Most Original Concept

Screaming at the Void
By Erica Loberg (Depth of View Publishing)

Best Book Arts Craftsmanship

The River
By Helen Humphreys (ECW Press)

Most Likely to Save the Planet

Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
By Gernot Wagner & Martin L. Weitzman (Princeton University Press)


33 Things to Talk to Kids About Global Challenges
By Constanze Niedermaier (CreateSpace)

Independent Spirit Award

Take It as a Compliment
By Maria Stoian (Jessica Kingsley Publishers)

Independent Voice Award

Taking a Stand: Reflections on Life, Liberty, and the Economy
By Robert Higgs (Independent Institute)

Peacemaker of the Year

Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty
By Anne Herbert and Margaret Paloma Pavel; illustrated by Mayumi Oda (New Village Press)

Most Outstanding Design

The Eternal Letter: Two Millennia of the Classical Roman Capital
By Paul Shaw (Florio Design)

On Softer Ground: Paintings, Poems and Calligraphy
By Sherrie Lovler (Ink Monkey Press)