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The 2018 Kirkus Prize

At a special ceremony at the new Central Library in Austin, Texas, Kirkus Reviews, the nation’s leading journal of prepublication book reviews, announced the winners of the fifth annual Kirkus Prize in the categories of fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ literature.

Week of January 21, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of January 21st include THE GIRLS IN THE PICTURE, Melanie Benjamin's fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female legends --- screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford; AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN by Susan Meissner, which takes place in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 and tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love; and Nancy Goldstone's DAUGHTERS OF THE WINTER QUEEN, the thrilling saga of four spirited sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of the martyred Mary, Queen of Scots.