We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 Instructional and Insightful Book Awards for Non-Fiction Books.
GESTALT as a WAY of LIFE: Awareness Practices as Taught by Gestalt Therapy Founders and Their Followers by Cyndy Sheldon – Gestalt, Self-Help, Psychotherapy, TA & NLP
A fine introduction to the Gestalt movement and a gentle method for applying it to your life. A WIN on two levels!
The SPIRIT SHIELD SAGA: SEER of SOULS by Susan Faw – Epic Fantasy, Mythology & Folklore, Coming of Age Y/A
Larger-than-life storytelling at it's best as epic villains and courageous heroes face off in the first book in The Spirit Shield Saga, an entertaining and spell-binding Y/A Fantasy for all ages.
The TOOTH COLLECTOR FAIRIES: Batina’s Best First Day by Denise Ditto – Children’s Literature, Early Reader Chapter Book, Fantasy & Magic
Positive messages of working together and embracing diversity make this early-level chapter book shine.
Marilyn Monroe, time travel, second chances - all steeped in mid-Century Hollywood history, culture, and magic.
The ROMANCE DIET: BODY IMAGE and the WARS WE WAGE on OURSELVES by Destiny Allison – Memoir, Weight Management, Body Image
In this highly emotive memoir, a couple’s shared commitment to improvement takes longer and hurts more than originally planned, but the result is a new, better and brighter promise—one that can endure in Destiny Allison’s The Romance Diet.
A profound work of historical fiction recounting the Norwegian Resistance to the Nazi Occupation. A testimonial to the underground heroes who put aside personal safety for a cause much bigger than themselves. Their courage is acknowledged in this superbly gripping novel.
Rich in historical detail and fantastical landscapes, "Daughter of Destiny" takes a brilliant twist on the historical perception of Queen Guinevere: she has magical powers. Will her gift be enough to save her people?