Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Dry Flowers by Carl Burrows

Starting Over Isn’t the Same for Everyone?

Why trade one bad relationship for another? So ponders divorcée Mandy Patterson, whose friends are pushing her toward finding a new man. But does Mandy really want another man in her life?

In the light-hearted new novel Dry Flowers, Mandy has been divorced from her high school sweetheart, Clark, for three years. The former cheerleader has always been with a man, but now wonders if she wants another Neanderthal in the house sloshing down beer and playing with the remote.

When Mandy attends her high school class reunion, she learns that happiness may not come from what she expects. This clever page-turner takes a fascinating direction that you never saw coming.

DRY FLOWERS (ISBN: 978-1-60976-720-4) can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
or at www.amazon.com or http://www.barnesandnoble.com
Wholesalers please email BookOrder@AEG-Online-Store.com

About the Author

Carl Burrows began writing this book after attending his wife’s high school class reunion. He was challenged by others at his table to make a story out of the evening, but a story does not always go where you intend. His next book is a historical romance. Retired, he and his wife live in paradise, across from Paradise Beach in Florida.

Boat Tales by Gordon England

A New Release from Gordon England

This collection of Gordon’s true life stories will take you across the globe in search of adventure. Whether he’s chasing sailfish in Panama or hunting dove and quail deep in Mexico, Gordon pursues outdoor sports with a passion for the biggest and best. In these tales he catches huge dolphin in the Exumas, races motocross through woods both on and off the trails, hunts ducks in brutal Texas snow and ice, hooks hopelessly large blue marlin in Nassau, and gets lost at sea in a monstrous Gulf of Mexico storm.

Gordon’s adventures often take place on Boat Tales, his 21-foot Aquasport walkabout, based in Nassau, Bahamas. His love of the ocean is captured in his travels across Florida’s Gulf Stream, to Abaco’s fabled Hole in the Wall, to remote islands of the Exumas, and from Abaco to Eluthera to Nassau in the dead of the night across miles of coral reefs at low tide. These tales will capture your imagination, vicariously take you to exotic lands, and entertain you with Gordon’s true-life escapades.

Boat Tales is a collection of ten true to life adventures drawn from Gordon England’s outdoor lifestyle and nautical journeys.

About the Author

Gordon England is an avid outdoorsman, living in Cocoa Beach and sometimes the Bahamas. He loves hunting, deep sea fishing, and exploring the islands. In real life he is a civil engineer, President of Stormwater Solutions.

For a copy of Boat Tales click here

Mary Alice Monroe, NY Times Best Selling Author, Returns to Amelia Island to Launch Her Latest Book

Join Mary Alice Monroe for the launch of her newest book The Butterfly's Daughter, enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast provided by Amelia Island's newest caterer, get a signed copy of the book and enjoy a demonstration on how to create a butterfly garden and an opportunity to purchase plants offered by Reflections of Nature.

Mary Alice Monroe, NY Times best-selling author, will speak at the "Butterflies Are Free" breakfast event scheduled for Tuesday May 10 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Monroe spoke to a sold out crowd at the First Annual High Women's Weekend in May of 2011.

Monroe shared, "I fell in love with Amelia Island when I visited in October and am excited to return. I met so many wonderful people who are committed to our environment. "

The Butterfly's Daughter, like many of Monroe's books offers insights that resonate with women and offers wonderfully, educational information about the natural world-this time the monarch butterflies. Mary Alice will discuss the powerful and inspiring parallels of self discovery with the miracle of metamorphosis and migration.

The breakfast will benefit "Wild Amelia Nature Festival", May 18-20. Wild Amelia is an exciting 3-day festival celebrating the bio-region around Amelia Island and includes nature tours, photography workshops, green business expo, the "Kid's Niche", visiting critters from the Jacksonville Zoo. Check website - www.wildamelia.com for more information.

Tickets are $50 and include a signed copy of the newly released The Butterfly's Daughter and a gift of milkweed seeds for your garden. James Loper, of Reflections of Nature will be available to offer tips on how to attract butterflies and have plants for sale.

