The Bookseller has announced the shortlists for the 2019 British Book Awards, including several titles of genre interest.
- The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock, Imogen Hermes Gowar (HarperCollins; Harvill Secker)
- The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton (Bloomsbury; Raven)
Children’s Book of the Year
- Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi (Henry Holt; Macmillan)
- The House with Chicken Legs, Sophie Anderson