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

  • Eleanor McCallie Cooper’s Dragonfly Dreams has been named Amazon’s #1 new release for Asian Historical fiction.
  • William Murphy’s Not for God and Country has been named a bronze medal award winner in the subcategory: History by the Military Writers Society of America.
  • Matthew Tallon’s 100 Days in Vietnam: A Memoir of Love, War, and Survival has been named a silver medal award winner in the subcategory: Memoir/Biography by the Military Writers Society of America.
  • Sandy Stosz’s Breaking Ice and Breaking Glass: Leading in Uncharted Waters has been named a gold medal award winner in the subcategory: Business/Self Help by the Military Writers Society of America.
  • Joe Palmer’s A Mariner’s Tale has been named a finalist in the category General Fiction in the 2021 American Fiction Awards by American Book Fest.
  • Pamela Hamilton’s Lady Be Good: The Life and Times of Dorothy Hale has won the silver medal in the category Fiction: Chick-Lit in the 2021 Readers’ Favorite Awards.
  • Kathleen Reid’s Sunrise in Florence has been named first place winner in the category Mystery/Suspense: Romantic Suspense in the 2021 American Fiction Awards by American Book Fest.
  • Scott A. Porter’s Here They Come has been named first place winner in the category Adventure: War & Military in the 2021 American Fiction Awards by American Book Fest.
  • Greg Field’s has won a Literary Titan Book Award for Through the Waters and the Wild
  • Vanessa Broers’ We Are One: How One Woman Reclaimed Her Identity Through Motherhood has been named an Amazon #1 New Release in Pregnancy and Childhood.
  • Danielle Koehler’s The Other Forest has been named an Amazon #1 New Release in Children’s Lion, Tiger & Leopard Books.
  • Pamila Hamilton’s Lady Be Good is the Winner of the National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Jon Robinson’s Sunshine and the Full Moon has won first place in Young Adult Fiction by Firebird Book Awards.
  • Michael J. Coffino’s Truth Is in the House has been named first place winner in the category African American Fiction by Firebird Book Awards.
  • Michael J. Coffino’s Truth Is in the House has been named first place winner in Social/Political Change by Firebird Book Awards.
  • Jon Robinson’s Sunshine and the Full Moon has earned an honorable mention in Young Adult Fiction from the Purple Dragonfly Awards 2021.
  • Rebecca Dwight Bruff’s Trouble the Water: A Novel has won the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Book Award and Blue Ribbon for the 2020 Chanticleer International Book Awards.
  • Joseph F. Tallon and Matthew A. Tallon have been named Award Winning Author for Military Memoirs – Excellence for Overall Appeal of Book and To Target Audience by International Impact Book Awards 2021 for their book 100 Days in Vietnam: A Memoir of Love, War, and Survival.
  • George Kohn has been named Award Winning Author for Military Memoirs – Excellence for Book Content Quality by International Impact Book Awards 2021 for his book Journey of a Vietnam F-4 Fighter Pilot
  • Michael Coffino’s Truth Is in the House was named the winner in the Friendship category by the International Impact Book Awards 2021.
  • Pearl Gifty Alimo’s Growing Your Family: Learn How to Flourish and Thrive as a Military Family was named a finalist in the category of Parenting & Family by the International Book Awards 2021.
  • Lynn B. Goodwin’s Talent was named a finalist in the category of Fiction: Young Adult by the International Book Awards 2021.
  • S. J. Cunningham’s All This Was Mission was named a finalist in the category of Fiction: Visionary by the International Book Awards 2021.
  • James Ballard’s Poisoned Jungle was named a finalist in the category of Fiction: Literary by the International Book Awards 2021.
  • George Kohn’s Vector to Destiny: Journey of Vietnam F-4 Fighter Pilot was named the winner in the category of History: Military by the International Book Awards 2021.
  • 100 Days in Vietnam: A Memoir of Love, War, and Survival by Joseph F. Tallon and Matthew A. Tallon was named a finalist in the category of History: Military by the International Book Awards 2021.
