Foreword Reviews

Full List of 2006 Foreword INDIES Winners

Editor's Choice

Sojourn (978-1-896944-30-2) by Jana G. Oliver, Dragon Moon Press
The Bible of Illuminated Letters (978-0-7641-5820-9) by Margaret Morgan, Barron's Educational

Adult Fiction

Gay & Lesbian
Strings Attached (978-1-4196-2889-4) by Nick Nolan, BookSurge Publishing
Summer Cruising (978-1-928662-07-5) by Dave Benbow, Palari Publishing
A Time Before Me (978-1-58348-463-0) by Michael Holloway Perronne, iUniverse Star
Dead Center (978-1-59316-079-1) by David Rosenfelt, Listen and Live Audio
Enjoying the Ride (978-0-9777031-1-1) by Win Straube, SCI Corporation
Over a Thousand Hills I Walk With You (978-1-57505-927-3) by Hanna Jenson, Lerner Publishing Group
Straight Into Gay America (978-0-9719415-1-9) by Lars Clausen and Anne Jacobsen Clausen (illustrator), Soulscapers
The People's Act of Love (978-1-84195-730-2) by James Meek, Canongate US
Foreign Words (978-0-9754444-1-2) by Vassilis Alexakis, Autumn Hill Books
Gay Art (978-1-55152-205-0) by Felix Lance Falkon with Thomas Waugh, Arsenal Pulp Press
The Essential Homer (978-1-930972-12-4) by Homer, translated and narrated by Stanley Lombardo, Parmenides Publishing
The Secret River (978-1-84195-797-5) by Kate Grenville, Canongate US
The Wisdom and Power of Music (978-0-8356-8947-2) by Don Campbell, Quest Books
Faith and Politics (978-1-59316-089-0) by John Danforth and Senator John Danforth, Listen and Live Audio
Jagged Fate (978-0-595-38797-7) by Steve Santel, iUniverse
Leven Thumps and the Whispered Secret (978-1-59038-514-2) by Obert Skye, Shadow Mountain
The Albanian Affairs (978-0-929701-79-0) by Susana Fortes, McPherson
Trans/forming Feminisms (978-1-894549-61-5) by Krista Scott-Dixon (ed), Sumach Press
Blood Moon's Guide to Gay and Lesbian Film (First Edition) (978-0-9748118-4-0) by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince, Blood Moon Productions
Poems of Hafez (978-1-58814-019-7) by Reza Ordoubadian, translator, Ibex Publishers
Private Mortgage Investing (978-0-910627-62-7) by Teri Clark and Matthew Stewart Tabacchi, Atlantic Publishing Group
Where the Woodbine Twines (978-1-57072-315-5) by Sherry Austin, The Overmountain Press
Nora's Army (978-0-931846-83-0) by Denis Collins, Washington Writers' Publishing House
Magdalene (978-1-4143-1028-2) by Angela Hunt, Tyndale Fiction
Unconfessed (978-1-59051-240-1) by Yvette Christianse, Other Press
A Man of His Village (978-0-595-39702-0) by Tanyo Ravicz, iUniverse
Fire With Fire (978-0-9785202-0-5) by Allan Kahane, Pyro Publishing
Decline of the Lawrence Welk Empire (978-0-9766311-1-8) by Poe Ballantine, Hawthorne Books
My Half of the Sky (978-0-9772081-1-1) by Jana McBurney-Lin, KOMENAR Publishing
Quarry (978-0-89672-574-4) by Susan Cummins Miller, Texas Tech University Press
The Perfect Assassin (978-1-933515-01-4) by Ward Larsen, Oceanview Publishing
Triple Cross (978-1-59058-302-9) by Kit Ehrman, Poisoned Pen Press
Color Tour (978-0-9785732-0-1) by Aaron Stander, Writers and Editors
The Novelist (978-0-8499-4483-3) by Angela Hunt, WestBow Press
Winter Birds (978-0-7642-0015-1) by Jamie Langston Turner, Bethany House
Savannah by the Sea (978-1-59554-160-4) by Denise Hildreth, West Bow Press
Squat (978-0-8054-3292-3) by Taylor Field, B&H Publishing Group
Coming Home (978-0-9767634-6-8) by Cissy Hassell, RoseHeart Publishing
The Sapphire Pendant (978-0-9770191-2-0) by Dara Girard, ILORI Press
The Crossroads Cafe (978-0-9768760-5-2) by Deborah Smith, BelleBooks
Sea Changes (978-0-9778561-0-7) by Bill Branley, One Sock Press
Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Gryphon Highlord (978-1-896944-38-8) by Connie Ward, Dragon Moon Press
The Future is Queer (978-1-55152-209-8) by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel, editors, Arsenal Pulp Press
A Grey Moon Over China (978-0-930773-78-6) by Thomas A. Day, Black Heron Press
The Quantum Enzyme Code (978-0-595-39381-7) by David Frango, iUniverse
Short Stories
Don't Kill Santa! (978-0-87483-746-9) by Donald Davis, August House
Sideshow (978-1-57966-068-0) by Sidney Thompson, River City Publishing
Necessary Lies (978-1-886157-56-9) by Kerry Neville Bakken, BkMk Press, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Brides and Sinners in El Chuco (978-0-8165-2492-1) by Christine Granados, The University of Arizona Press

Adult Nonfiction

Adventure & Recreation
World Party (978-1-84353-528-7) by Martin Dunford, editor, Rough Guides
Extreme Kids (978-0-89997-373-9) by Scott Graham, Wilderness Press
50 Classic Hikes in Nevada (978-0-87417-629-2) by Mike White, University of Nevada Press
Costa Rica (978-1-56656-617-9) by Hannah Robinson, Interlink Books
Short Stories of the Civil Rights Movement (978-0-8203-2851-5) by Margaret Early Whitt, editor, University of Georgia Press
Montana Women Writers (978-1-56037-379-7) by Caroline Patterson, Farcountry Press
Let Me Tell You Where I've Been (978-1-55728-820-2) by Persis M. Karim, editor, University of Arkansas Press
Historic Houses of Virginia (978-0-8478-2861-6) by Kathryn Masson and Photography by Steven Brooke (illustrator), Rizzoli
Irving J. Gill (978-1-58685-446-1) by Photographs by Marvin Rand with text by Esther McCoy, Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Architecture of Democracy (978-0-8478-2793-0) by Allan Greenberg, Rizzoli
The Missing Peace (978-1-932771-92-3) by H.H. the Dalai Lama, Earth Aware Editions
Nancy Crow (978-1-933308-03-6) by Nancy Crow, Breckling Press
America's Art (978-0-8109-5532-5) by Smithsonian American Art Museum, Harry N. Abrams
Elias Rivera (978-1-55595-267-9) by Edwards Lucie-Smith and Edward Lucie Smith (editor), Hudson Hills Press
Autobiography & Memoir
Mother and Me (978-0-89733-544-7) by Julian Padowicz, Academy Chicago Publishers
The Way It Wasn't (978-0-8112-1676-0) by James Laughlin (edited by Barbara Epler & Daniel Javitch), New Directions Publishing
Notebooks (978-0-300-11682-3) by Tennessee Williams, Yale University Press
Good-bye to Mermaids (978-0-8262-1690-8) by Karin Finell, University of Missouri Press
Revolutionary Heart (978-0-9764434-4-5) by Diane Eickhoff, Quindaro Press
The Infamous King of the Comstock (978-0-87417-630-8) by Michael J. Makley, University of Nevada Press
Mandela (978-0-7407-5572-9) by Collaboration, Andrews McMeel Publishing
Country Editor (978-1-884592-45-4) by Phyllis Meras, Images from the Past
Body, Mind & Spirit
Take Your Time (978-1-58638-018-2) by Eknath Easwaran, Nilgiri Press
The Ten Commitments (978-0-7573-0406-4) by David Simon, HCI Books
Wake Up Inspired (978-0-9779059-2-8) by Marian Baker, Master certified coach Marian Baker, and Dan Paterno (illustrator), New Story Press
Business & Economics
The Art of Original Thinking (978-0-9774213-0-5) by Jan Phillips and n/a (illustrator), 9th Element Press
Kiss Theory Good Bye (978-0-9776848-0-9) by Bob Prosen, Gold Pen Publishing
Green to Gold (978-0-300-11997-8) by Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston, Yale University Press
eBay Income (978-0-910627-58-0) by Cheryl Russell, Atlantic Publishing Group
The Ultimate Job Search (978-1-59357-324-9) by Richard H. Beatty, JIST Works
Job Search Magic (978-1-59357-150-4) by Susan Britton Whitcomb, JIST Works
No More Ramen (978-0-9776224-0-5) by Nicholas Aretakis, Next Stage Press
Southwest Flavors (978-1-58685-697-7) by Susan Curtis and Nicole Curtis Ammerman, Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Enlitened Kosher Cooking (978-1-58330-888-2) by Nechama Cohen, Feldheim Publishers
One Dish Meals (978-0-86730-908-9) by The Culinary Institute, Lebhar-Friedman Books
Who's Your Mama, Are You Catholic, and Can You Make a Roux? (Book 1) (978-0-925417-55-8) by Marcella Bienvenu, Acadian House
Crafts & Hobbies
Make Spectacular Books (978-1-57120-356-4) by Sue Astroth, C&T Publishing
Arctic Lace (978-0-9668289-7-9) by Donna Druchunas and Dominic Cotignola, Gayle Ford, others. (illustrator), Nomad Press
Spinning in the Old Way (978-0-9668289-8-6) by Priscilla A. Gibson-Roberts and Susan Strawn (illustrator), Nomad Press
Make It You--Sew Hip (978-1-57120-372-4) by Shannon Mullen, C&T Publishing
Courageous Conversations About Race (978-0-7619-8877-9) by Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis Linton, Corwin Press
Gifted Children, Gifted Education (978-0-910707-73-2) by Gary A. Davis, Great Potential Press
How to Survive Getting Into College (978-1-933512-05-1) by Rachel Korn, editor, Hundreds of Heads Books
Forever After (978-0-8077-4715-5) by Edited by Teachers College Press with Maureen Grolnick, Teachers College Press
The Oil Depletion Protocol (978-0-86571-563-9) by Richard Heinberg, New Society Publihsers
The Muskegon (978-0-87013-786-0) by Jeff Alexander, Michigan State University Press
Code Green: Experiences of a Lifetime (978-1-74104-791-2) by Kerry Lorimer, Lonely Planet Publications
5 Years of 4th Genre (978-0-87013-776-1) by Martha A. Bates, editor, Michigan State University Press
Twilight Innings (978-0-89672-584-3) by Robert A. Fink, Texas Tech University Press
Blogs From The Liberal Standpoint: 2004-2005 (978-0-9778089-0-8) by Lawrence R. Velvel, The Doukathsan Press
Family & Relationships
Face to Face with Katrina Survivors: A First Responder's Tribute (978-0-940880-77-1) by Lemuel A. Moye, Open Hand Publishing
Adam's Eve (978-1-4259-2060-9) by Jon C. Hall, J.D. and Barbara D. Hall, AuthorHouse
Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents (978-0-415-95288-0) by Cheryl A. Kuba, Routledge
Sacred Unions (978-1-56101-249-7) by Thomas E. Breidenthal, Cowley Publications
Graphic Novels & Comics
War Fix (978-1-56163-463-7) by David Axe and Steven Olexa, NBM Publishing
De: Tales (978-1-59307-485-2) by Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba (author, illustrator), Dark Horse Books
Robotika (978-1-932386-21-9) by Alex Sheikman, Archaia Studio Press
Eat-Taste-Heal (978-0-9769170-0-7) by Thomas Yarema MD, Daniel Rhoda, Chef Johnny Brannigan, Five Elements Press
After the Diagnosis (978-0-9768970-0-2) by Donna L. Pikula, D.D.S., M.S., Books 2 Help You
On Having a Heart Attack (978-0-268-03726-0) by William O'Rourke, University of Notre Dame Press
Medicine (978-0-9724486-0-4) by Robert E. Greenspan and Linda McKnight (illustrator), Ponteverde Press
Defiant Gardens (978-1-59534-021-4) by Kenneth I. Helphand, Trinity University Press
Lodz Ghetto (978-0-253-34755-8) by Isaiah Trunk. Translated and edited by Robert Moses Shapiro, Indiana University Press
