Book Award Winners

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 […]

Book Award Winner: How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education: The Unbundling of IDEA

Book Award Winner: How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education: The Unbundling of IDEA

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Names: Mark K. Claypool and John M. McLaughlin Synopsis Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access—public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with […]

Book Award Winner: Fire in Middle: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Solved

Book Award Winner: Fire in Middle: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Solved

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: James Ernest Brown Synopsis A huge power house for creating electrified water, the Great Pyramid will never be looked at the same. James Brown first visited Egypt in 1978 with a team of seven researchers. He was compelled to gain first-hand evidence of the purpose of the pyramids. As a […]

Book Award Winner: Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure with Human Electricity

Book Award Winner: Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure with Human Electricity

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: James Ernest Brown Synopsis James Ernest Brown has been a general contractor for more than fifty years. He is a practical thinker and at each step along the way of the journey of research that led to Electric Ancient Egyptians he has insisted that the evidence he uncovered had […]

Book Award Winner: Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Book Award Winner: Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Patrick Schwerdtfeger Synopsis Don’t ask, “Who’s gonna eat our lunch?” Ask instead, “Who else’s lunch can we eat?” Anarchy is coming. Decentralization is accelerating, and technology is facilitating the trend. Nobody trusts traditional institutions or authority figures anymore. Bitcoin, open source, Uber, social media, and the Arab Spring are all […]

Book Award Winner: Clarkston’s Curse

Book Award Winner: Clarkston’s Curse

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Ann Margaret Johns Synopsis Based on actual events, Clarkston’s Curse is the compelling true story of a child growing up in a small town plagued by tragedy. Fleeing the violence and uncertainty of Detroit and big city living, Ann Margaret’s family moved to Clarkston, Michigan, population 1,034.  But this […]

Book Award Winner: Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth

Book Award Winner: Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Pete Williams Synopsis Cadence is a parable of a business owner and triathlon coach named JJ who left his stable job as a teacher to fulfil his dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, two years after opening his bike shop, JJ finds himself in a place that is all too […]

Book Award Winner: Choices: Real People Share Their Stories of How They Overcame Challenges to Design a Better Life

Book Award Winner: Choices: Real People Share Their Stories of How They Overcame Challenges to Design a Better Life

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Carol McManus and Alan Skidmore Synopsis Life is about making choices, both large and small. Choices can break patterns of the past and put you on a different course. The stories shared in this book are from real people who made a choice that had a life-changing impact on them. […]