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PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW ANNOUNCES WINNERS & FINALISTS IN 2015 PACIFIC BOOK AWARDS
Much Anticipated Award Contest Gains Recognition for Acclaimed Authors and New Authors Alike
JUNE 3, 2015: The Second Annual Pacific Book Awards Winners & Finalists were announced on www.pacificbookreview.com on May 27th, 2015. Among the genres new for this year included categories for cover design and various children’s groupings. The award contest was open to all authors whether or not they had their book reviewed and promoted by Pacific Book Review.
“This has been an exciting event and frankly lots of fun for the judges as well as the authors,” said Nicole Sorkin, Founder of Pacific Book Review and Pacific Book Awards. “We congratulate all of the entries this year and look forward to their participation in future contests.”
Winners & Finalists for 2015 Pacific Book Awards:
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Winner (Humor) Title: The Gullwing Odyssey
Author: Antonio Simon, Jr.
The judging was open to books for submittal in which an entry scoring sheet was developed for quantifying the rating of the book on a point system from 40 to 70. Judging was in areas of originality, character development, structural underpinnings and plot machinations, as well as cover design. Other genres, for example poetry and children’s books, had qualifying criteria pursuant to excellence in those groupings.
“We’re very thankful for all the participants and judges this year,” said Beth Adams of Pacific Book Awards. Ms. Adams headed up the judging of the event.
The close of the 2015 Awards begins the opening of the 2016 Awards Contest – details and entry applications are available on the website.
Winners & Finalists received a Certificate Award with their book information signed by PBR, Winner or Finalist stickers for placement on their books (as well as a JPG format for their website), and other Internet promotion.
For a full list of the Winners & Finalists please visit: http://www.pacificbookreview.com/pacific-book-awards-contest/
ABOUT PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW:
Founded in 2005, Pacific Book Review is a recognizable name in the business for publishers, authors, literary agents and the media. They specialize in authoritative, objective book reviews, written by specialists selected for their knowledge and expertise in each genre. Its reviews have received accolades from all aspects of the publishing industry, e-Commerce recognition, scholastic recognition, news media and personal praise from most every author. For more information, please visit www.pacificbookreview.com
About Pacific Book Awards:Founded by Nicole Sorkin in 2013 an entrepreneur who has helped countless authors. We have listened to our colleagues talk about the ever-growing challenges when promoting books, we decided that since there were so many books being done well, we wanted to celebrate the physical book in print. We consider cover and interior design, promotional text, aesthetic components and other factors that demonstrate outstanding presentation, in addition to the writing. We accept fiction and non-fiction books in a wide range of topics and categories including mystery, romance, business, self-help, memoirs, inspiration, and many more.
Nicole Sorkin adds, “Pacific Book Awards success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”
Pacific Book Awards/Pacific Book Reviews covers books from all sections of the publishing industry—mainstream, independent, & self-published. More information can be found at: http://www.pacificbookreview.com
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Text courtesy of and Copyright © 2014 Pacific Book Review.