  • Marcus Kirsch’s The Wicked Company: When Growth Is Not Enough has won a First Place Blue Ribbon for the Harvey Chute Book Awards for Business, Enterprise, and Finance non-fiction 2020.
  • Carter Taylor Seaton’s The Other Morgans has won a bronze medal in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Fiction category for the IPPY Awards 2021.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid was awarded Chatelaine Winner in Romantic Fiction by Chanticleer International Book Awards 2020.
  • Travis Klempan’s Have Snakes, Need Birds has won a gold medal for Military/Wartime Fiction from the Independent Publisher Book Awards.
  • Christopher Leibig’s Almost Damned has won best legal thriller for the National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Pamela Hamilton’s Lady Be Good is a finalist in the Faction category of the National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Pamela Hamilton’s Lady Be Good is a winner in the Chick-Lit category of the National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won a 2020 Audiobook Reviewer New Author of the Year. 
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won a 2021 Book Excellence Award.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won a 2021 Authorshout Recommended Read Award.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won a 2021 Kops-Fetherling International Award Multicultural Fiction Gold.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won a 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Award (NGIBA) for multicultural fiction.
  • Travis Klempan’s Have Snakes, Need Birds was a finalist in the Military category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).
  • Kelly J. Galvin’s PowerPoint Ranger: My Iraq War Log was a finalist in the military category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).
  • Christopher Leibig’s Almost Damned was a finalist in the Religious (Fiction) category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).
  • R. T. Lund’s A Climate for Death was a winner in the Thriller category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).
  • Scott Gould’s Whereabouts was a finalist in Best Cover Design (Fiction) category of the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).
  • Michael J. Coffino’s Truth is in the House has won Best Historical Fiction with Pacific Book Awards 2021.
  • Mary K. Savarese’s Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume (who knew!) has won an Eric Hoffer award in the category of Grand Prize Short List 2021.
  • Mary K. Savarese’s Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume (who knew!) has won an Eric Hoffer award in the category of Small Press 2021.
  • Mary K. Savarese’s Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume (who knew!) has won an Eric Hoffer award in the category of First Horizon 2021.
  • Joanne McCallie’s Secret Warrior: A Coach and Fighter, On and Off the Court has been listed in KIRKUS BEST BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK in May 2021.
  • Mary Elizabeth Ames’ H’Ilgraith has won an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards 2020 in the category Fiction: Science Fiction & Fantasy.
  • Charles Gomez’ Cuban Son Rising has won an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards 2020 in the category LGBTQ.
  • Sharon Krasny’s Iceman Awakens has won an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards 2020 in the category Best New Voice: Fiction.
  • James Ballard’s Poisoned Jungle has won an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards 2020 in the category Best New Voice: Fiction.
  • Phil M. Cohen’s Nick Bones Underground has won a finalist award in the category of Debut Novel from the Jewish Book Council 2020.
  • Michael J. Coffino’s Truth Is in the House earned an honorable mention in the General Fiction category of the 2021 Los Angeles Book Festival.
  • Andrew Chaleff’s The Wounded Healer: A Journey in Radical Self-Love has won a Nautilus Book Awards 2020 silver award in the category of Personal Growth/Large Publisher.
  • Scott Gould’s Whereabouts has won an Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite in the category of
    Literary Fiction 2021.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid cover design has won a gold American Advertising Award 2021.

  • Linda Oatman High’s As Far as Birds Can Fly cover design has won a silver American Advertising Award 2021.
  • Scott Gould’s Whereabouts cover design has won a silver American Advertising Award 2021.

  • Charles Gomez’s Cuban Son Rising cover design has won a silver American Advertising Award 2021.

  • Ray Russell’s Philurius College Blues cover design was named a finalist for IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards 2020.

  • Jeffrey Blount’s The Emancipation of Evan Walls has won the category of African-American Fiction at the 14th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards and was named a finalist in Literary Fiction.
