First-Time Author, Steve Olsher, Snags 2nd Place in "Self-Help: Motivational" and 3rd Place in "Self-Help: General" Categories of the 2011 International Book Awards

Chicago, IL, May 14, 2011 --( Steve Olsher’s debut book, Journey To You: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming Who You Were Born to Be, snags 2nd place in the “Self-Help: Motivational” and 3rd place in the “Self-Help: General” categories in the 2011 International Book Awards competition.

Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of JPX Media Group, said this year’s contest yielded a large number of entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.

Keen says of the awards, “The 2011 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers. The International Book Award’s success begins with the enthusiastic participation of authors and publishers and continues with our distinguished panel of industry judges who bring to the table their extensive editorial, PR, marketing, and design expertise.”

“I’m honored and very excited to receive these awards,” says Steve Olsher, author. “First-time authors can only hope to receive a wee-bit of recognition for their efforts. To be acknowledged at this level is truly humbling.”

Steve Olsher is the Founder of The Reinvention Workshop, host of Reinvention Radio, and author of Journey To You: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming Who You Were Born to Be. He is based in Chicago, Illinois and available for interviews. Copies of the book, excerpts, or book cover image are available upon request. Please visit for more information.

JPX Media Group is located in Los Angeles and is involved in numerous aspects of the entertainment and publishing industries. A complete list of the winners and finalists of The 2011 International Book Awards are available online at

Bold Press is a Chicago-based independent publisher that focuses on introducing unknown authors to the public. The company specializes in first-time authors who empower readers to become leaders driven to make a monumental impact.

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