CIPA EVVY Awards 2014

2014 CIPA EVVY Awards Book Competition Winners

(View CIPA EVVY Award 2015 winners here or the 2013-1998 winners here.)

Award Category Book title Author Publisher/Designer
1st Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs Simplicity and Sophistication Dr. James W. Jackson Winston Crown Publishing
2nd Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Bold Living Nancy Sharp Books & Books Press
3rd Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs Ralphie Ralph Lee Thompson (self published)
Merit Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness Kathy Brandt & Max Maddox Monkshood Press
Merit Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs FANTASTIC! How One Word Can Shape Your Destiny Kirk B. Axelson We Share Possibilities Press
Merit Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs A Country Doctor Goes to War Tamara Thayer Minnesota Heritage Publishing
Merit Autobiography/ Biography/Memoirs Winter of 1950: Womb of Serenity/Life is a Bumpy Road Linda K. Reed Outskirts Press
1st Anthology Freedom’s Rush: Tales from the Biker and the Beast Foster Kinn Hugo House Publishers
2nd Anthology Stories Gathered at the Kitchen Table Anne Randolph Kitchen Table Press
Merit Anthology Gift of a Lifetime Sue Batton Leonard BookCrafters
1st Cover Design Horse Vet – Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian Courtney Diehl, D.V.M. Jim Winn/Designer
2nd Cover Design Joe Mills of Estes Park James H. Pickering Danel Pratt/Designer
3rd Cover Design Eclectic Entertaining Barbara Stafford Bill McConnell/John Stafford  Designer/Photographer
Merit Cover Design The Blood Allynn Riggs Nathan Fisher/Designer
Merit Cover Design TaNellie Richmond Holton Richmond Holton/Designer
Merit Cover Design Midnight Valiant Bobby Haas Mark Harris/Designer
1st Business & Economics Figure It Out: Making Smart Decision in a Dumbed-Down World Robert W. Wendover Articulate Publications
2nd Business & Economics Instant Experience for Real Estate Agents David A. Thyfault BookCrafters
3rd Business & Economics Take The Lead: Full Throttle Engagement Powered by Coaching Leta Beam Hugo House Publishers
Merit Business & Economics Hunting in a Farmer’s World: Celebrating the Mind of an Entrepreneur John F. Dini Gardendale Press
Merit Children’s Board Book Where’s My Football? Mairead West (pronounced like parade) (self published)she’s the youngest author
1st Children’s Picture Book The Stiches Fairy Patricia Long Publish 4 Kids
2nd Children’s Picture Book There’s A Hippopotamus in My Bed and An Elephant Wants to Wear My Favorite Red Shoes Lynda Medlyn Window Box Press
3rd Children’s Picture Book Bears, Bears, Everywhere! Sue Baer Bear Paw Pring
Merit Children’s Picture Book Mish & Tish and Mama’s Brush Ingrid Pyka Mish & Tish Publishing
1st Coffee Table Books Color Country: Touring the Colorado Plateau Susan Neider Rainstone Press
2nd Coffee Table Books What’s Your Story: Waldo Canyon Fire Colorado Johnny Wilson
2nd Cooking Eclectic Entertaining: 15 Complete Dinner Party Menus for Busy People Who Like to Cook Barbara Stafford Eclectic Entertaining Press
1st Illustrations If You Tell Me, I Can Fly! Sharon Thayer Linda Nagy
2nd Illustrations A Bed for Fred Lori Zoss Cheri Polk Illustrator
3rd Illustrations Bandit, The Chubby Chihuahua Pat Postek Brad Davies, Illustrator
Merit Illustrations I Cannot Sleep Ann Louise Ramsey Author/Illustrator
1st Fiction – Action & Adventure Big Girl Panties Club Lynda Stephenson Outskirts Press
2nd Fiction – Action & Adventure Sleight of Hand Jennifer Fales Outskirts Press
3rd Fiction – Action & Adventure Tales From the Sea Alexander Flint Outskirts Press
Merit Fiction – Action & Adventure Burial on Water Box Mountain Herman H. White Outskirts Press
Merit Fiction – Action & Adventure Great Falls John Lopas Outskirts Press
1st Children’s Story Book Colorado Creatures Michelle Rodenburg Grubnedor Press
2nd Children’s Story Book A Bed for Fred   Lori Zoss Hugo House Publishers
3rd Children’s Story Book Bandit, The Chubby Chihuahua Pat Postek Wagamore Productions
Merit Children’s Story Book Butterfly, Fly, and I D.J. Seddon Sailsmunk Creative Publishing
1st Fiction – Contemporary Driving Forces Carol Fortino (self published)
2nd Fiction – Contemporary Jackie Sam Newsome (self published)
3rd Fiction – Contemporary The Rings of Hubris Carol Fortino (self published)
Merit Fiction – Contemporary The Honey Do List Taylor Baptist Outskirts Press
1st Family & Relationships The Compatibility Code: An Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Dating and Marriage  Elizabeth George Hugo House Publishers
2nd Family & Relationships Dodging Dandelions Ron Richards Mitchell Canyon Communications
Merit Family & Relationships Shock and Awwe in the Cul-de-sac John Douglas Outskirts Press
3rd Health & Fitness Friends with the Scale Linda Spangle SunQuest Media
Merit Health & Fitness Nourishing the Healer Within Karen D. Gilroy Richer Press
2nd Humor Monkey in a  Pink Canoe Allen Smith Relentlessly Creative Books
3rd Fiction – Fantasy The Blood Allynn Riggs TimberDark Productions
Merit Fiction – Fantasy Unearthed Karen Seymour self published
1st Literary Non-Fiction Freedom’s Rush Foster Kinn Hugo House Publishers
2nd Literary Non-Fiction Inner Bushido Sean Hannon BookCrafters
3rd Literary Non-Fiction Simplicity and Sophistication Dr. James W. Jackson Winston Crown Publishing
Merit Literary Non-Fiction The Land: Our Gift and Wild Hope Rae Marie Taylor Brook Forest Voices
1st Fiction – Historical The Monster Monroe Richard Pires Outskirts Press
3rd Fiction – Historical The Starlight Club Joe Corso (self published)
Merit Fiction – Historical Tutankhamen Speaks Cheryl Carpinello (self published)
1st Editing The Compatibility Code: An Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Dating and Marriage Elizabeth E. George, author Patricia Ross, editor
2nd Editing Dodging Dandelions Ron Melanie Mulhall, editor
3d Editing Letters to Ann Ann Marie, author Ann Marie, editor
Merit Editing Improving Your Parade Ed Tomlinson, author Barbara Munson, editor
Merit Editing FANTASTIC! How One Word Can Shape Your Destiny Kirk B. Axelson, author Melanie Mulhall, editor
1st Politics/Political Science The Cancer in Healthcare: How Greed is Killing Wha..  Deane Waldman Hugo House Publishers
2nd Politics/Political Science Lessons From Fallen Civilizations Larry Kelley Hugo House Publishers
1st Fiction – Mystery/Detective Colorado Noir John Dwaine McKenna Rhyolite Press
3rd Fiction – Mystery/Detective Secrets of the Plumed Saint Elizabeth Ann Galligan Brook Forest Voices
Merit Fiction – Mystery/Detective Nightmare in Aurora William Pfirrman Outskirts Press
1st Fiction – Romance No Fear Lesha Acker Outskirts Press
2nd Fiction – Science Fiction The Two Towers Jamie Waters Muse It Up Publishing
3rd Fiction – Science Fiction The Blood Allynn Riggs TimberDark Publication
1st Academic Reference Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide Linda Nagy High Country Artworks
2nd Academic Reference John Gregory Country . . Charles & Mary Ramstetter C Lazy Three Press
3rd Academic Reference Custom Soft Treatments Handbook of Common Practices Kirk B. Axelson We Share Possibilities Press
Merit Academic Reference High Summits: 370 Famous Peak First Ascents and Other Significant Events In Mountaineering History HugoHouse Fred Wolfe Hugo House Publishers
1st Inspirational One Day, One Night At a Time The Gathering Place BookCrafters
2nd Inspirational Sparrows in a Hurricane: One Families Courage Christina Dalpiaz CHANCE
3rd Inspirational Simplicity and Sophistication Dr. James W. Jackson Winston Crown Publishing
Merit Inspirational The Map to Our Responsive Universe, Where Dreams Really Do Come True! Boni Lonnsburry Inner Art, Inc.
