Carry On, Warrior - Melton discusses her life and what she’s learned along the way.
Elizabeth the Queen - Smith recounts Queen Elizabeth II’s 60-plus year reign as the Queen of England.
Empty Mansions - An eccentric heir, her 20-year hospital stay, and how she dispenses with her fortune.
Happier at Home - Rubin returns to her happiness project with ideas to make her happier at home.
Home is a Roof over a Pig - Arrington and her husband take their three young children, one of whom was adopted from China, to live in China.
The Honest Toddler - A treatise on parenting from the toddler’s point of view.
The Hungry Ear - An anthology of 150+ contemporary poems about food and drink.
The Spark - Barnett tells about raising her autistic genius son.
Visiting Tom - Perry discusses his friend Tom, his rural life, and parenting daughters.
When We Were the Kennedys - Wood recounts the time following her father’s death in 1963, just months before JFK’s assassination.
Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well - Sifton, former restaurant critic for The New York Times, explains how to cook Thanksgiving dinner—the right way.
The World’s Strongest Librarian - Hanagarne, a librarian, takes up weightlifting to deal with his Tourette’s Syndrome.
Best Memoir:The Spark
Best Nonfiction Book (non-memoir):Visiting Tom
Best Biography:Elizabeth the Queen
Murder on the Orient Express - Twelve people are on a train when an old man turns up dead; it’s up to Hercule Poirot to find the murderer, who is presumably still on the train.
Best Parenting/Family Book:The Spark
Best Project or Adventure Books:Happier at Home
(I had a hard time choosing a project/adventure winner, I enjoyed all of these, almost equally: 7, Bringing Up Bébé, Coming to My Senses, Dancers among Us, Home is a Roof over a Pig, Maddie on Things, Summer at Tiffany, Wild, The World’s Strongest Librarian)
Best Poetry Book:The Hungry Ear
Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays
Dancers among Us - Matter photographs professional dancers planted in real-life situations.
An Affair with a House - Williams takes readers on a tour of her New England manor house and its grounds.