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message 1: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (stephanie-somanybooks) | 659 comments Mod
Read up to 5 books that have won a literary prize (Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Man Booker Award, GoodReads Choice,etc.).


message 2: by Connie (last edited Jun 10, 2018 09:38AM) (new)

Connie Cote | 483 comments Mod
Connie's Prize Winners:

COMPLETED!

1)Brother by David Chariandy 04/01/18 (Roger Writers Trust Fiction Prize 2017)
2)Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny 27/02/18 (Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel 2011 and various other awards)
3)Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill 03/03/18 (Giller Prize 2017)
4)The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood 09/05/18 (Man Booker Prize 2000)
5)Cruel & Unusual by Patricia Cornwell 10/06/18 (CWA Gold Dagger Award for Fiction 1993)


message 3: by Rhonda (last edited Nov 05, 2018 02:35PM) (new)

Rhonda | 302 comments Rhonda's Prize Winners:

**COMPLETE**

1. Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs (Goodreads Choice Award for Fantasy 2017)
2. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill (Newbery Medal 2017)
3. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (Costa Book Award for First Novel 2017)
4. Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen (Goodreads Award for Graphic Novels 2016)
5. His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik (Locus Award for Best First Novel 2007, Compton Crook Award 2007)


message 4: by Wanda (last edited Sep 15, 2018 12:08PM) (new)

Wanda (callie4) | 226 comments Wanda's Prize Winners:

1. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck Pulitzer Prize
2. Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm Hugo Award
3. The Bat by Jo Nesbø Glass Key Award 1998
4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Hugo Award
5. Jimmy Bluefeather by Kim Heacox National Outdoor Book Award


message 5: by Linda (last edited Dec 01, 2018 09:03PM) (new)

Linda Hanson | 162 comments Linda's Prize Winners:
1. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Goodreads Choice Award)
2. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Pulitzer)
3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (ALA Alex Award)
4. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Pulitzer)
5. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (Davitt Award)


message 6: by Stephanie (last edited Aug 10, 2018 05:54AM) (new)

Stephanie (stephanie-somanybooks) | 659 comments Mod
Stephanie's Prize Winners:

1 - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Goodreads Choice for YA and for GR Author Debut)
2 - The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker (Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature (2014), Cabell First Novelist Award (2014), Harold U. Ribalow Prize for Jewish fiction (2014))
3 - The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (2013), California Book Award for Fiction (Gold) (2012), Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction (2013))
4 - The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Audie Award for Fiction (2010), Exclusive Books Boeke Prize (2009), SIBA Book Award for Fiction (2010), Indies Choice Book Award for Adult Debut (2010), Puddly Award for Fiction (2011), Grand Prix des lectrices de Elle for roman (2011), Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction (2009), Townsend Prize for Fiction (2010))
5 -The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (Whitbread Award for Novel and Book of the Year (2003), Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (2003), McKitterick Prize (2004), Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction (2003), Exclusive Books Boeke Prize (2004), ALA Alex Award (2004) and many more...)


message 7: by Emily (new)

Emily Hanson | 41 comments Emily’s Prize Winners:

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message 8: by Sharon (new)

Sharon | 84 comments Sharon's Prize Winners:

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message 9: by Michael (last edited Aug 09, 2018 10:17AM) (new)

Michael (michaelbl) | 156 comments Michael's Prize Winners:
1. A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (Newberry Medal)
2. The Time It Never Rained by Elmer Kelton (Spur Award and Western Heritage Award).

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message 10: by Ruth (last edited May 18, 2018 07:32PM) (new)

Ruth (roothemiller) | 31 comments Ruth's Prize Winners:

1. Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill - Pulitzer Prize for Drama
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message 11: by Martha (last edited Jun 03, 2018 12:55PM) (new)

Martha (marthais) | 101 comments Martha's Prize Winners
1. The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave - British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year 2017
2. El Deafo by Cece Bell - South Carolina Book Award for Children 2017
3. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Costa Book Award for First Novel 2017
4. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore - Goodreads Choice Award for History & Biography 2017
5. Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty - Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction 2016


message 12: by Kaitlin (last edited Mar 31, 2018 07:36AM) (new)

Kaitlin | 26 comments Kaitlin's Prize Winners
1.Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore (Harvey award, Will Eisner Comic Industry award)
2. Scott Pilgrim, Volume 5: Scott Pilgrim Vs. the Universe by Bryan Lee O'Malley (Will Eisner Award for best humor)
3.Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith (Pulitzer prize for poetry)
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message 13: by Rebecca (last edited Apr 09, 2018 02:15PM) (new)

Rebecca Douglass (rdouglass) | 379 comments Rebecca's Prize Winners:

1) On the Banks of Plum Creek (Newbery Honor)
2) By the Shores of Silver Lake (Newbery Honor)
3) Harriet the Spy (Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee, Oklahoma Sequoyah Award)
4) Lucky Broken Girl (Pura Belpré Award for Author (2018))
5) Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (
Newbery Honor (2010), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (2010), Josette Frank Award (2010), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (2011), Iowa Children's Choice Award Nominee (2013)
Cybils Award Nominee for Middle Grade Fantasy & Science Fiction (2009), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Children's Book (2009))


message 14: by Cathy (last edited Jun 25, 2018 08:23AM) (new)

