Thursday, October 12, 2006

The People Have Spoken: Quill Book Award Winners!

The Quill Book Awards are unique because the winners are selected by you and me - the readers. The following popular titles can be found on our library shelves:

Book of the Year: Don't Make a Black Woman Take off Her Earrings: Madea's Uninhibited Commentaries on Love and Life by Tyler Perry

Debut Author of the Year: Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell

Audiobook: Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan

Children's Illustrated Book: If You Give a Pig a Party by Laura Numeroff

Children's Chapter Book/Middle Grade: The Penultimate Peril by Lemony Snicket

Young Adult/Teen: Eldest by Christopher Paolini

General Fiction: A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller: Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich

Poetry: Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Maya Angelou

Romance: Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts

Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror: A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon

Religion/Spirituality: Mama Made the Difference by T. D. Jakes

Biography/Memoir: Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan

Health/Self Improvement: It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider by Jim Henson

History/Current Events/Politics: An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore

A full list of winners and finalists can be found on the Quill Awards Website.

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