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NEW EDITION OF CORRIGANS’ POOL IS WINNER OF 2011 “BOOK OF THE YEAR” AWARDS

May 8, 2012

2011 Book of the Year Award Finalists Announced UPDATE: CORRIGANS’ POOL WAS AWARDED THE GOLD! WINNER 2011 “BOOK OF THE YEAR.”

ForeWord Reviews is pleased to announce that the 2011 Book of the Year winner in historical romance division is Corrigans’ Pool. Representing more than 700 publishers, the finalists were selected from 1200 entries in 60 genre categories. These books are examples of independent publishing at its finest.

The winning  book is a second, revised, printing of Corrigans’ Pool, the original of which was published in 2009. This new edition was published in 2011 by Checkered Swan Publishing, under a new ISBN, with an additional chapter, plus other minor revisions that the author, Dot Ryan, was compelled to make.

Dot is a native of Beeville, Texas, and lives there with her husband of 29 years, Sam.

ForeWord Reviews’ Book of the Year Awards program was established to help publishers shine an additional spotlight on their best titles and bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors. Award winners are chosen by librarians and booksellers who are on the front lines, working everyday with patrons and customers.

ForeWord is the only review trade journal devoted exclusively to books from independent houses

VISIT DOT AT dotryanbooks.com OR EMAIL HER AT checkeredswan@att.net

OTHER WEBSITE: checkeredswanpublishing.com

CORRIGANS’ POOL is ForeWord Reviews’ 2011 “BOOK OF THE YEAR” (Historical Romance category)

July 14, 2011

CORRIGANS’ POOL IS FOREWORD REVIEWS’ 2011 BOOK OF THE YEAR, IN HISTORICAL ROMANCE CATEGORY