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Winners and finalists of the Autumn 2022 Readers' Choice Book Awards announced!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Autumn 2022 Readers’ Choice Book Awards.

Best Children’s Book 3-7


Christine Copeland, Autumn in the Forest - A Seasons in the Forest Book


Phyllis Harris, The Gift Shop Bear


Charly Froh, The Dragon and the Unicorn: The Magic of Friendship

**FINALISTS (5 Stars)**

Renee Hayes, The Gingerbread Twins

Charissa Bates, The Traveling Book

Vassi Rombis, Story Swapping A Family Tradition

Jessica Dailey, My Tiny Pet Elephant

Ruthie Godfrey, Grandpa's Lessons on Fishing and Life

Julie Stephens, Mountain Mutts - Joy's Tale

Teddy Biron, The Lighthouse Keeper Saves the Bay

Brenda Do, It's Okay Not to Know

Dawn McLucas, Why Am I So Quiet?

Todd Angilly and Rachel Goguen. The Adventures of Owen and the Anthem Singer

Clara Donis-Girma, Clara and Mr. Milo's Adventures Episode 1 Clara Wanting a Pet

Joe Caruso, In the Image of God - A Story of Identity and Value

Kate Giles, Camp Cattitude

Once Upon a Dance, Frankie's Wish: A Wander in the Wonder


Best Children’s Book 8-12


J.T. Tenera, Erift's Journeys: Secrets of The Sealed Forest


Heather Mateus Sappenfield, The River Between Hearts


Elizabeth M Grieco, Paws in Paris: The Adventures of Tenny and Bella

**FINALISTS (5 Stars)**

Laurel Guillen, A Bellwether Christmas: A Novel Inspired by True Events

Sara V Robinson, Walter Bilingual Edition English/Spanish

I.K. Silver, Little Wanderers: The Everlasting Seasons

Cynthia Hughes, Can I Be President of the United States at 8?

Julie Stephens, Mountain Mutts - Joy's Tale

Christine Copeland, Have You Seen the Ghost of John

E.M. Schorb, FIVE AND TEN, A Fairy Tale, a Few Poems, and a Fable

Cat Fan, Mika's Quest for the Lost Artifact

Nicole Encarnacion, My ABC'S to Positivity

Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze, Crowning Glory: A history of African hair tradition

Sarah Lloyd, Emma Murphy and the Ultimate Power

Melanie Joy Mezzancello, Love Snaggs - A Little Dog’s Courageous Journey


Best Teen Book


Stacy Padula, Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told


Tyler Beauchamp, Freeze Frame


Judy Liu, The Vending Portal

**FINALISTS (5 Stars)**

Tony M. Quintana, Doizemaster: Phantasm Creed

Scott Swisher, Ring Fold

Cassandra Crull, Tied to You

Mark Bryan, The Asgardian Exchange: The Touch of the Valkyrie


Best Adult Book (fiction)


Regan Walker, Bound by Honor


Paula Dail, Fearless


George R. Hopkins, When Secrets Come to Light

**FINALISTS (5 Stars)**

Juliet Rose, Do Over

Tobin Marks, Ark of the Apocalypse

KJ, The Forever and The Now

G.S. Carline, Blood Dragon Rising: Dragon Shadows Book 1

C.J. Hudson, Destiny Lives on Fairhaven Street

Juliet Rose, Prick the Needle

Carol Amorosi, Death on the Line

Brian R Estvander, Stilled: The Story of Inklebrawt Winklehank

Jerry Gundersheimer, Reach: A Nexus of Life and Love

John Bartell, The Pilgrim's Progress Desert Experience

S. Graham, Vacant

Juliet Rose, We Don’t Matter

Paula Welch, Cloud Piercer

DF Kennedy, The Truth

Lukman Clark, The Alexandria Scrolls: Book Two - The Transfiguration of Brandon Blake

B.V. Glants, Half Notes from Berlin

Angela White, Stopping Time

Jennifer Ivy Walker, The Wild Rose and the Sea Raven

S. C. Eston, Deficiency

Juliet Rose, Through the Surface

Katie Jay, A Murder Most Vegan


Best Adult Book (non-fiction)


Mark Roeder, What We Do Next Really Matters


Rick Soshensky, The Music Therapy Studio: Empowering the Soul's Truth


Leon Conrad, Story and Structure: A complete guide

**FINALISTS (5 Stars)**

Kyli Santiago, Healing Yesterday's Tears: An Inspiring Poetry Book about Overcoming Emotion and Discovering Love of Self

Cynthia Hughes, Live...But LIVE!

Jamie Anderson, Drive All Day (Because I'm Too Old to Drive All Night)

Ralph L. Bayrer, Liberty, Science and Wealth: The Evolution to Modern Society

Felicia Taylor E., Southern Spiced: A Brown Girl’s Tale

Madeline Pasimio, Contrary to Conception: Stories and Lessons about Successful Birth Control and Contraceptive Methods

Ashley Porsche Bugge, The Ocean is Calling

Jim Lichtman, Trust and Confidence: The 1998 Battle between the Secret Service and Ken Starr

Frederick Douglass Reynolds, Black, White, and Gray All Over: A Black Man's Odyssey in Life and Law Enforcement


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