NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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CELEBRATING SELF & INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

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Winners of the 11th Annual Contest!

 
EDUCATION
BE A BETTER WRITER
FOR SCHOOL, FOR FUN, FOR ANYONE AGES 10-16

Steve Peha

Teaching That Makes Sense, Inc.

www.babw.me

National Indie Excellence® Awards
ENVIRONMENT
THE RECLAMATION

Thorn Osgood

Mind Wings Audio

www.mindwingsaudio.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
FACTION (TIED)
SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND
A TRUE COMING-OF-AGE LOVE STORY SET IN WWII

Annette Oppenlander

Oppenlander Enterprises LLC

www.annetteoppenlander.com

FACTION (TIED)
THE VICISSITUDES OF FORTUNE

Bob Siqveland

 

Outskirts Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
FANTASY
THE WHITE TOWER
THE ALDORAN CHRONICLES (BOOK 1)

Michael Wisehart

Self-Published

www.michaelwisehart.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
FICTION - GENERAL
JASPER SPRING

James T. Hughes

Dog Ear Publishing

jimhughesjasperspring.net

National Indie Excellence® Awards
GIFT BOOKS
SPIRIT SAYS... BE INSPIRED,
A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL QUOTES TO GUIDE YOUR LIFE'S PATH WITH GENTLE WISDOM

Dr. Susan Bova

Martin Avenue Press

drsusanbova.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
GREEN LIVING
THE COOL BLOCK
AN ON-RAMP TO THE FUTURE OF OUR CITIES AND PLANET

David Gershon

High Point

www.coolcitychallenge.org

National Indie Excellence® Awards
GRIEF
WHEN THEIR WORLD STOPS
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TRULY HELPING ANYONE IN GRIEF

Anne-Marie Lockmyer

Joseph Allen Press

www.comfortforthehurting.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HEALTH - GENERAL
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HEALTHY EATING COOKBOOK
FOURTH EDITION

Jeanne Besser

American Cancer Society

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HISTORICAL FICTION
THE BOWL WITH GOLD SEAMS

Ellen Prentiss Campbell

Apprentice House

www.ellencampbell.net

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HISTORY - GENERAL
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
HISTORY - US
THE LAST MASTER OUTLAW
HOW HE OUTFOXED THE FBI SIX TIMES, BUT NOT A COLD CASE TEAM

Thomas J. Colbert & Tom Szollosi

Jacaranda Roots Publishing

tjcconsulting.biz

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HOLIDAY
OFF THE HOOK
A CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT ADVENTURE

John J. Arvai III

Light The Lamp Publishing

www.offthehookbook.net

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HOME & GARDEN
TED'S GREENHOUSE
CREATING A FOUR-SEASON PASSIVE SOLAR GREENHOUSE FROM THE GROUND UP

Ted Keller & Peggy Hamill

Pale Green Jade Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HORROR
CRYPTIC
GARBAGEMAN (VOLUME 2)

Erik Dean

CreateSpace

National Indie Excellence® Awards
HUMOR
THE ANGEL'S DICTIONARY
A SPIRITED GLOSSARY FOR THE LITTLE DEVIL IN YOU

Sol Luckman

Crow Rising Transformational Media

www.crowrising.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
INSPIRATION
WHEELS OF WISDOM
LIFE LESSONS FOR THE RESTLESS SPIRIT

Tim & Debbie Bishop

Open Road Press

www.openroadpress.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
JUVENILE FICTION
THE STRANGE ROUND BIRD
OR THE POET, THE KING, AND THE MYSTERIOUS MEN IN BLACK

Eden Unger Bowditch

Bancroft Press

bancroftpress.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
JUVENILE NON-FICTION
BOUNCE BACK
HOW TO BE A RESILIENT KID

Wendy L. Moss, PhD

Magination Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
LEADERSHIP
ENGAGE WITH HONOR
BUILDING A CULTURE OF COURAGEOUS ACCOUNTABILITY

Lee Ellis

FreedomStar Media

www.freedomstarmedia.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
LEGAL THRILLER
THE DEVICE TRIAL

Tom Breen

Pegasus Books

National Indie Excellence® Awards
LGBTQ FICTION
THE INTERSECT

Brad Graber

Dark Victory Press

www.bradgraber.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
LGBTQ FICTION FOR CHILDREN & YOUNG ADULTS
EITHER WAY
STORY OF A GAY KID

Sandra Levins

Magination Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
LGBTQ NON-FICTION
HOUSEWIFE
HOME RE-MAKING IN A TRANSGENDER MARRIAGE

Kristin K. Collier

Abbondanza Publishing LLC

www.kristinkcollier.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
LITERARY FICTION
THE SECOND WINTER

Craig Larsen

Other Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MARKETING
MADISON AVENUE MANSLAUGHTER
AN INSIDE VIEW OF FEE-CUTTING CLIENTS, PROFIT-HUNGRY OWNERS AND DECLINING

Michael Farmer

LID Publishing

www.lidpublishing.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MEDICAL
HELPING PATIENTS OUTSMART OVEREATING 
PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGIES FOR DOCTORS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS 

Karen R. Koenig & Paige O'Mahoney

Rowman & Littlefield

www.karenkoenig.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MEDICAL THRILLER
SILENT SOURCE

James Marshall Smith

Braveship Books

www.jamesmarshallsmith.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MEMOIR
LOVE SICK

Cory Martin

Write Out Publishing

corymartinwrites.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MILITARY FICTION
SCARRED
A CIVIL WAR NOVEL OF REDEMPTION

Michael Kenneth Smith

CreateSpace

www.michaelkennethsmith.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MILITARY NON-FICTION
SKETCHES OF A BLACK CAT
STORY OF A NIGHT FLYING WWII PILOT AND ARTIST

Ron Miner

Riverdale Press

www.sketchesofablackcat.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MISCELLANEOUS
FRUGAL POETS' GUIDE TO LIFE
HOW TO LIVE A POETIC LIFE, EVEN IF YOU AREN'T A POET

Cynthia Gallaher

Bookbaby

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MOTIVATIONAL
LEADING YOU 
THE POWER OF SELF-LEADERSHIP TO BUILD YOUR EXECUTIVE BRAND AND DRIVE CAREER SUCCESS

Brenda Bence

Global Insight Communications, LLC

www.brendabence.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MOVIES & TV
KUBRICK'S GAME

Derek Taylor Kent

Evolved Publishing

www.derektaylorkent.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MULTICULTURAL FICTION
THE IMMIGRANT WIFE
HER SPIRITUAL JOURNEY

Madhu Bazaz Wangu

Self-Published

madhubazazwangu.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MULTICULTURAL NON-FICTION
GREEN CARD YOUTH VOICES
IMMIGRANT STORIES FROM A MINNEAPOLIS HIGH SCHOOL

Wellstone International High School Students

Green Card Voices

www.greencardvoices.org/books

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MUSIC
PRECIOUS MEMORIES MEMORIAL

Renae Johnson

The Waitress, LLC

preciousmemoriesmemorial.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
MYSTERY
THE FOG SELLER

Don Daglow

Sausalito Media LLC

www.sausalitomedia.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
NATURE
BEES
AN IDENTIFICATION AND NATIVE PLANT FORAGE GUIDE

Heather Holm

Pollination Press LLC

www.pollinationpress.com

7:00am
NEW ADULT FICTION
SEPTEMBER BLUE

Cat Whitney

Scriptfire Publishing

www.catwritesbooks.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards