Saturday, October 20, 2018

GIVEAWAY! Congratulations to The Christy Award™ 2018 Finalists!


What's your favorite genre to read? Do you prefer contemporary romance? Historical romance? Historical fiction, hold the romance? Suspense? Young Adult? Visionary? General Fiction?

The Christy Award™ celebrates all of the above, along with First Novel and Short Form. And YOU are invited to celebrate with the finalists at The Christy Award™ gala on November 7, 2018 at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. 

But we're getting ahead of ourselves...

FIRST, if you haven't checked out all the finalists yet, you can do so HERE

photo by JustCommonly

Join The Christy Award™ finalists (and more of your fave authors) at two events honoring the power of story on November 7th, 2018! 

First up is The Art of Writing Conference – a focused conference for writers, storytellers, and publishing curators. Featuring StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller and award-winning authors Charles Martin, Carla Laureano, Jerry Jenkins, Sarah Arthur, and Joanne Bischof, as well as representatives from Bethany House, Gilead, Howard Books, and WaterBrook & Multnomah, it includes seminars on topics such as: Hard Issues, Happy Endings, and Hope; Mythbusters: Publishing Edition; and How to Write Books That Outlast You.

The Art of Writing Conference is for both published & aspiring authors and anyone involved in the Christian publishing world (agents, editors, promoters, designers, retailers, etc.). It will be held on November 7th from 1-5:30 at Lipscomb University in Nashville.

Following the conference is The Christy Award™ Gala at 7:00pm, also at Lipscomb University. The Dinner Gala will celebrate the art of Christian fiction, announce the 2018 winners of The Christy Award™, and honor the legacy of Madeleine L’Engle.


Guess What?!?

You’re invited to both events for a package price of only $99!!

There's still a few hours left to enter this great giveaway -  JustRead Tours, ReadingIsMySuperPower and JustCommonly are giving away a total of TWO admission bundles to attend both The Art of Writing Conference & The Christy Award™ Gala. Click the graphic to enter.


Didn't win? You can still register HERE for only $99 total for both events! 

GIVEAWAY!


PLUS  - CFRR, in conjunction with The Christy Award™ team, is giving away the entire collection of The Christy Award™ 2018 finalist books! That's right - one winner will receive (1) print copy of each of the following titles:
  • The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner (Revell)
  • Troubled Waters by Susan May Warren (Revell)
  • True to You by Becky Wade (Bethany House)
  • Freedom's Ring by Heidi Chiavaroli (Tyndale)
  • The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright (Bethany House)
  • Missing Isaac by Valerie Fraser Luesse (Revell)
  • Turtles in the Road by Rhonda Rhea & Kaley Rhea (Bold Vision Books)
  • A Time to Stand by Robert Whitlow (Thomas Nelson)
  • Life After by Katie Ganshert (WaterBrook)
  • The Space Between Words by Michele Phoenix (Thomas Nelson)
  • Catching the Wind by Melanie Dobson (Tyndale)
  • Isaiah's Daughter by Mesu Andrews (WaterBrook)
  • Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (WaterBrook)
  • A Dangerous Legacy by Elizabeth Camden (Bethany House)
  • The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz (Revell)
  • To Wager Her Heart by Tamera Alexander (Zondervan)
  • Coldwater by Samuel Parker (Revell) 
  • Rule of Law by Randy Singer (Tyndale) 
  • Guilt By Association by Heather Gilbert (Woodhaven Press)
  • Her Secret Daughter by Ruth Logan Herne (Love Inspired)
  • 12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep (Barbour)
  • Awakened by Morgan Busse (Enclave)
  • The Day the Angels Fell by Shawn Smucker (Revell)
  • The Man He Never Was by James Rubart (Thomas Nelson)
  • The Delusion by Laura Gallier (Wander)
  • Last Summer at Eden by Christina Hergenrader (Concordia)
  • Unraveling by Sara Ella (Thomas Nelson)
One winner. 27 print books (technically there are 28 finalist books but one is repeated twice, go Jaime Jo Wright with two nominations for The House on Foster Hill!)

