The Burning of Cherry Hill by Amber Butler has won first place at the IndieReader Discovery Awards for fiction this year. Cyberslammed by Kay Stephens and Vinitha Nair took first place in nonfiction.
You can read all the winners at this Scribd link. Here’s more from the release:
While writing a great book is the first step, getting it in front of the right people—be they readers or agents or traditional publishers—is also a critical part of making an indie book a success. To that end, judges on the IRDA panel included publishers, agents, PR professionals, top reviewers and more. Judging was based on the quality of writing and the originality of the story. There is a first, second and third place winner in each of the fiction and non-fiction categories , in addition to 36 titles in 32 sub-categories, indicating that each book has received at least a 4-5 star review (out of 5 stars).
Editor’s Note: An earlier edition of this post incorrectly listed the winners of the fiction and nonfiction awards.