2022 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

The New Mexico Book Co-Op has announced the winners of the 2022 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.  The complete list is here. The winners of genre interest are:

FICTION – SCI FI/FANTASY

  • PsyMind: Flashpoints by Val Chanda (Wasteland Press)

EBOOK

  • The Cyborg Raid by Elizabeth Randolph (Borderland Writers Co-op)

GAY/LESBIAN (LGBTQ)

  • Unrelenting by Jessi Honard and Marie Parks (Not a Pipe Publishing)

2022 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalists

The New Mexico Book Co-Op has announced the finalists for the 2022 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Genre finalists are shown below. The complete list is here.

FICTION – SCI FI/FANTASY

  • Mariner’s Wake by Adam Marsh (Brick Cave Books)
  • PsyMind: Flashpoints by Val Chanda (Wasteland Press)
  • Tempest Blades: The Cursed Titans by Ricardo Victoria (Shadow Dragon Press)
  • The Crossover Paradox by Rob Edwards (Shadow Dragon Press)
  • Unrelenting by Jessi Honard & Marie Parks (Not a Pipe Publishing)

2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Winners

The New Mexico Book Co-Op has announced the winners of the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. There were 1,676 books judged in this year’s awards program, with 68 books selected as winners based on the highest average scores in each category.

Genre winners are listed below. Of the three winners in the Fiction Ebook category two are genre works, the Vardeman novel and the short story collection. The complete roster of winners is here.

FICTION EBOOK (TIE)

  • One Will: Three Wives by Edith Tarbescu (Adelaide Books)
  • Stunning Stories of Fantasy & Science Fiction by Alethea Eason, E J Randolph, Kris Neri, and Kate Rauner (Borderland Writers Co-op)
  • The Dust of Stars by Robert Vardeman (Cenotaph Corp)

FICTION SCIFI/FANTASY

  • The Shakespeare Incident by Jonathan Miller (Artemesia Publishing)

FICTION OTHER (TIE)

  • The Illustrated Fractured Fables by Ralph M Flores (Tome Lane Books)

YOUNG ADULT

  • The Planting of Bo-Keden by John Kincheloe (Spirit Lines Press)

YOUNG READER

  • Ellen and the Backyard Fairies by L Phillips Carlson (Snowsnake Press)