4th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards® Winners & Finalists


Addiction & Recovery

Winner

The Addiction Recovery Skills Workbook
Suzette Glasner-Edwards, Ph.D.
New Harbinger
http://www.drglasner.com


Animals/Pets

Finalist

The Horse Lover: A Cowboy's Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs
H. Alan Day w/Lynn Weise Sneyd
University of Nebraska Press
http://www.thehorselover.com


Anthology

Winner

Emotional Map of Los Angeles: Creative Voices from WriteGirl
Over 190 teen girls and women writers
WriteGirl Publications
http://www.writegirl.org


Anthology

Finalist

Indy Writes Books: A Book Lover's Anthology
Travis Dinicola
Cardinal Publishers Group

 


Anthology

Finalist

Killer Nashville Noir: Cold-Blooded
Clay Stafford (Editor)
Diversion Books

 


Beauty

Winner

QUINTESSENTIAL STYLE: Cultivate and Communicate Your Signature Look
Janna Beatty with Sharon White
Wheatmark Press
http://www.qstylethebook.com


Biography - Historical

Winner

At All Costs: The True Story of Vietnam War Hero Chief Master Sgt. Dick Etchberger
Matt Proietti
Kay Press
http://www.atallcosts.org


Book Interior Design - Fiction

Winner

Mona's Law & Disorder
Maurice Le Gardeur
Bard's Press


Business Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Winner

Meetings in Moccasins - Leadership with wisdom and maturity
Barbara Wittmann
Balboa Press
http://www.barbarawittmann.de


Business General

Winner

No Cape Needed: The Simplest, Smartest, Fastest Steps to Improve How You Communicate by Leaps and Bounds
David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA
Little Brown Dog Publishing

http://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/book


Business General

Finalist

Unquestioned Brilliance: Navigating a Fundamental Leadership Trap
John Austin
Fisher Baldwin Press
http://www.tripletranslation.com
 


Cancer

Winner

A CLUSTER OF CANCERS: A Simple Coping Guide for Patients
Dr. Sherry Meinberg
AuthorHouse


Cancer

Finalist

Our Journey with Prostate Cancer: Empowering Strategies for Patients and Families
Judith Anne Desjardins. LCSW, BCD, MSWAC
Spirit House Publishing
http://www.judithannedesjardins.com
 


Children's Fiction

Finalist

The Forgotten Map: Pie Rats, Book 1
Cameron Stelzer
Daydream Press
http://www.pierats.com.au
 


Children's Non-Fiction

Winner

Fredrick the Butterfly
Karen Ann Smythe
Tate Publishing


Comics & Graphic Novels

Winner

Mona's Law & Disorder
Maurice Le Gardeur
Bard's Press


Crime Fiction

Finalist

The Revenge of Liam McGrew: A Dermot Sparhawk Novel
Tom MacDonald
Sparhawk Press
 
 


Cross Genre

Winner

A Charleston Yankee
Michael D. Mercurio
CreateSpace


Diet & Nutrition

Winner

Stop The Diet, I Want To Get Off!
Lisa Tillinger Johansen
J. Murray Press
http://stopthediet.com


Education

Winner

Classics: How we can encourage children to read them
Fiza Pathan
CreateSpace


Faction

Winner

Dangerous Betrayal - The Vendetta That Sank Titanic
Bill Blowers
Morgan Jomes Publishing
http://www.billblowers.com


Fiction - General

Finalist

Nothing But Soot
Sirwan Kajjo
CreateSpace

 


Gift Books

Finalist

Mona's Law & Disorder
Maurice Le Gardeur
Bard's Press

 

Health General

Winner

The Vitamin Solution: Two Doctors Clear the Confusion About Vitamins and Your Health
Romy Block, MD and Arielle Levitan, MD
She Writes Press


Health General

Finalist

The Ultimate Guide to Low & Fluctuating Blood Pressure
Dr. Dorothy Adamiak, ND
LiveUthing Press
http://www.drdnaturopath.com
 


Health General

Finalist

The EMDR Revolution: Change Your Life One Memory At A Time (The Clients Guide)
Tal Croitoru
Morgan James Publishing

 


