Foreword Reviews

All 2014 Foreword INDIES Winners

Adult Fiction

Fantasy
Gold: The Gatekeeper's Son (978-0-9937776-0-8) by C. R. Fladmark, The Shokunin Publishing Company
Silver: Paths of Alir (978-0-9906291-1-5) by Melissa McPhail, Five Strands Publishing
Bronze: The Traitor's Heir (978-1-78264-075-2) by Anna Thayer, Lion Fiction
Honorable Mention: Feast of Fates (978-1-4959-0758-6) by Christian A. Brown, Forsythia Press
Honorable Mention: The Glob Who Girdled Granville and The Secret Lives of Actors (978-1-877655-84-5) by Peter Grandbois, Wordcraft of Oregon
General
Gold: Making Marion (978-1-78264-099-8) by Beth Moran, Lion Fiction
Silver: The Truth and Legend of Lily Martindale (978-1-4384-5018-6) by Mary Sanders Shartle, Excelsior Editions
Bronze: Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past (978-1-4267-5421-0) by Sharyn McCrumb, Abingdon Press
Honorable Mention: Finding Flipper Frank (978-0-9833703-3-8) by Patrick M. Garry, Kenric Books
Historical
Gold: Songs of the Shenandoah (978-1-4336-7821-9) by Michael K. Reynolds, B&H Publishing Group
Silver: I Am Sophie Tucker (978-1-63226-006-2) by Susan Ecker and Lloyd Ecker, Prospecta Press
Bronze: Northkill (978-1-936438-35-8) by Bob Hostetler and J. M. Hochstetler, Sheaf House Publishers
Honorable Mention: City of Ladies (978-1-910282-09-0) by Sarah Kennedy, Knox Robinson Publishing
Horror
Gold: Night Terror (978-0-9899461-4-8) by Jeff Gunhus, Seven Guns Press
Silver: Horrorstör (978-1-59474-526-3) by Grady Hendrix, Quirk Books
Bronze: Bulletin of ZOMBIE Research (978-1-4995-7675-7) by Christy J. Leppanen, CreateSpace
Honorable Mention: The Devil's Hour (978-1-4960-6888-0) by Raymond Esposito, CreateSpace
Humor
Gold: Love in the Time of Climate Change (978-0-9960872-0-9) by Brian Adams, Green Writers Press
Silver: Henry First (978-0-9574945-1-0) by Basil Lawrence, Pelta
Bronze: Effed Up! (978-0-9899137-1-3) by Russ Woody, NY Creative Publishing
Honorable Mention: Finding Flipper Frank (978-0-9833703-3-8) by Patrick M. Garry, Kenric Books
LGBT
Gold: Blackmail, My Love (978-1-62778-064-3) by Katie Gilmartin, Cleis Press
Silver: Sotto Voce (978-1-941530-15-3) by Erin Finnegan, Interlude Press
Bronze: Death In Venice, California (978-1-57962-352-4) by Vinton Rafe McCabe, The Permanent Press
Honorable Mention: Miracle Girls (978-1-938126-15-4) by MB Caschetta, Engine Books
Literary
Editor's Choice Prize Fiction: Out There (978-0-9914105-0-7) by Sarah Stark, Leaf Storm Press
Gold: The Cold Song (978-1-59051-667-6) by Linn Ullmann and Barbara J. Haveland (translator), Other Press
Silver: The Goddess of Small Victories (978-1-59051-636-2) by Yannick Grannec and Willard Wood (translator), Other Press
Bronze: Lenin Lives Next Door (978-1-937650-31-5) by Jennifer Eremeeva, Small Batch Books
Multicultural
Gold: Women of Thunder (978-0-87565-599-4) by Jerry Craven, TCU Press
Silver: The King and Queen of Comezón (978-0-8061-4483-2) by Denise Chávez, University of Oklahoma Press
Bronze: The Nature of Truth (978-1-55885-791-9) by Sergio Troncoso, Arte Público Press
Honorable Mention: Everything I Know about Zombies, I Learned in Kindergarten (978-0-9908533-0-5) by Kevin Wayne Williams, Mott Haven Books
Mystery
Gold: The White Magic Five and Dime (978-0-7387-4022-5) by Lisa Falco and Steve Hockensmith, Midnight Ink
Silver: Honor Above All (978-0-9890535-7-0) by J. Bard-Collins, Allium Press of Chicago
Bronze: Limestone Gumption (978-1-4328-2778-6) by Bryan E. Robinson, Five Star Publishing
