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2015 Regular Category Winners Below

2015 Regular Category Book Title Award Author
First Name
Author
Last Name
Publisher
  Academic/Reference The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law 1st Randy Chapman Mighty Rights Press
  Academic/Reference What's Wrong with That Door? 3rd John Quist Outskirts Press
             
  Autobiography/Memoirs Not In the Pink 1st Tina Martel Tina Martel
  Autobiography/Memoirs Goat Lips 2nd Matthew Taylor Merry Dissonance Press
  Autobiography/Memoirs Song of the Mountains: My Pilgrammage to Maa Ganga 3rd Shaku Rajagopal Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
  Autobiography/Memoirs Zero to Sixty 3rd Bruce Allen MacMullan Merry Dissonance Press
  Autobiography/Memoirs K is for Kathmandu Merit Cynthia T. Kennedy Eolus Press, LLC
  Autobiography/Memoirs Peeling Back the Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph Merit Lawayne Childrey  Outskirts Press
             
  Biography Auschwitz #34207 2nd Nancy Sprowell Geise Merry Dissonance Press
  Biography Legacy of Leadership 3rd Steve Myers Bookcrafters
             
  Business/Career Super Job Search  IV 1st Peter K. Studner Jamenair Ltd.
  Business/Career The Conscious Leader 2nd Shelley Reciniello LID Publishing
  Business/Career Poof! Plant Profits In Peril 3rd Allison Frederick Bookcrafters
  Business/Career Brewing Beneath the Perk  Merit Teri Meehan  
  Business/Career Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget Merit Debra Jason Aviva Publishing
             
  Children's Picture Books Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon 1st Terry John Barto AuthorHouse
  Children's Picture Books Better Than Cheese 2nd Cam Vuksinich AmazingMouseBooks
  Children's Picture Books Gollywood, Here I Come! 3rd Terry John Barto AuthorHouse
  Children's Picture Books Frieda Tails Vol. 2 Merit Kimberly Baltz DogEar Publishing
  Children's Picture Books The Twelve Days of Spring in Colorado Merit Michelle Rodenburg Grubnedor Press
  Children's Picture Books Toothful Tales Merit Jeanette Flannery Courtad Mentors International Publications
             
  Children's Story Books Fox Forest Band 1st Lisa Lindman Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
  Children's Story Books Better Than Cheese 2nd Cam Vuksinich AmazingMouseBooks.com
  Children's Story Books Big Albert the Camel 3rd Dr. Peggy Turnage Outskirts Press (PASSED AWAY)
  Children's Story Books The Dolphin Princess Merit Sylvia Kelegian Xlibris
             
  Coffee Table Books Royal Gorge 1st Eve Nagode Fox Run Art Press
  Coffee Table Books 52 Rivers: A Women's Fly-fishing Journey 2nd Shelley Walchak 52 Rivers Publishing
  Coffee Table Books I Choose to Remember Merit Mary Ann Drummond Apple Tree Publishing
             
  Family & Relationships Speechless 1st E.J. Brown Outskirts Press
  Family & Relationships Becoming Mrs. Rogers 2nd Cindi Rogers  
  Family & Relationships Growing Up Ugly 3rd Fritzie von Jessen  Outskirts Press
  Family & Relationships How To Depolarize Your Jerk Magnet 3rd Christina M. Dalpiaz Chance Publishing
  Family & Relationships Ashes and Asphalt Merit Trevor Halloway Robert S. Taylor, (Publisher)
  Family & Relationships The Back-Up Mom: A Stepmother's Journey Merit Laura K. Wagner  Outskirts Press
  Family & Relationships Wild at Heart Merit Heather H.  Kirby Merry Dissonance Press
             
  Fiction/Action Adventure Snow Men 1st Andrew Ceroni Outskirts Press
  Fiction/Action Adventure Heliocentric 2nd J.W. Lolite  
  Fiction/Action Adventure Good Money Gone 3rd Richard Kilborn Mario Acevedo  
  Fiction/Action Adventure The Hummingbird, Book 1 3rd Isabella and Irena de Wardin   Xlibris
  Fiction/Action Adventure Tomorrows End Merit Geoffrey Morris Dark Light Publishing
  Fiction/Action Adventure A Holiday From Time Merit John Mero Outskirts Press
             
  Fiction/Fantasy Dawn of Wonder 1st Jonathan Renshaw  
  Fiction/Fantasy Heliocentric 2nd J.W.  Lolite  
  Fiction/Fantasy Fire Above 3rd C.H. MacLean CNH Publishing
  Fiction/Fantasy The Prophecy Tales: Awakening Merit Acie Lynn Wayfaring Artisan Press 
  Fiction/Fantasy Circumstellar Merit J.W. Lolite  
             
  Fiction/Historical The Outhouse 2nd David W. Gordon Claymore1745 Press
  Fiction/Historical Laffitte's Treasure 3rd Joe Corso Black Horse Publishing
  Fiction/Historical More Stories of the Rich and Famous Merit David M.  Tavernier Outskirts Press
  Fiction/Historical The Door of the Sad People Merit Alexander  Blackburn Rhyolite Press LLC
             
  Fiction/Literary & Contemporary Pianist in a Bordello 1st Mike C.  Erickson Tri-Rhyme Publications 
  Fiction/Literary & Contemporary Finding Flipper Frank 2nd Patrick M. Garry  
  Fiction/Literary & Contemporary The Virus 2nd Janelle Diller WorldTrek Publishing
  Fiction/Literary & Contemporary The Voice of the Children in the Apple Tree Merit Alexander Blackburn Rhyolite Press LLC
             
  Fiction/Mystery & Detective Killing Streak 1st Merit Clark  
  Fiction/Mystery & Detective Midnight in Malamulele 2nd Darla Bartos  
  Fiction/Mystery & Detective Out of Reech 3rd Adam J. Beardslee Outskirts Press
  Fiction/Mystery & Detective Gold In The Coffins Merit Dominic Certo Len Harac Harmita Press
  Fiction/Mystery & Detective Uranium Drive-In Merit Bert Entwistle Black Mule Press
             
  Fiction/Romance Back In Six Weeks 1st Sharon Gerdes SKG Press
  Fiction/Romance Emerald Silk 2nd Janet Lane Dreaming Tree Publishing
  Fiction/Romance Happy Christmas, Miss Lawrence 2nd Jeanette-Marie  Mirich Stonebridge Publications
  Fiction/Romance The Hummingbird, Book 1 3rd Isabella and Irena DeWardin   Xlibris
  Fiction/Romance The Prophecy Tales: Awakening Merit Acie Lynn Wayfaring Artisan Press 
             
  Fiction/Science Fiction Dust to Dust 1st John Hudson  Outskirts Press
  Fiction/Science Fiction Tomorrows End 3rd Geoffrey Morris Dark Light Publishing
             
  Fiction/Western The Revenge of John W. 2nd Joe Corso  
             
  Games & Puzzles Walking Silverton 1st Beverly Rich Durango Herald Small Press
             
  Health/Diet Fitness Meet Me Where I Am 1st Mary Ann Drummond Apple Tree Publishing
  Health/Diet Fitness Not In the Pink 2nd Tina Martel  
  Health/Diet Fitness Better Bodies Through Belly Dance 3rd Stephanie Smith  
  Health/Diet Fitness Pilgrim Wheels Merit Neil Hanson High Prairie Press
             
  History The Wooden Canvas 1st Ruth E. Lambert San Juan Mountains Association Press
  History Auschwitz #34207 2nd Nancy Sprowell Geise Merry Dissonance Press
  History Behind the Lines 3rd Jeffrey B. Miller Milbrown Press
  History Ghost Tracks Merit Elizabeth A. Green Susan Garrison Meyer American Heritage Media
             
  How To The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law 1st Randy Chapman Mighty Rights Press
  How To Kick-ass Cannabis 3rd Kip Zonderkop Bookcrafters
             
  Humor Pianist in a Bordello 1st Mike C. Erickson Tri-Rhyme Publications
  Humor Following That Dream Merit Al Fleming Bookcrafters
  Humor Limping Along Merit Ryan Stallings Oakline Books
  Humor Zero to Sixty Merit Bruce Allen MacMullan Merry Dissonance Press
             
  Inspirational Vice Versa Verse 1st Kim Conrad Gems of Wisdom Press
  Inspirational 8 Keys to Wholeness 2nd Donna DeNomme Inlightened Source Publishing
  Inspirational A Place For Me! 3rd Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastrioianni  
  Inspirational Pilgrim Wheels Merit Neil Hanson High Prairie Press
             
  Juvenile Fiction One Hundred Words 1st Lauren Hallstrom Bookcrafters
  Juvenile Fiction The Centerville Code 2nd Justin A. Day Jan Weeks
  Juvenile Fiction The Alchemist's Legacy 3rd I.S.  Hassan  
  Juvenile Fiction Oliver Ornament Merit Michael Burns Outskirts Press
  Juvenile Fiction Pinos Altos Merit John Koski Outskirts Press
  Juvenile Fiction Pluto The Starfish Merit Bonnie M.  Anderson Outskirts Press
             
  Juvenile Non Fiction Dear Class 1st Jane J.  Stein Montview Press
             
  Literary Non Fiction K is for Kathmandu 1st Cynthia T. Kennedy Eolus Press, LLC
  Literary Non Fiction Pilgrim Wheels 2nd Neil Hanson High Prairie Press
             
  Military/Military History Memories of a Life In the Army 2nd Maj. General Louis W. Prentiss, Jr.  iUniverse
             
  Motivational A Place For Me! Merit Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastrioianni  
             
  Poetry Constructed of Magic and Other Poems on the Immortality of the Human Spirit 1st Louis Swartz Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
  Poetry Vice Versa Verse 2nd Kim Conrad Gems of Wisdom Press
  Poetry Dreams to Dance in Moonlight 3rd Peter C. Stone Outskirts Press
  Poetry Signs of Life Merit Valerie A. Szarek Breezy Mountain Press
             
