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2012 Christy Awards Given Out in Orlando

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  • 2012 Jul 17
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The 13th annual Christy Awards, which honor each year excellent Christian fiction, were given out the evening of July 16 at the Rosen Center Hotel in Orlando, Fla., reports. Each year, publishers submit books for a variety of categories, and the winners are chosen by a board of seven people familiar with the publishing world. For the category of Contemporary Romance, the winner is Wolfsbane by Ronie Kendig; for Contemporary Series, The Amish Midwife by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould; for Contemporary Standalone, Promises to Keep by Ann Tatlock; for First Novel, Words by Ginny Yttrup; for Historical, The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen; for Suspense, The Queen by Steven James; for Visionary, Veiled Rose by Anne Elisabeth Stengl; and for Young Adult, Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren.