PenPower

Meet the Authors

PenPower works with authors and publishers from all parts of the country, and we enjoy their works immensely. We take pride in helping our clients successfully navigate the ever-changing landscape of publishing, publicity and book marketing.


Recent awards include a 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist, 2020 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Winners and Finalists, 2020 IPPY Awards Winners and Finalists, 2020 National Indie Excellence Awards Winner, 2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalist, 2020 National Indie Excellence Awards Winner, 2020 Reader's Favorites Award Finalist, 2020 Zia Book Awards Honorable Mention , 2020 International Book Awards Winner and Finalist, 2019 Creative Child Magazine Awards Preferred Choice Award, as well as both Gold and Silver wins in 2019 and 2020 from the Mom's Choice Awards. 


We also are honored when our authors earn media appearances or mentions, which have included author interviews on Jenny McCarthy’s radio show;  articles and reviews placed in Women's GolfUSA Today, The Atlantic, Counterpunch, Well Being Journal,  Alternative Medicine, Open to Hope, Nation of Change, Alternet, Paradise Valley Lifestyle, Coast Magazine, Focus on Women and Huffington Post, plus many local and regional media outlets.


Other notable awards won by our authors have included: Bookvana Awards; New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards; National Indie Excellence Awards; Beverly Hills Book Awards; USA Best Book Awards; Readers’ Views Literary Awards; Next Generation Indie Book Awards; Green Book Festival, Southwest Book Design & Production Awards; Foreword Review’s Indiefab Book of the Year Awards; Indie Spiritual Book Awards, International Book Awards, Paranormal Book Awards, Living Now Book Awards, Nautilus Silver Award, Pinnacle Book Achievement Award, Florida Authors & Publishers Association Presidents Award, the Focus on Women 2017 Donna Quill Award, and the Illumination Awards. 


PenPower is extremely proud of all of our authors' achievements and wish them continued success.


Scott Angus and Emily Sopensky

SNAKE MEDICINE: Sacred Earth Sites
Sopensky/Angus LLC

SacredEarthSites.com

  • Featured in Alive Magazine
  • 2018 Green Book Festival Award Winner, Photography & Art
  • 2018 National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist, Photography
  • 2018 International Book Awards Finalist, Photography
Bruce Berlin

BREAKING BIG MONEY'S GRIP ON AMERICA: Working Together to Revive Our Democracy

Our Time Books

  • 2015 Indiefab Book of the Year Awards Finalist, Political Science
Lisa A. Moore (Bertsch)

GRACE LEADS, I FOLLOW: Poems of Trauma and Transformation

Cielo Publishing

  • 2015 Indie Spiritual Book Awards Finalist, Fiction
  • 2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalist, Poetry

Thomas Bien, PhD

THE BUDDHA'S WAY OF HAPPINESS: healing sorrow, transforming negative emotion & finding well-being in the present moment

New Harbinger Publications, Inc.


Juan Blea, MA, LADC

49 TIPS & INSIGHTS FOR UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION

Outskirts Press

JBlea1016.com

  • 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards WINNER, Self-Help

Christopher Briscoe

CONNECTIONS: Everybody Has a Story to Tell

Shifting Gears Publications
ChrisBriscoe.com


Christopher Briscoe
THE ROAD BETWEEN US: A Father & Son Bicycle Route 66
Shifting Gears Publications
ChrisBriscoe.com


Gina Browning

UNLEASH THE BUTTERFLIES

Hummingbird Productions

Poetry by Gina Browning, Photography by Carlyn Massey


Sandra M. Charles

TO FORGIVE THE FOXES: A Fictional Memoir about Clergy Abuse and Second Chances

Little Oak Publishing

Hometown Reads


Carolyn V. Coarsey PH.D

BEYOND DARK SKIES

Hometown Reads

Higher Resources, Inc.

