We are deeply honored to announce the 2018 Winners of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs). The winners were recognized at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony.
A well-written book that slaps the reader upside the head with the snark of a young woman thinking of doing the most devastating act possible. Personal demons deserve to be slain and Tripsy South shows us how.
Tom Edwards lays out his colorfully rich and adventurous life in his latest work, his memoir, and we will never be the same. Excellent work!
THE BUBBLE: Everything I Learned as a Target of the Political, and Often Corrupt, World of Youth Sports by Maya Castro – NonFiction, Youth Sports, Soccer
A young woman proves her metal and exposes corruption on and off the field in the world of youth sports. An important and fascinating read for coaches, parents, and players alike.
PERSISTENCE of LIGHT: in a JAPANESE PRISON CAMP, with an ELEPHANT CROSSING the ALPS, and then in SILICON VALLEY by John Hoyte – Memoir, Travel Adventure, Transformation/Inspiration
Of all the lives lived upon this earth, to share one so full of wonder is a gift to us all. A magnificent storyteller brings his memoir to life in Persistence of Light. Highly recommended
Back Story Alaska is a collection of exhilarating and humorous first hand-account of one man’s passion for introducing travelers to the beautiful and largely unspoiled wilderness of the 49th state. Filled with memorable encounters and integrated poetry from seasoned outdoorsman Lance Brewer and brilliant color photos from the renowned photographer, Bob Dreeszen.
Romance, typhoons, and exotic scenery highlight this exceptional sea-faring memoir about love and surviving loss by Pacific Northwest author, Theresa Mathews.
FROM LIBERTY to MAGNOLIA: In SEARCH of the AMERICAN DREAM by Janice Ellis, Ph.D. – Memoir, Descrimination & Racism, Women
Powerful and gripping, Janice S. Ellis delivers a first-hand account of the 1960s through the eyes of a black woman - of prejudice, injustice, and violence – and ultimately, victory in her inspirational journey to attain the American Dream.
NEW YORK CITY BUM: A NEW AGE JOURNEY THROUGH the SEWERS of PARADISE – Ten Years on the Streets of New York City by David Boglioli – Memoir, Social Science, Poverty/Crime
A gritty, hard-knocking plunge into the gutters of New York City in Boglioli’s self-inflicted journey to hell and his subsequent rise. A Dante’s Inferno for the 21st century.
The BOATHOUSE CAFE’: Book One of FIRST LIGHT by Linda Cardillo – Intercultural Romance, Literary, Historical Fiction
This is a story that breaks through the barriers of race and challenges tradition and social mores for love. A Romeo and Juliet love story set during WWII on Chappaquiddick Island.