The Hate U Give Wins 2018 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

HateUGive_10-10SnapThe popular YA novel, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, is the Overall Winner of Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018. The well reviewed novel, which also won the Older Fiction category, was considered to be “remarkable debut seizes the sorrow and hope of the Black Lives Matter movement and creates a story that blazes with injustice and inspiration”.  Continue reading “The Hate U Give Wins 2018 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize”

Man Booker International Prize Longlist

Previous winners Han and László Krasznahorkai nominated for £50,000 award for translated fiction, on a longlist that spans Iraq to TaiwanFormer winners of the Man Booker International prize Han Kang and László Krasznahorkai will go head to head on this year’s longlist, competing with the cream of authors from around the world for the £50,000…

via Man Booker International prize longlist: Han Kang up for top gong again — Books | The Guardian

Waterstone’s Book of the Year 2017 is…

Waterstone’s, one of my favorite bookstores, compiles a nomination list of the best books of the year and one book is given the honor as the best book of the year. And the winner has just been released.

And the winner is…

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