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6th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards® Winners & Finalists

WINNERS & FINALISTS

 

 

Action/Adventure

Winner

Toxic Sphere: Volume 1, Our Goodwill Ship

C. N. Sky

Outskirts Press

cnskybooks.com

Toxic Sphere: Volume 1, Our Goodwill Ship

Addiction & Recovery

Winner

One Week in LA: Two Years Later

Kody Christiansen

McNally Jackson Books

www.heartbreakdreams.com

One Week in LA: Two Years Later

African American Fiction

Winner

Black and White

Ben Burgess Jr.

Legacy Books LLC

www.benburgessjr.com

Black and White

African American Fiction

Finalist

Moonlight Helmsman: Robert Smalls' Amazing Escape

Richard Maule

New London Press

moonlighthelmsman.com

Moonlight Helmsman: Robert Smalls' Amazing Escape

African American Fiction

Finalist

Wounded

Nick Mann

Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co.

Wounded

African American Non-Fiction

Winner

My Journey with Infiltrating Ductile Carcinoma (Breast Cancer)

Anne Anderson

Xlibris

www.andranetteanderson.com

My Journey with Infiltrating Ductile Carcinoma (Breast Cancer)

Alternative Medicine

Winner

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Carl Greer

Findhorn Press

www.galaxymediausa.com

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Alternative Medicine

Finalist

At The Root: My journey to health and healing. Is your mouth the root cause of your health problems?

Kimberly Miles

Kimberly Miles Communications, LLC

kimberlymiles.com

At The Root: My journey to health and healing. Is your mouth the root cause of your health problems?

Animals & Pets

Winner

The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill

Bradford M Smith with Lynn Raven & Nancy Raven Smith

Whimsey Wylde

www.thereluctantfarmerofwhimseyhill.com

The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill

Animals & Pets

Finalist

Pet Parent Pawffirmations: 30 promises from you to your beloved dog

Donna Chicone

Dancing Paws Press

www.superpetparent.com

Pet Parent Pawffirmations: 30 promises from you to your beloved dog

Anthology

Winner

Sound Generation: The Resonant Voices of Teen Girls

Edited by Keren Taylor

WriteGirl Publications

writegirl.org/publications

Sound Generation: The Resonant Voices of Teen Girls

Autobiography

Winner

An American Miner in Peru: A Lesson in Patience and Perseverance

Chuck Preble

Wheatmark

An American Miner in Peru: A Lesson in Patience and Perseverance

Body/Mind/Spirit

Winner

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Carl Greer

Findhorn Press

www.galaxymediausa.com

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Book Cover Design: Fiction

Winner

Archidamus

Janet K. Shawgo

North Loop Press

www.janetshawgo.com

Archidamus

Book Cover Design: Fiction

Finalist

Aurella the Witch

Anni Sezate

Self-Published

Aurella the Witch

Book Cover Design: Non-Fiction

Winner

Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, Succeed

Ray Bard

Bard Press

bardpress.com

Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, Succeed

Book Interior Design: Fiction

Winner

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Maurice Le Gardeur; Illustrator: Roy Robinson

Bard's Press, LLC

bardspress.com

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Book Interior Design: Non-Fiction

Winner

Squash Boom Beet: An Alphabet for Healthy, Adventurous Eaters

Lisa Maxbauer Price

Blue Bay Books, LLC

www.squashboombeet.com

Squash Boom Beet: An Alphabet for Healthy, Adventurous Eaters

Book Interior Design: Non-Fiction

Finalist

Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, Succeed

Ray Bard

Bard Press

bardpress.com

Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, Succeed

Business Entrepreneurship & Small Business

Winner

The Belief Zone: A Blueprint to Make More Money, Give Back to the Organizations You Care About and Live an Authentic Life

Ursula C. Mentjes

Motivational Press

www.salescoachnow.com

The Belief Zone: A Blueprint to Make More Money, Give Back to the Organizations You Care About and Live an Authentic Life

Business General

Winner

Becoming Facebook: The 10 Challenges That Defined The Company That's Disrupting The World

Mike Hoefflinger

AMACOM

becomingfacebook-thebook.com

Becoming Facebook: The 10 Challenges That Defined The Company That's Disrupting The World

