Award-winners don’t always yield a can’t-put-down book pace even if they make the critic’s best books of the year list. This episode is here to deliver on fast-paced reads with big themes.
Discover what makes a book qualify for these award categories (like the Alex Awards, Hugo Award, or Edgar Award) and get the book reviews you need to make the most notable award-winning choices for your reading life.
Today’s stack offers the best in thrillers, science fiction, contemporary literature, and even suggestions you can enjoy with your young adult. So whether you are looking for fiction or nonfiction, we have you covered.
Fables Books brings their favorite award-winners as we continue to work our way through their Storygraph reading challenge.
Book Gang Podcast Episode 26: Readable Award-Winning Books
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Mentioned in this episode:
Book Gang Podcast Episode 25: How The StoryGraph Can Enhance Your Reading Life
MomAdvice Book Club
Book Gang Podcast Episode 22: Books About Books with Fables Books
Fables Books 2022 Reading Challenge
Must Love Books by Shauna Robinson
Maus Volume 1 by Art Spiegelman
Maus Volume 2 by Art Spiegelman
The Pulitzer Prize
The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
The One Hundred Years of Lenni & Margot by Marianne Cronin
Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison
MomAdvice Interview with Jonathan Evison
The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
Indiana Authors Awards
National Book Critics Circle Awards
Evicted by Matthew Desmond
The Hugo Awards
Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
The Edgar Awards
When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole
Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
Redemptor by Jordan Ifueko
Lambda Literary Awards
Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Annabel by Kathleen Winter
National Book Awards
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Fables Books & MomAdvice
Fables Books on Facebook
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MomAdvice on Patreon
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