Awards and Recognition

The Steve Laube Agency is privileged to represent authors who have been on the major bestseller lists and have received numerous awards. These include:

Bestseller List Appearance (defined as NY Times, USA Today, CBA, or ECPA bestseller lists):

Diane Ashley, Janet Lee Barton, Lisa Bergren, Chuck Black, Lauralee Bliss, Allison Bottke, Angela Breidenbach, Don Brown, Patrick Carr, Lisa Carter, Jack Cavanaugh, Lynn Coleman, Connilyn Cossette, Susanne Dietze, Lynette Eason, Steve & Annette Economides (Wall Street Journal), Nancy J. Farrier, Susy Flory (NY Times), Rhonda Gibson, Elizabeth Goddard, Cathy Marie Hake (NY Times extended list), Kelly Eileen Hake, Pam Hillman, Mary Hunt, Ellie Kay, Ronie Kendig, Karol Ladd, Sarah Ladd, Tosca Lee (co-author with Ted Dekker), Loree Lough, Stephen M. Miller, Evan Moffic, Judith Pella, Tara Randel (USA Today), Deborah Raney, Tricia Rhodes, Martha Rogers, Kim Vogel Sawyer, Dina Slieman, Connie Stevens, Liz Tolsma (NY Times extended list), Pamela Tracy (USA Today), Debra Ullrick (NY Times extended list), Susan May Warren, Gina Welborn, Roseanna White, Becca Whitham, Cindy Woodsmall (NY Times), H. Norman Wright

The Christy Award Winner:

Lisa Bergren, Elizabeth Camden, Jack Cavanaugh (twice), Karen Hancock (four times), Ronie Kendig, John Olson, Marlo Schalesky, Susan May Warren (twice), Ginny Yttrup

The Christy Award Finalist:

Karen Ball, Lisa Bergren (twice), Nadine Brandes (twice), Elizabeth Camden (three times), Patrick Carr (twice), Jack Cavanaugh, Pamela Ewen, John Fischer, Karen Hancock (five times), T.L. Higley, Sharon Hinck, Ronie Kendig, John Olson (twice), Deborah Raney (three times), Susan May Warren (eight times), Roseanna White, Ginny Yttrup (twice)

Christy Award Hall-of-Fame:

Karen Hancock (inducted 2013)

Christianity Today Book of the Year Award:

Antony Flew (category: Apologetics), William Lane Craig & Chad Meister (category: Apologetics), Michelle Van Loon (Award of Merit. category: Christian Living)

ECPA Christian Book of the Year Award Winner:

Mesu Andrews (best new author) – 2012
Jennie Allen (best new author) – 2013
Tosca Lee (best novel) – 2014

ECPA Christian Book of the Year Award Finalist:

Jennie Allen (best new author), Mesu Andrews (best new author), Lynette Eason (fiction),  Tracy Higley (fiction), Tosca Lee (fiction) – twice, Jared Wilson (non-fiction), Cindy Woodsmall (fiction)

RITA Award Winner:

Elizabeth Camden, Carla Laureano, Deborah Raney, Susan May Warren

RITA Award Finalist:

Elizabeth Camden (twice), Tamera Leigh, Carla Laureano, Deborah Raney, Marlo Schalesky, Pamela Tracy, Susan May Warren (twice)

The Carol Award Winner:

Diane Ashley, Lynn Huggins Blackburn, Nadine Brandes, Terry Brennan, Elizabeth Camden (twice), Patrick Carr, Lisa Carter, Vannetta Chapman, Lynette Eason (twice), Rhonda Gibson, Elizabeth Goddard, Sharon Hinck (three times), Aaron McCarver, Nancy Mehl, John Olson, Deborah Raney (six times), Kim Vogel Sawyer (three times), Marlo Schalesky, Dina Sleiman, Pamela Tracy, Carrie Turansky, Kathy Tyers, Susan May Warren (five times)

Clive Staples Award Winner:

Patrick Carr (2014)

ECPA Platinum Book Award for More Than 1,000,000 Copies Sold:

Lisa Bergren (for the book God Gave Us You)

ECPA Gold Book Award for More Than 500,000 Copies Sold:

Lisa Bergren (for the book God Gave Us You)
Lisa Bergren (for the book God Gave Us Christmas)

Christian Retailing “Retailer’s Choice Award” Winner:

Stephen M. Miller, Jared Wilson (with Matt Chandler)

Association of Logos Bookstores Award:

Ruth Haley Barton

World Magazine Book of the Year:

Jared Wilson (2016 – The Prodigal Church) – Winner
Rod Gragg (2017 – My Brother’s Keeper) – shortlist finalist

Leadership Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist:

Ruth Haley Barton (category: The Outer Life)

Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year:

William Lane Craig (twice), Chad Meister

National Readers Choice Award Winner:

Renee Andrews, Sandra Orchard, Deborah Raney

Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award Winner:

Karen Ball, Margaret Daley (twice), Lynette Eason (twice), Louise Gouge, Cathy Marie Hake, Pam Hillman, Ronie Kendig, Yvonne Lehman, Loree Lough, Tamela Hancock Murray, Deborah Raney (three times), Connie Stevens, Susan May Warren (three times)

Golden Heart Award Winner:

CJ Chase

Daphne du Maurier Award Winner:

CJ Chase

Holt Medallion Award Winner:

Margaret Daley, Ronie Kendig, Deborah Raney (twice)

Gayle Wilson Award Winner:

Deborah Raney  (four times), Kim Vogel Sawyer

Genesis Award Winner:

Suzanne Dietze, Johnnie Alexander, Patty Smith Hall, Pam Hillman (three times), Anne Mateer, Jennifer Sienes, Jenness Walker and Tracy Bowen (twice as co-authors)

AWSA Golden Scroll Novel of the Year Award Winner:

Kathi Macias (2011), Susan May Warren (2012), Lynette Eason (2016)

RT BOOK REVIEWS Reviewers’ Choice Awards 

Deborah Raney (2001), Ginny Yttrup (2013 & 2014), Renee Andrews (2014), Janet Lee Barton (2015)

Library Journal Book of the Year

Tosca Lee (2014)

Gold Medallion Book Award Winner:

Mary Hunt, H. Norman Wright

Gold Medallion Book Award Finalist:

Jack Cavanaugh, Ellie Kay, Stephen M. Miller, Tricia Rhodes, H. Norman Wright