Foreword Reviews

Full List of 2015 Foreword INDIES Winners

Editor's Choice

Cuba (978-1-60887-674-7) by Brian Andreas and Lorne Resnick (author, photographer), Insight Editions
South of Everything (978-1-63152-053-2) by Audrey Taylor Gonzalez, She Writes Press

Adult Fiction

On the Clock (978-1-62649-327-8) by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov, Riptide Publishing
Kneel, Mr. President (978-1-61923-044-6) by Lauren Gallagher, Samhain Publishing
The Muse (978-1-62639-223-6) by Meghan O'Brien, Bold Strokes Books
Dreamthief (978-1-63422-077-4) by Tamara Grantham, Crimson Tree Publishing
The Girl on the Swing and At Night in Crumbling Voices (978-1-877655-86-9) by Peter Grandbois, Wordcraft of Oregon
Mythborn 2 (978-0-9850620-2-6) by V. Lakshman, Amazon Digital Services
The Midnight Land (978-1-5188-3949-8) by E.P. Clark, CreateSpace
Paul Bunyan (978-917637017-9) by Darryl Wimberley, Wisehouse Imprint: L'Aleph
Buckminster's Ball (978-1-5085-1420-6) by J. A. Zaremski, CreateSpace
Cascade Falls (978-1-940207-37-7) by Bruce Ferber, Rare Bird Books
How to Grow an Addict (978-1-63152-991-7) by J. A. Wright, She Writes Press
Up the Hill to Home (978-1-62720-039-4) by Jennifer Bort Yacovissi, Apprentice House Press
The Island of Worthy Boys (978-1-63152-001-3) by Connie Hertzberg Mayo, She Writes Press
Even in Darkness (978-1-63152-956-6) by Barbara Stark-Nemon, She Writes Press
The Cult (978-0-9909194-0-7) by Richard Devlin, Undercroft Books
Monsterland (978-1-5171-8067-6) by Michael Phillip Cash, Chelshire Inc.
The Ordinary (978-0-9931639-7-5) by Christopher Ritchie, GB Publishing
The Torment of Rachel Ames (978-0-9899461-8-6) by Jeff Gunhus, Seven Guns Press
The Haunted Tropics (978-976-640551-9) by Martin Munro (editor), University of West Indies Press
Cascade Falls (978-1-940207-37-7) by Bruce Ferber, Rare Bird Books
Do Not Resuscitate (978-0-9908247-3-2) by Nicholas Ponticello, Self-Published, Nicholas Ponticello
Doc's Codicil (978-1-939371-83-6) by Gary F. Jones, BQB Publishing
Raising Aphrodite (978-1-57966-104-5) by Kirk Curnutt, River City Publishing
A Delicate Dance (978-0-692-56952-8) by Austin Gary, Deckle Press
The Boys from Eighth and Carpenter (978-1-61773-794-7) by Tom Mendicino, Kensington Publishing Corp
Brothers (978-1-62639-538-1) by Ralph Josiah Bardsley, Bold Strokes Books
Small Wonders (978-1-941530-45-0) by Courtney Lux, Interlude Press
Even in Darkness (978-1-63152-956-6) by Barbara Stark-Nemon, She Writes Press
The Sorrow Proper (978-1-938103-00-1) by Lindsey Drager, Dzanc Books
A Theory of Expanded Love (978-1-61153-131-2) by Caitlin Hicks, Light Messages
The Sea Beach Line (978-1-941493-08-3) by Ben Nadler, Fig Tree Books
Lily Harp (978-1-60226-015-3) by Stacy Barton, WordFarm
Dreams of Maryam Tair (978-1-56656-091-7) by Mhani Alaoui, Interlink Publishing
A Banner of Love (978-1-4917-7303-1) by Josephine Garner, iUniverse
The Cherokee Rose (978-0-89587-635-5) by Tiya Miles, John F. Blair Publisher
The Truth About Awiti (978-0-692-28773-6) by CP Patrick, Field Order Press
Do Not Assume (978-1-63192-429-3) by Elaine Williams Crockett, BookBaby
Crossed (978-1-62639-377-6) by Meredith Doench, Bold Strokes Books
Desert City Diva (978-0-7278-8548-7) by Corey Lynn Fayman, Severn House
For You Were Strangers (978-0-9890535-9-4) by D.M. Pirrone, Allium Press of Chicago
Mercy's Rain (978-0-8254-4361-9) by Cindy K. Sproles, Kregel Publications
