Book Awards

2019 Audie Award Winners

2019 Audie Award Winners

The 2019 Audie Awards, presented by Audio Publisher’s Association to honor excellence in audiobooks and spoken entertainment, were announced last night at the Audies Gala at Guastavino’s in New York City. The ceremony was hosted by Queer Eye fashion expert and upcoming author and audiobook narrator, Tan France. Taking the prized audiobook of the year award […]

2019 Audie Award Finalists Announced

2019 Audie Award Finalists Announced

The Audio Publisher’s Association has announced the nominees for the 2019 Audie Awards, honoring excellence in audiobooks and spoken entertainment. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala at Guastavino’s in New York City on March 4, and hosted by Queer Eye fashion expert and upcoming author and audiobook narrator, Tan France. Congratulations to the […]

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2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists

2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists

Finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced last Wednesday, February 20. The awards will be handed out during a ceremony on April 12, just before the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books gets underway! The festival, which will take place at the University of Southern California campus from April 13 through April 14, […]

2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners

2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners

On Wednesday, February 20, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation announced the winners of the 2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award. Given each year to both an outstanding writer and illustrator, the two-part award celebrates diversity in children’s books. This year’s awards will be presented Thursday, April 4, during the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival at the University of […]

2018 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

2018 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

Early Wednesday morning, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the finalists for the 2018 Nebula Awards®. The awards, which celebrate the very best in science fiction and fantasy writing, have been given every year since 1965. Categories for the awards include novel, novella, novelette, short story, and game writing. In addition to the Nebulas, […]

2019 Dylan Thomas Prize Longlist Announced

2019 Dylan Thomas Prize Longlist Announced

Last week, the longlist was announced for the annual Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize. The award, named for the Welsh writer and poet, is given to writers under the age of 39 for literary works written in English, in a wide variety of forms: poetry, prose, short story collections, novels, novellas, and screenplays. The shortlist […]

2019 ALA Youth Media Awards

2019 ALA Youth Media Awards

Early Monday morning at the Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, the American Library Association announced the 2019 Youth Media Awards to a cheering crowd. Following is the complete list of this year’s winning and honor titles, linked to their Booklist reviews when available.   JOHN NEWBERY MEDAL  Merci Suárez Changes Gears, by Meg Medina (Candlewick)   Newbery Honor Books The Night Diary, […]

2019 Andrew Carnegie Winners Announced

2019 Andrew Carnegie Winners Announced

Last night, the winners for the eighth Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced! The two winners were awarded at the RUSA Book and Media Awards, sponsored by NoveList, in Seattle, WA, during the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting. Congratulations to Rebecca Makkai and Kiese Laymon! Here are the winning titles in fiction and nonfiction with the […]

Cindy & Lynn’s 2018 Book Awards

Cindy & Lynn’s 2018 Book Awards

Cindy and Lynn: We had so much fun giving out last year’s 2017 Bookends Awards, this year we’re announcing a new batch for 2018’s publications! We’re not talking about Newbery, Caldecott, or Printz Awards; we’ll leave those to the official committees. We’re off to Seattle this week for the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting, and we can’t wait to learn who […]

2019 Edgar Nominees Announced

2019 Edgar Nominees Announced

This morning, Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards. Here at Booklist, we take pride in our year-round coverage of the mystery genre, culminating in our Mystery Showcase issue and Mystery Month celebration in May. (That’s also when we announce our own list of the year’s best crime novels.) […]