OUTLAW shortlisted for the Hampshire Book Award

I was pleased to learn today that my latest teen book OUTLAW has been shortlisted for the 2012 Hampshire Book Award. The result will be announced in June.

So here is the Hampshire Book Award 2012 shortlist:

  • Burning Secrets – Clare Chambers
  • Outlaw – Stephen Davies
  • Reckless by Cornelia Funke
  • Theodore Boone – John Grisham
  • Half Brother – Kenneth Oppel
  • Angel – L.A. Weatherly

Hampshire Book Award shortlist 2012

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Tangerine bag spring 2012Spring is here and tangerine is the hottest accessory colour out there. Or so Charlie Davies reckons in her infectiously enthusiastic post about SAHEL design’s new range of tangerine bags. Profits go towards the installation of a much-needed water pump in the leatherworkers’ village.

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