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06.01.2009

S&S TITLES ARE MUCHO CALOR AT ANNUAL LATINO BOOK AWARDS

Numerous S&S titles were winners at the 11th Annual International Latino Book Awards.  The Latino Book Award's were formed to recognize the many positive contributions being made to Latino literature by publishers and writers worldwide.  Four new categories were added this year.  Awards were presented at BEA on May 28.  The winners were:

 

Best Young Adult Fiction - English
Dark Dude
Oscar Hijuelos
(Atheneum)

 

Best Gift Book - Spanish or Bilingual
El Secreto: El libro de la gratitud

Rhonda Byrne
(Atria)

 

Best Reference Book - English
A Simple Guide to U.S. Immigration and Citizenship

Luis Cortes
(Atria)

 

Best Reference Book - Spanish or Bilingual

De inmigrante a ciudadano

Luis Cortes
(Atria)

 

Best Novel - Adventure or Drama - Spanish or Bilingual

Por la vida de mi hermana

  Jodi Picoult
(Atria)

 

Best Novel - Romance - English
The Heartbreak Pill
Anjanette Delgado
(Atria)

 

Best Cover Design
Take Me with You
Carlos Frias

Cover designed by

James Perales

(Atria)

 

Best First Book - English
Take Me With You
Carlos Frias

(Atria)

 

There were numerous 2nd Place and Honorable Mention Honors given to these titles as well.

 

Best Biography - English
Honorable Mention:
Take Me With You
Carlos Frias
(Atria)

 

Best Religious Book - English
2nd Place:
Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage
Mark Gungor
(Atria)

 

Best Religious Book - Spanish or Bilingual 2nd Place:
I Love You.  Now What?
Mabel Iam
(Atria)

 

Best Spiritual/New Age book - Spanish or Bilingual

2nd Place:
El Secreto: El libro de la gratitud 

 Rhonda Byrne
(Atria)

 

Best Novel - Historical Fiction - English

2nd Place:
Valfierno
Martin Caparros
(Atria)

 

Best Novel - Romance - English
2nd Place:
More Than This
Margo Candela
(Touchstone)

 

Honorable Mention:
Tarnished Beauty
Cecilia Samartin
(Atria)

 

Best First Book - English
2nd Place:
Reclaiming Paris
Fabiola Santiago
(Atria)

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!

 

For more information, visit the official Latino Book Awards website.

 

 

 

  

S&S AUDIO WINNERS AT THE 2009 AUDIE AWARDS

 

Two S&S Audio titles were announced as 2009 AUDIE Award winners, during the Audies Gala held on Friday, May 29th at the New York Historical Society. Four additional S&S Audio titles were nominated.

  

Congratulations!

  

THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING /  JEFFREY GITOMER, Read by the Author - BUSINESS/EDUCATIONAL

THE DUMA KEY / STEPHEN KING, Read by John Slattery - FICTION