Angella Cormier and Pierre C. Arsenault

OAKWOOD ISLAND

Artemesia Publishing

  • 2016 Paranormal Book Award Finalist, Chanticleer Book Reviews

Pam England, CNM, MA

ANCIENT MAP FOR MODERN BIRTH: Preparation, Passage, and Personal Growth during Your Childbirth Year

Seven Gates Media

Birthing From Within

  • 2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards WINNER, Health

Richard D. Feldman MD

HOME BEFORE THE RAVEN CAWS: The Mystery of a Totem Pole

Indiana Historical Society Press


Michael R. French
THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO WINNING AN ELECTION
Moot Point Productions


Susan E. Gilmore

THE PEACE SEEKER: One Woman's Battle in the Church's War on Homosexuality

Peaceseeker Press

  • 2015 Illumination Awards Bronze Winner, Ministry/Mission
  • 2014 USA Best Book Awards Finalist, Gay & Lesbian Non-Fiction

Geoff Habiger and Coy Kissee

UNREMARKABLE

Artemesia Publishing


Calvin Helin

DANCES WITH SPIRITS: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern World

Open Road Media

  • 2015 National Indie Excellence Award Winner, Best New Age Non-Fiction
  • 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist, Spirituality
  • 2015 ReaderViews' Annual Literary Awards 2nd Place, Self-Help

Kent Jacobs

ZUNI STEW, a Novel

Sunstone Press

KentFJacobs.com

Hometown Reads


Kent Jacobs

THE TURNED FIELD

Sunstone Press

KentFJacobs.com


James F. Jereb, Ph.D.
SPIRIT MAGIC LIGHT: A Visionary Meditation for Enlightenment

Creative Response, Inc.


Nicholas King
BURNERS
Burner Portraits

  • 2018 IPPY Award Bronze Medal Winner, Coffee Table Book Category

Victor La Cerva, MD

LETTERS TO A YOUNG MAN IN SEARCH OF HIMSELF

Heartsongs Publications


Kathryn Lafond

SEASONED WITH GRATITUDE: 250 Recipes & Blessings

Celebrating the Greater Nourishment of Real Food

Greater Nourishment Publishing


Lawrence W. Lazarus, MD

GETTING THE HEALTH CARE YOU DESERVE

IN AMERICA'S BROKEN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Amazon Book Site


Peter Rupert Lighte

HOST OF MEMORIES: Tales of Inevitable Happenstance

Acausal Books


Rev. Linda C. Loving

A NEW SONG TO SING: Breast Cancer as Journey of Spirit

Spirited Voices, LLC

Hometown Reads


Diane Lynn

THE SECONDARY TARGET

Canta Bello Publishing

  • 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalist, Romance
  • 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalist, 1st Book
  • Reviewed in Paradise Valley Lifestyle

Elaine L. Mayland PhD

ROSEN METHOD: An Approach to Wholeness and Well-Being Through the Body

52 Stone Press/PenPower

Foreword by Marion Rosen, PT / Edited by Jeanie C. Williams


John Michael Mooney

TREASURES IN TRUTH: Quotes to Nourish Your Soul

Innervisions Publications


Mori Natura
WILDFIRE WEEDS
BookBaby


Gerry Orz

LUCKY OR NOT, HERE I COME



Connie Perez
KUPER VISITS THE ROCKING R RANCH
Rocking R Books



Connie Perez
FARMING ON THE ROCKING R RANCH
Rocking R Books

  • April 2020 Mom's Choice Gold Award

F. Diane Pickett

NEVER ISN'T LONG ENOUGH

Uphill Publishing

  • 2014 National Indie Excellence Award Winner, Regional Fiction
  • 2014 Florida Authors & Publishers Association Gold Medal Winner 
  • 2014 Presidents Award, Cover Design: Small Format/Honorable Mention, General Fiction 
  • 2014 Southern California Book Festival Finalist, Historical Fiction 
  • 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award Winner

