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Managing Bubbie Named 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Finalist

Russel Lazega

Miami author Russel Lazega today announced that his gem of a book, Managing Bubbie, has been recognized as a finalist in the 18th annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.

Each year, Foreword Reviews shines a light on a select group of indie publishers, university presses and self-published authors whose work stands out from the crowd. In the next three months, a panel of more than 100 volunteer librarians and booksellers will determine the winners in 63 categories based on their experience with readers and patrons.

“The 2015 INDIEFAB finalist selection process is as inspiring as it is rigorous,” said Victoria Sutherland, publisher of Foreword Reviews. “The strength of this list of finalists is further proof that small, independent publishers are taking their rightful place as the new driving force of the entire publishing industry.”

Lea 'Bubbie" Lazega
Lazega family phto

Filled with hope and humor, Managing Bubbie is a book to be shared with the world for generations to come.

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“While it’s always an honor to share such a moving true story of survival, it’s also heartwarming to be recognized as telling a story that keeps readers turning pages through the night. It’s truly thanks to the spotlight that great publications like Foreword Reviews shine on up and coming indies that Managing Bubbie has been able to attract iconic names like Tony award winner Linda Lavin and wunderkind producer Ethan S. Smith to lend their talents to this project,” said Lazega.

Russel Lazega tells his Bubbie’s story with compassion, humor and dead on accuracy from her days as a young woman, raising a family and finally her last years. “I have been writing this family memoir since I was in college. Bubbie’s story is one of hope and survival that inspired our family. It’s a story of sacrifice and determination and the lengths a mother will go to for her children,” he added.
Foreword Reviews will celebrate the winners during a program at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida in June. They will also name the Editor’s Choice Prize 2015 for Fiction, Nonfiction and Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB Publisher of the Year Award during the presentation.

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. Michigan, USA.

Managing Bubbie can be purchased from Amazon


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