Pinedale author named award finalist for her two books

PINEDALE – A Pinedale resident author has been selected as a Top Ten finalist for the 2021 Author Elite Awards for two of her latest books.

Hope Flansburg’s book Piece By Piece: Picking Up The Shards of a Soul Worth Saving is nominated in the young adult category while her book Angel Kisses: Believing Is Knowing Not All Miracles Can Be Seen is nominated in the clean romance category. Piece By Piece is about the impact abuse has upon the victim and her family, involving redemption and a family’s bond. Angel Kisses is a spiritual romance novel that deals with the grieving process.

“Hundreds of books from authors throughout the world are up for an Author Elite Award,” Kary Oberbrunner, founder of Author Academy Elite and the Author Elite Awards, said. “Our goal is to help further connect this global community of authors, maintain excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention.”

To support Flansburg and participate in the award evaluation’s popular vote portion, go to and click on the “Vote” button. Click on the categories for her books and choose the titles.

The awards are scheduled to be presented in late October.