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Florida Publishers Association 2010 President’s Book Awards

Friday, October 22nd, 2010 | Tags: , ,
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The Florida Publishers Association (FPA) presented its 2010 President’s Book Awards to members whose books were chosen as the best in 13 different categories and one special category.

Adult Nonfiction:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, with Dr. Robert Carey, published by Health Success Media (publisher and authors in Sarasota)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — The Not So Patient Advocate: How to Get the Health Care You Need Without Fear or Frustration by Ellen Menard, published by Bardolf & Co. (publisher and author in Sarasota)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Tea with Elisabeth: Tributes to Hospice Pioneer Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross by 51 Contributors, published by Quality of Life Publishing (Naples)

Adult Fiction:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Savannah Law by William Eleazer, published by Elex Publishers, Inc. (publisher and author in St. Petersburg)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Disturbing the Peace by P.D. LaFleur, published by RGI Press (publisher and author in Punta Gorda)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Jesus Swept by James Alexander Protzman, published by Kitsune Books (publisher in Crawfordville, author in Chapel Hill, NC)

Business Book:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Training Workshop Essentials: Designing, Developing and Delivering Learning Events that Get Results by Robert W. Lucas, published by Pfeiffer (publisher in San Francisco, author in Casselberry)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Don’t Bring It to Work: Breaking the Family Patterns that Limit Success by Sylvia Lafair, published by Jossey-Bass (publisher in San Francisco, author in White Haven, PA)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — The Complete Guide To Investing In Bonds And Bond Funds: How To Earn High Rates Of Return — Safely by Martha Maeda, published by Atlantic Publishing (publisher in Ocala, author in Orlando)

Poetry Book:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — The Neighborhoods of My Past Sorrows by Jessee Millner, published by Kitsune Books (publisher in Crawfordville, author in Fort Myers)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Nothing Is Without Future by Piero Rivolta, published by New Chapter Publisher (publisher and author in Sarasota)

Memoir:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Bars of Steel: Life Before Love in a Hong Kong Go-Go Bar – The True Story of Maria de la Torre by Brandon Royal & Paul Strahan, published by Maven Publishing (publisher in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; coauthors in Calgary, Canada and Hong Kong)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Ballad of a Bagpiper by E.A. Channon, published by Eloquent Books (publisher in New York, author in Scotland)

Young Adult Nonfiction:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Off to College: Now What? A Practical Guide to Surviving and Succeeding Your First Year of College by Jessica Linnell, published by Atlantic Publishing (publisher in Ocala, author in Canton, GA)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Lincoln Laughing: The Stories, Jokes and Anecdotes of Abraham Lincoln by James W. MacMeekin, III, published by MediaOne/Three Rivers Press (publisher and author in Winter Haven)

Young Adult Fiction:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Pleasure Island: You’ve Found Paradise, Now What? A Modern Fable on How to Keep Your Dreams Alive by Brandon Royal, published by Maven Publishing (publisher and author in Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Ghosts: Another Summer in the Old Town by Randy Cribbs, published by OCRS (publisher in Jacksonville, author in St. Augustine)

Children’s Fiction:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER —The Adventures of Charlie Pierce: The American Jungle, written by Harvey E. Oyer, III, illustrated by James Balkovek, maps by Jeanne Brady, published by Middle River Press (publisher in Oakland Park, author in West Palm Beach)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Trouble in Contrary Woods: A Bailey Fish Adventure by Linda Salisbury, published by Tabby House (publisher and author in Mineral, VA)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Mudd Saves the Earth by Linda Salisbury, illustrations by Joe Kohl, published by Tabby House (publisher and author in Mineral, VA)

Children’s Picture Book:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Count Down to Fall by Fran Hawk, illustrated by Sherry Neidigh, published by Sylvan Dell Publishing (publisher and author in Mount Pleasant, SC, illustrator in Simpsonville, SC)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Mother Osprey: Nursery Rhymes for Buoys & Gulls by Lucy Nolan, illustrated by Connie McLennan, published by Sylvan Dell Publishing (publisher in Mount Pleasant, SC, author in Columbia, SC, illustrator in Rocklin, CA)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Nicholas, that’s Ridiculous! A Story About Being a Boy by Christa Carpenter, illustrated by Mark Wayne Adams, published by Caballo Books (publisher in Longwood, author in Maitland)

Florida Fiction for Adults:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Disturbing the Peace by P.D. LaFleur, published by RGI Press (publisher and author in Punta Gorda)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Windrusher and the Trail of Fire by Victor DiGenti, published by Ocean Publishing (publisher in Flagler Beach, author in Ponte Vedra Beach)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — ReBecoming: The Way of Opportunity by J.R. Maxon, published by Dassana Press, LLC (publisher and author in Anna Maria)

Florida Nonfiction for Adults:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Expect the Best: There’s Always Hope on the Horizon by Katherine Robinson, published by Bardolf & Co. (publisher in Sarasota, author in Bradenton)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — This Nearly Was Mine: A Journey Through Carlton Country by Dr. Barbara Castleberry Carlton with Barbara Oehlbeck (publisher in Lakeville, MN, authors in Arcadia and LaBelle)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Haunted Theatres of Southwest Florida by Kim Cool, published by Historic Venice Press (publisher and author in Venice)

Florida Children’s Books:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — The Adventures of Charlie Pierce: The American Jungle written by Harvey E. Oyer, III, illustrated by James Balkovek, maps by Jeanne Brady, published by Middle River Press (publisher in Oakland Park, author in West Palm Beach)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Haunted Theatres of Southwest Florida by Kim Cool, published by Historic Venice Press (publisher and author in Venice)

Cover Design:

  • GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Africa’s Top Wildlife Countries by Mark Nolting, cover design by 1106 Design, published by Global Travel Publishers (publisher and author in Fort Lauderdale)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — ReBecoming: The Way of Opportunity by J.R. Maxon, cover design by 1106 Design, published by Dassana Press, LLC (publisher and author in Anna Maria)
  • SILVER MEDAL WINNER — Table For Two: The Cookbook For Couples by Warren Caterson, cover design by Rebecca Anne Russo of Principle Creative, published by Winfield and Scott Press (publisher and author in St. Augustine)

PRESIDENT’S PICK, selected by FPA President Chris Angermann:

  • Disturbing the Peace by P.D. LaFleur, published by RGI Press (publisher and author in Punta Gorda)

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