Book Review: Just Kids by Patti Smith

Format: Paperback

Pages: 320 pages

Published: January 19, 2010

Publisher: HarperCollins

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Winners of the 2019 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2019 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. Celebrating their 15th anniversary this year, this award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry.

Here are the winners:

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Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards

After a month-long of voting, the moment has finally arrived! Here are the winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards: Continue reading “Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards”

Waterstones 2018 Book of the Year Is…

Waterstones announced their choice for the 2018’s Book of the Year. And the winner is… Continue reading “Waterstones 2018 Book of the Year Is…”

Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist

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As the year comes to a close, it is time for people of the book world to make their choice of the best books of the year. While we await for the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, we get to see other literary institutions celebrate another great year of reading.

Since 2012, Waterstones Book of the Year has been a highly anticipated event the bookstore chain has looked forward to. Nominated by their booksellers, the shortlist is judged by many factors ranging from the book’s writing style to the beauty of its production.

Last year’s pick was La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman. Let’s see which books are battling for the seventh year title:

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The Great American Read Finale Airs Tonight

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The final episode of The Great American Read airs tonight on PBS and on their Facebook page.

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Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed

Milkman by Anna Burns was announced yesterday as the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Continue reading “Man Booker Prize Winner Revealed”

Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist

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The Man Booker Prize has just announced the six books that have made the shortlist for the 2018 prize. Let’s check out the books that made the cut: Continue reading “Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist”

Winner of Women’s Fiction Prize Announced

The winner of the 2018 Women’s Fiction Prize was announced this evening in the UK. The recipient of the award receives a “Bessie”, limited bronze figurine, and a £30,000 cash prize.

And the winner is… Continue reading “Winner of Women’s Fiction Prize Announced”

The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here

The shortlist for the Golden Man Booker Prize has just been announced.

In honor of the Man Booker Prize turning 50 this year, the organization has decided to have a special one-off award that crowns the best work of fiction from the past five decades of the prize. Out of all the books that have won the prize, five were chosen by five judges who either served on the panel in the past or currently on it right now. The public will then choose which book should win the Golden Man Booker PrizeContinue reading “The Golden Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here”