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The Secret Language of Women named Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist

Turner Publishing is pleased to announce that Nina Romano’s The Secret Language of Women (9781630269074) is a finalist in Foreword Reviews’ 2015 IndieFab Book of the Year Awards.

According to the Foreword Reviews website, the INDIEFAB Awards are a yearly way to shine “a light on a select group of indie publishers, university presses, and self-published authors whose work stands out from the crowd.” A panel of volunteers will judge the finalists and Foreword Reviews will announce the winners at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida in June.

The Secret Language of Women is the first book in Romano’s Wayfarer Trilogy, and is a love story set against the backdrop of the Boxer war – an era infused with superstition, history, and exotic customs. The story explores the universal themes of love and the atrocities of war, affirming that even in the face of tragedy, enduring love brings hope. The second book of the Wayfarer series, Lemon Blossoms, was released in February 2016, and the series’ final installment, In America, will release in July 2016.

“It is our goal to publish the brightest voices and most engaging stories, so we are thrilled that Nina Romano’s The Secret Language of Women has received this recognition for being an influential work in independent publishing,” said Todd Bottorff, President and Publisher for Turner Publishing.

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About Turner Publishing:
Turner Publishing Company is an award-winning, independent publisher of books. The company is in the top 101 independent publishing companies in the U.S. as compiled by and has been named five times to Publishers Weekly's Fastest Growing Publishers List. To learn more about Turner Publishing, visit

About Foreword: 
Foreword Magazine, Inc is a media company featuring a Folio:-award-winning quarterly print magazine, Foreword Reviews, and a website devoted to independently published books. In the magazine, they feature reviews of the best 170 new titles from independent publishers, university presses, and noteworthy self-published authors. Their website features daily updates: reviews along with in-depth coverage and analysis of independent publishing from a team of more than 100 reviewers, journalists, and bloggers. The print magazine is available at most Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million newsstands or by subscription. You can also connect with them on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, and Pinterest. They are headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, USA.

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