Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Carnegie and Women's Prize for Fiction announced

There are some great titles on both lists, so I am hoping to read as many as I can from each. I was quite surprised  to see that Maggie O'Farrell was not nominated as I thought Instructions for a Heart Wave was outstanding.

Here is the list for TheWomen's fiction Prize


Kitty Aldridge
A Trick I Learned From Dead Men

Jonathan Cape



Kate Atkinson
Life After Life

Doubleday



Ros Barber
The Marlowe Papers

Sceptre



Shani Boianjiu
The People of Forever are Not Afraid

Hogarth


Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl

Weidenfeld & Nicolson   (I have read this and loved it.)



Sheila Heti
How Should A Person Be?

Harvill Secker


A.M Homes
May We Be Forgiven

Granta



Barbara Kingsolver
Flight Behaviour

Faber & Faber



Deborah Copaken Kogan
The Red Book

Virago



Hilary Mantel
Bring Up the Bodies

Fourth Estate


Bonnie Nadzam
Lamb

Hutchinson


Emily Perkins
The Forrests

Bloomsbury Circus


Michèle Roberts
Ignorance

Bloomsbury



Francesca Segal
The Innocents

Chatto & Windus


Maria Semple
Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Weidenfeld & Nicolson


Elif Shafak
Honour

Viking


Zadie Smith   (This is in the TBR pile)
NW

Hamish Hamilton



M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans  (in the TBR pile)

Doubleday



Carrie Tiffany
Mateship with Birds

Picador


G. Willow Wilson
Alif the Unseen     (in the TBR pile)

Corvus Books

and the Carnegie List


The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan (age 9+)  (Read and reviewed)

A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle (age 9+) (TBR)

Maggot Moon Sally Gardner (11+)

In Darkness Nick Lake (13+)   (TBR)

Wonder R.J. Palacio (10+)  (TBR)

Midwinterblood Marcus Sedgewick (11+)

A Boy and a Bear in a Boat David Shelton (8+)

Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein (13+)  (TBR)



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