Independent Press Award

2021 Distinguished Favorites

Adventure
The Danger Game
by Ian Bull
Adventure
Crisanta Knight: Into The Gray
by Geanna Culbertson
Fall Award: NYC Big Book
Accepting submissions for the Fall Contest,
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African American Fiction
From Whence We Come by Maurice W. Dorsey
African American Nonfiction
Black Millennials and the Church
by Joshua Mitchell
African American Nonfiction
Businessman First
by Maurice W. Dorsey
African American Nonfiction
Of Time and Spirit by Maurice W. Dorsey
Anthology
Shackles and More Gripping Tales
by James Hanna
Audiobook: Fiction
A Child Lost
by Michelle Cox
Audiobook: Fiction
The Enigma Ignite
by Breakfield and Breakfield
Audiobook: Nonfiction
Losing the Atmosphere, A Memoir: A Baffling Disorder, a Search for Help, and the Therapist Who Understood by Vivian Conan
Book Cover Design Fiction
Behind Picketwire
by M. Day Hampton
Book Cover Design Fiction
Priestess of Pompeii: The Initiate's Journey
by Sandra C. Hurt (Author), Carol Spicuzza (Illustrator)
Book Cover Design Fiction
What We Do for Love
by Anne Pfeffer
Book Cover Design Nonfiction
Let Me Prey Upon You:
Breaking Free from a Minister's Sexual Abuse
by Sandy Phillips Kirkham
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Book Cover Design Nonfiction
To Live Woke: Thoughts to Carry in Our Struggle to Save the Soul of America by Rupert Nacoste Ph.D.
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Book Interior Design Nonfiction
Student's Federal Career Guide; Ten Steps to a Federal Job® or Internship for Students and Recent Grad... 4th Ed. by Kathryn K. Troutman
Business: Entrepreneurship & Small Business
Understanding Startup CEO’s: And the Mindset You Need to Successfully Work For One
by Dan Slagen
Business: General
Flexible Working
by Gemma Dale
Business: Motivational
Gratitude Infusion: Workplace Strategies for a Thriving Organizational Culture
by Kerry Alison Wekelo
Business: Motivational
Heartfelt Leadership: How to Capture the Top Spot and Keep on Soaring
by Deb Boelkes
Business: Motivational
Unlock!: 7 Steps to Transform Your Career and Realize Your Leadership Potential
by Abhijeet Khadilkar
Career
Love Your Imposter
by Rita Clifton
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Career
Student's Federal Career Guide; Ten Steps to a Federal Job® or Internship for Students and Recent Graduates 4th Ed by Kathryn K. Troutman
Caregiving: General
Semper Avanti: A Story of Love,
Determination and Perseverance
by Nancy Bucceri
Caregiving: Specialized
How to Save Your Inner Wonder Woman: A Guide for Caregiver and Allies of Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Using Wonder Woman by Kenneth Rogers, Jr.
Chapter Books
The Puzzle Quests:
Secret Treasures
by Janine De Tillio Cammarata
Chick-Lit
Film (a novel)
by Patricia Leavy
Childrens Fiction
A Raccoon's Tale:
Seven Saves the Notch
by Fran Hodgkins
Childrens Fiction
1 For All
by Sean McCollum
Childrens Fiction
Melody's Magical Flying Machine
by Elaine Ambrose
Childrens: Inspirational
Becoming a Superhero
by C. Ariane Durden
Childrens: Inspirational
Finding Her Friends: Butterfly Princess Book 2
by Alisa Hope Wagner
Christian
Freedom in the Fight
by Scott Abrams, M.D.
Christian
The Spirit of Leviathan, Jezebel, and Athaliah
by Tekoa Manning
Coffee Table Book
Charleston:
The Antebellum Neighborhoods and Buildings
by David Rogers
Contemporary Novel
Letters from Grace: The Story of an American Family
by Priscilla Audette
Contemporary Novel
Shooting Stars
by Patricia Leavy
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Crime Fiction
Inside The Lie
by Gary Wenkle Smith
Crime Fiction
Bastard's Bluff
by David Benjamin
Cross Genre
Escape from Obiliva
by Brian Kindall
Cultural and Social Issues
Diversity At College: Real Stories of Students Conquering Bias and Making Higher Education More Inclusive
by James Stellar, Chrisel Martinez, Branden Eggan, Chloe Skye Weiser, Benny Poy, Rachel Eagar, Marc Cohen, and Agata Buras
Current Events
Future World Order
by Dr Maha Hosain Aziz
Death & Dying
The Situation, A Radical Journey Thru Sisterhood
by Lila Glasoe Francese
Education
The Global Kid
by Dr Maha Hosain Aziz
Book Design
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Education
Teaching Students with Autism
in a Catholic Setting
by Deacon Lawrence R. Sutton, Ph.D
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Environment
CHASING THE COSMIC PRINCIPLE: Dowsing from Pyramids to Back Yard America
by Robert Egby
Fantasy
Ethan Templeton Awakens the All-Seeing Eye
by JulieJoe B.
