openPR Logo
Press release

Teen Fantasy Novel LYMERIA Nominated For The International Eric Hoffer Award

02-01-2008 07:11 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: Strategic Vision, LLC

/ PR Agency: Strategic Vision
Atlanta, GA/January 31, 2008 – The teen fantasy novel LYMERIA (ISBN 978-0-595-45268-2, iUniverse, 2007) and its 15 year old author, Kristina Coia, were nominated for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. The Eric Hoffer Award was established in the memory of the philosopher, Eric Hoffer and recognizes the best in independent books. The Award is given annually and winners will be announced in April 2008.

“I am honored that LYMERIA has been recognized by the nomination for the Hoffer Award,” said Kristina Coia. “This nomination is really humbling. I never thought when I began writing that my books would receive the audience and attention that they have.

“I have always loved reading and writing since I was in Kindergarten and want to share those gifts with others,” continued Coia “LYMERIA is fantasy novel that is designed to give the message of self-esteem and friendship to readers. I hope that everyone who reads LYMERIA will be able to escape for a moment into a fun-filled and exciting read.”

LYMERIA is a novel is about a young girl who finds a mysterious silver bauble hiding beneath a cabinet in her grandmother’s house. When she does, a spellbinding epic tale begins to unfold…Wynne, a humble kitchen maid, and her friends, Princess Avariella, Prince Jared, and Aric, a stable hand, find adventure and wonder in the world of Lymeria. The four friends are pulled into a labyrinth of riddles and trickery in their desperate attempt to stop the evils of the dreaded wizard Cepheus.

Kristina has written a captivating tale full of twists and turns, in which four friends work together to outwit the forces of evil while discovering the power of love and the bond of friendship. The book opened to critical reviews across the nation and has been nominated for numerous literary awards.

The Eric Hoffer Award was started in 2000 in memory of author, philosopher, and Presidential Medal of Freedom Award Winner, Eric Hoffer to honor freethinking authors and their works. The Award is administered by Hopewell Publications in Titusville, New Jersey and attracts over 1500 entries from throughout the world. LYMERIA is being accepted for its creative flair and independent writing style of its author.

In addition to her writing career, Kristina is also a talented singer and has developed the nationally acclaimed program “Shine Through” that teaches young girls self-esteem and how to resist peer pressure. Kristina has been featured on FOX & Friends and countless other shows across the country for her novels and the “Shine Through” program.

Additional information on Kristina and LYMERIA may be obtained at


Strategic Vision
David E. Johnson
2451 Cumberland Pkwy.
Suite 3607
Atlanta, GA 30339

A full service public relations, marketing, and design agency.

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Teen Fantasy Novel LYMERIA Nominated For The International Eric Hoffer Award here

News-ID: 36627 • Views: 1928

More Releases from Strategic Vision, LLC

Strategic Vision Offers Free Public Relations and Marketing Consultations For Ex …
Strategic Vision, LLC, a leading public relations agency, announces that they will be offering a free thirty-minute consultation for attendees and exhibitors of Toy Fair 2012 on how to jumpstart their marketing and publicity efforts for Toy Fair 2012. The free consultation offering is part of the company’s Publicity and Marketing Jumpstart for the Toy Industry (PMJTI) program designed specifically for the toy industry. Toy Fair 2012 being
CellAntenna’s Solution for Frustrated Cell Phone Customers
May 5, 2009, Coral Springs, Florida – If you own a cell phone, you’ve probably experienced poor reception indoors. “Can you hear me now?”, “What about now?” sounds familiar? CellAntenna Corp. is the worldwide provider of solutions that solve cell phone communication problems with building repeaters. CellAntenna’s building repeater solutions make it possible to use cell phones indoors, even in the areas where the outdoor signal is weak. In addition,
AIS Media Announces the Launch of the P1 Groupe Motorsports Website
Atlanta, GA/May 01, 2009 – AIS Media, Inc., announces the launch of the P1 Groupe's website ( P1 Groupe is a premiere Motorsports Management company responsible for matchmaking professional motorsports drivers and teams with their sponsors--some of the biggest brands across the globe. P1 Groupe will officially unveil the website at a press conference this weekend at the next round of the Grand-Am Rolex at the Verizon Wireless 250 race
Jennifer Cary Designs Offers Mom BlockCharm™ For Mother’s Day
Dallas, TX/April 27, 2009 - Jennifer Cary Designs announces that its exclusive Mom BlockCharm™ is ideal for Mother’s Day for mothers, aunts and grandmothers, or anyone who wants to celebrate family and honor mothers. The Mom BlockCharm™ is part of the company’s exclusive BabyBlock® charm collection. Designer and President, Jennifer L. Cary was inspired to create the BabyBlock® line by the birth of her two daughters, who were

All 5 Releases

More Releases for LYMERIA

Teen Author Kristina Coia Holds Reading At Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia …
Atlanta, GA/January 29, 2008 – Teen author Kristina Coia will be holding a reading of her fantasy novel, LYMERIA (ISBN 978-0-595-45268-2, iUniverse, 2007) at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard in Philadelphia on February 2nd at 2 P.M. Coia, age fifteen, a resident of New Jersey, will read passages out of the award-nominated book. Immediately following the reading, Kristina will sign copies
Teen Novel LYMERIA Nominated For John Gardner Fiction Book Award
Atlanta, GA/January 18, 2008 – The teen fantasy novel LYMERIA (ISBN 978-0-595-45268-2, iUniverse, 2007) and its 15 year old author, Kristina Coia were nominated for the John Gardner Fiction Book Award. The John Gardner Fiction Book Award recognizes the most outstanding fiction work of the previous year by a university or small press and is dedicated to the memory of legendary author John Gardner. The award is administered
Fifteen Year Old Kristina Coia Develops Shine Through - National Character Devel …
Atlanta, GA/October 4, 2007 – Fifteen year old Kristina Coia has developed the national character development program, Shine Through for young girls in middle school. Shine Through is designed to teach self-esteem and how to stand up to peer pressure. Kristina, the author of two teen fantasy books developed Shine Through when asked to make a presentation about her first book, Falcon’s Prey. Rather then give a