Foreword Reviews

Full List of 2011 Foreword INDIES Winners

Editor's Choice

All Cry Chaos (978-1-57962-222-0) by Leonard Rosen, The Permanent Press
Logodaedaly, or, Sleight of Words (978-0-9823372-9-5) by Erzsébet Gilbert and Sherise Talbott (illustrator), Wolverine Farm Publishing

Adult Fiction

Scimitar's Heir (978-1-897492-39-0) by Chris A. Jackson, Dragon Moon Press
The Tides of Avarice (978-981-426053-4) by John Dahlgren, Editions Didier Millet
Beasts of New York (978-0-88984-341-7) by Jon Evans and Jim Westergard (illustrator), The Porcupine's Quill
Gay & Lesbian
96 Hours (978-1-932859-84-3) by Georgia Beers, Bywater Books
The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov (978-1-57344-719-5) by Paul Russell, Cleis Press
Shaken and Stirred (978-1-932859-79-9) by Joan Opyr, Bywater Books
Sarah, Son of God (978-1-60282-212-2) by Justine Saracen, Bold Strokes Books
The Descent of Man (978-1-60953-043-3) by Kevin Desinger, Unbridled Books
Jane of the Jungle (978-1-4620-0293-1) by Jane Baskin, iUniverse
Nothing Left to Lose (978-1-935514-94-7) by Allan Johnson, Plain View Press
Bogmeadow's Wish (978-0-88146-230-2) by Terry Kay, Mercer University Press
Fear Not The Storm (978-0-9704155-3-0) by Cathal Liam, St. Padraic Press
Altamont Augie (978-0-9830661-0-1) by Richard Barager, Interloper Press
Washed in the Blood (978-0-88146-257-9) by Lisa Alther, Mercer University Press
The Luminist (978-0-9790188-7-9) by David Rocklin, Hawthorne Books
Nahoonkara (978-0-9819687-6-6) by Peter Grandbois, Etruscan Press
Outside the Bones (978-1-55885-703-2) by Lyn Di Iorio, Arte Publico Press
Mitzvah Man (978-0-89672-683-3) by John J. Clayton, Texas Tech University Press
Eromenos (978-0-9831554-0-9) by Melanie McDonald, Seriously Good Books
Alabaster Houses (978-1-4563-5462-6) by Lara McLaughlin, Wye Knot Books
The Calligrapher's Secret (978-1-56656-830-2) by Rafik Schami; translated by Anthea Bell, Interlink Books/Interlink Publishing Group
Lawyer Geisha Pink (978-1-935270-10-2) by Jonathan Miller, Cool Titles
From This Wicked Patch of Dust (978-0-8165-3004-5) by Sergio Troncoso, University of Arizona Press
Trick of the Dark (978-1-932859-95-9) by Val McDermid, Bywater Books
Poison Makers (978-0-9801835-4-2) by Jimmy Olsen, Hoffman House Press
Medieval Murders (978-1-4636-7098-6) by Aaron Stander, Writers and Editors
Words (978-1-4336-7170-8) by Ginny Yttrup, B&H Fiction
Sea Level (978-0-615-43586-2) by Nancy Kilgore, RCWMS
How Huge the Night (978-0-8254-3310-8) by Heather Munn and Lydia Munn, Kregel Publications
Corrigans' Pool (978-0-9831197-1-5) by Dot Ryan, Checkered Swan Publishing
Firestorm (978-1-60282-232-0) by Radclyffe, Bold Strokes Books
Noble Cause (978-0-9796000-4-3) by Jessica James, Patriot Press
The Dreaming (978-0-9716790-9-2) by Kim Murphy, Coachlight Press, LLC
Science Fiction
Avogadro Corp (978-0-9847557-0-7) by William Hertling, liquididea press
Blue Fall (978-0-9824817-4-5) by B. B. Griffith, Griffith Publishing
Shadows and Fire (978-1-4327-7846-0) by Jennifer Fales, Outskirts Press
Short Stories
Binocular Vision (978-0-9823382-9-2) by Edith Pearlman, Lookout Books
Living Arrangements (978-1-886157-80-4) by Laura Maylene Walter, BkMk Press
Cream of Kohlrabi (978-1-936797-10-3) by Floyd Skloot, Tupelo Press
