The Coffee Pot Book Club Book of the Year Awards 2023



The Coffee Pot Book Club Book of the Year Awards 2023
are now closed to submissions.
Check back in soon for our 2024 Awards!


Winners will be announced on November 30th, 2023.


The Coffee Pot Book Club Book Of The Year Awards are an international contest exclusively for authors who write in the following genres:


Historical Fiction

Historical Romance

Historical Mystery

Historical Fantasy 

Historical Non-Fiction


Please scroll down for the categories.


Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the Coffee Pot Book Club Book of the Year Awards 2023 is October 31st, 2023.



Category Awards

Your book will only be judged against other submissions in the same category in the Category Awards. 

The categories you can enter your book in are as follows:


Ancient World

Early Medieval (500s-900s)

High & Late Medieval (1000s-1400s)

Renaissance

The Tudors & The Age of Discovery

The Stuarts & The Commonwealth

Enlightenment (1600s-1800s)

American Wars of Independence

Westward Expansion (North America)

American Civil War

20th Century Historical Fiction

Historical Literary Fiction

Historical Women’s Fiction

Historical Romance

Historical Mystery

Time Travel / Time-slip / Dual-Timeline Fiction

Historical Fantasy

Alternative History

Historical Anthologies

Historical Non-Fiction


You can enter your book in multiple categories. Charges apply for additional categories.


The prizes of the Category Awards apply to each category – there will be a Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honourable Mention medal winner for each category.


The prizes of the Category Awards are as follows:


Gold Medal winners

Digital award seal in PNG file for use on book cover / promotional artwork

1 Premier Book Spotlight Guest Post worth £20

1 week Recommended Reads advertising on The Coffee Pot Book Club Blog Sidebar worth £10


Silver Medal winners

Digital award seal in PNG file for use on book cover / promotional artwork

1 Premier Book Spotlight Guest Post worth £20


Bronze Medal winners

Digital award seal in PNG file for use on book cover / promotional artwork

1 week Recommended Reads advertising on The Coffee Pot Book Club Blog Sidebar worth £10


Honourable Mention

Digital award seal in PNG file for use on book cover / promotional artwork


*Prizes must be redeemed by November 2024

*No cash alternative


Cost:

Entry of one title into one category:

£35

Entry into any additional categories:

£15 (per category, per title)


Payment is made via PayPal.



To enter, please send us an email:

HERE


We will need the following information:

Book Title

Author

Publication Date

Publisher (if applicable)

Page Numbers

Award Category (or categories) you would like to enter



Book of the Year Award



If you have entered your book into the Category Awards, you are automatically entered into the Book of the Year Award. There will only be ONE winner of the Book of the Year Awards. 

All books that have received a Gold Medal award will be judged alongside each other.


The winner of the Book of the Year Award receives the following:


• Digital award seal in PNG file for use on book cover/promotional artwork

• Americano Blog Tour worth £260

• 1 Premier Book Spotlight Guest post worth £20

• 12 months advertising on The Coffee Pot Book Club Blog Sidebar worth £110


*No Cash Alternative


Discover previous winners of our Book of the Year Awards here!



Rules

• Your book must be in English.

• Your book must be edited before submission – we will not judge unedited manuscripts.

• Review copies must be in either PDF, EPUB, or MOBI format. We do not accept paperback review copies.

• This contest is open to all published works – it does not matter how your book was published, whether through a publisher, small press, or independently. Nor does it matter when it was published. It DOES, however, have to be published.

• You will not receive a written review of your book.

• If you win an award, we will send you the date of when your prize promotion will go out. 

• The Book of the Year Award 2023 winner’s blog tour will run from March 4th - March 15th, 2024.


*Terms and Conditions apply



Judges

The judges are book reviewers, authors, and professional bloggers. The judges will NOT provide a written review for any entered book. The judges will not provide any structural or content review feedback.



Terms and Conditions

• You cannot enter a book into a category that does not apply. If we receive a book entered into a category that does not apply to it, it will be disqualified from the category. No refund will be given.

• Review copies must be available at the point when you enter the awards.

• There is no cash alternative to any of the prizes.

• Once payment is remitted, no cash refunds will be made.


Good luck to all entrants!