Today, RUSA and Booklist announced that they will be using the RUSA Reading List winners for adult genre fiction and the Booklist 50 Editor's Choice titles as finalist lists for a brand new award for Adult Fiction. Nancy Pearl has agreed to be the Chairperson of the inaugural award committee. The ALA and the Carniegie Corporation are sponsoring this award.
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This is exciting news for authors and readers because when librarian's pick award winners, the public listens. The winner will be announced at the annual ALA Conference in June.
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