Fantasy
Ever Alice
by H.J. Ramsay
Fantasy
The Giant's Giant
by Mark Cheverton
Fantasy
The Last Lumenian
by S.G. Blaise
Friendship
Bunco: A Comedy About The Drama Of Friendship
by Robin Delnoce
Grief
Still A Mother
edited by Joy M. Freeman and Tabatha D. Johnson
Health / Fitness
The Ultimate College Student Health Handbook: Your Guide for Everything from Hangovers to Homesickness by Jill Grimes MD FAAFP (Author), Nicole Grimes (Illustrator)
Historical Fiction
The Road to Delano
by John DeSimone
Historical Fiction
Hunting Teddy Roosevelt
by James Ross
Historical Fiction
It Happened in Silence
by Karla M. Jay
Historical Fiction
The Lines Between Us: A Novel
by Rebecca D'Harlingue
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Historical Fiction
The Dung Beetles of Liberia, A Novel Based on True Events
by Daniel V. Meier, Jr.
Historical Fiction
Beneath the Palms
by Ruth Newell
History: United States
The Mystery of Barbara Fritchie a True Patriot
by Tamara Louise Thayer
History: United States
Drive-Ins of Colorado
by Michael Kilgore
History: United States
Rise, Ruin & Restoration: A History of Sutter's Fort
by Cheryl Anne Stapp
History: World
HIDDEN WOMEN:
Charlemagne's Celtic Domain
by Jacqueline Widmar Stewart
History: World
HIDDEN WOMEN: Frankish Splendor &
Valor in Celtic Europe
by Jacqueline Widmar Stewart
History: World
Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860–1960
by Gina Anne Tam
NYC Big Book Award
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History: World
Oromo Witness
by Abdul Dire
History: World
The Little Breadwinner
by Lucia Mann
Horror
The Vanishing
by Arjay Lewis
Humor
Jokers Over Aces
by Bart Hepker
Humor
Miserable Holiday Stories
by Alex Bernstein
Humor
My Shorts: Brief Scenes From My Early Life
by Brian Kagan
Juvenile Fiction
The Runaways of Missing Lake
by Tanya Fyfe
LGBTQIA Nonfiction
A Gay Man's Guide to Life: Get Real,
Stand Tall, and Take Your Place
by Britt East
Literary Fiction
Mother Mother: A Novel
by Jessica O'Dwyer
Literary Fiction
No Birds Sing Here
by Daniel Meier
Literary Fiction
Unnatural Resources
by Mindy Uhrlaub
Literary Fiction
Whereabouts
by Scott Gould
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Literary Fiction
A Tale of Two Wise Fools
by Arin Keshishian
Memoir
One Day on the Gold Line: A Memoir in Essays
by Carla Rachel Sameth
Memoir
The Best That Can Happen: The Grand Trek
by Kathleen Schmitt
Memoir
Forgive Us Our Trespasses
by Diane Gensler
Memoir
I'm So Glad You're Here
by Pamela Gay
Memoir
L.A.’s Last Street Cop: Surviving Hollywood Freaks, the Aryan Brotherhood, and the L.A.P.D.'s Homicidal Vendetta Against Me
by Al Moreno
Book Award
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Military Fiction
Shades of the Deep Blue Sea
by Jack Woodville London
Military Fiction
INVISIBLE: Story of the USS Manta Ray
by M. E. Nyberg
Military Fiction
To Stand on Solid Ground: A Civil War Novel Based on Real People and Events
by Leslie Parker Borhaug and G. Keith Parker
Military Fiction
Angels and Patriots Book Three
by Salina B Baker
Military Fiction
EO-N
by Dave Mason
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Military Nonfiction
The Hurricane Within
by Ashlee Leppert
Mind, Body, Spirit
Like a Shadow:
The Life and Training of a Guardian Warrior
by Tamarack Song
Mystery
Shave Ice Paradise
by Mark Seiler
Mystery
Rose's Thorn
by Lynn-Steven Johanson
Nature
The Undersea Art of Inonesia
by Charles E. Rawlings, Leah Perez, and Nuswanto Lobbu
Nature
Love Poems From New England: reflections on state of mind and states of heart
by Jon Meyer
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New Fiction (First time published)
Behind Picketwire
by M. Day Hampton
Nonfiction
Brilliantbranes
by John F. Hopkins
Nonfiction
Practical Genealogy: 50 Simple Steps to Research Your Diverse Family History
by Brian Sheffey
Paranormal Romance
Oil and Water
by Lara Ann Dominick
Personal Growth
Stripped Down: How Burlesque Led Me Home
by Anna Brooke
Personal Growth
Finding Life In Between...a Journal For Me, To You by Candy Leigh
Picture Books: Preschool
I Don't Want to go to Preschool, The Fairy Queen Calls by Cynthia Kern Obrien (Author), Rosemarie Gillen (Illustrator)
Picture Books: Preschool
Tex the Explorer:
Journey Through the Alphabet
by Ellie Smith
Picture Books: Preschool
This is My Castle
by Brooke Van Sickle
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Picture Books: Ages 4-8
BOBcat has a Special Tale
by Dana Popoff
Picture Books: Ages 4-8
I just want to be super!
