By Dan Poynter
Winners of Global Ebook Awards–2013

Note:  In some categories two ebooks tied for the same award due to the sum of their scores from the judges being identical.

“Best Of” Categories

Best eBook Cover

  • Gold:  Shadows of Kings, Jack Whitsel
  • Silver:  Bee in the Barn, Tonya Wildfong
  • Bronze:  Chasing the Eagle – From Dreaming to Achieving Success & Freedom, James J. Williams
  • Honorable Mention:  When I Was A Child, T L Needham

Best eBook Trailer

  • Gold:  Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Joanie Holzer Schirm
  • Silver:  The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, Jack Nadel
  • Bronze:  The Oligarch A Thriller, G W Eccles
  • Honorable Mention:  Equity of Fear, Rudy A Mazzocchi

Best Illustration in Children Fiction

  • Gold:  Frieda Tails Volume 1, Kimberly Baltz
  • Silver:  Airplanes in the Garden Monarch Butterflies take Flight, Joan Z Calder
  • Bronze:  Every Walrus Can Fly, Brian Phillips

Best Illustration in Non-Fiction

  • Honorable Mention: All Yesterdays Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals, C. M. Kosemen, John Conway and Darren Naish

Best Multimedia in an eBook (Audio/Video/Internet/App/iPad)

  • Gold:  11 Days in May: The Conversation that Will Change your Life,  J D Messinger
  • Silver:  Disney Storytime, Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Bronze:  Cozie the Calico Cat, George and Laurie Saer
  • Bronze:  The Story of Chester, the Monarch Caterpillar, Susie Vanderlip
  • Honorable Mention:  Treasure Kai and the Seven Cities of Gold, Karen Robertson

 

Specialty Categories

 

Christian Children’s Picture Book

  • Silver:  O Holy Night, Ana Maria Hernandez

Christian eBook

  • Gold: 100 Ways to Save and Grow Your Money: Financial Fitness for Regular People, Peter Sorrells
  • Silver:  Razed, Paula Wiseman

Poetry

  • Gold:  Illumination, Getting to Know the Invisible You, Helena Kalivoda
  • Bronze:  Deeper into The Pond, Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Lance Johnson

 

Fiction Categories

 

Children Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Every Walrus Can Fly, Brian Phillips
  • Silver:  Asa’s Shadow, James McGill

Children Picture Books Fiction

  • Gold:  A New Day, Barbara Nick
  • Silver:  Lazy Daisy, the Love Dog, Marti Regan
  • Silver:  Gimme-Jimmy, Sherrill S Cannon
  • Bronze:  Frieda Tails Volume 1, Kimberly Baltz
  • Honorable Mention:  Messy Room Monsters, B.E. Bacon

Fantasy/Alternate History

  • Gold:  The Shadow of the Unicorn:  The Legacy, Suzanne de Montigny

Fantasy/Contemporary

  • Gold:  Alma Inmortal, Ana Costa Alongi
  • Silver:  Cassie Scott:  ParaNormal Detective, Christine Amsde
  • Bronze:  Feathered, Tom Weston
  • Honorable Mention:  Shadows of Kings, Jack Whitsel

Fantasy/Historical Setting

  • Gold:  Alma Inmortal, Ana Costa Alongi
  • Silver:  The Darkening Dream, Andy Gavin
  • Bronze:  The 13th Cycle, Sabrina Ricci

Fantasy/Other World

  • Gold:  Song of the Summer King, Jess E. Owen
  • Silver:  The Stolen Luck, Shawna Reppert
  • Bronze:  Bell Mountain, Lee Duigon
  • Honorable Mention:  Shadow of Kings, Jack Whitsel

Gay/Lesbian/LGBT Fiction

  • Gold:  The Agony of Joy, Red Haircrow
  • Silver:  The Cool Part of His Pillow, Rodney Ross

Historical Literature Fiction – Ancient (set before 500 AD)

  • Gold:  The Maya Papyrus, Richard Coady
  • Silver:  The Highest Destiny, Dolores A McCabe

Historical Literature Fiction – Contemporary (set 1940-NOW)

  • Gold:  Hamfist Over the Trail, G. E. Nolly
  • Gold:  The Five O’Clock Follies, Theasa Tuohy
  • Silver:  Windshift, Joyce K. Faulkner
  • Bronze:  Toxic Distortions, Teddy Goldstein
  • Honorable Mention:  The Last Daughter of Prussia, Marina Gottlieb Sarles

Historical Literature Fiction – Modern (set 1500-1940 AD)

  • Gold:  The Whip, Karen Kondazian
  • Silver:  Counter Currents, Shaun J. McLaughlin
  • Bronze:  Fission, Tom Weston

Horror Fiction

  • Gold:  The Dark Horde, Brewin
  • Silver:  Talion, Mary Maddox
  • Bronze:  Redwine Hill: The Secrets at Primeval Asylum, L.L. Stolmeier
  • Honorable Mention:  The Necromancers or Love Zombies of San Diego, E. Z. Graves

Humor/Comedy Fiction

  • Gold:  Stargazer: A Rock Satire, Ricardo Jasso Moedano
  • Silver:  Memories of the Catskills:  The Making of a Hotel, Alvin L. Lesser

Inspirational/Visionary Fiction

  • Silver:  Goodnight Brian, Steven Manchester

Multicultural Literature Fiction

  • Silver:  Whispering Tides, Guido Mattioni

Mystery Fiction

  • Gold:  Death Runs in the Family, Heather Haven
  • Silver:  Death in the Saddle, Not a Western, A. J. Harris
  • Bronze:  Street Crimes, H. L. LeRoy
  • Honorable Mention:  A Devious Plan, Michael S. Walsh

Paranormal

  • Gold:  Splintered Light, Lee Denning
  • Silver:  The Crossover Test, Joseph Schwartz
  • Bronze:  Terror Comes Knocking, Aaron Paul Lazar
  • Honorable Mention:  The Demon Side, Heaven Liegh Eldeen

Popular Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Appalachian Justice, Melinda Clayton
  • Silver:  Wild Nights, Mary Ellen Courtney
  • Bronze: The Five O’Clock Follies, Theasa Tuohy
  • Honorable Mention:  The Risk of a Fall, T.W. Vanderneck

Pre-Teen Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Millicent Marie is Not My Name, Karen Pokras Toz
  • Silver:  The Tricksters Totem, H.B. Bolton
  • Bronze:  Song of the Summer King, Jess E Owen
  • Honorable Mention:  The Hellandback Kids:  Be Careful What You Wish For, L L Hellandback

Religion/Faith Fiction

  • Gold:  SCARS:  An Amazing End Times Novel, Patience Prence
  • Silver:  Razed, Paula Wiseman
  • Bronze:  My Father’s House, Todd Saville

Romance/Erotica Fiction – Contemporary

  • Gold:  Deadline Romance, Diana Saenger
  • Silver:  Sweetest Taboo, Eva Marquez
  • Bronze:  Worth the Wait, Misty Austin
  • Honorable Mention:  Treasure Kai and the Seven Cities of Gold, Karen Robertson

Romance Fiction – Historical

  • Silver:  The Seahawk’s Sanctuary, Lynne Marie
  • Bronze:  The Lion’s Lair, Lynne Marie

Science Fiction

  • Gold:  T.I.T.O.R., J. M. Surra
  • Silver:  A Far Traveller, W. Blake Heitzman
  • Bronze:  The Last King, James McGill

Short Stories/Essays Fiction

  • Silver:  When Whales Watch, Mara Purl
  • Bronze:  Chewed Confessions, Cheryl Kirwan
  • Honorable Mention:  Corliss, Heather Haven

Spiritual/Metaphysical Fiction

  • Bronze:  Getting There, Michael Roads
  • Honorable Mention:  Carry on the Flame, Jodine Turner

Suspense Fiction

  • Gold:  Personal Justice 1, Spyder
  • Silver:  Have You Seen Her?  Rich Silvers
  • Bronze:  Traces of Kara, Melissa Foster
  • Honorable Mention:  Equity of Fear, Rudy A. Mazzocchi

Teen Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Kings of the World, Matt Pike
  • Silver:  Song of the Summer King, Jess E. Owen

Thriller Fiction

  • Gold:  Traces of Kara, Melissa Foster
  • Silver:  The Oligarch: A Thriller, GW Eccles
  • Bronze:  Strays of Rio, Edith Parzefall
  • Honorable Mention:  Price of Justice, Alan Brenham

Western Fiction

  • Gold:  The Whip, Karen Kondazian
  • Silver:  Ride a Lonely Wind, Ed Stowers
  • Bronze:  Confessions of a Gunfighter, Tell Cotten

