Finalists For The Inaugural Libby Book Awards Revealed

By: Brandon Williams, February 29th, 2024 5:02 pm.

The Libby app, which is an app that allows you borrow books and more from your local library for free, has branched out and created their own awards – The Libby Book Awards.

The awards consist of an astounding 17 categories, covering many different genres. Each category has five finalists for the inaugural awards.

The winners will be announced on March 12th at 7PM ET on YouTube, Facebook Live, and Zoom. The winners will be determined by a vote between various librarians and other library workers across North America.

And with that said, here are the nominees for the inaugural Libby Book Awards:

Best Adult Fiction

Best Adult Nonfiction

  • Monsters: A Fan’s Dilemma by Claire Dederer
  • The Wager by David Grann
  • When Crack Was King by Donovan Ramsey
  • The Best Minds: A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions by Jonathan Rosen
  • Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo

Best Young Adult Fiction

Best Audiobook

Best Debut Author

Best Diverse Author

Best Comic/Graphic Novel

Best Memoir

Best Cookbook

  • Still We Rise: A Love Letter to the Southern Biscuit with Over 70 Sweet and Savory Recipes by Erika Council
  • Start Here: Instructions for Becoming a Better Cook: A Cookbook by Sohla El-Waylly
  • Portico: Cooking and Feasting in Rome’s Jewish Kitchen by Leah Koenig
  • Tenderheart: A Cookbook About Vegetables and Unbreakable Family Bonds by Hetty Lui McKinnon
  • Let’s Eat: 101 Recipes to Fill Your Heart & Home by Dan Pelosi

Best Mystery

Best Thriller

Best Romance

Best Fantasy

Best Romantasy

Best Science Fiction

Best Historical Fiction

Best Book Club Pick

Congratulations to all of the nominees. You can read up on the Libby Awards by visiting Libby Life.

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