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20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards-Nonfiction

Thank you to all the participants in our 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards. Please see below for a list of books entered into the Nonfiction category.

48 Hours to Chaos
John Waterman

A Busy Moms Guide to Entertaining
Lisa A. Stukel barnes and noble

A Crime Against One Person: HMO Nightmare
Edie Schmoll

A Cultural Paradox: Fun In Mathematics
Jeffrey Zilahy

A Culture Worth Saving
Robert P. Jones

A Friend Like John; Understanding Autism
"Suzanne B. Bartlett, MD"

A Hijacked Destiny...
Frederick J. Blahnik

A Hundred Reasons to Run 100km
Margreet Dietz

A Love Story...How God Pursued Me and Found Me...An Impossibly True Story
Samantha Ryan Chandler

"A Page Out of History: A Hampton Woman in the Needletrades, 1859-1869"
Cheryl Lassiter

"A Peek Around the Corner, - Burtt's Corner The Early Years"
Sharon Bird
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A Place to Lay My Head
Joe A. Moreland

A Self-Publisher's Companion
Joel Friedlander

A Well Seasoned Life: A Daughter's Tales From Her Father's Kitchen
Carol O'Biso

Abstract Painting - A Practical Approach
Hennie Reimer

Adultery is Universal; But I'm Getting Married Anyway
Rica Gold

AGELESS INTERNET - Internet Basics for Boomers and Seniors
Terry Lynne Hale

"Alone and Alive, a practical guide for dealing with the death of your husband"
Janet Boyanton

Among Murderers and Madness
Sonny Long!/pages/Sonny-Long/210555262349442

An Ordinary Day
Randy Ervin

An Unbroken Bond: The Untold Story of How the 658 Cantor Fitzgerald Families Face the Tragedy of 9/
Edie Lutnick

Answers Within
Robert Peterson

"Antonia de Rocsini, Queen of the Pirates"
Krys Rozien

William Keiper

Architecture Laid Bare!
Robert Brown Butler

Art For The People: A Collector's Journal
Michael Corbin

At Home In The Elk River Valley
Mary B. Kurtz

"At The Crossroads of Justice, My Lai and Son Thang, American Atrocities in Vietnam"
Paul J. Noto

Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Four
Laurel Downing Bill

Aunt Phil's Trunk Volume Three
Laurel Downing Bill

Babes in the Water
Stephanie Kalesh

Back on Track: A Survival Guide for People with Chronic Back Pain
"Kristi A. Pierce, PsyD"

Back to the Best Books: How The Classics Can Change Your Life
Marilyn Green Faulkner

Bad Dad
Dave Lieber

Bayou Built: The Legacy of Louisiana's Historic Architecture
Peter Mires

"Bayou Pigeon, LA. Spirit of the Atchafalaya"
Clifford J. Legrange

Bedtime and Other Stories From The President's Guest
Benedicte Valentiner

Behind the Walls: Shadows of New England's Asylums
Katherine Anderson

Being A Doctor: The Art of Medicine
Joel H. Goldstein, MD

Bench Rules: A Guide to Success On and Off the Bench
Kevin Christensen

"Beyond Animal, Ego and Time: The Human Odyssey"
Jerry Parrick

Blaming Japhy Rider: Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived
"Philip A. Bralich, Ph.D."

Blind Journey: A Journalist's Memoirs
Jack Hawn

Bloomin' Boomers: Pop Culture Legacy of the Vanguard Baby Boomers
Sandra Lee Scott

BooCat: Dancing Naked In The Rain
Barbara Sharik

"Book I, American Heroes: Grunts, Pilots & ""Docs"""
Michael Dan Kellum

"Book II, American Heroes: Grunts, Pilots & ""Docs"""
Michael Dan Kellum

Branding Your Character
Ken Owens

Bridges to Consensus-in Congregations
Margaret E. Anderson;

"Bring Your Superpowers to Work: Your Guide to More Clarity, Confidence & Control"
Darcy Eikenberg, ACC

Buddha and Jesus
R. E. Sherman

"Buddha, Tao, Zen: Mystic triad"
Frank J. MacHovec

Bus People: 30 Days on the Road with America's Nomads
Mike Pentecost

Business Professionalism
Bruce Strom

By His Own Blood
John Montandon

Cancer - It's a Good Thing I Got it!
David A. Koop

Cancer Widow
Lynn Kelly Devlin with Jacquelyn B. Fletcher

Catch Me If You Know How
Travis Morgan

Caught in the Crosshairs
Rick Steber

Cause Love
Mary Britton and Kerene Strochnetter

"Changing Behavior Immediately Transform Your Relationships with Easy to Learn, Proven Communication "
Georgianna Donadio

