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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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Cognition
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The Opium Lord's Daughter
First Opium War told through
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The Illustrated Hen
'A FINALIST and highly
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Slimmer by Wendy Jayne
'This time she's determined
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Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
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The Mithras Conspiracy
Corpse of a Vatican scholar
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The Assassin of Malcoze
An assassin’s plot will
change the kingdom forever
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CON ARTIST DATING
Win against con artists
and true love is yours.
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CALEDONIA
Historical Novel, Scotland,
Adventure, Romance, Mystery
www.amazon.com


Raindrops: How Meditation...
Searching for spiritual
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RANGER NADER
A boy & a magic axe fight a
demigod to save the world.
Amazon


Inconvenient Memories
An intimate account of a
modern Chinese social tragedy
www.amazon.com


BLINK
A driver narrowly avoids
hitting a strange man…
www.amazon.co.uk


THE PAX PRINCIPLES
An awesome story for teens...
life in a very different world
Amazon


HomoAmerican – Secret Society
Unflinching portrait turbulent
times before & after Stonewall
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Addicted To Hate
Parent abuse can take on
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Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
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Cuckoo Clock New York
Kindertransport-What happened
to the children in WW2?
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COLONY
A mist-shrouded island with
an ancient terror at its heart
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Weapons of Remorse
Accidental shooting shatters
three American families
Amazon


Trazer:Kids of Stolen Tomorrow
In a World of Despair,
HOPE
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Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
take out the Queen of Hearts.
Amazon


Abandoned: A Sacred Mission
The International Space
Station holds a secret
Amazon


MATILDA SEER
Where your name is,
there lies your power
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Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secret
Crime-fighting teens meet
ancient Egyptian intrigue!
Amazon