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WINNERS OF THE 2013 AWARDS!

 


 
Addiction & Recovery  
 
FATLASH! Food Police & the Fear of Thin: A Cautionary Tale
Karen Kataline, MSW
K. M. Ette Publishing, Ltd.
www.FATLASH.com

 

 
Adventure 
 

The Expedition Dark Waters: True Story of the First Human-Powered Circumnavigation of the Earth
Jason Lewis
BillyFish Books
www.jasonexplorer.com



 
 
African American Fiction   
The Unraveling of Bebe Jones
Roje Augustin
Breaknight Books
www.rojeaugustin.com
   
 
African American-Non-Fiction   
Hidden in the Shadow of Truth: Why Our Black Boys Choose Criminality Prison, and Enslavement
Reginalt E. Hicks
iUniverse
   
 
Aging   
I Will Never Forget: A Daughter's Story of Her Mother's Arduous and Humorous Journey through Dementia
Elaine C. Pereira
iUniverse
www.elainecpereira.authorsxpress.com
   
 
Alternative Medicine   
Treatment Alternatives for Children
Lawrence Rosen, MD and Jeff Cohen
Alpha
www.wholechildcenter.org
   
 
Animals-Pets   
Becoming Shamus
Elizabeth Curtisse
DC Publishing House
www.amazon.com/Becoming-Shamus-ebook/dp/B008WDI7IE
   
 
Anthology   
A Predicament of Innocents: Might the Schools Help?
George Stranahan
People's Press
www.jkscommunications.com
   
 
Art   
Colorwheel
Kelly Fischer
ktf-writers-studio
www.ktf-writers-studio.ch
   
 
Audiobook   
The Hearts Link
Annabel Joy Wyndham
Eight Ladybugs
www.annabeljoywyndham.com
   
 
Autobiography   
Pictures and People: A Search for Visual Truth and Social Justice
Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret
Penfield Books
www.penfieldbooks.com
   
 
Biography-General   
Christian Bale: The Inside Story of the Darkest Batman
Michael S. Malone
WindRush Publishers
http://www.4percentbook.com
   
 
Biography-History   
Four Percent: The Story of Uncommon Youth in a Century of American Life
Harrison Cheung & Nicola Pittam
BenBella Books
www.bale-biography.com
   

 
Body/Mind/Spirit 
 
Beyond Happiness: The 12 Principles of Enduring Bliss
Marnie McDermott
Balboa Press
www.marniemcdermott.com

 
 
Book Cover Design-Children's Picture Books   
How Dachshunds Came to Be: A Tall Tale About a Short Long Dog
Kizzie Elizabeth Jones
A.V. Harrison
www.kizziejones.com
   
 
Book Cover Design-Children's Fiction   
Eat it! Food Adventures with Marco Polo
Gracie Cavnar
S2P Press
http://recipe4success.org/programs/eat-it-food-adventures.html

 

   
 
Book Cover Design-Fiction   
Other Oceans: Book Two of the Hook and Jill Saga
Andrea Jones
Reginetta Press
www.HookandJill.com
   
 
Book Cover Design-Non-Fiction   
The One You Feed
Victoria Horton
Victoria Horton
www.theoneyoufeed.net
   
 
Book Interior Design-Fiction   
Quest of the Golden Dolphin in the Land of Stardreaming
James F. Jereb, Ph.D.
Balboa Press
www.stardreaming.org

 

   
 
Book Interior Design-Non-Fiction   
Where Character is Caught: A Century of Stories on Service Scouting and Citizenship in Circle Ten Council
David C. Scott
PenlandScott Publishers
www.circle10.org/centennial-items
   

 
Business-Entrepreneurship & Small Business 
 
The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite, Enterpreneurs
Kevin D. Johnson
Johnson Media Inc.
www.theentrepreneurmind.com

 

 
Business-Motivational 
 
Awakened Leadership: Beyond Self-Mastery
Alan E Shelton
Red Hatchet Press
www.alanshelton.com

 

 
Cancer 
 
I Left My Prostate In San Francisco-Where's Yours?
Rick & Brenda Redner
WestBow Press
http://www.whereisyourprostate.com/

 

 
Career 
 
Your Career
Your Way! Personal Strategies to Achieve Your Career Aspirations
Lisa Quast
Career Woman, Inc.
www.careerwomaninc.com

 

 
Chick-Lit 
 
Neurotically Yours: A Novel
Bonnie Trachtenberg
That's Amore Publishing
www.BonnieTrachtenberg.com

 

 
Childrens-Inspirational/Motivational 
 
Would You Still Love Me If...
Wendy LaGuardia
Summit Capital Publishing
www.wouldyoulovemeif.com

 

 
Childrens-Religion 
 
Gift of a Servant
Tamara Amos
Mystical Rose
www.giftofaservant.com

 

 
Childrens-Book & Audio Set 
 
Clean Water Raingers Watershed Adventure
Illinois River Watershed Partnership
Illinois River Watershed Partnership
www.irwp.org

 

 
Childrens Easy Reader 
 
Arlo and the Airplane
Karisa Lowe
Karisa Lowe
www.karisalowe.com
   

 
Childrens-Fiction 
 
The Little Blue Dog
Karen J Roberts
CreateSpace
www.thelittlebluedog.com

 

 
Childrens-Non-Fiction 
 
Young Chicken Farmers: Tips for Kids Raising Backyard Chickens
Vickie Black
Beaver's Pond Press
amazon.com/youngchickenfarmers

 

 
Childrens-Picture Books 
 
Let's Hear it for Almigal
Wendy Kupfer, Illustrated by Tammie Lyon
Handfinger Press
www.almigal.com

 

 
Coffee Table Book 
 
Quotable - 20 Years of Black & White
Quotable
Quotable Cards Inc
www.quotablecards.com

 

 
Cookbooks-General 
 
Amalia's Guatemalan Kitchen
Amalia Moreno-Damgaard
Beaver's Pond Press
www.AmaliaLLC.com

 

 
Cookbooks-Regional 
 
Paleo French Cuisine
Chef Alain Braux
Alain Braux International Publishing
www.alainbraux.com

 
 
Crafts & Hobbies   
The Big Little Book of Fabric Die Cutting Tips
Ebony Love
LoveBug Studios
www.lovebugstudios.com

 
Cross Genre 
 
The Untold Legend: The Warrior Queen
Amy I. Long
Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co.
http://sbpra.com/AmyiLong

 

 
Current Events-Social/Political Change 
 
America Needs America's Energy: Creating Together the People's Energy Plan
Mark A. Stansberry
Brown Book Publishing
www.peoplesenergyplan.com

 

 
Death & Dying 
 
A Journey to Heaven: A Daughter's Short Life Gives a Family Lessons in Love and Miracles
Tammy Brodowski Mott
Carolinas Ecumenical Healing Ministries
http://www.brucebrodowski.com/A-Journey-To-Heaven.html

 

 
Divorce 
 
Goodbye Mr. Ex: A Woman's Guide To Moving On
Marina Pearson
Panoma Press (Ecadamy)
www.GoodbyeMrEx.com

 

 
Education 
 
Zero Chance of Passage, The Pioneering Charter School Story
Ember Reichgott Junge
Beaver's Pond Press
www.ZeroChanceOfPassage.com
   

 
Environmental/Political/Social 
 
America Needs America's Energy: Creating Together the People's Energy Plan
Mark A. Stansberry
Brown Book Publishing
www.peoplesenergyplan.com
   

 
Faction (fiction based on fact) 
 
Lily A Gray Whale's Odyssey
Capt. Dave Anderson
David Anderson
www.talesfromthepod.com

 

 
Fantasy 
 
SOUL MEANING
A.D. Starrling
AD Starrling
www.adstarrling.com

 

 
Fiction 
 
A Prayer For The Devil
Dale Allan
Emerald Book Company
www.DaleAllan.com

 
 
Fine Art   
ILLUMINATIONS: The Geography of the Imagination
Steven Edwin Counsell
Black Swan Editions
www.blackswaneditions.com

