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Book Award Winner: Fishing Different: Techniques for Improving Success

Book Award Winner: Fishing Different: Techniques for Improving Success

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Jake Bussolini Synopsis Many of the subjects in this book are truly controversial for many experienced anglers who have been using the same angling techniques and fishing myths for most of their life. The author has examined each of these myths, performing detailed tests where needed to prove that […]

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: Creating Career Success

Book Award Winner: Creating Career Success

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Francine Fabricant, Jennifer Miller, Debra Stark Synopsis Today’s workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Job security is a thing of the past, layoffs are common, and people change jobs and careers frequently. Students need to be prepared to adapt to the unexpected twists and turns they may face. […]

Book Award Winner: Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in Pieces

Book Award Winner: Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in Pieces

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award Title: Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in Pieces Author Name: Paul Coleman, Psy.D. Synopsis Behind every tragedy and loss lies a tranquil reality just waiting to be found. Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in Pieces shows how you to use the Four Paths of Transformation—acceptance, inspiration, release, and compassion—to […]

Book Award Winner: A Composer’s Guide to Game Music

Book Award Winner: A Composer’s Guide to Game Music

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award Title: A Composer’s Guide to Game Music Author Name: Winifred Phillips Synopsis Music in video games is often a sophisticated, complex composition that serves to engage the player, set the pace of play, and aid interactivity. Composers of video game music must master an array of specialized skills not taught in the […]

Book Award Winner: Making Wood Tools

Book Award Winner: Making Wood Tools

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award Title: Making Wood Tools Author Name: John Wilson Synopsis Hands-on involvement separates the craftsman from the collector. Whether you are an armchair craftsman or a shop dust veteran. you are invited to participate in the process of tool making described in the pages of this book. These tools harken to the […]

Book Award Winner: Conquering Concussion: Healing TBI Symptoms With Neurofeedback And Without Drugs

Book Award Winner: Conquering Concussion: Healing TBI Symptoms With Neurofeedback And Without Drugs

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award Title:  Conquering Concussion: Healing TBI Symptoms With Neurofeedback And Without Drugs Author Name: Esty, Mary Lee and Shifflett, C. M. Synopsis:  A highly readable look at concussion, traumatic brain injury, and healing of symptoms with neurofeedback. Topics include: Head injuries in history, from Henry VIII to Elvis Presley. What happens in […]

Book Award Winner: Predictive Analytics

Book Award Winner: Predictive Analytics

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award           Title: Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die Author Name: Eric Siegel Synopsis: “The Freakonomics of big data.” —Stein Kretsinger, founding executive of Advertising.com; former lead analyst at Capital One An introduction for everyone. This book is easily understood by all readers. Rather […]

Book Award Winner: The Mobile Life

Book Award Winner: The Mobile Life

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award           Title:  The Mobile Life: a new approach to moving anywhere Author Names: Diane Lemieux and Anne Parker Synopsis: Moving to live in a new country is an adventure equal in scope to the expeditions of great explorers. Your goal is more than just to move […]