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Melissa Joan Hart, Danny Strong, Eva LaRue and More Announce Best Book Trailers of the Year


Los Angeles, California, the number one website for Book Trailers, announces the WINNERS of the first Annual BookReel Awards honoring the best Book Trailers across a wide variety of categories. The winners will be announced via Twitter on June 10, 2015.

The awards process started with over 1,500 submissions. This years judges were an impressive group of authors, filmmakers, actors, and comedians including Danny Strong (Empire), Tess Gerritsen (Rizzoli & Isles) Kathy Reichs (Bones) Joe Finder (High Crimes), Eva Larue (CSI-Miami), Melisa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey), Jerry Stahl (Permanent Midnight) , David Hayter (X-Men), Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy), Taryn Southern (Taryn TV), Will Swenson (Les Miserables), Maz Jobrani (The Tonight Show) Josh Lawson (House of Cards), Erica Rhodes (Prairie Home Companion), and Laurie Kilmartin (Conan).

View all of the 2015 Winners at

The Best Book Trailer Of The Year Is: Little Failures By Gary Shteyngart
The Best Literary Book Trailer Is: One More Thing Stories And Other Stories By B.J. Novak.

The Best Mystery/Thriller Book Trailer Is: Old Earth By Gary Grossman.

The Best Young Adult Book Trailer Of The Year: Half Bad By Sally Green.

The Best Memoir Book Trailer Is: Even This I Get To Experience By Norman Lear.

The Best Humor Book Trailer Are: Everybody Dies: A Children's Book For Grown Ups By Ken Tanaka And David Ury.

The Funniest Book Trailer Is: One More Thing Stories And Other Stories By B.J. Novak.

The Sexiest Book Trailer Is: Bathing & The Single Girl By Christine Elise Mccarthy.

The Best Horror Book Trailer Is We Wish You A Happy Killday By Jason Heroux.

The Best Children Book's Trailer Is: Arlo Needs Glasses By Barney Saltzberg.

Best Animated Book Trailer Is: Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done By Stephan Pastis.

The Best Sci-Fi Book Trailer Is: Forever By J. Channing.

Best Celebrity Cameo Performance In A Book Trailer: John Oliver In No Lands Man By Aasif Mandvi.

The Best Performance By An Author Is: Aasif Mandvi In No Lands Man.

The Most Bizarre Book Trailer Is: Two Performance Artists Kidnap Their Boss And Do Things With Him By Scotch Wichmann.

And A Special Bookreels Hall Of Fame Award For Excellence! Truth in Advertising: A Novel by John Kenney.

To view all the nominees in each category, or to learn more about the BookReels community, visit

Dan Rosen
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