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International Book Awards Announced!

International Book Awards Announced!

May 13th, 2011

Pamela Cory’s Hassie Calhoun: A Las Vegas Novel of Innocence is a finalist in the the 2011 International Book Awards (IBAs) hosted by JPX Media Group.

JPX Media Group announced the winners and finalists of the 2011 IBAs on May 11, 2011. Over 300 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The full list of Winners and Finalists can be found here. “Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of JPX Media Group, said this year’s contest yielded a large number of entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.” (JPX Media Group)

Hassie Calhoun: A Las Vegas Novel of Innocence has been selected as an Award-Winning Finalist in the Fiction: Literary Fiction” category of the 2011 IBAs. A novel that paints the Rat Pack era in a new light, this literary fiction introduces Hassie Calhoun, a lovely and talented singer trying to make it as an entertainer in 1960s Vegas. With her innocence and identity on the line, the road to stardom puts Hassie in several compromising situations. Her passions impede her dreams in a way that many women could secretly relate to.

“…a gripping story…this poignant novel is a down-to-earth rather than idealistic glimpse of a vulnerable heroine learning how to succeed…” – ForeWord Reviews

 

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