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Winners 2014

Below is a list of the 2014 WINNERS in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. The children's books were read and judged by children in 8 UK primary and secondary schools, the adult books by 2 Reading Groups, 1 in London and 1 in Stockholm. The books were marked according to EDITING, THEME, STYLE, COVER and, in the case of many of the children's books, ILLUSTRATIONS.

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If you happen to be looking for a good read, the readers at The Wishing Shelf Awards thoroughly recommend the following:

GG and Mamela by Belinda Brock
Gold

GG and Mamela
Author: Belinda Brock
Stonely's Pet Dinosaur by Naomi Burman-Shine
Silver

Stonely's Pet Dinosaur
Author: Naomi Burman-Shine
Curious Creatures by Kevin Price
Bronze

Curious Creatures
Author: Kevin Price

Ginger the Gangster Cat by Frank Kusy
Gold

Ginger the Gangster Cat
Author: Frank Kusy
Cell Wars by Amanda Miles
Silver

Cell Wars
Author: Amanda Miles

Shadow Jumper by J M Forster
Gold

Shadow Jumper
Author: J M Forster
Manchester United, Tales From History by Philippe Glogowski
Silver

Manchester United, Tales From History
Author: Philippe Glogowski
Christmas Nevermore by Marc Cadieux
Bronze

Christmas Nevermore
Author: Marc Cadieux
Esme Dooley by Jane Donovan + Rosie McTozy
Bronze

Esme Dooley
Author: Jane Donovan + Rosie McTozy

Cairn: A Dragon Memoir by Rebecca Ferrell Porter
Silver

Cairn: A Dragon Memoir
Author: Rebecca Ferrell Porter
Decay (Tesla Evolution Book 2) by Mark Lingane
Silver

Decay (Tesla Evolution Book 2)
Author: Mark Lingane
Joshua of Gaia: The Lost Elderzamia by M G Russell
Bronze

Joshua of Gaia: The Lost Elderzamia
Author: M G Russell
Running Through A Dark Place by Michael Bowler
Bronze

Running Through A Dark Place
Author: Michael Bowler
Xyz by Frank Lambert
Bronze

Xyz
Author: Frank Lambert

1066, What Fates Impose by G K Holloway
Gold

1066, What Fates Impose
Author: G K Holloway
Blazing Obsession by Dai Henley
Silver

Blazing Obsession
Author: Dai Henley
Shell House by Gayle Eileen Curtis
Silver

Shell House
Author: Gayle Eileen Curtis
A Just and Upright Man by R J Lynch
Bronze

A Just and Upright Man
Author: R J Lynch
Kybernos by M J A Watney
Bronze

Kybernos
Author: M J A Watney
To Catch a Butterfly by T.M. Payne
Bronze

To Catch a Butterfly
Author: T.M. Payne

Almost Invincible by Suzanne Burdon
Gold

Almost Invincible
Author: Suzanne Burdon
Grumpy old Menopause by Carol E Wyer
Silver

Grumpy old Menopause
Author: Carol E Wyer
The Hollywood Clown by Jason Lassen
Silver

The Hollywood Clown
Author: Jason Lassen
Churchill's Rebels by Meredith Whitford
Bronze

Churchill's Rebels
Author: Meredith Whitford
Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution by Joanna Dobson
Bronze

Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution
Author: Joanna Dobson
The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD  by Alison M Thompson
Bronze

The Boy From Hell: Life with a Child with ADHD
Author: Alison M Thompson

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LOST IN THE QUAGMIRE
A Merlin mystery. 'Fascinating
and eminently readable novel'
www.encirclepub.com


UNLIKELY FRIENDS
Friendship can be found
in the most unusual places
www.amazon.com


COUNTERACT
A must-read YA thriller series
about a totalitarian America.
www.amazon.com


OutRAGEous
A funny fictional tale
of a charismatic character
www.amazon.com


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truly unforgettable read
REGAINING LIFE’S WINDING TRAIL
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Zuma the Dog
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THE LEARNING PROJECT
Become fully human.
Welcome your rites of passage.
www.mindstrengthbalance.com


CON ARTIST DATING
Win against con artists
and true love is yours.
www.amazon.com


Dust: Before and After
A new kind of
superhero is born.
www.sesmithfl.com


International Crime Series
One girl one object -
take on the criminal cartels
www.keithhoare.com


THE PELICAN
'Emotional, sensitive and
deeply moving' Amazon
www.mnaidoo.com


Meet Nurse Sherlock
ICU nurse uses critical
thinking to solve crimes.
www.LochLonach.com


The Moon Pigeon
It's one small hop
for pigeonkind!
www.amazon.co.uk


PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN
Low-cost, high-quality
graphic design for authors!
basilebacorn.myportfolio.com


THE AWAN LAKE SERIES
CANADIAN COZY MYSTERIES
set in Canada’s Lake Country
www.peterkingsmill.ca


London for Immigrant Suckers
The decline and breakup
of Yugoslavia
www.amazon.com


F’lorna of Rodesh
Life's more than simply song &
dance. Destiny cries out!
www.amazon.com


Ship Rats
Set sail for thrills & danger!
(for kids 7 - 10)
www.amazon.co.uk


The Staten Island Butcher
A priest & an alcoholic
team up to catch a killer!
www.amazon.com


Accepting My Gay Self
Funny, tear jerker, honest,
authentic, thought provoking
www.amazon.com


THE NAMESAKE: Truth is Freedom
When faith turns to violence,
two women are changed forever
www.amazon.co.uk


YOUR FRIENDLY MBS PUBLISHER
An ethical, not-for-profit,
prize-winning company!
www.local-legend.co.uk


Killer in the Retroscape
A superbly-constructed future
world – WSA Review
Amazon


Penitentiary Tales: Love Story
Privileged young white man
sent to harrowing State Prison
www.amazon.com


Memories of a Lost Thesaurus
Words: Power games, blame
games - predator or prey?
www.amazon.co.uk





Addicted To Hate
Parent abuse can take on
many different forms...
www.amazon.com


PROFESSIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGN
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RECKLESS OBSESSION
'Twists and turns
fill every page' WSA
www.daihenley.co.uk


The Phantom of Faerie Mountain
An enchanting tale of
myth, magic, & friendship.
Amazon