2010 Indie Excellence Award
2012 Indie Excellence Awards
 

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WINNERS & FINALISTS OF THE 2009 AWARDS!

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2009 Editor's Choice Winners include:

GRAND PRIZE WINNER! 

GLOBAL WARMING IS GOOD FOR BUSINESSGLOBAL WARMING IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS
Author K.B. Keilbach  (www.globalwarmingisgoodforbusiness.com ) 

Planned Television Arts (www.plannedtvarts.com), the nation’s largest and oldest book promoter, will provide a customized media campaign valued at $4,200 that will include each of the following components:

1.  The scheduling of at least a dozen radio interviews.
2. 30-minute brainstorming session to uncover the strongest media angles
3. Writing a press release
4. 30-minute media coaching session
5. E-mailing a pitch to scores of online outlets, including bloggers, Web sites, and podcaster.

http://www.plannedtvarts.com

FIRST PRIZE WINNER!   

Proud Parents' Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated KidsProud Parents' Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids
Author: Karen Ronney (www.karenronney.com)

Event Management Services (www.emsincorporated.com) an industry leader in the promotion of books will provide a comprehensive print publicity campaign valued at $3,695 that will include the following:

a. We will write a 400 to 600 word by-lined article that focuses on the message of the author’s book.  The article will be written in the same journalistic style of newspapers and magazines and will include numerous quotes from the author positioning him or her as an expert.  Mention of the release of the book will be included as part of the newsworthiness of the article.
b. We’ll distribute the article to a large database of journalists at major daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, wire services, national magazines, regional magazines, and trade publications.
c. We will send review copies of your book to every journalist that requests a copy.
d. At the same time we distribute the article to these newspapers and magazines, we will also distribute it to a targeted group of article banks who would have an interest in your subject.  This will increase your overall web presence.
e. We will arrange phone or email interviews with journalists requesting to speak with you before doing a story.
f. We will stay in close communication with journalists who expressed an interest in your story and will diligently follow-up with them.
g. We will add you to our clipping service will send you copies of all the newspaper and magazine clippings we receive from them.

LOSE THE DIET
THE VIRTUAL LIBRARIAN: A Tale Of Alternate Realities
THE SURVIVOR SPIRIT
THE FIRE AND THE LIGHT, A NOVEL OF THE CATHARS AND THE LOST TEACHINGS OF CHRIST 
FRESH FROZEN


SECOND PRIZE WINNERS!

LOSE THE DIET
Author Kathy Balland (www.Losethediet.com) 
 

THE VIRTUAL LIBRARIAN: A Tale Of Alternate Realities
Author Ted and Bob Rockwell (www.members.authorsguild.net/tedrockwell )

THE SURVIVOR SPIRIT
Author Cynthia Derosier (www.goodjujuco.com )

Build a Better Blog: Custom Blog Setup and Training from The Blog Squad

Get a professional blog created and customized to promote your book(s). You get 3 hours of training to learn how to manage and write effective blog posts (articles) that will engage your readers, build a community of raving fans, and help you sell more books. You also get The Blog Squad's best selling Build a Better Blog manual, access to private client training site, and a 70 minute audio program on how to use a blog to write and market your book.  (Value $1,485)Denise Wakeman aka The Blog Squad (www,blogsquad.biz)


Honorable Mention Winners: 

THE FIRE AND THE LIGHT, A NOVEL OF THE CATHARS AND THE LOST TEACHINGS OF CHRIST 
Author Glen Craney (www.glencraney.com

FRESH FROZEN
Darden North, M.D. (www.dardennorth.com)

Each Honorable Mention Winner will receive one hour of phone consulting with John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Book! Book marketing expert John Kremer www.johnkremer.com
HERE IS THE COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS AND FINALISTS

Action-Adventure

WINNER
Land of Men by Edward Muesch
Edwardmuesch.com
iUniverse
978-0-595-52643-7

Finalist
Defenders of the Scroll by Shiraz
www.DefendersoftheScroll.com
iUniverse
978-0-9810135-0-3

Finalist
Wolvire by Samuel Alexander

iUniverse
978-0595450367

Finalist
Renaissance Killer by Christopher Poole

AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-6448-7

Finalist
The Girl Who Rode Dolphins by Michael J. Ganas
www.Thegirlwhorodedolphins.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-9362-3

African-American Fiction

WINNER
Beacon on the Hill by Linda Kenney Miller
www.Lindakenneymiller.com
Harper House Publishers
978-0-9799802-3-7

Finalist
Wolvire by Samuel Alexander

iUniverse
978-0595450367

Finalist
African Girl by R.R. Pravin
www.princerrpravin.webs.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-9581-8

Finalist
Reflections in My Tea by Sandra Porter
www.sanporter.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4389-0425-2

African-American Non-Fiction

WINNER
Black Gangsters of Chicago by Ron Chepesiuk
www.BlackgangstersofChicago.com
Barricade Books
569803315

Finalist
City Girl by Iris M. Crenshaw

BookSurge
1-4196-5695-3

Finalist
Drinking From The Saucer: A Memoir by Charlene Cecilia Duline
www.Drinkingfromthesaucer.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-8104-0

Finalist
Building The Team by Kenric T. Brooks Sr.
www.Brooksbuildingtheteam.com
iUniverse
978-0595523375

Finalist
The Red-Black Connection: Contemporary Urban African-Native Americans and Their Stories of Dual Identity by Valena Broussard Dismukes
Dismukes.myexpose.com
Grace Enterprises
978-0-9797153-0-3

Animals/Pets

WINNER
Life Unbridled: What Animals Teach us about Spiritual Freedom by Liz Mitten Ryan
www.Lizmittenryan.com
Prima Publishing
978-1-4392-1130-4

Finalist
Speaking For Spot: Be the Advocate Your Dog Needs to Live a Happy, Healthy, Longer Life by Nancy Kay
www.speakingforspot.com
Trafalgar Square Books
978-1570764059

Finalist
8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog by Jenny Pavlovic
www.8StateKate.net
8 State Kate Press
978-0578007779

Finalist
Sabbatical:Resting in the Miraculous Power of Isness by Liz Mitten Ryan
www.Lizmittenryan.com
Prima Publishing
978-1-4392-1193-9

Finalist
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer: What Every Caretaker Should Know About Canine Cancer by Laurie Kaplan
www.Helpyourdogfightcancer.com
JanGen Press
978-097547947-6

Anthologies Non-Fiction

WINNER
Listen to Me: Shared Secrets from WriteGirl by Keren Taylor
www.writegirl.org
WriteGirl Publications
978-0-9741251-6-9

