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
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Aakenbaaken & Kent - August 21st, 2017

Nail's Crossing Cover Image
By Kris Lackey, Mark Bramhall (Read by)
$26.99
ISBN: 9781470814076
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Blackstone Audiobooks - October 10th, 2017

White Plains Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781942280392
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Conundrum Press - May 1st, 2017

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

Of Ashes and Dust Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781432833930
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Five Star Publishing - March 22nd, 2017

When They Were Young: A Sam Dawson Mystery 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 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 Novel (Highway Quartet #4) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250051042
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250093424
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 12th, 2017

Ill Will: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345476043
Availability: Special Request - May Not Be Available
Published: Ballantine Books - March 7th, 2017

Celine: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451493897
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - March 7th, 2017

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

Days Without End: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525427360
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Viking - January 24th, 2017

The Bridge Troll Murders: A Hook Runyon Mystery 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 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781937226855
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Torrey House Press - November 14th, 2017

Remember How It Rained: River Saga Book Two Cover Image
By K. Lyn Wurth, K. Lyn Wurth (Cover Design by)
$14.99
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 Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393608441
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 10th, 2017

The Underworld Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393293050
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
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
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Blue Star Press - November 21st, 2017

Gerlach: Boyhood Story from the Edge of the Black Rock Desert 1950 to 1952 Cover Image
$17.95
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 Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619029293
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 13th, 2017

Gold!: Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781513260655
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Westwinds Press - September 5th, 2017

Playa Fire: Spirit and Soul at Burning Man Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780062564061
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - October 10th, 2017

Gathering from the Grassland Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781937147129
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
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
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608685158
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New World Library - November 7th, 2017

Flying Home: The Colorado Plateau From Above and Below Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780985600716
Availability: Special Request - May Not Be Available
Published: Peaks, Plateaus & Canyons Association - December 12th, 2017

Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781681774572
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pegasus Books - August 8th, 2017

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385534246
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2017

Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307961402
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - October 10th, 2017

Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594633775
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - April 11th, 2017

Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship Between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476773520
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 4th, 2017

Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393247138
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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 Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631490163
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 6th, 2017

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

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

Grand Canyon 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 Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781937054724
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
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
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Roadrunner Press - November 14th, 2017

Autoboyography Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481481687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2017

Becky Sauerbrunn (Real Sports Content Network Presents) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481482172
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - November 21st, 2017

Tamba Hali (Real Sports Content Network Presents) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481482202
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - November 21st, 2017

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

Bombshell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481441643
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Simon Pulse - July 4th, 2017

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The Chaos of Standing Still Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481499187
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Pulse - November 28th, 2017

Hellworld Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481466332
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Simon Pulse - March 21st, 2017

Welcome to the Slipstream Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781507200759
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Pulse - June 6th, 2017

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454923459
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 5th, 2017