Book Award Winners

Book Award Winner: A Deeper Truth: The New Science of Innovation, Human Choice and Societal Scale Behavior

Book Award Winner: A Deeper Truth: The New Science of Innovation, Human Choice and Societal Scale Behavior

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Tim Stroh Synopsis A Deeper Truth explains why 9 out of 10 new products fail, the neuroscience behind human choice, and how disruptive successes leverage the fundamental nature of human decision-making. While innovation is called out in the title, the book is really about human nature, why and how people […]

Book Award Winner: Facing the 7 People-Dangers for Young Ladies Book 1

Book Award Winner: Facing the 7 People-Dangers for Young Ladies Book 1

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Marcy Shoberg Synopsis This is the flagship book of the forthcoming 7 People-Dangers series where women, men, and children of all ages increase their safety and enrich their lives by learning to deal with interpersonal danger. In it, high school and college ladies learn to use their brain, voice, and […]

Book Award Winner: You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side

Book Award Winner: You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Orly Lobel Synopsis The battle between Mattel, the makers of the iconic Barbie doll, and MGA, the company that created the Bratz dolls, was not just a war over best-selling toys, but a war over who owns ideas. When Carter Bryant began designing what would become the billion-dollar line […]

Book Award Winner: Mastering the Power of your Emotions: How to control what happens in you irrespective of what happens in you

Book Award Winner: Mastering the Power of your Emotions: How to control what happens in you irrespective of what happens in you

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Elisha O. Ogbonna Synopsis Mastering the Power of Your Emotions has a simple but undeniable premise: Emotions are at the centre of everything we do. If you can control your emotions, you can control your life. But as straightforward as this sound, most people are not the masters of their emotions. […]

Book Award Winner: From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream

Book Award Winner: From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Janice S. Ellis Synopsis From Liberty to Magnolia: In Search of the American Dream vividly recounts the journey of an African-American woman from rural, segregated Mississippi through academia, corporate America, and politics. It is the story of how she triumphed even when, more often than not, the ugly realities […]

Book Award Winner: How to Grow Your Dental Membership Plan

Book Award Winner: How to Grow Your Dental Membership Plan

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Dr. Christopher Phelps DMD, CMCT Synopsis Get more patients. After reading you will know: -How to break free from the 3 major tensions facing private practice -How to increase new ideal patient flow -How to market to the virtually untouched fee-for-service market -How to find the freedom and financial stability […]

Book Award Winner: Physician: How Science Transformed the Art of Medicine

Book Award Winner: Physician: How Science Transformed the Art of Medicine

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Rajeev Kurapati Synopsis What happened that changed the priest—the revered healer of antiquity—into a person of science? How was the modern doctor made? Physician is Rajeev Kurapati’s earnest attempt to answer this question and others central to the practice of medicine. For instance, how have the advances of medical technology […]

Book Award Winner: YOU-NICORN: 30 days to find your inner unicorn and live the life you love

Book Award Winner: YOU-NICORN: 30 days to find your inner unicorn and live the life you love

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Danielle A. Vincent Synopsis If you feel like your life could be better and more focused, but regular self-help books aren t your thing, YOU-NICORN is the book for you. Kirkus calls it A frank, funny self-help book perfect for those who view the genre with a healthy bit of […]

Book Award Winner: Three Weeks to Forgiveness: God’s Redemption in the Dark Places of Addiction

Book Award Winner: Three Weeks to Forgiveness: God’s Redemption in the Dark Places of Addiction

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Kimberly Dewberry Synopsis What would you do if your estranged, homeless, alcoholic father suddenly showed up at your door? What if you knew in three weeks you would be saying good-bye to him forever? One daughter knows deep down that her only choice, for his sake and hers, is to […]

Book Award Winner: The Art of Appraisal: Effective Tools and Streamlined Processes to Boost Teacher Performance

Book Award Winner: The Art of Appraisal: Effective Tools and Streamlined Processes to Boost Teacher Performance

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Barbara D. Culp, Ed. D. Synopsis The Art of Appraisal saves time and boosts performance with effective tools and a streamlined process. With detailed comments, an appraisal can correct weak habits, boost midlevel professionals, and launch excellent teachers into greatness, and allows administrators to reap the greatest benefits by creating […]