Hell’s Heaven, A metamorphosis in Costa Rica
Honorable Mention
2022 San Francisco Book Festival

Anthony W Florence

Follow Anthony as he navigates
through the Boston ghetto to find himself thrown
into the outer, mainly white world of education
and culture. IBM hired Anthony from a computer
electronics school which positioned him to rise up
the corporate ladder.
Anthony became disillusioned with corporate life
after 20 years and moved his family to Costa Rica.
An unbelievable but true story.





A Few Short Plays to Save the World
Runner-up
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Steve Harper Can Plays Save the World? Award-winning TV writer, producer and playwright Steve Harper has written this collection of comic and dramatic plays featuring diverse characters in fanciful, thought-provoking situations. Described as “an anthology of hope” by The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Director of Literary Programs.

DAWGS: A True Story of Lost Animals and the Kids Who Rescued Them
Runner-up
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Meredith Wargo Diane Trull’s life changed when her reading class saw a photo of some homeless puppies. How Trull and her students started their own animal shelter is a story of dedication, commitment, and perseverance. DAWGS is a testament to how love and a strong measure of determination can offer second chances.

Mindful Framing
Honorable Mention
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Oscar Segurado This is a life-changing approach to address anxiety and stress, epidemic in today’s fast-paced world. Mindful Framing and the NEO Chi Lifestyle create an ethical, empathetic and wellness-oriented frame of mind that captures anxiety triggers and transforms them into vital energy. You will find the path to achieve mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Stand-In Santa
Runner-up
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Stephen W. Roth What happens when a boy reaches the age when many begin to question if Santa Claus is real? In the case of young Preston Peabody, he takes his dog Lucy for a walk on Christmas Eve and experiences the adventure of a lifetime…maybe TWO! Join Preston as he visits a magical carousel,…

Five Mile Charlie
Runner-up
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Kimberly Adams Wishes don’t always come true the way we expect them to―but they can be brought to life in a very different way! Carly lives on Five Mile Farm in Oklahoma. She has many pets, but has always dreamed of having a pony. The magical bees in the valley know about Carly’s wish. Will…

Adam’s Cape: The Missing Crew
Honorable Mention
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Kaitlyn Dorroh Join Adam & Kaitlyn on a swashbuckling adventure as the two are swept away from their beach vacation to Captain Green-Eyed Pirate’s island. Adam and Kaitlyn are tasked with helping Captain Green-Eyed Pirate rescue his treasure and save his crew from the scoundrel Captain Billy One-Tooth!

God Came To My Garage Sale
Runner-up
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro Critically acclaimed and award-winning spiritual fiction “God Came To My Garage Sale” written by Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro and endorsed by James Redfield, bestselling author of “The Celestine Prophecy”, details and atheist women’s transformative encounters at an ordinary garage sale, challenging her beliefs about God and the afterlife.

With your friends
Honorable Mention
2022 Hollywood Book Festival

William Grant Peter Hansen navigates the waters of his senior year and parent’s divorce while falling for his new friend, Ryan.

Bubble Trouble
Honorable Mention
2022 San Francisco Book Festival

Alejandria Kate This is the story of two adventurous bears, their protective mama, mischievous bubbles, and a magical witch. Ignoring their mother’s wishes, Boo and Butter stray down the path toward Granny Grumblewitch’s house into a world of bubble-brewed danger. Granny holds their fate in her gnarled hands . . . will they return to…