Thursday, January 13, 2011

18th Annual Heartsong Awards

Each year, members of the Heartsong Presents book club vote for their favorite authors, books, and covers. The winners of the 18th Annual Heartsong Presents Awards are:


Favorite Author
  1. Susan Page Davis
  2. Erica Vetsch
  3. Jennifer Johnson
  4. Lauralee Bliss
  5. Myra Johnson
  6. Paige Winship Dooly
  7. Pamela Griffin
  8. Laurie Alice Eakes
  9. Yvonne Lehman
  10. Colleen L. Reece



Favorite New Author
  1. Erica Vetsch
  2. Myra Johnson
  3. Shannon Taylor Vannatter
  4. Sandra Robbins
  5. S. Dionne Moore
Favorite Historical Romance
  1. The Lightkeeper's Daughter by Paige Winship Dooly
  2. The Bartered Bride by Erica Vetsch
  3. Lily and the Lawman by Erica Vetsch
  4. The Glassblower by Laurie Alice Eakes
  5. Clara and the Cowboy by Erica Vetsch
  6. Romance Rides the Range by Colleen L. Reece
  7. The Columns of Cottonwood by Sandra Robbins
  8. Romance Rides the River by Colleen L. Reece
  9. Across the Cotton Fields by Diane Ashley and Aaron McCarver
  10. The Marriage Masquerade by Erica Vetsch

Favorite Contemporary Romance
  1. White Roses by Shannon Taylor Vannatter
  2. Maid to Love by Jennifer Johnson
  3. Pure Serendipity by Becky Melby and Cathy Wienke
  4. Fire and Ice by Susan Page Davis
  5. Where the Dogwoods Bloom by Myra Johnson
  6. Polar Opposites by Susan Page Davis
  7. Fine, Feathered Friend by Kathleen E. Kovach
  8. White Doves by Shannon Taylor Vannatter
  9. For Better Or Worse by Jennifer Johnson
  10. Autumn Rains by Myra Johnson

Favorite Historical Cover
  1. The Lightkeeper's Daughter by Paige Winship Dooly
  2. Romance Rides the River by Colleen L. Reece
  3. Lily and the Lawman by Erica Vetsch
  4. Clara and the Cowboy by Erica Vetsch
  5. Romance Rides the Range by Colleen L. Reece
  6. The Ice Carnival by Janet Spaeth
  7. The Columns of Cottonwood by Sandra Robbins
  8. The Bartered Bride by Erica Vetsch
  9. A Bouquet for Iris by Diane Ashley and Aaron McCarver
  10. The Marriage Masquerade by Erica Vetsch

Favorite Contemporary Cover
  1. White Doves by Shannon Taylor Vannatter
  2. White Roses by Shannon Taylor Vannatter
  3. Where the Dogwoods Bloom by Myra Johnson
  4. Maid to Love by Jennifer Johnson
  5. Fine, Feathered Friend by Kathleen E. Kovach
  6. Crossroads Bay by Kathleen E. Kovach
  7. Pure Serendipity by Becky Melby and Cathy Wienke
  8. Polar Opposites by Susan Page Davis
  9. Exposing Amber by Elizabeth Goddard
  10. Heart of Mine by Lauralee Bliss

Congratulations!!!

19 comments:

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Julie Jarnagin said...

Congrats to all the winners!

Rhonda Gibson said...

Congratulations everyone!! You are all winners!

Myra Johnson said...

I am so honored to be included in these lists--and among such talent! Thank you, JoAnne and all the HP staff, and thanks to the faithful readers who cast their votes!

Shannon Taylor Vannatter said...

The list made me cry. I've dreamed of being on it for several years. I never dreamed of being on it more than once, twice at the most.

I'm honored to be in such awesome company and I appreciate the readers for voting. Heartsong readers rock.

Brenda Anderson said...

Congratulations Shannon! I am absolutely thrilled for you.

Becky Melby said...

Wow... What a blessing--and what a joy to be part of this amazing group of writers. Thank you, readers, and thank you JoAnne and everyone involved in making wholesome romances available to so many.

Erica Vetsch said...

So excited and happy to be included among such fine authors. Thank you to JoAnne and everyone at Barbour, and especially, thank you to the readers who voted.

Congratulations to all these fine authors.

Sandra said...

Congrats to all, but I am especially happy to see Shannon Taylor Vannatter on the list. I discovered her books last year and found them so good. I follow her on FB and her web site. She seems like such a wonderful person.
Continued Good Luck to you Shannon!!

Susan Page Davis said...

What a great blessing. This is a fabulous list, and I am thrilled to be on it. Thank you to everyone who voted, for supporting Heartsong, and also to our amazing editor, Joanne!

Carla Gade said...

Congratulations to all!!

Kathy Kovach... said...

I'm so humbled and honored to be on this list! Thank you, readers, for taking the time to vote for me. Without you, I would be back to filling myriads of notebooks and hiding them in drawers.

Debra E. Marvin said...

Congratulations! A nice collection of names and titles.

CatMom said...

Congratulations to all the winners!! I LOVE Heartsong books! :) Blessings, Patti Jo

Colleen L. Reece said...

How great to be back with Heartsong!
And to have my new novels so well received. Congratulations to all on the list, especially to Susan Page Davis--one of my favorite authors.

But also to everyone who writes stories that glorify God.

Thanks, readers. You made my day.
Colleen L. Reece

Mary Connealy said...

Congratulations to you ALL.

Aaron McCarver said...

Wow! Thank you to our readers! This is such an honor! Congratulations to all of the other winners and a big thank you to JoAnne who keeps us all straight (most of the time :) ).

Shannon Taylor Vannatter said...

Sandra,
Thanks for your kind words and well wishes. It's been a great year already.

Jennifer Johnson said...

Woohoo!!! I just read this. Yes, I'm a bit late. Still, WOOHOO!!! :) Congratulations everyone! :)