Thursday, January 19, 2017

Edgar Nominees Have Been Announced!

Readers! The 2017 Edgar Award Nominees have been announced!

Here are a few of the categories:

Best Novel:
The Ex by Alafair Burke 
Where It Hurts by Reed Farrel Coleman 
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye 
What Remains of Me by Alison Gaylin 
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley 

Best First Novel:
Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry 
Dodgers by Bill Beverly 
IQ by Joe Ide 
The Drifter by Nicholas Petrie 
Dancing with the Tiger by Lili Wright 
The Lost Girls by Heather Young 

Best Paperback Original:
Shot in Detroit by Patricia Abbott 
Come Twilight by Tyler Dilts 
The 7th Canon by Robert Dugoni 
Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty 
A Brilliant Death by Robin Yocum 
Heart of Stone by James W. Ziskin 

Best Short Story:
"Oxford Girl" – Mississippi Noir by Megan Abbott 
"A Paler Shade of Death" – St. Louis Noir by Laura Benedict 
"Autumn at the Automat" – In Sunlight or in Shadow by Lawrence Block 
"The Music Room" – In Sunlight or in Shadow by Stephen King 
"The Crawl Space" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Joyce Carol Oates 

Best Juvenile:
Summerlost by Ally Condie 
OCDaniel by Wesley King 
The Bad Kid by Sarah Lariviere 
Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand 
Framed! by James Ponti 
Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught 

Young Adult:
Three Truths and a Lie by Brent Hartinger 
The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry 
Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse 
My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier 
Thieving Weasels by Billy Taylor 

Congrats to all the nominees! Embarrassingly I have to admit I've not read many this year. Guess that means I need to play catch up :)

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