NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

CELEBRATING SELF & INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

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Finalists of the 11th Annual Contest!

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Judy Polumbaum

Gao House Press

gaohousepress.info

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
ROXIE THE DOXIE FINDS HER FOREVER HOME

Jody A. Dean, Ph.D.

Tally Ho Publishing

www.TallyHoPublishing.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
STAY WHERE I CAN SEE YOU

Lori Samlin Miller

Pomegranate Seeds

www.lorisamlinmiller.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
POCKETMOUSE AT CRYSTAL COVE

Marian Parks

Nature Tale Books, Inc

naturetalebooks.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
BUTTERFLIES KEEP FLYING

Ali Pfautz

Artistic Endeavors Press

www.thestoryladyva.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
IMAGINATION BIGGER TOGETHER

Casey Rislov

AuthorHouse

www.caseyrislovbooks.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
PRISCILLA AND THE SANDMAN

Anders Roseberg

Self-Published

www.andersrosebergbooks.wordpress.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - AGES 4-8
LITTLE LEONA OF MONSTERS AND FIRE

Jae Sherwood

Maple Creek Media

oflyricandline.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
PICTURE BOOKS - ALL AGES
THE PRINCE AND THE FLEA

Jade Diane (12) & her mother

Victoria Jean

www.theprinceandtheflea.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - ALL AGES
THESE ARE MY FRIENDS ON POLITICS
A CHILDREN'S BOOK FOR ADULTS WHO OCCASIONALLY BEHAVE LIKE KIDS

Billy O'Keefe

Self-Published

friendsonpolitics.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - ALL AGES
RICE & ROCKS

Sandra L. Richards

Wise Ink Creative Publishing

www.sandralrichards.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - PRESCHOOL
ANDI'S PERFECT TOY

Rae Abshire

Mascot Books

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PICTURE BOOKS - PRESCHOOL
BEDTIME FOR BUZZY

T.J. Hackworth

Downtown & Brown Ventures

www.bedtimeforbuzzy.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - PRESCHOOL
ROCKET-BYE

Carole P. Roman

Chelshire, Inc.

www.caroleproman.com

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PICTURE BOOKS - PRESCHOOL
THE TREE WATCHER

Christopher P. Stanley

Jump Splash Books

www.jumpsplashbooks.com

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POETRY
THE NEEDLE'S EYE
(SONNETS TO CRISTOS)

Tad Cornell

Juggling Teacups Press via CreateSpace

tadcornell.com

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POETRY
LANDSLIDE

Andrew Jarvis

Homebound Publications

andrewjarvispoet.com

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POETRY
THE BOOK OF NOW

Sherry Rentschler

CreateSpace

www.sherryrentschler.com

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POETRY
KINGDOM COME RADIO SHOW

Jodi Wallace

Barrow Street Press

joniwallace.com

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POLITICAL THRILLER
THE PAYMASTER

Adeed Dawisha

Outskirts Press

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POLITICAL THRILLER
THE BALJUNA COVENANT

Tim Pelkey

SDP Publishing

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PRE-TEEN FICTION
JASPA'S JOURNEY 2
THE PRIDE OF LONDON

Rich Meyrick

Speaking Volumes

www.jaspasjourney.com

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PRE-TEEN FICTION
MOON RIVER

Amber D. Tran

Jan-Carol Publishing

www.amberdtran.com

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PRE-TEEN FICTION
EVIL SPEAKS

S. Woffington

Red Summit Publishers

www.warriorsandwatcherssaga.com

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PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHOLOGY
HOW TO BEFRIEND, TAME, MANAGE AND TEACH YOUR BLACK DOG CALLED DEPRESSION USING CBT

Dr. James Manning

West Suffolk CBT Service Ltd

www.westsuffolkcbt.com

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REFERENCE
HOSTING CASK ALE EVENTS

Randy Baril

Self-Published

www.maydaycask.org

National Indie Excellence® Awards
PRE-TEEN FICTION
EVIL SPEAKS

S. Woffington

Red Summit Publishers

www.warriorsandwatcherssaga.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REFERENCE
WORDSTRUCK! THE FUN AND FASCINATION OF LANGUAGE

Susanna Janssen

Lexicon Alley Press

www.susannajanssen.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REFERENCE
HOW TO CHANGE A LAW

John Thibault

iLobby

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: MIDWEST
MAN ON THE FENCE

John R. Day, Jr.

Cowhead Publishing Company

www.johnrdayjr.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: MIDWEST
SHATTERED BY DEATH

Catherine Finger

Self-Published

www.catherinefinger.com

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REGIONAL FICTION: MIDWEST
THE NORTHEAST QUARTER

S.M. Harris

Wheatmark

www.smharriswrites.com

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REGIONAL FICTION: MIDWEST
RIDING SHOTGUN

Paul Schaefer

Beaver's Pond Press

www.paulschaeferauthor.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: MIDWEST
JUNCTION

Cody Schlegel

Createspace

thisiscodys.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: NORTHEAST
EVERYONE LOVES YOU BACK

Louie Cronin

Gorsky Press

www.louiecronin.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: NORTHEAST
ONCE BROKEN

D.M. Hamblin

Self-Published

dmhamblin.com

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REGIONAL FICTION: NORTHEAST
THE HOUSE ON CROOKED POND
A CAPE COD FAMILY SAGA

M.L. Shafer

iUniverse

www.mlshafer.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: NORTHEAST
DAYS TO THE GALLOWS
A NOVEL OF THE HARTFORD WITCH PANIC

Katherine Spada Basto

CreateSpace

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: SOUTHEAST
THE ACCIDENTAL SALVATION OF GRACIE LEE

Talya Tate Boerner

Southern Yellow Pine Publishing

talyatateboerner.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
REGIONAL FICTION: SOUTHEAST
JAYBIRD'S SONG

Kathy Wilson Florence

CreateSpace

jaybirdssong.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards