IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ 2016 Finalists

March 22, 2016

Benjamin Franklin AwardThe 2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which include fifty-four categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. We’re thrilled to announce the 2016 finalists below.

Prestige as a publisher is one of the many benefits of receiving this distinguished award. In addition, Gold winners receive an engraved crystal trophy.

Visit the Online Store to order Silver and Gold seal stickers, as well as extra trophies and certificates.


Categories

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1. Animals/Pets
2. Art/Photography
3. Autobiography/Memoir
4. Biography
5. Body, Mind & Spirit
6. Business & Career
7. Children’s Picture Book (0-3 years)
8. Children’s Picture Book (4-7 years)
9. Young Reader: Fiction (8-12 Years)
10. Young Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years)
11. Teen Fiction (13-18 Years)
12. Teen Nonfiction (13-18 Years)
13. Coffee Table Books
14. Cookbooks
15. Crafts/Hobby/How-To
16. Education
17. Gift Book (Small Format)
18. Popular Fiction
19. Fiction: Historical
20. Fiction: Mystery/Suspense
21. Fiction: Romance
22. Fiction: Science Fiction & Fantasy
23. Poetry
24. LGBT
25. Health & Fitness
26. History
27. Humor
28. Inspirational
29. Multicultural
30. Nature & Environment

31. Parenting & Family Issues
32. Political & Current Events
33. Professional & Technical
34. Psychology
35. Reference
36. Regional
37. Religion
38. Self-Help
39. Sports & Recreation
40. Travel
41. Cover Design: Fiction
42. Cover Design: Nonfiction
43. Cover Design: Large Format
44. Cover Design: Children’s/YA
45. Interior Design: 1-2 Color
46. Interior Design: 3 or more Colors
47. Interior Design: 3 or more Colors (Children’s/YA)
48. Most Improved Redesign
49. Best New Voice: Fiction
50. Best New Voice: Nonfiction
51. Best New Voice: Children’s/YA
52. The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Fiction
53. The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Nonfiction
54. The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Children’s/YA

Animals/Pets


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Animalia: Portraits in Poetry & Pencil

Authors: Erin Graffy and Tom Mielko
Publisher: Kieran Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-9635018-8-2
Purchase: Publisher Website

ANIMALIA is an engaging collection of animal portraits — in pencil and poem. The exquisite graphite renderings of artist Tom Mielko capture both the textural detail and the character of each animal. These drawings are wonderfully balanced with the extraordinary witty verse of poet Erin Graffy.

Galloping to Freedom

Galloping to Freedom: Saving the Adobe Town Appaloosas

Author: Carol J. Walker
Publisher: Painted Hills Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9817936-1-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Three wild horse families, after being rounded up and removed from their home on public lands in Wyoming, are reunited at Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary.

RuffRoadHome

A Ruff Road Home: The Court Case Dogs of Chicago

Author: Susan Russell
Publisher: Safe Humane Chicago
ISBN: 978-0996299411
Purchase: Publisher Website

A RUFF ROAD HOME recounts the stories of dogs once caught in Chicago’s court system after being confiscated from neglectful or abusive owners, and their journey from the city shelter into loving and supportive homes.

Art & Photography


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Art for War and Peace: How a Great Public Art Project Helped Canada Discover Itself

Author: Ian Sigvaldason and Scott Steedman
Publisher: Simply Read Books
ISBN: 978-1-927018-70-5
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

The remarkable story of the largest public art project in Canadian history, the Sampson-Matthews print program, which began as wartime propaganda and lasted into the 1960s.
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Cuba: This Moment, Exactly So

Author: Brian Andreas
Photography: Lorne Resnick
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 978-1-0887-674-7
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

During more than fifty trips to the island over the past twenty years, award-winning photographer Lorne Resnick has sought to capture the experience of being in Cuba; the result is a collection of moments filled with passion, desire and laughter. Those moments, exactly so.
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Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action

Author: John Garofolo
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press
ISBN: 978-0-87020-718-1
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

A photographic biography of the work and life of trailblazing war correspondent Dickey Chapelle, the first American female correspondent killed while covering combat.

Autobiography & Memoir


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Go For Orbit: One of America’s First Women Astronauts Finds Her Space

Author: Rhea Seddon
Publisher: Your Space Press
ISBN: 978-0-9962178-1-1
Purchase: Author Website

Astronaut Hall of Fame member, Dr. Rhea Seddon, tells the story of being one of the first six women to enter the astronaut program.
Missing Kennedy

The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds of Four Women

Author: Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff
Publisher: Bancroft Press
ISBN: 978-1-61088-174-6
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

Rosemary Kennedy, JFK’s sister, was lobotomized at age 23. Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff regularly visited, befriended, and discovered the missing Kennedy who inspired progress for the mentally ill and the developmentally challenged.
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Witness to Change: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment

Author: Sybil Haydel Morial
Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
ISBN: 978-0-89587-655-3
Purchase: AmazonB&NIndieBound; Publisher Website

Sybil Haydel Morial documents the changes that transformed the country during her lifetime and her evolution as an African-American woman, political activist, wife, and mother.

Biography


Mariano's World

Mariano’s World: The Life and Art of Mariano Rodriguez Villa

Author: Carmen Rodriguez Villa
Publisher: Carmina LLC
ISBN: 978-0-692-23839-4
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

A Cuban exile’s life, reflected in his art, the story of his family’s migrations and the cultural and historic events that shaped their world.

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Rowdy

Author: Christopher Madsen
Publisher: CPM Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9960260-0-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N, Author Website

ROWDY is a true life 1920’s adventure and love story which unexpectedly resurfaced during the renovation of the near 100 year old yacht for which the book is named. This elegant 8.5 x 11 hardcover, accented with gold leaf stamping, blind deboss, a rounded spine with spine hubs (ribs) and a woven burgundy book mark ribbon, portrays the look and feel of worn, vintage leather.
Ultimate Warrior

Ultimate Warrior: A Life Lived “Forever”

Author: Jon Robinson
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 978-1-60887-559-7
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

Filled with intense action and little-known details, ULTIMATE WARRIOR: A LIFE LIVED FOREVER is a celebration of the Superstar who left an inimitable mark on WWE and redefined sports entertainment for generations.

Wilber's War

Wilber’s War: An American Journey through World War II

Author: Hale Bradt
Publisher: Van Dorn Books
ISBN: 978-0-9908544-0-1
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

A father’s odyssey. A mother’s strength. A son’s story. The trilogy, WILBER’S WAR, chronicles the story of two ordinary Americans, Wilber and Norma Bradt, during an extraordinary time, World War II.

Body, Mind & Spirit


Healing the Wounds of Childhood

Healing the Wounds of Childhood: A Psychologist’s Journey and Discoveries from Wretched Beginnings to a Thriving Life

Author: Don St. John, Ph.D.
Publisher: Paths of Connection
ISBN: 978-0997130102
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

A comprehensive exploration of healing and wellness, filled with personal stories, including the author’s own traumatic childhood. An integration of somatic, cognitive, relationship and neuroscience theories.
Journeys

Journeys: Healing Through Nature’s Wisdom

Authors: Karen Roberts and Dana Simpson
Photography: Tim Hauf
Publisher: Tim Hauf Photography
ISBN: 978-0-9788219-7-5
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

Accompanied by award-winning photography, JOURNEYS is a collection of inspiring essays written by two courageous women sharing Nature’s wisdom and life-changing adventures.
When the Nurse Becomes a Patient

When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images

Author: Cortney Davis
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 978-1-60635-230-4
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

A nurse experiences a crash course in what it’s like to be a patient and finds emotional release through painting.

Business & Career


Energized Enterprise

Energized Enterprise: Leading Your Workforce to New Peaks of Performance in the Public Sector

Author: Dr. Marta Wilson
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press
ISBN: 978-1-62634-205-7
Purchase: AmazonB&N; IndieBound

In ENERGIZED ENTERPRISE, Dr. Marta Wilson helps you, as a leader in the public sector, be your best, do great things, and achieve meaningful success as you lift your workforce to new heights.

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Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies For Remarkable Conversations

Author: Paul Axtell
Publisher: Jackson Creek Press
ISBN: 978-0-943097-14-5
Purchase: Amazon; Author WebsiteB&N; IndieBound

In his new book, MEETINGS MATTER, Paul Axtell emphasizes the importance of meetings, and he redesigns them using the vital foundation of conversation. With real-life examples and actionable advice, he shows you how to design meetings for results, lead them to achieve agendas that move projects forward, and even allow time to build the relationships that make working together in a remarkable way possible.

Super Job Search IV

Super Job Search IV: The Complete Manual for Job Seekers & Career Changers

Author: Peter K. Studner
Publisher: Jamenair Ltd.
ISBN: 978-0-938667-06-3
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Expanded, revised, and interactive, here’s the latest edition of the manual that has helped over 300,000 people learn the secrets behind a successful career change.

Children’s Picture Book (0-3 years)


Hooray! It's Your First

Hooray! It’s Your First… “The Elf on the Shelf” Library

Author: Carol V. Abersold and Chanda A. Bell
Publisher: CCA and B, LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9887032-8-5
Purchase: B&N; Publisher Website

This trio of award-winning books uses fun sounds and colorful illustrations to teach children about the magic of Christmas and the fun to be found in tradition.
Love Circles the World

Love Circles the World

Author: Marion Young
Illustrator: Christina Mattison Ebert
Publisher: Marion Young
ISBN: 978-0-9962720-0-1
Purchase: IndieBound; Publisher Website

LOVE CIRCLES THE WORLD is an enchanting peek into cultures around the globe. Its message of love and family is so simple it’s sublime.
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Mommy Loves Baby

Author: Troy Muilenburg
Illustrator: Andrea Dickkut
Publisher: Curtis Christine Press
ISBN: 978-0-9908406-0-2
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

With original lullaby, simple flowing words, vibrant animal family illustrations, this interactive board book sets the mood to comfort and strengthen the bond with baby.

Children’s Picture Book (4-7 years)


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Bottle Cap Boys – Dancing on Royal Street

Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
Illustrator: Damian Ward
Publisher: Just Us Books, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-60349-030-6
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Through rich and upbeat rhyme, Williams-Garcia gives voice to the dancing and the youngsters who keep this unique New Orleans tradition alive.

Curious Critters Marine

Curious Critters Marine

Author: David FitzSimmons
Publisher: Wild Iris Publishing
ISBN: 978-1936607723
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Amazing marine animals—from a spectacular spoonbill to a rare blue lobster—posed for portraits. Good thing photographer and writer David FitzSimmons jotted down what the agile angelfish, proud puffin, singing sea star, and other Curious Critters had to say!

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If You Love Honey

Author: Martha Sullivan
Illustrator: Cathy Morrison
Publisher: Dawn Publications
ISBN: 978-1584695349
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

IF YOU LOVE HONEY takes its readers on a beautifully illustrated adventure through the intertwining natural world around us. Children will be fascinated by this tale.

Selling Eggs

Selling Eggs – Trash to Treasure Series, Recycling Creatively with L.T.

Author: Tom Noll
Illustrators: Brandon Fall and Kimiyo Nishio
Publisher: Green Kids Press
ISBN: 978-1939377586
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

L.T. is excited about the chickens his family has ordered. He can’t wait to start selling eggs for pocket money! But when twelve fuzzy colorful and extremely noisy chicks arrive, it’s clear that any pocket money will have to wait. Can L.T. use his creative recycling ideas to house and care for the chicks, and when the time comes, transport their eggs to town?

Young Reader: Fiction (8-12 years)


Alien Logs of Super Jewels

The Alien Logs of Super Jewels

Author: B.K. Bradshaw
Publisher: Goldminds Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 978-1-942905-09-7
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Why does everything seem so easy for everyone else? As Jewels recounts her adventures from Kinderprison to Muddle School, she looks for clues to what sets her apart. Could she be an alien, a superhero, or something completely different?

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Firebrand

Author: Aaron Barnhart
Publisher: Quindaro Press
ISBN: 978-0-9669258-6-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

1848. The Bondi family is leaving for a better life in America. But 15-year-old Anschl doesn’t want to go. He’s found his life’s purpose in Vienna, fighting on the barricades against a tyrant king.
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Red Cloud’s War: Brave Eagle’s Account of the Fetterman Fight

Author: Paul Goble
Publisher: Wisdom Tales
ISBN: 978-1-937786-38-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Goble retells the thrilling account of Red Cloud’s War, when Captain Fetterman boasted that he could defeat the entire Lakota nation with just 80 soldiers.

Young Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 years)


Below Your Belt

Below Your Belt: How to Be Queen of Your Pelvic Region

Authors: Missy Lavender and Jeni Donatelli Ihm
Publisher: Women’s Health Foundation
ISBN: 978-0-9965358-0-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound; Publisher Website

A long-overdue book with information on pelvic health for young girls. More than a book about first periods and changing bodies, BELOW YOUR BELT is a pelvic health handbook to teach girls about the WHOLE picture – about the other things going on “down there” in addition to menstruation. A must-read guide for all parents, caregivers, teachers, and health providers.
Freedom Trail Pop Up Book of Boston

Freedom Trail Pop Up Book of Boston

Author: Denise D. Price
Publisher: White Dharma Ltd.
ISBN: 978-0-9907781-0-3
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Bursting with architectural detail and the history of 17 historic landmarks along Boston’s Freedom Trail, this Pop Up Book will delight readers of all ages. Watch Boston’s rich heritage come alive!
vet set go

Vet Set Go! A Quick Start Guide to Becoming a Veterinarian

Author: Dr. Chris Carpenter with Alison Landis Stone
Publisher: Vet Set Go, LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9966122-0-3
Purchase: Author’s Website

If you are 9-14 years old and wondering what you can do right now to make your dream of becoming a veterinarian a reality, then this is the book for you!

Teen Fiction (13-18 years)


Dandelion on Fire

Dandelion on Fire (Greene Island Mystery, Book 1)

Author: Sherry Torgent
Publisher: Blue Ink Press, LLC
ISBN: 978-0692353684
Purchase: Amazon; Author’s Website

Two teens, an island with a dark past, and a murder. Everyone knows the legend—Greene Island is cursed. It’s up to Hardy and the supernatural abilities of his friends to uncover the horrible truth using the only clue left behind. A dandelion seed.

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The Last of the Firedrakes: The Avalonia Chronicles

Author: Farah Oomerbhoy
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-940014-70-8
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

16-year-old Aurora Darlington is an orphan. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she dreams of running away and being free. But when she is kidnapped and dragged through a portal into a magical world, suddenly her old life doesn’t seem so bad.

PoetAndersonPoet Anderson… Of Nightmares

Author: Tom Delonge and Suzanne Young
Publisher: To The Stars, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-943272-06-8
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

POET ANDERSON…OF NIGHTMARES follows the epic journey of two orphan brothers, Jonas and Alan, who are Lucid Dreamers. From the critically acclaimed transmedia project, this book has been hailed as a “teen Blade Runner, this book has nonstop action with dramatic, heart-pounding escapes” by the School Library Journal.

Teen: Nonfiction (13-18 years)


History of Civilization in 50 Disasters

A History of Civilization in 50 Disasters

Author: Gale Eaton
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers
ISBN: 978-0-88448-489-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Volcanoes, wildfires, floods, storms, earthquakes, and pandemics have devastated humanity yet we survive, not just in spite of these disasters but in part because of them. Each book includes 50 illustrated narrative accounts of people and events.
Quiet Hero

The Quiet Hero: A Life of Ryan White

Author: Nelson Price
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society Press
ISBN: 978-0-87195-307-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Ryan White, who had contracted AIDS as a byproduct of treatment for hemophilia, became a national and international hero with the courage he demonstrated is his attempt to return to his middle school classroom.
Wheres My Book

Where’s My Book? A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Confirming Youth, Their Parents, and Everyone Else

Author: Linda Gromko, MD
Publisher: Bainbridge Books
ISBN: 978-0-9825143-7-5
Purchase: Amazon

Blunt, practical guide for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Covers medical and surgical treatments, and practical tips for surviving and thriving. Rated “R” for “Realistic!”