God Bless America (978-0-9845922-3-4) by Steve Almond, Lookout Books
Thriller & Suspense
Fly by Night (978-1-60809-029-7) by Ward Larsen, Oceanview Publishing
The Parsifal Pursuit (978-1-936274-23-9) by Michael McMenamin & Patrick McMenamin, Enigma Books
Waiting for Bones (978-1-4620-6159-4) by Donna Cousins, iUniverse

Adult Nonfiction

Into the Blue (978-1-59853-108-4) by Joseph J. Corn, The Library of America
Solace in So Many Words (978-0-9725254-6-6) by Various Contributors and Ellen Wade Beals (editor), Weighed Words LLC
27 Views of Chapel Hill (978-0-9820771-9-1) by Daniel Wallace, Introduction, Eno Publishers
The Other Latin@ (978-0-8165-2867-7) by Blas Falconer and Lorraine M. Lopez, University of Arizona Press
Fallingwater (978-0-8478-3599-7) by Lynda Waggoner (editor) and Christopher Little (photographer), Rizzoli International Publications
Alexander Girard (978-1-934429-84-6) by Kiera Coffee and Todd Oldham, AMMO Books
Uncommon Vernacular (978-1-933202-87-7) by John C. Allen Jr., Andrew Lewis (illustrator), and Walter Smalling Jr. (photographer), West Virginia University Press
Building After Auschwitz (978-0-300-16914-0) by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld, Yale University Press
Liza Lou (978-0-8478-3461-7) by Texts by Eleanor Heartney, Lawrence Weschler, Arthur Lubow, and Peter Schjeldahl, Skira Rizzoli
Working South: Paintings and Sketches by Mary Whyte (978-1-57003-967-6) by Mary Whyte, The University of South Carolina Press
Traditional Palestinian Costume (978-1-56656-825-8) by Hanan Karaman Munayyer, Olive Branch Press/Interlink Publishing Group
The History of Rome in Painting (978-0-7892-1103-3) by Jacqueline Champeaux (editor), Maria Teresa Caracciolo (editor), and Roselyne De Ayala (editor), Abbeville Press
Autobiography & Memoir
Brazilian Journal (978-0-88984-347-9) by P.K. Page, The Porcupine's Quill
Rattlesnake Daddy (978-1-935218-18-0) by Brent Spencer, The Backwaters Press
The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak (978-1-61703-082-6) by Randy Fertel, University Press of Mississippi
The Pitcher's Kid (978-1-929355-78-5) by Jack Olsen, Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
Jim Tully (978-1-60635-076-8) by Paul J. Bauer and Mark Dawidziak, Kent State University Press
Robert McCloskey (978-0-9786899-6-4) by Jane McCloskey, Seapoint Books/Smith Kerr Associates
Emma Goldman (978-0-300-13726-2) by Vivian Gornick, Yale University Press
Will Rogers (978-0-89672-676-5) by Richard D. White, Jr., Texas Tech University Press
Body, Mind & Spirit
The Tao of Walt Whitman (978-1-59181-104-6) by Ike Allen and Connie Shaw, Sentient Publications
Evolutionary Enlightenment (978-1-59079-209-4) by Andrew Cohen, Select Books
Chakra Awakening (978-0-7387-1485-1) by Margaret Ann Lembo, Llewellyn Publications
Odyssey of Your Soul (978-1-60988-025-5) by Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Summit University Press
Business & Economics
Reinventing Fire (978-1-60358-371-8) by Armory B. Lovins and Rocky Mountain Institute, Chelsea Green
Wine Wars (978-0-7425-6819-8) by Mike Veseth, Roman & Littlefield
The End of Growth (978-0-86571-695-7) by Richard Heinberg, New Society Publishers
