Indies Choice Award - 2015
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
All The Light I Cannot See By Anthony Doerr The Bone Clocks By David Mitchell The Magician's Land By Lev Grossman
The Museum of Extradordinary Things By Alice Hoffman Natchez Burning By Greg Iles Station Eleven By Emily St. John Mandel
Non-Fiction Category
Being Mortal By Atul Gawand Can't We Talk About Something By Roz Chast The Empathy Exams: Essays By Leslie Jamison
In the Kingdom of Ice By Hampton Sides Just Mercy By Bryan Stevenson On Immunity: An Innoculation By Eula Biss
Adult Debut Category
The Martian By Andy Weir Fourth of July Creek By Smith Henderson I Am Pilgram By Terry Hayes
Painted Horses By Malcolm Brooks The Queen of the Tearling By Erika Johansen Shotgun Lovesong By Nickolas Butler