrate this year’s finalists and winners with authors, editors, publishers, and readers!

Bundle the Art of Writing Conference & The Christy Award Gala $139

register now

The Christy Award® is a program of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) and is the foremost award honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction since 1999. For more information about ECPA, visit ECPA.org. For more information about the Christy Awards and Art of Writing conferences, visit ChristyAwards.com or email TheChristyAward@ecpa.org

celebrate with us

JustRead Publicity Tours is honoring The Christy Award 2022 Finalists with a Blog Blitz and Social Blitz (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)! Visit posts for a chance to win special prizes from ECPA and The Christy Award!

The Christy Award 2022 Finalists JustRead Blog Blitz

How many of The Christy Award 2022 Finalists have you read, reader friends?!
Which ones are you adding to your tbr?
I hope to see you in Nashville on November 17!

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