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2017 New Mexico-Arizona
Book Awards Finalists

2017 New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards Finalists
Friends of New Mexico Books: Jill Lane, Executive Director, Albuquerque International Balloon Museum Foundation and author
New Mexico Literary Award: Art & Janet Brennan, Casa de Snapdragon and authors


Activity Book for Children or Adults sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Kyong Hwa Lee Amazing Paper Airplanes UNM Press
Ross Van Dusen
Color Jason & His Funny Machines Rio Grande Books

Anthology sponsored by Mary Kay Stein
Roberto Cantu The Forked Juniper Univ of OK Press
JL Greger
Other People's Mothers Bug Press
Pamela Hirst
Value Beatlick Press
Ander Monson & Craig Reinbold
How We Speak to One Another Coffee House Press
Jules Nyquist
Hers: a poet speaks anthology Beatlick Press
John Roche
Trumped: a poet speaks anthology Beatlick Press
Joseph Sanchez & Angelica Sanchez-Clark
Historic Route 66: A New Mexico Crossroads Rio Grande Books

Anthropology/Archaeology sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
John Douglass & William Graves New Mexico and the Primeria Alta University Press of CO
Barbara Roth
Agricultural Beginnings in American SW Rowman & Littlefield
Gil Schmerler
Henrietta Schmerler and the Murder that Put Anthropology on Trial Scrivana Press

Arts Book sponsored by Jean & Ross Van Dusen
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Arcadia Publishing
Lenny Foster
Enchanted Land, A Taos Twenty Year Retrospective Wink Books
Christopher Curtis Mead
Drawing into Architecture UNM Press
Mary Peck
Everglades: Time’s Discipline Merlin Press Books
Michele Penhall
Stories from the Camera UNM Press
Bruce Taubert
Wild in Arizona: Photographing AZ’s Wildlife Analemma Press
Resse Taylor with Dale Ray Welsh
Death & Passion Be Bold Books

Biography – Arizona subject sponsored by Dr & Mrs John Zeigler
Ed Ashurst The Life & Times of Warner Glenn Ed Ashurst Publishing
Rachel McRae
Daughters of Science Glass Beaker Publishing
Richard Shelton
Nobody Rich or Famous Univ of AZ Press

Biography – New Mexico subject sponsored by Dr & Mrs John Zeigler
Katherine Augustine Growing Up and Looking Out Sunstone Press
Lenton Malry
Let's Roll This Train UNM Press
Merimee Moffitt
Free Love, Free Fall ABQ Press
Pierre Nichols
Secrets of the Blue Door Mercury Heartlink
Diana Pardue & Norman Sandfield
Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter and Metalsmith Heard Museum
Helen Nieto Phillips
Where Love Begins Lectura Books
Avi Shama
Finding Home: An Immigrant’s Journey CreateSpace

Biography – Other sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Larada Horner-Miller A Time to Grow Up: A Daughter’s Grief Memoir Horner Publishing
Barbara Marriott
Paint 'n Spurs Fireship Press
Rachel McRae
Daughters of Science Glass Beaker Publishing
Shirley Melis
Banged-up Heart: Dancing with Love and Loss Terra Nova Books
Leona Stucky
The Fog of Faith: Surviving My Impotent God Prairie World Press
Patricia Walkow
The War Within, The Story of Josef CreateSpace

Business Book sponsored by Paul & Barbe Rhetts
Sherri Burr Entertainment Law in a Nutshell West Academic

Children’s Picture Bilingual sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library
Barbe Awalt ¡No Toques Este Libro! Rio Grande Books
Barbe Awalt
Taadoo Naaltosoos wolt ai bidilnihi Rio Grande Books
Patricia Mihok
A Look at Chihuahuan Desert Mogollon Publications
Marisol Paramo, illustrations by Acey May & Marisol Paramo
Bella the Caterpillar Community Publishing
Helen Nieto Phillips
Where Love Begins Lectura Books

