The Oscar nominees are out. Book adaptations made a strong showing in the major categories: Best Picture, Director, Best Actor & Actress and Best Supporting Actor & Actress. "American Hustle," based on "The Sting Man" had 10 nominations, "12 Years a Slave" (9), "Captain Phillips" (6), "The Wolf of Wall Street" (5) and "Philomena" (4) How many have you read or seen? Which was better, the book or the movie?
The American Christian Fiction Writers' presented awards for the best in Christian fiction published within the last year. Here are some of the 2013 winners: