Thursday, May 03, 2007

Edgar Award Winners

'Tis the season for book awards, which is welcome if you're looking for a book to add to your summer reading list. Below are some of the Edgar Award Winners (Edgar as in Edgar Allen Poe...spooky!), awarded for the best mysteries of 2007. Follow the links to check for availability and to read the reviews. For the full list of winners, see the press release.

Best Novel: The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin

Best First Novel by an American Author: The Faithful Spy by Alex Berenson

Best Paperback Original: Snakeskin Shamisen by Naomi Hirahara

Best Fact Crime: Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson (Or, try the Audiobook)

Best Juvenile: Room One: A Mystery or Two by Andrew Clements

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