Thursday, March 13, 2008


Are you ready for a virtual book signing with one author in BEIJING, CHINA and the other in NASHVILLE, TN USA?

Alan Solomon in Beijing, China Taryn Simpson in Nashville, TN USA

The Mango Tree Cafe, Loi Kroh Road is up for another award!

Yep, our book is nominated for two categories in the 2008 Indie Book Awards!

First for "Best Fiction" and Second for "Most unique online marketing of a book"

1. What are the Indie Book Awards?
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards (the "Indie Book Awards") is the most rewarding and exciting book awards program for independent publishers and authors worldwide.The Indie Book Awards was established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 70 different categories, for the year, and is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group ( in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.

2. Who can enter the 2008 Indie Book Awards?
The 2008 Indie Book Awards is open to all indie publishers including independent publishers (small, medium or otherwise), university presses, self-published authors, e-book authors, seasoned authors and even first time authors based in the U.S., Canada or internationally who have a book written in English and released in 2007 or 2008 or with a 2007 or 2008 copyright date.
3. What makes the Indie Book Awards so special?
The Indie Book Awards is the only awards program of its kind because cash prizes and/or awards and maximum exposure (even possible representation) with a leading New York literary agent are given to the top 70 books entered.

Be sure to keep reading our blog to see if we won! Winners will be announced May 15, 2008.