by Andrew Katz (Author) Tony Luzano (Illustrator)
Picture Books: Ages 4-8
Mia and Nattie:
One Great Team!
by Marlene M. Bell
Picture Books: Ages 4-8
Mildred Builds A World
by Amy Leask
Picture Books: All Ages
Bean Saves the Day
by Rey A. Banda
Picture Books: All Ages
Bunk the Chipmunk's Quarantine Story
by Victor Teran
Picture Books: All Ages
The Magnificent Adventures of Folotjing: The Brave and Kindhearted
by Rio N. Cortez
Poetry
Catastroika
by Charles Rammelkamp
Poetry
Descent
by Jennifer LeBlanc
Poetry
Devil's Lake
by Sarah M. Sala
Poetry
Secondary Cicatrices
by Lynne Goldsmith
Poetry
His Feathers Were Chains
by Denise Lajimodiere
Poetry
Fractures
by Carlos Andrés Gómez
Poetry
The Keeping
by Linda Neal Reising
Poetry
"Took House" by Lauren Camp
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Political Thriller
Suspicion
by Jake Bussolini
Reference
Japanese In-Law:
Words and Phrases for Day-to-Day Living
by Kenneth Atchity and Keisaku Mitsumatsu
Reference
The Non-Obvious Guide to
Virtual Meetings and Remote Work
by Rohit Bhargava
Religion: Fiction
Life is Your Imaginations' Reality
by Tricia Renée
Romance
Promise of Spring
by T.K. Conklin
Romance
You - The World of Thoughts Matters
by Rose S. White
Romantic Suspense
Serendipity in Berkeley
by Kay C. Beerman
Science Fiction
A Potter's Tale
by Dave Davis
Science Fiction
Avernus
by Steven Webb
Science Fiction
Rook
by Blaine C. Readler
Science Fiction
Time Benders: The Machine
by Jb Yanni
Science Fiction
Time Benders and the Two Promises: Book II
by Jb Yanni
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Science Fiction
Wine Dark Deep
by R. Peter Keith
Self-help: Spiritual
Peace and Joy: A Path for Our Spiritual Quest
by Francesco Iacona
Short Stories
Abjectification: Stories & Truths
by C. Kubasta
Small Books/Chapbooks
Harvest Widows
by Nick Bertelson
Short Stories
Girl on a Float
by Brian Bedard
Short Stories
Golden Gate Jumper Survivors Society
by Ross Wilcox
Short Stories
Once Removed: Stories
by Colette Sartor
Short Stories
Responsible Adults
by Patricia Ann McNair
Social/Political Change
To Live Woke: Thoughts to Carry in Our Struggle to Save the Soul of America
by Rupert Nacoste Ph.D.
Spirituality
A Song of Love: How Jesus Breathes Life into Destiny
by Jan Chapman
Spirituality
Finding God in the Mess
by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, SJ
Spirituality
The Secret Handbook of Wu Chi
by James Cox
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Thriller
Beyond the Goat Trails
by Mike Sovelius
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Thriller
In the Country Dark
by Mike Mallow
Thriller
Irrational Fears
by Lee Lindauer
Thriller
Only the Women are Burning
by Nancy Burke
Thriller
The Enigma Ignite
by Breakfield and Breakfield
Travel
If You Stand Here: A Pilgrim's Tour of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
by Anne Born
Travel
Immersed in West Africa
by Terry Lister
Travel
Kong Boys
by Gerald Yeung
True Crime
L.A.’s Last Street Cop: Surviving Hollywood Freaks, the Aryan Brotherhood, and the L.A.P.D.'s Homicidal Vendetta Against Me by Al Moreno
Western Fiction
Grizzly Justice
by April Christofferson
Western Fiction
Rescuing Samantha
by Heidi M. Thomas
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Women's Fiction
Blind Trust
by A.F. Presson
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Women's Fiction
Countdown America
by M.C. Fox
Women's Fiction
Tell Me You Love Me
by Kathleen Stone
Women's Fiction
The Gift From Fortuny
by Terry Stanfill
Women's Fiction
When the Heart Listens -
A Milford-Haven Novella
by Mara Purl
Women's Issues
Let Me Prey Upon You: Breaking Free
from a Minister's Sexual Abuse
by Sandy Phillips Kirkham
Women's Issues
Pound On!!
From the Glass Slipper to the Glass Ceiling
by Robin Rotenberg
Women's Issues
We Demand the Right to Vote:
The Journey to the 19th Amendment
by Meneese Wall
Writing and Publishing
Cover to Cover: What First-Time Authors Need to Know about Editing
by Sandra Wendel
Young Adult Fiction
Fly, Fly Away
by Pamela Bauer Mueller
Young Adult Fiction
Merged
by Jim and Stephanie Kroepfl
Young Adult Fiction
Spinner
by Michael J Bowler
Young Adult Fiction
Starvation
by Molly Fennig
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