Harlem Speaks (978-1-4022-0436-4) by Cary D. Wintz and n/a (illustrator), Sourcebooks MediaFusion
Home & Garden
The Architectural Legacy of Alfred Giles (978-1-59534-019-1) by Mary Carolyn Hollers George, Trinity University Press
Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement (978-1-58011-316-8) by Editors of Creative Homeowner, Creative Homeowner
What Not to Build (978-1-58011-293-2) by Sandra Edelman, Judith Kay Gaman, Robby Reid, Creative Homeowner
In Search of Paradise (978-0-7112-2615-9) by Penelope Hobhouse, Frances Lincoln Limited
Four More Wars (978-1-55022-737-6) by Mike Luckovich, ECW Press
The Giant Book of Animal Jokes (978-1-891135-08-8) by Richard Lederer and James D. Ertner and James McLean (illustrator), Stone and Scott, Publishers
The Wild Life of Love (978-1-59543-368-8) by Leigh Rubin (author, illustrator), Willow Creek Press
The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (978-0-8264-6933-5) by Michael Gray, Continuum
Real Punks Don't Wear Black (978-0-8203-2754-9) by Frank Kogan, University of Georgia Press
Cage Talk (978-1-58046-237-2) by Peter Dickinson, editor, University of Rochester Press
Singing Cowboys (978-1-58685-808-7) by Douglas B. Green, Gibbs Smith, Publisher
The Essential Grizzly (978-1-59228-848-9) by Doug and Andrea Peacock, Globe Pequot/Lyons Press
Oasis of Stone (978-0-916251-76-5) by Bruce Berger and Miguel Angel de la Cueva, Sunbelt Publications and Planeta Peninsula
Home Ground (978-1-59534-024-5) by Barry Lopez, Editor, Trinity University Press
Call of the Loon (978-1-59543-390-9) by David Evers & Kate Taylor, Willow Creek Press
Baby Read-Aloud Basics (978-0-8144-7358-0) by Caroline J. Blakemore and Barbara Weston Ramirez, AMACOM Books
Healthy Mother Healthy Child (978-0-9776178-0-7) by elizabeth Irvine, whole health publishing
Teenagers with ADD and ADHD (978-1-890627-31-7) by Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, M.S., Special-Needs Collection/Woodbine House
Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents (978-0-415-95288-0) by Cheryl A. Kuba, Routledge
Performing Arts
The Art of Open Season (978-1-933784-04-5) by Linda Sunshine, Insight Editions
Just Tell the Story: Troubled Island (978-1-877873-02-7) by Judith Anne Still and Lisa M. Headlee, The Master-Player Library
Cinema By The Bay (978-1-932183-88-7) by Sheerly Avni, Welcome Books
With Our Good Will (978-0-87004-456-4) by Doug Copsey and Chris Latter, designer (illustrator), Caxton Press
Just Gus (978-0-9755618-1-2) by Laurie Williams; photos by Roslyn Banish and Roslyn Banish, photographer (illustrator), McWitty Press
Gypsy Horses and The Travelers' Way (978-1-59975-597-7) by John S. Hockensmith, Fine Art Editions
The Dogs Who Found Me (978-1-59228-749-9) by Ken Foster, Globe Pequot/Lyons Press
The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self (978-0-231-13744-7) by Raymond Martin and John Barresi, Columbia University Press
Dark Ages (978-0-262-13469-9) by Lee C. McIntyre, The MIT Press
Postmodernism 101 (978-1-58743-153-1) by Heath White, Brazos Press
Talking to God (978-0-9656338-3-3) by John Gattuso (author, editor), Stone Creek Publications
Elvis at 21 (978-1-933784-01-4) by Alfred Wertheimer, Insight Editions
Humankind (978-1-58685-825-4) by Yoshio Komatsu and Eiko Komatsu, Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Brother Salvage (978-0-8229-5935-9) by Rick Hilles, University of Pittsburgh Press
Thistle (978-0-9762114-1-9) by Melissa Kwasny, Lost Horse Press
