Book Award Winner: Giaci and Me: A Mother’s Journey of Loving and Raising an Autistic Child by Rita Miceli

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis “A devoted mother who has worked hard to teach her autistic son many skills, Rita Miceli’s son Giaci now lives a full life with a job he really likes. Through her practice of tolerance and procedural routine, Miceli teaches us that autism cannot be cured, but it can […]

Book Award Winner: Killing Time with John Wayne Gacy: Defending America’s Most Evil Serial Killer on Death Row by Karen Conti

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis John Wayne Gacy raped, tortured, and murdered 33 boys and young men, burying most of them in the crawlspace under his Chicago home. Karen Conti was in high school at the time watching the bodies being removed on the television news. Fourteen years pass. Through a twist of […]

Book Award Winner: Passion Struck: Twelve Powerful Principles to Unlock Your Purpose and Ignite Your Most Intentional Life by John R. Miles

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis Inside of you resides an intentional life without limits. The time has come to awaken it. Are you living intentionally, with purpose and passion? Are you embracing the flame that ignites within you, or are you evading it? Will your future self be proud of your story, or […]

Book Award Winner: Brave-ish: One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty by Lisa Niver

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis Although Lisa Niver has traveled in far-off locales from Vanuatu to Nepal and received numerous accolades for both her writing and her top ranked website, what people don’t realize is that this began from the wreckage of a rotten romance. Newlywed Niver was on the adventure of a […]

Book Award Winner: Bold Kindness: A Caring, More Compassionate Way to Lead by Cathy Thorpe

Congratulations on your bronze book award! Synopsis How to Create an Engaged, Empowered, Self-Led Team Imagine a workplace where people can be themselves. Where there aren’t hierarchies or power dynamics. Where team members continuously find ways to better themselves and their work because it makes them feel excited and fulfilled. Where everyone supports each other […]

Book Award Winner: Embracing New China: Uncensored Images of People, Growth, and Change by Aaron Anthony Vessup

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis Embracing New China is a photography book that steps into a world where regional curtains part, allowing you to view candid images with no pretensions. Secrecy, suspicions, and unease are cast aside, revealing ordinary people refusing to be submerged under the waves of a population of 3.4 billion. […]

Book Award Winner: VALUEPRENEURS: The New Rules for Building Products, Growing Your Business, and Achieving Your Entrepreneurial Dream by Steve Waddell, MBA, PMP

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis Valuepreneurs unveils revolutionary strategies for transforming product ideas into successful ventures. Authored by Steve Waddell, with a foreword by Chris Heivly (CoFounder, MapQuest), it aims to debunk the daunting statistic from Forbes that 9 out of 10 startups fail. It introduces the Value-Driven Product Development (VDPD) process, a […]

Book Award Winner: I Had a Miscarriage: A Memoir, a Movement by Jessica Zucker, Ph.D.

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis Sixteen weeks into her second pregnancy, psychologist Jessica Zucker miscarried at home, alone. Suddenly, her career, spent specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health, was rendered corporeal, no longer just theoretical. She now had a changed perspective on her life’s work, her patients’ pain, and the crucial need […]

Book Award Winner: The Wheel of 8 Fears of Entrepreneurs: A Practical Guide to Recognize and Overcome the Fear of Entrepreneurship by Celia Soonets

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis Long to start your own business, but feeling crippled by uncertainty? Learn how to conquer common worries and make your venture soar. Tired of constantly confronting issues with no support network? Are you concerned that your work will suffer from wearing too many hats? Paralyzed by possibilities and […]