Virgin Megastore’s Book of the Year Shortlist
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Seventeen stories linked by a common theme; Hanks really showed us his chops here as a writer as well as actor. It’s clear that it’s going to be the first of many works and we are looking forward to see what the future holes, but was it your favorite read of 2017?
Smith gives us a tale of music, dance, and friendship – of the tole that life takes on all three. We went from North West London to West Africa and back again looking for the roots that bind us.
Before she was a legend she was a friend. We followed Diane and Alia as they faced off against an army of supernatural enemies. Is this combination of globally bestselling author Leigh Bardugo and cultural phenomenon Wonder Woman on to a winner?
Set in the tragic aftermath of his son’s death; Lincoln grieves at a graveside while watched on by a chorus of ghostly narrators. A unique and captivating read that has been an incredibly popular choice this year, already bringing home the Man Booker Prize 2017.
Even bad guys can be good fathers… Twelve Lives offered us a series of flashbacks into a life of crime and bad decisions that threatened to doom Loo and Samuel’s futures. Did this tale of love and redemption charm you enough to get your vote?
Picking straight up from where the first book left off nearly twenty years ago, this follow up to Losing My Virginity took us behind the curtain for some of the most turbulent and exciting times of the Virgin brand.
Where nothing is quite what it seems. We joined Scarlett on her quest enter the Caraval games and win back her stolen sister. Was this magical, mesmeric, gothic fantasy your favorite this year?
Broken hearts and tear-jerking moments abound in this cockle-warming story of a 104 year-old woman, the boy scout sent to help her, & his absentee father.
Part autobiography, part sociological polemic – this poetry collection takes us through a raw, emotional journey as Lovelace takes on the roles of Princess, Damsel, & Queen before finally she is you.
A multi-generational epic, set in Iraq from the beginning of the Iran-Iraq conflict through to the aftermath of the American Occupation. Set around the lives of three friends and how they shape the world around them, while it shapes the right back.
A remote Australian town is the scene for an unspeakable crime; it drags our hero Aaron back into a world he left behind decades ago and brings darker mysteries to the surface.
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