Gabriel's Daughters (978-1-939967-19-0) by Janet Kay Jensen, Jolly Fish Press
Until Shiloh Comes (978-0-9863244-0-6) by Karl A. Bacon, Historical Chronicles Press
Dreams of My Mothers (978-0-9895277-8-1) by Joel L. A. Peterson, Huff Publishing Associates
Love, Alba (978-1-935914-47-1) by Sophy Burnham, River Sanctuary
Impulse (978-0-9912517-3-5) by E. B. Walters, Firetrail Publishing
As the Poppies Bloomed (978-0-9911241-0-7) by Maral Boyadjian, Salor Press
Hooked (978-0-692-27427-9) by Allen Wolf, Morning Star Publishing
The Magic of Cape Disappointment (978-1-5150-9788-4) by Julie Manthey, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Science Fiction
Dark Matters (978-0-9969375-2-8) by Michael Dow, 128 Publishing
Under Strange Suns (978-1-60619-344-0) by Ken Lizzi, Twilight Times Books
Chaos Theory (978-0-9887049-5-4) by Colin Robertson, Gin & Tonic Press
In Absence of Fear (978-0-9968243-0-9) by Celeste Chaney, Corner Canyon Press
Short Stories
How to Carry Bigfoot Home (978-1-59709-301-9) by Chris Tarry, Red Hen Press
Acquainted with Squalor (978-1-937316-15-0) by Nath Jones, Life List Press
What's Left Out (978-1-60635-233-5) by Jay Baruch, Kent State University Press
Duck Thief (978-1-935754-64-0) by David Langlinais, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Hurry Please I Want to Know (978-1-936747-95-5) by Paul Griner, Sarabande Books
Thriller & Suspense
Method 15/33 (978-1-60809-145-4) by Shannon Kirk, Oceanview Publishing
The Conciliators (978-0-9897571-3-3) by James J. Kaufman, Downstream Publishing
The Comfort of Black (978-1-60809-129-4) by Carter Wilson, Oceanview Publishing
Blind Thrust (978-1-943593-04-0) by Samuel Marquis, Mount Sopris Publishing
War & Military
Contrary Warriors (978-1-890357-52-8) by Sheryl Wright, Florida Academic Press
The Tide of War (978-1-62649-265-3) by Lori A. Witt, Riptide Publishing
A Long Way Back (978-0-9761927-5-6) by J. Everett Prewitt, Northland Publishing Company
The Other Side of Life (978-0-9965595-0-8) by Andy Kutler, Neverland Publishing Company

Adult Nonfiction

Adventure & Recreation
Hiking through History (978-1-889386-94-2) by Leanna Joyner, Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Campfire Cookbook (978-1-62686-461-0) by Don Philpott and Pam Philpott, Thunder Bay Press
Pilgrim Wheels (978-0-9826391-2-2) by Neil Hanson, Erin Willard (editor), Ann Weinstock (designer), and Kristen Weber (designer), High Prairie Press
The Finest Line (978-1-60887-409-5) by Rusty Long, Insight Editions
The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs (978-1-61519-241-0) by Tristan Gooley, The Experiment Publishing
Maya Lin: Topologies (978-0-8478-4609-2) by Maya Lin, Rizzoli New York
Bridges of Paris (978-1-928595-50-2) by Michael Saint James, Citron Bay Press
Yamasaki in Detroit (978-0-8143-4119-3) by John Gallagher, Wayne State University Press
Super House (978-0-9657926-3-9) by Donald R. Wulfinghoff, Energy Institute Press
Kongo (978-1-58839-575-7) by Alisa LaGamma, Josiah Blackmore (contributor), Christine Giuntini (contributor), James Green (contributor), Ellen G. Howe (contributor), Phyllis M. Martin (contributor), Adriana Rizzo (contributor), John K. Thornton (contributor), and Kristen Windmuller-Luna (contributor), The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700 (978-0-300-21110-8) by Navina Najat Haidar and Marika Sardar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte (978-0-915977-89-5) by Deborah Caplow, Helga Prignitz-Poda, Elizabeth Kathleen Mitchell, Arturo Garcia Bustos, Pablo Mendez, and Michael T. Ricker, Georgia Museum of Art
