4045 votes were cast by BookBrowse subscribers to decide the 2010 BookBrowse Award winners. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote!

The winners are ...

Book Jacket: The Immortal Life of Best Book of 2010:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Best Debut of 2010:
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

If you've yet to discover one or both of these wonderful books I encourage you to click on the links above to browse excerpts, reviews and more!

Book Jacket: Major Pettigrew's Last StandAbout the BookBrowse Awards
Most consumer awards simply ask people to vote for their favorite books, which inevitably gives an advantage to the most widely read titles. The BookBrowse Awards a different in that subscribers are asked to rate each shortlisted book they have read on a 5-point scale - so the winners are not simply the books that have been most widely read but are the ones that have been rated highest by those who have read them!

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Both great books which were on my top 10 for 2010 as well!
# Posted By Gena | 1/13/11 2:03 PM
Looks like a great short list of titles as well - I've added a few to my 'must read' list - which just seems to be getting longer!!
# Posted By David S | 1/13/11 2:06 PM
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