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NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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Winners of the 9th Annual Contest!

ACTION / ADVENTURE
After The Wind: 1996 Everest Tragedy~One Survivor's Story
Lou Kasischke
Good Hart Publishing LLC
www.afterthewind.com
ADDICTION & RECOVERY
Reflections: Shattering My Image in an Eating Disorder and Discovering My Image in God
Lindy Swearingen
Tate Publishing
AFRICAN AMERICAN FICTION
Breaking the Line: Victoria's Beginning
A'Mera Frieman
Breaking the Line Books
www.breakingthelinebooks.com
AFRICAN AMERICAN NON-FICTION
Triumph! A Battle Plan for Joy
Gladys Simmons Carson
Sheba's House
www.gladyscarson.com
AGING
Red Heels and Smokin' How I Got My Moxie Back
Nikki Hanna
Patina Publishing
www.nikkihanna.com
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
Empowered Health and Wellness, Awakening the Inner Physician
Katelyn Mariah
Mystic Creek Publishing
www.empoweredhealthandwellness.com
ANIMALS / PETS
Bark and Lunge: Saving My Dog from Training Mistakes
Kari Neumeyer
Andalou Books
www.barkandlunge.com
ANTHOLOGY
Actual Mileage: Stories by Max Zimmer
Max Zimmer
Max Zimmer
www.maxzimmer.com
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four
Kenneth Womack
Greenwood
www.kennethwomack.com
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four
Kenneth Womack
Greenwood
www.kennethwomack.com
AUTOBIOGRAPHY
The Outskirts of Hope
Jo Ivester
She Writes Press
BIOGRAPHY - GENERAL
Seeds for Change: The Lives and Work of Suri and Edda Sehgal
Marly Cornell
Sehgal Foundation
www.marlycornell.com
BIOGRAPHY - HISTORICAL
The Parrett Migration: Their Story is America's Story
Dawn Parrett Thurston
Memoir Mentor Books
www.memoirmentor.com/blog
BODY/MIND/SPIRIT
True Healing: Spiritual Medicine for Every Illness
Alison Anton
Anton Guild of Spiritual Medicine
www.antonguild.com
BOOK COVER DESIGN - CHILDREN'S PICTU
Frozen Floppies
John Hope
Mark Wayne Adams, Inc
www.markwayneadams.com
BOOK COVER DESIGN - FICTION
The Dark Verse, Vol. 3: Beyond the Grip of Time
M. Amanuensis Sharkchild
Sharkchild, LLC
www.sharkchild.com
BOOK COVER DESIGN - NON-FICTION
Legacy of Excellence: A Centennial History of the Toro Company
Jeff Appelquist
Wise Ink Creative Publishing
www.blueknightleadership.com
BOOK INTERIOR DESIGN - NON-FICTION
The Art of Competition
Mark Allen
Grip Press
www.art-of-competition.com
BUSINESS GENERAL
Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't
Verne Harnish
Gazelles, Inc.
www.gazelles.com
BUSINESS MOTIVATIONAL
People Leadership: 30 Strategies to Ensure Your Team's Success
Gina Folk
She Writes Press
BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Edgy Conversations: How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success
Dan Waldschmidt
Next Century Publishing
www.danwaldschmidt.com
CANCER
Our Journey with Prostate Cancer: Empowering Strategies for Patients and Families
Judith Anne Desjardins, LCSW, BCD, MSWAC
Spirit House Publishing
www.judithannedesjardins.com
CAREER
Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach: A Foolproof Guide to Getting the Job You Want. Every Time
Lisa Quast
Career Woman, Inc.
