We're thrilled to announce the finalists for the Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards of 2019. Please see below for the titles our booksellers selected during the nomination process.
Our awards are a reflection of handselling at its best, as all the books are selected directly by independent booksellers, and celebrate literature in the Midwest, with content either about the region, or an author from our region. The authors will be recognized at our awards ceremony in October at the Heartland Fall Forum in Cleveland, Ohio.
Thank you to all of the booksellers who participated in the nomination process, and thank you to the publishers who submitted titles for the longlist.
Booksellers: Please review the titles, then click the button below to place your vote. Every bookseller's vote is counted, not just the store, so rally your staff to participate! The deadline to vote is August 2.
Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards Timeline
July 21: Deadline to submit your nominations
August 2: Deadline to return your completed voting ballot
August: Winners announced
October: Winning authors accept awards at the Heartland Fall Forum
YA & Middle Grade Finalists
Children's Picture Book Finalists