 
Fitness 
 
Fighting Gravity
Barbara Wintroub
CreateSpace
www.retrofitpilates.com

 

 
Gay & Lesbian & Transgender Fiction 
 
Sighs Too Deep For Words
William Jack Sibley
CreateSpace
www.williamjacksibley.com

 

 
Gay & Lesbian & Transgender Non-Fiction 
 
Riding Fury Home: A Memoir
Chana Wilson
Seal Press
www.ridingfuryhome.com
   

 
Gift Books 
 
Gift of a Servant
Tamara Amos
Mystical Rose
www.giftofaservant.com
   

 
Green Living 
 
Messages from Mother...Earth Mother
Mare Cromwell
Pamoon Press
www.pamoonpress.com
   

 
Grief 
 
Finding My Voice: My Journey through Grief to Grace - Living with the Loss of Don LaFontaine
Nita Whitaker LaFontaine
NitWhit, Inc.
www.nitawhitaker.com

 

 
Health-General 
 
I don't know how long my short term memory is...Strategies for People With Brains
Nancy Haller
Lifetime Connections Publishing
www.nancyhaller.com

 

 
Historical-Fiction 
 
The Great Wild West: An American Journey
Jeff Appelquist
Beaver's Pond Press
www.blueknightleadership.com

 

 
History 
 
Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance
Charles Novacek
1021 Press
www.charlesnovacekbooks.com
   

 
Holiday 
 
Santa's Sugar
Jane Gerencher
Inkwell Productions
www.santassugar.com
   

 
Horror 
 
Troubled Souls
Jason Garrett
Dream Big Productions
http://authorjasongarrett.com/
   

 
Humor 
 
Good Intentions
Bob Zeidman
Swiss Creek Publications
www.zeidman.net

 

 
Inspiration 
 
Quotable - 20 Years of Black & White
Quotable
Quotable Cards Inc
www.quotablecards.com

 

 
Internet 
 
Issues In Internet Law: Society, Technology, and the Law, 7th Edition
Keith B. Darrell
Amber Book Company LLC
www.keithbdarrell.com

 

 
Juvenile Fiction 
 
The Hounds of Set
Troy A. Carrington
C-pub
www.thehoundsofset.com


 

 
Leadership 
 
Lead Now! A Personal Leadership Coaching Guide for Results-Driven Leaders
John Parker Stewart and Daniel J. Stewart
Leadership Experience

 

 
Literary Fiction 
 
The God Gene
Jaymie Simmon
Telemachus Press
www.thegodgene.com

 

 
Marriage 
 
How to Have A Match Made in Heaven: A Transformational Approach to Dating, Relating and Marriage
Ariel & Shya Kane
ASK Productions, Inc.
www.MatchMadeinHeavenBook.com


 

 
Medical Thriller 
 
Morton's Fork
Dale Coy MD
Windy City Publishers
www.mortonsforkbook.com

 

 
Memoir 
 
Finding My Voice: My Journey through Grief to Grace - Living with the Loss of Don LaFontaine
Nita Whitaker LaFontaine
NitWhit, Inc.
www.nitawhitaker.com

 

 
Men's Health 
 
Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back
Kelly Farley
Grieving Dads LLC
www.GrievingDads.com
   

 
Military Fiction 
 
This Way Madness Comes
Robert Alan
Cycad Press
www.cycadpress.com

 
Military Non-Fiction 
 
I am Danger; I am Prisoner
Sergeant Danger Geist
Burning Bridge Publishing
www.BurningBridge.com

 

 
Miscellaneous 
 
Enamored with Place: As Woman + As Architect
Wendy Bertrand
Eyeonplace Press
http://wendybertrand.com
   

 
Motivational 
 
DARE TO DREAM: This Life Counts!
Debbi Dachinger
CreateSpace
http://www.deborahdachinger.com/

 

 
Muliticultural-Fiction 
 
Shelter from the Texas Heat
Bobbi Kornblit
Peach Twig Press
www.bobbikornblit.com

 

