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Virginia Literary Awards Nominees

Voting closed July 1st for this years Virginia Literary Awards People's Choice. Read them all and then try to guess which will win this year when the winners are announced in October. You can see a much larger selection of award winning books on the Awards Lists page.

2016 Annual Library of Virginia
Literary Awards People's Choice

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