African Art in the Barnes Foundation (978-0-8478-4521-7) by Christa Clarke (editor), Skira Rizzoli
Autobiography & Memoir
Hidden Inheritance (978-1-63088-124-5) by Heidi B. Neumark, Abingdon Press
Witness to Change (978-0-89587-655-3) by Sybil Haydel Morial, John F. Blair, Publisher
The Girls of Usually (978-1-61248-136-4) by Lori Horvitz, Truman State University Press
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me (978-1-61519-253-3) by Jennifer Teege and Nikola Sellmair, The Experiment
Young Jane Austen (978-1-939288-90-5) by Lisa Pliscou and Massimo Mongiardo (illustrator), Wyatt-MacKenzie
Joe (978-0-8061-4703-1) by Lee Spencer White, Ron J Jackson Jr., and Phil Collins, University of Oklahoma Press
Living Large (978-0-9679268-8-9) by Joseph P. Eckhardt, WoodstockArts
John Bartlow Martin (978-0-253-01614-0) by Ray E. Boomhower, Indiana University Press
Pauline Frederich Reporting (978-1-61234-677-9) by Marilyn S. Greenwald, Potomac Books
Body, Mind & Spirit
Embracing the Body (978-0-8308-3593-5) by Tara M. Owens, Intervarsity Press
The Beacon of Mind (978-0-9868769-6-7) by Andrea Blackie (editor) and John H Spencer, PhD (editor), Param Media
Living Tao (978-1-935127-83-3) by Ilchi Lee, Best Life Media
Pilgrim Wheels (978-0-9826391-2-2) by Neil Hanson, Erin Willard (editor), Ann Weinstock (designer), and Kristen Weber (designer), High Prairie Press
Business & Economics
Meetings Matter (978-0-943097-14-5) by Paul Axtell, Jackson Creek Press
Your Own Terms (978-0-8144-3602-8) by Yasmin Davidds, Psy.D. and Ann Bidou, AMACOM/American Management Association
On Fire at Work (978-0-7684-0816-4) by Eric Chester, Sound Wisdom
Hidden Solutions All Around You (978-0-9914564-0-6) by Daniel R. Castro, Beartooth Press
Got Your Attention? (978-1-62656-250-9) by Sam Horn, Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Creating Your First Resume (978-0-9861421-0-9) by Kathryn Troutman and Paulina Chen, Federal Career Training Institute
Your Own Terms (978-0-8144-3602-8) by Yasmin Davidds, Psy.D. and Ann Bidou, AMACOM/American Management Association
Shifting Gears To Your Career Working Online (978-0-9845136-5-9) by Carolee Duckworth and Marie Langworthy, New Cabady Press
The Norske Nook Book of Pies and Other Recipes (978-0-299-30430-0) by Jerry Bechard and Cindee Borton-Parker, University of Wisconsin Press
The New Nordic (978-1-74270-879-9) by Simon Bajada, Hardie Grant
The United States of Pizza (978-0-7893-2944-8) by Craig Priebe, Rizzoli New York
Enchiladas (978-1-59534-751-0) by Cappy Lawton and Chris Waters Dunn, Trinity University Press
Crafts & Hobbies
Beginner's Guide to Quiltmaking (978-1-935726-72-2) by Jeri Simon, Landauer Publishing
The Botanical Hand-Lettering Workbook (978-1-61243-484-1) by Bethany Robertson, Ulysses Press
Adult Coloring Book: Color Yourself to Calmness (978-1-78249-324-2) by Sue Coccia (illustrator), Ryland Peters & Small + CICO Books
The Cannabis Encyclopedia (978-1-878823-34-2) by Jorge Cervantes, Van Patten Publishing
Ecology & Environment
The Sustainability Secret (978-1-60887-657-0) by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, EarthAware Editions
Ocean Country (978-1-58394-960-3) by Liz Cunningham, North Atlantic Books