 
Multicultural-Non-Fiction 
 
It Takes Moxie: Off the Boat, Or Out of School, To Making It Your Way In America
Maureen M. Francisco
Motivational Press
www.maureenfrancisco.com

 
Music 
 
Not Only Women Bleed: Vignettes From The Heart Of A Rock Musician
Dick Wagner
Desert Dreams Books & Music
www.notonlywomenbleed.com

 
Mystery 
 
Sapphire Trails
Marilyn Jax
Beaver's Pond Press
www.marilynjax.com

 

 
Nature 
 
The Amana Landscape
Text by Peter Hoehnle, Photography by David B. Heusinkveld
Penfield Books
http://www.penfieldbooks.com/the-amana-landscape/

 

 
New Age-Fiction 
 
Harry Pond Looks Homeward
The Spiritual Adventures of an Ohio Farm Boy
Jay Allan Luboff
All Things That Matter Press
www.harrypondadventures.com

 
New Age-Non-Fiction 
 
Alchemy of the Stone: Journey of a Visionary Artist and Alchemist
James F. Jereb, Ph.D.
Stardreaming Foundation
www.stardreaming.org

 

 
New Fiction (must be the first time this book is published) 
 
Wild Nights
Mary Ellen Courtney
Porter Chance Books
http://www.porterchancebooks.com

 

 
New Non-Fiction (must be the first time this book is published) 
 
Secret Storms: A Mother and Daughter, Lost then Found
Julie Mannix von Zerneck and Kathy Hatfield
Blue Blazer
www.secretstorms.com


 

 
Non-Fiction 
 
The Depth of Grace: Finding Hope at Rock Bottom
J. Bronson Haley
Westbow Press
www.depthofgrace.com

 

 
Nutrition 
 
Fast Food Vindication: The Story You Haven't Been Told
Lisa Tillinger Johansen
J. Murray Press
www.fastfoodvindication.com

 

 
Parenting & Family 
 
52 Weeks Of Parenting Wisdom: Effective Strategies for Raising Happy, Responsible Kids
Meg Akabas
Parenting Solutions Press
www.parenting-solutions.com

 

 
Performing Arts 
 
Not Only Women Bleed: Vignettes From The Heart Of A Rock Musician
Dick Wagner
Desert Dreams Books & Music
www.notonlywomenbleed.com
   

 
Philosophy 
 
Stop Living In This Land, Go To The Everlasting World Of Happiness, Live There Forever
Woo Myung
Cham Books
www.chambooks.com/authors/woo-myung/

 

 
Poetry 
 
A Poem Alights
Peggy Troupin
Class Act Inc

 

 
Political  
 
SELLING U.S. OUT
J.R. Martin
Beaver's Pond Press
www.sellingusout.org

   

 
Political Thriller 
 
Breach of Power
Chuck Barrett
Switchback Press
www.chuckbarrettbooks.com



 

 
Psychiatry 
 
It's Your Funeral: The Codependency Model
Christopher D. Ulin
Ease of Mind, LLC
www.amazon.com/author/ulin

 

 
Reference 
 
Dictionary of Publishing Terms! What Every Writer Needs to Know
Ingrid Lundquist
TLC Publishing
www.events-TLC.com

 

 
Regional-Fiction 
 
When Red Is Blue
Sabrynne McLain
Elevin Books
http://www.sabrynnemclain.com/

 

 
Regional-Non-Fiction 
 
Zero Chance of Passage, The Pioneering Charter School Story
Ember Reichgott Junge
Beaver's Pond Press
www.ZeroChanceOfPassage.com

 

 
Relationships 
 
How to Have A Match Made in Heaven: A Transformational Approach to Dating, Relating and Marriage
Ariel & Shya Kane
ASK Productions, Inc.
www.MatchMadeinHeavenBook.com

 

 
Religion-Fiction 
 
A Prayer For The Devil
Dale Allan
Emerald Book Company
www.DaleAllan.com

 

 
Religion-Non-Fiction 
 
The Science of the Quran: Proving God's Existence through Established Modern Science
Ahmad Hassan
Lido Horizons Publishing
Amazon

 

