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In Rare Tie, the 2019 Booker Prize Will Be Shared

Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood and British author Bernadine Evaristo won the 2019 Booker Prize and will splite the prize money.

Ta-Da! The Longlists for the 2019 National Book Awards

It’s that time of year again!!!! “What is your favorite season?” #NBAwards — Anna Dobben (@annadobben) September 16, 2019 ...

The Ripped Bodice Bookstore Announces New Award for Romance Fiction

The Ripped Bodice bookstore announced a new award: The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction. Check out the panel of judges!

Longlist for the 2018 Man Booker Prize Announced

The Longlist for the 2018 Man Booker Prize has been announced! Big publishers dominate (aside from my fave indie, Serpent’s ...

Golden Man Booker Award Announced for 50th Anniversary Celebration

As part of it's 50th anniversary celebration, the Booker Prize Foundation has announced the launch of the Golden Man Booker Award. The prize will crown one book out of 51 past Man Booker Prize winners as the best book published in the last 50 years.

3 On A YA Theme: YA Book Awards To Know

YA book awards to know and help grow your TBR list (or help you create a reading challenge in the new year and beyond)

9 Book Awards I Would Appreciate Seeing

Here are some proposed book awards specific enough to help you identify books directly applicable to your life.

Inspiring Young Feminists: The Amelia Bloomer List

Outside of library circles, the Midwinter meeting of the American Library Association is probably best-known for the announcements of the ...

Like It or Not, Book Awards Matter

Writing for Book Riot has shaped my reading life tremendously (by giving me a TBR stack taller than I am, ...

Book Discovery Through Literary Awards | Part One

Every year (probably every day) more books are published than one person could possibly read. So how do we go ...

And the Oscar Goes To… Should There be Oscars for the Book World?

In the literary world, a book has to have it all in order to win an award. With television and ...