16th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners - Inspirational

Announcing the Inspirational winners of the 16th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards
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Inspirational

First-Place Winner

VesnaM.Bailey
LeamingtonONCanada
Notes To My Son Before You Go


Honorable Mentions

LauraBruno, M.A.
PetalumaCA
If I Only Had a Brain Injury
www.ifionlyhadabraininjury.com

TimothyS.Laniak
MatthewsNC
While Shepards Watch Their Flocks
www.sheperleader.com

JenOhlson
AustinTX
Every Town Needs A Trail
www.everytownneedsatrail.com

ThomasR.WinkelNicolaM.Winkel
PhoenixAZ
Transformation from Tragedy
www.wordpointpublishing.com

Entrants

SayyedA. H.Abdul-Rashid
BrooklynNY
The Lion and the Eagle

DianeAdams
OregoniaOH
Meditation Minute
www.lulu.com

KarenAndersonReginaAnderson
Fort WorthTX
Temples of Praise
www.mylightpublishing.com

MichaelAngelo
WestervilleOH
Liberty The Perfect Law

PradeepApte
IndoreM.P.India
The Nisargadatta Gita
www.lulu.com

LinkaK.Arkle
RosevilleCA
Affair With an Angel
www.outskirts press.com

KarinRAsmussen
MendocinoCA
Mood's Plus from Euzelus

RozaliaHorvathBalazsi
Sydney NSWAustralia
Conscious Channelling from the Akashic Records
www.akashicrecors-tarot.com

RosalindBaldwin
Sun ValleyCA
Double Rainbow Over Blakely
www.buybooksontheweb.com

FrankBall
EnumclawWA
Eyewitness: The Life of Chirst Told in One Story
www.winepressgoup.com

CathyBarker
SeattleWA
A Heron's Balance
www.heronsbalance.com

MarcBarone
HendersonNV
Italian Mothers Never Die
www.outskirtspress.com

JanetBaughman
AndersonSC
A Home for Mandy

NickolasBay
RenoNV
GOD Is In Your Molecules
www.amazon.com

MelanieBecerra
SacramentoCA
Cosmic Reality Seekers

KaminA.Bell, MS, MA
Laguna BeachCA
Journey to Abundance
www.amazon.com

GordonBennett
TerrellNC
Beyond Living
www.beyondliving.net

SharonD.Blackmon
CharlotteNC
A Woman with Sight and No Vision
www.sharonblackmon.com

ChristineBlake
EvergreenCO
Woman Redeemed
www.womanredeemednovel.com

EstellaReedBlevins
FranklinIN
Essies Abide Retirement Living
www.xlibris.com

JeanBlue
SearsMI
Open House

DebbieBoswell
BrooklynNY
Miriam's Journey

TedBrassfield, ACC
SouthfieldMI
Law of Attaction Workbook

MichaelBriese
Silver SpringMD
More Gifts of God's Grace

JeannieBrown
PalatineIL
Celcius-7

Dr. JacquelynBrown-Hadnot
Shawnee MissionKS
A Tresure in the Pleasure of Loving God
www.amazon.com

LarryButtram
Manassas ParkVA
The Greatest Gift
www.larrybuttram.com

BernieL.Calaway
CullowheeNC
Revelation for Regular Readers
ww.publishamerica.com

RhondaCalhoun
HoldenMO
The Bride
www.harvesthome.org

DenaRaeCarlock
White SalmonWA
In Search of Silence: Devotions for Moms Who Need a Time Out with God
www.amazon.com

SohrabChamanAra
Des PlainesIL
A Journey To The Truth
www.ajourneytothetruth.com

CliveChan
KowloonHong Kong
Live Life to the Fullest

CliveChan
KowloonHong Kong
Live Life to the Fullest

ShirleyCheng
Wappingers FallsNY
Embrace Ultra-Ability!
www.shirleycheng.com

AnnetteChilds, Ph.D.
RenoNV
Halfway Across The River
www.onecandle.net

D. A.Cobb
IndianapolisIN
God Is Everywhere
www.pleasantwordbooks.com

JohnJ.Cobb
Hoffman EstatesIL
Lord, When?
www.iuniverse.com

MarianneCriswell
StocktonCA
Take a Break

ElizabethHillCutting
WinchesterNH
Oil Of Joy

RyanDalgliesh
LongviewTX
Love Notes
www.xulonpress.com

BrooklynDarkchild
CincinnatiOH
This Ain't No Hearts and Flowers Love Story
www.lulu.com

