Texas Author Paul H. Yarbrough Nominated for the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award for Mississippi Cotton
Award Winners Will Be Announced at the American Library Association Conference in June 2012
- Houston, TX (1888PressRelease) February 16, 2012 - Paul H. Yarbrough, author of the new and acclaimed adventure novel, Mississippi Cotton, has been nominated for the 2012 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award , in the category of fiction. The ForeWord Book of the Year competition is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the book industry. Winners are announced the American Library Association Conference in June in Anaheim, CA.
"I am honored to have my novel, Mississippi Cotton, nominated for the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award," said Paul H. Yarbrough. "This book is mystifying and is written in a style that is distinctly Southern but one that readers anywhere can enjoy". The whole purpose of this book is to bring a smile and generate a sense of adventure within every reader. Yarbrough is confident that his novel will win the Foreword Book Award.
Mississippi Cotton is a must-have for not only Southern enthusiasts but anyone who loves to roll up their sleeves and solve a mystery. The author brings a heartwarming perspective to the old-vs-new life in the South. This is Yarbrough's first novel and has garnered a strong national following.
"Even if I am not a winner this year, I am humbled to have my book nominated and hope that all who read Mississippi Cotton enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it," says Yarbrough.
The Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards are the most coveted and prestigious in the literary world. There are three categories awarded - gold, silver, and bronze. Nomination alone for the award is highly coveted and is considered a mark of excellence in the literary world.
Additional information on Paul H. Yarbrough and Mississippi Cotton may be obtained at http://paulhyarbrough.com/aboutpaul.shtml
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