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Book awards: World Book Night selection

Book awards by cover

Works (196)

TitlesOrder
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarquenot in English Common Knowledge2010
Agent Zigzag. A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre2011
Beloved by Toni Morrison2011
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood2011
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson2011
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell2011
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon2011
Dissolution by C. J. Sansom2011
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry2011
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters2011
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman2011
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie2011
Killing Floor by Lee Child2011
A Life Like Other People's by Alan Bennett2011
Life of Pi by Yann Martel2011
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez2011
One Day by David Nicholls2011
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark2011
Rachel's Holiday by Marian Keyes2011
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid2011
Selected Poems, 1966-1987 by Seamus Heaney2011
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le Carré2011
Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander Masters2011
Toast by Nigel Slater2011
The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy2011
The Archer's Tale by Bernard Cornwell2012
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak2012
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith2012
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella2012
The Damned Utd by David Peace2012
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett2012
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff2012
Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist2012
Misery by Stephen King2012
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson2012
The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks2012
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen2012
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier2012
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro2012
The Road by Cormac McCarthy2012
Room by Emma Donoghue2012
Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham2012
Small Island by Andrea Levy2012
Someone Like You by Roald Dahl2012
The Take by Martina Cole2012
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens2012
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger2012
Touching the Void by Joe Simpson2012
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell2012
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming2013
Damage by Josephine Hart2013
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde2013
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier2013
The Island by Victoria Hislop2013
Judge Dredd: the Dark Judges by John Wagner2013
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness2013
Last night another soldier ... by Andy McNab2013
Little Face by Sophie Hannah2013
A Little History of the World by E. H. Gombrich2013
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes2013
The No. 1 Ladiesʼ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith2013
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman2013
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink2013
Red Dust Road by Jackie Kay2013
The Road Home by Rose Tremain2013
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry2013
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson2013
The White Queen by Philippa Gregory2013
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson2013
59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot by Richard Wiseman2014
After The Funeral by Agatha Christie2014
Black Hills by Nora Roberts2014
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne2014
The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies in Wolverhampton by Sathnam Sanghera2014
Confessions of a GP by Benjamin Daniels2014
Four warned by Jeffrey Archer2014
Geezer Girls by Dreda Say Mitchell2014
Getting Rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon2014
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith2014
Hello Mum by Bernardine Evaristo2014
The Humans by Matt Haig2014
The Perfect Murder by Peter James2014
The Recruit by Robert Muchamore2014
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch2014
Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin2014
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham2014
Today everything changes by Andy McNab2014
Vengeance Is Mine Inc. and Other Stories by Roald Dahl2014
Whatever it takes by Adele Parks2014
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M. C. Beaton2015
Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb2015
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters2015
Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson2015
Dead Man Talking by Roddy Doyle2015
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West by Blaine Harden2015
Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy by Neil Astley2015
Honour by Elif Şafak2015
The Martian by Andy Weir2015
The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington2015
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher2015
Prime Suspect by Lynda La Plante2015
Queen's Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle2015
Second Chances by Charity Norman2015
Skellig by David Almond2015
Spring Tide by Cilla Börjlind2015
A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life by James Bowen2015
The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce2015
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen2015
When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman2015
Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bournenot in English Common Knowledge2016
A Baby at the Beach Café by Lucy Diamondnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrosenot in English Common Knowledge2016
I Can't Begin to Tell You by Elizabeth Buchannot in English Common Knowledge2016
Last Bus to Coffeeville by J. Paul Hendersonnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Love Poems by Carol Ann Duffynot in English Common Knowledge2016
Now You See Me by Sharon Boltonnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Perfect Daughter (No Greater Courage) by Amanda Prowsenot in English Common Knowledge2016
Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haignot in English Common Knowledge2016
The Rotters' Club by Jonathan Coenot in English Common Knowledge2016
