Primeval Origins Awards, Honors, and Praise - Primeval Origins

Primeval Origins Awards, Honors, and Praise


Paths of Anguish (Book 1 of the Primeval Origins Epic Saga)

Reader Views Literary Awards

Reader Views Literary Awards

2014/2015 Winner, Young Adult Book of the Year
Readers Favorite Book Awards

Readers Favorite Book Awards

2016 Finalist, Fantasy Book of the Year
International Book Awards

International Book Awards

2016 Finalist, Fantasy Book of the Year
Independent Book Awards

Independent Book Awards

2017 Distinguished Favorite, Epic Fantasy Book of the Year
NYC Big Book Award

NYC Big Book Award

2017 Winner, Fantasy Book of the Year
National Association of Book Entrepreneurs

National Association of Book Entrepreneurs

2018 Winner, Science Fantasy, NABE Winter Pinnacle Book Achievement Award

Light of Honor (Book 2 of the Primeval Origins Epic Saga)


Reader Views Literary Awards

Reader Views Literary Awards

2016 2nd Place Winner, Fantasy Book of the Year
Bookvana

Bookvana

2016 Finalist, Science Fiction Best Book Award
Colorado Independent Publishers Association

Colorado Independent Publishers Association

2016 Merit Award, Fiction/Fantasy Book of the Year
Colorado Independent Publishers Association

Colorado Independent Publishers Association

2016 Finalist, Fiction/Fantasy Book of the Year
International Book Awards

International Book Awards

2016 Finalist, Fantasy Book of the Year
Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Next Generation Indie Book Awards

2016 Finalist, E-Book Fiction Book of the Year
Independent Press Awards

Independent Press Awards

2017 Winner, Epic Fantasy Book of the Year
National Association of Book Entrepreneurs

National Association of Book Entrepreneurs

2018 Winner, Fantasy NABE Summer Pinnacle Book Achievement Award
NYC Big Book Award

NYC Big Book Award

2018 Winner, Fantasy Book of the Year
NYC Big Book Award

NYC Big Book Award

2018 Winner, Fantasy Book of the Year

Rise of Serpents (Book 3 of the Primeval Origins Epic Saga)

Reader Views Literary Awards

Reader Views Literary Awards

Honorable Mention, 2020 Fantasy Book of the Year
Readers Favorite Annual Award

Readers Favorite Annual Award

2019 Winner, Christian Fantasy / Scifi Book of the Year
American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

2019 Winner, Epic/High Fantasy Book of the Year
American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

2019 Winner, Science Fiction: Cyberpunk Book of the Year
American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

2019 Winner, Science Fiction: Parallel Universe/Alternative History Book of the Year
American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

American Book Fest 2019 American Fiction Awards

2019 Finalist, Visionary Book of the Year
National Association of Book Entrepreneurs

National Association of Book Entrepreneurs

2019 Summer, Fantasy NABE Summer Pinnacle Book Achievement Award
Best Book Awards

Best Book Awards

2019 Finalist, Fantasy Book of the Year
Best Book Awards

Best Book Awards

2019 Finalist, Science Fiction Book of the Year
Best Book Awards

Best Book Awards

2019 Finalist, Visionary Book of the Year
NYC Big Book Award

Best Book Awards

2019 Winner, Fantasy Book of the Year
NYC Big Book Award

Best Book Awards

2019 Winner, Epic Fantasy Book of the Year

Praise from the many readers and reviewers of Primeval Origins…

Mystical Exploration!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Rise of Serpents takes the reader on a truly mystical exploration of another time and place.”

Amanda Rofe for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Richly Satisfying Character

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Rogaan is a richly satisfying character, as are most of the cast. I enjoyed all the main protagonists and many of the others!”

Amanda Rofe for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Whirlwind Journey!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Hang on to your seat for a whirlwind journey with a mythical ride through myth, legend, biblical prophecy and the end times.”

Amanda Rofe for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Incredible Creativity!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“B.A. Vonsik pens an ambitious storyline with incredible creativity and attention to detail, enabling the reader to escape into an exceptionally magical fantasy world.”

Amanda Rofe for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Will Sustain You!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“If epic fantasy is your thing, then I have little doubt this book will sustain you and give you plenty to think about.”

Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Fight Scenes!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“The fight scenes (and there are plenty of them) were incredibly descriptive and realistic. One could almost hear and feel the magical power in the air.”

Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Engaging Style!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“[B A Vonsik] has a superb and engaging style which keeps the reader riveted and turning the pages.”

Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Epic Stage!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Simply put, this [Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents] is the eternal battle of good vs evil played out on an epic stage across epochs.”

Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Fantastical!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Author B A Vonsik has created a world in which all of our most fantastical nightmares and legends about the past and the origins of humanity have come true.”

Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

True Epic Fantasy!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“This story [Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents] is definitely one for the reader who seeks true epic fantasy.”

Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Surprising Ending!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents is an epic tale of adventure that explores a unique history, rich mythology, dangerous journeys, stunning sea-dragons, and a surprising ending.”

Liz Konkel for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Unforgettable!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents by B.A. Vonsik…an unforgettable adventure.”

Liz Konkel for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Diverse Characters!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“The language is fitted to this world with Vonsik capturing your attention with dialogue specific to various characters and their use of speech helps create diverse characters that further shape the world.”

