2018 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 and may not be listed because of this. If there are no awards for a category, that category will not be listed.

 “Best Of” Categories

Best Ebook Cover

Best Ebook Trailer

Best Illustration in Children’s Fiction

  • Gold:  The Hiccup Book, Kimberly Baltz
  • Silver:  The Land Without ColorBenjamin Ellefson

Best Illustration in Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  It Feels Good To Feel Good, Cheryl Meyer

Fiction Categories

Children’s Literature Fiction

Children Picture Books Fiction


  • Gold:  Beauty From Ashes, Alana Terry
  • Silver: The Shadow of His Hand, Benjamin Patterson

Christian Children’s Picture Books

  • Gold:  My Little Angel, Sherrill S. Cannon
  • Silver: Am I Black, Or Am I White?, Norman Whaler


Fantasy/Alternate History

  • Gold:  The Other Side of Magik, Michael Lingaard
  • Gold:  For The Devil Has Come With Great Wrath, Emma Plant
  • Silver: The Gypsy Thorn, Sherry Rentschler



  • Gold: Frozen, Christine Amsden
  • Silver:  Time and Blood, Sherry Rentschler
  • Silver:  The Mermayden’s Tale, P.K. Silverson


  • Gold:  Johnathon Goode, Honorary Witch, Michael Lingaard
  • Silver:  Banished (Street Rats of Aramoor), Michael Wisehart
  • Bronze: For the Love of MaudeDenise Liebig
  • Bronze:  Moira Ashe, Enemy Within, Brendan Bertram

Fantasy/Other World

Gay/Lesbian/LGBT Fiction

  • Gold:  The Liberators of Willow RunMarianne K. Martin
  • Silver:  The Love That Dare Not Speak its NameFiza Pathan


Historical Literature Fiction – Contemporary (set 1940-NOW)

  • Gold: STAINER: A Novel of the ‘Me’ Decade, Iolanthe Woulff
  • Silver:  The Pear Tree, K.M. Sandrick
  • Bronze:  The Tattered BoxPaul Schumacher


Historical Literature Fiction – Medieval (set 500-1500)

  • Gold: Banished (Street Rats of Aramoor), Michael Wisehart


Historical Literature Fiction – Modern (set 1500-1940)


Horror Fiction

  • Gold: AntitheusG.A. Minton
  • Silver:  The Devils Witches, Madeleine McLaughlin
  • Bronze:  The Muse: A Novel of Unrelenting Terror, Arjay Lewis

Humor/Comedy Fiction

  • Silver:  Sometimes I’m So Smart I almost Feel Like A Real PersonGraham Parke


  • Gold:  Rediscovering Charlie, J.P. Maximus
  • Silver:  Lucid World, Denise Lammi

Juvenile Fiction

Multicultural Literature Fiction

  • Silver:  Black Hearts White Minds, Mitch Margo

Mystery Fiction

  • Gold:  A Painting to Die For, Joan Curtis
  • Gold:  Lucifer in Celestial Gardens, AJ Harris
  • Silver:  Secret Agenda Who’s Castrating the Wolves of Wall Street?, Barbara Brett
  • Bronze:  The Vault, Brian Harrison




  • Gold:  Angels Always Near, Denise Alicia
  • Silver: Grey Today, Stacie Morrell
  • Bronze:  Penny For Your Thoughts, Sherrill S. Cannon

Popular Literature Fiction

  • Gold:  Toxic Sphere: Volume 2 Liars and Defiler, C.N. Sky
  • Silver:  It’s a Long Way toAunty May, Shirley Burgess
  • Bronze:  The Paloma Crossing, Randall Reneau

Romance – Historical

  • Gold: A Brother’s Promise, Laura Mills
  • Silver: For The Devil Has Come With Great Wrath, Emma Plant
  • Bronze: For The Love of Maude, Denise Liebig

Romance/Erotica Fiction – Contemporary

  • Gold:  Going All InStephanie C. Lyons-Keeley and Wayne J. Keeley

Science Fiction

Short Stories/Essays Fiction

Suspense Fiction

  • Gold:  Apology Accepted, Faith Wood
  • Silver:  Run, M.A.N.
  • Bronze:  DATO, TS Wieland

Thriller Fiction

Young Adult Fiction

  • Gold:  Issaura’s Claws, Katharine E. Wibell
  • Gold:  Change of Chaos, Jacinta Jade
  • Silver: Sem: Adventures Across Time, TS Wieland
  • Silver:  Dyed Souls, Gary Santorella
  • Bronze: One Life, Luke Green


Non-Fiction Categories

Advertising/Marketing/Sales Non-Fiction

  • Silver: Brand Intimacy: A New Marketing ParadigmMario Natarelli and Rina Plapler

Animals/Pets Non-Fiction

  • Gold:  Hogan’s Hope: A Deaf Heroes Inspirational Quest for Love and AcceptanceConnie Bombaci
  • Silver: Samoyed TalesJim Cheskawich, Annie Reid, Cheryl Lynn West with Celinda Cheskawich

Autobiography/Memoirs Non-Fiction

  • Bronze: The Blue Chameleon, Daril Cinquanta
  • Bronze: Explosions of Joy: A Memoir of the Grief Counselor for the Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Paul Yin with Trina A. Kraus

Biography Non-Fiction

  • Bronze: SHACKLED: A Journey From Political Imprisonment To Freedom, Adam Siddiq

Business Non-Fiction

  • Silver: Turning Numbers into Knowledge:  Mastering the Art of Problem SolvingJonathan Koomey

Christian Non-Fiction

  • Bronze: Three Weeks to Forgiveness, Kimberly Dewberry

Health/Fitness/Beauty Non-Fiction

  • Bronze: Healing Happens: Stories of Healing Against All Odds, Avital Miller

History Non-Fiction

  • Silver: Clarkston’s Curse, Ann Margaret Johns
  • Bronze: Wartime Vignettes: A Boyhood Memoir of World War II and of Its Aftermath, T. A. Dolotta

Inspirational/Visionary Non-Fiction

  • Bronze:  Wild Ideas: Creativity From the Inside Out, Cathy Wild

Military Non-Fiction

  • Bronze: We Were Soldiers Too: The Second Korean War- The DMZ ConflictBob Kern

Parenting/Family Non-Fiction

  • Silver: Incompatible with Nature A Mother’s Story, Tracie Frank Mayer

Professional/Technical Non-Fiction

  • Silver: Turning Numbers into Knowledge:  Mastering the Art of Problem Solving, Jonathan Koomey

Science Non-Fiction

Self-Help Non-Fiction

  • Silver: When It’s Never About You: The People-Pleaser’s Guide to Reclaiming Your Health, Happiness and Personal Freedom, Ilene S. Cohen, Ph.D.
  • Bronze: Success101: For Living: Achieve Your Goals and Stay Successful, Raimond Volpe

Seniors Non-Fiction

Spiritual/Metaphysical Non-Fiction

  • Bronze: From Illusion to EnlightenmentCarolyn Roads

True Crime Non-Fiction

Women’s Studies Non-Fiction


Dan Poynter Legacy Award

The following are winners of the second annual legacy award:

  • “Best of” Category: Time and Blood, Sherry Rentschler
  • Fiction Category: Frozen, Cassie Scot Book 7, Christine Amsden
  • Non-Fiction Category: Hogan’s Hope: A Deaf Heroes Inspirational Quest for Love and AcceptanceConnie Bombaci


Congratulations to the 2017 Global Ebook Award winners!

Winners may claim their award certificates:

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