  • James A. Hill’s Midpoint: Manhood, Midlife, and Prostate Cancer has won the category of Men’s Health at the 14th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards and was named a finalist in the category for books on cancer.
  • Gregory Funderburk’s The Mourning Wave has been awarded a Best of 2020: Our Favorite Indie Books by Kirkus Reviews.
  • Russell Heath’s Rinn’s Crossing has won a Best Indie Mysteries & Thrillers award with the Best Books of 2020.
  • Kathleen Reid’s Sunrise in Florence has won a 2020 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award in the Multicultural category.
  • Dan Bozung’s This Civilian Sh*t Is Hard: From the Cockpit, Cubicle, and Beyond was named a finalist in Business: Careers at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Shaun Belding’s The Journey to WOW: The Path to Outstanding Customer Experience and Loyalty was named a finalist in Business: General at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Matthew Schwartz’s Confessions of an Investigative Reporter was named a finalist in Autobiography/Memoir and Best New Non-Fiction at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Ginny Whitelaw’s Resonate: Zen and the Way of Making a Difference was named a finalist in Self-Help: Motivational at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Andy Chaleff’s The Wounded Healer: A Journey in Radical Self-Love was named a finalist in Self Help: General at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Charles Gomez’s Cuban Son Rising was named a finalist in LGBTQ: Non-fiction and Autobiography/Memoir at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Aaron Michael Grant’s Taking Baghdad was named a finalist in History: Military at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Buck Wyndham’s Hogs in the Sand: A Gulf War A-10 Pilot’s Combat Journal was named a finalist in History: Military and Best New Non-Fiction at the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • R. Scott Boyer’s Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy was named a finalist in Fiction: Young Adult by the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Mary K. Savarese’s Tigers Love Bubblebaths and Obsession Perfume (who knew!) was named a finalist in Fiction: Inspirational by the 2020 Best Book Awards.
  • Susan Strecker’s Drive: A Nascar Novel was awarded second place in the category of Fiction: Novel at the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • Isaac Miller’s Just Get Up and Manifest Your Inner Genius earned an honorable mention from the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • James Ballard’s Poisoned Jungle was awarded first place in the categories of Historical Fiction and Military by the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • D. W. Saur’s Dark Days earned an honorable mention in Young Adult Fiction and Science Fiction/Fantasy from the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid was awarded first place for Best Cover Design and Special Needs/Disability Awareness by the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • Isaac Miller’s Just Get Up: And Manifest Your Inner Genius has won a Gold Medal in Self-Help/Spiritual category by The Coffee Pot Book Club.
  • Johnson Chong’s Sage Sapien: From Karma to Dharma was awarded an Amazon #1 ranking in LGBTQ stories and biographies.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid is a finalist at the 2020 Best Book Awards in General Fiction and Best New Fiction.
  • George Kohn’s Vector to Destiny: Journey of a Vietnam F-4 Fighter Pilot has won an Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam War History.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won the category of “First Novel 50k to 80k Words” at the 2020 IAN Book of the Year Awards.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won honorable mention in general fiction at the 2020 New York Book Festival.
  • Matthew Schwartz’s Confessions of an Investigative Reporter won first prize in nonfiction for the Arizona Authors Association’s 2020 Literary Contest.
  • Buck Wyndham’s Hogs in the Sand has won an Amazon #1 Best Seller in the category of Operation Desert Storm Military History
  • Ginny Whitelaw’s Resonate: Zen and the Way of Making a Difference has won an Amazon #1 Best Seller in Personal Success & Spirituality.
  • Ginny Whitelaw’s Resonate: Zen and the Way of Making a Difference has won an Amazon #1 New Release in Personal Success & Spirituality.
  • Buck Wyndham’s Hogs in the Sand has won an Amazon #1 Bestseller in the category of Military Aviation History
  • Marsha Rene and Cheryl Ross’s Silencing the Enemy Within: A Memoir of Addiction and Healing have won an Amazon #1 New Release in Drug Dependency.
