Self-Published Book Bags 2009 Readers Favorite Award

Xlibris author Bill Poje wins 2009 Reader’s Favorite Award for his self-published book, Painless.

Bloomington, IN, January 22, 2010 --( Bill Poje, author of the self-published title, Painless, bagged the first prize for the fiction thriller category in the Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews and Awards Contest.

With more than a thousand authors from all over the US who joined the event, this self-published book grabbed the highly coveted gold award alongside other winners in other categories.

Founded by Debra Gaynor, Reader’s Favorite aims to provide quality books to readers as well as help authors gain more publicity and recognition through credible book reviews and a Book Contest.

Readers Favorite believes that book awards have a huge impact on influencing booksellers and buyers alike. Through their honest book reviews, authors are pointed out issues and given suggestions for areas of their book that need improvement.

Winners of the Reader’s Favorite awards were announced last January 15, 2010.

Painless is a story of a man named Augustus ‘Aug’ Valentine who seems to have everything going in his personal and professional life until his life turns around a riddle of deceit and the portent of death.

Painless is published by Xlibris.

About the Author
Bill Poje holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting/Business Administration from Aquinas College and an MBA in Finance and Operations from the Owen Graduate School of Management in Vanderbilt. He became the financial controller for the largest exporter in the Bahamas , after which he moved back to the US to write books.

Bill Poje’s family also sponsors the Poje Scholarship, Poje Award and Poje Banquet at Aquinas College.

He is currently working on the sequel to Painless as well as essays, short stories and poetry.

About Xlibris
Xlibris was founded in 1997 and, as the leading publishing services provider for authors, has helped to publish more than 20,000 titles. Xlibris is based in Bloomington, IN and provides authors with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound, and full-color formats.

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