2021 Winners
NYC Big Book Award

Action/Adventure
Action/Adventure

The Danger Game (The Quintana Adventures) by Ian Bull

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Got a book?
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Addiction & Recovery
Addiction & Recovery

Exit the Maze: One Addiction, One Cause, One Cure- Heal One Addiction, Heal Them All by Donna Marks

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Adult Coloring Books
Adult Coloring Books

The Imaginary Underwater World by Jane F. Hankins

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African-American-Childrens
African-American-Childrens

Family Reunion by Chad Richardson and Ashleigh Corrin

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African-American Fiction
African-American Fiction

The Bootlegger's Mistress by Marc Curtis Little

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African-American Nonfiction
African-American Nonfiction

Good Cop, Black Cop- Guilty Until Proven Innocent by Clayton Moore

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Aging
Aging

Next Stage: In Your Retirement, Create the Life You Want by Tom Wilson

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Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine

LIGHT MEDICINE: A New Paradigm — The Science of Light, Spirit, and Longevity by Ana Maria

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Animals-Pets
Animals-Pets

Ruminations on a Parrot Named Cosmo by Betty Jean Craige

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Anthology
Anthology

The Joy of I.T.- Infinite Transcendence by Lali A. Love

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Audiobook-Fiction
Audiobook-Fiction

Even in Darkness - A Novel Written by Barbara Stark-Nemon Narrated by Jilly Bond

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Audiobook-Nonfiction
Audiobook-Nonfiction

The Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay by Alana Karen

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Beauty
Beauty

Mindful Beauty Holistic Habits to Feel and Look Your Best by Dr. Debbie Palmer and Valerie Latona

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Biography-Historical
Biography-Historical

Clara Colby: The International Suffragist by John Holliday

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

Get Back in the Book! by Larry Issa and Emma Chadwick

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Book Cover Design-Fiction
Book Cover Design-Fiction

The Sound of Wings A Novel by Suzanne Simonetti

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Book Cover Design - Nonfiction
Book Cover Design - Nonfiction

Love's Legacy: Viscount Chateaubriand and the Irish Girl by Daniel Fallon

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Book Interior Design-Fiction
Book Interior Design-Fiction

The Chronicles of Bizah, A Student of Truth by Constance Kellough, III and Mary Kellough

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Book Interior Design-Nonfiction
Book Interior Design-Nonfiction

We Demand The Right To Vote: The Journey to the 19th Amendment by Meneese Wall

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Business-Entrepreneurship & Sm. Business
Business-Entrepreneurship & Sm. Business

From Startup to Exit: An Insider's Guide to Launching and Scaling Your Tech Business by Shirish Nadkarni

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Do you have the Right Stuff?
Do you have the Right Stuff?

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Business-General
Business-General

To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice and Purpose by Ron A. Carucci

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Business-Motivational
Business-Motivational

Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Instant Leadership Solution by Will Jacobs and Fred Lennox

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Cancer
Cancer

Future Widow: Losing My Husband, Saving My Family, and Finding My Voice by Jenny Lisk

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Career
Career

The Career Toolkit: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You by Mark A. Herschberg

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Caregiving
Caregiving

Take Back Your Life: A Caregiver's Guide to Finding Freedom in the Midst of Overwhelm by Loren Gelberg-Goff

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Chapter Books
Chapter Books

Tarpon! The Gasparilla Curse Series by Bruce Rougraff

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2022 NYC Big Book Award
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Chick-Lit
Chick-Lit

The Book of Hannah: A Tragicomedy in Three Trimesters by Ellen Gelerman

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Childrens-Educational
Childrens-Educational

Crack! (Slide-and-See) by Beatriz Gimnez de Ory

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Childrens-Fiction
Childrens-Fiction

Eagle vs Bear: Adventures of a Child Cub by Emile Millar and Blayne Fox

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Childrens-Humor
Childrens-Humor

Please Don't Tell Cooper He's a Dog by Michelle Lander Feinberg

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Childrens-Inspirational
Childrens-Inspirational

Completely Me by Justine Green and Ana Luísa Silva

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Childrens-Motivational
Childrens-Motivational

Blue Ocean Bob Discovers His Purpose by Brooks Olbrys and Kevin Keele

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Dream Big
Dream Big

Enter our SPRING Book Contest: independentpressaward.com

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Childrens-Religion
Childrens-Religion

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

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Christian-Fiction
Christian-Fiction

Pink: A Christmas Romance by Monica Collier

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Christian-Nonfiction
Christian-Nonfiction

Generations Deep: Unmasking Inherited Dysfunction and Trauma to Rewrite Our Stories Through Faith & Therapy by Gina Birkemeier LPC

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Coffee Table Book
Coffee Table Book

Wine and the White House: A History by Fredrick J. Ryan, Jr.

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Comics and Graphic Novels
Comics and Graphic Novels

The Saga of Evil Monkey Man! Season One Written by N. Blake Seals Illustrated by Butch Mapa

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Contemporary Novel
Contemporary Novel

Nowhere Near Goodbye by Barbara Conrey

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Cookbooks
Cookbooks

Baking with Bruno: A French Baker's North American Love Story by Bruno Feldeisen

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Cookbooks-Regional
Cookbooks-Regional

Gaziantep Cuisine in Four Seasons by Özden Mermer Sabuncuoglu

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Crime Fiction
Crime Fiction

Bastard's Bluff by David Benjamin

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Cross Genre
Cross Genre

The Beasts of Electra Drive by Rohan Quine

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Cultural & Social Issues
Cultural & Social Issues

Wake Up and Reclaim Your Humanity: Essays on the Tragedy of Israel-Palestine by Richard Forer

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Cultural Heritage
Cultural Heritage

Unnatural Resources by Mindy Uhrlaub

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Current Events
Current Events

Future World Order by Dr Maha Hosain Aziz

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Death & Dying
Death & Dying

The Only Way Out Is Through: A Ten-Step Journey From Grief To Wholeness by Dr. Gail Gross

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Death & Dying-Childrens
Death & Dying-Childrens

Everyone Dies- And yes, it is normal! by Marianne Matzo and Darlene Domanik

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Education
Education

The Art of Being a School Counselor: Leading with Confidence, Compassion, and Authenticity by Nancy L. Regas, M.S., M.F.T., P.P.S.

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Environment
Environment

Junglenomics: Nature's Solutions to the World Environmnt Crisis: a New Paradigm for the 21st Century & Beyond by Simon M Lamb

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Epic Fantasy
Epic Fantasy

The Scarlet Queen: (The Darkwolf Saga) by Mitch Reinhardt

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Fantasy
Fantasy

Rea and the Blood of the Nectar by Payal Doshi

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Fashion
Fashion

Street Culture by Seleen Saleh

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Friendship
Friendship

Love, Life, and Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian by Judy Gaman

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General Fiction
General Fiction

How Not to Drown-A Novel by Jaimee Wriston

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Gift Books
Gift Books

Mother's Thoughts for the Day Journal: Create Your Own Collection of Loving Wisdom by M C Sungaila

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Green
Green

Rooted in the Hood: An Intimate Portrait of New York City’s Community Gardens by Anna A. Angelidakis

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Grief
Grief

The Only Way Out is Through: A Ten-Step Journey from Grief to Wholeness by Gail Gross

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Health & Fitness
Health & Fitness

Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body by Michael Matthews

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Hispanic/Latin
Hispanic/Latin

Valiance by Vanessa Caraveo

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Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction

A Book of Secrets by Kate Morrison

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History-United States
History-United States

A Call To Reform: Sustaining America's Unique Culture by Stephen P. Fish

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History-World
History-World

Kings, Conquerors, Psychopaths: From Alexander to Hitler to the Corporation by Joseph Abra

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Holiday
Holiday

The Christmas Spirit by Alexandrea Weis

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Holiday-Childrens
Holiday-Childrens

How the Candy Cane Got Its Stripes A Christmas Tale by Kevin Brougher and Lisa Santa Cruz

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Home and Garden
Home and Garden

The Spiritual Gardener: Insights From the Jewish Tradition to Help Your Garden Grow by Andy Becker

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Horror
Horror

Roseneath by Dana McSwain

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How-to
How-to

How To Build Your Baby's Brain: A Parent's Guide to Using New Gene Science to Raise a Smart, Secure, and Successful Child by Dr. Gail Gross

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Humor
Humor

Now Lorraine Has Gone by Jeff Lowder

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Inspiration
Inspiration

Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead with Meaning by Genevieve Piturro

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Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Fiction

Rea and the Blood of the Nectar by Payal Doshi

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Leadership
Leadership

The Inclusive Leader: Taking Intentional Action for Justice and Equity by Artika R. Tyner

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Legal Thriller
Legal Thriller

