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The following is a partial listing of awards and honors given to
Köehler Books and our authors since 2010.

 

  • J.C. Sasser’s Gradle Bird is a finalist for the Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction.
  • Karma Kitaj’s Beguiled has won a Gold Award from Literary Titan.
  • Bruce Joel Brittain is a 2018 Reader’s Favorite Silver Medal Winner in Fiction – Southern Genre, for his work Brother Daniel’s Good News Revival.
  • Paul Paradise’s The Counterfeit Detective won Honorable Mention in the Mystery/Crime Fiction category at the Popular Fiction Awards, and was a finalist for the Dark Oak Mystery Contest.
  • Joan Hicks Boone’s The Best Girl is a finalist in the 2018 International Book Awards in the Autobiography/Memoir category.
  • Bruce Joel Brittain’s Brother Daniel’s Good News Revival is a finalist in the 2018 International Book Awards in the historical fiction category.
  • J.C. Sasser’s Gradle Bird is a winner for the SIBA Southern Book Prize.
  • B. Lynn Goodwin has won a National Indie Excellence Award in the Relationships division for Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62.
  • Joe Coccaro has won a National Indie Excellence Award in the Comedy division for Woo Woo.
  • Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62 by B. Lynn Goodwin is a Finalist in the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in Women’s Issues.
  • Brother Daniel’s Good News Revival by Bruce Joel Brittain is a Finalist in the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in Historical Fiction
  • Katrina Shawver has won a Silver IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America.
  • J.C. Sasser has won a Silver IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Gradle Bird.
  • Lynn Moon has won a Silver IPPY Award in Juvenile Fiction for The Tower.
  • Whitney Ellenby has won a #1 Best Seller in Mentally Disabled Education for Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain.
  • Dr. Elaine Holt has won an Amazon #1 New Release in Family Practice Medicine for The Doctor Next Door.
  • Michael Zitron has won an Amazon #1 New Release in Water Supply for WACONOMICS: Redefining Water’s Role in Our Economy.
  • Katrina Shawver has been named a 2018 Finalist in Biography/Memoir, and nominated for Regional, Global and other Special Awards, in the Reader Views Literary Awards for Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America.
  • Katrina Shawver has been named a finalist in the 2017-2018 Wishing Shelf Book Awards in Adult Non-Fiction for her title Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America.
  • Whitney Ellenby has earned a #1 New Release on Amazon for Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities for softcover and Ebook for Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain.
  • MOM’S CHOICE AWARDS has awarded Kimberly King with a  Gold Award in Children’s Picture Books for When Your Parents Divorce – a kid to kid guide to dealing with divorce.
  • MOM’S CHOICE AWARDS has awarded Kimberly King with a  Gold Award in Children’s Picture Books for Finding Your Fit – A kid to kid guide to fitness, food, and feelings.
  • Katrina Shawver won a Silver Award in the 2018 Feathered Quill Book Awards Program in the Historical category for Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America .
  • Lynn Yvonne Moon was the Young Adult WINNER in the New England Book Festival for The Tower.
  • Whitney Ellenby’s Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain has received an Amazon #1 New Release in Mentally Disabled Education
  • Rahim B. Kanani’s A Wealth of Insight: The World’s Best Luxury Hoteliers on Leadership, Management, and the Future of 5-Star Hospitality received an Amazon #1 New Release in Service Industry category.
  • Kimberly King received a Gold Award for her books When Parents Divorce and Finding Your Fit from the 2017 Human Relations Indie Book Awards