Business Motivational

Winner

#FMJ Trust Transition Trade: How Successful Traders Said It, Did It and Lived It

Jane Gallina

Self-Published

janegallina.com

#FMJ Trust Transition Trade: How Successful Traders Said It, Did It and Lived It

Business Motivational

Finalist

The Belief Zone: A Blueprint to Make More Money, Give Back to the Organizations You Care About and Live an Authentic Life

Ursula C. Mentjes

Motivational Press

www.salescoachnow.com

The Belief Zone: A Blueprint to Make More Money, Give Back to the Organizations You Care About and Live an Authentic Life

Caregiving

Winner

Love, Loss and Awakening (Mis) adventures on the Way Back to Joy

Dennis P. Freed

Tolawaken Press

www.lovelossandawakening.com

Love, Loss and Awakening (Mis) adventures on the Way Back to Joy

Chapter Books

Winner

Nickerbacher

Terry John Barto

Tjb Kids

nickerbacher.com

Nickerbacher

Chick-Lit

Winner

Icing

Debra Sue Brice

WaveCloud Corporation

www.debrasuebrice.com

Icing

Children's Fiction

Winner

Charley's Cat Family

Jeff Magnuson

Self-Published



Charley's Cat Family

Children's Fiction

Finalist

Bugglepuffs and the Magic Quest, Part 1

C L Bennett

Lulu Publishing Inc.

bugglepuffkids.com

Bugglepuffs and the Magic Quest, Part 1

Children's Fiction

Finalist

The Adventures of Tallulah Groom Un-Book One

Sara Madden

Green Ivy

www.tallulahfroom.com

The Adventures of Tallulah Groom Un-Book One

Children's Inspirational/Motivational

Winner

Courageous Gilbert the Groundhog

Regina E. McCarthy

Blue Stone Healing Books

courageousgilbert.com

Courageous Gilbert the Groundhog

Children's Inspirational/Motivational

Finalist

Crazy Crab

Mark C. Evans

MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing

www.mark-c-evans.com

Crazy Crab

Children's Non-Fiction

Winner

ROCKY'S VERB BOOK with His Friends: Photographic/Bilingual

M. U. Salas-Tristan

Outskirts Press



ROCKY'S VERB BOOK with His Friends: Photographic/Bilingual

Comics & Graphic Novels

Winner

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Maurice Le Gardeur; Illustrator: Roy Robinson

Bard's Press, LLC

bardspress.com

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Cookbooks General

Winner

Cooking with the Muse: A Supmtuous Gathering of Seasonal Recipes, Culinary Poetry, and Literary Fare

Myra Kornfeld and Stephen Massimila

Tupelo Press

www.cookingwiththemuse.com

Cooking with the Muse: A Supmtuous Gathering of Seasonal Recipes, Culinary Poetry, and Literary Fare

Cookbooks General

Finalist

Calli Marie Bakes

Calli Webb and Jack Twachtman

BREW Five Points

callimariebakes.com

Calli Marie Bakes

Crime Fiction

Winner

The Last Train

Michael Pronko

Raked Gravel Press

www.michaelpronko.com

The Last Train

Crime Fiction

Finalist

Lady First

Lea O'Harra

Endeavour Press

Lady First

Cross Genre

Winner

The Path of Least Resistance (Book Two of the Shooting Stars Series)

Leah Downing

Full Net Enterprises



The Path of Least Resistance (Book Two of the Shooting Stars Series)

Cross Genre

Finalist

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

Michelle Cox

She Writes Press

michellecoxauthor.com

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

Current Events

Winner

URGENT CARE: 10 Cures For America's Ailing Healthcare System

Minda Wilson

Waterside Productions, Inc.



URGENT CARE: 10 Cures For America's Ailing Healthcare System

Diet & Nutrition

Winner

How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian, 2nd Edition

Nancy Addison

Organic Healthy Lifestyle Publishing

organichealthylife.com

How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian, 2nd Edition

Diet & Nutrition

Finalist

Diabetes: The Real Cause & The Right Cure

John M. Poothullil MD

New Insights Press

reversediabetesin8weeks.com

Diabetes: The Real Cause & The Right Cure

Diet & Nutrition

Finalist

NO CHEATIN', Just Eatin'

Mary Jo Fay

Out of the Box, Inc.

maryjofay.com

NO CHEATIN', Just Eatin'

Faction

Winner

Mary Fields AKA Stagecoach Mary

Erich Martin Hicks

First Edition Design Publishing

stagecoachmary.net

Mary Fields AKA Stagecoach Mary

Fantasy

Winner

The White Tower (The Aldoran Chronicles: Book 1)

Michael Wisehart

Self-Published

michaelwisehart.com

The White Tower (The Aldoran Chronicles: Book 1)

Fantasy

Finalist

Different Lee

Bill Hiatt

CreateSpace

www.billhiatt.com

Different Lee

Fantasy

Finalist

Tower of the Arkein

Chase Blackwood

Plenary Fitness LLC

Tower of the Arkein

Fiction General

Winner

Aunt Sookie & Me: The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle

Michael Scott Garvin

CreateSpace

www.michaelscottgarvinbooks.com

Aunt Sookie & Me: The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle

Fiction General

Finalist

Alphonse: A Novel

Carl Sever

SparkPress

www.carlsever.com

Alphonse: A Novel

Fiction General

Finalist

Forgive Me My Trespasses

Ian M. Evans

Archway

www.ianmevans.com

Forgive Me My Trespasses

General Fiction

Finalist

Twisted Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances, Book 3)

Donna M. Zadunajsky

CreateSpace

www.donnazadunajsky.com

Twisted Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances, Book 3)

Gift Books

Winner

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Maurice Le Gardeur; Illustrator: Roy Robinson

Bard's Press, LLC

bardspress.com

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Green Living

Winner

DEEP LIVING: Healing Yourself To Heal The Planet

Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons

Full Court Press

www.susannemeyerfitzsimmons.com

DEEP LIVING: Healing Yourself To Heal The Planet

Health General

Winner

It Feels Good to Feel Good, learn to eliminate toxins, reduce inflammation and feel great again

Cheryl Meyer

CreateSpace

cherylmhealthmuse.com

It Feels Good to Feel Good, learn to eliminate toxins, reduce inflammation and feel great again

Health General

Finalist

How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian, 2nd Edition

Nancy Addison

Organic Healthy Lifestyle Publishing

organichealthylife.com

How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian, 2nd Edition

Historical Fiction

Winner

The Woman in the Photo

Mary Hogan

William Morrow / HarperCollins Publishers

www.maryhogan.com

The Woman in the Photo

Historical Fiction

Finalist

Moonlight Helmsman: Robert Smalls' Amazing Escape

Richard Maule

New London Press

moonlighthelmsman.com

Moonlight Helmsman: Robert Smalls' Amazing Escape

Historical Fiction

Finalist

Tears of Gaduhav

John Pate

Mr. Media Books

www.johnpatecomedy.com

Tears of Gaduhav

History US

Winner

Turbulent Times (The Remarkable Life of William H. Seward)

Stephen G. Yanoff

Authorhouse

www.stephengyanoff.com

Turbulent Times (The Remarkable Life of William H. Seward)

Holiday

Winner

Pumpkin Spirits

Mark Milbrath

Nightforest Press

Pumpkin Spirits

Holiday

Finalist

Cow Saves Christmas

Amber L. Spradlin

Hocks Out Press

www.hocksout.com

Cow Saves Christmas

Horror

Winner

The Muse: A Novel of Unrelenting Terror

Arjay Lewis

Arjay Entertainment, Inc.

www.arjaylewis.com

The Muse: A Novel of Unrelenting Terror

Humor

Winner

Dead Nuns Talking

Kathleen Huddle

Wingspan Press

kathleenhuddle.com

Dead Nuns Talking

Humor

Finalist

Big & Fabulous, The Life and Times of Brenda Cankles

Randi M Sherman

Friesen Press

www.randimshermanbooks.com

Big & Fabulous, The Life and Times of Brenda Cankles

Humor

Finalist

OMG Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice & El Dorado in the Digital Age LOL

Stefan Soto

Argus Press

OMG Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice & El Dorado in the Digital Age LOL

Inspiration

Winner

Acupuncture for Your Soul, A Collection of Life Changing Aha! Moments

Rae Jacob

Wheatmark

raejacobwrites.com

Acupuncture for Your Soul, A Collection of Life Changing Aha! Moments

Inspiration

Finalist

It's Your Life, Live It, Love It! A Guide To Improving Emotional Health

Julie Woodworker Hubbs, M.S.