The Car Thief by V. Reed

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LGBTQIA Fiction
LGBTQIA Fiction

Blackout by Marco Carocari

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LGBTQIA Nonfiction
LGBTQIA Nonfiction

untold- defining moments of the uprooted Edited by Gabrielle Deonath & Kamini Ramdeen

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Literary Fiction
Literary Fiction

Through the Waters and the Wild by Greg Fields

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Marriage
Marriage

After Happily Ever After by Leslie A. Rasmussen

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Medical
Medical

Grand Mal: A Life with Late Onset Epilepsy by Robert V. Dodge

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Medical Mystery/Thriller
Medical Mystery/Thriller

Dead Already by Mike Krentz

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Memoir
Memoir

When a Toy Dog Became a Wolf and the Moon Broke Curfew by Hendrika de Vries

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Men's Health
Men's Health

How to Master Your Inner Superman: A Guide for Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Using Superman to... by Kenneth Rogers Jr

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Middle Grade
Middle Grade

Through the Redwood Hollow by Kenna Paige KennaPaigeBooks.com

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Military Fiction
Military Fiction

Poisoned Jungle by James Ballard

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Military Nonfiction
Military Nonfiction

My Pilot: A Story of War, Love, and ALS by Sarajane Giere

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Got a Gem?
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Mind, Body, Spirit
Mind, Body, Spirit

The HOW to Inner Peace: A Guide to a New Way of Living by Constance Kellough

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Motivational
Motivational

The Little Black Book of Workout Motivation by Michael Matthews

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Movies and Television
Movies and Television

The Greatest Hoax on Earth: Catching Truth, While We Can by Alan C. Logan

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Multicultural Fiction
Multicultural Fiction

The Serpent, The Puma, and The Condor: A Tale of Machu Picchu by Gayle Marie

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Music
Music

Everything All At Once (Chorduroys and Too Many Boys™) by Ivy Cayden

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Mystery
Mystery

Backstory by William Michael Ried

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Nature
Nature

Saving Species on Private Lands: Unlocking Incentives to Conserve Wildlife and Their Habitats by Lowell E. Baier

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Nature-Childrens
Nature-Childrens

Franki and the Banksia by Leanne Murner

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New Fiction
New Fiction

No Names to Be Given by Julia Brewer Daily

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New Nonfiction
New Nonfiction

Onboarding Matters: How Successful Companies Transform New Customers Into Loyal Champions by Donna Weber

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Paranormal Mystery
Paranormal Mystery

What the Soul Suspects (Milford-Haven Paranormal Novellas) by Mara Purl

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Paranormal Romance
Paranormal Romance

Nimue: Freeing Merlin by Ayn Cates Sullivan

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Parenting & Family
Parenting & Family

The Big Book of Why For Parents: 75 Tips and Tricks for New Parents by Dr. Clifford D. James III, BS, MD FAAP

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Performing Arts
Performing Arts

Sing Like Never Before: A Creative Look at Vocal Technique & Pedagogy for Singers & Voice by Justin Stoney

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Personal Finance-Real Estate
Personal Finance-Real Estate

90 Days to Your First Real Estate Investment Purchase by Robert Gill Jr.

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Personal Growth
Personal Growth

Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging by Julie Ryan McGue

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Philosophy
Philosophy

The 12 Commandments of the Heart by Corinne Dettmer

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Photography
Photography

‘93 til, A Photographic Journey Through Skateboarding in the 1990s by Pete Thompson

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

Get Back in the Book! by Larry Issa and Emma Chadwick

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Picture Books-All Ages
Picture Books-All Ages

Sandwiches and Samosas Written by Suhani Parikh BA Illustrated by Reshma Srinivas

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Picture Books - Preschool
Picture Books - Preschool

Who's That I Hear? Written by DJ Hill Illustrated by Julie Adriansen

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Poetry
Poetry

Ash by Gloria Mindock

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Political
Political

Restore Our Democracy: The Case for Equality and Justice by Werner Neff

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Political Thriller
Political Thriller

Estranged by Charles Lamar Phillips

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Pre-teen Fiction
Pre-teen Fiction

Ruby Foo and the Traveling Kitchen by Tiffany Foo

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Psychiatry/Psychology
Psychiatry/Psychology

My Bipolar Backpack: To The Bottom Of Mental Illness And Back- A Memoir by Susan Ralphe

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Race Relations
Race Relations

