2018 NAUTILUS SILVER WINNERS

PDF of All winners

1

Aging consciously

Life's Final Season: A Guide for Aging and Dying with Grace
Richard P. Holm, MD
Self- Published


Aging consciously

Memory Activity Book
Helen Lambert
DK  | with AARP


Aging consciously

Women of a Certain Age
Jodie Moffat, Maria Scoda & Susan L. Sullivan
Fremantle Press | Australia Council for Arts


2

ANIMALS & NATURE

Innumerable Insects - Natural Histories
Michael S. Engel
Sterling Publishing

ANIMALS & NATURE

Forest Bathing Retreat
Hannah Fries
Storey Publishing

ANIMALS & NATURE

The Butterfly Pavilion
James Lowen
Carlton Books

ANIMALS & NATURE

Caribou Rainforest: From Heartbreak to Hope
David Moskowitz
Braided River  |  Mountaineers Books

3

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

Bless This House: Creating Sacred Space Where You Live, Work, & Travel
Mama Donna Henes
Ixia Press  |  Dover Publishers

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

Yoga Wisdom: Warrior Tales Inspiring You On & Off Your Mat
Stephanie Spence
Skyhorse Publishing

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

Every Body Yoga
Jessamyn Stanley
Workman Publishing

4

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

No More Feedback: Cultivate Consciousness at Work
Carol Sanford
Interoctave

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Humble Leadership
Edgar H. Schein & Peter A. Schein
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Taming Your Crocodiles 
Hylke Faber
Ixia Press  |  Dover Publishers

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Questions are the Answer 
Hal Gregersen
Harper Business

5

CREATIVE PROCESS

Living Revision: A Writer's Craft as Spiritual Practice
Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Skinner House Books | Unitarian Univ. Assoc.

CREATIVE PROCESS

Creating Things That Matter
David Edwards
Henry Holt & Co.  |  Macmillan

CREATIVE PROCESS

Everyday Creativity and the Healthy Mind: Dynamic New Paths for Self & Society
Dr. Ruth Richards
Palgrave Macmillan

CREATIVE PROCESS

Spiral: A Catalyst for

Innovation and Expansion
Amy Simpkins
Positively Powered

6

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life
L. Hunter Lovins, Stewart Wallis, Anders Wijkman & John Fullerton 
New Society Publishers

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

A Wild Promise: Prince William Sound
Debbie Miller & Hugh Rose, photographer
Braided River  |  Mountaineers Books

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution,

Resurrecting Species, & Re-Engineering Our World
Christopher Preston
The MIT Press

7a

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

World Gone Missing 
Laurie Ann Doyle
Regal House Publishing

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

The Contest: A Novel 
Ben Easton
Self-Published

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

The Path of the Wind 
James A. Misko
Square One Publishers

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

River's Child 
Mark Daniel Seiler
Owl House | Homebound

7b

FICTION: LARGE PUBLISHER

Weather Woman 
Cai Emmons
Red Hen Press

Fiction: large publisher

Beneath the Same Heaven 
Anne Marie Ruff
Open Books

FICTION: LARGE PUBLISHER

The Promise Between Us 
Barbara Claypole White
Lake Union Publishing

8

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

What to Eat During Cancer Treatment 
Jeanne Besser, Barbara L. Grant & American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Genius Foods 
Max Lugavere
Harper Wave

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Sacred & Delicious: A Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook
Lisa Joy Mitchell
She Writes Press

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Nourish: How to Heal Your Relationship with Food, Body, & Self
Heidi Schauster, MS, RDN
Hummingbird Press

9

GIFT & SPECIALTY

Harry Potter: Creatures - A Paper Scene Book
Insight Editions
Insight Editions

Gift & Specialty

Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
Anne Lamott
Riverhead | Penguin RandomHouse

GIFT & SPECIALTY

The Butterfly Pavilion
James Lowen
Carlton Books

10

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

Slow Media: Why Slow is Satisfying, Sustainable, & Smart
Jennifer Rauch
Oxford University Press

