Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Last Chance for Nominations

7 short December days remain until the nominations are cut off for the Indie Lit Awards.  On December 15th (next Wednesday) we will have the short list of which books the book blogging community would like to see recognized.

Apart from Literary Fiction, there are also the following categories: GLBTQ, Mystery, Non-Fiction, and Speculative Fiction.

This is an International effort, bloggers from any country can nominate a book from any country.  What is the best 2010 had to offer?

We've had some good books nominated for Literary Fiction thus far:

  • 32 Candles, Ernessa T. Carter 
  • A Visit From the Good Squad, Jennifer Egan 
  • Annabel, Kathleen Winter 
  • Banned for Life, D.R. Haney 
  • Beside the Sea, Veronique Olmi 
  • Bitter in the Mouth, Monique Truong 
  • C, Tom McCarthy 
  • The Cookbook Collector, Allegra Goodman 
  • Great House, Nicole Krauss 
  • How To Be An American Housewife, Margaret Dilloway 
  • How to Read the Air, Dinaw Mengestu 
  • The Invisible Bridge, Julie Orringer 
  • The Irresistible Henry House, Lisa Grunwald 
  • The Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom 
  • The Lonely Polygamist, Brady Udall 
  • Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, Helen Simonson 
  • Matterhorn, Karl Marlantes 
  • Misadventure, Millard Kaufman 
  • Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins 
  • The Passage, Justin Cronin 
  • Revenge: A Fable, Taslima Nasrin 
  • Room, Emma Donoghue 
  • Safe From the Sea, Peter Geye 
  • Saints in Limbo, River Jordan 
  • Secrets of Eden Chris Bohjalian 
  • The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell 
Have you read any of these?  The short list will be decided by which book gets the most votes, so if you agree with one of these nominations, go to this page and give your opinion.

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