Tickets can be purchased at Red Otter Outfitters, Books Plus or the Golf Club of Amelia or contact Dickie Anderson at dickie.anderson@gmail.com, 904 556 6455. Tables can be reserved.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Maxime Paetro: Keynote Speaker at UCF Book Festival

Maxine Paetro is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the UCF Book Festival.

She collaborated on The 4th of July, the 5th Horseman, The 6th Target, The 7th Heaven, The 8th Confession and The 9th Judgment with James Patterson. and she collaborated on New York Times #1 bestseller, Swimsuit. It was released on June 27, 2009.

Before working with James Patterson, Paetro authored three novels: Manshare, Babydreams, and Windfall, published between 1986 and 1991. She also wrote the biography, Dream Lovers, The Magnificent, Shattered Lives of Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee by Their Son, Dodd Darin in 1993.

Her first book, How to Put Your Book Together and Get a Job in Advertising, was published for the first time in 1979 and is still in print today. W.W. Norton is bringing out a newly revised edition in Aug. 2010.

The Keynote is scheduled for 11:00 AM. You won't want to miss it!

Here's the important information about the festival:

What: UCF Book Festival
When: April 16, 2011
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: UCF Arena, Orlando, Florida
Price: FREE
Open to the public!

Visit their website for more information... click here.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Thanks to Authors for Authors

Thanks to Marshall Frank, Valerie Allen, and Holly Vellekoop for all they did to make the Brevard Authors Book Fair a success on Saturday 3/26/11.

Forty+ authors gathered at the Central Brevard Library in Cocoa yesterday to sign books and meet the public. It was a busy day with book lovers from all over the county stopping by to check out the books by these local authors and to hear lectures by an interesting group of speakers.

It was obvious that much time and effort went into the organization and execution of the event. Gratitude to Authors for Authors for all they did to make the day a success.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Patricia Marlett will be at the Brevard Authors' Book Fair

Join author, Patricia Marlett, as she shares a secret legacy bequeathed to twin sisters, Sabrina and Sophie in her novels, Passionate Promises and Shadow of a Promise. The girls are left an inheritance by their last relative, Aunt Millie, that sets them on a course of joy and heartache as the mystery within the legacy is unveiled, profoundly changing their lives forever.

Patricia will be at the Author for Author Book Fair on March 26th, Saturday; Central Brevard Library and Reference Center, 308 Forest Avenue, Cocoa from 10:00 to 4:00. Also, spend time, personally, with the author at 2:45 when Patricia speaks on the topic of Lyrics, Letters and a Legacy. She will share the inspiration behind the stories and help you to define your own legacy.

Monday, March 21, 2011


Let your imagination run while learning the tried-and-true "blueprint" for writing great fiction in this workshop at the Art Gallery of Viera at The Avenue mall.

Chelly Harkness will teach aspiring writers how to build a powerful story, keep it exciting, and ultimately leave readers satisfied.

The four-week workshop meets on Thursdays, 2-4 pm, starting April 14th until May 5th. Cost is $75.00 per person. No prior writing experience required, just a healthy imagination and a willingness to write a few paragraphs.

For information or to register for classes, email ChellyHarkness@hotmail.com or call (321) 432-5414. You can also contact the Art Gallery of Viera at (321) 504-4343.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New book highlights special relationship between kids and pets

Florida author Donald E. Sexauer has just released his new children’s book, Kramer Makes David Smile.

In the story, David never smiles. His brother, Jack, seems happy playing lacrosse and soccer. His dog, Jenna, seems content chasing balls. But his cat, Kramer, shares his discontent. Until one day, when Kramer makes David smile.

In this charming story, Sexauer recognizes that while parents consider pets just animals, children see them as members of their family. Kramer, abetted by Jenna, shows David that he is truly blessed and only needs to recognize that he is.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com.

This is also an eLIVE title, meaning each book contains a code redeemable for a free audio book version from TatePublishing.com. eLIVE – Listen, Imagine, View, and Experience!

About the Author
A retired high school English teacher, Sexauer now lives in Hollywood, Florida. His three daughters have given him four grandchildren, to whom he enjoys reading.

