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.


Some recent milestones include author interviews on Jenny McCarthys radio show; an International Book Award finalist, articles and reviews placed in USA Today, The Atlantic, Well Being Journal, Alternative Medicine, Open to Hope, Nation of Change, Alternet, Focus on Women and Huffington Post, plus many prestigious book awards. Some of our authors are winners and finalists in the following competitions: 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; Southwest Book Design & Production Awards; Foreword Reviews Indiefab Book of the Year Awards; Indie Spiritual 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


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

2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award, 2nd Place, Political Book

Reviewed in Midwest Review of Books

Reviewed in the Albuquerque Journal

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

Gina Browning

UNLEASH THE BUTTERFLIES

Hummingbird Productions 

Poetry by Gina Browning, Photography by Carlyn Massey


Jeanne Burrows-Johnson

PROSPECT FOR MURDER

Artemesia Publishing 

Reviewed in US Review of Books 

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


Richard D. Feldman MD

HOME BEFORE THE RAVEN CAWS: THE MYSTERY OF A TOTEM POLE

Indiana Historical Society Press

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


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 F. Jacobs

THE TURNED FIELD

Sunstone Press

www.kentfjacobs.com


Kent Jacobs

ZUNI STEW, a Novel 

Sunstone Press

www.kentfjacobs.com

Hometown Reads

James F. Jereb, Ph.D.
SPIRIT MAGIC LIGHT: A VISIONARY MEDITATION 
FOR ENLIGHTENMENT

Creative Response, Inc.

Nicholas King
BURNERS

Kathryn Lafond

SEASONED WITH GRATITUDE: 250 Recipes & Blessings Celebrating the Greater Nourishment of Real Food

Greater Nourishment Publishing

2017 Living Now Awards Bronze Award Winner, Cookbooks Category

                                      Reviewed in Kirkus

                                      Reviewed in the podcast Tastes of Bainbridge

                                      Reviewed in Kitsap Daily News

                                      Reviewed in New Spirit Journal

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

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
    • Reviewed in Lauretta Ani's Blog


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 you never heard of 

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

www.incurable-me.com

Hometown Reads      

Reviewed in the Midwest Book Review

Reviewed in Running the Country

                                        Coast to Coast radio interview:

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

2017 Bookvana Award Winner, Health & Healing: Aging/50+ category



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                            

2017 Focus on Women's Dorothy Quill Award
Recipient of a ReaderViews FIVE STAR REVIEW

Christine Warren
NAVIGATING CHANGE: CONSCIOUS ENDINGS, 
VISIONARY BEGINNINGS

Flame Lantern Press
Reviewed in Kirkus

Bruce Wilson
DEATH IN THE BLACK PATCH


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