Monthly Archives: April 2013

What book next?

What do you suggest for our next group read?

It should appeal to both sexes and all ages from 18 years +.

It’s got to be readily available and in paperback.

Ideas as comments please.

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2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction

Today saw the much anticipated announcement of this year’s shortlist for the Women’s Prize For Fiction 2013 (formerly the Orange Prize).

Visit the Women's Prize for Fiction websiteThe shortlist:

  • Kate Atkinson – Life After Life
  • A M Homes – May We Be Forgiven
  • Barbara Kingslover – Flight Behaviour
  • Hilary Mantel – Bring Up the Bodies
  • Maria Semple – Where’d You Go, Bernadette
  • Zadie Smith – NW

The final Awards Ceremony will take place on 5 June 2013. You can find more information about this year’s prize and its nominated authors on the Booktrust website.

Have you read any of the nominated books?
Were there other books on the longlist that you think should have made it through?
If you would like to share your views and experiences of reading any of the titles on the shortlist (or indeed the longlist!) then please do!


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