Green Squall (978-0-300-11453-9) by Jay Hopler, Yale University Press
Against Which (978-1-933880-00-6) by Ross Gay, CavanKerry Press
Declension in the Village of Chung Luong (978-1-931337-31-1) by Bruce Weigl, Ausable Press
Political Science
Upside of Down (978-1-59726-064-0) by Thomas Homer-Dixon, Island Press
Second Acts (978-1-59228-942-4) by Mark Updegrove, The Lyons Press
The Solzhenitsyn Reader (978-1-933859-00-2) by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, ISI Books
Does American Democracy Still Work? (978-0-300-10859-0) by Alan Wolfe, Yale University Press
Modern Republican (978-0-253-34807-4) by David L. Stebenne, Indiana University Press
Popular Culture
In Vogue (978-0-8478-2864-7) by Alberto Oliva, Norberto Angeletti, Anna Wintour (contributor), Grace Coddington (contributor), and Steven Klein (contributor), Rizzoli
Gospel of the Living Dead (978-1-932792-65-2) by Kim Paffenroth, Baylor University Press
Spirits Dark and Light (978-0-87483-778-0) by Tim Tingle, August House
Rumor Psychology (978-1-59147-426-5) by Nicholas DiFonzo and Prashant Bordia, American Psychological Association
The Owner's Manual for the Brain 3rd Edition (978-1-885167-65-1) by Pierce J. Howard, Bard Press
Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapists and Patients (978-1-59051-237-1) by Owen Renik, Other Press
The Professional Caterer's Handbook (978-0-910627-60-3) by Laura Arduser and Doug Brown, Atlantic Publishing Group
The Solzhenitsyn Reader (978-1-933859-00-2) by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, ISI Books
The Yale Book of Quotations (978-0-300-10798-2) by Fred R. Shapiro, Yale University Press
A Place Called Home (978-1-933197-03-6) by Ty Greenlees, John Baskin and Ty Greenless, Thomas Witte, Dan Patterson, Thomas Schiff (illustrator), Orange Frazer Press
Abraham Lincoln Portrayed in the Collections of the Indiana Historical Society (978-0-87195-201-1) by Harold Holzer, Indiana Historical Society Press
Island in the Storm (978-1-59629-143-0) by Jamie W. Moore and Dorothy Perrin Moore, The History Press
Face to Face with Katrina Survivors: A First Responder's Tribute (978-0-940880-77-1) by Lemuel A. Moye, Open Hand Publishing
Buddhist Goddesses of India (978-0-691-12758-3) by Miranda Shaw and Amrit Karmacharya (illustrator), Princeton University Press
Who's Afraid of Postmodernism? (978-0-8010-2918-9) by James K. A. Smith, Baker Academic
Londonistan (978-1-59403-144-1) by Melanie Phillips, Encounter Books
The Leadership Integrity Challenge (978-0-9768643-2-5) by Edward E. Morler, Sanai Publishing
Courage After Fire (978-1-56975-513-6) by Keith Armstrong, Suzanne Best, and Paula Domenici, Ulysses Press
Weaving a Woman's Life (978-0-9777775-0-1) by Paula Chaffee Scardamalia, Nettles and Green Threads Press
The Bride's Year Ahead - Deluxe Edition (978-1-56906-593-8) by Marguerite Smolen and Photographer - Carol Ross (illustrator), Ronnie Sellers Productions
Cycling's Golden Age (978-1-931382-87-8) by Owen Mulholland, VeloPress
Golf Courses (978-0-8478-2860-9) by Intro by Ernie Els, Texts by Sir Michael Bonallack and Steve Smyers and Photographs by David Cannon (illustrator), Rizzoli
Horse Racing's Top 100 Moments (978-1-58150-139-1) by The Staff of Blood-Horse Publications, Eclipse Press
Travel Essays
In the Sierra Madre (978-0-252-03101-4) by Jeff Biggers, University of Illinois Press
Dateline Mongolia (978-1-57143-155-4) by Michael Kohn, RDR Books
Cool Creatures, Hot Planet (978-0-9778599-7-9) by Marty Essen, Encante Press