Coffee Table Book


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Bridges of Paris

Author: Michael Saint James
Publisher: Citron Bay Press
ISBN: 978-1-928595-50-2
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

The ideal gift for someone special. BRIDGES OF PARIS is an award winning large-format coffee table book, with over 350 original color photographs, which casts new illumination on the City of Light.
Edisto River

Edisto River: Black Water Crown Jewel

Authors: Rosie Price and Susan Kammeraad-Campbell
Photography: Larry Price
Publisher: Joggling Board Press
ISBN: 978-0-9914911-2-4
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

Naturalist photographer Larry Price took 10 years to capture the images that appear in EDISTO RIVER: BLACK WATER CROWN JEWEL. The book tells both a natural and human history of one of the most ecologically significant rivers in North America.

Snoopy Treasures

The Snoopy Treasures

Author: Nat Gertler
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
ISBN: 978-1-62686-440-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Discover the inspiration for and evolution of the beloved character of Snoopy, complete with fun illustrations from the Schulz museum and removable memorabilia! Although it’s not the “great American novel” written atop his doghouse, this book is pure Snoopy.
Todd and Brad Reed's Michigan

Todd and Brad Reed’s Michigan: Wednesdays in the Mitten

Authors: Todd Reed and Brad Reed
Publisher: Todd & Brad Reed Photography LLC
ISBN: 978-1-4951-5213-9
Purchase: Publisher Website

TODD AND BRAD REED’S MICHIGAN: WEDNESDAY IN THE MITTEN takes you along with this father and son team who set out every Wednesday for a year discovering Michigan’s natural heart and soul with their cameras.

Cookbook


As the Spur Stirs

As the Spur Stirs: The Art of Bringing A Western Family, Friends & Food Together

Author: Jacqueline Cavender
Publisher: Favorite Recipes Press
ISBN: 978-0-615-60262-2
Purchase: Author’s Website

This 272-page, coffee-table-size cookbook features 450 recipes from friends, family and celebrity notables. Net proceeds benefit American Cancer Society and Cystic Fibrosis.
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Jewels From My Grove: Persimmons, Kumquats & Blood Oranges

Author: Helene Beck
Publisher: Chefs Press Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-939664-00-6
Purchase: B&N; Publisher Website

In addition to beautiful grove and food photography, you’ll find recipes for some of the author’s most cherished citrus-centric dishes that are both easy and challenging, savory and sweet, all wrapped in a story that is compelling and heart-warming.

Palmaz Vineyards

PALMAZ VINEYARDS: At the Table & Around the Fire

Author: Florencia Palmaz
Photographer: Nicola Majocchi
Publisher: Mad/Dash Press + Palmaz Vineyards
ISBN: 978-0-9967367-2-5
Purchase: Publisher Website

With 130 recipes this cookbook captures the heritage and culinary vision of the Palmaz family. Whose Argentine culinary traditions soar to new heights when combined with influences from Italian, French and California cuisine and the agricultural influence of Napa Valley.

Craft & Hobby


Action Art

Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures

Authors: MaryAnn F. Kohl and Barbara Zaborowski
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0935607-34-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound; Publisher

ACTION ART offers kids age 2-12 over 100 active hands-on art experiences involving adventure, movement, and discovery. Chapters include Rolling, Spinning, Swinging, Blowing, Exploding, Tossing, Smacking, and more. Full color photographs throughout. 9th in the Bright Ideas series.

Knits for Real People

Knits for Real People: Fitting and Sewing Fashion Knit Fabrics

Authors: Susan Neall and Pati Palmer
Publisher: Palmer/Pletsch Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-61847-044-7
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Hundreds of photos and illustrations combined with clear instructions provide inspiration and how-tos for an array of techniques for fitting and sewing fashion knit fabrics.
SUPER HOUSE

SUPER HOUSE: Design Your Dream Home for Super Energy Efficiency, Total Comfort, Dazzling Beauty, Awesome Strength, and Economy

Author: Donald R. Wulfinghoff
Publisher: Energy Institute Press
ISBN: 978-0-9657926-3-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

The revolutionary guide to ideal home design, renovation, and repair. Create a home that is super-efficient, totally comfortable, safe, stylish, and strong. User-friendly, lavishly illustrated.

Education


Action Art

Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures

Authors: MaryAnn F. Kohl and Barbara Zaborowski
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0935607-34-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

50+ action-packed art activities – with over 100 additional variations – bring discovery and adventurous creativity to children’s art experiences, delighting and challenging kids of all ages.
Anatomy for Dental Medicine

Anatomy for Dental Medicine, 2nd Edition

Editor: Eric W. Baker
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
ISBN: 978-1-62623-085-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

With over 1,200 exquisite full-color illustrations, detailed explanatory text, and summary tables this Atlas helps students master all head, neck, and full-body anatomy relevant to dentistry.
Hacking Education

Hacking Education: 10 Quick Fixes for Every School

Authors: Mark Barnes and Jennifer Gonzalez
Publisher: Times 10 Publications
ISBN: 978-0-9861049-0-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Veteran teachers, Barnes and Gonzalez, provide one Aha moment after another, while solving big problems with simple ideas, in true education hacker style.

Gift Book


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How to Help Your Friend with Cancer

Author: Colleen Dolan Fullbright
Publisher: American Cancer Society
ISBN: 978-1-60443-224-4
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

This book provides insight into a friend’s cancer experience in each part of the journey, answering questions such as “What do caregivers cite as their number one need?” and “What does a cancer patient fear most when active treatment is over?”
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Uncle John’s Beer-Topia

Author: The Bathroom Readers’ Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 978-1-62686-359-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader has helped readers amazing things they didn’t know (and amazing things you didn’t know you didn’t know). Now, Uncle John’s tackles one of the world’s best loved and — fastest growing interests — beer.
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Uncle John’s Lists That Make You Go Hmmm… An Essential Collection of Obscure Trivia & Bizarre Facts

Author: The Bathroom Readers’ Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 978-1-62686-361-3
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

This book puts a whole new spin on Uncle John’s unique brand of trivia. Readers will be treated to 288 pages of irresistible easy-to-digest lists featuring short facts, fascinating history, and weird news—plus lists about science, sports, quotes, wordplay, showbiz, and random oddities.

Popular Fiction


Blind Spots

Blind Spots

Author: Patrick Garry
Publisher: Kenric Books
ISBN: 978-0-9833703-4-5
Purchase: Amazon; IndieBound

When a politically-charged case before her leads a judge to investigate the mysterious circumstances of an event in her past, the blind spots of ambition and love divert the gavel of justice. A well-written and intriguing read.
End of Healing

The End of Healing

Author: Jim Bailey
Publisher: The Healthy City
ISBN: 978-0-9854203-9-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

An extraordinary debut novel, THE END OF HEALING tells the story of a tenacious young doctor who charts a dangerous course to expose the truth about the medical industry. A remarkable book: it’ll make you sad and angry at the same time. Then you’ll become afraid…. And that fear could save your life.
Grant Park

Grant Park

Author: Leonard Pitts, Jr.
Publisher: Agate Bolden
ISBN: 978-1-932841-91-6
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

GRANT PARK is a page-turning and provocative look at black and white relations in contemporary America, blending the absurd and the poignant in a powerfully well-crafted narrative that showcases Pitts’s gift for telling emotionally wrenching stories.
Lovers Tango

The Lovers’ Tango

Author: Mark Rubinstein
Publisher: Thunder Lake Press
ISBN: 978-0-9856268-2-2
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Everything in Bill Shaw’s life changed the moment he met the beautiful actress Nora Reyes. A suspenseful tale of deeply abiding love that culminates in a poignant conclusion addressing devotion, commitment, and the question of what constitutes justice.

