Indies Choice Award - 2009
The Indies Choice Award (Prior to 2009 the Book Sense Award, Prior to 2000 the ABBY Award) honors the role independent booksellers play in discovering and promoting quality, noteworthy books. The owners and employees of Book Sense independent booksellers nominate and vote for the book they most enjoyed handselling to their customers. There are more than 1,200 Book Sense independent bookstores casting votes. Four categories of books are recognized; Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children's Literature and Children's Illustrated. Listed below is the winner and the Honor Books. For more information go to ... The Indie Choice Award Home Page
Fiction Category
Best Indie Buzz Book
Gurnsey liteary ad Potato Peel Pie Society City of Thieves By David Benioff The Given Day By Dennis Lehane
Netherland By Joseph Oneill People of the Book By Geraldine Brooks Unaccostomed Earth By Jhumpa Lahiri
Non-Fiction Category
Best Converstion Starter
Wordy Shipmates By Sarah Vowell American Buffalo By Steven Rinella The
Hurry Down Sunshine By Michael Greenberg Wg=hat I Talk About When I talk About Running By Haruki Murakami