Horror

Winner

Inventing Madness
J.G. Schwartz
J.G. Schwartz


Humor

Winner

Mona's Law & Disorder
Maurice Le Gardeur
Bard's Press


Inspiration

Winner

Running For My Life Winning for CMT
Christine Wodke
MavenMark Books
http://www.run4cmt.com


Juvenile Fiction

Finalist

Misty
Jessie Low Gan
Xlibris

 


Leadership

Winner

The Power of 10: A Practice for Engaging Your Voice of Wisdom
Rugger Burke
Mill City Press


Leadership

Finalist

No Cape Needed: The Simplest, Smartest, Fastest Steps to Improve How You Communicate by Leaps and Bounds
David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA
Little Brown Dog Publishing
http://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/book
 


Marketing & Public Relations

Winner

Marketing For Tomorrow, Not Yesterday
Zain Raj
Spyglass Publishing Group Inc.


Medical

Winner

The Painful Truth: What Chronic Pain is Really Like and Why It Matters to Each of Us
Lynn R. Webster, MD
Webster Media, LLC
http://www.thepainfultruthbook.com


Medical Thriller

Winner

Kisimba
Gillian M. Mercurio
CreateSpace


Medical Thriller

Finalist

Taming the Telomeres, A Thriller
R.N. Shapiro
Challedon Publishing
http://www.rnshapiro.com
 


Memoir

Finalist

The Shaken Snow Globe: Finding Happiness Beyond My White Picket Fence
Kristy Dominiak
Kristy Dominiak
http://www.shakensnowglobe.com
 


Memoir

Finalist

There is a Reaper: Losing a Child to Cancer
Michael Lynes
Full Court Press

 


Memoir

Finalist

Growing Up Alaska: Memories of a Town, a Time, a Place, and a People Planted in a Little Pocket of Wonderful
Niki Breeser Tschirgi
Dog Ear Publishing
http://www.growingupalaska.net
 


Men's Health

Winner

Our Journey with Prostate Cancer: Empowering Strategies for Patients and Families
Judith Anne Desjardins. LCSW, BCD, MSWAC
Spirit House Publishing
http://www.judithannedesjardins.com


Military Non-Fiction

Winner

SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth
Steve Snyder
Sea Breeze Publishing LLC
http://www.stevesnyderauthor.com


Military Non-Fiction

Finalist

At All Costs: The True Story of Vietnam War Hero Chief Master Sgt. Dick Etchberger
Matt Proietti
Kay Press
http://www.atallcosts.org
 


Multicultural Non-Fiction

Winner

Walking to Woot, A Photographic Narrative Discovering New Dimensions for Parent/Teen Bonding
Jackie Chase
AdventureTravelPress
http://www.adventuretravelpress.com


Mystery

Finalist

Money, Family, Murder
Timothy Patten
TMPNovels

 


New Adult Fiction

Winner

THINGS UNSAID
Diana Y. Paul
She Writes Press

www.dianaypaul.com


New Age Non-Fiction

Winner

More Tiny Thoughts for Personal Transformation: change your thoughts, change your life
Karl Schmidt
Inspired Crow Publications
http://www.tinythoughtguy.com


New Fiction

Winner

The NightShade Forensic Files: Under Dark Skies
A.J. Scudiere
Griffyn Ink
http://www.readAJS.com


New Non-Fiction

Finalist

Happily Inner After - A Guide to Getting and Keeping Your Knight in Shining "Amour"
Deidre Madsen
Balboa Press
http://www.deidremadsen.com
 


Non-Fiction

Winner

At All Costs: The True Story of Vietnam War Hero Chief Master Sgt. Dick Etchberger
Matt Proietti
Kay Press
http://www.atallcosts.org


Non-Fiction

Finalist

Stop The Diet, I Want To Get Off!
Lisa Tillinger Johansen
J. Murray Press
http://stopthediet.com
 


Parenting & Family

Finalist

Walking to Woot, A Photographic Narrative Discovering New Dimensions for Parent/Teen Bonding
Jackie Chase
AdventureTravelPress
http://www.adventuretravelpress.com  


Performing Arts

Winner

Dance - An Illustrated History
Helene Andreu
AuthorHouse


Philosophy

Winner

METUS Principle: Recognizing, Understanding, and Managing Fear
Brian Peters
Mavenmark Books


