8th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards® Winners & Finalists




Action/Adventure

Winner


The Missing Factor: A Jim Factor Novel

Daniel Lorti
W & B Publishers

www.danielclorti.com

Action/Adventure

Finalist


Reaper Moon: Race War in the Post Apocalypse

Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

www.tenebraypress.com

Animals & Pets

Winner


Hooked: Lessons of the Heart from a Little Horse in Cabo

Christie Bonham
Milagro Publishing, LLC

www.christielbonham.com

Animals & Pets

Finalist


A Big Day for a Little Dog, Meggie the HOUSEBOAT Dog

Susan York
Meggie's Paw Press

www.meggiespawpress.com

Anthology

Winner


Outlaws

Allen Cody
Seastory Press



Autobiography

Winner


I Might Have Been Queen (And Other Things I Didn't Mention Before)

Brian Edwards
Archway Publishing

thebrianedwards.com

Body/Mind/Spirit

Winner


Where To? How I Shed My Baggage and Learned to Live Free

Jennifer Monahan
Spirit Evolution



Book Cover Design: Fiction

Winner


Cry of an Osprey

Angie Vancise
Self-Published

www.angievancise.com

Book Cover Design: Fiction

Finalist


Crisanta Knight: Inherent Fate

Geanna Culbertson
BQB Publishing

crisantaknight.com

Book Cover Design: Non-Fiction

Winner


I Might Have Been Queen (And Other Things I Didn't Mention Before)

Brian Edwards
Archway Publishing

thebrianedwards.com

Business General

Winner


RetireSMART!

Mark Grimaldi
Page Publishing, Inc



Business General

Finalist


The Sustainable Endowment: 10 Principles To Make Your Foundation Or Nonprofit Last For Decades

James Demmert
New Insights Press

www.jamesdemmert.com

Business Motivational

Winner


Step into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World

Alexia Vernon
New World Library

www.alexiavernon.com

Children's Non-Fiction

Winner


I'm Just Me!

Kody Christensen
Heartbreak Dreams Press



Crime Fiction

Winner


Shamus Dust

Janet Roger
Troubador Publishing



Environment

Winner


Your Body's Environmental Chemical Burden

Cindy Klement
Mindstir Media

cindyklement.com

Faction

Winner


The Hitch Hiker's Patchwork of Photons

Monique Elizabeth Savoie
Friesen Press

melizabethsavoie.com

Faction

Finalist


The Witch's Advocate

Richard Maule
New London Press



Fantasy

Finalist


Balance of the 12

Ania Bo
Hatice Isil Bolukcu



Fantasy

Finalist


Dawn of Days

D.P. Conway
Daylights Publishing House Inc.

www.dpconway.com

Historical Fiction

Finalist


Invisible by Day

Teri Fink
Evolved Publishing, LLC

www.terifink.com

Historical Fiction

Finalist


The Encouragement Letters

Shanna Spence
Book Liftoff

authorsspence.com

History: United States

Winner


Finding St. Lo: A Memoir of War & Family

Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

www.tenebraypress.com

Holiday

Winner


A Christmas Carol

Norman Whaler
Beneath Another Sky Books

normanwhaler.com

Inspiration

Finalist


Learning How to Fly

Britt Lind
CreateSpace

brittlind.com

Juvenile Non-Fiction

Winner


I'm Just Me!

Kody Christensen
Heartbreak Dreams Press



Leadership

Winner


Leadership: The Art of Inspiring People to Be Their Best

Craig Whelden
New Insights Press

craigwhelden.com

LGBTQ Fiction

Winner


Nathaniel & the Midnight Movers

J. Ronald M. York
St. Broadway Press LLC

www.jronaldmyork.com

LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Winner


I Might Have Been Queen (And Other Things I Didn't Mention Before)