Honorable Mention: Last Words (978-1-60381-207-8) by Rich Zahradnik, Camel Press
Religious
Gold: Master of Ceremonies (978-0-87946-992-4) by Donald Cozzens, In Extenso Press / ACTA Publications
Silver: All My Belongings (978-1-4267-4972-8) by Cynthia Ruchti, Abingdon Press
Bronze: Home to Chicory Lane (978-1-4267-6969-6) by Deborah Raney, Abingdon Press
Honorable Mention: Songs of the Shenandoah (978-1-4336-7821-9) by Michael K. Reynolds, B&H Publishing Group
Romance
Gold: The Sexy Librarian's Big Book of Erotica (978-1-62778-065-0) by Rose Caraway, Cleis Press
Silver: The Echoes of Love (978-0-9926718-0-8) by Hannah Fielding, London Wall Publishing
Bronze: Lemongrass Hope (978-1-939288-53-0) by Amy Impellizzeri, Wyatt-MacKenzie
Honorable Mention: Of the Persecuted (978-0-692-21471-8) by Angie Brashear, 4:13 Publishing
Science Fiction
Gold: Future Prometheus II (978-1-4787-3477-2) by J. M. Erickson, Outskirts Press
Silver: Intelligent Design (978-0-9873231-7-0) by J. M. Erickson, AIA Publishing
Bronze: The Luck of Madonna 13 (978-0-9899196-4-7) by E. T. Ellison, Clownbox Press
Honorable Mention: Truth Insurrected (978-0-9907371-0-0) by Daniel P. Douglas, Geminid Press
Short Stories
Gold: Faulty Predictions (978-0-8203-4686-1) by Karin Lin-Greenberg, University of Georgia Press
Silver: The Masters Review Volume III (978-0-9853407-2-8) by Lev Grossman (editor), Masters Review
Bronze: Many Seconds into the Future (978-0-89672-859-2) by John J. Clayton, Texas Tech University Press
Honorable Mention: You Don't Know Me (978-1-935754-34-3) by James Nolan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Thriller & Suspense
Gold: The Cottoncrest Curse (978-0-8071-5618-6) by Michael H. Rubin, Louisiana State University Press
Silver: Baghdad Central (978-1-908524-25-6) by Elliott Colla, Bitter Lemon Press
Bronze: When Men Betray (978-0-8253-0729-4) by Webb Hubbell, Beaufort Books
Honorable Mention: The Organ Takers (978-0-9907597-0-6) by Richard Van Anderson, White Light Press
War & Military
Gold: Two Sons of China (978-1-62921-373-6) by Andrew Lam, Bondfire Books
Silver: Her Own Vietnam (978-0-9913555-2-5) by Lynn Kanter, Shade Mountain Press
Bronze: Sheppard of the Argonne (978-1-4917-3192-5) by G. William Weatherly, iUniverse
Honorable Mention: Home Again (978-1-4991-5709-3) by Michael Kenneth Smith, CreateSpace

Adult Nonfiction

Adventure & Recreation
Gold: America's Great Hiking Trails (978-0-7893-2741-3) by Karen Berger and Bart Smith (photographer), Rizzoli
Silver: Field Guide to Oregon Rivers (978-0-87071-627-0) by Tim Palmer, Oregon State University Press
Bronze: After the Wind (978-1-940877-00-6) by Lou Kasischke, Good Hart Publishing
Honorable Mention: Winds of Skilak (978-1-62652-471-2) by Bonnie Rose Ward, Two Harbors Press
Architecture
Gold: The Art of Memory (978-0-8143-4019-6) by Thomas R. Dilley, Wayne State University Press
Silver: Americans in Paris (978-0-8478-4340-4) by Jean Paul Carlhian and Margot M. Ellis, Rizzoli
Bronze: Frank Lloyd Wright: The Rooms (978-0-8478-4342-8) by Margo Stipe and Alan Weintraub (photographer), Rizzoli
Honorable Mention: Building a Timeless House in an Instant Age (978-1-61254-157-0) by Brent Hull, Brown Books Publishing Group
Art
Gold: The Figure (978-0-8478-4375-6) by Margaret McCann (editor), Skira Rizzoli
