2024 British Book Awards Book of the Year Shortlist

The British Book Awards, a.k.a. The Nibbies, is a celebration of books: it affirms, connects, and energizes the world of reading by showcasing those who create stories and everyone who plays a role in bringing those stories to life.

The Book of the Year Shortlists spotlight the titles that have stirred imaginations, started conversations, and been part of book clubs and bestseller lists. Winners will be chosen on May 13.

For more information, check out the British Book Awards website.

Here are the 2024 Book of the Year Shortlist titles that are in the TBP collection.

Book of the Year Fiction

ATLAS: THE STORY OF PA SALT by Lucinda Riley (DB 115689, en español DB 116572)
IRON FLAME by Rebecca Yarros (DB 117669, BR 25312 IN PROCESS)
YELLOWFACE by R. F. Kuang (DB 114930, BR 24934, LB 14812)

Book of the Year Pageturner

DEMON COPPERHEAD by Barbara Kingsolver (DB110786, LB 14284, en español DB 118851)
FOURTH WING by Rebecca Yarros (DB 115206, BR 25277 IN PROCESS)
ICEBREAKER by Hannah Grace (DB 113244)
IT STARTS WITH US by Colleen Hoover (DB 110817, LB 14258)
LOST BOOKSHOP by Evie Woods (DB 116310)
TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW by Gabrielle Zevin (DB 109032, BR 24683, LB 14018)

Book of the Year Crime and Thriller

NONE OF THIS IS TRUE by Lisa Jewell (DB 116345)
LAST DEVIL TO DIE by Richard Osman (DB 116412)
RUNNING GRAVE by Robert Galbraith (DB 116417)

Book of the Year – Début Fiction

GODKILLER by Hannah Kaner (DB 118606)
IN MEMORIAM by Alice Winn (DB 116108)
REALLY GOOD, ACTUALLY by Monica Heisey (DB 119765 IN PROCESS)

Book of the Year – Non-Fiction: Narrative

SPARE by Harry Prince, Duke of Sussex (DB 112017, LB 14392, en español DB 114176)
WOMAN IN ME by Brittany Spears (DB 116686, en español DB 117711 IN PROCESS, LB 0000121)
DIARY OF A CEO: THE 33 LAWS OF BUSINESS AND LIFE by Steven Bartlett (DB 118503)

Book of the Year – Non-Fiction: Lifestyle & Illustrated

ULTRA-PROCESSED PEOPLE: WHY WE CAN’T STOP EATING FOOD THAT ISN’T FOOD by Chris van Tulleken (DB 116723)

Book of the Year Discover

PAGEBOY: A MEMOIR by Elliot Page (DB 115140, en español DB 118092)

Book of the Year – Children’s Fiction

POWERLESS by Lauren Roberts (DB 117629)

Book of the Year – Audiobook Non-Fiction

MAKING IT SO by Patrick Stewart and narrated by the author (DB 116785)
SPARE by Harry Prince, Duke of Sussex and narrated by the author (DB 112017)
DIARY OF A CEO: THE 33 LAWS OF BUSINESS AND LIFE by Steven Bartlett and narrated by the author (DB 118503)

Book of the Year – Audiobook Fiction

NONE OF THIS IS TRUE by Lisa Jewell narrated by the author and Nicola Walker and Louise Brealey (DB 116345)
HOUSEMAID’S SECRET by Freida McFadden and narrated by Lauryn Allman (DB 117095)
RUNNING GRAVE by Robert Galbraith and narrated by Robert Glenister (DB 116417)

Bram Stoker Awards Finalists 2023

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) has announced the finalists for the 2023 Bram Stoker Awards® for Superior Achievement. The HWA is the premier writers’ organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, and they have presented the Bram Stoker Awards in various categories since 1987. The 2023 Bram Stoker Awards® will be announced on June 1.

For more information, see the Awards website.

Here are the finalists for 2023 that are in the TBP collection.

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

NEVER WHISTLE AT NIGHT: AN INDIGENOUS DARK FICTION ANTHOLOGY Ed. by Shane Hawk and Theodore C. Van Last, Jr. (DB 117262)
OUT THERE SCREAMING: AN ANTHOLOGY OF NEW BLACK HORROR Ed. by Jordan Peele (DB 116396)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

SPIN A BLACK YARN: NOVELLAS by Josh Malerman (DB 117976)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

SPITE HOUSE by Johnny Compton (DB 115899)
EVERYTHING THE DARKNESS EATS by Eric LaRocca (DB 116576)
MAEVE FLY by C. J. Leede (DB 116087)
EDENVILLE by Sam Rebelein (IN PROCESS)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

 “Rumpus Room” (WISHING POOL AND OTHER STORIES) by Tananarive Due (DB 117607)

Superior Achievement in Long Nonfiction

BLACK GUY DIES FIRST: BLACK HORROR CINEMA FROM FODDER TO ASCAR by Robin R. Means Coleman (DB 117346)
101 HORROR BOOKS TO READ BEFORE YOU’RE MURDERED by Sadie Hartmann (DB 116186)

Superior Achievement in a Middle Grade Novel

FELICE AND THE WAILING WOMAN by Diana Lopez (IN PROCESS)

Superior Achievement in a Novel

REFORMATORY by Tananarive Due (DB 117786)
HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE by Grady Hendrix (DB 112120, LB 14730)
LONE WOMEN by Victor LaValle (DB 114718)
BLACK RIVER ORCHARD by Chuck Wendig (DB 117649 IN PROCESS)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

FUNERAL SONGS FOR DYING GIRLS by Cherie Dimaline (DB 114346)
FIND HIM WHERE YOU LEFT HIM DEAD by Kristen Simmons (DB 117813)
HARVEST HOUSE by Cynthia Leitich Smith (DB 114339)
CAMP DAMASCUS by Chuck Tingle (DB 117023)
SHE IS A HAUNTING by Trang Tranh Tran (DB 114283)

Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot 2021

Since 1987, the Horror Writers Association (HWA) has presented the Bram Stoker Awards® to the best works of horror and dark fiction. The finalists were announced February 28. The winners will be announced May 14, 2022. Here are the finalists for 2021 that are in the TBP collection.

For more information about the Bram Stoker Awards®: https://www.thebramstokerawards.com/front-page/4491/

Superior Achievement in a Novel

QUEEN OF CICADAS by V. Castro. (DB 105835)

FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP by Grady Ghendrix. (DB 104247)

MY HEART IS A CHAINSAW by Stephen Graham Jones. (DB 104847)

CHILDREN OF CHICAGO by Cynthia Pelayo. (DB 103216)

BOOK OF ACCIDENTS by Chuck Wendig. (DB 104297)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

ALL THESE BODIES by Kendare Blake. (DB 105366)

BAD WITCH BURNING by Jessica Lewis. (DB 104823)

HOUSE OF HOLLOW by Krystal Sutherland. (DB 102984)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

NOTHING BUT BLACKENED TEETH by Cassandra Khaw. (DB 105453)