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Our 2015 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congrats to all of the fine Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year!

2015 Alex Awards

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.

LOCK IN by John Scalzi
WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle

See all of the 2015 Alex Award winners here!

YALSA’s 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults

COMPLICIT by Stephanie Kuehn
SWAY by Kat Spears

See the full list of Best Fiction for Young Adults here.

YALSA’s 2015 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

Book to Movie: Ripped From the Pages
ENDER’S GAME by Orson Scott Card

See the full list of Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults here.

YALSA’s 2015 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

HUMANS OF NEW YORK by Brandon Stanton

See the full list of Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers here.

YALSA’s 2015 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

THE GIGANTIC BEARD THAT WAS EVIL by Stephen Collins

See the full list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens here.

Black Caucus of the American Library Association 2015 Honor Book for Fiction

‘TIL THE WELL RUNS DRY by Lauren Francis-Sharma

See the full list of BCALA Literary Awards here.

RUSA’s 2015 Reading List

The Reading List is an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers selected by RUSA’s Reading List Council.

Adrenaline
RUNNER by Patrick Lee (short list)

Fantasy
THE GOBLIN EMPEROR by Katherine Addison

Historical Fiction
BITTER GREENS by Kate Forsyth
HILD by Nicola Griffith (short list)

Mystery
MURDER AT THE BRIGHTWELL by Ashley Weaver
MIDNIGHT PLAN OF THE REPO MAN by W. Bruce Cameron (short list)

Science Fiction
ANNIHILATION by Jeff VanderMeer (short list)
LOCK IN by John Scalzi (short list)

Women’s Fiction
MY REAL CHILDREN by Jo Walton

See the full 2015 RUSA Reading List here.

RUSA’s 2015 Notable Books List

The Notable Books List is an annual best-of list comprised of twenty six titles written for adult readers and published in the US including fiction, nonfiction and poetry, selected by RUSA’s Notable Books Council.

Nonfiction
NO PLACE TO HIDE: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald
THE SIXTH EXTINCTION: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

See the full 2015 RUSA Notable Books List here.

Congratulations to all winners and honorees!!

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