Finalist
The Survivor Spirit: The Beauty, Passion & Power of Breast Cancer Survivors by Cynthia Y.H. Derosier
www.goodjujuco.com
Free Time Productions/The Good Juju co.
978-0-9769548-2-8

Finalist
Migraine Expressions: A Creative Journey through Life with Migraine by Betsy Baxter Blondin, Editor
www.wordmetropress.com
Word Metro Press
978-0-615-20197-9

Art

WINNER
Art in the White House: A Nation's Pride by William Kloss

White House Historical Association
978-1-931917-01-8

Finalist
Painting Life: The Art of Pieter Bruegel, The Elder by Robert L. Bonn

Richard Altschuler & Associates
978-1-884092-12-1

Finalist
Where Quirky Meets Menacing: An Autobiography in Collage by Kim Smith
www.VintageSmith.com
Kim Smith
978-0-615-21965-3

Finalist
The Art of Everyday Joe: A Collector's Journal by Michael K. Corbin
www.artmaestrogallery.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-3213-4

Finalist
Wild Hoofbeats: America's Vanishing Wild Horses by Carol Walker
www.wildhoofbeats.com
Painted Hills Publishing
978-0-=9817936-4-1

Audio Book Fiction

WINNER
Resonance by Eli Jackson
www.AjsAudioMovies.com
Griffyn Ink
978-0-9799510-2-2

Finalist
Vedette Does La Danza by Stephen Siciiano
www.myspace.com/omarscribe.
N/A
1-919-178-55

Audio Book Non-Fiction

WINNER
How YOU are like Shampoo: The Breakthrough Personal Branding System based on proven big-brand marketing methods to help you earn more, do more, and be more at work by Brenda Bence
www.BrendaBence.com
Global Insight Communications
978-0-9799010-8-9

Finalist
Growing up in Mississippi by Bertha M. Davis
www.Berthabooks.com
Spoken Books Publishing
1-60031-018-4

Finalist
The White House Remembered by Editor-Hugh Sidey

White House Historical Association
0-912308-95-8

Autobiography

WINNER
Reflections of a Khmer Soul by Navy Phim
www.navyphim.com
Wheatmark Publishing
978-1-58736-861-5

Finalist
Falling Into Faith by Donna Wilcox
www.Donnawilcox.com
Tate Publishing & Enterprises
978-1-5988676-2-6

Best Cover Copy Writing

WINNER
Under The Black Ensign by L. Ron Hubbard

Galaxy Press
978-1-59212-339-1

Best Cover Design

WINNER
Fresh Frozen by Darden North, MD
www.dardennorth.com
Ponder House Press
978-0977112630

Finalist
The Way To happiness by L. Ron Hubbard
www.bridgepub.com
Bridge Publications
978-1-4031-5157-5

Finalist
Big Picture of the Bible: Old Testament by Lorna Daniels Nichols
www.bigpictureofthebible.com
WinePress Publishing
978-1-57921-929-1

Finalist
Inside The Lionel Trains Fun Factory: The History of a Manufacturing Icon and The Place Where Childhood Dreams Were Made by Robert J. Osterhoff
www.projectroar.com
Project Roar Publishing
978-1-9336-0005-5

Finalist
The Boss by Andrew O'Keeffe
www.hardwiredhumans.com
Greenleaf Book Group Press
978-1-929774-89-0

Best Editing Fiction

WINNER
Defenders of the Scroll by Shiraz
www.Defendersofthescroll.com
iUniverse
978-0-9810135-0-3

Best Editing Non-Fiction

WINNER
Son of Mashpee: reflections of Keith Flying Eagle, A Wampanoag by Earl Mills Sr. and Alicja Mann

Word Studio
978-0-965-4360-7-6

Best Interior Design

WINNER
Handbook for Preclears by L. Ron Hubbard
www.bridgepub.com
Bridge Publications
978-1-4031-4411-9

Finalist
Son of Mashpee: Reflections of Chief Flying Eagle, Womponoag by Earl Mills Sr. and Alicja Mann
www.alicjamann.com
Word Studio
978-0-965-4360-7-6

Finalist
Peace Meals: A Book of Recipes for Cooking and Connecting by The Junior League of Houston
www.juniorleaguehouston.org
The Junior League of Houston
978-0-615-20783-4

Best New Fiction

WINNER
The Fire and the Light: A Novel of the Cathars and the Lost Teachings of Christ by Glen Craney
www.glencraney.com
Brigid's Fire Press
978-0981648477

Finalist
Topaz Woman by Christine Candland
www.TopazWomanthenovel.com
iUniverse
978-0-595-67808-2

Finalist
The BAMBERG AFFAIR in THE ALL by William S. Beigh
www.TheBambergaffairintheall.com
Aileron Publishing
978-0-615-17259-0

Finalist
The Beijing Games by Pat DePaolo
beijinggamesbook.com
AuthorHoue
978-1-4343-4088-7

Finalist
In Memory of Central Park by Queenelle Minet
Centralparknovel.com
Synergy Books
1-934454-25-7

Finalist
Elijah's Coin; a Lesson for Life by Steve O'Brien
www.elijahscoin.com

978-0-9820745-4-4

Best New Non-Fiction

WINNER
Pursuit of Light: An Extraordinary Journey by Sandy Brewer
www.Pursuitoflight.com
Peachtreehouse
978-0-9796554-4-9

Finalist
Lose The Diet: Transform Your Body by Connecting With Your Soul by Kathy Balland
Losethediet.com
Blissful Publications
978-0-9821831-0-6

Finalist
Mind Your Own Wellness: Turning Thoughts into Reality by Alex Ong
www.Mindyourownwellness.com
OCL Publishing
978-0-9801556-6-2

Finalist
Triumph & Hope: Golden Years with the Peace Corps in Honduras by Barbara E. Joe
Honduraspeacecorps.blogspot.com
BookSurge
1-4392-2202-9

Biography

WINNER
Eccentric Explorers: Unravelling the Mysteries of Tibet--Wild and Wacky Adventurers of The Tibetan Plateau by Michael Buckley
www.himmies.com
CrazyHorse Press
978-0-9693370-2-7

Finalist
The Untold Story of Joe Hernandez: The Voice of Santa Anita by Rudolph Valier Alvarado

Caballo Press of Ann Arbor
978-0615187570

Finalist
White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee by Svetlana Kim
www.SvetlanaKim.com
BookSurge
978-1-4196-5574-6

Book Publishing

WINNER
Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead: The Bumpy Road to Getting Published by Maralys Wills
www.Maralys.com
Stephens Press
978-1-932173-925

