Book Awards 2015 – My Nominations

Book Awards

My Nominations are:

Best Standalone – Lady of Hay by Barbara Erskine
Best Book Series – Ruth Galloway Series by Elly Griffiths Elly Griffiths - Outcast Dead
Best Duology – Witch Child/Sorceress by Celia Rees
Best Trilogy – David Ash Series by James Herbert
Best Book of 2014 – The Darkest Hour by Barbara Erskine

Genres

Best (Auto)Biography – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Best Classic – To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee
Best Dystopian – The 100 by Kass Morgan
Best Fantasy – Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
Best Historical – Kingdom of Shadows by Barbara Erskine
Best Horror – The Secret of Crickley Hall by James Herbert
Best Humor – Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams dont panic
Best Mystery – The Merchants House by Kate Ellis
Best Retelling – Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
Best Romance – The Darkest Hour by Barbara Erskine
Best Science Fiction – Divergent by Veronica Roth
Best Thriller – The Blackhouse by Peter May (The Lewis Trilogy)

Authors

Best Female Author – Barbara Erskine
Best Male Author – Phil Rickman
Best Middle Grade Author – J.K Rowling
Best Young Adult Author
– Celia Rees
Best Adult Author
– Peter May
Favourite Newcomer 2014 – Elisabeth Gifford (Secrets of the Sea House)

Characters

Favourite Female Protagonist – Merrily Watkins (Merrily Watkins series by Phil Rickman)
Favourite Male Protagonist – Wesley Peterson (Wesley Peterson series by Kate Ellis) Best Villain – The Queen of Hearts by Lewis Carroll

Scenes

Funniest Scene – Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – The Supreme Utility of the Towel This Scene Broke My Heart – Black Beauty by Anna Sewell when Ginger dies
Best Kiss – Divergent by Veronica Roth – “We kiss again, and this time, dancingit feels familiar. I know exactly how we fit together, his arm around my waist, my hands on his chest, the pressure of his lips on mine. We have each other memorized.”
Did Not See That Coming – Best Plot Twist – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling – Snape isn’t the baddie, Quirrell is.

Congratulations to all of these amazing authors who enter our lives and leave an imprint.

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