Does it make sense to submit your books for awards?
When you do, and when you win, you can promote yourself as an "award winning author". What about that? It doesn't get any better, does it?
The Savvy Bookmarketer has a great article that you should read:
Book Awards and Writing Contests for Authors
Check it out and see if any interest you. Remember, most entry deadlines are around the first of the year. So, get cracking!
Your Writing Coach