2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards


Announcing the Results of the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Independent Publisher Book awards

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 23rd annual, 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. The quality of this year's entries was mind-boggling...so much creativity, so much talent...

This year's medal-winning books came from authors around the world: we had winners from 5 Australian states, 7 Canadian provinces, 42 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Guam, plus France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, and 7 winners from around the U.K.

Here are the results! First, the 8 Outstanding Book of the Year category gold medalists, followed by the gold, silver and bronze medalists in our 85 General categories, 24 Regional categories, and 11 E-Book categories. 

Congratulations to all!


GOLD: Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts, by Matthew Reinhart; illustrated by Kevin M. Wilson (Insight Editions)
SILVER: Along Came a Monster: the Monster’s Transport, by Donna Pirone Bauer and Angela Pirone; illustrated by Lorraine Dey (Grain House Publishing)
BRONZE: Happy Holidays, Pirates, by Tatiana Koval; illustrated by Inna Chernyak (Clever Publishing)