Cathy Correa (cathcorr) | 170 comments Cathy's Prize Winners:

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1. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien Governer General Literary award 2016, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner 2016
2. Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese First Nations Communities read award (2013)
3. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Pulitzer Prize winner
4. The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall Indigo best book of the year
5. Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill - 2017 Giller Prize Winner


message 15: by Connie (new)

Connie Cote | 483 comments Mod
Cathy wrote: "Cathy's Prize Winners:

1. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien Governer General Literary award 2016, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner 2016"


How did you like this book? It is one of the few Giller prize winners that I haven't read.


message 16: by Ann-Marie (last edited Dec 02, 2018 05:56AM) (new)

Ann-Marie (amsjob) | 122 comments Ann-Marie´s prize winners
1- The Chimes by Anna Smail (World Fantasy Award for best novel 2016)
2- Löparna by Olga Tokarcuk (Man Booker International Award 2018)
3- Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Man Booker Prize 2017)
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message 17: by Jell-O (last edited Jun 04, 2018 07:18AM) (new)

Jell-O Shots Jello-o Shots’ prize winners

1. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas ( GoodReads Choice 2015)
2. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (2016 William C. Morris Award)


message 18: by Sam (last edited Aug 10, 2018 12:42AM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 273 comments 1. Wolf Winter - HWA Debut Crown (2016)
2. The Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - John Sargent, Sr. First Novel Prize (2008), Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction (2009), Indies Choice Book Award for Best Author Discovery (2009), Puddly Award for Fiction (2009)
3. The King of Vodka: The Story of Pyotr Smirnov and the Upheaval of an Empire - William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2010)
4. The Joy Luck Club - California Book Award for Fiction (Gold) (1989), Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Fiction (1989), Northern California Book Awards for Fiction (1989), National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee for Fiction (1989), National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1989)
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message 19: by Emilie (last edited Dec 31, 2018 11:49AM) (new)

Emilie | 69 comments Emilies prize winners

1. Little fires everywhere by Celeste Ng
2. Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill (Giller prize)
3. Generica bu Will Ferguson (Stephen leacock award for humour)
4. The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill (Hugh Maclennan prize for fiction 2017)
5. The Milkman by Anna Burns (2018 Man Booker prize)


message 20: by Kate (new)

Kate Fall | 40 comments Kate's prize winners
1. Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding (Chicago Tribune award for non-fiction 2009)


message 21: by Jennifer (last edited Jun 07, 2018 02:47PM) (new)

Jennifer J. | 49 comments Jennifer's Prize Winners

1. Tell No One by Harlan Coben 2002 Audie Award for Mystery (03/08/18)
2. The Hermit Next Door by P.J. Vye 2015 RWA Emerald Award (04/30/18)
3. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley 2017 Edgard Award for Best Novel (05/21/18)
4. Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy 2004 Barry Award for Best First Novel (06/03/18)
5. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder 2006 Compton Crook Award (06/07/18)


message 23: by Jody (last edited Oct 07, 2018 11:10AM) (new)

Jody Butcher | 45 comments Jody's Prize Winners:

1. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold ( British Book Award for Best Read of the Year 2004)
2. Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews (Edgar Award for Best First Novel 2014)
3. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Pulitzer prize 2017)
4. Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips (ITW Award Nominee for Best Novel (2018)
5. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman( Costa Book Award for First Novel 2017)


message 24: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (stephanie-somanybooks) | 659 comments Mod
Jody wrote: "Jody's Prize Winners:

1. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold ( British Book Award for Best Read of the Year 2004)
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Hi Jody, you have The Lovely Bones listed under 1 yr TBR, and then you started a second list on that category with Lipstick Jungle. Do you want to delete the first entry (with Lovely Bones)?


message 25: by Jody (new)

Jody Butcher | 45 comments Sorry Stephanie, Not sure what I was doing there! I've deleted the first entry. Thanks for letting me know.


message 26: by Meera (last edited May 12, 2018 06:19AM) (new)

Meera | 51 comments Meera's Prize Winners:

1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison 5/7 (National Book Critics Award)
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message 27: by Martha (new)

Martha (marthais) | 101 comments Finished!

Martha's Prize Winners
1. The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave - British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year 2017
2. El Deafo by Cece Bell - South Carolina Book Award for Children 2017
3. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Costa Book Award for First Novel 2017
4. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore - Goodreads Choice Award for History & Biography 2017
5. Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty - Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction 2016


message 28: by Emilie (new)

Emilie | 69 comments Connie wrote: "Cathy wrote: "Cathy's Prize Winners:

1. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien Governer General Literary award 2016, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner 2016"

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Connie wrote: "Cathy wrote: "Cathy's Prize Winners:

1. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien Governer General Literary award 2016, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner 2016"

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Hi Connie I read this last year and thought it was wonderful. Beautiful story with the characters that over time are woven together in sometimes unexpected ways.


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