CHASING THE EAGLE: From Dreaming To Achieving Success & Freedom
James J. Williams

"Choice, Not Fate: Shaping a Sustainable Future in the Space Age"
James A. Vedda

Christian Agnostic: The Doubt Jesus Requires His Followers to Have
Dustin Lawson

Christians with Pervasive Issues
Annie Brown

Chronicles III
Walter Robert Gouin

Chuckles and Challenges
John F. Abercrombie

Collecting For Beginners
Jeff Figler

COMPASS Playbook: A Practical Guide to Creating Breakthrough Success
Terry Pappy

Confession of an ADDiva
Linda Roggli

"Constructing Data Warehouses with Metadata-driven Generic Operators, and more"
Dr. Bin Jiang

"Cracker Cow, A Narrative of Florida History"
Barbara L. Cairns

Creative Being
Ernest Porps

Creek With No Name
Ken Bilderback

Crooked Little Birdhouse: Random Thoughts on Being Human
Patrick Caneday

Michael Kew

"Cry Depression, Celebrate Recovery"
Barbara A. Altman

Crystals in a shock wave / the works of Albert Russo
Albert Russo

"Culinary Duct Tape: Greek Yogurt: Just as versatile, not as tacky"
Stacy Cacciatore

Cults and Terrorism
Frank J. MacHovec

Cutting Horse Gold
Sally Harrison

Dead End Path: How Industrial Agriculture Has Stolen Our Future
David L. Brown

Depraved Indifference: the Worker's Compensation System
Patrice Woeppel

Desperate Dating:10 mistakes that will keep you single
Faith Murphy Knight

Diabetes Warrior: Be your own knight in shining armor
"William ""Lee"" Dubois"

Diary of an african fanatic
Ismail Musa Ali

Disaffection: The Prerequisite for Terrorism and How to Exploit It
Aaron Rosler

Divine Spark
Frank J. MacHovec

Do I Know You? And Other Stories From the Rossmoor
Douglas Hergert

Do Something Scary: Get Undressed for Business
H. A. Thompson

"Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact, and Future of Military Identification"
Ginger Cucolo

Dream Weaver
Frederick Keogh

Dreaming Small
Charles A. Shrader
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Eat Bananas and Follow Your Heart
Mark J. Ehlers

Echoes From The West 1828-1853
Verda Spickelmier

Echoes of Earth
L. Sue Baugh

Edmond's Visionsary Path
Edmond L. Campbell

Ed'sitorials on Mediation
"Edward P. Ahrens, Jr."

Michael A. Wood Jr.

Evoking Change
Anna Christie

Exploring inner space: The voyage of self-discovery
Frank J. MacHovec

Feed Your Brain Lose Your Belly
Larry McCleary, MD

Fighting the Effects of Gravity: A Bittersweet Journey Into Middle Life
James Robinson, Jr.

"Final Edit, The Final Hours of Your Final Draft"
Chris Yavelow

Find Your Inner Fabulous
Ruth Kaufman & Mindy Gold

Five Skills Between Confusion and AHA!
Guinevere Durham

Fountain of Inspiration (Vol 1)
Rabison Shumba

"from Fjord to Floathouse, one family's journey from the farmlands of Norway to the coast of British "
Myrtle Siebert

From Humble Beginnings
Philip Guy Rockford

Getting Hired: Handbook for College Graduates
Frances R. Schmidt

"God's Absolute Love: Perfect, Complete, and Real"
Patricia Hylton Zell;barnesandnoble etc.

"Good Luck, Mrs. Brown..."
Rita Keely Brown

Good Morning Sam
Phyllis M. Washburn

"Goodies From the Great White North, Recipes for Dinners, Delicacies and Disasters"
Leigh Goodison Grieve

GROOVES How Jock Hutchison and His Grooved Clubs Changed Golf History
David E Fountain

Gypsy Spirit: What My Boat Taught Me About Love And Life
Christine M Bukruain

Having A Perfect Birth
Gail M. Hudson

He Stilled the Storm Within Me
Dawn Glaser

Hidden Treasure for Golden Years
Louise L Looney

High Percentage Wellness Steps

Highschool Honeymoon
Timothy Alan Witz

How to Ditch the Corporate World and Rock Your Own
Sibyl White

How to Get Real About Dating: A Father and Daughter's Guide to Finding Love at Any Age
Lauren and William Hamilton

