Indies Choice Award - 2014
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
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Fiction Category
Life After Life By Kate Atkinson Gun Machineby Warren Ellis Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon
The Son  By Phillipp Meyer A Tale for the Time Being By Ruth Ozeki Tenth of December By George Saunders
Non-Fiction Category
The Boys in the Boat By Daniel James Brown Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward My Promised LAnd: The Triumph and Tradegy of Israel By Ari Shavit
A Reader's Book of DAys: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writer's for Every Day of The Year By Tom Nissley, Johanna Neborsky (Illus.) The Telling Room By Michael Paterniti This is the Story of a Happy Marriage By Ann Patchett
Adult Debut Category
Constellation of Vital Phenomena By Anthony Marra Burial Rites By Hannah Kent The Golem and the Jinni By Helene Wecker
In The House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell Norwegian By Night By Derek B. Miller We Need  New Names By NoViolet Bulawayo