Posted on April 15, 2024 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Wishing Shelf Book Awards has revealed its 2023 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 categories.

Preschool picture booksI'm Going to Have a Sister, written by Laura Diebelius and illustrated by Francesca Watt

Books for 6- to 8-year-oldsThe Boy Who Burped, written by Beth Lewis and illustrated by Daniel Wtodarski

Books for 9- to 12-year-oldsGhosts of Mars by Stuart White

Books for teenagersEternal Inka, written by Clare-Rose Trevelyan and illustrated by Yongho Moon; and The Nameless by Stuart White

Books for adults (fiction)Shooters by Julia Boggio and The Broken Bridge by Iris March

Books for adults (nonfiction)Speak Kindly, You're Listening by Jessica Metcalfe

Audiobooks for children/young adultI Fail at the Afterlife, written by Anni Sezate and performed by Zachary Boersma

Audiobooks for adultsMiranda and the D-Day Caper, written by Shelly Frome and performed by Alexandra Ralph

Best book cover (children/young adult)A Colorful Beginning by Raven Howell; cover designed by Carina Povarchik

Best book cover (adult): Not the Breast Year of My Life by Cara Sapida

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