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Awards,  Reviews and Lists

Awards
Agatha Awards British mystery
Edgar Awards American mystery
Man Booker Prize Best novel written by a citizen of the Commonwealth Nations, Ireland or Zimbabwe
National Book Award American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature
National Book Critics Circle American Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir/autobiography, biography and criticism
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Reviews and Lists
New York Times Book Review
NPR BooksStop You’re Killing Me dozens of award lists for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.
The Great American Read 100 List  PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).

Other Sites
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American Academy of Poets Poets and poetry, poetry near you and more
Books on Screen Spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres along with the latest DVD releases each month


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Staff Recommendations

Adult Fiction

Evening in Berlin by Lucia Berlin

The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

The Last Act by Brad Parks

A Casualty of War by Charles Todd

Adult Non-Fiction

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee

The Food Sharing Revolution: How Start-Ups, Pop-Ups, and Co-ops are Changing the Way We Eat by Michael S Carolan

Living With Bears Handbook by Linda Masterson

CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannibis: Healing Without the High by Leonard Leinow and Juliana Birnbaum, et al.

Raw Art Journal by Quinn McDonald

Lands of Lost Borders by Kate Harris


Our Latest Great Read

The Fifth Season Book Cover The Fifth Season
N. K. Jemisin
Fiction
Orbit
August 4, 2015
512

"Intricate and extraordinary." - New York Times on The Fifth Season (A New York Times Notable Book of 2015) WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 2016 This is the way the world ends...for the last time. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal, and long dormant wounds rising up to fester. This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy. For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out: The Inheritance Trilogy The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms The Broken Kingdoms The Kingdom of Gods The Inheritance Trilogy (omnibus edition) Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych (e-only short fiction) The Awakened Kingdom (e-only novella) Dreamblood Duology The Killing Moon The Shadowed Sun The Broken EarthThe Fifth SeasonThe Obelisk Gate

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