Next Generation
  Indie Book Awards

The winners and finalists for the
2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards are:

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Fiction

FIRST PLACE WINNER ($1,500 PRIZE)

Topeka, ma'shuge
by Raymond Hutson
(Gilliss Books)
(ISBN 978-0615809632)

Non-Fiction

FIRST PLACE WINNER ($1,500 PRIZE)

Thrown
by Kerry Howley
(Sarabande Books)
(ISBN 978-1936747924)

SECOND PLACE WINNER ($750 PRIZE)

The Magdalene Mystery
by Christine Sunderland
(OakTara Publishing)
(ISBN 978-1602901261)

SECOND PLACE WINNER ($750 PRIZE)

The Sky and Earth Touched Me
by Joseph Bharat Cornell
(Crystal Clarity Publishers)
(ISBN 978-1565892828)

THIRD PLACE WINNER ($500 PRIZE)

River Talk
by CB Anderson
(C&R Press)
(ISBN 978-1936196463)

THIRD PLACE WINNER ($500 PRIZE)

The Wild Horse Dilemma: Conflicts and Controversies of the Atlantic Coast Herds
by Bonnie U. Gruenberg
(Quagga Press)
(ISBN 978-0979002038)

HONORABLE MENTION ($250 PRIZE)

The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four
by Kenneth Womack
(Greenwood Press)
(ISBN 978-031331712)

CATEGORY WINNERS AND FINALISTS*

(*All Finalists are listed in alphabetical order)

ACTION/ADVENTURE

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AFRICAN AMERICAN

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ANIMALS/PETS

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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ANTHOLOGY

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY/BIOGRAPHY

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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BUSINESS

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CAREER

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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CHICK LIT

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CHILDREN'S/JUVENILE FICTION

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CHILDREN'S/JUVENILE NON-FICTION

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CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK (0-6 Years)

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK (7 Years & Up)

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CHRISTIAN FICTION

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CHRISTIAN NON-FICTION

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COFFEE TABLE BOOK/PHOTOGRAPHY

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CURRENT EVENTS/SOCIAL CHANGE

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E-BOOK FICTION

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E-BOOK NON-FICTION

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EDUCATION/ACADEMIC

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FIRST NOVEL (Over 80,000 words)

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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FIRST NOVEL (Under 80,000 words)

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GENERAL FICTION/NOVEL (Over 80,000 words)

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GENERAL FICTION/NOVEL (Under 80,000 words)

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GENERAL NON-FICTION

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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GIFT/SPECIALTY/NOVELTY

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HEALTH/WELLNESS

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HISTORICAL FICTION

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HISTORICAL NON-FICTION

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HOW TO

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HUMOR/COMEDY

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INSPIRATIONAL FICTION

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INSPIRATIONAL NON-FICTION

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LGBT (LESBIAN/GAY/BISEXUAL/TRANSGENDER)

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MEMOIRS (Historical/Legacy/Career)

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MEMOIRS (Overcoming Adversity/Tragedy/Challenges)

WINNER ($100 PRIZE):

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MEMOIRS (Other)

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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MILITARY

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MOTIVATIONAL

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MULTICULTURAL FICTION

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MULTICULTURAL NON-FICTION

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MYSTERY

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NEW AGE

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NOVELLA

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PARENTING/FAMILY

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POETRY

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REGIONAL FICTION

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REGIONAL NON-FICTION

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RELATIONSHIPS

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RELIGIOUS FICTION

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RELIGIOUS NON-FICTION

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ROMANCE

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SCIENCE/NATURE/ENVIRONMENT

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SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

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SECOND NOVEL

WINNER ($100 PRIZE)

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SELF HELP

WINNER ($100 PRIZE) TIE

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SHORT STORY - FICTION

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SPIRITUALITY

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SPORTS/FITNESS/RECREATION

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SUSPENSE/THRILLER

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TRAVEL/TRAVEL GUIDE

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WOMEN'S ISSUES

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YOUNG ADULT

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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YOUNG AUTHOR (written by under age 25)

WINNER ($100 PRIZE):

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BEST COVER DESIGN FICTION

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BEST COVER DESIGN NON-FICTION

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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BEST OVERALL DESIGN FICTION

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BEST OVERALL DESIGN NON-FICTION

WINNER ($100 PRIZE): TIE

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We wish all entrants much continued success with their books!

Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group

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