We put out the call for your favorite Christian stories and storytellers of 2010—in all genres, including Amish, Historical, Suspense, Speculative, Romance, Contemporary fiction and more. See how FamilyFiction readers voted! And if some of your favorite authors didn’t make the list this year, fear not—there’s always next year …

AUTHOR OF THE YEAR
Wanda E. Brunstetter
Award-winning, bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter became fascinated with the Amish way
of life when she first visited her husband’s Mennonite relatives living in Pennsylvania. Wanda
and husband Richard live in Washington State, but take every opportunity to visit Amish
settlements throughout the States, where they have several Amish friends.

02 Karen Kingsbury
03 Julie Lessman
04 Francine Rivers
05 Ted Dekker
06 Beverly Lewis
07 Terri Blackstock
08 Beth Wiseman
09 Bryan Davis
10 Jay Blevins
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See the whole list of winners here: 2011 FamilyFiction Readers Choice Awards

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About The Author

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, Wanda E. Brunstetter is one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre. She has written close to 90 books translated in four languages. With over 10 million copies sold, Wanda's stories consistently earn spots on the nations most prestigious bestseller lists and have received numerous awards. Wanda’s ancestors were part of the Anabaptist faith, and her novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Her books are well-read and trusted by many Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs. When Wanda visits her Amish friends, she finds herself drawn to their peaceful lifestyle, sincerity, and close family ties. Wanda enjoys photography, ventriloquism, gardening, bird-watching, beachcombing, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Richard, have been blessed with two grown children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.