New Mexico - Arizona Book Awards

New Mexico Book Awards - 2013

Best Anthology (individual or collection)

Best Anthropology / Archaeology book

  • Hisat'sinom - Christian Downum
  • An Archaeology of Doings - Severin Fowles

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

Best Biography - New Mexico subject

  • Ernest L. Blumenschein - Robert Larson and Carole Larson

Best Biography - other

  • Mystic Chemist - Robert Larson and Carole Larson

Best Business book (includes Career)

  • Beans of Wisdom - Joe Swinger

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

  • Arizona Color Me Wacky! - Conrad Storad and Lynda Exley

Best Children's Picture book

  • The Moon Saw it All - Nancy Young

Best Children's Picture/Activity book, Bilingual

Best Cover Design, large (larger than 6x9)

Best Cover Design, small (6x9 or smaller)

  • Voices of New Mexico, Too - Paul Rhetts and Barbe Awalt

Best Crafts / Hobby / How-to

  • An Introduction to Hunting Arizona's Small Game - Randall Babb

Best Fiction book, Adventure / Drama

Best Fiction book, Historical

  • Return of the Bones - Belinda Vasquez Garcia

Best Fiction book, Mystery / Suspense

  • The Lone Wolf Agenda - Joseph Badal

Best Fiction book, Romance

Best Fiction book, Science Fiction / Fantasy

  • On Stranger Winds - Robert Aaron Wiley

Best Fiction book, Other

Best First book (first book published by author)

  • Guardian Angel - William Sine

Best Gardening book

  • A Place All Our Own - Mary Irish

Best Gay / Lesbian (GLBT) book

  • Licking the Spoon - Candace Walsh

Best Health book (includes Wellness, Nutrition, Beauty)

  • Breaking Eggs - Lucia Amsden

Best History book, New Mexico subject

Best History book, Other

  • I Fought a Good Fight - Sherry Robinson

Best Juvenile book (grade school to junior high school)

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

  • Jeffrey Lunges: Visions of the Southwest - Kelley Hays-Gilpin and Dennis Gilpin

Best Nature / Environment book

  • Continental Divide - Krista Schlyer

Best New Age book

  • Mary Magdalene Beckons - Mercedes Kirkel

Best New Mexico book

Best Nonfiction book, Other

  • Boom, Bust, Boom - Bill Carter

Best of Show

Best Pets / Animals book

  • Terrie Q and Travelin' Jack's Pet Friends - Terrie Q. Sayre and Travelin' Jack

Best Philosophy book

  • From Fear to Love - Harry Willson

Best Poetry book (individual or collection)

  • On the Back Porch of the Moon - Jane Lipman

Best Political book (includes Social / Current Events)

  • Feeling the Unthinkable: essays on social justice - Donald Gutierrez

Best Reference book

Best Religious book

Best Science book (includes Mathematics)

Best Self-help book (includes Spirituality / Inspirational)

  • What Lasts is the Breath - Janet Eigner

Best Sports / Recreation book

  • Duke City Diamonds - Gary Herron

Best Travel book (includes guides)

  • Tony Hillerman's Landscapes: Southwest Guide & Map - Anney Hillerman and Don Strel

Best Young Adult book (high school)

  • Football - Jennifer McKerley

Best Young Reader book (to grade 3)

  • Your Circulatory System - Conrad Storad

Tony Hillerman Award for Best Fiction

  • A Growing Season - Sue Boggio and Mare Pearl
  • Bone Horses - Lesley Poling-Kempes

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