Bryson and Hawkins on Sainsbury’s E-book of the Year shortlist

Bryson and Hawkins on Sainsbury’s E-book of the Year shortlist

Books by Bill Bryson, Paula Hawkins and John Green are among the shortlist for Sainsbury’s e-book of the year 2015 award.

The shortlist to 10 titles, revealed today (10th December) by Sainsbury’s digital entertainment hub Entertainment on Demand, includes thrillers, fantasy, non-fiction and teen novels, and was voted for by the public from a list of 141 titles.

The thrillers on the shortlist include The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday) and The Lie by C.L. Taylor (Avon), whilst the teen novels are All That Glitters: (Geek Girl Book 4) by Holly Smale (Harper Collins Children’s Books), and Paper Towns by John Green (Bloomsbury Children’s).

Also listed are the new Bill Bryson, The Road to Little Dribbling (Doubleday), and Kirsty Logan’s fantasy novel The Gracekeepers (Harvill Secker). The final four on the shortlist are Don’t Tell the Brides to Be by Anna Bell (Quercus), The Final Minute by Simon Kernick (Arrow), The Two of Us by Andy Jones (Simon & Schuster) and A Mother’s Story by Amanda Prowse (Head of Zeus).

Readers can now vote for the winner online and all entrants will be entered into a prize draw to win £100 worth of e-books. Ten runners-up will receive a copy of each of the 10 shortlisted titles.

Voting for the winner closes 31st December and the overall winner will be revealed 7th January.

Last year the winner was Peter James for Want You Dead (Pan Macmillan).

This year’s shortlist in full:

 

A Mother’s Story by Amanda Prowse (Head of Zeus)

All That Glitters (Geek Girl Book 4) by Holly Smale (Harper Collins Children’s Books)

Don’t Tell the Brides to Be by Anna Bell (Quercus)

The Final Minute by Simon Kernick (Arrow)

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday)

The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan (Harvill Secker)

The Lie by C.L. Taylor (Avon)

Paper Towns by John Green (Bloomsbury Children’s)

The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson (Doubleday)

The Two of Us by Andy Jones (Simon & Schuster)