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MURFREESBORO, Tenn.The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) presented the 2013 Christian Book Awards, including the Christian Book of the Year Award, at an awards banquet held Mon., Apr. 29, 2013, during the ECPA Leadership Summit at World Outreach Church outside Nashville, Tenn.

An eBook sampler, which opens with a selection from the Christian Book of the Year and includes excerpts from all 2013 Christian Book Award finalists, will be released Apr. 30. Find links to this free resource, available from ECPA’s retail partners in a variety of e-reader formats, at www.ChristianBookExpo.com.

2013 Christian Book Award winners are:

 

2013 CHRISTIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR

Jesus Today
by Sarah Young Thomas Nelson, 9781400320097

BIBLES

Chronological Life Application® Study Bible, NLT
Tyndale House Publishers, 9781414339276

BIBLE REFERENCE

Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Acts
by Eckhard J. Schnabel, Zondervan, 9780310243670

CHILDREN

The Action Bible Devotional
by Jeremy V. Jones David C Cook, 9780781407274

FICTION

The Next Target
by Nikki Arana David C Cook, 9780781404310

INSPIRATION

Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing
by Sally Lloyd-Jones ZonderKidz, 9780310721635

NEW AUTHOR

Anything
by Jennie Allen Thomas Nelson, 9780849947056

NON-FICTION

Grace
by Max Lucado, Thomas Nelson, 9780849920707

 

The Christian Book Awards, established by ECPA in 1978 as the Gold Medallion Book Awards, recognize the absolute highest quality in Christian books. Based on excellence in content, literary quality, design, and impact, the Christian Book Awards are the oldest and among the most prestigious in the religious publishing industry. Christian Book Award finalists and winners receive recognition and support throughout multiple retail and media outlets.

For more information on finalists and to learn more about the Christian Book Awards, visit www.ChristianBookExpo.com/christianbookawards.

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The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) is an international non- profit trade organization, comprised of nearly 200 member companies worldwide, representing a combined revenue of nearly $1.4 billion. Since 1974, ECPA has strengthened Christian publishing by building Networking, Information, and Advocacy opportunities within the industry and across multiple channels so that our members can more effectively produce and deliver transformational Christian content. For more information about ECPA: 480-966-3998, info@ecpa.org, www.ecpa.org.