|PNBA Awards Announced|
The results are in! Nine Northwest booksellers have volunteered a lot of their reading time over the past ten months to evaluate hundreds of titles, looking for the best-of-the-best in Northwest literature. The award recognizes all types of literature, the only requirement being that the book was published during the previous calendar year and that the author and/or illustrator resides in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and British Columbia). Washington State did well this year, representing all but two of this year's winners: Seattle (Alexie & Wilson), Bainbridge Island (Evison), Palmer, Alaska (Ivey), Olympia (Perillo), and Portland (Strayed). If you're looking for a good read, this list won't disappoint (includes 2013 winners and shortlist), or browse previous award winners, or the shortlists of worthy contenders (2010 2011 2012).