Fiction: Historical


Angels at the Gate

Angels at the Gate

Author: T.K. Thorne
Publisher: Cappuccino Books
ISBN: 9783906196022
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Provides a surprising account of Lot’s wife, bringing the ancient world to life through the eyes of the woman who became a pillar of salt. ANGELS AT THE GATE is a story of adventure and the power of love.
Children's Train

The Children’s Train: Escape on the Kindertransport

Author: Jana Zinser
Publisher: BQB Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-939371-85-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Peter escapes Nazis Germany on a train to England, alone; but returns to Germany to join the Jewish underground resistance, search for the mother and baby sister he left behind in Berlin, and rescue his childhood friend Eva.
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The Man His Father Was: A Novel of Early America

Author: Pat Leonard
Publisher: Leonard Publications
ISBN: 978-0-9632933-5-0
Purchase: Amazon

From Puritan Massachusetts, through Colonial New Jersey, to Revolutionary Pennsylvania, an authentic early American family prospers despite cultural animosities, political retribution and three wars.

Fiction: Mystery & Suspense


FAME EQUATION

The Fame Equation: A Cat Enright Equestrian Mystery

Author: Lisa Wysocky
Publisher: Cool Titles, LLC
ISBN: 978-1-935270-37-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

THE FAME EQUATION is the third in the award-winning Cat Enright cozy mystery series, and features a glossary, recipe, reader club questions, and seventeen quick tips on horses and horse care. The series has been optioned for film and television.

Lost Concerto

The Lost Concerto

Author: Helaine Mario
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-60809-151-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Maggie, a widowed concert pianist, is swept up in decades-old secrets and a search across France for the father of her son. A compelling blend of suspense, mystery, political intrigue, and romance, THE LOST CONCERTO explores universal themes of loss, vengeance, courage, and love.

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Method 15/33

Author: Shannon Kirk
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-60809-145-4
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A pregnant 16-year-old. Kidnapped. Alone. Forget any notion that she is a helpless victim. She’s emotionless, ruthless, a plotter. What revenge does she seek?

Fiction: Romance


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Hooked

Author: Allen Wolf
Publisher: Morning Star Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-692-38661-3
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Desperate to find a soulmate in New York City, Shawn goes on one awkward date after another until he encounters the alluring Violet. He starts dating her, but his autism prevents him from understanding she’s actually a prostitute. Drawn in by his kindness, Violet appreciates Shawn’s quirky nature but conceals what she does after dark.
Indiscretion

Indiscretion (Book 1 in the Andalucian Nights trilogy): Secrets, Danger and Passion Under the Scorching Spanish Sun

Author: Hannah Fielding
Publisher: London Wall Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9926718-7-7
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A compelling story set in Spain of love and identity, danger and desire, and the uncertainty of happiness when two worlds collide. INDISCRETION is a story of love and identity, and the clash of ideals in the pursuit of happiness.
Masquerade

Masquerade (Book 2 in the Andalucian Nights trilogy):
Love, Mystery and Desire Under the Scorching Spanish Sun

Author: Hannah Fielding
Publisher: London Wall Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9932917-4-6
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A young writer returns to Spain and becomes entangled in an illicit gypsy love affair, pulling her into a world of secrets, deception and dark desire.
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The Particular Appeal of Gillian Pugsley: A Love Story

Author: Susan Örnbratt
Publisher: Light Messages Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-61153-111-4
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This love story takes the reader on an intimate journey to unravel a family secret that’s lain hidden for generations.

Fiction: Science Fiction & Fantasy


King Arthur's Sister

King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court: By Mark Twain as Channeled by Kim Iverson Headlee

Author: Kim Iverson Headlee
Publisher: Lucky Bat Books
ISBN: 978-1-939051-71-4
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Morgan le Fay’s spell misses by 300 miles and 200 years! Whatever is a queen of magic and minions to do? Written as though by the old master himself, this book offers laughs, love, and a candid look at American society, popular culture, politics, baseball… and the human heart.
L. Ron Hubbard Presents

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writes of the Future, Volume 31

Author: Various
Publisher: Galaxy Press
ISBN: 978-1-61986-322-4
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The future is here…the future is now! Discover the best, the brightest, the truest emerging stars in the field of science fiction and fantasy.
vostok

Vostok

Author: Steve Alten
Publisher: Next Century Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-68102-000-6
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In this sequel to The Loch and prequel to the upcoming MEG 5: Nightstalkers, New York Times best-selling author Steve Alten offers readers a crossover novel that combines characters from two of his most popular series.

Poetry


Babel Via Negativa

Babel Via Negativa: Hybrid Scripting

Author: Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé
Publisher: Squircle Line Press & Ethos Books
ISBN: 978-981-09-5901-2
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BABEL VIA NEGATIVA is an eclectic collection of hybrid scriptings, described by Richard Collins as “a feast of juxtapositions” and “an impossibility of conversations.” Dive into the invented form of the asingbol, assorted poetic ruminations, lost acts of translation, or the five critical essays that speak of the ultimate limits of language.
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Become a Message: Poems

Author: Lajos Walder
Publisher: Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-935830-30-6
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Hungarian-Jewish poet Lajos Walder (1913-1945) cuts to the quick: his severe, trenchant, witty poems resurrect a bygone world and teach us to see ours anew. Lajos Walder is arguably the most significant modern Hungarian poet.
Orbital Paths

Orbital Paths: Poems

Author: Richard Meyer
Publisher: Science Thrillers Media
ISBN: 978-1-940419-07-7
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In the lyrical tradition of Robert Frost, Minnesota poet’s debut collection brims with wisdom and wit. These accessible poems beg to be read out loud.

LGBT


Living Large

Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason

Author: Joseph P. Eckhardt
Publisher: WoodstockArts
ISBN: 978-0-9679268-8-9
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LIVING LARGE: WILNA HERVEY AND NAN MASON, by noted silent film historian Joseph P. Eckhardt, is by turns a rollicking dual biography and a sweet love story about two “Big Girl” silent film stars turned artists.
Strayhorn

Strayhorn: An Illustrated Life

Editors: A. Alyce Claerbaut and David Schlesinger
Publisher: Agate Bolden
ISBN: 978-1-932841-98-5
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A collection of essays, photographs, interviews, and ephemera celebrating the life, work, and legacy of the jazz legend Billy Strayhorn, one of the most significant yet under-appreciated contributors to 20th century American music.
Wheres My Book

Where’s My Book?: A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Confirming Youth, Their Parents, and Everyone Else

Author: Linda Gromko, MD
Publisher: Bainbridge Books
ISBN: 978-0-9825143-7-5
Purchase: Amazon

Blunt, practical guide for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals. Covers medical and surgical treatments, and practical tips for surviving and thriving. Rated “R” for “Realistic!”

Health & Fitness


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The Doctor’s Kidney Diets: A Nutritional Guide to Managing and Slowing the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

Author: Mandip S. Kang, M.D.
Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0-7570-0373-8
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THE DOCTOR’S KIDNEY DIETS explains how nutrition can manage, slow, and even stop kidney disease, and provides over fifty renal dietitian-approved recipes that follow dietary guidelines.

Eat Out, Eat Well

Eat Out, Eat Well: The Guide to Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant

Author: Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 978-1-58040-542-3
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EAT OUT, EAT WELL is your resource to master the ins and outs of eating healthier in just about any type of restaurant, from fast food to upscale dining and ethnic cuisines.
Everything Guide to Integrative Pain Management

The Everything Guide to Integrative Pain Management: Conventional and Alternative Therapies for Managing Pain

Author: Traci Stein, PhD, MPH
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 978-1-4405-8970-6
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A comprehensive guide to managing pain through conventional, natural, and mind-body therapies so you can take control of pain and get back to living.

History


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Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way

Author: Stewart F. Lane
Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0-7570-0388-2
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A fascinating, fully illustrated history of African Americans in theater, with a focus on Broadway and over 300 black-and-white and color illustrations throughout.

Historic Armenia After 100 Years

Historic Armenia After 100 Years: Ani,Kars, and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia

Author: Matthew Karanian
Publisher: Stone Garden Press
ISBN: 978-0-9672120-6-7
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HISTORICA ARMENIA AFTER 100 YEARS is the first-ever historical guide to the cultural sites of ancient Armenia. Illustrated with 125 color photographs and maps.
Red Combines

Red Combines: 1915-2015: The Authoritative Guide to International Harvester and Case IH Combines and Harvesting Equipment

Author: Lee Klancher
Publisher: Octane Press
ISBN: 978-1-637747-45-9
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The impact of combine technology on agriculture and society is chronicled with colorful first-person accounts from engineers and designers as well as gorgeous photographs, blueprint drawings, and engineering sketches.