"How to Manage with a Magic Wand (No, Don't Hit Your ""Problem Employees"" over the Head wih it!)"
Helen M. Thamm, APRN, CPC (or

"Human Natures, of Animal and Spiritual"
Carroll Blair

Humor: What's Funny?
Frank J. MacHovec

I Don't Want to Die Alone
Stacey Levin and Robin Mesger;

I Take Just Pride
Scott Conroe

If I Had a Water Buffalo: Microfinance as a Means to Sustainability
Marilyn A. Fitzgerald

"If Not Now, When?"
Donald E. O'Neal;

Ignite. Incite. Inspire. - Examining 21st Century Issues in Education
Neil Finney

Images Old and New
Sarah Semour-Winfield

Imperfect Weddings Are Best
Dr. Sherry L. Meinberg

In Praise of Unsuitable Lovers
Ann Sullivan McDougel

Influencing Today's Youth
"Danita Johnson Hughes, Ph.D."

Into the Briar Patch: A Family Memoir
Mariann Sanders Regan

It's (my) Your Dream
Gregory K McAfee

Journey Towards Professionalism: Straight Talk for Today's Generation
Jonathan R. Key

Joy Bringers - Celebrate the Joy in Each Moment!
Vickie D. Torrey;

Joy of Hooking (With Yarn!)
Judy Taylor

Kilimanjaro and Beyond - A Life-Changing Journey
Barry Finlay with Chris Finlay

Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill
M.G. Edwards

Welcome to the Homepage of Author MG Edwards

"Lady Leader, 10 ways to play in big boy business"
Mary Stier

Lay Me Down
L. Marie Cook

Learning by Accident
Rosemary Rawlins; amazon; barnesandnoble; kindle; nook; itunes

LEARNING TO LIVE: 10 Principles of Success
Darrick Bronson

Leo's War from Gaspé to Vimy
Gordon Pimm

Lessons From a Recovering Worker Bee
Dustin Dumas Weeks

Letters from an Atheist Nation: Godless Voices of America in 1903
Thomas Lawson

LIFE Expectancy: It's Never Too Late to Change Your Game
William Keiper

Life In The Quality Lane: The LifeSkills To Make Each Moment Matter
Dudley Weeks

Life With Sally: Still Spinnin' Tails
Tricia L. McDonald

Splattered Ink Press

LIPSTICK AND THE LEASH: Dog Training a Woman's Way
Camilla Gray-Nelson

Love Me With All of Your Heart or Leave Me With All of Mine
Clinton D. Williams

Loving - truths about sex no one told you
Emmanuel Williams

Loving Our Neighbor: A Thoughtful Approach to Helping People in Poverty
Beth Lindsay Templeton

Making John A Soldier A Nebraskan Goes to War
John P.Malloy Sr.

Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Co.
Ed Claessen and Sue Claessen

March Forth
Marci Schmitt

Marjorie's Cross Creek
Andrea Wyman

Muddy Jungle Rivers
Wendell Affield


My Annie
Douglas richie

My Dream to Trample AIDS
Don Carrel

"My Father: An American Story of Courage, Shattered Dreams, and Enduring Love"
Michael Bennett

My Life With Roger
Rosemarie Olhausen

My Message is C.L.E.A.R. - Hope and Strength in the Face of Life's Greatest Adversities
Gabe Murfitt with Gigi Devine Murfitt

My Saints Alive
John P. Thomas

My Twenty Year Journey with PKD in the dialysis world
Gloria Jeff- Moore

"Naked Value: Six Things Every Business Leader Needs to Know About Resources, Innovation & Competitio"
"Howard J. Brown, Kristin Aldred Cheek, Kathryn Lewis"

Never Climbed His Mountain-Second Edition
Julian Gladstone

Oakland in Popular Memory
Matt Werner

On the Trail of the Ancestors: A Black Cowboy's Ride Across America
Lisa K. Winkler

Out of Iraq: True Stories of Iraqis Forced to Flee Their Country
Elizabeth Huddleston

"Own The Clouds, The First Guide to Investing in Cloud Computing Companies"
Joyce Blonskij

"Pain, Passion & Purpose"
Marci Wise

Parenting: A view from the therapist chair
"Jerry W. Beare, Sr."

