The sun is finally shining! Here are the highlights.
Voting for the Dead Good Awards is still open, so if you missed the highlights last week, now is your chance to get voting. C.L. Taylor’s chilling psychological thriller, Sleep has been nominated for two awards – The Cancel All Plans Award for the Book You Can’t Put Down, and The Dead Good Recommends Award for Most Recommended Book.
Mark Edwards has been nominated for The Cat and Mouse Award for Most Elusive Villain for his novel, Last of the Magpies. Fiona Barton’s The Suspect has been nominated The Nosy Parker Award for the Best Amateur Detective, alongside C.J. Tudor’s The Taking of Annie Thorne. Voting closes on Wednesday 17th July – get your votes in here.
Lesley Sanderson has hit a brilliant 30,000 copies sold across both oh her titles.
Last Saturday it was Eleanor Oliphant Day in the US. Based on the multi-award winning novel by Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, librarians, booksellers and readers were encouraged to do a random act of kindness and share their love for the book on social media using the hashtag #EleanorOliphantIsCompletelyFine.
Eleanor Oliphant Day is SATURDAY! Here are a few ways you can participate:
🤝 Do a random act of kindness
🍻 Buy your friend a drink
🛍️ Order an Eleanor Oliphant tote from @OutofPrint
We'd love to see how you celebrate! Tag @PenguinBooks and use #EleanorOliphantIsCompletelyFine. pic.twitter.com/tW0GHsrVdM
— Penguin Books (@PenguinBooks) June 19, 2019