Omaha author recognized nationally through Reader Views Literary Awards

Omaha, NE — The READER VIEWS LITERARY AWARDS recognized Three Things Matter Most: Linking Time, Relationships, and Money by Omaha author Brett Atlas in the category of Self-Help as a Bronze Award Winner.

The competition is judged by reviewers throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. The Reader Views Literary Awards program is recognized industry-wide as one of the most respected literary awards programs for independent authors and publishers. 

In Three Things Matter Most: Linking Time, Relationships, and Money, author Brett Atlas provides a collection of insights that influence the way people set priorities in their lives. Drawing from centuries-old wisdom, philosophy, psychology and personal experiences, Atlas explains that as the pace of our lives increases, we often lose track of the basics that actually determine the quality of our lives. 

Atlas says, “The book is ultimately a guide to help readers identify what the most important and meaningful things are in their lives, and then provide the motivation to make the most of them.” 

AUSTIN, Texas – March 7, 2022 – PRLog — Each year Reader Views, a book review and author publicity service, hosts its annual literary awards to honor self-published or independently published authors. The awards are open to all independent authors, regardless of residency, provided the book is published in the English language and targeted toward the North American reading audience.

Prizes are awarded in various categories and include children’s fiction and non-fiction by age groups; numerous adult fiction genres such as fantasy, LGBTQIA, historical fiction, poetry, romance, and science fiction. Non-fiction categories include biography, business, health, spirituality, travel and writing/publishing. Regional categories and Global categories are also honored, along with several sponsored awards, with prizes ranging from $2,500 in cash to featured marketing and publicity services.

The judges consist of the Reader Views staff, and team of reviewers. Reviewers are avid readers and experts in their fields, and they are representative of an author’s target reading audience. Judging criteria is content/originality, presentation/design, innovation, social relevance, production quality, enjoyment/impact, plot/story line, and resourcefulness. All authors entering the contest have their books read and scored, and the books are guaranteed a review placed on the Reader Views website. Three finalists (or more in the event of ties) are selected in each category before final determinations are made each Spring.

Sheri Hoyte, managing editor of Reader Views, states, “Each year, millions of books are published, and Reader Views is pleased to offer the opportunity through our literary awards program, for much-needed and much-deserved publicity for quality books in a wide range of genres and categories. We are honored so many authors have come to appreciate our commitment and expertise, and we value the opportunity to do what we love every single day – represent independent authors and get the news out about their books.”

Sponsors of the annual event are BookFunnel, B.A. Bellec’s Production Studio, Conversations Media, Marquette Fiction, Cardinal Points Consulting, Author Marketing Experts, The Barefoot Librarian, Feathered Quill Book Reviews, Book by Book Publicity, First Chapter Plus, I Have Something to Say Press, and Inside Scoop Live.  

For a complete list of the 2021/2022 Literary Awards Winners, and for more information about how to enter the upcoming 2022-2023 Literary Awards, visit

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