"Peace, My Final Gift"
Mary L. Cardin

People Training for Good Dogs; What Breeders Don't Tell You and Trainers Don't Teach
Melissa Berryman

Philosophy: Structuralism for Unity
Ronnie Lee

Pipe Dream An Alaska Adventure
D.B. Brownlow

Please Change Your Mind - Because You Are What You Think
Steve White

"Posing As Nuns, Passing for White: The Gouley Sisters"
Lisa Marie Brown

"Potemkin, Inc."
Philippe Joly

Poverty Sucks! How to Become a Self-Made millionaire
Aimee Elizabeth

"Pretty Smart For A Girl"
Jewelll E. Myers May

Put the HEART Back in Your Community
Lisa Brochu & Tim Merriman

Jamin Soderstrom

Qualified: Candidate Resumes and the Threshold for Presidential Success
Jamin Soderstrom

Quilted Memories
Linda Hudson Hoagland

Radio Master: The Life and Times of Sports Broadcasting Great Ted Husing
John Lewis

Rainbow in the Flames
Linda Franklin


Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics
JoDee Luna

Religious Right: The Greatest Threat to Democracy
A.F. Alexander

"Remembering Margo: A Triumphant Life, A Tragic Death and Life's Greatest Deception "
Donzella Michele Malone

Resuscitating America - An Independent Voter's Guide to Restoring the American Dream
C. Aaron Swisher

Riding Shotgun: Empowering Students to Lead Change
Sarah Ambrus and Christine Simpson

Rising From Tahrir
Hoda Rashad

Robert Browning: Idealism and Disillusionment in this life and work
Cheryl Madeleine Lodico

"Rock the World Rehab: a 4-step ""get red carpet ready"" body+mind+heart+soul detox adventure"
Denise Marie Nieman

"Safari Jema, A Journey of Love and Adventure from Casablanca to Cape Town"
Teresa O'Kane

Scars of War
Marilyn Swinson

School Proof Your Child: Assure Your Child A Better Future
Rosemary Patterson

Second Thoughts: Presidential Regrets with their Supreme Court Nominations
William T. Harper

Secrets of a Master Moderator
Naomi R. Henderson

Set Yourself Free: Reon Schutte's 10 Principles to Break Out of Your Personal Prison
Reon Schutte and Maggie Kuhn Jacobus

Shaken Not Stirred... a Chemo Cocktail
Joules Evans

Show Trials: How Property Gets More Legal Protection than People in Our Failed Immigration System
Peter Afrasiabi

"Shuffleboard, Why Not??"
John Mataya

Stay A Little Longer
Nancy Desrosiers,

Sub Nine: History's Fastest Ironwomen
Timothy Moore

"Successful Home Gardening, Second Edition"
E. Gordon Wells, Jr.

Surviving Steven
Ven Rey

"Taking Flight! Master the Four Behavioral Styles and Transform Your Career, Your Relationships."
Merrick Rosenberg & Daniel Silvert

Teacher Interviews: How to Get Them and How to Get Hired!
Robert Pollock

TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story
Lynn Cook Henriksen

Ten Healthy Teas
Valerie B. Lull

Texas Revolution: The Forgotten War
Melissa Cassel

The Alternative Medicine Cabinet
"Kathy Gruver, PhD"

The American Challenge
Robert C. Etheredge

The Cancer Journal Heal Yourself
Lisa Robbins

Simple At-Home Strategies for How to Cleanse and Nourish your Body and Transform your Life

The Complete Walt Disney World 2012
Julie and Mike Neal

The Correct Approach to Fitness
Joe E. Gillie'

The Couple's Reitrement Puzzle
"Roberta K. Taylor, Dorian Mintzer",

The Couple's Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations for Transitioning to the Second Half of L
Roberta K. Taylor and Dorian Mintzer

The Distance - An Odyssey 1941-1945
Paul Garrison

THE END OF THE LINE and other stories
Mel King

The Eye of the Dragon: Stalking Castaneda
S. Guzman-C.

The Greatness Manual
Rabison Shumba

The Greening of Oz
Robert Fraga

The Heart Of A Ready Scribe - 52 Reflections For Writers
Melanie Stiles; barnesand;

The Importance of Having a Brain: Tales from the History of Medicine
Tonse N. K. Raju

The Investigation of Pepe Chavez et al: How Presidential Task Force #NW-OR-001 Challenged...
Ray Tercek

The Investigation of Pepe Chavez et al: When Police and Politics Collide
Ray Tercek

The Journey from Oz: Seven Steps for Finding Your Way Back from Places You Never Intended to Be
Sharon Murphy Yates

