CIPA Member News

JONI FRANKS is pleased to announce that “Sagebrush and the Butterfly Creek Flood” has been released. This is the fourth book in the “Corky Tails, Tales of A Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush” book collection. Teaching the life lessons of having faith in yourself and honoring all creatures equally, this is a tale you won’t soon forget. Available at and BN and Amazon.

The international Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards awarded Sunny Weber’s middle-grade fiction book, “The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special” the Silver Medal in the Pets/Animals Category! Visit for more details.

My book “The Mad Hatter’s Son” received a 10 out of 10 review from the BookLife Prize Contest and has moved into the quarter finals for the prize. It won a CIPA Merit Award as well. My new Book (second in the series) “No Pity In Death” will debut November 14, 2018. It’s received good advance reviews. For more details about the launch party, check out my Facebook page.

At 77, completed recently my tenth book in the Mosaic70 books series of memoir, essay, poetry. “GYPSY GIRL: The Gifts” celebrates my artifacts, beads, indigos from my travel years. CIPA was a good resource for this senior self-publisher. Available on Amazon and Kindle Store.

WINNER of three EVVY Merit Awards in the categories of Children’s Story Book, Animals/Pets/Nature and Fairytale/Folklore/Mythology, goes to the second book in the “Corky Tails, Tales of a Tailless Dog Named Sagebrush, Sagebrush Meets the Shuns,” book collection. THANK YOU CIPA for these incredible awards!

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