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The Finalists The National Book Award was established in 1950. It is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Every year, the Foundation selects a total of twenty Judges, including five in each of the four Award categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. First there is a long list, then a finalist list, and then the winners for each category are ...read more

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November 1, 2017 | 0 comments
Sports Books Every year Booklist publishes various top 10 lists. Below is their Top 10 Sports list. This list includes basketball, baseball, horse ...read more

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October 9, 2017 | 0 comments
Fall/Winter Mystery Titles Fall is almost here and there are a bunch of new upcoming mysteries that I am looking forward to reading. There are some new characters that I want to meet and some old friends with whom I'll be catching up. ...read more

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September 19, 2017 | 0 comments
True Crime Stories Do you like reading about actual cirmes? Then check out this list of Alexandria Marzaqno-Lesnevich's 's ...read more

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August 31, 2017 | 0 comments
Summer Mysteries 2017 Summer is fast approaching and here is another one of my mystery lists. I am looking forward to catching up with some of my favorite detectives.   Knife Creek by Paul Dorion [6/13] ...read more

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June 8, 2017 | 0 comments
True Murder Stories ​Do you like reading about actual cirmes? Then check out this list of Alexandria Marzaqno-Lesnevich's 's ...read more

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May 30, 2017 | 0 comments
Memoirs Do you like reading about other people's memories? Then here are some suggestions for you from the upcoming list Memoirs, Recommended in 2016. If you want more, then subscribe to the Madison Public Library Insider Newsletter-- Thanks For the Memories: Biographies and Memoirs, which comes out every other month.   ...read more

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May 9, 2017 | 0 comments
Recommended Biographies Like reading about other people and their lives? Then here is a list for you. Below are a few from a new library list, Biographies, Recommended in 2016. For more reading suggestions check out the Madison Public Library Insider Newsletter-- Thanks For the Memories: Biographies and Memoirs ...read more

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April 27, 2017 | 0 comments
Old and New Titles Back in 1996 the National Poetry Month was started by the Academy of American Poets. This year I decided to be adventurous. I usually don't read a lot of poetry, but the title How to be an Indian in the 21st Century by Louis V. Clark III caught my ...read more

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April 19, 2017 | 0 comments
New Mysteries For a number of years now I'm been sharing a list of mysteries, both new characters and old. Here is my winter/spring 2017 list of titles I am looking forward to reading. I've already caught up with NYC Detective Codella.  She is still surviving her bout with cancer, she is learning about love, and she catches the killer. Are there any new mysteries that you are looking forward to reading?   ...read more

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March 9, 2017 | 0 comments