LAWRENCE, Kan.—Winners of the 2016 Christy
Awards honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction were announced online
today at www.ChristyAwards.com.

Winners
of the 2016 Christy Awards will be featured on Chris Fabry Live!, Fri., July 1, 2016. Chris Fabry Live! is heard on over 225 terrestrial Moody radio
stations and streamed live online at www.moodyradio.org/chrisfabrylive/ from
2-4 p.m. (CDT).

The Christy Advisory Board is happy to
announce the complete list of 2016 Christy Award winners.

Book of the Year: The Five Times I Met Myself by James L.
Rubart (Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)

Contemporary: The Sea Keeper’s Daughters by Lisa Wingate (Tyndale House
Publishers)

Contemporary Romance/Suspense: The Wedding Chapel by Rachel Hauck (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian
Publishing)

Contemporary Series: Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Beth K. Vogt (Howard Books)

First Novel: Irish Meadows by Susan Anne Mason (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker
Publishing Group)

Historical: Secrets She Kept by Cathy
Gohlke (Tyndale House Publishers)

Historical Romance: Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund (WaterBrook Press)

Suspense: Twisted Innocence by Terri Blackstock (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins
Christian Publishing)

Visionary: The Five Times I Met
Myself
by James L. Rubart (Thomas Nelson, a division
of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)

Young Adult: The Choosing by Rachelle Dekker (Tyndale House Publishers)

TheChristy Award is the foremost award
honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction. The Christy Awards are
online at:

ChristyAwards.com
Facebook.com/ChristyAward
Twitter.com/ChristyAward

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