  Politics/Political Science Odd Man Out Merit Joseph R. Murray, II  
             
  Religion & Spirituality Constructed of Magic and Other Poems on the Immortality of the Human Spirit 1st Louis Swartz Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
  Religion & Spirituality Transforming Faith 2nd Fred Howard  
  Religion & Spirituality The Astrology of Success 3rd Jan Spiller  Outskirts Press
  Religion & Spirituality Keys to Armageddon Merit KaMuLanS    Outskirts Press
  Religion & Spirituality Uncluttered Faith 3rd Erik Lundvik  
             
             
  Self Help The Gratitude Connection 1st Amy Collette Wild Grace
  Self Help A Place For Me! 2nd Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastroianni  
  Self Help Brewing Beneath the Perk  3rd Teri Meehan  
  Self Help The Garden of Life Merit Todd Michael Putnam  Outskirts Press
             
  Sports Coaching Soccer Is Easy 2nd Carlo  Cornacchia Bookcrafters
             
  Travel Ghost Tracks 1st Elizabeth A. Green Susan Garrison Meyer American Heritage Media
  Travel 52 Rivers: A Women's Fly-fishing Journey 2nd Shelley Walchak American Heritage Media
             
  Women's Studies Back In Six Weeks 1st Sharon Gerdes SKG Press
  Women's Studies A Place For Me! 1st Barbara Kae Webster Kathy Mastrioianni  
  Women's Studies 8 Keys to Wholeness 2nd Donna DeNomme  

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2015 Technical Category Winners Below

2015 Technical Category Book Title Award Author
First Name
Author
Last Name
Editor/Designer/Illustrator Publisher
  Children's Illustration Gollywood, Here I Come! 1st Terry John Barto Mattia Cerato Illustrator AuthorHouse
  Children's Illustration Frieda Tails Vol. 2 2nd Kimberly Baltz Marty Petersen Illustrator DogEar Publishing
  Children's Illustration Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon 3rd Terry John Barto Kim Sponaugle Illustrator AuthorHouse
  Children's Illustrations Fox Forest Band Merit Lisa Lindman Chandra Wheeler Illustrator Hugo House Publishers, Ltd.
                 
  Cover Design Ghost Tracks 1st Elizabeth A. Green Lisa Snider Atchison   Designer  Susan Garrison Meyer 
  Cover Design Pilgrim Wheels 2nd Neil Hanson Ann Weinstock Designer High Prairie Press
  Cover Design Killing Streak 3rd Merit Clark Scott Baird Designer CreateSpace
  Cover Design Auschwitz #34207 Merit Nancy Sprowell Geise Nick Zelinger Designer Merry Dissonance Press
  Cover Design Behind the Lines Merit Jeffrey B. Millser Laurie Shields Designer Milbrown Press
  Cover Design Royal Gorge Merit Eve Nagode Eve Nagode Designer Fox Run Art Press
                 
  Editing Walking Silverton 1st Beverly Rich Elizabeth A. Green Editor Durango Herald Small Press
  Editing Wild at Heart 3rd Heather H. Kirby Donna Mazzitellil Editor Merry Dissonance Press
  Editing Goat Lips Merit Matthew Taylor Donna Mazzitellil Editor Merry Dissonance Press
                 
  Illustrations Not In the Pink 1st Tina Martel Tina Martel Illustrator Tina Martel
  Illustrations Goat Lips 3rd Matthew Taylor Catherine McNeil Illustrator Merry Dissonance Press
                 
  Interior Layout/Design Walking Silverton 1st Beverly Rich Lisa Snider Atchison Designer Durango Herald Small Press
  Interior Layout/Design The Wooden Canvas 2nd Ruth E.  Lambert Lisa Snider Atchison Designer San Juan Mountains Association Press
  Interior Layout/Design Dear Class 3rd Jane J. Stein Marianne Michalakis Designer Montview Press
  Interior Layout/Design My Family Financial Miracle Merit Merle Gilley Ronda Taylor Designer Hugo House Publishers
  Interior Layout/Design Behind the Lines Merit Jeffrey B. Miller Dan & Jim Pratt Designers Milbrown Press
                 
  Printing The Wooden Canvas 1st Ruth E.  Lambert CPC Solutions    San Juan Mountains Association Press
  Printing Behind the Lines 2nd Jeffrey B. Miller Mike Daniels   Milbrown Press

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2014 CIPA EVVY Awards Book Competition Winners

Congratulations to the following CIPA EVVY Awards Book Competition Winners!

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2014 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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2013 Category Award Title Author  Publisher / Service Provider
  Academic/Reference      
    1 Copyright Clearance for Creatives Joyce and Dan Miller Integrated Writer Services
    2 Rocky Mountain Bugs Garrick Pfaffmann Bear Bop Press
    3 Copyright Clearance
for Creatives (eBook)
Joyce and Dan Miller Integrated Writer Services
  Anthology          
    1 Old China Through the Eyes of a Storyteller Julie Moss Herrera Parkhurst Brothers
    2 The Circle Book: 2012 Conejos Writers Circle Alacrity Publishing
  Audio          
    2 Keiko the Koala Jill Ann Storti Brook Forest Voices
  Autobiography/Memoirs          
    1 The Happiest Man in the World Dr. James W. Jackson Winston-Crown Publishing House
    2 Alzheimer's: My Journey to a Next Generation Treatment Dr. Donald Moss Bear Run Publishers
    3 Living Between the Line Eulus Dennis Outskirts Press
    3 Finding the Pearl Thuan Fadler, Carol Rehme Publishing Directions,LLC
    Merit Step Up Step Out Carolyn Rose Hart Spiritwise Publishing
    Merit Dance of the Electric Hummingbird Patricia Walker Rainbow Ridge Books
    Merit Looking Through a Keyhole Julia Spencer Assistant Publishing
  Biography          
    2 The Prince in the Senate John Richard Willertz BookCrafters
    3 Just a Few Lines Thomas and William Miles BookCrafters
  Business/Career          
    2 How to Get a Job Without Going Crazy Donna Shannon Personal Touch Career Services
  Children's Picture Books          
    1 Toothful Tales Jeanette Courtad, DDS Mentors International
    2 The Gang of Twenty & Six David Marchuck Barbour Millpond Ink
    3 The Myth of Santa's Beard Sharon Thayer Carousel Publishing
    3 Keiko the Koala Jill Ann Storti Brook Forest Voices
    Merit Zadie and Plain Vanilla, The Rainbow Alpaca Barbara Blount Ziek Wild Hair Press
    Merit I am Truly Loved Cheryl Lashmit Createspace
  Children's Story Books          
    1 Bully Goat to the Rescue Nancy Lee Mervar Indian Gap Press
    2 Ptimothy Ptarmigan Frank J. Daniels Western Colorado Publishing Company
    3 Randy the Raindrop Patty Jean Wiese Stormy Day Books
    Merit When I go Hunting a Crocodile Ray Tuell BookCrafters
  Coffee Table Books          
    3 Fundamentally Female Renee Rongen Kittleson Creek Press
  Cookbooks          
    2 90% Vegetarian Gail Nelson Ready Set Go Eat
  Cover Design          
    1 Molly Davis Weekend Watercolor Workshops Devenish Press/Jan Bachman
    2 Dr. James W. Jackson Love & Common Sense Winston-Crown Publishing House
    3 Sue Allegrezza Billy Raccoon's Grand Colorado Adventure Little Black Mask/Sue Allegrezza
    3 Cyndi Kennedy, Judy Sanchez Rattlesnake Sunset Eolus Press
    Merit Grady T. Birdsong A Fortunate Passage Virtual Bookworm/ NZ Graphics
    Merit Trudy Colflesh Soul Cry - Hope, Soul Cry - Love Bridalcry/Nathan Fisher
    Merit Joyce and Dan Miller Copyright Clearance for Creatives Integrated Writers/NZ Graphics
    Merit Anne Salisbury, Greg Meyerhoff The Path of Intuition Lively Spirit/NZ Graphics
  Diet/Health/Fitness          
    1 From the Edge of the Cliff Dawn V. Obrecht, MD Richer Press
    2 Cancer's Cause Cancer's Cure Morton Walker Hugo House Publishing
    3 Diabetes Answers Dennis Blum BookCrafters
    Merit The Pizza Trap (eBook) Gabrielle Welch W5
  Editing          
    1 The Path of Intuition Anne Salisbury, Greg Meyerhoff Lively Spirit/Melanie Mulhall
    2 Cancer's Cause Cancer's Cure Morton Walker, D.P.M. Hugo House/Patricia Ross
    Merit Journey From Little Left Grady Michael Talk Doc Books/Melanie Mulhall
  Fiction          
    1 Legends Lost Charlie Mac Filter Press
    2 Blues in the Wind Whitney J. LeBlanc Outskirts Press
    2 The Whim-Wham Man John Dwaine McKenna Rhyolite Press
    3 It's a Family Affair Sharon Rhodes Outskirts Press
    3 Jitterbug, a Swinging Campaign Roger L. Kinney Superior Publishing
    Merit On the Hole Jeff Bacot Outskirts Press
    Merit Flyboys, Round Engines and Spooks Lee Croissant BookCrafters
    Merit To Know You Rebecca Del Reye Outskirts Press
    Merit Newton's Ark D. A. Hill D. A. Hill
  Finance/Economics          
    No awards      
  Miscellaneous Games & Puzzles        
    1 The Mindbender Set Dom Testa Profound Impact Group
  History          
    No awards      
  How To          
    1 Making Perfect Popcorn John Beigel McOsprey Publishing
    2 Weekend Watercolor Workshops Molly Davis Devenish Press
  Humor          
    No awards      
  Illustrations          
    1 Billy Raccoon's Grand Colorado Adventure Sue Allegrezza Little Black Mask/Sue Allegrezza  
    2 T is for T-Rex Terry  P. Beh Terry P. Beh  
    3 Zadie and Plain Vanilla, The Rainbow Alpaca Barbara Blount Ziek Denise V. Duker  
  Inspirational          
    1 A Beautiful Grief Cheryl Eckl Flying Crane Press
    2 20 Gifts of Life Hal Urban Great Lessons Press
    3 Looking Through a Keyhole Julia Spencer Assistant Publishing
    Merit Choices: Lemon or Chocolate Susan Flam BookCrafters
    Merit The Path of Intuition Anne Salisbury, Greg Meyerhoff Lively Spirit
             
  Interior Layout & Design        
    1 Weekend Watercolor Workshops Molly Davis Devenish Press/Jan Bachman
    2 Billy Raccoon's Grand Colorado Adventure Sue Allegrezza Little Black Mask/Sue Allegrezza
    3 Rattlesnake Sunset Cyndi Kennedy, Judy Sanchez Eolus Press/Nicole Crandall
    Merit Fundamentally Female Renee Rongen Kittleson Creek Press
  Juvenile/Young Adult          
    1 Wave Me Goodbye Teresa Funke Victory House Press
    2 Prairie Journey Frances Bonney Jenner Irie Books
    3 Night of the Moonlight Critters Marjorie Jackson BookCrafters
    Merit The Kings Ransom (eBook) Cheryl Carpinello MuseItUp Publishing
  Motivational          
    No awards      
  Non-Fiction/Experiences        
    1 46 Days in Ukraine Basil Pallis Outskirts Press
    2 The Simple Truth J. A. Turley The Brier Patch
    3 Love & Common Sense Dr. James W. Jackson Winston-Crown Publishing
    Merit A Fortunate Passage Grady T. Birdsong Virtual Bookworm
    Merit Step Up Step Out Carolyn Rose Hart Spiritwise Publishing
  Parenting/Family          
    2 20 Gifts of Life Hal Urban Great Lessons Press
  Poetry          
    1 Rattlesnake Sunset Cyndi Kennedy, Judy Sanchez Eolus Press
    Merit Unremembered Wings Paul Wayne Paul Wayne
  Political/Social          
    1 Some Parts are NOT for Sharing & Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT Julie K. Federico Tate Publishing
    2 FATLASH! Food Police and the Fear of Thin Karen Kataline K. M. Ette Publishing
  Religion/Spiritual          
    2 The Cloudy Corners of Creation Mark Tate Outskirts Press
    3 Family Likeness Wilson Awasu Outskirts Press
    Merit The Path of Intuition Anne Salisbury, Greg Meyerhoff Lively Spirit
  Self-Help          
    2 The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World A. J. White Wise Women Press  
    3 Do What You Can! John J. Hall Game Creek Publishing  
  Travel          
    1 Love & Common Sense Dr. James W. Jackson Winston-Crown Publishing  
  Women's Issues          
    1 FATLASH! Food Police and the Fear of Thin Karen Kataline K. M. Ette Publishing
    2 Fundamentally Female Renee Rongen Kittleson Creek Press
    3 The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World A. J. White Wise Women Press
  Workbooks          
    No awards      
  Printing          
    No awards      
2012 Category Award Title Author  Publisher Service Provider
  Audiobooks        
    1 A Voice From the Grave     Brook Forest Voices
    2 Just Beyond Harmony     Brook Forest Voices
    3 Looking Through a Keyhole   Brook Forest Voices
    Merit Miri, Who Charms     Brook Forest Voices
    Merit Dream it, Live it, Love it   Wise Media Group
  E-Books          
    3 I'll Be There to Write the Story   Helena Mariposa
  Autobiography/Memoir        
    1 Opting In Molly Fiore Outskirts Press
    2 Moving Mountains Jan Haas    
    3 Struggle, Service & Smiles Bob Wiley Outskirts Press
    3 Surviving the Simple Life      
    Merit One day at a Time David Sloan    
    Merit My Coyote Creek Jeff Bradford (e-book)  
    Merit Solar-powered Sex Machine Sarah Paige Ryan (e-book)  
  Biography          
    1 Baby Doe Tabor Joyce B. Lohse Filter Press, LLC
    2 More Than 36 Days Carron Barella    
  Business/Career        
    1 Wordfood Julia Hubbel    
    2 Working in Indian Country Larry Keown    
    3 Strategy for Good Susan Hyatt    
    Merit Tackling the Titans Julia Hubbel The Hubbel Group
  Children's        
    1 Nana's Silly Goats Nancy lee Mervar    
    2 Bart the Batronaut Bookcrafters    
  Diet/Health/Fitness        
    1 Discovering the Healer Within Karen Gilroy    
  Fiction          
    1 The Neversink Chronicles John Dwaine McKenna  
    2 Angelic Warfare   Outskirts Press
    3 AJI   Outskirts Press
    3 Brain Waves Dennis Murphy    
    Merit The Keya Quests   Outskirts Press
    Merit A Nest Egg Poached Sue Hughey    
    Merit Waiting for Zoe Jim Ament    
    Merit Beyond the Wood Michael Roueche    
  History          
    1 Here and Gone   Durango Herald Small Press
    2 Frank Craig: Medical Visionary Herb Tabak Filter Press, LLC  
    3 The Dwarf Chronicles     Bookcrafters
  How To          
    2 Feel Younger - Now   Wise Media Group
    3 Even You Can Learn to Draw Alice Scott    
  Inspirational        
    1 Gentle Hands, Gentle People Loretta A.C. Warren  
    2 A Common Path Alan Bourey    
    3 Love is the New Currency Linda Commito    
    Merit Revolutionary Agreements Marian Head (e-book)
    Merit M.E. and My Shadow Mary Ellen Weiland    
    Merit Opting In Molly Fiore Outskirts Press
    Merit Moving Mountains Jan Haas    
    Merit Families Under Financial Stress Angela Sasseville    
    Merit A Master @ Life   Outskirts Press
  Juvenile/Young Adult        
    1 Rescue in Poverty Gulch  Nancy Oswald Filter Press, LLC
    2 Albert the Big-Eyed Squirrel   Outskirts Press
    3 The Adventures of Lucky & Nicky   Outskirts Press
    Merit Do Watermelons Grow on Trees   Outskirts Press
    Merit Lucy Dakota: Adventures of a Modern Explorer Book 1 - Rocky Mountain Beginnings Carol Sue Shride    
  Legacy        
    1 Louie's Saxophone  Trevor Boehm    
    2 Mission Possible  Dawn Obrecht  
    3 The Incredible Power of Cults  Alice Scott  
    Merit God, the Gunman and Me     Nathan Fisher
  Non-fiction/Experiences      
    1 M.E. and My Shadow Mary Ellen Weiland  
    2 The Polio Journals Anne Gross    
    3 Seasons of the Narrow Gauge   Durango Herald Small Press
    3 At Home in the Elk River Valley Mary Kurtz    
    Merit Another Nightmare Gig from Hell Nick Zellinger    
  Parenting/Family        
    1 Preventing Litigation in Special Education The Legal Center  
     2 Gentle Hands, Gentle People Loretta A.C. Warren  
     2 Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce Joan McWilliams  
     3 Families Under Financial Stress Angela Sasseville
    Merit Biologically Bankrupt   Outskirts Press
    Merit 60 Napkins of Science   Bookcrafters
  Political/Social          
    1 Working in Indian Country Larry Keown    
    2 Put the Heart Back in Your Community Lisa Brochu    
    3 Families Under Financial Stress Angela Sasseville  
  Religion          
    1 A Common Path Alan Bourey    
    2 Kathy's Good News   Outskirts Press  
   Self-Help        
    1 Gentle Hands, Gentle People Loretta A.C. Warren  
    2 Wordfood Julia Hubbel    
    3 Families Under Financial Stress Angela Sasseville  
    Merit Revolutionary Agreements Marian Head  (e-book)  
    Merit Soul Trekking Through the Dark Night Barbara J. Butler  (e-book)  
    Merit But I Don't Want Eldercare The Legal Center (e-book)  
  Travel          
     1 South Park Colorado Bernie & Linda Nagy  
     2 Fly Fishing Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park Steve Schweitzer  
     3 Solitude Guide Yellowstone
(e-book)
Patty Logan    
    Merit Seasons of the Narrow Gauge Durango Herald Small Press  
   Workbooks          
     1 Preventing Litigation in Special Education The Legal Center
     2 Pathway to Math Proficiency   Outskirts Press
     3 Creative Writing Workbook Alice Scott    
  Cover Design          
     1 South Park Colorado Bernie & Linda Nagy
     2 Seasons of the Narrow Gauge Durango Herald Small Press
     3 Here and Gone   Durango Herald Small Press
  Editing          
    1 Families Under Financial Stress   Melanie Mulhall
   Layout & Design        
     1 Shared Moments   Pratt Brothers
     2 South Park Colorado Bernie & Linda Nagy  
     2 Seasons of the Narrow Gauge   Durango Herald Small Press
     3 Here and Gone   Durango Herald Small Press
   Illustrations      
     1 South Park Colorado Bernie & Linda Nagy  
   Printing          
     1 Shared Moments     Friesens
             
             
2011 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Autobiography        
    1 Bound for Roque Island: Sailing Maine & the World R.J. Rubadeau   Bascom Hill Publishing Group
    2 The Rise and Fall of Captain Methane Dorcey Alan Wingo   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Biography          
    1 Beyond the Land of Gold Rebecca Valentine   Thompson Media
  Business/finance        
    1 Leadership in a Wiki World Rod Collins   Dog Ear Publishing
  Fiction          
    1 The Beads of Lapus Lazuli Doris Kenney Marcotte Outskirts Press, Inc.
  History          
    1 Landscapes on Glass Jack Turner   Durango Herald Small Press
    2 Beyond the Land of Gold Rebecca Valentine   Thompson Media
  How To          
    1 When Crisis Strikes…What to Do, What to Say, How to Help Allidah Poole Hicks Bonnie Knuti Good Neighbors Publishing, LLC
    2 Horse Photography Carol Walker   Painted Hills Publishing
  Inspirational        
    1 Peace at the Edge of Uncertainty Neil Hanson   High Prairie Press
    3 If These Ears Could Sing Michael James Gannon DMF Publisher
  Juvenile          
    1 Ghost Over Boulder Creek Elaine Pease   Filter Press
  Memoirs          
    1 3 mph: The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World Polly Letofsky   Tendril Press
    2 I'll Be There to Write the Story Maria Weber   Pinon Valley Press
    3 If These Ears Could Sing Michael James Gannon DMF Publisher
  Nonfiction/experiences      
    2 Beyond the Land of Gold Rebecca Valentine   Thompson Media
    2 Peace at the Edge of Uncertainty Neil Hanson   High Prairie Press
  Self-help          
    1 The Key to Job Success in Any Career Frank B. Leibold, Ph.D. Outskirts Press, Inc.
             
  Spirituality 3 I'll Be There to Write the Story Maria Weber   Pinon Valley Press
    3 Peace at the Edge of Uncertainty Neil Hanson   High Prairie Press
             
  Travel essay 3 3 mph: The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World Polly Letofsky   Tendril Press
             
             
2010 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Autobiography        
    1 Storm of the i Tina Collen   Art Review Press
    3 USAFA's Cadet Zoo James J. Gonzales   Academy Books, LLC
  Business/Finance        
    1 Harness the Power of Exceptional… Gaylyn Williams   Outskirts Press, Inc.
             
  Children's 1 Toothful Tales Jeanette Courtad   Mentors International Publications
    2 Sarah O'Hara Gift of the Fairy Wings Penny Holguin   Charmers Press
    3 The Alphabet at my House Cynthia Aschenbrenner Lewis & Clark Press
  Fiction          
    1 The Bethlehem Scroll Bill Thompson   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 A Land Beyond Ravens Kathleen Cunningham Guler Bardsong Press
    3 Khan in Rasputin's Shadow Chad Huskins   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 The Colony: A Political Tale Reggie Rivers   SCA Publishing
  History          
    1 Durango's Newspapers 1880-2008 Duane A. Smith   The Durango Herald Small Press
    2 USAFA's Cadet Zoo James J. Gonzales   Academy Books, LLC
    3 America's History Revealed Phil Winkler   Liberty & Independence Press
  How To          
    1 Harvest the Bounty of Your Career Deborah F. Windrum Axiom Action
    2 See It. Say It. Do It! Dr. Lynn F. Hellerstein HiClear Publishing LLC
    3 Harness the Power of Exceptional… Gaylyn Williams   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Inspirational        
    1 The Messy Buddha Kate McClennon   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 The Path We Share Lois Hjelmstad   Mulberry Hill Press
  Juvenile          
    1 Ophelia's Oracle Donna DeNomme Tina Proctor Inlightened Source Publishing
    2 Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor Willow   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 Virginia's Travel Basket Sharon M. Harvey   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Legacy/Autobiography      
    3 Life Against All Odds Alfred Cave   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Legacy/Nonfiction        
    1 Dancing on the Edge of an Endangered Planet John Mattson   John Mattson
  Legacy/Self-Help        
    2 Let Your Innate Sing Dr. William A. Kriva   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Memoirs          
    1 Hunger Speaks Carolyn Jennings   Roberts & Ross
    2 Storm of the i Tina Collen   Art Review Press
    2 Risus Sardonicus Warren M. Hern   Alpenglo Graphics
    3 Parachuting for Gold in Old Mexico Georgann Hall   Parachuting Publishing
  Nonfiction          
    1 Risus Sardonicus Warren M. Hern   Alpenglo Graphics
    2 The Journey, Home From Autism Rhonda Spellman   Artos Press Enterprises
    3 Simple Wisdom for the Not So Simple… Lynda Barbaccia   Simple Wisdom Works Pub.
  Parenting/Family        
    1 See It. Say It. Do It! Dr. Lynn F. Hellerstein HiClear Publishing LLC
    2 Charlie: A Boy With Reading Difficulties and His Dream Vassiliki Plomaritou   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 How to be a Zen Mother Betty McKee Henry   Zen Mother Publishing
  Poetry          
    1 Have You Ever Held a Mountain John Maling   Mile High Press
  Political/Social        
    1 America's History Revealed Phil Winkler   Liberty & Independence Press
    2 The Road Home Elaine Dumler   Frankly Speaking, Inc.
  Self-Help          
    1 The Legacy of Beezer and Boomer Doug Koktavy   B Brothers Press
    2 Ophelia's Oracle Donna DeNomme   Inlightened Source Publishing
    3 Simple Wisdom for the Not So Simple… Lynda Barbaccia   Simple Wisdom Works Pub.
  Spirituality/Religion        
    1 The Gate of Beautiful Gerald Rasmussen   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 Simple Wisdom for the Not So Simple… Lynda Barbaccia   Simple Wisdom Works Pub.
    3 Emerge Ken Jibben   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Travel          
    1 Colorado's South Park, High Country Paradise Bernie Nagy   High Country Artworks, LLC
  Workbooks          
    2 Mr. Emotions & Friends Glenna S. Edwards Karen Henriques Outskirts Press, Inc.
             
             
2009 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Autobiography        
    1 Surviving Love in War M. A. Cary   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Biography          
    1 His Name Was Donn Evelyn Sweet-Hurd   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 A Pawn of Fate Rita Keeley Brown   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 When You Journeyed Homeward Cynthia Kennedy   Eolus Press
  Business/Finance        
    1 Elephant Walk Patrick Smyth   Tendril Press
    2 Stabotage Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press, Ltd
    3 50 Interviews Brian Schwartz   Wise Media Group
  Children's          
    1 Queen Vernita's Visitors Dawn Menge Bobbi Switzer, Illustrator Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 Just Be You Ann Ramsey   Crown Peak Publishing
    3 The Egg Book Cynthia Aschenbrenner Lewis & Clark Press
  Diet/Health/Fitness        
    1 Take Back Your Body Susan E. Mead   Sage & Savvy Publications
    2 But I Don't Want Eldercare Mary Ann Harvey   The Legal Center
  Fiction          
    1 Cause and Conscience Mara Purl   Haven Books
    2 Daedalus Rising Robert Case   Thornton Publishing, Inc.
    3 Eponalisa-The Fall Ride Melisa Pearce   Touched by a Horse
  History          
    1 Forever and a Day Eric Jensen   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 George Crawford's Attic Debbie Brockett   Western Reflections
  How To          
    1 50 Interviews Brian Schwartz   Wise Media Group
    2 Winning Strategies to Ace the Job Interview Barbara Hanks   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Humor          
    1 The Shady Nook Pageant J. L. Durnin   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 The PTA: Sex, Intrigue, and Designer Handbags Carol Olson Cherie Rodgers Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 How to Maintain Your Sanity in an Upside… Jim Keelan   Communication Unlimited
  Inspirational        
    1 A Body Less Perfect Jerry Moorman   Farolito Press
    2 Out of Focus…Again Ann Kochenberger   Morgan James Publishing
  Juvenile          
    1 Galahad 3: The Cassini Code Dom Testa   Profound Impact Group
    2 Herby's Secret Formula Sue C. Hughey   Associated Arts Publisher…
    3 Hard Face Moon Nancy Oswald   Filter Press, Ltd
    3 I Wanna Be John Jacobs Shannon Parish, Illustrator Tendril Press
  Memoirs          
    1 What They Could Not Forget Jenni Hadden   Publishing for the Generations
    2 Forever and a Day Eric Jensen   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 Growing Up Yanomamo Anne R. Fenske   Grace Acres Press
  Non-Fiction/Experiences      
    1 Tears of a Warrior Janet J. Seahorn   Team Pursuits
    2 When You Journeyed Homeward Cynthia Kennedy   Eolus Press
    3 The Price of Ovulation     Tendril Press
  Parenting/Family        
    2 Kids & Kaos Fiona Cattermole   Cattermole Books
    3 But I Don't Want Eldercare Terry Lynch   The Legal Center
  Poetry          
    1 Each Month I Sing L. Luis Lopez   Farolito Press
  Political/Social        
    1 We Hold These Truths Richard C. Cook   Tendril Press
    2 Peaceful, Positive Revolution Steven Shafarman   Tendril Press
  Self-Help          
    1 Bless Your Mess and Create a … Ashi   Cedar Rose Press
    2 Experiencing Home…A Guide to Finding… Jon R. Rentfrow   Zajan Publishing
    3 The Small Biz Balancing Act Victoria Munro   Top Flight Press LLC
  Spirituality          
    3 Don't Say a Word About This Loren C. Due   Dr. Due Books
  Travel          
    1 The Golf Fanatic's Guide to Hawaii Jen Reeder   Hot Tub Publising
    2 Mapping Your Volunteer Vacation Jane Stanfield   Where is She Heading
  Workbook          
    1 Pathway to Pre-Algebra Proficiency Susan Mercer   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 Mapping Your Volunteer Vacation Jane Stanfield   Where is She Heading
    3 The Small Biz Balancing Act Victoria Munro   Top Flight Press LLC
             
             
2008 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Autobiography/Memoirs      
    1 The Heroics of Falling Apart Judy Gordon   iUniverse
  Biography/History        
    1 Durango Diary II Duane A. Smith   Durango Herald Small Press
    2 Farmlands, Forts & Country Life Sharon Catlett   Westcliffe/Big Earth Publishing
  (tied) 3 GUNNY Memoirs of Mobile's South Side James J. Gonzales   Academy Books, LLC
  (tied) 3 Chaco's Vanished Past Florence Lister   Durango Herald Small Press
  Business/Finance        
    1 Do This Dennis Johnson   Minor Street Publishng
    2 I'd Rather be in the Studio Alyson Stanfield   Pentas Press
    3 The Secrets of Money: A Guide for Everyone… Braun Mincher   Braun Media LLC
  Children's          
    1 Long Neck Michael Willert   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 Prunes and Rupe Lydia Griffin Judith Hunt, Illustrator Filter Press
    3 Marshmallows and Bikes Brian Nelson Ford   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Diet/Health/Fitness        
    1 Feeding the Kids Pamela Gould   Mancala Publishing LLC
    2 Unlocking the Mystery of Skin Color Thienna Ho   Thienna Inc.
  Fiction          
    1 KillRod Bill Ison   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 Dancing in Combat Boots Teresa R. Funke   Bailiwick Press
    3 The Leopart Tree Tim Merriman Lisa Brochu Heartfelt Publications
  How To          
    1 Do This Dennis Johnson   Minor Street Publishng
    2 Notes from the Waiting Room Bart Windrum   Axiom Action
  Humor          
    3 Don't Mind Me, I'm Just Passing Through Kregg P. J. Jorgenson Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Inspirational/Self-Help      
    1 Illumination Contemplations for an Awakened Life Barbara Flood   Phoenix Press
    2 Ordinary Valor Robert J. Mignone, M.D., F.A.P.A Outskirts Press, Inc.
  (tied) 3 Finding Gifts in Depression Carolyn F. Hansen   iUniverse
  (tied) 3 Power of Rituals for Women Linda Ann Smith Kelly Blair Roberts Power Publishing, Inc.
  Juvenile          
    1 From Slave to Superstar Tom Demund   Legends of the West Pub. Co,
    2 Doing My Part Teresa R. Funke   Bailiwick Press
    3 Dottie Lamm: A Friend to Families     Filter Press
  Legacy/Fiction        
    1 Girl-On-Fire Reya Patton   Haven Books
  Non-Fiction/Experiences      
    1 Adoption: Stories of Lives Transformed Nancy Mills    
    2 Farmlands, Forts & Country Life Sharon Catlett   Westcliffe/Big Earth Publishing
    3 The Seven Secrets of Love Mary Jo Fay   Out of the Boxx Inc.
  Parenting/Family        
    1 Soul Sunday: A Family's Guide to Exploring… Carrie Brown-Wolf   TEO Summit Press
    2 Feeding the Kids Pamela Gould   Mancala Publishing LLC
  Spirituality/Religion        
    1 Illumination Contemplations for an Awakened Life Barbara Flood   Phoenix Press
    2 Soul Sunday: A Family's Guide to Exploring… Carrie Brown-Wolf   TEO Summit Press
    3 Beyond the Compass Anne R. Fenske   Grace Acres Press
  Travel          
    1 Don't Miss the Boat Janet G. Go   Lifetime Chronicle Press
             
             
2007 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Autobiography        
    1 Born Again Irish Fred Caruso   CGI Books, Inc.
  Biography/History        
    1 Dirt, Water, Stone Kathleen Fiero   Durango Herald Small Press
    2 SUMMIT: A Gold Rush History… Mary Ellen Gilliland   Alpenrose Press
    3 Photographing Mesa Verde William Howard Doug Hamilton, Kathleen Howard Durango Herald Small Press
  Business/Finance        
    1 If You Don't Have Something to Say… Paul Dahlstrom   Arthur Hunter
    2 The War Chest Gary W. Buehner   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Children's          
    1 The Most Important Thing Rhonda Roth   Crossing Guard Books
    2 Me, The Tree Ann Louise Ramsey Crown Peak Publishing
    3 Smiletown's Big Snow Day Chris Kauflin   Smile-a-Lot LLP
  Diet/Health/Fitness        
    3 The Chocolate Therapist Julie Pech   Trafford
  Fiction          
    1 Closer Than You Think Reya Patton   Haven Books
    2 Ride, Boldly Ride An American Novel Mary Ramstetter   C Lazy Three Press
    3 Wake Up With Fleas Carla Kienast   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  How To          
    1 Turn Eye Appeal Into Buy Appeal Karen Saunders   MacGraphics Services
    2 Christmas Tree Advent Calendar Christmas Tree Advent Calendar Outskirts Press, Inc.
    3 See Sally Kick Ass Fred Vogt   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Humor          
    1 All My Patient's Have Tales Jeff Wells   Hadley, Inc.
  Inspirational/Self-Help      
    1 Relationship Rules Janice Hoffman   Venus Publishing
  Juvenile          
    1 Galahad 2: The Web of Titan Dom Testa   Profound Impact Group
    2 Unsinkable: The Molly Brown Story Joyce B. Lohse   Filter Press, LLC
    3 Haunted Hill Catherine Blakemore Adams-Pomeroy Press
  Legacy/Biography        
    3 Colorado Rascals, Scoundrels and No Goods Mary Ellen Gilliland   Alpenrose Press
  Miscellaneous        
    1 Mesa Verde Centennial Series 7 volume set - various authors Durango Herald Small Press
    2 Guia de la Ley de Educacion Especial Randy Chapman, Esq The Legal Center
    3 The More the Merrier Faith Evans Chris Cavert, Sam Sikes Doing Works, Inc.
    3 The Most Secret Window Natalie Vanderbilt   Random River Press
  Nonfiction/Experiences      
    1 Class Acts Carolyn Brink   Filter Press, LLC
    2 All My Patient's Have Tales Jeff Wells   Hadley, Inc.
    3 Blue Max N.G. Brown   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Parenting/Family        
    1 Guia de la Ley de Educacion Especial     The Legal Center
    2 Overcoming Entertainment Addiction Gregory Bloom   Action Publishing
    3 Simple Successes Rachelle Zola   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Political/Social        
    1 Defending Liars Howard L. Salter   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 The Struggle Among Ideas J. Ivey Davis   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Spirituality/Religion        
    2 Beyond the Resistance Anne R. Fenske   Grace Acres Press
  Travel          
    1 RV Rentals Dave Corby Kay Corby Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 California Trails Northern Sierra Catherine White   Adler Publishing
    3 Arkansas River Guide Thomas G. Rampton Blacktail Enterprises
  Workbooks          
    1 Building a Champion Character Susan R. Rose   Outskirts Press, Inc.
             
             
2006 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Autobiography/Memoirs      
    1 Adios, Havana Andrew Rodriguez   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 Aphrodite in Jeans Katherine Shirek Doughtie Haven Books
    3 Yellowstone to Denali Clay Cunningham   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    Merit Style: A Life’s Work Doug Paris   Doug Paris
  Biography/History        
    1 Touching Tomorrow Debra Faulkner   Filter Press, LLC
    2 Travels and Travails Duane Smith William C. Winkler Durango Herald Small Press
  (tied) 3 Love, Teeta Jean Bell   Llumina Press
  (tied) 3 Women to the Rescue Duane Smith   Durango Herald Small Press
  Business/Finance        
    1 Stolen Lives John Sileo   Da Vinci Publishing
    2 I Want to Make Money in The Stock Market Chris M. Hart, Sr.   Outskirts Press, Inc.
  Children's          
    1 Meet Patou Dianna Edwards   Patou Books, LLC
    2 Beasts in the Closet Jeff Snow   Snowbound Press, Inc
    3 We’re Having a Tuesday Danielle Simoneau   AC Publications Grp
    Merit The Monster Solution Sara Goodman Zimet Discovery Press Pubs
    Merit Sneezy Neezy Rick Handloser   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    Merit Churchy and the Light on Christmas Eve Greg Spangenberg   Lifevest Publishing
  Cookbooks          
    1 Secret Recipes from the Corner Market Carol Ann Kates   Penny Lane Press
    2 Glorious One-Pot Meals Elizabeth Yarnell   Pomegranate Cons.
  Diet/Health/Fitness        
    1 Migraines Be Gone Kelsie Kenefick   Roots & Wings Pub
    2 Recapture Your Health Walt Stoll, M.D. Jan DeCourtney, CMT Coach Pubs
  Education/Academic        
    1 Beyond the Numbers Stephen H. White   Advanced Learning Press
    2 Arrive: Improving Instruction through Reflective Journaling Angela B. Peery   Advanced Learning Press
    3 The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law Randy Chapman, Esq The Legal Center
  Fiction          
    1 The Man With No Skin Orfhlaith Ni Chonaill   Dialogue Publishing
    2 47 Rules of Highly Effective Bank Robbers Troy Cook   Capital Crime Press
    3 The Anvil Stone Kathleen Cunningham Guler Bardsong Press
    Merit Paying the Price Madge Walls   Dialogue Publishing
  How To          
    1 The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law Randy Chapman, Esq The Legal Center
    2 Artful Flying Michael Maya Charles Artful Publishing
    3 Stolen Lives John Sileo   Da Vinci Publishing
    Merit Please Dear, Not Tonight Mary Jo Fay   Out of the Boxx, Inc
    Merit Self-Publishing Simplified Brent Sampson   Outskirts Press, Inc
  Inspirational/Self-Help      
    1 Enough Already! Bob Tyler   Outskirts Press, Inc.
    2 The Art of the Spark Mary D. Zalmanek   Many Pearls Press
    3 Please Dear, Not Tonight Mary Jo Fay   Out of the Boxx, Inc
    Merit 8 Strategies for an Extraordinary Life Lisa J. Shultz   Dog Ear Publishing
    Merit Plan B – Choosing Personal   Freedom & Financial   Independence Robert D. Melvin   drillPress Publishing
    Merit Grant Me My Final Wish Renata Marie Vestevich Bella Vita Books
    Merit You Get You! Turtle Wisdom Donna DeNomme   Venture Publishing
  Juvenile          
    1 Galahad 1: The Comet’s Curse Dom Testa   Profound Impact Grp
    2 If Photos Could Talk Andrew Oliver   Adams-Pomeroy Press
    3 Enos Mills John Stansfield   Filter Press, LLC
  Legacy          
    1 Act Right: A Manual for The On-Camera Actor Erin Gray Mara Purl Haven Books
  (tied) 2 Natural Body, Natural Shape Barbara B. Moroney Swing-Hi Press
  (tied) 2 Where’s the Runway? And Other Flying Stories Herb Tabak   iUniverse, Inc.
  Miscellaneous        
    1 Meet Patou Dianna Edwards   Patou Books, LLC
    3 Witness to the Creation Robert M. Stanzler   Pikesview Press
  Nonfiction/ Experiences      
    1 No Whining Herb Tabak   iUniverse, Inc.
    2 Singing in Baghdad Cameron Powers   GL Design
  Parenting/Family        
    1 I’m Already Home…Again Elaine Gray Dumler   Frankly Speaking
    2 The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law Randy Chapman, Esq The Legal Center
    3 We’re Having a Tuesday Danielle Simoneau   AC Publications Grp
  Spirituality/Religion        
    1 The PeaceFinder: Riley McFee's Quest for World Peace Joan McWilliams   Balue Fox Pub Co
    2 The Path: A Spiritual Journey Heather Thomas Verne Thomas Table Mtn Press
  Travel          
    1 Golf in Scotland Allan McAllister Ferguson WF Publishing
  Workbooks          
    1 Two Plus Two is Not Five Susan Greenwald   Longevity Pub.
    2 Grant Me My Final Wish Renata Marie Vestevich Bella Vita Books
    3 Help! I’m Barking and I Can’t be Quiet Daniel Q. Estep Suzanne Hetts Island Dog Press
             
  Young Authors League Winners      
    1 Dreams Do Come True Emily M. Davies   Broomfield Heights Middle School
    2 Pet For President Eliza Cummings   McKinley-Thatcher Elemen. School
  Summit Writes Book Contest     Summit Cove Elementary School
      Grade 3 Logan Weinman    
      Grade 4 Brett Brasford    
             
             
2005 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Biography/Autobiography      
    1 The World at My Feet Meryl Getline   Lorrie Press
    2 Thistledown Rising Sean Redmond   Thistledown Rising Prod.
  Business/Financial        
    1 Money $marts Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press, Inc.
    2 Go Big…or Stay Home! Donna L. Cohen   Performance Insights
    3 Pushing Water Uphill With a Rake Steve Baker   Merric Publishing
  Children's          
    1 Maria and The Stars of Nazca Anita Jepson-Gilbert TAE Nazca Resources
    2 What Would You Like to do Today? Larry Grizzell   Adventures Galore
    3 We Are The Noochew Vickie Leigh Krudwig Sweet Success Press
  Coffee Table        
    1 Colorado: Moments in Time Grant Collier   Collier Publishing
    2 Bob DeJulio Bob DeJulio   Western Reflections
  Fiction          
    1 The Boy Who Slept With Bears George R. Douthit III Sweet Success Press
  Health/Fitness        
    1 If It’s Not Food…Don’t Eat It Kelly Hayford   Delphic Corner Press
  Humor          
    1 Fumbling Thru Fatherhood Jared Fiel   Atja Books
    2 The Woman Who is Always Tan Lauren Allison Lisa Perry Castle Pines Publishing
    3 Jurassic Trout Ted Simendenger   Airplane Reader Publishing
  How To          
    1 Raising a Behaviorally Healthy Puppy Dr. Suzanne Hetts   Island Dog Press LLC
    2 Hold That Thought For Kids Dr. Cindy Dormer   BrightSide Company
    3 Money $marts Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press, Inc.
    Merit How Big is Your Class? Catherine Blakemore Adams-Pomeroy Press
    Merit A Smart Buyer’s Guide to a Healthy Puppy Jeanne Cook   Thorton Publishing
    Merit Bicycling Bliss Portia H. Masterson   Self-Propulsion Press
    Merit Taming Your Computer Barbara Walker   Out of the Boxx
    Merit America’s Curious Ways Beverly Ely   Outskirts Press
  Juvenile          
    1 DAISY The Cripple Creek Donkey Lyn Bezek   Western Reflections
    2 Justina Ford, Medical Pioneer Joyce B. Lohse   Filter Press
    3 A Cabin in Cripple Creek Sue Luxa   Western Reflections
    Merit Keeper of the Pipe John Inman   Sweet Success Press
    Merit The Medallion of Tiben Judy Levering-Duff   Outskirts Press
  Miscellaneous        
    1 Maria and the Stars of Nazca Anita Jepson-Gilbert TAE Nazca Resources
    2 Who Lives in Your Backyard? Susie Mottashed   Sketches from the Heart
    3 Colorado High Country Anthology Soiree at the Summit (M. Gaug, A. Gmerek,S. King, S. Mosberg,H. Tabak, S. Toepfer) iUniverse
  Personal Growth        
    1 Global Sense Ken Freed   Media Visions Press
    2 Intelligent Risking for Women Barbara Stoker   IntelligentRisking, Inc.
    3 Upload Experience Jason Steinle   Nasoj Publications
    Merit The Survival Manual for Divorce Carol Ann Wilson   Marketplace Books
    Merit Revolutionary Agreements Marian Head   Marlin Press
  Political/Historical        
    1 A Silver Camp Called Creede Richard C. Huston   Western Reflections
    2 A Quick History of Idaho Springs Beth Simmons   Western Reflections
    3 The Corpse on Boomerang Road Maryjoy Martin   Western Reflections
    Merit Health Careless Rene Ryman   Out of the Boxx
    Merit Democracy Under Assault Michele Swenson   iUniverse
  Spiritual/Inspirational        
    1 Heartstrings at 35,000 Feet Mary Catherine Carwile Verbena Pond Publishing
    2 Invest Like a Millionaire Bonita Joy Yoder   Spirited Joy Press
    3 The Healing Touch of Mary Cheri Lomonte   Divine Impressions
    Merit Christmas Angels Mara Purl   Haven Books
    Merit You’re Okay, Kid! F. Edward Reinhardt Littleton Publishing
    Merit My Lasting Wishes-a Gift Of Love Peggy Lowes   McWidget Publishing
    Merit Being Spherical Phil Lawson   Sphericity Press
    Merit A Woman With a Minute Barbara Stoker   IntelligentRisking, Inc
  Travel/Recreation        
    1 Backcountry Adventure Guide to the Rawah Wilderness Raymond Ave   Mountain Jay Media LLC
    2 San Juan Sampler Robert Whitson   Durango Herald Small Press
             
2004 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Animals and Pets        
    1 Balance Your Dog: Canine Massage C. Sue Furman, Ph.D. Wolfechase Publishing
  Biography/Autobiography      
    1 Chipeta: Queen of the Utes Cynthia Becker P. David Smith Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    2 Miss America By Day Marilyn Van Derbur   Oak Hill Ridge Press
    3 We Were The Third Herd Richard F. Hogue   Richlyn Publishing
  Business and Financial      
    1 Never Be Boring Again Doug Stevenson   Cornelia Press
    2 Zapping Conflict in the Health Care Workplace Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press Ltd.
    3 Business For Life W. Alan Gay   CAK Publishing
  Children's          
    1 Hildegarde and the Great Green Shirt Factory Ravay Snow   Snowbound Press
    2 I Live in America Elizabeth Nelson   Greenwich Press
    3 Gluten-Free Friends: An Activity Book for Kids Nancy Falini, R.D.   Savory Palate, Inc.
  Cookbooks          
    1 Baking at High Altitude: The Muffin Lady's Old Fashioned Recipes, Randi Lee Levin, The Muffin Lady Inc. Randi Lee Levin   The Muffin Lady, Inc.
    2 Denver Men in the Kitchen Candis Kloverstrom   Artistic Impact Publishing, LLC
    3 Cut Kitchen Time by at least 1/3 Ida Mae Ireland   Bridge Road Publishing
  Fiction          
    1 The Ice Floe J. Tracksler   Llumina Press
    2 Missing What's-Her-Name Andrew Oliver   Adams-Pomeroy Press
  Historic Novel/Chronicle      
    1 Letters from a Weminuche Homestead, 1902 Compiled by Center of Southwest Studies Durango Herald Small Press
    2 Colorado Mountain Women Sherie Fox Schmauder Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    3 Road to Riches Cathy Clamp C.T. Adams Western Reflections Publishing Co.
  How To          
    1 I'm Already Home - Keeping your family close when you're on TDY Elaine Gray Dumler   Frankly Speaking
    2 A Trader's Guide to Analyzing Stocks Bev Day   Kipling Press
    3 The Little Coin Purse Carol Devlin   PineNeedle Creations, LLC
  Humor          
    1 The Pearls of Wisdumb Mozz   Goofy Guru Publishing
  Loss and Grieving        
    1 Maltese Crossing: Love, Loss, and Lessons of Compassion Dr. P.D. Sargent   Golden Reflections Publications
  Non-Fiction Essay        
    1 Ireland: Standing Stones to Stormont Tom Quinn Kumpf   Devenish Press
    2 Roy Romer is Alive and Well Helen Williams   Walden Press, Inc.
    3 Stories to Inspire Your Writing Jude Willhoff   Thornton Publishing
  Poetry          
    1 The Bearing Tree Charlie Langdon   Durango Herald Small Press
    2 A Life With Cats: Poems of Felines, Fate, and Family Gayle L. Watson   City Life Books, LLC
  Reference Books        
    1 Denver Men in the Kitchen Candis Kloverstrom   Artistic Impact Publishing, LLC
    2 Backcountry Adventure Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Raymond Ave   Mountain Jay Media LLC
    3 Taming Your Computer - Beyond the Basics Barb Walker   Out of the Boxx, Inc.
  Personal Growth        
    1 Obesity's Answer, the CELL Program Rima Jensen, M.D. C. Elaine Bolen, R.N. Health First Publishing
    2 Miss America By Day Marilyn Van Derbur   Oak Hill Ridge Press
    3 When Your "Perfect Partner" Goes Perfectly Wrong Mary Jo Fay   Out of the Boxx, Inc.
  Spiritual & Inspirational      
    1 Miss America By Day Marilyn Van Derbur   Oak Hill Ridge Press
    2 Heart and Soul: What It Takes to Promote Health While Confronting Cancer Janet Laurel Amber Dahlin Fresh Squeezed Books, LLC
    3 When I was a Little Boy by Jesus R. J. Spellman   Bound by Faith Publishing
  Travel & Recreation        
    1 Backcountry Adventure Guide to the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Raymond Ave   Mountain Jay Media LLC
    2 Golf in Scotlan: A Travel-Planning Guide with Profiles of 60 Great Courses Allan McAllister Ferguson WF Enterprises Inc.
    3 If You Go Joe Wise   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
  Overall Design        
    1 Ireland: Standing Stones to Stormont Tom Quinn Kumpf   Devenish Press
    2 Denver Men in the Kitchen Candis Kloverstrom   Artistic Impact Publishing, LLC
    3 I'm Already Home - Keeping your family close when you're on TDY Elaine Gray Dumler   Frankly Speaking
             
             
2003 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Biography/Autobiography      
    1 First Governor, First Lady Joyce B. Lohse   Filter Press, LLC
    2 Gilly: A Humble Crusader Howard Roberts Barbara Munson Two Pillars Press
    3 Almost Independence Brent Lecheler   NicAmmon Publishing
  Business and Financial      
    1 Corporate Games Alan Hirschfeld Damon Zimmer Cool River Publishing
    2 Surviving the 15-Second Resume Read Peggy O. Swager   Hi-Caliber Books
    3 Creating Authenticity Greg Giesen   GGA, Inc.
  Children's          
    1 Worthwhile Taylor Kirkpatrick   Chapman Press LLC
    2 Never Eat Cabbage on Thursday Nancy Libbey Mills   Pie in the Sky Publishing, LLC
    3 Curious Catwalk John Gravdahl   Propeller Press
  Cookbooks          
    1 Quick Lunches & Brunches Cyndi Duncan Georgie Patrick C & G Publishing
    2 Gluten-Free Celebrations Carol Fenster, Ph.D. Savory Palate
    3 Gluten-Free 101 Carol Fenster, Ph.D. Savory Palate
  Fiction          
    1 12 Miles to Paradise Ted Simendinger   Airplane Reader Publishing
    2 The Fish Joe Wise   Western Reflections Publications
    3 The Devil Made Me Do It Bob Burgener   1st Books Library
  Historic Novel/Chronicle      
    1 Silverheels Tara Meixsell   Western Reflections Publications
    2 Remember Wake Teresa R. Funke   1st Books Library
    3 Stained Glass Rose D.A. Brockett   Western Reflections Publications
  How To          
    1 The Art Of The Toast Steve Deyo   Aventura Communications
    2 Early American Toys and Games Charles Wm. Overstreet Western Reflections Publications
    3 Stop Stabbing Yourself in the Back Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press Ltd.
  Nonfiction Essay        
    1 Fire in the Sky The Durango Herald Durango Herald Small Press
    2 Colorado Mining Stories Caroline Arlen   Western Reflections Publications
    3 Haunted Boulder Roz Brown Ann Alexander Leggett White Sand Lake Press
  Personal Growth        
    1 Bipolar Disorder—Insights for Recovery Jane Mountain, M.D. Chapter One Press
    2 Releasing the Inner Magician Deborah L. Sandella, Ph.D., R.N. The Inner Magician Series
    3 Give it Up! Stop Smoking for Life Anne Mitchell   Alyeska Press, LLC
  Reference Books        
    1 Riches to Rust Eric Twitty   Western Reflections Publications
    2 A Taste of Castle Rock Candis Kloverstrom   Artistic Impact Publishing, LLC
  Spiritual & Inspirational      
    1 Living the Dream Melanie Mulhall   Dragonheart Publishing, LLC
    2 The Last Violet: Mourning My Mother Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad Mulberry Hill Press
    3 What was God Thinking?! Daniel Raphael, Ph.D. NBH Co.
  Travel & Recreation        
    1 How to Run Away from Home After 50 Anita S. Henehan   Reflections Publishing Co.
    2 Vietnam in the Absence of War Thomas G. Rampton Blacktail Enterprises
  Overall Design        
    1 The Art of the Toast Steve Deyo   Aventura Communications
    2 Worthwhile Taylor Kirkpatrick   Chapman Press, LLC
    3 Corporate Games Alan Hirschfeld Damon Zimmer Cool River Publishing
             
             
2002 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Business & Financial      
    1 The Confidence Factor Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press
    2 Living and Dying with Your IRA Susan Fedel   Guild Publishing
  Children's Books        
    1 Cassandra's Angel Gina Otto   Illumination Arts Publishing Co.
    2 Pigs Over Denver Kerry Lee MacLean   On the Spot! Books
    3 Beyond the Enchanted Bridge Andrew Oliver   Adams-Pomeroy Press
  Cookbooks        
    1 Special Diet Solutions Carol Fenster, Ph.D. Savory Palate, Inc.
    2 Wheat-Free Recipes 2001 Carol Fenster, Ph.D. Savory Palate, Inc.
    3 Quick Desserts Cyndi Duncan Georgie Patrick C & G Publishing, Inc.
  Fiction          
    1 Down the Valley of the Shadow Mary Ramstetter   C Lazy Three Press
    2 Sweet Uncertainty Arthur Zapel   Meriwether Publishing
    3 In the Shadow of Dragons Kathleen Cunningham Guler Bardsong Press
  How-To          
    1 Slumber Parties: What Do I Do? Wilhelminia Ripple   Oakbrook Publishing House
    2 Guide to Self-Publishing Janice Gidley    
    3 Six Figure Shoeing Doug Butler   Doug Butler Enterprises, Inc.
  Humor          
    1 Bob's Little Red/White/Blue Book Bob Burgener    
    2 Bullies Behind the Wheel Joel Shorey   Singleton Press
    3 Critters, Fish & Other Troublemakers Ted Simendinger   Airplane Reader Publishing
  Non-Fiction        
    1 The View from the Folding Chairs Michala Miller   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    2 Blown to Bits in Mine Eric Twitty   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    3 High Country Cowboys     Western Reflections Publishing Co.
  Personal Growth        
    1 Wrong Feet First Arta D. Banks   Lovegifts Publishing
    2 Bounce Back Into Shape After Baby Caroline C. Creager   Executive Physical Therapy, Inc.
    3 Wake Up and Smell the Calories Patty Brittingham   Fitweight
  Reference          
    1 Fort Collins Highlights: The Last Fifty Years Nancy Hansford   Indian Hills Bookworks
    2 Faraway Places Catherine Blakemore Adams-Pomeroy Press
  Spiritual & Inspirational      
    1 Who Am I and Why Am I Here? William Rosek    
    2 Diary of an Awakening Trey Cutler   Inner Avenue Media
  (tied) 3 Wrong Feet First Arta D. Banks   Lovegifts Publishing
  (tied) 3 The New Humanity Charol Messenger   Messenger Literary Services
  Travel & Recreation        
    1 Desolation and Gray Canyons River Guide Thomas G. Rampton Blacktail Enterprises
    2 Take a Bike Glen Hanket   CAK Publishing
  (tied) 3 Urban Trails Glen Hanket   CAK Publishing
  (tied) 3 Cowboys, Cowgirls & Wide Open Spaces Jon Sheppard   Jon Sheppard Photography
  Over-All Design        
  (tied) 1 Slumber Parties Wilhelminia Ripple   Oakbrook Publishing
  (tied) 1 Confidence Factor Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High Press
    2 Down the Valley of Shadow Mary Ramstetter   C Lazy Three Press
    3 Wrong Feet First Arta D. Banks   Lovegifts Publishing
             
             
2001 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Business & Financial      
    1 How to Achieve Absolute Financial Freedom Joseph J. Janiczek   Prosperity Press
    2 Total Power of One in America Fred Holden   Phoenix Enterprises
    3 A Banker's Insight on International Trade Roy Becker   Roy Becker Seminars
  Children's Books        
    1 White Grizzly Mary Peace Finley   Filter Press
    2 The Quail's Quest Janet Packard   Janella Publishing
    3 The Tale of Dog Giovanni John Gravdahl   Propeller Press
  Cookbooks          
    1 Quick Hors d'Oeuvres Cyndi Duncan   C&G Publishing
    2 Food Allergy Field Guide Theresa Willinham   Savory Palate
  Fiction          
    1 Crested Butte: A novel Marilyn Oden   Western Reflections
    2 San Juan Solution Ray Darouin   Western Reflections
    3 Hermes' Viper Joseph McFadden   Angus Publishing
  How To          
    1 Playing Grandma's Games Karen Arnold   Western Reflections
    2 Christmas Parties-What do I do? Wilhelminia Ripple   Oakbrook Publishing
    3 As the Golden Years Lose Their Hue Edmund J. Caffrey   Baron Publishing
  Nonfiction Essay        
    1 Historic Aspen in Rare Photos Christian. J. Buys   Western Reflections
    2 Crusaders for Wildlife Glen Hinshaw   Western Reflections
    3 The War Cradle Shirley Peck-Barnes The Vintage Press Works
  Personal Growth        
    1 Smart Money Moves for Kids Judith Briles, Ph.D.   Mile High
    2 Conquer Fatigue in 30 Days Dr. Elizabeth Walker Vitality Doctor
    3 Discover Your Soul Potential Kathy Hurley Theodore Donson WindWalker Press
  Poetry          
    1 If You Listen Rosemary Trommer Eileen Benjamen-photos Western Reflections
    2 Bonnie's Poems Regena Seehausen Kaufman Print
    3 Two Hearts Talking Harald H. Prommel   C&G Publishing
  Reference          
    1 The Essential Home Guide F. Dove C. Gredig Greydove Publishing
    2 HIV/Aids Resources Sue Pattyn   Guides for Living
  Spiritual/Inspirational        
    1 Enlightened Through Darkness Kelly Hartmann   Shining Light Press
    1 Golden Wizdom and Beyond Ilene Kimsey   Toto-ly Ozome
    2 Beyond the Veil Joan Wheeler LaGrone Win Publishing
    2 The Coctail Cart Edward Bear   M&J Publishing
    3 Two Hearts Talking Harald H. Prommel   C&G Publishing
  Travel/Recreation        
    1 4WD Adventures in Utah Peter Massey Jeanne Massey Swagman Publishing
    2 Telluride-Landscapes Eileen Benjamin   Montoya Publishing
  Overall Design        
    1 4WD Adventures in Utah Peter Massey Jeanne Massey Swagman Publishing
    2 How to Achieve Absolute Financial Freedom Joseph J. Janiczek   Prosperity Press
    3 Enlightnened Through Darkness Kelly Hartmann   Shining Light Press
             
             
2000 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Business & Financial      
    1 Jump Start Your Book Sales Marilyn Ross Tom Ross Communication Creativity
    2 Leadership Magic: Practical Tools for Creating Extraordinary Organizations Ben Valore-Caplan   Woodworks Press
    3 Risk Leadership: the Courage to Confront and Challenge Kris Binard   Rocky Mountain Institute for Leadership Advancement
  Children's          
    1 Storytelling for the Fun of It Vivian Dubrovin   Storycraft Publishing
    2 Little Fox's Secret: The Mystery of Bent's Fort Doris Baker   Filter Press
    3 Erick's Hungry Winter Lois Sando   Coventry Press
  Coffee Table        
    1 Illustrations of Historic Colorado P. David Smith   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    2 Always Colorado Jon Sheppard   Jon Sheppard Publishing Co.
  Cookbooks          
    1 Quick Soups 'n Salads Cyndi Duncan Georgie Patrick C&G Publishing
    2 Special Diet Celebrations Carol Fenster   Savory Palate
  Fiction          
    1 In the Colorado Gold Fever Mountains P. David Smith   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    2 Lightning in a Drought Year Michelle Reagan   Winter Sun Press
    3 In the Moro P. David Smith   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
  How To (Professional/Animal)      
    1 The Bartender's Little Black Book Anita Whelche   National Writer's Press
    2 Donkey Training Maury Willman   Lucky Three Ranch
    3 Opal Advanced Cutting and Setting Ann Butler   Majestic Press, Inc.
  How To (Recreation/Family)      
    1 Month-to-Month Gardening, Utah Kelli Dolecek   Four Sisters Publishing
    2 Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness: a Guide to Trails and Lakes John E Heasley   RAS Publishing
    3 Month-to-Month Gardening, New Mexico Kelli Dolecek   Four Sisters Publishing
  Humor          
    1 Medicine at the Mines of Miami C. T. Collopy, M.D.   Old Army Press
    2 Lies, Legends, and Lore of the San Juans P. David Smith   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
  Nonfiction Essay        
    1 Separate Lives: The Story of Mary Rippon Sylvia Pettem   Book Lode
    2 Glenwood Springs: the History of a Rocky Mountain Resort P. David Smith   Western Reflections Publishing Co.
    3 John Gregory Country: Place Names and History of Ralston Buttes Quadrangle Mary Ramstetter   C Lazy Three Press
  Spiritual/Relationships      
    1 15 Seconds With God: Quick Devotions to Ponder All Day Cheryl Baumbach   LGI Press
    2 Courage: the Heart and Spirit of Every Woman Sandra Walston   Bona Dea Publishing
    3 Crossroads Choices: Confronting Chaos Michael Thrash Barbara Thrash Kekova Press
  Overall Design        
    1 Month-to-Month Gardening, Utah Kelli Dolecek   Four Sisters Publishing
    2 15 Seconds With God: Quick Devotions to Ponder All Day Cheryl Baumbach   LGI Press
    3 Quick Soups 'n Salads Cyndi Duncan Georgie Patrick C&G Publishing
             
             
1999 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Business and Financial      
    Gold Beyond "Hello" Jeannie Davis   Now Hear This, Inc.
    Silver Quit Your Job Often and Get Big Raises Gordon Miller   QYJO Publishing
    Bronze Secrets of Casino Marketing John Romero   American Eagle Arts & Letters
  Children's          
    Gold Race to the Moonrise Sally Crum   Western Reflections, Inc.
    Silver Adventures with the Snow Snake David Forrest   Snow Snake, Inc.
    Bronze Leroy the Cowboy and His Magic Boot Teena Slatkin   T J Publishing
  Cookbooks or Humor        
    Gold Quick Mexican Cooking Cyndi Duncan Georgie Patrick C and G Publishing
    Silver Washington State Bed and Breakfast Cookbook Carol Faino Doreen Hazledine Peppermint Press
    Bronze E-Male, of Mouse and Men Jeff Chacon Anthony Reynoso Acumen House, LLC
  Fiction          
    Gold The Day the EPA Went Down Lucian Wurhmwuhd   Sage Creek Press
    Silver Soul Song Elaine Markley Stella Bergamot Spirit Song Publishing LLC
    Bronze Window to the Sun Lisa Whatley   Whatley Publishing
  How-To and Travel Guides      
    Gold Old Tools - New Eyes Bob Patten   Stone Dagger Publications
  (tied) Silver Valentine School Parties, What Do I Do? Wilhelminia Ripple   Oakbrook Publishing House
  (tied) Silver Free Vacations & Bargain Travel Adventures in the USA Evelyn Kaye   Blue Panda Publications
  Non-fiction Essay        
    Gold Rivers of Wind Gary Penley   Filter Press
    Silver Dr. Lois - Woman Surgeon of China Elinor Todd Christiansen, M.D. Alpenrose Press
    Bronze Ida: Her Labor of Love Carol Crawford McManus Western Reflections, Inc.
  Personal Growth        
    Gold If the Dragon Wins Build Another Castle M. Katharyn Meyers   Sugarloag Publishers
    Silver Marriage Plan Aggie Jordan   Butte Publishing
    Bronze From Debate to Dialogue Deborah L. Flick, M.D. Orchid Publications
  Reference          
    Gold The Platinum & Palladium Buyer's Guide Margaret Olson with Alison Matthews Westminster Publishing
    Silver HIV/AIDS Resources Sue Pattyn   Guides for Living
  Photo Essay        
    Gold Spirit of the San Juans Kathleen Norris Cook Western Reflections, Inc.
    Silver Petrified Wood Frank J. Daniels   Western Colorado Publishing Co.
  (tied) Bronze Someday in a Place Out West Jon Sheppard   The Stevens Group
  (tied) Bronze Historic Telluride in Rare Photographs Christian J. Buys   Western Reflections, Inc.
  Overall Design        
    Gold Spirit of the San Juans Kathleen Norris Cook Western Reflections, Inc.
    Silver 4WD Adventures Colorado Peter Massey Jeannie Wilson Swagman Publishing, Inc.
    Bronze Petrified Wood Frank J. Daniels   Western Colorado Publishing Co.
             
             
1998 Category Award Title Author 1 Author 2 Publisher
  Business and Financial      
    Gold Country Bound Marilyn Ross Tom Ross Upstart Publishing Co.
    Silver Homeowner's Associations, A Nightmare or a Dream Come True? Joni Greenwalt   Cassie Publications, Inc.
    Bronze Life-long Learning Through Vocational Education Lisa Whatley, Ph. D. Melvett Chambers
  Children's          
    Gold Fishes Swim When Going Far Deborah Wiley Lind   Step Into Yourself Books
    Silver Wolfstar Donna Chimera   Wolfstar Press
    Bronze Elizabeth - The Real Mother Goose Ruth Doty   Howell Publishing Co.
  Cookbooks          
    Gold Quick Crockery Cooking Cyndi Duncan Georgie Patrick C and G Publishing
    Silver Special Diet Solutions Carol Fenster, Ph. D. Savory Palate, Inc.
  Fiction          
    Gold Glen Canyon Steven Hannon   Kokopelli Books
    Silver Desire and Duty Ted Bader Marilyn Bader Revive Publishing
    Bronze Aspen Embroidery Tresa Michelle Niccoli Wildflower Press
  How To and Travel Guides      
    Gold Colorado Coffee Grounds Barbara Lynn Miller   Chartered Grounds
    Silver Mike's Basic Guide to Cabling Mike Gorman   Prairie Winds Communications, Inc.
    Bronze Physical Golf Neil Wolkodoff   Kick-Point Press
  Non-fiction Essay        
    Gold Triumphant Spirit Nick del Calzo   Triumphant Spirit Publishing
    Silver Historic Leadville in Rare Photographs and Drawings Christian J. Buys   Western Reflections, Inc.
    Bronze I Never Knew That About Colorado Abbott Fay   Western Reflections, Inc.
  Personal Growth        
    Gold Look Like a Winner After 50 Jo Peddicord   Golden Aspen Publishing
    Silver Physical Golf Neil Wolkodoff   Kick-Point Press
    Bronze Endless Inspiration Sharon McClure   Images in Words Publishing Co.
  Reference          
    Gold Mushrooms of Colorado Vera Stuckey   Westcliffe Publishing
    Silver HIV/AIDS Resources Sue Pattyn   Guides for Living
  Overall Design        
    Gold Mushrooms of Colorado Vera Stuckey   Westcliffe Publishing
    Silver Glen Canyon Steven Hannon   Kokopelli Books
    Bronze Triumphant Spirit Nick del Calzo   Triumphant Spirit Publishing

 

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