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Announcing the Results of the 2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
Announcing the Results of the 2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
10th ANNUAL AWARDS

Jenkins Group is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Launched in 2007, the awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children's books and t …   read more

How to Shop for Books This Holiday Season
How to Shop for Books This Holiday Season
by Jillian Bergsma Manning / October 2016

Where to Buy for the Lit-Lover in Your Life

The best gift this holiday season? The gift of words! There are hundreds of places to buy books, so check out our pros and cons list below of key places to shop. From independent stores to shopping on …   read more

Vienna: A City Carried Forever in Your Soul
Vienna: A City Carried Forever in Your Soul
by Amna K. Boheim / December 2016

Reflections on Place from an IPPY-Winning Author

It's September, 2013. Child Number Two arrived four months ago. I'm back at my desk, which we've now moved to our bedroom. I switch on my computer and open up a file marked, The Silenced Children. I'v …   read more

Location Love
Location Love
by Jenni Ogden / December 2016

Places Can Be as Rich as Characters

I love reading books that transport me to another place—a country I've never been to, a city I once lived in, or a beach, mountain or stretch of countryside that is entirely fictional but is des …   read more

2016 Literary Gift Guide
2016 Literary Gift Guide
by Amy Shamroe / December 2016

Gifts for Book Lovers

“Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. And it's much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world!” ― Neil GaimanThe holidays …   read more

Coming this Month
Coming this Month
by Lauren White / December 2016

Notable December Indie Press Releases

Each month, our staff chooses several notable books released from indie presses and hybrid publishers.Check out our top picks for the best new releases from indie presses this December - a mix of fict …   read more

2016 Holiday Book Guide
2016 Holiday Book Guide
by Lauren White / December 2016

Cozy Up with These Award-Winning Books

In honor of the upcoming holiday season and the incredible award-winning books of the last year, we decided to compile a list of some of the best holiday books. Below, you will find children's books, …   read more

2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Results
2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Results
20th Annual Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 20th annual, 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.Here are the gold, silver and bronze me …   read more

2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional & Ebook Results
2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional & Ebook Results
20th Annual Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing

Here are the results of the 2016 Independent Publisher Regional and Ebook Awards, presented to the year's best titles published in these important and growing divisions of independent publishing.Liste …   read more

Announcing the 2016 Outstanding Books of the Year
Announcing the 2016 Outstanding Books of the Year
20th Annual Awards

Recognizing the Daring Spirit of Independent Authors and Publishers

For 33 years our mission at Independent Publisher has been to recognize and encourage the work of publishers who exhibit the courage and creativity necessary to take chances, break new ground, and bri …   read more

Announcing the Results of the 8th Annual Living Now Awards
Announcing the Results of the 8th Annual Living Now Awards
September 2016

Recognizing the Year's Best Books for Better Living

Jenkins Group is proud to announce the results of the Eighth Annual Living Now Book Awards. Launched in 2008, the awards are designed to honor the year's best books that help readers attain healthier, …   read more