The Winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards

The winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards were announced on August 18th. There are some truly great titles on this list. Let's get to it. Best Novel The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal Best Novella Artificial Condition by Martha Wells Best Novelette "If at First You Don't Succeed, Try, Try Again" by Zen Cho Best Short Story… Continue reading The Winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards

2019 Edgar Award Winners Announced

The Edgar Awards are an annual award given to the best mystery books of the year. The lists are put together by Mystery Writers of America. Here are the 2019 winners. If you'd like a full list of the nominees, click here. Book synopses are courtesy of the publishers and Goodreads. Best Novel Down the… Continue reading 2019 Edgar Award Winners Announced

2019 Hugo Award Finalists

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards were announced today at the Dublin 2019 sci-fi convention. Here are the lists for best novel, novella, and graphic novel, with links to their Goodreads pages. For the full list of award finalists, click here. Best Novel The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal Record of a Spaceborn… Continue reading 2019 Hugo Award Finalists

The 2019 Man Booker International Longlist

The longlist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize was released today, and there are some great titles to add to your TBR. Before we get into those books though, I want to point out a few cool things about this year's list. First, only two of these novels are from large conglomerate publishing houses;… Continue reading The 2019 Man Booker International Longlist

A Look at the 35 Over 35 List

For the past five years, the 35 Over 35 list has been examing books written by debut authors 35 years old or older. The collection includes books that are both fiction and non-fiction. I love that they highlight authors who published in their mid-thirties or beyond. The creators originally started the list as a response to the… Continue reading A Look at the 35 Over 35 List

2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature

The National Book Foundation announced their longlist for young people's literature. There are some obvious names on the list, like Tahereh Mafi, but a few others you may not have heard of yet. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin We'll Fly Away by Bryan… Continue reading 2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature