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Lancashire Book of the Year 2017 Shortlist added 24th February

This is the shortlist of books chosen for the 2017 award. Read one (or all of them) - give a star rating - write a review. Follow @lancspublib #LBOY2017 on Twitter.

  1. What I couldn't tell you?

    What I couldn't tell you?

    Bird, Faye,
    Published : Usborne London 2016 ISBN : 9781474903073 147490307X
    "I liked how the author told the story. Each part helped the reader come up with their own ideas about characters and what actually happened that fateful night."
  2. What's a girl gotta do?

    What's a girl gotta do?

    Bourne, Holly,
    Published : Usborne London 2016 ISBN : 1474915027 9781474915021
    "I loved this book! I enjoyed how it was not only relatable but inspired you to stand for what you believe in."
  3. Follow me back

    Follow me back

    Cloke, Nicci
    Published : Hot Key Books London 2016 ISBN : 9781471405082 1471405087
    "The book was interesting because of all the twists and turns, confusing the reader as to what really happened."
  4. Unbecoming

    Unbecoming

    Downham, Jenny,
    Published : David Fickling Books Oxford 2015 ISBN : 9781910200643 1910200646
    "I really enjoyed Unbecoming as it involved ideas which are very relevant in today's world. Nothing turned out as I expected it to, making for an excellent read which was not predictable."
  5. Under rose-tainted skies

    Under rose-tainted skies

    Gornall, Louise,
    Published : Chicken House Frome, Somerset 2016 ISBN : 1910655864 9781910655863
    "I really enjoyed this, I couldn't stop reading! I loved the storyline and felt emotionally attached to the whole plot."
  6. Paper butterflies

    Paper butterflies

    Heathfield, Lisa,
    Published : Electric Monkey London 2016 ISBN : 9781405275392 1405275391
    "I liked this book very much as you can really connect with the character to understand her thoughts and feeling. There was many exciting plot twists which kept me gripped."
  7. Finding Audrey

    Finding Audrey

    Kinsella, Sophie,
    Published : Corgi Books UK 2016 ISBN : 9780552573665 0552573663
    "The book itself was quite humorous but at the same time it tackled very important issues in our day to day lives like anxiety, body image and other things teenage girls might experience."
  8. Consumed

    Consumed

    Rushton, Abbie,
    Published : Atom London 2016 ISBN : 9780349002033 0349002037
    "The book never got boring. I was really shocked by the big plot twist and I liked how you could keep on guessing who you thought the killer was going to be."
  9. Book of lies

    Book of lies

    Terry, Teri,
    Published : Orchard London 2016 ISBN : 1408334283 9781408334287
    "There were many unexpected plot twists which were exciting. It was easy to understand the characters well and get to know them"
  10. Broken sky

    Broken sky

    Weatherly, Lee,
    Published : Usborne London 2016 ISBN : 1409572021 9781409572022
    "This book was absolutely fantastic. I love it so so much. It is mysterious and enticing. I heard this book was good but it's so unique it stunned me!"
  11. The deepest cut

    The deepest cut

    Flynn, Natalie,
    Published : Accent Press Ltd Abercynon 2016 ISBN : 9781786151063 1786151065
    "Deepest cut engages you right from the beginning! Once you begin reading, it is difficult to resist the temptation to turn the page and discover what lies ahead!"
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