Shortlists for the 2020 Books Are My Bag (BAMB) Readers Awards have been announced, including titles and authors of genre interest in the following categories:
- Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, Cho Nam-joo (Scribner)
- The Devil and the Dark Water, Stuart Turton (Bloomsbury)
- Sylvanian Family, Summer Young (Bad Betty)
- Gargantis, Thomas Taylor (Walker)
Young Adult Fiction
- Children of Virtue and Vengeance, Tomi Adeyemi (Macmillan)
- Cinderella is Dead, Kalynn Bayron (Bloomsbury)
- Greek Myths, Jean Menzies, illustrated by Katie Ponder (DK)
There are also finalists in the Non-Fiction category. The shortlists were chosen by a jury panel consisting of Katharine Fry, Meera Ghanshamdas, Mog Harris, Joe Hedinger, James Routledge, and Amy Vale. Winners will be selected by public vote, which is open until October 25, 2020. For more information, including complete shortlists and how to vote, see the National Book Tokens website.
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