Book Award Winners

Book Award Winner: Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival 1978 – 1985

Book Award Winner: Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival 1978 – 1985

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Carolyn Glenn Brewer Synopsis Even though the potential passage of the Equal Rights Amendment had cracked glass ceilings across the country, in 1978 jazz remained a boys’ club. Two Kansas City women, Carol Comer and Dianne Gregg, challenged that inequitable standard. With the support of jazz luminaries Marian McPartland and […]

Book Award Winner: Career Killers/Career Builders

Book Award Winner: Career Killers/Career Builders

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: John Crossman Synopsis John Crossman’s Career Killers/ Career Builders is based off his most requested speech, which is The Top 5 Ways to Get Fired and The Top 5 Ways to Keep From Being Fired. See link here: https: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=qknXgDpr0mY John’s passion is helping college students and young professionals reach […]

Book Award Winner: Poetry and Ponderings

Book Award Winner: Poetry and Ponderings

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Diamante Lavendar Synopsis A raw collection of religious poetry and prose based on one Christian woman’s experiences of being abused, and how she healed herself with God’s love in order to move past the assaults. In this rare collection of nonfiction Christian poetry and prose based on real life experiences, […]

Book Award Winner: Preferred Stocks –The Art of Profitable Income Investing

Book Award Winner: Preferred Stocks –The Art of Profitable Income Investing

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Kenneth G. Winans Synopsis This book is intended for an intermediate to advanced investor. Even today, preferred stocks are one of the least understood investment mediums in the world of finance. This book builds upon Mr. Winans’ past historical research with the addition of new research using technical market analysis […]

Book Award Winner: From Hill Town to Strieby: Education and the American Missionary Association in the Uwharrie “Back Country” of Randolph County, North Carolina

Book Award Winner: From Hill Town to Strieby: Education and the American Missionary Association in the Uwharrie “Back Country” of Randolph County, North Carolina

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Margo Lee Williams Synopsis When former slave, Islay Walden returned to Southwestern Randolph County, North Carolina in 1879, after graduating from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary, as an ordained minister and missionary of the American Missionary Association, he moved in with his sister and her family in a secluded area […]

Book Award Winner: Killing Heel Pain: Your Final Freedom from Plantar Fasciitis

Book Award Winner: Killing Heel Pain: Your Final Freedom from Plantar Fasciitis

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Dr. Karen Smith Synopsis Written by a foot expert, Killing Heel Pain is the ultimate “how-to” guide for getting rid of plantar fasciitis as quickly and effectively as possible. Features a “cut-to-the-chase” question-answer format, helpful anatomy illustrations and straightforward action steps for final freedom from this life-intrusive condition. Buy […]

Book Award Winner: Hope in the Hood: A U-turn Out of Inner City Poverty and Crime with Empowered Youth USA

Book Award Winner: Hope in the Hood: A U-turn Out of Inner City Poverty and Crime with Empowered Youth USA

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Shirley Alarie Synopsis “Colleen Adams is saving lives.” – Todd Bass, Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office A raw and emotional account of one woman’s dream to offer a path out of poverty and crime, proving that one drop, even in the ocean, creates an expanding ripple. Imagine a […]

Book Award Winner: StoryBranding 2.0: Creating Stand-Out Brands Through The Purpose of Story

Book Award Winner: StoryBranding 2.0: Creating Stand-Out Brands Through The Purpose of Story

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Jim Signorelli Synopsis Why would a 30-year veteran of the advertising industry say that most advertising is a waste of money? Having worked on many famous brands as an advertising executive, Jim Signorelli has firsthand knowledge of how much time, energy, and money is being wasted on advertising and brand […]

Book Award Winner: Texas Farm Girl:  Aquaculture Farming

Book Award Winner: Texas Farm Girl: Aquaculture Farming

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Rebecca Crownover Synopsis Texas Farm Girl: Aquaculture Farming is the first children’s picture book published on Aquaculture!  Texas Farm Girl takes a trip with PawPaw to Global Blue Technologies shrimp farm in Taft, Texas.  As she tours the farm, she is excited to find out how the farm is making […]

Book Award Winner: Investment Atlas II, Using History as a Financial Tool

Book Award Winner: Investment Atlas II, Using History as a Financial Tool

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Kenneth G. Winans Synopsis In his acclaimed new book Investment Atlas II, Using History as a Financial Tool, Winans shows readers how to become profitable users of investment history rather than future victims of it. Just as travelers use a road atlas to learn about their destination and prevent the […]