Silver: The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp (978-0-300-19454-8) by Sheila Canby, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronze: Canvas Detroit (978-0-8143-4023-3) by Julie Pincus and Nichole Christian, Wayne State University Press
Honorable Mention: Hernan Bas (978-0-8478-4227-8) by Hernan Bas, Rizzoli
Autobiography & Memoir
Gold: Altitude Adjustment (978-0-7627-9134-7) by Mary Beth Baptiste, TwoDot Press
Silver: Bearwallow (978-0-89587-624-9) by Jeremy B. Jones, John F. Blair, Publisher
Bronze: The Concrete Killing Fields (978-1-885331-53-3) by Pat Morgan, Mile High Press
Honorable Mention: While the Gods Were Sleeping (978-1-58005-544-4) by Elizabeth Enslin, Seal Press
Biography
Gold: A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps (978-0-8061-5191-5) by Barbara Rylko-Bauer, University of Oklahoma Press
Silver: Seeds for Change (978-0-9906207-1-6) by Marly Cornell, Sehgal Foundation
Bronze: Suffer and Grow Strong (978-0-88146-474-0) by Carolyn Newton Curry, Mercer University Press
Honorable Mention: Max Starkloff and the Fight for Disability Rights (978-1-883982-79-9) by Charles E. Claggett Jr. and Richard H. Weiss, Missouri History Museum
Body, Mind & Spirit
Gold: The Divine Art of Dying (978-1-61125-023-7) by Karen Speerstra and Herbert Anderson, Divine Arts
Silver: Presence and Encounter (978-1-58743-361-0) by David G. Benner, Brazos Press
Bronze: Yoga and Body Image (978-0-7387-3982-3) by Melanie Klein and Anna Guest-Jelley, Llewellyn
Honorable Mention: How Do You Pray? (978-1-939681-23-2) by Celeste Yacoboni (editor), Monkfish Book Publishing
Honorable Mention: The Grace in Aging (978-1-61429-126-8) by Kathleen Dowling Singh, Wisdom Publications
Business & Economics
Gold: How Do I Keep My Employees Motivated? (978-1-938416-73-6) by George Langelett, River Grove Books
Silver: The End of Banking (978-3-95243851-0) by Jonathan McMillan, ZeroOne Economics
Bronze: Leading with Intention (978-1-941770-09-2) by Mindy Hall, Copper Bay Press
Honorable Mention: Never Try to Drink a Chinese Woman Under the Table (978-1-939521-25-5) by Richard Bradspies and J. D. Fox, Strategic Media Books
Career
Gold: Edgy Conversations: How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success (978-0-9895331-0-2) by Dan Waldschmidt, Next Century Publishing
Silver: Secrets of a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach (978-1-936048-13-7) by Lisa Quast, Career Woman
Bronze: The Little Silver Book - Interviewing (978-0-9774117-3-3) by D. Neil Berdiev, DNB Advisory
Honorable Mention: Selling Energy (978-1-941991-00-8) by Mark T. Jewell and Rachel A. Christenson, Energy Efficiency Funding Group
Cooking
Gold: Wine with Food (978-0-8478-4221-6) by Eric Asimov and Florence Fabricant, Rizzoli
Silver: Wild Gourmet (978-0-940864-93-1) by Daniel Nelson and Marc Mondavi (editor), Boone and Crockett Club
Bronze: Spices and Seasons (978-0-7818-1331-0) by Rinku Bhattacharya, Hippocrene Books
Honorable Mention: The Fat Radish Kitchen Diaries (978-0-8478-4334-3) by Ben Towill, Phil Winser, Nick Wilber, Nicole Franzen (photographer), and Julia Turshen (contributor), Rizzoli
Crafts & Hobbies
Gold: 12 Days of Christmas with Six Sisters' Stuff (978-1-60907-935-2) by Six Sisters' Stuff, Shadow Mountain Publishing
Silver: The Kitchen (978-0-9895584-0-2) by Uncle Tweezy and Jay Kitchen (author, photographer), Uptowngrowlab
Bronze: 1000 Dot-to-Dot: Cities (978-1-62686-066-7) by Thomas Pavitte, Thunder Bay Press
Honorable Mention: Hooked on Crochet (978-1-4081-9192-7) by Ruth Maddock, Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Ecology & Environment
