Leona DeRosa Bodie
Amazon Bestselling Author
The Official Web Site www.leonabodie.com
AWARDS

SHADOW CAY

2011 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARDS

FINALIST

May 15, 2011 - SHADOW CAY has been named a Finalist in the Suspense/Thrillercategory of the 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.This year there were 4,000 entries! This awards program, said to be the 'Sundance' of the book publishing world, recognizes and honors authors and publishers of exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories. The judges are professionals from the book publishing industry including literary agents, editors, publishing executives, book reviewers, writing teachers, and authors.

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SHADOW CAY

2011 READER VIEWS LITERARY AWARDS

WINNER - FIRST PLACE

March 1, 2011 - SHADOW CAY won First Place for in the Mystery/ Thriller/Suspense category in the Reader Views Annual Literary Awards. The judging was done by reviewers from Reader Views, who are experts in their fields as well as avid readers. Criteria for judging is content/originality, presentation/design, innovation, social relevance, production quality, enjoyment/impact, plot/story line, and resourcefulness.

Reader Views Book of the Year Awards

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SHADOW CAY

GELATI'S SCOOP: TOP 35 NOVEL LIST of 2010

 

December 21, 2010 - Gelati's Scoop recognizes the top thirty-five novels of the year. Goodreads, Shelfari and Amazon Book Reviewer Giovanni Gelati said, "I have pointed out some excellent novels by some very nice people who happen to be very good authors. Give them a shot if you haven't already, there are some excellent debut novels in there as well as works by some of the giants in the industry." Among the honorees was Shadow Cay by Leona Bodie, the debut thriller author who know finds herself on the same list as Lee Child-61 Hours and Worth Dying for, Brad Thor-American Assassin and The Athena Project, Daniel Silva-The Rembrandt Affair, Barry Eisler-Inside Out, John Sandford- Storm Prey, Harlan Coben —Caught, Michael Connelly- The Reversal, David Baldacci-Deliver Us From Evil and Hell's Corner and James Patterson-Private.

Gelati Scoop Book Blog

 

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SHADOW CAY

WINNER- FLORIDA WRITERS ASSOCIATION'S

ROYAL PALM LITERARY AWARD 2010

 

October 23, 2010 -- Palm City, FL — Author Leona DeRosa Bodie's debut thriller SHADOW CAY has been chosen as a winner in the 2010 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition for Thriller/ Suspense.

 

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SHADOW CAY

WINNER- PREMIER BOOK AWARD 2010

 

The Premier Book Award recognized SHADOW CAY as a must read, acknowledging it was most successful in achieving its purpose and meeting its intended audience's needs. They recognized the novel for excellence, naming it a winner in the Mystery/ Thriller/ Suspense category. The primary goal of Premier Book Awards is to recognize authors and publishers for superior achievements. The secondary goal is to assure readers that a book is truly of outstanding and well worth adding to their libraries.

Premier Book Awards

 

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One is Fun

WINNER - CREATIVE CHILD MAGAZINE'S

PREFERRED CHOICE AWARD 2007

ONE IS FUN was assigned to a pre-selected group of kids by a panel of judges including child psychologists, child educators and parents. The panel then monitored the children and evaluated my book based on four major factors: educational value, creative nurturing, creative play and overall value with respect to retail price. At the completion of the evaluation, ONE IS FUN was awarded the prestigious Preferred Choice Award in the "Boardbooks for Kids" category. Buy it now, click here.

Creative Child Magazine provides parents with the latest information on how to nurture their child's creativity. With departments such as Kids at Play, Health and Safety, Discovering Creativity, Nurturing Talent and Tomorrow's Child - Investing for Your Child's Future, Creative Child Magazine is essential and the most complete parenting publication for raising well-balanced children.

Creative Child Magazine 2007 Preferred Choice Award

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One Is Fun

NATIONAL "BEST BOOKS 2007" AWARDS FINALIST

BREAKING NEWS: WRB Publishing's title, One is Fun by Leona DeRosa Bodie, illustrated by Catherine Baptista Davis" has placed as an Award -Winning Finalist" in the "Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Non-Fiction category of the National Best Books 2007 Awards. Buy it now, click here.

USABookNews.com, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, on November 1, 2007 announced the winners and finalists of THE NATIONAL "BEST BOOKS" 2007 AWARDS (BBA). Over 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print, audio books & courses, e-books and interactive CD-ROMs. Awards were presented for titles published in 2007 and late 2006.

Jeffrey Keen, the President and the CEO of USABookNews.com said, "This year's contest yielded an unprecedented number of entries, which were then narrowed down to over 500 winners and finalists. USBN covers what's hot, new & noteworthy in the World of Books!"

Best Books Award Sticker

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