Independent Press Award

is proud to announce the

2018 Winners

Adventure
Adventure

Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage by Susan Marie Conrad

Adult Coloring Book
Adult Coloring Book

The Imaginary World of Jane F. Hankins--a Fine Art Coloring Book by Jane F. Hankins

Aging
Aging

God Isn't Finished with Me Yet: Discovering the Spiritual Graces of Later Life by Barbara Lee

Animals - Pets
Animals - Pets

The Wrong Dog: An Unlikely Tale of Unconditional Love by David Elliot Cohen

Art
Art

Art of the National Parks: Historic Connections, Contemporary Interpretations by Susan Hallsten McGarry

2018 Big Book Award
2018 Big Book Award

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Bk Cover Design-Fiction
Bk Cover Design-Fiction

Merlin at War (Dci Frank Merlin) by Mark Ellis

BK Cover Design-Nonfiction
BK Cover Design-Nonfiction

Come to the Lake-Reflections on a Cottage Life by Anne Goodwin

Bk Cover Design-Children
Bk Cover Design-Children

Leo's Gift by Susan Blackaby (Author),‎ Joellyn Cicciarelli (Author),‎ Carrie Schuler (Illustrator)

Bk Interior Design Nonfiction
Bk Interior Design Nonfiction

Kahve-Topraktan Fincana (Turkish) by Cenk R. Girginol

Business-Entrepreneurship
Business-Entrepreneurship

Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth by Pete Williams

Business-General
Business-General

The Power of Company Culture: How Any Business Can Build...by Chris Dyer

Business-Motivational
Business-Motivational

Unlocking Happiness at Work: by Jennifer Moss

Chick-Lit
Chick-Lit

Seeds of Intention (Hesse Creek Series-Vol. 2) by Andrea Thome

Children's Fiction
Children's Fiction

Veronica and the Volcano by Geoffrey Cook

Childrens Religion
Childrens Religion

Leo's Gift by Susan Blackaby (Author),‎ Joellyn Cicciarelli (Author),‎ Carrie Schuler (Illustrator)

Childrens-Nonfiction
Childrens-Nonfiction

42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero by Doreen Rappaport

Coffee Table Books
Coffee Table Books

Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformational Process by Jen Townsend,‎ Renée Zettle-Sterling

Cookbooks-General
Cookbooks-General

Happy Tummies: A Cookbook for New Mamas by Karen Folcik

Cookbooks-Regional
Cookbooks-Regional

Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Recipes and Stories from the Taste of Texas by Edd C. Hendee

Crafts-Hobbies
Crafts-Hobbies

The Crochet Wildlife Guide by Phillip Ha,‎ Jeff Wiehler

Crime Fiction
Crime Fiction

The Brambles by Leah Erickson

Cross Genre
Cross Genre

The Composer's Legacy by Michael DeStefano

Education
Education

How Autism is Reshaping Special Education: by Mark K. Claypool, John Michael McLaughlin

Environment
Environment

Sustainable Business in Iowa: How Leading Companies Profit... by Adam Hammes

Erotica
Erotica

Unintended Consequences: a Psychological Romance by Carmen McGuinness

Fantasy
Fantasy

The Speaker (Vaelinel Trilogy) by Andi O'Connor

Fiction
Fiction

Love Reconsidered A Novel by Phyllis J. Piano

Fine Art
Fine Art

Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformational Process by Jen Townsend and Renée Zettle-Sterling

Gift Books
Gift Books

Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Recipes and Stories from the Taste of Texas by Edd C. Hendee

Health, Fitness & Dieting
Health, Fitness & Dieting

Beyond Beauty: Proven Secrets to Age Well, Look 10 Years Younger & and Live a Truly... by Dr. Debbie M. Palmer

Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction

Angels & Patriots: Book One by Salina B Baker

History: United States
History: United States

Tubman Travels: 32 Underground Railroad Journeys on Delmarva by Jim Duffy

Holiday
Holiday

Off the Hook: A Christmas Ornament Adventure by John J Arvai III

Horror
Horror

Antitheus by G. A. Minton

How To
How To

How To Meditate And Why by Mara M. Zimmerman

Humor
Humor

Fierce, Funny, and Female: A Journey Through Middle America, the Texas Oil Field, and... by Marti MacGibbon

Inspiration
Inspiration

Getting to Heaven By Going through Hell by Dr. Scot Hodkiewicz

Judaism
Judaism

Fragments: Architecture of the Holocaust: An Artist's Journey Through the Camps by Karl Koenig

Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Fiction

Jaspa's Journey: The Great Migration by Rich Meyrick

Leadership
Leadership

Expensive Sentences: Debunking the Common Myths that Derail Decisions and Sabotage Success by Jack Quarles