Children’s Picture Book sponsored by Tinkertown Museum & Story Monsters LLC
JoAnne DeKeuster Jacob's Valentine Enchanted Circle Pottery
Jaenet Guggenheim
The Fussy Little Butterfly Goes Outside AZRO Press
Jaenet Guggenheim
The Fussy Little Butterfly AZRO Press
Loretta Hall
Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America Rio Grande Books
Jenny Holt
Who-o-o-s Awake in the Desert Sunbelt Publications
Narsingh Khalsa
Raam: The Adventures of Raam and Friends Loose Leaves Publishing
Vicki Dean Mayhew
Sea Shoes SBPRA
Vaunda Nelson
Don't Call Me Grandma Lerner Publishing Group
Kathy Peach
The Tiniest Tumbleweed Little Five Star
Diane Reisinger
Tilly's Tale Over the Moon Publishing
Ross Van Dusen
Color Jason & His Funny Machines Rio Grande Books
Ross Van Dusen
Lyle Got Stuck in a Tree Rio Grande Books
Ross Van Dusen
What Makes the Lightning? Rio Grande Books
Rosemary Zibart
Kit Coyote: A Brave Pup Z Productions

Cookbook sponsored by Jean & Ross Van Dusen
Dave DeWitt 1001 Best Hot & Spicy Recipes Agate Publishing
Kathy McCraine
The Cook House: The Ranch & Reata Recipes Frontier Project
Lynn Walters & Jane Stacey
The Cooking with Kids Cookbook UNM Press
Astrid Tuttle Winegar
Cooking for Halflings & Monsters Oloris Publishing

Crafts/Hobby/How-to Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Henrietta Christmas & Paul Rhetts The Basic Genealogy Checklist Rio Grande Books
Gail Rubin
Kicking the Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Bruce Taubert
Wild in Arizona: Photographing AZ’s Wildlife Analemma Press

eBook Fiction sponsored by Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl
Melissa Bowersock Skin Walk New Moon Publishing
Melissa Bowersock
Ghost Walk New Moon Publishing
James Tacy Cozad
Stormfront Taos e-Book Editions
Jason DeGrey
Ruined Man Michelkin Publishing
Marcia Fine
Hidden Ones Limage Press
Vincent Lowry
American Vineyard Sandhill Crane Publishing
Karen Odden
The Lady in the Smoke Alibi/Random House
Claire Stibbe
Night Eyes Noble Lizard Publishing
Cheryl Taylor
Stone's Gems & Murder CT Communications

eBook Nonfiction sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Jean Ashurst Alligators in the Moat Ed Ashurst Publishing
Larada Horner-Miller
A Time to Grow Horner Publishing
Mary Jane Rogers
From Overwhelmed to Inspired CreateSpace
Gail Rubin
Kicking the Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Fiction - adventure or drama sponsored by Sunbelt Editions
Andrew Bourelle Heavy Metal Autumn House Press
Val Chanda
Zorn and Grayall Defy Murder by Magic Wasteland Press
Melody Groves
She Was Sheriff Five Star Publishing
W Michael Farmer
Mariana's Knight: The Revenge of Henry Fountain Five Star/Gale Cengage
W Michael Farmer
Blood of the Devil Five Star/Gale Cengage
Mark Mitchell
The Magic War Loose Leaves Publishing
Bud Russo
The Poet & The Singer self published
Sabra Brown Steinsiek
‘Til the End of Time Artemesia Publishing

Fiction - cozy mystery sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Jeanne Burrow-Johnson Prospect for Murder Artemesia Publishing
Lonna Enox
Striking Blind Lonna Enox Publications
Mary Oertel-Kirschner
Never Too Old ABQ Press
Cheryl Taylor
Stone's Gems and Murder CT Communications
Patricia Smith Wood
Murder on Frequency Aakenbaaken & Kent

Fiction - historical fiction sponsored by Lani and David Kyea
Dan Baldwin A Stalking Death Four Knights Press
Joanne Bodin
Orchid of the Night Mercury Heartlink
James Crownover
Triple Play Five Star Publishing
W Michael Farmer
Blood of the Devil Five Star Publishing
W Michael Farmer
Mariana's Knight: The Revenge of Henry Fountain Five Star Publishing
Marcia Fine
Hidden Ones: A Veil of Memories Limage Press
Melody Groves
She Was Sheriff Five Star Publishing
Larada Horner-Miller
When Will Papa Get Home Horner Publishing
Jim Jones
The Big Empty Five Star/Gale Cengage
A Gabriel Melendez
The Book of Archives Univ of OK Press
Bruce Wilson
Death in the Black Patch Artemesia Publishing

