Popular Genres

African-American Fiction & Non-Fiction


Black Caucus of the American Library Association


 www.bcala.org/bcala-awards/literary-book-award
The Black Caucus of the American Library Association awards recognize excellence in adult fiction and non-fiction by African Americans.

Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

 
https://www.Ernestjgainesaward.org
The Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence recognizes emerging African-American Fiction Writers. 

QBR: The Black Book Review
https://www.qbrbookreview.com/about-us.aspx 
The QBR is the first national book review devoted to reviewing books about the African American experience. 
  
Christian Fiction & Non-Fiction

Christy Award


https://christyawards.com/
Christian novels of excellence, imagination, and creativity.


Carol Award


https://www.acfw.com/carol
Honors best Christian fiction published in the previous year.
 


Christian Book Awards


https://christianbookawards.com/winners.html
Honors high quality Christian fiction and non-fiction.

Fantastic Fiction (Christian)


https://www.fantasticfiction.com/genres/?gp=I
List new inspirational titles and identifies top 100 inspirational authors.


Mystery and Detective Fiction


​​​​Agatha Awards


https://malicedomestic.org/agathas.html
Named after Agatha Christie, The Agatha awards honor the cozy mystery sub genre.

Crimefest Awards


https://www.crimefest.com/awards-cf/


​Dagger Awards


https://thecwa.co.uk/the-daggers
Honors British mysteries by best in category.

Fantastic Fiction (Mystery)


https://www.fantasticfiction.com/genres/?gp=M
Lists new mystery titles and identifies top 100 Mystery authors. 

Stop You're Killing Me
http://stopyourekillingme.com/Awards/
One-stop site for mystery awards


Historical Fiction


Walter Scott Prize
https://www.walterscottprize.co.uk/about-the-prize/resources/

British novelists of exceptional quality with a setting of 60 years since.


Historical Novel Society

https://www.historicalnovelsociety.org/reviews/
Find award-winning titles and reviews of historical novels.


Fantastic Fiction (Historical)


https://www.fantasticfiction.com/genres/?gp=O
Lists new fantasy titles and identifies top 100 Fantasy authors. 


Fantasy

Nebula Awards


https://nebulas.sfwa.org/awards-by-year/
Recognizes distinguished works of fantasy and science fiction published in the previous year. 

World Fantasy Awards


https://www.worldfantasy.org
Set of awards given each year to the best fantasy fiction published in the previous year.


Fantastic Fiction (Fantasy).


https://www.fantasticfiction.com/genres/?gp=F
Lists new fantasy titles and the top 100 fantasy fiction authors.


Horror

​​Bram Stoker Award

http://www.thebramstokerawards.com/
Horror's premier literary award.

Fantastic Fiction (Horror)
https://www.fantasticfiction.com/genres/?gp=H
Lists new horror titles and the top 100 horror fiction authors. 


Multi-Cultural


Romance

​All About Romance


allaboutromance.com
Book reviews, author interviews, industry commentary.



 Science Fiction

Thrillers


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