The Grand River: Dundalk to Lake Erie (978-0-88984-381-3) by Gerard Brender à Brandis and Marianne Brandis (contributor), The Porcupine’s Quill
Back to the Wild (978-1-934170-58-8) by Alain Saury, Process Media
Teaching from the Heart of Mindfulness (978-0-9960872-7-8) by Lauren Alderfer and Tenzin Gyatso Dalai Lama His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (contributor), Green Writers Press
Excited to Learn (978-1-4522-5953-6) by Margery B. Ginsberg, Corwin Press
Weaving a Malawi Sunrise (978-1-77212-086-8) by Roberta Laurie, University of Alberta Press
An Improbable School (978-1-5114-5478-0) by Liz Seubert and Paul Tweed, Lead the Path
After Montaigne (978-0-8203-4815-5) by David Lazar (editor) and Patrick Madden (editor), University of Georgia Press
The Forgiveness Project (978-1-84905-566-6) by Marina Cantacuzino, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
World Monuments (978-0-8478-4681-8) by Andre Aciman, Anne Applebaum, William Dalrymple, Justin Davidson, and Fernanda Eberstadt, Rizzoli New York
Fantastical: Tales of Bears, Beer and Hemophilia (978-0-9904106-1-4) by Marija Bulatovic, SOL
Family & Relationships
Walking Distance (978-1-61186-186-0) by David Hlavsa, Michigan State University Press
The Loneliness Cure (978-1-4405-8209-7) by Kory Floyd, Adams Media
Worthy (978-0-87417-968-2) by Denice Turner, University of Nevada Press
Stop the Fight! (978-1-61519-280-9) by Michelle Brody, The Experiment
From Genocide to Generosity (978-1-78368-883-8) by John Steward, Langham Global Library
We Get It (978-1-84905-752-3) by Heather L. Servaty-Seib and David C. Fajgenbaum, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
A Faithful Farewell (978-0-8028-7260-9) by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Yoga for Grief and Loss (978-1-84819-204-1) by Karla Helbert, Singing Dragon
Stop the Diet, I Want to Get Off! (978-0-9963102-0-8) by Lisa Tillinger Johansen, J. Murray Press
Yoga at Home (978-0-7893-2943-1) by Linda Sparrowe, Rizzoli
Waking Up Dry (978-1-58110-906-1) by Howard J. Bennett, American Academy of Pediatrics
Sleep Secrets (978-1-5172-7577-8) by Ronald M Bazar, CreateSpace
Exodus! (978-976-640503-8) by Giulia Bonacci, University of West Indies Press
On Stalin’s Team (978-0-691-14533-4) by Sheila Fitzpatrick, Princeton University Press
At Home in the Revolution (978-1-908996-74-9) by Lucy McDiarmid, Royal Irish Academy
Junipero Serra: California, Indians, and the Transformation of a Missionary (978-0-8061-4868-7) by Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz, University of Oklahoma Press
Home & Garden
The Cannabis Encyclopedia (978-1-878823-34-2) by Jorge Cervantes, Van Patten Publishing
Super House (978-0-9657926-3-9) by Donald R. Wulfinghoff, Energy Institute Press
Monochrome Home (978-1-84975-613-6) by Hilary Robertson and Pia Ulin (photographer), Ryland Peters & Small + CICO Books
Why Grow Here (978-1-77212-048-6) by Kathryn Chase Merrett, University of Alberta Press
Figure Fantasy (978-1-60887-551-1) by Daniel Picard, Insight Editions
Science of Parenthood (978-1-63152-947-4) by Norine Dworkin-McDaniel and Jessica Ziegler, She Writes Press
Harebrained (978-0-692-41673-0) by Meg Myers Morgan and Jim M. Morgan (editor), Gem Publishing
Uncle John's FACTASTIC Bathroom Reader (978-1-62686-426-9) by Bathroom Readers Institute (editor), Portable Press
