Awards

2016 First Place Winner – International Latino Book Awards under Best Latino Focused Nonfiction Book Category (Latina Authors and Their Muses, anthology)

2015 Eric Hoffer Awards Finalist for Young Adult Fiction (The Luthier’s Apprentice, YA fantasy)

2014 Suspense Magazine’s “Best of 2014″ List (The Luthier’s Apprentice, YA fantasy))

2011 Foreword Best Book of the Year Award Winner (The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, nonfiction)

2011 Global Ebooks Awards Winner (The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, nonfiction)

2011 USA News National Best Book Award Finalist (The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, nonfiction)

2011 EPIC Finalist (The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, nonfiction)

2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist (The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, nonfiction)

2011 International Book Awards Finalist (Frederico, the Mouse Violinist, picture book)

2009 EPIC Finalist (Humberto, the Bookworm Hamster, picture book)

2008 Dream Realm Award Finalist for Best Horror (Dark Lullaby, horror)

2007 ABC’s Children’s Picture Book Competition Finalist (The Doll Violinist, picture book)

2006 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Honorable Mention Award (The Doll Violinist, picture book)

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