The Essex Serpent crowned British Book Awards' Book of the Year

Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent (Serpent’s Tail) has won the British Book Awards accolade of Book of the Year. Read more

Author Philippa Gregory celebrates her 30-year career

Philippa Gregory celebrated 30 years as an author with her publishers at the Ivy Club in Soho, with guests including HRH Princess Michael of Kent. Read more

The stories behind the Books of the Year

From the writer's pen (or keyboard) to the reader's hand - all the books shortlisted for the six Books of the Year categories have been on a journey. Authors and editors talk about how the... Read more

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  1. 1.
    Into the Water
    by Paula Hawkins
  2. 2.
    The Couple Next Door
    by Shari Lapena
  3. 3.
    Night School
    by Lee Child
  4. 4.
    Dead to Me
    by Lesley Pearse
  5. 5.
    I See You
    by Clare Mackintosh
  6. 6.
    The Queen of Wishful Thinking
    by Milly Johnson
  7. 7.
    The Essex Serpent
    by Sarah Perry
  8. 8.
    Conclave
    by Robert Harris
  9. 9.
    Small Great Things
    by Jodi Picoult
  10. 10.
    Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
    by Liz Pichon
  11. 11.
    Lyrebird
    by Cecelia Ahern
  12. 12.
    The Girls
    by Emma Cline
  13. 13.
    Private Delhi
    by James Patterson & Ashwin Sanghi
  14. 14.
    Truly Madly Guilty
    by Liane Moriarty
  15. 15.
    End of Watch
    by Stephen King
  16. 16.
    The Babylon Idol
    by Scott Mariani
  17. 17.
    The Kept Woman
    by Karin Slaughter
  18. 18.
    This Must be the Place
    by Maggie O'Farrell
  19. 19.
    The Flame Bearer
    by Bernard Cornwell
  20. 20.
    Miss You
    by Kate Eberlen
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