March — Award nominee in 2022

The March theme for our "Read with The Snail" Reading Challenge is a book that was nominated for an award last year. We aren't picky about the kind of award — it could be the Pulitzer or the Southern Book Prize from our friends at the Southern Booksellers Alliance. Here are some of our favorite award lists to browse, and below are some recommendations from those lists. 

We can't wait to see what you share this month; make sure to share on social media and use the hashtag #ReadwithTheSnail.

A few award lists:
National Book Awards
Pulitzer
Southern Book Prize, from SIBA
PEN Faulkner
Edgar awards (mysteries)
Booker Prize
National Book Critics Circle award
Women’s Prize for Fiction
Michael Printz award
Newbery Medal

Pineapple Street: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Jenny Jackson Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593490693
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - March 7th, 2023

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The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida By Shehan Karunatilaka Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324064824
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

Winner of the 2022 Booker Prize


Small Things Like These By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802158741
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Published: Grove Press - November 30th, 2021

2022 Booker Prize nominee


Lark Ascending By Silas House Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781643751597
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 27th, 2022

Winner of the Southern Book Prize for fiction


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Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives By Mary Laura Philpott Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9781982160784
Published: Atria Books - April 12th, 2022

Winner of the Southern Book Prize for nonfiction


Oh William!: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812989441
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 26th, 2022

2022 Booker Prize nominee


The Trees: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781644450642
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 21st, 2021

2022 Booker Prize nominee


Glory: A Novel By NoViolet Bulawayo Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525561156
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Published: Penguin Books - February 28th, 2023

2022 Booker Prize nominee


When You Trap a Tiger: (Newbery Medal Winner) By Tae Keller Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524715731
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Published: Yearling - January 3rd, 2023

Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal


The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a  Very Famous Family By Joshua Cohen Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681376073
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Published: New York Review Books - June 22nd, 2021

Winner of 2022 Pulitzer Prize for fiction


Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City (Pulitzer Prize Winner) By Andrea Elliott Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812986952
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 17th, 2022

Winner of 2022 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction


The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942951
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 10th, 2022

Winner of the National Book Critic's Circle Award


The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine By Janice P. Nimura Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324020202
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 18th, 2022

Nominee for 2022 Pulitzer Prize for biography


The Violin Conspiracy: A Novel (Good Morning America Book Club) By Brendan Slocumb Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593315422
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Published: Vintage - December 6th, 2022

Nominee for the SIBA Southern Book Prize


Now Is Not the Time to Panic: A Novel By Kevin Wilson Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062913500
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Published: Ecco - November 8th, 2022

Nominee for the SIBA Southern Book Prize


All My Rage: A Novel By Sabaa Tahir Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593202364
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Published: Razorbill - March 7th, 2023

National Book Award winner for young people literature


Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

Winner of the 2020 National Book Critic's Circle Award


The Rabbit Hutch: A novel By Tess Gunty Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593534663
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Published: Knopf - August 2nd, 2022

National Book Award winner for fiction


The Wrong End of the Telescope By Rabih Alameddine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157812
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Published: Grove Press - September 6th, 2022

2022 PEN/Faulkner winner


Dr. No: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644452080
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 1st, 2022

Nominee for 2023 PEN America award