Fiction - mystery/crime sponsored by Book & Table, Valdosta, Georgia
Colin Barker T Wrecks Murder in the Geology Department CreateSpace
Joanne Bodin
Orchid of the Night Mercury Heartlink
Rich Curtin
Death Saint CreateSpace
Jerry Marcus
Daughters of God Brittany Publications
Thomas Munoz
Hants Across the Table CreateSpace
Claire Stibbe
Night Eyes Noble Lizard Publishing
Ross Van Dusen
Who Stabbed Reverend Wicker? CreateSpace

Fiction – other sponsored by Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl
Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl Long Night Moon UNM Press
Andrew Bourelle
Heavy Metal Autumn House Press
Melissa Bowersock
The Man in the Black Hat New Moon Publishing
Angella Cormier & Pierre Arseneault
Oakwood Island Shadow Dragon Press
Bert Entwistle
New Mexico: A Novel of the Old West Black Mule Press
R M Kinder
The Universe Playing Strings UNM Press
Bev Magennis
Desplazado Bosque Press
Rudy Miera
The Fall and Rise of Champagne Sanchez Floricanto Press
John Nichols
The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest UNM Press
Roberta Parry
Killing Time Mill City Press
Randall Dale Skinner
A Good Man Gone Horizon West Publishing
Phyllis Skoy
What Survives IP Books

Fiction – romance sponsored by Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl
Elizabeth Burns No Direction Home Water Rabbit
Sabra Brown Steinsiek
A Time for Love Artemesia Publishing

Fiction - science fiction & fantasy sponsored by Aakenbaaken & Kent Publishers; Patricia Smith Wood
Douglas Arvidson A Drop of Wizard's Blood Crossquarter Publishing Group
Scooter Duff
MIZ: Time Tripping with Amazing Females Smashwords
Zelda Leah Gatuskin
Digital Face: Stories Amador Publishers
RJ Mirabal
Zero Visibility Possible Black Rose Writing

Fiction - thriller/suspense sponsored by Sunbelt Editions
Joseph Badal Dark Angel Suspense Publishing
Joanne Bodin
Orchid of the Night Mercury Heartlink
James Cozad
Stormfront Taos e-Book Editions
JL Greger
Riddled with Clues? Aakenbaaken & Kent
David Knop
Animal Parts Bookbaby
Jerry Marcus
Daughters of God Brittany Publications
Becky Masterman
A Twist of the Knife Minotaur Books
Jonathan Miller
Luna Law Casa de Snapdragon
Lynn Miller
The Day After Death UNM Press
Thomas Munoz
Hants Across the Table CreateSpace
Maria Grazia Swan
Desert Moon self published

First Book AZ sponsored by Southwest Writers
Rachel McRae Daughters of Science Glass Beaker Publishing
Bruce Taubert
Wild in Arizona: Photographing AZ’s Wildlife Analemma Press

First Book NM sponsored by Southwest Writers
Katherine Augustine Growing Up and Looking Out Sunstone Press
William Barnes
The Ledgerbook 3: A Taos Press
Andrew Bourelle
Heavy Metal Autumn House Press
Scott Carroll
Don't Settle: How to Marry The Man You Were Meant For Balboa Press
James Cozad
Stormfront Taos e-Book Editions
JoAnne DeKeuster
Jacob's Valentine Enchanted Circle Pottery
Rebecca Fitton
Wave Rider: Poetic Journey from Abuse to Wholeness Terra Nova Books
Carol Holland March
The Tyro: The Dreamwalkers of Larreta Ellysian Press
Shirley Melis
Banged-up Heart: Dancing with Love and Loss Terra Nova Books
Rudy Miera
The Fall and Rise of Champagne Sanchez Floricanto Press
Riley Mitchell
The Essential Paranormal Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Eileen O'Connell
Visions and Revisions Event Horizon Press
Avi Shama
Finding Home: An Immigrant’s Journey CreateSpace

Gardening Book sponsored by Paul & Barbe Rhetts
Baker Morrow Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes UNM Press

Gay/Lesbian Book sponsored by Maida Tilchen
Joanne Bodin Orchid of the Night Mercury Heartlink
Lynn Miller
The Day After Death UNM Press

Guide Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Barbe Awalt The Ultimate Christmas Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Henrietta Christmas & Paul Rhetts
The Basic Genealogy Checklist Rio Grande Books
Riley Mitchell
The Essential Paranormal Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Slim Randles
The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Gail Rubin
Kicking the Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Health Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Pam England Ancient Map for Modern Birth Seven Gates Media
Francie Healey
Eat to Beat Alzheimer’s Terra Nova Books
Mary Jayne Rogers
From Overwhelmed to Inspired CreateSpace

History Book – AZ sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Daniel Arreola Postcards from the Sonora Border Univ of AZ Press
Ed Ashurst
The Life & Times of Warner Glenn Ed Ashurst Publishing
Gil Schmerler
Henrietta Schmerler and the Murder that Put Anthropology on Trial Scrivana Press

History Book – NM sponsored by Diane Layden
Donna Blake Birchell & John Lemay Hidden History of Southeast New Mexico Arcadia Publishing & History Press
Mark Childs & Ellen Babcock
The Zeon Files: Art and Design of Historic Route 66 Signs UNM Press
Frances Levine
Doña Teresa Confronts the Spanish Inquisition Univ of OK Press
Joseph Sanchez & Angelica Sanchez-Clark
Historic Route 66: A New Mexico Crossroads Rio Grande Books
Joni Wallace
Kingdom Come Radio Show Barrow Street Press

History Book – Other sponsored by Sunbelt Editions
Flannery Burke A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century Univ of AZ Press
Melissa Savage
Río: A Photographic Journey down the Old Rio Grande UNM Press

Juvenile Book sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library
Karen Chrappa Jethro: The Runaway Puppy Mountain Spirit Books
Sue Houser
The Corn Whisperer Irie Books
Donald Willerton
Ghosts of the San Juan Terra Nova Books
Donald Willerton
The Lost Children Terra Nova Books

Multi-cultural sponsored by Nasario & Jan Garcia
Katherine Augustine Growing Up and Looking Out Sunstone Press
Barbe Awalt
¡No Toques Este Libro! Rio Grande Books
Barbe Awalt
Taadoo Naaltosoos wolt ai bidilnihi Rio Grande Books
Karen Glinski
Danger at the Rodeo Nighthawk Press
Anita Rodriguez
Coyota in the Kitchen: A Memoir of New and Old Mexico UNM Press
Joseph Sanchez & Angelica Sanchez-Clark
Historic Route 66: A New Mexico Crossroads Rio Grande Books
Monica Thompson
Running Around the Pecos CreateSpace

Nature/Environment Book sponsored by Vicky Ramakka
John Alcock After the Wildfire: Ten Years of Recovery from the Willow Fire Univ of AZ Press
Janie Chodosh and Lori Robinson
Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love Skyhorse Publishing
Slim Randles
The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Doug Thompson
Underground Ranger: Adventures in Carlsbad Caverns UNM Press UNM Press

New Age Book sponsored by Jean & Ross Van Dusen
Scott Carroll Don't Settle: How to Marry The Man You Were Meant For Balboa Press
Carolyn Coarsey
Beyond Dark Skies Higher Resources Inc
Ethan Froebel
Zen in the Art of Darts: A Western Approach Newvo Peace Publishing
Rheanni Lightwater
SOS Soul Oriented Solutions Soul Resources LLC

Nonfiction – other sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library
Dan Baldwin How Find Me Lost Me: A Breach of Trust Four Knights Press
Matt Donovan
A Cloud of Unusual Size and Shape Trinity Univ Press
Rose Marie Kern
Air to Ground: A Guide to the World of Air Traffic Control Solar Ranch Publishing
Nina Lichtenstein
Sephardic Women's Voices: Out of North Africa Gaon Books
Rachel McRae
Daughters of Science Glass Beaker Publishing
Benjamin Radford
Bad Clowns UNM Press

Parenting/Family Issues Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Loretta Hall Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America Rio Grande Books
Sue Houser
The Corn Whisperer Irie Books
Karen Chrappa
Jethro the Runaway Puppy Mountain Spirit Books
Jaenet Guggenheim
Fussy Little Butterfly Goes Outside AZRO Press
Jaenet Guggenheim
Fussy Little Butterfly AZRO Press
Vaunda Nelson
Don't Call Me Grandma Lerner Publishing Group
Rosemary Zibart
Kit Coyote: A Brave Pup Z Productions

Pets/Animals sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Jaenet Guggenheim The Fussy Little Butterfly AZRO Press
Jaenet Guggenheim
The Fussy Little Butterfly Goes Outside AZRO Press
Tobi Lopez Taylor
Orzel: Scottsdale's Legendary Arabian Stallion Arcadia Publishing & History Press
Ross Van Dusen
Lyle Got Stuck in a Tree Rio Grande Books
Rosemary Zibart
Kit Coyote: A Brave Pup Z Productions

Poetry - AZ sponsored by Jeanie Williams & PenPower
Gene Twaronite Trash Picker on Mars Kelsay Books

Poetry - NM sponsored by Joann Bodin; Jeanie Williams & PenPower
Rebecca Aronson Ghost Child of Atalanta Bloom Orison Books
Lani Long Soldier
Whereas Graywolf Press
Deanna McCall
Split Reins Frontier Project
Eileen O'Connell
Visions and Revisions Event Horizon Press
Andy Penner
Rabbit Sun Lotus Moon Mercury Heartlink
Maggi Petton
be…psalms of a contemplative heart Mercury Heart Link
Catherine Strisik
The Mistress: poems 3: A Taos Press
Resse Taylor with Dale Ray Welsh
Death & Passion Be Bold Books
Joni Wallace
Kingdom Come Radio Show Barrow Street Press
Dan Wetmore
My Mother's Gentle Unbecoming St Andrews University Press

Political Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Jack Campbell, Trimmer, Poling Jack M Campbell: Autobiography UNM Press

Reference Book sponsored by Jean & Ross Van Dusen
Henrietta Christmas & Paul Rhetts The Basic Genealogy Checklist Rio Grande Books
Baker Morrow
Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes UNM Press
NM Book Co-op
10th Anniversary Book Rio Grande Books

Religious Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Marion Amberg Shrines and Wonders: The Pilgrim’s Guide to Santa Fe & Northern NM Amor Deus Publishing
Ethan Froebel
Zen in the Art of Darts: A Western Approach Newro Peace Publishing
Richard Light
Jewish Rites of Death: Stories of Beauty and Transformation Terra Nova Books
Jerry Marcus
Daughters of God Brittany Publications

Science Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Ben Davidson Weatherman's Guide to the Sun BookBaby
Loretta Hall
Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America Rio Grande Books
Roland Miller
Abandoned in Place: Preserving America’s Space History UNM Press
Ross Van Dusen
What Makes the Lightning? Rio Grande Books

Self-help Book sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Scott Carroll Don't Settle: How to Marry The Man You Were Meant For Balboa Press
Yvonne Williams Casaus
A Drop of Water: A Spiritual Journey Laughing at Myself
Margaret Cheaseboro
Healing with Trees: Finding a Path to Wholeness Casa de Snapdragon
Henrietta Christmas & Paul Rhetts
The Basic Genealogy Checklist Rio Grande Books
Lightwater, Rheanni
SOS Soul Oriented Solutions Soul Resources LLC
Gail Rubin
Kicking the Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Spanish Language Book sponsored by Lani and David Kyea
Barbe Awalt ¡No Toques Este Libro! Rio Grande Books

Sports/Recreation sponsored by Sunbelt Editions
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Arcadia Publishing
Rico Austin
Baja Loco A Book's Mind
Barbe Awalt
The Ultimate Christmas Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Slim Randles
The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Tobi Lopez Taylor
Orzel: Scottsdale's Legendary Arabian Stallion Arcadia Publishing & History Press

Travel Book sponsored by Patricia Hodapp; Tinkertown Museum
Barbe Awalt The Ultimate Christmas Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Loretta Hall
Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America Rio Grande Books
Robert Julyan
Hiking to History: A Guide to Off-Road New Mexico Historic Sites UNM Press
Martin Link
New Mexico Kicks on Route 66 Rio Nuevo Books
Riley Mitchell
The Essential Paranormal Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Slim Randles
The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Joseph Sanchez & Angelica Sanchez-Clark
Historic Route 66: A New Mexico Crossroads Rio Grande Books
Bruce Taubert
Wild in Arizona: Photographing AZ’s Wildlife Analemma Press

Young Adult Book sponsored by SOMOS
Douglas Arvidson A Drop of Wizard's Blood Crossquarter Publishing Group
Janie Chodosh
Code Red Poisoned Pen
Alexandra Diaz
Good Girls Don’t Lie Leap Books
Jane Ruby
Voiceless Whispers CreateSpace

Young Readers Book sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library
Karen Chrappa Jethro: The Runaway Puppy Mountain Spirit Books
Jaenet Guggenheim
The Fussy Little Butterfly Goes Outside AZRO Press
Jaenet Guggenheim
The Fussy Little Butterfly AZRO Press
Loretta Hall
Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America Rio Grande Books
Sue Houser
The Corn Whisperer Irie Books
Rosemary Zibart
Kit Coyote: A Brave Pup Z Productions

Best Cover Design-Fiction (<6x9) sponsored by Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl
Zelda Leah Gatuskin Digital Face Amador Publishing
Jerry Marcus
Daughters of God Brittany Publications
Sabra Brown Steinsiek
A Time for Love Artemesia Publishing
Maria Grazia Swan
Desert Moon self published
Ross Van Dusen
Who Stabbed Reverend Wicker? CreateSpace

Best Cover Design-Non-Fiction (<6x9) sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Barbe Awalt The Ultimate Christmas Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Henrietta Christmas & Paul Rhetts
The Basic Genealogy Checklist Rio Grande Books
Rebecca Fitton
Wave Rider: Poetic Journey from Abuse to Wholeness Terra Nova Books
Riley Mitchell
The Essential Paranormal Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Slim Randles
The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Gail Rubin
Kicking the Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Leona Stucky
The Fog of Faith: Surviving My Impotent God Prairie World Press

Best Cover Design-Fiction (6x9) sponsored by Ruthe Francis
Douglas Arvidson A Drop of Wizard's Blood Cross Quarter Publishing
Joseph Badal
Dark Angel Suspense Publishing
Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl
Long Night Moon UNM Press
Jeanne Burrow-Johnson
Prospect for Murder Artemesia Publishing
Roberta Parry
Killing Time Mill City Press
Jane Ruby
Voiceless Whispers CreateSpace
Patricia Smith Wood
Murder on Frequency Aakenbaaken & Kent

Best Cover Design-Non-Fiction (6x9) sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Rico Austin Baja Loco A Book’s Mind
Iris Keltz
Unexpected Bride in The Promised Land Nighthawk Press
Mary Jayne Rogers
From Overwhelmed to Inspired CreateSpace
Joseph Sanchez & Angelica Sanchez-Clark
Historic Route 66: A New Mexico Crossroads Rio Grande Books

Best Cover Design-Fiction (>6x9) sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Barbe Awalt ¡No Toques Este Libro! Rio Grande Books
Barbe Awalt
Taadoo Naaltosoos wolt ai bidilnihi Rio Grande Books
Karen Chrappa
Jethro: The Runaway Puppy Mountain Spirit Books
Loretta Hall
Miguel & Michelle Visit Spaceport America Rio Grande Books
Kathy Peach
The Tiniest Tumbleweed Little Five Star
Ross Van Dusen
Color Jason & His Funny Machines Rio Grande Books
Ross Van Dusen
Lyle Got Stuck in a Tree Rio Grande Books
Ross Van Dusen
What Makes the Lightning? Rio Grande Books

Best Cover Design-Non-fiction (>6x9) sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op
Pam England Ancient Map for Modern Birth Seven Gates Media
Lenny Foster Enchanted Land, A Taos Twenty Year Retrospective Wink Books
Martin Link
New Mexico Kicks on Rt 66 Rio Nuevo Books
Diana Pardue & Norman Sandfield
Awa Tsireh: Pueblo Painter and Metalsmith Heard Museum

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2016 Book Award Sponsors: Aakenbaaken & Kent Publishers, Joann Bodin, Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl, Book & Table, Valdosta, Georgia, Ruthe Francis, Nasario & Jan Garcia, Patricia Hodapp, Lani & David Kyea, Diane Layden, New Mexico Book Co-op, Santa Fe Public Library, Story Monsters LLC, Tinkertown Museum, Vicky Ramakka, Paul & Barbe Rhetts, SOMOS, Southwest Writers, Mary Kay Stein, Sunbelt Editions, Maida Tilchen, Jean & Ross Van Dusen, Jeanie Williams & PenPower, Wordharvest, Patricia Smith Wood, Dr. & Mrs. John Zeigler



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