Read the best books of the year, winners of Wednesday nights British Book Awards.

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Best Read of the Year –
Winner: Labyrinth by Kate Mosse
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Voted for by the public this bestseller has been at the top of the charts all year.

Set in Carcassonne, Labyrinth is a grail adventure spanning centuries from medieval

France to the present day.

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Book of the Year – Winner:
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by J K Rowling
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In his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry must battle his nemesis, Voldemort, and protect

his friends, but will they all make it to the final year?

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Children’s Book of the Year –
Winner: Ark Angel by Anthony Horowitz
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From Cornwall to Cuba, Venice to France, Alex Rider has travelled far and wide as

a spy for MI6, facing danger and death at every turn, but will he survive his latest mission
fighting Scorpia?

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More Winning Titles
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* Crime Thriller of the Year *
The Take by Martina Cole

* Biography of the Year *
Sharon Osbourne Extreme by Sharon Osbourne

* Popular Fiction Award *
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

* Sports Book of the Year *
Being Freddie by Andrew Flintoff

* Film & TV Book of the Year *
The Constant Gardener by John Le Carre

* History Book of the Year *
Auschwitz by Laurence Rees

* Author of the Year *
Alan Bennett for Untold Stories

* Writer of the Year *
Diana Evans for 26a

* Newcomer of the Year *
Marina Lewycka for A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

I have highlighted all the titles that I own in bold 🙂