1st Juvenile Fiction Insects in the Infield Nancy Oswald Burro Books
2nd Juvenile Fiction Dreamweaver Lauren Hallstrom BookCrafters
3rd Juvenile Fiction The Sad Tree and Pronuba Christina Steiner Outskirts Press
Merit Juvenile Fiction Looking for Redfeather Linda Collison Fiction House, Ltd
Merit Juvenile Fiction Captain Disaster Del Shannon Stone Arts Media
1st Military/Military History Letters to Ann Ann Marie (self published
2nd Military/Military History Guerilla Grunt Robert L. Fisher (self published
Merit Military/Military History Hamfist At DaNang George Nolly Nolly Productions
2nd Juvenile Non Fiction If You Tell Me, I Can Fly! Sharon Thayer Carousel Publishing
2nd Fiction – Literary Colorado Noir John Dwaine McKenna Rhyolite Press
3rd Fiction – Literary Charlie’s Angle John Paul McKinney (self published)
Merit Fiction – Literary A Rage In Winter Todd Bulgarelli Outskirts Press
1st History High Summits: 370 Famous Peak First Ascents Fred Wolfe Hugo House Publishers
2nd Histoy Walking Durango History, Sights and Stories Peggy Winkworth Durango Herald Small Press
3rd History Historical Heartbeat Dr. James W. Jackson & Dr. Anna Marie Jackson Winston Crown Publishing
1st Interior Layout and Design A Country Doctor Goes to War Tamara Thayer, author Michael Sellner, designer
2nd Interior Layout & Design Look Good Now and Always Marian Rothschild, author Launie Perry, designer
3rd Interior Layout & Design Custom Soft Treatments Handbook of Common Practices Kirk B. Axelson, author & designer
Merit Interior Layout & Design Color Country: Touring the Colorado Plateau Susan Neider, author DD Dowden, designer
Merit Interior Layout & Design Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide Linda Nagy, Author & Designer
Merit Interior Layout & Design If You Tell Me, I Can Fly! Sharon Thayer, author Linda Nagy, designer
2nd Motivational Adventure Inward: A Risk Taker’s Book of Quotes Jonathan Wunrow self publlished
3rd Motivational If You Tell Me, I Can Fly! Sharon Thayer Carousel Publishing
1st Nature Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide Linda Nagy High Country Artworks
1st Pets/Animals Conscious Transitions -Finding Comfort, Connections and Peace When Your Pet is Dying Andrea Floyd (self published
3rd Pets/Animals An Animal Life: The Beginning Howard Krum Fluid Design Foundation
1st eBooks There Is Something about Gina: Flourishing with Diabetes and Celiac Disease Gina Meagher Helen Mariposa/ebook conversion
2nd eBooks Bandit, The Chubby Chihuahua Pat Postek Gary Hall/ebook conversion
3rd eBooks Booze at Breakfast Catherine Scott xlibris
2nd Philosophy Rational Polemics Richard Todd Devens Outskirts Press
2nd Poetry Colorado Creatures Michelle Rodenburg Grubnedor Press
3rd Poetry Garland Steve Smallwood Xlibris
Merit Poetry Mish & Tish and Mama’s Brush Ingrid Pyka Mish & Tish Publishing
1st How To Look Good Now and Always Marian Rothschild Confident Leadership Image
2nd How To How to Draw Monsters & Alients Spencer Nelson Wildflower Creative
3rd How To Improving Your Parade Ed Tomlinson Diamond Publications
Merit How To Stop Flushing Your Money Down the Drain David Thyfault BookCrafters
1st Religion & Spirituality Follow the Light: The Shroud’s Revelations T.C. Newman Outskirts Press
2nd Religion & Spirituality The Map to Our Responsive Universe, Where Dreams Really Do Come True! Boni Lonnsburry Inner Art, Inc
3rd Religion & Spirituality Who’s Your Higher Power? Dawn V. Obrecht Richer Press
Merit Religion & Spirituality The Hidden Messages of Jesus: Larry A. Angus Wasteland Press
Merit Religion & Spirituality Heresy Keith Swainson Outskirts Press
Merit Religion & Spirituality God in A Box Marion Pember Outskirts Press
1st Audio Books Can’t Do Nothing With Love Ellen Morris Prewitt–author/narrator Preston Johnson/Sound Engineer
2nd Audio Books Gift of A Lifetime Sue Batton Leonard–author/narrator Marc R. Leonard/Bryan Dow Sound Engineers
3rd Audio Books Secrets of the Plumed Saint/Brook Forest Voices Elizabeth Ann Galligan Brook Forest Voices
2nd Self-Help Figure It Out:Making Smart Decisions in a Dumbed-Down World Robert W. Wendover Articulate Publications
3rd Self-Help Stress Free in 30 Seconds Melanie Smithson Komodia Press
Merit Self-Help The Art of Joyful Living Jonathan P. Rosman Outskirts Press
1st Social Science Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People Eleanor Hubbard Bolder Press
2nd Social Science Inner Bushido Sean Hannon BookCrafters
1st Travel Walking Durango History, Sights and Stories Robert Whitson Durango Herald Small Press
2nd Travel Color Country: Touring the Colorado Plateau Susan Neider Rainstone Press
3rd Travel Simplicity and Sophistication Dr. James W. Jackson Winston Crown Publishing
1st Women’s Studies/Issues Cecelia Jackson’s Last Chance Robbie Iobst (pronounced I-Boast) Writtten World Communications
1st Printing Mish & Tish and Mama’s Brush Ingrid Pyka Frederick Printing/Denver Book Binding
2nd Printing Color Country: Touring the Colorado Plateau Susan Neider Quad Graphics/printer
3rd Printing Colorado Noir John Dwaine McKenna IgramSpark/printer

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