www.careerwomaninc.com
CHICK-LIT
Just Pru
Anne Pfeffer
Anne Pfeffer
www.annepfeffer.com
CHILDRENS FICTION-CHAPTER BOOKS
Broccoli Chronicles (Little Kids, Big Voices, Book 1)
Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva
Buidling Voices
www.buildingvoices.com
CHILDREN'S FICTION-EARLY READER
Improbable…Never Impossible
Vixyy Fox and Cara Bevan
Rabbit Valley Comics
www.rabbitvalley.com
CHILDRENS INSPIRATIONAL/MOTIVATIONAL
The Bezert
Maria Knier
Little Bahalia Publishing
www.thebezert.com
CHILDRENS INSPIRATIONAL/MOTIVATIONAL
Scribble & Grin: 53 Rhymes for Inspiring Times
Mary Giuffre & Paul L. Clark
inspirtainment ink
www.scribbleandgrin.com
CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION
Fascinating Animals from A to Z
Kristie L. McCann
Doodle Books Publishing Company
www.fascinatinganimalsbook.com
CHILDREN'S RELIGION
A Girl Like Me
Deborah K. Moore & Gbolu Mulbah-Bondo
WestBow Press
www.deborahkmoore.com
COFFEE TABLE BOOK
In Search of the Dark Watchers: Landscapes and Lore of Big Sur
Benjamin Brode& Thomas Steinbeck
Steinbeck Press
www.darkwatchersbook.com
COMEDY
The Harlot's Guide to Classy Cosktails
Jeza Belle
Outskirts Press
www.harlotsguide.com
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
The Tall Tales of Talbot Toluca - Quest For The Ore Crystals
Kenneth Kit Lamug
Rabblebox, LLC
CONTEMPORARY NOVEL
Just Pru
Anne Pfeffer
Anne Pfeffer
www.annepfeffer.com
COOKBOOKS GENERAL
Tasting the Seasons: Inspired, In-Season Cuisine That's Easy, Healthy, Fresh and Fun
Kerry Dunnington
Artichoke Publishers
www.kerrydunnington.com
COOKBOOKS - INTERNATIONAL
Zing! By Gorji
Mansour Gorji
Taste Wonders
www.chefgorji.com
COOKBOOKS - REGIONAL
Zing! By Gorji
Mansour Gorji
Taste Wonders
www.chefgorji.com
CRAFTS-HOBBIES
Got Paint? The Non-Artisit's Guide to Creating Quick and Amazing Graphics With Microsoft's Free Paint Program
Gloria Beltran
Thonson-Shore
CRIME FICTION
Deep Doo-Doo
Sheri Graves
CreateSpace
www.sherigraves.com
CROSS GENRE
Deep Doo-Doo
Sheri Graves
CreateSpace
www.sherigraves.com
DEATH & DYING
In Love With Death
Satish Modi
Birlinn, Ltd
www.inlovewithdeath.com
DIVORCE
A Brand New Day ~ A Banana Split Story
A.S. Chung
Pigeonhole Books
www.pigeonholebooks.com
EDUCATION
Sex, Love and DNA: What Molecular Biology Teaches Us About Being Human
Peter Schattner
Oligo Press
www.peterschattner.com
ENVIRONMENT
The Myths of Safe Pesticides
Andre Leu
Acres U.S.A.
EROTICA
Secrets & Seduction
Cheri Blossum
Written in Stone
www.maurastone.com
FACTION
The Healing Field: A Young Psychiatrist's Battle with His Anorexic Patient, Her Hunger Strike Against God, and Their Journey…
Howard E Richmond, MD
Mind Expander Press
www.howardrichmondmd.com
FANTASY
Compendium
Alia Luria
Willowslip Press
www.alialuria.com
FICTION - GENERAL
A Simple Soul
Vadim Babenko
Ergo Sum Publishing
www.vadimbabenko.com
FINE ART
Pointe of Inspiration: An Artist's Journey with Painting and Photography
LeeAnn Brook
Brook Design Group
www.leeannbrookfineart.com
FITNESS
Race Stronger, Live Longer! A Physician's Guide To Wellness for Athletes
Mark E. Song, M.D.
Mark E. Song
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