Marie Equi (978-0-87071-595-2) by Michael Helquist, Oregon State University Press
Living Large (978-0-9679268-8-9) by Joseph P. Eckhardt, WoodstockArts
Sane Enough (978-0-9863883-0-9) by Linda A. Day, Crossvine Press
The Way of Tenderness (978-1-61429-125-1) by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, Wisdom Publications
Our Sea Turtles (978-1-56164-736-1) by Blair Witherington and Dawn Witherington, Pineapple press
Grizzly: The Bears of Greater Yellowstone (978-0-7893-2949-3) by Todd Wilkinson and Thomas D. Mangelsen (photographer), Rizzoli New York
Birth, Death, and a Tractor (978-1-60893-411-9) by Kelly Payson-Roopchand, Down East Books
Life-Size Birds (978-1-62686-439-9) by Nancy J. Hajeski, Thunder Bay Press
Performing Arts & Music
Shoot the Conductor (978-1-57441-613-8) by Anshel Brusilow and Robin Underdahl, University of North Texas Press
Bob Dylan: NYC 1961-1964 (978-0-8478-4503-3) by Chris Murray, Rizzoli New York
Musical Instruments (978-1-58839-562-7) by J. Kenneth Moore, Jayson Kerr Dobney, and E. Bradley Strauchen-Scherer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
White Robes, Silver Screens (978-0-253-01843-4) by Tom Rice, Indiana University Press
My Old Dog (978-1-60868-340-6) by Laura T. Coffey and Lori Fusaro (photographer), New World Library
Catahoula (978-1-935754-71-8) by John Slaughter, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Dogged Optimism (978-0-9942098-3-2) by Belinda Pollard, Small Blue Dog Publishing
Thanks for Picking Up My Poop (978-1-61243-495-7) by Mark Rogers, Ulysses Press
Respecting Truth (978-1-138-88881-4) by Lee McIntyre, Routledge
Sport Philosophy Now (978-1-4422-6065-8) by Matthew James McNees, Christen Karniski (editor), and Jim Deese (photographer), Rowman & Littlefield
A Brief Discussion On Fairness Analysis (978-1-4787-5369-8) by Rongqing Dai, Outskirts Press
Landscapes for the People (978-0-8203-4841-4) by Ren and Helen Davis, University of Georgia Press
Todd and Brad Reed's Michigan (978-1-4951-5213-9) by Todd and Brad Reed, Todd and Brad Reed Photography
The Photographing Tourist (978-0-9965239-0-5) by David Noyes (author, photographer), D.F. Noyes Studios
The Phone Book (978-0-7643-4988-1) by Robert Herman and Mary Ann Lynch, Schiffer
Bastards of the Reagan Era (978-1-935536-65-9) by Reginald Dwayne Betts, Four Way Books
Many Small Fires (978-1-62557-918-8) by Charlotte Pence, Black Lawrence Press
The Essential Travis Lane (978-0-88984-388-2) by Travis Lane and Shane Neilson (editor), Porcupine's Quill
Salt Moon (978-0-8093-3387-5) by Noel Crook, SIUPress
Weweni (978-0-8143-4038-7) by Margaret Noodin, Wayne State University Press
Political Science
The Senator from New England (978-1-4384-5703-1) by Sean J. Savage, SUNY Press
The Snowden Reader (978-0-253-01737-6) by David P. Fidler (editor), Indiana University Press
Children of the Broken Treaty (978-0-88977-401-8) by Charlie Angus, University of Regina Press
YIELD FOR ONCOMING GREATNESS (978-0-9962100-2-7) by Matt N Tabrizi, Lindsey Alexander (editor), BNGO Books (designer), and Tom Parks (narrator), Thinking Hat Press
Popular Culture
China (978-0-300-21112-2) by Andrew Bolton, Platon (photographer), John Galliano (contributor), Adam Geczy (contributor), Maxwell K. Hearn (contributor), Homay King (contributor), Harold Koda (contributor), Mei Mei Rado (contributor), and Wong Kar Wai (contributor), The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ghostbusters (978-1-60887-510-8) by Daniel Wallace, Insight Editions
