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2016 NAUTILUS AWARDS SILVER WINNERS


 

 AGING CONSCIOUSLY


The Eldercare Consultant: 
Your Guide to Making the
Best Choices Possible

Becky Feola
AMACOM Books (American Mgmt. Assoc.) 


Downsizing the Family Home
Marni Jameson
AARP Books / Sterling

 


Disrupt Aging: 
A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age
Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP
AARP Books / Public Affairs, The Perseus Books Group 
 ANIMALS & NATURE



Endangered Edens:
Exploring the Arctic National
 Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica,
the Everglades, & Puerto Rico

Marty Essen
Encante Press 


Cattail Moonshine &
Milkweed Medicine

Tammi Hartung
Storey Publishing






Esther – The Wonder Pig
Steve Jenkins, & Derek Walter, with Caprice Crane
Grand Central Publishing 



 

Becoming Nature:
Learning the Language of
Wild Animals & Plants

Tamarack Song
Bear & Company 
 
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES



Forever Painless:
End chronic pain and reclaim
your life in 30 minutes a day

Miranda Esmonde-White
HarperCollins / Harper Wave 



Body Intelligence:
A New Paradigm  
John L. Mayfield, D.C.
Nubalance Publishing (Self)



Emotional Rescue

Dzogchen Ponlop
TarcherPerigee / Penguin RandomHouse 




Conscious Fitness:
Strength Training for the Evolution
of Body, Mind, & Spirit

Catt Tripoli
Bull Terrier Publishing  (Self) 

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP



Mastering Civility: 
A Manifesto for the Workplace

Christine Porath
Grand Central Publishing / Distributed
by Hachette Book Group



The Art of Authenticity: 
Tools to become an authentic
leader & your best self

Karissa Thacker
Wiley

The Art of Community: 
Seven Principles for Belonging
Charles H. Vogl
Berrett-Koehler Publishers 





Spiraling Upward:
The 5 Co-Creative Powers for
Women on the Rise

Wendy Wallbridge
Bibliomotion


 CREATIVE PROCESS

     

Your Idea Starts Here
Carolyn Eckhert
Storey Publishing 




The Language of Man:

Learning to Speak Creativity 
Larry Robertson
DayMark Press   (Self)

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
  

A Global Warming Primer
Jeffrey Bennett
Big Kid Science


Earth in Human Hands: 

Shaping Our Planet’s Future

David Grinspoon 
Grand Central Publishing / distributed by Hachette Book Group





Citizen Scientist: 
Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction
Mary Ellen Hannibal
The Experiment Publishing 


Dirt: 
A Love Story
Barbara Richardson, editor
ForeEdge / Imprint of Univ Press of New England 
 FICTION: Self-Published & Small Press



Love’s Affliction
Fidelis O. Mkparu
Harvard Square Editions
 
  

The Outcasts of Eden

D.J. Presson
Kwill and Keyboard Publishing



 FICTION: Large Publisher



LaRose – a novel

Louise Erdrich
HarperCollins / Harper 
 
   

In the Blue Hour

Elizabeth Hall
Lake Union Publishing 





 Balm

Dolen Perkins-Valdez
HarperCollins / Amistad 


 FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING




Whole Cooking and Nutrition: 

An everyday Superfoods Approach
to planning, cooking, & eating
with diabetes
Katie Cavuto
American Diabetes Assoc. 

 

Eating Well through Cancer: 
Easy Recipes & Tips to
Guide You through Treatment & Cancer Prevention

Holly Clegg & Gerald Miletello, MD
Southwestern Publishing Group (Self)


The Big Book of Kombucha
Hannah Crum & Alex LaGory
Storey Publishing 

Chef Ronaldo’s Sabores de Cuba: 
Diabetes-friendly traditional &
nuevo cubano cuisine

Ronaldo Linares
American Diabetes Assoc. 
 

 GIFT & SPECIALTY


Sacred Geometry Activations
Oracle Cards
Lon
Beyond Words Publishing 




Walking on Water: 
A path to empowerment
Rea Nolan Martin
Wiawaka Press  (Self) 



Drawn Together: 
Uplifting comics on the curious journey through life and love

Leah Pearlman
TarcherPerigee / Penguin RandomHouse
 



I Am Here Now: 
A creative mindfulness
guide and journal

The Mindfulness Project
TarcherPerigee / Penguin RandomHouse
 

 GREEN LIVING & SUSTAINABILITY
 


Gardening with Less Water
David A. Bainbridge 
Storey Publishing 

The Cool Block:
An On-ramp to the Future
of our Cities & Planet
David Gershon
High Point 



Where Water is Gold:
Life and livelihood in
Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Carl Johnson 
Braided River / Mountaineers Books 


Grow~Create~Inspire: 
Crafting a joyful life of
beauty & abundance

Crystal Stevens
New Society Publishers



 DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS


Change Maker: 
How My Brother's Death
Woke Up My Life

Rebecca Austill-Clausen
She Writes Press


Jewish Rites of Death:
Stories of Beauty and Transformation

Richard A. Light
Terra Nova Books 




Naked Mountain
Marcia Mabee
She Writes Press

 HEALTH & HEALING / WELLNESS


Soul Medicine: 
A Physician’s Reflections on
Life, Love, Death & Healing

Judith Boice, ND, LAc.
Lorian Press 


A Mind of Your Own: 
The truth about Depression and
how Women can Heal their Bodies
to Reclaim their Lives

Kelly Brogan & Kristin Loberg
HarperCollins / Harper Wave 
 


Body into Balance: 
An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self-Care

Maria Noel Groves
Storey Publishing 



Goodbye Parkinson’s,
Hello Life

Alex Kerten & David Brinn
Divine Arts Media
 

 HEROIC JOURNEYS




Holy Daring: 
The earthy mysticism of St Teresa,
the Wild Woman of Avila

Tessa Bielecki
Adam Kadmon Books /Monkfish Book Publishing

 


The Honor Was Mine:
A Look Inside the Struggles of
Military Veterans

Elizabeth Heaney
Grand Harbor Press 


 

Turning Homeward: 
Restoring Hope & Nature in the Urban Wild

Adrienne Ross Scanlan
Mountaineers Books 


 INNER PROSPERITY




How to Be Alive: 
A guide to the kind of Happiness
that helps the world

Colin Beavan
HarperCollins / Dey Street Books



Firedancer: 
Your spiral journey to a life of
passion and purpose

Kami Guildner 
Merry Dissonance Press

              


Let Me Out: 
Unlock your creative mind & bring your ideas to life

Peter Himmelman
TarcherPerigee / Penguin RandomHouse 



JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

The Battle for Room 314
Ed Boland
Grand Central Publishing 


Moscow Nights: 
The Van Cliburn Story

Nigel Cliff
HarperCollins / Harper 



Exoneree Diaries: 
The Fight for Innocence, Independence, & Identity 
Alison Flowers
Haymarket Books 




 MEMOIRS: Self-Published & Small Press

Undaunted - A Memoir
Van B. Choat
Chiral House; imprint of Joshua Tree Publishing 



Give Yourself Permission -Anthology
Priya Rana Kapoor 
Permission Media Inc. 



Tobe and the River Is
Micah Sanger 
Perception4U (Self)



 MEMOIRS: Large Publisher

Sometimes Brilliant
Larry Brilliant
HarperCollins / HarperOne 



The Home Place
Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature
J. Drew Lanham
Milkweed Editions 

 

The Bridge Ladies
Betsy Lerner
HarperCollins / Harper Wave 



My Old Man & the Mountain
Leif Whittaker
Mountaineers Books 

 




 MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS
Footprints on an Island: 
Rediscovering Pulau Ubin
EE Kiam Chua, Choo Mui Eng &
Wong Tuan Wah
Simply Green




An Angel & A Shaman
Torrey Lystra
Red Hawk Books  (Self)


A Black Man’s Journey from Sharecropper to College President:
Life and Work of William Johnson Trent

Judy Scales-Trent
Monroe Street Press / Imprint of Wyatt-MacKenzie 

 


 PARENTING & FAMILY



When Your Child is Gay: 
What you need to know 
Wesley C  Davidson, & Jonathan L Tobkes, MD
Sterling Publishing 

  

Unlatched: 
Evolution of Breastfeeding &
the Making of a Controversy

Jennifer Grayson
HarperCollins / Perennial 


It’s OK to Go UP the Slide: 
Renegade Rules for Raising Confident & Creative Kids