Humor


Long Live Grover Cleveland

Long Live Grover Cleveland

Author: Robert Klose
Publisher: Medallion Press
ISBN: 978-160542-575-7
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College campus satire where direct descendant of President Grover Cleveland wills his college to his nephew, a used car salesman who has never been to college, much less administered one. “Long Live Grover Cleveland is a delicious farce.” —Deb Baker, The Mindful Reader
Uncle John's FACTASTIC Bathroom Reader

Uncle John’s FACTASTIC Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers’ Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 978-1-62686-426-9
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From head-scratching blunders to the origins of everyday things, these pages are packed with trivia, quotes, oddities, and thousands of incredible FACTS! Uncle John got a Factastic facelift for this 28th all-new edition of the beloved book series.
Uncle John's Weird Weird World

Uncle John’s Weird Weird World: EPIC — The Strangest Things on Earth… Unearthed

Author: Bathroom Readers’ Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 978-1-62686-428-3
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Discover a portal to the bizarre in page after page of eye-popping photographs and illustrations that take humor and fun to a whole new dimension!

Inspirational


Binoculars

Binoculars: Masquerading As a Sighted Person

Author: Philip F. Dimeo
Publisher: New Horizon Press
ISBN: 978-0-88282-493-2
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BINOCULARS is a sensitive, amazing, and astonishingly revealing first-hand account of a man who achieves incredible feats with his courage and talent, while finally coming to terms with his blindness.

Creative Activist

The Creative Activist: Make the World Better, One Person, One Action at a Time

Author: Rae Luskin
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-940014-66-1
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An inspiration toolbox…contains thirty-six stories with action steps from people who have embraced their personal power and creative gifts to create change.

Intentional Living

Intentional Living: Choosing a Life that Matters

Author: John C. Maxwell
Publisher: Center Street
ISBN: 978-1-4555-4817-0
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We all long to be significant. We want to make a contribution, to be a part of something noble and purposeful. You achieve significance by being intentional. John Maxwell shows you how to begin with small, significant acts of service.
Suga Water

Suga Water: A Memoir

Author: Arshay Cooper
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-940014-61-6
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Out of their neglected neighborhood, a group of young men emerge to show that even amidst the noise and chaos, new heroes and bonds can be found.

Multicultural


Different Roots

Different Roots, Common Dreams: New Hampshire’s Cultural Diversity

Photographer: Becky Field
Publisher: Peter E. Randall Publisher
ISBN: 978-1-937721-24-4
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For the past three years, photographer Becky Field has been welcomed into the lives of New Hampshire’s immigrants and refugees. Her photographs, along with essays written by New Hampshire’s immigrants, show that while we are different in many ways, we all have the same dreams.

Maya Threads

Maya Threads: A Woven History of Chiapas

Author: Walter F. Morris, Jr. and Carol Karasik
Photographer: Janet Schwartz
Publisher: Thrums Books
ISBN: 978-0-9838860-6-8
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A definitive guide to the history, meaning, and evolution of the beautiful and intricate Maya textiles of Chiapas, Mexico. Through the pages of this incredibly-researched history and photo gallery, the world of the Maya lives on through the lens of its culture and costume.
Traditional Weavers of Guatamala

Traditional Weavers of Guatemala: Their Stories, Their Lives

Author: Deborah Chandler and Teresa Cordon
Photographer: Joe Coca
Publisher: Thrums Books
ISBN: 978-0-9838860-7-5
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Twenty artisans share their personal histories, hopes, and dreams along with the products of their hands. Vibrant photographs tell a story of the physical beauty of Guatemala, of the Maya culture, and of the textiles themselves.

Nature & Environment


Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert Bighorn Sheep: Wilderness Icon

Author: Mark C. Jorgensen
Photographer: Jeff Young
Publisher: Sunbelt Publications
ISBN: 978-1-941384-00-8
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DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP depicts this elusive species through photographs captured in the southwest deserts. Their stunning natural behaviors are narrated by a top bighorn authority.
National Parks

The National Parks: An American Legacy

Photograher: Ian Shive
Publisher: Earth Aware Editions
ISBN: 978-1-60887-408-8
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An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive, today’s leading national park photographer, as well as through poignant essays by conservancy groups from across the country.
SUPER HOUSE

SUPER HOUSE: Design Your Dream Home for Super Energy Efficiency, Total Comfort, Dazzling Beauty, Awesome Strength, and Economy

Author: Donald R. Wulfinghoff
Publisher: Energy Institute Press
ISBN: 978-0-9657926-3-9
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The revolutionary guide to ideal home design, renovation, and repair. Create a home that is super-efficient, totally comfortable, safe, stylish, and strong. User-friendly, lavishly illustrated.

Parenting & Family Issues


Action Art

Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures

Authord: MaryAnn F. Kohl and Barbara Zaborowski
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0935607-34-5
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ACTION ART offers kids age 2-12 over 100 active hands-on art experiences involving adventure, movement, and discovery. Chapters include Rolling, Spinning, Swinging, Blowing, Exploding, Tossing, Smacking, and more. Full color photographs throughout. 9th in the Bright Ideas series.

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Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love With Expectations and Protection with Trust

Authord: Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, Ilana Ginsburg, and Talia Ginsburg
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 978-1-58110-867-5
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Offers tips on fostering resilience in teens, this book helps parents understand how they can balance unconditional love and still set high expectations for their children.
Science of Parenthood

Science of Parenthood: Thoroughly Unscientific Explanations for Utterly Baffling Parenting Situations

Authord: Norine Dworkin-McDaniel and Jessica Ziegler
Publisher: She Writes Press
ISBN: 978-1-63152-947-4
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Science of Parenthood uses math and science to “explain” the ridiculous situations otherwise capable adults find themselves in as a result of having children.

Political & Current Events


ecology of law

The Ecology of Law: Toward a Legal System in Tune with Nature and Community

Author: Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-62656-206-6
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Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview.
Every Gift Matters

Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World

Author: Carrie Morgridge with John Perry
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press
ISBN: 978-1-62634-182-1
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Through inspiring stories, the author demonstrates how small gifts – some as little as $7 – can transform someone’s life and empowers readers with tips for making a big impact with small donations.

Giant Reborn

A Giant Reborn: Why the US Will Dominate the 21st Century

Author: Johan Van Overtveldt
Publisher: Agate B2
ISBN: 978-1-932841-81-7
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Acclaimed economic journalist (and Belgium’s minister of finance) makes the case for why the United States, against many pundits’ best predictions, is set to thrive this century.

Professional & Technical


Neurovascular Surgery

Neurovascular Surgery, 2nd Edition

Authors: Robert E. Spetzler, M. Yashar S. Kalani, and Peter Nakaji
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
ISBN: 978-1-60406-759-0
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Evidence-based and transdisciplinary, Neurovascular Surgery covers the full spectrum of neurovascular pathologies and treatments including medical, surgical, endovascular, cerebral revascularization, bypass surgery, and other procedures.
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Psychopharmacology: Straight Talk on Metal Health Medications, 3rd Edition

Author: Joe Wegmann, RPj, LCSW
Publisher: PESI Publishing & Media
ISBN: 978-1-55957-021-3
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This is the definitive guide and desk reference for healthcare professionals and patients to expand their knowledge in the pharmacological and behavioral treatment of psychosis, anxiety, depression, bipolar, insomnia and ADHD.
Red Combines

Red Combines: 1915-2015: The Authoritative Guide to International Harvester and Case IH Combines and Harvesting Equipment

Author: Lee Klancher
Publisher: Octane Press
ISBN: 978-1-637747-45-9
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

The impact of combine technology on agriculture and society is chronicled with colorful first-person accounts from engineers and designers as well as gorgeous photographs, blueprint drawings, and engineering sketches.

