Palm Beach, FL. May 15, 2017 — The INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD recognized The Power of Breaking Fear published by StarGroup Books in the category of Audiobook as a distinguished favorite. The Power of Breaking Fear was also recognized as a 2017 winner in the category of Book Interior Design Nonfiction. The INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD also recognized StarGroup’s Wit & Wisdom book as a distinguished favorite in the category of Specialty Books.

The competition is judged by experts from different aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. Selected award Winners and Distinguished Favorites are based on overall excellence.

The Power of Breaking Fear by Tim S. Marshall builds up your greatest asset – yourself. Full of real life take-aways this book teaches you how to interact with all of your surroundings everyday to transform the negative into the positive, fears into courage, and open-mindedness into a thundering new way of looking at life.

On a similar uplifting note, StarGroup’s Wit &Wisdom book; also recognized as a distinguished favorite by the Independent Press Award® is a charming coffee table book full of inspirational quotes and colorful patterns. StarGroup uses this promotional book as a unique gift and as a dynamic business card to promote their services.

“In 2017, we had worldwide participation, from London to Australia, from Portugal to Hong Kong, and are so proud to announce the winners and favorites in our annual INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD. Independent publishing is alive and well, and continues to gain traction worldwide.” said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak.


About StarGroup

For 25 years, the StarGroup International team of top industry talent has created powerful visual communication, memorable branding, innovative marketing strategies, social media engagement, media presence, and distinguished custom books for their clients. StarGroup Books is the “unique niche” publishing arm of StarGroup International, and the recipient of many state and national Indie book awards. StarGroup Books produces custom books that tell a clients’ story, convey their expertise, and define their purpose. In 10 hours or less of your time, StarGroup can develop your book – a unique marketing, media, and fundraising tool that can garner tangible results for clients, including brand awareness, industry credibility, and national media coverage.