Book Award Winners

Book Award Winner: This Kind of Silence: How Losing My Hearing Taught Me to Listen

Book Award Winner: This Kind of Silence: How Losing My Hearing Taught Me to Listen

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Synopsis Michele was a successful thirty-two-year-old school principal and married mother of two, when she woke up one morning and could no longer hear. Doctors could offer no explanation. She spent three frustrating and desperate years searching to make sense of the medical mystery, but doctors told her there was little […]

Book Award Winner: Fixing the Fates

Book Award Winner: Fixing the Fates

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Synopsis DIANE DEWEY, surrendered in a German orphanage at age one, was adopted and raised by loving parents near Philadelphia, who withheld information about her origins, seemingly to protect her. Then the axis shifted. When Diane’s Swiss biological father contacted her by letter after forty-six years, her sense of truth […]

Book Award Winner: Timeless Laws of Software Development

Book Award Winner: Timeless Laws of Software Development

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Synopsis Most software projects have dreadful quality! Quality code requires more than good intentions and wishful thinking. This book clearly explains the fundamental laws and practices that you need, but probably didn’t learn in school. No matter what your role or experience level, Timeless Laws will change your view of […]

Book Award Winner: Suite Deal, the Smart Landlord’s Guide to Leasing Real Estate

Book Award Winner: Suite Deal, the Smart Landlord’s Guide to Leasing Real Estate

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Synopsis A guide for developing, refining, and improving your commercial real estate leasing skills. In the real estate industry, excellent leasing professionals are treasured (and highly compensated) for the value they can add to properties. Those looking for success cultivate practical leasing skills along with the fine art of fostering relationships. […]

Book Award Winner: Wise Millennial

Book Award Winner: Wise Millennial

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Synopsis They’re supposedly the “failure to launch” generation, content living at home, “influencing” on instagram, and taking a parental handout. Millennials are compared to their Baby Boomer parents and the strong economic power of previous generations, criticized for generational immaturity and told they aren’t achieving the success of their parents because […]

Book Award Winner: Silent Spring: Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War

Book Award Winner: Silent Spring: Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Synopsis Silent Spring – Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War is not politically correct or idealistic. It is not just another book about Agent Orange or the Vietnam War; it is the “silver bullet” which cuts through the complexity of the circumstances and pesticides used during the Vietnam War—highly toxic […]

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Book Award Winner: Better Decisions Better Thinking Better Outcomes: How to go from Mind Full to Mindful Leadership

Book Award Winner: Better Decisions Better Thinking Better Outcomes: How to go from Mind Full to Mindful Leadership

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Synopsis Stress and our overloaded brains are two of the underlying causes creating conflict, tension, and drama in the workplace. They also result in poor decision making and less-than-optimal thinking by leaders. Daily juggling of data, reports, email, meetings, decisions, and way too much information has leaders operating in “mind […]

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Book Award Winner: You Can’t Buy Love Like That

Book Award Winner: You Can’t Buy Love Like That

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Synopsis Carol Anderson is raised in a fundamentalist Christian home in the ’60s, at a time when being gay is in opposition to all social and religious mores and against the law in most states. Fearing the rejection of her parents, with whom she shares a loving relationship, she hides the […]

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Book Award Winner: Our Way

Book Award Winner: Our Way

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Synopsis Learn. Love. Lead. An embattled son becomes a patriarch. An untested employee becomes a CEO. A husband becomes a caregiver. A student becomes a teacher, and ultimately a student. Spike Yoh’s life story paints a vivid picture of the profound and very human forces that shape leadership. From a troubled […]

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Book Award Winner: My Nutritionary

Book Award Winner: My Nutritionary

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Synopsis Do you know your MCTs from your LCTs? How about sterols from stanols? What’s the difference between glucose and dextrose? Or probiotics and prebiotics? Why do we need calcium? What additive is number 330? How safe is acesulfame K? If you find yourself confused by food labels and ads for […]

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