When the National Book Award nominations were announced I wrote a very snarky post claiming that the NBAs are all about “serious, political books,” including this line:
But hey, you know, The Penderwicks won in 2005 so maybe William Alexander’s Goblin Secrets has a chance!
Oops. I guess that’s what I get for being mean spirited. Congratulations to William Alexander! Still haven’t gotten my hands on the book