Book Writing

WINNER
Doing Business By the Book: How to Craft a Crowd-Pleasing Book and Attract More Clients and Speaking Engagements Than You Ever Thought Possible by Sophfronia Scott
www.Doneforyouwriting.com
Advantage
978-1-59932-093-9

Business

WINNER
Global Warming Is Good For Business: How Savvy Entrepreneurs, Large Corporations And Others Are Making Money While Saving The Planet by K.B. Keilbach
www.globalwarmingisgoodforbusiness.com
Quill Driver Books
978-1884956-88-1

Finalist
Clearance and Copyright by Michael C. Donaldson
www.michaelcdonaldson.com
Silman-James Press
978-1-879505-98-8

Finalist
Be Big, Step Up, Step Out, Be Bold by Judith H. Katz & Fredrick A. Miller
www.bebigthebook.com
Berrett-Koehler
978-1-57475-452-8

Finalist
Without Warning: Breakthrough Strategies for Solving the Silent Problems Taking Aim at your Organization by Rodney N. Johnson
www.withoutwarningcoach.com
Adams Business & Professional
978-1-59298-274-5

Finalist
Leaders for Tomorrow by Eric Vogt & Robin Grumman Vogt
www.interclass.com
Beaver's Pond Press
978--59298-254-7

Finalist
The Internet Escorts Handbook 2: Advertising and Marketing: Successfully Creating and Selling Your Image Online by Amanda Brooks
www.theinternetescortshandbook.com
Golden Girl Press
978-0-978094416

Chick-Lit

WINNER
Topaz Woman by Christine Candland
www.TopazWomanthenovel.com
iUniverse
978-0-595-67808-2

Finalist
Perfect on Paper by Maria Murnane
mariamurnane.com
Winks Ink
978-0-9800425-0-4

Finalist
The Mommy Tree by Margaret Graves

BookSurge
1-439202362

Children's Fiction

WINNER
Anna Smudge: Professional Shrink by MAC
www.Whoismrwho.com
Toasted Coconut Media
978-1-934906-00-2

Finalist
Simon Says Share by Teresa Butler
www.simonsaysbooks.biz
Phylira
978-0-982087-0-9

Finalist
Sidikiba's Kora Lesson by Ryan Thomas Skinner
www.sidikibaskoralesson.com
Beaver's Pond Press
978-1-59298-242-4

Finalist
Ring Dragonz by Mister Rengerz
www.ringdragonz.com
Helm Publishing
978-0-9801780-7-4

Finalist
An Invitation From the Fairy by Ngozika Eze-Offormezie
www.Authorhouse.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-9784-3

Finalist
Herby's Secret Formula by Sue C. Hughey
www.herbyssecretformula.com
Associated Arts Publisher
978-0-9814539-5-8

Children's Non-Fiction

WINNER
Soil: More Than Just Dirt by Jerry Wermund
www.rockonpub.com
Rockon Publishing
978-09726255-3-1

Finalist
Chess! Lessons From a Grandmaster by GM Yury Shulman and Rishi Sethi
www.shulmanchess.com
Spizzirri Press
0-86545-997-5

Finalist
Belle and Bob La Follette: Partners in Politics by Bob Kann
www.bobkann.com
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
978-0-87020-407-4

Children's Picture Books

WINNER
The Sock Fairy by Bobbie Hinman
www.bestfairybooks.com
Best Fairy Books
978-0-978679118

Finalist
There's a Frog on My Forehead by Colette Omans Nicoletta
www.frogonmyforehead.com
Beaver's Pond Press
978-1-59298-264-6

Finalist
Jadyn and the Magic Bubble: I Met Gandhi! by Brigitte Benchimol
www.jadynandthemagicbubble.com
East West Discovery Press
978-0-9799339-7-4

Finalist
Terple by Richie Frieman
www.Richiefrieman.com
BookSurge
975-1419685903

Finalist
Circus Fever by Alva Sachs
www.alvasachs.com
Three Wishes Publishing Company
978-0-979638008

Finalist
Can't Catch a Butterfly by Michelle Zimmerman
www.rainbowstarbooks.com
Rainbow Star Books
978-0-9802363-0-9

Children's Religion

WINNER
Kiddish Yiddish: Jewish Traditions & Culture in Rhyme by Barbara Feltquate
www.Kiddishyiddish.com
Bardolf & Company
978-0-9778199-3-5

Finalist
God Loves You by Carol Suchland

AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-6887-4

Finalist
An Old Salem Christmas by Karen Cecil Smith

Parkway Publishers
978-1933251-46-2

Coffee Table

WINNER
Historic Photos of Broadway: New York Theater, 1850-1970 by Leonard Jacobs
www.Turnerpublishing.com
Turner Publishing
978-1-59652-362-3

Finalist
The Surfer Spirit by Cynthia Y.H. Derosier
www.Thesurferspirit.com
Free Time Productions/The Good Juju co.
0-9769548-1-1

Finalist
Spirit of Place: Baltimore's Favorite Spaces by Sarah Achenbach and Bill McAllen
www.Charmcitypublishing.com
Charm City Publishing
978-1-6070276-5-2

Finalist
Welcome Home To Yourself: A therapist and photographer explore the meaning of life through individual lenses-A mother and son's journey by Suzanne Kyra
www.suzannekyra.com
Relationships Matter Publishing

Finalist
Wild Hoofbeats: America's Vanishing Wild Horses by Carol Walker
www.wildhoofbeats.com
Painted Hills Publishing
978-0-9817936-4-1

Cookbooks

WINNER
The Culinary Institute of America Cookbook by The Culinary Institute of America
www.ciachef.edu
Lebhar-Friedman Books
978-0-86730-931-7

Finalist
Easy Entertaining for Beginners: You can throw a fabulous party, from a holiday fiesta to a romantic evening for two by Patricia Mendez
www.ezentertaining.net
Maple Heights Press
978-0-9799564-0-9

Finalist
Marshes to Mansions: Treasured recipes of South Louisiana by Junior League of Lake Charles
www.jllc.net
Favorite Recipe Press
978-0-9607524-4-7

Finalist
A Thyme to Entertain: Menus & Traditions of Annapolis by The Junior League of Annapolis
www.jlannapolis.org
The Junior League of Annapolis
978-0-9642139-1-3

Finalist
Peace Meals: A Book of Recipes for Cooking and Connecting by The Junior League of Houston
www.juniorleaguehouston.org
The Junior League of Houston
978-0-615-20783-4

