Shades of Romance Magazine, also known as SORMAG recently announced it's yearly Reader's Choice Awards nominees. SORMAG READER's Choice Awards, are awards voted on by the readers. A person votes on their favorite books, the books with the most votes is the winner.
Among this year's nominee's is local author, Zaria Garrison. Ms. Garrison is a Black Expressions best selling author who's first novel Prodigal was released by Urban Christian books, a division of Kensington November 1, 2009.
Her second novel, Losing it, will be released Sept 28th, 2010.
Ms. Garrison has been nominated in two categories. Her first nomination is for the novel Prodigal. It has been nominated as Christian fiction novel of the year. The second nomination is for Ms. Garrison as she has been nominated for Christian Fiction author of the year.
A list of nominees can be found here.
The African American literary festival, which will be held May 22 -23rd in Norfolk, VA has also nominated Ms. Garrison's book trailer, for an award as book trailer of the year.
All of the nominated videos can be seen here.