People's Book Prize winter 2018/19 collection

News - Prizes Monday, 05 November 2018

John Boyne, Manda Scott, Piers Torday, Cressida Cowell among longlisted authors


John Boyne, Manda Scott, Piers Torday and Cressida Cowell are among the authors longlisted in the winter collection of the People's Book Prize. Voting is open now, and remains open until 15 March.

The awards dinner takes place at Stationers' Hall on 8 May.

FICTION
A Ladder in the Sky, John Boyne, Transworld
A Treachery of Spies, Manda Scott, Transworld
Anna Undreaming, Thomas Welsh, Owl Hollow Press. First Time Author
Bottled Goods, Sophie van Llewyn, Fairlight Books, First Time Author
Butterfly Ranch, RK Salters, Troubador, First Time Author
Closing Shop, Darren Walker, Blossom Spring Publishing, First Time Author
Dance of the Jakaranda, Peter Kimani, Saqi Books
Hookah Nights - Tales from Cairo, Anne-Marie Drosso, Darf Publications
In the Fast Lane, Lotte Moore, Hashtag Press
Ivy and Abe, Elizabeth Enfield, Michael Joseph, Penguin Random House
Karna's Wheel, Michael Tobert, John Hunt Publishers/Top Hat Books
Losing Venice, Scott Stavrou, Rogue Dog Press
Missing in Shanghai, Jean Harrod, York Authors Coffee Shop
Sins As Scarlet, Nicolas Obregon, Michael Joseph
Summer Night, Winter Moon, Jane Huxley, Delancey Press Ltd
The Brondesbury Tapestry, Helen Harris, Halban Publishers, First Time Author
The Cairo Brief, Fiona Veitch Smith, Lion Hudson
The Cup, Melissa Addey, Letterpress Publishing
The Fragant Concubine, Melissa Addey, Letterpress Publishing, First Time Author
The Poison Bed, EC Fremantle, Michael Joseph, Penguin Random House
The Scratching Post, Susan Delaney, Olympia Publishers, First Time Author
The Tyre, CJ Dubois & EC Huntley, Thistle Publishing
The Warehouse Industry, William Macbeth, Thistle Publishing First Time Author
Woodcutter, Shaun Baines, Thistle Publishing First Time Author

CHILDREN'S
Danny Dingle's Fantastic Finds, Angie Lake, Sweet Cherry Publishing
Did I Mention I Miss You? Estelle Maskame, Black & White Publishing
Cub's Wish, Angie Flores, Angie Flores Books, First time Author
Freddie Malone, Clive Mantel, Award Publications, First Time Author
Nickolai of the North, Lucy Daniel Raby, Tinkerbell Books/Hodder, First Time Author
Odd Socks, RA Powell, Blossom Spring Publishing, First Time Author
Peter and the Dwarf Planets, Stephen J Alexander, Olympia Publishers, First Time Author
Save Us, Christina Gabbitas, Poems & Pictures Publishing
Share Some Secrets, Christina Gabbitas, Poems and Pictures Publishing
The Alphabet Picnic, Sue Sibbons, Austin Macauley, First Time Author
The Angry Giant, Nigel Womack, Poems & Pictures Publishing, First Time Author
The Black Dog, Tracey Lawrence, SRL Publishing
The Curious Crime, Julia Golding, Lion Hudson
The Darkness in Lee's Closet and the Others Waiting There, Roy Schwartz, Aelurus Publishing, First Time Author
The Rains, Gregg Hurwitz, Michael Joseph, Penguin Random House
The Riddlemaster, Kevin Crossley-Holland (Author) & Stephane Jorisch (Illustrator), Tradewind
The Wizards of Once, Cressida Cowell, Hachette Children's Group
There May Be a Castle, Piers Torday, Quercus
You Are Awesome, Matthew Syed, Hachette Children's Group, First Time Author
Widurok, Clare Osborne, The King's England Press, First Time Author

NON-FICTION
A World in Two Minds, KW Jamieson, Shepherd-Walwyn, First Time Author
Bed 12, Alison Murdoch, Hikari Press, First Time Author
Fight of a Lifetime, Philip Watling, Mardi Books
Get Tough with Type 2 Diabetes, Craig Robinson & David Levy Hammersmith Books Limited
Grumpies on Board, Carol E. Wyer, Delancey Press
Hark! Paul Kerensa, Lion Hudson
Hope with OCP, Lynn Crilly, Hammersmith Books
How Not To Murder Your Grumpy, Carol E. Wyer, Delancey Press
How To See Nature, Paul Evans, Pavilion Books
Landscapes of the Heart, Juliet Grayson, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, First Time author
Mithras to Mormon, Philippa Bernard, Shepherd Walwyn
Princess, Jane Dismore, Thistle Publishing
Shame, Dr Burgo, Watkins Publishing
Technicolour Dreamin' in Her Fashion, Karen Moller, Olympia Publishers
The Assassination of Robert F Kennedy, Tim Tate & Brad Johnson, Thistle Publishing
The Buddha Pill, Dr M Farias & Dr C Wikholm, Watkins Publishing, First Time Authors
The Happy Commuter, Melissa Addey, Letterpress Publishing
The Hidden Girl, Marika Henriques, Shepherd Walwyn, First Time Author
The Infection Game, Sarah Myhill & Craig Robinson, Hammersmith Books Limited,
Through a Mother's Tears, Cathy Broomfield, Thistle Publishing, First Time Author

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