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2013 Christian Book Awards

2013 Christian Book Awards

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the winners for the 2013 Christian Book Awards. Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Awards honor titles in seven categories: Bibles, Bible Reference, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children, Inspiration and New Author.

Five finalists are selected in each category following a stringent judging process by judging panels specially selected for each category. The top scoring book in each category is named the Christian Book Award winner. The Christian Book of the Year is chosen among the finalists to represent Christian publishing's highest quality and greatest impact for 2013.

The Christian Book Award winners and Christian Book of the Year were announced at the ECPA Awards Banquet on April 29, 2013 at the World Outreach Church in Nashville, TN.

For more information, visit http://www.christianbookexpo.com/christianbookawards/
 


 

2013 Winners

 

The 2013 Christian Book of the Year
JESUS TODAY by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson)

Bibles
CHRONOLOGICAL LIFE APPLICATION® STUDY BIBLE, NLT (Tyndale House Publishers)

Bible Reference
ZONDERVAN EXEGETICAL COMMENTARY ON THE NEW TESTAMENT, ACTS by Eckhard J. Schnabel (Zondervan)

Children's
THE ACTION BIBLE DEVOTIONAL by Jeremy V. Jones (David C Cook)

Fiction
THE NEXT TARGET by Nikki Arana (David C Cook)

Inspiration
THOUGHTS TO MAKE YOUR HEART SING by Sally Lloyd-Jones (ZonderKidz)

Nonfiction
GRACE by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson)

New Author
ANYTHING by Jennie Allen (Thomas Nelson)

 


 

2013 Finalists

 

Bibles

  • CHRONOLOGICAL LIFE APPLICATION® STUDY BIBLE, NLT (Tyndale House Publishers)
  • ESV GLOBAL STUDY BIBLE (Crossway)
  • EVERYDAY MATTERS BIBLE FOR WOMEN (Hendrickson Publishers)
  • HOLMAN KJV STUDY BIBLE (B&H Publishing Group)
  • NIV STUDY BIBLE (Zondervan)

Bible Reference

  • THE BAKER ILLUSTRATED BIBLE COMMENTARY by Gary M. Burge, Andrew E. Hill (Baker Books/ Baker Publishing Group)
  • CENTER CHURCH by Timothy Keller (Zondervan)
  • DICTIONARY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT: PROPHETS (The IVP Bible Dictionary Series) edited by Mark J. Boda and J. Gordon McConville (InterVarsity Press)
  • INVITATION TO BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION: Exploring the Hermeneutical Triad of History, Literature, and Theology, by Andreas J. Köstenberger, Richard D. Patterson (Kregel Academic & Professional)
  • ZONDERVAN EXEGETICAL COMMENTARY ON THE NEW TESTAMENT, ACTS by Eckhard J. Schnabel (Zondervan)

Children's

  • THE ACTION BIBLE DEVOTIONAL by Jeremy V. Jones (David C Cook)
  • FIREBIRD by Brent McCorkle and Amy Parker (B&H Publishing Group)
  • HEAVEN IS FOR REAL FOR KIDS by Colton, Todd & Sonja Burpo (Tommy Nelson)
  • HOT CHOCOLATE WITH GOD #2 by Camryn Kelly with Jill and Erin Kelly
  • JESUS CALLING BIBLE STORYBOOK by Sarah Young (Tommy Nelson)

Fiction

  • THE DOG THAT TALKED TO GOD by Jim Kraus (Abingdon Press)
  • HARVEST OF RUBIES by Tessa Afshar (Moody Publishers)
  • THE NEXT TARGET by Nikki Arana (David C Cook)
  • SUBMERGED by Dani Pettrey (Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)
  • WHEN THE SMOKE CLEARS by Lynette Eason (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

Inspiration

  • THE FAMILY BOOK OF ADVENT by Carol Garborg (Ellie Claire Gift, a division of Worthy Publishing)
  • JESUS TODAY by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson)
  • LOVE OUT LOUD by Joyce Meyer (FaithWords)
  • THE QUIET PLACE by Nancy Leigh DeMoss (Moody Publishers)
  • THOUGHTS TO MAKE YOUR HEART SING by Sally Lloyd-Jones (ZonderKidz)
  • UNSTOPPABLE: The Incredible Power of Faith in Action, by Nick Vujicic (WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)

Nonfiction

  •  A GRACE REVEALED by Jerry Sittser (Zondervan)
  • THE EXPLICIT GOSPEL by Matt Chandler with Jared Wilson (Crossway)
  • GLORIOUS RUIN: How Suffering Sets You Free, by Tullian Tchividjian (David C Cook)
  • GRACE by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson)
  • IN THE LAND OF BLUE BURQAS by Kate McCord (Moody Publishers)

New Author

  • ANYTHING by Jennie Allen (Thomas Nelson)
  • CRADLE MY HEART: Finding God’s Love After Abortion, by Kim Ketola (Kregel)
  • DISABILITY AND THE GOSPEL: How God Uses Our Brokenness to Display His Grace, by Michael S. Beates (Crossway)
  • INTERRUPTED by Rachel Coker (Zondervan)
  • LOVE DOES by Bob Goff (Thomas Nelson)