CeceliaG.Davis
Fort PierceFL
15 Minutes to Live
www.atlasbooks.com

DouglasJ.Del Tondo, Esq.
IrvineCA
Jesus' Words on Salvation
www.bbotw.com

AnneDutton
Ft McDowell
A Heart Renewed

HeleneEssigVictoriaPerez
PhilippiWV
Angela's Angel
www.outskirtspress.com

SuzanneFairbrother, Ph.D.
YelmWA
Finding The Goddess Within
www.suzannefairbrother.com

JimFargiano
East QuogueNY
The Spoken Words of Spirit
www.jimfargiano.com

OlufemiFatunmbi
Los AngelesCA
Shapers of Destiny

RobertThomasFertig
LargoFL
A Guide To Universal Truths
www.amazon.com

WardFoley, Ph.D.
NortonKS
Thank My Lucky Scars

NinaFuller
NewburghIN
Special Strength for Special Parents
www.ninafuller.org

CaroleT.Fulmer
South WilliamsportPA
Dead Man in My Chair

KevinS.Garrison
Fort LauderdaleFL
It's Just a Matter of Balance
www.garrisonop.com

RuthieGarrison
Pine BluffAR
Thirty Thieves of Innocence
www.30thieves.com

RoseGasserLoisBrooks
RosevilleCA
Macular Degeneration: A Journey Out of Sight
www.trafford.com

MelindaJosiahGeaumont
SpringvaleME
Becoming Auma
www.amazon.com

MargieGerow
SnoverMI
In the Name of Religion

LoriGershon
StamfordCT
Child of Light

AnnGilbreth
Rocky ComfortMO
Dream Man
www.trafford.com

KeithDavidGill
Grand RapidsMI
The Ultimate Seeds: An Illustrated Guide to The Secret of the Universe

HankGilliam
DallasTX
Songbird

DeloriseA.Gines
Kansas CityMO
Just Wait! God Is Working it Out

CharlotteGoodwin
Pagosa SpringsCO
The Twisted Path
www.spiritsandmiracles.com

TerryGoss
ChicagoIL
GOD'S Great Holy Poems
www.holypoems.org

JanetGrillo
WilmingtonDE
My Secret Journal
www.mysecretjournal.tx

BenGruagach
Eden PrairieMN
The Wiccan Mystic
www.witchgrotto.com

ValerieGuimaraes
RochesterMN
Journey from Frog Creek
www.amazon.com

CaroleHamm
LewisburgPA
Springtime Of The Soul

AdrianneHampton
BrooklynNY
T.HE L.OVE C.OLLECTION
www.legacyentertainment.biz

LaneenA.Haniah
DallasTX
A Spiritual Famine: The Testing of Your Faith
www.victoriouslyfree.org

Edmund And VirginiaHansen
Sun City CtrFL
Chirstmas Memories
www.authorhouse.com

DianeAndersonHarvey, Ph. D.
Foster CityCA
Doctor, Patient, Object, Thing
www.authorhouse.com

PatHastings
ProvidenceRI
Simply a Woman of Faith
www.simplyawomanoffaith.com

GaryEdwardHaymes, DMA, RH
Fort ErieONTCanada
Go Beyond Stress
www.publishamerica.com

MariaDancingHeart
LynnwoodWA
The Last Adventure of Life
www.thelastadventureoflife.com

ClaireHeaton
FarnhamSurreyUnited Kingdom
Martha's Voice
www.marthasvoice.com

SharonHill
Gympie DCQueenslandAustralia
Back in Daddy's Arms
www.backindaddysarms.com

HeleneHolt
ProvoUT
Namesake, Seeking the Living Christ

JosephineCHolt
EatontonGA
A Seeker's Journal

MaryKHooker
Wilkes-barrePA
A Time to Rhyme
www.amazon.com

KathleenHuddle
ElmiraNY
Mama With a Blue Face: A Memoir Marbleizing Motherhood and Art
www.authorhouse.com

DavidM.Humphrey Sr.
GarlandTX
Dark Things

BranchIsole
LahainaHI
God . . . i believe
www.manaopublishing.com

JamesA.Jimason
Temple HillsMD
Give Me Destiny!
www.amazon.com

JamesR.Johnson
Connellys SpringsNC
Truth or Tradition Volume I
www.iuniverse.com

Linda"Mosetta"Jones
DallasTX
Nappyisms
www.nappyhairaffair.com

JulietteSeelyeKarow
Safety HarborFL
Pinnacles

CharleneKateKavanagh
MadisonWI
Going Home: The Lost Story of Chief The Fire Dog
www.amazon.com

