Good news. Amazon has chosen 'On Little Wings' as a finalist in their Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. This gives Regina a chance for a publishing contract with Penguin. She needs your vote.
Here is what her blog has to say about the contest:
Author Regina Sirois is getting national recognition through the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA) competition. Her book, On Little Wings, is one of 3 finalists selected out of the original 5,000 entries through a series of judging and advancements conducted by Publishers Weekly, Amazon.com, and a panel assembled by Penguin Publishing.
Beginning May 22nd, the public voting begins to determine which book will be published by Penguin. The winner will be announced in Seattle on June 16th. Now through May 30th, readers may download a free excerpt from each novel at amazon.com/abna and cast their vote.
Regina Sirois is a native to Kansas City currently living in Olathe with her husband and two young girls. Publisher's Weekly describes her debut novel, On Little Wings, as a heartwarming tale of reconnection and redemption. On Little Wings was launched January of this year it has been warmly received, featured on the Amazon Kindle home page, reached the #7 best selling literary fiction book on the Kindle, and received nearly 300 reviews, with an average score over 4 stars. Any of these accomplishments are rare for a first time author.
I hope you will support Regina in her efforts to win this award. Her novel is a good clean story that deserves to be enjoyed by youth and adults.