These awards are designed to honor books that deserve greater recognition from the film, television, game and multimedia communities. Criteria used in selecting winners involved the story-telling ability of the writer and the potential of the work to be translated into other forms of media.
IT HAD TO BE US was judged the winner in the E-Books category. In this extraordinary portrait of the power of love and forgiveness, Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence relate their feelings about the poignant events that brought them back together after being estranged and divorced for almost twenty years. Filled with emotion, suspense, humor, and a surprising Las Vegas romantic encounter, IT HAD TO BE US proves true love stands the test of time.
The authors and TRC publisher Laura Mills-Alcott, founder of The Romance Club, are donating all proceeds from this E-Book to the cause of children’s literacy. A free IT HAD TO BE US E-Book is sent to anyone who makes a donation of any amount to The Imagination Library via The Romance Club (just click on the link below).
The 2006 Hollywood Book Festival was produced by JM Northern Media and sponsored by the Los Angeles Press Club, DIY Convention, the Hollywood Creative Directory, Westside Websites and Final Draft Screenplay Software.