2022 Christian Indie Awards Finalist Announced

Below is a list of the Christian Indie Award finalists. Some book categories included ties, so those books are being reread and rejudged. The winners will be announced by May 1, 2022, and the 2023 Christian Indie Awards will open on May 15, 2022.

Daughters of the King: Revealing God’s Royalty in the Midst of Peasantry by Teresa Ann Criswell; published by Marked Writers Publishing

Coffee and Cookies with God by Lisa Worthey Smith, Becky Alexander, June Foster, Bonita Y McCoy, Suzanne D. Nichols, Ginger Solomon; published by Kerysso Press

Bible Study 
The Journey: Spiritual Growth in Galatians & Philippians by David Fiensy: published by Crosslink Publishing

Dwelling by Donna E. Lane; published by Donna E. Lane

Living a Parable: Finding Lessons in Unlikely Experiences by Silvia Davis; published by Xulon Press

Your True Story by Susan Freese; published by Susan Freese

Business Finance 
Plan of Action: Navigating a Life of Change, Work, and Faith by Randy Linville with Nancy Lovell; published by ClearSight Publishing

Children’s Picture Books
The Special Little Sports Car by Sharon Chancey Smith; published by Deep Waters Books

Gifts from Heaven by Susanne Funk; published by Susanne Funk

Bax and His Bubbles: All About a Kid and His Thoughts by Sonia Amin; published by Sonia Amin

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph by Kathleen T. Pelley; published by Journey with Story Press

A Little Town Called Hope by Emma Allen; published by Emma Allen

Children’s 8–12
Tales of Foreverly by Joanna M. Pendleton; published by Bless & Guide Publications

The Wide Road by Dianne Hansen; published by Dianne Hansen

Virtual to Reality by Monica Bennett-Ryan; published by In His Name Publishing

Christian Education
The American Covenant: The Untold Story by Marshall Foster; published by Nordskog Publishing

Finding Your Part in God’s Master Story by Janet Ruth; published by Ambassador International

Christian Living 
Lessons from the Apostles: How God Uses All Types of People to Change the World by Glen A Blanscet; published by WestBow Press

Rest for the Weary: Finding Freedom from Fear in the Heart of the Father by Shay S. Mason; published by Love Inside Out Press

Seven Words You Never Want to Hear: How to Be Sure You Won't by Denise Wilson; published by Redemption Press

The God Dot: Spiritual Markers of God’s Divine by Lynn Baber; published by Ark Press

Living a Parable: Finding Lessons in Unlikely Experiences by Silvia Davis; published by Xulon Press

Christmas Communion: Savoring the Savoir by Alisa Hope Wagner; published by Alisa Hope Wagner

Unstuck: Step into the New by Amy Joob; published by Amy Joob Ministries

I Am by Michelle Kenner; published by Woodside Books

General Fiction
Save the Date by Ellen L. Fannon; published by Winged Publications

Alaska Calling by Maryann J Landers; published by Maryann J Landers

Alaskian Calibration by Maryann J Landers; published by Maryann J Landers

Cold Pizza by David C. Reyes; published by New Harbor Press

All the Good: Doing Life After the Diploma by Dexterity Books; published by Dexterity Books

Christmas in Idaho by Ray Downing; published by Ray Downing

Historical Fiction 
Sunday in New York by Robert Allen; published by Crosslink Publishing

Larimer Street by Timothy Browne; published by Timothy Browne

This Hallowed Ground by Donna E. Lane; published by Donna E. Lane

The Good German Girl by Erica Marie Hogan; published by Elk Lake Publishing

Divine Reversal by Susan Joy Simkins; published by Growing the Gifts

Tails and Purrs for the Heart of Soul by Lorilyn Roberts; published by Rear Guard Publishing

When Hope Rises by Tammy Dove; published by Trilogy Publishing

In the Company of Men by Brian Donohue with Kathy Mendonca; published by Elm Hill a Division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing

Eyes to See: Experiencing God's Wonder in All of Life's Seasons by Bendi Schrambach; published by BookBaby

Boldly into the Darkness: Living with Loss, Growing with Grief & Holding onto Happiness by Autumn Toelle-Jackson; published by Autumn Toelle-Jackson

The Tiger’s Eye by Scott B. Delaney; published by Xulon Press

Hunt for the Hometown Killer by Mary Dodge Allen; published by EA Book Publishing

Solomon’s Porch by Janet Morris Grimes; published by Elk Lake Publishing, Inc.

A Yellow Cap: A Journey form Tragedy to Hope by Yolanda Ciolli; published by Campass Flower Press

Ghostly Vendetta by Michele Israel Harper; published by Love2ReadLove2Write Publishing

Personal Growth
The Satisfied Workbook: A Spiritual Guide to Recovery and Food Freedom by Dr. Rhona Epstein; published by Dexterity Books

Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers by Charlene D. Quint; published by Redemption Press

Generations Deep: Unmasking Inherited Dysfunctional & Trauma to Rewrite Our Stories by Gina Birkemeier; published by Out Loud Publishing

Reflections of Me by Dr. Davetta Hammond; published by Indignor House

Vibrant Simplicity by Lisa Lynne Ericson; published by Book Villages

Inspired by the Holy Ghost by Aimee Cabo; published by Aimee Cabo

Tune-Up Your Relationship by Barbara and Andrew Rice; published by Barbara Rice and Andrew Rice

Raising Kids Who Care: Practical conversations for exploring stuff that matters, together by Susy Lee; published by Susy Lee

Healing the Stormy Marriage: Hope and Help for YOU when Your Spouse has Mental Health or Addiction Issues by R. Christian Bohlen; published by R. Christian Bohlen

The Billionaire’s Secret by Meghann Whistler; published by Meghann Whistler

A Life Renewed by Olivia Rae; published by Olivia Rae

Slow Brewing Tea by Randy Loubier; published by Randy Loubier

Silence the Siren by Michele Israel Harper; published by Love2ReadLove2Write Publishing 

Hunt for Understanding by Alisa Hope Wagner; published by Marked Writers Publishing

The Dividing by Devin Downing; published by Devin Downing

The Temple Revealed: The True Location of the Jewish Temple Hidden in Plain Sight by Christian Widener; published by End Times Berean

Being Creative by Laura Bartnick; published by Capture Me Books

Young Adult 
The Three Kingdoms: The Sown Seed by Mark J. Musser; published by Mark J. Musser

The Road to Home by R. A. Douthitt; published by R. A. Douthitt

The Zealots by G. K. Johnson; published by Capture Me Books

Virtual Reality by Monica Bennett-Ryan; published by In His Name Publishing