For more information, please contact Terry Cordingley, Marketing Representative, at (888) 361-9473 or send an email to terry@tatepublishing.com.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

New Book Encourages Readers to Finish What They Start

In his latest book, Finish, Jacksonville author R. Mark Baxter presents an important guide to qualities that must be developed in individuals’ lives in order to complete what they start.

Divorce, church-hopping, and dropping out of school are all common occurrences in today's world. The book encourages readers to break free from these patterns in their lives and their families and to make a habit of finishing what they begin. Though it's great to have many ideas and goals, Baxter emphasizes the utmost importance of the finish.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore, or by visiting barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com.

About the Author
Baxter is the director of the Youth With A Mission base in Florida. He and his wife, Janet, started the base in January 2001 along with a small team all committed to reaching those who have never heard the Good News of Jesus. They have three grown children, Daniel, Kathleen, and Jennifer.

The author has ministered in over 85 nations of the world and continues to travel extensively teaching in leadership seminars, conducting crusades, and encouraging teams that live on the mission field. He currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida.

For more information, visit finish.tateauthor.com. For promotional inquiries, please contact Terry Cordingley, Marketing Representative, at (888) 361-9473 or send an email to terry@tatepublishing.com.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Third Annual Brevard Authors' Book Fair - March 26, 2011

What: Don't miss the Third Annual Brevard Authors' Book Fair

When: March 26, 2011; time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Central Brevard Library & Reference Center; 308 Forest Ave; Cocoa, FL 32922

The following 40 authors will be present
to talk to you and to sign their books:

Bill Allen ~ How to Slay a Dragon: Journal of Myrth, Book One
Dr. Valerie Allen ~ Summer School for Smarties
Allan Ansorge ~ Crossing the Centerline
Lou Belcher ~ The Zen of Max
Arthur Belefant ~ Frankenstein, The Man and the Monster
Anne Bonner ~ Shattered Dreams at Pine Haven
Chef Stuart Borton ~ Yellow Dog Café Cookbook
Jane M. Caracci ~ Grandma’s Front Porch
Kathy Cummings ~ The Wind Whispers War
Craig Cusanelli ~ It’s About Us
Diane O. DesRochers ~ The Little Tree That Would be Great
Judy Edwards ~ Journeys: A Grand Adventure
Barbara Elizabeth ~ The Heart of Exercise
Aitch Embee ~ Were You Talking to Me?
Diana C. Etheridge ~ Cook-n-Rhyme With Kids
Marshall Frank ~ Criminal Injustice in America
Raymond Gustavson ~ A Thirst for War
Vern Hobbs ~ Flying Fish
Gene Hull ~ Chasing the Music-Big Bands and More
Linda Jump ~ Ethan Egret’s Family Album
Dr. Willie J. Kimmons ~ A Parenting Guidebook to Help Save Our Children
Sarah Mamika ~ The Blue Crocodile
Dianne Marcum ~ Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach & Florida Space Coast
Patricia Marlett ~ Shadow of a Promise
Yvonne Mason ~ Silent
Pat McDonough ~ Without Keys: My 15 Weeks with the Street People
Lisa Nardini ~ The Underwear Dare
Wig Nelson ~ Sirens
Ralph Parker ~ Thorns & Roses
Joseph Richardson ~ Fire Angels
Dr. Frances Rinaldi ~ How Silver Fox & Coyote Came to Color the Butterfly
Sally Rosewell ~ A Time to Rhyme
Arthur Schade ~ Looking for God Within the Kingdom of Religious Confusion
Irma J. Tirro ~ It’s Almost Friday
Holly Fox Vellekoop ~ How to Help When Parents Grieve
Janie Wilkins ~ Janie’s Unbelievable Journey :Inspiration
Kay Williamson ~ The Mysterious Woman on the Train
E. Lynne Wrignt ~ Disasters and Heroic Rescues of Florida
Sieglinde Young ~ The Rebellion of Nilofleur
Penny Zee ~ The Amazing Word of God

In addition, be sure to take time to enjoy listening to the authors who will be speaking throughout the day. It's a great time to share and learn.