ScottKilander
El CajonCA
Carly_Bugg03
www.amazon.com

DonnaKincheloe
EvansvilleIN
I Never Walk The Halls Alone
www.walkthehalls.com

P. G.Kivett, Esquire
FresnoCA
The Tinity Coin
www.deepriverpubs.com

R.W.Klamm
IndependenceMO
Fly Like a Bumblebee: A Blind Magician Shares His Most Powerful Secrets
www.klammbooks.com

R.W.Klamm
IndependenceMO
Outfox the Kids For Fun and Profit
www.klammbooks.com

EmersonKlees
RochesterNY
The Moral Navigator

PatriciaA.Knott
ConwayAR
The Search For Kum Ba Ya
www.xulonpress.com/book_detail.php?id+5328

SherylP.Kurland
LongwoodFL
Everlasting Matrimony: Pearls of Wisdom From Couples Married 50 Years or More
www.everlastingmatrimony.com

KathyLabosh
LancasterPA
The Child with Autism Learns The Faith
www.laboshpublishing.com

KaraD.Lane
CarmelIN
Wake Up To Powerful Living: 12 Principles To Transform Your Life!
www.wakeuptopowerfulliving.com

AnnieB.Lawrence, Ph.D., CHT, HHP
SedonaAZ
Love's Secret
www.amazon.com

JimiLease
Rocky ComfortMO
The Last Miracle
www.trafford.com

ToniV.Lee
OrlandoFL
Expectations
www.pleasantwordbooks.com

LouiseLewis
IrvineCA
No Experts Needed: The Meaning of Life According To You!
www.amazon.com

MarkAnthonyLord
ChicagoIL
The Seven Living Words
www.markanthonylord.com

ConstanceLuciano
Oro ValleyAZ
The Teachings of Jonah
www.amazon.com

HedriaLunken
RochesterNY
Square One At 51
www.wmebooks.com

MarthaleeLyman
RentonWA
The Keeper
wegoon777@aol.com

ToddJ.Lyon, M.D.
New BostonNH
The Holding Sky of Awareness: Experiencing Joy Through Ego Dis-Identification

DonnaCarolMaheady, ARNP, EdD
West Palm BeachFL
Leave No Nurse Behind: Nurses Working with disAbilities
www.iuniverse.com

JennieMarlow
BoonvilleCA
Personal Magic: A Spotted Eagle & Grandfather White Elk Book
www.lulu.com

DelroyMarshall
LithoniaGA
Adam and Eve Were Not Naked

DoloresAMcCabe
HamdenNY
AXIOS

SethRMcChghy
SpringfieldMO
Embracing a faith to Live By

SethR.McGhghy
SpringfieldMO
Embracing a faith to Live By

PamelaMcKissack
ClevelandOH
Apostolic Recovery

JenniferMcLean
IrvineCA
the BIG book of YOU
www.bigbookofyou.com

DaleMcNair
BartlettTN
Hearing from God Made Simple: Easy as ABCs

R. TerryMeiser
MifflinPA
Life Is Simple Hard But Simple
www.lifeissimplehardbutsimple.com

C.H.Melton
AustellGA
Pocket Power
www.ubewellserices.com

TennaMerchent, M.H.
NoblesvilleIN
He's Not Autistic, But ….
www.bookmasters.com

GinnieMesibov
PhiladelphiaPA
Outer Strength, Inner Strength
www.outerstrengthinnerstrength.com

M. D.Meyer
Norway House MBCanada
Deep Waters
www.dorenemeyer.com

MinniettaMillard
IndianapolisIN
A Closer Look: A Theology of the Ordinary
www.authorhouse.com

SandraMiller
WoodbridgeVA
Balancing Blessings and Obtaining Order for women
www.balancingblessings.com

DoloresMMiller
New HopePA
Beautiful Warrior: Poetry & Prose
www.beautifulwarrior.com

LindaA.Mohr
West Palm BeachFL
Tatianna
www.lindamohr.net

MarieA.Monroe
River ForestIL
Shackled
www.authorhouse.com

KatherineRobertsMoore
High PointNC
Dancing Rainbows
www.authorhouse.com

PeteMoore
Oklahoma CityOK
Seven Spiritual Steps To Freedom From Addiction
www.xlibris.com

