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Announcing the 8th Annual Self-Published E-book Awards Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 8th Annual Self-Published E-book Awards! Discover the titles that placed in the categories of contemporary fiction, fantasy, memoir, mystery, and more.

Congratulations to the winners of the 8th Annual Self-Published E-book Awards!

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Grand Prize

$4.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Benu Media

$4.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Benu Media

Elemental by Whitney Hill (whitneyhillwrites.com)

Contemporary Fiction

First Place

$9.49, Kindle; $20.00, paperback, BookBaby

$9.49, Kindle; $20.00, paperback, BookBaby

Child of Gilead by Douglas S. Reed (hurricanegroupauthorwixsite-douglassreed.com)

Honorable Mentions

The Speed of Life by Anne Pete ($3.99, Kindle, Kindle Direct Publishing), linktr.ee/AnnePeteAuthor

Twin Forks by Laurie Vincenti ($2.99, Kindle; $12.00, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing)

Fantasy

First Place

$2.99, Kindle, Kindle Direct Publishing

$2.99, Kindle, Kindle Direct Publishing

Witch’n by Joshua Braun 

Honorable Mentions

A Wicked Chance by Anna Flakk ($4.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing), annaflakk.com

The Turning Point by Julia Ash ($3.99, Kindle; $10.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing), juliaashbooks.wordpress.com

Memoir

First Place

$9.99, Kindle; $13.32, paperback, Blue Leopard Media

$9.99, Kindle; $13.32, paperback, Blue Leopard Media

Brown Skin Girl: An Indian-American Woman's Magical Journey from Broken to Beautiful by Mytrae Meliana (mytraemeliana.com)

Honorable Mentions

Altared: A Tale of Renovating a Medieval Church in Tuscany by Kyle Tackwell Ball ($3.99, Kindle, SheBooks), kyletackwellball.com

Scenes of a Reclusive Writer & Reader of Mumbai: Essays by Fiza Pathan ($2.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Fiza Pathan Publishing (OPC) Private Limited under Imprint Freedom With Pluralism®), fizapathan.com

Mystery/Thriller

First Place

$2.99, Kindle; $14.95, paperback, Primavera Books

$2.99, Kindle; $14.95, paperback, Primavera Books

The Melody by Sara Jay Casares

Honorable Mentions

Hawthorn Woods by Patrick Canning ($0.99, Kindle; $15.95, paperback, Independently published), patrickcanningbooks.com

Novak's Mission by James H. Lewis ($3.99, Kindle; $12.63, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing), lewisthescrivener.com

Nonfiction

First Place

$9.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing

$9.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing

Chasing Social Justice: How Do We Advance the Work that Matters Most? by Laurie Sherman (lauriesherman.com)

Honorable Mentions

Make Almost Anything Happen by Tim Kilpatrick ($9.99, Kindle; $28.00, hardcover, Wise Ink Creative Publishing), timkilpatrick.com

The Creativity Connection/Conundrum by Rene Urbanovich ($9.99, Kindle, Kindle Direct Publishing), reneurbanovich.com

Romance

First Place

$2.99, Kindle; $12.99, paperback, Mindless Muse Publishing, LLC

$2.99, Kindle; $12.99, paperback, Mindless Muse Publishing, LLC

Talk Dirty to Me by Imogen Keeper (imogenkeeper.com)

Editor's Note: Since the competition, Talk Dirty to Me has gotten a new cover design! Head over to imogenkeeper.com to see it.

Honorable Mentions

Break and Enter by Lori Matthews ($4.99, Kindle; $12.99, paperback, Wild Coyote Press), lorimatthewsbooks.com

The Debt by Ann Howes ($3.99, Kindle; $15.99, paperback, Ann Howes Publishing), authorannhowes.com

Science Fiction

First Place

$4.99, Kindle; $15.78, paperback), Christy Nicholas

$4.99, Kindle; $15.78, paperback), Christy Nicholas

Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. by Christy Nicholas (greendragonartist.com)

Honorable Mentions

Homecoming (Projects: Book 2) by Jude Austin ($3.99, Kindle, Kindle Direct Publishing), www.judeaustin.net

The Unexpected Inlander by Kellyn Thompson ($0.99, Kindle; $14.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing), kellynthompson.com

Young Adult

First Place

$5.99, Kindle; $11.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing

$5.99, Kindle; $11.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing

Five More Pixs by Muriel Tronc (fivemorepixs.com)

Honorable Mentions

Chalk Houses by Tracy Clark ($3.99, Kindle; $13.99, paperback, Kindle Direct Publishing), tracyclarktlc.com

Digitus Rising (Digitus Series Book Two) by K.D. Emerson ($4.99, Kindle, Master Koda Select Publishing, LLC)

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