Star Trek: Costumes (978-1-60887-518-4) by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann, Insight Editions
Horizontal Collaboration (978-1-62731-017-8) by Mel Gordon, Feral House
Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture (978-0-8478-4660-3) by Elizabeth Semmelhack, Skira Rizzoli
A Taste for Chaos (978-1-935528-68-5) by Randy Fertel, Spring Journal Books
The Loneliness Cure (978-1-4405-8209-7) by Kory Floyd, Adams Media
The 16 Strivings for God (978-0-88146-557-0) by Steven Reiss, Mercer University Press
Understanding Gender Dysphoria (978-0-8308-2859-3) by Mark Yarhouse, InterVarsity Press
Miziker’s Complete Event Planner’s Handbook (978-0-8263-5551-5) by Ron Miziker, University of New Mexico Press
Book Design Made Simple (978-0-9940969-0-6) by Fiona Raven and Glenna Collett, 12 Pines Press
The Cannabis Encyclopedia (978-1-878823-34-2) by Jorge Cervantes, Van Patten Publishing
Way Down in Louisiana (978-1-935754-73-2) by Todd Mouton, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Store Front II - A History Preserved (978-1-58423-604-7) by James Murray and Karla Murray, Gingko Press
Polka Heartland (978-0-87020-722-8) by Richard March and Dick Blau (photographer), Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Indiana State Parks (978-0-253-01607-2) by Matt Williams, Indiana University Press
Ohio's Historic Haunts (978-1-60635-260-1) by James A. Willis, Kent State University Press
What Every Christian Needs to Know about Passover (978-1-4267-9156-7) by Rabbi Evan Moffic, Abingdon Press
The Triumph of Faith (978-1-61017-138-0) by Rodney Stark, ISI Books
St. Francis of America (978-1-4696-2374-0) by Patricia Appelbaum, University of North Carolina Press
Upstate Cauldron (978-1-4384-5594-5) by Joscelyn Godwin, SUNY Press
Building the H Bomb (978-981-461879-3) by Kenneth Ford, World Scientific Publishing
From the Great Wall to the Great Collider (978-1-57146-310-4) by Steve Nadis and Shing-Tung Yau, International Press of Boston
GMO Sapiens (978-981-466700-5) by Paul Knoepfler, World Scientific Publishing
Stem Cell Battles: Proposition 71 and Beyond (978-981-464401-3) by Don Reed, World Scientific Publishing
The Self-Help Guide for Teens with Dyslexia (978-1-84905-649-6) by Alais Winton, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls (978-1-58005-582-6) by Jes Baker, Seal Press
The Power of 10 (978-0-9909753-1-1) by Rugger Burke, Mill City Press
Sustainable Happiness (978-1-62656-329-2) by Sarah van Gelder, Berrett-Koehler Publishers
The 5 AM Miracle (978-1-61243-500-8) by Jeff Sanders, Ulysses Press
Social Sciences
The Color of Food (978-0-86571-789-3) by Natasha Bowens, New Society Publishers
Race in Mind (978-0-268-04148-9) by Paul Spickard, Jeffrey Moniz (contributor), and Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly (contributor), University of Notre Dame Press
Police Wife (978-0-9948617-0-2) by Susanna Hope and Alex Roslin, Golden Inkwell Books
Conflict Communication (978-1-59439-331-0) by Rory Miller, YMAA Publication Center
eGirls, eCitizens (978-0-7766-2257-6) by Jane Bailey (editor) and Valerie Steeves (editor), University of Ottawa Press
A Secret History of the Ollie (978-1-930287-00-6) by Craig B. Snyder, Black Salt Press
Finding a Way to Play (978-0-9965857-0-5) by Joanne Lannin, Portlandia Press
