AWSA (The Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) has announced finalists for the 20th Annual Golden Scroll Awards. These awards are open to all 900 authors of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association.
Golden Scroll Nonfiction Book Finalists were drawn from our many nonfiction subcategories. These authors include Dr. Michelle Bengtson for Today Is Going to Be a Good Day: 90 Promises from God to Start Your Day Off Right (Revell), Kristine Brown for Cinched: Living with Unwavering Trust in an Unfailing God (Aberdeen Books LLC), Toni Campbell for Jesus Has Left the Building: The Nitty Gritty of Creative Church Outreach (Pageant Wagon Publishing), Julie Zine Coleman for On Purpose: Understanding God’s Freedom for Women Through Scripture (Kregel Publications), Blythe Daniel & Helen McIntosh for I Love You, Mom! (Tyndale), Lynn Eib for When God and Cancer Meet (Tyndale), Kris Rystrom Emmert with Julie Voudrie for Providing Promise, A Navy Widow’s Journey to Hope (Carpenter’s Son Publishing). Sandra Flach for Orphans No More (Brookstone Publishing), Natalie Ford & Richard A. Fowler for Grace-Based Counseling (Moody Publishers), as well as for “Seeking Answers, Finding Peace” (Elk Lake Publishing), Grace Fox for Keeping Hope Alive: Devotions for Strength in the Storm (Aspire Press), Tricia Goyer for Heart Happy (Salem Books), and for Every Little Win (Nelson Books), Jennifer Hand for My Yes Is on the Table (Moody Publishers), Tracy Hester for Get Up, Girl, Let’s Go: Getting Unstuck and Living Free (Elk Lake Publishing), Shadia Hrichi for Tamar: Rediscovering the God Who Redeems Me (Leafwood Publishers), Kathy Howard for Deep Rooted: Growing Through the Book of Acts (Bold Vision Books) and for Heirloom: Living and Leaving a Legacy of Faith (Tyndale), Danita Jenae for When Mountains Crumble: Rebuilding Your Life After Losing Someone You Love (Moody Publishers), Rebecca Barlow Jordan for Day-votions® with Your Faithful Father: 90 Days with the One Who Wants to Meet All Your Needs (Rebecca Barlow Jordan), Lucinda Kinsinger for Turtle Heart: Unlikely Friends with a Life-Changing Bond (Elk Lake Publishing), Andy Lee for Radiant Influence: How an Ordinary Girl Changed the World (CrossRiver Media), Patty Mason for Getting to Know God’s Heart (KP Press), Kathy Collard Miller for Heart of Courage (Elk Lake Publishing), DiAnn Mills for Exploring the Art of Plotting (Bold Vision Books), Michelle Nietert and Denise Pass for Make Up Your Mind: Unlock Your Thoughts, Transform Your Life (Randall House), Ava Pennington for Reflections on the Names of God (Revell), Michelle Rayburn for Life, Repurposed: Stories of Grace, Hope, and Restored Faith (Faith Creativity Life Books), Sheri Schofield for God? Where Are You? (Elk Lake Publishing), Karen Whiting for 52 Weekly Devotions for Family Prayer (RoseKidz) as well as for Growing a Mother’s Heart Bible Study (AMG Publishers), and Growing a Mother’s Heart: Devotions of Faith, Hope, and Love from Mothers (AMG Publishers).
The Golden Scroll Fiction finalists include Lisa Betz for Fountains and Secrets (Redemption Press), TE Bradford for Awakened (Elk Lake Publishing), Lynette Eason for Following the Trail (Love Inspired Suspense), as well as Hostile Intent (Revell), and for Peril on the Ranch (Love Inspired Suspense), Terri Gillespie for Really Bad Hair Day: The Hair Mavens, Book 3 (Terri Gillespie), Jocelyn Green for Drawn by the Current (Bethany House), Anne Greene for Trail of Tears: The Story of John Ross (Elk Lake Publishing), Tricia Goyer for The Elder Sister (Guideposts), Kara Hunt for Paper Dolls (Winged Publications), Lane Jordan for Evangeline (Elk Lake Publishing), DiAnn Mills for Trace of Doubt (Tyndale), Christina Suzann Nelson for Shaped by the Waves (Bethany House), Cynthia Ruchti for Facing the Dawn (Revell), Cynthia L. Simmons for Reflecting Gold (Elk Lake Publishing), Cheri Swalwell for Trail to Forgiveness (Encourage), Kimberley Woodhouse for A Deep Divide (Bethany House), and Kimberley Woodhouse for Bridge of Gold (Barbour Books).
The Golden Scrolls Children’s Book finalists include Michelle Medlock Adams, for Dachshund Through the Snow (End Game Press), Michelle Medlock Adams & Wendy Hinote Lanier, for Puppy Dog Devotions: 75 Fun Fido Facts, Bible Truths, and More! (Iron Stream Media), Jeanne Dennis, for Matt’s Compusonic (Elk Lake Publishing), Jeanne Dennis & Christine St. Jacques for Annabella’s Crown (Elk Lake Publishing), Tricia Goyer & Amy Parker for The Grumbles (Running Press Kids), Teresa Janzen for Little Mango in a Big World (Abundance Books LLC), Julie Lavender for Children’s Bible Stories for Bedtime (Random House),Stacy Leicht for Good One, God (Redemption Press), Susan U. Neal for Eat God’s Food (Elk Lake Publishing), Caris Snider for Anxiety Elephants for Tween Girls: A 90-Day Devotional (End Game Press), and Karen Whiting & Jesse Florea for Devos for Brave Boys (Tyndale), and Rebecca White & Karen Whiting for The Super-Sized Book of Bible Craft Gifts (RoseKidz),