Posted on 05/02/2019 at 10:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Minnesota high-schooler has won this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition. You can listen to Isabella Callery reci...

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Posted on 01/14/2019 at 12:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

More literary award news: The nominees for the 2019’s Philip K. Dick Award have been announced. According to the a...

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Posted on 12/04/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Goodreads has announced its 2018 winners for its reader choice awards! Here they are: Fiction: Still Me, by Jojo Moyes....

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Posted on 11/28/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Bookseller has crowned a winner in its annual oddest-title competition. The Joy of Waterboiling, a German cookbook,...

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Posted on 11/15/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The tenth annual Goodreads Choice Awards are now in the final round! Voting began Tuesday and runs through November...

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Posted on 11/06/2018 at 05:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The tenth annual Goodreads Choice Awards have moved on to the semifinal round! Voting began today and runs through Sunda...

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Posted on 11/01/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several big-name authors are using their fame to improve the lives of torture victims. The Guardian reports that Lee Chi...

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Posted on 10/26/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s tons of talk about whether one should judge a book by its cover, but much less so about judging it by its...

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Posted on 10/24/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

By now, we all know that To Kill A Mockingbird won PBS’s Great American Read poll. What you maybe didn’t kno...

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Posted on 10/16/2018 at 09:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Voting in PBS’s Great American Read ends this coming Thursday, and The Guardian has made a gleeful observation abo...

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