Wisconsin author selected as finalist for 2017 Best Book Awards

Geiger’s debut “The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves & Other Stories” was selected as a finalist in the Humor category.

Wisconsin Gazette |

American Book Fest, an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community, announced on Nov. 9 the winners and finalists of the 2017 Best Book Awards, presented for titles published in 2015-2017.

Wisconsin author Matt Geiger’s debut The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves & Other Stories was selected as a finalist in the Humor category.

Jeffrey Keen, president and CEO of American Book Fest, said this year’s contest yielded over 2,000 entries.

“The 2017 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States,” said Keen. “With a full publicity and marketing campaign promoting the results of the Best Book Awards, this year’s winners and finalists will gain additional media coverage for the upcoming holiday retail season.”

A complete list of the winners and finalists of the 2017 Best Book Awards is available online at americanbookfest.com.

Earlier this year, The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves & Other Stories was also named as a finalist in the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.