Friday, July 25, 2014

International Latino Book Awards: Mystery

The International Latino Book Awards occurred on June 28th in Las Vegas as part of the American Library Association 2014 Conference. For all Categories and Winners, go HERE.

Best Novel - Mystery 

First Place: Te Espero en el Cielo, Blanca Irene Arbeláez; Book Press NY; Colombia

Second Place: Every Broken Trust, Linda Rodriguez; Minotaur Books; St. Martin’s Press; 

Honorable Mention:  Desperado: A Mile High Noir, Manuel Ramos; Arte Publico Press; USA & México

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Iceland Picks The Icepick Award

The organizers of  the Iceland Noir festival in Reykjavik (November 20-23) have announced thefinalists for the inaugural Icepick Award celebrating translated crime fiction. They are:
La Vérité sur l'affaire Harry Quebert [The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair] by Joël Dicker; Icelandic translation by Friðrik Rafnsson
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn; Icelandic translation by
Bjarni Jónsson   
Panserhjerte [The Leopard] by Jo Nesbø; Icelandic translation by Bjarni Gunnarsson 
Människa utan hund [Man Without Dog] by Håkan Nesser; Icelandic translation by Ævar Örn Jósepsson 
Veljeni vartija [My Brother’s Keeper] by Antti Tuomainen; Icelandic translation by Sigurður Karlsson
The winner will be announced at Reykjavik’s Nordic House on November 22.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Ultimate Tequila Shooter!

Tommorrow July 24 is Tequila Day! This ultimate Tequila Shooter is pretty cool.. O.K. it's a gun, but it's Tequila! Tequila Hijos de Villa.

Want some chocolate with your Tequila to celebrate the day? Try these Tequila Brownies!