Finalist
Mardi Gras to Mistletoe: A Cookbook of Festive Favorites from the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana by Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana
www.jlsb.org
Favorite Recipes Press
0-9602246-0-2

Finalist
Savor Nantucket by St. Mary-Our Lady of the ISLE
www.stmarysnantucket.org/cookbook
St. Mary-Our Lady of the ISLE
978-0-615-18533-0

Crafts

WINNER
Cake Art: Simplified Step-by-Step Instructions and Illustrated Techniques for the Home Baker to Create Showstopping Cakes and Cupcakes by The Culinary Institute of America: Designs and Techniques by Chefs Kate Cavotti and Alison McLoughlin
www.ciachef.edu
Lebhar-Friedman Books
978-0-86730-922-5

Finalist
Sweater 101: How To Plan Sweaters That Fit…And Organize Your Knitting Life at the Same Time by Cheryl Brunette
www.sweater101.com
Marrowstone Island Press
978-0-615-18794-5

Current Events-Media Entertainment

WINNER
Clearance and Copyright by Michael C. Donaldson
www.michaelcdonaldson.com
Silman-James Press
978-1-879505-98-8

Finalist
Dealing With Divas: A Survival kit for the Celebrity Personal Assistant (or Anyone with a Pushy Boss) by Shelly Anderson
www.dealingwithdivas.com
iUniverse
0-595-43436-3

Current Events Political/Social

WINNER
Tibet's War of Peace: A Nation's Nonviolent Struggle for Freedom by Dennis Cusack
www.tibetswarofpeace.com
Brown Door Publishing
978-0-979998706

Finalist
The 9/11 Verses - Terrorist Teachings in the Koran by Karl J. Trautwein
www.the911verses.com
Now I See Publishing
978-0-9820273-0-1

Finalist
Beyond Fossil Fools: A Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040 by Joseph M. Shuster
www.beyondfossilfools.com
Beavers Pond Press
978-1-59298-235-6

Diet

WINNER
Lose the Diet: Transform your body by connecting with your soul by Kathy Balland
www.Losethediet.com
Blissful Publications
978-0-9821831-0-6

DVD Fiction

WINNER
Paraworld Zero by Matthew Peterson
www.paraworlds.com
Parallel Worlds

E-Book Fiction

WINNER
On Your Feet! by Carol Mackela

iUniverse
978-0-595-62973-2

Ebook Non-Fiction

WINNER
Wisdom to Heal and Love Again by Georgia Roulo
www.WisdomToHealAndLoveAgain.com
Georgia Roulo
978-0-615-26474-5

Finalist
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer: What Every Caretaker Should Know About Canine Cancer by Laurie Kaplan
www.helpyourdogfightcancer.com
JanGen Press
978-0-97547947-6

Education/Academic

WINNER
Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades by Dr. Sylvia Rimm
www.giftedbooks.com
Great Potential Press
978-0-910707879

Finalist
Fast Tracks From A_Z, Writing Doesn't Have to be a Hurdle by Kimberly P. Johnson
www.simplycreativeworks.com
Simply Creative Works
0-9713334-5-9

Finalist
The Aesthetics of Equity: Notes on Race, Space, Architecture and Music by Craig L. Wilkins
www.afamarchitects.com
University of Minnesota Press
978-0-8166-4661-6

Finalist
Proud Parents' Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids: A Lifetime of Benefit In Just 10 Minutes A Day by Karen Ronney
www.karenronney.com
Thomas Nelson
978-90-7852-2822-6

Finalist
Unlock Your Educational Potential by DR. Brian Haig & Jeffrey Haig
www.maximizeyoureducation.com
THF Publishing
978-0-9815659-2-7

Environment/Non-Fiction

WINNER
Visions for a Sustainable Energy Future by Mark A. Gabriel
www.positiveenergydirections.com
The Fairmont Press
0-88173-513-2

Finalist
Gators, Gourdheads, and Pufflings: A Biologist slogs, Climbs, and Wings Her Way to Save Wildlife by SUSAN D. JEWELL
www.buybooksontheweb.com
Infinity Publishing
0-7414-4961-7

Fantasy

WINNER
Defenders of the Scroll by Shiraz
www.defendersofthescroll.com
iUniverse
978-0-9810135-0-3

Finalist
The Crown Conspiracy by Michael Sullivan
www.michaelsullivan-author.com
Aspirations Media
978-0=98003437

Finalist
If I Were You by L. Ron Hubbard
www.goldenagestories.com
Galaxy Press
978-1-59212-359-9

Finalist
Wolvire by Samuel Alexander

iUniverse
978-0595450367

Fiction

WINNER
Webs of Power by Darlene Quinn
www.darlenequinn.net
Emerald Book Co.
978-1-934572-05-4

Finalist
Fresh Frozen by Darden North, M.D.
www.dardennorth.com
Ponder House Press
978-0-977112630

Finalist
Topaz Woman by Christine Candland

iUniverse
978-0-595-67808-2

Finalist
In Memory of Central Park by Queenelle Minet

Synergy Books
10934454-25-7

Finalist
Land of Men by Edward Muesch
www.edwardmuesch.com
iUniverse
978-0-595-52643-7

Gay/Lesbian Fiction

WINNER
Blinded by the Light by Morgan Hunt
www.morganhuntbooks.com
Alyson Books
1-59350-085-8

Finalist
Renaissance Killer by Christopher Poole
www.Yourmoviewarehouse.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-4343-6448-7

Finalist
Slather by Patricia A. Kuess

iUniverse
978-0-595-46438-8

Finalist
Wolvire by Samuel Alexander

iUniverse
978-0595450367

Gay/Lesbian Non-Fiction

WINNER
Gaytude: A poetic journey around the world by Albert Russo and Adam Donaldson Powell
www.albertrusso.eu
Xlibris
978-1-4363-6396-9

Finalist
Stupendous Commandments for my Child by Jacob Clark

iUniverse
978-0-595-50032-1

Green

WINNER
What's it Like, Living Green? Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way they Live by Jill Ammon Vanderwood
www.Jillvanderwood.com
BookSurge
978-1-4392-2477-9

Health

WINNER.
Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely: Making Intelligent Choices in America's Healthcare System by Davis Liu, M.D.
www.davisliumd.com
Stepho Publishing
978-0-9793512-0-4

Finalist
Conquer Prostate Cancer, How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life, by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, Ed.D., D.D., with Dr. Robert Carey, M.D., Ph.D.
www.ConquerProstateCancer.com
Health Success Media
978-0-9820121-0-9

Finalist
"The Born-Again Diabetic: the handbook to help you get your diabetes under control by William ""Lee"" Dubois"
www.redbloodcellbooks.com
Red Bleod Cells Books
978-0-9822257-0-7

