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Future House Publishing Sweeps State Book Award after Only 2 Years of Publishing
Provo, Utah – November 21, 2016 – Future House Publishing stands amazed as books MARROW, STORMS, and CARETAKER sweep the 2016 Utah Book Award in the Young Adult Book category. After 2 years of publishing, founder Adam Glendon Sidwell is ecstatic about the success Future House has seen.
Preston Norton’s winning book, MARROW, hit #1 bestseller in “Teen and Young Adult Superhero Fiction” on Amazon. Jacob Gowans, bestselling author of the Psion Beta series says of this adventure; “Fans of comics, superheroes, and stories with twist after twist will love Marrow. It’s filled with nods and homages to classic heroes, yet still manages to put a unique stamp on the genre.” Preston is represented by Jenny Bent of The Bent Agency.
Finalist STORMS is book 2 of Kevin L. Nielsen’s “Sharani” series. Book 1, SANDS, hit the #1 bestseller list and received audiobook deals from Tantor Media and book 3, SKIES, has been in print since August 2016. STORMS is described by James Ramos, author of That Girl, Darcy: A Pride and Prejudice Story as “A sweepingly epic tale of survival and magic. A definite must-read.”
Finalist CARETAKER is Book 1 of Josi Russell’s “Caretaker Chronicles,” followed up with 2 other books, GAURDIANS and SENTINEL, and 1 short story, “Stasis Dreams.” CARETAKER also has received audiobook deals from Tantor Media. Author Josi Russell teaches creative writing and fiction courses as an Associate Professor of English for Utah State University Eastern.
Future House Publishing was founded by Adam Glendon Sidwell after his book EVERTASTER hit the #1 bestseller in “Children’s Mystery, Detective, & Spy” on Amazon on its first day of release and #51 overall in print, giving it a top 100 bestseller status on Amazon. Since then, the EVERTASTER series has sold nearly 40,000 print copies, an impressive feat for a small publisher, is in its fourth printing, and Orson Scott Card, author of Ender’s Game, bought the movie rights. Adam has visited over 300 schools across the nation, presenting assemblies, and had over 200 book signings in Barnes & Noble, Costco, and independent bookstores.
Future House Publishing officially started publishing in November, 2014 and books are distributed by Independent Publisher’s Group. Future House is known for innovative approaches in crowdfunding and direct sales. It has published nearly 40 books including other top sellers such as SHERLOCK ACADEMY, which is in its second printing, and GHOSTSITTER.
Adam Glendon Sidwell