Independent eBook Awards

The winners of the 2012 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards were announced. Winners of genre interest include:

General Fiction, Runner Up:

Best Action/ Adventure, Runner Up:

Best Children’s Lit, Winner:

Best Children’s Lit, Runner Up:

Best Fantasy/Urban Fantasy, Winner:

Best Fantasy/ Urban Fantasy, Runner Up:

Best Horror, Winner:

  • 61 A.D., David McAfee (David McAfee)

Best Horror, Runner Up:

Best Literary, Runner Up:

Best Romance, Runner Up:

  • Again, Diana Murdock (Diana Murdock)

Best Science Fiction, Winner:

  • Wool, Hugh Howey (Broad Reach)

Best Science Fiction, Runner Up:

Best Thriller, Winner:

Best Young Adult, Winner:

Best Young Adult, Runner Up:

Best Novel, Winner:

Best Short Story (Individual Story), Winner (Tie):

Best Short Story Collection, Winner:

Best Short Story Collection, Runner Up:

Best Magazine in Digital Format, Winner:

Best Magazine in Digital Format, Runner Up (Tie):

The Harvey Award for the Book We Most Want to See Made into a Movie, Winner:

  • Wool, Hugh Howey (Broad Reach)

Best Hero/ Heroine, Winner:

Best Villain, Winner (Tie):

To qualify, a work must be available in ebook format, and be published by an independent publisher or small press. Nominations were made by authors, book reviewers, editors, and small press publishers, the finalists were chosen by a volunteer staff, and final voting was open to the general public. For more information and a complete list of winners, see the article at Gather.