Finalist
Critical Conditions: The Essential Hospital Guide to Get Your Loved One Out Alive by Martine Ehrenclou
www.criticalconditions.com
Lemon Grove Press
978-0-9815240-0-9

Finalist
Stop the Stress Habit: Change Your Perceptions & Improve Your Health by Dr Leslie Torburn
www.stopthestresshabit.com
iUniverse
978-0-595-71478-0

Finalist
Why Don't They JUST QUIT? by Joe Herzanek
www.whydonttheyjustquit.com
Changing Lives Foundation
978-1-604020786

Finalist
Suzy Prudden's Itty Bitty Weight Loss Book by Suzy Prudden and Joan Meijer
www.suzyprudden.com
Itty Bitty Books
978-1-931191-87-6

Finalist
The Perfect Menopause, 7 Steps to The Best Time of Your Life by Dr. Henery M. Hess, MD PhD. With Tiffany Farrell
www.theprefectmenopause.com
Westfall Park Publishing Group
978-1-60402-935-2

Historical Fiction

WINNER
Beacon on the Hill by Linda Kenney Miller
www.lindakenneymiller.com
Harper House Publishers
978-0-9799802-3-7

Finalist
Pythagorean Crimes by Tefcros Michaelides
www.pythagoreancrimes.com
Parmenides Publishing
978-1-9220972278

Finalist
Requiem for the Author of Frankenstein by Molly Dwyer
www.mollydwyer.com
Lost Coast Press
978-1882897-93-3

Finalist
The Whittaker Family Reunion by Shirley A.Roe
www.theebooksale.com
Real Time Publishing
978-1-906806-51-4

Finalist
Under the Black Ensign by L. Ron Hubbard
www.goldenagestories.com
Galaxy Press
978-1-59212-339-1

History

WINNER
The President's House: A History by William Seale

White House Historical Association
978-1-931917-02-5

Finalist
Old Farm: A History by Jerry Apps
www.jerryapps.com
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
978-0-87020-406-7

Finalist
The Living White House by Betty C. Monkman

White House Historical Association
0-912308-97-4

Finalist
JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters by James W. Douglass

Orbis Books
978-1-57075-755-6

Hobbies

WINNER
The Art of Everyday Joe: A Collector's Journal by Michael K. Corbin
www.artmaestrogallery.com
Author House
978-1-4343-3213-4

Finalist
Orders, Decorations and Medals of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea by William Boik
www.northkoreanmedals.com
DBM Press
978-0-615-19087-7

Home and Garden

WINNER
The Art of Redesign: 5 Simple Steps to No-Cost Redecorating by Val Sharp
www.sharpredesigns.com
Sharp Publishing
978-0-9808835-0-3

Humor

WINNER
Roast beef's Promise by David Jerome
www.smackbooks.com
Smackbooks
978-0-9815459-1-2

Finalist
Libations of Life: A girls guide to life one cocktail at a time by Dee Brun
www.cocktaildeeva.com
Whitecap
1552858995

Finalist
The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury by David Desmond
www.oliverbooth.com
Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
978-1-929774-56-2

Medical

WINNER
Optimal Healing, A Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine by Patricia Tsang, MD
www.patriciatsangmd.com
Balance For Health Publishing
978-0-999484-9-7

Finalist
Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wiesly: Making Intelligent Choices In America's Healthcare System I by David Liu, MD
www.davisliumd.blogspot.com
Stetho Publishing
978-0-9793512-0-4

Finalist
Walks on the Beach With Angie: A Father's Story of Loveby Donald A. Warner with Marly Cornell
www.angelawarnerfoundation.org
North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.
978-0-87839-274-2

Finalist
Starting With Serotonin: How a High-Rolling Father of Drug Discovery Repeatedly Beat the Odds by Ann G. Sjoerdsma
www.improbablebooks.com
Improbable Books
978-0-615-16558-5

Memoir

WINNER
Cancer is a Bitch (Or, I'd rather be having a midlife crisis) by Gail Konop Baker
www.gailkonopbaker.com
Da Capo Lifeong
978-0738211626

Finalist
Walks on the Beach with Angie: A Father's Story by Donald A. Warner with Marly Cornell
www.angelawarnerfoundation.com
North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.
978-0-87839-274-2

Finalist
SIPPING FROM THE NILE: My Exodus from Egypt by Jean Nagger
www.stonycreekpress.com
Stony Creek Press
978-0-9818079-0-4

Finalist
FACE OF FAITH: Discovering a Different Kind of Makeover by Candy Wood Lindley
www.faceoffaith.com
Exclaim Publishing
978-0-9820435-0-9

Finalist
A Clown in the Trunk by Maralys Wills

Stephen Press, LLC
978-1-932173-85-7

Finalist
OUT OF FOCUS..AGAIN: A Journey from Depression to Recovery through Courage, Love and Commitment by Ann Kochenberger
www.outoffocusagain.com
Morgan James
978-1-60037-444-9

Finalist
Bipolar Bare by Carlton Davis
www.bipolarbarebook.com
BookSurge
978-143922207-0-2

Finalist
In Our House: Perception vs. Reality by Marala Scott and Tre Parker
www.inourhousebook.com
Seraph Books
978-0-9820268-0-9

Finalist
Finding Josie by Wendy Bilen
www.wisconsinhistory.org
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
978-0-87020-391-6

Finalist
At The Elbows of My Elders: One Families Journey Toward Civil Rights by Gail Melissa Grant
www.gailmilissagrant.com
Missouri History Museum
978-1-882981-66-9

Men's Issues

WINNER
Conquer Prostate Cancer, How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life, by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, Ed.D., D.D., with Dr. Robert Carey, M.D., Ph.D.
www.ConquerProstateCancer.com
Health Success Media
978-0-9820121-0-9

Finalist
21 Secrets To Amazing Health by Traci Ferguson M.D.