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugonot in English Common Knowledge2016
Someone Else's Skin by Sarah Hilarynot in English Common Knowledge2016
Too Good to be True by Ann Cleeves2016
Treachery by S. J. Parrisnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Whispering Shadows: A Novel (The Rising Dragon Series) by Jan-Philipp Sendkernot in English Common Knowledge2016
Animal Kingdom: Color Me, Draw Me (A Millie Marotta Adult Coloring Book) by Millie Marottanot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Beach Café by Lucy Diamondnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anamnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy by Helen Fieldingnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Faded Glory by David Essexnot in English Common Knowledge2017
False Nine by Philip Kerrnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Girl Who Wasn't There by Ferdinand von Schirachnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Good Son by Paul McVeighnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Last Act of Love: The Story of My Brother and His Sister by Cathy Rentzenbrinknot in English Common Knowledge2017
Lies We Tell Ourselves (Harlequin Teen) by Robin Talley2017
The Missing by C. L. Taylornot in English Common Knowledge2017
Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristonot in English Common Knowledge2017
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbecknot in English Common Knowledge2017
One False Move by Dreda Say Mitchellnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Orangeboy by Patrice Lawrencenot in English Common Knowledge2017
Payback by Kimberley Chambersnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapinot in English Common Knowledge2017
Raven Black by Ann Cleevesnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old by Hendrik Groennot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Secret Marriage Pact by Georgie Leenot in English Common Knowledge2017
Sofia Khan is Not Obliged by Ayisha Maliknot in English Common Knowledge2017
Streets of Darkness by A. A. Dhandnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Traitor by Jonathan Holtnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khannot in English Common Knowledge2017
A Very Distant Shore by Jenny Colgannot in English Common Knowledge2017
Wonder by R. J. Palacionot in English Common Knowledge2017
After the Fire by Will Hillnot in English Common Knowledge2018
At My Mother's Knee... And Other Low Joints by Paul O'Gradynot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Beach Wedding by Dorothy Koomsonnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Carry On, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehousenot in English Common Knowledge2018
Dangerous Lady by Martina Colenot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Detective's Daughter by Lesley Thomsonnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healeynot in English Common Knowledge2018
Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhartnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Gilded Cage by Vic Jamesnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Kith by Jo. Bellnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Like a mule bringing ice cream to the sun by Sarah Ladipo Manyikanot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurleynot in English Common Knowledge2018
Mindfulness : a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world by J. Mark G. Williamsnot in English Common Knowledge2018
My Everything by Katie Marshnot in English Common Knowledge2018
My Name Is Leon by Kit de Waalnot in English Common Knowledge2018
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus2018
Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be by Gemma Cairneynot in English Common Knowledge2018
Our Summer Together by Fanny Blakenot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Recovery Letters: Addressed to People Experiencing Depression by James Witheynot in English Common Knowledge2018
Satellite by Nick Lakenot in English Common Knowledge2018
What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World by Cat Warrennot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Woman in Black by Susan Hillnot in English Common Knowledge2018
You Don't Know Me by Imran Mahmoodnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Artemis by Andy Weirnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffithsnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Children by Ann Learynot in English Common Knowledge2019
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyeminot in English Common Knowledge2019
Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakleynot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Forgiveness Project: Stories for a Vengeful Age by Marina Cantacuzinonot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwoodnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomasnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Himself by Jess Kiddnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Ice Cream Girls by Dorothy Koomsonnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornbynot in English Common Knowledge2019
Die Last (DC Max Wolfe) by Tony Parsonsnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Mad Girl by Bryony Gordonnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. by Malcolm Duffynot in English Common Knowledge2019
Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeennot in English Common Knowledge2019
Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbonnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsionnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Rileynot in English Common Knowledge2019
Shadows in Heaven (The Tarabeg Series) by Nadine Dorriesnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Things We Thought We Knew by Mahsuda Snaithnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Thinking Out Loud: Love, Grief and Being Mum and Dad by Rio Ferdinandnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Turtles All the Way Down by John Greennot in English Common Knowledge2019
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wellsnot in English Common Knowledge2019

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World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23 April since 2011. It sees volunteers give hundreds of thousands of books away in their communities to share their love of reading with people who, for whatever reason, don’t read for pleasure or own books.

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