Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Reading the West Book Awards! Thanks to all who voted to help us pick the winners.

And thank you for supporting independent booksellers across the Mountains & Plains bookselling region.

FICTION WINNER: Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson / Soho Press
Fiction Winner
Soho Press
NONFICTION WINNER : Out of the Woods by Julia Corbett / University of Nevada Press
Nonfiction Winner
University of Nevada Press
EATING THE WEST WINNER: Bacon, Beans, and Beer by Eliza Cross / Gibbs-Smith
Eating the West Winner
Gibbs Smith
PICTURE BOOK WINNER: We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorrell, illustrated by Frane Lessac / Charlesbridge
Picture Book Winner
Charlesbridge
MIDDLE GRADE WINNER: When a Ghost Talks, Listen by Tim Tingle / Roadrunner Press
Middle Grade Winner
Roadrunner Press
YOUNG ADULT FICTION WINNER: Zen and Gone by Emily France / Soho Teen
Young Adult Fiction Winner
Soho Teen