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A trip down memory lane for 2022 author success stories!

As we take a step into a new year, we wanted to take a moment and share with you last year’s author successes.

From Tellwell authors receiving awards and public recognition to hitting bestseller charts to gaining speaking opportunities and their own radio shows, 2022 was an impactful year worth celebrating.

Bestsellers and hot new releases

Dan Russell’s Pleasant Good Evening: A Memoir is a #1 New Release in General Broadcasting on Amazon!

He also hit #1 Bestseller in three categories:
#1 in Hockey
#1 in Hockey Biographies
#1 in Hockey Sport Biographies

Don’t miss this best-selling book! Grab your copy of Pleasant Good Evening: A Memoir here.

Within 24 hours from book launch, Geniale Cuglietta’s Dante’s Quest had reached #1 Bestseller on Amazon for Christian Science Fiction and Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction.

Its paperback sits at #1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases and #2 for the hardcover version in Christian Science Fiction.

Are you up for a full-on adventure read with this Hot New Release? Grab your copy of Dante’s Quest here.

Blaise Hunter’s Captain Communicator became a #1 Bestseller on Amazon and a #1 Hot New Release!

Learn, be inspired, and enjoy reading another best-selling book! Grab your copy of Captain Communicator here.

Heather Shtuka’s book Missing From Me hit #1 in the Grief and Bereavement category, one spot under Michelle Obama on the Hot New Releases at #4, and #94 on the overall book charts.

In this book, Heather invites us on her journey to bring her son home. Grab your copy of Missing From Me here.

Diane Martin’s masterpiece, When Time Stands Still, is #1 on Amazon and a Hot New Release.

Are you up for a mysterious adventure? Grab your copy of When Time Stands Still here.

Author & book awards

We are delighted to share that Craig Weidhuner received the Literary Titan Book Award for Mystical Force: Vol. 1 Stranger in a Strange Land!

Here’s a magical and adventurous read you don’t want to miss! Grab your copy of Mystical Force: Vol. 1 Stranger in a Strange Land here.

We are excited for another Tellwell author, Kalifa Rodriguez, for her non-fiction book, Eating These Foods Makes Me… for receiving a Silver Award from Mom’s Choice Awards!

This non-fiction book for picky eaters is surely another must-read! Grab your copy of Eating These Foods Makes Me… here.

Not one, not two, not three but four honourable mentions from the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards were given to Eldonie Mason for her book The Adventures of Princess Anyah of Antibarba!

Eldonie’s book received:
Honorable Mention: Picture Books 6 & Older
Honorable Mention New Author: Fiction
Honorable Mention: Best Cover Design
Honorable Mention: Best Illustrations

Come along Princess Anyah’s Adventure! Grab your copy here.

We are ecstatic to share that Deliveries by Paul Smyth was selected as a finalist in the Independent Author Network 2022 Book of the Year Awards for Action/Adventure!

Are you up for a good read full of action and thrill? Grab your copy of Deliveries here.

More exciting news as Tellwell author Peter Browning’s In A Raven’s Shadow was selected as a finalist in the 2022 Next Generation Indie Book Awards under the categories Thriller & First Novel (70,000 to 90,000 Words)!

This is definitely another thrilling story you don’t want to miss! Grab your copy of In A Raven’s Shadow here.

We are delighted to share that Murgatroyd Monaghan was a finalist for the Joy Kogawa Award for Fiction in November 2022!

Don’t miss this masterpiece by Murgatroyd Monaghan! Grab your copy of For Soldiers and Sailors Alike here.

Vali Benson did it again! This time, she took home the win for the 2022 International Book Award in the “Fiction: Novella” category with her book Blood and Silver!

Here’s another award-winning book we surely know you’ll enjoy! Grab your copy of Blood and Silver here.

We are proud to share that Kyrie Wang’s masterpiece, Enemy’s Keeper: Forbidden Ties, received a Bronze Award from the Readers’ Choice Spring 2022 Book Awards!

If you are looking for a good read full of action, adventure and hints of romance, then this book is for you! Grab your copy of Enemy’s Keeper: Forbidden Ties here.

Another inspiring author success story is Don Walin’s memoir, The Crazy Golf Pro, which made it to Book Authority’s Best New Bipolar Disorder Books.

Come along on this journey about bipolar disorder and overcoming challenges in this book. Grab your copy of The Crazy Golf Pro here.

We are excited to share that Our NYC-based author Rita Kakati-Shah was honoured with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Rita authored the book The Goddess of Go-Getting. Her book follows her compelling journey with candour and authority as she calls for policy and societal changes that would support the backbone of the economy.

Are you up for an inspiring story? Grab your copy of The Goddess of Go-Getting here.

Monique Gliozzi’s trailer for Vestige received an Honourable Mention from the Indie Short Fest Los Angeles International Film Festival.

Are you up for a compelling read full of mystery and thrill? Grab your copy of Vestige here.

Author & book public recognition

Lamar Jackson was featured on CBS Baltimore on his first book release for I Dream, You Dream, Let us Dream. Lamar’s book is written to inspire children of all ages to never give up on their dreams.

Be inspired to turn your dream into reality in this great read! Grab your copy of I Dream, You Dream, Let us Dream here.

Lisa Bournelis was on TEDxSFU talking about 3 Questions to Change Your Life. Lisa authored the book Louie and the Dictator, which was awarded an Honourable Mention in the Special Needs/Disability Awareness category of the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.

Are you up for another adventurous tale? Grab your copy of Louie and the Dictator of here.

The author of the book The Swampland of Shame, Peter Prout, was offered speaking engagements at two upcoming conferences, and a regular spot on a local FM radio station.

Peter’s book is one person’s authentically transparent story of exposure to shame, including his ongoing acquisition of knowledge and understanding regarding the ways in which shame can impinge upon our lives.

If you’re up for an energetic, adventurous read with deep self-reflection, then you will surely enjoy this book. Grab your copy of The Swampland of Shame here.

Mark Teague with the host of Sports Talk Radio, and with Associated Press Award–winning news journalist Deborah Pearson with WOOF RADIO.

Mark authored the book The Conquering Dreamer sharing his journey through life and inspiring readers to unlock the power within.

Witness this inpsiring story of conquering dreams. Grab your copy of The Conquering Dreamer here.

David Giffen’s book Redemptive Trauma received 5 stars from Book Commentary in the United States, and he was a guest on Mental Health Matters on Rogers TV.

This self-help book on substance abuse and addiction is definitely a must-read. Grab your copy of Redemptive Trauma here.

Chantel Riley on eTalk chatting about her children’s book I Am…: Precious Affirmations.

I Am is a children’s book dedicated to encouraging children to think positively about themselves and to affirm their greatness, beginning at a young age. Grab your copy of I Amhere.

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