Utah Book Award: Fiction
The Utah Book Award began in 1999 and is awarded each year by the Utah Humanities Council. Categories for the award (although not consistent each year) include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children, and young adult.
(2010) The murder of a violinist and a premature accusation bring Daniel Jacobus out of retirement and into the sleuthing business.
(2001) After discovering government documents on open-air atomic testing, a Utah rancher attempts to get them into the victims' hands.
(2008) This collection of stories illustrates the lives of the religious faithful against the backdrop of faith-testing disasters.
(2016) In his debut novel, John Neeleman writes of a young intellectual growing up in Jerusalem just after the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
(2003) With her erratic mother and younger sister, Colleen Hanley embarks on a cross-country trek to start a new life.
(2009) A father and daughter live quietly in a nature preserve until a backcountry jogger stumbles upon their existence.
(2002) Emma, Ann, and Rachel, three of John D. Lee's nineteen wives, narrate this story of frontier life and religious devotion.
(2015) The author tells the story of fictional family, the Bradleys, as each member struggles with their personal doubts, struggles, and wishes.
(2000) A young Greek emigrant establishes a family business which, during three generations' time, slowly poisons the relationships within the family.