“Forgotten Hollywood”- AN AWARD WINNER!

Posted on October 19, 2009 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   The results are in. I can now call Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten Hollywood an award winning book!

   My work was entered in USA Book News National “Best Books 2009” contest. Below is an excerpt of the news release…


October 20, 2009


Independent Titles Score Top Honors in the
6th Annual National “Best Books” Awards

   LOS ANGELES – USABookNews.com, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of THE NATIONAL “BEST BOOKS” 2009 AWARDS (NBBA) on October 20, 2009. Over 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2009 and late 2008.
   Jeff Keen, President and CEO of USABookNews.com, said this year’s contest yielded an unprecedented number of entries, which were then narrowed down to over 500 winners and finalists.

   Keen says of the awards, now in their seventh year, “The 2009 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of NBBA, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the upcoming holiday retail season.”

History: Media/Entertainment 200_blue_ribbonff

Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History by Manny Pacheco
Book Publishers Network

Heroes, Villains, Dames & Disasters: 150 Years of Front-Page Stories from the Rocky Mountain News by Michael Madigan
MadIdeas, LLC

Knoxville’s WIVK by Ed Hooper
Arcadia Publishers

Roots of the 1969 Woodstock Festival: The Backstory to “Woodstock” by Weston Blelock and Julia Blelock

   Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: Simon & Schuster, Penguin, W.W. Norton, Revell, McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons, Thomas Nelson, American Cancer Society, Greenleaf Book Group, Sourcebooks & hundreds of independent houses contributed to this year’s outstanding NBBA competition. Keen adds, “NBBA’s success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”

   USABookNews.com is an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community. USABN Magazine Online is the monthly electronic magazine e-mailed free to a large cross-section of the book buying public. JPX Media, in Los Angeles, California, is the parent company of USABookNews.com.

   A complete list of the winners and finalists of the USABookNews.com National “Best Books” 2009 Awards are available online at http://www.USABookNews.com.

Until next time>                              “never forget”

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