2019 Winners

We are excited to announce the WINNERS of the 2019 Red City Review Book Awards! This year’s Grand Prize winner is…

The Dung Beetles of Liberia by Daniel V. Meier, Jr.

Mr. Meier 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 2019 Red City Review Book Awards grand prize winner circulated to our vast email list

 

This year’s First Prize winners are…

General Fiction

Tabut by Uju M. Uzuegbunam

Science Fiction

Out of Time by Abigail Dobbs

Fantasy

Nite Fire: Flash Point by C. L. Schneider

Horror

Escaping Midnight by Andrew Schrader

Romance

Lost With No Trail (Never Without Her) by Anne C. Maxwell

Mystery/Thriller

The Carnival, the Cross, and the Burning Desert by Gary J. George

 

Children’s

What I Tell Myself FIRST by Michael A. Brown

Young Adult

A Buss from Lafayette by Dorothea Jensen

Memoir

Speedbumps: Living Life with Epilepsy by Jonathan B. Dodson

 

Non-Fiction

Inspiration Is Only the Spark by Mary Theis

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 2019 Red City Review Book Awards first place winner circulated to our vast email list

 

This year’s Content winners are…

Best Book Cover

The Carnival, the Cross, and the Burning Desert by Gary J. George

Best Book Synopsis

Keep You Cold by A. J. Franks

Best Book Design/Artwork

Picco Puppy Loves Soccer by Michael Wong

Best Characters

Portland Zionists Unite! and Other Stories by Eric Flamm

Most Original Concept

Madame Zenayda’s Afterlife Adventures by Marie Brack

Most Promising Series

The Melody of Three (Evercharm Trilogy) by S. D. Reeves

Best Debut Novel/Short Story Collection

Legends of Darkness by Jacob Benner

 

Best Author Website

Jacqueline Pirtle

 

Best Social Media

Jay Amberg

 

Fan Favorite

Uniquely Stella by Deborah M. Menenberg

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 2019 Red City Review Book Awards winner circulated to our vast email list

 

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