FINALISTS OF THE 2013 WISHING SHELF AWARDS



Category 1: Pre-school picture books
Maisie's Mountain - Lorna MurphyMaisie's Mountain
Lorna Murphy
New York, Phew York, A Scratch-n-Sniff Adventure - Amber C JonesNew York, Phew York
A Scratch-n-Sniff
Adventure
Amber C Jones
Sir Stan the Bogeyman - Stacie MorrellSir Stan the Bogeyman
Stacie Morrell

Category 2: Books for 6 - 8 year olds
An Evening With Grandpa - Diana MatlinAn Evening With Grandpa
Diana Matlin
Charlie Sparrow and the Secret of Flight - David AndersonCharlie Sparrow and the Secret of Flight
David Anderson
The Insect Hotel - David Stringer Intro by Bill OddieThe Insect Hotel
David Stringer
Intro by Bill Oddie
Jasper's Hollow - Janet AnnanJasper's Hollow
Janet Annan

Category 3: Books for 9 - 12 year olds
The Assembly Room - Bryony AllenThe Assembly Room
Bryony Allen
Believing in Horses - Valerie OrmondBelieving in Horses
Valerie Ormond
Frank Zoo and the Wannabe - Sue HamptonFrank Zoo and the Wannabe
Sue Hampton
Iron Knights - Robin BennettIron Knights
Robin Bennett
Sir Kaye Book 1 - Don M WinnSir Kaye Book 1
Don M Winn
No Buts Becky! - José PattersonNo Buts Becky!
José Patterson
Return to Cardamom Book Two - Julie Anne GrassoReturn to Cardamom Book Two
Julie Anne Grasso
Professor Kompressor Under Cover - Nils AnderssonProfessor Kompressor Under Cover
Nils Andersson
The Hackers of Oz - Tom MulaThe Hackers of Oz
Tom Mula
 Escape from the  Forbidden Planet  Book One - Julie Anne GrassoEscape from the Forbidden Planet Book One
Julie Anne Grasso
Curse of the Scarab - H Y HannaCurse of the Scarab
H Y Hanna
Ally N. Invasion SPACE SPY - Steve LillAlly N. Invasion SPACE SPY
Steve Lill

Category 4: Books for Teenagers
Napoleon Xylophone - Frank LambertNapoleon Xylophone
Frank Lambert
Children of the Knight - Michael J BowlerChildren of the Knight
Michael J Bowler
The Ultimate Inferior Beings - Mark RomanThe Ultimate Inferior Beings
Mark Roman
You and Me against the World - Raymond EspositoYou and Me against the World
Raymond Esposito
Wildfire A Paranormal Mystery with Cowboys and Dragons - Mina KhanWildfire A Paranormal Mystery with Cowboys and Dragons
Mina Khan
Starstruck - Brenda HiattStarstruck
Brenda Hiatt
Arteess Conflict - James StarlingArteess Conflict
James Starling
Akinyi - Richard WoodAkinyi
Richard Wood
The Skipper's Child - Valerie PooreThe Skipper's Child
Valerie Poore

Category 5: Books for adults (fiction)
The Hole Opportunity - J. MinterThe Hole Opportunity
J. Minter
LadyBird Fly - Tessa Lorant WarburgLadyBird Fly
Tessa Lorant Warburg
Fire and Water - Betsy Graziani FasbinderFire and Water
Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
The Goa File Argentina 1945-1983 - James SkinnerThe Goa File Argentina 1945-1983
James Skinner
Ringturn - John C MawsonRingturn
John C Mawson
Russian Dolls The Neve & Egan Cases Book One - Cristelle CombyRussian Dolls The Neve & Egan Cases Book One
Cristelle Comby
Flying With Kites - Alan ReynoldsFlying With Kites
Alan Reynolds
A Little Book of Pleasures - William WoodA Little Book of Pleasures
William Wood
4 U 2 enjoy A Crazy Selection of Humorous and Satirical Poems - R B Lambiris4 U 2 enjoy A Crazy Selection of Humorous and Satirical Poems
R B Lambiris
Bookworm - Christopher NuttallBookworm
Christopher Nuttall
Bridge to Nowhere A Miz Mike Novel - Stephanie Parker McKeanBridge to Nowhere A Miz Mike Novel
Stephanie Parker McKean
Angel War - Philip DoddAngel War
Philip Dodd

Category 6: Books for Adults (non-fiction)
Spinach Soup For the Walls - Lynne HarkesSpinach Soup For the Walls
Lynne Harkes
The Quirky Medium The Extraordinary Life of an Unlikely Clairvoyant - Alison Wynne RyderThe Quirky Medium The Extraordinary Life of an Unlikely Clairvoyant
Alison Wynne Ryder
Practical Steps to Financial Freedom and Independence - Robert SullivanPractical Steps to Financial Freedom and Independence
Robert Sullivan
One Pair of Shoes: Poems and Stories by a Remarkable Woman - Mollie PeaceOne Pair of Shoes: Poems and Stories by a Remarkable Woman
Mollie Peace
ISHI Simple Tips from a Solid Friend - Akiko YabukiISHI Simple Tips from a Solid Friend
Akiko Yabuki
Simply Spiritual; Small to Medium! The Life of  Psychic - Jacqueline RogersSimply Spiritual; Small to Medium! The Life of Psychic
Jacqueline Rogers
Sudoku for Christmas - J S HollowaySudoku for Christmas
J S Holloway
The Church of Tango: A Memoir - Cherie MagnusThe Church of Tango: A Memoir
Cherie Magnus
The Perfect Pair The Enchanted Mirror - David C Holroyd Tracy J HolroydThe Perfect Pair The Enchanted Mirror
David C Holroyd Tracy J Holroyd
Sincere Seduction Using honesty and integrity to attract women - Damien DieckeSincere Seduction Using honesty and integrity to attract women
Damien Diecke
Strategies For Being Brilliant 21 ways to be happy confident and successful - Susan RitchieStrategies For Being Brilliant 21 ways to be happy confident and successful
Susan Ritchie
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Furry fun from R F Kristi
THE CATS WHO CROSSED OVER
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Cruising the Mediterranean
Take the trip of a lifetime
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FINDING MIRANDA
"Amazing story!" "Perfect
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THE POLYGAMIST William Irvine
Five Stars
‘prose as taut as skin’ Kirkus
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ABSENCE, Whispers and Shadow
’A superbly plotted fantasy.’
An epic paranormal fantasy.
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Do dead people watch you
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Tales of Mr. Snuggywhiskers
“Cozy” Gold Medal Series,
“timeless adventure”
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