Michael E. Platt, MD

ADRENALINE DOMINANCE: A Revolutionary Approach to Wellness

Clancy Lane Publishing

  • 2015 The Indie Spiritual Book Award Winner, Medical
  • 2016 Bookvana Award Winner, Health & Healing, Alternative
  • 2015 International Book Award Finalist, Medical
  • 2015 National Indie Excellence Award Finalist, Medical
  • 2016 Reader Views’ Literary Award, 1st Place, Health & Fitness
  • 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award Finalist, Medical Reference
  •  2014 USA Best Book Award Finalist, Alternative Medicine

Susan P. Plummer, PhD

DEEP CHANGE: Befriending the Unknown

Tenacity Press


Brian Ray

REVELATIONS INCORPORATED: Workplace Wisdom for the 21st Century

BrianRayAuthor.com


Thomas Reidy

POEMS FROM THE FIELDS OF DHARMA

Blue Spruce Books

Art by Noël Hudson

  • 2015 International Book Award Finalist, Poetry
  • 2015 National Indie Excellence Award Finalist, Poetry
  • 2015 NMBA Southwest Book Design & Production Award, Poetry

Shubhraji

IN THE LOTUS OF THE HEART: The Essence of Relationships

Namah, Inc.

  • 2014 Foreword Reviews' Indiefab Book of the Year Finalist, Family & Relationships  
  • 2015 Living Now Book Silver Award, Relationships & Marriage 

Heather Starsong

THE PUREST GOLD

Dancing Aspen Press


Sabra Brown Steinsiek

A TIME FOR LOVE

Artemesia Publishing


Galen Stoller

MY LIFE AFTER LIFE: a posthumous memoir

Dream Treader Press

Edited by K Paul Stoller MD / Foreword by Bernie Siegel MD

  • 2012 Nautilus Silver Award Winner
  • 2011 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner
  • 2011 Indie Excellence Award 
  • 2011 International Book Award Finalist
  • 2011 USA Book Award Finalist
  •  2012 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist

Galen Stoller

LIFE CHAPTERS: extraordinary afterlives of people  

Dream Treader Press

Edited by K Paul Stoller MD / Foreword by Fiona Bowie PhD


K.P. Stoller MD

INCURABLE ME: Why the Best Medical Research Does Not Make It Into Clinical Practice 

SkyHorse Publishing

Incurable-Me.com

Hometown Reads       


Faith Strong

DISTRACTIONS that keep us from being who we are & doing what we really want to do

Monarch Beach Publishing


Faith Strong
THE GLORIES OF AGING
Monarch Beach Publishing

  • Press Release
  • 2017 Bookvana Award Winner, Health & Healing: Aging/50+ category
  • 2017 Best Book Award Finalist, Health: Aging/50+ Category
  • Featured in the LA Times  

Kristy Sweetland & Nina Brown

THE FASCINATED OBSERVER: A Guide to Embodying S.T.A.R. Philosophy

Cauda Pavonis Publishing

Hometown Reads


Nicole Taylor
SCHOOLED ON FAT: What Teens Tell Us About Gender, Body Image, and Obesity
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group Bookpage
Amazon

  • 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award Finalist, Anthropology/ Archeology 
  • 2016 ReaderViews Literary Award 1st Place, Societal Issues
  • 2016/17 Reviewers' Choice Winner, Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year
  • Reviewed in ReaderViews

Reese Taylor

DEATH & PASSION

  • 2017 Southwest Book Design and Production Award Winner, Poetry
  • 2017 International Book Award Finalist, Poetry
  • Be Bold Books

Jill Kraft Thompson

FINDING JILL: How I Rebuilt My Life after Losing the Five People I Loved Most 


Christine Warren
NAVIGATING CHANGE: Conscious Endings, Visionary Beginnings 
Flame Lantern Press


Bruce Wilson
DEATH IN THE BLACK PATCH
Artemesia Publishing


Chris Wilson, Oliver Horn and Karl Horn MD
THE ROQUE LOBATO HOUSE, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Schenck Southwest Publishing

  • 2015 NMBA Southwest Book Design & Production Winner, Cover & Jacket Design
  • 2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award Finalist, History Book