Philosophy

Finalist

Musashi's Dokkodo (The Way of Walking Alone): Half Crazy, Half Genius - Finding Modern Meaning in the Sword Saint's Last Words
Miyamoto Musashi (Author), Editors - Lawrence A Kane & Kris Wilder
Stickman Publications. Inc.
http://www.bridgesofparis.com
 


Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

The Pirate Train
Nicole Plyler Fisk
Grog Blossom Press

 


Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Sharky Marky and the Scavenger Hunt, an Alphabetic Adventure
Lance Olsen
Olsen Images LLC
http://www.sharkymarky.com
 


Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Leopold & The 5 Senseteers Flour Power
Joshua Tabachnick
Sixth Sense Entertainment Group
http://www.senseteers.com
 


Picture Books - All Ages

Winner

Mona's Law & Disorder
Maurice Le Gardeur
Bard's Press


Pre-Teen Fiction

Finalist

Liun Frec
Jessie Low Gan
Xlibris

 


Pre-Teen Fiction

Finalist

The Island of Destiny: Pie Rats, Book 3
Cameron Stelzer
Daydream press
http://www.pierats.com.au
 


Religion Fiction

Finalist

Jesus Unbound
Richard D Malmed
AuthorHouse

 


Romance

Finalist

Painted with Love: Romance Eludes Time and Death
Karen Diana Montee
Words as My Wings LLC
http://www.dianaanderson.com
 


Romantic Comedy

Winner

Cygne Rouge
F. V. Pires
Touloulou Press


Sales & Marketing

Winner

Old School with New Tools
Tim Brown & Dan Streeter
Dan Streeter
http://www.3cr8.com


Self Help - General

Finalist

A CLUSTER OF CANCERS: A Simple Coping Guide for Patients
Dr. Sherry Meinberg
AuthorHouse

 


Self Help - Spiritual

Finalist

The Self-Love Affair: A Woman's Guide To A Daring & Mighty Life
Katie Phillips
CreateSpace
http://www.daringandmighty.com
 


Small Books

Winner

Murder on The Menu
Nancy Skopin
CreateSPace


Small Books

Finalist

Mona's Law & Disorder
Maurice Le Gardeur
Bard's Press

 


Social/Political Change

Winner

The Concrete Killing Fields, One Woman's Battle to Break the Cycle of Homelessness
Pat Morgan
Mile High Press
http://www.patmorganauthor.com


Social/Political Change

Finalist

Almost Hereditary: A White Southerner's Journey Out of Racism, A Guide for Unlearning and Healing Prejudice
Bill Drake
Almost Hereditary Press
http://www.healracism.com
 


Specialty Books

Winner

Millionaire Property Author: How to Write and Publish a Bestselling Property Book
Stephanie J. Hale
Powerhouse Publications


Sports

Winner

Taekwon-Do: Origins of the Art: Bok Man Kim's Historic Photospective (1955-2015)
Bok Man Kim
Moosul Publishing, LLC
http://www.moosulpublishing.com


Sports

Finalist

Musashi's Dokkodo (The Way of Walking Alone): Half Crazy, Half Genius - Finding Modern Meaning in the Sword Saint's Last Words
Miyamoto Musashi (Author), Editors - Lawrence A Kane & Kris Wilder
Stickman Publications. Inc.
http://www.stickmanpublications.com
 


Thriller

Finalist

Occupied
Brendan Shannon
Lincolnshire Press

 


Travel

Winner

Walking to Woot, A Photographic Narrative Discovering New Dimensions for Parent/Teen Bonding
Jackie Chase
AdventureTravelPress
http://www.adventuretravelpress.com


Visionary Fiction

Winner

The Soul Whisperer: A Tale of Hidden Truths & Unspoken Possibilities
J.M. Harrison
Roundfire Books
http://www.authorjmharrison.com


Western

Finalist

Rattlesnakes, Ghosts and Murderers: Vol 2, The Curse Continues
Len Francis Monahan
Greta Fox Publishing

 


Women's Fiction

Winner

Raising Unicorns
K.M. Dalle
CreateSpace


Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

Darling Nikki
Evelyn Reyes
Llumina Press

 


Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

Stanley Brambles and the Lost City
Owen Spendlove
iUniverse