ForeWord Reviews is a quarterly print journal dedicated to reviewing independently published books to provide booksellers, librarians, agents, and publishing professionals with reviews of the best titles from small, alternative, and academic presses.
ForeWord’s Book of the Year Awards program was created to highlight the year’s most distinguished books from independent publishers. Finalists were selected from 1300 entries covering 62 categories of books from independent and academic presses. These books represent some of the best books produced by independent publishing houses in 2012.
We’re extremely excited to announce that three books from Jessica Kingsley Publishers/Singing Dragon have been selected as Finalists!
Finalist in Adult Nonfiction — Body, Mind & Spirit
–Mudras of India: A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian Dance
by Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll
Finalist in Adult Nonfiction — Career
Finalist in Children’s — Young Adult Nonfiction
–Inside Asperger’s Looking Out
by Kathy Hoopmann
A panel of sixty judges, librarians and booksellers only, will determine the winners. Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards, as well as Editor’s Choice Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, will be announced at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, Friday, June 28th, 6pm at The Pop Top Stage.
JKP/SD would like to congratulate all of our 2012 BOYTA Finalists.