Psychology


Antisocial

Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic & Histrionic Workbook: Treatment Strategies for Cluster B Personality Disorders

Author: Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D.
Publisher: PESI Publishing & Media
ISBN: 978-1-559570-18-3
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Developed from years of experience working with complex and challenging clients, Daniel Fox, PhD has created the ultimate workbook to effectively treat clients with antisocial, histrionic, narcissistic and borderline personality disorders.
Got Social Mediology

Got Social Mediology? Using Psychology to Master Your Social Media for Your Business Without Spending a Dime

Author: Jay Izso
Publisher: InterAction Press
ISBN: 978-0-9915136-0-4
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Teaches business owners to use psychology and the right social media platforms to build relationships, establish customer loyalty, and achieve targeted goals without investing in marketing.
Work-Life Equation

The Work-Life Equation: Six Key Values That Drive Happiness and Success

Author: William L. Maw
Publisher: Praeger, an imprint of ABC-Clio, LLC
ISBN: 978-1-4408-3245-1
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This book supplies a simple, memorable, and effective formula to solve problematic behaviors in the work environment and life in general—a guidebook that will help readers move beyond mediocrity and achieve a happier, more successful lives.

Reference


Cannabis Encyclopedia

The Cannabis Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to Cultivation & Consumption of Medical Marijuana

Author: Jorge Cervantes
Publisher: Van Patten Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-878823-34-2
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THE CANNABIS ENCYCLOPEDIA explains all the essential techniques to grow indoors, outdoors and in greenhouses. More than 2,000 beautiful color images illustrate this 596-page book.
Geology of Southwestern Maine

A Guide to the Geology of Southwestern Maine

Author: Arthur M. Hussey II, Ph.D.
Publisher: Peter E. Randall Publisher
ISBN: 978-0-615-29183-3
Purchase: Publisher Website

This guide describes and interprets how the rocks and landscape of southwestern Maine came into being and how they evolved over half a billion years of geological time. The intended audience includes interested laypeople, public school teachers, and professional geologists who have an interest in the geology of southwestern Maine.
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Korean Slang: As much as a Rat’s Tail: The Insider’s Guide
An Irreverent Look at Language within Culture

Authors: Peter N. Liptak and Siwoo Lee
Publisher: Exile Press LLC
ISBNs: 978-89-962405-5-6 / 978-1936342501
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Get ‘street’ with A Rat’s Tail: learn what the kids are really saying, all the Korean they will never teach you in class. See more at www.badasskorean.com.

Regional


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Georgia’s Lake Como

Authors: Anne Pledger, Barbara Roper, and Bob Voyles
Publisher: Shock Design Books
ISBN: 978-0-9824779-9-1
Purchase: Publisher Website

GEORGIA’S LAKE COMO documents the founding and centennial history of Lakemont, Georgia through the industrial revolution, Great Depression, world wars, and the new millennium.

In Search of NampeyoIn Search of Nampeyo: The Early Years, 1875-1892

Author: Steve Elmore
Publisher: Spirit Bird Press
ISBN: 978-0-9862854-2-4
Purchase: Publisher Website

A photographic art history of the great Hopi Pueblo potter Nampeyo (1856-1942) presenting many new discoveries about her life as an early American Modernist. Steve Elmore’s unified view of the early life and work of the Hopi potter Nampeyo draws on 25 years of research.

VisioneIndiana’s 200: The People Who Shaped the Hoosier State

Editors: Linda C. Gugin and James E. St. Clair
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society Press
ISBN: 978-0-87195-387-2
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This volume recognizes the people who made enduring contributions to the state of Indiana in its 200-year history. Written by historians, scholars, biographers, and independent researchers, the biographical essays will enhance the public s knowledge and appreciation of those who made a difference in the lives of Hoosiers, the country, and even the world.

Religion


Homage to a Broken Man

Homage to a Broken Man: The Life of J. Heinrich Arnold
A True Story of Faith, Forgiveness, Sacrifice, and Community

Author: Peter Mommsen
Publisher: Plough Publishing House
ISBN: 978-0874866131
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In this gripping and richly spiritual book, Peter Mommsen tells the dramatic true story of the grandfather he hardly knew, the story of a man refined by fire, whose wounds became his greatest gift.
Raising God's Girl

Raising God’s Girl: Empowering Parents to Raise Daughters with Conviction, Confidence & Courage

Authors: Rich and Mary Lou Graham
Publisher: Certa Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9962716-9-1
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher’s Website

RAISING GOD’S GIRL empowers parents to raise their daughters with conviction, confidence, and courage. Discover how to become strong and courageous parents being used by God to build strong and courageous daughters.
Touching the Heart of God

Touching the Heart of God: Embracing the Calendar of the Kingdom

Author: Paul Wilbur
Publisher: Certa Books
ISBN: 978-0-9965713-3-3
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Discover how you fit in God’s Kingdom and understand how He marks history with an eye toward the future. Whether you are a Messianic or Gentile believer in our amazing Messiah, you will find new and empowering insights in this book, which will build your faith and provoke your participation.
Vanity Karma

Vanity Karma: Ecclesiastes, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Meaning of Life

Author: Jayadvaita Swami
Publisher: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
ISBN: 978-0-89213-449-6
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In this cross-cultural commentary, Indian spiritual wisdom meets the wisdom of a biblical sage as two perennial classics come together, both offering profound understanding.

Self-Help


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Baby Care Anywhere: A Quick Guide to Parenting on the Go

Authors: Ben Spitalnick, MD, MBA, FAAP and Keith Seibert, MD, MBA, FAAP
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 978-1-58110-896-5
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BABY CARE ANYWHERE addresses 150 of the most frequent questions and concerns from new parents. This portable guide fits in a diaper bag or stroller pocket.
Path Within

The Path Within: Break Through Harmful Programming and Doctrine To Experience Happiness and Harmony in Your Reality

Author: Anthony Santen
Publisher: Anthony Santen
ISBN: 978-1508851530
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THE PATH WITHIN goes beyond therapy to provide the tools and insights to understand how to break through to happiness and harmony.
Saving Our Lives

Saving Our Lives: Essays to Inspire the Writer in YOU

Author: D. Margaret Hoffman
Publisher: Overdue Books
ISBN: 978-1517040956
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Hoffman’s essays prove that everyday life is full of stories worth saving. You can save your life, too. This book will show you how.

Sports & Recreation


Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago Bears

The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago Bears: A Decade-by-Decade History

Author: Chicago Tribune Staff
Publisher: Agate Midway
ISBN: 978-1-57284-177-2
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

A comprehensive, decade-by-decade portrait of the Chicago Bears, featuring essays, vintage and contemporary photography, and team memorabilia from the Chicago Tribune’s vast historical archives.
Color of Sundays

The Color of Sundays: The Secret Strategy that Built The Steelers’ Dynasty

Author: Andrew Conte
Publisher: Blue River Press
ISBN: 978-1-935628-55-2
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THE COLOR OF SUNDAYS tells the story of Bill Nunn Jr. rebuilding the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise and breaking down barriers for African-Americans in college professional football.
One Goal III

One Goal III: The Inside Story of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks

Author: Chicago Blackhawks
Publisher: Blackhawks Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-692-51566-2
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

ONE GOAL III takes fans down to ice level, on the road and inside the locker room for the Chicago Blackhawks’ incredible journey to the 2015 Stanley Cup.

Travel


MostlyA (Mostly) Kids’ Guide to Naples, Marco Island, & The Everglades

Author: Karen T. Bartlett
Publisher: Mostly Kids Guides LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9909731-0-2
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

A (mostly) Kids’ Guide to Naples, Marco Island & The Everglades is the region’s first guidebook for families with children. The 80-page softcover book, with more than 150 full color photographs, is a fun and humorous kids’-eye view of the beaches, nature preserves, attractions and experiences on land and sea.
Napoli Unplugged

Napoli Unplugged Guide to Naples

Authors: Bonnie Alberts, Barbara Zaragoza, Penny Ewles-Bergeron, and Erin Romano
Publisher: Partenope Press, LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9908051-0-6
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

This is not your typical guidebook. Written for the intrepid traveller seeking a more profound experience, the NU Guide delves deep deep enough to catch the cultural heartbeat of the city.

