The Last Three Houses on Bowman Street
Honorable Mention
2023 New England Book Festival

Thomas Hall This is an historical novel about family, strong women, and America coming of age.

Goodbye Woodstock: The Last Reunion
Honorable Mention
2023 New England Book Festival

M.H. Sullivan With the annual Woodstock Reunion about to begin, a commune must face multiple challenges: a natural disaster, a land dispute, and a life-threatening illness. Will the strength of the commune be enough to overcome these multiple threats and bring the community together to save their grove of giant sequoia trees?

Changing Tide
Honorable Mention
2023 Halloween Book Festival

Robert Joncas A wild adventure that takes you on a journey from the California Coast to the depths of the Grand Canyon. Dive into this fast-paced, suspenseful Sci-Fi fantasy novel that melds sizzling romance, action, heart-stopping horror, and a high-stakes battle to save humanity.

Chronicles of the Enchanted Vanguard
Runner-up
2023 Halloween Book Festival

Goh Jin Yuh In a world plagued by environmental crises, a diverse team led by Seraphina embarked on a heroic quest for peace. Their journey spanned various terrains, from ruined cities to mystical forests and volcanic islands. Along the way, they grappled with personal conflicts, emphasizing friendship, valor, sacrifice, and hope as essential values. As…

Death of Heaven
Honorable Mention
2023 Halloween Book Festival

JZ Murdock Author and reviewer Michael Brookes praised “Death of Heaven” for its engaging start and resemblance to Clive Barker’s “Books of Blood.” The story explores the lives of two boys scarred by a traumatic childhood event. One becomes a covert agent, the other faces adulthood’s challenges. They reunite, delving into a dark, surreal reality…

Blast Radius: Shrapnel, shards and scars from the lies I lived
Honorable Mention
2023 Paris Book Festival

Ally Brown A real life story that draws you into a world where all-encompassing emotional turmoil leads to being able to be manipulated, where deception and fraud surround you, and what happens after. Experience the shrapnel, shards and scars on the journey from deception to discovery. Afterall… It Could Happen to Anyone.

Vengefully Yours
Runner-up
2023 Paris Book Festival

J Rose Black “…a thrilling and seductive collection…” – Literary Titan ★★★★★ Immerse yourself in this collection of short stories filled with dark secrets, tormented pasts and forbidden desires. And get just a taste of how far a man will go to protect the one woman he can’t have… “Steamy steamy steamy…packed with testosterone and…

The Battle of the Blueberry Muffin
Winner
2023 Paris Book Festival

Cynthia Van Heyde A story about a boy, a courageous mouse and timeless lessons learned.

Fever of Unknown Origin
Honorable Mention
2023 Paris Book Festival

Judith Ford udith Ford is a busy psychotherapist with three children when she becomes ill with a mysterious illness that lands her in the hospital for a summer. She recovers with the help of western medicine and a shamanic healer. Her rare disease will be diagnosed seven years later as Adult-Onset Stills Disease. Two years…

Sam and His Amazing Flying Crib
Honorable Mention
2023 New York Book Festival

Amy S. Peele Sammy travels to the island in his book to meet a unicorn and a dragon. He ties blankets, like sails, to his crib, and flies it out the window. Angels and magic moondust get him to the island. He meets migrant children who help him find the magical creatures. For more information,…