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

Small Space Living 
Roberta Sandenbergh
Skyhorse Publishing

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

The Suburban Micro-Farm: Modern Solutions for Busy People
Amy Stross
Twisted Creek Press

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

The Five-Ton Life: Carbon, America, & the Culture That May Save Us
Susan Subak
University of Nebraska Press

11

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

The Mythmaker
Mary Harrell
Chiron Publications

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Neither Married Nor Single
Dr. David Kirkpatrick
Brush Education

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Poco a Poco: A Memoir
Michele Morris
Outskirts Press

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Two Years of Wonder
Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

12

HEALTH, HEALING, WELLNESS & VITALITY

Game Changers
Dave Asprey
Harper Wave

HEALTH, HEALING, WELLNESS & VITALITY

Winning the War on Cancer: Epic Journey towards a Natural
Cure
Sylvie Beljanski
Morgan James Publishing

HEALTH, HEALING, WELLNESS & VITALITY

Natural Therapies for Overcoming Opiod Dependency
Catherine Browne, Dr of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Storey Publishing

HEALTH, HEALING, WELLNESS & VITALITY

Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture
Stephen Verderber
Routledge | Taylor & Francis

13

HEROIC JOURNEYS

Breaking Vases: Shattering Limitations & Daring to Thrive -
A Middle Eastern Woman's Story
Dima Ghawi
Self-Published

HEROIC JOURNEYS

Beautiful Bodies: The Adventures of Malvina Hoffman
Didi Hoffman
Fulton Books

HEROIC JOURNEYS

Shadow Syndromes: Shining a Light on PANS & other
Inflammation-based Illnesses Plaguing Today's Youth
Any Mom
Anymom Press

14

INNER PROSPERITY & Right Livelihood

The Art of Abundance
Dennis Merritt Jones
TarcherPerigee at PRH

INNER PROSPERITY & right Livelihood

It's Never Too Late to Be Yourself
Davina Kotulski
Red Ink Press

INNER PROSPERITY & right Livelihood

Heart of the Shaman: Stories & Practices of the
Luminous Warrior
Alberto Villoldo, PhD
Four Winds Society  |  Hay House

15

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

The Heart is a Shifting Sea
Elizabeth Flock
Harper

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Footprints in  the Dust
Roberta Gately
Pegasus Books

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

The Desert and the Sea
Michael Scott Moore
Harper Wave

16a

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (SELF-PUBLISHED OR SMALL PRESS)

Chasing the Merry-Go-Round - A True Story
Kelly Bargabos
Boulay Press

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (SELF-PUBLISHED OR SMALL PRESS)

Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman's Search for Balance
Iris Graville
Homebound Publications

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (SELF-PUBLISHED OR SMALL PRESS)

Buried Rivers: A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust
Ellen Korman Mains
West Lake Books

16b

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (LARGE PUBLISHER)

Go Find: My Journey to Find the Lost -- and Myself
Susan Purvis
Blackstone Publishing

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (LARGE PUBLISHER)

On Call in the Arctic
Thomas J. Sims, MD
Pegasus Books

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (LARGE PUBLISHER)

The Ashokan Way: Landscape's Path into Consciousness
Gail Straub
Homebound Publications

17

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS

Lands of Lost Borders
Kate Harris 
Dey Street Books | HarperCollins

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS

Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography
Andrea Warner
Greystone Books

18

PARENTING & FAMILY

Autism Uncensored: Pulling Back the Curtain
Whitney Ellenby
Koehlerbooks | Author Collaboration

PARENTING & FAMILY

Like a Mother
Angela Garbes
Harper Wave

PARENTING & FAMILY

Iphelia: Awakening the Gift of Feeling
Erick Kenneth French
Tyrian Press

PARENTING & FAMILY

The Emotionally Healthy Child: Helping Children Calm,
Center, & Make Smarter Choices

Maureen Healy
New World Library

19a

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

The Bones & Breath: A Man's Guide to Eros,
the Sacred Masculine, and the Wild Soul

L.R. Heartsong
Hearthside Press

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

SoulStroller: Experiencing the Weight,
Whispers, & Wings of the World

Kayce Stevens Hughlett
WriteLife Publishing

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

The Soul-Discovery Journalbook:

