THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART by Ben Tripp

THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART by Ben Tripp

January 15, 2016

The Reference and User Services Association division of the American Library Association announced its 2016 awards during the ALA Midwinter conference. THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART was chosen as the Year’s Best in Genre Fiction for Adult Readers in the Horror category. Gallery published the book on July 28, 2015….

HOLD STILL by Sally Mann

HOLD STILL by Sally Mann

October 14, 2015

Sally Mann’s bestselling memoir has been named to the non-fiction shortlist for the National Book Award. Little Brown published the book on May 12, 2015.

 TIN STAR by Cecil Castellucci

TIN STAR by Cecil Castellucci

October 14, 2015

TIN STAR has been awarded the 2015 Sunburst Award for Young Adult Fiction. In announcing their decision, the Sunburst Award Society called the young adult novel “a powerful, melancholy, and ultimately surprising work, Tin Star is a coming-of-age tale that will resonate with any reader with a pulse.” Since 2001, The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic has celebrated the best in Canadian fantastic literature in both Adult and Young Adult publications. Roaring Brook Press published the book on February 25, 2014…..

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

October 8, 2015

Tracy O’Neill has been named as one of the 2015 National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Honorees. Her debut novel THE HOPEFUL was published by IG Publishing on June 9th, 2015.

Sunjeev Sahota, THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS

Sunjeev Sahota, THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS

September 18, 2015

Sunjeev Sahota’s debut novel was named to the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize. The book has already been published to much acclaim in the UK and Knopf will be publishing the book here on March 1, 2016.

HOLD STILL by Sally Mann

HOLD STILL by Sally Mann

September 18, 2015

Sally Mann’s acclaimed memoir was named on the longlist for the National Book Award in the non-fiction category. Little Brown published the book on May 12, 2015.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

September 14, 2015

THE GREAT GLASS SEA was named as one of six fiction finalists for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Grove published the book in paperback on June 2, 2015.

THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS by Sunjeev Sahota

THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS by Sunjeev Sahota

July 31, 2015

Sunjeev Sahota’s debut novel is one of the 13 titles on the longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Picador has already published the book in the UK and Knopf will publish the book in the U.S. on March 1, 2016….

Namwali Serpell

July 9, 2015

Namwali Serpell was awarded the 2015 Caine Prize for African writing for her story “The Sack” and becomes the first Zambian writer to win the prestigious prize. She will be splitting the £10,000 cash prize with all the shortlisted writers. “The Sack” explores the power struggle between two men, one very ill, and the woman who came between them. The South African writer Zoë Wicomb, who chaired the judging panel, called it “formally innovative, stylistically stunning, haunting and enigmatic in its effects”…

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

July 7, 2015

Tracy O’Neill’s debut novel about an aspiring figure skater who suffers from a career-ending injury has been long-listed for the Center For Fiction First Novel Prize. Ig Publishing published the book on June 9, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.