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Beverly | 2892 comments Mod
The American Booksellers Association announces the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, as voted by independent booksellers nationwide.

Several Authors of Color and the group's monthly book won or are honored books.

Here are several of the categories:

ADULT FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR
Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward (Scribner)

ADULT NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Doubleday)

ADULT DEBUT BOOK OF THE YEAR
Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado (Graywolf Press)

AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, read by Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and a full cast (Random House Audio)

YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE YEAR
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Balzer + Bray)

Adult Fiction Honor Books
Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid (Riverhead Books)
Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel by George Saunders (Random House)
Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel by Celeste Ng (Penguin Press)
Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls (New Directions)
Pachinko: A Novel by Min Jin Lee (Grand Central Publishing)

Adult Nonfiction Honor Books
Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy by Anne Lamott (Riverhead Books)
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay (Harper)
Silence: In the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge, Becky L. Crook (Trans.) (Pantheon)
Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone by Juli Berwald (Riverhead Books)
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel (Knopf)

Adult Debut Honor Books
Fen: Stories by Daisy Johnson (Graywolf Press)
History of Wolves: A Novel by Emily Fridlund (Atlantic Monthly Press)
The Leavers: A Novel by Lisa Ko (Algonquin Books)
The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road by Finn Murphy (W.W. Norton & Company)
Stephen Florida: A Novel by Gabe Habash (Coffee House Press)

Audiobook Honor Books
American War: A Novel by Omar El Akkad, read by Dion Graham (Penguin Random House Audio)
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, read by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (Macmillan Audio)
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay, read by Roxane Gay (HarperAudio)
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann, read by Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee, and Danny Campbell (Penguin Random House Audio)
The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott, read by Euan Morton (Macmillan Audio)

Here is the link to the full list:
http://www.bookweb.org/news/2018-indi...


message 2: by Ella (new)

Ella (ellamc) | 219 comments That's a nice list overall -- and for once I've read nearly all of the books. So diverse, so many good books.


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