2018 Winners

 

We are excited to announce the WINNERS of the 2018 Red City Review Book Awards! This year’s Grand Prize winner is…

From Pittsburgh to Cádiz: What’s the Difference? by Mitchell McCrady

Mr. McCrady has won the following:

  • a $500 cash prize
  • a front-page feature on the Red City Review website and social media pages
  • 50 high-quality grand prize winner book stickers
  • a framed winner’s certificate
  • a press release announcing his book as the 2018 Red City Review Book Awards grand prize winner circulated to our vast email list

 

 

This year’s First Prize winners are…

Coattails & Cocktails by Rumer Haven

Gather & Make by Genevieve Layman

(review coming soon)

 

Ms. Haven and Ms. Layman each win a $150 cash prize.

Genre Winners

Literary Fiction/Poetry

The Fearful Lion by Almas Akhtar

 

Science Fiction

The Bit Dance by Tilmer Wright

Fantasy

What Goes On In the Walls at Night by Andrew Schrader

 

Romance

Fred & Mary by Kipjo Ewers

 

Mystery/Thriller

Don Quixote Goes to Yale by Eytan Halaban

 

Children’s

My Uncle Ate My Caterpillar by Amie Guzzardi

 

Young Adult

Curses of Scale by S.D. Reeves

Middle Grade

Daisy, Bold & Beautiful by Ellie Collins

 

Memoir

From Barefoot to Stilettos: Finding My Yes by Marie Pizano

 

Each winner on the preceding list will receive the following:

  • a front-page feature on the Red City Review website and social media pages
  • 25 first prize winner book stickers
  • a framed winner’s certificate
  • a press release announcing their book as a 2018 Red City Review Book Awards first place winner circulated to our vast email list

 

 

Content Winners

Best Book Cover

Digging Up New Business: The SwiftPad Takeover by Lee Barckman

Best Book Synopsis

Deep Desert Deception by Gary George

 

Best Book Design/Artwork

Gather & Make by Genevieve Layman

(review coming soon)

Best Characters

Gus and the Winter Sprite by J. Steven Young

 

Most Original Concept

This Was Never About Basketball by Craig Leener

 

Most Promising Series

Mr. Hoopeyloops and His Amazing Glass (Explore Artists, Book 1) by Andi Cann, Illustrated by Fabrice Bertolotto

 

Best Debut Novel

The Unremarkable Circumstances of Inmate 17656-090 by Sage Webb

 

 

Best Author Website

Sage Webb

 

 

Best Social Media

S.D. Reeves

 

 

Fan Favorite

The Sacristan by Dr. Napoli Fiatro

 

Each winner on the preceding list will receive:

  • a front-page feature on the Red City Review website and social media pages
  • a press release announcing their book as a 2018 Red City Review Book Awards winner circulated to our vast email list

 

Thank you to all who entered this year’s contest!