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And heeere’s the Nibbies

The British Book Awards have announced the winners of various categories after a televised awards ceremony held last night. They are:

Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year: LABYRINTH by Kate Mosse

WHSmith Book of the Year: HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE by JK Rowling

Amazon UK Biography of the Year: EXTREME by Sharon Osbourne

Red House Children’s Book of the Year: ARK HOUSE by Anthony Horowitz

Sainsbury’s Popular Fiction Award: THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE by Audrey Niffenegger

Worldbooks’ Crime Thriller of the Year: THE TAKE by Martina Cole

Decibel Writer of the Year: 26A by Diana Evans

Reader’s Digest Author of the Year: Alan Bennett

Waterstone’s Newcomer of the Year: A SHORT HISTORY OF TRACTORS IN UKRANIAN by Marina Lewycka

Tesco Sports Book of the Year: BEING FREDDIE by Andrew Flintoff

Play.com TV & Film Book of the Year: THE CONSTANT GARDENER by John Le Carre

As you can see, these aren’t exactly literary-based awards for the most part. But still, congrats to all the winners.

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