The finalists for the 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes can be found here.
Of particular note is the nomination of Garner for the First Fiction Award. We are entirely confident that without its LBC attention, Garner - a tiny book from a tiny independent press - would surely not have made this list. So to all the journalists who have asked what kind of a difference can LBC make, there's your answer. It's about bringing attention to titles - the rest is up to you.