Gold: New Slow City (978-1-60868-239-3) by William Powers, New World Library
Silver: The Wastewater Gardener (978-0-907791-51-5) by Mark Nelson, Synergetic Press
Bronze: Red Light to Starboard (978-0-87422-318-7) by Angela Day, Washington State University Press
Honorable Mention: Climber's Paradise (978-0-88864-674-3) by PearlAnn Reichwein, The University of Alberta Press
Education
Gold: Targeting Language Delays (978-1-60613-198-5) by Caroline Lee, Woodbine House
Silver: Inside Ocean Hill–Brownsville (978-1-4384-5296-8) by Charles S. Isaacs, SUNY Press
Bronze: 50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools (978-0-8077-5524-2) by David C. Berliner and Gene V. Glass, Teachers College Press
Honorable Mention: Make Social Learning Stick (978-1-937473-83-9) by Elizabeth A. Sautter, AAPC Publishing
Essays
Gold: Sweet Lechery (978-0-88984-378-3) by Jeet Heer, The Porcupine's Quill
Silver: Study in Perfect (978-0-8203-4712-7) by Sarah Gorham, The University of Georgia Press
Bronze: Phoning Home (978-1-61117-371-0) by Jacob M. Appel, The University of South Carolina Press
Honorable Mention: The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness (978-1-59534-198-3) by Rebecca Solnit, Trinity University Press
Family & Relationships
Gold: Get the Behavior You Want...Without Being the Parent You Hate! (978-1-936303-71-7) by Deborah Gilboa, Demos Health
Silver: Mommy Man (978-1-58979-922-6) by Jerry Mahoney, Taylor Trade Publishing
Bronze: Building Resilience in Children and Teens (978-1-58110-866-8) by Kenneth R. Ginsburg and Martha M. Jablow (contributor), American Academy of Pediatrics
Honorable Mention: Raising Twins (978-1-58110-865-1) by Shelly Vaziri Flais, American Academy of Pediatrics
Grief/Grieving
Gold: Holding Avery (978-1-84982-304-3) by Heidi Chandler, MP Publishing
Silver: Young Widower (978-0-8032-4952-3) by John W. Evans, University of Nebraska Press
Bronze: Checklist for Family Survivors (978-1-62722-282-2) by Sally Balch Hurme, AARP/ABA
Honorable Mention: The Caleb Years (978-1-939570-14-7) by David Ingerson, Word & Spirit
Health
Gold: Death by Food Pyramid (978-0-9847551-2-7) by Denise Minger, Primal Blueprint Publishing
Silver: How Not to Be My Patient (978-0-9916544-1-3) by Edward T. Creagan and Sandra Wendel, Write On Ink Publishing
Bronze: Mama Doc Medicine (978-1-58110-837-8) by Wendy Sue Swanson, American Academy of Pediatrics
Honorable Mention: Stress Pandemic (2nd Edition) (978-0-9848204-0-5) by Paul Huljich, Mwella Publishing
History
Gold: The Birth of American Law (978-1-61163-604-8) by John D. Bessler, Carolina Academic Press
Silver: Red Light to Starboard (978-0-87422-318-7) by Angela Day, Washington State University Press
Bronze: The Clandestine History of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police (978-0-253-01283-8) by Anonymous Members of the Kovno Jewish Ghetto Police and Samuel Schalkowsky (translator, editor), Indiana University Press
Honorable Mention: Spare Not the Brave (978-1-60635-203-8) by Richard L. Kiper, Kent State University Press
Honorable Mention: The Boston Raphael (978-1-56792-522-7) by Belinda Rathbone, David R. Godine
Home & Garden
Gold: A Woman's Shed (978-1-78249-099-9) by Gill Heriz, Ryland, Peters & Small
Silver: The Bartlett Book of Garden Elements (978-1-56792-426-8) by Michael Valentine Bartlett and Rose Love Bartlett, David R. Godine
