Press Release: We Have A Winner!

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THE 16TH ANNUAL BEST BOOK AWARDS
ANNOUNCE 2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Mainstream & Independent Titles Score Top Honors
in the 16th Annual Best Book Awards

HarperCollins, Penguin/Random House, Simon and Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, TarcherPerigee, New World Library, Hay House, Rowman & Littlefield and hundreds of Independent Houses contribute to this year’s Outstanding Competition!

What If We Were All The Same! by C.M. Harris is Award Winner in the Children’s Picture Book: Softcover Fiction category of the 2019 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest

C.M. Harris is a new author writing children’s picture books to motivate and inspire every child. Every book has a special message and a lesson to ponder. Her next book to be released in Spring 2020.

She wrote What If We Were All the Same! as a love letter to the child, she was– one who thought her differences made her unable and unimportant enough to chase her dreams. What If We Were All The Same! embraces all of our beautiful differences. Aimed to help children understand there are many great reasons for being friends with those who are different than they are. It is available for purchase on CMHarrisBooks.com and Amazon.

A list of submitted books can be found here.

LOS ANGELESAmerican Book Fest has announced the winners and finalists of The 2019 Best Book Awards on November 13, 2019. Over 400 winners and finalists were announced in over 90 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2017-2019.

Jeffrey Keen, President, and CEO of American Book Fest said this year’s contest yielded over 2,000 entries from mainstream and independent publishers, which were then narrowed down to over 400 winners and finalists.

Keen says of the awards, now in their seventeenth year, “The 2019 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of the Best Book Awards, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the upcoming holiday retail season.”

Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: HarperCollins, Penguin/Random House, Simon and Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, TarcherPerigee, New World Library, Hay House, Rowman & Littlefield and hundreds of Independent Houses contribute to this year’s outstanding competition!

Keen adds, “Our 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.”

American Book Fest is an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community.

American Book Fest has an active social media presence with over 138,000 current Facebook fans.

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