Posted on April 19, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Wishing Shelf Book Awards has revealed its 2021 winners, chosen by actual readers.

Reading groups in London and Stockholm chose the adult winners, and students in eight United Kingdom schools picked the children’s-book winners.

The complete list of winners is on the Wishing Shelf Book Awards’ website; here are the gold winners for each of the six categories.

Preschool picture booksNoah, No!, written by Kristen Cornell and illustrated by Rebeca J. Pintos; and Too Cute to Spook, written by Diana Aleksandrova and illustrated by Alicia Young

Books for 6- to 8-year-oldsMighty Mila, written by Katie Petruzziello and illustrated by Nadja Sarell; and Treasure Isle, written by Catherine Corcoran and illustrated by Natalie Lundeen

Books for 9- to 12-year-oldsThe Chocolate Clouds, by Marc Remus

Books for teenagersGuardian Angel Academy, Year 1: Renegade, by Tamara Hart Heiner

Books for adults (fiction)The Crocodile Makes No Sound, by N L Holmes; and The House on the Lake, by Holly Hill Mangin

Books for adults (nonfiction)Go: A Memoir about Binge-drinking, Self-hatred, and Finding Happiness, by Jessica Bell

Audiobooks for children/young adult: The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars: Sheena Meyer, written by L. B. Anne and performed by Alaura Howery

Audiobooks for adultsWhen Your Life Depends on It, written by Brad Borkan and David Hirzel and performed by Dennis Kleinman

Best book cover (children/young adult): The Sigil Masters, by Rick Duffy; cover designed by Damonza

Best book cover (adult): From Steam to Salt, by McKenzie Austin; cover designed by Biserka Design

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