Award Nominations! (Updated)

      

  • Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin AwardIn the independent publishing world, springtime is always a thrill.   New books are released; readers are looking for new fiction and non-fiction for their warm-weather leisure time. And even as we enjoy these exciting things, we’re also gearing up for the release of our fall titles. 
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Another reason that it’s such a wonderful time?  The finalists for two of the biggest indie publishing awards – the Independent Publishers “IPPY” Award and Independent Book Publishers Association Benjaming Franklin Award – are announced.  The Independent Publisher "IPPY" Book Awards

And since you’re reading this, you’ve probably guessed that Blair is happy to announce that several of our books – as well as many books we distribute for other publishers – have landed a spot on these coveted lists!

 Below is a list of all the finalists.  Congratulations to all the wonderful authors for these well-deserved honors!

IPPY Award Finalists  

Through the Pale DoorSouth-East – Best Regional Fiction
Cow Across America, by Dale Neal (Novello Festival Press)
Through the Pale Door, by Brian Ray (Hub City)
The Middle of the Air, by Kenneth Butcher (John F. Blair, Publisher)

South-East – Best Regional Non-Fiction
The Education of Mr. Mayfield: An Unusual Story of Social Change at Ole Miss, by David Magee (John F. Blair, Publisher)
Undaunted Heart: The True Story of a Southern Belle & a Yankee General, by Suzy Barile (Eno Publishers)

Biography
Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams’ Doc Graham, by Brett Friedlander and R.W. Reising (John F. Blair, Publisher)


Benjamin Franklin Award Finalists

The Middle of the AirPopular Fiction
The Middle of the Air, by Kenneth Butcher (John F. Blair, Publisher)

Recreation/Sports
Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams’ Doc Graham, by Brett Friedlander and R.W. Reising  

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