From the NCIBA:
Northern California Independent Booksellers 2009 Book of Year Awards: Honoring books published in 2008 and written or illustrated by Northern California authors and artists
The second annual Book of the Year awards, presented by members of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA), have been announced. The 2009 awards honor local authors and a children’s book illustrator whose books were published for the first time in 2008.
Independent booksellers representing 200 stores in the region voted for their favorite titles from a Finalists ballot created by bookseller committees.
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