About the Awards
The Living Now Book Awards celebrate the innovation and creativity of newly published books that enhance the quality of our lives, from cooking and fitness to relationships and mature living. The awards are open to all books written in English and intended for the North American market. The gold, silver and bronze medalists in this year’s Living Now Book Awards offer a list of books representing some of the fastest-growing segments of book publishing today, and the Living Now Book Awards publicize the importance of these books to readers and their vitality in the marketplace.
The awards are presented by Jenkins Group of Traverse City, Michigan. Jenkins Group has been involved in book packaging, marketing and distribution since 1988, and is dedicated to promoting books that improve readers’ lives and bring families together.
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2017 Living Now Awards Evergreen Results
Recognizing the Year's Best Books for Better Living
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Living Now Book Awards!
Below you will find the winners of the Mind-Body-Spirit honors, followed by the Evergreen medalists.
These three books are chosen as exceptional stand-outs from the rest of the medalists. All will receive gold medals.
Living Now Mind Award
The Power Brain: Five Steps to Upgrading Your Brain Operating System, by Ilchi Lee (Best Life Media)
Living Now Body Award
It Feels Good to Feel Good: Learn to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Inflammation and Feel Great Again, by Cheryl Meyer; Illustrated by Nicholas Patton (Author / Publisher)
Living Now Spirit Award
When Thought Turns to Light: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Transformation, by Patrick Paul Garlinger (Epigraph Publishing Service)
Four years ago, we launched the Evergreen Book Medals to commemorate world-changing books published since the year 2000. We all seek healthier, more fulfilling lives for ourselves and for the planet, and books are important tools for gaining knowledge about how to achieve these goals for ourselves, our loved ones, and for Planet Earth. Divided into five categories, these books are honored for their contributions to positive global change. Here are the Living Now Evergreen Book medalists.
Evergreen Medal for World Peace
The Evolving Peacemaker: A Commitment to Nonviolence, by Leona Evans with Matthew J Evans (Balboa Press)
Evergreen Medal for Health and Wellness
Living Wellness for Growth Groups, by Ashley R. Darkenwald, MS, CPT, PES (Beaver’s Pond Press)
Evergreen Medal for Personal Growth
The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea, by Bob Burg and John David Mann (Penguin Random House)
Evergreen Medal for Spiritual Leadership
Four Testaments: Tao Te Ching, Analects, Dhammapada, Bhagavad Gita, by Brian Arthur Brown (The Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group)
Evergreen Medal for Nature Conservation
Hear the River Damned: Poems from the Edge of the Mississippi, by Cole W. Williams (Beaver's Pond Press)
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