I Street Printing

www.woodworkerlifecoaching.com

It's Your Life, Live It, Love It! A Guide To Improving Emotional Health

Inspiration

Finalist

Never Give Up

Susan L. Spahn

Self-Published

Never Give Up

Inspiration

Finalist

Salt in the Wound and the Courage to Forgive

Carla Blacker

SYMMETRY life in balance

www.symmetrylib.com

Salt in the Wound and the Courage to Forgive

Juvenile Fiction

Winner

The Seasons of a Giant

Pamela Hartley

CreateSpace



The Seasons of a Giant

Juvenile Fiction

Finalist

Pumpkin Spirits

Mark Milbrath

Nightforest Press

Pumpkin Spirits

Juvenile Fiction

Finalist

The Raven God: The Kegends of Orkney Series

Alane Adams

SparkPress

The Raven God: The Kegends of Orkney Series

Juvenile Fiction

Finalist

The Transmalians

Madhaa Banaji

Gatekeeper Press

The Transmalians

Leadership

Winner

Evolve Like a Butterfly: A Metamorphic Approach to Leadership

Mayur Ramgir

CreateSpace



Evolve Like a Butterfly: A Metamorphic Approach to Leadership

Legal Thriller

Winner

The Vengeful Unhinged

Jerry Sonenblick

CreatSpace

www.vengefulunhinged.com

The Vengeful Unhinged

LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Winner

Life Lessons from a Total Failure

M.J. Dougherty

Hodge Podge House Publishers

mjdougherty.com

Life Lessons from a Total Failure

Literary Fiction

Winner

Kenmore Square: A Novel

Carol June Stover

Champlain Avenue Books

www.kenmoresquarenovel.com

Kenmore Square: A Novel

Literary Fiction

Finalist

Stainer: A Novel of the 'Me' Decade

Iolanthe Woulff

CreateSpace

Stainer: A Novel of the 'Me' Decade

Marriage

Winner

More to Crow About: Stories of Humor and Hope

Spencer Hatton

CreateSpace

www.spencerhatton.com

More to Crow About: Stories of Humor and Hope

Medical

Winner

Killing Heel Pain: Your Final Freedom from Plantar Fasciitis

Dr. Karen Smith

Blue Viper Books

myladyfootdoctor.com

Killing Heel Pain: Your Final Freedom from Plantar Fasciitis

Medical

Finalist

Autobiography of a Disease

Patrick Anderson

Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

Autobiography of a Disease

Memoir

Winner

Threading My Prayer Rug. One Woman's Journey From Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

Sabeeha Rehman

Arcade Publishing

www.sabeeharehman.com

Threading My Prayer Rug. One Woman's Journey From Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

Memoir

Finalist

Cocaine To Bain: Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll and the Inside Story of the Hollywood Guitar Center

Taylor Van Arsdale

Self-Published

www.taylorvanarsdale.com

Cocaine To Bain: Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll and the Inside Story of the Hollywood Guitar Center

Memoir

Finalist

Life Lessons from a Total Failure

M.J. Dougherty

Hodge Podge House Publishers

mjdougherty.com

Life Lessons from a Total Failure

Military Fiction

Winner

The Path of Least Resistance (Book Two of the Shooting Stars Series)

Leah Downing

Full Net Enterprises



The Path of Least Resistance (Book Two of the Shooting Stars Series)

