Saturday, 31 December 2011

Writer Revealed Book Awards 2011

Writer Revealed Book Awards returns for another year. This is a completely biased list, based on the books I read in 2011, and based only on my opinion. 

Best Classic
The Picture of Dorian Gray

Best Action/Adventure
The Six Sacred Stones - Matthew Reilly

Best Children's
Matilda - Roald Dahl

Best Comic
Nemi - Lisa Myhre

Best Crime
Fantasy in Death - J. D. Robb

Best Fantasy (Epic) 
This was the hardest category this time, because I read Patrick Rothfuss, G. R. R. Martin and more of G. G. Kay. But in the end, The Wise Man's Fear did surpass them all. 

The Wise Man's Fear - Patrick Rothfuss

Best Fantasy (Romantic) 
The Laurentine Spy - Emily Gee

Best Fantasy (Novella/Story Collection)
Twilight's Dawn - Anne Bishop

Best Fantasy (Urban)
Dead to the World - Charlaine Harris

Best Fantasy (YA)
Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex - Eoin Colfer

Best Inspirational Fiction
The Devil and Miss Prym - Paulo Coelho

Best Literary Essays
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader - Anne Fadiman

Best Memoire
Howards End is On the Landing - Susan Hill

Best Science Fiction
Next Logical Step - Ben Bova

Best Science Fiction (YA)
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins

Best Writing Craft
How to Read Like a Writer - Francine Prose

Best YA
Princess Diaries: Ten Out of Ten - Meg Cabot


  1. Great list! I've read precisely... *checks*... one of them. :P

    Happy New Year!


  2. Hmmm...Shall I assume that "Dead to the World?"

    Happy New Year to you too.

  3. You would be correct, madam. ;)

    I may have read Matilda, but I can't remember. ead a lot of Dahl at a very young age. :)