Just announced! 
REALIZING RIVER CITY won the Nonfiction-Memoir Silver Medal in the 2017 Readers' Favorite International Book Contest. 


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Melissa Grunow


REALIZING RIVER CITY  is the overall winner of the 2016 Second Place-  Nonfiction Book of the Year Award from the Independent Author Network. It was also named "Outstanding Memoir" of the year and a finalist for the "First Book-Nonfiction" category.