BMS Awards: April-June 2021

We’ve announced the Q2 BMS Award winners!

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or see below for the full list…

Q2 – April to June 2021

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Missing Sister by Lucinda Riley

Marketers: Elle Gibbons, Andy Joannou / Pan Macmillan

WINNER: Penguin Modern Classics in Audio

Marketer: Laura Ingate / PRH Audio

GUERRILLA

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Marketer: Elizabeth Hitti / Viper (Profile)

WINNER: The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel

Marketers: Katrina Northern, Hannah Shorten / Vintage (PRH)

CHILDREN’S

HIGHLY COMMENDED: You Are A Champion by Marcus Rashford and Carl Anka

Marketers: Alison Ruane, Katie Roden, Andy Joannou / Macmillan Children’s Books

WINNER: When the Sky Falls by Phil Earle

Marketer: Sarah Kimmelman / Andersen Press

YOUNG ADULT

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Heartstopper vol. 4 by Alice Oseman

Marketer: Flic Highet / Hachette Children’s

WINNER: Threadneedle by Cari Thomas

Marketers: Fleur Clarke, Rachel Quin, Maddy Marshall / HarperFiction

DEBUT

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ariadne by Jennifer Saint

Marketers: Vicky Beddow, Lucie Sharpe / Headline

WINNER: Careless by Kirsty Capes

Marketer: Helena Fouracre / Orion

ADULT NON-FICTION

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn

Marketers: Sophie Shaw, Katie Williams / Michael Joseph

WINNER: Slug by Hollie McNish

Marketer: Emily Moran / Fleet (Little, Brown)

ADULT FICTION

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Marketer: Fergus Edmondson / Tinder Press (Headline)

WINNER: The Serial Killer’s Wife by Alice Hunter

Marketers: Ellie Pilcher, Eleanor Slater / Avon (HarperCollins)

 

Q2 SPOTLIGHT AWARD WINNERS

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT: Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Marketer: Hannah Reardon Steward / Usborne

INNOVATION: Genie and Teeny by Steven Lenton

Marketer: Beth Maher / HarperCollins Children’s

CREATIVITY: Hostage by Clare Mackintosh

Marketer: Gemma Shelley, Brionee Fenlon / Little, Brown

GRAFT: Still Life by Sarah Winman

Marketer: Liv Marsden / 4th Estate (HarperCollins)