North American Book Awards

Outstanding books deserve recognition. North American Book Awards is here to provide it! We give outstanding books the opportunity to reach new readers and establish a standard of excellence trusted by readers, bookstore buyers, organizations, book clubs, and lovers of books. Authors or publishers can nominate their work any time throughout the year; if chosen among our Gold, Silver, or Bronze winners—the author will receive a medal, a digital seal for future cover printing, and exposure throughout the year. Be sure to submit today – let us help you discover success with your masterpiece!

The North American Book Awards is open to entries and nominations for high-quality books with a copyright/publication date between 2020 and 2024.

2024 entry deadline: October 1, 2024—Winners announced December 2024

Our annual contest offers an opportunity for outstanding books to gain recognition and increase discoverability.

Books are eligible if they meet the following criteria:

Written in English

Publication date between 2020 and 2024 (previous five years of the contest calendar year).

Published version is preferred; Advanced Reader Copies accepted if publication date is within 120 days.

High-quality writing and design.

Book message is appropriate to category selected.

The title has not won a previous North American Book Award in that specific category.

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