Reading the West Book Awards

 

Reading the West Book Awards 2017 Shortlist

The Reading the West Book Awards program recognizes and promotes outstanding books published in the previous calendar year. 

These Shortlist titles have been selected by dedicated Mountain and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA) booksellers who serve on the Reading the West committees. Please click here for a PDF of the Shortlist titles. There are three categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's. Titles are listed below.

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Waltzing with an Echo (Brad Walker Suspense Novels #3) By Dale Lovin Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781938436284
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Aakenbaaken & Kent - August 21st, 2017

Nail's Crossing By Kris Lackey Cover Image
$26.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781470814076
Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 10th, 2017

White Plains By David Hicks Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781942280392
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Bower House - May 1st, 2017

The Widow Nash: A Novel By Jamie Harrison Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619029286
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Counterpoint - June 13th, 2017

Of Ashes and Dust By Marc Graham Cover Image
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781432833930
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Five Star Publishing - March 22nd, 2017

When They Were Young: A Sam Dawson Mystery By Steven W. Horn Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780983589488
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Granite Peak Press - October 26th, 2017

Village: A Novel By Stanley Crawford Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781945652950
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Leaf Storm Press - May 9th, 2017

Paradise Valley: A Cassie Dewell Novel (Cassie Dewell Novels #4) By C.J. Box Cover Image
$27.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781250051042
Published: Minotaur Books - July 25th, 2017

The Vengeance of Mothers: The Journals of Margaret Kelly & Molly McGill: A Novel (One Thousand White Women Series #2) By Jim Fergus Cover Image
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781250093424
Availability: Out of Print
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 12th, 2017

Ill Will: A Novel By Dan Chaon Cover Image
$28.00
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780345476043
Published: Ballantine Books - March 7th, 2017

Celine: A novel By Peter Heller Cover Image
$25.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780451493897
Published: Knopf - March 7th, 2017

The Bridge Troll Murders: A Hook Runyon Mystery By Sheldon Russell Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781937054274
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Roadrunner Press - November 7th, 2017

Stony Mesa Sagas By Chip Ward Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781937226855
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Torrey House Press - November 14th, 2017

Remember How It Rained: River Saga Book Two By K. Lyn Wurth, K. Lyn Wurth (Cover Design by) Cover Image
By K. Lyn Wurth, K. Lyn Wurth (Cover Design by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781945217029
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: True to Story Publishing - January 27th, 2017

Huck Out West: A Novel By Robert Coover Cover Image
$26.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780393608441
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 10th, 2017

The Underworld: A Novel By Kevin Canty Cover Image
$24.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780393293050
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 7th, 2017

Transplants: Eclectic Floral Design  By Antonio Bond, Blue Star Press (Producer) Cover Image
By Antonio Bond, Blue Star Press (Producer)
$40.00
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781944515539
Published: Blue Star Press - November 21st, 2017

Gerlach: Boyhood Story from the Edge of the Black Rock Desert 1950 to 1952 By Richard Phillips Neely Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781634921053
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Booklocker.com - June 10th, 2017

Because It Is So Beautiful: Unraveling the Mystique of the American West By Robert Leonard Reid Cover Image
$26.00
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781619029293
Published: Counterpoint - June 13th, 2017

Gold!: Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies By Ian Neligh Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781513260655
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Westwinds Press - September 5th, 2017

Playa Fire: Spirit and Soul at Burning Man By Stewart Harvey Cover Image
$50.00
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780062564061
Published: HarperOne - October 10th, 2017

Gathering from the Grassland By Linda M. Hasselstrom Cover Image
$29.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781937147129
Published: High Plains Press - September 20th, 2017

The Spiritual Nature of Animals: A Country Vet Explores the Wisdom, Compassion, and Souls of Animals By Karlene Stange Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608685158
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: New World Library - November 7th, 2017

Flying Home: The Colorado Plateau From Above and Below By Craig Childs Cover Image
$24.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780985600716
Published: Peaks, Plateaus & Canyons Association - December 12th, 2017

Wonderlandscape By John Clayton Cover Image
$27.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781681774572
Published: Pegasus Books - August 8th, 2017

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385534246
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2017

Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands By Roger D. Hodge Cover Image
$28.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780307961402
Published: Knopf - October 10th, 2017

Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River By David Owen Cover Image
$28.00
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781594633775
Published: Riverhead Books - April 11th, 2017

Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War By Daniel J. Sharfstein Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780393239416
Availability: Warehouse Out of Stock
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 4th, 2017

Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang By David Philipps Cover Image
$27.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780393247138
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 10th, 2017

American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World By David Baron Cover Image
$27.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781631490163
Published: Liveright - June 6th, 2017

The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny By Michael Wallis Cover Image
$27.95
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780871407696
Published: Liveright - June 6th, 2017

Ride On, Will Cody!: A Legend of the Pony Express By Caroline Starr Rose, Joe Lillington (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9780807570685
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - October 1st, 2017

Grand Canyon By Jason Chin Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781596439504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 21st, 2017

The Prince of the Prairie: First Mammal of the United States By Betty Selakovich Casey, Betty Selakovich Casey (Illustrator) Cover Image
$20.00
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781937054724
Published: Roadrunner Press - November 14th, 2017

The Survivor Tree: Oklahoma City's Symbol of Hope and Strength By Gaye Sanders, Pamela Behrend (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gaye Sanders, Pamela Behrend (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781937054496
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Roadrunner Press - November 14th, 2017

Autoboyography By Christina Lauren Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481481687
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2017

Becky Sauerbrunn (Real Sports Content Network Presents) By David Seigerman Cover Image
$17.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781481482172
Published: Aladdin - November 21st, 2017

Tamba Hali (Real Sports Content Network Presents) By David Seigerman Cover Image
$17.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781481482202
Published: Aladdin - November 21st, 2017

Just Dance By Patricia MacLachlan Cover Image
$15.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781481472524
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 12th, 2017

Bombshell By Rowan Maness Cover Image
$18.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781481441643
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 4th, 2017

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The Chaos of Standing Still By Jessica Brody Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481499187
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 28th, 2017

Hellworld By Tom Leveen Cover Image
$17.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781481466332
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 21st, 2017

Welcome to the Slipstream By Natalka Burian Cover Image
$18.99
Title unavailable, please email for information.
ISBN: 9781507200759
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 6th, 2017

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus: Volume 1 By Dusti Bowling Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454923459
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Union Square Kids - September 5th, 2017