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Quill Winners Announced: Include McCormick and Roberts

quillaward.jpgCormac McCarrthy, The Road, won best general fiction title of the year and Nora Roberts walked away with the best romance. The lack of surprise in the Quill Award winners is rendering me sleepy.

  • Best debut: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  • Best audio: To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Graphic Novel: Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud
  • Best Humor: I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris.
  • Best Mystery/Suspense/Thriller: What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
  • Best Poetry: For the Confederate Dead by Kevin Young;
  • Best Romance: Angels Fall by Nora Roberts;
  • Best Science Fiction/ Fantasy/ Horror: The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One) by Patrick Rothfuss;
  • Best Young Adult/ Teen: Sold by Patricia McCormick.

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Emily
    Sep 13, 2007 @ 10:36:42

    Um, what is a Quill–and who awards it? Guess I need to Google it but do I detect yet another award in which the public are startlingling uninvolved / uninterested?

  2. Jane
    Sep 13, 2007 @ 11:01:15

    The Quills are awards given by Publishers Weekly and actually have a huge voting body. It’s getting a nomination that’s tough.

    Link here

  3. Jackie L.
    Sep 13, 2007 @ 14:14:26

    Didn’t they change it so we can only vote for the best book, not all the categories?

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