Here's the schedule for the speakers:

10:15 Dr. Willie Kimmons ~Inspiration Writing/Speaking
11:00 Dr. Valerie Allen ~Writing for Fun and Profit
11:45 Chef Stuart Borton ~ The Yellow Dog Café Cookbook
12:30 Marshall Frank ~ From Violins to Violence
1:15 Diane Marcum ~ Travel Writing
2:00 Yvonne Mason ~ Writing Suspense Thrillers
The Event is Sponsored by Authors for Authors
Marshall Frank ~ Valerie Allen ~ Holly Vellekoop

Public Anatomy by A. Scott Pearson-Available Now!

"A tantalizing premise combined with tight suspense makes this
one delicious tale. You'll enjoy the ride."
Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor's Tomb

"Public Anatomy is compelling -first class medical detail,
pace and suspense. A chilling read!"
Kathryn Fox, international bestselling author of Blood Born

Public Anatomy

The second novel by surgeon A. Scott Pearson, Public Anatomy is an intense, Memphis-based medical thriller featuring protagonist Eli Branch. While recovering from a career-threatening injury, Branch is pulled into the turbulent world of Dr. Liza French, a colleague he hasn't seen in ten years. Liza uses their past to lure Eli into a highly-publicized debacle in a Memphis hospital that has put her own career in jeopardy.

But when the murder of medical personnel at Gates Memorial appears related to Liza's surgical complication, Eli finds that more lives are at imminent risk.

Eli discovers clues from the victims that match anatomical art found at the crime scenes, a connection that leads him to the manuscript of a sixteenth century anatomist whose methods of dissection are over four centuries old-but are being reenacted in the present.

Aided by the expertise of forensic pathologist, Dr. Meg Daily, Eli uncovers a pattern to the escalating deaths and the search begins for a killer the media and the city come to know as The Organist. Scott Pearson

About the Author

A. Scott Pearson is a surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee. For the past decade, he has been a member of the surgical faculty at Vanderbilt University, where he combines research with the clinical practice of surgery and teaches on the importance of the patient's narrative in medicine. Pearson's debut novel, Rupture, won top honors in the new fiction category of the National Indie Excellence 2010 Awards. Visit Scott's Website

Bellamy Road’s 4th Annual Beat Symposium

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 7p.m. - A Conversation with Gordon Ball - and Photographs

For 28 years Gordon Ball took over a thousand photographs of poet Allen Ginsberg and other members of the Beat Generation. His photos have appeared in many books, including Dennis McNally's Desolate Angel: Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America and the Rolling Stone Book of the Beats. He was manager of Ginsberg’s Cherry Valley Farm in New York from 1968-71 and collaborated with Ginsberg until his death in l997, editing Journals Mid-Fifties and Journals Early Fifties and Early Sixties by Allen Ginsberg.

Gordon Ball lives in Lexington, Virginia, where he teaches at the Virginia Military Institute. He is the author of ’66 Frames: A Memoir and Dark Music. He has recently completed Films by Gordon Ball, short experimental documentaries. www.gordonballgallery.com

RECEPTION – 6:30PM, Photographs and Lecture – 7 O’clock

Bellamy Road is open Friday through Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. AND BY APPOINTMENT.

The address is 5910 Hampton Street, Melrose, Florida 32666 on State Road 26. Phone is (352) 475-3435. Also contact by email bellamyroadevents@gmail.com or kbollum@comcast.net or cell phone (352) 283-9700.

Bellamy Road (The David Turner Warner Foundation, Inc.) was incorporated in 2008 as a 501 (c) (3) private operating foundation. It supports the work of creative artists in the visual arts, literature, film, music and other performing arts.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Prince of Keegan Bay by Veronica Helen Hart

The Prince of Keegan Bay, Champagne Books, is now available as an e-book.

About the Book

When the American born heir to the kingdom of Kushawa is hidden in an age-qualified retirement community, a battle of wits and tactics develops between the Kushawan Alliance of Royal Princes (KARP), determined to eliminate the infant, and a group of senior citizens, The Blenders, equally determined to save him. Doll Reynolds pulls the residents into a unified group while the baby's mother, Moira Robbins, risks her life to lure the KARP assassins away from her child.