  • Rebecca Bruff’s Stars of Wonder has won an Amazon #1 New Release in Children’s Christian Historical Fiction.
  • Charles Gomez’s Cuban Son Rising was awarded BEST AUTOBIOGRAPHY by the International Latino Book Awards.
  • Ryan Chukhuske’s The Bigfoot 200 has won First Place in the Chanticleer International Book Awards in the category in Instruction and Insight Books.
  • Buck Wyndham’s Hogs in the Sand has won an Amazon #1 New Release in the category of Operation Desert Storm Military History
  • Alyssa DeRose’s Momoir: A New Mom’s Journey to Embracing Her Not-So-Perfect Motherhood has won an Amazon #1 New Release in the category Postpartum Depression.
  • Andy Chaleff’s The Wounded Healer: A Journey in Radical Self-Love has won an Amazon #1 New Release in the category Motivational Growth and Spirituality.
  • Jeremy R. Moss’s The Life and Tryals of the Gentleman Pirate, Major Stede Bonnet has won three Amazon Hot New Release Awards in the categories of History of the Caribbean & West Indies, History of Central America, and Maritime History & Piracy
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won the 2020 Pinnacle Book Award for multicultural fiction.
  • Carol Van Den Hende’s Goodbye, Orchid has won the 2020 American Fiction Award for Urban Fiction.
  • Rachael Brooks’s Beads is a Gold Medal Winner of the 2020 Global Ebook Awards.
  • James Hill’s Midpoint has won a National Indie Excellence Award in the Men’s Health category.
  • Michael Van Ness’s General in Command has won an Honorable Mention in the Ebook Nonfiction category from The Eric Hoffer Book Award.
  • Matthew Schwartz’s Confessions of an Investigative Reporter has been awarded a #1 New Release in Biographies of Journalists by Amazon.
  • Angela Correll’s Granted (May Hollow Trilogy Book Three) has won Silver in the Religious Fiction category for the 2019 IPPY Awards.
  • Stefanie Naumann and Tadeusz Haska’s How Languages Saved Me: A Polish Story of Survival has won First Place in the website category for the 2019 IPPY Awards.
  • Stefanie Naumann and Tadeusz Haska’s How Languages Saved Me: A Polish Story of Survival has won First Place in the non-fiction category of 2020 Maxy Awards for Indie Books.
  • Stefanie Naumann and Tadeusz Haska’s How Languages Saved Me: A Polish Story of Survival has won a Silver in the Memoir category of 2019 Nautilus Book Award.
  • Raymond Hutson’s Finding Sgt. Kent has won Silver in the Military/Wartime Fiction category for the 2019 IPPY Awards.
  • Charles Gomez’s Cuban Son Rising has been awarded #1 New Release in AIDS by Amazon.
  • Dr. Thomas Grogan’s Chasing the Invisible has been awarded a gold medal in the Best Business Memoir/Biography category of the 2019 Axiom Business Book competition.
  • Jack Kennard’s D-Day Journal: The Untold Story of a U.S. Ranger on Omaha Beach has won the STAFF PICK in VFW Magazine‘s February 2020 issue.
  • Rebecca Bruff’s Trouble the Water has won the Gold/1st Place award in the 2020 Feathered Quill Book Awards Program for the Adult Fiction and Debut Author categories and a Bronze/3rd place award in the Historical category.
  • Phil Cohen’s Nick Bones Underground was selected as a finalist for the 2019 National Jewish Book Awards.
  • Marcus Kirsch’s The Wicked Company is on the long list for the Chanticleer International Book Awards Instructional & Insight Awards.
  • Isaac Samuel Miller’s Just Get Up and Manifest Your Inner Genius  is on the long list for the Chanticleer International Book Awards Instructional & Insight Awards.
