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) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781938436284
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Published: Aakenbaaken & Kent - August 21st, 2017
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Nail's Crossing Cover Image
$26.99
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ISBN: 9781470814076
Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 10th, 2017

White Plains Cover Image
$15.99
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ISBN: 9781942280392
Published: Bower House - May 1st, 2017

The Widow Nash Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619029286
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 13th, 2017
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Of Ashes and Dust Cover Image
$25.95
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ISBN: 9781432833930
Published: Five Star Publishing - March 22nd, 2017

When They Were Young: A Sam Dawson Mystery Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780983589488
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Published: Granite Peak Press - October 26th, 2017
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Village: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781945652950
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Published: Leaf Storm Press - May 9th, 2017
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Paradise Valley: A Highway Novel (Highway Quartet #4) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250051042
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 25th, 2017
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The Vengeance of Mothers: The Journals of Margaret Kelly & Molly McGill: A Novel (One Thousand White Women Series #2) Cover Image
$26.99
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ISBN: 9781250093424
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 12th, 2017

Ill Will: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780345476043
Published: Ballantine Books - March 7th, 2017

Celine: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
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ISBN: 9780451493897
Published: Knopf - March 7th, 2017

Vicious Circle (A Joe Pickett Novel #17) Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9780399176616
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 21st, 2017

Days Without End: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780525427360
Published: Viking - January 24th, 2017

The Bridge Troll Murders: A Hook Runyon Mystery Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781937054274
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Published: Roadrunner Press - November 7th, 2017
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Stony Mesa Sagas Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781937226855
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Published: Torrey House Press - November 14th, 2017
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Remember How It Rained: River Saga Book Two Cover Image
By K. Lyn Wurth, K. Lyn Wurth (Cover Design by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781945217029
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Published: True to Story Publishing - January 27th, 2017
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Huck Out West: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
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ISBN: 9780393608441
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 10th, 2017

The Underworld: A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
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ISBN: 9780393293050
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 7th, 2017

Transplants: Eclectic Floral Design  Cover Image
By Antonio Bond, Blue Star Press (Producer)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781944515539
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Published: Blue Star Press - November 21st, 2017
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Gerlach: Boyhood Story from the Edge of the Black Rock Desert 1950 to 1952 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781634921053
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Published: Booklocker.com - June 10th, 2017
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Because It Is So Beautiful: Unraveling the Mystique of the American West Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781619029293
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 13th, 2017

Gold!: Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781513260655
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Published: Westwinds Press - September 5th, 2017
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Playa Fire: Spirit and Soul at Burning Man Cover Image
$50.00
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ISBN: 9780062564061
Published: HarperOne - October 10th, 2017

Gathering from the Grassland Cover Image
$29.95
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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 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608685158
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Published: New World Library - November 7th, 2017
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Flying Home: The Colorado Plateau From Above and Below Cover Image
$24.95
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ISBN: 9780985600716
Published: Peaks, Plateaus & Canyons Association - December 12th, 2017

Wonderlandscape Cover Image
$27.95
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ISBN: 9781681774572
Published: Pegasus Books - August 8th, 2017

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385534246
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Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2017
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Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9781594633775
Published: Riverhead Books - April 11th, 2017

Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9781476773520
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 24th, 2017

Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780393239416
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 4th, 2017
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Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393247138
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 10th, 2017
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World Cover Image
$27.95
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ISBN: 9781631490163
Published: Liveright - June 6th, 2017

The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny Cover Image
$27.95
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ISBN: 9780871407696
Published: Liveright - June 6th, 2017

Ride On, Will Cody!: A Legend of the Pony Express Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780807570685
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - October 1st, 2017

Grand Canyon Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781596439504
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 21st, 2017
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The Prince of the Prairie: First Mammal of the United States Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9781937054724
Published: Roadrunner Press - November 14th, 2017

The Survivor Tree: Oklahoma City's Symbol of Hope and Strength Cover Image
By Gaye Sanders, Pamela Behrend (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781937054496
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Published: Roadrunner Press - November 14th, 2017
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Autoboyography Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781481481687
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2017
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Becky Sauerbrunn (Real Sports Content Network Presents) Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781481482172
Published: Aladdin - November 21st, 2017

Tamba Hali (Real Sports Content Network Presents) Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781481482202
Published: Aladdin - November 21st, 2017

Just Dance Cover Image
$15.99
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ISBN: 9781481472524
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 12th, 2017

Bombshell Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781481441643
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 4th, 2017

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The Chaos of Standing Still Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481499187
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 28th, 2017
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Hellworld Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781481466332
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 21st, 2017

Welcome to the Slipstream Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781507200759
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 6th, 2017

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, 1 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454923459
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 5th, 2017
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