June 28, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, MI –A Cup of Dust written by Susie Finkbeiner and published by Kregel Publications has been shortlisted in the 2016 INSPY Awards in the General Fiction category. Short listed books will now be judged by a panel of bloggers in each category. Winners will be announced June 28, 2016

Recognizing the need for a new kind of book award, the INSPYs were created by bloggers to discover and highlight the very best in literature that grapples with expressions of the Christian faith.


GRAND RAPIDS, MI –Mercy’s Rain by Cindy K. Sproles has been recognized as a gold winner in the 18th annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.

Narrowed down from nearly 2,000 entries by a panel of librarians, booksellers, and Foreword Reviews’ editorial staff, the winners in 66 categories are considered the year’s best books published by independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. Foreword Reviews made the announcement in a live presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference. A complete list of winners can be found on their website:

Foreword Magazine Inc. is a media company featuring a Folio: Award–winning quarterly print magazine, Foreword Reviews, and a website devoted to independently published books. In the magazine, they feature reviews of the best 170 new titles from independent publishers, university presses, and noteworthy self-published authors. They are headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, USA.