Category Archives: Book Awards

2016 Hugo Award Nominees

While the winners won’t be announced until August, if you’re looking for a (potentially) award-winning read this summer, why not try one of the Hugo nominees? In the Best Novel category: Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie (Orbit) The Cinder Spires: … Continue reading

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2016 Pulitzer Prizes in Letters

http://thelithub.tumblr.com/post/143065066852/congratulations-to-the-winners-finalists-of-this Check ’em out here: The SympathizerCuster’s Trials Barbarian Days Black Flags

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RT Book Awards Announced!

The Romantic Times Conference just finished, which means the RT Book Reviews 2016 awards ceremony announced the honors for books published in 2015. Honestly, I had no idea there were so many categories (which means I’m adding more books to my … Continue reading

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2015’s ULTIMATE List of Book Lists

2015 is winding down, and “best of” lists are popping like daisies. Here’s a digest of the big ones (in case you’re still doing your holiday shopping—or looking to treat yourself for getting through it!): http://penguinrandomhouse.tumblr.com/post/134666092278/a-collection-of-best-books-of-2015-lists-well

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Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Did you know there was such a thing? Perhaps you always thought there should be an award like this. The Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award has been around since 1993, and “has honoured an author who has produced an … Continue reading

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2015 World Fantasy Award Winners Announced!

The winners of the 2015 World Fantasy Award have been announced (winning titles bolded). I’m including only two of the categories, but you can see all of the nominees and winners here. Novel David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks (Random House/Sceptre UK) … Continue reading

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Recent Awards Lists

The 2015 National Book Awards longlists were announced recently. Follow the link if you’d like to see the lists for nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. For fiction we have: A Cure for Suicide by Jesse Bell Refund: Stories by Karen Bender Did … Continue reading

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Young Readers, Rejoice! We Bring You: 5 Under 35 + CBCToo

Last week, BuzzFeed Books announced the National Book Foundation’s 10th annual 5 Under 35, chosen this year by previous honorees (click each card for details):     In a similar vein, this week, Center for the Reader is proud to announce the revival … Continue reading

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Cultivating Thought: Or, Some Pretty Great Authors to Go with Your Pico

If you’ve even been considering a Chipotle run lately, I say follow your heart and head there TODAY. 11 new authors have now officially landed on the company’s cups—you know, the ones that have, in the past, featured cool people like … Continue reading

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Interview with All the Light We Cannot See Author Anthony Doerr

Have you read All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr yet? If so, you might enjoy this interview with him by Booklist. This book is the winner of the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and has spent … Continue reading

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