Congratulations to The 2006 Book Sense Book of the Year Winners in the categories of:
The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova
Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Inkspell, by Cornelia Funke
Zen Shorts, by Jon J. Muth
Independent booksellers have chosen to honor these handselling favorites from among a wide array of interesting, unique, and thought-provoking titles sold in their stores during the past year. And, in a time when by many reports, book sales are on the decline, these awards are certainly a breath of fresh air for the industry, for authors, and for regular book-buying consumers alike.
Read more here about these awards, and other recent news from the ABA (American Booksellers Association).