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
Africa *NEW*
Aging
Alternative Medicine
Animals/Pets
Anthology
Art
Arts and Entertainment
Asia *NEW*
Australia *NEW*
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
Contemporary Fiction *NEW*
Cookbook
Cozy Mystery *NEW*
Crafts and Hobbies
Death and Dying
Diet and Nutrition
Diversity & Inclusion *NEW*
Divorce
Dystopian *NEW*
Education and Academic
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environment
Erotica
Europe *NEW*
Faction
Family
Fantasy
Female Empowerment
Fiction
Finances
Fitness
Friendship
Gift Book
Grief
Health
Historical Fiction *NEW*
Historical Non-Fiction *NEW*
Holiday
Horror
Human Resources *NEW*
Humor
Illustration *NEW*
Inspirational
LGBTQ Fiction
LGBTQ Non-Fiction
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Marriage
Medical
Memoir
Men’s Health
Military
Motivational
Multicultural Fiction
Multicultural Non-Fiction
Music
Mystery
Myth & Legend *NEW*
Non-Fiction
North America *NEW*
Paranormal
Parenting
Performing Arts (Film,
Theatre, Dance, Music)
Personal Growth and
Development
Photography
Philosophy
Picture Book – Preschool
Picture Book – Ages 4 to 8
Picture Book – All Ages
Poetry
Political
Pre-Teen Fiction
Pre-Teen Non-Fiction
Private Investigator Mysteries *NEW*
Psychology
Public Relations
Reference
Real Estate
Relationships
Religion
Romance
Sales and Marketing
Science
Science Fiction
Self-Help
Short Story/Stories
Social Media
South America *NEW*
Spirituality
Sports
Suspense
Sustainability
Technology
Thriller
Travel
True Crime
Urban Fantasy *NEW*
Urban Fiction *NEW*
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
Africa *NEW*
Aging
Alternative Medicine
Animals/Pets
Anthology
Art
Arts and Entertainment
Asia *NEW*
Australia *NEW*
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
Contemporary Fiction *NEW*
Cookbook
Cozy Mystery *NEW*
Crafts and Hobbies
Crime Fiction *NEW*
Death and Dying
Diet and Nutrition
Diversity & Inclusion *NEW*
Divorce
Dystopian *NEW*
Education and Academic
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environment
Erotica
Europe *NEW*
Faction
Family
Fantasy
Female Empowerment
Fiction
Finances
Fitness
Friendship
Gift Book
Grief
Health
Historical
Holiday
Horror
Human Resources *NEW*
Humor
Illustration *NEW*
Inspirational
LGBTQ Fiction
LGBTQ Non-Fiction
Leadership
Management
Marketing
Marriage
Medical
Memoir
Men’s Health
Military
Motivational
Multicultural Fiction
Multicultural Non-Fiction
Music
Mystery
Myth & Legend *NEW*
Non-Fiction
North America *NEW*
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
Private Investigator Mysteries *NEW*
Psychology
Public Relations
Reference
Real Estate
Relationships
Religion
Romance
Sales and Marketing
Science
Science Fiction
Self-Help
Short Story/Stories
Social Media
South America *NEW*
Spirituality
Sports
Suspense
Sustainability
Technology
Thriller
Travel
True Crime
Urban Fantasy *NEW*
Urban Fiction *NEW*
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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