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2024 NAUTILUS WINNERS Categories 11-20

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11. DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS  |  GOLD WINNERS

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Transformative Grief: An Ancient Ritual of Healing for Modern Times
Tracee Dunblazier
Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit

11. DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS |  SILVER WINNERS

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It All Belongs; Love, Loss and Learning to Live Again

Judy & Roy Smoot, with Melinda Folse

SparkPoint Press

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Moving On Doesn't Mean Letting Go: A Modern Guide to Navigating Loss

Gina Moffa, LCSW

Grand Central Publishing Balance

11. DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS - FOCUSED TOPIC: MEMOIR  |  SILVER WINNER

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Proof of Life after Life: 7 Reasons to Believe There Is an Afterlife

Dr. Raymond A. Moody, Paul Perry

Beyond Words/Atria Books

12. HEALTH, HEALING & WELLNESS  |  GOLD WINNER

12. HEALTH, HEALING & WELLNESS  |  SILVER WINNERS

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Death By Comfort

Paul Taylor

Major Street Publishing Pty Ltd

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Discovering Optimal

Joseph Gibbons

Figure 1 Publishing

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Sacred Psychiatry

Judy Suzanne Reis Tsafrir, MD

Greenleaf Book Group Press

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The Plant Medicine Protocol

William Siff

Artisan Books

13. HEROIC JOURNEYS  |  GOLD WINNER

13. HEROIC JOURNEYS  |  SILVER WINNERS

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The Hungry Season: A Journey of War, Love, and Survival

Lisa M. Hamilton

Little, Brown & Company

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Women Caught in the Crossfire

Abuk Jervas Makuac and Sysan Lynn CLark

Aristata Press

14. INNER PROSPERITY & RIGHT LIVELIHOOD  |  GOLD WINNERS

Doorways to Transformation- Everyday Wisdom for the Creative Soul

Doorways to Transformation: Everyday Wisdom for the Creative Soul

Karen Kinney

Winged Bird Press

The Light We Give- How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life

The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life

Simran Jeet Singh

Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House

14. INNER PROSPERITY & RIGHT LIVELIHOOD  |  SILVER WINNERS

911 From Your Soul

911 From Your Soul

Jeanine Thompson

WorldChangers Media

The Liminal Odyssey, The Alchemical Power of The Spaces In-Between

The Liminal Odyssey, The Alchemical Power of The Spaces In-Between

Sande Hart

Self Published

Winning in Your Own Court- 10 Laws for a Successful Career without Burning Out or Selling

Winning in Your Own Court: 10 Laws for a Successful Career without Burning Out or Selling Out

Dena Lefkowitz

ABA Book Publishing

15. JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING  |  GOLD WINNER

By Hands Now Known- Jim Crow's Legal Executioners

By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners

Margaret A. Burnham

W.W. Norton & Company

15. JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING  |  SILVER WINNERS

Ethically Challenged- Private Equity Storms U.S. Health Care

Ethically Challenged: Private Equity Storms U.S. Health Care

Laura Katz Olson

Johns Hopkins Press

Somewhere Sisters- A Story of Adoption, Identity, and the Meaning of Family

Somewhere Sisters: A Story of Adoption, Identity, and the Meaning of Family

Erika Hayasaki

Algonquin Books

The Founders- The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley

The Founders: The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley

Jimmy Soni

Simon & Schuster, Adult

15. FOCUSED TOPIC: CRIMINAL JUSTICE  |  SILVER WINNER

Free

Free

Lauren Kessler

Sourcebooks

15. FOCUSED TOPIC: ENVIRONMENTAL  |  GOLD WINNER

Paradise Falls- The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe

Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe

Keith O'Brien

Pantheon Books

15. FOCUSED TOPIC: ENVIRONMENTAL  |  SILVER WINNER

Tree Thieves

Tree Thieves

Lyndsie Bourgon

Little, Brown Spark

16A. MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (SMALL PRESS)  |  GOLD WINNERS

