August 27, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Mary Tsalis
Local author receives Gold Medal from the 2015 Global Ebook Awards
[Santa Cruz, CA]—Sandstone Publishing is pleased to announce that the book Power Shift: From Fossil Energy to Dynamic Solar Power by Santa Cruz author Robert Arthur Stayton has been awarded the Gold Medal as the top book in the Environment/Green category in the 5th annual Global Ebook Awards. Here is the complete list of winners: http://globalebookawards.com/2015-global-ebook-award-winners/
Each year, the Global Ebook Awards program shines a light on the best books available worldwide in ebook form from publishers, university presses, and self-published authors. The awards program was established in 2011 by Dan Poynter, author of 127 books and acclaimed international speaker on publishing.
“Everyone is talking about eBooks,” Poynter said. “eBooks have reached the tipping point and are outselling books on paper in several categories. eBook are not replacing paper books; they are in addition to. The eReading devices such as the Kindle are increasing the amount of book reading. ”
The Gold Medal award follows on the heels of Power Shift receiving a RECOMMENDED badge from the US Review of Books and a Five Star rating from Readers’ Favorite.
Power Shift tells the story of how humanity is transitioning from fossil fuel energy to clean solar power, and what that means for everyone’s future. Kirkus Reviews described it as “An energy books that’s a pleasure to read and sure to win new solar converts.”
“Sandstone Publishing is pleased that Power Shift is getting the recognition it deserves. Its hopeful message is inspiring readers across the political spectrum to take action to move off of fossil fuels and onto permanent solar power. ”
Santa Cruz author Robert Arthur Stayton holds a Masters Degree in Physics and a Graduate Certificate of Science Communication from the University of California Santa Cruz. He has taught courses on energy, physics, and solar energy at UC Santa Cruz and Cabrillo College.
About us: Sandstone Publishing publishes Power Shift in paperback, Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iBook forms. The book is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo Books, Apple iTunes Store, and select bookstores.
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