Military Fiction

Finalist

Altar of Resistance

Samuel Marquis

Mount Sopris Publishing

Altar of Resistance

Military Non-Fiction

Winner

Route 9 Problem: The Battle for Lang Vei

Dave Stockwell

Book Publishers Network

www.langveibattle.com

Route 9 Problem: The Battle for Lang Vei

Music

Winner

Misfortunes of T-Funk

Barnaby Hazen

Seven Eleven Stories

sevenelevenstories.com

Misfortunes of T-Funk

Mystery

Winner

Last Seen

J.L. Doucette

She Writes Press

jldoucette.com

Last Seen

Mystery

Finalist

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

Michelle Cox

She Writes Press

michellecoxauthor.com

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

New Adult Fiction

Winner

The Oldest Soul: Animus

Tiffany FitzHenry

Hierarchy Publishing

www.theoldestsoul.com

The Oldest Soul: Animus

New Adult Fiction

Finalist

Different Lee

Bill Hiatt

CreateSpace

www.billhiatt.com

Different Lee

New Age Fiction

Winner

The Soul's Hope

Beverly Knauer

Wise Words Press

www.authorbeverlyknauer.com

The Soul's Hope

New Fiction

Winner

EDEN: A Novel

Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg

She Writes Press

www.jeanneblasberg.com

EDEN: A Novel

New Fiction

Finalist

Alphonse: A Novel

Carl Sever

SparkPress

www.carlsever.com

Alphonse: A Novel

New Fiction

Finalist

Face of the Bell Witch: Book One of The Medium Series

Jerry Gundersheimer

iUniverse

www.jerrygundersheimerauthor.com

Face of the Bell Witch: Book One of The Medium Series

New Fiction

Finalist

Twisted Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances, Book 3)

Donna M. Zadunajsky

CreateSpace

www.donnazadunajsky.com

Twisted Secrets (Secrets and Second Chances, Book 3)

New Non-Fiction

Winner

DEEP LIVING: Healing Yourself To Heal The Planet

Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons

Full Court Press

www.susannemeyerfitzsimmons.com

DEEP LIVING: Healing Yourself To Heal The Planet

Non-Fiction

Winner

Dual Mission

Nino Perrotta

Outskirts Press



Dual Mission

Parenting & Family

Winner

Loving Lindsey: Raising a Daughter with Special Needs

Linda Atwell

She Writes Press

www.lindaatwell.com

Loving Lindsey: Raising a Daughter with Special Needs

Personal Growth

Winner

The Evolving Peacemaker: A Commitment to Nonviolence

Leona Evans with Matthew J. Evans

Balboa Press

evolvingpeacemaker.com

The Evolving Peacemaker: A Commitment to Nonviolence

Personal Growth

Finalist

Do I Still Need My Head Examined Or Just A New Pair Of Running Shoes?

Mitchell Milch

CreateSpace

Do I Still Need My Head Examined Or Just A New Pair Of Running Shoes?

Philosophy

Winner

The Last Faith: a book by an atheist believer

Karmak Bagisbayev

CreateSpace

www.thelastfaith.com

The Last Faith: a book by an atheist believer

Picture Books - All Ages

Winner

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Maurice Le Gardeur; Illustrator: Roy Robinson

Bard's Press, LLC

bardspress.com

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Winner

Tabitha Fink Ninja at Night

Rick Felty

Dreamschooner Press

tabithafink.com

Tabitha Fink Ninja at Night

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Princess Priscilla Enough is Enough