  • Duane Redford received a #1 New Release from Amazon in Fishing for his book Hidden in Plain View.
  • Dr. Michael H. Moskowitz received a #1 Amazon Kindle Ranking for Pain Medicine, #2 for Drug Guides, #5 for Pain Medicine for his book Medical Cannabis: A Guide for Patients, Practitioners, and Caregivers.
  • Lynn Moon’s The Tower has received Gold in the category of Young Adult Fiction—Mature Issues at the 2017 Moonbeam Awards.
  • Rani St. Pucchi’s Your Body, Your Style has been chosen as 2017 Reader’s Favorite Finalist in the Non-Fiction—Women’s Genre.
  • Tim White was awarded FIRST PLACE in AUDIO BOOKS for his title, Ulysses Dream, at the 23rd Annual 2017 CIPA EVVY Book Awards
  • Brian Robinson was awarded a #1 New Release by Amazon in the category ATTENTION DEFICIT & ADHD for his book, Adderall Blues.
  • Bill Green was awarded a Chinese (Mainland China) foreign rights deal for his book, ALL IN: 101 Real Life Business Lessons For Emerging Entrepreneurs.
  • Bill Green was awarded a Vietnamese foreign rights deal for his book, ALL IN: 101 Real Life Business Lessons For Emerging Entrepreneurs.
  • Bill Green was awarded a Indonesian foreign rights deal for his book, ALL IN: 101 Real Life Business Lessons For Emerging Entrepreneurs.
  • Michael Murphy was awarded a Chinese (Mainland China) foreign rights deal for his book, Goodbye Emily.
  • Brian Robinson was awarded a #1 New Release by Amazon in the category COMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR for his book, Adderall Blues.
  • Rob Uniszkiewicz was a finalist in the Memoir division of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for his book The Bucket List Chronicles: One Man’s Yearlong Attempt to Try Something New.
  • Liza Teviño won the 2017 International Latino Book Award for Best Fiction and ILBA’s Mariposa Award for Best First Fiction for her work All That Glitters. Her book was also named to the 2017 3rd Annual Las Comadres Latino Book Club Summer Reading List
  • Marilyn Horowitz won for Best Political Thriller for The Book of Zev from the 2017 Independent Press Awards.
  • The Independent Press Award recognized Jesse by Glen Alan Burke in the category of Multicultural Fiction as a winner/distinguished favorite.
  • J. R. Sharp’s Feeding the Enemy won an honorable mention in the fiction category at the Florida Book Festival
  • John Agostinelli and Christopher Michaud’s Easy Money and the American Real Estate Ponzi Scheme earned a #1 Amazon New Release in Mortgages 2016
  • Rani St. Pucchi’s The Soulmate Checklist earned a #1 Amazon New Release in Wedding Etiquette
  • William Hazelgrove (The Pitcher, Rocket Man, Real Santa), Junior Library select and movie rights and production, Real Santa movie rights sold
  • Shelley Mickle’s The Occupation of Eliza Goode earned Publishers’ Weekly and Huntington Post’s “Pick of the Week” November 2013
  • Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew’s Hannah, Delivered won at the Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards for Regional Fiction 2014
  • Angela Correll’s Grounded and Guarded have become #1 Amazon Bestsellers
  • Mary Arno’s Thanksgiving is a Finalist for 2015 Faulkner Award for Novel.
  • Chris Leibig’s Almost Mortal is the Next Generation Indie Book Award Winner in Fiction 2016, #1 Amazon Bestseller
  • Charles Parker’s New ADHD Medication Rules: Brain Science & Common Sense has become a #1 Amazon Best Seller, and also won the ADHD Social Healthmakers Award
  • Nigel W.D Mumford’s Dying to Live earns Amazon’s #1 New Release in Near Death Experiences
  • John Wagner’s Perfect is a #1 Amazon New Release in Spiritual
  • Barbara McNally’s Wounded Warrior, Wounded Wife is a #1 Amazon New Release in Military Families