Heather Shumaker
TarcherPerigee / Penguin RandomHouse 



 PERSONAL GROWTH


Note to Self: 
A seven-step path to gratitude and growth
Laurie Buchanan
She Writes Press 



The Art of Money
Bari Tessler 
Parallax Press 



This Is Where You Belong: 
The Art & Science of Loving the Place You Live 
Melody Warnick
Viking /Penguin RandomHouse


Drop In: 
Lead with Deeper Presence and Courage
Sara Harvey Yao
She Writes Press 





Pathways to Possibility: 
Transforming Our Relationship with Ourselves, Each Other, & the World

Rosamund Stone Zander
Viking /Penguin RandomHouse

PSYCHOLOGY


Dog Medicine: 
How My Dog Saved Me from Myself
Julie Barton
Penguin / RandomHouse



The Other Side of Bipolar: 
Revealing your strengths to move beyond the diagnosis

Lauren Polly
Over & Above Press  (Self)

 


It Didn’t Start with You: 
How Inherited Family Trauma shapes who we are
and how to end the cycle

Mark Wolynn
Viking / Penguin RandomHouse
 
 PHOTOGRAPHY & ART


Treasured Lands:
A Photographic Odyssey through America’s National Parks
Q.T. Luong
Cameron & Company 


ECOTOPIA 2121:
Vision for our future green utopia –
in 100 cities

Dr. Alan Marshall 
Arcade Publishing  (Skyhorse, distributor)


POETRY


Landslide
Andrew Jarvis
Homebound Publications 


Nature Speaks:

Art and Poetry for the Earth

Deborah Kennedy
White Cloud Press





 The Way Under the Way:
 
Place of True Meaning

Mark Nepo
Sounds True 


 Water, Rocks and Trees

James Scott Smith
Homebound Publications 

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION



Housewife – Home re-making
in a Transgender Marriage

Kristin K. Collier
Abbondanze Publishing (Self)




Loving Promises: 
The Master Class for Creating Magnificent Relationship

Richard Matzkin
First Edition Design Publishing (Self)
 
The Heart of the Fight: 
A couple’s guide to 15 common fights, what they really mean &
how they can bring you closer

Judith Wright, & Bob Wright
New Harbinger Publications (Oakland CA)
RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY of Eastern Thought


Finding the Blue Sky
Joseph Emet
TarcherPerigee / Penguin RandomHouse 

Shadows of the Sun Dynasty: 
An Illustrated Series Based
on the Ramayana

Vrinda Sheth
Anna Johansson, Illustrator’
Mandala Publishing (InsightEditions) 

 

Awaken Your Third Eye
Susan Shumsky, DD
New Page Books /Division of Career Press 
RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY of Western Thought


Act Justly, Love Tenderly: 
Lifelong Lessons in
Conscience & Calling

John Neafsey
Orbis Books [Maryknoll]



Tears to Triumph: 
The spiritual journey from
suffering to enlightenment

Marianne Williamson
HarperCollins / HarperOne 


The Day the Revolution Began: 

Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion

N.T. Wright
HarperCollins / HarperOne 

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY of Other Traditions



The Unseen Partner: 
Love & Longing in the Unconscious
Diane Croft
Interleaf Press (Self) 



The Call of the Heart: 
The Teaching of the Heart, Book 1
Zinovia Dushkova
Alexander Gerasimchuk, translator
Radiant Books  (Moscow) 



Let Your Spirit Guides Speak
Debra Landwehr Engle
Hampton Roads
 


Awaken Your Divine Intuition: 
Receive Wisdom, Blessings, & Love
by Connecting with Spirit

Susan Shumsky, DD
New Page Books /div. of Career Press 

 

SCIENCE, COSMOLOGY & EXPANDING CONSCIOUSNESS 


How Whole Brain Thinking Can Save the Future
James Olson
Origin Press 

Divine Love Affair: 
An Akashic Journey

Nancy Smith
Angelscapes Publishing  (Self)

I Contain Multitudes: 
The Microbes within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
HarperCollins / Ecco  


 SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION


Bridge to Brilliance: 
How One Principal in a Tough Community is Inspiring the World
Nadia Lopez with Rebecca Paley
Viking /Penguin RandomHouse


The End of Average: 
How we succeed in a world
that values samenes
s
Todd Rose
HarperCollins / HarperOne 





SOCIAL CHANGE


Nobody: 
Casualties of America’s War
on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson
to Flint & Beyond

Marc Lamont Hill
Atria Books /Simon & Schuster 
 

Where We Live: 
Communities for All Ages,
100+ Inspiring Ideas from
America’s Mayors

Nancy LeaMond
AARP Books / Time Books Inc.
The Well-Tempered City:  
What modern science, ancient civilizations, & human nature teach us about the Future of Urban Life
Jonathan F. P. Rose
HarperCollins / Harper Wave 
 
 
The 8 Laws of Change: 
How to Be an Agent of Personal & Social Transformation 
Stephan Schwartz
Inner Traditions / Bear &Co



USA SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Sacred America, Sacred World:  
Fulfilling Our Mission in Service to All
Stephen  Dinan
Hampton Roads 



WOMEN
If Women Rose Rooted: 
The Journey to Authenticity
& Belonging

Sharon Blackie
September Publishing
 


Dear Princess Grace, Dear Betty: 
Memoir of a Romantic Feminist

Alida Brill
Schaffner Press 




The Bridge Ladies
Betsy Lerner
HarperCollins / Harper Wave 


CHILDREN'S BOOKS

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION



What Does It Mean to Be
An Entrepreneur?

Rana  DiOrio & Emma Dryden
Ken Min, Illustrator
Little Pickle Press 



Courageous Gilbert
the Groundhog

Regina E. McCarthy
Sue Dettman, Illustrator
Blue Stone Healing Books (Self)




Thank You, Me
Elena Reznikova
DTPerfect, LLC   (Self)




Kodah and Me
Elizabeth Slayton 
Owl House Books / Imprint of Homebound Pub.

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION


Octopus Escapes Again! 
Laurie Ellen Angus, author & illustrator
Dawn Publications 



Ouch! Moments: 
When words are used in hurtful ways
Michael Genhart
Viviana Garofoli, illustrator
American Psychological Assoc. (APA) 

 
My Little Plastic Bag
Sam Love
Samrae Duke, Illustrator
Self
CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

 


Be Yourself 
Jackie Swirsky
Self 





Cimarron Girl:
The Dust Bowl Years of
Abigail Brubaker 

Mike Blanc
Vanita Books 


 

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION



 


Farmers Market: 
Create-and-Play Activity Book
Deanna F. Cook
Storey Publishing 





Hayley’s Vibrant Vegetables & Hayley’s Fantastic Fruits
Mohana Gill
Tan Vay Fern, Illustrator
Mosat Network SDN  (Self)



What Love Would Say: 
In Nine Languages
Connie Munde
Shepherd Sanctuary Publishing  [Self]

MIDDLE GRADE - FICTION


 
The Ancient One
T.A. Barron 
Puffin Books / Penguin 



Max & Charlie 
Zack Lieberman & Louis Neubert
Exit Strategy new media 



MIDDLE GRADE - NONFICTION



Fashion Rebels: 
Style Icons Who Changed the World through Fashion

Carlyn Cerniglia Beccia
Aladdin / Beyond Words Publishing



Endangered Edens: 
Exploring the Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica,
the Everglades, & Puerto Rico
 
Marty Essen
Encante Press 
 



Charlie: 
A Child’s Tale of Grief, Loss & Love

Cole W. Williams
Ian Durneen, Illustrator
Burning Belly Press  [self]



YOUNG ADULT - FICTION


Atlantis Lost
T.A. Barron
Philomel / imprint of Penguin Young
Readers Group



Alannah
Leslie Brooks
Love Incarnate Books (Self)

 



The Buddha of Lightning Peak
Yudron Wangmo
Mayum Mountain Resources (Self)  


YOUNG ADULT - NONFICTION


Carry On: 
A Story of Resilience, Redemption,
& an Unlikely Family

Lisa Fenn
HarperCollins / Harper Wave



Get Lit Rising! Words Ignite.
Claim Your Poem. Claim Your Life.

Diane Luby Lane & the Get Lit Players
Simon Pulse / Beyond Words
 
 



Building the Golden Gate Bridge: 
A Workers’ Oral History

Harvey Schwartz
University of Washington Press
 



Becoming Nature: 
Learning the Language of
Wild Animals & Plants

Tamarack Song
Bear & Company