A Little Bit of Land

A Little Bit of Land

Jessica Gigot

Oregon State University Press

The Answers Are There- Building Peace From the Inside Out

The Answers Are There: Building Peace From the Inside Out

Libby Hoffman 

Greenleaf Book Group

16A. MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (SMALL PRESS)  |  SILVER WINNERS

Hello Universe, It’s Me

Hello Universe, It’s Me

Deepika Sandhu

The Akipeed Company

Living While Human

Living While Human

Arwinder Kaur

Tellwell Talent

Rewilding- A Woman's Quest to Remember Her Roots, Rekindle Her Instincts, and Reclaim Her

Rewilding: A Woman's Quest to Remember Her Roots, Rekindle Her Instincts, and Reclaim Her Sovereignty

Kristy M. Vanacore, Psy.D

Sacred Stories Publishing

16B. MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (LARGE PUBLISHER)  |  GOLD WINNERS

Living a Committed Life

Living a Committed Life

Lynne Twist

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Tuesdays in Jail- What I Learned Teaching Journaling to Inmates

Tuesdays in Jail: What I Learned Teaching Journaling to Inmates

Tina Welling

New World Library

20. PSYCHOLOGY / MENTAL & EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING (SMALL PRESS)  |  SILVER WINNERS

Deaf Utopia

Deaf Utopia

Nyle DiMarco

William Morrow

SURVIVING- Why We Stay and How We Leave Abusive Relationships

SURVIVING: Why We Stay and How We Leave Abusive Relationships

Beverly Gooden

Rowman & Littlefield

The Raven's Nest

The Raven's Nest

Sarah Thomas

Atlantic Books

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: MEMOIR IN ESSAYS  |  GOLD WINNERS

Wolf Tree- An Ecopsychological Memoir in Essays

Wolf Tree: An Ecopsychological Memoir in Essays

Heather Durham

Homebound Publications

Dear Dana- That time I went crazy and wrote all 580 of my Facebook friends a handwritten l

Dear Dana: That time I went crazy and wrote all 580 of my Facebook friends a handwritten letter

Amy Weinland Daughters

She Writes Press

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: MEMOIR IN ESSAYS  |  SILVER WINNERS

Apertures- Findings from a Rural Life

Apertures: Findings from a Rural Life

Mary B. Kurtz

Shanti Arts Publishing

In Between Places- A Memoir in Essays

In Between Places: A Memoir in Essays

Lucy Bryan

Homebound Publication

Ordinary Sacred- Farewell to the Soul Artist Journal

Ordinary Sacred: Farewell to the Soul Artist Journal

L.R. Heartsong

Hearthside Press

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: TRAVEL MEMOIR  |  GOLD WINNER

Refraction- An Arctic Memoir

Refraction: An Arctic Memoir

Bruce Rettig

Wayfarer Books

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: TRAVEL MEMOIR  |  SILVER WINNERS

Bike Riding in Kabul- The Global Adventures of a Foreign Aid Practitioner

Bike Riding in Kabul: The Global Adventures of a Foreign Aid Practitioner

Jamie Bowman

Boyle & Dalton

To Travel Well, Travel Light. An Adventure Memoir of Living Abroad and Letting Go of Life'

To Travel Well, Travel Light. An Adventure Memoir of Living Abroad and Letting Go of Life's Trappings: Material Possessions, Cultural Blinders, and a Patriarchal Christian World View

Mary Coday Edwards

SBNR Press

Who Will Accompany You_ My Mother-Daughter Journeys Far From Home and Close to the Heart .

Who Will Accompany You? My Mother-Daughter Journeys Far From Home and Close to the Heart

Meg Stafford, Kate Stafford, Gale Stafford

Green Leaf Press

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: ADDICTION RECOVERY MEMOIR  |  GOLD WINNER

Rock Bottom and Rising

Rock Bottom and Rising

Simon Chapple

Sheldon Press

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: ADDICTION RECOVERY MEMOIR  |  SILVER WINNER

Choosing Life- One man’s journey through alcoholism and depression to wellness and self-di

Choosing Life: One man’s journey through alcoholism and depression to wellness and self-discovery

Blue Andrews

Luminare Press

16. MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY - FOCUSED TOPIC: RESILIENCE THROUGH HARDSHIP/ILLNESS | GOLD WINNER

A Fraction Stronger

A Fraction Stronger

Mark Berridge

Major Street Publishing

16. MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY - FOCUSED TOPIC: RESILIENCE THROUGH HARDSHIP/ILLNESS | SILVER WINNER

My Pain-Body Solution- A Journey to the Other Side of Suffering

My Pain-Body Solution: A Journey to the Other Side of Suffering

Michael J. Murray

Greenleaf Book Group / River Grove Books

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: MEDICAL MEMOIRS  |  GOLD WINNERS

Fighting For Air

Fighting For Air

Ola Didrik Saugstad

Self Published

The Medical Jungle

The Medical Jungle

Frank J. Veith, MD

Amplify Publishing

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: MEDICAL MEMOIRS  |  SILVER WINNERS

Embrace Grace- New Medicine for a Wounded World

Embrace Grace: New Medicine for a Wounded World

Arlene Santos McCain

Bookbaby

Healing- When a Nurse Becomes a Patient

Healing: When a Nurse Becomes a Patient

Theresa Brown

Algonquin Books

Making the Rounds- Defying Norms in Love and Medicine

Making the Rounds: Defying Norms in Love and Medicine

Patricia Grayhall

She Writes Press

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL MEMOIR  |  GOLD WINNER

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A Place at the Table

Jo Swinney, Miranda Harris

Hodder Faith

16. FOCUSED TOPIC: RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL MEMOIR  |  SILVER WINNERS

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Crooked Lines: A Single Mom's Jewish Journey

Jenna Zark

Koehler Books

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Dearest Sister Wendy ... A Surprising Story of Faith and Friendship

Sister Wendy Beckett, Robert Ellsberg

Orbis Books

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On Pilgrimage: The Seventies

Dorothy Day, Robert Ellsberg (editor)

Orbis Books

17. MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS  |  GOLD WINNERS

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A Drum in One Hand, a Sockeye in the Other

Charlotte Coté

University of Washington Press

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A Sky of Infinite Blue- A Japanese Immigrant's Search for Home and Self

Kyomi O'Connor

She Writes Press

17. MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS  |  SILVER WINNERS

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Last Days in Naked Valley: The Struggle for Humanity's Homeland

Edward DeMarco

Afrologi Media LLC

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Send Her Back and Other Stories

Munashe Kaseke

Mukana Press

18. PARENTING & FAMILY  |  GOLD WINNERS

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How the World is Making Our Children Mad and What to Do About It

Louis Weinstock

Penguin Random House UK

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Parent Nation: Unlocking Every Child's Potential, Fulfilling Society's Promise

Dana Suskind; with Lydia Denworth

Penguin Random House

18. PARENTING & FAMILY  |  SILVER WINNERS

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Very Intentional Parenting: Awakening the Empowered Parent Within

Destini Ann Davis

DK; Alpha

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Zen Parenting: Caring for Ourselves and Our Children in an Unpredictable World

Cathy Cassani Adams

Hachette Go

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The Sears Baby Book (New and Expanded)

William Sears, Martha Sears, Robert Sears, James Sears

Little, Brown Spark

18. SPECIAL TOPIC: ECO-PARENTING  |  GOLD WINNER

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Finding Ecohappiness: Fun Nature Activities to Help Your Kids Feel Happier and Calmer

Sandi Schwartz

Quill Driver Books (An Imprint of Linden Publishing)

18. SPECIAL TOPIC: ECO-PARENTING  |  SILVER WINNERS

Baby Ecology- Using Science and Intuition to Create the Best Feeding, Sleep, and Play Envi

Baby Ecology: Using Science and Intuition to Create the Best Feeding, Sleep, and Play Environment for Your Unique Baby

Anya Dunham

Encradled Press

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Blossoming the Child: A Guide to Child-Friendly Parenting

Tamarack Song

Snow Wolf Publishing

19A. PERSONAL GROWTH & SELF-HELP (SMALL PRESS)  |  GOLD WINNERS

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Reclaiming the Sacred: Healing Our Relationships with Ourselves and the World

Jeff Golden

Self Published

2023 Grand Winner

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The Half-Known Life: What Matters Most When You're Running Out of Time

Ryan Lindner

Koehler Books

19A. PERSONAL GROWTH & SELF HELP (SMALL PRESS)  |  SILVER WINNERS

Endless Awakening- Time, Paradox, and the Path to Enlightenment

Endless Awakening: Time, Paradox, and the Path to Enlightenment

Patrick Paul Garlinger

Monkfish Book Publishing Company

Stepping Out of the Shadows- Naming and Claiming the Medial Woman Today

Stepping Out of the Shadows: Naming and Claiming the Medial Woman Today

Roberta Bassett Corson , Jeanie Tomanek- cover art

Mandorla Books

Life Re-Vision- A Journey to Rediscover Your Core, Reinvent Yourself, and Renew Your Futur

Life Re-Vision: A Journey to Rediscover Your Core, Reinvent Yourself, and Renew Your Future Vision

Anamaria Aristizabal

Succulent Publishing

The Stress Book- Forty-Plus Ways to Manage Stress & Enjoy Your Life

The Stress Book: Forty-Plus Ways to Manage Stress & Enjoy Your Life

D. Terrence Foster, MD.

Global Health & Consortium

19B. PERSONAL GROWTH & SELF HELP (LARGE PRESS)  |  GOLD WINNERS

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Get It Done

Ayelet Fishbach

Little, Brown Spark

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Wonder Seeker: 52 Ways to Wake up Your Creativity and Find Your Joy

Andrea Scher

HarperDesign

19B. PERSONAL GROWTH & SELF HELP (LARGE PRESS)  |  SILVER WINNERS

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All for Love

Matt Kahn

Sounds True

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Own Your Opportunities: A Story of Self-Discovery and Self-determination

Juliet Hall

Post Hill Press

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Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff: Declutter, Downsize, and Move Forward with Your Life

Matt Paxton, Jordan Michael Smith

Portfolio - an imprint of Penguin Random House L.L.C

The Change Guidebook - How to Align Your Heart, Truths, and Energy to Find Success in All

The Change Guidebook - How to Align Your Heart, Truths, and Energy to Find Success in All Areas of Your Life

Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino

HCI Books

20. PSYCHOLOGY / MENTAL & EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING (LARGE PRESS)  |  GOLD WINNERS

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Brain Energy

Christopher M. Palmer, MD

BenBella Books

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Ride or Die

Shanita Hubbard

Legacy Lit

20. PSYCHOLOGY / MENTAL & EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING (LARGE PRESS)  |  SILVER WINNERS

Emotional Inheritance

Emotional Inheritance

Galit Atlas, PhD

Little, Brown Spark

Reassembling Models of Reality

Reassembling Models of Reality

Aldrich Chan

W.W. Norton

Worth The RiskWorth The Risk

Worth The Risk

Kristen Lee, EdD LICSW

Sounds True

20. PSYCHOLOGY / MENTAL & EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING (SMALL PRESS)  |  SILVER WINNERS

Lyra

Lyra

Emily Franchini

Self Published

Uncaged- Trauma Recovery Using Facet Integration Technique

Uncaged: Trauma Recovery Using Facet Integration Technique

Sparrow Spaulding

Cage Free Press

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