2020 Winners

New York City Big Book Award

Action/Adventure
Action/Adventure

The Measure of Ella by Toni Bird Jones

Summertime Reads
Summertime Reads

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African American
African American

Young Kap by Kingsley Osei

Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine

The Cannabis Prescription: How to Use Medical Marijuana to Reduce or Replace Pharmaceutical Medications by Colleen Higgins R.Ph.

Animals-Pets
Animals-Pets

Molly Gets Her Wheels by Sherry Carnahan

Anthology
Anthology

The Chimpanzee Chronicles: Stories of Heartbreak and Hope from Behind the Bars by Debra Rosenman

The Art of Symeon Shimin Tonia Shimin
The Art of Symeon Shimin Tonia Shimin

The Art of Symeon Shimin by Tonia Shimin

Audiobook
Audiobook

Toro by Andrew Avner

Autobiography
Autobiography

7 Years on the Front Line: True Stories and Tough Lessons about a Small Business that You Won't Learn in a Classroom by Sarah Y. Tse

Biography-Historical
Biography-Historical

ALBRIGHT: The Life and Times of John J. Albright by Mark Goldman

Book Cover Design-Childrens Picture Books
Book Cover Design-Childrens Picture Books

Yazzy's Amazing Yarn by Cathey Nickell

Book Cover Design Fiction
Book Cover Design Fiction

Cry of an Osprey by Angie Vancise

Book Interior Design Nonfiction
Book Interior Design Nonfiction

The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times by Lois Stark

Business-Entrepreneurship & Sm Bus
Business-Entrepreneurship & Sm Bus

The End of Marketing: Humanizing Your Brand in the Age of Social Media and AI by Carlos Gil

Business-General
Business-General

Rapid Growth, Done Right: Lead, Influence and Innovate for Success by Val Wright

Business-Motivational
Business-Motivational

The WOW Factor Workplace: How to Create a Best Place to Work Culture by Deb Boelkes

Career
Career

Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators by Susanne Tedrick

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Caregiving-General
Caregiving-General

Through the Rabbit Hole, Navigating the Maze of Providing Care by Trish Laub

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Chapter Books
Chapter Books

Doubloon! Bruce Rougraff

Childrens-Educational
Childrens-Educational

Gerome's Rainbow by Stephanie Logsdon

Childrens-Humor
Childrens-Humor

Oink and Gobble and the Missing Cupcakes by Norman Whaler

Childrens-Inspirational/Motivational
Childrens-Inspirational/Motivational

Big City Magic: Uncover the Secret of the Big Apple by Jeanne Bender (Author), Kate Willows (Illustrator)

Children's-Nonfiction
Children's-Nonfiction

Beijing: A Symmetrical City by Dawu Yu

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Childrens-Fiction
Childrens-Fiction

Grumpy the Iguana by Susan Marie Chapman

Childrens-Fiction Series
Childrens-Fiction Series

Valentino The Love Bunny Book Series by Margarita Fairbanks

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Childrens-Religion
Childrens-Religion

Reece's Timeless Tales by N. Reece Ho-Sheffield

Coffee Table Book
Coffee Table Book

The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times by Lois Stark

Cookbooks-General
Cookbooks-General

Creating the Sweet World of White House Desserts: A Pastry Chef's Secrets by Roland Mesnier with Mark Ramsdell

Cookbooks-Regional
Cookbooks-Regional

Recipes from the President’s Ranch: Food People Like to Eat by Matthew Wendel

Crafts-Hobbies
Crafts-Hobbies

Zero Waste Sewing - 16 projects to make, wear and enjoy by Elizabeth M Haywood

Crime Fiction
Crime Fiction

The Unseen by Lisa Towles

Cross Genre
Cross Genre

Soul Seeker by Kaylin McFarren

Current Events
Current Events

Saving Free Speech … from Itself. by Thane Rosenbaum

Dream Big
Dream Big

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Death & Dying
Death & Dying

Victorious Heart by Kim Peacock

Death & Dying-Childrens
Death & Dying-Childrens

The Magic Swamp by J.T. Alexandry

Divorce/Marriage
Divorce/Marriage

The Buddha at My Table: How I Found Peace in Betrayal and Divorce by Tammy Letherer

