Book Excellence Award Categories

A full list of categories that are eligible for entry into the Book Excellence Awards.
Action
Activity Book
Adventure Fiction
Adventure Non-Fiction
Addiction and Recovery
Aging
Alternative Medicine
Animals/Pets
Anthology
Art
Arts and Entertainment
Autobiography
Beauty
Biography
Body/Mind/Spirit
Book Cover Design
Book Interior Design
Book with Toy Included
Books in a Series (must
enter at least 2 books)
Business
Career
Caregiving
Chick-lit
Children’s Education
Children’s Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
Children’s Inspirational/
Motivational
Children’s Religion
Christian Fiction
Christian Non-Fiction
Coffee Table Book
Coloring Book
Comics and Graphic Novels
Cookbook
Crafts and Hobbies
Death and Dying
Diet and Nutrition
Divorce
Education and Academic
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environment
Erotica
Faction
Family
Fantasy
Female Empowerment
Fiction
Finances
Fitness
Friendship
Gift Book
Grief
Health
Historical
Holiday
Horror
Humor
Inspirational
LGBTQ Fiction
LGBTQ Non-Fiction
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Marriage
Medical
Memoir
Men’s Health
Military
Motivational
Multicultural Fiction
Multicultural Non-Fiction
Music
Mystery
Non-Fiction
Paranormal
Parenting
Performing Arts (Film,
Theatre, Dance, Music)
Personal Growth and
Development
Photography
Picture Book – Preschool
Picture Book – Ages 4 to 8
Picture Book – All Ages
Poetry
Political
Pre-Teen Fiction
Pre-Teen Non-Fiction
Psychology
Public Relations
Reference
Real Estate
Relationships
Religion
Romance
Sales and Marketing
Science
Science Fiction
Self-Help
Short Story/Stories
Social Media
Spirituality
Sports
Suspense
Sustainability
Technology
Thriller
Travel
True Crime
Western
Women’s Fiction
Women’s Health
Women’s Non-Fiction
Writing and Publishing
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Non-Fiction
Action
Activity Book
Adventure Fiction
Adventure Non-Fiction
Addiction and Recovery
Aging
Alternative Medicine
Animals/Pets
Anthology
Art
Arts and Entertainment
Autobiography
Beauty
Biography
Body/Mind/Spirit
Book Cover Design
Book Interior Design
Book with Toy Included
Books in a Series (must
enter at least 2 books)
Business
Career
Caregiving
Chick-lit
Children’s Education
Children’s Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction
Children’s Inspirational/
Motivational
Children’s Religion
Christian Fiction
Christian Non-Fiction
Coffee Table Book
Coloring Book
Comics and Graphic Novels
Cookbook
Crafts and Hobbies
Death and Dying
Diet and Nutrition
Divorce
Education and Academic
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environment
Erotica
Faction
Family
Fantasy
Female Empowerment
Fiction
Finances
Fitness
Friendship
Gift Book
Grief
Health
Historical
Holiday
Horror
Humor
Inspirational
LGBTQ Fiction
LGBTQ Non-Fiction
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Marriage
Medical
Memoir
Men’s Health
Military
Motivational
Multicultural Fiction
Multicultural Non-Fiction
Music
Mystery
Non-Fiction
Paranormal
Parenting
Performing Arts (Film,
Theatre, Dance, Music)
Personal Growth and
Development
Photography
Picture Book – Preschool
Picture Book – Ages 4 to 8
Picture Book – All Ages
Poetry
Political
Pre-Teen Fiction
Pre-Teen Non-Fiction
Psychology
Public Relations
Reference
Real Estate
Relationships
Religion
Romance
Sales and Marketing
Science
Science Fiction
Self-Help
Short Story/Stories
Social Media
Spirituality
Sports
Suspense
Sustainability
Technology
Thriller
Travel
True Crime
Western
Women’s Fiction
Women’s Health
Women’s Non-Fiction
Writing and Publishing
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Non-Fiction

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