 

Non-Fiction Categories

 

Advertising/Marketing/Sales Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  $ell More Book$, Laura Dobbins and Lucinda Sue Crosby
  • Silver:  The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, Jack Nadel
  • Bronze:  The Coaching Guide, Peri Shawn

Aging

  • Bronze:  I Will Never Forget, Elaine C. Pereira

Animals/Pets Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  The Story of Rex of White Way, Jim Cheskawich
  • Bronze:  Real Dogs Don’t Whisper Book, Kelly Preston & Mr. MaGoo

Architecture/Building Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Shelter in the Southwest, Agnesa Reeve-Kidney

Art/Graphics Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Memories of the Catskills:  The Making of a Hotel, Alvin L. Lesser
  • Silver:  I Love to Doodle, Taylor Beres

Autobiography/Memoirs Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Lemonade:  Inspired by Actual Events, Bernard L. Dillard
  • Silver:  Memories of the Catskills:  The Making of a Hotel, Alvin L. Lesser
  • Bronze:  Side-Yard Superhero Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher, Rick D. Niece, Ph.D.
  • Honorable Mention:  Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps, Mary E. Trimble

Biography Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Joanie Holzer Schirm
  • Silver:  Closing The Gate, Deb Simpson
  • Bronze:  The 7 Footer Crays ‘n’ Crazy Tales, Karren McMahon

Business Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, Jack Nadel
  • Silver:  Find The Lost Dollars, June Jewell
  • Bronze:  Puttin’ Cologne on the Rickshaw, William Bouffard
  • Honorable Mention:  How to Create a Powerful Network…in 90 Days!, KL Wells

Careers/Employment Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, Jack Nadel

Classical Studies/Philosophy Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Do You QuantumThink? New Thinking That Will Rock Your World, Dianne Collins

Cookbooks Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Cooking Techniques with Olive Oil, Mary Platis and Laura Bashar

Crafts/Hobby Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  The Best Photo Cards, Dasha Wagner

Current Events/Politics/Foreign Affairs Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Lincoln And Obama, Gene Griessman
  • Silver:  FATLASH! Food Police & the Fear of Thin-A Cautionary Tale, Karen Kataline, MSW
  • Bronze:  America Needs America’s Energy:  Creating Together the People’s Energy Plan, Mark A. Stansberry

Death/Dying (Thanatology) Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Let me Go When the Banter Stops, Linda Gromko, MD

Diet/Nutrition Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Stop Emotional Eating, Beth Castle
  • Bronze:  Water: The Shocking Truth that Can Save Your Life, Patricia Bragg

Education Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Traveling Blind: Life Lessons from Unlikely Teachers, Laura Fogg
  • Silver:  Is My Child Autistic or Delayed?, Susan Louise Peterson
  • Bronze:  Last Chance High School: A Principal’s Crusade to Rescue Throwaway Teens, Harold Golubtchik

Environment/Green Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Fracking Pennsylvania: Flirting With Disaster, Walter M. Brasch

Finance/Investment/Wealth Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  100 Ways to Save and Grow Your Money: Financial Fitness for Regular People, Peter Sorrells
  • Silver:  Getting 10%: Great Returns of 1%, 5%, 10% and More on Your Money, Peter Sorrells
  • Bronze:  Money Smart: How Not to Buy Cat Food If You Don’t Have a Cat, Mary C. Kelly, PhD

Gay/Lesbian/LGBT Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Confessions of a Gay Married Priest: A Spiritual Journey, Maurice L. Monette

Genealogy/Heritage/Ancestry Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA, Richard Hill

Health, Fitness and Beauty Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care, Martine Ehrenclou
  • Silver:  Stop Emotional Eating, Beth Castle
  • Bronze:  The Other Medicine…That Really Works: How Energy Medicine Can Help You Heal In Body, Mind, and Spirit, Heidi DuPree
  • Honorable Mention:  Easy Weight Loss Yoga: 12 Best Poses to Get Lean, Strong, and Calm, Patricia Bacall

History Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  When I Was A Child, T L Needham
  • Silver:  Lincoln And Obama, Gene Griessman

Home and Garden Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  The Single Woman’s Guide to Urban Disaster Preparedness, Pamela Johnson

Humor Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Field Guide to Chicks of the United States, Joe Bovino

