AMERICAN BOOK FEST™ ANNOUNCES WINNERS AND FINALISTS OF THE 20th ANNUAL BEST BOOK AWARDS
Mainstream & Independent Titles Score Top Honors in the 2023 Best Book Awards
Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Wiley, Hachette Books, McGraw-Hill, Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield, Johns Hopkins University Press, The White House Historical Association, American Bar Association, HCI Press, Bear & Company, Shambhala Publications and hundreds of national and international Independent Houses contribute to this year’s Outstanding Competition!
LOS ANGELES, NOVEMBER 2023 – American Book Fest announced the winners and finalists of THE 20th ANNUAL BEST BOOK AWARDS (BBA), one of the world’s largest international book award programs for mainstream, indie, and self-published titles. Over 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 100 categories. Awards were presented for titles published in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of American Book Fest, said this year’s contest yielded thousands of entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.
Keen says of the awards, "Over our 20-year history, thousands of self-published and indie authors have leveraged the promotional power of their Best Book Award to increase online recognition, enhance their title’s credibility, and garner more attention in the crowded book buying marketplace."
Winners and finalists of this year’s contest join a prestigious group of past laureates, including Pope Francis, Amy Tan, Anne Lamott, George Sanders, Julie Andrews, Clive Barker, Vanessa Williams, Shark Tank’s Daymon John, Brad Thor, Kitty Kelley, and many others. Visit the Award Laureate page for an expanded list: https://www.americanbookfest.com/aboutuscontactus/laureates.html
American Book Fest sponsors four separate award programs throughout the year. Each program has its own judging panel and announcement timeline. Many authors and publishers enter one or more contests, depending on their publication and marketing timeline. The 2024 Submission Schedule can be found at: https://americanlegacyawards.com/bookawardplanner.html
American Book Fest has an active social media presence, with over 132,000 current Facebook fans.
Welcome to the 2024 "Best Book" Awards, sponsored by American Book Fest!
"Book awards do count in marketing and in positioning as a recognized 'go-to' expert. The Best Book Awards are always on my recommended list for authors who create quality books to enter. I’ve found that the support from the Best Book Awards for winners, both on its websites and with press releases, is exceptional and far beyond what most other awards do." —Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, CEO of AuthorU.org
$74 per title/per category
E-mail Submission Now Available!
Open to all 2022-2024 Published Books with an ISBN.
Legacy Categories for Books Published 2010–2021.
Winners & Finalists Announced in mid-November 2024!