Thal Dixon

Grumpy Publications

Princess Priscilla Enough is Enough

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Sally and the Singing Whale

Betinna Hansen

Outskirts Press

www.betinna.com

Sally and the Singing Whale

Picture Books - Preschool

Winner

Monsieur Pierre

Anne Dana

L O Annie Press

loanniepress.com

Monsieur Pierre

Poetry

Winner

Mommy Haiku'd All Over the Baby

Chelle Landers

CreateSpace

www.chellelanders.com

Mommy Haiku'd All Over the Baby

Poetry

Finalist

Lessons II: Mirror Conversations

LaDonna Marie

CreateSpace

www.ladonnamarie.org

Lessons II: Mirror Conversations

Political

Winner

Third Party Volume 1: Starting in the Middle

Steven Nemerovski

Wasteland Press



Third Party Volume 1: Starting in the Middle

Political Thriller

Winner

The Vengeful Unhinged

Jerry Sonenblick

CreatSpace

www.vengefulunhinged.com

The Vengeful Unhinged

Political Thriller

Finalist

Third Party II: Strange Bedfellows

Steven Nemerovski

Wasteland Press

Third Party II: Strange Bedfellows

Political Thriller

Finalist

Toxic Sphere: Volume 1, Our Goodwill Ship

C. N. Sky

Outskirts Press

cnskybooks.com

Toxic Sphere: Volume 1, Our Goodwill Ship

Pre-Teen Fiction

Winner

Aurella the Witch

Anni Sezate

Self-Published



Aurella the Witch

Pre-Teen Fiction

Finalist

Danni Girl Mysteries: The Complete Series

Debra Sue Brice

CreateSpace

www.debrasuebrice.com

Danni Girl Mysteries: The Complete Series

Pregnancy & Childbirth

Winner

Mommy Haiku'd All Over the Baby

Chelle Landers

CreateSpace

www.chellelanders.com

Mommy Haiku'd All Over the Baby

Psychiatry/Pshycology

Winner

Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer's Case Studies

J. W. Freiberg

Philia Books, Ltd

thelonelinessbook.com

Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer's Case Studies

Regional Fiction: Northeast

Winner

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

Michelle Cox

She Writes Press

michellecoxauthor.com

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel

Regional Fiction: Northeast

Finalist

Days to the Gallows: A Novel of the Hartford Witch Panic

Katherine Spado Basto

CreateSpace

Days to the Gallows: A Novel of the Hartford Witch Panic

Regional Fiction: Southeast

Winner

Aunt Sookie & Me: The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle

Michael Scott Garvin

CreateSpace

www.michaelscottgarvinbooks.com

Aunt Sookie & Me: The Sordid Tale of a Scandalous Southern Belle

Regional Fiction: Southeast

Finalist

Staying Wet: A Southern Tale Told One Sip at a Time

Jacquline Schnitzer

CreateSpace

Staying Wet: A Southern Tale Told One Sip at a Time

Regional Fiction: Southwest

Winner

Back Side of a Blue Moon

Caleb Pirtle III

Venture Galleries, LLC

calebandlindapirtle.com

Back Side of a Blue Moon

Regional Fiction: West

Winner

Rising

T.C. Zmak

Zmak Creative

darksurf.com

Rising

Regional Non-Fiction: Southeast

Winner

The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill

Bradford M Smith with Lynn Raven & Nancy Raven Smith

Whimsey Wylde

www.thereluctantfarmerofwhimseyhill.com

The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill

Regional Non-Fiction: West

Winner

Little White Man - Shoyapo Shoyapo

Rick Steber

Bananza Publishing

www.ricksteber.com

Little White Man - Shoyapo Shoyapo

Relationships

Loving Lindsey: Raising a Daughter with Special Needs

Winner

Linda Atwell

She Writes Press

www.lindaatwell.com

Loving Lindsey: Raising a Daughter with Special Needs

Relationships

Finalist

Talk To Me

Donna M. Zadunajsky

CreateSpace

www.donnazadunajsky.com

Talk To Me

Relationships

Finalist

Where Are Your Standards?

Debra Clifton Mitchell

Lee's Press and Publishing Company

www.classydebra.com

Where Are Your Standards?

Religion Fiction

Winner

The Actress: A Christian Murder Mystery

Michael Hicks Thompson

Shepherd King Publishing

www.michaelthompsonauthor.com

The Actress: A Christian Murder Mystery

Religion Fiction

Finalist

Jesus and Magdalene

João Cerqueira

Line by Lion Publications

www.joaocerqueira.com

Jesus and Magdalene

Religion Non-Fiction

Winner

The Gospel According To Ruth: A Season Of Harvest 121 Days of Devotions

Kevin Foster

Carpenter's Son Publishing

www.ruthgospel.com

The Gospel According To Ruth: A Season Of Harvest 121 Days of Devotions

Romance

Winner

One Chance, One Moment: Book One, The Mandy Story

Judith Ann Konen

With Open Hearts Books

judithannkohnen.com

One Chance, One Moment: Book One, The Mandy Story

Romance

Finalist

Under The Nail Polish

Tina Griffith

Xlibris

Under The Nail Polish

Sales

Winner

Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, Succeed

Ray Bard

Bard Press

bardpress.com

Fired UP! Selling: Great Quotes to Inspire, Energize, Succeed

Science Fiction

Winner

David: Savakerrva, Book 1

Lawrence Brown

Self-Published

davidsavakerrva.com

David: Savakerrva, Book 1

Self Help: General

Winner

Heroes, Villains, and Healing: A Guide for Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Using DC Superheroes and Villains

Kenneth Rogers Jr.

Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co

Heroes, Villains, and Healing: A Guide for Male Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Using DC Superheroes and Villains

Self Help: Motivational

Winner

The Evolving Peacemaker: A Commitment to Nonviolence

Leona Evans with Matthew J. Evans

Balboa Press

evolvingpeacemaker.com

The Evolving Peacemaker: A Commitment to Nonviolence

Self Help: Motivational

Finalist

If I Can, You Can: Transformation Made Easy

David Zelman

Wheatmark

If I Can, You Can: Transformation Made Easy

Self Help: Motivational

Finalist

Success 1010 For Living: Achieve Your Goals & Stay Successful

Raimond Volpe

Pacific Books

www.success1010.com.au

Success 1010 For Living: Achieve Your Goals & Stay Successful

Self Help: Spiritual

Winner

Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life

Diana Raab

Loving Healing Press

dianaraab.com

Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life

Self Help: Spiritual

Finalist

Spirituality 103 The Forgiveness Code: Finding The Light In our Shadows

Ivan Figueroa-Otero, MD

Balboa Press

www.ivanfigueroaoteromd.com

Spirituality 103 The Forgiveness Code: Finding The Light In our Shadows

Self Help: Spiritual

Finalist

THE CALLING: Unleash Your True Self

Priya Kumar

Books That Inspire

www.priya-kumar.com

THE CALLING: Unleash your Trueself

Sexuality

Winner

I Fell in Love with an Asexual

Dave Wheitner and Evan Ocean

Divergent Drummer Publications

asexualbook.com

I Fell in Love with an Asexual

Short Stories

Winner

12 Random Words / 12 Palabras al Azar

Fabiana Elisa Martinez

Talk-Active LLC

www.12randomwords.com

12 Random Words / 12 Palabras al Azar

Small Books

Winner

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Maurice Le Gardeur; Illustrator: Roy Robinson

Bard's Press, LLC

bardspress.com

Mona's Cruisin' the Coast

Social Media

Winner

You Are What You Tweet: Harness the Power of Twitter to Create a Happier, Healthier Life

Germany Kent

Star Stone Press

whatyoutweet.com/home2

You Are What You Tweet: Harness the Power of Twitter to Create a Happier, Healthier Life

Social/Political Change

Winner

AMERICAN JUSTICE ON TRIAL People V. Newton

Lise Pearlman

Regent Press

www.regentpress.net

AMERICAN JUSTICE ON TRIAL People V. Newton

Social/Political Change

Finalist

URGENT CARE: 10 Cures For America's Ailing Healthcare System

Minda Wilson

Waterside Productions, Inc.

URGENT CARE: 10 Cures For America's Ailing Healthcare System

Specialty Book

Winner

The Journey to Wealth: Smart Investment Strategies to Stay Ahead of the Curve

James E. Demmert

New Insights Press

jamesdemmert.com

The Journey to Wealth: Smart Investment Strategies to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Spirituality

Winner

Spirituality 103 The Forgiveness Code: Finding The Light In our Shadows

Ivan Figueroa-Otero, MD

Balboa Press

www.ivanfigueroaoteromd.com

Spirituality 103 The Forgiveness Code: Finding The Light In our Shadows

Spirituality

Finalist

Miracle On Hammertown Road

Jim "Bubba" Bay and Mic Ruzich

Hudson House Publishing

jimbubbabay.com

Miracle On Hammertown Road

Spirituality

Finalist

Seeking Father Khaliq

William Peace

Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Company

www.williampeace.net

Seeking Father Khaliq

Spirituality

Finalist

The Wise Man Said

Ms. Priya Kumar

Books That Inspire

www.priya-kumar.com

The Wise Man Said

Sports

Winner

THE SPARROW'S SPIRIT: A Champion Wrestler's Lifetime Reflections on Prayer and Perseverance

Bill Welker

RoseDog Books

www.rosedogbookstore.com

THE SPARROW'S SPIRIT: A Champion Wrestler's Lifetime Reflections on Prayer and Perseverance