Handy Andy (978-0-692-30642-0) by Joe Niese, Chippewa River Press
Yosemite in the Fifties (978-1-938340-48-2) by Dean Eidelman, John Long, and Tom Adler (designer), Patagonia
The Best Beer in the World (978-1-909313-71-2) by Mark Dredge, Ryland Peters & Small + CICO Books
Wild in the Willamette (978-0-87071-780-2) by Lorraine Anderson (editor) and Abby Phillips Metzger (editor), Oregon State University Press
The Field Guide to Drinking in America (978-0-9834917-2-9) by Niki Ganong, Overcup Press
Emilia-Romagna Italy (978-1-942545-19-4) by Matt Walker and Zeneba Bowers, Little Roads Publishing
True Crime
American Pain (978-1-4930-0738-7) by John Temple, Lyons Press
In the Spider's Web (978-1-936364-14-5) by Jerome Gold, Black Heron Press
Milwaukee Mayhem (978-0-87020-716-7) by Matthew J. Prigge, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
This House of Grief (978-1-925240-68-9) by Helen Garner, Text Publishing
War & Military
The Price They Paid (978-0-9861321-0-0) by Michael Putzel, Trysail Publishing
Wilber's War (a trilogy) (978-0-9908544-0-1) by Hale Bradt, Van Dorn Books
Surgeon of the "Old Sixth" (978-0-9964327-0-2) by M. P. McConnell, Ellen Carson Publishers
The War Came Home With Him (978-0-8166-9877-6) by Cathy Madison and Erik Anderson (editor), University of Minnesota Press
Women's Studies
The Sisters Are Alright (978-1-62656-351-3) by Tamara Winfrey Harris, Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Jewels of Allah (978-0-9864064-0-9) by Nina Ansary, Revela Press
Shaping the Public Good (978-0-87071-816-8) by Sue Armitage, Oregon State University Press
Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox (978-1-63152-806-4) by Joanne Cronrath Bamberger (editor, author), She Writes Press
Family Resemblance (978-1-941628-02-7) by Jacqueline Kolosov (editor) and Marcela Sulak (editor), Rose Metal Press
The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton (978-0-268-01786-6) by Patrick Samway S.J., University of Notre Dame Press
The Soul of Place (978-1-60952-103-5) by Linda Lappin, Travelers' Tales
A Taste for Chaos (978-1-935528-68-5) by Randy Fertel, Spring Journal Books


Emotional Map of Los Angeles (978-0-9837081-3-1) by Keren Taylor (editor), WriteGirl Publications
The Best of Gival Press Short Stories (978-1-928589-95-2) by Tim Johnston, Perry Glasser, Karenmary Penn, Marie Holmes, Iqbal Pittalwala, Kristin FitzPatrick, Tim Mullaney, Steven J. Cahill, Lynn Stegner, Daniel Degnan, and Mark Wisniewski, Gival Press
Wandering in Cornwall (978-0-9964390-1-5) by Joanna Biggar (editor) and Linda Watanabe McFerrin (editor), Wandlerland Writers
The Masters Review Volume IV (978-0-9853407-3-5) by Kim Winternheimer (editor), Sadye Teiser (editor), and Kevin Brockmeier (contributor), The Masters Review

Graphic Novels & Comics

Graphic Novels & Comics
TWO BROTHERS HC (978-1-61655-856-7) by Fabio Moon & Gabriel Ba, Dark Horse Comics
Man Is Vox (978-0-9966176-1-1) by John Ira Thomas and Carter Allen (illustrator), Candle Light Press
John Carpenter's Tales For A HalloweeNight (978-0-9853258-9-3) by Sandy King and John Carpenter, Storm King Comics
A Second Shot of Coffee with Jesus (978-0-8308-3693-2) by David Wilkie, InterVarsity Press
Take It as a Compliment (978-1-84905-697-7) by Maria Stoian, Singing Dragon


Juvenile Fiction
Blackberries and Cream (978-0-9961357-7-1) by Leslie Rivver, Green Writers Press
