Native Californian Resident's Book, From Crisis to Compassion, Nominated for Global Award

By: The Transformed Life, LLC
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Sept. 8, 2019 - PRLog -- From Crisis to Compassion, written by Kern County resident, Sally Betters, has been nominated for a 2019 Author Academy Award, an honor bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry.

Sally Betters' book is a top ten finalist for an award in the Memoir category. She is a UCLA graduate and a former Special Education Certified Tutor. Her book is a compelling and relevant story of a young girl who faces childhood trauma and a series of tragic events that impact her adult decisions. From Crisis to Compassion is a true story of great hope and redemption. It's available in English and in Spanish on Proceeds go to stop human trafficking.

"Hundreds of books from authors throughout the world are up for an Author Academy Award," said Kary Oberbrunner, founder of Author Academy Elite and the Author Academy Awards. "Our goal is to help further connect this global community of authors, maintain the excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention."

Authors of all kinds—indie (self-published), traditional, or collaborative published—are being considered for the award in one of sixteen categories. Entries are being reviewed and evaluated on popular vote, social contribution, and overall presentation (cover, content, flow, and originality) by the Academy's voting membership comprised of best-selling authors, literary agents, and industry leaders.

If interested in supporting Betters and participating in the popular vote portion of the award evaluation, go to and click the red 2019 Finalist button. Once there, go over to page 9 under Memoirs and click the orange and black book title of From Crisis to Compassion near the bottom of the page.

The top ten finalists in each category will be invited to present their book synopsis at an Author Academy Awards Red Carpet Session on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Winners will be announced later that evening at the Author Academy Awards Ceremony where they will be invited to give an acceptance speech.

Winners will also receive:

The Academy Boon of Merit Award.

Press release and media story presented to their hometown press by a professional PR firm.

Their name and book highlighted on the Read to Lead Podcast (over 2 million downloads).

A Private Group Coaching Session for all First Prize Winners with a YouTube Consultant on how to leverage your book with video.

Lifetime access to 30 Days to a Bigger Stage Experience, an online program helping authors get publicity for their book.

The opportunity to present their book synopsis at the Igniting Souls Conference's main stage on the days immediately following the Author Academy Awards in front of a global audience. Contact the author at

Sally Betters, Author| Speaker| Certified Life Coach

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Tags:Childhood Trauma, Family Dynamics, Unplanned Pregnancy, Abusive Relationships, Learning Disability, Redemption, Human Trafficking, Great Hope
Industry:Books, Family, Society
Location:Bakersfield - California - United States
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