EdwardNamerdy
Key WestFL
The Source (Finding Your Way Home)
www.buybooksontheweb.com

EdwardNamerdy
Key WestFL
Another Place in Space
www.buybooksontheweb.com

DonnaJeanneNoble
HartvilleOH
Mirror, Mirror: Christmas Reflections

RuthAnnNordin
SpringfieldNE
An Inconvenient Marriage
www.outskirtspress.com

EdOkonowicz
ElktonMD
GOLD Frankincense & Myrrh
www.mystandlace.com

ClaudetteA.Palatsky
DowneyCA
Think it Not Strange
www.thinkitnotstrange.com

AnniePane
WoodbridgeVA
The Dance of Balance for Body Mind and Spirit

DonPardue
Lenoir CityTN
Blossoms of Winter

SharonParenteau
EndicottNY
I Can Do This; I Can Die
www.amazon.com

LillianPearson
HarringtonDE
Ben's Family Journal

LillianPearson
HarringtonDE
Unto Children's Children

LillianPearson
HarringtonDE
Walking the Faith Road

LillianPearson
HarringtonDE
Faith's Inheritance

ThomasE.Pierce
VinelandNJ
The Last Rose
www.amazon.com

RubyPierrot
PlanoTX
Cast Iron Butterfly
www.amazon.net

NumaJayPillion
Lady LakeFL
Spiritual Eyes
www/wheatmark.com

DarlenePitts
SmyrnaGA
Let's Talk Intuition 101 Powerful Insights to Transform Your Life Today and Forever
www.inspirationandintuition.com

DominicPope
PittsburghPA
Pages and Rages
www.pagesandrages.com

JimmiePowell
MemphisTN
The Squirrel, the Worm, and the Nut Trees
www.outskirtspress.com/Jimmy Powell

ElsiePoyntonW/ CarolLMalnor
Penn ValleyCA
My Love Affiar with God: A Medium's Message of Hope
www.harmonypoynt.com

AshaPraver
Mountain ViewCA
Swami Kriyananda: As We have Known Him
www.crystalclarity.com

NelsonPrice
JamesvilleNY
Spirit Sail: A Memoir of Spirituality and Sailing
www.iuniverse.com

John and PattyProbst
La HabraCA
A Place For Farmer & Emile
www.johnpattybooks.com

John and PattyProbst
La HabraCA
Janee
www.johnpattybooks.com

MichaelMcEwenRandall
MitchellSD
Becoming Human
www.mike-randall-writes.com

MyronRRatkowski
MilwaukeeWI
The Samaritan Woman

Dr. SusanLReid
Penn LairdVA
Discovering Your Inner Samurai
www.amazon.com

IngridSRennie
BowieMD
Words of Wisdom for God's Women & A Daily Scripture Prayer

IngridSRennie
BowieMD
One Hundred Love Letters For God's Women

JimRigas
NorthbrookIL
The Way of the Butterfly
www.jimrigas.com

DeniseMarieRotheimer
BarringtonIL
Sight of the Soul
www.amazon.com

LauraM.Roy
BrillionWI
Paradise Now!

EverettProsperityRucker
CincinnatiOH
Expectant Hope
everettmrucker@aol.com

HollyRudolf
Saint JosephMO
By The Heartful: Seasons of Hope in Word and Image

CarolRutter
SarasotaFL
Burying The Secret
www.amazon.com

MarvinSallee
BidwellOH
Wheelchair For Sale: A Story of Hope
www.mlsallee.com

Dr. T. DarnellSaunders
ChesapeakeVA
Take Up Your Bed & Be Healed

Dr. T. DarnellSaunders
ChesapeakeVA
If You Want A Harvest, You Have to be Willing to Cultivate the Soil

MathildeApeltSchmidt
HaywardCA
Happiness A Matter Of The Mind
www.amazon.com

JosephSchott
Elk PointSD
A Spirit of HOPE
www.buybooksontheweb.com

LeeSchulstad
SammamishWA
A Finger in the Water

LynneScott
AlgerOH
Dingo Devotionals: Learning to Heel

Cinique'Scott
RaleighNC
Cipher Of Life

Dr. DeliaSellers
PrescottAZ
Getting It Right This Time

Dr. MatthewLeeSmith
San PedroCA
In HIS Image

EileenSmith
RichmondVA
Glimpses Unspoken
www.glimpses-unspoken.com

StanSmith
OaklandCA
Living In the Infinite And Still Getting to Work on Time
www.livingintheinfinite.com

