Friday, January 18, 2008

Congratulations, Heartsong Authors!

Each year, members of the Heartsong Presents book club vote for their favorite authors, books, and covers.

The winners of the 15th Annual Heartsong Presents Awards are:

Favorite Author:
4. Susan Page Davis
5. Pamela Griffin
6. Terry Fowler
7. Linda Ford
8. Lynn A. Coleman
9. Irene B. Brand
10. Janet Lee Barton

Favorite New Author
4. Kathleen E. Kovach
5. Anita Higman

Favorite Historical Romance
4. A Place of Her Own by Lynn A. Coleman
5. A Bride Idea by Yvonne Lehman
6. Golden Dawn by Cathy Marie Hake
7. A Time to Plant by Kelly Eileen Hake
8. Adam's Bride by Lisa Harris
9. A Time to Keep by Kelly Eileen Hake
10. Broken Bow by Irene B. Brand

Favorite Contemporary Romance
4. Photo Op by Lynn A. Coleman
5. Love by the Yard by Gail Sattler
6. Darcy's Inheritance by Linda Ford
7. Wedded Bliss by Kathleen Y'Barbo
8. Red Like Crimson by Janice A. Thompson
9. Except for Grace by Terry Fowler
10. Sweet, Sugared Love by Pamela Griffin

Favorite Historical Cover
4. Golden Dawn by Cathy Marie Hake
5. The Lumberjack's Lady by Susan Page Davis
6. Wyoming Hoofbeats by Susan Page Davis
7. Sharon Takes a Hand by Rosey Dow
8. A Place of Her Own by Lynn A. Coleman
9. Broken Bow by Irene B. Brand
10. The Bounty Hunter and the Bride by Vickie McDonough

Favorite Contemporary Cover
4. Photo Op by Lynn A. Coleman
5. Wedded Bliss by Kathleen Y'Barbo
6. Family Reunion by Janet Lee Barton
7. Love by the Yard by Gail Sattler
8. Sweet, Sugared Love by Pamela Griffin
9. Bay Hideaway by Beth Loughner
10. Red Like Crimson by Janice A. Thompson



Mary Connealy said...


Vickie said...

It's always fun to see where my favorite authors placed. Congratulations to all who made the top ten list!! So many great books to choose from.

Kathy Kovach said...

THIS IS AWESOME! Mary C. and I continue to be connected in our writing journey. We were both awarded our first contracts (Heartsong) at the same conference, and now we're fave authors together. WAHOO!

CHickey said...

Wonderful! I hope to be on there next year!

Mary Connealy said...

I still remember your screams Kathy, when they announced your name. Much more spontaneous and natural than my reaction. I believe I walked into a wall.

Janet Spaeth said...

WOW! Congratulations to all of you!

Lovely choices!

Crystal Laine Miller said...

Hey! Congratulations to all the winners! I am an avid reader of Heartsongs. I've interviewed a couple of the authors on my Kid blog (Mary Connealy was my initial guinea pig...she lived to fight another day.) I would love to feature more.

Anyway, just congratulating the authors, designers and editors/team at Heartsong for another successful round of books! And I do love the prairies/historicals best, but I read them all.

Mary Connealy said...

Hi, Crystal. You guys oughta go see her 'When the Were Kids' blog, it's really fun and just got a different angle than a lot of other blogs.
If I had it to do over again, Crystal, I now have a picture of myself somewhat younger than 19.
It was the youngest I could find when she asked me to do the interview! Which helped me to realize my identity had been erased from my youth.
My children must have thought I sprung to life fully grown.
Well, we do live ten miles from my mom, so maybe they know I had a childhood...still......

Debby said...

I'm honored to have my book, Double Blessing, on the list with so many other fabulous books! Congratulations to everyone!

jen70 said...

Congratulations to the winners and runner-ups! You are all talented writers. Thank you for sharing God's gift with others.

Jennifer Johnson said...

This is so exciting!!! What a blessing, blessing, blessing!!! :)

Pam Hillman said...

Congratulations to all the Heartsong favorites! What an impressive list!

Anonymous said...

This is very cool. Congratulations, ladies. Praying for continued success for you in 2008.