This category honors exceptional books published between January 1 and December 31 of the previous year. Self-published books are only eligible if the publisher publishes the work of multiple authors in addition to their own. Books published through services such as iUniverse are not eligible for the award.

PDF submissions are preferred and the nomination form should be completed online and include the title and ISBN of the book. Hard copies are acceptable for submissions if PDF’s cannot be provided. Please reach out to to send copies to the national office. Please include five identical bound copies of the book.