  • Thomas Paul Reilly’s Hope in the Shadows of War has won a bronze in Historical Fiction for the 2019 Military Writers Society of America awards season.
  • Mary K. Savarese’s Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume (who knew!) has won an honorable mention in Mystery and an honorable mention in New Author: Fiction at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • Julie MacNeil’s The 50-Year Secret has won second place in New Author: Nonfiction, and an honorable mention in Self-Help/Inspirational at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • James Roberts’ The Crossroads of Logan Michaels has won first place in Fiction: Novel, an honorable mention in Young Adult Fiction, and an honorable mention in New Author: Fiction at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • Stefanie Naumann and Tadeusz Haska’s How Languages Saved Me: A Polish Story of Survival has won first place in Biography/Autobiography/Memoir, first place in Historical Nonfiction, and an honorable mention in New Author: Nonfiction at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Awards.
  • Tom Xavier’s Neffatira’s First Challenge has won an honorable mention in YA Fiction at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards.
  • James A. Hill’s Midpoint: Manhood, Midlife, and Prostate Cancer has won first place in New Author: Nonfiction, and an honorable mention in Memoir/Autobiography at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards.
  • Whitney Ellenby’s Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain has won first place at the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards in Parenting and a first place in Special Needs/Disability.
  • Jeffrey Blount’s The Emancipation of Evan Walls has won silver in Southern Fiction at the 2019 Reader’s Favorite Awards.
  • Jeffrey Blount’s The Emancipation of Evan Walls is the winner in African American Fiction at the 2019 Best Book Awards.
  • Julie Tate-Libby’s The Good Way: A Himalayan Journey is a #1 New Release on Kindle in Nepal Travel on Amazon.
  • Thomas J. Donohoe’s The CEO’s Digital Marketing Playbook: The Definitive Crash Course and Battle Plan for B2B and High Value B2C Customer Generation is a #1 New Release in the Kindle Store in both Direct Marketing and Internet Marketing.
  • Dan Pelino and Bud Ramey’s Trusted Healers: Dr. Paul Grundy and the Global Healthcare Crusade is a #1 New Release in Health Policy on Amazon.
  • Whitney Ellenby’s Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain has won a National Indie Excellence Award in New Non-Fiction.
  • Andy Chaleff’s The Last Letter: Embracing Pain to Create a Meaningful Life has won a 2019 Colorado Independent Publisher’s Association’s EVVY Award.
  • Andy Chaleff’s The Last Letter: Embracing Pain to Create a Meaningful Life has been awarded a B.R.A.G. Medallion from the Book Readers Appreciation Group.
  • David Patneaude’s Fast Backward is a finalist in the 13th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Karma Kitaj’s Beguiled is a finalist in the 13th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Ryan M. Chukuske’s Bigfoot 200: Because, You Know, Why the #@&% Not? is a finalist in the 13th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Andy Chaleff’s The Last Letter: Embracing Pain to Create a Meaningful Life is a finalist in the 13th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.
  • Dean Johnson’s A Table for Two is a #1 New Release on Amazon in Table Tennis.
  • James A. Hill’s Midpoint: Manhood, Midlife, and Prostate Cancer is a #1 New Release on Amazon in Prostate Disease.
  • Bill Eshelman has earned an Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam War History for Letters to Pat: A Year in the Life of a Vietnam Marine in the Kindle Store.
  • Henry G. Brinton’s City of Peace is the winner in the Mystery/Suspense: Cozy Mystery category at the 2019 American Book Awards.
  • Jeffrey Blount’s The Emancipation of Evan Walls is a finalist in the General Fiction category at the 2019 American Book Awards.
  • Rebecca Dwight Bruff’s Trouble the Water is the winner in the African American Fiction category at the 2019 American Book Awards.
  • David Patneaude’s Fast Backward is the winner in the Young Adult category at the 2019 American Book Awards.
  • Keith Fechtman’s Malina’s Farm Adventure is a finalist in the Children’s Picture Book: Softcover Fiction category at the 2019 American Book Awards.
