Book Award Winners

Book Award Winner: First Job Savvy – Find a Job, Start Your Career

Book Award Winner: First Job Savvy – Find a Job, Start Your Career

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Denise P. Kalm Synopsis Landing a great job in a tight market is tough unless you have the tools you need to succeed.  First Job Savvy gives you the edge to stand out in a crowded field of applicants.  Learn how to define the job(s) to pursue, to get […]

Book Award Winner: Common Stones: A glimpse into several different worlds, in an effort to become more acquainted with our own

Book Award Winner: Common Stones: A glimpse into several different worlds, in an effort to become more acquainted with our own

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Alicia M. Smith Synopsis Have you ever awakened from a restless night of sleep and just couldn’t do it—you couldn’t wear that mask another day, acting as though everything were “okay.” Could anyone possibly understand what you were going through? Or are you on the other side of that […]

Book Award Winner: Challenging the Myths of Autism: Unlock New Possibilities and Hope

Book Award Winner: Challenging the Myths of Autism: Unlock New Possibilities and Hope

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Jonathan Alderson Synopsis How many times have you heard that people with autism lack creativity? That they reject affection or suffer from mental retardation? As the number of children diagnosed with autism surges, researchers and educators are racing to define the amorphous nature of this spectrum disorder and […]

Book Award Winner: Diabetes: From the Ebers Papyrus to Stem Cell Technology

Book Award Winner: Diabetes: From the Ebers Papyrus to Stem Cell Technology

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Dr. Val Wilson Synopsis This book explores diabetes from the first mention of symptoms associated with the condition in 1536 BC and examines the beginning of medical knowledge as ideas emerged in the ancient civilisations of Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome, India and China. It describes the appearance of two […]

Book Award Winner: The Magical Guide to Bliss

Book Award Winner: The Magical Guide to Bliss

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Meg Nocero Synopsis Bliss is not just an abstract idea; it is an attainable state of being. Whoever you are, wherever you find yourself, you are just steps away from living the life you desire. The world is full of wonder and miracles, and The Magical Guide to Bliss […]

Book Award Winner: Walking With the Enemy

Book Award Winner: Walking With the Enemy

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: C. Read Synopsis This true story is about the author’s involvement with a Bible study group that turned out to be a cult remarkably similar to the Branch Davidians of Waco, Texas, led by David Koresh. As of 28 February 1993, Read had been with them for some […]

Book Award Winner: Familiar Evil

Book Award Winner: Familiar Evil

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Rannah Gray Synopsis With raw honesty and unparalleled access, Familiar Evil tells the story of one man’s international search for a child predator—how perseverance, courage, and the enduring belief in good over evil prove the power of one. Twenty years before this story begins, a hung jury in England […]

Book Award Winner: We Were Soldiers Too: : A Historical Look at Germany During the Cold War from the US Soldiers Who Served There

Book Award Winner: We Were Soldiers Too: : A Historical Look at Germany During the Cold War from the US Soldiers Who Served There

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Bob Kern Synopsis Ground zero for a nuclear war was just over an hour northeast of Frankfurt, Germany. The small town of Fulda is nestled at the base of a natural gap in the hilly wooded terrain of West Germany and was a corridor between East and West […]

Book Award Winner: Troubled Mission: Fighting For Love, Spirituality, and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru

Book Award Winner: Troubled Mission: Fighting For Love, Spirituality, and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: John Wagner Synopsis What happens when, after a life-changing study-tour of Peru, a successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization and travel to Peru to fight for human rights in the midst of a culture of violence and terror? Not what he […]

Book Award Winner: 3D Printing Will Rock the World

Book Award Winner: 3D Printing Will Rock the World

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: John Hornick Synopsis “A lucid and comprehensive account of the burgeoning field of 3D printing—the technologies, and their implications. Hornick makes a compelling case for why this technology can’t be ignored. A must-read for anyone who wants to see beyond the horizon.”—Hod Lipson, coauthor, Fabricated: The New World […]