Forget the Oscars, Golden Globes, Grammy’s and Razzies, this is the most important award of all time: The *Book Shimmy* Awards! It’s time for the greatest annual YA book awards ever, celebrating the best and most feels-inducing young adult books of the year!
What are The *Book Shimmy* Awards?
The *Book Shimmy* Awards is an annual award dedicated to honoring young adult novels. The awards are 100% community nominated, voted on and 100% awesome. Want to see some past winners? Click here!
When will winners be announced?
We will announce the winners on Monday, January 8, 2018. Set your reminders now!
Rules for Nominations
1.) The book MUST be a young adult novel. (No middle grade, no adult.)
2.) The book MUST have been newly published between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
3.) When nominating books, please list the title and author since so many YA books have the same or similar book titles!
Let the nominations begin for the 2017 *Book Shimmy* Awards!
This round ends on Friday, November 24th! The nominations will then be collected and the top 8 nominated in each category will move on to the first voting round…which will begin Friday, December 1st! Oh and guess what? We added FOUR new categories this year—thanks to all you book nerds on Instagram and Twitter. Keep scrolling to see what they are and get your noms ready to go!
Can’t remember what books published in 2017? Here’s a pretty extensive list over on Goodreads!
Thanks for nominating your faves!
Stay tuned to see which titles make it to the semi-final round. We’ll be kicking off the voting Friday, December 1st right here on the Epic Reads blog.
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