Brian Edwards
Archway Publishing

thebrianedwards.com

Literary Fiction

Finalist


In the Shadow of War

Patrick Garry
Kenric Books

patrickgarry.com

Literary Fiction

Finalist


All Hat

Stephen W. Long
HandinHand Publishing



Memior

Finalist


Where To? How I Shed My Baggage and Learned to Live Free

Jennifer Monahan
Spirit Evolution



Memoir

Finalist


Hooked: Lessons of the Heart from a Little Horse in Cabo

Christie Bonham
Milagro Publishing, LLC

www.christielbonham.com

Military Non-Fiction

Winner


Lions of the Desert: A True Story of WWII Heroes in North Africa

Samuel Marquis
Mount Sopris Publishing

samuelmarquisbooks.com

Military Non-Fiction

Finalist


Finding St. Lo: A Memoir of War & Family

Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

www.tenebraypress.com

Motivational

Winner


RESCRIPT The Story You're Telling Yourself

Colleen Georges
Author Academy Elite

www.rescriptbook.com

Multicultural Fiction

Winner


Avhi's Flight

Janet Johnson Anderson
Archway Publishing

jjabooks.com

New Adult Fiction

Winner


Reaper Moon: Race War in the Post Apocalypse

Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

www.tenebraypress.com

New Age Non-Fiction

Winner


A Glossary of Life: Deeper Meaning Behind Our Common Words

Manny Garcia
Self-Published

www.authormannygarcia.com

New Fiction

Winner


Tree

Melina Sempill Watts
Change the World Books



New Non-Fiction

Winner


PIGNUS: Tales From a Beverly Hills Pawn Shop

Dominique Pinassi
CreateSpace



Performing Arts

Winner


Learning How to Fly

Britt Lind
CreateSpace

brittlind.com

Personal Growth

Winner


A Wrestler's Curse

Bill Welker
Dorrance Publishing



Philosophy

Winner


Bipolar Sagacity Volume 6

Thomas Sharts
Xlibris Inc.



Picture Books: Ages 4-8

Finalist


A Big Day for a Little Dog, Meggie the HOUSEBOAT Dog

Susan York
Meggie's Paw Press

www.meggiespawpress.com

Picture Books: All Ages

Winner


My Mom Has Two Jobs

Michelle Travis
DartFrog Books

michelletravis.net

Picture Books: All Ages

Finalist


Oink and Gobble and the Men in Black

Norman Whaler
Beneath Another Sky Books

normanwhaler.com

Political Thriller

Winner


Birds Sing before Sunrise

Jan Smolders
iUniverse

jsmolders.com

Regional Fiction: Northeast

Finalist


Too Many Hats: Herbal Medicine and The Mob

William Curatolo
Bayberry Institute Press



Regional Non-Fiction: Northeast

Winner


Front Porches to Front Lines

Simon Perlsweig
Husky Trail Press



Regional Non-Fiction: Southeast

Winner


Wildflowers and Train Whistles: Stories of a Coal Mining Family

Lillian Frazer
AuthorHouse



Religion Fiction

Winner


Babylon Laid Waste: A Journey in the Twilight of the Idols

Brigitte Goldstein
Booklocker



Religion Fiction

Finalist


A Shield in the Shadows

Cheryl Bristow
Xulon Press



Religion Fiction

Finalist


The Witch's Advocate

Richard Maule
New London Press



Science Fiction

Winner


Reaper Moon: Race War in the Post Apocalypse

Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

www.tenebraypress.com

Self-Help: General

Winner


"Thriving from A to Z: Best Practices to Increase Resilience, Satisfaction, and Success"

"Lynn Schmidt, PhD"
Bobo Publishing

schmidtleadership.com

Self-Help: General

Finalist


Life is Short/Death is Forever: Finding joy and pleasure in each day without hurting anyone along the way

Steve Hartman Ph.D.
Self-Published



Self-Help: General

Finalist


Leadership: The Art of Inspiring People to Be Their Best

Craig Whelden
New Insights Press

craigwhelden.com

Self-Help: Spiritual

Winner


A Glossary of Life: Deeper Meaning Behind Our Common Words

Manny Garcia
Self-Published

www.authormannygarcia.com

Self-Help: Spiritual

Finalist


Finding Our She-Compass: 15 Life Lessons for Women Voyaging Toward Restoration, Reconstruction, and Renewal

Helen Owens
CreateSpace

shecompass.com

Short Stories

Finalist


Dancing with Raven and Bear: A Book of Earth Medicine and Animal Magic

Sonja Grace
Findhorn Press

sonjagrace.com

Social/Political Change

Winner


Reaper Moon: Race War in the Post Apocalypse

Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

www.tenebraypress.com

Spirituality

Winner


Dancing with Raven and Bear: A Book of Earth Medicine and Animal Magic

Sonja Grace
Findhorn Press

sonjagrace.com

Spirituality

Finalist


A Glossary of Life: Deeper Meaning Behind Our Common Words

Manny Garcia
Self-Published

www.authormannygarcia.com

Spirituality

Finalist


Where To? How I Shed My Baggage and Learned to Live Free

Jennifer Monahan
Spirit Evolution



Sports

Winner


A Wrestler's Curse

Bill Welker
Dorrance Publishing



Suspense

Winner


The Ninth Session: A Psychological Suspense Novel

Deborah Serani
TouchPoint Press

www.deborahserani.com

Suspense

Finalist


Too Many Hats: Herbal Medicine and The Mob

William Curatolo
Bayberry Institute Press



True Crime

Winner


Reclaiming Lives: Pursuing Justice For Six Innocent Men

Joan Treppa
Mill City Press

joantreppa.com

Women's Fiction

Winner


Avhi's Flight

Janet Johnson Anderson
Archway Publishing

jjabooks.com

Women's Issues

Winner


"Step into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World"

Alexia Vernon
New World Library

www.alexiavernon.com

Young Adult Fiction

Winner


IGIST: New Stars (Book 1 of the YA Science Fiction Series)

Luke Larson
IGIST Studios

igist.com

Young Adult Fiction

Finalist


Crisanta Knight: Inherent Fate

Geanna Culbertson
BQB Publishing

crisantaknight.com