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2012 Award Results

Fine and Performing Arts (Music / Dance / Cinema / Theatre / Photography)

Gold: Radiance: The Neo-Impressionist, Marina Ferretti Bocquillon with contributions by Ted Gott and Elizabeth Cross
Silver: Rally: Contemporary Indonesian Art - Jompet Kuswidananto and Eko Nugroho,Kelly Gellatly
Bronze: Imagine a Puffin, Stanford Apseloff

Architecture

Gold: The Architect Who Couldn't Sing, J.D. Alt

Popular Fiction

Gold: Gridley Girls: A True-Life Novel, Meredith First
Silver: The Wedding Shroud, Elisabeth Storrs
Bronze: OLIVE PARK, C.J. Booth

Literary Fiction

Gold: The Wedding Shroud, Elisabeth Storrs
Silver: History of a Pleasure Seeker, Richard Mason
Bronze: Okatibbee Creek, Lori Crane
Bronze: Intuition, Shashana Page

Short Story Fiction

Gold: Schmitty Love, Billy Williams
Silver: Hellfire & Damnation II, Connie (Corcoran) Wilson
Bronze: The Other Side of the Ledger, Ruth Miller

Anthologies

Gold: New Sun Rising, Various
Silver: Wounded? Survive! Thrive!!!, Millie McGhee-Morris and Viki Winterton

Fantasy / Science Fiction

Gold: Colony Earth, Book 1 of Alterran Legacy Series, Regina M. Joseph
Silver: Dynasty of the Magi, Darrick Garvin
Bronze: T.I.T.O.R., J.M. Surra

Historical Fiction

Gold: The Wedding Shroud, Elisabeth Storrs
Silver: History of a Pleasure Seeker, Richard Mason
Bronze: Chojun:A Novel, Goran Powell

Horror

Gold: The Book of Paul, Richard Long
Silver: Hellfire & Dannation II, Connie (Corcoran) Wilson
Bronze: The Prodigal's Foole, R. B. Wood

Multicultural Fiction

Gold: The Destiny of Shaitan, Laxmi Hariharan
Silver: Tripping From Cleveland to Paris and Beyond, Hermine Fuerst
Bronze: A Site Visit, CS Beck

Mystery / Suspense / Thriller

Gold: Jaden Baker, Courtney Kirchoff; Jay Hawk: The Assassin's Lover, Sean Eagan
Silver: CrossRoads, Lori Hicks
Bronze: The Book of Paul, Richard Long
Bronze: The Messiah Matrix, Kenneth John Atchity

Religious Fiction

Gold: The Book of 1 Ariel, Aaron Quincy
Silver: Healing Love (Cottonwood Series Book 1), Sophie Dawson
Bronze: Intuition, Shashana Page

Romance

Gold: Glimmers, Barbara Brooke
Silver: The Tycoon's Revenge, Melody Anne
Bronze: Realms Of Gold, Terry Stanfill

Erotic Fiction

Gold: Rise of the Fallen, Donya Lynne
Silver: Heart of the Warrior, Donya Lynne
Bronze: Essence of Time, Liz Crowe

Erotic Non-Fiction

Gold: Jay Hawk: The Assassin's Lover
Silver: Carpe Diem, J Erotica

True Crime

Gold: Escaping the Arroyo, Joyce Nance
Silver: THE STARLIGHT CLUB, Joe Corso
Bronze: One Voice Raised: A Triumph Over Rape, Jennifer Wheatley Wolf

Children’s Books (7 & Under)

Gold: The Legend of One Eyed Jack The Mutant Rooster of St Joe County, Bob Outman
Silver: Sophie's Gifts from the Fairies, Huguette Castaneda
Bronze: Roger the Monkey, Don Stoney Stonebraker

Children’s Books (All Ages)

Gold: Little Trouble In Tall Tree, Michael Fertik
Silver: The Little Girl Who Almost Saved The World, Richard Salter
Bronze: Bubba And The Sweet Pea, Gladys Boutros

Juvenile / Young Adult Fiction

Gold: A Boy Called Duct Tape, Ron Hutchison
Silver: Tailwinds: Adventures of a Young Aviator, Dan Poynter
Bronze: DARK SUMMER (Book I, Witchling Trilogy), Lizzy Ford

Juvenile / Young Adult Non-Fiction

Gold: Kon-Tiki and I: A Sketchbook, Erik Hesselberg
Silver: The Eighties: A Bitchen Time To Be a Teenager!, Tom Harvey
Bronze: The Ultimate Guide To Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Valarie Budayr and Roscoe Welply

Essay / Creative Non-Fiction

Gold: Stumbling into Modernity: Isaac Bashevis Singer's Cling to Tradition, Greg Masters
Silver: A House in Damascus:Before the Fall, Brian Stoddart
Bronze: Heck on Heels: Still Balancing on Shoes, Love & Chocolate!, Mary T. Wagner

