The Best Award Winning Books 2015 - December 2021

Based on the analysis of 66,933 reviews.



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Top Choice
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Best Value
News World Novel Paulette Jiles ebook product image


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GSA Proposal Guide GFY 2020 Creating Winning Proposals Under the New Consolidated Solicitation product image


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Life We Bury Allen Eskens product image

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Ordinary Grace William Kent Krueger ebook product image


Best Seller
The Poetry of US More than 200 poems that celebrate the people places and passions of the United product image

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Allen Eskens after high school, migrated north to pursue his own instruction and, even grew up from Missouri's hills. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the University of Minnesota, and a Juris Doctorate in Hamline University School of Law. He chased his creative writing skills in the M.F.A. program at Minnesota State University and took classes at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival and the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.

THE HEAVENS MAY FALL is now Allen's third novel and it includes three figures from his bestselling, book-club favourite THE LIFE WE BURY. THE HEAVENS MAY FALL investigates a riveting murder case told from two opposing perspectives. Attorney and Detective Max Rupert, Boady Sanden's friendship is being pushed to the breaking point. Max is convinced Jennavieve Pruitt was killed by her husband, Ben. Boady is convinced that his customer, Ben, remains innocent. As the case unfolds, both are forced to face their private demons. The fact about the magnificent departure of Jennavieve Pruitt stays a mystery until the very end.

THE LIFE WE BURY, '' Allen's debut offering, was named the Best Debut Book of 2014 at the Left Coast Crime Conference, winning the Rosebud Award. The Life We Bury has been named a finalist for the Thriller Award, the Edgar Award and the Anthony Award. It was also known as a finalist for the Barry Award for Best Paperback Original book along with the Minnesota Book Award for the Best Genre Fiction.

THE GUISE OF ANOTHER, '' Allen's follow-up novel, tells the story of Max Rupert (among the secondary characters in The Life We Bury) along with his brother Alexander. These two are detectives with the Minneapolis Police Department and both have pulled into a dangerous cat-and-mouse hunt for the truth about a dead person with a secret past.

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Ashley Spires

Ashley Spires is a writer/ illustrator who lives on the West Coast of Canada with her puppy and four cats.

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Candlewick Press

Candlewick Press is an independent publisher based in Somerville, Massachusetts. For at least twenty-five years, Candlewick has printed outstanding children’s books to readers of all ages, including books by award-winning writers and illustrators such as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature emeritus Kate DiCamillo, M. T. Anderson, Jon Klassen, and Laura Amy Schlitz; the most widely acclaimed Judy Moody, Mercy Watson, also ’Ology show; along with favorites like Guess How Much I Love You, Who’s Waldo? , and Maisy. Candlewick a Part of the Walker Books Group, collectively with Walker Books U.K. at London along with Walker Books Australia.
As a portion of Walker Books Group, Candlewick Press appreciates a special ownership structure that includes more than a hundred employees within our US office, staff in our sister businesses, Walker Books of both London along with Walker Books Australia, and over 150 writers and illustrators.

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Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the receiver of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. The writer and illustrator of numerous picture books for kids, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children's literature. Back in 1982, Jumanji won the National Book Award and in 1996, it had been turned into a popular feature film. Chris Van Allsburg was formerly an instructor at the Rhode Island School of Design. He resides in Rhode Island with his wife and two children.

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