Five iUniverse Authors Selected as Honorable Mentions at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival

New York, NY, August 12, 2007 --( Five iUniverse titles were selected as honorable mentions at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival held on Sat. July 28, in Hollywood, CA.

The Hollywood Book Festival aims to recognize literature worthy of notice by the entertainment industry. The festival also strives to get those books worthy of recognition into the hands of Hollywood decision-makers.

iUniverse titles that received recognition (in alphabetical order) are:

Dancing Backward in Paradise by Vera Jane Cook (honorable mention: fiction)
Dreamtime by Robert Steiner (honorable mention: fiction)
Final Paradox by Mary Martin (honorable mention: fiction)
Rogue Threat by Aiden Rocke (honorable mention: fiction)
The Mask of Tamirella by Dana Davis (honorable mention, teenage)

This year’s Hollywood Book Festival included a day festival and an awards ceremony hosted by actress and author Michele Dominguez Greene.

For the complete list of winners at the 2007 Hollywood Book Festival, or to learn how to qualify for next year’s awards, visit To find out more about the book publishing, editorial and marketing services offered by iUniverse, visit

About iUniverse:

iUniverse offers a variety of publishing services to help individuals publish, market and sell fiction, poetry and nonfiction books. The company utilizes print-on-demand technology, and is one of the largest self-publishing companies in the , publishing more than 5,000 new titles each year. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as HarperCollins, Putnam, Simon & Schuster and Holtzbrinck. iUniverse partners with industry leading author organizations, including the Authors Guild, the Harlem Writers Guild and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) to bring innovative programs to their members. iUniverse has strategic alliances with Barnes & Noble, Inc. in the United States and Canada Chapters Indigo in and has offices in New York City, Shanghai and Lincoln, Neb. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS.

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