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L&R authors longlisted for the Goodreads Choice Award 2019

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A huge congratulations to four L&R authors who have been longlisted at the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award! The nominees are: Rory Power’s debut WILDER GIRLS for Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction; Olivia Gatwood’s LIFE OF THE PARTY collection for Poetry; MIDNIGHT CHICKEN, the cookbook memoir from Ella Risbridger for Food and Cookbooks, and Chanel Miller’s debut KNOW MY NAME for Memoir and Autobiography.

In its eleventh year, the Goodreads Choice Awards are the only major book awards decided by readers. You can cast your vote over on the Goodreads award page, which can be found here.

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