2022 PenCraft Book Award Winners


Congratulations to our 2022 PenCraft Book Award Winners!

Book of The Year Winner for 2022

Ever Vigilant - Non Fiction - Memoir PenCraft Book Award - Best Book 2022
Ever Vigilant
Michael Hebert

Nonfiction and Fiction Book of the Year winners

Non-Obvious Megatrends - Non Fiction - Business/Finance PenCraft Book Award - Best Book 2022
Non Fiction - Business/Finance
Chasing Rabbits - Fiction - Realistic PenCraft Book Award - Best Fiction 2022
Fiction - Realistic

2022 PenCraft Book Award 1st Place Winners

1st Place Winners for Children & Young Adult Genres

1st Place Winners for Nonfiction & Christian Genres

1st Place Winners for Fiction, Romance & Other Genres

2022 PenCraft Book Award 2nd Place Winners

2nd Place Winners for Children & Young Adult Genres

2nd Place Winners for Nonfiction & Christian Genres

2nd Place Winners for Fiction, Romance & Other Genres

2022 PenCraft Book Award Runner-Up Winners

Runner-Up Winners for Children & Young Adult Genres

Runner-Up Winners for Nonfiction & Christian Genres

Runner-Up Winners for Fiction, Romance & Other Genres

Congratulations to our 2022 PenCraft Book Award Winners!

Book of The Year Winner for 2022

Ever Vigilant by Michael Hebert

Nonfiction and Fiction Book of the Year Winners

Nonfiction: Non-Obvious Megatrends by Rohit Bhargava
Fiction: Chasing Rabbits by Rodolfo Del Toro

1st Place Winners

Audio Books: Kilmer's Ghost by Joe Lyon
Children - 4th-6th: Simone LaFray and the Red Wolves of London by Steve O'Farrell
Children - Concept: The Little Regenerative Famer by Lauren Lovejoy
Children - Dealing With Emotions: Story of Tree and Cloud by Daryl McCullough
Children - Early Childhood Education: Little Miss Linda Speaks Out about Sickle Cell Disease by Linda Holloway
Children - Fantasy & Magic: Fairies and Dragons by Nancy Benson
Children - K-3rd - Fable: Isabella Castaspella by Parvati Markus
Children - K-3rd - General: Dancing Deepa by Suchi Sairam
Children - Nature Books: Caterpillar's Surprise by Janet Halfmann
Children - Preschool: We Walk Through the Forest by Lisa Ferland
Children - Preteen: Salmon Survivor by Christian Shane
Children - Activity Books: Dayana, Dax, and the Dancing Dragon by Once Upon a Dance
Christian - Fiction: My Mom Has Superpowers: A Kids Book About Faith And Believing by Vera Richard Harris
Christian - Biblical Counseling: Be a Giant Killer by Ed Norwood
Christian - Devotion/Study: Becoming A Mom by Colleen Turner McGregor
Christian - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: Forging the Sword by Akorede Adekoya and Howard Haugom
Christian - Fiction: God Made It All by Ruthie Godfrey
Christian - Living: KEEPING UP WITH GOD by Donnetta Wilhelm
Christian - Nonfiction: Salt & Light; The Complete Jesus by Jonathan Dean
Christian - Romance: Just One Spark by Brandy Bruce
Fiction - Adventure: Air Boat by Jacek Waliszewski
Fiction - Cultural: Animal Lab by Bob Zeidman
Fiction - Drama: Valiance by Vanessa Caraveo
Fiction - Fantasy: Sarana and the Dark King by Ivy Keating
Fiction - Folklore: Cycles of Norse Mythology by Glenn Searfoss
Fiction - General: When Lions Roar by Karen Gruber
Fiction - Historical: THE DUNG BEETLES OF LIBERIA by Daniel Meier
Fiction - Horror: Bandun Gate by Miriam Van Scott
Fiction - Humor: Find Happiness through Negative Thinking by Larry Gotterer
Fiction - Intrigue: Shadow of the Gypsy by Shelly Frome
Fiction - Mystery - General: Girls, Crimes, and the Ruling Body by Barry Ziman
Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth: Murder in the Master by Judy L Murray
Fiction - Paranormal: Kilmer's Ghost by Joe Lyon
Fiction - Realistic: Time Is Eternity by Annette G. Anders
Fiction - Science Fiction: Stopping Time by Angela White
Fiction - Short Stories/Anthologies: Stumbling Through Adulthood: Linked Stories by John Sheirer
Fiction - Southern: Keeping to Himself by John Carenen
Fiction - Supernatural: The Lives of Diamond Bessie by Jody Hadlock
Fiction - Suspense: No Pistol Tastes the Same by Jacob Paul Patchen
Fiction - Thriller - General: Justifiable Deceit by Mikael Carlson
Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist: Divided States by Rick Treon
Fiction - Womens: Truth and Other Lies by Maggie Smith
Graphic Novel/Comic: CULT GIRLS GRAPHIC NOVEL by Natalie Grand
Nonfiction - Autobiography: The Night Before the Morning After by Scott Newman
Nonfiction - Biography: Midnight Flight to Nuremberg by Marcus A. Nannini
Nonfiction - Business/Finance: Free Time by Jenny Blake
Nonfiction - Drama: To the Monsters of My Past by Cameron Crews
Nonfiction - General: Beyond Diversity by Rohit Bhargava
Nonfiction - Gov/Politics: Toward a Model of Constitutions by Williams Kuttikadan
Nonfiction - Grief: The Journey Home: Portraits of Healing by Michael Rost
Nonfiction - Health - Medical: Off Our Chests by John & Liza Marshall
Nonfiction - Historical/Cultural: The Big Book of King Cake by Matt Haines
Nonfiction - Memoir: Paris Blue by Julie Scolnik
Nonfiction - Motivational: Joy in Plain Sight by Katya Davydova
Nonfiction - Music/Ent.: The Music Therapy Studio by Rick Soshensky
Nonfiction - Parenting: Family, Faith, and Fragile X by Kirsten Fowler
Nonfiction - Relationships: The Essential Rules of Love by Phil Russotti
Nonfiction - Self Help: Enough About Me by Richard Lui
Nonfiction - Short Stories/Anthologies: Stories from Ecuador by Tyrel Nelson
Nonfiction - Sports: Red Cagle: West Point's Three-Time All-American by Cathy Post
Poetry/Music: Healing Yesterday's Tears by Kyli Santiago
Romance - Contemporary: Bellini's Mimosa by Annette G. Anders
Romance - Erotica: Black's Innocence by Sylvia Hubbard
Romance - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: Path of the Guiding Light by Sharon K. Middleton
Romance - Historical: Diary of the Reluctant Duchess by Sharon K. Middleton
Romance - Suspense: The Perfect Match by Dennis Ross
Young Adult - Coming of Age: The MoonStone Girls by Brooke Skipstone
Young Adult - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: The Witches of Vegas by Mark Rosendorf
Young Adult - General: Surviving the Second Tier by M.K. Lever

