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Just 18 Summers Wins Selah Award

Contact person: Michelle Cox (828) 230-0603

The Just 18 Summers novel by Michelle Cox and Rene Gutteridge won First Place in the Women’s Contemporary Fiction category for the 2015 Selah Awards. The novel was published by Tyndale House Publishers. 

The Selah Awards were announced at a recent ceremony held during the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. The national awards consist of fourteen categories and winners are chosen by individual judges using an established score sheet.

Just 18 Summers® is a trademarked brand created by Michelle Cox to encourage, equip, and inspire parents, and to remind them to slow down and make some memories—because we have just 18 summers before our children leave home. The syndicated Just 18 Summers parenting blog features a staff of 18 writers. Future plans include additional books and products, and a movie and documentary. The parenting blog and more information can be found at