- Best Life In Wartime Moment The mid-August sky is silent until it is not.
- Best real-life story to offer inspiration If this kid from Rockford made it, so can you.
- Summer 2018: The Life and Times of the Fullerton Rocks On the rocks and grass women in flowered bikinis and guys in cut-off jeans would dance, play guitar and talk about cosmic happenings.
- Best Artist Book Guaranteed to Make your Life a Little Brighter Picture cats wearing flower crowns.
- Best Last-Rites-Read, Bucket List, Final-Bite-in-Life, Single-Dish, Comfort Food One of the hands-down best.
- Dime Stories: The Unbearable Whiteness of the G.O.P. It is time to take off the gloves.