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Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB 2015 Book of the Year Award Finalists

POSTED BY prbythebook ON March 8, 2016

Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB 2015 Book of the Year Award Finalists

We’re feeling like proud parents today, with over eight of our clients’ books being announced as finalists in Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB 2015 Book of the Year Awards!

These indie publishers are setting the bar for books that’ll stand out on the shelf—they couldn’t be more deserving of this recognition.

Please join us in congratulating our finalists:

Adult Fiction: Historical – AND – Literary
Barbara Stark-Nemon (She Writes Press) for EVEN IN DARKNESS

Adult Fiction: Romance
Kenneth Zak (Penju Publishing) for THE POET’S SECRET

Adult Nonfiction: Adventure & Recreation
Insight Editions for THE FINEST LINE by Rusty Long

Adult Nonfiction: Art
Insight Editions for ASSASSIN’S CREED: THE COMPLETE VISUAL HISTORY by Matthew Miller

Adult Nonfiction: Family & Relationships
Patagonia for CLOSER TO THE GROUND by Dylan Tomine

Adult Nonfiction: Humor
Insight Editions for FIGURE FANTASY by Daniel Picard

Adult Nonfiction: Photography – AND – Adult Nonfiction: Sports
Patagonia for YOSEMITE IN THE FIFTIES by Dean Fidelman and John Long

Adult Nonfiction: Popular Culture
Insight Editions for THE WALKING DEAD: THE POP-UP BOOK by SD Perry and Becca Zerkin

Adult Nonfiction: Popular Culture
Insight Editions for GHOSTBUSTERS: THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY by Daniel Wallace

Adult Nonfiction: Sports
Patagonia for SURF IS WHERE YOU FIND IT by Gerry Lopez

Adult Nonfiction: Sports
Patagonia for THE FISHERMAN’S SON by Ramon Navarro

Adult Nonfiction: Sports
Patagonia for CHASING RUMOR by Cameron Chambers

Young Adult Nonfiction
China Institute for WHAT WAS IT LIKE, MR. EMPEROR? LIFE IN CHINA’S FORBIDDEN CITY by Chiu Kwong-chiu and Nancy S. Steinhardt

Child Author, 17 and Under
Kyle Prue (Barringer Publishing) for THE SPARKS

Children’s Picture Books, Early Reader
Jeffrey Bennett (Big Kid Science) for MAX GOES TO MARS

Juvenile Nonfiction
China Institute for BOWLS OF HAPPINESS by Brian Tse and Nancy S. Steinhardt

And a special shout-out to our friends at…

Hippocrene Books for LATIN TWIST by Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack and Vianney Rodriguez, a finalist in Cooking.

Free Spirit Publishing for NOBODY! by Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, a finalist in Juvenile Fiction, and THE SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR KIDS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES AND CHALLENGES by Wendy L. Moss, Ph.D., and Susan A. Taddonio, D.P.T., a finalist in Juvenile Nonfiction.

Overcup Press for THE FIELD GUIDE TO DRINKING IN AMERICA by Niki Ganong and Cole Gerst, finalist in Adult Nonfiction: Travel.
Here is the complete list of finalists: https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/finalists/2015. Foreword Reviews will celebrate the winners during a program at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida in June.

Best of luck! It seems the odds are ever in our favor.

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EggMania wins Bronze in IPPY 2013 Book Awards

POSTED BY prbythebook ON May 8, 2013
EggMania wins Bronze  in IPPY 2013 Book Awards

A huge congratulations to Sherry Maysonave for winning an award in this years IPPY Book Awards. EggMania won the Bronze in the Best Children’s Illustrated E-Book category! The 2013 IPPY Book Awards had over 5,000 book entries in 77 categories…. less than 300 awards total. This is World’s largest international and regional book awards competition. […]

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BookBaby Sweepstakes – $16,000 in Prizes

POSTED BY prbythebook ON March 20, 2013

BookBaby is a leading eBook publishing company for independent authors. The company offers a full array of services including eBook formatting, cover design, and distribution, as well as short run book printing. Right now they’re offering authors a chance to win the perfect package for a book launch! Enter their sweepstakes through April for your […]

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2013 ALA Award Winners – Children’s Books

POSTED BY prbythebook ON February 25, 2013
2013 ALA Award Winners – Children’s Books

HarperCollins Children’s Books had some great honors (some of the most notable awards, even) for several of their titles at the latest Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association.  Aaaand here they are: Newbery Medal Winner: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate               Caldecott Honor: Extra Yarn […]

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Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards

POSTED BY prbythebook ON February 18, 2013

There’s a new opportunity for getting your work recognized if its available in digital formats. The IBPA announced the the launch of the new Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards. Below you will find out more about how the new awards program works. Once you get the details, don’t waste another minute! Enter here! The Benjamin Franklin […]

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