Travel Guides
PassPorter Disneyland Resort (978-1-58771-004-9) by Jennifer Marx and Dave Marx, MediaMarx
New York City (978-1-74059-798-2) by Beth Greenfield, Robert Reid, & Ginger Adams Otis, Lonely Planet Publications
A Guide to New Zealand Waterfalls (978-0-9769551-9-1) by Johnny T. Cheng, Story Nature Press
Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos (978-1-56691-784-1) by Michael Buckley, Avalon Travel Publishing
True Crime
Death's Door (978-1-879094-77-2) by Steve Lehto, Momentum Books
The Good-bye Door (978-0-87338-874-0) by Diana Britt Franklin, Kent State University Press
Three Boys Missing (978-0-9776281-4-8) by James. A. Jack, HPH Publishing
Women's Issues
Asperger's and Girls (978-1-932565-40-9) by Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin, et al, Future Horizons
Chicana Lives and Criminal Justice (978-0-292-71316-1) by Juanita Diaz-Cotto, University of Texas Press
Asya's Laws (978-0-9763868-2-7) by Asya Raines as told to Charles Fleetham, Right Brain Books
Breast Cancer Recovery (978-1-886298-18-7) by Fran Padgett (author, illustrator), Bayou Publishing


Juvenile Fiction
Our House on Hueco (978-0-89672-573-7) by Carlos Nicolas Flores, Texas Tech Univ Press
The Strictest School in the World (978-1-55337-882-2) by Howard Whitehouse and Bill Slavin (illustrator), Kids Can Press
Terror at Turtle Mountain (978-1-55050-343-2) by Penny Draper, Coteau Books
Juvenile Nonfiction
Black Cat Bone (978-1-56846-194-6) by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley (illustrator), Creative Editions/The Creative Company
Continents (978-1-59036-316-4) by Linda Aspen-Baxter, Weigl Publishers
Teddy's Travels - America's National Parks (978-0-9740494-0-3) by Tedrick de Bear & Trefoni Michael Rizzi, TdB Press
A Coach's Letter to His Son (978-1-56846-134-2) by Mel Allen and John Thompson (illustrator), Creative Editions/The Creative Company
Biomes (978-1-59036-345-4) by Patricia Miller-Schroeder, Weigl Publishers
Picture Books
Stanley's Wild Ride (978-1-55337-960-7) by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin (illustrator), Kids Can Press
The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems (978-1-905236-56-5) by Jackie Morris, Barefoot Books
The Mice of Bistrot des Sept Frers (978-0-9749303-6-7) by Marie LeTourneau (author, illustrator), Tanglewood
Wake Up, Henry Rooster (978-1-55041-952-8) by Margriet Ruurs, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Publishers
A Frog Thing (978-0-9703809-3-7) by Eric Drachman and James Muscarello (illustrator), Kidwick Books
Red Fox at McCloskey's Farm (978-1-56846-195-3) by Brian Heinz and Chris Sheban (illustrator), Creative Editions
Young Adult Fiction
Ribbons of the Sun (978-0-9768126-2-3) by Harriet Hamilton, Brown Barn Books
Erec Rex (978-0-9786555-6-3) by Kaza Kingsley and Melvyn Grant (illustrator), Firelight Press
Keturah and Lord Death (978-1-932425-29-1) by Martine Leavitt, Boyds Mills Press
The Fire and the Light (978-0-9778875-0-7) by Tracy A. Akers, Ruadora Publishing
Young Adult Nonfiction
Dr. Susans Girls-Only Weight Loss Guide (978-0-9721502-0-0) by Susan S. Bartell, Parent Positive Press
The Four Hills of Life (978-1-890434-71-7) by Thomas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri, Afton Historical Society Press
Wise Highs (978-1-57542-198-8) by Alex J. Packer, Free Spirit Publishing
I'm Not Alone (978-1-59298-118-2) by Michelle D. Sherman and DeAnne M. Sherman, Beaver's Pond Press