Education
Education

The Ever After Life of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales by Martha Ann Brueggeman Ph.D (Author), Nathan Ruff (Illustrator)

Environment
Environment

The Silent Killer Below: Hunting and Healing Geopathic Stress by Robert Egby

Epic Fantasy
Epic Fantasy

Trine Rising: The Kinderra Saga, Book 1 by C.K. Donnelly

Fantasy
Fantasy

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 36 Editor: David Farland

General Fiction
General Fiction

Cooperative Lives by Patrick Finegan

Green
Green

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 2, 2nd Edition: Water-Harvesting Earthworks by Brad Lancaster

Grief
Grief

Perfectly Paired: The Love Affair Behind Silver Oak Cellars by Bonny Meyer

Health / Fitness
Health / Fitness

A Nation of Unwell: What's Gone Wrong? by Kristine Gedroic, MD, and Valerie Latona

Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction

The Lost Years of Billy Battles by Ronald E. Yates

Holiday
Holiday

Gobbledy by Lis Anna-Langston

Home & Garden
Home & Garden

Amen to the Garden: Dandelions to Dinner by Kim Cataldo Thompson

Horror
Horror

Canni by Daniel O'Connor

Humor (YA Poltical Satire)
Humor (YA Poltical Satire)

The Out Crowd by Michael Kirby

Inspiration
Inspiration

Out of the Bronx, a Memoir by Irene Sardanis

Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Fiction

Aline and the Blue Bottle by Carolina Ugaz-Morán

Leadership
Leadership

Engage X Lead = Transform by Samir Asaf

Legal Thriller
Legal Thriller

The Safecracker by James Garrison

LGBTQIA Fiction
LGBTQIA Fiction

Broken Places by R. Anthony Martin

LGBTQIA Nonfiction
LGBTQIA Nonfiction

Lately Lesbian by J. D. Simmons

Literary Fiction
Literary Fiction

The Wind Queen by Elizabeth Anne Thompson

Marketing & Public Relations
Marketing & Public Relations

The Apology Impulse: How the Business World Ruined Sorry and Why We Can’t Stop Saying It by Cary Cooper, Sean O'Meara

Memoir
Memoir

Breaking Cadence: One Woman's War Against the War by Rosa del Duca

Military Fiction
Military Fiction

Far Away Bird by Douglas A. Burton

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Military Nonfiction
Military Nonfiction

Brothers in Arms: Remembering Brothers Buried Side by Side in American World War II Cemeteries by Kevin M. Callahan

Mind, Body, Spirit
Mind, Body, Spirit

Embodying Soul: A Return to Wholeness by Keri Mangis

Multicultural
Multicultural

The Rock and Roll Rolex by Cathy Kreutter

Mystery
Mystery

Preacher Finds a Corpse: An Evan Wycliff Mystery by Gerald Everett Jones

Nature
Nature

The Undersea Art of Indonesia by Charles E. Rawlings, MD, JD

New Fiction (First-time published)
New Fiction (First-time published)

Tupelo Honey by Lis Anna-Langston

New Nonfiction
New Nonfiction

Placebocracy And Other Ailments; A Classical Liberal Take On America Today by Mark J. Hartwig

Independent Press Award
Independent Press Award

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Nonprofit
Nonprofit

Courageous Communication: How Codependence Is Making Your Nonprofit Brand Boring and What To Do About It by Maryanne Dersch

Paranormal Thriller
Paranormal Thriller

House of the Shrieking Woman: A Sarah Greene Supernatural Mystery by Steven Ramirez

