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2016 Atlantic Books Awards Shortlists

The Atlantic Book Awards Society is pleased to announce the full shortlist for the thirteen different book prizes comprising the 2016 Atlantic Book Awards. The 36 books up for awards represent a wide range of books from Atlantic Canada—everything from history to kids’ books. The full shortlist is available at

by Kerry Clare · Tagged atlantic book awards

Knife Party at the Hotel Europa

by (author) Mark Anthony Jarman

Prison Boy

by (author) Sharon E. McKay


New Writing Made in Newfoundland

edited by Lisa Moore

Stubborn Resistance

by (author) Brian Cuthbertson


The Halifax Explosion and the Persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey

by (author) Janet Maybee

The Story of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist

by (author) Susan Chalker Browne
foreword by Martin W. Currie

Amazing Grace

by (author) Lesley Crewe


Garbage Gone Bad

by (author) Ron Lightburn

A Stroke in Time

by (author) Gerard Doran


by (author) R.W. Gray

Lost Wilderness

Rediscovering W.F. Ganong's New Brunswick

by (author) Nicholas Guitard


by (author) M. Travis Lane

I Am What I Am Because You Are What You Are

by (author) Carole Glasser Langille

Wild Pieces

by (author) Catherine Hogan Safer

Delusion Road

by (author) Don Aker

Rain Shadow

by (author) Valerie Sherrard

A Sea Glass Journey

Ebb and Flow

by (author) Teri Hall

Winter in Tilting

Slide Hauling in a Newfoundland Outport

by (artist) Robert Mellin
afterword by Bernice Morgan
edited by Stan Dragland

Seanchaidh na Coille / Memory-Keeper of the Forest

Anthology of Scottish-Gaelic Literature of Canada

by (author) Michael Newton

Empire Of Deception

From Chicago To Nova Scotia - The Incredible

by (author) Dean Jobb

What Kills Good Men

by (author) David Hood

When The Saints

by (author) Sarah Mian

Mayann's Train Ride

by (author) Mayann Francis
illustrated by Tamara Thiébaux-Heikalo

A Measure of Light

A Novel

by (author) Beth Powning

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