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Reading Lists

African American Fiction

Chick Lit

Christian Fiction

Classic American Fiction

Food Network Chef Cookbooks

Football Fiction

Horror Fiction

James Patterson Read-a-Likes

Legal Thrillers

Man Fiction



Paranormal Romance

Spy Fiction

True Crime

Twist Endings

Urban Fiction

Words of Love

Prize Winners

Agatha Award
A literary award for mystery and crime writers who write via the same method as Agatha Christie (i.e. closed setting, no sex or violence, amateur detective).

Caldecott Medal
An annual award by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Edgar Allen Poe Award
A award honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film, and theatre published or produced in the previous year by the Mystery Writers of America.

Hugo Award
A prize given every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

Man Booker Prize
A literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of either the Commonwealth of Nations, Ireland, or Zimbabwe.

National Book Award
Presented by the National Book Foundation, awards are given anually for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature.

Nebula Award
A prize given every year given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the previous year.

Newbery Medal
An annual award by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Pulitzer Prize
A U.S. award for achievement in 21 categories of American letters and media including fiction.

RITA Award
This award is presented by Romance Writers of America (RWA) and signifies excellence in one of 13 categories of romantic fiction.

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