BookSurge
1419697137

Military Fiction

WINNER
The Court - Martial of Charlie Newell by Gerard Shirar

iUniverse
978-0-595-44491-5

Finalist
The Chaplain's Assistant: God, Country and Vietnam by J.T. Caldwell
www.thechaplainsassistant.com
iUniverse
595407528

Finalist
Depth of Revenge by Richard Golden

iUniverse
978-1-4401-1525-7

Military History

WINNER
Knockin' on Heaven's Door: A True Story of Courage and Sacrifice by Don Busi
www.authordon.com
iUniverse
978-0-5954-8703-5

Military Non-Fiction

WINNER
BAGHDAD FTU: The True Story of a Contractor on the Battlefield by A. G. Matheny

Concierge Publishing
978-0-9819034-2-2

Miscellaneous

WINNER
The Virtual Librarian: A Tale Of Alternate Realities by Ted & Bob Rockwell
members.authorsguild.net/tedrockwell
AuthorHouse
978-0-595-71071-3

Multicultural Fiction

WINNER
On The Run In Africa by Bill Fairbairn

Baico Publishing Consultants
1-897357-88-5

Finalist
The Dharma Videos of Lust: Mysteries of Indian Religions by Anoop Chandola

UKA Press
978-1-9057-9615-1

Finalist
Shalon Tower Syndrome by Albert Russo
www.albertrusso.com
XLIBRIS
978-1-4257-7703-6

Multicultural Non-Fiction

WINNER
The Red-Black Connection: Contemporary Urban African-Native Americans and Their Stories of Dual Identity by Valena Broussard Dismukes
www.dismukes.myexpose.com
Grace Enterprises
978-0-9797153-0-3

Finalist
Divine Betrayal, An Inspirational Story of Love, Rebellion, and Redemption by Graceann K. Deters
www.divinebetrayal.com
Grand Sierra Publishing
978-0-9821869-5-4

Music

WINNER
I'd Give My Life, From Washington Square to Carnegie Hall..A Journey by Folk Music by Erik Darling

Science & Behavior Books
978-0-8314-0093-4

Mystery/Suspense

WINNER
Stuff Dreams are Made Of by Don Bruns
www.donbrunsbooks.com
Oceanview Publishing
978-1-933515-16-8

Finalist
St.Barts Breakdown by Don Bruns
www.donbrunsbooks.com
Oceanview Publishing
978-1-933515-12-0

Finalist
The Aristotle Quest: Black Market Truth by Sharon Kaye
www.aristotleguest.com
Parmenides Publishing
978-1-930972315

Finalist
Blood Island by H. Terrell Griffin
www.hterrellgriffin.com
Oceanview Publishing
978-1-933515-21-2

Finalist
The Elymais Coin by John H. Manhold
www.johnhmanhold.com
Cereb Press
978-0-9797572 0 4

New Age Fiction

WINNER
Rebecoming: The Way Of Opportunity by J.R. Maxon
www.rebecomingbook.com
Dassana Press
978-9815201-5-5

Finalist
A Hit Of Heaven: A Soul's Journey Through Illusion by Andrea Avari
www.andreaavari.com
Cold Tree Press
978-1-58385-235-4

New Age Non-Fiction

WINNER
The Power of the Possible: A Book of Hope and Inspiration by Auriela McCarthy

Beaufort Books

Finalist
The Truth According to Horses, by Liz Mitten Ryan
www.lizmittenryan.com
Prima Publishing
978-1-4392-1129-8

Finalist
Powerful Intentions Everyday Gratitude, 100 Transformational Days to Create a Life of Joy, Grace and Ease by Sue Urda
www.powerfulintentionseveryday.com
Powerful You! Publishing
978-6-615-26471-4

Finalist
The Art of Conscious Creation, How You Can Transform the World by Jackie Lapin
www.theartofconsciouscreation.com
Elevate
978-1-60194-009-4

Non Fiction

WINNER
The Complete Walt Disney World 2009 by Julie & Mike Neal
www.coconutpress.com
Coconut Press
978-0-9709596-8-3

Finalist
Journeys Of Heartache And Grace, Conversations And Life Lessons From Young People by Dr. Melody Chatelle
www.chatelleandassociates.com
LangMarc Publishing
1-880292-34-3

Finalist
The Tao of Show Business: How to Pursue Your Dream without Losing your Mind by Dallas Travers
www.taoofshowbusiness.com
Love Your Life Publishing
978-0-9820477-2-9


Proud Parents Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced And Coordinated Kids: A Lifetime Of Benefit In Just 10 Minutes A Day by Karen Ronney
www.karenronney.com
Thomas Nelson
978-0-7852-2822-6

Finalist
The Parent-Child Book Club: Connecting With Your Kids Through Reading by Melissa Stoller & Marcy Winkler
www.parentchildbookclub.com
HorizonLine Publishing
978-0-9821870-0-5

Finalist
Conquer Prostate Cancer, How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life, by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, Ed.D., D.D., with Dr. Robert Carey, M.D., Ph.D.
www.conquerprostatecancer.com
Health Success Media
978-0-98201210-0-9

Parenting/Family

WINNER
Proud Parent's Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced and Coordinated Kids: a Lifetime of Benefit in just 10 minutes a day by Karen Ronney
www.karenronney.com
Thomas Nelson
978-0-7852-2822-6

Photography

WINNER
Strength & Compassion by Eric Greitens
www.strengthandcompassion.com
Leading Authorities Press
978-09710078-02

Finalist
Wild Hoofbeats: America's Vanishing Wild Horses by Carol Walker
www.wildhoofbeats.com
Painted Hills Publishing
978-0-9817936-4-1

Finalist
Welcome Home To Yourself: A Therapist and Photographer Explore the Meaning of Life Through Individual Lenses: a Mother and Son's Journey by Suzanne Kyra
www.suzannekyra.com
Relationships Matter Publishing
978-0-9809013-0-6

Finalist
The Surfer Spirit by Cynthia Y.H. Derosier
www.thesurferspirit.com
Free Time Productions/ The Good Juju co.
0-9769548-1-1

Poetry

WINNER
Wide Awake in Someone Else's Dream by M.L. Liebler
www.mlliebler.com

978-0-814333822

Finalist
Why He Created The World by Sunny Kapoor

N/A
978-12382264-15

Finalist
Dark Card by Rebecca Foust
www.rebeccafoust.com
Texas Review Press
978-1-933896-14-4

Psychiatry

WINNER
Dark Card by Rebecca Foust

Texas Review Press
978-1-933896-14-4

Finalist
The Forgotten Future: Adolescents in Crisis by Deborah Clark Ebel, R.N.
www.debebel.com
Outskirts Press
978-1432719357

Psychology

WINNER
Bring Yourself To Love: How Couples Can Turn Disconnection Into Intimacy by Dr Mona R. Barbara, PH.D.
www.loving-relationship-information.com
Dos Monos Press
978-1-923787-03-8

Finalist
Living With Intensity by Edited by Susan Daniels & Michael Piechowski
www.giftedbooks.com
Great Potential Press
978=0-910707893

Reference

WINNER
Unlock Your Educational Potential by Dr. Brian Haig & Jeffrey Haig
www.maximizeyoureducation.com
THF Publishing
978-0-9815659-2-7