Intimate Journey into Self
Adriene Nicastro-Santos
Spirit Speaks Publishing

19b

PERSONAL GROWTH (large publisher)

It's Not Always Depression
Hilary JacobsHendel, LCSW
Spiegel & Grau | RandomHouse

PERSONAL GROWTH (large publisher)

The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully
Beyond Addiction

Rebecca E. Williams PhD & Julie S. Kraft LMFT
New Harbinger Publications

20

PSYCHOLOGY

Wisdom, Attachment & Love in Trauma Therapy
Susan Pease Banitt
Routledge

PSYCHOLOGY

Soul Stories: Voices from the Margins
Josephine Ensign
Univ. Calif. Medical Humanities Press

PSYCHOLOGY

The Social Leap
William von Hippel
Harper Wave

21

PHOTOGRAPHY & THE ARTS

Feminine Mysticism in Art: Artists Envisioning the Divine
Victoria Christian, Editor & Susan Stedman, Asst Editor
Awakening Soul Wisdom

PHOTOGRAPHY & THE ARTS

Turn Me to Gold: 108 Poems of Kabir
Andrew Harvey & Brett Hurd, photography
Unity Books

PHOTOGRAPHY & THE ARTS

Bob Langrish's World of Horses
Bob Langrish
Storey Publishing

PHOTOGRAPHY & THE ARTS

Soul Blessings
Lulu Trevena,  Laura Bowman, Art
Merry Dissonance Press

22a

POETRY

Cowboy Meditation Primer
Mary McCray
Trementina Books

POETRY

The School of Soft-Attention
Frank LaRue Owen
Homebound Publications

POETRY

The Expanse of All Things
James Scott Smith
Homebound Publications

22b

Lyric Prose

Naming Mt. Thoreau
Laurie Glover, editor  |  10 authors, 3 artists
Artemisia Press, Mono Lake Committee

Lyric Prose

Sustainability: A Love Story
Nicole Walker
Mad Creek Books | Ohio State Univ.

23

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Breaking Up & Bouncing Back
Samantha Burns
Ixia Press | Dover Publications

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry
Joan McArthur-Blair & Jeanie Cockell
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Answering Why: Unleashing Passion, Purpose, and
Performance in Younger Generations
Mark C. Perna
Greenleaf Book Group

24a

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF EASTERN THOUGHT

The Jewel of Abundance
Ellen Grace O'Brian
New World Library

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF EASTERN THOUGHT

Sitting on the Toolbox: Buddha's Wisdom for a Joyful Life
Venerable Bhante Sujatha, with Stacey Stern
Blue Lotus Press

24b

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

The Divine Mind: Exploring the Psychological History of
God's Inner Journey

Michael Gellert
Prometheus Books | RandomHouse

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for
Reproductive Justice

Rebecca Todd Peters
Beacon Press

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love
Richard Rohr | edited by Joelle Chase & Judy Traeger
Orbis Books

24c

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to
Spiritual Growth

Christopher Heuertz
Zondervan

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

Just Be: Transform Your Life

& Live as Infinity
Suresh Ramaswamy
Lucid Field

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

Messages from the Divine: Wisdom for the Seeker's Soul
Sara Wiseman
Beyond Words | Atria

25

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

Dreams That Can Save Your Life: Early Warning Signs of
Cancer & Other Diseases

Larry Burk MD & Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos
Findhorn Press | Inner Traditions International

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

And God Created Wholeness
Edwin E. Olson
Orbis Books

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

Ape Mind, Old Mind, New Mind: Emotional Fossils & the
Evolution of the Human Spirit

John V. Wylie, MD
BookBaby

26

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

Your Body is Your Brain
Amanda Blake
Trokay Press | Embright

SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF SELF-PUBLSIHED

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

Deep Nature Play
Joseph Bharat Cornell
Crystal Clarity Publishers

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

Choice Architecture: A New Approach
Avani Parikh & Prashant Parikh
Routledge | Taylor & Francis

