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2017 Critics Choice Awards Nominations

James Franco in The Disaster Artist

The Critics’ Choice Awards, which aired on A&E last year in December, is moving back to the CW a month later to January 11, four days after the Golden Globes. It will be broadcast live from 8-10 PM.

Here is the complete list of nominees in the film and television categories:

FILM NOMINATIONS FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS

BEST PICTURE

The Big Sick

Call Me by Your Name

Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

The Florida Project

Get Out

Lady Bird

The Post

The Shape of Water

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Bestselling books the week of 7/29/10 according to IndieBound*

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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
2. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
3. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell, Random House
4. The Rembrandt Affair, by Daniel Silva, Putnam
5. Faithful Place, by Tana French, Viking
6. The Passage, by Justin Cronin, Ballantine
7. Fly Away Home, by Jennifer Weiner, Atria
8. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender, Doubleday
9. The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman, Dial
10. The Glass Rainbow, by James Lee Burke, S&S
11. Corduroy Mansions, by Alexander McCall Smith, Iain McIntosh (Illus.), Pantheon
12. Sizzling Sixteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin’s
13. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst, Random House
14. Work Song, by Ivan Doig, Riverhead
15. Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly
ON THE RISE:
21. A Dog’s Purpose, by W. Bruce Cameron, Forge
Cameron’s wonderful novel is a dog’s-eye look at human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man’s best friend. Read More

Bestselling books the week of 7/22/10 according to IndieBound

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HARDCOVER FICTION
1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, by Stieg Larsson, Knopf
2. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
3. Faithful Place, by Tana French, Viking
4. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell, Random House
5. The Passage, by Justin Cronin, Ballantine
6. Fly Away Home, by Jennifer Weiner, Atria
7. The Glass Rainbow, by James Lee Burke, S&S
8. Sizzling Sixteen, by Janet Evanovich, St. Martin’s
9. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender, Doubleday
10. Spies of the Balkans, by Alan Furst, Random House
11. The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman, Dial
12. Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes, Atlantic Monthly
13. Work Song, by Ivan Doig, Riverhead
14. Corduroy Mansions, by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon
15. Private, by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, Little Brown
ON THE RISE:
17. A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan, Knopf
This exhilarating new novel by the author of The Keep is a June Indie Next List Great Read. Read More

Top 10 books of 2010… according to Amazon

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What do the people at Amazon consider to be the “must read” books from the first half of 2010? They’ve posted the following list:

Top 10 books of 2010, according to Amazon

1. “The Passage” by Justin Cronin

2. “The Irresistible Henry House” by Lisa Grunwald

3. “Country Driving” by Peter Hessler

4. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson

5. “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis

6. “Matterhorn” by Karl Marlantes Read More