1. Author is a woman: Poulets grillés par Sophie Hénaff (2 dice: 2+6 = 8)
9. Author's last name begins with the letters H, I, J, or K: Blood Price by Tanya Huff (4+4 = 8)
17. Genre: horror: Salvage: a Ghost Story by Duncan Ralston (2 dice: 3+6 = 9)
26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long: An Excellent Mystery by Ellis Peters [Cadfael #11] (6+5 = 11)
37. Has won an award: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
41. Characters involved in politics
This one may be tricky...suggestions?