Paris201Paris 201: Uncommon Places in the City of Light

Author: Jerry Marterer
Publisher: Lydia Inglett Ltd. Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-938417-22-1
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

Feet on the ground, gut level, NOW experience. Today, we yearn for inside information before we pack our bags to travel to locales far and wide. Now, you can get THE inside information on Paris as never before.

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Fog Seller

The Fog Seller

Author: Don Daglow
Publisher: Sausalito Media LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9967815-0-3
Purchase: Amazon

From the creator of the Emmy® Award winning Neverwinter Nights™, a mystery novel to remind us that sometimes the little guy finds a way to win. From the piers of Sausalito to the penthouses of San Francisco, Steve searches for answers with the help of unlikely allies.
Lovers Tango

The Lovers’ Tango

Author: Mark Rubinstein
Publisher: Thunder Lake Press
ISBN: 978-0-9856268-2-2
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Everything in Bill Shaw’s life changed the moment he met the beautiful actress Nora Reyes. A suspenseful tale of deeply abiding love that culminates in a poignant conclusion addressing devotion, commitment, and the question of what constitutes justice.

Rooks and Romanticide

Rooks and Romanticide

Author: J.I. Radke
Publisher: DSP Publications, an imprint of Dreamspinner Press
ISBN: 978-1-63476-058-4
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Verona is steampunk Victorian London. Romeo and Juliet are gunslingers. With bullets and blazes of glory, loyalty runs deep as passion or revenge.

Cover Design: Nonfiction


Heroic Children

Heroic Children: Untold Stories of the Unconquerable

Author: Hanoch Teller
Publisher: New York City Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-1-881939-23-8
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

In HEROIC CHILDREN, noted author Hanoch Teller vividly chronicles the incredible lives and experiences of nine survivors who were only children when they encountered the unimaginable turbulence and horrors of the Holocaust. Each story, each voice – though born of pain and suffering – is unique and ultimately triumphant in its own way.
Money Secrets

Money Secrets: Keys to Smart Investing

Author: Kim Curtis
Publisher: Financial Literacy Press
ISBN: 978-0-9913166-0-1
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Award-winning MONEY SECRETS: KEYS TO SMART INVESTING, pulls back the curtain on the financial services industry and reveals why smart people make bad financial decisions. It is a common-sense approach to planning and investing wisely.
The Ties that Bind

The Ties That Bind: Networking with Style

Author: Danny Beyer
Publisher: BookPress Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9855133-9-9
Purchase: Amazon

Whether you’re new to networking or a seasoned pro, THE TIES THAT BIND provides valuable insights and a roadmap to more effectively connect with people.

Cover Design: Large Format


Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert Bighorn Sheep: Wilderness Icon

Author: Mark C. Jorgensen
Photographer: Jeff Young
Publisher: Sunbelt Publications
ISBN: 978-1-941384-00-8
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DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP depicts this elusive species through photographs captured in the southwest deserts. Their stunning natural behaviors are narrated by a top bighorn authority.
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Star Trek: Costumes: Five Decades of Fashion from the Final Frontier

Authors: Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 978-1-60887-518-4
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Drawing on the entire franchise, including all twelve films and six TV series, STAR TREK: COSTUMES explores the creation of some of the most memorable garb in the galaxy.

VisioneVisione: A Midcentury Photographic Memoir

Author: Mario DiGirolamo
Publisher: Shock Design Books
ISBN: 978-0-9824779-8-4
Purchase: Author Website, Publisher Website

Aptly titled, VISIONE is literally: to see. The book is a collection of midcentury photographs taken by Mario DiGirolamo in Italy, London, Vienna, and New York.

Cover Design: Children’s/Young Adult


Disney Princess

Disney Princess: A Magical Pop-Up World

Author: Matthew Reinhart
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 978-1-60887-553-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

With state-of-the-art paper engineering and beautifully rendered illustrations, DISNEY PRINCESS: A MAGICAL POP-UP WORLD brings these castles and characters brilliantly to life, capturing the magical worlds that have enthralled audiences for decades.
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Firebrand

Author: Aaron Barnhart
Publisher: Quindaro Press
ISBN: 978-0-9669258-6-9
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Race, violence, and conscience clash over Bleeding Kansas in this “historically rigorous” (Kirkus) biographical novel about 19th-century freedom fighter August Bondi. Action-packed narrative and contemporary dialogue shed new light on questions that kids confront today.
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Kobee Manatee: A Wild Weather Adventure

Author: Robert Scott Thayer
Publisher: Thompson Mill Press, LLC
ISBN: 9-78-0-9883269-4-1
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“An appealing picture book distinguished by its colorful images, creatively distilled meteorological facts, and simple but dynamic storytelling.” – Kirkus Reviews.

Interior Design: 1-2 Color


Creating Your First Resume

Creating Your First Resume: A Step-by-Step Guide to Write Your First Competitive Resume

Author: Kathryn Troutman
Publisher: The Resume Place
ISBN: 978-0-9861421-0-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

CREATING YOUR FIRST RESUME samples are beautifully designed with colors, bars, graphics for a great first impression. Readable and targeted, see the latest trends in resume writing and formats.
Savannah

Savannah Guidebook

Authors: Polly Wylly Cooper and Laura Connerat Lawton
Publisher: Cherokee Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-87797-398-0
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SAVANNAH GUIDEBOOK, written with affection for their hometown by two sixth generation ladies, covers it all. From historic house museums, flowering gardens and Savannah’s famous squares (little parks) to practical information such as restaurants, lodging, fun for children, this book is an essential tool for getting around with ease in this intriguing southern town.
Station 119

Station 119: From Lifesaving to Marine Research

Author: Kenneth W. Able
Publisher: Down the Shore Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-59322-096-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

STATION 119 is the story of the mission of the men and women who work at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station. It is also the story of the station itself — while the station now may play a role in saving the planet, it began with a mission of saving lives.

Interior Design: 3 or more Colors


Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak: The Art of Darkness

Author: Mark Salisbury
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 978-1-60887-568-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Featuring extensive interviews with the director, CRIMSON PEAK: THE ART OF DARKNESS chronicles the creative odyssey that brought the film to screen, showing how del Toro’s unique perspective, attention to detail, and storytelling prowess were key in crafting a film of incredible visual richness and thematic power.
Photographing Tourist

The Photographing Tourist: A Storyteller’s Guide to Travel and Photography

Author: David Noyes
Publisher: D.F. Noyes Studios
ISBN: 978-0-9965239-0-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

Illustrated with over 300 photographs, this storytellers guide to travel and photography takes you on a journey to remote corners of our fascinating world.
Todd and Brad Reed's Michigan

Todd and Brad Reed’s Michigan: Wednesdays in the Mitten

Authors: Todd Reed and Brad Reed
Publisher: Todd & Brad Reed Photography LLC
ISBN: 978-1-4951-5213-9
Purchase: Publisher Website

TODD AND BRAD REED’S MICHIGAN: WEDNESDAYS IN THE MITTEN takes you along with this father and son team who set out every Wednesday for a year discovering Michigan’s natural heart and soul with their cameras.

Interior Design: 3 or more Color (Children’s/YA)


The Green Musican

The Green Musician

Author: retold by Mahvash Shahegh
Illustrator: Claire Ewart
Publisher: Wisdom Tales
ISBN: 978-1-937786-42-7
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This charming adaptation of a 1,000 year old Persian tale about Barbad the musician teaches the importance of patience and determination in reaching one’s goal.
Toothless Fairy

The Toothless Fairy

Author: Timothy Jordan
Illustrator: Matthew LaFleur
Publisher: Night River Press
ISBN: 978-0-9964349-0-4
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Every parent knows the problem – Halloween is over, but the issue of how to handle too much candy has just begun – meet the Toothless Fairy.
Wait for Me

Wait for Me

Author: Suzanne Joy Faber
Illustrator: Livi Gosling
Publisher: Amersand, Inc.
ISBN: 978-099625252-2
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Evoking beauty and simplicity, Faber and Gosling explore the gentle virtues of patience and kindness as Henry, who was left behind, waits for younger sister, Daisy.

