Readers’ Favorite just announced winners of the 2015 book award contest! Honorable mention for Nonfiction Drama goes to Crossing Swords: Mary Baker Eddy vs. Victoria Claflin Woodhull and the Battle for the Soul of Marriage by Cindy Safronoff (This One Thing, July 4, 2015). Honorable Mention is the equivalent of fourth place out of five award winners for the book category.
See the award certificate here:
Readers Favorite Honorable Award NonFiction Drama
The other award winners for Nonfiction Drama are Chiseled
A Memoir of Identity, Duplicity, and Divine Wine
by Danuta Pfeiffer (Gold), Keeping Mother’s Secrets
Surviving Terror and Betrayal Through Courage and Hope
by Tracy May (Silver), and Promising Forecast
A Miracle Rescue at Sea by Daniel David Jones and Arthur J. Higbee (Bronze).
Winning this award has the potential to bring a surge of exposure. On October 1, 2015, all of the award winners will be announced through a press release to 250,000 subscribers, including bloggers, journalists, and consumers, 35,000 opt-in journalists, and 500,000 libraries, bookstores, and schools, and advertised in two Publishers Weekly e-newsletters to 100,000 literary industry professionals. Additional opportunities include an award ceremony and inclusion at a book fair in Miami, Florida, which could bring additional exposure.
Readers’ Favorite is only the first contest into which Crossing Swords has been entered. There will be several more, and this award brings hope for future successes still to come. Onward and upward!
Crossing Swords: Mary Baker Eddy vs. Victoria Claflin Woodhull and the Battle for the Soul of Marriage by Cindy Peyser Safronoff (This One Thing, July 4, 2015) is available on Amazon, by special order through your favorite local bookstore (through Ingram), and at a growing list of public libraries.