Fundamentally Different (978-0-7414-6680-8) by David J. Friedman, Infinity Publishing
Mom, Incorporated (978-1-4162-0651-4) by Aliza Sherman and Danielle Elliott Smith, Sellers Publishing
Paid to Speak (978-1-60832-131-5) by National Speakers Association, Greenleaf Book Group
Dancing With Digital Natives (978-0-910965-87-3) by Michelle Manafy and Heidi Gautschi, Information Today, Inc./CyberAge Books
The Country Cooking of Italy (978-0-8118-6671-2) by Colman Andrews, Chronicle Books
One World Vegetarian Cookbook (978-1-56656-834-0) by Troth Wells, Interlink Publishing
Special Diets for Special Kids (978-1-935274-12-4) by Lisa Lewis, Future Horizons
The Whole Hog Cookbook (978-0-8478-3682-6) by Libbie Summers and Photography by Chia Chong (illustrator), Rizzoli New York
Crafts & Hobbies
A Fiber Artist's Guide to Color and Design The basics and beyond (978-1-935726-09-8) by Heather Thomas, Landauer Publishing
The Cult of LEGO (978-1-59327-391-0) by John Baichtal and Joe Meno, No Starch Press
Design Sponge at Home (978-1-57965-431-3) by Grace Bonney, Artisan Books
Knit Your Own Dog (978-1-57912-874-6) by Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne, Black Dog & Leventhal
A Mind Shaped By Poverty (978-1-936236-71-8) by Regenia Rawlinson, iUniverse
The Pedagogy of Confidence (978-0-8077-5223-4) by Yvette Jackson, Teachers College Press
Personal Learning Networks (978-1-935543-27-5) by Will Richardson and Rob Mancabelli, Solution Tree Press
Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health (978-1-934575-88-8) by Catherine Davies, MEd, MSc, CPsychol, LMHC and Melissa Dubie MS, AAPC Publishing
Tales from the Sustainable Underground (978-0-86571-687-2) by Stephen Hren, New Society
Windfall (978-0-8061-4192-3) by Robert W. Righter, University of Oklahoma Press
Comprehending the Climate Crisis (978-1-4620-4519-8) by Bradley J. Dibble, iUniverse
On the Origin of Beauty (978-1-935493-98-3) by John Griffin, World Wisdom
Rightful Place (978-0-89672-679-6) by Amy Hale Auker, Texas Tech University Press
Sex and the River Styx (978-1-60358-337-4) by Edward Hoagland, Chelsea Green Publishing
Crossing Borders (978-1-55885-710-0) by Sergio Troncoso, Arte Publico Press
Fine Incisions (978-0-88984-334-9) by Eric Ormsby, The Porcupine's Quill
Family & Relationships
Peace In the Heart and Home (978-0-9844903-0-1) by Charlette Mikulka, Kittacanoe Press
How's Your Family Really Doing? (978-1-936401-92-5) by Don MacMannis, PhD and Debra Manchester MacMannis, MSW, Two Harbors Press
Hurt 2.0 (978-0-8010-3941-6) by Chap Clark, Baker Academic/Baker Publishing Group
Graphic Novels & Comics
Jim Henson's Tale of Sand (978-1-936393-09-1) by Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl and Ramon Perez (illustrator), Archaia Entertainment
Rust (978-1-936393-27-5) by Royden Lepp (author, illustrator), Archaia Entertainment
Anne Steelyard (978-0-9842143-4-1) by Barbara Hambly, Penny Farthing Press
Lost Trail (978-0-89272-945-6) by Donn Fendler, with Lynn Plourde and Ben Bishop (illustrator), Down East Books
Let's Eat Out with Celiac/Coeliac and Food Allergies (978-0-9764845-6-1) by Kim Koeller and Robert La France, R&R Publishing
Is This Normal? (978-1-60961-121-7) by John Whyte, Rodale
Diabetes and Pregnancy (978-1-58040-437-2) by David A. Sacks, American Diabetes Association
The Power of Wagging Tails (978-1-936303-12-0) by Dawn Marcus, Demos
Proslavery Priest (978-976-640255-6) by B.W. Higman, The University of the West Indies Press
Unvanquished (978-0-9836563-0-2) by Peter Hetherington, Pingora Press
Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind (978-1-58979-567-9) by Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley Jr., Taylor Trade Publishing
Detroitland (978-0-8143-3499-7) by Richard Bak, Wayne State University Press
Home & Garden
Preventing Home Accidents (978-0-89793-607-1) by Dan Hannan, Hunter House Publishers
The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener (978-1-60342-568-1) by Niki Jabbour, Storey Publishing
Your Farm in the City (978-1-57912-862-3) by Lisa Taylor, Black Dog & Leventhal
The Meghan Method (978-0-9829387-0-6) by Meghan Carter, GEM Multimedia
The Recordsetter Book of World Records (978-0-7611-6577-4) by Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman, Workman
Young Me, Now Me (978-1-56975-982-0) by Ze Frank, Ulysses Press
Zombies of the World (978-0-9827265-0-1) by Ross Payton, Slang Design
Blacklisted from the PTA (978-1-936214-43-3) by Lela Davidson, Jupiter Press, imprint of Wyatt MacKenzie
The Ramble in Central Park (978-0-7892-1091-3) by Robert A. McCabe, Abbeville Press
Excellent Joy (978-1-888160-55-0) by Michael R. Rosmann, Ice Cube Press
Into the Heat (978-0-9839435-2-5) by Cindy Bellinger, Blue Mesa Books
The Way of Natural History (978-1-59534-074-0) by Thomas Lowe Fleischner, Trinity University Press
Building Resilience in Children and Teens (978-1-58110-551-3) by Kenneth R. Ginsburg, American Academy of Pediatrics
Cybertraps for the Young (978-0-9840531-7-9) by Frederick S. Lane, NTI Upstream
Preparing Children for Success in School and Life (978-1-4129-8844-5) by Marcia L. Tate, Corwin
Ten Powerful Things to Say to Your Kids (978-0-943097-09-1) by Paul Axtell, Jackson Creek Press
Performing Arts
Keystone Korner (978-0-253-35691-8) by Edited by Sascha Feinstein and Kathy Sloane and Photographs and Interviews by Kathy Sloane (illustrator), Indiana University Press
The Jamaican Theatre (978-976-640226-6) by Wycliffe Bennett and Hazel Bennett, The University of the West Indies Press
Def Jam Recordings (978-0-8478-3371-9) by Bill Adler and Dan Charnas, Rizzoli New York
JAWS: Memories From Martha's Vineyard (978-0-9833502-0-0) by Matt Taylor, MOONRISE MEDIA
The Whole-Brain Path to Peace (978-1-57983-055-7) by James Olson, Origin Press
The Great Picture (978-1-55595-373-7) by Dawn Hassett, Hudson Hills
Edward Weston (978-1-934429-57-0) by Steve Crist, AMMO Books
The Radical Camera (978-0-300-14687-5) by Mason Klein and Catherine Evans, Yale University Press
Gay in America (978-1-59962-104-3) by Scott Pasfield (photographer), Terrence McNally (contributor), and Tom Kirdahy (contributor), Welcome Books
Radial Symmetry (978-0-300-16920-1) by Katherine Larson, Yale University Press
A Path to the Sea (978-1-929355-75-4) by Liliana Ursu, Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception (978-0-9818591-9-4) by Martha Silano, Saturnalia Books
The Book of What Stays (978-0-8032-3635-6) by James Crews, University of Nebraska Press
Political Science
