Awards do matter!

These are the award winners from 2022.

First Place Winners: Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction

Fiction: GeneralThe Last of the Rockland Boys by Ed PrenceLearn More
Fiction: Mystery & SuspenseThis New Job’s Murder by Carole Lynn JonesLearn More
Finalists: Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction

Fiction: Mystery & SuspenseSwarm by David Q. HallLearn More
Fiction: Mystery & SuspenseTARD by Del StaeckerLearn More
Fiction: RomanceFalling Apart, Falling for You by Chris PostiLearn More

Adult Nonfiction

Nonfiction: MemoirEntrenched: A Memoir of Holding On and Letting Go by Linda Lee BlakemoreLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-HelpA Time to Mourn: A Story of Grief and How One Grieved by Maree S. VanDerzeeLearn More
Nonfiction: SpiritualityHope for August: My Fertility Journey by Jennifer KirschLearn More

Adult Nonfiction

Nonfiction: General (History)Justice Divided: A Judicial History of Sebastian County by Judge Jim SpearsLearn More
Nonfiction: General (Travel)Wanderwest: The Old World by Michael Dustin YoureeLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirThe Gift of Time: A Birth Mother’s Memoir by Julie McLaughlinLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirThe Front Porch Promise by Debra Runge MederLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirFinding My Way by Jerry MortonLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-HelpNeutralizing Dis-Ease by Clifford L. CarterLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-HelpThe 5 Wellness Archetypes by Lisa GrazanLearn More
Nonfiction: SpiritualityDiscovering Saint Anthony: If You Ask For Miracles by Doretta Lonnett WhalenLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessBusiness & Personal Secrets for Getting Unstuck by Frank ZaccariLearn More

Children & Teen
fiction & Nonfiction

Juvenile: FictionBrave Hawk, Crane & Pierre by David Q. Hall (illus. Belinda Cohen)Learn More
Juvenile: FictionMy Daddy Sleeps Everywhere by Jesse Franklin (illus. Tahna Desmond Fox)Learn More

Children & Teen
Fiction & Nonfiction

Picture Books: FictionMr. Gary Gots a Friend by Sandra Miller Linhart (illus. Tahna Desmond Fox)Learn More
Picture Books: FictionChocolate Spaghetti for Breakfast by Debra R Sanchez (illus. Laura Garvin)Learn More
First Place Winners: Collections


AudiobooksGarrison Avenue by Joyce Faulkner (audio: Micki Voelkel, Eric Wells)Learn More
Finalists: Collections


AudiobooksFight, Flight, or Freeze: A Love Story by Jim Enderle (audio: Brandon Bolin)Learn More

Special Recognition for:

Pages: A Library Play by D.R. Sanchez

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