Suspense

Winner

The Fixer: The Killing Kind

Jill Amy Rosenblatt

Self-Published

www.jillamyrosenblatt.com

The Fixer: The Killing Kind

Suspense

Finalist

Archidamus

Janet K. Shawgo

North Loop Press

www.janetshawgo.com

Archidamus

Suspense

Finalist

Hunting Taylor Brown

Rhys Hagen

Blurb

www.rhyshagen.com

Hunting Taylor Brown

Suspense

Finalist

The Fixer: The Naked Man

Jill Amy Rosenblatt

Self-Published

www.jillamyrosenblatt.com

The Fixer: The Naked Man

Technology

Winner

Mr. Liquid Crystal

Terri Fergason Neal and Marian Pierce

New Insights Press

www.mrliquidcrystal.com

Mr. Liquid Crystal

Thriller

Winner

Before Evil (The Prequel)

Alex Kava

Prairie Wind Publishing

www.pwindpub.com

Before Evil (The Prequel)

Thriller

Finalist

The Fourth Pularchek

Samuel Marquis

Mount Sopris Publishing

The Fourth Pularchek

Thriller

Finalist

The Point of a Gun

Steven W. Kohlhagen

Edition Barenklau

The Point of a Gun

Travel

Winner

Spirit Traveler: Unlocking Ancient Mysteries and Secrets of Eight of the Worlds Greatest Historic Sites

Sonja Grace

Findhorn Press

sonjagrace.com

Spirit Traveler: Unlocking Ancient Mysteries and Secrets of Eight of the Worlds Greatest Historic Sites

Travel

Finalist

No Couches in Korea

Kevin M Maher

Wintermoon Books

www.kevinmaher.com

No Couches in Korea

True Crime

Winner

Dual Mission

Nino Perrotta

Outskirts Press



Dual Mission

True Crime

Finalist

In DeLorean's Shadow, The Drug Trial of the Century by the Sole Surviving Defendant

Stephen Lee Arrington

Drugs Bite Publishing

www.drugsbite.com

In DeLorean's Shadow, The Drug Trial of the Century by the Sole Surviving Defendant

Visionary Fiction

Winner

The Line Between

Beverly Knauer

Wise Words Press

www.authorbeverlyknauer.com

The Line Between

Visionary Fiction

Finalist

The Last Faith: a book by an atheist believer

Karmak Bagisbayev

CreateSpace

www.thelastfaith.com

The Last Faith: a book by an atheist believer

Well Being

Winner

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Carl Greer

Findhorn Press

www.galaxymediausa.com

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Western Fiction

Winner

Mary Fields AKA Stagecoach Mary

Erich Martin Hicks

First Edition Design Publishing

stagecoachmary.net
Mary Fields AKA Stagecoach Mary

Wine

Winner

Wine Stories: A Little Sip of Italy

Elizabeth Calhoun

CreateSpace

Wine Stories: A Little Sip of Italy

Women's Fiction

Winner

EDEN: A Novel

Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg

She Writes Press

www.jeanneblasberg.com

EDEN: A Novel

Women's Fiction

Finalist

The Closer

Sha Kahng

OLOM Press

The Closer

Women's Fiction

Finalist

There's More Than One Way Home

Donna Levin

Chickadee Prince Books

There's More Than One Way Home

Women's Health

Winner

THE THINKING WOMAN'S GUIDE TO BREAST CANCER Take Charge of Your Recovery and Remission

Janet Maker Ph.D.

Jane Thomas Press

twgbreastcancer.com

THE THINKING WOMAN'S GUIDE TO BREAST CANCER Take Charge of Your Recovery and Remission

Women's Issues

Winner

Fierce, Funny, and Female: A Journey Through Middle America, the Texas Oil Fields, and Standup Comedy

Marti MacGibbon

Stay Strong Publishing

martimacgibbon.com

Fierce, Funny, and Female: A Journey Through Middle America, the Texas Oil Fields, and Standup Comedy

Writing & Publishing

Winner

Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life

Diana Raab

Loving Healing Press

dianaraab.com

Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life

Young Adult Fiction

Winner

Dregs Island

Bon Blossman and Zakk Myer

CreateSpace

bonblossman.com/books

Dregs Island

Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

Ocean Depths A Time

C. L. Sherman

iUniverse

cherlynnsherman.com/wp/

Ocean Depths A Time

Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

Tower of the Arkein

Chase Blackwood

Plenary Fitness LLC
Tower of the Arkein