2017 INSPY Award Winners

Once again, it has been a privilege and delight to work with my fabulous Advisory Board members and talented judges for another amazing year for the INSPY Awards. The winners would make a great Summer reading list!

2017 INSPY Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2017 INSPY Awards Winners Announced JUNE 28, 2017 – The INSPY Advisory Board announced today that the following books have been awarded INSPYs in their categories. Recognizing the need for a new kind of book award, the Inspy Awards was created by bloggers to discover and highlight the very best in literature that grapples with expressions of the Christian faith. The 2017 awards season covers books published from January 1st 2016 and December 31st, 2016.

The INSPY Advisory Board is pleased to announce the 2017 INSPY Award winners:

Contemporary Romance / Romantic Suspense

Just a Kiss by Denise Hunter | Thomas Nelson

Debut Novel

Close to You by Kara Isaac | Howard Books

General Fiction

Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar | Tyndale

Historical Romance

The Lady and the Lionheart by Joanne Bischof | Mason Jar Books

Literature for Young People

Unblemished by Sara Ella | Thomas Nelson

Mystery & Thriller

If I Run by Terri Blackstock | Zondervan (Harper Collins)

Speculative Fiction

The Shattered Vigil by Patrick W. Carr | Bethany House

To read the judges’ statements on why they chose these winners, click here!

Download the press release here

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Email inspyawards@gmail.com

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3 Responses to 2017 INSPY Award Winners

  1. Thank you to the board and judges as another INSPY season comes to a close.

    Congratulations to all the winners!!

  2. Congratulations to all the INSPY Award winners! I’ve read “Land of Silence” and “The Lady and the Lionheart” – both are excellent! Please continue writing and I promise I’ll continue reading!

  3. Yay! Congrats to all these lovely authors! I loved the books I’ve read that are listed, and look forward to reading the others!

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