Sarah Bolme, Director
Christian Small Publishers Association

(Charlotte, NC) Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) is pleased to announce the winning titles for the 2013 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. Book lovers and retailers selling Christian products voted on the nominated titles in each of twelve categories.


The winners in each of the twelve categories are:




Muted Grey, Dianna L Young, Wildflower Press, 9780983533207




Sarah’s Gift, Skye Wieland, ShadeTree Publishing, 9781937331184


Christian Living


Reasons for Hope in the Mosaic of Your Life, Carl Kerby, Genesis Publishing Group, 9781933591094


Bible Study / Theology


God’s Wake-up Call, Dr. Rick Metrick, ShadeTree Publishing, 9781937331221




Daily Readings for Difficult Days, Jennifer Carter, Hope Books, 9781908567000




If Today Is All I Have, Linda Nordyke Hambleton with Todd Hillard, Florida Hospital Publishing, 9780983988106


Relationships / Family


Grandparenting Through Obstacles: Overcoming Family Challenges to Reach Your Grandchildren for Christ, Renee Gray-Wilburn and Dianne E. Butts, Pix-N-Pens Publishing, 9781938092176


Children’s (age 4 to 8)


The Christian Alphabet Book: Teaching Children about Jesus, Prayer, and the Bible, Tracy Sands, Love the Dove Publishing, 9780985792800


Children’s (age 8 to 12)


Where the Crickets Sing, Rosie Boom, Boom Tree Publishing, 9780473205034


Young Adult (age 12+)


Is Your Fruit Sweet or Sour? A Teen Girl’s Guide to Christian Living, Karen Finn, Precept Publishing, 9780984665709


Gift Book 


Billy Tucci’s A Child is Born, Billy Tucci, Apostle Arts, LLC, 9780983835240


eBook Exclusive 


Equip Your Mind with the Word of God, Volume 1, Barney Browne, MindEquip, 9780980139952


The winning titles can be viewed at


The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award is sponsored by Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA). A total of 91 titles were nominated from 69 publishers for the twelve award categories.


CSPA represents and promotes small publishers in the Christian marketplace. CSPA represents a membership of over 100 small publishers producing materials for the Christian Marketplace. CSPA is a supplier member of CBA. For more information about Christian Small Publishers Association visit http://www.