The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2020 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. This award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry.
Here are the winners:
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The longslist for the 2020 Booker Prize has just been announced. The list was chosen of 162 titles published in the UK and Ireland between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020
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For the month of July, I’ll be listing great summer reads, in different genres, that will give you a headstart on your summer adventure. So sit back in your lounge chair and getting ready to start your tantalizing journey!
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Are you looking for those thrills and chills that would excite your summer? You may be stuck inside this summer but you can still have those thrills for this season. And mystery books are a great way to do that! However, instead of trying out the same old mystery authors, why not try out a new genre? The YA genre has spun great mystery tales that are perfect for the dedicated mystery lover. Get ready for suspense and excitement because these recommendations will knock your socks off:
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Summer 2020 is not turning out to be what we expected but that doesn’t mean our own summer adventures, even if has to be indoors! Books and reading can take you on many different journeys and adventures, all in the comfort from your reading chair.
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Like other book events this year, the ceremony for the 2020 British Book Awards was moved online and today they released the winners of the literary award. And what an impressive list winners they are!
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This week is Refugee Week, a week long festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Now more than ever, we need to shut down the misconceptions that we have of refugees and bring forth more positive encounters and promoting a culture of learning from one another and also, of welcoming one another. And there is no better way to facilitate that feeling through reading.
Below, you will find a list of book recommendations that are great conversation starters. If you want to know more about Refugee Week, the organization’s purpose and education resources, please visit their website:
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Leading up to the announcement of the winner of the 2020 YA Book Prize, the YA Book Prize is hosting author talks with the shortlist authors which you can find below:
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Last week, the Booker Prize announced the 2020 shortlist of the International Booker Prize. The International Booker Prize is awarded annually for a book translated into English and published in the UK and Ireland. The prize money, £50,000, is split between the author and the translator.
The shortlist is as follows:
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