Book Buzz – Awards

The Hollywood Book Festival names RISING a Runner-Up in Sequels! RISING just received its 9th award, winning 2nd place in the Sequels category of the 2017 Hollywood Book Festival! I plan to attend the awards dinner in Hollywood on August 18. Based in the capital of show business, the Hollywood Book Festival celebrates literature that … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

DARK SURF and RISING win awards in the Pacific Rim Book Festival Breaking news! In the 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival, DARK SURF won 2nd place in General Fiction, and RISING was one of seven novels to receive an Honorable Mention in the same category! Both books are set along the Pacific. DARK SURF takes place … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

RISING gets Honorable Mention in the 2017 Beach Book Festival The 2017 Beach Book Festival, which spotlights the hottest reads of the summer, has recognized RISING with an Honorable Mention in General Fiction. RISING is the second novel in the DARK SURF series. Last year, DARK SURF was the Runner-Up in General Fiction in the Beach Book Festival. … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

RISING receives Honorable Mention in the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival The 2017 San Francisco Book Festival has awarded RISING an Honorable Mention in General Fiction. The annual festival honors the best books of the spring. RISING is the second novel in the DARK SURF series. In 2016, DARK SURF was the Runner-Up in General Fiction in … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

RISING is a winner in the National Indie Excellence Awards The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards selected RISING as the winner in the “Regional Fiction: West” category. Here’s what they said: “Your book truly embodies the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you and your fine … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – RISING review

RISING just earned a review rating of 5 out of 5 stars on Readers’ Favorite! Check out what Readers’ Favorite reviewer Anne-Marie Reynolds had to say: “Rising is Volume 2 of the Dark Surf Series by T.C. Zmak. When the Rogues attacked the Nomads, they bit off more than they could … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

DARK SURF and RISING take 2nd place in the 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival’s Genre-Based Fiction and Sequels categories The 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival selected DARK SURF as the Runner-Up in Genre-Based Fiction, and RISING as the Runner-Up in the Sequels category. The Los Angeles Book Festival is an “annual competition honoring the best … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

You’re invited to a Holiday Happy Hour & Book Signing! When:  Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Where:  The Otter’s Den, 3166 Vista del Camino (next to Wells Fargo bank), Marina, Calif. What: Light hors d’oeuvres A FREE drawing for an Amazon Fire Tablet Free bookmarks & bumper stickers No … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF awards

DARK SURF and RISING win awards in 2016 Halloween Book Festival; RISING honored in 2016 Southern California Book Festival DARK SURF and RISING nabbed two of the three Honorable Mentions in the Fantasy category of the 2016 Halloween Book Festival.   RISING was also awarded an Honorable Mention in the General Fiction category of the 2016 … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF awards

DARK SURF wins 2nd place in General Fiction in 2016 Northern California Book Festival; RISING wins honorable mention! The 2016 Northern California Book Festival selected DARK SURF as the Runner-Up in General Fiction, and recognized RISING with an Honorable Mention in the same category. This is the DARK SURF novel’s 7th award and RISING’s first award. The Northern California … Read Entire Post