WilliamJSmith
Boca RatonFL
Insight To Success
www.buybooksontheweb.com

JaneElizabethSmith
LouisvilleKY
Your Three Wishes
www.janeelizabethpublishing.com

AleneSnodgrass
Corpus ChristiTX
Dirty Laundry Secrets
www.alenesnodgrass.com

MarySoliel
LouisvilleCO
I Can See Clearly Now
http://www.iuniverse.com

StaciStallings
AmarilloTX
Cowboy
www.lulu.com

NancyStampahar
PittsburghPA
Peace Love and Lemonade
www.peaceloveandlemonade.com

EdStarkey
DoverPA
99 Stimulating Points to Ponder

KrisSteinnes
SeattleWA
Women of Wisdom
www.womenofwisdom.org

A. GoodwinSummerville
GoshenCT
Woman of Light
www.amazon.com

TadasTalaikis
VilniusLiechtenstein
How to Live Without Problems

KimC.Tavares
Santa ClaraCA
Inside Out

RhayneMarcellaThomas
Las VegasNV
I'm 40! I'm Feisty! And there's a gray hair in my What?!?
www.funnydeevahh.com

LindaAbbottTrapp
San DiegoCA
Intentional Living: Lessons from the Tree of Life
www.amazon.com

RonnieGaleTurbane
OceansideNY
My Secret Life As A Priestess
www.turbanecaompany.com

EdwardV.Tuttle
Santa MariaCA
Mysterious Ways
www.amazon.com

LisaMUmina
IndepedenceOH
Milo and the Green Wagon: A Life Lesson to Give
www.halopublishing.com

M. ArleneVan Belle
NilesMI
A Journey of Healing

MarthaSageVang
Santa FeNV
Cooking at Cat Track Ranch

RitaVilla
LimaNY
The Cat Factory: "Who do you think makes everything?:
www.happyspirt.com

Lloyal High CloudWalker
HayforkCA
Alpha State Writings
www.amazon.com

StuartWard
MontagueCA
Strange Days Indeed
www.strangedaysthebook.com

HileyH.Ward
WarringtonPA
Understanding Reality Religion
www.iuniverse.com

DickWarn
TualatinOR
Mystical Mentor

MarshaWarsaw
BellflowerIL
When Butterflies Laugh

LeonaNicholasWelch
FostersAL
Tupac, Rahab And Them

KristiWeldon
AtlantaGA
Health and Happiness Elvis Style
www.happyelvis.com

JamiePaulWesseler
Columbia CityIN
Where The Birds Go When It Rains
www.authorhouse.com

Eileen"Ike"West
AustinTX
Away From Hannah's Castle
www.awayfromhannahscastle.com

NancyWilde
SewickleyPA
dedicated to . . .

StevenA.Wilkens
CerescoMI
Tattooed Angels
www.buybooksontheweb.com

StevenA.Wilkens
CerescoMI
Nana's Willow
www.buybooksontheweb.com

LanaYvetteWilliams
Brooklyn CenterMN
Under the Shadow A True Story
www.markdavidwilliams.com

PatrickMartinWilliams, Jr.
AbbevilleLA
The Plowboy: Words of Faith and Encouragement
www.amazon.com

D. M.Wilmes
Dardenne PrairieMO
Gone But Not Forgotten: A Christmas Story

EllenWood
QuestaNM
The Secret Method For Growing Younger
www.howtogrowyounger.com

B. J.Woods
ThamesfordONTCanada
Who Your Friends Are
www.trafford.com

DarenWride
Lake CountryBCCanada
Release
www.adventureofthesoul.com

RubyeCWright
KnoxvilleTN
God's 9 + Moses's 1 Commandments

MargotWright
LafayetteCO
Unexpected Light
www.clearlyyouconsulting.com

LillianYee-Stewart
CaledonONCanada
Beyond The Veil
www.lillianyee-stewart.com

MikeYoung
Santa FeNM
John's Remarkable Journey

LindaL.Zern
Saint CloudFL
The Long-Promised Song
www.zippityzerns.com

StephanieZonars
XeniaOH
Time Out
www.campuscrusade.com

R.E.Y.L.M.T.
DenverCO
You Are Enough
www.amazon.com

Terry C.
New YorkNY
In The Circle of My Mothers
www.inthecircleofmymothers.com

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