Two Llewellyn titles have been named as finalists for the Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards!
Foreword Reviews' Book of the Year Awards were established to bring about increased attention to the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors. During the judging process, books are judged based on their editorial excellence, the originality of their subject matter, accuracy, author credentials, and professional packaging, among other things.
Among the finalists are:
The Book of Sacred Baths, by Paulette Kouffman Sherman (Adult Nonfiction—Body, Mind & Spirit)
The Strength of Sensitivity, by Kyra Mesich, PsyD (Adult Nonfiction—Body,
Two Llewellyn titles, Bridge to the Afterlife by Troy Parkinson (Inspirational/Spiritual category) and Follow the Shaman's Call by Mike Williams (New Age [Mind-Body-Spirit] category), have been named as finalists for Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY). In addition, two titles from Llewellyn's young adult imprint, Flux, have also been named as finalists; Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater and So Punk Rock by Micol Ostow and David Ostow are finalists in the Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction and Children's Multicultural Fiction, respectively.
The IPPY Awards, launched in 1996, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and