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Long Lists Announced

The National Book Awards Long Lists are now being announced in various categories. These awards can go a long way toward bringing an author to the forefront, but they also strive to recognize great literary fiction.  133 more words


National Book Awards YA Longlist

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Work is pretty crazy this week, I’m still reading The Prisoner of Night and Fog (slowly), and I am exhausted. Like, crawl under the desk and fall asleep next to the heater exhausted. 114 more words


The BookPeople Guide to the National Book Awards Poetry Longlist

The National Book Awards announced their poetry longlist this week. We at BookPeople are excited to promote poetry to our customers. Poetry is good for the soul, and here are six poets who are doing really well in the soul-goodness department. 667 more words

On the Books: Authors United warns Amazon, watch your reputation

The 1,100 member group Authors United posted a letter of direct appeal to Amazon’s board of directors—urging them to end their book-pricing standoff with publisher Hachette, which has hurt some authors’ book sales. 349 more words


Distinguished Contribution for Ursula K. Le Guin

I couldn’t let this go by without commenting on it! Congratulations to one of my favorite authors, Ursula K. Le Guin, on being the winner of the National Book Foundation’s 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. 175 more words


'The Ocean at the End of the Lane'

The Ocean at the End of the Lane is ‘children’s fantasy for adults’ by Neil Gaiman. It won ‘Book of the Year’ at the National Book Awards for 2013. 59 more words

project 17 is a finalist for the 33rd national book awards - best novel category

I am happy to share with you all the wonderful (and completely surprising) news that my science fiction novel Project 17 is a finalist for the… 39 more words