New Mexico - Arizona Book Awards

New Mexico Book Awards - 2010

Best Anthology (individual or collection)

Best Anthropology / Archaeology book

 Best Arts book (includes Art, Music, or Photography)

Best Biography (includes Memoirs and Autobiographies)

Best Business book (includes Career)

  • There's No Crying in Business: how to succeed in male-dominated industries - Roxanne Rivera

Best Children's Activity book (workbook / craft book / coloring book)

  • Dinosaur Learning Activity Book - Geoff Habiger

Best Children's Picture book

Best Cookbook

Best Crafts / Hobby / How-to

Best Fiction book, Adventure / Drama

Best Fiction book, Historical

Best Fiction book, Mystery / Suspense

Best Fiction book, Romance

Best Fiction book, Science Fiction / Fantasy

  • Venus Rain - Kirt Hickman

Best Fiction book, Other

Best First book (first book published by author)

Best Gardening book

Best Gay / Lesbian (GLBT) book

  • My Invented Life - Lauren Bjorkman

Best Health book (includes Wellness, Nutrition, Beauty)

Best History book, New Mexico subject

  • The Indians of Arizona & New Mexico - Don James & Karyth Becenti

Best Juvenile book (grade school to junior high school)

  • The Knight in the Shadows - Chris Eboch

Best Multi-Cultural Subject book (Hispanic, Native American, etc.)

Best New Age book

  • Gifts from the Rainforest: medicine for healing the modern mind - Rheanni Lightwater

Best New Mexico book

Best Nonfiction, Other

Best of Show book

Best Poetry book (individual or collection)

Best Political book (includes Social / Current Events)

Best Reference book

  • Anarchist Periodicals in English - Ernesto Longa

Best Religious book

Best Self-help book (includes Spirituality / Inspirational)

  • Revising Fiction: making sense of the madness - Kirt Hickman

Best Travel book (includes guides)

Best Young Reader book (to grade 3)


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