The Last Saxon King nominated for the Forest of Reading: Red Maple Award (Grades 7-8)

(Las Vegas, NV, October 16, 2023) – Imbrifex Books, an independent publisher based in Las Vegas, Nevada, is honored to announce that author Andrew Varga’s debut novel, The Last Saxon King, is a finalist for the 2024 Canadian Forest of Reading Red Maple Award presented by the Ontario Library Association (OLA). The winner of the award will be announced at the Forest of Reading Festival in Toronto, Ontario in May.

Forest of Reading selects Canadian titles for children to read and vote for in Canada. The Red Maple Award is a highly esteemed accolade that celebrates exceptional Canadian authors and their outstanding works of literature, primarily geared toward young readers in grades 7-8. Andrew Varga’s selection as a Finalist acknowledges his captivating storytelling and dedication to inspiring young minds.

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From Ashes to the Road to Success: IBPA Spotlight Feature

Independent Book Publishers Association Member Spotlight featured Imbrifex Books.

At this year’s IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Imbrifex Books’ A Sports Fan’s Guide to Route 66 by Ron Clements nabbed two Golds. The win is not the first for Imbrifex Books which was founded in 2016 and has been an IBPA member for just as long, consistently winning awards through the years with IBPA. We spoke to Mark Sedenquist, who co-founded Imbrifex and its sister company, with Megan Edwards.

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National Outdoor Book Award

Aaron Reed Wins 2020 National Outdoor Book Award

November 16, 2020


The Local Angler Fly Fishing Austin & Central Texas,
Wins the 2020 National Outdoor Book Award

The National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA) is the outdoor world’s largest and most prestigious book award program.  It is a non-profit, educational program, sponsored by the National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation, Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education, and Idaho State University.

The 2020 awards were announced recently, and the winner for Outdoor Adventure Guide was awarded to

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