The 2017 Book of the Year Award Winners

The votes are in and counted. The winners of the 2017 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award have been determined!

Christian book lovers and retailers voted on 120 nominated titles in 13 categories. The winners in each of the 13 categories are:

Fiction
Always With You, Elaine Stock, Elk Lake Publishing

Historical Fiction
Dawn of Liberty: Short Story Collection, Amber Schamel, Vision Writer Publications

Romance
Forgiveness, Marianne Evans, Pelican Book Group

Christian Living
Frankly Speaking, Janet Dash-Harris, CLM Publishing

Bible Study / Theology
Stuff Jesus Never Said, Paul Ellis, KingsPress

Devotional
Getting To Know Jesus: An Invitation to Walk With The Lord Day By Day, Eric Kampmann, Beaufort Books

Biography / Memoir
The Party’s Not Over Until God Says So, V.Lynn Whitfield, Professional Woman Publishing

Relationships / Family
Handing Out Life: The Simple Way to Rewarding Relationships in All of Life, Rev. Dr. Todd A. Biermann, Halo Publishing

Children’s (age 4 to 8)
Fireflies, Ginger Sanders (author), Tracy Applewhite Broom (illustrator)

Children’s (age 8 to 12)
Paul the Apostle: A Graphic Novel, Ben Avery (author), Mark Harmon (illustrator), Beartruth Collective, LLC

Young Adult (age 12+)
Healing Rain, Katy Newton Naas, Clean Reads

Gift Book
Jesus Loves You, Christine Topjian, Lighthouse Publishing

Christian Education
Examine Your Faith! Finding Truth in a World of Lies, Pamela Christian, Protocol, Ltd

Congratulations to the winners! Thank you to everyone who voted!

The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award is sponsored by Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA).

Looking for a great book to read next? Try one of the winners of the CSP Book of the Year Award listed here.

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The 2015 Book of the Year Award Winners!

The votes are in and counted. The winners of the 2015 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award have been determined!

About 6,000 Christian book lovers and retailers voted on 126 nominated titles in 13 categories. This year the voting was again very competitive. For the second year in a row, two categories had ties for first place!

2015 Award 1The winners in each of the 13 categories are:

Fiction: The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman, Carole Brown, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Historical Fiction (tie): Rebekah’s Treasure, Sylvia Bambola, Heritage Publishing House, & Chasing the Butterfly, Jayme H. Mansfield, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Romance: Shenandoah Dreams, Lisa Belcastro, OakTara

Christian Living: The Gospel in Twenty Questions, Paul Ellis, KingsPress

Bible Study / Theology (tie): The Praying Church Handbook – Volume II: Personal and Family Prayer, P. Douglas Small, Editor, Alive Publications, & Paul’s Letters to the Early Church, Trina Bresser Matous, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Devotional: My Resurrected Heart: A Codependent’s Journey to Healing, Diane M. Jellen

Biography: Bury Me with My Pearls, Jane Jenkins Herlong, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas

Relationships / Family: My Beloved and My Friend: How To Be Married To Your Best Friend Without Changing Spouses, Hal and Melanie Young, Great Waters Press

Children’s (age 4 to 8): Nutshell Prayers for Kids, Sue Riger, Brush and Quill Productions

Children’s (age 8 to 12): Corrie ten Boom, Kaylena Radcliff, Christian History Institute

Young Adult (age 12+): Four Years, Two Roads: Finding Eternal Significance in High School, Derek Kim, Concerning Life Publishing

Gift Book: The Prayer Shawl: Wrapped in God’s Love, Susan Fitzsimonds–author, Mary Gregg Byrne– illustrator, Nelson Publishing and Marketing

Christian Education: Their Name is Today, Johann Christoph Arnold, Plough Publishing House

Congratulations to the winners!

2015 Award 2The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award is sponsored by Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA).

Looking for a great book to read next? Try one of the winners of the CSP Book of the Year Award listed here.

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You are Invited to VOTE…

If you read or sell Christian books, you are invited to vote for the 2014 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award.

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You can vote online now at www.BookoftheYear.net. Voting on the Book of the Year Award is open through March 31, 2014.

Although small publishers are often less well known than larger publishing houses, they produce fresh and innovative books to inspire readers or fill niche needs. The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year award honors books produced by small publishers for outstanding contribution to Christian life.

The 2014 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award features 105 books in the 12 categories.

The winners of this award are determined solely by the votes of Christian book lovers and retailers alike. The winners of the 2014 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award will be announced on April 22, 2014.

The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award is sponsored by Christian Small Publishers Association.

What are you waiting for? Go Vote! And, invite your friends to vote also!

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