March 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Today, Imbrifex Books is pleased to announce the BASE CAMP LAS VEGAS, GETTING OFF ON FRANK SINATRA, FULL SERVICE BLONDE, and STRINGS: A LOVE STORY have been recognized as finalists in the 20th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
As part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers (and authors), independent media company Foreword Magazine, Inc. hosts its annual awards program each year. Finalists represent the best books published in 2017. After more than 2,000 individual titles spread across 65 genres were submitted for consideration, the list of finalists was determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners will be decided by an expert team of booksellers and librarians—representing Foreword’s readership—from across the country.
The complete list of finalists can be found at:
“Choosing finalists for the INDIES is always the highlight of our year, but the job is very difficult due to the high quality of submissions,” said Victoria Sutherland, founder/publisher of Foreword Reviews. “Each new book award season proves again how independent publishers are the real innovators in the industry.”
“We’re honored that four of our titles have been selected as finalists,” said Mark C. Sedenquist, Publisher, Imbrifex Books. “This is our debut year, so recognition is especially sweet.”
Winners in each genre—along with Editor’s Choice Prize winners and Foreword’s INDIE Publisher of the Year—will be announced June 15, 2018.
About Foreword: Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. Publishers of a Folio: award-winning bi-monthly print review journal, special interest products, and daily online content feeds, Foreword exclusively covers university and independent (non “Big 5”) publishers, the books they publish, and their authors. Foreword is based in Traverse City, Michigan, USA, with staff based around the world.
About Imbrifex Books: Founded in 2016, Imbrifex Books, based in Las Vegas, Nevada publishes 5-6 titles per year. Scenic Side Trips is a series of road trip guides around the USA. Base Camp Hiking Guides showcase hikes within a couple of hours of downtown in key American cities. The Local Angler series featuring expert anglers around the country. Fiction and memoir titles are also under production.
CONTACT: Mark C. Sedenquist