Monday 6 January 2020

Newsletter - January 2020

January Newsletter 2020

Happy New Year
I hope it will be a happy, healthy and peaceful year.

What a busy and exciting year Chill has had with  so many amazing books submitted. This year alone, I have purchased in excess of 260 Amazon vouchers for Chill readers who are scattered all over the world. A page turning amount!

Talking of stats our web site has had over 305,000 hits and averages around 5,000 hits per month.

This last weekend six Year End Awards were made for Book of the Year, Book of the Year Runner Up, Cover of the Year and Cover of the Year Runner up. You can see all Awards for December and Year End below. 

December Awards

Book Cover of the Month

A HUGE thank you to Cathy Helms at AvalonGraphics for being our fabulous Judge for Cover of the Month Award.

All authors who receive a Chill with a Book Readers' Award will be considered for BOOK COVER of the MONTH in the month they receive their Award.

Book Cover of the YEAR

Book Cover of the Year 
JOINT Runners Up

Our wonderful sponsor and cover judge, Cathy Helms  also designs stunning book covers, sadly books submitted whose cover has been designed by Cathy, can not be entered into Book Cover of the Month, but it is also important these beautiful covers are highlighted too.

Book of the Year
JOINT Runners Up

Dying To See You by Kerena Swan

The Quarantine Station by Michelle Montebello

Book of the YEAR

Dreaming about Daram by Jessica Redland

A HUGE congratulations to all authors and wishing each and everyone that their books fly off the shelves in 2020.

The corner stone to Chill Awards is its readers and READERS are "always" NEEDED!
Chill can never have enough readers... 

If you love to read, why not join the reading panel for Chill Awards?

If members of your family or your friends are interested in joining Chill to be a reader, please ask them to email me. Pauline

Chill readers receive Amazon vouchers so they can download to their Kindle / e-reader any book they choose from the Award Programme and no reviews are required.

More information Here

What one reader said about reading for Chill...

"I really enjoyed this book. It epitomises why I wanted to become a reader for Chill - introduces me to books and writers I wouldn't otherwise come across. Thank you."

This month on my Blog ....

During January I am beginning a new feature on my Blog, Town Travel, where Chill Award winning authors reveal a town that has left an impression on them. It could be good or not! So pack your overnight case and let's go travelling. 

Town Travel will set of from 8th January, subject to no delays!
My Blog

Once again, a very special thank you to all Chill's readers who read and evaluate the mountain of books submitted.

I thank each and everyone of you from the bottom of my heart for being part of this amazing Award Programme helping to shine a light on great Independent Author Published Books

As always, thank you for taking the time to read Chill's Newsletter. Wishing you a wonderful month, New Year and new decade. I hope the sun is shining on your face and in your heart.
Until next time sending sunny smiles.




  1. some super books there! Congratulations to everyone!

  2. Huge congratulations to everyone. Honestly, some of these indie books look simply fabulous - creative, beguiling, intriguing ... what a selection! Good work Pauline, the awards go from strength to strength!

  3. Many congratulations to all the winners and a hearty thank you to you, Pauline, for all your encouragement of indies!
    Happy 2020!