Official Press Release:
FEDDIE GIRL the international adventure/thriller detailing the experiences of an American teenager in a Nigerian (West Africa) boarding school has been presented two Best Books 2010 Finalist Awards sponsored by USA Book News.
USABookNews.com, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of THE “BEST BOOKS 2010” AWARDS (BBA) on October 26, 2010. Over 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2010 and late 2009, and Feddie Girl by Nona David was honored emerged as Finalist in two categories.
Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: Simon & Schuster, Penguin/Putnum, Rodale, McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons, Moody Publishers, American Cancer Society, Sourcebooks, Bernard Books Publishing & hundreds of independent houses.
FEDDIE GIRL – The recent double Award-Winning Finalist by author Nona David published in February of 2010 – Tells the tale of thirteen year old Carlotta Ikedi who didn’t like attending her American schools, and gets into constant trouble leading to two expulsions as a result of her behavior. Seeking a solution to Carlotta’s problems, her parents enroll her in a private girls school in Nigeria. Carlotta faces a culture shock unlike any that she has ever known, and faces the challenge of succeeding on her own in a strange environment. In this wonderful coming of age novel, author Nona David weaves a fine story of character, friendship, and triumph over adversity.
Nona David, the celebrated author of this Award-Winning novel, currently lives with her husband in Cincinnati Ohio. She has a passion for foreign cultures and zeal to visit new places, learn new languages, and experience new things. Her background, friends, and experiences in Nigeria, West Africa is the major influence for her debut novel, FEDDIE GIRL.
Copies of FEDDIE GIRL can be purchased from the publisher: Bernard Books Publishing https://bernardbooks.com. A Facebook Page, dedicated to the fans of this novel at http:// www.facebook.com/FeddieGirl already holds over 10,000 fans and readers.
Excerpts and Reviews of this novel are available on the publisher’s website https://bernardbooks.com. A complete list of the winners and finalists of the “Best Books 2010” Awards are available online at http://www.USABookNews.com.
Congratulations to Nona David from the Jaguda.com team.