Religion, Terror, and Error (978-0-313-39145-3) by Douglas M. Johnston, Praeger Security International
The Real World of Democratic Theory (978-0-691-09001-6) by Ian Shapiro, Princeton University Press
Courage (978-0-268-02039-2) by Richard Avramenko, University of Notre Dame Press
Deadly Embrace (978-0-8157-0557-4) by Bruce Riedel, The Brookings Institution
Attitude Reconstruction (978-0-9835287-7-7) by Jude Bijou, ma, mft, Riviera Press
Living with Depression (978-1-4422-1056-1) by Deborah Serani, Rowman & Littlefield
Backdrop (978-0-615-51812-1) by Gayle E. Pitman, Active Voice Press
Traumatic Experience and The Brain (978-1-935089-42-1) by Dave Ziegler, Acacia Publishing
Anatomy 360 (978-1-60710-213-7) by Jamie Roebuck, Thunder Bay
Steven Petrow's Complete Gay and Lesbian Manners (978-0-7611-5670-3) by Steven Petrow, Workman
Final Rights (978-0-942679-34-2) by Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson, Upper Access
Biographical Dictionary of American Physicians of African Ancestry, 1800-1920 (978-0-9831151-5-1) by Geraldine Rhoades Beckford, Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers
Detroitland (978-0-8143-3499-7) by Richard Bak, Wayne State University Press
Creating Dairyland (978-0-87020-463-0) by Edward Janus, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Everyday Klansfolk (978-0-87013-995-6) by Craig Fox, MSU Press
The Grads are Playing Tonight! (978-0-88864-602-6) by M. Ann Hall, University of Alberta Press
Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? (978-0-664-23504-8) by John Fea, Westminster John Knox Press
A Public Faith (978-1-58743-298-9) by Miroslav Volf, Brazos Press/Baker Publishing Group
Religion, Terror, and Error (978-0-313-39145-3) by Douglas M. Johnston, Praeger Security International
Sufism for Western Seekers (978-0-615-56280-3) by Stewart Bitkoff, CreateSpace
Attitude Reconstruction (978-0-9835287-7-7) by Jude Bijou, ma, mft, Riviera Press
Ethical Intelligence (978-1-60868-054-2) by Bruce Weinstein, New World Library
Awake in the World (978-0-7387-2722-6) by Debra Moffit, Llewellyn Worldwide
The Pathway to Love (978-0-9829768-0-7) by Julie Orlov, Larimar Publishing
Social Sciences
Special Interest (978-0-8157-2129-1) by Terry M. Moe, The Brookings Institution
A Promise in Haiti (978-0-8265-1783-8) by Mark Curnutte, Vanderbilt University Press
Imprisoned Art, Complex Patronage (978-1-934691-45-8) by Joyce M. Szabo, SAR Press
One-Way Tickets (978-1-59534-070-2) by Alicia Borinsky, Trinity University Press
The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central (978-0-8032-3434-5) by Steve Marantz, University of Nebraska Press
Sunset Tai Chi (978-1-59439-212-2) by Ramel Rones, YMAA Publication Center
River Smallmouth Fishing (978-0-9763876-2-6) by Tim Holschlag and Ron Nelson (illustrator), Smallmouth Angler Press
Travel Essays
I Taste Fire, Earth, Rain (978-0-9836094-2-1) by Caryl Sherpa, Studio S Press
3 Miles Per Hour (978-0-9832085-0-1) by Polly Letofsky, GlobalWalk
I Never Intended to Be Brave (978-1-935766-15-5) by Heather Andersen, Windy City Publishers
Travel Guides
The Complete Walt Disney World 2011 (978-0-9709596-2-1) by Julie Neal and Mike Neal, Coconut Press
Drinking Japan (978-4-80531054-0) by Chris Bunting, Tuttle Publishing
