2016 Winners

Awards do matter!

These are the award winners from 2016.

First Place Winners: Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction

Fiction: GeneralBraving the Storm by Jennifer BrooksLearn More
Fiction: Mystery & SuspenseChanges in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes by Chip BellLearn More
Fiction: Science FictionThe Road to Mars by J.C. FaltotLearn More
Finalists: Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction

Fiction: GeneralOut of the Depths by David TannenbaumLearn More
Fiction: GeneralBack to the World by Joe Campolo, Jr. Learn More
Fiction: GeneralThe Drifter by Michael D. MullinsLearn More
Fiction: FantasyTen Fingers Touching by Ellen RothLearn More

Adult Nonfiction

Nonfiction: MemoirWarrior Mother by Sheila CollinsLearn More
Nonfiction: BiographiesI Survived: My Name is Yitzkhak by Dr. Harry A. ButowskyLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-HelpThe Artistry of Caregiving by Carole BrechtLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessDoes My Business Need a Book? by Bonnie BudzowskiLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessThe Resilience Advantage by Richard S Citrin and Alan WeissLearn More

Adult Nonfiction

Nonfiction: GeneralFraming the Rape Victim by Carine MardorossianLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirDon’t Write the Obituary Yet by Susan Evans (with Thomas C. Krivak)Learn More
Nonfiction: AutobiographyAccidental Soldier by Dorit SassonLearn More
Nonfiction: BiographyThe Soldier in the Attic by Carolyn WilsonLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-Help & How-ToCommon Threads by Dr. Shellie HipskyLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-Help & How-ToGrowing Up Gluten Free by Amy Macklin, RDNLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessLeadership Unleashed by Ann GattyLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessMoney and Common Sense by Tammy NelsonLearn More
Nonfiction: Local InterestBridges… Pittsburgh at the Point… a Journey Through History by Thomas Leech and Linda KaplanLearn More

Children & Teen
fiction & Nonfiction

Picture Books: FictionBatter Up! by Charmayne Gather (illus. Jingo de la Rosa)Learn More

Children & Teen
Fiction & Nonfiction

Picture Books: FictionThe Big Sneeze by Linda Medwig (illus. Caroline Wissinger)Learn More
Picture Books: FictionGrady Gets Glasses by Dede Rittman (illus. Lauren Givens Wood)Learn More
Juvenile: Non-FictionChicken: A Comic Cat Memoir by Terese JungleLearn More
First Place Winners: Collections


PoetryKnitting the Andy Warhol Bridge by Ann CurranLearn More
Finalists: Collections


PoetryAffirmations Inner-most of the Man by Edgar A. FolksLearn More
Poetry (Juvenile)Just Like Gas… This Too Shall Pass by Sharon Hamovitz (illus. Patti Colwell)Learn More
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