Nigerian Novel Honored as Finalist in USA Best Books Awards

Feddie Girl, the Nigerian novel authored by Nona David, receives "Best Books 2010" Finalist Award in two categories - Chick-Lit and Multicultural Fiction
Oct. 26, 2010 - PRLog -- 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., 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 emerged as Finalist in two categories, namely: Best Chick-Lit and Best Multicultural Fiction.

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

A Facebook Page, dedicated to the fans of this novel at already holds over 10,000 fans and readers.

Excerpts and Reviews of this novel are available on the publisher's website

A complete list of the winners and finalists of the “Best Books 2010” Awards are available online at

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Bernard Books Publishing is a traditional Independent publisher founded in 2009 with main office located in Ohio, USA. We publish works of fiction in the adventure, thriller, fantasy, young adult, family saga, chick lit, and romance genres.
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