2016 Global Ebook Award Winners


Note: In some categories more than one ebook is listed as the winner due to the number of entrants and the sum of their scores from the judges; some categories may have limited or no awards.

 “Best Of” Categories

Best Ebook Cover

Best Ebook Trailer

Best Illustration in Adult Fiction

Best Illustration in Children’s Fiction

Best Multimedia in an eBook

Best Photography in an Ebook

Best Website Design (Listing 1 or More Ebooks)

Fiction Categories

Children Literature Fiction

Children Picture Books Fiction

Fan Fiction

Fantasy/Alternate History


  • Gold:  Raven’s Heart, Shawna Reppert
  • Gold:  Electromancer, Daco Auffenorde
  • Silver:  Madison’s Song, Christine Amsden
  • Bronze:  Dark of the Heart, Anne K. Edwards
  • Honorable Mention: Illuminarium, Truth Devour


Fantasy/Other World

Gay/Lesbian/LGBT Fiction

Historical Literature Fiction – Ancient (set before 500 AD)

Historical Literature Fiction – Contemporary (set 1940-NOW)

  • Gold:  Living Treasures, Yang Huang

Historical Literature Fiction – Medieval (set 500-1500 AD)

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

  • Gold:  Forefathers Founding Fathers, Michael Gorton
  • Gold:  The Devil Knows, Janet Holt-Johnstone
  • Silver:  The Cavalier Spy, S.W. O’Connell
  • Bronze:  Angel of Song, Anne Rouen
  • Honorable Mention: JELLY BRYCE: FBI Odyssey, Mike Conti

Horror Fiction

Humor/Comedy Fiction

Juvenile Fiction

Multicultural Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Living Treasures, Yang Huang
  • Silver: Beyond the Gardens, Sandra Lopez

Mystery Fiction

New Adult Fiction

  • Gold:  Please Hold, Tricia Stewart Shiu
  • Gold:  The Changing Season, Steven Manchester
  • Silver:  Living Treasures, Yang Huang
  • Bronze:  If…Lost or Found, Jackie Mae



  • Silver:  A Love Story: An Intensely Personal Memoir, Lance Secretan
  • Bronze:  Imperfect Echoes: Writing Truth and Justice with Capital Letters, lie and oppression with Small, Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Popular Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Love Is a Legal Affair, Maxine Neely Davenport
  • Gold:  HIDDEN SHADOWS, Linda Lucretia Shuler
  • Silver:  Missing Pieces, Michael Golvach
  • Bronze: Amie an African Adventure, Lucinda E Clarke

Religion/Faith Fiction

  • Silver:  Out of Time, Mario Diana
  • Bronze:  Dreamer, Phil Davidson

Romance/Erotica Fiction – Contemporary

Romance/Erotica Fiction – Historical

Science Fiction

  • Gold:  On the Edge of Now: Book ll – No Man’s Land, Brian McCullough
  • Silver:  On the Edge of Now: Book lll – Redemption, Brian McCullough
  • Silver:  On the Edge of Now: Book 1 — The Departure, Brian McCullough
  • Silver:  The Darkest Side of Saturn: Odyssey of a Reluctant Prophet of Doom, Taylor Tony
  • Bronze:  Black Bead, J.D. Lakey
  • Honorable Mention:  Titanborn, Rhett C Bruno

Short Stories/Essays Fiction

Spiritual/Metaphysical Fiction

Suspense Fiction

  • Gold:  Chasing Rhinos, Faith Wood
  • Silver:  Banished Threads, Kaylin McFarren
  • Silver:  How the Mighty Fall, E.J. Chadwell
  • Bronze:  Plenty, Kelly K. Lavender
  • Honorable Mention:  The Eyes of Others, Mikael Carlson

Thriller Fiction

  • Gold:  SILENT CATS: Deadly Dance, JD Wallace
  • Gold:  Fatal Seductions, Lou Kilzer and Mark Boyden
  • Silver:  Justice for the Black Knight, Jerri Blair
  • Silver:  Chicago Swing, Gregory C. Randall
  • Bronze:  How the Mighty Fall, E.J. Chadwell
  • Bronze:  Dark Continent Continental, Sara Marie Hogg
  • Honorable Mention:  Whiskey Devils, Brandon Zenner

Western Fiction

  • Bronze:  Cat House, Jack Bessie

Young Adult Fiction


Non-Fiction Categories

Aging Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Adapting to Alzheimer’s, Sherry Lynn Harris

Animals/Pets Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Chicken A Comic Cat Memoir, Terese Jungle

Autobiography/Memoirs Non-Fiction

Business Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul, David Dye
  • Silver:  Staying Ahead of the Hammer, Laurence Ainsworth

Careers/Employment Non-Fiction

Children’s Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Chicken A Comic Cat Memoir, Terese Jungle

Death/Dying (Thanatology) Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  American Stew, Stephen James

Diet/Nutrition Non-Fiction

Education Non-Fiction

Finance/Investment/Wealth Non Fiction

Gay/Lesbian/LGBT Non-Fiction

Health, Fitness and Beauty Non-Fiction

History Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Cowgirl Up, Heidi Thomas

Humor/Comedy Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  High School Dance, Starbuck O’Dwyer
  • Silver:  More Stories to Tell: A Lawyer Turned Comedian Puts Everyday Life on Trial, Paul D’Angelo

Inspirational/Visionary Non-Fiction

Leadership Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Sharecropper’s Wisdom, General JR Gorham
  • Bronze:  Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success, Peter Stark and Mary Kelly, PhD, Commander, US Navy

Medicine/Healthcare Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Adapting to Alzheimer’s, Sherry Lynn Harris

Military Non-Fiction

Parenting/Family Non-Fiction

  • Bronze:  Sharecropper’s Wisdom, General JR Gorham

Psychology/Mental Health Non-Fiction

Reference Non-Fiction

Religion/Faith Non-Fiction

Self-Help Non-Fiction

Seniors Non-Fiction

  • Silver:  Adapting to Alzheimer’s, Sherry Lynn Harris

Spiritual/Metaphysical Non-Fiction

Sports/Fitness/Recreation Non-Fiction

Travel/Guidebook Non-Fiction

True Crime Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Better Dead Than Divorced, Lukas Konandreas M.D.

Women’s Studies Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Diary of a Rad Housewife: Ten Years of Tirades and True Tales, Shannon Drury

Writing/Publishing Non-Fiction


Dan Poynter Legacy Award

The following are winners of the first annual legacy award:


Congratulations to the 2016 Global Ebook Award winners!

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