Montgomery Rabbit (978-1-4575-4292-3) by Sandy Little and David Wenzel (illustrator), Dog Ear publishing
Mabel Gray and the Wizard Who Swallowed the Sun (978-0-9898068-8-6) by Clayton Smith, Dapper Press
Seaside (978-0-9960315-2-3) by Wylde Scott, Wylde Press
Juvenile Nonfiction
Curious Critters Marine (978-1-936607-72-3) by David FitzSimmons, Wild Iris Publishing
Australia to Zimbabwe (978-0-9962495-7-7) by Ruth Fitts, Love the World Books
Fur, Fins, and Feathers (978-0-8028-5432-2) by Cassandre Maxwell, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Remarkable Minds (978-0-9907829-0-2) by Pendred E. Noyce, Tumblehome Learning
Picture Books
Charlotte and the Quiet Place (978-1-941529-02-7) by Deborah Sosin and Sara Woolley (illustrator), Parallax Press
Yiayia Visits Amalia (978-1-5151-2186-2) by Maria G. Mackavey and Bee Johnson (illustrator), CreateSpace
Frenemy Jane, the Sometimes Friend (978-1-62086-663-4) by Stephanie Sorkin and Susan Robinson (illustrator), Mascot Books
My Grandma's a Ninja (978-0-7358-4199-4) by Todd Tarpley and Danny Chatzikonstantinou (illustrator), NorthSouth Books
Hi 5! (978-0-9853667-4-2) by Rebecca Klemm, NumbersAlive! Press
Seaver the Weaver (978-1-938063-57-2) by Paul Czajak and The Brothers Hilts (illustrator), Mighty Media Kids
Picture Books, Early Reader
Juneteenth for Mazie (978-1-62370-170-3) by Floyd Cooper, Capstone/Capstone Young Readers
Annie's Plaid Shirt (978-0-692-51245-6) by Stacy B. Davids and Rachael Balsaitis (illustrator), Upswing Press
The Princess and the Fog (978-1-84905-655-7) by Lloyd Jones, Melinda Edwards MBE (contributor), and Dr. Linda Bayliss (contributor), Jessica Kingsley Publishers
How the Crocka Dog Came to Be (978-1-936744-39-8) by Ross Van Dusen, Rio Grande Books
The Big Soccer Game (978-0-9909960-1-9) by Jill Barletti and Jelena Brezovec (illustrator), Snowflake Stories
Young Adult Fiction
Weird Girl and What's His Name (978-1-941110-27-0) by Meagan Brothers, Three Rooms Press
The Secrets of Love and Death (978-0-9863265-1-6) by E. Van Lowe and Sal Conte, White Whisker Books
As the Poppies Bloomed (978-0-9911241-0-7) by Maral Boyadjian, Salor Press
Breath to Breath (978-1-939775-08-5) by Craig Lew, Relish Media
Young Adult Nonfiction
The Quiet Hero (978-0-87195-307-0) by Nelson Price, Indiana Historical Society Press
UnSlut (978-1-942186-00-7) by Emily Lindin, Zest Books
Express Yourself (978-1-62625-148-9) by Emily Roberts, New Harbinger Publications
Our Lives Matter (978-0-692-45538-8) by Ballou High School Writers, Lana Wong (photographer), and Kyle Dargan (contributor), Shout Mouse Press


Best Coffee Table Book
Bob Dylan: NYC 1961-1964 (978-0-8478-4503-3) by Chris Murray, Rizzoli New York
Best Cover Design
The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman (978-1-942545-00-2) by Robin Gregory, Gatekeeper Press
Best Packaging
The Walking Dead: The Pop-Up Book (978-1-60887-444-6) by Becca Zerkin, Insight Editions
Child Author (17 and Under)
Kadee's Hope (978-1-941953-11-2) by Kayla Marie Garrison, Butler Books
We Are Generation Z (978-1-61254-218-8) by Vivek Pandit, Brown Books Publishing Group
Griffin Blade and the Bronze Finger (978-0-9849919-6-9) by Luke Herzog, Why Not Books
Daddy's Heart, My Heart, The Purple Heart (978-1-5172-9187-7) by Angela Kohout, Madeline Murillo, and Elizabeth Sagi, Create Space Independent Self Publishing Platform
The Sparks (978-0-9903935-8-0) by Kyle Prue, Barringer Publishing