Joanne DeMaio’s Whole Latte Life has won the fiction category at the inaugural IndieReader Discovery Awards, with Patti DeNucci’s The Intentional Networker taking the top prize for non-fiction. The winners were announced by Amy Edelman and Darcie Chan at the Book Expo America (BEA) this week.
In the fiction category, second place went to Qwantu Amaru’s One Blood and third place to Katelyn Sinclair’s children’s book The Golden Ball. In the non-fiction category, second place went to Richard A. Oppenlander’s Comfortably Unaware and third place went jointly to Robert Orfali’s books Grieving a Soulmate and Death With Dignity. You can see a full list of winners here.
Judges for the IndieReader Discovery Awards included Barnes & Noble’s Liz Scheier, ICM’s Clay Ezell and TeleRead’s Paul Biba. The awards were sponsored by Kirkus Reviews, the BEA and Barnes & Noble’s PubIt!