This week on AWW YA, Kate and Darran talk through their thoughts on all ten books from the 2016 YA Book Prize shortlist, and the winner, One by Sarah Crossan. That means it’s a bit of a bumper episode but we hope you find it enjoyable.
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The books on the YA Book Prize 2016 shortlist were:
- Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne (Usborne)
- One by Sarah Crossan (Bloomsbury)
- Unbecoming by Jenny Downham (David Fickling Books)
- The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan Children’s Books)
- The Curious Tale of the Lady Caraboo by Catherine Johnson (Corgi)
- The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (Walker Books)
- Asking For It by Louise O’Neill (Quercus)
- The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Mel Salisbury (Scholastic)
- Concentr8 by William Sutcliffe (Bloomsbury)
- The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson (David Fickling Books)
Congratulations to the winner, One by Sarah Crossan!
Find out more about the YA Book Prize here.
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Episode 16. An Adventures With Words production.