award winners

Each year World Reading Day gives a World Reading Day award to writers in all main genres. Recent World Reading Day writers awards went to the following authors and books.

Fiction: Author: Chris Cleave. Book: Gold.   Non-Fiction: Author: Robin Fisher. Book: The Book on Networks: Everything you need to know about the Internet, Online Security and Cloud Computing
Romance: Author: E. L. James. Book: Fifty Shades Freed.   SF/ Fantasy/ Horror: Author: Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter. Book: The Long Earth.

Religion and Lifestyle: Author: Holly Merry. Book: How to Pray to God.
  Historical: Author: Antony Beevor. Book: The Second World War
Practical Instruction: Author: Bob English. Book: How to Tile a Bathroom.   Children's Picture: Author: Philip C. Stead. Book: A Home for Bird.
Children's Fiction: Author: Paolo Bacigalupi. Book: The Drowned Cities.    

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