Bronze: Kitchen Love Story (978-1-940716-53-4) by Camille Finan, SparkPress
Humor
Gold: Badass Civil War Beards (978-0-89587-637-9) by Anna Hider and Julia Hider, John F. Blair, Publisher
Silver: Small Things Considered (978-1-939288-52-3) by Joel Schwartzberg, Wyatt-MacKenzie
Bronze: Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader (978-1-62686-174-9) by Bathroom Readers' Institute (editor), Portable Press
Honorable Mention: It's a Punderful Life (978-1-909313-28-6) by Gemma Correll, Ryland, Peters & Small
Nature
Editor's Choice Prize Nonfiction: Edisto River (978-0-9914911-2-4) by Rosie Price, Susan Kammeraad-Campbell, and Larry Price (photographer), Joggling Board Press
Gold: Tweeting Da Vinci (978-1-940613-00-0) by Ann C. Pizzorusso, Da Vinci Press
Silver: Secret Voices from the Forest (978-0-9848299-2-7) by Laura J. Merrill (author, illustrator) and Brian R. Mitchell (contributor), Myth & Magic
Bronze: Wild Rides and Wildflowers (978-1-937226-23-7) by Scott Abbott and Sam Rushforth, Torrey House Press
Performing Arts & Music
Gold: Roland Hayes (978-0-253-01536-5) by Christopher A. Brooks and Robert Sims, Indiana University Press
Silver: The Scarlett Letters (978-1-58979-872-4) by John Wiley Jr. (editor), Taylor Trade Publishing
Bronze: The Beatles (978-1-62686-088-9) by Nancy Hajeski, Thunder Bay Press
Honorable Mention: Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D (978-1-4422-3547-2) by Amnon Kabatchnik, Scarecrow Press
Pets
Gold: Man's Best Hero (978-1-4267-7661-8) by Ace Collins, Abingdon Press
Silver: Biscuit for Your Thoughts? (978-1-61243-357-8) by Andrew Darlow (author, photographer), Ulysses Press
Bronze: A Fox in the Family (978-1-4990-3767-8) by Jane King, Xlibris
Honorable Mention: Dogs and Disturbance (978-1-4951-0502-9) by William Edmund Evans, Molly the Rottweiler (contributor), Mojo the wheel dog (contributor), and Maddie the lead dog (compiler), William Edmund Evans
Philosophy
Gold: Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential (978-1-57983-025-0) by Ted Chu, Origin Press
Silver: Toward an Existential Philosophy of the Soul (978-1-62137-599-9) by Richard Schain, Virtualbookworm
Bronze: Adventures in Philosophy at Notre Dame (978-0-268-01784-2) by Kenneth M. Sayre, University of Notre Dame Press
Photography
Gold: Horst (978-0-8478-4455-5) by Susanna Brown (editor), Philippe Garner (contributor), Claire Wilcox (contributor), and Robin Muir (contributor), Skira Rizzoli
Silver: Double Take (978-0-9913271-0-2) by Maggie Evans Silverstein, Books & Books Press
Bronze: Rio Grande del Norte (978-0-9718658-6-0) by Geraint Smith, Dog Soldier Press
Honorable Mention: Artist Spaces (978-1-935754-47-3) by Tina Freeman and Morgan Molthrop, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Poetry
Gold: The Tulip-Flame (978-0-9860257-5-4) by Chloe Honum, Cleveland State University Poetry Center
Silver: Angles of Departure (978-1-62549-065-0) by Marcene Gandolfo, Cherry Grove Collections / WordTech Communications
Bronze: Border States (978-1-886157-95-8) by Jane Hoogestraat, BkMk Press
Honorable Mention: Digest (978-1-935536-50-5) by Gregory Pardlo, Four Way Books
Honorable Mention: The Seasons (978-0-88984-372-1) by Bruce Meyer, The Porcupine's Quill
Political Science
Gold: The Beltway Beast (978-0-9913721-0-2) by Munir Moon, MGN Books
Silver: Billionaires (978-0-8157-2582-4) by Darrell M. West, Brookings Institution Press
Bronze: Emerge! (978-1-59079-286-5) by Elza Maalouf, SelectBooks
