The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious award in the mystery genre, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America.
Here are the 2009 winners!
Blue Heaven by C.J. Box
Best First Novel by an American Author
The Foreigner by Francie Lin
Best Paperback Original
China Lake by Meg Gardiner
Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories by Harry Lee Poe
Best Fact Crime
American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century by Howard Blum
Best Young Adult
Paper Towns by John Green
The Postcard by Tony Abbott
S&S Mary Higgins Clark Award
The Killer's Wife by Bill Floyd
Wow, there are so many good stories to read right now! How can we possibly keep up? Personally, I use Shelfari (look for the sidebar item to see My Bookshelf). Katie uses LibraryThing. What do you use to keep up with what you've read and what you'd like to read? Take a look at these two and consider moving your paper lists online!