The Book Awards 2015

What are The Book Awards?

The Book Awards are like the Oscars or any other award show, but for books! This coming month you will be able to nominate books, characters, etc. Those with the most nominations (so if you’ve noticed that you’re favourite book has already been nominated, do nominate again!) will go to the next round: the voting. The voting will go on for a longer time period, for how long I’m not sure yet. During this period I will (with the help of possible guest bloggers) promote all the nominees and tell you why you should vote for them. By the end of it all, the winners will be announced! There may or may not be any challenges along the way, I’m not too sure yet, but it does seem like a fun idea.

How does it work?

In this post I will list all the categories and in the comments you will be able to tell me which book, author, character, etc. should be nominated. Like I said before, do nominate something that has already been nominated, as those with the most nominations will go on to the next round. You can nominate more than one book etc. for a category of course! But you are only able to nominate once (what I mean is that you can’t for example nominate Harry Potter twice- unless you’re nominating both the book and the character).

Can I write a guest post?

Of course! After the nomination period is over, I will list all the nominees and tell you guys more about the guest blogging bit.

If you have any more questions, let me know in the comments!

Now for the categories:

Best Standalone – This can be from any genre
Best Book Series – Again, any genre. Must have more than three books
Best Duology – Again, any genre
Best Trilogy – Again, any genre
Best Book of 2014 – Again, any genre

Genres

Best (Auto)Biography – Both autobiographies and biographies can be nominated
Best Classic – As long as it’s considered a classic, you can nominate anything
Best  Contemporary – Both series and stand alones
Best Dystopian – See above
Best Fantasy – See above
Best Historical – See above
Best Horror – See above
Best Humor – See above
Best Mystery – See above
Best Retelling – See above
Best Romance – See above
Best Science Fiction – See above
Best Thriller – See above

Authors

Best Female Author
Best Male Author
Best Middle Grade Author
Best Young Adult Author
Best Adult Author
Friendliest Author – I know a lot of us haven’t met that many (or not one in my case) authors, so this also counts for friendly authors on social media
Favourite Newcomer 2014 – The author must have debuted in 2014

Characters

Favourite Female Protagonist
Favourite Male Protagonist
Favourite Female Supporting Character
Favourite Male Supporting Character
Best Villain

Ships

Favourite Romantic Ship
Favourite Friendship
Favourite Family
Favourite Siblings
Favourite Love Triangle

Scenes

Funniest Scene
This Scene Broke My Heart
Best Kiss
Did Not See That Coming – Best Plot Twist

There are quite a lot of categories, because I didn’t want to leave too many books out, but if a category doesn’t get enough nominees (at least three), I won’t go through with it. And if I forgot a category that you think is a must, let me know! Now get nominating! :D Also, share this post with your fellow bookworms! Tweet it, reblog it, pin it, mail it… Let’s make this a fun event for book lovers around the world :)

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118 thoughts on “The Book Awards 2015

  1. This is a great idea! Here are my nominations. I tried not to do all Sarah Dessen, A Monster Calls, and Penryn and the End of Days.

    Best Standalone – A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
    Best Book Series – Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
    Best Trilogy – Graceling by Kristin Cashore
    Best Classic – Anne of Green Gables
    Best Contemporary – Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
    Best Dystopian – The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
    Best Fantasy – Graceling by Kristin Cashore
    Best Historical – The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    Best Retelling – Cinder by Marissa Meyer
    Best Romance – Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
    Best Female Author- Sarah Dessen
    Best Male Author- Patrick Ness
    Best Middle Grade Author- Rick Riordan
    Best Young Adult Author-John Green
    Favourite Newcomer 2014 – Julie Murphy
    Favourite Female Protagonist- Penryn Young from Penryn and the End of Days
    Favourite Male Protagonist- Percy Jackson from Percy Jackson
    Favourite Female Supporting Character- Ringer from the Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey
    Best Villain- Mother from Renegade by JA Souder
    Favourite Romantic Ship- Percy and Annabeth from Percy Jackson, Penryn Young and Raffe from Angelfall, Owen Armstrong and Annabel Greene from Just Listen
    Favourite Friendship- Scarlett and Halley from Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen
    Favourite Family- The Weasleys
    Favourite Siblings- Katniss and Prim from the Hunger Games
    Favourite Love Triangle- Tessa/Will/Jem from the Infernal Devices
    This Scene Broke My Heart- The end of the Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
    Best Kiss- Percy and Annabeth’s underwater kiss in The Last Olympian

  2. Best Standalone – Jane Eyre
    Best Classic – Catch 22
    Best Contemporary – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Best Fantasy – Northern Lights
    Best Female Author- JK Rowling
    Best Male Author- Charles Dickens
    Favourite Female Protagonist- Lyra (Northern Lights)
    Favourite Male Protagonist- Yossarian (Catch 22)
    Favourite Male Supporting Character- Caravaggio (The English Patient)
    Favourite Romantic Ship- Scarlett and Rhett (Gone with the Wind)
    Favourite Siblings- Fred and George (Harry Potter)

    I just did it out of the books I read last year until now, so I didn’t have nominations for all the catagories- hope that’s okay! It’s a great idea BTW ☺

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