About the Author

Veronica Helen Hart lives in Daytona Beach with her husband, Robert and their cat, Oliver. Ms. Hart is on the Board of Directors of The Florida Writers Association, Writing Group Leader for Daytona Beach, a member of City Island Fiction Writers and The Ormond Writers League. Although many of her stories and articles have been published, this is her first novel.

For more information, go to Champagne Books

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Book Launch for Mama's Comfort Food by Rhett DeVane

Title: Mama's Comfort Food
Author: Rhett DeVane
Publisher: Wild Women Writers Publishing
Date of launch: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Time: 5:30 till 8:00 p.m.
Place: Mockingbird Cafe, 1225 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL

"BOOKS AT THE BIRD": Southern fiction writer Rhett DeVane’s cast of North Florida characters are back for another humor-filled, heartfelt story of family, love and the twists of fate.

Join Rhett at the Mockingbird Café, Wednesday, April 6th, 5:50 till 8:00 p.m. for the launch party of her new novel Mama’s Comfort Food. Plan on some good nibbles from the talented MBC chefs, music by local jazz artists The Zach Bartholomew Trio, fun door prizes and laughter.

Rhett will donate a portion of her profits to help local breast cancer patients via TMH Foundation and A Woman’s Place. Books are $15.00—checks or cash, please. Additional parking at Wachovia Bank and across the street next to Bruegger’s Bagels.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Try a Serial... you might like it.... Naked Came the Rogue

Mary Robsman former member of the Space Coast Writers' Guild participated in the Serial Mystery Novel

Naked Came the Rogue
A Serial Mystery Novel
Set in Southern Oregon’s Jackson County

In the tradition of G.K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers who combined to write the first collaborative serial mystery in 1931

"This is something we've never done before—we're actually publishing a book on our website."
Amy Blossom, Ashland Branch Library Manager

Find the mystery at www.jcls.org Click on Jackson County Reads

Annie Brandon, rotates behind the circulation desks at the Jackson County libraries as she quietly pursues her degree in library science. Her life changes in an instant when, just before closing one evening, a naked woman walks into the Ashland Library to check out a cookbook. Who is this woman? What does she really want? And why does someone strangle her minutes later in sight of the library’s main entrance?

Learn more about this unique approach to mystery writing at the Ashland Daily Tidings link:

Naked Came the Rogue
Features these local writers—

Tim Wohlforth. Morgan Hunt. Mary Robsman.
Lyda Woods. Caren Caldwell. Carole Beers.
Ed Battistella. Maryann Mason. Michael Niemann.

Publication Schedule...

Find chapters of Naked Came the Rogue published on line according to the following schedule:

at the Jackson County Library System Website,
...click on Jackson County Reads link at http://jcls.org/jacksoncountyreads.html

Chapter 1: March 7
Chapter 2: March 11
Chapter 3: March 18
Chapter 4: March 25
Chapter 5: April 1
Chapter 6: April 8
Chapter 7: April 15
Chapter 8: April 22

Devil Wind by Deborah Shilian and Linda Reid

Devil Wind launch party in Delray Beach!
March 6, 2011
Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore
273 N.E. 2nd Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444


6 - 8 p.m.

Join authors Deborah Shlian and Linda Reid this Sunday at Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore to celebrate the upcoming release of DEVIL WIND! Not due out until April 4th, this is your chance to snag an advanced signed copy of the second Sammy Greene thriller straight from the authors.

"Bristling with suspense, Devil Wind by Deborah Shlian and Linda Reid sizzles with the heat of high-level corruption, lowdown murder, and scorching desert winds howling down Los Angeles canyons and ratcheting up the excitement. Part Raymond Chandler, part Michael Connelly, this combustible tale is perfect beach reading." - Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Spies

"Grabs you on page one and puts you on a non-stop chase after blood DNA. Devil Wind sizzles with the West Coast heat of the 'devil's breath.' It cranks." - John Driver, Broadway playwright, director, and author of Hunger of the Beast

"Radio host Sammy Greene is at it again: this time she's stirring up trouble on the West Coast. Authors Shlian and Reid have created a character you just can't get enough of!" - Barbara Whitesides, award winning national radio news anchor, talk show host, and writer

"Fiery journalist Sammy Greene races to stop a terrorist plot that could incinerate LA. Devil Wind blows you away with its non-stop action and thrills in a world of fraud, deceit, and double crosses. A sure-fire Hollywood blockbuster." - Paul Ottosson, Oscar winner for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing for The Hurt Locker

About the Authors

Deborah Shlian and Linda Reid

Deborah Shlian is a physician, healthcare consultant, and author of numerous non-fiction articles and books as well as five award-winning medical mystery/thrillers, three co-authored with her husband, Joel.

