The finalists were selected from 1300 entries in 62 categories. Storm is one of 13 in the Young Adult Fiction category!
Storm will now adorn a beautiful gold seal that states, “ForeWord Reviews – Book of the Year Award Finalist.” It’s also up for some pretty amazing prizes and recognition. Here are the official details:
“Over the next two months, a panel of sixty judges, librarians and booksellers only, will determine the winners.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards, as well as Editor’s Choice Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, will be announced at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, Friday, June 28th, 6pm at The Pop Top Stage.
The winners of the two Editor’s Choice Prizes will be awarded $1,500 each. ForeWord’s Independent Publisher of the Year will also be announced.” Read the full news release here.
Yay, yippee, hooray!
I am so very grateful for this incredible recognition – it’s very much a dream come true. This book’s evolution is proof that great things can come from listening to your heart and persevering against all odds. Thank you, thank you to all who believed in this book and its power.
I will be sure to keep you posted on all of the latest news regarding Storm’s recognition in the ForeWord Book of the Year Awards! We’re moving and shaking our way to the big time.