Finalist
Christmas: Celebrating The Christian History of American Symbols, Song and Stories by Angie Mosteller
www.celebratingholidays.com
Celebrating Holidays/Xulon Press
978-1-0791-008-4

Finalist
The Ultimate Protocol Guide Vol 1 Data Delivery and Routing, Vol 2 Applications, Access & Data Security by Philip M. Miller
www.brownwalker.com/book.php?method=ISBN&book=1599424916
Brown Walker Press
978-1-599424910

Regional Fiction

WINNER
Cain's Version by Frank Durham
www.turnerpublishing.com
Turner Publishing
978-1-59652-501-6

Finalist
Fresh Frozen by Darden North, MD
www.dardennorth.com
Ponder House Press
978-0-977112630

Finalist
Ride, Boldly Ride-An American Novel by Mary Ramstetter
www.clazy3books.com
C Lazy Three Press
0-9643283-4-8

Regional Non-Fiction

WINNER
Be Big, Stand up, Step Our, Be Bold by Judith H. Katz & Fredrick A. Miller
www.bebigthebook.com
Berrett-Koehler
978-1-57475-452-8

Finalist
Fill'er Up: The Glory Days of Wisconsin Gas Stations by Jim Draeger & Mark Speltz
www.wisconsinhistory.org
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
978-0-87020-393-0

Finalist
Los Angeles Attractions by Borislav Stanic
www.museonbooks.com
Museon Publishing
978-1-889224114

Finalist
Steel Resolve: A Story of Endurance by Hugh W. Williams II

Drake-Williams Steel Publishing
978-0-9820589-0-9

Finalist
I Am a Teamster: a Short, Fiery Story of Reginav Polk, Her Hats, Her Pets, Sweet Love and The Modern-day Labor Movement by Terry Spencer Hesser

Lake Claremont Press
978-189312135-5

Regional Cookbook

WINNER
California Mosaic: A Cookbook Celebrating Cultures and Cuisine by Junior League of Pasadena, Inc.

Favorite Recipes Press
978-0-9632089-5-8

Finalist
New Braunfels Smokehouse - Our Favorite Recipes by Susan Dunbar Snyder

Treeline Publishing
978-0-9795914-0-2

Finalist
Peace Meals: A Book of Recipes for Cooking and Connecting by The Junior League of Houston, Inc.

The Junior League of Houston
978-0-615-20783-4

Religion

WINNER
DID MAN CREATE GOD? Is Your Spiritual Brain at Peace with your Thinking Brain? by David E. Cummings, M.D.

Hope Press
978-0-1878256733

Finalist
This Time by Rev. Kim R. Brewer
www.HOHworshipcenter.net
Class A Music
978-0-977805-5-2

Finalist
Big Picture of the Bible - Old Testament by Lorna Daniels Nichols
www.bigpictureofthebible.com
Wine Press Publishing
978-1-57921-929-1

Finalist
A Fear Not Degree is Better than a PhD by Aim OG

Trubooks Publishing
0-976-0009-6-2

Religious Fiction

WINNER
The Calling - A Voice in the Dead Woods by Jacob Isreal
www.jacobisrael.org
Tate Publishing
978-1-6060484-1-2

Romance

WINNER
Cause and Conscience by Mara Purl
www.marapurl.com
Haven Books
978-1-58436-004-9

Finalist
The Road to Eden's Ridge by M.L. Rose
www.edensridge.com
Turner Publishing
978-1-59652-484-2

Finalist
Love Leaves No One Behind by Claudia Pemberton
www.writingsbyclaudia.com
iUniverse
978-0-595-41402-4

Finalist
Savannah's Choices by Donna Ketchbaw
www.donnaketchbaw.web.com
AuthorHouse
978-1-425-94132-1

Science Fiction

WINNER
In Memory of Central Park by Queenelle Minet


1-934454-25-7

Finalist
The Great Secret by L. Ron Hubbard
www.goldenagestories.com
Galaxy Press
978-1-59212-371-1

Self Help

WINNER
Second Bloom: 10 Steps to Reinvent, Rejuvenate, and Realize a New Life by Anne Marie Smith and Michelle Gamble-Risley

Kaabrah Publishing
978-0-9818322-0-3

Finalist
Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation: Bite Back When Businesses and Scammers Do You Wrong by Dave Lieber
www.watchdognation.com
Yankee Cowboy Publishing
978-0-9708530-5-9

Finalist
Stop The Stress Habit: Change Your Perceptions and Improve Your Health by Leslie Torburn

iUniverse
978-0-595-71478-0

Finalist
The Art of Conscious Creation: How You Can Transform the World by Jackie Lapin

Elevate
978-1-60194-009-4

Finalist
Regretland.. (A Journey to Freedom) by Adrienne Golday

Regretland Books
978-0-615-18746-4

Finalist
Freedom From Food by Patricia Bisch

1st World Publishing
978-1-4218-9986-2

Finalist
Transform Stress Into Strength: Getting Control of Your Life, Your Mind, and Your time by Suzanne Sweeny

Annotation Press
978-1-59977-010-9

Finalist
Be Big: Step Up, Step Out, Be Bold by Judith H. Katz and Frederick A. Miller

Berrett-Koehler
978-1-57675-452-8

Short Story Fiction

WINNER
Buddha in a Teacup: Tales of Enlightenment by Todd Walton
www.cypresshouse.com
Lost Coast Press
978-1882897-95-7

Finalist
Randoms by Keith B. Darrell
www.amberbookcompany.com/Randoms.html
Amber Book Company
978-0-9771611-8-8

Finalist
The Great Secret by L. Ron Hubbard
www.goldenagestories.com
Galaxy Press
978-1-59212-371-1

Short Story Non-Fiction

WINNER
Looking at the World Twice: Essays & Poems on Identity, Belonging and Otherness by Alicja Mann

Word Studio
978-0-9654360-6-9

Finalist
What My Brain Told Me by Thom Kudla

lulu
978-1-4357-2054-1

Social Change

WINNER
The Aesthetics of Equity: Notes on Race, Space, architecture and music by Craig L. Wilkins
www.afamarchiteacts.com
University of Minnesota Press
978-0-8166-4661-6

Finalist
The Change Artist by Carla Rieger
www.thechangeartistbook.com
Anand Publishing
978-0-9688272-8-4

Finalist
Autism ABC by Dr. Sherry L. Meinberg

BookSurge
978-1439202050

Finalist
Dave Lieber's Watchdog Nation, Biteback when Businesses & Scammers Do you Wrong by Dave Lieber
www.watchdognation.com
Yankee Cowboy Publishing
978-0-9708530-5-9

Specialty Books

WINNER
30 Day Money Mastermind Make Over by Karen Monroy, Ph D.