The Last Sleigh Ride: A Detroit Folk History
Robert K. Jones

The Leadership Muse
Linda Cureton

The Marriage Challenge: 52 Conversations for a Better Marriage
James Wood

The Original MBA - Succeed In Business Using Mom's Best Advice
Sandy Weaver Carman; ;

The Other School System
Eveline Kiley

The Pimp of Saigon
Gary Geister

The Pregnancy Power Workbook
Camilla Bichnell RNC and Dr. James S. Betoni

The Quilter's Quest: Muses of a Non-Quilting Husband of a Quilter
Don J. Dampier

"The Road To The NBA, Volume III"
Curtis W. Carter

The Saving Seed: Growing a Financially Healthy Family Tree
"Ashley Parks, CFP"

The Story Template: Conquer Writer's Block Using the Universal Structure of Story
Amy Deardon

"The Student Life Jacket, The Easy-to-Use Organizer and Guide to Staying Afloat in a Sea of Paperwork"
Susan M. Sparks

The Three Trials and Aftemath of the Willie McGee Case
Raymond Horne

The Times When Men Must Die
Marconi M. Dioso

"the Trade Deficit, Illegal & Unconstitutional Effects Destroying America"
Dr. Alec Feinberg

The Tutor
Debra A. Boyle, M.Ed.

The Unfaithful Widow
Barbara Barth

The Vagabonds
Thomas Gambino

The Vase with the Many Coloured Marbles
Jacob Singer

The War Within
Lawrence J. Clark

The Wholesaler's Companion
Craig M Porter Rollins

The Women of Block 12: Voices From a Jail Ministry
Linda Pischke

The Work That Brings Peace In Me
Costa Ndayisabye

The Zen of Personal Finance
Donald J. Simon

This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You: In Words and Pictures Children etc. (does not fit)
Nadine Block

THIS WAY OUT: The Power to Change
Diane Light

Through My Eyes
Steve A. Balsamo

To the Far Side of Planet Earth: a Peace Corps memoir
Jim McConkey

Tough Care
Bernard Mooney

"Toward College Success: Is Your Teenager Ready, Willing, and Able?"
P. Carol Jones

"TransMontana: A Memoir of Transformation in Body, Mind & Spirit"
Roberta R. Zenker

TRESTLE CREEK: ThingsThe Dead Fear
Christopher Louis LaPrath

Trial and Triumph: Critical Episodes In The Lives of American Leaders
Michael J. Bakalis
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Trials and Tribulations
Marie Beth Jones

Triathlon Workout Thoughts: Essays by a Man with Too Much Free Time
Kim A. Smith

Underground Algebra 1 - A workbook for the Adverturous Algebra Teacher
Samuel W. Valenza, Jr.

Understanding the Abuse of Adults by Catholic Clergy and Religious
Kathryn R. Byrne

Walk Around the Tree
Diem Ai Nguyen and Charlie Roberts

Henry C Woodrum Lt. Col. USAF (RET)

Wall Street Craps: How To Play Today's Hot & Cold Stock Market For Fast Money With Less Risk
Steve Nakamoto

"We Don't Say ""Heil Hitler"" Anymore A Childhood Journey"
Helga Hunze

Well Fed: Paleo Recipes For People Who Love To Eat
Melissa Joulwan

Where the Heart Listens
Eve Sullivan;

Whill Of Agora
Michael James Ploof

Who Will Save Me
Rod Ideker

"Why Pancho Villa & Emiliano Zapata Wore CANANAS: A Mexican Revolution Photo History, 100 Years Later"
Marco Portales

Will of my Own: A Memoir
Füsun Atalay

With Malice Aforethought
Theodore W. Grippo;

With Steinbeck in the Sea of Cortez
Audry Lynch

Without Remorse
Vonda L. Pelto, Ph.D

Woodshed Wisdom
John W. Stevens
"xlibirs, barnes and noble, amazon"

"Work Can Be a Playground, Not a Prison: Creating Positive Growth in your...Work Environment"
"Jeff S. Gauer, Ph.D."

"Write More, Stress Less"
Cecelia M. Munzenmaier

Writing Advice for Teens: Creating Stories
Mike Kalmbach

Writing Alchemy: How to Write Fast and Deep
Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler

"Writing Content, Mastering Magazine and Online Writing"
Roger W. Nielsen

You Can Make A Difference
Alan Miller

Your Dog's Golden Years - Manual for Senior Dog Care Including Natural Remedies
Jennifer Kachnic

Children's Picture books
Genre Fiction
Life Stories
Mainstream/Literary Fiction
Middle-Grade/Young Adult books
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