Monday, March 19, 2012

Indie Lit Awards


The Indie Lit Awards were just announced and I think they've made some really good choices. I've linked to my reviews for the books I've read.


Biography/Memoir
Winner: Little Princes by Conor Grennan (5 out of 5)
Runner-Up: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

GLBTQ
Winner: Nina Here Nor There: My Journey Beyond Gender by Nick Krieger
Runner-Up: Huntress by Malinda Ho


Ficiton
Winner: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
Runner-Up: Dance Lessons by Aine Greaney

Mystery
Winner: A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
Runner-Up: Fun and Games by Duane Swierczynski

Non-Fiction
Winner: Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckhoff (4.5 out of 5)
Runner-Up: Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe

Poetry
Winner: Catalina by Laurie Soriano
Runner-Up: What Looks LIke an Elephant by Edward Nudelman

Speculative Fiction
Winner: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (4.5 out of 5)
Runner-Up: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness


I also really want to read Dance Lessons, Berlin 1961, and perhaps A Mosnter Calls. What have you read and enjoyed on this list?


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