Self-help Book “How to Get Anything You Want – Just Like That!” Wins 3 Reader Views Literary Awards

Every year Reader Views honors exemplary books from independent self-publishers with the Literary Book Awards.

I’m thrilled to say my book How to Get Anything You Want – Just Like That ! is a winner in the Reader Views 2011 Literary Awards:

2nd  in the International Award Self-Help category – overall

1st    in the Regional Award – Australia, New Zealand, Australasia

1st    in a Specialized Award for Self-Improvement

The Specialized Award is sponsored by Jim Bouchard author of the book “Think Like a Black Belt”. The criteria for this award is as follows:

Self-published or published by small independent publisher – awarded to a non-fiction personal development/self-help book that is motivational, inspirational or functional presenting a story or system that encourages the cultivation of any or all of the following: self-confidence, discipline, focus, courage and respect.

The prize involves two $450 mentoring packages (one for the author and one as a giveaway for one of my fabulous readers – keep a look out here for that notification coming soon). Mentoring is an asset because it gives us (you and me) welcome feedback about ourselves and an opportunity for support in our endeavors. My prize also includes a featured review and segment on Jim Bouchard’s Think Like a Black Belt show.

How to Get Anything You Want – Just Like That ! teaches people how to reach their full potential, live life on their own terms and to have fun on their journey.

See the “Just Like That!” Book Review by Reader Views

While some of us may need to read the same stuff over and over again, I have to admit that it is incredibly refreshing to get my hands on a book that I truly feel might be the only self help book that anyone could ever possibly need.”   Paige Lovitt – Reader Views

Reader Views book review of “How to Get Anything You Want – Just Like That!”

See the List of All Winners

List of all Reader Views 2011 Literary Award winners

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The Reader Views Annual Literary Awards honor writers who self-published or had their books published by a subsidy publisher, small press, university press, or independent book publisher geared for the North American reading audience.

Irene Watson, Managing Editor, started Reader Views 6 years ago after recognizing a need for authentic independent book reviews for self-published and first-time authors. In that time Reader Views has reviewed over 8,000 books. Irene Watson has a solid reputation in the publishing industry due to her integrity and genuine passion in helping authors.

James Patterson is one of Irene Watson’s biggest clients, yet Irene also ensures affordable publicity opportunities for first-time authors. Reader Views supports several charities.

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Testimonials – What People are Saying

Janet Poole’s book took me on a journey I wasn’t expecting. It was a journey that enabled me to discover parts of myself I didn’t know existed. Her book gave me the courage to make a decision that has plagued me since 1985. And that is do I or don’t I take the plunge and publish my own children’s writing. Following her guidance in chapter five about challenges and the powerful opportunities they open up for you, I feel confident that I can achieve my goal of publishing my own work.

…Janet Poole’s book is not one that can be read once and put away. It is a reference for life that each additional reading will enhance the understanding of oneself and the world one exists in.”

– Warren Thurston – AussieAuthors

 Just Like That! is lucidly written with a warm matter-of-fact tone which makes it approachable and easy to read.”

– Alicia Thompson – NSW Writers’ Centre

 How to Get Anything You Want – Just Like That! is a gem of a book. It will be enjoyed by psychologists and lay people alike. Each page is encouraging and enriching. So grab a cup of latte, and plan to be empowered and transformed like never before.”

 – Irene S. Roth – BlogCritics

We have all probably heard the phrase, “You have to love yourself before anyone else can love you” – and usually I would say in return, “blah, blah, blah”.  Not so with this book. The author does a fantastic job of helping you discover who you really are and what your weaknesses are.”


 This book is something else entirely.”


 The book is easy to read, hard to put down at times, in fact.”


It is full of insightful information that will make you re-think what you have learned from this genre in the past.  With unique hints that seem to be tailored to your individual style, Just Like That! can help you barrel through the obstacles and reach your true potential.  Janet’s distinct writing and powerful voice make for an educational and inspiring read.”

– Bridget Hopper – Readaholic

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