Liz Konkel for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Keeping You Guessing!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“You never know what to expect with each chapter keeping you guessing.”

Liz Konkel for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Plenty of Surprises!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“B.A. Vonsik continues to explore a vivid history and a detailed world with dangerous beings and plenty of surprises awaiting the characters around every turn.”

Liz Konkel for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Sheer Brilliance!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

The action, the adventure and the sheer brilliance of the narrative was enough for me to read the story in a single go and love every single second of it. A riveting conclusion!”

Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Ominous Atmosphere!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents by B.A. Vonsik [with its]…ominous atmosphere, the thrilling pace, and the exceptional characters kept my attention until the very end.”

Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite, 2019

Highly Recommended!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“…Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents comes very highly recommended for fantasy, science fiction and mythology fans of all ages.”

K.C. Finn for Readers Favorite 2019 Award (Silver Award, Christian Fantasy / SciFi)

Superb Story!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“…a superb story told with a cinematic eye for scope and detail…”

K.C. Finn for Readers Favorite 2019 Award (Silver Award, Christian Fantasy / SciFi)

Intense Moments!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents…I found the plot as twisty and dangerous as the snakes themselves, with a well-balanced pace of thoughtful discovery and intense moments of adventure.”

K.C. Finn for Readers Favorite 2019 Award (Silver Award, Christian Fantasy / SciFi)

Epic Atmosphere!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“…author B. A. Vonsik writes with an epic atmosphere, calling up old echoing voices with their speeches, proverbs, and warnings as Nikki discovers the frightening reality of the Old Serpents.”

K.C. Finn for Readers Favorite 2019 Award (Silver Award, Christian Fantasy / SciFi)

Conceptually Fascinating!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins is a conceptually fascinating series which is certain to draw in readers who are interested in the world of mythology and its potential origins in ancient times.”

K.C. Finn for Readers Favorite 2019 Award (Silver Award, Christian Fantasy / SciFi)

Action-Packed!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents is a work of action-packed science fiction…”

K.C. Finn for Readers Favorite 2019 Award (Silver Award, Christian Fantasy / SciFi)

Unique and Inspiring Story!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents…a truly unique and inspiring story. If you love stories about legends, myths, and mythical creatures, you are guaranteed to love this [book]…”

Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers Favorite, 2019

Fascinating Tale!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents…a fascinating tale, really well-written and with some cool characters.”

Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers Favorite, 2019

Individuality and Distinction!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Readers will greatly benefit from reading the previous books in the series, but the already established characters show enough individuality and distinction in this third volume [Rise of Serpents] to resonate without the full volume of their backstories.”

BookLife Contest Review, Sept 2019

Originality!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Originality is the primary strength of this series…the scope of Vonsik’s work is admirable, ambitious, and unique.”

BookLife Contest Review, Sept 2019

Lively!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“[Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents] Prose is lively, immediate, and immersive.”

BookLife Contest Review, Sept 2019

Riveting Fantasy!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Vonsik’s tale of mythic creatures and wars between good and evil are fast paced and extensive…Ultimately the author delivers another riveting fantasy epic.”

BookLife Contest Review, Sept 2019

Adventure Through Time

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Story that’s always alive with possibilities, and it keeps readers guessing…an ambitious, often engaging adventure through time.”

KIRKUS Reviews, 2017

Never Ending!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“When in relaxed mode the dialogue between characters is believable and engaging, but when in action mode it is never ending and edge of your seat action.”

Goodreads, 2016

Absolutely Amazing!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

[Light of Honor] – “Vonsik has done an absolutely amazing job in creating characters that readers will connect with and relate to.”

Readers Favorite, 2016

Exceptionally Written!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

[Light of Honor is] “…so exceptionally written…this series is destined to be recognized as a classic.”

Reader Views, 2016

Impossible to Put It Down!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“Book should definitely be made into a movie! From the opening scene to the very last pages it was impossible to put it down.”

Ellie Midwood

Very Exhilarating Ride!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“All readers, regardless of them having read the first volume or not, will feel like they have been deposited onto a whirling tornado or the crest of a tsunami, and the best thing to do is ride it out to the very end. I find it to be a very exhilarating ride!”

Maria C. Cuadro

Adrenaline is Pumping!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“I find the protagonists in the middle of a dangerous event, one that may spell the end for the main characters I am just touching base with again. Needless to say the adrenaline is pumping this early in the tale, so I start flipping pages as quickly as I can to find out what will happen to the characters I know while trying to remember what state they were in since I saw them last. I make it to the end breathless, excited for what could happen to the characters in the third volume. And because I am still trying to get my bearings after what I read, I start reading the story again!”

Maria C. Cuadro

An Absorbing Read!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“An absorbing read throughout, “Primeval Origins: Light of Honor” is an original science fiction story that is highly recommended for high school and community library YA Fiction collections.”

Reader Views

Suspenseful and Entertaining!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“The personal involvement of the characters was impressive, and it was both horribly suspenseful and entertaining to watch them put these talents to use.”

Reader Views

Vivid Details!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“I was moved by the characters and the author’s vivid details of the conditions in which they were living.”

Reader Views

Oh Wow!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 20, 2023

“As I finished the last page of this novel, my first thought was, ‘Oh wow!’”

Reader Views

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