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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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Fate By Design, M J Walsh
Historical fiction climaxing
with a dramatic twist
Amazon


The Melody of Three
1815. And the fate of worlds
is in Rein's hands.
www.amazon.com


ICE QUEEN
YA romance about the dangers
of sexting & cyberbullying.
www.amazon.com


Bad Bitches & Power Pitches
Use your inner bad-bitch
to achieve EVERYTHING!
www.amazon.com


May’s Boys
Peace will take her boy
if their plan fails
Amazon


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


PARANORMAL THRILLER
Supernatural powers, ghosts,
& a kickass female heroine
www.amazon.com


ALL FISH FACES
Photos & fun facts about
tropical reef fish
www.amazon.co.uk


SECRETS AND SPIES
Life-affirming, Scottish,
WW2, Boys' adventure.
www.amazon.com


AWAKE; ARISE, OR BE FOREVER
FALLEN: Touching memoir of
a young anorexic male.
www.amazon.com


Hettie The Talking Yeti
Action packed picture book
with hilarious twist ending
Amazon


Family Redefined
Childhood Reflections on
the Impact of Divorce
www.familyredefinedbook.com


The Midas Effect
What if you could make all
your wishes come true.
Amazon


WATER DRAGON
Illustrating the powerful
bond of friendship. 6-12 yrs
www.amazon.co.uk


THE GOA FILE
Thrilling historical novel set
in Argentina 1945 - 1982
www.goodreads.com


PETRIFIED PETE
Read along as Pete makes
an important discovery.
Amazon


Fresh as a Daisy Editing
I can help with your copy
and line editing needs.
freshasadaisyediting.com


Ever Alice
Alice returns to Wonderland to
take out the Queen of Hearts.
Amazon


Belluna's Big Adventure...
Dance-It-Out Creative Movement
Story for Young Movers
Amazon


Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secret
Crime-fighting teens meet
ancient Egyptian intrigue!
Amazon


The Labyrinthine Journey
A mysterious message.
A mission from the gods.
www.amazon.com


The Mithras Conspiracy
Corpse of a Vatican scholar
floating in the Tiber!
www.mjpolelle.com


NILE CAT
A YA historical thriller
set in Egypt
Amazon


The Irish bog imp tales
Lock up your donkeys,
the bog imps are coming!
www.irishbogimptales.com


Music of Clara Martinelli
Our world in peril. Can
a piece of music save it?
Amazon





Captivity (Faction War #1)
"A superb work of
graphic dystopian fiction.”
books2read.com


BATTLE GROUND
Award-winning UK-based
dystopia. Time to be brave…
Amazon


Yes and Pigs Might Fly
'Genuinely insightful'
FINALIST in the WSBA
www.amazon.co.uk


Introvert’s Career Guide
Landing a Job to Surviving,
Thriving and Moving on Up
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