ForeWord Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year finalists 2015

March 22, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, MI –Titles published by Kregel Publications, Lion Fiction, and Monarch Books have been chosen for special recognition by ForeWord Reviews, a print magazine and website devoted to independently published books.

Honored titles are A Necessary Grief by Larry J. Michael from Kregel Ministry; A Cup of Dust by Susie Finkbeiner and Mercy’s Rain by Cindy K. Sproles from Kregel Publications; The Boy Who Loved Rain by Gerard Kelly and The Broken Blade by Anna Thayer from Lion Fiction, and Against the Flow by John Lennox from Monarch Books. In the next three months, a panel of more than 100 volunteer librarians and booksellers will determine the winners in various categories based on their experience with readers and patrons. The complete list of finalists in each category can be found at

Foreword Reviews will celebrate the winners in 66 categories during a program at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida in June.


Kregel Publications is an evangelical Christian publisher that aims to develop and distribute—with integrity and excellence—trusted, biblically based resources that lead individuals to know and serve Jesus Christ.

Kregel Publications represents Lion Hudson plc of Oxford, England, in the North American market as the exclusive distributor of Monarch Books, Lion Fiction, and Candle Books and as the religious market distributor for Lion Books and Lion Children’s Books.