Press Release for Book Awards May 2014


May 21, 2014:

Award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby’s Jubilee’s Journey, the second book in the Wyattsville Series, is starting to rack up awards like book one, Spare Change.

Jubilee’s Journey is a finalist in not one but two book awards this year. The International Book Awards had over 3000 entries and Jubilee’s Journey was a finalist in Literary Fiction. Winners and finalists were announced May 21, 2014 by American Book Fest. The Royal Palm Literary Award has also named Jubilee’s Journey a finalist with the winners being announced in October 2014.

On top of this Jubilee’s Journey was also the Indie Book of the Day in May 2014 and Previously Loved Treasures is also a finalist in a different category of The Royal Palm Literary Award.

At the 2014 Book Expo of America Convention, Crosby is scheduled to be one of the featured authors. On May 29th she will be signing her USA Today Bestseller Spare Change in the Convention Autograph Area at the Javits Center, New York, NY.

Crosby, author of eight novels and winner of fifteen 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 Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kobo. Her books are currently selling in five countries.
For further information contact:
Coral Russell, Publicity Director
Bent Pine Publicity

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