SBPRA Authors Chosen for “Readers Favorite Awards”

Eleven Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency authors have been named Finalists in the 2012 Readers Favorite Awards, with books chosen in ten categories. Entries were up two-fold from last year, with contestants competing against submissions from major publishers, best-selling authors and celebrities. Winners will be announced on September 1. The list of SBPRA authors are:

In the Children/Fable category, Rita Kaye Vetsch’s The Many Colors of Friendship and Sherrill S. Cannon’s Gimme-Jimmy were both named Finalists. This is a second nod for Vetsch’s book while Cannon’s earlier three books were each recognized last year. In the Children/Concept category, award-winning author Jannifer Powelson was named a Finalist for Rachel and Sammy Learn About Trees. Leyla Atke’s Charm: An Amazing Story of a Little Black Cat was chosen in Non-Fiction/Animals.

Anna Morten’s The Cuckoo’s Egg has been nominated for the second time; it is a Finalist in the Non-Fiction/Drama category. The Illuminator – Access to Universal Intelligence by Rajith Rajappan has been recognized in Non-Fiction/Self-Help, while Dr. Stuart Jeanne Bramhall’s The Most Revolutionary Act is a Finalist in Non-Fiction/Gov.-Politics.

And Rainedrops Fall Down My Cheeks, by author Raine, has been chosen in the Non-Fiction/Autobiography category, while W.G. Griffiths’  Methuselah’s Pillar was awarded Finalist in the Fiction/Action category.

The Sixties Girl, by author Victoria Staat, is a Finalist in Romance/Contemporary while the multi-award winning 101 Reasons to Leave New York, by Howard Jordan, Jr., was chosen in Non-Fiction/Humor.

SBPRA congratulates all of its authors for a job well done. For more on the Readers Favorite Awards, go to http://readersfavorite.com/2012-award-contest-winners.htm.