Most Improved Redesign


Closer to the Ground

Closer to the Ground

Author: Dylan Tomine
Publisher: Patagonia
ISBN: 978-1-938340-00-0
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CLOSER TO THE GROUND is the deeply personal story of a father learning to share his love of nature with his children, not through the indoor lens of words or pictures, but directly, palpably, by exploring the natural world as they forage, cook and eat from the woods and sea.
Guten Appetit

Guten Appetit! A Delicious Journey through Another Germany

Author: Ute Buehler
Publisher: Studio 214 Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9770749-0-7
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A twelve months journey through Germany, twelve venues and menus, 120 pages, 120 colorful images, history and fun stories and a wealth of information.
Surf

Surf is Where You Find It

Author: Gerry Lopez
Publisher: Patagonia
ISBN: 978-1-938340-26-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Written by one of the most revered surfers of his generation, Gerry Lopez’s SURF IS WHERE YOU FIND IT is a collection of stories about a lifetime of surfing. But more than that, it is a collection of stories about the lessons learned from surfing.

Best New Voice: Fiction


About Anna

About Anna…

Author: Sophia Michelle Delanner
Publisher: Infinity House
ISBN: 978-0-9909281-0-2
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

A moving tale of three generations of Russian women living in New York City, of fate and love, of bonds that shape and shadow our lives. This dysfunctional love story explores, with uncompromising candor, the nuances of human nature

Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

Author: Richard V Rupp
Publisher: ArchwayPublishing
ISBN: 978-1-4808-1964-1
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In this compelling crime thriller, Dick Hartmann is a seasoned FBI agent who heads up San Francisco’s Violent Crime Squad. When he and his elite squad are assigned to investigate a suspicious death at the Irs Service Center in Fresno, they’re soon led into the bowels of the city’s largest street gang – the Bulldogs.

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Eleanor’s Wars

Author: Ames Sheldon
Publisher: Beaver’s Pond Press
ISBN: 978-1-59298-861-7
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

When Eleanor’s son enlists to fight in WWII, the secrets she’s hidden about her service in the Great War erupt, threatening her marriage and family.

Best New Voice: Nonfiction


Drinking in the Culture

Drinking in the Culture: Tuppers’ Guide to Exploring Great Beers in Europe

Authors: Bob and Ellie Tupper
Publisher: CulturAle Press
ISBN: 978-0-9909610-0-0
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

The first ever guide to finding, not just good beer, but good beer places, in 24 of the best cities in Europe to enjoy the local brews. This is a book not just about beer or about travel, but about the rich connections between beers and the societies that brew them.

My Real Job

My Real Job is Being an Artist: How to Produce a Body of Signature Art and Build the Foundation of an Art Business

Author: Aletta de Wal, M.Ed.
Publisher: Artist Career Training
ISBN: 978-0-9833531-1-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

An indispensable reference book about how to prepare for success as a fine artist.

Tadem

Tadem: My Father’s Village

Author: Robert Aram Kaloosdian
Publisher: Peter E. Randall Publisher
ISBN: 978-1-942155-02-7
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Drawing on accounts from over a dozen witnesses, most never before published, the author recounts the life and death of one village. With striking immediacy, the author presents TADEM as a microcosm of the Genocide and argues that the Turks used the outbreak of World War I as a cover for atrocities motivated by religious hatred and greed.
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Yo Miz!

Author: Elizabeth Rose
Publisher: By Any Other Name Press
ISBN: 978-0-9904392-1-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

YO MIZ! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools in one wacky year.

Best New Voice: Children’s/YA


Flexible Wings

Flexible Wings

Author: Veda Stamps
Publisher: IMO Books
ISBN: 978-0-9960357-0-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Summer Stevenson an eleven-year-old military kid of mixed-race dreams of having a permanent home and swimming in the Olympics one day, just like her idol Olympian Lia Neal. But those things seem out of reach as her parents “the heroes” continually move the family from house to house like boxed-up toys.
Love Circles the World

Love Circles the World

Author: Marion Young
Illustrator: Christina Mattison Ebert
Publisher: Marion Young
ISBN: 978-0-9962720-0-1
Purchase: IndieBound; Publisher Website

LOVE CIRCLES THE WORLD is an enchanting peek into cultures around the globe. Its message of love and family is so simple it’s sublime.
Whispers of the Wolf

Whispers of the Wolf

Author: Pauline Ts’o
Publisher: Wisdom Tales
ISBN: 978-1-93778645-8
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

This heartwarming story of a Pueblo boy and the wolf pup he rescues in the Southwestern desert addresses issues of self-esteem, personal fears, and community.

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Fiction


Outrageous

Outrageous: Rise to Riches: The Victoria Woodhull Saga, Volume 1

Author: Neal Katz
Publisher: Top Reads Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9964860-1-9
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

OUTRAGEOUS is a story of woman empowerment, overcoming adversity, and hope as told through the eyes of Victoria Woodhull, an icon of Victorian America feminism.
Poets Secret

The Poet’s Secret

Author: Kenneth Zak
Publisher: Penju Publishing
ISBN: 978-0-9903200-0-5
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THE POET’S SECRET is an evocative tale of underwater trysts, Aztec treasure hunts, and one woman’s quest to unlock the mystery of timeless love. Declared “a lyrical tour de force” by Foreword Reviews.
Simmer and Smoke

Simmer and Smoke: A Southern Tale of Grit and Spice

Author: Peggy Lampman
Publisher: Peggy Lampman
ISBN: 978-1508498841
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Two women discover what’s worth fighting for in this deliciously rendered novel that illuminates the power of food, love, and friendship on the human heart.

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Nonfiction


8x8 Cookbook

The 8×8 Cookbook: Square Meals for Weeknight Family Dinner, Desserts and More — In One Perfect 8×8-Inch Dish

Author: Kathy Strahs
Publisher: Burnt Cheese Press
ISBN: 978-0-9969112-0-7
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

With THE 8×8 COOKBOOK, author Kathy Strahs elevates the simple 8×8-inch square baking dish into a dinnertime secret weapon for busy families.
Napoli Unplugged

Napoli Unplugged Guide to Naples

Authors: Bonnie Alberts, Barbara Zaragoza, Penny Ewles-Bergeron, and Erin Romano
Publisher: Partenope Press, LLC
ISBN: 978-0-9908051-0-6
Purchase: Amazon; Publisher Website

This is not your typical guidebook. Written for the intrepid traveler seeking a more profound experience, the NU Guide delves deep deep enough to catch the cultural heartbeat of the city.
Photographing Tourist

The Photographing Tourist: A Storyteller’s Guide to Travel and Photography

Author: David Noyes
Publisher: D.F. Noyes Studios
ISBN: 978-0-9965239-0-5
Purchase: Amazon; B&N

Illustrated with over 300 photographs, this storytellers guide to travel and photography takes you on a journey to remote corners of our fascinating world.

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Children’s/YA


Oldenglen

Oldenglen

Author: Robin Mason & Michael Mason
Publisher: Tricklewood Press
ISBN: 978-0994837103
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Twelve-year-old English schoolboy Jax and his friend Sarah wonder if they were summoned by magic to help defend the Oregon forests of Oldenglen. OLDENGLEN is the first in a new fantasy series for middle-grade readers.

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The Toothless Fairy

Author: Timothy Jordan
Illustrator: Matthew LaFleur
Publisher: Night River Press
ISBN: 978-0-9964349-0-4
Purchase: Amazon; B&N; IndieBound

Every parent knows the problem – Halloween is over, but the issue of how to handle too much candy has just begun – meet the Toothless Fairy.

Welcome to Monstrovia

Welcome to Monstrovia

Author: Mark Newhouse
Publisher: AimHi Press
ISBN: 978-0692518953
Purchase: Amazon

Lying serpents, deadly giants, and a wacky murder mystery, all part of a normal case for J.D. Doofinch, Esquire, Defender of Monsters, Fictional Folk, Etc.

2 responses to “IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ 2016 Finalists”

  1. My book “Rowdy” ISBN 978-0-9960260-0-0 is listed above as a finalist under biography, however my author web site is not included. Can you please add the author website http://www.rowdystory.com

    Thank you
    Chris Madsen
    805-689-1944

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