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Today, September 3, 2021, marks the two-year anniversary of the official date that the anthology, Mentoring Moments: 14 Remarkable Women Share Breakthroughs to Success, was published! So, Happy Anniversary to each of the 14 Remarkable Women of Mentoring Moments! I love receiving gifts and I just received an amazing and very unexpected gift for this very special anniversary. Yesterday, I received word that the audiobook for Mentoring Moments was named as FINALIST with the Readers’ Favorite® International Book Award Contest!

The following press release was provided by Readers’ Favorite®:

Readers' Favorite® Recognizes "Mentoring Moments" by Denola M. Burton in its Annual International Book Award Contest.

The Readers' Favorite® International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities.

Readers' Favorite® is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the "Best Websites for Authors" and "Honoring Excellence" awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

We receive thousands of entries from all over the world. Because of these large submission numbers, we are able to break down our contest into 140+ genres, and each genre is judged separately, ensuring that books only compete against books of their same genre for a fairer and more accurate competition. We receive submissions from independent authors, small publishers, and publishing giants such as Random House, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster, with contestants that range from the first-time, self-published author to New York Times bestsellers like J.A. Jance, James Rollins, and #1 best-selling author Daniel Silva, as well as celebrity authors like Jim Carrey (Bruce Almighty), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), and Eriq La Salle (E.R., Coming to America).

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Readers' Favorite is proud to announce that "Mentoring Moments" by Denola M. Burton won the Finalist Award in the Non-Fiction - Audiobook category and can be purchased at

You can learn more about Denola M. Burton and "Mentoring Moments" at where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

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In addition to this recognition, over the course of the month of September, we will share information about the book, the authors and additional awards and recognitions received by this amazing book. Congratulations to the 14 Remarkable Women of Mentoring Moments, the narrator or the audiobook, Aisling Gray, who brought this book to life and to Deb Hallberg, the CEO for Pass the Torch for Women Foundation, for introducing the book in the Foreword.

I would also like to thank each of you for your ongoing support that allows us to continue to experience this type of success. If you have read the book or listened to the audiobook, please consider leaving your honest review on the Readers' Favorite® site, on the Enhanced DNA Publishing site or on Amazon.


Denola M. Burton is the Founder and CEO of Enhanced DNA: Develop Nurture Achieve, LLC. Through Enhanced DNA: Develop Nurture Achieve, Denola develops and nurtures individuals and organizations to enhance their Leadership, Communication and Performance “DNA”. Denola is an author and a publisher and has created the Enhanced DNA Publishing Division of her company and now assists new and newer authors in publishing their books according to the IBPA standards.

Denola retired in December, 2017 from Eli Lilly and Company where her career spanned over 27 years. She has been married to her husband, Phillip, for over 27 years and they have two daughters, Danielle and Ciara. Denola is a member of the Recorder Women’s Auxiliary, which is an elite organization comprised of professional Women with a heart for the community. She serves on the Board of Directors for Steward Speakers and also serves as a Legacy Leader, mentor and member of the Board of Directors for Pass the Torch for Women Foundation.


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