Indie Book Award Winners 2022


 Congratulations to the Indie Book Award Winners 2022! 


Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden

Mrs Death tells her intoxicating story in this life-affirming fire-starter of a novel. Mrs Death has had enough. She is exhausted by her job and now seeks someone to unburden her conscience to. She meets Wolf, a troubled young writer, who - enthralled by her stories - begins to write Mrs Death's memoirs.


House of Music - Raising the Kanneh-Masons by Kadiatu Kanneh-Mason 

A beautiful and heartrending memoir of the power of determination, camaraderie and a lot of hard work.

Children’s Fiction

When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds, illustrated by Akhran Girmay 

A coming-of-age novel about friendship and loyalty across neighbourhood lines - illustrated by award-winner, Akhran Girmay.

Picture Book

My Beautiful Voice by Joseph Coelho & Allison Colpoys 

A moving, lyrical picture book about a shy child unlocking the power of their own voice through poetry, with the helping hand of an extra special teacher, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho.

Have you read any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts if you have. If you haven't which ones are you now tempted to get having seen that they have won an indie book award? Let us know in the comments. 

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