Linda Reid is a physician-broadcaster-author and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. She is author of Renegade Paladins and has been published in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Woman's Day.

Deborah Shlian and Linda Reid are also authors of Dead Air, which won top honors in the thriller category of the National Indie Excellence 2010 Awards.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

5th Annual Florida Book Awards Announce Best of 2009


TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Its fourth set of competitions completed, Florida Book Awards announces winners for seven categories of books published in 2009. "The culture of books in the Sunshine State continues to prosper," notes FBA Director Wayne A. Wiegand. "These FBA winners clearly prove it."

The Florida Book Awards --the nation's most comprehensive state book awards program-- was established in 2006 to recognize, honor, and celebrate the best Florida literature published the previous year. It is coordinated by The Florida State University Libraries, and co-sponsored by the Florida Center for the Book, State Library and Archives of Florida, Florida Historical Society, Florida Humanities Council, Florida Literary Arts Coalition, Florida Library Association, “Just Read, Florida!,” Florida Family Literacy Initiative, the Program in American and Florida Studies at Florida State University, Florida Reading Association, Florida Association for Media in Education, Florida Center for the Literary Arts, the Friends of FSU Libraries, and Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America.

Submissions were read by seven juries of three members each nominated from across the state by cosponsoring organizations. Jurors were authorized to select up to five medalists (including one winner and one runner-up) in each of the seven categories.

Children’s Literature
Gold: Jan Godown Annino, She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader
Silver: Mary GrandPre and Jack Prelutsky, Camille Saint-Saens’s The Carnival of the Animals
Bronze: Henry Cole, for A Nest for Celeste: A Story About Art, Inspiration, and the Meaning of Home
Bronze: Brad Meltzer, for Heroes for my Son,
Bronze: Harvey E. Oyer III, for The Last Egret: The Adventures of Charlie Pierce

Florida Non-Fiction

General Fiction
Gold: Mark Mustian, The Gendarme
Silver: Patricia Engel, Vida
Bronze: T.M. Shine, Nothing Happens Til it Happens to You
Bronze: Mary Jane Ryals, Cookie and Me

Gold: Carol Frost, Honeycomb
Silver: Lola Haskins, Still, the Mountain
Bronze: Kelle Groom, Five Kingdoms

Popular Fiction
Gold: William Culyer Hall, The Trouble With Panthers
Silver: Randy Wayne White, Deep Shadow
Bronze: Joyce Elson Moore, The Tapestry Shop
Bronze: Charles Martin, The Mountain Between Us
Bronze: James Grippando, Money to Burn

Visual Arts
Gold: Jason Steuber, Laura K. Nemmers and Tracy E. Pfaff,
with a foreword by Rebecca Martin Nagy, editors, Samuel P. Harn of Art
at Twenty Years: The Collection Catalogue (University Press of Florida)
Silver: Margaret Ross Tolbert, AQUIFERious (Fidelity Press)

Young Adult
Gold: Christina Diaz Gonzalez, The Red Umbrella

Spanish Lanugage
Gold: Jose Alvarez, Los Alamos del parque

Authors by Region

The eight Gold Medal Winners will also be recognized on March 17 at the Historical and Cultural Awards Ceremony sponsored by the State of Florida’s Division of Cultural Affairs at the R.A. Gray Building in Tallahassee. All awardees will be recognized at the Florida Library Association Conference Banquet on May 5 in Orlando. For information, contact CMC & Associates at Mwozniak@cmc-associates.com.

To learn more about Florida Book Awards, visit: http://floridabookawards.lib.fsu.edu or http://floridabookawards.wordpress.com/.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011