Legal Thriller
Legal Thriller

Justice Is for the Lonely: A Kristen Kerry Novel by Steve Clark

LGBTQ Fiction
LGBTQ Fiction

Swearing Off Stars: A Novel by Danielle Wong

LGBTQ Non-Fiction
LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Derby Girl: A Memoir by Sammi Jones

Literary Fiction
Literary Fiction

This Could Have Been a Simple Story by Ajla Terzic and John K. Cox

Memoir
Memoir

Filling Her Shoes: A Memoir of an Inherited Family by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

Military Fiction
Military Fiction

Black Widow Bitches by Victor Cass

Military Nonfiction
Military Nonfiction

Route 9 Problem: The Battle for Lang Vei by Dave Stockwell

Mind Body Spirit
Mind Body Spirit

Awake: The Purpose of Life and Why You Are Here by Toni Reilly

Multicultural Fiction
Multicultural Fiction

The Selah Branch by Ted Neill

Mystery
Mystery

The Last Train (Detective Hiroshi) (Volume 1) by Michael Pronko

New Adult Fiction
New Adult Fiction

A Portal to Vibrancy by Laurette Folk

New Fiction (Debut)
New Fiction (Debut)

Wild World by Peter S. Rush

Nonfiction
Nonfiction

Jesus Approaches: What Contemporary Women Can Learn about Healing, Freedom... by Elizabeth Carpenter

Personal Growth
Personal Growth

What's Your Magical Moment?: Disconnect to Reconnect with Your Real Life by Gina Kloes

Photography
Photography

Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Recipes and Stories from the Taste of Texas by Edd C. Hendee

Picture Books - Ages 4-8
Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Golden Sparkles: An Introduction to Mindfulness by Catarina R. Peterson and Mateya Arkova

Picture Books - All Ages
Picture Books - All Ages

Jerome's Gift by Trent Denham

Poetry
Poetry

Reading Tea Leaves After Trump by Thelma T. Reyna

Political Thriller
Political Thriller

Presidential Conclusions by Douglas J. Wood

Pregnancy & Child Birth
Pregnancy & Child Birth

Moving Beyond the Unspoken Grief: by Dr Sarah Lnyy

Reference
Reference

EPIc Dog Tales: Heartfelt Stories About Amazing Dogs Living & Loving Life With Canine Epilepsy by Dorothy Wills-Raftery

Relationships
Relationships

I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships by Michael S. Sorensen

Religion Fiction
Religion Fiction

The Wind That Shakes The Corn: Memoirs of a Scots Irish Woman by Kaye Park Hinckley

Romance
Romance

Mistress Suffragette by Diana Forbes

Romantic Suspense
Romantic Suspense

A Ring of Truth: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel by Michelle Cox

Science Fiction
Science Fiction

When the Eye Sees Itself by Eric Borgerson

Self Help Motivational
Self Help Motivational

Awake: The Purpose of Life and Why You Are Here by Toni Reilly

Self Help: General
Self Help: General

Elevate: An Essential Guide to Life by Joseph Deitch

Self Help: Spiritual
Self Help: Spiritual

Zen Rising: 366 Sage Stories to Enkindle Your Days by Tamarack Song

Short Stories
Short Stories

Bunny Man's Bridge: A Short Story Collection by Ted Neill

Social/Political Change
Social/Political Change

It's the Economy, Stupid by Christos A Djonis

Specialty Books
Specialty Books

Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure With Human Electricity by James Brown

Spiritual Contemporary
Spiritual Contemporary

On Hope by Pope Francis

Steampunk
Steampunk

Silent Meridian - Time Traveler Professor by Elizabeth Crowens

Suspense
Suspense

Archidamus by Janet K. Shawgo

Teen
Teen

BFFs (Best Friends Forever) the First in the Alex's Dreams Trilogy by Alexander Rutherford

Thriller
Thriller

The Last Train by Michael Pronko

Travel
Travel

Boarding Passes to Faraway Places by Guy A. Sibilla

Urban Fantasy
Urban Fantasy

The Wizards of Central Park West: Ultimate Urban Fantasy by Arjay Lewis

Visionary Fiction
Visionary Fiction

Goddess Of The Wild Thing by Paul DeBlassie III

Wellness
Wellness

Beyond Beauty: Proven Secrets to Age Well, Look 10 Years Younger & Live a Truly Happy, Healthy Long Life by Dr Debbie M Palmer

NYC Big Book Award
NYC Big Book Award

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Women's Fiction
Women's Fiction

Swearing Off Stars: A Novel by Danielle Wong

Women’s Issues
Women’s Issues

Fierce, Funny, and Female: A Journey Through Middle America, the Texas Oil Field, and Standup Comedy by Marti MacGibbon

Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Fiction

The Secret of Trail House Lodge: A Sophie Collins Mystery by Madge H Gressley

This could be you
This could be you

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