The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association PNBA Award Committee announced a shortlist of 15 titles for the 2015 PNBA Award. Up to six of the shortlisted books will be selected as 2015 PNBA Award Winners; the winners will be announced in January 2015.
Award Committee members will share reflections on the shortlisted titles on this site over the coming weeks. After the winners are announced, NWBL will post original essays by the winning authors.
Here is the 2015 PNBA Award Shortlist:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus by Renee Erickson
Blood Will Out by Walter Kirn
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn
Falling from Horses by Molly Gloss
The Free by Willy Vlautin
If Not for This by Pete Fromm
Jackaby by William Ritter
Loitering by Charles d’Ambrosio
A Man Came Out of a Door In the Mountain by Adrianne Harun
My Fluorescent God by Joe Guppy
Sex Criminals Volume One: One Weird Trick by Matt Fraction
The Sound of Letting Go by Stasia Ward Kehoe
The Strange & Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer
Congratulations to the shortlisted authors!
Have you read any of these books? What would make your top six list? Share your comments.