November 3, 2014 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Campbell, California - alanz mobile has recently released BookAwardz 2.1 for iOS and Android, that now includes a complete list of winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award. This new list offers all winners (1975 to Present), along with finalists since 2010 in five major categories: Fiction, General Non-Fiction, Biography & Autobiography, Poetry, and Criticism. The National Book Critics Circle Award is a highly prestigious award covering literature published in the U.S., and the only major award chosen by critics themselves.
The new version also includes recently announced 2014 winners and finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award, Edgar Allen Poe Award, and Women's Prize in Fiction.
Launched in January 2014, BookAwardz is a 5-star mobile app that provides a comprehensive listing of over 3000 award-winning English-language books from the most prestigious book awards in the U.S. and United Kingdom. These include complete lists by year of all winners and finalists for the following:
* Pulitzer Prize (for fiction, non-fiction, biography, history, poetry)
* National Book Award (for fiction, non-fiction, biography, history, poetry, young people's literature)
* National Book Critics Circle Award (for fiction, non-fiction, biography/autobiography, poetry, criticism)[NEW!!!!]
* PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
* Man Booker Prize (for fiction in UK)
* Women's Prize for Fiction (for full-length fiction worldwide)
* Caldecott Medal (for children's picture books)
* Newbery Medal (for children's literature)
* Edgar Allan Poe Award (for mystery fiction)
* Modern Library 100 Best Novels
* Guardian UK 100 Greatest Novels
BookAwardz is an instant reference source for serious readers of literature looking for another great book to read. BookAwardz allows users to peruse the most critically acclaimed English-language books of modern times, all in one location, and right at their fingertips. There is no other mobile app that provides a single source for all these listings. The lists are comprehensive, providing all winners and finalists from the most recent year back to the earliest award winners. For example, the Pulitzer Prize list extends back to 1918, when the first Pulitzers were awarded.
* Listings of the most prestigious English-language book awards by genre
* Comprehensive lists of all award years beginning with most recent winners and finalists
* The only mobile app with both winners and finalists listed
* Book cover images and synopsis for each book
* Filters that narrow the results to Winners Only and last 10 or 25 years
* WishList lets you compile a list of book titles for future reading
* Search function that lets you search by book title or author from entire list database
* Book Website link to Goodreads.com (iOS version) that lets you view additional book and author information, and reviews
* Free updates of the latest annual award winners, as they become available
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Android phones and tablets
* Requires iOS 6.1 or later, or Android 2.2 or higher
* 1.3 MB for iOS, 570K for Android
Pricing and Availability:
BookAwardz 2.1 is a paid app with a one-time price of $2.99 (USD). Free updates with the latest annual winners and finalists are made available in a timely fashion.
alanz mobile is located in Campbell, CA, United States. Founder and principal is Alan Zisser. BookAwardz is a trademark of alanz mobile. All Material and Software (C) 2014 alanz mobile. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, the iPod logo, iPhone, iPad, iTunes are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Google and Android are trademarks of Google Inc.