Feathered Quill's We Love Animals!
Dachshund Through the Snow by Michelle Adams and Beautiful Horseflesh by Karen Bennett both win Feathered Quill's "We Love Animals!" Award - Two winners will be selected for this award - the top placing books in Best Animal - Children's and YA and Best Animal - Adult (both fiction and nonfiction). Each winner will receive a Spotlight (front page) review and author interview with links to the book's (or author's) website. Review and interview will also be posted to our blog, twitter account, Facebook page, Pinterest, Book-Views.com and Book-Critique.com. In addition, the review will be posted to Barnes&Noble.com and Google Books (if the book is listed on those sites). - $149 value
The Write Companion Award for Best Overall TOP PICK
Geanna Culbertson, author of Crisanta Knight: Into the Gray wins The Write Companion Award for Best Overall TOP PICK - Adult, Children's and Young Adult categories: Originality is key. Falling into a stereotypical plot or character is difficult for an author. That is why this award is given to the author that makes that lasting impression. Based on pure originality, this award seeks the writers who - like Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas or Preston and Childs' inventive detective Aloysius Pendergast - have created a character who makes that lasting impression on readers. Do I smell sequel? The winner will receive marketing on all Amy Lignor's websites: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, TWC, Pinterest, as well as a free consultation regarding their next book project. This comes with a free edit/polish/notes/suggestions of their next book. If there is not a project as of yet, the consult will be given to answer any author's questions when it comes to publishing, agencies, independent books, self-publishing - a conversation regarding the here and now of the industry that may help them in the future. - $250 value
Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award
Town Lawe by Bruno Pirecki wins the Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award. Award recipient will be selected from the winners of all categories, based on review scores, cover design, and relevance to readers today. The winner will receive a promotional package that includes a book review, a live interview and a one-week feature on our homepage, a dedicated author page on our Inside Scoop Live podcast page and a spotlight feature in our newsletter. Value - $300
BestsellersWorld Award for Best Romance
Nothing's As It Seems by Holly Brandon wins the BestsellersWorld Award for Best Romance - This award includes an author page on the site and the book and synopsis added to the Featured Books page for 10 days. - $125 value
Taborton Equine Books Best Horse Book
Beautiful Horseflesh by Karen Bennett wins the Taborton Equine Books Best Horse Book - For the highest scoring book, of any genre, that prominently features horses. Taborton will place a small test order for the book, (and if the book sells well they will continue to order), as well as also invite the author to a book signing at one of the many equine events Taborton attends in 2022. The book must be available for purchase from either Ingram or directly from the author. Taborton is not able to order from Amazon.
unglitch.io Best Book Cover Award
Ruth Maille, author of The Power of Kindness wins the unglitch.io award for Best Book Cover Design. The winner will receive a FREE 1-Month Instagram Marketing Manager Takeover to help promote your book. This package includes 4 weeks of Instagram marketing: custom graphics, hashtag strategy, posting at ideal times, content creation, and growing your Instagram following.