The Independent Publisher Book Awards, affectionately called the IPPY Awards, has identified a reading list of progressive, thought-provoking books, the kind that can touch lives, advance careers, and stretch our imaginations. "Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing," the IPPY Awards showcase the best books from throughout North America and the English-speaking world. Launched as the first unaffiliated awards program open exclusively to independent, university, and self-published titles.
The honorees will receive gold, silver, and bronze medals in different categories. The books from Riverdale Avenue Books that will be receiving awards include:
· Erotica Gold Medal - Domme Quixote by Lissa Trevor
· Erotica Silver Medal - Women Who Love Monsters Edited by Lori Perkins
· SF/Fantasy/Horror ebook Bronze Medal - Rabid Heart by Jeremy Wagner
· Best Author Website Bronze Medal - Rabid Heart by Jeremy Wagner
“We are honored to receive these awards for the books we publish in the erotic and horror genres,” said Publisher Lori Perkins. “We feel these genres often say powerful things about the time we live in and we are so proud to have our authors’ voices heard and recognized.”
The Women Who Love Monsters anthology was a tie-in to an episode of Vice TV’s Slutever which aired in March 2018.
The presentation ofthe 24th annual IPPY Awards will take place in New York City at the Copacabana (268 W 47 St) on Tuesday, May 28th from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. The event occurs on the eve of Book Expo America.