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ALA: The Reading List


  • Denver, Colorado United States (map)

The Reading List, established in 2007, is awarded each January, highlighting exceptional genre fiction in eight different categories:

  • Adrenaline (includes suspense, thrillers, and action adventure)
  • Fantasy
  • Historical fiction
  • Horror
  • Mystery
  • Romance
  • Science fiction
  • Women’s fiction

These awards were established by the CODES (Collection Development and Evaluation) section of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), divisions of the American Library Association. 

Earlier Event: January 1
Costa Book Awards