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Find your next read on the 2017 YA Book Prize shortlist

Written by · Published Mar 2, 2017

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The shortlist for The YA Book Prize was announced on Thursday 2 March. This award "celebrates great books for teenagers and young adults and aims to get more teens reading."

The Graces by Laure Eve

Written by · Published Feb 7, 2017

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Library volunteer Emily found The Graces dreamy, dark, enigmatic and unputdownable.

The Making of Mollie by Anna Carey

Written by · Published Jan 24, 2017

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Emily found The Making of Mollie "an interesting historical novel, with a splash of girl power added for good measure."

Blame by Simon Mayo

Written by · Published Dec 27, 2016

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Kate recommends this young adult novel to teens and adults alike

Panic by Lauren Oliver

Written by · Published Dec 22, 2016

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Panic meets Lauren Oliver's usual high standards of characterisation and realism.