Baltimore, MD, September 08, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Power Walking, a Journey to Wholeness by Baltimore author, Maxine Bigby Cunningham, has been nominated for a Global eBook Award in two categories – Memoir/Autobiography and Inspirational/Visionary.
Power Walking, a Journey to Wholeness offers readers key steps to wellness. Using walking as a metaphor, Cunningham chronicles her recovery from major depression and related physical ailments. The steps are getting on your feet, taking baby steps, staying on your feet and walking differently. Through poetry, prayers, reflections, affirmations and art designs, Power Walking, A Journey to Wholeness inspires and empowers anyone striving to overcome impediments to wellbeing. Designs are by artist Sharon D. Cope.
In March 2011, Maxine Bigby Cunningham founded Empowered Walking Enterprise/Ministries LLC, with a mission to provide help and hope to hurting people. An author, writer, and public speaker, Cunningham is an Ambassador with the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Baltimore affiliate, a frequent speaker at Women’s Conferences and a Christian educator. She is a graduate of Syracuse University, Goucher College and the Baltimore School of the Bible.
”Everyone is talking about eBooks,” said Dan Poynter, founder of the Global eBook Awards. “eBooks have reached the tipping point and are outselling books on paper in several categories. eBooks are not replacing paper books; they are in addition to. The eReading devices such as the Kindle are increasing the amount of book reading.”
Joseph Dowdy, the Director of Awards, stated that the Awards had 79 categories in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, illustration, and multimedia. The winners were announced on August 18, 2011.
September is National Recovery Month. Referring to her personal experiences, Cunningham said, “Writing was healing; publishing was obligatory; sharing with others is celebratory. The nominations for Global eBook Awards are truly an honor.”
In addition to the ebook format, Power Walking, a Journey to Wholeness also is available in paper back at traditional and online bookstores, the Pratt Free Library and through national distributor Baker & Taylor. Cunningham will autograph copies of her book at the 2011 Baltimore City Book Festival on Saturday, September 24, from noon – 4:00 p.m.