Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist

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As the year comes to a close, it is time for people of the book world to make their choice of the best books of the year. While we await for the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, we get to see other literary institutions celebrate another great year of reading.

Since 2012, Waterstones Book of the Year has been a highly anticipated event the bookstore chain has looked forward to. Nominated by their booksellers, the shortlist is judged by many factors ranging from the book’s writing style to the beauty of its production.

Last year’s pick was La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman. Let’s see which books are battling for the seventh year title:

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Any Book Lover

There are only two shopping days left to get your favorite book lover in your life that special gift. But there is no reason to panic! It might be too late for you to get these gifts in time for Christmas Day, but there is always one foolproof item that is always a hit: a book! Here are some book recommendations that will surely make you the favorite the person this holiday season:  Continue reading “Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Any Book Lover”