Reading the West 2017 – Shortlist

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Congratulations to these authors and publishers!

This Shortlist is alphabetical by publisher name within categories,
and these books were published for the first time in calendar year 2017.
The Reading the West Book Awards winners will be announced on May 31, 2018.

 

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Adult Fiction

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Counterpoint Press

The Widow Nash: A Novel
Jamie Harrison
Publication Date: May 22, 2017
Hardcover | 352 pages
Fiction / Literary
$26.00
ISBN 9781619029286

 

Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press

The Vengeance of Mothers: The Journals of Margaret Kelly & Molly McGill: A Novel
Jim Fergus
Series: One Thousand White Women Series
Publication Date: September 12, 2017
Hardcover | 352 pages
Fiction / Historical
$26.99
ISBN 9781250093424

 

Penguin Random House/Knopf

Celine: A Novel
Peter Heller
Publication Date: March 7, 2017
Hardcover | 352 pages
Fiction / Literary
$25.95
ISBN 9780451493897

 

Penguin Random House/Viking

Days Without End: A Novel
Sebastian Barry
Publication Date: January 24, 2017
Hardcover | 272 pages
Fiction / Literary
$26.00
ISBN 9780525427360

 

W. W. Norton & Company

The Underworld: A Novel
Kevin Canty
Publication Date: March 7, 2017
Hardcover | 256 pages
Fiction / Literary
$24.95
ISBN 9780393293050

 

 

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Adult Nonfiction

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Blue Star Press

TRANSPLANTS: Eclectic Floral Design
Antonio Bond
Hardcover | 224 pages
Art / Mixed Media
$40.00
ISBN 9781944515539

 

Penguin Random House/Doubleday

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
David Grann
Publication Date: April 18, 2017
Hardcover | 352 pages
True Crime / Murder
$28.95
ISBN 9780385534246

 

Penguin Random House/Knopf

Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians,
Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands
Roger D. Hodge
Publication Date: October 10, 2017
Hardcover | 368 pages
History / Social History
$28.95
ISBN 9780307961402

 

Penguin Random House/Riverhead Books

Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River
David Owen
Publication Date: April 11, 2017
Hardcover | 288 pages
Science / Earth Sciences / Hydrology
$28.00
ISBN 9781594633775

 

W. W. Norton & Company

Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang
David Philipps
Publication Date: October 10, 2017
Hardcover | 368 pages
Nature / Animals / Horses
$27.95
ISBN 9780393247138

 

 

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Children’s

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Macmillan Children’s Books/Roaring Brook Press

Grand Canyon
Jason Chin
Publication Date: February 21, 2017
Hardcover Picture Book | 56 pages
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences
$19.99
ISBN 9781596439504

 

The RoadRunner Press

The Survivor Tree: Oklahoma City’s Symbol of Hope and Strength
Gaye Sanders, Pamela Behrend (Illustrated by)
Publication Date: October 10, 2017
Hardcover Picture Book | 40 pages
Juvenile Fiction / Historical
$20.00
ISBN 9781937054496

 

Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry Books

Just Dance
Patricia MacLachlan
Publication Date: September 12, 2017
Hardcover | 128 pages
Juvenile Fiction / Family
$15.99
ISBN 9781481472524

 

Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse

The Chaos of Standing Still
Jessica Brody
Publication Date: November 28, 2017
Hardcover | 416 pages
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Death & Dying
$17.99
ISBN 9781481499187

 

Sterling Children’s Books

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Dusti Bowling
Publication Date: September 5, 2017
Hardcover | 272 pages
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Special Needs
$14.95
ISBN 9781454923459

 

 

Posted April 30, 2018