Enter via the Rafflecopter giveaway below. Giveaway will begin at midnight October 20, 2018 and last through 11:59pm October 27, 2018. US only. Winners will be notified within a week of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen.

Giveaway is subject to the policies found here.


 What about you? What's your favorite genre?















94 comments:

  1. Congrats to the authors. Thanks for the chance to win this Fantastic giveaway!!

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  2. Congrats to all the authors. My favorite genre is romantic suspense.

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  3. This is an awesome giveaway!! I really don’t have a favorite genre because I read everything! Thanks for the chance!!

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  4. What an amazing giveaway!!
    I love to read most genres, but my favorite is suspense

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  5. I like Historical Fiction with a little romance thrown in. 😉

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  6. I love mist any genres, my favorite though is historical :)

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  7. Historical Christian fiction, time slips

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  8. Congrats to all the finalists! I love most genres, but historical is my favorite!

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  9. I love contemporary fiction but historical is a close second!

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  10. My favorite genre is historical romance.

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  11. I really love Historical Christian Fiction.

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  12. Historical fiction is always first on my TBR!

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  13. I love writing many genres. Historical fiction is a frequent one but so is contemporary!

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  14. Historical Romance is my go-to genre! I want to start reading romantic suspense as well!

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  15. Congratulations to all the winners! My favorite genre is probably contemporary romance and mystery.

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  17. Congrats!! to all the winners. My favorite genre is contemporary and historical romance.

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  18. Winning this contest would make it so I don't have to use my 5 library cards to get all the books. hahahaha. I really like the Visonary category & Mystery/Suspense/Thriller. I'm looking forward to reading all the books in this years finalist lineup!

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  19. My favorire is romantic suspense, but I read other genres, too.

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  20. My favorite genre is anything Historical.

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  21. I enjoy a variety! Historical romance may be my favorite! jarning67(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  22. A toss up between historical romance and romantic suspense.
    mindyhoung AT msn DOT com

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  23. I would say romance is my favorite genre. But i have really branched out since i started reviewing books.

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  24. My favorite genre is historical fiction, with a touch of suspense. This is an awesome giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win these great books.

    faithdcreech at gmail dot com

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  25. My favorite genre is Historical Fiction and Women’s Fiction. Thanks for the giveaway!
    grandmama_brenda(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  26. Historical fiction is totally my favorite!

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  27. Historical!
    Martyomenko(at)yahoo(dot) com

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  28. Congratulations! I love regency and historical!
    karenskrayons(at)gmail(dot)com

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  29. I read them all but love contemporary Christian fiction!

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  30. My favorite is historical and contemporary romance.

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  31. Congratulations! My favorite genre is romance.

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  32. I don't really have just one favorite genre...I love historical, romantic suspense, Biblical...the list could go on.

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  33. I like historical fiction.

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  34. Congratulations to the finalists! What a great bunch of books and authors! I love historical romance, contemporary romance, rom-com, suspense.

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  35. It's hard to choose just one, but I'd have to go with historical fiction.

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  36. Historical Christian romance. But I also like Contemporary Christian romance!

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  37. Thanks for this fabulous giveaway. I read mainly historical and contemporary romance, mysteries, and historical fiction. I like to change it up so I'm not always reading the same genre.

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  38. Contemporary romances is my favourite genre but I read a lot of different genres to not get tired of any one. Congratulations to all the winners.

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  39. I love Regency Romance and Historical Romance. Congratulations to all the winners!!

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  40. Congratulations to all the nominees! Historical Romance is my favorite genre, but I love to read all different types!

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  41. Mystery. Everything from cozy to hard boiled. From romantic suspense to women's fiction with a hint of mystery.

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  42. This would be so incredible!! Oh, and I like alllll kinds of Christian Fiction!

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  43. My favorite genre is Historical Christian fiction. I also love Mystery/Suspense!!!

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  44. I love a lot of different genres. Romance,thriller,science fiction, biographies,cooking,post apocalyptic,Christian, wagon train stories living in before roads, air fryer cookbooks.

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  45. My favorite is CF Romantic Suspense, although I enjoy many other genres, too! Thank you for the chance to enter a wonderful giveaway! Would love to win the whole shebang! All print books, of course!

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  46. CONGRATULATIONS MY FAVORITE IS DIFFERENT GENERS ROMANCE, SUSPENCE CHRISTIAN THANK YOU FOR THE CHANCE!

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  47. I like contemporary Christian fiction. It helps me relate to things going on in my life and the world around me in present day style. Historical fiction is a close second.

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  48. Great service. Great Christian Books. Great Christian truths.

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  49. Thanks for the giveaway! My favorite genre is contemporary romance and rom-com.

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  50. Congratulations to all the finalist! My favorite genre is mystery/suspense. Thank you for this EPIC giveaway!

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  51. I love many different genres. It's easier to tell you what I don't like: Horror and Amish books. I ALWAYS go for clean read/ Christian Fiction.

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  52. My favorite genre is mystery/suspense.

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  54. I love romance, but I'm really starting to enjoy mystery

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  55. My favorite is contemporary romance or romantic suspense.

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  56. Excellent giveaway. My favorite is historical romance/suspense.

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  57. I would love to win these wonderful books. I enjoy many different types of books, historically based, faith based, fiction and history to name a few.
    Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to enter this giveaway. Fingers crossed.

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  58. Historical romance! I love learning about different periods in history, and Christy is one of my all-time favorite books.

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  59. Thanks for the giveaway. Favorite Genre? Too many to choose from. Though Historical Romance is my most read genre.

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  60. Historical fiction is what I always return to. But I like branching out to other genres too!

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  61. Congratulations to all these authors. This is a wonderful giveaway.

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  62. It's hard to choose just one genre. I tend to lean toward, historical, regency, and contemporary. What I really like is a well written story with believable characters. :)

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  63. Historical is my favorite but I love it all. Thank you so much for this giveaway

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  64. Congratulations Author's Thank you for this awesome giveaway!

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  65. I especially enjoy historical romance but enjoy reading, period!!!

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  66. Awesome giveaway! Congrats to the finalists! 💕

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  67. I love most all genres history romance, suspense, contemporary, and young adult :).

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  68. What a fabulous roster of amazing authors and terrific titles--Best Wishes for all releases!!!

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  69. I love to read historical fiction and suspense

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  70. My favorite genre is Historical Romance, but I also love mystery and suspense!

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  71. My favorite genre is historical fiction. Congrats to all the winners!

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  72. Historical Fiction. Congratulations to all !
    I loved reading the Hidden Side and Freedom’s Ring by Heidi Chiavaroli

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  73. My favorite genre is a toss-up between suspense and historical. ;)

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  74. I love historical fiction, but I will try to read just about anything!!

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  75. I love suspense, but I've been branching out this year and have enjoyed some historical romance and biblical fiction.

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  76. So many amazing books and authors here!!

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  77. Congrats to the authors! I've read and loved some of the books on this list. My favorite genre is romantic suspense followed closely by historical. Though, I pretty much read across nearly all genres....just can't seem to get into vampires or werewolves for some odd reason ;)

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  78. I love romance! And if it has danger, history, or humor, I love it even more. :) -Jenny Snow

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  79. Historic romance!! (Lori Benton!)
    Congrats to all!

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  80. Historical Fiction is my totally favorite!
    Linda Marie Finn
    Faithful Acres Books

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  81. I love a variety of genres. My choice often depends on my current mood. I think my favorite genre, however, would have to be fantasy/sci-fi!

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