Book Awards

Each year there are many book awards given out for outstanding works of both fiction and non-fiction, both at home and abroad. Here are some of the contenders for various awards (the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Man Booker Prize, etc.) held by the Cape Breton Regional Library. Note: the Atlantic Book Awards for books from and about the Atlantic Provinces are featured on a separate Atlantic Book Awards board.
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2017 British Book Awards: Crime and Thriller shortlist.

Library Reads: 10 New Books for February 2017 by Seattle_Quick_Picks : Each month librarians across the U. vote for their top choices for new books being released. Here are the February 2017 Top

2017 Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction shortlist.

essays on beloved All the Beloved Ghosts: Alison MacLeod: Bloomsbury Publishing

2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist.

An intensely poignant story of two men and the makeshift family they create with a young Sioux girl, Winona. Days Without End: A Novel by Sebastian Barry

2017 Man Booker Prize longlist.

Booktopia has Reservoir Longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize by Jon McGregor. Buy a discounted Paperback of Reservoir 13 online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Winner 2017 Hilary Weston Writers' Prize for Non-Fiction.

Humanitarian doctor and activist James Maskalyk, draws upon his experience treating patients in emergency rooms around the world.

Winner  2017 Scotiabank Giller prize.

Bellevue Square ebook by Michael Redhill - Rakuten Kobo

2017 Edgar Award for Best paperback Original.

Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty

Winner 2017 Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award.

Treating an injured soldier from a tenuous border region between France and Germany, World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford questions the man's true loyalties and risks her life to solve his subsequent disappearance.

Winner 2017 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime.

The wicked boy : the mystery of a Victorian child murderer / Kate Summerscale. This title is not available in Middleboro right now, but it is owned by other SAILS libraries. Place your hold today!

Winner 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel.

After agreeing to defend her ex-fiancâe when he is arrested for a triple homicide, top criminal lawyer, Olivia Randall begins to have doubts as the evidence mounts against him.

2017 Writers' Trust Fiction Prize shortlist.

Cover image for This Accident of Being Lost / [pbk.

Winner 2017 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.

Brother by David Chariandy - Oct Introducing a major literary voice. This beautiful, timely novel explores love between brothers, between an immigrant family stretched to breaking point and the senseless loss of lives cut short

Winner 2016 Maine Literary Award for Fiction.

Availability: Closer all the time : a novel / Jim Nichols.

Winner 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction; 2017 Scotiabank Giller prize longlist.

We'll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Night - Joel Thomas Hynes - Paperback

Winner 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for Non-fiction.

Availability: The way of the strangers : encounters with the Islamic State / Graeme Wood.