Christy Awards Challenge

Genres: Christian Fiction, Christian Historical Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but already I have a picture of the Christy Awards logo and a status bar under it where I have been reading the Historical Fiction nominees of 2009. Well now I have discovered (thanks to Rel) that there is a Christy Awards Challenge that has started. Count me in! (Since I’m already part way there!)

Now… to find and read…
2000

International Historical

Out of the Red Shadow by Anne de Graaf – WINNER
The Power and the Glory by Clint Kelly
Triump of the Soul by Michael R. Joens

North American Historical

The Meeting Place by Janette Oke and Davis Bunn – WINNER
The Dark Also Rises by Denise Williamson
For Whom the Star Shines by Linda Chaikin

2001

International Historical

Unashamed by Francine Rivers – WINNER
The Black Road by Stephen Lawhead
Unveiled by Francine Rivers

North American Historical

Edge of Honor by Gilbert Morris – WINNER
Reaping the Whirlwind by Rosey Dow
Passing by Samaria by Sharon Ewell Foster
Valley of the Shadow by Stephanie Grace Whitson

2002

International Historical

While Mortals Sleep by John Cavanaugh – WINNER
Jerusalem’s Heart by Bodie and Brock Thoene
Riona by Linda Windsor

North American Historical

Hidden Places by Lynn Austin – WINNER
Edge of Wilderness by Stephanie Grace Whitson
Highland Hopes by Gary Parker

2003

International Historical

His Watchful Eye by Jack Cavanaugh – WINNER
Hallelujah by J. Scott Featherstone
The Shadow Women by Angela Elwell Hunt

North American Historical

Candle in the Darkness by Lynn Austin – WINNER
The Tender Vine by Kristen Heitzmann
Virginia Autumn by Sara Mitchell

2004

Historical

Fire by Night by Lynn Austin- WINNER
Beyond the Sacred Page by Jack Cavanaugh
*First Light by Bodie and Brock Thoene

2005

Historical
King’s Ransom by Jan Beazley and Thom Lemmons – WINNER
Retribution by Randall Ingermason
Third Watch by Bodie and Brock Thoene

2006

Historical

Whence Came a Prince by Liz Curtis Higgs – WINNER
Glimpses of Paradise by James Scott Bell
The Nobel Fugitive by T. Davis and Isabella Bunn

2007

Historical

Madman by Tracy Groot – WINNER
Glastonbury Tor by LeAnne Hardy
Grace in Thine Eyes by Liz Curtis Higgs
Pieces of Silver by Maureen Lang

2008

Historical

*A Proper Pursuit by Lynn Austin – WINNER
Lady of Milkweed Manor by Julie Klassen
Tendering the Storm by Jan Kirkpatrick

2009

Historical

*Until We Reach Home by Lynn Austin – WINNER
Shadow of Colossus by TL Higley
*Washington’s Lady by Nancy Moser

Historical Romance

From a Distance by Tamera Alexander – WINNER
Calico Canyon by Mary Connealy
*The Moon in the Mango Tree by Pamela Binnings Ewen

So, the * means that I own the book and plan to read it soon. The purple text means I’ve read it. And now just for the fun of it titles that I have read from other categories listed by year.

2000
Apollyn by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
Assasins by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
2001
The Mark by Tim Lahaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
2002
Riona by Linda Windsor
2005
Dragonspell by Donita K. Paul
2006
Whence Came a Prince by Liz Curtis Higgs – WINNER
A Bride Most Begrudging by Deeanne Gist – WINNER
2007
Grace in Thine Eyes by Liz Curtis Higgs
The Measure of a Lady by Deeanne Gist – WINNER
The Begotten by Lisa. T. Bergren
2008
What Lies Within by Karen Ball
Lady of Milkweed Manor by Julie Klassen
Remembered by Tamera Alexander – WINNER
Scarlet by Stephen Lawhead – WINNER
Auralia’s Colors by Jeffrey Overstreet
The Restorer by Sharon Hinck
Auralia’s Colors by Jeffrey Overstreet (duplicate in separate category)
Hollywood Nobody by Lisa Samson – WINNER
2009
Sisterchicks Go Brit by Robin Jones Gunn
Shadow of Colossus by TL Higley
From a Distance by Tamera Alexander – WINNER
Calico Canyon by Mary Connealy
Winter Haven by Athol Dickson
On the Edge of the Sea of Darkness by Andrew Peterson

So 24 or 23 rather read out of the whole bunch. That’s a pretty good start right?

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The Creative Madness Mama also known as Margaret is a Christian Stay-at-home Mama, married to the Enginerd, Quilter, avid reader and book-a-holic. A book blogger for bunches of different publicists. She loves to share the latest and greatest about books coming out as well as her quilt and other crafty projects with some pictures of her eight-year-old AppleBlossom, three-year-old Almond Blossom (the Rascal boy!), six-year-old OrangeBlossom (the Princess), and newborn Mermaid Warrior in between. Plotting to be a homeschooler, she's a cloth diapering, breastfeeding, babywearing, list making mama full of a little creative and a lot of madness.

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