World Book Night 2015

The titles to be given away on World Book Night, on 23rd April, 2015 were recently announced.  They are:

 1.  After the Fall, by Charity Norman (Allen and Unwin)

 2.  Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death, by M C Beaton (Constable, Little, Brown) 

3.  Assassin’s Apprentice, by Robin Hobb (HarperCollins)

4.  Chickenfeed, by Minette Walters (Quick Read) (Pan Macmillan) 

5.  Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts, by Mary Gibson (Head of Zeus) 

6.  Dead Man Talking, by Roddy Doyle (Quick Read) (Vintage, Penguin Random House) 

7.  Escape from Camp 14, by Blaine Harden (Pan Macmillan) 

8.  Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy, Neil Astley (ed.) (Bloodaxe) 

9.  Honour,by Elif Shafak (Penguin General, Penguin Random House)

10My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece, by Annabel Pitcher (Orion / Hachette Children’s) 

11Prime Suspect,by Lynda La Plante (Simon & Schuster)

12Queen’s Gambit, by Elizabeth Fremantle (Michael Joseph, Penguin Random House) 

13Skellig, by David Almond (Hachette Children’s)

14Spring Tide, by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind (Hesperus) 

15Street Cat Bob, by James Bowen (Quick Read) (Hodder) 

16The Martian, by Andy Weir (Ebury, Penguin Random House) 

17The Moaning of Life, by Karl Pilkington (Canongate)

18The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce (Transworld, Penguin Random House)

19Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen (Two Roads, John Murray)

20When God Was a Rabbit, by Sarah Winman (Headline)

Thousands of volunteers will distribute World Book Night books at venues throughout the country.  This will be the fifth World Book Night, an event that has now established for itself a firm place in the publishing calendar.