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Announcing: The Winners of the 2015 Book Awards at FRVPLD

Last week, inspired by the Oscars, the Fox River Valley Public Library held its first Book Awards readers’ advisory program. We ate cookies and chocolate, and had fun talking about books.

The winners in the Most Anticipated Read category are:

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Clara and Mr. Tiffany – Susan Vreeland

Learn the secrets behind Tiffany’s stained glass masterpieces when you step into the women’s workshop in Gilded Age New York City

Historical Epic:

The Calligrapher’s Daughter – Eugenia Kim

Journey with a nameless upper class girl, from her strict Confucian home to the former royal court in pre-World War II Korea


The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie – Alan Bradley

Follow 11 year old amateur chemist Flavia de Luce as she rides her bicycle all over her 1950’s English village, searching for clues in her first mystery

Check these out, then stop by the Information Services Desk: Anna will be glad to provide you with additional suggestions!