Something to Look Forward to

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Mark your calendars!  Good things are on their way!  From the weather forecasts that claim winter is loosening its stranglehold (we'll believe it when we see it) to the books we can't wait to have on our shelves, there's a lot to look forward to in the coming months.  Check out the upcoming titles our booksellers are most excited to share!

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The Nobel Prize Returns!

Friday, March 8th, 2019

No Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded in 2018 after a scandal rocked the award's governing body, the Swedish Academy, and left it with too few members to even reestablish its ranks.  Though an alternative prize was awarded by a temporary, unaffiliated organization dubbed "The New Academy," there was no initial word on what changes lay in store for the Nobel Prize for Literature.  Now, after much deliberation and internal restructuring, the Swedish Academy is back, and with it the prospect of two new Nobel Laureates this year.

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Robert Goddard Wins the Diamond Dagger Award

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

The Dagger Awards, presented by the UK's Crime Writers' Association, recognize excellence in crime and mystery writing in a wide range of cateogories, from first novels to translations.  The association's highest honor, however, is the Diamond Dagger, which is given to a writer "whose crime writing careers have been marked by sustained excellence, and who have made a significant contribution to the genre."  This year's winner is Robert Goddard!

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The Audie Awards 2019 Winners

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

The Audie Award winners have been announced!  Founded in 1995, the Audie Awards represent the premier awards program in the United States recognizing audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. 

Winners are selected in 24 different categories ranging from children's titles to memoir, including categories for best male and female audio performer.  A single book is awarded the honor of Audiobook of the Year.

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