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The 2015 Book Shimmy Awards Winners!


And the winners are. . . . We are so excited to present to you the winners of the 2015 *Book Shimmy* Awards! Thank you to the thousands and thousands of you that voted in the semi-final and final rounds in this year’s awards. Get the full list of the winners below, but first watch the award show!
The *Book Shimmy* Awards is an annual award show dedicated to honoring young adult novels. The awards are 100% community nominated and voted on and 100% awesome.

Best of Shelf


Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (Winner)
Winter by Marissa Meyer
The Heir by Kiera Cass
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
 

The Pagemaster


Sarah J. Maas (Winner)
Rainbow Rowell
Marissa Meyer
Kiera Cass
 

New Kid on the Shelf


Sabaa Tahir (Winner)
Renée Ahdieh
Becky Albertalli
Jennifer Niven
 

Cover Lust


Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Winner)
Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
 

We Need Diverse Books


The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh (winner)
The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
 

Mental Health Matters


All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (winner)
Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
 

Here and Now Award


PS I Still Love You by Jenny Han (winner)
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
 

Reality Bites Award


Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (winner)
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
 

Hot Under the Cover Award


A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas (winner)
Sweet Temptation by Wendy Higgins
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
PS I Still Love You by Jenny Han
 

World Series Champ


The Selection series by Kiera Cass (winner)
The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
Miss Peregrine’s series by Ransom Riggs
 

Blast from the Past Award


Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson (winner)
Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman
 

The Retelling Award


Winter by Marissa Meyer (winner)
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
 

Epic Adaptations


Mockingjay Part 2 (winner)
Insurgent
The 100
Paper Towns

 

Most Anticipated Award


The Crown by Kiera Cass (winner)
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard
 

Book Nerd of the Year


Sasha of youtube.com/abookutopia (winner)
Cait of www.PaperFury.com
Jesse of youtube.com/jessethereader
Christine of youtube.com/polandbananasBOOKS


That’s it for this year’s YA-only award show! Were there any upsets? Surprise winners? Winners that totally deserved it? Tell us in the comments below! We’ll see you next year! *book shimmy!!!!*
 

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