Autobiography / Memoir

Gold: Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island, Sonia Marsh
Silver: Radical Survivor: One Woman's Path Through Life, Love, and Uncharted Tragedy, Nancy Saltzman
Bronze: Hell Camp, Niki Smart

Biography

Gold: The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis, Harry Henderson and Albert Henderson
Silver: Remembering John Hanson, Peter H. Michael
Bronze: MANY BLESSINGS: A Tapestry of Accomplished African American Women, Sonnee Weedn, PhD

Aging / Death & Dying

Gold: Let Me Go When the Banter Stops: A Doctor's Fight for the Love of Her Life, Linda Gromko, MD
Silver: Flowing with the Go: A Jiu-Jitsu Journey of the Soul, Elena Stowell
Bronze: What If Something Happens, Robert J Mandala

Animals / Pets

Gold: The Story of Rex of White Way, The Blizzard King, Jim Cheskawich
Silver: Dog Lessons - How Raising a Guide Dog Taught Me to See, John Edward White
Bronze: Maria's Duck Tales: Wildlife Stories From My Garden, Maria Daddino

Business / Career / Sales

Gold: Resonate | Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences, Nancy Duarte
Silver: Steve Jobs & The World of Mobile, Patrick Meyer
Bronze: Tweep-e-licious: 158 Twitter Tips & Strategies for Writers, Social Entrepreneurs & Changemakers Who Want to Market Their Business Ethically, Lynn Serafinn

Cookbooks

Gold: A Sweet Little Book, Sheridan Rogers

Current Events I (Political / Economic / Legal / Media)

Gold: The Political Spectrum: Freedom vs. Enslavement, David R. Young
Silver: A Better Tomorrow - Fighting for Capitalism and Jobs in the Heartland, Robert D. Hudson
Bronze: False Idol: Barack Obama and the Continuing Cult of the Presidency, Gene Healy

Current Events II (Social Issues / Public Affairs / Ecological / Humanitarian)

Gold: Field Building: Your Blueprint for Creating an Effective and Powerful Social Movement Catherine Marshall
Silver: The 7 Graces of Marketing: how to heal humanity and the planet by changing the way we sell Lynn Serafinn
Bronze: Beyond Age Rage: How the Boomers and Seniors Are Solving the War of the Generations, David Cravit

Education / Academics / Teaching

Gold: WriteSteps, WriteSteps
Silver: Do NOT Invent Buggy Whips Create! Reinvent! Position! Disrupt, Kenneth J. Thurber Ph.D
Bronze: Algebra for the Urban Student, Canaa Lee

Environment / Ecology / Nature

Gold: The Gift of Poo: Rethinking Pollution, Land Wilson
Silver: Maria's Duck Tales: Wildlife Stories From My Garden, Maria Daddino

Finance / Investment / Economics

Gold: The Ladder of Success: An Asset Protection Planning Primer, Jeffrey R. Matsen
Silver: Wealth and Happiness, David Geller
Bronze: Money Spirituality Consciousness, Mayuri Onerheim

Gay / Lesbian

Gold: Gridley Girls: A True-Life Novel, Meredith First
Silver: Something in the Wine, Jae
Bronze: The Indelible Heart, Marianne K. Martin

Gift / Holiday / Special

Gold: elfBot, Joey and Maria Andrade

Health / Medicine / Nutrition

Gold: Got Cancer? Now What?, Denise Messenger
Silver: So You've Got A Cataract?: What You Need to Know About Cataract Surgery: A Patient's Guide to Modern Eye Surgery, Advanced Intraocular Lenses & Choosing Your Surgeon, David D Richardson
Bronze: Whole-Body Dentistry®: A Complete Guide to Understanding the Impact of Dentistry on Total Health, Mark A. Breiner, DDS

Graphic Novel / Drawn Book / Drama Documentary

Gold: The Legend of Jin Hu, Anthony Zicari

History

Gold: The Sissification of America: A Fifty-Year Decline in American Exceptionalism, John W. Stevens
Silver: American Prometheus: Captain Bill Jones, the Steel Genius who Made Andrew Carnegie, Tom Gage
Bronze: Presidential Parallels: What Our Presidents Had in Common, and Didn’t!, Wayne Samuel Kurzeja with Paul Weisser

Home & Garden

Gold: Apprentice to a Garden: A New Urban Gardener Goes Wild, Evelyn J. Hadden
Silver: Organizing With Feng Shui: 101 Tips Room by Room, Bethany St. Clair

How-To (Crafts / Hobby / Industrial Arts)

Gold: Face This Real Advice From Real Models, Photographers and Makeup Artists on How to Become Picture Perfect!, Shelley Goodstein

Humor

Gold: The Seven Steps to Closure, Donna Joy Usher
Silver: Life, A Little Brown Dog & Shite Like That, Michael Riddell
Bronze: Memories of The Catskills: The Making of a Hotel, Alvin L. Lesser

