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  • 2016 Foreword INDIES Finalists Announced

    Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Honor the Best Books from Independent Publishers

    Chosen from over 2,250 individual entries, Finalists for the Foreword INDIES represent some of the best books from non-Big 5 publishers and authors. Finalists move onto judging by librarians and booksellers, and winners will be announced June 24.

    Click here to see the finalists

Whether you're a librarian, a bookseller, or just a general lover of books, you know that independent presses and authors are publishing some of the most innovative, creative, and beautiful books. To honor the very best of indie publishing each year, we've created the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards!

Thousands of books are entered each year, and our panel of over 120 librarians and booksellers take part in the judging, narrowing it down to a group of finalists and winners that represent the best books, all independently published, in over 60 categories.

We invite you to view the 2016 finalists here.

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