Truth is in the House by Michael J Coffino

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Racism
Racism

Weeping Goes Unheard: Sacred Tears for Indigenous Victims of Racial Genocide by Lucia Mann

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Reference
Reference

CHARLESTON: The Antebellum Neighborhoods and Buildings by David Rogers and Susan Kammeraad

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Regional
Regional

Southern Voices: A Book of Award-Winning Short Stories by Laura Hunter

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Relationships
Relationships

My Dog is My Relationship Coach by Maureen Scanlon

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Religion-Fiction
Religion-Fiction

The Distance Between High and Low: A Southern Gothic Novel by Kaye Park Hinckle

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Religion-Nonfiction
Religion-Nonfiction

How to be a Buddhist Millionaire: 9 practical steps to being happy in a materialist world by Matt Jardine

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Romance
Romance

Song of the Nile by Hannah Fielding

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Romantic Comedy
Romantic Comedy

When We're Thirty by Casey Dembowski

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Romantic Suspense
Romantic Suspense

Twilight Starlight World Alight (The Bay Area Blues) by Kay C. Beerman

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Romantic Thriller
Romantic Thriller

Love Odyssey: (Transylvanian Trilogy) by Roberta Seret

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Sales & Marketing / PR
Sales & Marketing / PR

The New Chameleons: How to Connect with Consumers Who Defy Categorization by Michael R. Solomon

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Science Fiction
Science Fiction

Gods of Kiranis by Ronald A. Geobey

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Self-help: General
Self-help: General

YOLO: Essential Life Hacks for Happiness by Vindy Teja

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Self-help: Motivational
Self-help: Motivational

The Noble Edge: Reclaiming an Ethical World One Choice at a Time by Christopher Gilbert, Ph.D.

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Self-help: Spiritual
Self-help: Spiritual

How to be a Buddhist Millionaire: 9 practical steps to being happy in a materialist world by Matt Jardine

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Sexuality
Sexuality

Corrupted: The Truth Shall Be the Nail in Your Coffin by Jared Dixon

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Short Stories
Short Stories

The Topography of Hidden Stories by Julia MacDonnell

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Social Media
Social Media

The Death of Content as King: How a Data Democracy Has Revolutionized Marketing by Jon Hinderliter

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Social/Political Change
Social/Political Change

Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism by Christian Picciolini

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Sociology
Sociology

The Master Book of MEMES by Britt Minshall

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Spirituality
Spirituality

The YOU Beyond You: The Knowledge of the Willing by Ramzi Najjar

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Sports
Sports

10 Rules of Karate: The Immutable Path to Victory by Kris Wilder & Lawrence A. Kane

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Sports Fiction
Sports Fiction

Through a Broken Window by Gary Turchin

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Suspense
Suspense

Nothing Personal by Larry Temple

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Teen
Teen

Everything All At Once (Chorduroys and Too Many Boys™) by Ivy Cayden

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Thriller
Thriller

The Strait by Dom Stasi

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Travelogue
Travelogue

Running from COVID in Our RV Cocoon by Gerri Almand

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True Crime
True Crime

The Zodiac Revisited: The Facts of the Case by Michael F. Cole

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Urban Fantasy
Urban Fantasy

A Potter's Tale by Dave Davis

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Visionary Fiction
Visionary Fiction

My Famous Brain - A Novel by Diane Wald

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Well-Being
Well-Being

The Athena Principles: Simple Wellness Practices for Overworked Professionals by Kathy Robinson

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Well-Being-Childrens
Well-Being-Childrens

Little Miss Linda Goes To Counseling by Dr. Linda J. M. Holloway

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Western Fiction
Western Fiction

The Shadow of Wildflowers by Alta Ione

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Women's Fiction
Women's Fiction

The Comfort Bearer by Cathy L. Patrenos

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Women's Health
Women's Health

Eating Secrets: The Ultimate Guide to Take Control and Overcome Bingeing and Self Sabotage by Karyn De Mol & Megan Harris

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Women's Issues
Women's Issues

Written: A Heartbreaking Story of Love, Secrets, Betrayal and Honour by D.A. Lee

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Writing & Publishing
Writing & Publishing

Tell Your Story to the World & Sell It for Millions by Kenneth Atchity and Lisa Cerasoli

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Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Fiction

Talent by B. Lynn Goodwin

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Young Adult Nonfiction
Young Adult Nonfiction

When a Toy Dog Became a Wolf and the Moon Broke Curfew by Hendrika de Vries

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