Jubilee’s Journey Grabs Another Award

Jubilee’s Journey Grabs Another Award

Bette Crosby winning award

Bette accepting her award at the Florida Writer’s Conference

Award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby’s Jubilee’s Journey, the second book in the Wyattsville Series, has won another award earning first place in the Mainstream Fiction category in The Royal Palm Literary Awards.

Earlier this year, Jubilee’s Journey won the President’s Book Award Gold Medal for Adult Fiction from the Florida Publisher’s Association and was the Indie Book of the Day in May 2014. Previously Loved Treasures, the second book in the Serendipity Series, picked up a second place award in the Women’s Fiction category. Crosby received her awards on October 25, 2014 at the Awards Banquet during the annual Florida Writers Conference, held in Lake Mary, Florida.

On November 22, Bette Lee Crosby will be attending the Miami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College. Award-winning books Cracks in the Sidewalk and Previously Loved Treasurers will be sold in the Readers’ Favorite® booth, with all proceeds benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Meals on Wheels, Kids in Need, and The Adult Literacy League.

Crosby, author of ten novels and winner of twenty literary awards including the 2013 Royal Palm Literary Award for Women’s Fiction, has carved out a unique niche in writing stories about older women facing real life challenges. Her protagonists are sassy, smart, and Southern. They deal with issues like unwanted children, loss of a spouse, and financial ruin. Readers identify with Crosby’s characters and have turned her books into a #1 Bestsellers on Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

Jubilee’s Journey, along with Crosby’s other novels can be found online at iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo. Her books are currently selling in five countries.


About the author

Bette Lee Crosby

USA Today Bestselling and Award-winning novelist Bette Lee Crosby's books are "Well-crafted storytelling populated by memorable characters caught up in equally memorable circumstances." - Midwest Book Review The Seattle Post Intelligencer says Crosby's writing is, "A quirky mix of Southern flair, serious thoughts about important things in life and madcap adventures." Samantha from Reader's Favorite raves, "Crosby writes the type of book you can't stop thinking about long after you put it down." "Storytelling is in my blood," Crosby laughingly admits, "My mom was not a writer, but she was a captivating storyteller, so I find myself using bits and pieces of her voice in most everything I write." It is the wit and wisdom of that Southern Mama Crosby brings to her works of fiction; the result is a delightful blend of humor, mystery and romance along with a cast of quirky charters who will steal your heart away. Her work was first recognized in 2006 when she received The National League of American Pen Women Award for a then unpublished manuscript. She has since gone on to win nineteen awards for her work; these include: TheRoyal Palm Literary Award, the FPA President's Book Award Gold Medal, Reader's Favorite Award Gold Medal, and the Reviewer's Choice Award.

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