The White House (978-1-931917-06-3) by The White House Historical Association, The White House Historical Association
Moon Maya 2012 (978-1-61238-119-0) by Joshua Berman, Avalon Travel
True Crime
The Color Of Night (978-0-88282-322-5) by L.C. Timmerman and John H. Timmerman, New Horizon Press
Anatomy of a Kidnapping (978-0-89672-693-2) by Steven L. Berk, Texas Tech University Press
Three Bodies Burning (978-0-9831298-1-3) by Brian Bogdanoff, 1161 Press
Homeless Come Home (978-0-268-02981-4) by Benedict Giamo, University of Notre Dame Press
Women's Issues
Grade A Baby Eggs (978-1-936940-11-0) by Victoria Hopewell and Joe Tantillo (illustrator), Epigraph Books
Who in This Room (978-0-934971-12-6) by Katherine Malmo, CALYX Books
Many Blessings (978-0-9832776-0-6) by Sonnee Weedn, Chrispa Publishing
Performing Sex (978-1-4384-3782-8) by Breanne Fahs, SUNY Press
The Complete Guide to Writing Paranormal Novels, Volume 1 (978-1-897492-41-3) by Kim Richards (Editor), Dragon Moon Press
Many Genres One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction (978-0-938467-08-3) by Michael A. Arnzen and Heidi Ruby Miller, Headline Books
Shut Up and Write! (978-0-9764742-7-2) by Judy Bridges, Redbird Studio Press
A Kite in the Wind (978-1-59534-072-6) by Andrea Barrett and Peter Turchi, editors, Trinity University Press


Juvenile Fiction
Rex Riders (978-0-9825796-3-3) by J.P. Carlson and Jim Calafiore (illustrator), Monstrosities Books
Finding Faith (978-1-4141-1867-3) by C. E. Edmonson, WinePress Publishing
Milagro of the Spanish Bean Pot (978-0-89672-681-9) by Emerita Romero-Anderson and Randall Pijoan (illustrator), Texas Tech University Press
Ghost Messages (978-1-55050-458-3) by Jacqueline Guest, Coteau Books
Juvenile Nonfiction
How to Talk to an Autistic Kid (978-1-57542-365-4) by Daniel Stefanski, Free Spirit Publishing
Off to Class (978-1-926818-86-3) by Susan Hughes, Owlkids Books
Migrant Mother (978-0-7565-4448-5) by Don Nardo, Compass Point Books, a Capstone imprint
Around One Log (978-1-58469-138-9) by Anthony D. Fredericks and Jennifer DiRubbio (illustrator), Dawn Publications
Picture Books
Press Here (978-0-8118-7954-5) by Herv Tullet, Chronicle Books
Francis Woke up Early (978-0-940112-20-9) by Josephine Nobisso and Maureen Hyde (illustrator), Gingerbread House
Sora and the Cloud (978-1-59702-027-5) by Felecia Hoshino and Akiko Hisa (translator), Immedium
E-mergency! (978-0-8118-7898-2) by Tom Lichtenheld (author, illustrator) and Ezra Fields-Meyer, Chronicle Books
Young Adult Fiction
Brooklyn, Burning (978-0-7613-7526-5) by Steve Brezenoff, Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner Publishing Group
First Descent (978-1-77049-257-8) by Pam Withers, Tundra Books
Drummer Girl (978-1-55050-462-0) by Karen Bass, Coteau Books
The Dragon Turn (978-1-77049-231-8) by Shane Peacock, Tundra Books
Young Adult Nonfiction
Beyond Bullets (978-1-55451-293-5) by Rafal Gerszak, Annick Press
Five Thousand Years of Slavery (978-0-88776-914-6) by Marjorie Gann and Janet Willen, Tundra Books
World Without Fish (978-0-7611-5607-9) by Mark Kurlansky and Frank Stockton (illustrator), Workman
Law Made Fun through Harry Potter's Adventures (978-1-4611-5723-6) by Karen Morris and Bradley S. Carroll, CreateSpace