  • William Hazelgrove’s The Pitcher is a #1 Amazon Bestseller in Teen Sports and Hispanic, has sold movie rights with a movie in production; also featured by the Chicago Cubs, and received an Honorable Mention at the Hollywood Book Festival
  • Michael Simone’s Altitude is a #1 Amazon Bestseller in Spiritual Growth
  • Paul Paradise’s The Counterfeit Detective received Honorable Mention in the Crime / Mystery Category in the 2008 Writer’s Digest Fiction Competition.
  • Roxana Hewertson’s Cross of Ivy is the W3 Silver Winner Awards 2013 The Telly Awards: Online Programs Winner 2014
  • Darin Gibby (The Vintage Club), Finalist in the Fiction: Thriller/Adventure category, International Book Awards 2014
  • Susan Union (Rode to Death), Finalist in the San Diego Book Awards 2014.
  • Marilyn Wentz (Prairie Grace)Finalist for the Colorado Book Award 2014.
  • Kristen Houghton (For I Have Sinned)Finalist in the NYC-Book Fair Thriller / Crime Book Awards 2015
  • Arnaldo Lopez (Chickenhawk), Honorable Mention in the category of drama from The International Latino Books into Movies Award, November 7, 2015; Finalist in the category of Suspense/Drama: The International Latino Book Awards, June 3, 2016.
  • Tom Wise (Life on Base: Quantico Cave), -Chanticleer Book Reviews 2015 Somerset Awards – First in Category Contemporary Fiction; 2016 International Book Awards – Finalist in General Fiction Category; 2015 New York Book Festival – Winner Unpublished Manuscript Category; 2014 Great Midwest Book Festival – Winner Unpublished Manuscript Category
  • Alan Sparks (Into the Carpathians), Bronze Medal Winner, 2016 Independent Publisher (IPPY), Book Awards: Europe – Best Regional Nonfiction; Finalist, 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards: Travel/Travel Guide
  • Lynn Moon (10 Rules About Monsters),  Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence
  • Nigel W.D Mumford (Dying to Live), Amazon’s #1 New Release in Near Death Experiences
  • Aprhodite Anagnost and Robert P. Arthur (Passover), First Place in Chanticleer Book Reviews’ Paranormal Award; Gold Advertising Federation Award for book cover design
  • Barbara McLennan (Wealth of Virginia), nominated for Library of Virginia Literary Awards
  • Feather Foster’s (Mary Lincoln’s Flannel Pajamas)foreign rights sold to a Chinese publisher for translation into simplified Chinese.
  • Christopher Bowron’s (Devil in the Grass), awarded Amazon #1 Bestseller
  • (Lost & Found: A Consumer’s Guide to Healthcare), by Peter B. Anderson, MD and Paul H. Grundy, MD, with Tom Emswiller and Bud Ramey was featured by IBM Corporation
  • Mark Rodriguez for The Extraordinary Ordinary Life of Mark Rodriguez was awarded an Amazon #1 Bestseller
  • Larry Rogers, MD, author of M. Gazi Yasargil: Father of Modern Neurosurgery, foreign rights sold to a Turkish Publisher
  • Sean David Cohen’s DON’T EAT CANCER was sold for foreign rights translation into simplified Chinese
  • C.R. Downing’s Traveler’s HOT L Wins USA Best Book Awards Science Fiction Category
  • Jenny Ruden’s Camp Utopia Wins Moonbeam Children’s Book Gold
  • Diane Carey’s BANNERS was sold for foreign rights translation into simplified Chinese
  • Southern Writers Magazine names Big Daddy as SW Must Read
  • The Advertising Federation of Hampton Roads Awards 2016 Silver Medal to John Koehler for lifetime achievements in advertising arts and community service

 

The following books also received Amazon #1 rankings in the Kindle Store:

  • The Traveler: No Turning Back
  • Perfection
  • The New ADHD Medication Rules
  • Goodbye Emily
  • Anonymity
  • Hatteras Moon
  • The Lost Reflection
  • The Bequest of Big Daddy
  • The Killdeer
  • Living Stones
  • Mad Max
  • Normal to Noble
  • The Treason of Mary Louvestre
  • Ganges Boy
  • Altitude
  • Billy Blue Sky
  • On Crosswords
  • From the Ground Up
  • Wisdom from the Jazzman
  • The Black Banner
  • Rocket Man
  • Sir, I Can Explain
  • The Pitcher
  • The Book of Testosterone
  • Adderall Blues