Honorable Mention: Beyond Conflict (978-0-615-79057-2) by Timothy Phillips, Brideswell Books
Popular Culture
Gold: Halston (978-0-8478-4349-7) by Lesley Frowick, Rizzoli
Silver: The Kitchen (978-0-9895584-0-2) by Uncle Tweezy and Jay Kitchen (author, photographer), Uptowngrowlab
Bronze: Where's Ringo? (978-1-62686-254-8) by Andrew Grant Jackson, Thunder Bay Press
Honorable Mention: Film Firsts (978-1-4408-0187-7) by Ethan Alter, ABC-CLIO
Psychology
Gold: The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD (978-1-937761-10-3) by Melissa Orlov and Nancie Kohlenberger, Specialty Press
Silver: Balancing the Big Stuff (978-1-4422-2335-6) by Miriam Liss and Holly H. Schiffrin, Rowman & Littlefield
Bronze: How Do I Keep My Employees Motivated? (978-1-938416-73-6) by George Langelett, River Grove Books
Honorable Mention: Love and the Mystery of Betrayal (978-0-9860684-2-3) by Sandra Lee Dennis, West County Press
Honorable Mention: Stress Pandemic (2nd Edition) (978-0-9848204-0-5) by Paul Huljich, Mwella Publishing
Reference
Gold: Wearable Prints, 1760-1860 (978-1-60635-124-6) by Susan W. Greene, Kent State University Press
Silver: The Beatles Encyclopedia (978-0-313-39171-2) by Kenneth Womack, Greenwood
Bronze: Arts Law Conversations (978-0-9766480-1-7) by Elizabeth T. Russell, Ruly Press
Honorable Mention: Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D (978-1-4422-3547-2) by Amnon Kabatchnik, Scarecrow Press
Regional
Gold: City of Lies (978-1-61039-519-9) by Ramita Navai, PublicAffairs
Silver: The McDonalds (978-0-9936956-0-5) by Allison Tubman, Backyard Productions
Bronze: Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible (978-1-61039-455-0) by Peter Pomerantsev, PublicAffairs
Honorable Mention: Little Traverse Bay, Past and Present (978-0-8143-3819-3) by Michael R. Federspiel, Wayne State University Press
Religion
Gold: Way Below the Angels (978-0-8028-7150-3) by Craig Harline, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Silver: Buddhism (978-1-61429-127-5) by The Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron, Wisdom Publications
Bronze: Dark Light of Love (978-0-268-02618-9) by John S. Dunne, University of Notre Dame Press
Honorable Mention: The Bible's Yes to Same-Sex Marriage (978-0-664-23990-9) by Mark Achtemeier, Westminster John Knox Press
Science
Gold: Sex, Love and DNA (978-0-9914225-1-7) by Peter Schattner, Olingo Press
Silver: Space Pioneers ... in Their Own Words (978-1-936744-27-5) by Loretta Hall, Rio Grande Books
Bronze: The Meaning(s) of Life (978-1-4991-5017-9) by M, CreateSpace
Honorable Mention: Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential (978-1-57983-025-0) by Ted Chu, Origin Press
Self-Help
Gold: The Graduate's Guide to Money (978-0-692-26590-1) by Tana Gildea, Graduate's Guide
Silver: Beauty as a State of Being (978-0-9891112-7-0) by Solomon Katz, Deeper Currents
Bronze: Love Cycles (978-1-60868-300-0) by Linda Carroll, New World LIbrary
Honorable Mention: How Do I Keep My Employees Motivated? (978-1-938416-73-6) by George Langelett, River Grove Books
Social Sciences
Gold: Generation Rx (978-1-61902-291-1) by Erin Marie Daly, Counterpoint
Silver: Diversity Explosion (978-0-8157-2398-1) by William H. Frey, Brookings Institution Press
Bronze: Beyond Conflict (978-0-615-79057-2) by Timothy Phillips, Brideswell Books
Honorable Mention: Irish Travellers (978-0-253-01453-5) by Sharon Bohn Gmelch and George Gmelch, Indiana University Press
Sports
