It is May Day! And even the usually gray skies here in the City of Roses have cleared because it is time to start the Sunshine Smackdown - Battle of the Prizes challenge. Read three books between now and Labor Day, September 7. One book that won the Pulitzer Prize, one book that won the National Book Award, and one book that won both. Details and links to the lists are here. To sign up, please leave a comment on the details page with a link to your blog post or a list of your books. Thanks to everyone who has signed up so far! Please leave a comment here on on the main page with progress reports and reviews. I will add links and post updates as the challenge progresses. Read on!