Karen Monroy
978-1-4276-3860-1

Finalist
Katie Caught a Cold by Charlotte Cowan, M.D.

The Hippocratic Press
978-0-9753516-3-5

Finalist
55 Ways to Save Money on a Funeral by Sylvia L. Loner

Prince Publishing Empire
978-0-9815575-5-7

Finalist
The Moose with Loose Poops by Charlotte Cowan, M.D.

The Hippocratic Press
978-0-9753516-5-9

Finalist
The Tao of Show Business, How to Pursue Your Dream Without Losing Your Mind (Actors Edition) by Dallas Travers
www.taoofshowbusiness.com
Love Your Life Publishing
978-0-9820477-2-9

Spirituality

WINNER
A Journey Into Love: Meditating With Piers Plowman by Mary Clemente Davlin, O.P

Marymount Institute Press
978-1-59907-031-5

Finalist
Regretland (A Journey to Freedom) by Adrienne Golday

Regretland Books
978-0-615-18746-4

Finalist
Leadership For Life-Your Guide to Becoming a Transformational Leader by Douglas B. Gehrman

BridgeWay Publishing
978-0-9818108

Finalist
A Fear Not Degree is Better Than a PH.D. by Aim OG

Trubooks Publishing
0-9760009-6-2

Finalist
In Search Of The Miraculous: Healing Into Consciousness by Eliza Mada Dalian

Expanding Universe Publishing
978-0-97387-732-8

Finalist
I Can See Clearly Now: How Synchronicity Illuminates Our Lives by Mary Soliel
www.marysoliel.com
iUniverse
0-595-45860-2

Sports

WINNER
The Surfer Spirit by Cynthia V. H. Derosier
www.thesurferspirit.com
Free Time Productions/ The Good Juju co.
0-9769548-1-1

Finalist
"BASKETCASES" How Youth Basketball Parents can Lower Their Blood Pressure and Keep Their Sanity by Derek Wolden"
www.basketcasesbook.com
Beaver's Pond Press
1-59298-238-7

Finalist
FANTASY FOOTBALL GUIDEBOOK: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football by Sam Hendricks
www.ffguidebook.com
Virtual Book Worm
978-1-60264-020-7

Thriller

WINNER
The Deal by Adam Gittlin

Oceanview Publishing
978-1-933515-13-7

Finalist
Rabbit in the Moon by Deborah & Joel Shlian

Oceanview Publishing
978-1-933515-14-4

Finalist
Stealing Trinity by Ward Larsen

Oceanview Publishing
978-1-933515--17-5

Travel

WINNER
No Strings Attached: The Savvy Guide to Solo-Travel by Leslie Atkins

Capital Books
978-1-933102-62-7

Finalist
With Pythons & Head-hunters in Borneo The Quest for Mount Tiban by Brian Row McNamee

Xlibris
978-1-4363-2420-5

Travel Guides

WINNER
Los Angeles Attractions by Borislav Stanic
www.museonbooks.com
Museon Publishing
978-1-88922-411-4

Finalist
Mapping Your Volunteer Vacation by Jane Stanfield

Where is She Heading
978-0-9821282-0-6

Finalist
No Strings Attached: The Savvy Guide to Solo Travel by Leslie Atkins

Capital Books

Finalist
The Golf Fanatic's Guide To Hawaii by Bryan Fryklund
www.hottubpublishing.com
Hot Tub Publishing
978-1-935008-11-8

Finalist
With Pythons & Head Hunters In Borneo, The Quest for Mount Tiban by Brian Row McNamee

Xlibris

True Crimes

WINNER
GANGSTERS OF HARLEM, The Gritty Under world of New York's Most famous Neighborhood by Ron Chepesiuk
www.gangstersofharlem.com
Barricade Books
978-1-56980-318-9

Finalist
Luggage by Kroger by Gary Taylor

iUniverse
978-0-59553030-4

Visionary Fiction

WINNER
ReBecoming: The Way of Opportunity by J.R. Maxon

Dassana Press
978-9815201-5-5

Western

WINNER
Return of the Texas Ranger by Dac Crossley

BookSurge
1-4392-1994-4

Finalist
Ride for Justice by John Harte

iUniverse
978-0-5954589-7-4

Finalist
Branded Outlaw by L. Ron Hubbard

Galaxy Press
978-1-59212-258-5

Women's Issues

WINNER
The Survivor Spirit - The Beauty, Passion & Power of Breast Cancer by Cynthia Y. H. Derosier

Free Time Productions/ The Good Juju co.
978-0-9769548-2-8

Finalist
Chemosabee: A Triathletes Journey Through the First Year of Breast Cancer by Nancy Reinisch

Novel Road Press
978-0-615-22963-8

Finalist
Pretty Smart, Lessons From Our Miss Americas by Penny Pearlman

AuthorHouse
978-1-4389-3761-8

Finalist
Connecting My Dots: A Woman's Leadership Guide for Multidimensional Success by Ilieva Ageenko, Ph D.

AuthorHouse
978-1-4389-2129-7

Young Adult Fiction

WINNER
Rowan of the Wood by Christine and Ethan Rose

Dalton Publishing
978-09817443-1-5

Finalist
Defenders of the Scroll by Shiraz

iUniverse
978-0-9810135-0-3

Finalist
The Time Cavern by Todd A. Fonseca

Borders Personal Publishing
1605520101

Finalist
Path to Punishment by Jeanette E. Alsheimer and Patricia J. Friedle

Ivy House Publishing Group
978-1-57197-482-2

Finalist
The Whitest Wall by Jodee Kulp

Better Endings New Beginnings
978-0-9687072-6-0

Finalist
Be Careful What you Wish For: The story of Gwendolyn The Great, Savior of Idlebury, Protector of the Universe by Stef

xlibris
978-1-4363-5232-1

Finalist
Raggedy Ann Heart by Heather McPhaul

BookSurge
1419686275

Young Adult Non- Fiction

WINNER
Your Mailbox is Full by Justin Sachs

Motivational Press
978-0-615-26646-6

Finalist
The Best of the Black Cow: Great Writing by Great Kids by Staff of Black Cow Student Newspaper: Editor Dave Lieber

Black Cow Media & Yankee Cowboy Publishing
978-0-9708530-6-6

Finalist
Unlock Your Educational Potential by Brian Haig & Jeffrey Haig

THF Publishing
978-0-9815659-2-7






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