Gold: Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (978-0-7893-2705-5) by Vin T. Sparano, Universe Publishing
Silver: Thrown (978-1-936747-92-4) by Kerry Howley, Sarabande Books
Bronze: The Main Event (978-0-87417-928-6) by Richard O. Davies, University of Nevada Press
Honorable Mention: As Long as It's Fun (978-1-929214-98-3) by Herb McCormick, Paradise Cay Publications
Travel
Gold: Wild Life (978-0-9842293-6-9) by Lisa Alpine, Dancing Words Press
Silver: 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go (978-1-60952-082-3) by Marcia DeSanctis, Travelers' Tales
Bronze: Roadtrip with a Raindrop (978-1-938905-63-6) by Gayle Harper (author, photographer), Acclaim Press
Honorable Mention: Turning Down the Sound (978-0-87071-730-7) by Foster Church, Oregon State University Press
True Crime
Gold: Hauptmann's Ladder (978-1-60635-193-2) by Richard T. Cahill Jr., Kent State University Press
Silver: The Second Mourning (978-1-4918-9990-8) by Stephen G. Yanoff, AuthorHouse
Bronze: Oklahoma's Most Notorious Cases (978-1-937054-33-5) by Kent Frates, The RoadRunner Press
Honorable Mention: Bloody Lies (978-1-60635-197-0) by John Ferak, Kent State University Press
War & Military
Gold: What We Won (978-0-8157-2584-8) by Bruce Riedel, Brookings Institution Press
Silver: American Boys (978-0-9960574-0-0) by Louise Esola, Pennway Books
Bronze: Mourning Headband for Hue (978-0-253-01417-7) by Nha Ca, Indiana University Press
Bronze: Operation Sea Lion (978-1-4683-0149-6) by Leo McKinstry, The Overlook Press
Honorable Mention: The Forgotten Hero of My Lai (978-0-925417-90-9) by Trent Angers, Acadian House Publishing
Women's Studies
Gold: Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate (978-1-84905-757-8) by Cynthia Kim, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Silver: Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around (978-1-4384-5114-5) by Alethia Jones (editor), Virginia Eubanks (editor), and Barbara Smith (contributor), SUNY Press
Bronze: Imperial Requiem (978-1-938908-60-6) by Justin C. Vovk, iUniverse
Honorable Mention: Marjorie Harris Carr (978-0-8130-4935-9) by Peggy Macdonald, University Press of Florida
Honorable Mention: Sisterhood in Sports (978-1-4422-3033-0) by Joan Steidinger, Rowman & Littlefield
Writing
Gold: Perfect Bound (978-0-9914991-1-3) by Katherine Pickett, Hop On Publishing
Silver: A Muse and a Maze (978-1-59534-193-8) by Peter Turchi, Trinity University Press
Bronze: The 7-Step Guide to Authorpreneurship (978-1-937844-74-5) by Rochelle Carter, EverFaith Press
Honorable Mention: The Architect's Guide to Writing (978-1-86470-572-0) by William J. Schmalz and Bob Gill (illustrator), Images Publishing

Anthologies

Anthologies
Gold: Burnt Tongues (978-1-60542-734-8) by Chuck Palahniuk (editor), Richard Thomas (editor), and Dennis Widmyer (editor), Medallion Press
Silver: Stories Around the Table (978-1-934617-29-8) by Terri Barnes (editor), Elva Resa Publishing
Bronze: Qualia Nous (978-0-578-14646-1) by Michael Bailey (editor), Written Backwards
Honorable Mention: My Other Ex (978-0-692-27258-9) by Jessica Smock (editor) and Stephanie Sprenger (editor), HerStories Project Press

Graphic Novels & Comics

Graphic Novels & Comics
Gold: The Gifted: Books 1 & 2 (978-1-939424-12-9) by Damian A. Wassel, Adrian F. Wassel, and Nathan C. Gooden (illustrator), Creative Mind Energy
Silver: John Carpenter's Asylum (978-0-9853258-7-9) by Bruce Jones, Sandy King, Trent Olsen, and Leonardo Manco (illustrator), Storm King Comics
