23 nominations for Penguin Random House at the Specsavers National Book Awards

Shortlist includes nominations from 8 publishing houses at Penguin Random House. 

Zoe Ball with Specsavers National Book Awards logo

After a three year hiatus the Specsavers National Book Awards have returned for 2018, with 23 Penguin Random House titles on the shortlist. 

Designed to celebrate the best and most popular books of the year, the award ceremony will be held on Tuesday 20 November and presented by Zoe Ball. Take a look at the shortlist below.

Popular Fiction Shortlist

Crime & Thriller Shortlist

Non-fiction shortlist

Autobiography & Biography Shortlist

Food & Drink Shortlist

Audiobook Shortlist

Children's shortlist

Young Adult shortlist

UK Author Shortlist

International Author shortlist

New Writer shortlist

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