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The Women's Prize for fiction is an annual award, it celebrates the very best fiction written by women throughout the world.

Take a look at the shortlist for 2021 below...

 

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Hardback:Piranesi:2020 Hardback
Author: Clarke, Susanna
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:Transcendent kingdom:2021 Hardback
Author: Gyasi, Yaa
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking
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Hardback:Unsettled ground:2021 Hardback
Author: Fuller, Claire
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Fig Tree
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Paperback:The vanishing half:2021 Paperback
Author: Bennett, Brit
Year: 2021
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Dialogue
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Hardback:No one is talking about this:2021 Hardback
Author: Lockwood, Patricia
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus
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Hardback:How the one-armed sister sweeps her house:2021 Hardback
Author: Jones, Cherie
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Tinder Press
Resource type: Physical
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Old Peculier 2020 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of The Year 

Now in its 16th year, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award was created to celebrate the very best in crime fiction and is open to UK and Irish crime authors whose novels were published in paperback from May 2019 to April 2020.

The winner of the 2020 prize was The Chain by Adam McKinty. 

 

 

 The Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

The winner of the 2020 prize was: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

List of previous winners.

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Paperback:The secret scripture:2009 Paperback
Author: Barry, Sebastian
Year: 2009
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:Exit west:2017 Hardback
Author: Hamid, Mohsin
Year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Resource type: Physical
Note: Man Booker shortlist 2017
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Paperback:The garden of evening mists:2013 Paperback
Author: Eng, Tan Twan
Year: 2013
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Canongate
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Hardback:Still life:2021 Hardback
Author: Winman, Sarah
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: 4th Estate
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Talking book - CD:Fingersmith:2004:Unabridged ed. Talking book - CD
Author: Waters, Sarah
Year: 2004
Media class: Talking book - CD
Edition: Unabridged ed.
Publisher: W.F. Howes Audio
Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The bookshop:2006 Paperback
Author: Fitzgerald, Penelope
Year: 2006
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perrenial
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Hardback:Ascension:2021 Hardback
Author: Harris, Oliver
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Books on Prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading.

These books provide helpful information and step-by-step self-help techniques for managing a variety of common mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety. They are endorsed by health professionals and can all be found in all our libraries.

A list of available titles can be found here

 

Mood-boosting Books is a national promotion of uplifting titles, including novels, poetry and non-fiction. The books are all recommended by readers and reading groups.

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Hardback:The Memory Wood:2020 Hardback
Author: Lloyd, Sam
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bantam
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Hardback:Haven't they grown:2020 Hardback
Author: Hannah, Sophie
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder
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Hardback:The other passenger:2020 Hardback
Author: Candlish, Louise
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Simon & S.
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Hardback:Just my luck:2020 Hardback
Author: Parks, Adele
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: MIRA
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Hardback:The glass house:2020 Hardback
Author: Chase, Eve
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Penguin
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Hardback:Rules for perfect murders:2020 Hardback
Author: Swanson, Peter
Year: 2020
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber
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Quick Reads are a series of short books by bestselling authors and celebrities. With no more than 128 pages, they are designed to encourage adults who do not read often, or find reading tough, to discover the joy of books .

Browse our Quick Reads via our catalogue today

 

Awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children. The winner for 2020 was: Lark by Anthony McGowan. 

 

 

 

Established in 1955 this prize is awarded annually for distinguished illustration in a book for children.  The winner for 2020 was: Tales From The Inner City by Shaun Tan.