Bronze: Serenity (978-1-61655-489-7) by Zack Whedon and Georges Jeanty (illustrator), Dark Horse Comics
Bronze: The Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 1 (978-1-61655-609-9) by Stan Sakai (author, illustrator), Dark Horse Comics
Honorable Mention: Tomboy (978-1-936976-55-3) by Liz Prince, Zest Books

Children's

Juvenile Fiction
Gold: Mr. Katz Is a Zombie (978-0-692-24622-1) by M. C. Lesh, StoryRhyme.com Publishing
Silver: My Brother's Story (978-1-933725-37-6) by Allen Johnson, Premium Press America
Bronze: Finders Keepers (978-1-937054-11-3) by Roy Deering, The RoadRunner Press
Honorable Mention: Broccoli Chronicles (978-0-9904278-4-1) by Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva and Alvina Kwong (illustrator), Building Voices
Juvenile Nonfiction
Gold: Garden to Table (978-1-938063-42-8) by Katherine Hengel, Mighty Media Junior Readers
Silver: Fuzzy Forensics (978-0-9948177-1-6) by L. E. Carmichael, Alopex Editions
Bronze: Kid Presidents (978-1-59474-731-1) by David Stabler, Quirk Books
Honorable Mention: The Night They Burned the White House (978-1-931917-42-1) by William Seale, White House Historical Association
Picture Books
Gold: Lindbergh (978-0-7358-4167-3) by Torben Kuhlmann, NorthSouth Books
Silver: Not Every Princess (978-1-4338-1647-5) by Jeffrey Bone, Lisa Bone, and Valeria Docampo (illustrator), Magination Press
Bronze: The Pandas and Their Chopsticks (978-1-937786-16-8) by Demi, Wisdom Tales Press
Honorable Mention: Chizi's Tale (978-0-692-22042-9) by Jack Jones and Jacqui Taylor (illustrator), Keras Publishing
Honorable Mention: The Big Book of Slumber (978-0-8028-5439-1) by Giovanna Zoboli and Simona Mulazzani (illustrator), Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Picture Books, Early Reader
Gold: Classic Bedtime Stories (978-0-86713-158-1) by Scott Gustafson (author, illustrator), Greenwich Workshop Press
Silver: The Lonely Typewriter (978-1-56792-518-0) by Peter Ackerman and Max Dalton (illustrator), David R. Godine
Bronze: I Ate a Cicada Today (978-0-9895222-0-5) by Jeff Crossan, Big Bound Books
Honorable Mention: Cinderella Stories around the World (978-1-4795-5433-1) by Cari Meister, Valentina Belloni (illustrator), Carolina Farías (illustrator), Eva Montanari (illustrator), and Polona Kosec (illustrator), Picture Window Books
Honorable Mention: My Yellow Balloon (978-0-9903370-0-3) by Tiffany Papageorge and Erwin Madrid (illustrator), Minoan Moon Publishing
Young Adult Fiction
Gold: Crazy (978-0-8028-5437-7) by Linda Vigen Phillips, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Silver: Double Exposure (978-1-62914-606-5) by Bridget Birdsall, Sky Pony Press
Bronze: The Do-Nothing (978-0-615-98023-2) by Brannon Perkison, Rabbitboy Books
Honorable Mention: The Red Sheet (978-1-62798-715-8) by Mia Kerick, Harmony Ink Press
Honorable Mention: Words and Their Meanings (978-0-7387-4029-4) by Kate Bassett, Flux
Young Adult Nonfiction
Gold: Beyond Magenta (978-0-7636-5611-9) by Susan Kuklin, Candlewick Press
Silver: Dreaming in Indian (978-1-55451-687-2) by Lisa Charleyboy (editor) and Mary Beth Leatherdale (editor), Annick Press
Bronze: Daisy to the Rescue (978-1-936976-62-1) by Jeff Campbell, Zest Books
Honorable Mention: Bones on the Ground (978-0-87195-362-9) by Elizabeth O'Maley, Indiana Historical Society Press
Honorable Mention: Paleo Girl (978-1-939563-13-2) by Leslie Klenke, Primal Blueprint Publishing