 
Romance 
 
Neurotically Yours: A Novel
Bonnie Trachtenberg
That's Amore Publishing
www.BonnieTrachtenberg.com

 

 
Sales & Marketing 
 
Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service
Kirt Manecke
Solid Press, LLC
www.SmiletheBook.com

 
Science Fiction 
 
The Death of Eve
Shaun Penney
CreateSpace
Amazon

 

 
Science 
 
The Eternal Law: Ancient Greek Philosophy, Modern Physics, and Ultimate Reality
John H. Spencer
Param Media
www.parammedia.com

 
Self Help: General 
 
Directional Sense: How to Find Your Way Around
Janet R. Carpman & Myron A. Grant
Institute for Human Centered Design
www.directionalsense.com

 

 
Self Help: Motivational 
 
Heroes in Heels: Ignite Your Soul and Awaken the Hero Within
Carrie Flintom
Langdon Street Press
www.heroesinheels.com

 

 
Self Help: Spiritual 
 
What Would You Do If There Was Nothing You Had To Do?
Winslow Eliot
WriteSpa Press
http://winsloweliot.com

 

 
Sexuality 
 
Erotic Marriage: Break Free From The Negative Sexual Script And Improve The Sexual And Emotional Quality of Your Relationship
Dr. Frederick D. Mondin
iUniverse
   

 
Short Stories 
 
Sisters: And Other Fast Fiction
Marilyn King
Abbott Press
www.withmarilynking.com

 

 
Social Change 
 
Occupying Privilege: Conversations on Love, Race and Liberation
JLove Calderon
Love-N-Liberation Press
www.jlovecalderon.com
   

 
Specialty Books 
 
Modern Bushido: Living a Life of Excellence
Bohdi Sanders, PhD
Kaizen Quest
www.thewisdomwarrior.com

 

 
Spirituality 
 
Stop Living In This Land, Go To The Everlasting World Of Happiness, Live There Forever
Woo Myung
Cham Books
www.chambooks.com/authors/woo-myung/

 

 
Sports 
 
I Told You I Wasn't Perfect
Denny McLain
Glendower Media
www.glendowermedia.com


 
Suspense 
 
Iniquity
Norman G Gautreau
Trobador Publishing
www.normanggautreau.com

 

 
Technology 
 
TeenCoder: Android Programming
Homeschool Programming, Inc
www.HomeschoolProgramming.com

 
Thriller 
 
A Prayer For The Devil
Dale Allan
Emerald Book Company
www.DaleAllan.com

 

 
Travel 
 
Surfing the Middle East: Deviant Journalism form the Lost Generation
Jesse Aizenstat
Casbah Publishing
http://www.bloggingthecasbah.com


 
True Crime 
 
The Orchid Murder: Untangling a Web of Unsolved Murders and Legal Malpractice
Christine Hunt
Right Line Publishing
www.theOrchidMurder.com

 

 
Visonary Fiction 
 
Secrets of the Field
Ross Hostetter
Unitive Publications
www.fieldworkschool.com

 

 
Well-Being 
 
Destination Happiness: Everything You Need to Know to Stay on Course!
Alice Inoue
CreateSpace
www.aliceinoue.com

 

 
Western 
 
The Whip
Karen Kondazian
Hansen Publishing Group
www.thewhipnovel.com

 

 
Women's Issues 
 
FATLASH! Food Police & the Fear of Thin: A Cautionary Tale
Karen Kataline, MSW
K. M. Ette Publishing, Ltd.
www.FATLASH.com

 

 
Women's Health 
 
Outshine: An Ovarian Cancer Memoir
Karen Ingalls
Beaver's Road Press
www.outshineovariancancer.com

 

 
Writing & Publishing 
 
Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms
Judith Briles
Mile High Press
www.milehighpress.com

 

 
Young Adult Fiction 
 
Feathered: being a fairy tale
Tom Weston
tom weston media
http://www.tom-weston.com

 

 
Young Adult Non-Fiction 
 
The One You Feed
Victoria Horton
Victoria Horton
www.theoneyoufeed.net

 

 

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