Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Winners of Feathered Quill's Sponsored Awards

ADDITIONAL SPONSORED AWARDS IN THE 


THE WARSAW CONSPIRACY BY JAMES CONROYD MARTIN WINS The Feathered Quill's Best Self-published Novel: All self- published books, in all categories, are eligible for this award. The TOP PICK self-published book award includes a front-page review on Feathered Quill Book Reviews and author interview with links to the book's (or author's) page. Review and interview will also be posted to our blog, twitter account, Facebook page, 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). - $125 value


THE SILVER SPHERE BY MICHAEL DADICH 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.


THE DOGS OF PROUD SPIRIT BY MELANIE SUE BOWLES WINS The ReaderViews Award for the Readers' favorite - We will choose from the winners of all categories on the book for this award, based on Reviews Scores, Cover Design, and relevance to readers today. The winner will get a Publicity Package AA, which includes a Book Review, Live Interview and a one week Feature on our Home page, Inside Scoop Live page and Newsletter. Plus one hour of online publicity consultation. - $385 value

NATALIE’S REVENGE BY SUSAN FLEET WINS The Maryglenn McCombs Book Publicity Award for Best Mystery - One professionally-written press release with distribution. - $1000 value


THE GENTLE BEAGLE BY KAREN ROBERTS WINS The Five Star Publications Award for Best Animal - Children's and YA A one hour book consulting session - $200 value


COMET’S TAIL BY STEVEN WOLF WINS The Polka Dot Banner Award for Best Non-Fiction Personal Award - The Polka Dot Banner, the book visibility site, will provide the winner of this category with a one-year Pro- Promoter profile that includes: a front page book cover ad, top-of-the-page banner, Featured Author interview, book cover ad, a top-of-every-page mini book icon, Platinum Authors highlight page placement, special easy-access browse tab to your book, and access to all available profile tabs. (See site for complete details of this option.) - $169 value


VIEW FROM THE EDGE BY MICHAEL KASENOW WINS The Savannah's Choice Award for Best Adult Fiction Written by a Self- Published Author - Prize includes: book review by Savannah Mae, a page highlighting both author & book to be featured for a month on the home page of saywhatsavannahmae.com following the awards. Book review and highlight pages to remain on website indefinitely, featured under "Savannah's Choice Awards" and an ad with the winning book cover linking to Amazon.com for 1 year on sidebar.


SUMMER SALTZ BY CONNIE SEWELL WINS The Savannah's Choice Award for Best Children's Book Written by a Self-Published Author - Prize includes: book review by Savannah Mae, a page highlighting both author & book to be featured for a month on the home page of saywhatsavannahmaekids.com following the awards. Book review and highlight pages to remain on website indefinitely, featured under "Savannah's Choice Awards" and an ad with the winning book cover linking to Amazon.com for 1 year on sidebar.

SHADOWS: A JAKE SOMMES NOVEL BY DON CASTLE WINS The BestsellersWorld Award for Best Cozy Mystery - 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

LIFE WITH ANNA BY JANE KELLY WINS The Larch Hill Orchids 'Spoil An Author' Award Because authors work so hard to promote their books, they deserve to be spoiled, just a bit. One winning author will be randomly chosen from all award-winning authors, to receive an orchid from Larch Hill Greenhouse. Note that due to weather considerations, orchid will be shipped to winner in mid- April (or later if weather is severe in Massachusetts where greenhouse is located).

SEBASTIAN COLE, AUTHOR OF SAND DOLLAR AND JON NELSON, AUTHOR OF REFLECTIOS OF LIFE, BOTH WIN A $50 AMAZON GIFT CERTIFICATE.