HOSANNA is a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist!

HOSANNA has been selected as a General (Adult Fiction) finalist in Foreword Reviews’ prestigious 2016 #ForewordINDIES Book of the Year Awards! In a competition with over 2,200 other entrants, it’s pretty great to have made it this far. Stay tuned for the winner announcements from the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago on June 24. Feel the #indielove!

 

 

March 17, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Hosanna named 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist

 

Atlanta, GA—Today, Foreword INDIES is pleased to announce Hosanna has been recognized as a finalist in the 19th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

 

As part of their mission to discover, review, and share the best books from small, university, and indie publishers (and authors), independent media company Foreword Reviews hosts its annual awards program each year. Finalists represent the best books published in 2016, and submitted to Foreword Reviews for award consideration, and were narrowed down by Foreword’s editors from over 2,200 individual titles spread across 65 categories. A complete list of finalists can be found at:

 

https://awards.forewordreviews.com/finalists/2016/

 

“Choosing finalists for the INDIES is always the highlight of our year, but the choice was more difficult this time around due to the high quality of submissions,” said Victoria Sutherland, publisher of Foreword Reviews. “Each new book award season proves again how independent publishers are the real innovators in the industry.”

 

INDIES finalists are moved on to final judging by an expert panel of librarians and booksellers curated specifically for each genre and who will determine the books who will be named Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award winners. Winners in each genre—along with Editor’s Choice winners, and Foreword’s INDIE Publisher of the Year—will be announced during the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago on June 24, 2017.

 

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About Foreword: Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc, d.b.a Foreword Reviews is an independent media company featuring a Folio: Award-winning print magazine, stable of e-newsletters, and an online platform. Foreword exclusively covers small, university, and independent (non “Big 5”) publishers, the books they publish, and the creators they work with. Foreword is based in Traverse City, Michigan, USA, and has employees and writers all over the world.

 

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Katelyne Parker
books@katelyneparker.com

<p>Katelyne Parker, the B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree for Literary Fiction, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist, and 2017 Illumination Book Award Winner, was born in 1972 in Brooklyn, New York, but came of age in south Florida. After she graduated from Barry University, she worked as an educator for over fifteen years. Her award-winning debut novel, HOSANNA, is a captivating story that will confront the mind and inspire the soul. Today, she lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and son. Learn more about Katelyne on her website and follow her on Goodreads, Facebook, and Pinterest.</p>

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