The YA Book Prize 2016

The YA Book Prize launched in 2014 by The Bookseller to award a YA title written by an author living in the UK or Ireland. It is the first UK and Ireland prize to specifically focus on fiction for young adults and addresses an important need for a prize in the growing YA and teen market. The prize celebrates great books for teenagers and young adults and aims to get more teens reading and buying books.

The Winner

The Shortlist

Asking For It
By Louise O'Neill
The Sin Eater's Daughter
By Melinda Salisbury
By Jenny Downham
The Lie Tree
By Frances Hardinge
By William Sutcliffe
The Art of Being Normal
By Lisa Williamson