Indies 2012 Book Awards

Independent American book sellers have listed their picks for the 2012 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.  If you haven’t read them yet, click on the title for the review and decide where to start reading…

Adult Fiction Book of the Year: The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year: Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton

Adult Debut Book of the Year: The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht

When was the last time you read a book aloud?  Even to yourself? The E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards offer some ways to start.

E.B. White Read-Aloud Award – Middle Reader:

E.B. White Read-Aloud Award – Picture Book: I Want My Hat Back by Klassen

Holiday Books – Notable Books for 2011

The New York Times Book Review section has their list of 100 notable books of 2011 ready for Christmas giving ideas.  I have a lot of catching up to do – I’ve only read 9 on the list. Click on the title to find my review:

The Art of Fielding

Blood, Bones and Butter

 

The Stranger’s Child    Swamplandia!  The Tiger’s Wife

 

The Sense of an Ending

For the complete list, click on 100 Notable Books of 2011