27

SOCIAL CHANGE & SOCIAL JUSTICE

We Fed an Island
Jose Andres
Ecco | HarperCollins

SOCIAL CHANGE & Social justice

Grateful
Diana Butler Bass
HarperOne

SOCIAL CHANGE & Social Justice

Nature, Culture & the Sacred: A Woman Listens for
Leadership

Nina Simons
Green Fire Press

28

USA & OTHER WORLD CULTURES SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

A Call for Revolution
His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Sofia Stril-Rever
William Morrow  |   HarperCollins

USA & OTHER WORLD CULTURES SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

America's Identity Crisis: The Death & Rebirth of
American Vision

Michael Gellert
Reputation Books

USA & OTHER WORLD CULTURES SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Mad Monk Manifesto: A Prescription for Evolution,
Revolution, & Global Awakening

Monk Yun Rou
Mango Publishing Group

29

WOMEN IN THE 21st Century

Magic of Circlework: The Practice Women Around the World Are Using to Heal & Empower Themselves
Jalaja Bonheim
Meetings in Sacred Space

WOMEN IN THE 21st Century

Brave: Young Women's Global Revolution, Vol. 1
Gayle Kimball, PhD
Equality Press

WOMEN IN THE 21st Century

Medicine Woman: Reclaiming the Soul of Healing
Lucy H. Pearce
Womancraft Publishing

WOMEN IN THE 21st Century

Heroines of Avalon & Other Tales
Ayn Cates Sullivan, PhD
Infinite Light Publishing

CHILDREN'S CATEGORIES

30a

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

Love Is Love
Michael Genhart & Ken Min, Illustrator
Little Pickle Press

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

Golden Sparkles: An introduction to mindfulness
Catarina R. Peterson
Grosvenor House Publishing

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

The Nightingale's Song
Andrea Torrey Balsara
One Voice Press

30b

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

The Nutty Little Vulture
Marta Magellan & Mauro Magellan, Illustrator
Eifrig Publishing

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

Cheetah Dreams
Linda Stanek & Shennen Bersani, Illustrator
Arbordale Publishing

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

Growing Up in Alaska - A Baby Arctic Tern
Constance Taylor
Fathom Publishing

31a

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

Fun in the Mud --A Wetlands Tale
Sally Bolger
Roundtree Press  |   Cameron & Co.

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

Up In the Leaves 
Shira Boss
Sterling Publishing

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

Mayva O'Meere, Creationeer
Kristin Pierce
Self-Published

31b

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

Salamander Sky
Katy Farber & Meg Sodano, Illustrator
Green Writers Press

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

Explore the Salish Sea: A Nature Guide for Kids
Joseph K. Gaydos & Audrey DeLella Benedict
Little Bigfoot | Sasquatch Books

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

Anole Invasion
Marta Magellan & Mauro Magellan, Illustrator
Eifrig Publishing

32

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

24 Hours in Nowhere
Dusti Bowling
Sterling Publishing

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

7th Grade Revolution
Liana Gardner
Vesuvian Books

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

Young Lincoln
Jan Jacobi
Reedy Press

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

The Last Panther
Todd Mitchell
Delacorte | Random House

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MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Mason Jar Science
Jonathan Adolph
Storey Publishing

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees
Mary Beth Leatherdale, editor  |  Eleanor Shakespeare, Illustrator
Annick Press

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

She Did It!  21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think
Emily McCully
Disney*Hyperion  | with AARP

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION

The Great & the Small
A.T. Balsara
Common Deer Press

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Under the Sun
Redemption Gray
Waverly's Press

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Jamhuri, Njambi, & Fighting Zombies
Ted Neill
Tenebray Press

35

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

Innumerable Insects - Natural Histories
Michael S. Engel
Sterling Publishing

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

LOVE EARTH NOW
Cheryl Leutjen
Mango Publishing Group

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

Love@Work: The Essential Guide to a Life of Inspired Purpose

Olivia Parr-Rud
Quantum Love Press

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times

Lois Farfel Stark
Green Leaf Book Group