Parenting and Family
Parenting and Family

Heroic Parenting: An Essential Guide to Raising Safe, Savvy, Confident Kids by CJ Scarlet

Performing Arts
Performing Arts

Growing Up Between Stops on the A-train : A Memoir by Jennifer Y. Johnson-Garcia

Personal Growth
Personal Growth

The Meaning of Life: A guide to finding your life's purpose by Nathanael Garrett Novosel

Photography
Photography

The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times by Lois Stark

Picture Books: All Ages
Picture Books: All Ages

Just Because...: A Story Book About Self-Acceptance by C.M. Harris

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

Finding Om by Rashmi Bismark

Picture Books: Preschool
Picture Books: Preschool

Our Trip to the Zoo by Victor Teran

Poetry
Poetry

Homespun Mercies by DJ Hill

Preteen Fiction
Preteen Fiction

Simone LaFray and the Chocolatiers' Ball by S.P. O'Farrell

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Reference
Reference

Equine Law and Horse Sense by Julie I. Fershtman

Relationships
Relationships

Conquer Your Karmic Relationships: Heal Spiritual Trauma to Open Your Heart and Restore Your Soul by Tracee Dunblazier

Religion: Fiction
Religion: Fiction

Meeting Mara Sloan by Patrick M. Garry

Religion: Nonfiction
Religion: Nonfiction

Leadership with a Servant's Heart: Leading through Personal Relationships by Kevin Wayne Johnson

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Romance
Romance

Community of Marta by Stan E. Fairchild

Sales & Marketing
Sales & Marketing

Brand Storytelling: Put Customers at the Heart of Your Brand Story Miri Rodriguez

Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Transference by B.T. Keaton

Self Help: General
Self Help: General

The Simplicity Principle: Six Steps Towards Clarity in a Complex World by Julia Hobsbawm

Self Help: Motivational
Self Help: Motivational

A Year of Living Kindly: Choices That Will Change Your Life and the World Around You by Donna Cameron

Self Help: Spiritual
Self Help: Spiritual

Illumination of the shadow: Ancestral Wisdom from the past for the future by Anthea Durand

Short Stories
Short Stories

Once Removed: Stories by Colette Sartor

Small Books
Small Books

Lessons from the Ledge: A Little Book About Big Stuff by Nancy Jo Nelson (Author), Nancy L Erickson (Editor)

Social/Political Change
Social/Political Change

Saving Free Speech … from Itself. by Thane Rosenbaum

Spirituality
Spirituality

Giving God Ultimate Love: Over-The-Top Mega Love by Bukky Agboola

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Sports: Nonfiction
Sports: Nonfiction

Stronger: From Trials to Triathlete to Triumphant by Lindsey Jacobs

Suspense
Suspense

The Ninth Session by Deborah Serani

Technology
Technology

Blockchain or Die: Learn to Profit From Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains by Eric L. Guthrie, Esq.

Thriller
Thriller

The Circle by Stephen J. Galgon

Travel
Travel

Exploring Wine Regions – Bordeaux France by Michael C. Higgins, PhD

True Crime
True Crime

His Garden: Conversations with a Serial Killer by Anne K Howard

Western Fiction
Western Fiction

The Last Orphan by Jeffrey Lowder

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Women's Fiction
Women's Fiction

Child Bride by Jennifer Smith Turner

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World History - Series
World History - Series

HIDDEN WOMEN: A History of Europe, Celts and Freedom by Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

World History - Series
World History - Series

HIDDEN WOMEN: Celtic Burgundy & Europe by Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

World History - Series
World History - Series

HIDDEN WOMEN: Frankish Splendor & Valor in Celtic Europe by Jacqueline Widmar Stewart

Writing & Publishing
Writing & Publishing

The Memoir Midwife: Nine Steps to Self-Publish Your Book (2nd Edition) by Stacy Dymalski

Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Fiction

Children of the Knight by Michael J. Bowler

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