  • Chef Gigi Gaggero’s Food Fight for Parents of Picky Eaters has won a Gold Award from the 2019 Mom’s Choice Awards.
  • Mary K. Savarese’s Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume (who knew!) has garnered a Five Star Readers’ Favorite review.
  • Chef Gigi Gaggero’s Food Fight for Parents of Picky Eaters is a 2019 National Parenting Product Awards winner.
  • Sixtus Z. Atabong’s My Father’s Gift has won gold at the 2018 Nautilus Awards in the category of Heroic Journeys.
  • Whitney Ellenby’s Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain has won silver at the 2018 Nautilus Awards in the category of Parenting & Family.
  • Katrina Shawver’s Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America has won Best in Category for Narrative Non-Fiction at the Chanticleer Book Awards.
  • Julie MacNeil’s The 50-Year Secret won a 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Award in Inspirational Non-Fiction.
  • Whitney Ellenby’s Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain is a Finalist for Parenting/Family (Non-Fiction) in the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
  • James M. Roberts’ The Crossroads of Logan Michaels is a Finalist for First Novel at the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
  • Daniel Misdea’s The Book of Joe is a Finalist for Graphic Novel at the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
  • Jim Masciarelli’s Beyond Beauport is the Grand Prize Winner in Top Shelf Magazine‘s Indie Book Cover Award for May.
  • Harvey A. Schwartz’s Never Again has won First in Category for Global Thriller at the Chanticleer Book Awards.
  • Whitney Ellenby’s Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain has won a 2019 gold IPPY in Parenting.
  • Angela Correll’s Granted has won a 2019 silver IPPY in Religious Fiction.
  • Raymond Hutson’s Finding Sgt. Kent has won a 2019 silver IPPY Award in Military/Wartime Fiction.
  • Elaine Holt M.D. has won a 2019 bronze IPPY in Best First Book: Non-Fiction for The Doctor Next Door.
  • Sixtus Z. Atabong has won a 2019 gold IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for My Father’s Gift.
  • Christine A. Emery and Kellie R. Emery have won a 2019 silver IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Black Cloud Blues.
  • Victoria Nelson’s HIYA MORIAH is an Amazon #1 New Release in the category Children’s Special Needs Books.
  • James Roberts has won a Third Place and Honorable Mention for the Reader Favorite Book Reviews for his book The Crossroads of James Michaels
  • Whitney Ellenby has won a 2019 gold Nonfiction Book Award for Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain.
  • Shaun Belding is an Amazon #1 Bestseller in the category Customer Relations for his book The Journey to WOW: The Path to Outstanding Customer Experience and Loyalty
  • Ryan Chukuske is an Amazon #1 Bestseller in the categories SPORTS TRAVEL & RUNNING-JOGGING with his book Bigfoot 200: Because, you know, why the #@&% not?
  • Noretta Willig won first place for Historical Biography from the The Author Zone Awards for her book Carl’s Story.
  • J.R. Sharp’s Feeding the Enemy has been selected for the Amelia Island Book Festival’s Authors in Schools Literacy Program.
  • Kimberly and Gabby King’s Finding Your Fit: A Kid to Kid Guide to Fitness, Food and Feelings is a winner in the 2018 Best Book Awards in the Children’s Mindy/Body/Spirit category.
  • Karma Kitaj’s Beguiled is a finalist in the 2018 Best Book Awards in the historical fiction category.
  • Bruce Joel Brittain’s Brother Daniel’s Good News Revival is a finalist in the 2018 Best Book Awards in the historical fiction category.
  • B. Lynn Goodwin’s Never Too Late: From Wannabe to Wife at 62 is a finalist in the 2018 Best Book Awards in the narrative nonfiction category.
  • Katrina Shawver has been awarded the Polish Heritage Award from the Polish-American Congress of Arizona for Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America.
  • Katrina Shawver’s Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America won first place in published nonfiction in the 2018 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest.
  • 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