NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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CELEBRATING SELF & INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

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Winners of the 11th Annual Contest!

 
ACTION-ADVENTURE
SILENT SOURCE

James Marshall Smith

Stealth Books


www.jamesmarshallsmith.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
ADDICTION & RECOVERY
GIRL WALKS OUT OF A BAR

Lisa F. Smith

SelectBooks, Inc.


www.lisasmithauthor.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
ADDICTION & RECOVERY
HOW TO GROW
AN ADDICT, A NOVEL

J.A. Wright

She Write Press 

www.jawright.net

ADULT COLORING BOOKS
DEALER'S CHOICE ADULT COLORING BOOK 
FLESH AND BONE

Bronson Harley Boufford

CreateSpace

www.bronsonharley.com

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AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION
AS THE SUN SMILES

C.L. Hodge


CreateSpace

CANCER
A CLUSTER OF CANCERS:
A SIMPLE COPING GUIDE FOR PATIENTS

Dr. Sherry L. Meinberg

AuthorHouse 

AFRICAN AMERICAN NON-FICTION
I WILL NOT BE A PAWN

Joseph Spicer Sr. 


Createspace

National Indie Excellence® Awards
AGING
THE BOOK THAT GETS BETTER WITH AGE 
OBSERVATIONS THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS OF AGING

Tim Love

LID Publishing


lidpublishing.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
ANIMALS & PETS
INSIDER TRAINING
CHESTER GIGOLO'S DOG TRAINING SECRETS REVEALED

Christina Potter

Self-Published

chestergigolo.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
ANTHOLOGY
THE 826CHI COMPENDIUM 5

The Students of 826CHI

826CHI


www.826chi.org

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY
WHAT DADDY DIDN'T KNOW
(LETTERS OF A FATHERLESS CHILD)

Lance Brazelton

Self-Published


www.lancebrazelton.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BIOGRAPHY
DOROTHY IN A MAN'S WORLD
A VICTORIAN WOMAN PHYSICIAN'S TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS

Peter Dawson


CreateSpace

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BIOGRAPHY - HISTORICAL
THE WAR WITHIN, THE STORY OF JOSEF

Patricia Walkow


CreateSpace

www.walkowconsulting.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BODY/MIND/SPIRIT
THIS TRIP WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Jennifer Monahan


She Writes Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BOOK COVER DESIGN - CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS
RICE & ROCKS

Sandra L. Richards

Wise Ink Creative Publishing


www.sandralrichards.com

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BOOK COVER DESIGN - FICTION
THE 826CHI
COMPENDIUM 5

The Students of 826CHI

826CHI

www.826chi.org

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BOOK COVER DESIGN - NON-FICTION
THE START-UP J CURVE

Howard Love


Greenleaf Book Group

www.howardlove.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BOOK INTERIOR DESIGN - FICTION
THE BEAUTY FOOLS

Kid Author

Foolosophy Media

www.thebeautyfools.club

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BOOK INTERIOR DESIGN - NON-FICTION
AN UNFORESEEN JOURNEY
TALES OF PIONEERING SPIRIT ON DECATUR ISLAND

Mary Stewart Van Valkenburg w/Gail Dupar

Classic Day Publishing

www.decaturislandjourney.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP & SMALL BUSINESS
GET OVER YOUR DAMN SELF
THE NO-BS BLUEPRINT TO BUILDING A LIFE-CHANGING BUSINESS

Romi Neustadt

LiveFullOut Media

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BUSINESS GENERAL
OUR JOURNEY TO CORPORATE SANITY
TRANSFORMATIONAL STORIES FROM THE FRONTIERS OF 21ST CENTURY LEADERSHIP

Ayelet Baron

Param Media Inc.

www.parammedia.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
BUSINESS MOTIVATIONAL
THE JOURNEY TO WEALTH
SMART INVESTMENT STRATEGIES TO STAY AHEAD OF THE CURVE

James E. Demmert

New Insights Press

www.overandabovecreative.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CANCER
BOSOM BUDDIES

Mary Jane Condon Bohlen

Self-Published

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CAREER
ACCELERATE YOUR IMPACT
ACTION-BASED STRATEGIES TO PAVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL PATH

JJ DiGeronimo

Smart Business Books

www.techsavvywomen.net

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CAREGIVING
LOVE, LOSS, AND AWAKENING:
(MIS)ADVENTURES ON THE WAY BACK TO JOY

Dennis P. Freed

Tolawaken Press

www.lovelossandawakening.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CHAPTER BOOKS
THE GREAT SUGAR WAR

Benjamin Ellefson

Beaver's Pond Press

www.benjaminellefson.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CHICK-LIT
WHITE TRASH

Alexandra Allred

The Next Chapter Publishing House

www.alexandratheauthor.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CHILDREN'S FICTION
CASTLE IN DANGER

Karen Rautenberg

Wonderberry Press

www.karenritarautenberg.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CHILDREN'S INSPIRATIONAL/MOTIVATIONAL
WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A PROBLEM?

Kobi Yamada

Compendium

www.live-inspired.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION
THE SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR KIDS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
(AND THEIR PARENTS): UNDERSTANDING WHAT SPECAIL ED IS & HOW IT CAN HELP YOU

Wendy L. Moss, Ph.D. & Denise M. Campbell

Free Spirit Publishing

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CHILDREN'S RELIGION
IF IT WASN'T FOR GOD
POETRY, PRAYERS AND PASSAGES

Judith Biggie

Kerygma Today Publishing

www.kerygmatoday.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
COFFEE TABLE BOOK
DAVENPORT
EDUCATING ACROSS THREE CENTURIES

Thomas Brown, Ed.D. & Margaret Moceri

Davenport University

www.davenport.edu

National Indie Excellence® Awards
COMEDY
FATHER FLANAGAN LAMENTS

Denny Goetz

Outskirts Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CONTEMPORARY NOVEL
FORKS, KNIVES, AND SPOONS

Leah DeCesare

SparkPress

www.leahdecesare.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
COOKBOOKS - GENERAL
COOKING WITH THE MUSE
A SUMPTUOUS GATHERING OF SEASONAL RECIPES, CULINARY POETRY, AND LITERARY FARE

Myra Kornfeld & Stephen Massimilla

Tupelo Press

www.cookingwiththemuse.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
COOKBOOKS - REGIONAL
THE DAVIS FARMERS MARKET COOKBOOK

Ann M. Evans

Elderflower Press

www.annmevans.com 

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CRIME FICTION
CAICOS CONSPIRACY

William Valentine

Shutterplank Publishing LLC

www.williamvalentine-author.info

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CROSS GENRE
ALAWAHEA:
THE AZELLIAN AFFAIRS (BOOK 1)

Sara L. Daigle


Merry Dissonance Press

 

www.saraldaigle.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
CURRENT EVENTS
CYBERCRISIS 
IT'S PERSONAL NOW

William Keiper

FirstGlobal Partners LLC

williamkeiper.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
DEATH & DYING
SOMEONE I KNOW IS DYING
PRACTICAL ADVICE FROM AN END-OF-LIFE COMPANION

Priscilla Ronan

Parola Publishing

www.Priscillaronan.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
DIVORCE
DIVORCE, SIMPLY STATED
-HOW TO ACHIEVE MORE, WORRY LESS AND SAVE MONEY IN YOUR DIVORCE

Larry Sarezky, Esq.

21st Century Divorce Books

www.divorcesimplystated.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards