2020 IPPY MEDALIST bookStore

General Medalists Continued (return)


61. HOME & GARDEN

GOLD: The Garden: Before & After

by Randle Siddeley

(Papadakis)

 

 

 

SILVER: The Complete Book of Clean: Tips & Techniques for Your Home

by Toni Hammersley

(Weldon Owen)

 

 

 


BRONZE (tie): Artisan Felting: Wearable Art

by Jenny Hill

(Schiffer Publishing)

 

 


The Goldwork Masterclass: Adventures in Metal Thread Embroidery

by Alison Cole

(Alison Cole Embroidery)

 

 

 


62. INSPIRATIONAL/SPIRITUAL

GOLD: Yoga and the Art of Mudras

by Nubia Teixeira; photography by Andrea Boston

(Mandala Publishing)

 

 


 

SILVER: The Lord is My Strength: Praising the Psalms Day by Day

by Eric Kampmann

(Beaufort Books)

 

 


 

BRONZE: MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time

by Gary Jansen

(Loyola Press)

 

 

 


63. NEW AGE / MIND-BODY-SPIRIT

GOLD: The Big Book of Chakras and Chakra Healing: How to Unlock Your Seven Energy Centers for Healing, Happiness, and Transformation

by Susan Shumsky, DD

(Weiser Books)

 

 

 

SILVER: Dreaming at the Gates: How Dreams Guide Us

by Kathryn Ridall, PhD

(DreamGate Press)

 

 

 


 


BRONZE: Death Nesting: Ancient & Modern Death Doula Techniques, Mindfulness Practices and Herbal Care

by Anne-Marie Keppel

(Self-Published)

 

 

 


64. PARENTING

GOLD (tie): Raising Will: Surviving the Brilliance and Blues of ADHD

by Katherine Quie, PhD, LP

(Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

 

 

 

 


Parent Shift: Ten Universal Truths that Will Change the Way You Raise Your Kids

by Linda and Ty Hatfield & Wendy Thomas Russell

(Brown Paper Press)

 

 

 

SILVER: Of Parents and Children: Tools for Nurturing a Lifelong Relationship

by Jorge & Demián Bucay

(Upper West Side Philosophers)









BRONZE: #LookUp: A Parenting Guide to Screen Use

by Judy Stoffel


(Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

 

 

 

 


65. POPULAR CULTURE

 

GOLD: Walt Disney’s Disneyland

by Chris Nichols

(Taschen)

 

 

 

 

SILVER: All American Toy Co.: All American Toys for All American Boys

by Frank Barnett & Martha A. Solomon

(Barnett & Solomon)



BRONZE: Lover’s Leap Legends: From Sappho of Lesbos to Wah-Wah-Tee of Waco

by Leland & Crystal Payton

(Lens & Pen Press)

 



 

 


66. PSYCHOLOGY/MENTAL HEALTH

GOLD: The EQ Intervention: Raising a Self-Aware Generation Through Social and Emotional Learning

by Adam L. Saenz

(The Applied EQ Group)

 

 



SILVER: Growing Up Lonely: Disconnection and Misconnection in the Lives of Our Children

by J. W. Freiberg

(Self-Published)

 

 

 

 

BRONZE: 8 Ways To Wellbeing For Recovering People

by Sonnee Weedn, PhD

(Chispa Publishing)

 

 

 



67. SPORTS/FITNESS/RECREATION

GOLD: The Winning Cars of the Indianapolis 500

by James Craig Reinhardt

(Red Lightning Books)

 

 


 

SILVER: The T206 Collection: The Players & Their Stories (Second Edition)

by Tom Zappala & Ellen Zappala with Lou Blasi; foreword and contributions by Joe Orlando and contributions by Derek Hogue

(Peter E. Randall Publisher)

 


BRONZE: IMSA 1969-1989: The Inside Story of How John Bishop Built the World’s Greatest Sports Car Racing Series

by Mitch Bishop and Mark Raffauf

(Octane Press)

 


68. REFERENCE

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods Volume 3: Tools & Utensils of the Fur Trade

by James A. Hanson & Jon Nelson

(Museum of the Fur Trade)

 

 


SILVER: Unveiled - The Twenty & Odd: Documenting the First Africans in England’s America, 1619-1625 and Beyond

by K.I. Knight

(First Freedom Publishing)

 

 

 

 

BRONZE: Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource

by John C. Porter and Francis E. Gilman

(Peter E. Randall, Publisher)

 

 

 


69. RELIGION (EASTERN/WESTERN)

GOLD: Our Non-Christian Nation: How Atheists, Satanists, Pagans, and Others Are Demanding Their Rightful Place in Public Life

by Jay Wexler

(Stanford University Press)

 

 

 

 

SILVER: Buddhist Feminisms and Femininities

Edited by Karma Lekshe Tsomo

(SUNY Press)

 

 

 

 


BRONZE (tie): Spiritual Rebel: A Positively Addictive Guide to Finding Deeper Perspective & Higher Purpose

by Sarah Bowen

(Monkfish Book Publishing Company)

 

 

 

 

Still

by Rebecca E. Bender and Kenneth M. Bender

(North Dakota State University Press)

 

 

 



70. SCIENCE

GOLD: Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

by Rebecca M. Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis

(Harvard University Press)

 

 

 

 


SILVER: Organumics: An Epigenetic Re-framing of Consciousness, Life, and Evolution

by Ben L. Callif

(S. Woodhouse Books)

 

 

 

 


BRONZE: Mama Rae’s Rocks and Rhymes: Fun Facts and Trivia for Gem Collectors, Students, and Rockhounds

by Suzette Rae Fell Buhr

(Designs in a Nutshell Publications)

 

 

 


71. SELF HELP

 

GOLD: Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life

by Laura Gassner Otting

(Ideapress Publishing)








SILVER (tie): Be Wise Now: A Guide to Conscious Living

by Gael McCool

(Feel Inc.)
 

 

 

 

 

Drinking From the River of Light: The Life of Expression

by Mark Nepo

(Sounds True)

 

 

 


 

BRONZE: The Ethical Sellout: Maintaining Your Integrity in the Age of Compromise

by Lily Zheng & Inge Hansen

(Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

 

 

 

 

 


72. SEXUALITY/RELATIONSHIPS

GOLD: On the Evolution of Intimacy: A Brief Exploration into the Past, Present, and Future of Gender and Love

by Charles M. Johnston MD

(ICD Press)

 

 



SILVER: Make Love Better: How to Own Your Story, Connect with Your Partner and Deepen Your Relationship Practice

by Jan Dworkin, PhD

(Belly Song Press)

 

 




BRONZE: Intimate Lies and the Law

by Jill Elaine Hasday

(Oxford University Press)

 

 

 

 


73. TRANSPORTATION (AUTO/AVIATION/RAILROAD)

GOLD: Transportation and the American People

by H. Roger Grant

(Indiana University Press)

 

 

 

 


SILVER: Full-Scale Passion: The Bachman Collection

by Philip Bachman

(Self-Published)

 

 


BRONZE: American Steam Locomotives: Design and Development, 1880-1960

by William L. Withuhn

(Indiana University Press)

 

 



74. TRAVEL – ESSAY

GOLD: On the Hummus Route: A Journey Between Cities, People, and Dreams

by Ariel Rosenthal, Orly Peli-Bronshtein & Dan Alexander

(Magica)

 

 

 


SILVER: Walking to the End of the World: A Thousand Miles on the Camino de Santiago

by Beth Jusino

(Mountaineers Books)

 





 

BRONZE: Strange Tales of World Travel: Bizarre - Mysterious - Horrible - Hilarious

by Gina & Scott Gaille

(Travelers’ Tales)

 

 

 


75. TRAVEL – GUIDEBOOK

GOLD: Soul of Los Angeles: A Guide to 30 Exceptional Experiences

by Emilien Crespo

(Jonglez Publishing)

 

 

 

 


SILVER: D-Day 75th Anniversary: A Millennials Guide

Edited by Jay Wertz

(Monroe Publications)

 

 

 

 

BRONZE: A Manga Lover’s Tokyo Travel Guide

by Evangeline Neo

(Tuttle Publishing)

 

 

 


76. WOMEN'S ISSUES

GOLD (tie): Even If You're Broken: Essays on Sexual Assault and #MeToo

by Katie Rose Guest Pryal

(Blue Crow Books)

 

 

 


 

Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality

by Celeste Watkins-Hayes

(University of California Press)

 

 

 


 

SILVER: We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor

by Marika Lindholm, Cheryl Dumesnil, Domenica Ruta, and Katherine Shonk

(She Writes Press)

 

 

 


 

BRONZE: The Other Ladies of Myanmar

by Jennifer Rigby

(ISEAS)

 

 

 

 


77. WRITING/PUBLISHING

GOLD: The Influential Author: How and Why to Write, Publish, and Sell Nonfiction Books That Matter

by Gregory V. Diehl

(Identity Publications)

 

 

 

 

SILVER: Listen Up, Writer: How Not to Write Like an Amateur

by Nikki Hanna

(Patina Publishing)






 

BRONZE: From Page to Stage: Inspiration, Tools, and Public Speaking for Writers

by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

(She Writes Press)

 

 



 

 


 

78. BOOK/AUTHOR/PUBLISHER WEBSITE

GOLD: https://stefanienaumann.com

SILVER: https://mothersthoughtsfortheday.com

BRONZE: www.janellebruland.com

 


79. COVER DESIGN – FICTION

GOLD: Drafts of a Suicide Note

by Mandy-Suzanne Wong; Cover design by Lafayette & Greene; Cover image by Heather Kettenis

(Regal House Publishing)

 

 


 

SILVER: A Little Chatter

by Terry Connell; Cover design by Kelly Davidson Studios

(Self-Published)

 

 

 

 


BRONZE (tie): The Blue Witch (Witches of Orkney, Volume One)

by Alane Adams; Cover illustration by Jonathan Stroh

(SparkPress)

 



 

 

Umijoo: The Wondrous Tale of a Curious Girl and Her Journey Under the Sea

by Casson Trenor; Illustrated by Caia Koopman; Book design by Mike Sully Sullivan

(Shark and Siren Press)

 

 

 


80. COVER DESIGN – NON-FICTION

 

GOLD: To Live on Lafayette Square: Society & Politics in the President’s Neighborhood

by William Seale; Designed by Luke Hayman, Shannon Jager and Margaux Saulou, Pentagram NewYork

(The White House Historical Association)




 

SILVER: The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet

by David Carlin & Nicole Walker; Cover design by Heather Butterfield; Artwork by Amy Casey

(Rose Metal Press)








BRONZE: Sneaky Art of Eau Claire

by Nishant Jain; Cover design by Mayfly Design

(Beaver’s Pond Press)

 

 


81. COVER DESIGN - NON-FICTION OVERSIZE

GOLD: Art in the White House

by William Kloss; Cover photo by Bruce M. White

(The White House Historical Association)

 

 


SILVER: Dividing Colors: War & Rights

by Travis Lovell, Brandon Truscott, Howard Fullmer; Design by UVU Department of Design

(Utah University Press)

 



BRONZE: Beautiful Living: Cooking the Cal-a-Vie Health Spa Way

by Terri Havens; Cover design by Elise DeSilva, Limb Design; Cover photo by Anne Watson


(Cal-a-Vie Health Spa) 

 

 


82. BEST FIRST BOOK - FICTION

 

GOLD: Crow

by Amy Spurway

(Goose Lane Editions)

 

 

 

 


SILVER (tie): Cooperative Lives

by Patrick Finegan

(Two Skates Publishing)

 

 

 




Most Precious Blood

by Vince Sgambati

(Guernica World Editions)

 

 

 

 


BRONZE: Watershed

by Mark Barr

(Hub City Press)

 

 

 

 


83. BEST FIRST BOOK - NON-FICTION

GOLD: The Peterson Pipe: The Story of Kapp & Peterson

by Mark Irwin & Gary Malmberg

(Briar Books Press)

 


 

SILVER: Lettering Journey: Fast. Functional. Fun!

Written and Illustrated by Heather Leavitt Martinez

(Self-Published)

 

 


BRONZE: Forest Bathing with your Dog

by Nadine Mazzola

(Blue Cloud Books)

 

 


84. BOOK SERIES - FICTION

GOLD: The Letter Series

by Kathleen Shoop

(Self-Published)

 

 

 

 


SILVER: The Dream Horse Mysteries

by Candace Carrabus

(Witting Woman Works)



 



 

BRONZE: Fate & Freedom

by K. I. Knight


(First Freedom Publishing)

 

 

 


85. BOOK SERIES - NON-FICTION

 

GOLD: The Deep Time Trilogy

by Wolfgang Grulke

(At One Communications)

 

 

 

SILVER: Secrets of the Forge plus The Blacksmith's Project Book

by Antonello Rizzo

(Artisan Ideas)

 

 

 

 

BRONZE: Quintessential Kitchens and Spaces by Matthew Quinn

by Matthew Quinn with Heather Paper

(Parrish Press)