Inspirational / Spiritual

Gold: Stop Living In This Land, Go To The Everlasting World Of Happiness, Live There Forever, Woo Myung
Silver: Open Your Eyes and Let Life In, Mary Abide Ricahardson
Bronze: Naked Determination: Forty-One Spirited Tales for Fearless, Motivated Underdogs, Gisela Hausmann

New Age / Mind, Body & Spirit

Gold: Stop Living In This Land, Go To The Everlasting World Of Happiness, Live There Forever, Woo Myung
Silver: Your Soul's Gift: The Healing Power of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born, Robert Schwartz
Bronze: Awaken Your Power!: The Secret of Life Revealed-How Your Thoughts Create Your Reality, Joe Rapisarda

Parenting (Child Care / Family)

Gold: Say What You See for Parents and Teachers: More hugs. More respect. Elegantly Simple, Sandra R Blackard
Silver: No Fear No Doubt No Regret, Robert Omilian
Bronze: The Picture of Music: The See C Piano Method, Lesley Ann Sears

Poetry

Gold: My Poet Soul, Alicia Rice
Silver: The Mystery of Miss Tree and Mr E ~ Poems & Essays: A Companion Book, Dan Jack
Bronze: Roger the Monkey, Don Stoney Stonebraker

Popular Culture

Gold: Dynasty of the Magi, Darrick Garvin

Psychology / Mental Health

Gold: B.F.R.E.E. The 5 Step Life-Changing Revolution, Marion Froome Msc.D.
Silver: Crochet Saved My Life, Kathryn Vercillo
Bronze: Stung by "B"s: A Storybook on How to Recognize and Survive Venomous Behaviors, Theresa J.K. Drinka & Jeni Synnes

Sports / Fitness / Recreation

Gold: The BAREBOW! Book, An Archer's Fair-Chase Taking of North America's Big-Game 29, Dennis Dunn
Silver: Angling in the Smile of the Great Spirt, Dr. Harold C. Lyon, Jr.
Bronze: The Relentless Pursuit of Mediocrity: Endurance Triathlons for the Recreational Athlete, Brian Goodyear

Reference

Gold: Choosing the Right Learning Management System, Benjamin Perez

Religion

Gold: Song of the Lord: The Bhagavad Gita, Thomas Paul Emerson
Silver: Dead Man Breathing, Billy Jack & A'leta McDaniel
Bronze: God's Poetry - The Identity and Destiny Encoded in Your Name, Anne Hamilton

Science

Gold: Sevoflurane--the Untold Story, Clair M.Callan

Self Help

Gold: Stop Living In This Land, Go To The Everlasting World Of Happiness, Live There Forever, Woo Myung
Silver: Do You QuantumThink?: New Thinking That Will Rock Your World, Dianne Collins
Bronze: Scaling Force: Dynamic Decision-Making Under Threat of Violence, Rory Miller and Lawrence A. Kane

Sexuality / Relationships

Gold: Product Details True Age, Timeless Beauty: A Guide to Finding the Fountain of Youth and All that You Desire in Life, Devin DeVasquez
Silver: Loving Couple's Path to Lasting Happiness, Veeder South, PhD
Bronze: The Beauty That Love Is, D. S. Neviaser

Transportation (Automotive / Aviation / Railroad)

Gold: Tailwinds: Adventures of a Young Aviator, Dan Poynter

Travel Essay

Gold: Kon-Tiki and I: A Sketchbook, Erik Hesselberg
Silver: Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island, Sonia Marsh
Bronze: Kitchen Vagabond, David Gilbert

Travel Guidebook

Gold: A House in Damascus:Before the Fall, Brian Stoddart

Women’s Issues

Gold: Ten Powerful Stress Busters for the BAM VP Woman in You, Barbara Mitchell, DCH
Silver: Wounded? Survive! Thrive!!!, Millie McGhee-Morris and Viki Winterton
Bronze: MANY BLESSINGS: A Tapestry of Accomplished African American Women, Sonnee Weedn, PhD

Best Book Multi-Media Produced

Gold: Dynasty of the Magi, Darrick Garvin
Silver: Accurate Color, Herb Paynter
Bronze: Too Far, Rich Shapero

Best Book Website

Gold: So You've Got A Cataract?: What You Need to Know About Cataract Surgery: A Patient's Guide to Modern Eye Surgery, Advanced Intraocular Lenses & Choosing Your Surgeon, David D Richardson
Silver: Real Dogs Don't Whisper: Life lessons from a larger than life dog - and his owner!
Bronze: Wounded? Survive! Thrive!!!, Millie McGhee-Morris and Viki Winterton

Best Author Website

Gold: Schmitty Love, Billy Williams

Best Use of Audio / Video

Gold: Wounded? Survive! Thrive!!!, Millie McGhee-Morris and Viki Winterton

Best Book Trailer

Gold: Hell Camp, Niki Smart
Silver: The Legend of Jin Hu, Anthony Zicari
Bronze: 7 Sanctuaries, Ben A. Sharpton

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