2nd Place Winners

Audio Books: Reframing by Alisa Hope Wagner
Children - 4th-6th: Little Miss Linda Speaks about Rape by Linda Holloway
Children - Concept: Little Miss Linda goes to Counseling by Linda Holloway
Children - Dealing With Emotions: Sometimes When I'm Mad by Deborah Serani
Children - K-3rd - General: Octopus Dave Farts a Heart by Noelani Putirka
Children - Nature Books: We All have Spots by M. J. McDonald
Children - Preschool: Rooty the Rutabaga by Steven Megson
Children - Preteen: Moving Willie by Raymond Tatten
Christian - Devotion/Study: Spirit Calling, Listening to God within You. Daily Devotional by Michael Wuehler
Christian - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: General Jack and the Battle of the Five Kingdoms by David Bush
Fiction - Adventure: Wild Salvation by Craig Banning
Fiction - Drama: I Know by Stephen Bratcher
Fiction - Fantasy: The Dark Lord of Oklahoma by PHILLIP CHAPMAN
Fiction - General: Behind The Fourth Wall by Michael Solomowitz
Fiction - Historical: Where Madness Lies by Sylvia True
Fiction - Horror: Creepy Project by Scott Donnelly
Fiction - Humor: Revolution by David Dorrough
Fiction - Mystery - General: Junker Blues by Chris Kelsey
Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth: Kick Ball Slay by Doug Dorsey
Fiction - Paranormal: MANDRILL P.I. Volume 1: Rook Takes The Queen by Christopher Brimmage
Fiction - Realistic: Hacking God, Men & Me by a Maverick Shrink by Dr Samir Shah
Fiction - Science Fiction: Sanctuary (The Dark Days Series Book Two) by Christopher Cole
Fiction - Supernatural: Death's Curses by Becca Fox
Fiction - Suspense: Let the Guilty Pay by Rick Treon
Fiction - Thriller - General: Ashes in Venice by Gojan Nikolich
Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist: THE HANDLER by Jeffrey S. Stephens
Fiction - Womens: The Silence in the Sound by Dianne C. Braley
Nonfiction - Autobiography: Flashes of God's Light by Ildefonzo Flores, MD
Nonfiction - Business/Finance: Everyone Is an Entrepreneur by Gregory Diehl
Nonfiction - General: Changing Eyes by Leanne Antaya
Nonfiction - Gov/Politics: Eternal Vigilance by Ralph L. Bayrer
Nonfiction - Grief: Under the Fig Tree by Rita and Anna M Wright
Nonfiction - Health - Medical: Life Giving Dementia Care by Toni Kanzler
Nonfiction - Historical/Cultural: The Strength of a Thousand Sons by Melvin E. Edwards
Nonfiction - Memoir: Black, White, And Gray All Over by Frederick Reynolds
Nonfiction - Self Help: The Stress Book by D. TERRENCE FOSTER, MD
Poetry/Music: The White Colossus by Enne Baker
Romance - Contemporary: Secrets in the Palazzo by Kathleen Reid
Romance - Erotica: A Hundred Honeymoons by J.S. Wilson
Romance - Suspense: Ekstasis - The Return of the Sovereign Heart by Mahayana I. Dugast
Young Adult - Coming of Age: The Playlist Diaries Book 1 by Kiersten Schiffer
Young Adult - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: Shadow's Voice by Natalie Johanson
Young Adult - General: THE END by John Barnes

Runner-Up Winners

Children - 4th-6th: The Ace Compeers: The Secrets of Skin Colour by Rita Bhandari
Children - 4th-6th: The Adventures of Mahalia and Malcolm The Robinsons by Terance Shipman
Children - 4th-6th: The Clothesline Code by Janet Halfmann
Children - Concept: I Remember by Kevin O'Connell
Children - Concept: This Thing Has A Name by Amanda Bacon-Davis
Children - K-3rd - General: Mr. Shipman's Kindergarten Chronicles Field Trip to the Farm by Terance Shipman
Children - K-3rd - General: Shrieks and Sounds and Things Abound! by Drew Palacio
Children - K-3rd - General: I Love My Happy Hair by Linda Hollowayu
Children - Preschool: From Small Beginnings by Stephanie Laskoskie
Children - Preteen: The Faithful Dog: A Civil War Novel by Terry Lee Caruthers
Christian - Devotion/Study: Be Held by Him Companion Journal by Karen Brough
Christian - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: The Betrayal by Doug Dorsey
Christian - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: Keeper of the Hourglass: Apius's Revenge by G.L. Garrett
Christian - Fiction: The Pilgrim's Progress Desert Experience by John Bartell
Christian - Fiction: Body: or, How Hope Confronts Her Shadow and Calls the Flutter Girl to Flight by Sean Coons
Fiction - Cultural: Castles in the Rain by Linda Heavner Gerald
Fiction - Fantasy: Book of Elansia by Curtis Hollins
Fiction - Fantasy: Gathering the Fallen by JR Konkol
Fiction - Fantasy: Knights of the Alliance by Stefanie Chu
Fiction - General: Nunn So Mighty by mac mcclure
Fiction - General: Ice Out by Susan Speranza
Fiction - General: Broken Pieces of God by David Seaburn
Fiction - Historical: Welcome to the Madhouse (Maids of Maddington Series) by Valerie Anne Hudson
Fiction - Historical: Finding Jane by Elizabeth Conte
Fiction - Humor: NO BIRDS SING HERE by Daniel Meier
Fiction - Humor: Giant Banana Over Texas by Mark Nutter
Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth: When Silence Screams by Mark Edward Langley
Fiction - Paranormal: The Dark Elf of Oklahoma: An Unconventional Sequel by Ethan Richards
Fiction - Paranormal: The Coven of the Crow and Shadows by Birdy Rivers
Fiction - Science Fiction: Our Lady of the Artilects by Andrew Gillsmith
Fiction - Science Fiction: Outbreak (The Dark Days Series Book One) by Christopher Cole
Fiction - Thriller - General: Killing the Butterfly by Dale Ward
Fiction - Thriller - General: Blaze In, Blaze Out by Joseph Lewis
Fiction - Thriller - General: In Danger of Judgment by David Rabin
Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist: The Black Swan Event by Mikael Carlson
Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist: Counterintelligence by Michele Packard
Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist: TELLER by Michele Packard
Fiction - Womens: Once in a Lifetime by Suzanne Mattaboni
Fiction - Womens: Feathers in the Sand by Anne Marie Bennett
Nonfiction - Business/Finance: The Value Equation by Christopher H. Volk
Nonfiction - Business/Finance: Business Management and Leadership Strategies in the Competitive Market by Jameel Ahmed
Nonfiction - General: IN BLACK AND WHITE by CARY HENDRIX, JR.
Nonfiction - Historical/Cultural: Moroccan Musings by Anne Barriault
Nonfiction - Historical/Cultural: America: Standing Strong by robert j. emery
Nonfiction - Memoir: Madman in the Woods by Jamie Gehring
Nonfiction - Memoir: Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops by Allison Hong Merrill
Poetry/Music: POEMZ 4 U AND YOURZ by Alonzo Gross
Poetry/Music: Whispers from Her Deathbed by Janavi Held
Romance - Contemporary: Falling for Fangs by Ginger Weatherford
Romance - Contemporary: Time Will Tell by Annette G. Anders
Romance - Suspense: Broken Chains by Karina Kantas
Young Adult - Coming of Age: The Angel Room by Lee Call
Young Adult - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: The Blackest Blue by Luna Wright
Young Adult - Fantasy/Sci-Fi: Plague of Flies: Revolt of the Spirits, 1846 by Laurel Anne Hill
Young Adult - General: Sawyer's Regret by Raymond Tatten

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