Inspirational/Visionary Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Inspire: A Year of Life Affirming Messages, Douglas N Petersen
  • Silver:  The Happiness Choice, Marilyn Tam
  • Bronze:  Unexpected Grace: A Discovery of Healing through Surrender, June Hyjek
  • Honorable Mention:  Treasure Kai and the Seven Cities of Gold, Karen Robertson

Leadership Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Evolution of an Entrepreneur, Jack Nadel
  • Silver:  The Lens of Leadership, Cory Bouck

Medicine/Healthcare Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care, Martine Ehrenclou
  • Silver:  Let Me Go When the Banter Stops, Linda Gromko, MD

Men’s Issues Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Papa’s Pearls: A Father’s Gift of Love and Wisdom to His Children and Grandchildren, Diane Flynn Keith

Military Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Reaper 6, Andrew J. Rafkin
  • Silver:  Scarface 42, Robert W Robinson
  • Bronze:  Hearts for Sale! A Buyer’s Guide to Winning in Afghanistan, Farzana Marie

Multicultural Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  WOW!, David Perez
  • Silver:  What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z, Lance Johnson
  • Bronze:  The Practical Guide to Multicultural Marketing, Natalie Rouse and Adriana Waterston
  • Honorable Mention:  May This Be the Best Year of Your Life: A Memoir, Sandra Bornstein

New Age Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  11 Days in May: The Conversation That Will Change Your Life, JD Messinger
  • Gold:  Do You QuantumThink? New Thinking That Will Rock Your World, Dianne Collins

Parenting/Family Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Papa’s Pearls: A Father’s Gift of Love and Wisdom to His Children and Grandchildren, Diane Flynn Keith
  • Silver:  Bring Out the BEST in Your Child and Your Self, Ilene Val-Essen
  • Bronze:  DADspirations: The 1st 100 Days of Fatherhood, Pete Densmore
  • Honorable Mention:  The Worry Chest System, Howie Abraham

Popular Culture Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Baby Matrix: Why Freeing Our Minds From Outmoded Thinking About Parenthood & Reproduction Will Create a Better World, Laura Carroll

Psychology/Mental Health Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Worry Chest System, Howie Abraham
  • Silver:  Stop Emotional Eating, Beth Castle
  • Bronze:  No Longer Alone-365 Loving Suggestions on How to Recover from Depression, Maria Yerema

Reference Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure: For Special Occasions and Occasions Made Special, Lynette M. Smith

Relationships/Sexuality Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Spin Your Web, Damona Hoffman
  • Silver:  Order the Man of Your Dreams, a Tasty Recipe to Find Love, Olivia Engelstein
  • Bronze:  Picture Your Divorce Decisions A to Z So You Can See, Terry McNiff

Religion/Faith Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Say What?! ‘What’ You Say is Your Future!, Linda C Newberry

Science Non-Fiction

  • Bronze:  All Yesterdays Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals, C. M. Kosemen, John Conway and Darren Naish

Self-Help Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  11 Days in May: The Conversation That Will Change Your Life, JD Messinger
  • Silver:  Do You QuantumThink? New Thinking That Will Rock Your World, Dianne Collins
  • Bronze:  The Little Book of BIG LIES, Tina Lifford
  • Honorable Mention:  Know the Name; Know the Person, How a Name Can Predict Thoughts, Feelings, and Actions, Sharon Lynn Wyeth

Spiritual/Metaphysical Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Other Medicine…That Really Works: How Energy Medicine Can Help You Heal In Body, Mind, and Spirit, Heidi DuPree
  • Silver:  11 Days in May: The Conversation That Will Change Your Life, JD Messinger
  • Bronze:  ILLUMINATION, Getting to Know the Invisible You, Helena Kalivoda
  • Honorable Mention:  Awaken Perfection:  The Journey of Conscious Revelation, Audrone Wippich and Phil Brattain

Sports/Fitness/Recreation Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Tennis Fitness for the Love of it: A Mindful Approach to Fitness for Injury-free Tennis, Suzanna McGee

Technology/Engineering Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Blogging for Smarties, Yvonne Wu

Teen Literature Non-Fiction

  • Bronze:  Grandpa, Help! Answers To Questions A Young Lady Would Never Ask Her Parents, Herb Nordmeyer, Paisy, and Haleigh

Women Studies Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Broken Pieces, Rachel Thompson
  • Silver:  FATLASH! Food Police & the Fear of Thin -A Cautionary Tale, Karen Kataline, MSW

Writing/Publishing Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  The Therapist Writer, Sylvia Cary, MFT

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